Thursday, 5 October 2017

October 2017 IPMS Ottawa Contest

These are some of the entries to the IPMS Ottawa, October 2017, monthly contest (ad hoc).  I am sorry I could not photograph all of them and apologize to any whose model I missed.


FIRST PLACE
Royal Canadian Navy (ex-Nazi) HMCS U-190

SECOND PLACE


RCAF Spitfire Mk5B with different wing on one side, in 1:48 scale



THIRD PLACE


Greylord Forgeseer, with replaced head and new arms/hands.





OTHER ENTRIES
Saturn V human-rated rocket, 1967-1976 from MPC in 1:200 scale, painted mainly with Krylon spray cans, with a capsule on top covered in bare metal foil.

Air Canada DC-8-71 (stretched with big fan engines) in 1:144 scale from Minicraft

Nazi staff car in 1:72 scale

PMZ-A-750 motorcycle in 1:35 scale

Moroccan Air Force OV-10A in 1:72 scale from Academy (with liquid gravity in the nose wheelwell)

Philippnes Air Force OV-10C in 1:72 scale from Academy

Lavochkin-5 FN in 1:48 scale from Zvezda, described by the builder as the kit that would not end.

US soldiers playing with a Goliath remote controlled tank bomb in 1:35 scale from Tamiya

WWII British paratrooper on a Welbike in 1:35 scale from Tristar

Star Trek scratchbuilt Augmented Personnel Module in 1:35 scale

Spriggan figure

Syrian Arab Navy missile patrol boats and Iranian gunboat firing missile, in 1:700 scale from DML

BA-20 armoured car captured by Nazis, converted for rail use, in 1:35 scale

various cars

various cars


various cars

Sunday, 1 October 2017

CAPCON 2017 - DIORAMAS & VIGNETTES

This is a selection of the wonderful dioramas and vignette models on display at the 2017 CAPCON plastic model competition held at the Canadian War Museum on 30 September 2017.














CAPCON 2017 - MISCELLANEOUS

This is a selection of the various miscellaneous models on display at the 2017 CAPCON plastic model competition held at the Canadian War Museum on 30 September 2017.









CAPCON 2017 - TRIATHLON

These are the three entries in the TRIATHLON on display at the 2017 CAPCON plastic model competition held at the Canadian War Museum on 30 September 2017. This category required three kits from different categories (eg. ship, car, aircraft).






WINNER in the triathlon category.



CAPCON 2017 - AUTOMOTIVE

This is a selection of the automotive models on display at the 2017 CAPCON plastic model competition held at the Canadian War Museum on 30 September 2017.



PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD
The Exodus from Paris ahead of the Nazis, 1940.