Thursday, August 4, 2022

Next Meeting: August 8, 2022

Our next meeting will be Monday, August 8, at 7:00 p.m. at the Smoketree Community Building. Set-up begins at 6:30.

All scale modelers are invited to attend and participate.

Smoketree Community Building

11100 Smoketree Drive

North Chesterfield, VA 23236

Saturday, July 9, 2022

July 2022 Spare Parts & Meeting

The July 2022 issue of Spare Parts is now available by clicking here or under the Spare Parts tab above.

Monday's monthly meeting will feature a Mission Models paints tutorial by Scott Wallace, Show & Tell, and our usual raffle. See you there!

Sunday, June 12, 2022

June 2022 Spare Parts and Meeting

The June 2022 issue of Spare Parts is now available for viewing or download under the Spare Parts tab above or by clicking here.

Our June meeting will be held tomorrow evening, June 13, at the Smoketree Community Building beginning at 6:30 pm. Directions are in Spare Parts. On the agenda are a class on Mission Models paints by Scott Wallace, a report on the early-June "2022 Wonderfest" by Mike Lyons, and the distribution of our chapter shirts. Hope to see everyone there!

Thursday, June 9, 2022

2022 Virginia Shoot-Out, Salem, VA: August 13, 2022

The Roanoke Valley Chapter of IPMS is pleased to announce the return of their popular Shoot-Out to the Salem Civic Center (Main Arena) on Saturday, August 13, 2022.

Click on the following links for additional information:

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Saturday, May 7, 2022

May 2022 Spare Parts and Meeting

The May 2022 issue of Spare Parts is available under the Spare Parts tab above or by clicking hereCan you identify the "Bonus" page?  Alex Valz and E.L. Motley return with a kit review and "History Behind the Models", respectively. Young award winning member, Travis Johnson, does a brief but very well illustrated kit review of his 2022 ODO winner: Tamiya 1/12 Renault Williams FW14B. Armor, cutting edge Cold War jets, Gundam, Formula One, Real Space, World War II winter and desert warriors--the May Spare Parts has it all!  Thanks to all that contributed to this month's issue.

 This Monday's chapter meeting will be a special Build Night, so bring a model (or models) to work on. If you bring your own lighting, remember you'll need to provide an extension cord. If painting, please provide some cover for your table. 

The Great Group Jeep Build Reveal is also featured, so see Page 6 in newsletter for participants' special instructions. There will be Show & Tell, so don't forget to register your brag items on the provided form. After presenting your subject(s), please move them to the photo station to be recorded. Mike's hosting his big Prize Drawing, so bring some dough for tickets. And there may be a complete 2022 NOVA Show report...

--Mark Elder

Monday, April 11, 2022

April 2022 Spare Parts and Meeting

The April 2022 issue of Spare Parts is now available online. Simply click here or access it and previous issues under the Spare Parts tab above.

Featured in this issue are the Spring Regional Report from Tim Ward, exotic car and armor kit build reviews, a shout-out to awesome show vendor Tiger Werke, Bob Walls's reminder for the Group Jeep Build, and much more.

This Monday's IPMS RVA chapter meeting is a great venue to introduce yourself and your latest scale modeling project, whether you are just starting in the hobby or are an advanced modeler. We hope to see the locals this Monday evening at the Smoketree Community Building.

Saturday, March 12, 2022

March 2022 Spare Parts Available Online

The March 2022 issue of Spare Parts can be accessed by clicking here or under the Spare Parts tab above.

Don't forget our meeting this coming Monday, March 14, at the Smoketree Community building. See you there!