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Show News : RVIPMS Virginia Shoot-Out Returns
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The fine folks at the IPMS/Roanoke Chapter [http://www.rvipms.com/] have just provided information regarding the 2017 Virginia Shoot-Out Model Convention, Show & Swap Meet coming Saturday, August 12th at the Salem Convention Center (Main Arena).  This is a well-attended and highly … Full Article→

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What is it? A Bird, A Plane… No, the 2016 Club Build Challenge
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The latest club model build challenge was completed at the November meeting with five entries on display.  Originally scheduled for October, the low meeting attendance made pushing the Challenge to the next meeting a reasonable move for those present. As … Full Article→

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9th Annual Hampton Roads Kit Swap
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IMPORTANT!  DATE CHANGE TO 29 OCTOBER 2016! Time again for the Annual HRSM Model Auction / Swap Meet aka “Kit Dump”. Sited at the customary Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Virginia Beach. VA (click for Google Maps), the Auction promised to be … Full Article→

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2016 Surface Warrior’s Ball
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Naval historian John Nugent put together a display at the 2016 Surface Warrior’s Ball that drew a great deal of interest from attendees as evidenced in the images below, provided by his wife, Ann.  John’s modeling emphasizes the history of … Full Article→

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8th Annual “Model Auction” Swap Meet 10 Oct 2015
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The event known as the Annual HRSM Swap Meet “Model Auction” has come around again with the goal of a fun day of kit swapping & modeling camaraderie.  As before, it will be held at the Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Virginia … Full Article→

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Winner of Club Build Challenge: ‘Build a P-38 Any Which Way But Loose’
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The club 2014 Build Challenge was completed on 21 November with 7 entries and two incomplete WIPs available for inspection.  The completed entrants were: Mike Schine – P-38 Lightning (1:48 scale, Hobbyboss) Tom Kean – F-5A Photo Lightning (1:48 scale, … Full Article→

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‘Build a P-38 Any Which Way But Loose’ – Club Theme Event
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At the November meeting, the club will host a themed display of models, all constructed from the same basic starting point: a kit of the P-38 Lightning fighter aircraft of World War II fame.  What the builder makes of their … Full Article→

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HobbyTown USA (Newport News) – Shop Report
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A relative newcomer in the Northside area hobby market, the Newport News HobbyTown USA store has still been located in the Denbigh Crossing Shopping Center for at least eight years after leaving an original location on Warwick Blvd.  Fairly standard … Full Article→

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Denbigh Hobby Center (Newport News) – Shop Report
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An example of the ‘classic’ Local Hobby Shop (LHS), family owned & operated Denbigh Hobby Center is located in Newport News, VA and has been in continuous operation since 1976. Located in a corner storefront nearby to the Big Lots … Full Article→

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Ed’s Hobbies (Closed) – Shop Report
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UPDATE 2 October 2014: Sad news, Ed has closed his shop as of the end of September, 2014. [originally published 6 August 2013]: Recently opened in the Red Mills Commons shopping complex by owner Ed Dalton is “Ed’s Hobbies“, where … Full Article→

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