AMPS Atlanta 2019 Meeting Minutes
October 5, 2019
Attendees: Dave Black, Mike Reaves, Tony Zadro, David Hobbs, Kevin Westphal, Dave Price, Mike Wolf, Dave Oswalt, Dean Oswalt, Randy Bright, Ivan, Ed Dalton, Jesse Naughton and Phillip Hui.
The Orlando AMPS club is cohosting a show October 18-20 in Kissimmee, Fl.
HobbyTown’s Annual Swap Meet is October 19.
HobbyTown and MPM are sponsoring the Fernando Ruiz Painting Seminars, October 25-27 at HobbyTown.
Information can be found here: https://www.facebook.com/events/657816181365358/
We will be using AMPS Atlanta specific entry forms for the 2020 show in February. Those should uploaded to the website by the end of the week.
Models and Modeling Discussion:
Dave Black had his M59A1 APC completed and ready for a primer coat. He used Archer weld beads and will be using Bronco Link-in-link track.
Dave Price had his Tacom 1/35 Marine M60A1 with Reactive Armor. He is painting it in a Modified four-color scheme used by the Marine Corps. He going to weather down the Camo pattern prior to adding the Reactive Armor.
Mike Wolf only three 1/72 kits this month. Two Takom Object 79s with Link-in-link track. One with the 130mm gun and one with the 152mm gun. Both were painted in the Postwar Russian Army Green. He also had the Trumpeter T-62 with Reactive Armor.
Ivan had a completed Dio of an Egyptian Sherman with an AMX 13 turret. The model is the Dragon 1/35 Sherman with Value Gear Stowage. He used Artist Oils to weather the vehicle and Parcel Figures. The building on the Dio is a Verlinden Middle East Ruin.
Jesse Naughton brought two in-process 1/35 models. A Meng Whippet and a Rye Field North African Tiger I.
Phillip Hui had a 1/72 M47 that he is converting from an M46 Kit. He has completely scratchbuilt the turret.
Kevin Westphal had two new in box kits. The Rye Field T34-122 and the Rye Field M55A1 TTS Sheridan. Both in 1/35.
Dave Hobbs had two books, a Tank Craft Chieftan and a Mushroom Chieftan. He also had two in box models.
Dave Black had some pictures of the National WW I Museum and the Frontier Soldier Museum from his trip to Kansas City.
No progress on the Club Project this month.
That's it for this month.
Some of us went down to Sidelines for lunch and Lies.
See everyone next month.