Chattanooga Scale Modelers Association Holds Annual Show

Sunday, January 12, 2014

The Chattanooga Scale Modelers Association hosted their fourth annual scale model convention and regional show at the Convention Center on Saturday. 

Visitors saw museum quality scale models grouped in categories such as aircraft, armor, autos, dioramas, figures, science fiction and ships. A miscellaneous category included most everything else. 

Specialist vendors sold various related kits, tools, books, supplies and accessories. In addition Grex Airbrush provided regular demonstrations. 

The event each year includes 300 to 400 models and over a hundred vendor booths. 


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