Saturday, December 31, 2016

December Meeting Minutes - 5 December 2016

Meeting convened approximately 7:00 PM in the upper floor of The Deep. 14 members attending.

Old Business

The club officers for the next year are:

  • President - Ed "Big Daddy" Maslin
  • Vice President - Scott "Jester" Jeffery
  • Treasurer - David "Moneybags" Lanteigne
  • Secretary - Ray "Redhorse" Bushnell
The club is officially re-chartered for 2017. Tom Clark (as his final act as club secretary) thanked everybody who responded to his query about IPMS memberships as part of building the charter package for renewal. He also took the time to update the club roster.

After asking if the store will be open, it was decided to go ahead with the scheduled meeting on Monday, 2 January, which will be the club's annual swap meet and exchange.

New Business

The annual New Year's club dinner has not been scheduled yet, but the club voted to hold it at El Coyote. Details to follow as soon as we make them up. 

Show & Tell

Scott Jeffery brought a Classic Airframes Hudson model, and was looking for the instructions. Several club members made suggestions for possible places to find them online.

Dan Thompson brought a 1/700 scale HMAS Defiance model he is working on, with a scratchbuilt mast and modified deck guns.


Trevor Bennett brought the MaK Gro├čer Hund kit he just got.


Will Thorson brought the latest chapter in his 1/16 Panzer IV H build, having added tracks to the front for added armor, including Sherman and T-34 links, and of course....more weathering.





Tom Clark brought a sketchbook by Kow Yokoyama, which he hopes to find inspiration in, and big jar of powdered graphite, which he shared with the club members.

Martin Burkey brought the Monogram Mustang and P-40 he had planned to enter into the contest. He also had a collection of kits, including a Shapeways 3D printed Romulan Aelahl cruiser, a Revell 1/48 P-47B, Eduard Hawker Tempest and Bf109G9, a Kinetic F/A-18C, a Kittyhawk F8F-8 Cougar, and a Roden T-28.




Ed Maslin brought in a kit of the Gravedigger monster truck and a convertible as built by his grandson.


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