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IPMS/USA members, we are happy to let you know that we have been able to establish our own custom domain name for the membership, online store and convention registration part of our web site. Where you saw "ipmsu28.wildapricot.org" in the past you will now see "myipmsusa.org". All of the features of the site remain the same and are still supported by Wild Apricot. The are no changes at all to the site pages using the "ipmsusa.org" domain name. 

If you have bookmarked any ipmsu28.wildapricot.org web pages, please change them to the new URL you will see on those pages. We will be updating any links that might be impacted as well. We will be making this change around 8 PM Eastern this evening. Please let us...

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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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