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iModeler September Awards

October 11, 2015 in Uncategorized

Once again it is time for our monthly retrospective – a look at some of the notable additions to iModeler during September. 84 new articles were posted to the site’s headlines during the period, prompting 1143 comments.

As per our tradition, we are awarding the Best in Show title to the entry that wins this month’s prize, but also list runner-ups as Honorable Mentions. We think that all are great modeling accomplishments that deserve recognition. The jury comprised of @editor, @aisak, @magnusf and @halvarvonflake.

Every month, all Headline contributions are included in our traditional honorary prize draw. We’re looking for the entries that represent the month’s highlight in terms of modeling quality and presentation. We also allot an award to a randomly chosen article to emphasize that all contributions to this site deserve recognition.
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iModeler Best in Show – September 2015

Our choice of the September 2015 Best in Show is the Spitfire Mk IXc early 1/48 modeled by Christian Wery @christw.

As one of the judges wrote: “When I first saw this project, I thought – excellent Tamiya 1/32 Spitfire. Reading on and seeing that this is the 1/48 kit from Eduard … I just couldn’t believe my eyes.”. The immaculate quality of Christian’s model make it stand out, but it also speaks a lot about the determination and skill of the modeler. Excellent work!

Spitfire Mk IXc early 1/48

But wait, there is more! – the Random Award

We are also awarding a prize as a token of appreciation to all our contributors. This is selected through an entirely random draw among all the entries of the month. This time, our lucky winner is Robert Aspinall @robert-aspinall for his construction blog on 100th scale HMS Victory. Thank you for making iModeler a learning experience!

100th scale HMS Victory.

Honorable Mentions: 7 Fabulous Finalists

(in no particular order)

1. Maxim Bylkin – 1/43 Rat rod – scratchbuilt
2. Eric Galliers – Aerotech 1/32 Supermarine S4
3. P.k – 1/5.8 scale Ejection Seat ACES II for Rc, A-10A
4. Richard Mcstay – Sauber Mercedes C9
5. Robert Aspinall – 35th Scale Zundapp K500
6. Ayhan Toplu – 1/48 Tamiya Fw190 A-8/R2 Karl Spenst, 8./JG 300, December, 1944
7. Greg Kittinger – Revell 1/72 MiG-31 Foxhound

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19 responses to iModeler September Awards

  1. Congratulations to ALL those entries selected and an excellent choice for the monthly award as well. Just one of several reasons we so love this modeling site.

  2. First rate, everybody! Great work, all around!

  3. Greg, my bro!!! Congrats, every body!

  4. Great choices….congrats to all.

  5. Wow – stunned even to make honorable mention! Thanks judges, and all fellow modelers. I do love the hobby, and I really have enjoyed finding this site and connected with so many fabulous modelers.

  6. Congratulations everybody, all well deserved prizewinners, and, two cars and a motorcycle amongst the awards…………

  7. A good month, a very deserving group. I enjoyed the show.

  8. Yep an excellent month. Congrats to all.


  9. Thank you for the honourable mention! Really appreciate it!
    Congratulations to everyone else as well.

  10. Thank you all so much for the honourable mention and the random award, it is much appreciated. Congratulations also to the other winners.

  11. My heartiness congratulations to all.
    Another fine month of builds.

  12. Congratulations to all of You! Beautiful models one and all!

  13. Congratulations to all, well deserved!

  14. Congratulations everyone. Beautiful models. 🙂

  15. Congratulations everyone.

  16. i made the same mistake as martin thinking it was the tamiya 32…that is perfection…then the scratch lifeboat detail and all the other fine entries…what a standard gentlemen …hate to judge this one

  17. A belated congratulations to all. Beautifully done models.

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