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Welcome to the
Albuquerque Scale Modelers (ASM)
Website

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--  The Next ASM Meeting is on Friday, March 4th  --  Theme (Points) Contest:  Open Contest #1  --  February 2016  Newsletter is Posted! --  2016 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


IPMS/USA Chapter of the Year Winner for 2014

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 New Mexico's largest modeling club.  ASM was formed in the early 1970's. 

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, March 4th.  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 forinformation on Navigating the ASM Website.

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

IPMS/USA is the United States Branch of the International Plastic Modelers' Society, whose roots can be traced to the startup of the first IPMS National Branch during the 1960's in Great Britain. In 1964 a US-based modeler applied for a charter to start the US Branch. In the ensuing 4 decades, IPMS/USA has become a 5,000 member organization dedicated to promoting the modeling hobby while providing a venue for modelers to share their skills in a social setting, along with friendly but spirited competition in the form of local, regional, and national contests and conventions.  There are over 220 active US chapters. including groups in Canada and the Philippines as well as one "cyber-chapter" existing entirely on the internet.  Source:  IPMS/USA's "About IPMS/USA" web page.

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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

February
Newsletter

 Next ASM
Contest
Next Sponsored
Contest

Website Last Updated on: February 2, 2016

 


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 March 4th meeting is a

Theme (Points) Contest:
 
Open Contest #1

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The February 5th meeting was an

ASM Swap Meet with No Contests

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The January 8th meeting was the

Annual Moe Blalters

Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Real Space and Science

Special (Non-Points) Contest

 

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The December 4th meeting was the

 

ASM Model of the Year Contest

    

Competition amongst the Best of Show winners at each skill level from

all of the 2015 Theme (Points) and Special (Non-Points) Contests

Click here for all eligible contending models

 

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Sponsored Contest : "Steampunk"

Hosted by Jerry Little


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Results are posted from the 2015 New Mexico State Fair

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Creative Arts - Division 13  /   Sections 467 – 470

Models – Military, Science Fiction & Others

Sponsored by Albuquerque Scale Modelers Club

Click here for the Model Contest results

*** Results and pictures of all entries have been posted ***

 

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Winners From Recent ASM Contests:   

 

Best Entry Winners from the January 2016
"Sci-Fi, Real Space, Science & Fantasy" Special Contest and the "Frickin' Laser Beams"
Sponsored Contest
Hosted by Patrick Dick
Best Basic
Entry
Best
Intermediate
Air, Space, Sea Entry
Best
Intermediate
Land, Figure
 Entry
Best Masters
Entry
Best Frickin'
Entry
Jeannie Garriss Michael O'Brien Partap Davis Victor Maestas Partap Davis
General Grievous
Star Wars
USS Excelsior
Star Trek
AT-ST
Star Wars
B-Wing
Star Wars
AT-ST
Star Wars

 

Just Staff's Most Favorite Awards

for the Moe Blalters Contest

Best Basic Best Intermediate
Air, Space, Sea
Best Intermediate
Land Vehicles, Figures
Best Masters
Jeannie Garriss Michael O'Brien Michael Clagett Mike Blohm
General Grievous
Star Wars
USS Excelsior
Star Trek
Martian War Machine
War of the Worlds
Earth Versus the Flying Saucers Diorama

 

Click here for January Contest Results

Click here for January Model Pictures

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ASM 2015 Modeler of the Year Winners
Junior Modeler
of the Year
Basic Modeler
of the Year
Intermediate
Modeler of the Year
Masters Modeler
of the Year
Joshua Kinman Kyle McIntyre Ken Piniak John Tate

 

ASM 2015 Model of the Year Winners
Junior
Model of the Year
Basic
Model of the Year
Intermediate
Model of the Year
Masters
Model of the Year
Joshua Kinman Jeannie Garriss Ken Piniak Brian Peck
Corvette Shelby Cobra Cutaway Tiger Tank F4U-1A Corsair

Click here for December Contest Results

Click here for December Model Pictures

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Best of Show & People's Choice Winners
from November's "Open" Theme Contest
& "Best Little Fokker" Sponsored Contest
Best of Show & People's Choice
Basic
Best of Show & People's Choice
Intermediate
Best of Show
Masters
 People's Choice
Masters
Best Little Fokker
Entry
Kyle McIntyre Steve Brodeur John Tate Glenn Bingham Victor Maestas
Type VIIC U-Boat Fokker D.VII Delta III Submarine LSM-212 Fokker Dr.I Triplane

 
Click here to see November Contest Results

 Click here to see November Model Pictures

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Best of Show & People's Choice
Winners from October's "Nuclear Winters" Theme Contest
Best of Show & People's Choice
Juniors
Best of Show & People's Choice
Basic
Best of Show
Intermediate
 People's Choice
Intermediate
Best of Show
Masters
 People's Choice
Masters
Joshua Kinman Kyle McIntyre Bret Kinman Mike Clagett John Tate Victor Maestas
Corvette USS Enterprise & USS Ranger Challenger Tank The Space Race That Never Was R-36M ICBM
SS-18 Satan
Typhoon

 

