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Wisconsin Roll Call
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Posted: Monday, December 25, 2017 - 05:21 AM GMT+7
Merry Christmas to all!!

Mike
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Posted: Wednesday, December 20, 2017 - 11:34 AM GMT+7
I grabbed a few paints. Not much was left but they still had Vallejo and Testors.
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Posted: Friday, December 15, 2017 - 03:15 AM GMT+7
Picked up a couple of kits at 50% off.

Mike
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Posted: Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 07:10 AM GMT+7
Was there today. No additional discounts.
Mike
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Posted: Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 06:30 AM GMT+7
Sad to say John there's only 2 left in the MKE area (that I know of)
Model Empire in West Allis, 70th? & Greenfield. Not much armor and mostly Tamiya kits. A few more planes but lots of cars & truck kits.
Happy Hobby on 78th & Burleigh, lots of older kits with few new kits added. Wide variety but pricey. Aircraft seems to be his niche.
Neither place is the type of store you'd want to hang out in, IMHO
I did stop at Hobbytown for their sale. At 20% off the kits still seemed overpriced. Not that I need anymore kits and I'm trying to slash the stash at this time. Did score some Xuron cutters for $21. How did I ever live without them And a bunch of Vallejo paint as the 2 shops mentioned above don't carry them.
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Posted: Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 03:42 AM GMT+7
Are there any model shops left in the SE area now besides Michaels and Hobby Lobby for modellers to mingle?
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Posted: Sunday, November 26, 2017 - 06:53 AM GMT+7
Darned shame that another shop is closing. I guess I'll head up that way tomorrow and hit Cabelas too.
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Posted: Saturday, November 25, 2017 - 02:27 AM GMT+7
I'll probably go back as well, some more paint I want to get. I think I'll pick up a kit also, it'd be nice to have one that's not 15+ years old.
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Posted: Saturday, November 25, 2017 - 01:47 AM GMT+7
Was there yesterday to pick up paints. Going back to see what kits are still available and of course get some more paints and accessories.
Mike
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Posted: Friday, November 24, 2017 - 07:34 AM GMT+7
FYI In case anyone didn't know, the Hobbytown USA in Germantown on County Line Rd is closing. I was in there and stocked up on primer and other consumables. There are a lot of kits left of their inventory and the paint selection is pretty full. Discount was 20%. So not total blow-out pricing but not horrible.
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Posted: Monday, March 06, 2017 - 02:53 AM GMT+7
I had a really good time at the show on Saturday. Looking forward to next year's show.

Mike
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Posted: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 03:45 AM GMT+7
99% sure that I'll be there early Saturday.
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Posted: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 02:03 AM GMT+7
Anyone going to the Madison, Wisconsin show this Saturday?

Mike
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Posted: Saturday, February 11, 2017 - 02:52 AM GMT+7
Any modelers from the West Bend, Kewaskum area?

Mike
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Posted: Saturday, September 26, 2015 - 07:53 AM GMT+7
I have many (couple dozen) WW2 tank models, 1/35th scale, to sell. My mom is moving and I have them in her basement and no where to go with them. Built them back when I was teenager. Big collection, don't want them going into the trash.

I've uploaded some examples. PM me if you have any interest. I'm in the Milwaukee area.

Also some aircraft.
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Posted: Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 01:28 AM GMT+7
Anyone going to Wausau next month for their show?
I will be there as an entrant and vendor.
Mike
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Posted: Monday, September 14, 2015 - 02:19 PM GMT+7
[quote] Howdy. Another Wisconsinite here. Anybody in the Waukesha, Wisconsin area?

Hi Eric. Dave here in Waukesha. It's been a while since I've visited this site welcome to Armorama.
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Posted: Friday, March 06, 2015 - 03:25 AM GMT+7
I plan on being there around 10. I will bring the paint rack. I am selling it for $15.00.


Mike
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Posted: Thursday, March 05, 2015 - 04:39 AM GMT+7
Sounds good weather permitting. I'll be the old fart with white hair.

Tom
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Posted: Wednesday, March 04, 2015 - 05:45 AM GMT+7
We could meet around 11 am by the bar.

Mike
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Posted: Tuesday, March 03, 2015 - 07:43 AM GMT+7
i will be there for sure.

bring that paint rack with you, please. i may be interested if the price is right
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Posted: Tuesday, March 03, 2015 - 04:25 AM GMT+7
When & where should we meet at Cottage Grove this weekend?
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Posted: Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - 08:29 AM GMT+7
Got me a newer paint rack. I now have a testors MM bottle paint rack for sale. If anyone is interested I can bring it to the show in Cottage Grove on March 7th or you can pick it up at my place.

Mike