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Welcome to the
Albuquerque Scale Modelers (ASM)
Website

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--  The Next ASM Meeting is on Friday, December 5th  --  Guest Speakers: John Perkins, USMC, VMF-224 and Bob Bryan, USAAF, 357 FG  --  Special (Non-Points) Contest: "Mustangs and Corsairs"  --  "Model of the Year Showdown"  -- No Sponsored Contest  --  November 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


HAPPY THANKSGIVING

FROM ASM

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

 

ASM 2014 Executive Board

Tony Humphries, President    abkhumphries@gmail.com

Mike Blohm, Vice President 
blohmm@aol.com

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

John Tate, Contest Director jtlynwood@hotmail.com

Jack Garriss, Protem Member   
ebgarriss@comcast.net

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, December 5th.  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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2014 Contest Schedule Latest Website
Updates

November
Newsletter

 Next ASM
Contest
Next Sponsored
Contest

Website Last Updated on:  November 28, 2014


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 December 5th Meeting is 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 of Show & People's Choice Winners from November's "Open" Theme Contest and "Russian Bombers" Sponsored 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 & People's Choice
Masters
Best Russian Bomber - 1945 and Earlier Best Russian Bomber - 1945
to Present
Aleya Montano Jeannie Garriss Adrian Montano Patrick Dick Larry Glenn John Tate
Gundam Fire Truck Thor Battlestar Galactica Tu-2 IL-28

Click here to see November Contest Results

Click here to see November Model Pictures

Click here to see November Meeting Pictures

 

Best of Show & People's Choice Winners from
October's "Speed Demons" Theme Contest
and "Assam Valley" Sponsored Contest
Best of Show
Juniors
People's Choice
Juniors
Best of Show
Intermediate
People's Choice
Intermediate
 Best of Show  Masters  People's Choice
Masters
Best Entry
"Assam Valley"
Aleya Montano Aleya Montano Adrian Montano Jerry Little Victor Maestas Larry Glenn John Tate
Blue Angels F-18 Hornet Blue Angels F-18 Hornet 1968 Dutch Grand Prix Fastest Lap Matra Kawanishi N1K2 George Douglas D-558-1 Skystreak Lockheed SR-71
Blackbird
Ki-43-II-Ko
Hayabusha

Click here to see October Contest Results

Click here to see October Model 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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