St Marys RSL Club – North Room
Cnr Hall Street and Mamre Road St Marys.
Start Time 7.00pm
This will be the meeting place for the July, Aug and Sept meetings or until further notice. You should recieve an email confirmation of the address if you are registered. This premises had bar and eating facilities and courtesy bus, taxis and plenty of parking.. It is located approx 800m further south from previous location. On the main road look for MacDonalds and the Steam Train Veterans centre.
Peter was again awarded the AMMS Sydney Modeller Of The Year – 2016 Lyndsey Sparkes Memorial Award., for second year in a row. So will it be a hatrick in 2017?
Congratulations to Peter.
Recent entries in scratch build in Queensland Scale Model Show by Greg Neal. Both are WW1 1:35th scale and are multi award winning builds. AMMS Sydney.
Hi all i have updated the calander for the Illawarra show dates and amended the meeting dates until Nov 2016. If you know of other event dates let me know so I can add these too.
Bring along your Work In Progress models, dio, viignette, figures or your latest reference find for discussion.
Dont forget that every meeting is a competition night so get those completed models in for judging for medallions, End of Year Best of Class and Modeller of the Year.
We Made It! (Ahem, well, most of us did!)
As agreed, the June 2006 meeting was the deadline for finishing models for the our KV Theme Build 2006. While there remain a few stragglers (and yes, we know who we are) most of the intrepid band which set forth actually got to the end and turned in a finished model.
While it was noticeable that some amongst us could not quite shake off the temptation to “etch it up” a little, especially over the engine louvres, a major point which came out of this exercise was that it is indeed possible to add some after market goodies AND finish a model within six months! Continue reading
An Exercise in Persistence
The object of the competition was to build something strictly out-of-the box.
Naturally, with a title like this, there were a few catches, er, conditions:
- All participants to donate one kit each.
- Each donated kit to be both cheap, and nasty. Good or remotely decent kits not permitted.
- Donated kits to be wrapped securely.
- Each participant to draw one kit from a box, blind.
- Each completed kit to be judged according to AMMS’ normal OOB judging criteria.
- Anyone not completing, or caught trying to enhance, correct or otherwise succumbing to AMS (you know who you are) to be subject to perpetual humiliation (again, you know you you are!!). Continue reading