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  1. What is the date for the fall show?
  2. I have a resin Ventura kit from Time Machine Resin. It's pretty nice. I don't think he has a website anymore. He's an eBay seller -t.m.resin. I don't see any current listings, but it looks like he had a bunch that closed last week. JIM
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    The oldest and largest model car swap meet in Indiana. 8 foot vendor tables are only $20 if payment received by 5-1-2018. Vendor can vend on Fri and Saturday. Vendor Info: Mike O'Leary 317-731-5676, mike51oleary@gmail.com Contest is Saturday, May 19. There are over 20 judged classes and multiple best of awards. This year's theme is The Chevrolet Impala. Contest registration 9-1, awards at 3pm. Aduilt entry fee $3 for first model, $1 for each additional model Youth (thru age 16) $1 per model Contest info: John White, 765-571-1104, dakotajohn@embarqmail.com
  4. model roundup

    great service and a great email newsletter. JIM
  5. My Old Articles

    Thanks Tom. Looking forward to reading more of them as time permits. JIM
  6. RIP Chris Etzel

    Art, thanks a lot for the stories about Chris. He will be missed. JIM
  7. Indianapolis club info

    You can contact me for information on the Hoosier Model Car Association (HMCA) . My email is jcasassa@att.net. We have a monthly electronic newsletter which has meeting dates and locations plus flyers for coming show. I'd be glad to email you a copy. JIM
  8. Bolt sizes

    I think most of the suspension bolts on those cars would be in the 3/8" to 1/2" inch range, in scale that would be about .015" to .020". Hex size for bolt heads or nuts would scale out to .023" to .026". If you're looking for real bolts I think sixe 0000 is the closest you'll find. If you're wanting only to simulate bolt heads and nuts, hex and round stock are available from Plastruct. I think someone offers photoetched bolt heads, but can't recall who. HTH JIM.
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    Hoosier Model Car Association 37th annual show in conjunction with the Hoosier Vintage Wheels Swap Meet Swap meet May 19 and 20 - Vendors can set up Saturday only OR Friday and Saturday for the same prices. Only $20 for an 8 foot table ($25 after May 1) Make checks payable to HMCA. This show is held in conjunction with a full-size swap meet so you will have customers who would not ordinarily attend a model car swap meet. Swap Meet info: Mike O'Leary, 827 HIldebrand Dr, Indianapolis, IN 46217; 317-731-5676; williamoleary827@yahoo.com Contest May 20 - 20+judged classes plus Best-of award. Theme: "Number 37"; $50 case drawing for contest entrants Special Awards: Bob Clidinst Memorial (Indianapolis Motor Speedway related), Scruggs-O'Hara award Entry $3 for first model, $1 for each additional. Youth $1 per model Contest: John White, 765-571-1104; dakotajohn@embarquemail.com
  10. Looking for louvers

    Harry, you might want to check out www.archertransfers.com for louvers. They are resin printed on a decal sheet and come in a variety of sizes. They are not open, but with some black paint or marker they are close. JIM
  11. Revell 1957 Ranchero?

    I think a Ranchero from Revell is a certainty since I purchased a JF resin kit. It seems that every time I've bought a resin body to use with a current kit the model company adds that body style to their lineup. JIM
  12. Hoosier Model Car Association (HMCA) 35th Annual Swap Meet & Contest, Saturday, May 2, 2015 at Knights of Columbus, 511 E. Thompson Rd., Indianapolis, 46227 Theme; 60 Years of Thunderbirds (Fun, Fun, Fun!) This is the oldest and largest model car swap meet in the state of Indiana Over 20 judged contest classes plus special awards. $50 cash prize for Best in Show Swap meet info: Dave Williams, indyhmca@hotmail.com Contest info: Duane Tripp, DCT2136@aol.com
  13. New guy from IN

    Jeremy, let me know if you need contact info for the Ft. Wayne club. If you'd like I can add you to the HMCA email newsletter list so you'll receive show flyers. In the past we've had members who drove from Ft Wayne to Indy to attend meetings and even how we have one member who lives in Grant Co. JIM
  14. New guy from IN

    Jeremy, if you're in central IN, you might be interested in checking out the HMCA. We meet 2nd and 4th Monday of every month. JIM
  15. Hoosier Model Car Association presents their 33rd annual show Saturday, May 11, 2013 at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 501 E Thompson Rd, Indianapolis. Here are some of the things you can expect to find at this year's show: *More vendors – this is the oldest and largest model car swap meet in the state. Vendors include Detroit Resin Automotive Group, Jimmy Flintstone Studios, Modelhaus dealer (Carle Pasak), Pace Enterprises, Johan, Craig’s Hobbies Revell display – Ed Sexton will be here with a display of Revell and Monogram products. Scale Auto - Jim Haught will be here taking photographs for the magazine Unique hand-made contest trophies $50 cash awards – one to the Best in Show winner, one to a randomly drawn contest entrant Tom Daniel items to be raffled off Theme: “60 Years of Corvettes (expect to see lot of Corvette models) Jason Scruggs Memorial Award (John White will select a model Jason would have liked) Mike Veach Memorial Award (presented by the Lafayette Model Car Club) (Hint: Mike was a big fan of Tom Daniels inspired models)