SDMB welcomes our fellow modelers!
We are an International Plastic Modelers' Society U.S.A. chartered club
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SDMB members at ModelZona 2018

2015 IPMS USA Chapter of the Year
2015 Region 10 Chapter of the Year


Founded in January 2010, Sonoran Desert Model Builders is a chartered IPMS model club in Tucson, Arizona dedicated to advancing each others skills through tip sharing, encouragement and, most importantly, hands-on building. Our members enjoy a deep camaraderie and level of respect for each other as well as a passion for model building. We want YOU to join our friendly group! Check out our Members page and see what we build and what we are working on. Come to our meeting and see what we are all about, we won't bite. We build it all... cars, airplanes, armor, ships, figures, sci-fi...if it's a plastic kit we build it! (We even build non-plastic kits!)



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Treasurer -

Secretary -

Chuck Wacker

Todd Parker

Kent Weeks

Mike Bilcik

SDMB Support Staff
Chapter Contact - Mike Bilcik
Webmaster -
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ModelMania -
"Red" Steve Barlow
Dave Diaz
Kent Weeks
Derek Campbell

Our latest pictures from our 
March 2019 meeting.
This month we once again had over 36 members attend!!   Really nice work in progress for our upcoming May library exhibit. We held 2 Mega Raffles and Mike Bilcik won the 1/72 U-Boat and Dave Diaz won the Trumpeter 1/16 T-34/85! Congratulations to all! Great prizes picked by our club VP Todd! Thanks Todd for giving a nice selection! We also had prizes for people who brought works in progress. So don't forget, if you bring a model to display at a meeting you get a free raffle ticket and the chance to pick from a nice selection of modeling tools and equipment! So get building! 
Vince observes the show and tell portion of our meeting. There were plenty of models present!

SDMB featured on Arizona Illustrated TV show!

Sonoran Desert Model Builders was featured on Arizona Illustrated's July 13, 2011 television show. The informative interview begins at the 20 minute mark.

Click below to watch!


SDMB Flyer now at ACE Hobby Shop on 22nd and Kolb!

Chuck has made flyers to help spread the word of SDMB! Great Job Chuck!

SDMB members at ModelZona 2015


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