Handy links for fellow hobbyists recommended by our members

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Model Clubs and Societies
International Plastic Modelers Society - USA
IPMS Region 10
Cactus Car Modelers

Moonlight Modelers
IPMS Sonoran Desert Modelers
IPMS Ernest A. Love Chapter - Prescott AZ
Albuquerque Scale Modelers
Centennial IPMS - Colorado Springs
IPMS Orange County - California
IPMS Las Vegas
IPMS Salt Lake City
IPMS High Plains Modelers -CO & WY
IPMS North Central Texas
Desert Armor Korps
All About Model Cars

Phoenix Area Hobby Shops
Andy's Hobby Headquarters

The Hobby Depot

Avalon War Books & Hobbies
(480) 994-2263

Imperial Outpost Games

Other IPMS Modeling Sites

Reference/Research Related
Aircraft Resource Center
Formula One Modeling
Modeling Madness
Scale Rotors
Tank Guys Gallery
Wings of Peace
Starship Modeler
Space in Miniature
Lunar Module Structural Drawings
Building the Lunar Module - LM5
Project Apollo Drawings and Technical Diagrams

On-line Magazine for all things avionic - Wing Leader Magazine

Manufacturers and Replacement Parts
Kittyhawk Replacement Parts - Email address

Trumpeter Replacement Parts - Email address

Revell Germany Replacement Parts - Email address (Annette Mortimer)

Special Hobby

Tamiya US
Model Rectifier Corp (MRC) - Email address

On-LIne Tools, Supplies, and Shops
Small Parts, Inc 
Small diameter tubing for gun barrels
Lee Valley Tools
Rubber contour sanding grips
Aftermarket Resin or Photo Etch 
2 Mikes Resin
Zacto Models
Aftermarket Decals
Two Bobs
Afterburner Decals
Model Kits on the Web
Hobby Easy
Roll Models
BNA Model World
JAC Hobbies
HobbyLink Japan
Railroad - Lighting Effects
Fiber Optics Products, Inc
Evans Model Lighting

Rivet Detail and Schematic Drawings

How-to Related Sites

Aircraft Dioramas - Bjorn Jacobsen

Fine Scale Modeling Techniques - Paul Budzik

Fire Apparatus and Model Vehicles- Tim Bongard

You-Tube Searches to try