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Welcome to the
Albuquerque Scale Modelers (ASM)
Website

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The June 3rd ASM Meeting has No Contests  --  Guest Speaker: "Aerial Firefighting" Presentation by Frank Hoback  --  MASKS ARE NO LONGER REQUIRED AT MEETINGS --  Meeting Start Time is 6:30 PM  --  Changes Made to ASM 2022 Contest Schedule  --  April 2022 Newsletter 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 ASM REVIEWS NM STATE FAIR WEBSITE UPDATES  5-17


   

** Due to the continuing pandemic, only current members and invited guest speakers **
will be allowed at ASM meetings.  Contact the club Secretary, Frank Randall at
 the ASM E-Mail site ( ABQScaleModelers@outlook.com ) for membership
information, to join ASM, or if you have any questions.

   

The June 3rd ASM Meeting has

No Contests


Guest Speaker:

    

"Aerial Firefighting" Presentation

by Frank Hoback
 

    

  

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The May 6th ASM Meeting was an

"Open" Points Contest

 

 


             

Sponsored Contest: "The Ukraine War"

Hosted by John Tate

Award Plaques for "Ukraine War" Sponsored Contest

   

 

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**  At this time masks are no longer required in the UNM Conference Center  **


* Meeting start time is 6:30 PM *

 

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ASM Display at the 2021 Air Force Anniversary Ball

Friday, October 15th

       

Click here for article on the ASM Display at the 2021 Air Force Ball

Pictures from the 2021 Air Force Ball

                       

                       

2019 Air Force Ball

                       

2018 Air Force Ball

                   


  
2021 New Mexico State Fair Model Contest Results

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Each year ASM sponsors the

Creative Arts - Division 13  /   Sections 471 – 474

"Models – Military, Science Fiction & Others"

Click here for the ASM 2021 NM State Fair Model Contest Results Webpage

Includes Results and Pictures of all Model Entries

Click here for Official 2021 Model Contest Results (pdf file)

Pictures of the 2021 model cases are shown below
 

     

  



IPMS/USA Chapter of the Year Winner for 2014

  

     

    Click here for article on winning the Chapter of the Year Award

IPMS/USA Region 10 Chapter of the Year Winner

2003, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, and 2019

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IPMS /USA Region 10 Webmaster of the Year Winner

2011, 2012, 2013, 2016, 2018, 2019, and 2020

IPMS/USA Webmaster of the Year Winner

2011 and 2016

   


   

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ASM 2022 Executive Board

John Tate, President

Dave Epstein, Vice President

Frank Randall, Secretary/Treasurer,
IPMS/USA Chapter Contact

Ken Liotta, Contest Director

Bob Henderson, Protem Member

Scott Jaworski
, Protem Member

Victor Maestas, Protem Member

Joe Walters, Newsletter Editor

Mike Blohm, Webmaster
 



E-Mail us at:


ABQScaleModelers@outlook.com

 

 

Submit Virtual Contest Entries at:

asmvmc2021entries@gmail.com


 

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Welcome to the Albuquerque Scale Modelers Club (ASM) Website Home Page

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.  ASM activies include conducting model displays in the community, taking field trips to model-related events, and sponsoring and conducting the Model Contest at the New MexicoState Fair each year.  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 late 1960's and became an IPMS/USA Chapter in 1983. 
  

Our club meets monthly on the first Friday of each month at 6:30 PM, adjusted for holidays.  Our meeting location is the University of New Mexico (UNM) Continuing Education Building/Conference Center at 1634 University Blvd NE in Albuquerque.  The business meeting begins at 6:30 PM.  Model contest entries closes at 7:00 PM, and judging begins at 7:00 PM.  Note that these are time changes from 2020.

The next ASM meeting on Friday, June 3rd, 2022.  The meeting has no contests.  There is a Guest Speaker: "Aerial Firefighting" presented by Frank Hoback.  Masks are no longer required by UNM after March 18th.  See Note** below.  Stay tuned for any procedures required by the UNM Conference Center.  Details are available on the Home Page.  Please contact ASM at the E-mail address below if you would like to attend one of our meetings.  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 any new information.

** Due to the continuing pandemic, only current members & invited guest speakers will be allowed at ASM meetings. **
Contact the club Secretary, Frank Randall at the ASM E-Mail site
( ABQScaleModelers@outlook.com ) for membership information, to join ASM, or if you have any questions.  

