AMPS Atlanta 2019 Meeting Minutes
February 2, 2019
Attendees: Dave Black, Tony Zadro, David Oswalt, Dean Oswalt, David Hobbs, Mike Whone, Glenn Harlow, John Matlock, Joe Geib, Dave Price, Kevin Westphal, Mike Wolf, Joe Driver, Randy Bright, Ed Dalton, Alan Bengtson, Ivan and Matt McKean.
Annual Show in February:
- Model Registration Fee will go from $20 to $25 (Still unlimited entries)
- The Awards Ceremony will move to 6 PM on Saturday
- We are going to need LOTS of help Judging Friday night in order to be able to have the Awards Ceremony Saturday night.
- The Armor & Cavalry Museum Restoration Area and the Sherman Building visit is scheduled for Friday 15 February. Those interested should meet at the National Infantry Museum parking lot at 9 AM. Dave Hobbs should be contacted for more information.
Ken Guntin is once again providing the "Best Master" award this year.
Models and Modeling Discussion:
Glenn Harlow brought in his in-box 1/35 Tamiya M26 Pershing which he intends to start work on.
Mike Whone two 1/35 models to share. His 1/35 Tamiya German Panther G that he continues to work on and his 1/35 M4A1 Sherman that he has added rear stowage.
Tony Zadro had his finished 1/35 AFV club Chaparral. He used Fruil tracks and added lots of small details that had been omitted from the model. He detailed the turret interior and scratch built the system test set. Various figures were Verlinden, Black Dog and Hornet heads were combined to get the three man crew. Polly Scale paints were used and the camo net on the front is from Kamikuzuri.
Alan Bengtson had a 1/35 Academy Merkava 4 he is presently working on. He also had a Tamiya 1/35 Willis Jeep he is building.
Matt McKean had his completed Finish Stug III, his Jagd Panzer completed with added foliage on the rear deck and painted in woodlands camo scheme. His in-progress Stug II also being built in a Finish Army pattern. He has also gotten some decals for a Finish Panzer IV J.
Mike Wolf had several 1/72 German Tanks and armored cars. An Early Panzer III, a S-Model Early Panzer II, a World at War Panzer IV A, an Early War Scout car in pre-war camo pattern, a First to Fight PSW Scout car and a Das Werk Faun L 900 SDAH 115.
The club project will be presented next month.
That's it for this month.
As usual, some went over to Side Lines for lunch and lies.
See everyone next month.