Kevin...I have been there very nice place! Have not been there in many years though...always liked he sold out of production kits as well as new issues. Another I use to go to is Mark Twain hobby off I 70. and Shaffer's back when they still sold Johan kits....I miss them. I hope he stays in business forever too for you...seems like a really nice guy too. You all are lucky to have them close by.
Kevin....I know that feeling got into some scary spots as a younger guy too. Building is a huge part of my life so is the family collection of them...memories are priceless. My accident changed me a lot but always tried to be a good guy...now I take time everyday just to sit and enjoy everything we often miss due to a busy life. I have decided to take some of the slightly damaged kits and donate them to the disabled builders group here they could use them and they will have a good use...others Ill just have to work with as is. Being disabled myself building is a good way to pass all the time away. I use to get to St.Louis every once in awhile...you have good shops there.
Kevin...Very true and I do appreciate everything...I have since my brush with death in the 1996 car accident. Still its a bummer but I figure I am pretty lucky and on borrowed time so to speak because I shouldn't really be here with everything I have been through but am...a blessing in itself.
Thanks Carl buddy....At times like this all you guys keep me going....its been rough. Things like this shows me just how blessed I am to have great friends and buds here. I cant replace a lot of the stuff that is gone or ruined but you guys make it easier to handle...thanks.
Looks pretty familiar just not as bad here as the photo you posted...hate to see anyone have to go through it. There is a unique smell in the area that a tornado hits for some time...guessing its from all the mud,dirt,debris that was blown around and dead trees...?
Well all the brush is finally gone now...got the 2 windows replaced in my build room found some stuff got wet and had to toss some stuff out...2 big boxes of old 60s/70s decals and original boxes to some I have here...hate putting them in baggies and risking any damage to them but looks like Ill have to. So now I have to clean out the room and seal it up good and rebuild my work area...bummer.