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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

  • 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, 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, 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, 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, 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

  • 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

  • Y-Wing Mosaic

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  • Anime Mosaic

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

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    2023 Best of Class, Figure - Ashigaru by Didier Hachem

  • IPMS Nationals 2022

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Announcements

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 Walt Fink

    April 16, 2024

    Charlie’s Plastic Models has produced four 3D printed caddies for modelers, each with different holes, receptacles, and spaces to accommodate various modeling supplies we use in our hobby.

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  • by Andy Taylor

    April 16, 2024

    Carnation Revolution Volume 2: Coup in Portugal, April 1974 is a part of Helion and Company’s Europe@War series, No. 39 (HEL 11844). This is the third book about Portuguese forces that I have read...

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  • by Pat Villarreal

    April 11, 2024

    A new 3D printed F-104 Starfighter Exhaust Nozzle set in 1/48th scale is provided by Fab Scale as a drop-in replacement for the Hasegawa kit utilizing the “Early” J79 engine.

    Note...

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  • by Pat Villarreal

    April 11, 2024

    A new 3D printed AN/ALE-50 Towed Decoy System in 1/48th scale is provided by Fab Scale as a drop-in replacement for the F-16CJ Fighting Falcon Tamiya kit.

    Note: There is no...

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  • by Marc K. Blackburn

    April 11, 2024

    The Sd.Kfz 251D halftrack was primary vehicle in German mechanized formations in the Second World War. The vehicle was developed in 1937-38 and entered production in 1939. The variant that...

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New Forum Posts

  • April 17, 2024
    Yes, after a long hard fight, I can now declare this bird done! This is the 1/72 scale Revell British Airways Concorde SST. It's got 11 coats of white and clear on it. The nose had... more »
  • April 16, 2024
    Hi, I am Ron Wilkinson from Herriman Utah. I was an IPMS some years ago and had let my membership lapse but I have come back. I do mostly pre-WWl ships, merchant vessels and WWl armor and aircraft... more »
  • April 15, 2024
    The topic about new kits from ukrainian company Clearprop. New releases CP4821 I-16 type 5 (in the sky of Spain early version), 1/48 48211920×1399 287 KB CP4822... more »
  • April 13, 2024
    Two Tamiya kits, just having a little fun with these guys.
  • April 11, 2024
    These are the latest vehicles I finished to add to the collection. These were some simple and kits I started some time ago and left behind, so it was time to just get them finished up. One of them... more »
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