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by rossjr
Mon Jun 12, 2017 12:36 pm
Forum: Wonderfest 2017
Topic: Wonderfest Photos
Replies: 12
Views: 2296

Re: Wonderfest Photos

FWIW category, here is my Bandai 1/12 Scout Trooper on the Speeder Bike, it got a merit award.
Image From Griff's pics
by rossjr
Wed Jun 07, 2017 1:16 pm
Forum: Wonderfest 2017
Topic: Wonderfest Winners
Replies: 29
Views: 3311

Re: Wonderfest Winners

I won a Merit Award for my Speeder Bike and Clone Trooper. Just have to figure out how to get it now....
by rossjr
Tue Jun 06, 2017 8:39 am
Forum: Wonderfest 2017
Topic: Return Roll Call
Replies: 18
Views: 1781

Re: Return Roll Call

Back home....
by rossjr
Wed May 31, 2017 8:09 am
Forum: Wonderfest 2017
Topic: Question about power...
Replies: 3
Views: 485

Re: Question about power...

I've always used batteries but I do recall seeing power adapters. I am guessing they either had power in the floor they could uncover or I do recall having models against the wall tables so they could get power.
by rossjr
Mon May 22, 2017 2:07 pm
Forum: Wonderfest 2017
Topic: Things to bring
Replies: 35
Views: 2474

Re: Things to bring

Mine is fine too....

Bring lots of Girl Scout Cookies to share at Iron Modelers, but don't feed the modelers.....
by rossjr
Mon May 22, 2017 12:45 pm
Forum: Wonderfest 2017
Topic: Make-N-Take Volunteers
Replies: 4
Views: 630

Re: Make-N-Take Volunteers

Less than a couple of weeks away... Please consider donating an hour or two for Make-N-Take, it's well worth your time helping others learn the hobby. Notice I stayed away from the expose term.... It really is a rewarding experience and a good way to sit down and help someone learn how to build a ki...
by rossjr
Tue May 16, 2017 12:57 pm
Forum: Wonderfest 2017
Topic: Looking for Roommate(s)
Replies: 2
Views: 682

Re: Looking for Roommate(s)

Still have room if someone wants to share a room and save a few dollars, or should I say leave a few more dollars in the dealer room instead of at the front desk...
by rossjr
Tue May 16, 2017 9:57 am
Forum: Wonderfest 2017
Topic: Anyone Interested in a Movie?
Replies: 0
Views: 431

Anyone Interested in a Movie?

I know a number of us will be arriving on Thursday. Just curious if anyone might be interested in going to see the new movie Wonder Women that night.
by rossjr
Thu May 11, 2017 3:14 pm
Forum: Wonderfest 2017
Topic: Things to bring
Replies: 35
Views: 2474

13 posts and no one reminded people to pack their UGLY shirt for the contest....
by rossjr
Wed May 10, 2017 8:56 am
Forum: Wonderfest 2017
Topic: New kits making their debut: surprise or nah?
Replies: 7
Views: 971

Knowing ahead of the show makes it easier to anticipate how much money you'll be spending. What Pat said.... Plus it also helps us know what to look for or go get right away.... especially if it's in limited quantities It may also help people decide if they want to splurge and get the early bird ad...
by rossjr
Tue May 09, 2017 10:10 pm
Forum: Wonderfest 2017
Topic: Things to bring
Replies: 35
Views: 2474

robiwon wrote:MONEY!!!!
While they have a money god in the lobby, I've often heard that it's empty by Noon on Saturday....
by rossjr
Tue May 09, 2017 1:59 pm
Forum: Wonderfest 2017
Topic: Things to bring
Replies: 35
Views: 2474

Some people use their phones or tablets for taking notes and pictures. People that are flying need to be aware of what they are packing and if they will be checking those bags or carrying them on. Best idea for tools is to put those in checked bags. TSA doesn't like to let hobby knives or blades in ...
by rossjr
Mon May 01, 2017 3:36 pm
Forum: Wonderfest 2017
Topic: Make-N-Take Volunteers
Replies: 4
Views: 630

Just about a month from WF, please consider donating some of your time and talent in help new people to the hobby. Please sign up for a session, just an hour between 11am and 4pm Saturday or Sunday. If you are interest PM me or SueChef.

Thank you!
by rossjr
Thu Apr 13, 2017 12:31 pm
Forum: Wonderfest 2017
Topic: Make-N-Take Volunteers
Replies: 4
Views: 630

Bump
by rossjr
Tue Apr 04, 2017 1:36 pm
Forum: Wonderfest 2017
Topic: Who is going?
Replies: 60
Views: 6800

I'll be going, flights are booked and room is booked. Still looking for anyone that is interested in sharing a room....
by rossjr
Wed Mar 29, 2017 12:09 pm
Forum: Wonderfest 2017
Topic: Make-N-Take Volunteers
Replies: 4
Views: 630

