Toronto Hobby Show - A visit to the 27th in November 2005

These photos are from the Toronto Hobby Show in 2005. This batch of photos were all taken by Phillip Edwards.

Note: this article originally appeared on the SCMEC website (now shut down)
and is reprinted with the kind permission of Phil Edwards, their former webmaster.

I am at the Hobby show again. I hope you enjoy the pictures below which show some of the more photogenic or interesting models.

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A general view of the display.

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And from another angle …

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And another angle ….

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The Sleeping Meccanoman by Ron Kurtz.

The Sleeping Meccanoman – movie of the model working.

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Anyone want to buy some Meccano from Marsha?

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A plastic Meccano Ferris wheel from Hubert Hogle, on top of Manfred Hammer’s set 10.

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A John Deere Waterloo Boy Tractor Model “R” from Ron Kurtz.

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Another View …

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And from the rear …

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A small fairground ride care of Eric Eisen.

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An Erector Fire Truck by Don Redmond.

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And an Erector Beam Pumping Engine by Lou Boselli (a repeat of the model he brought to the show 20 years ago!)

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Colin Hoare showed three models, one of which was this neat miniature Beam Engine.

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My Rickshaw is here … For more details on this model, including a movie of it walking around my kitchen, click here.

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A Crazy Clock from Charles Perez.

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And also by Charles Perez, a display showing a Century of Flight.

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Hubert Hogle’s Pinyon Blocksetter with a grab.

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And the standard Blocksetter, from Bill Briggs.

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And last but not least – the rogue’s gallery of those that attended the club AGM.

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