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Florida70Bee

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About Florida70Bee

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  • FirstName
    ANDREW
  • LastName
    CALDWELL
  • IPMS Number
    48547
  • Local Chapter
    IPMS Space Coast
  • City
    ROCKLEDGE
  • State
    FL
  • Gender
    Male
  • Location
    Rockledge, FL.
  • Interests
    Cars of all types but especially 1/43 Scale, Vintage Indy, Vintage Drag Racing, Muscle Cars, 1/72 scale aircraft..
  1. Florida70Bee

    #25 Race Team outside pics...3-15-18

    Really nice work Gary! Well done!
  2. We are now inside of one month until the big show! Make your plans to attend! We still have vendor tables available! Also here is a link to our club website with all the information you need about ModelFEST 2018. http://www.ipmsspacecoast.com/modelfest-2018.html
  3. We are inside of TWO months until ModelFEST 2018! The IPMS region 11 show for 2018! Make your plans to be at this show! You are not going to want to miss this! Hosted by IPMS Space Coast on April 7th and 8th 2018 at the spacious 12000 sq. ft. Melbourne Auditorium in Melbourne Florida. (625 E. Hibiscus Blvd. Melbourne FL.32901) Featuring: - A full IPMS model show with 63 categories and nearly 400 models from some of the best builders in the southeast! - A huge 80 table vendor room to fill your modeling needs. - A snack bar on Site so you won’t go hungry taking in all of the great modeling activities! Vendor tables are still available now for the following prices - Single tables are $45 per table - 2-4 tables are $40 per table - 5 + tables are $35 per table Now is the time to become a vendor! Tables are still available! Don’t get left out! Reserve your tables now for choice locations as they are selling fast! Download and fill out the vendor form attached in this email and contact me at either 426hemiterp@gmail.com for payment instructions. Also, rooms are available at the nearby Residence Inn (1430 Babcock St. Melbourne FL. 32901) for $129 (800) 321-2211 or (321) 723-5740 Use rate code "IPMS Space coast; NLT 15 Mar 2018" to reserve your room For further information about ModelFEST 2018. Please visit the IPMS Space Coast ModelFEST 2018 website at http://www.ipmsspacecoast.com/modelfest-2018.html There you may download contest flyers, categories lists, directions and vendor registration forms. For those who have been to our shows in past years, We want to say thank you for your support of ModelFEST. And for those who will be joining us for the first time, Welcome! We hope you have a wonderful time! If you still have any questions about ModelFEST 2018 please feel free to contact us as we are here to help. IPMS Space Coast President: Rick Ostman rickostman@yahoo.com IPMS Space Coast Treasurer: Chuck Smith bcsmith@cfl.rr.com IPMS Space Coast Webmaster: Andy Caldwell 426hemiterp@gmail.com 2018 Show Flyer 09192017.pdf 2018 ModelFest Directions.pdf Categories ModelFEST 2018.pdf Vendor Form 09192017.pdf
  4. Had a great time Gil! Kudos to IPMS First Coast for doing such a great job!
  5. Sorry for not seeing this sooner It won the automotive competition open wheel class at the Nats.
  6. Florida70Bee

    Kit of Gurney-Weslake F1 car?

    A 1/43 scale Weslake Eagle F1 I did 2 years ago. Built from an SMTS kit..
  7. Florida70Bee

    Looking for 1/43 resin and Vintage Indy car kits

    Thanks for the suggestions Eric and Tim!
  8. Thank you Gary! That means a lot coming from such a talented builder as yourself!!
  9. After 2 Years I finally finished my build of Parnelli Jones's 1963 Indy 500 Winning Watson Roadster. Nicknamed "Ole Calhoun its one of the last of the front engine Indy roadsters to win Indy (The last roadster to win the 500 was in 1964 when AJ Foyt crossed the line first with his Watson roadster.) The Indy Roadsters of this era were some of the most beautiful race cars ever to race and many would argue "Ole Calhoun" was one best looking By 1965 virtually all of these front engine beasts were rendered obsolete with the onslaught of European rear engine F1 style racers. So this car represents a time of transition for Indy.. I started with a 50 year old original AMT kit which I proceeded to modify extensively over a 2 year period to get it to look "Right" I finished this build earlier this week just in time for the IPMS Nationals in Columbia SC I have extensive work in progress picture library on My facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/andy.caldwell.948/media_set?set=a.10203741673887813.1073741849.1397358827&type=3&pnref=story The Indy Car modeling forums at http://indycarmodeling.proboards.com/thread/1626/parnelli-jones-watson-roadster-finished The Open Wheel modeling forums at http://mb2501.proboards.com/thread/7302/parnelli-jones-watson-roadster-finished Anyway here are completed pictures of the build
  10. Thought I'd post this search out on the forum what I'm looking for Resin/white metal 1/43 scale car kits.. Manufacturers such as Starter Provence Moulage, Tameo, BBR, MFH, SMTS etc. Vintage Indy car kits (whatever scale) Just trying to find some kits that interest me Thanks!
  11. Thank you Gil and we appreciate your help as well with the judging Saturday night. See you at the Nationals in August! Andy
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