Thursday, 7 December 2017

December 2017 IPMS Ottawa Contest

These are all of the entries to the IPMS Ottawa, December 2017, monthly contest (out-of-box theme). Each entry must be accompanied by the instruction sheet. Turnout was very low, but there were a lot of models being built and several non-competition items on display.


FIRST PLACE WINNER


Revell 1:25 scale HAWAIIAN CHARGER finished with Tamiya spray can paints.

Revell 1:25 scale HAWAIIAN CHARGER finished with Tamiya spray can paints.



SECOND PLACE WINNER


Tamiya 1:35 scale Ford GPA amphibious jeep, France, c. 1944.

Tamiya 1:35 scale Ford GPA amphibious jeep, France, c. 1944.



THIRD PLACE WINNER
Monogram 1:8 scale "The Black Knight" done in Alclad black base coat. Model by John Clearwater.

Monogram 1:8 scale "The Black Knight" done in Alclad black base coat

Monogram 1:8 scale "The Black Knight" done in Alclad black base coat


OTHER ENTRIES
1:72 scale Polish Air Force PLZ-11 fighter with hand-painted markings.
1:72 scale Polish Air Force PLZ-11 fighter with hand-painted markings.

The arms are attached with magnets so they can be changed out for other arms.

Academy 1:1 scale "Da Vinci Clock". No glue - no paint - and it works!
Valom 1:72 scale Mark-7 atomic bomb on cart. This was the first externally-carried US nuclear weapon.

Valom 1:72 scale Mark-7 atomic bomb on cart. 

Valom 1:72 scale Mark-7 atomic bomb on cart. 

Valom 1:72 scale Mark-7 atomic bomb on cart. 


DISPLAY ONLY


A work-in-progress as the builder tries to custom make a rag-top for the model which does not have any roof in the kit.










MODELS BEING BUILT


Early days on the Lockheed build

Soon to be disassembled and rebuilt with a new instrument panel

The Pocher 1:4 scale all-metal engine for a Ducati motorcycle

The Pocher 1:4 scale all-metal engine for a Ducati motorcycle

How does he paint them with so many details ?!?!

Soon to be yellow and sport racing numbers.

Because Mom told him to build her a Spanish Galeon!


MODELERS AT WORK





Merry Christmas, everybody!
May Santa Clause bring you all the kits you desire!