Modern Hobbies is THE place for all you fellow “Small Scale” jet modellers out there. Are you looking for rare, hard to find items to outfit your modern military aircraft? Then you came to the right place!
A little about me:
I'll begin with a little intro about myself... I am a scale modeller, just like you, who was tired of the limited selection of resin accessories in 1/72nd scale, especially with modern-era subjects. I have been a proud member of the IPMS/USA Indianapolis Roscoe Turner Chapter and current member of IPMS Canada. I have won many Best of Class, First, Second, Third place awards in the 1/72 Jet category: including the IPMS/USA Region 4, 2003 Convention. I have had models featured in Fine Scale Modeller Magazine and several articles published on ARC (The Aircraft Resource Centre) featuring some of my 1/72nd scale aircraft models. I am also a member of the Zone 5 Aircraft forum. I started Modern Hobbies in April 2008 and I am the sole proprietor, manager and owner. My goal here at Modern Hobbies is to provide fellow 1/72nd scale modern-era aircraft modelers with good, quality resin accessories that you actually want, AND that no other manufacturers will do in our scale.
Circle City Modelers Indianapolis
1st Place Aircraft 1/72nd + Smaller
Best Non-Automotive Paint - A-6E Intruder
1st Place - 1/72nd Scale Prop + Jet Category - AH-64D Apache
2nd Place - 1/72nd Scale Prop + Jet Category - Jaquar Gr.1
I.P.M.S Region IV Convention
1st Place, 2nd Place + 3rd Place
Best of Class - 1/72nd Scale Aircraft
IPMS - Roscoe Turner Chapter, Indianapolis - Annual Model Contest - 1st Place
Over the years I learned the value and fun of resin casting for scale modelling. Instead of out sourcing, I realized that I could make my own accessories to improve my modern jets. After perfecting my skills I was no longer robbing my spares box for parts and began creating items not available anywhere in 1/72nd scale. I use slow setting, ultra-thin viscosity polyurethane resin by Smooth-On. I utilize the latest in resin casting supplies and methods including; vacuum and pressure-casting. My accessories are tough too, and not brittle like other after-market examples. My production process yields bubble-free parts.
Thanks for stopping by, and I hope you enjoy my products!
Greg Williams/ ©2006-2016 Modern Hobbies