IPMS LogoInternational Plastic Modelers' Society / USA

IPMS LogoInternational Plastic Modelers' Society / USA

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Here is the NCC 2022 National Convention Final Report.

Here is the final list of winners for the 2022 IPMS/USA National Convention contest.

If you have any feedback about corrections or questions, please direct them to NCC@ipmsusa.org so the NCC can address them directly.

Also, here is the gallery for the Awards Presentation Slide Show by Vladimir Yakubov.

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These minutes reflect the discussions held during a special meeting requested by Dave Lockhart, President, IPMS/USA on Sunday, August 21, 2022 to debrief and discuss results of the feedback survey sent to member attendees of the National Convention and to discuss the current status of the proposed revisions to the IPMS/USA Constitution and By-Laws.

Minutes

  • DL called the meeting to order at 7:23PM, CDT
  • DL asked 2nd VP John Bonanni to provide an executive summary of the results of the...
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I built 50% of this kit over 15 years ago. Eventually, the box was too large to ignore. This is what I always wanted to do to my real E Type.

This kits ’reputation’ didn’t disappoint: I see it as a vintage toy kit that always wanted to be a ‘presentable’ scale model. Despite the many challenges, there are a few master modelers who do museum grade builds of this kit. They represent my inspiration for this attempt.

Examples of the challenges I encountered:

  • The large front windscreen has a rectangular cut out at top center? Perhaps to fit the windscreen with the rear view mirror already fitted? The right angles of this cut out are at the greatest tension point of this part…crazing and usually causes cracking of the windscreen. I had just finished the model...
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Here is the PDF of the IPMS/USA National Business Meeting, July 2022, presented at the National Convention.