 

 

E-Mail us at:

ABQScaleModelers@outlook.com

ASM membership dues are $25 per year for an Adult, $10 for Juniors (under 18), and $30 for a Family membership.

Click here for an ASM Membership Application Form.  This can be mailed or brought to an ASM meeting.

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

Click here to join us on our ASM Facebook Page

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

Click here for New Member and Prospective Member Information.

Click here for information 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 5 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.

Click here for additional IPMS/USA Links (Region 10, Region 10 Chapters, etc.) on the ASM Website's Articles webpage.

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

This website is copywrited / the intellectual property of ASM.

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

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Contest
Schedule
Latest Website
Updates
April
Newsletter
 Next ASM
Contest
Next Sponsored
Contest

Website Last Updated on:  May 17, 2022


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

Articles Page Model Pictures Meeting Pictures Contest Results Field Trips Reviews NM St Fair

 


 
Next and Recent ASM Meetings:

 

The June 3rd ASM Meeting has

No Contests


Guest Speaker:

    

"Aerial Firefighting" Presentation

by Frank Hoback

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The May 6th ASM Meeting was an

"Open" Points Contest and a Sponsored Contest:

"The Ukraine War"

 

           

       

 


 

Winners From Recent ASM Contests:

( Last 8 Contests )

 

Best of Show Winners from
March's "Open" Contest
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Best of Show
Juniors
Best of Show
Basic
Best of Show
Intermediate
Best of Show
Masters
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No Entries Rolf Nitsche James Medina Victor Maestas
No Entries Hamburg Harbor
Diorama
Hammer Head
Cruiser
Honda NSR 500
Motorcycle

Click here for March Contest Results

Click here for March Model Pictures

Click here for March Meeting Pictures

 

Best Entry Winners from the January
"Sci-Fi, Real Space, Science & Fantasy"
Special Contest and the
"Frickin' Laser Beams"
Sponsored Contests
Hosted by Patrick Dick
Best Basic
Entry
Best Intermediate
Split: Space - Ground Vehicles
Best Intermediate
Split: Space - Flying Vehicles
Best Masters
Entry
Best
Frickin' Entry
Best
Frickin' Entry
- Goldmember
Kris Herrera James Medina James Medina Steve Brodeur James Medina James Medina
Mandalorian "Entrenched" Diorama Hammer Head Corvette Discoverry Hammer Head Corvette Y-Wing Diorama

    

Just Staff's Most Favorite Awards

for the Moe Blalters Contest

Best Basic Best Intermediate Best Masters
Kris Herrera James Medina Steve Brodeur
Mandalorian "Entrenched" Diorama (Hoth) Discovery (2001)

Click here for January Contest Results

Click here for January Model Pictures

Click here for January Meeting Pictures

       

 

  Judge's Winners
from December's ASM 2021
"Model of the Year Competition"
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Best of Show
Juniors
Best of Show
Basic
Best of Show
Intermediate
Best of Show
Masters
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No Entries Mark Vaughn James Medina Dave Straub
No Entries Civil War Cannon
August-September
2020
"Red Jammer"
Y-Wing Diorama
January 2020
USS Currituck
Seaplane Tender
June 2021

 

People's Choice Winners
from December's ASM 2021
"Model of the Year Competition"
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People's Choice
Juniors
People's Choice
Basic
People's Choice
Intermediate
People's Choice
Masters
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No Entries Mark Vaughn James Medina Brian Peck
No Entries Seversky AP-7 Racer
Jackie Cochran
March 2020
"Red Jammer"
Y-Wing Diorama
January 2020
Avro Lancaster
Mk III
March 2020

Click here for December Contest Results

Click here for December Model Pictures

  

Best of Show & People's Choice
Winners from November's
"80 Years Later - Pearl Harbor"
Theme Contest
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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
AJ Tate Kris Herrera Bob Henderson David Epstein Brian Peck
A6M Zero B5N Kate IJN Akagi Carrier D3 Val Junkers D-1

Click here for November Contest Results

Click here for November Model Pictures

       

 

       

 

Best of Show Winner
from October's
"Hurricanes" Contest
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Best of Show
Masters
        
Steve Brodeur
Hawker Hurricane Mk I

Click here for October Contest Results

Click here for October Model Pictures

   

