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EFGrune

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About EFGrune

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    Ed
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    Grune
  • IPMS Number
    34614
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    North Central Texas
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    Mansfield
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  1. But perhaps stick a piece of tape over the 'Captured SdKfz ... ' plaque on the front of the base. It confuses the story you want to tell. You are capturing all of these figures at 'a moment in time', but your SdKfz was captured long enough ago to have US markings field applied. The half-track is the centerpiece, but the story is the men.
  2. Penn & Teller show at the RIO. This linked site and others show that there will be shows thru June. Does anyone know if Penn & Teller will be performing in August? (Asking for my wife).
  3. My wife and one of her girlfriends are talking about a post-pandemic family trip for July 2022 to Orlando. What are the dates of the convention in Omaha so I can get it on the calendar before they firm up the trip dates?
  4. Just to square the circle on this, Edgar Seay, Jr or Junior as he was known among friends, passed away yesterday (2/19/21) after a long illness. He was 79.
  5. The OP may be talking about the "Latest Issue" posted on the IPMS home page, May/June issue with McFadden's redneck houseboat on the cover. I have received two issues since that one, the latest just this week.
  6. Their IT department was in-house. When they closed the doors the webmaster left with the only copy of the website password.
  7. Registering also gets you the swag bag which day-trippers don't get. Pin, decal, brochures, etc. You may be able to buy the decal sheet from a resale vendor after the show for an additional 10 to 20 bucks.
  8. Don’t laugh, a club I was associated with in NY, at the monthly meeting when members would stand up for their show & tell, they would start as ‘ My name is Ed, and I’m a modeler’.
  9. Digging through my photos to update my new desktop, came across this of the Hallmark Disney Christmas Ornament from a few years back ... That's a USofA dime for scale. The Nautilus doesn't look out of place among other 1:350 sub models on the shelf
  10. 1). Paper or masking tape belts are fine. What is not allowed are manufactured belts 2). Rigging & antennas as shown on instructions or box art are allowed. May be either stretched sprue or wire 2a). Adding piping or brake lines to an OOB built us not allowed, whatever the material. Aftermarket decals/alternate markings are always allowed Jim Clark, head AC judge, was supposed to be looking at the AC OOB rules in light of the multi-media included in many modern kits (vis Eduard Profipak vs Weekend) Perhaps aligning them similar to Ships Single Media/High Tech
  11. Photos in Stillwell's Arizona book (1941) do not show a ladder fore or aft sides of the funnel. Kagero's 3D drawings of the Arizona show a ladder from the platform at the level of the observation platform, in several breaks, to the top of the funnel. This ladder os on the forward side of the funnel. There are also ladders shown in Kagero leading to the observation platforms midway up the sides of the funnels Above these platforms, on their roofs, are gun tubs. While no light guns are shown, there are deflection pipes shown. Above these platforms are "monkey bars" which would
  12. They WERE moved, some dragged kicking and screaming.
  13. The scale associated with OO gauge is 1:76. Many other of the old Airfix and Matchbox armor kits were listed as either 1:76 or OO In the model railroad world gauge refers to the distance between the rails
  14. What’s happening with the chapter awards for the 2020 year: Website, Newsletter, Member, and Chapter of the Year? Being announced this year or will they be deferred to next year too?
  15. In Mark Persichetti’s article in the current issue of the journal he indicated that the active membership at the time of the election of officers and the GSB question was 4020.
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