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2017 IPMS Sweden Nationals (part 1)

April 8, 2017 in Show Reports

Just got back home from a day at the Swedish IPMS Nationals. This year the Swedish national contest is hosted by the local exhibition 08-Open organized by the Stockholm branch. It is also much more than just a contest, there is a good share of local and international dealers and special exhibitions. These included an entire competition class of new Airfix kits, a display celebrating the 100 years of Finland’s independence, and another devoted to sci-fi.

I had initially been thinking about bringing home just a few photos, but in the end got so engaged by the breadth and quality of the models as to come home with enough pictures to fill a 3-part collection. So here it is. Enjoy!

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15 responses to 2017 IPMS Sweden Nationals (part 1)

  1. Amazing quality on display. Thanks for showing.

  2. That U-boat diorama is amazing…

  3. Great work in all categories. Interesting objects.
    Just miss the Volvo-trucks 😉

  4. There isn’t a clinker in the lot of these!

  5. Martin, thanks for posting these, some real inspiration there!

  6. Some very talented people on board here.

  7. Amazing…………… simply amazing. I really like the Panzer 38T “finders keepers”, 1961.

  8. Looks like you had a busy day, surely one day was not enough. Many thanks for the photographs, especially the cars and motorcycles, greatly appreciated.

  9. Looks like you had a busy day, surely one day was not enough. Many thanks for the photographs, especially the cars and motorcycles, very much appreciated.

  10. Excellent quality shown in Sweden.
    Some of the motor cycles ar incredible well done.
    Regards, Dirk / The Netherlands.

  11. That Sci-fi stuff is fascinating, but these ships look impressive too. I almost feel the passion and effort spent on these kits. Great show!

  12. where can you buy those wide gasser tires- in europe?

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