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Online Dave W

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Queensland Model Hobbies Expo
« on: August 25, 2019, 10:58:39 AM »
One of the biggest model shows in Australia is the Queensland Model Hobbies Expo ( QMHE) in the Brisbane area which always features a tempting array of great models and traders with the latest in kits and accessories.

The QMHE has been working its magic this weekend and we stopped by to see what WW1 gems were on the tables. Sadly there was very little in competition, but those that were competing were outstanding and some club displays featured some excellent 1/48th and 1/72 scale subjects.

First, the competition entries.



Wingnuts kit but, like all entries, no name displayed.









Club display table models






This was one of several 1/72 scale Fokker DR1s on display



As always a great show but the surprisingly low turnout of WW1 subjects in the competitions should be an incentive to others for next year!

Dave Wilson
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Australia


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Re: Queensland Model Hobbies Expo
« Reply #1 on: August 25, 2019, 12:20:11 PM »
Some really nice builds there . Thanks for sharing Dave  :)



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Re: Queensland Model Hobbies Expo
« Reply #2 on: August 25, 2019, 06:16:20 PM »
Thanks for sharing Dave, a nice selection. At least there's still some there - I remember a few years back at QMHE that I was one of maybe two or three guys total who were entering WW1 aircraft. I think WNW has helped see the interest (and entrant numbers) spike at least a little bit. Good to see that there's at least a few fabric winged things there.

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Re: Queensland Model Hobbies Expo
« Reply #3 on: August 26, 2019, 05:59:37 AM »
Those tanks are really looking good.

Thanks for sharing the pics.
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Re: Queensland Model Hobbies Expo
« Reply #4 on: August 26, 2019, 09:09:48 AM »
I was present last year with 2 models for the first time, a Renault Ft-17 in 1/72 and a bust of a Sihk soldier in 1914, and it was really a nice weekend, unfortunately living in North QLD between plane, accomodation and all the rest this year I would be cost too much, when I registered I was told that I was the farthest participant, I hope to be there next year, this year I'm happy to look at the pictures, great works!