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Western Prototype Modelers Meet this Saturday

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  • barry_draper
    Many of you will have seen this, but I thought it should cross posted just in case anyone missed it. --Barry Draper THIS SATURDAY WPM in La Habra, California
    Message 1 of 1 , Oct 2, 2006
      Many of you will have seen this, but I thought it should cross posted
      just in case anyone missed it. --Barry Draper

      THIS SATURDAY WPM in La Habra, California

      Western Prototype Modelers Meet (WPM)

      17th Annual Meet, Saturday October 7, 2006

      The west coast's largest gathering for prototype modelers, now on
      Saturday

      Model Display: WPM will have 6000 sq. ft. of display space for
      layouts, dioramas and models! Last year over 130 modelers
      participated in WPM, displaying over 700 models. See our website for
      photos from past WPM events. WPM 2006 will feature an HO scale
      operating "Free-mo" modular layout.

      Bring your modeling projects, finished, or "in the works". Share
      ideas & techniques with fellow modelers; see old friends, meet new
      friends.

      WPM welcomes modelers of all roads, all scales and eras!

      Clinics/Seminars, in order of presentation:
      10:00 Mike Rose: Rebuilding & Modernizing a Layout Section; Trials
      & Tribulations
      11:15 Tim Frederick: Overview of 20K gal Non-Insulated Tank Cars,
      (1960s to Present)
      2:00 Gene Fusco: (of Railyard Models), Building Modern Urethane
      Craftsman Kits
      3:15 Chad Hewitt: Prototype Digital Photography
      4:30 Ken Edmier: Modeling Cement and Concrete Industries

      Exhibitors: Manufacturers, photographers and publishers will
      participate in WPM.
      Scheduled to appear: Athearn, Atlas, Details West, BLMA, Rail Yard
      Models, Don Sims Photos, Red Cap Line
      (Exhibitors: pre-registration is required, contact WPM at the phone
      number below.)

      La Habra Community Center: 101 W. La Habra Blvd. La Habra, CA.
      WPM Meet admission: $15.00, or $12.00 if you bring models to display.

      Admission desk opens at 8:30am, model display area opens 9:00am, and
      seminars run from 10:00am - 5:30pm. Raffle drawings at 12:15 and
      5:45pm. This year's event has been extended and runs through 7pm!

      Updated info on speakers, program & schedule:
      http://www.westernprototypemodelers.org/
      Write: info@... or call Tim Costello at 714-
      832-8696

      Raffle prizes donated by hobby retailers, publishers & model
      manufacturers

      Images from last years meet:
      http://www.pbase.com/dh30973/wpm2005
      http://www.pbase.com/maverick_modeler/freemo_at_wpm_2005

      Hope you can make it.
      Dave Hussey
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