IPMS Boise 2015
IPMS Boise 2015
Racing theme contest
Herb Arnold describes his tiny 1/72 Gee Bee R2
We discussed the results of last month's Fall Show. Success!
Bob Olson shows off his Gee Bee racer.
Here is an aerial pass of the display tables.
This month's theme entries
And the winners are...
1st Place - Amodel 1/72 Gee Bee R2 by Herb Arnold
Sorry I didn't get a photo of the opposite side of the plane. Herb added a full interior and engine detail from scratch. An open panel is visible on the other side.
2nd Place - Roden X-15 by Randy Hall
3rd Place - 1/24 Dale Earnhart Monte Carlo by Bill Speece.
Williams Bro's 1/32 Gee Bee R2 by Bob Olson
Bob added a colorful twist to this vintage kit.
*MODEL OF THE MONTH*
Dragon 1/35 Flak panzer I by Michael Borden
Michael added Friul metal tracks.
Maybe this should have been in the racing theme since it was a tool of the "master race".
This smart kit includes photo etch and interior detail.
1/144 BAE Harrier AV-8S in Royal Tai Navy service by Herb Arnold
These photos obscure just how small the Harrier is in 1/144 scale..
1/144 BAE Harrier GR.3 by Herb Arnold
Batman bust sculpture (scratch from Sculpey) by Don Vandervoort
Ultracast 1/32 Late War Luftwaffe Pilot by Kent Eckhart
Sculptor Mike Good, seems to be working on a sponsorship from R. J. Reynolds.
Trumpeter 1/144 F-14A Tomcat by Randy Hall
Minicraft 1/144 C-47A by Randy Hall
ICM 1/35 Panzer II F Flamingo (flame thrower) by Brian Geiger
Dragon 1/35 Sturminfanteriegeschütz III by Brian Geiger
Tamiya 1/35 KV-II early by Brian Geiger
Brian added a resin turret, PE parts, metal barrel, and replaced the wheels with resin and metal aftermarket parts.
Sargent Highgear 1/25 scratch-built conversion to Pixar Cars movie by Jim Burton
Evidentially, there are still more characters to be added to Jim's ever-expanding collection.
The Queen 1/25 scratch-built "Cars" conversion by Jim Burton
Wayne Keith continues to make progress on his wood RC boat.
Italeri 1/35 T-34/76 M by George Bacon
Once again, George bypassed the newer Dragon kit and reworked the old Italeri kit.
George added PE parts, resin wheels, brass rod, and separate track links.
See more details on George's build
Dragon 1/35 Saladin Mk II by Tom Gloeckle
Andrea 90mm Turcopole 12th Century by John Thirion
Takom 1/35 305mm Skoda Siege Howitzer WWI by John Thirion
October - Boise Fall Show