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Welcome to the
Albuquerque Scale Modelers (ASM)
Website

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--  The Next ASM Meeting is on Friday, February 6th  --  ASM Swap Meet wiith No Contest  --  January Newsletter is Posted --  Change 5 to 2014 ASM Contest Schedule is Posted!  --


ASM Website Pages - Click on applicable Title below to visit that page.

ASM HOME ARTICLES MODEL PICS MEETING PICS CONTEST RESULTS POINT STANDINGS
MODEL OF YEAR CONTEST SCHEDULE NEWSLETTER MODEL DISPLAYS FIELD TRIPS ENTRY FORMS
MEETING LOCATION CONTEST GUIDELINES ASM BY LAWS HINTS & TIPS MODELING LINKS ARCHIVED ARTICLES


Click on the pictures below to go to the web page on that ASM activity

 

ASM 2015 Executive Board

Tony Humphries, President    abkhumphries@gmail.com

Mike Blohm, Vice President 
blohmm@aol.com

Frank Randall, Secretary/Treasurer,
IPMS/USA Chapter Contact
fcr40.fr@gmail.com  

Jerry Little, Contest Director bravo52@aol.com

Jack Garriss, Protem Member   
jgar319113@aol.com

Victor Maestas, Protem Member
vmaestas@aol.com

Larry Glenn, Protem Member
l.glenn2@comcast.net

Joe Walters, Newsletter Editor    jwalters22@comcast.net

Mike Blohm, Webmaster   blohmm@aol.com

Welcome to the Albuquerque Scale Modelers Club (ASM) Website

Interested in scale modeling?   If so, the Albuquerque Scale Modelers Club invites you to attend one of our monthly meetings.  Meeting events normally include a model contest, club business, modeling skills demonstrations, and sometimes a historical speaker.  ASM includes all types of models – aircraft, armor, ships, figures, cars, space exploration, science-fiction, anime – whatever your particular interest might be.  Membership is at four levels of modeling skills – Junior, Basic, Intermediate, and Masters.  ASM is a chapter of the International Plastic Modeler's Society - USA and is the largest modeling club in New Mexico. 

Our club meets monthly on the first Friday of each month at 7:30 PM, adjusted for holidays.  Our meeting location is the University of New Mexico Continuing Education Building/Conference Center at 1634 University Blvd NE in Albuquerque.  The business meeting begins at 7:30 PM.  Model contest entries closes at 8:00 PM, and judging begins at 8:00 PM.

The next ASM meeting is on Friday, February 6th.  Please drop by and join us.  Feel free to contact any of the Board Members for additional information - see Executive Board listing at left.    Updates are made to this webpage following all club meetings and when new information is available.  The banner at the top of this page provides highlights of new information.

Click here for an ASM Information Handout / Flyer (pdf file) that includes the above information and ASM contacts. 

Click here to learn more about "What is Scale Modeling"?

Click here for New Member and Prospective Member Information.

Click here for information on the International Plastic Modeler's Society (IPMS).

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Click here for an IPMS application form (pdf file).

Thanks for visiting our page and drop by again.  Happy modeling!

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Contest
Schedule
Latest Website
Updates

January
Newsletter

 Next ASM
Contest
Next Sponsored
Contest

Website Last Updated on:  January 29, 2015


ASM hosted the 2014 Region 10 Convention and Model Contest

July 11 - 12, 2014

D-Day Plus Seventy

---  Thrice the Spice  ---

Click on the logo above or here to go to the Chile Con 3 website

Click here for an Article on Chile Con 3

 
 

     

Click here for
Chile Con 3:
 

Award Presentation
Show


Model Pictures

 
Awards Pictures


 

ASM thanks to the following companies and people
for their support and sponsorship at Chile Con 3 :

 


       


Visit our pages below for highlights of past ASM Meetings, Contests, and Trips

Articles Page Model Pictures Meeting Pictures Contest Results Field Trips

 


Next ASM Meeting:


The February 6th Meeting is an ASM Swap Meet with No Contests

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The March 6th Meeting is an Open (Points) Contests

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The January 9th Meeting was a Special (Non-Points) Contest

Annual Moe Blalters

"Sci-Fi, Real Space, Science and Fantasy"

                       

                       

 

 

   

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The December 5th Meeting was a Special (Non-Points) Contest

 

"Mustangs and Corsairs"

Any P-51 Mustang or F4U Corsair model, any scale, in World War II markings, U.S. or Allied

 

and the

"2014 ASM Model of the Year Showdown"

Click here to see eligible models

Guest Speakers:

John Perkins, USMC, an armorer with VMF-224 (F4U Corsairs) in the Pacific during WW II

Bob Bryan, USAAF, a crew chief with the 357th FG (P-51D's) in Germany after WW II

 

 

   

 

VMF-224 Website    357 FG Website-1    357 FG Website-2

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Best Entry Winners from January 2015

"Sci-Fi, Real Space, Science and Fantasy"
Special Contest and 3 Sponsored Contests:

