Well, the past month has been pretty quiet for our club. No contest, no speakers, no demos on the calendar. I thought the last meeting went well though, especially at the end when Eric had an impromptu sale on some great kits.
So I think I’ll take advantage of this lull in activities to beat the drum a little bit about IPMS. I have been a member for many, many years. When I joined up, the organization was still pretty young, (so was I) and the hobby really did not have much of a central focus at that time, so the idea of being part of an international club that was all about the hobby of modeling, had a great appeal to a lot of us modelers.
Sure there were a few publications available for reference material, but nothing like we have today. There sure wasn’t an Internet around so modelers could share information and discuss