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The IPMS San Diego met on January 27 at the Veterans Memorial Center
& Museum in San Diego for its first Quarterly Contest of the year.
A nice turnaround of models, for both the contest and Show 'n Tell.

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Award of Dedication

Gary Williams presents former President Tony Bunch a plaque
in recognition of his years of dedication to the club.

Quarterly Contest Results

Eight entries brought by
seven modelers were
split between two
categories, Aircraft and
Others, and judged by
newly appointed Lead
Judge Jerry Jackson.
Category: Aircraft

First Place - Rich Durham - 1/48 Spitfire V-B

Second Place - Gary Williams - 1/48 PV-1 Ventura

Third Place - Jose Gonzalez (award received by Dan Covey) - 1/48 Curtiss Racer

Category: Others

First Place - Kelvin Branom - 1/35 V-2 Rocket

Second Place - Ethan Idenmill - 1/35 US Infantry Man with Rifle

Third Place - Ethan Idenmill - 1/35 US Infantry Man with Grenade

Popular Vote Award

Popular Vote Award: Rich Durham - 1/48 Spitfire V-B

Other Contest Entries
1/48 F-4 U, by Rex McCoy

1/48 S-2 E, by Richard Abraham

Show 'n Tell

Jerry Jackson's Dragon 1/72 SturmTiger

Mike O'Leary's Special Hobby 1/32 Polikarpov I-16 and Wing Nut Wings 1/32 Junkers J1

Ethan Indenmill's MPC 1/60 Tie Interceptor, with PE parts from 1/72 PE-2 kit in the cockpit
and a custom-carved helmet for the figure.

Joel Hendricks' Polar Lights Teranodon, a snap kit
that requires a lot of seam filling and re-scribing.

Jerry Brunson's Trumpeter 1/32 A-7 E, with Zactomodel's seamless jet intake.

Dan Covey's Dragon 1/700 ships, clockwise from bottom left:
USS Ingraham FFG-81, USS Albany CG-10, and USS Long Beach CGN-9.

Our thanks to all who participated!

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