Winners from October's "Hawker" and "Nuclear Nuclear Heritage Model Display" Sponsored Contests
Best Basic Entry
Nuclear Heritage Display
Best Intermediate Entry - Nuclear Heritage Display Best Masters Entry - Nuclear Heritage Display Best Intermediate
Hawker Entry
 Best Masters
Hawker Entry
Kyle McIntyre Len Faulconer John Tate Jerry Little Victor Maestas
USS Enterprise & USS Ranger F-106A
Michigan ANG
R-36M ICBM
SS-18 Satan
Tempest Typhoon

 
here to see October Contest Results


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Best of Show & People's Choice
Winners from September's "Trainers"
Theme Contest
Best of Show & People's Choice
Juniors
Best of Show & People's Choice
Basic (Tie)
 People's Choice
Basic (Tie)
Best of Show
Intermediate
 People's Choice
Intermediate
Best of Show
Masters
 People's Choice
Masters
Joshua Kinman Kyle McIntyre Keith McIntyre Len Faulconer Frank Randall Dave Miller Larry Glenn
Jeep German Battalion Sherman Ta 152 Tiger Meet A-7 IJN Shikinami BV-141

 

Best EntriesWinners from September's "It's All Greek
to Me" Sponsored Contest
Hosted by Gil De La Plain
         
John Tate Victor Maestas
Hurricane Mk I Tropical Sptfire Mk Vb

 
Click here to see September Contest Results

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Best of Show & People's Choice
Winners from July's "1945"
Special Contest
Best of Show & People's Choice
Intermediate
Best of Show  - Masters - Aircraft
& People's Choice - Masters
Best of Show
Masters - Ar
mor
Jerry Little Larry Glenn Fred Franceschi
P-51D "Lazy Daisy" Fw 190D-9  JV-44 Su-100 Tank Destroyer

 

Winners from July's "Adversaries" Sponsored Contest Hosted by
Mike & Matt Blohm
Best Entry
Science Fiction
Best Entry
1/72 Scale
Best Entry
1/48 Scale
Best Entry
1/32 & 1/35 Scale
Best Entry
Outside the Box
Patrick Dick James Strickland James Strickland Victor Maestas James Strickland
Soviet TIE Fighter Vs
USN X-Wing Fighter
A6M2 Zero Vs
F4F-3 Wildcat
F4U-1 Corsair Vs
A6M3 Model 32 Zero
F-105G Wild Weasel
Vs SA-2 Guideline
SAM
Final Countdown
A6M2 Zero Vs
F-14 Tomcat
Best Juniors
Entry
Matt's
Favorite
Mike's
Favorite
Aleya Montano Glenn Bingham Brian Peck
Gundams Do24K-1 Vs
F1M2 Pete
F4U-1 Corsair Vs
A6M2 Zero


Click here to see July Contest Results

 Click here to see July Meeting Pictures

 Click here to see July Model Pictures

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Best of Show & People's Choice
Winners from June's "Rotary Wing" Contest and "Lockheed Martin" Sponsored Contest
Best of Show & People's Choice
Basic
Best of Show & People's Choice
Intermediate
Best of Show
Masters
 People's Choice
Masters
Best Entry
"Lockheed Martin"
Jeannie Garriss Ken Piniak Glenn Bingham John Tate Victor Maestas
Apache Helicopter Huey Cobra SH-2F Seasprite Nike Hercules F-117 Stealth Fighter

   Click here to see June Contest Results

   Click here to see June Meeting Pictures

Click here to see June Model Pictures

  

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Best of Show & People's Choice
Winners from May's
"May Day" Points Contest
People's Choice
Basic
Best of Show &
People's Choice
Intermediate
Best of Show &
People's Choice

Masters
Jeannie Garriss Partap Davis Larry Glenn
Police
Motorcycle
WW II German
Field Commander
Bf 109G-6
Royal Hungarian AF

  

Click here to see May Meeting Pictures

Click here to see May Contest Results

Click here to see May Model Pictures

   

   


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Best of Show
Winners from April's
"April Fools" Special Contest
Best of Show
Basic
Best of Show
Intermediate
Best of Show
Masters
Kim Rogulich Ken Piniak Victor Maestas
Dragon
Funny Car
Tiger Tank
"Kelly's Heroes"
Red Bull
F-117A


Click here to see April Contest Results


Click here to see April Model Pictures


Click here to see April Meeting Pictures

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Best of Show & People's Choice
Winners from March's
"Open" Theme Contest
Best of Show & People's Choice
Juniors
Best of Show & People's Choice
Basic
Best of Show & People's Choice
Intermediate
Best of Show
Masters
People's Choice
Masters
Joshua Kinman Jeannie Garriss Ken Piniak Brian Peck Larry Glenn
Mini Cooper S Shelby Cobra Cut-Away Tiger F4U-1A Corsair TBM Avenger

Click here to see March Contest Results

Click here to see March Model Pictures

Click here to see March Meeting Pictures

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The February 6th Meeting was an ASM SWap Meet with No Contests

Click here to see February Meeting Pictures

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Best Entry Winners from January 2015's

"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 Anniversary" 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

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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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Notes:  This website is optimized to be displayed at a resolution setting of 1152 x 864.
  Links on the main pages and the current year pages will take you to same-year pages
.
Links on past-year pages will still work to main pages, but year-pages will go to then-years.

 

Historical Tidbits

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

Click here for an article on

Captain Danny Roberts

New Nexico's World War II Fighter Ace

 




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 future Chile Cons 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 Chapter of the Year Winner for 2014

IPMS/USA Region 10 Chapter of the Year Winner

2003, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2013, and 2014

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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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