"
Frickin' Laser Beams"
Hosted by Patrick Dick
"Fanta-Storical"
Hosted by Josh Pals & Patrick Dick
"Battle of the Bulge 70th Annivesary" Hosted by E-Board
Best Entry
Juniors
Best Entry
Basic
Best Entry
Intermediate
Best Entry
Masters
Best Bulge Entry - Intermed Best Bulge Entry - Masters Best Entry
Fanta-Storical
Best Frickin'
Entry
     
Joshua Kinman Kim Rogulich Tom Perea Patrick Dick Bret Kinman Tony Humphries Mike Blohm Mike Blohm
Dodge Challenger
SRT8
Pirates of the Caribbean Project Gemini
Capsule
Battlestar Pegasus M4A3
Sherman
M16
GMC
VF-1J Valkyrie
Veritech Fighter
Flying Saucer
UFO

Click here to see January Contest Results

Click here to see January Model Pictures

Click here to see January Meeting Pictures

 

Best of Show Winners from
December's "Mustangs and Corsairs"
Special (Non-Points) Contest
Best 1/32 Scale Mustang
Masters
Best 1/48 Scale Mustang
Masters
Best 1/72 Scale Mustang
Masters
Best 1/32 Scale Corsair
Masters
Best 1/48 Scale Corsair
Masters
Brian Peck Glenn Bingham Mike Blohm Brian Peck Larry Glenn
P-51D
Capt Henry Brown
354 FG
P-51D
Capt William
Whisner 352 FG
P-51D
Capt Robert Foy
357 FG
F4U-1
1Lt Wilbur Thomas
VMF-213
F4U-1D
LtCdr Roger Hedrick
VF-84

 

Best 1/32 Scale Mustang
Intermediate
Best 1/72 Scale Mustang
Intermediate
Best 1/32 Scale Corsair
Intermediate
Best 1/72 Scale Corsair
Intermediate
Best 1/72 Scale Corsair
Juniors
Tim Wood Len Faulconer Adrian Montano Frank Randall Aleya Montano
P-51D
RAF 3 Sq
P-51B
Maj David Tex Hill
23 FG
F4U-1D
VMF-312
F4U-1A
LtJg Ira Kepford
VF-17
Corsair

 

ASM 2014 Model of the Year Winners
2014 Model
of the Year
Juniors

2014 Model
of the Year

Basic

2014 Model
of the Year
Intermediate
2014 Model
of the Year

Masters
Aleya Montano Jeannie Garriss Steve Brodeur Brian Peck
Gundam With
Light Saber
'33 Willys
Gasser
Proteus
Fantasic Voyage
F4U-1
Birdcage Corsair

 

January March April May June
September October November December

Click here to see December Contest Results

Click here to see December Model Pictures

Click here to see December Meeting Pictures

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   For further details on upcoming contests, click on the link below to the

ASM Contest Schedule section of the website:  Contest Schedule

 


2014 New Mexico State Fair Model Contest Results

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ASM sponsors the
Creative Arts Division 13: "Model - Military, Science Fiction and Others"

Category every year at the New Mexico State Fair

Detailed results - ribbons won by sections - are posted on the 2014 NM State Fair webpage

Click here for more information on the New Mexico State Fair contest


ASM at Albuquerque Comic Expo 2014

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Click here for the Article on ASM at ACE 2014

 


 

New / Prospective ASM Member Information

Click on links above and below for information on ASM and IPMS-USA
that new or prosepective members need to know!

What is "Scale Modeling"?

 

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Historical Tidbits

Click here or link above to see Historical Events commemorated this month.


Links to Associate Model Clubs in the Albuquerque area
hosted on the ASM Website:

Albuquerque Model Car Club

AMCC

 

New Mexico Armor Modeling
and Preservation Society
 
NM AMPS

 


ASM Items on E-Bay

ASM has items up for bidding on eBay through the Our Lil Enterprise eBay business here in Albuquerque.  ASM items are from club member donations, and all proceeds go the the club treasury.  Please bring any donations (kits, books, etc.) in to ASM meetings.  A big thanks to John Tate for leading this effort, which will help out with the financing of Chile Con 3 and continuing ASM operations.   Please check out these items at the following link and bid on those that fit your fancy:

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IPMS/USA Region 10 Chapter of the Year Winner

2003, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011 and 2013

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IPMS /USA Region 10 Webmaster of the Year Winner

2011, 2012 and 2013

IPMS/USA Webmaster of the Year Winner for 2011

 


Winner of the Best Chapter / Group Entry Award

at the IPMS/USA 2010 National Convention
"Char B1 bis - Battle of France 1940"
 
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Left Side
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Left Panel Center Panel Right Panel Tank Histories Right Side
View
Indochine
by Jim Guld
Vendee II
by Mike Blohm
Vercingetorix
by Victor Maestas
Richelieu
by Patrick Dick
Reims
by Tom Perea
Bourrasque
by Danny Williamson
Jean Bart
by Don Smith
Madagascar
by Josh Pals
Nivernais II
by Tony Humphries
Ourcq
by Jim Guld
Fantasque
by Jim Guld
Eastern Front
by Danny Williamson
Channel Islands
by Patrick Dick

 


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