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Re: Hobby RANT!!
Posted by Ray Crean on September 17, 2020, 7:20:09, in reply to "Hobby RANT!!
Model kits can still be obtained inexpensively through local model clubs. Many are now restarting meetings in person with very careful attention to COVID protection and distancing. Most have newsletters, raffles and sales from dumped collections. Occasionally there are give-away's. Of course this is a matter of how particular clubs are run. These can be accessed through club contact by email. Most clubs encourage kids to be involved. A little time spent exploring the net could be worth the trouble. It might help you to explore to explore this avenue.
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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