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I build cars and airplanes. I prefer 1/72 scale jets. I am retired and live in North Carolina and a member of IPMS Race City Modelers in Mooresville, NC. I am a long time friend of Imodeler Joe Caputo but please don't hold that against me.

Joe's Ferrari

Here is a glue bomb I got from my best friend Joe Caputo about 20+ years ago. I started restoring it earlier this year and sent him pictures of the progress but sadly he passed away before I finished it. I think he would approve of the [...]

32 Three Window

This is my first hot rod model. Monogram 32 Ford three window. Built box stock except for the brake lights. The carpet monster eat one of the kit lights. Of course I found it right after I finished the model. The paint is Rust-Oleum brown [...]

Another Wiffie

This is my NASA X-98.

IPMS Race City May Meeting

Another great club meeting yesterday. 13 members attended with some outstanding show and tell models on display. We reviewed the excellent IPMS Region 12 contest held in Denver, NC several week ago which by the way the Race City club won [...]

1/72 scale ESCI F-5

Sometimes you just have to...

IPMS Race City Modelers April Meeting

Here are pictures of the IPMS Race City Modelers club April meeting. We had 15 members attend in spite of the heavy rains in our area, which is still falling by the way. Hobby Town USA in Mooresville, NC where we meet has moved to a larger [...]

March Meeting of IPMS Race City Modelers

Yesterday we had the March meeting of the IPMS race City Modelers the Mooresville, NC Hobby Town USA. We had a great discussion on the tools we all use to remove small parts from plastic sprue and photo etch metal. The second topic was on [...]

IPMS Race City Modelers January Meeting

First meeting of 2017 for the Race City crowd and it was a good one! There was 18 members and about 22 models. We had a discussions about what tool we use to remove small parts from sprue and different paints. Show and tell was fantastic. [...]

IPMS Race City Modelers October Meeting

Here is some pictures from our October meeting at Hobby Town USA in Mooresville, NC. Show and tell was a little sparse this month but what was there I think was pretty dang good. The store owner said he is going to have another plastic [...]

IPMS Race City Modelers September Meeting

The IPMS Race City Modelers had their September meeting this past Sunday. There was a wide variety of models for show and tell reflecting the diversified interests of our membership.