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When I was a kid, an F-15 won the big prize at the Nats:

August 12 2017 at 1:09 AM
Ferdico  (Login ferdico)
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Response to I the spirit of Serge's post below...WHO has inspired you in your model building?

would have been '78? '79? To the best of my memory, the builder was a younger modeler, and had done an extensive amount of superdetailing, all from scratch: which wasn't even really a thing yet, that I knew of, at least. It was on the cover of the first IPMS Journal I recieved when I joined as a junior member.

It was the first time I saw that modeling could be more than buying a kit at Woolworths and slapping it together. And it was done by some kid who was closer to my age than my parents.

So, after my dad and Shep Paine, I count the modeler of that F-15 as a great influence. Anybody remember that model, or the guy who built it?

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