Saturday, September 30, 2017

It's Here: 2018 ODO Brochure

The full 2018 Old Dominion Open brochure is now available! The link has been added to the 2018 ODO page above and a link is also at the end of this post. Click it for the official rules, categories, and all forms. Be sure to mark your calendar now!

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Looking for an interesting project? How about this for a Picture in Time Category?

This has to be the most unlikely "hot rod" a motor pool ever put together. 

 Good description and conclusions by posters to the site.  One suggests:

" my opinion is that they had reversed the drive train. Rear axle under the engine and the front diff was placed where the rear axle was originally attached. The crew compartment was reversed. the driver is now over the front axle and sat on the right side."

For more info click this link to G503 Military Vehicle Forum.

Korean War Armored Jeep with 3 machine guns and a Recoilless Rifle

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Not Exactly Plastic Model related but interesting to think about these.

From a quick search of Google looking at mechanical/science magazine covers from the 20's-40's.

  How many of these anticipated inventions actually made it? More than you might think.

Click on the Facebook link below  to scroll through a album of inventions from the "future".  

Face Book pictures 

Saturday, September 2, 2017

Next Meeting: September 11, 2017

The next meeting of IPMS Richmond will be

Monday, September 11, 2017
6:30 p.m.

Smoketree Community Center
11100 Smoketree Drive
North Chesterfield, VA 23236

Be sure to bring all your finished and in-progress models for Show-and-Tell . . . let us see what you've been working on!