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  1. Very well done! That is a beautiful scheme.
  2. The M61A5 has long been on my want list of kits. It certainly builds into a nice looking model.
  3. I would like to thank Gil for his reply and clarification on the previous post. I am certainly glad to know you encourage all modelers to build whatever subjects they enjoy and to have fun while doing so. I do agree that teens should not be the focus of active recruitment by the organization; a few will become modelers, most will not. Times are definitely different than they were 20 to 50 years ago, and the digital age has brought a whole host of entertainment options be they good or bad. However, there are a fair number of us in our mid thirties to early fifties who grew up with Star Wars
  4. I rarely post on this forum as I'm sure you can see, but I do try to read most of the new messages each morning. I generally enjoy the content and find it interesting to see what others are working on. Today I feel I must make a reply to Mr. Hodges' comments regarding who and what IPMS should be about. I will certainly not dispute all his assertions regarding the activities the youth of today seem to find most interesting. However, I find his third point regarding non-military builders to be most off target regardless of the age of the modeler. I am 40 years old, grew up building Revell a
  5. If you switch out the female connector on your compressor you may find the new one to be incompatible with the hose and other attachments you currently use for filling tires and other garage duties. The simplest solution is definitely to take your male bayonet connector and your airbrush hose to a hardware store--Lowes, Home Depot, Ace, or local. They all have a huge section of fittings in the plumbing department. Select the fittings you need to make the hose attach to the coupler. The store should have an employee in that department to help if you can't find the exact pieces. I would rec
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