3829 Airline Dr Metairie LA 70001

Between N. Turnbull and Cleary - - one block East of Sam's Club

9:30 am to 5:15 pm

Open Daily: Closed Wednesdays and Sundays

504 828-6868

Our motto: You can never have too many unbuilt kits in your closet.

"There are only two precious memories I have of New Orleans: the house I grew up in and Hub Hobby." - - - Jim Letten

"Wherever I wind up, I'll always judge any hobby shop to the one I grew up with." - - - Paolo Profumo

"You've been a part of my life for over half of my life. I'll follow you wherever you go." - - - Bill Schadwell

"Even though I'm now in Los Angeles, after eight years in New Orleans, I've learned that there is only one hobby shop: Hub - - the rest are just places with some stuff in them." - - Alan Greenstadt

"I love this place. It's like a big candy store!" - - guy in big red truck

Hub Hobby New Orleans is in Metairie

"Ariel's Morning" composed and recorded by New Orleans musician Rick Marcell

Here's where you can find the "Ariel's Morning" ( http://youtu.be/OXy9yXaH3gs ) video

Model Rockets - -Tools - - Plastic Models - - HO & N Scale Trains - -Click on Product Lines for More

A light shall shine upon us this day

for the Lord is born to us

and He shall be called the Prince of Peace

of Whose reign there shall be no end

The Crescent City Model Railroad Club


Christmas Time on the Crescent Line

Noon to 6 PM

Saturday January 10, 2015

601 N. Lester

Metairie LA

New For the Week Ending December 20, 2014

Hobby Hints visits a Shotgun House in Tom's Tiny Town: "This is an HO scale model of an old-fashioned, New Orleans style Shotgun house. It's scratch built using a chipboard (also referred to as card stock) sub-structure." - - Tom Bishop

(This model is on display at the Hub.)

Press Releases has info from Echelon - - - AMT - - Polar Lights - - - Ceaser Miniatures - - - Aiers - - - Eduard - - - Special Hobby - - - Meng - - and more

Check out what's come in this week

This week's Archive Flashback is Simulating Real Aircraft Skin:"I have never seen a seam on a real aircraft that was lighter than the paint or natural metal of its surface skin, so I never highlight seams with white or light gray." - - Walt Moore

This week's You Tube Video is Using Mig Pigments: "Just a quick tutorial on a cool new technique I kinda made up on my T-80 so I thought I'd show you guys it on the ol' StuG which really needed some dust. Worked out pretty well."

"You should live your own life and live up to your own expectations." - - Tiger Woods

New For the Week Ending December 13, 2014

Hobby Hints takes a trip to Jurassic World in "Bet You Can't Eat Just One":This is a 1/35 scale diorama that depicts the hunters becoming the hunted. The desert outpost lay in ruins as the raptors are poised for a sneak attack." - - Gil Gonsoulin

Press Releases has info from Hasegawa - - Tamiya - - -Dragon Plastics - - - Verlinden - - AK Interactive - - Mach II - - Kalmbach publications - - Moebius - - Presier - - Zvezda - - and more

This week's Archive Flashback is Salting the T34:"Once the paint is dry, it's just a matter of knocking off the salt and exposing the darker color under it. I wanted the method to be subtle so salt was only applied to corners and other areas of wear." - - Bill Wolfe

This week's You Tube Video is Basics of Decaling - using Micro set and Micro sol

"Never worry about the size of your Christmas tree. In the eyes of children, they are all thirty feet tall." - - Larry Wilde

New For the Week Ending December 6, 2014

Hobby Hints goes Mediterranean in CV33: I had no issues with part fit or casting bubbles, and the plugs are easy to remove." - - Phil Novak

Press Releases has info from Osprey - - ICM - - - Tamiya - - - Accurail - - - MPM - - - Special Hobby - - - Roden - - - and more

This week's Archive Flashback is Knight Life: "Centuries ago, members of the warrior class used to dress in colorful garb: feathers indicating valor in past battles, fancy embroidery showing allegiance to one's faith, the cut of the cloth expressing ones political alignment. Knight Life is a look at how six figures were transformed into works of art." - - John Alberts and Jeff Junker

This week's You Tube Video is Inks and Washes: "Ink and washes are an easy way to shade your models. There are more advanced ways to use inks, but we're starting with the simple method first."

"Anytime you do something from the heart, people just know it." - - Brad Paisley

Hobby Hints gives some practical ideas on how to accomplish different aspects of modeling. Sections include School Projects, Materials & Bonding, Painting, Radio Control Airplanes, Scenery, Trains, and Weathering & Detailing - 12/20/14

Press Releases are "ads" and information that manufacturers send us which we thought would be of interest - -12/20/14

Reviews gives our opinions on kits and products. Sections include Books, Games, Model Accessories, Plastic Models, and Trains - -06/28/14

Links A rather eclectic collection, heavy on museums, natural history, You Tube videos, and historical sites- - -12/20/14

Recent Arrivals: A Listing as to what's come in during the week, usually updated weekly. - -12/20/14

Product Line: A listing of the type of things we stock. (New pictures of inside of shop uploaded September, 2014) - - 09/20/14

Events: Listing of clubs and happenings - - 11/08/14

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