Ed Baroth Bio

LAMS Club Member
Name: Ed Baroth

City: Porter Ranch

Year joined LAMS club: 2008

Favorite Subjects: WWII allied airplanes

How I got interested in building models:

To keep me busy when visiting my grandmother in the Bronx nursing home when I was 5.

First model I ever built:

Don’t remember.

Method of painting I prefer:

Airbrush Gunze and Tamiya acrylics

Most challenging model kit I ever built:

B-26 Marauder (working on it now)

The finished model kit I am most proud of:

Eduard and Hasegawa Hellcats

The worst project I ever did:

Models made for kids

Since joining the LAMS Club I have learned “how to” or “improved”:

Washes and highlighting aircraft. I hope to learn how to paint figures.

Name something you would like to build or model that you’ve never attempted:
1/32 Trumpeter Avenger or Dauntless

Did you ever destroy a model?  If so, how did you do it?
As a kid – with firecrackers or with glue and setting on fire.

Have you entered any competitions? Yes

If yes, which ones? National, regional and local

Received any Awards or Recognition?

Yes –

Every modeler purchases more kits than they can build.  How many kits are in the garage, closet, or storage waiting to be built?

About 100

What is the one kit that you’ve searched for that you still can’t find?

Promodeler A-26 Invader

What is the best part of the club for you?
Group dynamics