We were finally able to arrange a get together at the Pond. We maintained physical distance as much as possible, and were able to get a few boats into the water. Five of us had a pleasant couple of hours renewing contacts and chatting Unfortunately, Jeremy's Fairwind s...

May 29, 2020

 

Thank goodness our members remain in good health but there is no doubt that the Covid 19 pandemic has affected what we can do.  Our usual monthly meetings have been postponed and of course it is not practical for us to “show and tell”, in person.  However, the shipyar...

April 14, 2020

It's kind of hard to keep up with all the stuff that's been coming in recently; I wonder why! You mean with all the free time on hand, as we put our lives on pause because of "covid 19", our better halves haven't been able to fill up our lives with all those domestic c...

April 11, 2020

All naval warships in World War II had their own type of camouflage depending on their surroundings Some were just rectangular shapes along the sides of hulls, and upwards over the guns and bridge, or curved designs to represent waves.  The most unique camouflage was o...

April 11, 2020

I saw this Mega Blocks toy (these are *not* LEGO quality) years ago. I was fascinated by the articulated rowers...ankle, knee, waist, shoulder and elbow.  And I have created some interesting models from toys in the past. So why not? 

I bought two models to mak...

March 20, 2020

Due to an abundance of caution, concerning COVID-19, the next meeting of QMS will be held at Jeremy Gander's'  place on a date to be determined. (In April, we hope) 

Directions may be obtained by contacting the Secretary at jcgander@sympatico.ca

March 15, 2020

QMS attended a presentation on the 12th. of March, at Quinte Plastic Modelers at Eastminster United Church on Bridge St. E. in Belleville.  Guest lecturer Peter Malone told us about his service on Royal Navy nuclear submarines. He was very interesting and informative r...

March 2, 2020

Temperatures have been very moderate for most of this winter but still not conducive to try any outside model boating, all those ideas and builds that still need a bit of testing before completion will just have to wait a bit longer.  Infact, with Great Lakes levels li...

December 29, 2019

The idea of creating a Marine Model Club in the Picton and Bay of Quinte area originated with Bob Strachan who was a long-time member of the Metro Marine Modellers.  He had moved to this area and wanted to continue working in the hobby with other interested modellers....

December 7, 2019

Yes it was cold and clear on the first day but, outside, it became decidedly unpleasant on day two.  We have been fortunate with our location, this year and last, and well exposed to the visitor traffic, we certainly had a lot of visitors and a lot of interest in our d...

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