Since we've had 10 final entries we are going to 'lump' them all together for the final vote - minus the one Shelf-Queen entry (which wins that by default - congrats. :) )
Please select your 3 favourites and the poll will determine who gets most votes and therefore top 3 winners.
2016 BIG SPRING CONTEST
"Restored and Repaired"
April 1st 2016 - June 30 2016
New project categories
*Special Shelf Queen Category*
No Best of Show this year
Member prizes TBA
Entry fee is a 'free-will' offering. Give as much as you feel...
Just wanted to wish everyone a Merry Christmas, Happy New Year, Happy Holidays, Seasons Greetings and all that. I really hope you get some downtime from the pace of day to day madness and spend some time with your wife (husband) and kids.
If you believe in God and Jesus I also hope you...
The Award Certificates for winners of the 2015 contest are available for download here:
I have named the files according to the position - simply download (or open) yours and print.
Thanks for your patience and again, congrats.
I'm looking for external fuel tanks / drop tanks off an H-60 - Blackhawk..type of chopper.
Something like these:
It's for my Apache build - if you know of aftermarket; have parts you'd sell or a kit please let me know. I only need one tank.
I'll be starting on this today while paint dries on the AT-ST.
Hasegawa 1:48 with Eduard PE for the cockpit. I have paint masks and a couple other resin bits on the way. I'll post those when they arrive.
I have big plans for this build however one thing at a time but for now I am simply...
Kitty Hawk has announced the upcoming release of their 1/48 UH-1Y Venom to go along with their recent AH-1Z Viper release. I'm getting the bug for choppers and man, looking forward to this one.
Here are some pics from their site...looks sweet. It is supposed to be available sometime in April...
Gotta get the rust out and this old shelf queen should do the trick. I spent a couple hours at the bench today, fixed few broken parts and it's ready for primer tomorrow or later tonight. The plan is a quick paint job simply to get me back in the swing of things and prep my gear for the contest...
Well the server got hacked a bit and now Google has flagged the site as having malware, hence the red page when you first get here.
I've had this happen to other sites I manage and can remedy it but it will take about a day or so before that warning is gone. Blasted hackers.
It's group build time!
Some basic 'rules'.
Any kit, any genre.
Subject must be from a movie or TV show (documentaries are fine too) and can be as obscure as you want.
New kit, old kit, started kit, unstarted kit - no worries.
No entry fee