ModelGeek's Podcast

ModelGeek's Podcast

Hey Modelers! Welcome to the ModelGeeks Scale Modeling Podcast, a place where we talk about anything and everything relating to models. Buckle up for what we believe will be an exciting journey into the world of scale modeling. It doesn’t matter whether you’re new to the hobby or you been around since Moses nor does it matter what you build; planes, armor, ships or automobiles, we hope to have a little bit for each of you.Our format is simple and to the point; modeling news you can use, a few tips and techniques, some lighthearted banter and maybe a beer or two, but most importantly interaction with you! That interaction starts with you, you see, we really want to make this content for you the listener so please, drop us an email at contact@modelgeekspodcast.com and weigh in on whatever our show topic is. You can find it at the ModelGeeks Facebook Page or our website, www.modelgeekspodcast.comIn closing, thanks to all the ModelGeeks out there, we really hope that you will download and make us a regular part of your modeling bench sessions. Keep on building, be excellent to each other, and by all means... Build something! Out from the Geeks...

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August 12, 2022 100 min

Welcome to Episode 039 of the ModelGeeks Podcast.  Join us as we give our recap the IPMS Nationals and what our take was on the show.  Listen as the geeks discuss their favorite parts of the Nationals and what models particularly stood out to the Geeks.

Of course we’ll also give a run-down of what’s new out there in kits, aftermarket, upcoming shows, and other news around the hobby.

We would like to thank all the listeners for the su...

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Welcome to Episode 038 of the ModelGeeks Podcast.  Join us as we discuss the IPMS Nationals and the things we do in preparation.  

Of course we’ll also give a run-down of what’s new out there in kits, aftermarket, upcoming shows, and other news around the hobby.

We would like to thank all the listeners for the support you have given the show over the past year now.  We also want to thank each of our sponsors for their support. We are...

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Welcome to Episode 37 of the ModelGeeks Podcast.  In this episode we’re going to dive into a topic that was brought to us by one of our listeners.  Join us as we discuss how real world issues affect / influence our modeling...... 

Of course we’ll also give a run-down of what’s new out there in kits, aftermarket, upcoming shows, and other news around the hobby.

We would like to thank all the listeners for the support you have given th...

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Welcome to Episode 036 of the ModelGeeks Podcast.  In this episode we’re going to have our friend and fellow Modelgeek Gabe “Rage” Pincelli hang out with us, and share his thoughts on the hobby, talk about real world flying and share his take on the hobby we all enjoy.

Of course we’ll also give a run-down of what’s new out there in kits, aftermarket, upcoming shows, and other news around the hobby.

Here is a link to the portable airb...

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Welcome to The ModelGeeks Podcast. Can you remember that "ah ha" moment; the moment you decided to get serious about the hobby?  Join us as we take a little trip down memory lane and discuss when and why we decided to take the hobby seriously.  We’ll also give a run-down of what’s new out there in kits, aftermarket, upcoming shows, as we as some of the other news from around the hobby. 

We would like to thank all of you list...

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Welcome to The ModelGeeks Podcast. Join us as we welcome our very good friends, Bert Kinzey and Rock Roszak of Detail & Scale!!

We’ll also give a run-down of what’s new out there in kits, aftermarket, upcoming shows, and other news around the hobby. We would like to thank all the listeners for the support you have given the show over the past year now. We hope to see you out and about as we hit some of the shows. If you can'...

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Welcome to The ModelGeeks Podcast. This episode Scott leads the Geeks on a discussion about how do we paint natural metal finishes.  We also have another guest host an original OG Mr. Justin Lentz. Justin gives the listeners a run down of who he is and what he builds.  The geeks go over the entire process of laying down paint, weathering, and everyones favorite, putting decals on a natural metal finish.  The geeks discuss some good...

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Welcome to The ModelGeeks Podcast. Well, Show and Contest season is upon us! Alright we’ve discussed model contests before here on the Geeks but let’s talk shows/contests from the perspective of being “in show season”! We’re in the midst of planning our first show down here in Pax River (PAXCON23), and we’re learning really quickly how much work goes into planning and running a successful, i.e. FUN, model show and contest. Call it ...

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Welcome to The ModelGeeks Podcast.  Listen in as the Geeks with special guest Tim "El Presidente" Holland filling in for D-ran discuss 3-D printing and its impact on the hobby.  The Geeks also sit down with Dave Roof President and CEO of Flying Leathernecks Decals and get the history around the brand and where he thinks 3-D printed is going in the hobby.

