On a lovely night in August there was a good attendance at “Chelmsford Model Club” and a good selection of models in the competition. This months winner was Jens with his 1/48 scale F16A fighter. Second place went to Andy Wrights 1/35th scale M31 ARV with crew and in third place was Johns M48A3 Tamiya Patton in 1/35th scale. Well done to all who entered. Next moth is the yearly “out of the box” competition so good luck. Until next time happy modelling.
A very busy meeting with a huge number of competition entries and a few work in progress items including Andy Bambers huge Russian style missile launcher scratch built according to his imagination. Bobs huge 1/32nd scale Lancaster converted to a Dam Busters version complete with bouncing bomb on a trolley and a host of other accompanying vehicles took up a whole table !
So the competition went as follows. In first place was Bobs 1/32nd scale Dambusters Lancaster diorama. Second was Daves “Reaper Dragon” and in third was Guys Revell 1/48th scale Messerschmitt BF-109-G10.
There were many more excellent entries so enjoy the photos.
Next month as another open competition and before that on Sunday the 28th of July is our local club show at Hannakins Farm Community Centre, Rosebay Avenue,
Billericay, Essex, CM12 0SZ.
Admission is £3.50 for adults and £1.50 for children and concessions.
See you there, until next time, happy modelling.
URGENT we will NOT be attending the IPMS IPSWICH MODEL DAY on June 22nd this year.
Due to lack of numbers able to attend we have had to cancel our table at the Ipswich show this year so if you’re going please don’t bring any models for diaplay and expect to pay an entry fee.
Of course it doesn’t stop you going but the Chelmsford Model Club will not have a table and are not officially attending.
Apologies for the late notice.
We’re not talking Conservative leadership competition but something much more important the Chelmsford Model Club May open competition. It’s called an “open” competition as anyone can enter anything as there is no specific theme. This months winner was Dave Oliver with his “Reaper Fire Giant Jailer“. In 2nd place was Andy Tebbutts German half track and in third place was Stewart Pages Hawker Tempest. Thanks to Bob for supplying me with the pictures and competition winner details as I wasn’t able to attend on Tuesday. Remember next months theme is “Armour” so please bring something appropriate if you want to enter the competition. You are of course welcome to bring other models to display. Happy modelling.
This months competition was an un-themed competition so anything goes. You might have been forgiven that it was only for aircraft given the number entered but that was last month ! Perhaps there were a few that didn’t get finished in time ? Well to the main order of business. This months winner was yet again Mr Phil Lloyd-Worth with his highly detailed Henkeil 219 UHU. Runner up this time was Bob Patmore with his well weathered Japanese fighter Niki-Ja and bringing up the rear in third place was Andy Tebbit with his Warhammer “Sentinel”. Thank you to all who entered and remember next month is another open competition, until then happy modelling.