This week on The Plastic Scale Modeling Hour a conversation with Master Modeler Carl Rees. At 67 Carl still enjoys not only building but scratchbuilding his passion-automotive subjects, but he also enjoys building ships and aircraft too.
Do you remember as I do wandering the aisle of the local hobby shop scanning the kits setting on the shelves, absorbing the images of the box art into your mind? As your eyes scanned your brain was recording everything, what the kit was, who made it and in what scale. Then suddenly BAM! you locked onto something that you saw triggered the I GOT TO BUILD THAT!
It is with heavy heart I share with you the passing of a fellow USAF Veteran, Ed Rasimus. Ed was my guest on episode #4 . I am so glad I got to meet him and share his story with you. The books he wrote and signed for me will always be a treasured part of my collection.
One of the very first tools most scale modelers acquire typically is a hobby knife. This week on The Plastic Scale Modeling Hour listen in as I chat with my friend Alan Iwig, Sales Manager at Excel Hobby Blades. I met Alan back in 2006 at the iHobby Expo and we have been friends ever since. Alan started as a…
This week on The Plastic Scale Modeling Hour we reflect back with two guests selected from our previous forty nine episodes. First up is our first guest ever…Zack Baughman from EAA’s AirVenture Museum in Oshkosh, WI. Then I chat with one of the show’s most popular guest, Frank Cuden.
Just a reminder: You just have until midnight tonight (Dec 14th CDT) to get your entry submitted. The Judges are standing by to start the judging process, so we can put everything together for the next episode of The Plastic Scale Modeling Hour.
This week fellow scale modeler John Smith joins us on The Plastic Scale Modeling Hour to share a bit about him and his interests in scale modeling. John a graduate of the US Air Force Academy who went on to become an instructor pilot in the T-38 Talon, first join IPMS while a cadet at the AF Academy. After his flying career was cut short he changed career field to become an agent in the Office of Special Investigation (remember Col Steve Austin-The Six Million Dollar Man!?!). Now as a Pastor, his love of scale modeling is still going strong.
In this episode of The Plastic Scale Modeling Hour we start off with a special dedication then a conversation with fellow modeler Walt Fink. A former Naval Aviator who flew such aircraft as the A-1 Skyraider and his favorite the Grumman F-9 Cougar has been actively involved in the hobby since he was a boy. His stint in the Navy and as an airline transport pilot only served to fuel his interest in building scale models.