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IMSS 2011 Show
eoinryan
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Posted: Thursday, April 14, 2011 - 11:14 AM UTC

Hi folks,

I just heard that the IMSS show is on in Dublin Castle at the end of May...

Just a few questions:

I'm thinking of bringing a few models up, but is ther any accommodation near Dublin Castle with parking???

Do you need to be an IMSS member to enter competitions and if so how do I go about it?

Thanks,

Eoin
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Posted: Thursday, April 14, 2011 - 09:47 PM UTC
Jury's Inn Cristchurch is 3 mins walk from the castle. Not sure if they have parking but there are a few public high-rise car pars around there.

AFAIK the competion is open to all, just costs a bit more for non-members. Nothing on their site http://imss.moonfruit.com/#/2011-show/4526655522 but I seem to recall it was something like 10 for members entries and 20 for non-members and that covered any number of entries.

I've been the last two years but never entered anything. There was a big increase in entries last year and hopefully this year will be even better.

Bring plenty of money for the dealers room....lots of lovely stuff!
vertigo
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Posted: Monday, April 18, 2011 - 04:43 AM UTC
Just to mention that Armour and Aircraft have been changed to open categories so potentially more awards on offer.
eoinryan
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Posted: Monday, April 18, 2011 - 06:23 AM UTC

Sounds good, I'll have to be extra disciplined with the dealer's stalls though! The stash monster will be on overdrive!

Eoin
exer
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Posted: Monday, April 18, 2011 - 08:13 AM UTC
Two years ago when it was also in Dublin Castle I was allowed drive in and park there as my entry was very big.
Heard today that the only confirmed dealer so far apart from Paul Walsh's All Models is Friendship Models.
35th-scale
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Posted: Monday, April 18, 2011 - 08:59 PM UTC

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Two years ago when it was also in Dublin Castle I was allowed drive in and park there as my entry was very big.
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Was that the LE Macha?
mecanix
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Posted: Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 12:36 AM UTC
I hope to be there Sat/Sun. Anybody else from this forum going?
exer
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Posted: Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 05:38 AM UTC

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Two years ago when it was also in Dublin Castle I was allowed drive in and park there as my entry was very big.
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Was that the LE Macha?


Sorry only seeing ths now Sean- No it was a big Diorama with Russian 152 and a Hetzer


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I hope to be there Sat/Sun. Anybody else from this forum going?



Yes I'll be there and there are a good few from the Dublin IPMS branch going. I'm working furiously to finish my entry- A Soviet M4A2/76
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Posted: Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 08:33 PM UTC
I'll be there at least one of the days....If I can make both days I might even enter something....

So, how we all going to recognise each other in the flesh?
vertigo
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Posted: Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 08:37 PM UTC
I'll be manning the IPMS display table on Sunday for quite a bit so that's one way to spot me I guess. I wear glasses too.
lisatiffany
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Posted: Monday, May 30, 2011 - 02:46 PM UTC
another nice show, just like last year and there were lots of models and such on display. though i'm on a break from model building i did tag along and just like last year i snapped a bunch of pics = )

IMSS show pics 2011

i was only there on saturday so i may have missed a few things but there is 150 shots, so i reckon i captured most of the models on display = )