Our experiences and model displays at the Tank Museum Model Expo ...

2017 - 11th February

February would normally see us driving down the M3 / A303 to Yeovilton for the FAAM Model Show, but sadly it is no longer being run. The good news is that the Tank Museum in Bovington has filled the gap and February 2017 saw the inaugural Model Expo. With around a dozen traders and over 50 clubs, it was a pretty impressive line-up to start. A "magnificent" seven from the club turned out to represent the club - Chairman Dave, Chris K, Tim Ev, Martin, Bob L, Alan and Les. Chris K's did the honours with photographs of the table and a brief show report, which went along the lines of " ... It was a successful day and a very enjoyable show with positive feedback from the Tank Museum who were over the moon with the attendance. Unlike other museums, it was warm and well lit, there were lots of interested parties and Les even got interviewed by the Airfix magazine crew (we will never live this down - LOL). A good show all round. We even caught up with our ex chairman Tony, who complemented us on a good diverse display which attracted a lot of similar comments from the punters. [Not enough aircraft, surely?]

Well done chaps and well done the Tank Museum - “... I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.”
2017 (February)
Eyes down, look in ... here we go with our first display at the Tank Museum Model Expo ... models from Chairman Dave, Chris K and Tim Ev ...
2017 (February)
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Tim Ev's U-boat, sci-fi from Chris K and WW2 busts from Alan ...
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More floating items from Tim Ev and Chris K, with the dioramas from Martin ...
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Martin's dioramas and Bob L's WW2 armour ...
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And last but not least, a selection from Les ...
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Stepping back, this is the display with Les ready to engage at the front ...
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Not sure what Martin's doing, the less said the better?