 Of course we’ll also give a run-down of what’s new out there in kits, ...

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Welcome to The ModelGeeks Podcast.  Join the Geeks as Nemo lays out how he gets that perfect TPS finish and Frilldo learns about the hole in the top of Mr. Hobby spray cans and how it is there to decant your paint.  Nemo tells the listeners how he does his TPS on his models.   Frank Blanton stops by and gives the Geeks an interview with  a rundown on AMPS style judging.
 
Of course we’ll also give a run-down of what’s new out there i...

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Welcome to The ModelGeeks Podcast.  We are very happy and privileged to have Sean King from Primed Model Works YouTube Channel and TJ Haller from the Plastic Posse Podcast join us as guest hosts for EP29.  In this episode we do a little recap of the Old Dominion Open (ODO) held by IMPS Richmond.  In our main topic we scratch the surface of scale modeling benefits as it relates to both stress and mental health.    
 
Of course we’ll a...

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Welcome to Episode 028 of the ModelGeeks Podcast.  In this episode we’re going to discuss hanging out with your modeling buddies and building away from the comfort of your bench…taking the hobby on the road! Do you have a group of friends who build? If so, make a plan to get together, do some model building, tell some tall tales, have a drink or two, and enjoy some camaraderie. 
 
 Of course we’ll also give a run-down of what’s new o...

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Welcome to Episode 027 of the ModelGeeks Podcast.  In this episode we will announce the winners of The ModelGeeks Podcast One Year Anniversary Giveaway!!  Make sure you listen closely as the winners are announced throughout the show!

We would like to thank all of the listeners for the support you have giving the show over the past year and we look forward to the year to come.  Hope to see you out and about as we hit some of the show...

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Welcome to Episode 026 of the ModelGeeks Podcast.  In this episode and Nemo will lead us in as we discuss modeling references; is that something that you use?  We do for sure, and we will discuss them in depth!!

We also want to remind you that the one-year anniversary giveaway entry will close at 1800 EST tonight so listen up to the instructions on how to enter, TIME IS RUNNING OUT!!
 
 So, fire up your favorite listening device, hea...

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Welcome to Episode 025 and the one year anniversary of the ModelGeeks Podcast.  Spencer Pollard joins us in the special episode and we discuss one of his most current Kit Box Essay's

"STOP COMPETING WITH YOURSELF…

If you are making modelling decisions based on your need for affirmation, you might not be alone..."

We also have an important announcement regarding our one year anniversary as well as some witty banter amongst ...

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Welcome to Episode 024 of the ModelGeeks Podcast.  Join us as we give a summary of what we are working on, touch on some news, answer the mail bag and give a quick tip/tool of the week. 

In this exciting episode we include an Interview with Jeff Herne of Scale Colors taken at the 2021 IPMS Nation Convention in Fabulous Las Vegas Nevada.  We address a few listener emails and have some witty banter amongst the Geeks.  We at the Geeks...

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Welcome to Episode 023 of the ModelGeeks Podcast.  Join us as we give a summary of what we are working on.  In this exciting episode we include an Interview with Andy Kline taken at the 2021 IPMS Nation Convention in Fabulous Las Vegas Nevada.  We address a few listener emails and maybe share a sea story or two from Frilldo.  We at the Geeks hope you all had a great Thanksgiving with family and friends.

Fire up you favorite listenin...

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Welcome to Episode 022 of the ModelGeeks Podcast.  Join us as Nemo takes us deep into the discussion of basic construction.  In this exciting episode we will discuss how we deal with basics as well as some of our favorite techniques.  We get into some Geek news, address a few listener emails and maybe share a sea story or two.

Fire up you favorite listening device, head on over to the bench and START BUILDING!   

Please check out the...

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Welcome to Episode 021 of the ModelGeeks Podcast.  Can a discussion on photography go completely off the rails?  Yes they can and I hope you'll come along for the journey as in this episode, we have two very special guests join us for this discussion.  Not only do we discuss photography for social media but we take a little bit deeper dive into the world past that of the regular iPhone style photography.  I want to thank John B...

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Welcome to Episode 020 of the ModelGeeks Podcast.  In this episode, Whitey poses the question, What was your worst kit, and have you ever Collinized "SMASHED THE HELL OUT OF' a kit before?   Just about every modeler out there has had a kit that has tested your patience.  Do us a favor, head on over to your bench turn up the volume and start building!! look forward   

Oh, and when you get a chance, we would LOVE to hear which...

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