Links to various things that might be useful.
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Houston-area Hobby Shops – A Google Map of local shops that have neat stuff. Location of Modelmania and the monthly meetings is also shown.
IPMS-USA – the national site
IPMS-Houston Yahoo Group – it’s not dead yet!
IPMS-Houston Facebook page – Yes, we’re on Facebook!
Alamo Squadron (San Antonio)
S.W.A.M.P. (South West Area Modelers of Plastic – Lake Charles)
Gator Modelers (Gainesville, FL)
Vintage RPM – Mike Stucker
Discussion Forums and Review Sites
Kitmaker (Aeroscale, Armorama, etc.)
Stash Manager at MyHobbyInfo – primarily a free online database for managing your kit collection, but also has a discussion forum.
1940 AIr Terminal Museum – at Hobby Airport. Monthly ‘Wings & Wheels’ events, and info on civil aviation history in the area.
USS Lexington Museum – Corpus Christi, TX. They have a model display that contains donations from some of our members.
Hangar de Plastico (Portuguese) – Sergio Goncalves’ modeling site, with lots of photos. I don’t read Portuguese, but navigation is pretty straightforward.