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Re: Hobby RANT!!
Posted by Dean A. Markley on September 17, 2020, 5:47:08, in reply to "Hobby RANT!!
When I was a kid, I built my first models without painting. I had limited money and I had a choice: Spend that $.15 on a bottle of paint or get a Sgt. Rock comic book. I think I was 11-12 before I painted my first model, a Ju-88 from Revell, by the way!
its no wonder to me that the hobby is now only for adults!! look at the insane money it costs to build a frikin model..my nephew not too many years back wanted to do some car modeling but was shut out because by the time you buy a model at around 25-30 bucks ( thats a cheap one) and all the paints and glue your near a hundred bucks!! AK wants 7-9 bucks for 1 little bottle of weather wash!! over 10 with shipping..we better get our cooperate acts together or this hobby is gona be DEAD after the baby boomers are gone!! PPG paint or someone needs to step up and save our hobby!! im done..Jay
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