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2013 IPMS USA Nationals - The Ships

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About the Author

About Jim Starkweather (staff_Jim)
FROM: CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES

I started building models in 1971 when I was 6. My first model was a 1/32 P-40 Warhawk. Revell I believe. From there I moved onto the standard cars, Apollo spacecraft, and other kid orientated kits. I don't know what got me started on Armor. I must have seen a Monogram tank kit one day and said "Mom...


Comments

I like the Egyptian barge. Something very different. All of these are really nice builds. Thanks for taking the time to post.
OCT 09, 2013 - 06:25 PM
Hi Jim, Thanks for posting the pics. Also, thanks for sending the ones you took of my vendor tables. When you see a photo of yourself, you really know how old you look.
OCT 09, 2013 - 06:26 PM
Some very impressive work. Thanks for the pics, Jim. Cheers, Mike
OCT 09, 2013 - 08:19 PM
Thanks for the images. There's what looks like a larger than 1/230 scale 4 pipe destroyer done up as the HMCS St Croix. I have the Revell 1/230 Campbelltown kit I want to do as the St Croix. Was the ship at the show indeed larger than the Revell kit?
OCT 10, 2013 - 11:55 AM
I was actually able to read the sheet on the right in the original photo. It's 1/72 scale believe it or not. It says scratch-built & conversion. The ship behind that one is also a scratch project so perhaps the same modeler?
OCT 10, 2013 - 12:46 PM
Wonderful ship models as usual for a national convention! I also like seeing the recent kits like the MAS rendered as completed projects and am impressed with the very small scale dioramas like that PT boat being towed. --Karl
OCT 10, 2013 - 12:54 PM
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