Special Note #1: Aftermarket Companies and Rare/Old
Kit Sellers! MAMA is calling out to potential vendors
for our upcoming Mid-Atlantic NNL!
We have begun sending out packages to those who've vended
at out show before, and we have a few tables left availble.
If you would like to vend at our show in May, send an
email to our club treasurer, Matt
Guilfoyle, for table reservation information.
Special Note #2: Calling all sponsors! If you
would like to sponsor one or more of the awards at our
upcoming Mid-Atlantic NNL email
to our club treasurer, Matt
Guilfoyle, for category availability. Sponsorships
for large awards will be $60, small awards will be $50.
The February meeting was one of our smaller gatherings
with somewhere between 35 and 40 folks in attendance.
Even so, there was still a good assortment of fine model
cars displayed on the front table.
A highlight of the "business" portion of the
meeting was Rich Wilson sharing background information
on how and why he built a model of the unique 390 FE-powered
aluminum big-block prototype that lead directly to the
427-powered Shelby Cobras. Known officially as the Flip-Top
Cobra, the car was not only unique for its powerplant,
it featured a one-of-kind hand-formed aluminum body with
one-piece tilting front and rear ends and tilt-down doors.
It rode on a chassis that was designed for the 289 block-powered
cars. Word is that Harold Bradford of Historic Racing
Miniatures took a mold of Rich's highly modified Cobra
body before Rich completed the model. Could a resin kit
Steve Buter displayed this weathered and rusty 1953 Chevy
As usual, Ron Bradley had a terrific assortment of new
kits available for us.
Someone had the new ICM 1913 Model T Speedster kit opened
up and spread out on the side table for us to check out.
This month, the Pontiacs on Parade (PoP) display was
overflowing with a dozen Tin Indians of mostly 50's and
JC Reckner is building both this 1961 Falcon gasser and
the 1964 variant behind it.
As always, members spent the day discussing model cars,
full-size cars, entertaininment, politics, the problems
of modern society, and just about any other subject you
When it was all said and done, the cookies were just
about gone. A special thank you goes out to Matt Guilfoyle
for bringing the cookies!
You can see lots more February meeting photos at: