Category Archives: Contests

2016 November Meeting Notes

November 18, 2016 McKinstry Meeting Theme: Radial Engines Post-WWII Notes by Paul Gasiorowski and The Tick Attendees were: Frank Ress, Paul Gasiorowski, Jim Batchelder, THE TICK, Charlie Scardon, Steve Kumamoto, Dan Paulien, Carl Geiger, Mike Hanlon There were not so many … Continue reading

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McKinstry Winners at Butch O’Hare 2015 Show

IPMS McKinstry made a strong showing at the 2015 Butch O’Hare show and contest, taking a club award and several individual awards. For the 2nd time in two years, IPMS McKinstry came away with the Best Club display award. McKinstry … Continue reading

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March 2015 Meeting Notes

March 20, 2015 McKinstry Meeting Theme: Peeping Toms and Queers Program: Charlie Scardon – Scratchbuilt wooden props It seems everyone must have understood the theme was to be interpreted in the military vernacular. Not so many theme oriented models appeared this … Continue reading

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January 2015 Meeting Notes

January 16, 2015 McKinstry Meeting Theme: Snakes and Dragons McKinstry wins “Best Club Display” at Butch O’Hare show For the past few years we have been setting up display tables at the Butch O’Hare contest held in November. This year there … Continue reading

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November 2013 Meeting Recap

November 2013 McKinstry Meeting Meeting photos McKinstry Club Display – November 2013 Butch O’Hare Model Show

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November 2011 Butch O’Hare Club Display Table

IPMS McKinstry Club Table – Butch O’Hare Contest 2011

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August 2011 Meeting Images

August 2011 Meeting The chapter would like to recognize one of our own members for a great showing at the 2011 IPMS National Model Convention. I-401, Skywave 1/700, built by Charlie (I bought an eye-pad) Scardon Gambier Bay, Hasegawa 1/350, built by … Continue reading

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