Welcome to our Web site!
The International Plastic
Modelers Society (IPMS) is a special
interest group promoting the hobby of scale model building. The Des
Moines chapter, reknowned as the Hawkeye Modelers, was established in
1969. Members build models of various subjects, scales and eras. Subjects
include aircraft, armor, cars, figures, science fiction, etc. Scale
models in 1/72, 1/35, 1/24, etc. Eras include peace-time, war-time,
past, present and future. Basically members build anything that suits
The Hawkeye Modelers
are a socialable group that help others in the pursuit of scale model
building. From construction techniques to final detailing. If our members
know about it, so will you. You may have techniques to share with
us. We travel to model contests held around the Midwest.
you for a successful
figure by Jeff Harris
meetings are held on the first Monday and third Thursday evenings at
Hobby Haven, 2575 86th
St , in Urbandale. Call Hobby Haven at 515 276-8785 if you have
2nd, 7:30 - 8:30 pm.
December 7th & 17th
January 4th & 21st
February 1st & 18th
to attending the meetings and joining the chapter are: learning about
the latest hobby product releases; receiving help with any part of plastic
modeling; and a chance to discuss model building with others that share
a common interest. The chapter has a display case within Hobby Haven
for everybody to display their latest handi-work.
IPMS chapter contact is Kevin
Iutzeler , he would like to hear from you.
Plan on attending our
next meeting, you'll be glad you did.