Plastic Model Mojo

Plastic Model Mojo

Plastic Model Mojo, a podcast dedicated to scale modeling, as well as the news and events around the hobby

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May 6, 2024 128 mins

Ever found yourself marveling at a model's intricate detail and wondered about the hands that built and painted such a tiny masterpiece?  We're joined by the multitalented modeler, Steve Hustad, whose finesse in both aircraft and armor modeling is as legendary as the camaraderie celebrated at modeling events like HeritageCon, AMPS, and the IPMS National Convention. Listen in for a fascinating look at how modelers like you...

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As the gentle breezes of spring infuse new life into our surroundings, our latest podcast is set to reinvigorate your passion for modeling with fresh perspectives and innovative techniques.

Commencing with Steve Hustad's deft touch on small-scale armor modeling, our episode blossoms with inspiration for hobbyists eager to refine their craft. And as we navigate the intricate landscapes of our creative pursuits, Paul G...

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Catch the buzz surrounding the Smoky Mountain Model Con as we connect with show chairmen, Michael Polin and Johnny Galza. Despite the occasional sniffle, we're unpacking the excitement of the Knoxville Scale Modelers Association's 41st annual gathering — a nexus for creativity and community.  Delve into the categories  from meticulously crafted aircraft, armor, ships, automotive, etc.,  to the fantastical realms of Gundam...

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Nearly two decades had passed since Mike and Kentucky Dave ventured into the AMPS International Convention, an arena for the most ardent armor model enthusiasts. Expect the unexpected as we recount the warm community embrace, the surprising evolution of the event, and the tingle of nostalgia mixed with the excitement of the new. From the detailed discussions of model entries to the joy of vendor discoveries, this episode is a rende...

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April 5, 2024 109 mins

Ever wonder how a modeler's passion stays ignited through every meticulous build? Grab your favorite modeling fluid and join Mike and  Kentucky Dave as they traverse the ins and outs of keeping our scale-modeling fires burning. From the details on new P38 book from Detail and Scale to the fascinating finds at HeritageCon, we cover it all. And while we're sharing a toast to our recent endeavors with a delightful black cher...

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Summary
In this episode, Mike and Dave reflect on the first quarter of the year and discuss their experience at HeritageCon 16. They talk about the accommodations, the meet and greet with other modelers, and the overall show experience. They also mention the upcoming AMPs International Convention and share their plans for future episodes. Lastly, they provide an update on the Plastic Model Dojo Facebook group and encourage list...

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Mike and Dave are joined by Mike Idacavage for a conversation about real space modeling.

Here are a few resources provided by Mike Idacavage to further your interest in real space modeling.

Real Space Modelers Newsgroup
Historic Space Models FB Group
Real Space Modeling Resources (Sven Knudson)
Real pace Models Resin Kits
Kapton Foil Blanket Materials

Also remember to attend the Real Spa...

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March 13, 2024 22 mins

For March, Mike and Dave talk to the IPMS Hamilton team about the rapidly approaching HeritageCon 16, most probably the largest one day show in North America.  Folks, if you can make it... please do!

HeritageCon

In addition, the Plastic Model Mojo support for the IPMS/USA National Convention will now be part of the Model Show Spotlight.  So follow these short feature for the latest on the All American Red, White, ...

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Mike and Dave dive into the unknow (at least to them)…  Join in as they learn about Freddy Flypogger, Aurora Monsters, and a modeling genre for which they knew little about before.

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Model Paint Solutions
Your source for Harder & Steenbeck Airbrushes and David Union Power Tools

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In this episode, Mike and Kentucky Dave discuss upcoming contests and shows, including their recent visit to the Columbus show. They also preview the upcoming episodes, which will cover topics such as Freddy Flyplogger kits and real space modeling. The hosts highlight the active and supportive community in the Plastic Model Mojo Dojo Facebook group. They encourage listeners to join the group and promote the podcast...

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PanzerMeister36, Evan McCallum joins Mike and Kentucky Dave for a trip on the revamped Wheel of Accidental Wisdom!

Mike's Modeling Fluid

Kentucky Dave's Modeling Fluid

Evan McCallum's Modeling Fluid

Squadron Hobbies

IPMS/USA

IPMS/USA 2024 National Convention

IPMS/Canada

AMPS

KCCON 2024

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February 20, 2024 12 mins

AtlantaCon 2024

Mike and Kentucky Dave host Kim Elmore of IPMS: Atlanta  and Mike Idacavage or IPMS: Marietta Scale Modelers, as they give us the details on the upcoming AtlantaCon 2024



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SQUADRON
Adding to the stash since 1968

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February is a short month, but Mike and Kentucky Dave hope to keep it coming.  Check out what's in store for February 2024!

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Bump Riffs Graciously Provided by Ed Baroth
Ad Reads Generously Provided by Bob
"The Voice of Bob" Bair

Mike an...

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Friend of the show and host of A Scale Canadian TV,  Jim Bates drops in to share the essentials for the Upcoming Model Mania show in Seattle, WA.  Held at the Museum of Flight and hosted by the Northwest Scale Modelers Club.

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The first is a series of  podcast roundtables, featuring personalities from many of your favorite shows.



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Bump Riffs Graciously Provided by Ed Baroth
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"The Voice of Bob" Bair

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Leigh Edmonds' Little Aviation Museum


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Bump Riffs Graciously Provided by Ed Baroth
Ad Reads Generously Provided by Bob
"The Voice of Bob" Bair

Mike and Kentucky Dave thank each and everyone of you for pa...

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In this episode, Mike and Kentucky Dave discuss their plans and expectations for the new year. They reflect on the past year and express excitement for the upcoming modeling shows in 2024. They also announce upcoming episodes with guests from California and discuss the active community in the Plastic Model Dojo. Additionally, they share their new partnership with Squadron Hobbies and express their anticipation for ...

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Mike and Kentucky Dave wrap up 2023 with a conversation with a great modeler and friend that we made along the year's modeling journey. Enjoy our chat with Australian modeler, Paul Gloster.


Paul's Facebook page Glossykits.



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