Make-N-Take Volunteers

It's that time of year again. People are making plans to attend WonderFest and see friends, new products & learn things. One thing to consider is volunteering an hour of your time to help out with the Make-N-Take. Once again SSM has agreed to sponsor the Make-N-Take for WonderFest, but while we have...
by rossjr
Mon Mar 06, 2017 12:05 pm
Forum: Wonderfest 2017
Topic: Looking for Roommate(s)
Replies: 2
Views: 682

Looking for Roommate(s)

I am hoping to attend WF again this year, and I think I have the transportation figured out but I really need to share the room to control costs. I have booked a room so I have one but I'm looking for someone to share with and I am open to more than one if the circumstances are correct. Please conta...
by rossjr
Mon Jan 23, 2017 9:26 am
Forum: Wonderfest 2017
Topic: Who is going?
Replies: 60
Views: 6800

My usual co-travelers have other plans this year so I'm either going myself or passing this year. I would entertain those interested in sharing a room and ride share with anyone coming from the MN or along the route...
by rossjr
Tue Feb 28, 2012 9:55 pm
Forum: Lighting & Electronics
Topic: 1st Arduino Project
Replies: 3
Views: 2471

1st Arduino Project

I am working on the Mobieus Galactica and want to find some way to do the landing lights in the bay, so I turned to Arduino for the circuitry http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YoFC6kuO0jY&context=C3c9f60eADOEgsToPDskLIWNFhhtfuDMQP7SDsf2Gs Now I just need to figure out how to minaturize this with Surfac...
by rossjr
Tue Apr 04, 2006 8:47 am
Forum: Finishing
Topic: Having Problems with New Decals
Replies: 6
Views: 1413

It seems to me Testors has a spray of the same stuff, and I got some other stuff from MicroMark, but I agree with Terry it's a must for most aftermarket and homemade decals.
by rossjr
Sun Apr 02, 2006 5:53 pm
Forum: Finishing
Topic: Gravity Feed Airbrushes
Replies: 6
Views: 1881

Their is no doubt in my mind it is definately operator error, like Joe I've been a life long syphon tube bottle user so I am sure this is just somethig else to get use to. I guess what I am look for though is some generalizations like: Gravity vs Syphon - For Gravity paint should be thinner and less...
by rossjr
Fri Mar 31, 2006 9:22 am
Forum: Finishing
Topic: Gravity Feed Airbrushes
Replies: 6
Views: 1881

Gravity Feed Airbrushes

I ahve used airbrushes for decades, but only recently have I started trying to use a Gravity Feed for certain applications. I have run across one problem I don't seem to be able to solve, that is when I start spraying I get a splat and then it is pretty fine until I stop and start again. I have trie...
by rossjr
Wed Apr 13, 2005 1:20 pm
Forum: Construction
Topic: Putty and Primer Issues
Replies: 20
Views: 9881

Personally, I would never use the green stuff again, given the choice...

Wet sanding should be fine but you need to make sure it is throughly dry before priming or painting.

I also like to use the Tamiya basic putty...
by rossjr
Tue Apr 12, 2005 8:54 am
Forum: Construction
Topic: Lighting Help!!!!!!
Replies: 11
Views: 4551

Please tell me that you have a resistor in series with the LED, if not you will be replacing a lot LED's frequently...
by rossjr
Mon Apr 11, 2005 10:49 am
Forum: Construction
Topic: Lighting Help!!!!!!
Replies: 11
Views: 4551

It could be power but it would be better to see a schematic of what you wired. I am concerned that the LED's are in series when I think they should be in parallel, maybe it's just the wrong term you used but it sure would help to identify the problem.
by rossjr
Wed Jul 02, 2003 3:47 pm
Forum: Finishing
Topic: Airbrush Survey
Replies: 128
Views: 96475

Oh yeah I used to have: Manufacturer and Model of Airbrush: Aztec 4709 Cost of Airbrush: $89 Type (single, double): Double Is it more suitable for fine lines or broad coverage? both Paint head (internal or external mix): internal Body construction (plastic, chrome plated brass, other): Plastic Inter...
by rossjr
Wed Jul 02, 2003 3:39 pm
Forum: Finishing
Topic: Airbrush Survey
Replies: 128
Views: 96475

Manufacturer and Model of Airbrush: Badger 150 Cost of Airbrush: $78 Type (single, double): Double Is it more suitable for fine lines or broad coverage? Both Paint head (internal or external mix): Internal Mix Body construction (plastic, chrome plated brass, other): Chrome Plated Internal constructi...
by rossjr
Fri May 16, 2003 12:07 pm
Forum:
Topic: Wives or significant others at Wonderfest
Replies: 32
Views: 569

1) She doesn't really support or understand my obsession.
2) Too far to drive for her not to have anything to do... about 12 hours

Otherwise I always make sure she knows she is welcome to attend.... 8)
by rossjr
Wed Feb 12, 2003 3:27 pm
Forum:
Topic: Are you attending Sci-FI U?
Replies: 18
Views: 296

I would love to attend again, last year they did a fabulous job! And I can only imagine this year being better. I may still try to attend if I can get the logistics to work out, but I would need to leave a day earlier and that is my wedding anniversary (21st) so I have to be careful....