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 now 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





New For the Week Ending October 25, 2014

Hobby Hints hops a ride on a Flying Wing - - Revell's Horton Go229: "Instead of trying to re-create these patterns with freehand spraying with the airbrush, I chose to use masks that were first designed on the computer and laser cut from paper cardstock." - - Lee Coll

Press Releases has info from Classic Warship Publications - - Verlinden Productions - - Academy - - RS Models - - Presier - - Polar Lights - - Airfix plastic models - - AK Interactive - - Meng - - Aoshima - - and more



Check out the new arrivals for the week



Archive Flashback celebrates Halloween in Danse Macabre - a look at the Ghoulish side of modeling, featuring works by Bob Caruso



Our You tube video selection of the week is how to use Chrome Alclad -Chroming with Alclad - about 13 minutes



"When someone tells you nothing is impossible, ask them to dribble a football." - - Unknown
















New For the Week Ending October 18, 2014



Hobby Hints returns to Bizzaro Land visiting "Big Joseph": "The resin that's it's made out of is exceptional: when you open the box you think it's a plastic kit!" - - Gil Gonsoulin

Press Release has info from Revell Germany - - Ospry Publications - - DML - - Zvezda - - Minicraft - - Tamiya - - Model Power trains - - New Ray - - Special Hobby - - Academy - - and more

Our Archive Flashback for this week is Metalizing the JUMO 004 Axial Flow Turbojet by Pat Donahue: "Verlinden tells you to use some DML parts for some tubing and the accessory frame on top of the engine, but these are only included in the single seat 262 night fighter If you don't have this kit you are on your own and will have to scratch up these parts."



Check out the new arrivals for the week



Our You Tube Video of the Week is Using Bare Metal Foil



"Courage is grace under pressure." - - Ernest Hemingway












New For the Week Ending October 11, 2014



Hobby Hints builds the Tamiya 1/24 Mobil: "This Tamiya 1/24 scale kit was built as an "out-of-the-box" entrant." - - Lionel Davis

Press Releases has info from Estes Model Rockets - - - Accurail - - - AFV Club - - - Zvezda - - - Friul Track - - - and more



This week's Archive Flashback is Defense of Lodz: "The diorama depicted here is a representation of a scene that might have occurred in Poland in those dark days of the first week of September 1939. Polish defensive strategy was based on a series of fortified towns with defenses in depth." - - Walter Sullivan



This week's You Tube video is Beached PT boat



"All great change begins at the dinner table." - - Ronald Reagan








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 - 10/25/14

Press Releases are "ads" and information that manufacturers send us which we thought would be of interest - -10/25/14

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- - -10/25/14

Recent Arrivals: A Listing as to what's come in during the week, usually updated weekly. - -10/25/14

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 - - 09/27/14



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