When he's not at work, Jeff of the Hub takes to the swamps of Louisiana. . . . Here's some of his most favorite photos.

1952

This is some of the stuff that came in January 20  –  –  – Plastic models, plastic soldiers, and weathering products

January 13, 2022

USS Ward

By Robert MacNamara

This is a 40 year-old 1/230 scale Revell model of the four-stack destroyer USS Ward.

USS Ward  

The Ward is credited with having sunk the Japanese midget submarine that was trying to sneak into Pearl Harbor.

USS Ward  

I added some photo-etched railing and the toughest part was building the aerial.

USS Ward  

January 6, 2022

Banshee

By Mike Rieth

Banshee

I built this 1/48 scale F2H2 Banshee diorama showing  the crew working on the Banshee’s gun.

Banshee

Rosebud

Last October Hub Hobby’s old building on Broad St was demolished. Word of it being torn down spread like wildfire.

One of our customers, Jim Letten, was emailed by his friend Martin about the demolition of their childhood hang-out.

The subject line was: ROSEBUD

“Rosebud” was the dying word spoken by Orsen Welles in the movie Citizen Kane: a reference to his childhood sled – the symbol of memories of youthful innocence.

I’ve known Jim for at least 40 years and he has given us permission to publish his reply to his friends email.

Read it here

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“”Quarter Light” is copyrighted by William Wolfe and is used with his permission     

  New Orleans, Louisiana