 

  Best of Show & People's Choice
Winners from September's
"Pandemic Virtual Model Contests"
Theme Contest
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Best of Show &
People's Choice
Juniors
Best of Show
Basic
People's Choice
Basic
Best of Show
Intermediate
People's Choice
Intermediate
Best of Show
Masters
People's Choice
Masters
AJ Tate Jacob Stoner Kris Herrera Jim Medina Paul Fontenoy Scott Jaworski Scott Jaworski
Snoopy's
Sopwith Camel
Mk II Bradley Me 262A-1a Back to the Front
 Diorama
Star Wars
Imperial Russian Navy Monitor Uragan F-35A
Lightning II
GAZ 66
Fuel Truck

Click here for September Contest Results

Click here for September Model Pictures

 

Best of Show & People's Choice
Winners from July's
"Jet Engined" Theme Contest
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Best of Show &
People's Choice
Basic
Best of Show
Intermediate
People's Choice
Intermediate
Best of Show
Masters
People's Choice
Masters
Mark Vaughn Bob Henderson Bob Henderson Casey Rupley Victor Maestas
Prop-Jet
Engine
Jet Pod Racer
Star Wars
British F-4K FG.1
Phantom II
Yak-30 Russian Trainer P-51D
Chuck Yeager

"Chuck Yeager - The Legend of Legends" Sponsored Contest Winner

Victor Maestas  -- P-51D Glamorous Glen III

"Best Korean War Build" Super-Secret Sponsored Contest Winners

Best Aircraft Build   -   Glenn Bingham   -   F-86 Sabre and MiG-15

Best Armor Build   -   Dave Miller   -   M-19A1 Han River Overlook

       

Click here for July Contest Results

Click here for July Model Pictures

   

 

   

       

 

 


 

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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  Links on the main pages and the current year pages will take you to same-year pages
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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.

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Click here for an article on

Captain Danny Roberts

New Mexico's World War II Fighter Ace

with 14 aerial victories

 




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

    


   

Cavalcade of Wings

Cavalcade of Wings Website     ASM Cavalcade of Wings Webpage


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.  This effort 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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ASM at the 2018 IPMS/USA Nationals

    

ASM Modelers Take First and Second Place in the Best Chapter / Group Entry Category
at the  IPMS/USA 2018 National Convention

First Place - "World War II Matilda Tanks Across the World"

Also - Best Miscellaneous Award

               

Second Place - "Renault FT - The First Modern Tank"

 

Winner of the Best Chapter / Group Entry Award
at the IPMS/USA 2018 National Convention
"
World War II Matilda Tanks Across the World"

 
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All Models View Left Models View Center Models View Right Models View Paper Awards Tank Location Map
Park Royal - Libya
by Ken Liotta
Greyna - France
by Victor Maestas
Bully - Borneo
by Larry Glenn
T35204 - USSR  by
Jim Guld/Ken Liotta
Matilda Scorpion
by Jim Guld
T17700 - UK
by Patrick Dick
Green Loaning - Crete
by Gorham Smoker
T6880 - Tobruk
by Mike Blohm
Matilda A12 - UK
by Jim Guld
T17761 - USSR  by
Jim Guld/Ken Liotta
Grimsby - Tobruk
by Patrick Dick
1st Armored Div-UK
by Danny Williamson
Unit Unknown-USSR
by Dave Epstein
Captured Matilda
by Danny Williamson
Gallant - Malta
by Don Smith
Defiance - Tobruk
by John Tate
37th Tank Brigade
by Tony Humphries
Hobo - Libya
by Victor Maestas
Matilda Tank
History
Matilda Model
Builders

 


Second Place - Best Chapter / Group Entry Award

at the IPMS/USA 2018 National Convention
"
Renault FT - The First Modern Tank"
 
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French Renault-1918
by Tony Humphries
US Renault-1918
by Tom Perea
French Renault-1918
by Patrick Dick
Polish Renault-1920
by John Tate
French Renault-1940
by Tony Humphries
US Renault-1927
by Tom Perea
Chinese Renault-1932
by Patrick Dick
Polish Renault-1939
by Tim Wood
German Renault-1942
by Patrick Dick
Afghan Renault-2003
by Tony Humphries

 


 


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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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

 


ASM Supports the Folds of Honor Foundation

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