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SCAHMS 2008 Show Report & Photos
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Posted: Monday, April 21, 2008 - 07:07 PM UTC
Jim Starkweather gives us his annual show report on the SCAHMS California Show, which took place in March of 2008.

Link to SCAHMS 2008 Show Report

If you have comments or questions please post them here.

Thanks!

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Posted: Monday, April 21, 2008 - 07:39 PM UTC
Hi Jim,

As always the SCAHMS show report was worth the read. Great pics - even without the new super-duper macro lense

Rudi
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Posted: Monday, April 21, 2008 - 07:59 PM UTC
Great shots of some pretty incredible pieces. I enjoyed that very much.
Thanks for taking the time to shot and post Jim.
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Posted: Tuesday, April 22, 2008 - 12:36 AM UTC
Hi!
Jim, thanks for great report.
Pictures are absolutely great and models presenter are absolutely amazing!!
When I look at pictures of figures presented on these pictures I'm simply loosing faith in my own model making.

By the way: did any one notice one thing I just don't understand: why is the skeleton army riding under POLISH FLAG??? What the heck!??


Andrzej
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Posted: Tuesday, April 22, 2008 - 12:51 AM UTC
Hey Jim, now that was a great show report...really enjoyed it all.

Many thanks..!!

Roy.
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Posted: Tuesday, April 22, 2008 - 02:26 AM UTC
I always have a good time and come back with tremendous inspiration from a SCHAMS show! This year was no exception. The level of talent displayed is incredible.
Thanks for a great report.
Cheers,
Charles
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Posted: Tuesday, April 22, 2008 - 08:23 AM UTC
Hey, great report. Thanks for doing it!!!

btw does anyone know who makes that robot walker that is on the second to last page of the report?

I looks really cool, just wondering where I could find it.
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Posted: Tuesday, April 22, 2008 - 10:45 AM UTC
Some very nice looking figs and models there, thanks for getting this done Jim.

Does anyone know who makes this figure set?



Best,
Mike
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Posted: Tuesday, April 22, 2008 - 12:58 PM UTC
Jim:

Thanks a bunch for yet another great SCAHMS report. I know how much time goes into putting that together. I just want you to know how much I appreciate it. Boy, there sure are alot of inspirational pieces in that group.

The Titantic was by far one of my favorites. I love the forced perspective, and the shadowbox presentation.

Charles, congratulations are in order for your two gold medals. Outstanding. I must admit, I thought the WWI diorama was a figment of your imagination, but I see such a machine did exist. It seems so "out of this world."

Mike, the figure in question comes from the Pegaso 90mm collection. You can see more pictures here:
SS Sturmbanfhurer

John
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Posted: Tuesday, April 22, 2008 - 02:00 PM UTC
John,

Thank you for your comments concerning my 'Tumbleweed Tank' diorama. Indeed, I believe it was a figment of some "Popular Science" writer's imagination! The magazine cover begged to be 'built'

Cheers,
Charles
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Posted: Tuesday, April 22, 2008 - 02:06 PM UTC
That's a Pegaso kit, I believe.
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Posted: Tuesday, April 22, 2008 - 02:43 PM UTC
John and Randy, thanks for the info!

Mike
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Posted: Wednesday, April 23, 2008 - 05:54 PM UTC
Thanks guys. Glad you liked it.

Jim
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Posted: Wednesday, April 23, 2008 - 11:49 PM UTC
Day late, a dollar shot as usual, lately.
Thanks Jim, enjoyed the photos.
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Posted: Wednesday, April 23, 2008 - 11:55 PM UTC
Excellent report.
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Posted: Sunday, April 27, 2008 - 10:37 AM UTC
real nice report mate, and i love the 'tumbleweed tank' dio... its really different. Was there really a tank like that??
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Posted: Friday, May 02, 2008 - 10:55 AM UTC

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real nice report mate, and i love the 'tumbleweed tank' dio... its really different. Was there really a tank like that??


The Tumbleweed Tank was based on a concept in Popular Mechanics from the '20s, IIRC. Charles Reading had a copy of the drawing from the magazine next to his display. Great idea to actually build the thing, and nicely executed too!
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Posted: Friday, April 06, 2012 - 04:53 PM UTC
Charles,

Do you an article for Finescale Modeler? If so, do you remember which one it was?

Thanks