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SMC - Scale Model Challenge 2017

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SMC - Scale Model Challenge 2017 was held in NH Eindhoven Convention Center Koningshof , Veldhoven on October 21-22.

Not much to say about this great show for modelers who have been there before but for the ones who had no chance to live the experience like me, here is some records and photos.
  • 1.987 entries by 575 participants from 40 countries.
  • 138 exhibitors on 122 stands
  • 50+ clubs
  • 3000+ visitors

    More info about this amazing show can be found on Scale Model Challenge Website and SMC Facebook

    Please note that photos on this article are limited and hundreds of photos for the show can be found on Pekka's SMC 2017 album and Rob's SMC Albums

  • Thanks to Margot Crombeecke for collaboration and special thanks to Pekka Tapani Nieminen and Robert Blokker for photos.
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    About the Author

    About Engin Kayral (Graywolf)
    FROM: IZMIR, TURKEY / TüRKçE

    Born in 1962,married and having 2 sons. I started modelling about 8 years old building USS Fletcher with mom. It was a model dad brought from USA., I think in those days only a few people in Turkey had info on scale model kits. Grown as an AF officer son , I built many aircraft models in years. Som...


    Comments

    Figures are great but that's not the one Im looking for...
    OCT 27, 2017 - 02:01 AM
    Ok no worries it was my first best and only guess. From the top of my head I can't remember who were there vendor wise. But with 130+ that's not surprising. God luck with your search
    OCT 27, 2017 - 02:44 AM
    Amazing work! I am consistently amazed at how European modelers "go the extra mile" to make the scenes that they want and seemingly spare no expense.
    OCT 27, 2017 - 04:29 AM
    I'm glad That Some of my photos have found the way to armorama. Here are all the photos of the figures and models LINK
    OCT 28, 2017 - 02:29 AM
    It's really neat to see some of the OOP figures and kits being used for these dioramas and vignettes. It just goes to show that if companies make a kit, chances are some modeler will eventually buy and build it.
    OCT 28, 2017 - 05:32 AM
    Thanks for sharing the coverage of the show. Great work.
    OCT 29, 2017 - 04:44 AM
    Amazing work shown, such high quality dioramas. Wish I could of been there. Thanks for posting pics and links
    OCT 29, 2017 - 10:34 AM
    Winning a medal or an aword in the contest must give one the feeling that he or she is a winner . I hope to participate one day when i 'm so much better than today.
    OCT 29, 2017 - 07:09 PM
    Outstanding! Would love to visit this event one day, great to know that the show gets stronger each year Robert. Thanks to all those responsible for the links to the fotos. Dave
    OCT 31, 2017 - 06:30 AM
    Great pieces of work ... many thanks for all the pictures and bravo to Martin for the direct link to his very very complete coverage.
    NOV 01, 2017 - 01:23 AM
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