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  • IPMS Nationals 2022

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  • 2023 Best of Class, Automotive - "Double Trouble" by Alexander W. DeLeon

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    2023 Best of Class, Automotive - "Double Trouble" by Alexander W. DeLeon

  • 2023 Best of Class, Art Gerber Best Military Vehicle and George Lee Judges' Grand Award - Renault FB

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    2023 Best of Class, Art Gerber Best Military Vehicle and George Lee Judges' Grand Award - Renault FB Caterpillar Crawler by Michael Tsoumpas

  • 2023 Best of Class, Best Miscellaneous - Pratt & Whitney R-1340 Wasp by Cary Millsap

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    2023 Best of Class, Best Miscellaneous - Pratt & Whitney R-1340 Wasp by Cary Millsap

  • 2023 Best of Class, Tom Kolk Best Junior Model - Ki-61 Hien (Tony) by Thiago Escobar Andrade

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    2023 Best of Class, Tom Kolk Best Junior Model - Ki-61 Hien (Tony) by Thiago Escobar Andrade

  • Y-Wing Mosaic

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  • 2023 Best of Class, Best Space or Science Fiction Vehicle - Star Wars Blockade Runner by Changhuei Y

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    2023 Best of Class, Best Space or Science Fiction Vehicle - Star Wars Blockade Runner by Changhuei Yang

  • 2023 Best of Class, Ken Robert Best Aircraft - SB2C Helldiver, "A Factory Fresh Beast" by Pat Donahu

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    2023 Best of Class, Ken Robert Best Aircraft - SB2C Helldiver, "A Factory Fresh Beast" by Pat Donahue

  • 2023 Best of Class, Figure - Ashigaru by Didier Hachem

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    2023 Best of Class, Figure - Ashigaru by Didier Hachem

  • Anime Mosaic

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  • 2023 Best of Class, Best Ship - CSS Alabama by Kendall Brown

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    2023 Best of Class, Best Ship - CSS Alabama by Kendall Brown

Announcements

At the April 21 IPMS/USA Executive Board Meeting, the Executive Board voted to adopt the IPMS/USA Code of Ethics. This set of principles will guide the organization’s decision making and activities, as well as the behavior of its Executive Board members and volunteers and sets forth our commitment to ethical behavior. This IPMS/USA Code of Ethics articulates the core ethical beliefs of our society.

The purpose of adopting such a code formally, is to provide... read more...

If you would like to volunteer at the 2024 IPMS/USA National Convention in Madison, WI, you can sign up online.

Fellow IPMS Members, 

Happy Presidents' Day! We are all looking forward to a new year for IPMS/USA including the much-anticipated National Convention in Madison Wisconsin July 17-20. 2023 was a challenging year for IPMS/USA for a variety of reasons. But it was also a year of some significant accomplishments. Here are some things we did as a society that we can all be proud of.

  • We have initiated the first ever IPMS/USA scholarship program, thanks to the generosity of the Forehand family. The Ralph Forehand Scholarship will award up to... read more...

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Upcoming Events

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  • Rendering a Ramjet Rotorcraft - Scratch-building the XH-20 ‘Little Henry’ Helicopter, by Mike Mackowski

  • ‘Xylophone’ Rocket Rig - Equipping a GMC Deuce and a Half with the T27 Multiple Launch System Truck, by Robert Carman

  • Assembling an Ancient Ausf D. - Turning old into gold with Tamiya’s Panzer IV, by Robert Lomassaro

  • Air Force Fire Fighter - Scratch-building an FWD P-2 Crash Truck in 1:25, by Joe Vattilana

  • Macross Makeover - Adding accuracy to ARII’s 1:100 Destroid Spartan kit, by George Lellios

  • Clog and Effects - Weathering a 1:72 Supermodel Bv 138C, by Doug Jacobs

  • Two Valiant an Effort - Adding detail and fighting fit problems on battling 1:72 V-Bombers from Airfix and Mach 2, by Richard C. Engar


New Reviews

  • by Bob LaBouy

    June 18, 2024

    This is another colorful book (in a larger series) by the well-known aviation artist, Richard J Caruana. I recommend that you review one or more of the biographical sketches of Mr. Caruana, who...

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  • by Andy Taylor

    June 18, 2024

    BLUF (Bottom Line Up Front) – this is a great kit at a great value! This is not a Tamiya tank model of our past – this is a new approach for a company often referred to as “shake and bake” for its...

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  • by Tomasz Menert

    June 18, 2024

    The PZL (Państwowe Zakłady Lotnicze) State Aviation Works were established in 1928 with the main purpose of producing military aircraft of their own design and development. One of the...

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  • by Chris Vandegrift

    June 16, 2024

    Intro

    This last part has only 2 key elements really, the flight deck and the island. However, there are a lot of individual steps that make this as long as the other 2 parts of the ship...

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  • by Ben Morton

    June 15, 2024

    This Mistelproject was one of the last glide bomb developments submitted to the RLM before the end of WWII. Arado, working with Rheinmetall-Borsig, designed a simple glide bomb that could...

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New Forum Posts

  • June 19, 2024
    I have this RotoMaak Roto cast machine that I built but never used. It works great and does all that it should. I would like it to go to a good home . I will be at the IPMS national and can bring... more »
  • June 19, 2024
    Greetings all, I have a built up 1/32-ish scale WW2 Curtis P-40E, that I originally built in the early 70's. The box and such are long gone, it has been repainted and repaired multiple... more »
  • June 18, 2024
    Young Miniatures 1/10 Templar in Jerusalem. In reading about these knights, I learned the sergeants wore a brown tunic. I chose this scheme for a little unique flavor. The shield is weathered with... more »
  • June 16, 2024
    I've been looking at Box Dioramas most of my life without really putting two and two together. All those visits to the AMNH in NYC to see the stuffed animals behind the glass as a kid and then... more »
  • June 16, 2024
    HI ! Here another project I have done in the past , if you like to view the complete WIP on these 2 project , I have set up an GOOGLE page for it, Just follow this link: https://photos.... more »
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