April's PSMS Minutes
PSMS - Philadelphia Ship Model Society Submitted : John Bullock: Secretary
April 6, 2017 minutes
Jim Wheeler, president brought meeting 838 to order at 7:10 pm
We altered our meeting for a minute to allow Andrew Seligman to present his model in need of repair of the LYNX. He is will to pay to have someone repair the ship model and can be reached at (215)514-6724.
A. Pledge of Allegiance
B. Sick bay report: Bobbie Zimmerman had eye surgery and is on the mend
C. Shack Coverage: Joe Jordan looking for support
D. Guest speaker. : John Christinzio
Subject : John Spoke on the Majestic Class Battleships
John discussed and showed the different ships within the class and how they were modified to suit the missions.
E. Show and Tell: ( pictures below )
- Mike Weaver - 3 small scale models of the Arizona by Trumpeter in 1/350th.
- Jim MacIntyre - Showed his progress on the Shell Welder Coastal Tanker by Eastern Express in 1/130th scale.
- Joe Gudonis Showed his continued work on his un-named Tug.
- Ed Leaf Showed his scratch built model of the USS Illinois BB1 in 1/8th scale.
- Francine Serratore Showed the Quincy and Boston Crusiers in 1/490th scale.
F. Secretary minutes for 3/2/17 submitted and accepted
G. Financial report for March was submitted and accepted
I. Old Business
Pat Leaf spoke about the 35th Annual Ship Model Conference and what plans for Friday night dinner. It will be held on April 29th from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm in New London CT at the Port and Starboard Conference Center. Friday ‘night dinner will be at 7:00 pm in the Mystic Boathouse.
Jim Wheeler reported that Adam didn’t want to be reimbursed for website costs of $450.00. He asked that we give that money to the Seaman Church organization. All members present agreed and a check was written for Mike Weaver to deliver.
FDR lake is available for our use but nothing further and been determined.
The subject of the PSMS picnic was brought up and was agreed that we would like to have one. We need to find a site for this to be held and it was also proposed that we could possibly cater is for about $400 and no one would have to cook. Joe Jordan and Jim MacIntrye were going to look in Laurel Acres Park, John Christinzio said we can hold it at FDR park. We will review all possible locations next month and hopefully come up with a consensus.
Jim Wheeler brought up that we may have a place to run our RC model ship at Camp Anglewood. Agin there was interest but no all information was available. Tom has arrange a meeting with staff at Camp Anglewood and will have all the information.
Showed a list of Kits a gentleman was selling. Here is a list of the kits and the Gentleman’s name and contact info
Ed Maggiani –(609)680-8527
Robbie Happy Hunter
Nichimo 1/200 Yamato
Imai 1/200 Smit Nederland
Heller 1/200 Marie jean
Lindberg 1/35 L.C.V.P
Lindberg 1/80 USCG Coastal Patrol Boat
Novo 1/130 Shell Welder Coatal Tanker
XX 1/800 USS Midwat
Revell USS Montrose
Trumpter 1/144 USS Gato SS-212
Trumpter 1/350 WW2 Liberty Ship SS Jerimiah O’Brian
Revell 1/72 WW2 GATO
Revell USS Lexington
Revell 1.480 Cargo Liner
Revell USS Burton Island
Revell Jet Powered Patrol Boat
Lindberg 1/245 LST
Heller 1/200 ROC Amadour
Revell 1/300 Geopotes
USS Mission Capistrano
Lindberg Coast Guard Tug
Heller 1/400 Duquesene
Nichimo 1/300 Fuji Aux
Tamiya 1/72 Vosper Fast Patrol Boat
Revell NS Savannah
Billings Zwarte Zee
Meeting was adjourned at 9:40pm