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  • By Modelers... For Modelers

    By Modelers... For Modelers

  • By Modelers... For Modelers

    By Modelers... For Modelers

    2015 Best of Class, Best Ship - USS Intrepid CVA-11, by Ryan Labieniec

  • 2015 Best of Class, Art Gerber Best Military Vehicle - M1126 Stryker, by Nathan LaPorte

    By Modelers... For Modelers

    2015 Best of Class, Art Gerber Best Military Vehicle - M1126 Stryker, by Nathan LaPorte

  • Tri-motor

    By Modelers... For Modelers

  • P-47

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  • 2015 Best of Class, Best Automotive - Porsche 917/30, by Steve Bright

    By Modelers... For Modelers

    2015 Best of Class, Best Automotive - Porsche 917/30, by Steve Bright

Announcements

2022 IPMS/USA National Convention Logo


The website for the 2022 IPMS/USA National Convention is online at: https://ipmsusa2022.com

The New IPMS/USA Membership and Convention Registration System is coming January 1, 2022!

That may not seem like an exciting announcement, but it means a big change for the better in the way IPMS/USA manages our member database and registers members for the National Convention. Here are some of the highlights of the new system, and how it will improve the way you as a member will interact with IPMS/USA.

  • Membership, Convention Registration and Payments combined into one system. Because everything is in one system you won't have to re-enter your information into separate systems or have different passwords to remember.
  • Online access to your own profile data that you can update yourself. Want to know if we have your current address or when your membership is up for renewal? Want to change your phone number or email, or add a Nickname? You will have the ability to do it yourself through new pages on the IPMS/USA website.
  • Fast and easy National Convention Registration. The new system will let you register, sign up for special seminars or banquets and buy t-shirts all on the same page, and will pre-fill your member information for you. Payment is quick and easy using credit cards or PayPal, and you can print a receipt on the spot or just leave it in your membership file.
  • Keeping you better informed! Starting January 1, 2022 we will begin sending emails to remind you of your upcoming IPMS/USA membership renewal. No more wondering when it is time to renew or waiting to see if there is a renewal card in your next IPMS/USA Journal! We'll also be able to inform you of important IPMS events like the National Convention via email.
  • Here is how you can help. Watch for emails from IPMS/USA in December with details of how to get started on our new membership system. We'll ask you to review your profile and make sure it is just the way you want it once the system opens to the public on January 1, 2022. You can update any missing or incorrect information or renew your membership. On February 1, 2022, we are planning to start registration for the 2022 National Convention in Omaha using the new system. It would be helpful if you have visited the IPMS/USA website and updated your profile before then if possible.

We hope the changes that are coming make IPMS/USA even better for you. More changes are coming as we improve the website later in 2022. Your new Eboard wants to hear your ideas too! Email any one of us at the addresses on the IPMS/USA website with any questions or ideas you may have. And as always, we are

"By Modelers, For Modelers"

News


September/October 2021 Cover
  • One Bolshevik Brother Goes to the Nationals Vacationing - Volunteering and visiting the vendors in Vegas, by David A. Kimbrell
  • IPMS/USA 2021 - Election Results
  • Juniors - Category 0
  • Tom Kolk - Best Junior Award
  • Lucky Sevens: Seven Things We Liked in Las Vegas - Dem Brudders' take stock of the 2021 Nationals, by Dick and Bill Engar
  • Aircraft - Category 1
  • Military - Category 2
  • Figures - Category 3
  • Ships - Category 4
  • Automotive - Category 5
  • Real Space and Sci-Fi - Category 6
  • Dioramas - Category 7
  • Miscellaneous - Category 8
  • Special Awards - Categories 9 and 10

New Reviews

  • IA-58 Pucara FAA Colors Set

    IA-58 Pucara FAA Colors Set

    December 7, 2021

    Reviewed by: Pablo Bauleo
    Company: AMMO by Mig Jimenez
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  • Cold War Berlin:  An Island City, Volume 2:  The Berlin Wall, 1950-1961

    Cold War Berlin: An Island City, Volume 2: The Berlin Wall, 1950-1961

    December 7, 2021

    Reviewed by: Bob LaBouy
    Company: Helion & Company
    "From the moment the DDR was formed in 1949, many of its citizens chose to leave to start a new life in the West. By the mid-1950s, the trickle had turned into a flood as large numbers rejected Walter Ulbricht's Communist paradise.

  • Convair B-36D/F/H/J Peacemaker

    Convair B-36D/F/H/J Peacemaker

    December 6, 2021

    Reviewed by: Keith Gervasi
    Company: Roden
    History (From the instructions) In 1946, one of the most massive aircraft in the history of aviation came into being, the Convair B-36 Peacemaker strategic heavy bomber. For the next 10 years it became the principal weapon threatening retaliation in the event of a new world conflict, startling the imagination even today with its extremely large size.

  • RAF Second World War Fighters in Profile #1

    RAF Second World War Fighters in Profile #1

    December 6, 2021

    Reviewed by: Hub Plott
    Company: Tempest Books
    This is a large volume with good basic historical and use information about each design covered with multiple color profiles. Some of the profiles are rendered in 3-view. Also, the readers are provided by the author with 4-view scaled drawings with cross sections. Some drawings are in 1/72 and some are in 1/48. Fifteen different aircraft are covered in the book.

  • WWII US Paratrooper Uniforms Figures Set

    WWII US Paratrooper Uniforms Figures Set

    December 6, 2021

    Reviewed by: Scott Hollingshead
    Company: AMMO by Mig Jimenez
    For anyone painting WWII US Paratrooper figures, Ammo by Mig has delivered with a new set of acrylic paints in their Figures set to make finding your colors easier. The set includes six colors (Yellow Green, Khaki Grey, Green Violet, Light Ochre, Buff, and Military Green), which will take care of the uniforms, web gear, and helmets.

  • Vought F7U-3/3M Cutlass Detail Set

    Vought F7U-3/3M Cutlass Detail Set

    December 6, 2021

    Reviewed by: Scott Hollingshead
    Company: Obscureco Aircraft
    If you are looking to spruce up your 1/72 scale Fujimi F7U-3/3M Gutless, I mean Cutlass of course, look no further than Obscureco Aircraft and their release this year of a detail set for this plane. The set includes a cockpit, two different ejection seats, a replacement nose gear well, under canopy shelf, and canopy interior bulkhead.


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