3829 Airline Dr Metairie LA 70001

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

Open Daily: Closed Wednesdays and Sundays

9:30 am to 5:15 pm

504 828-6868


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

Our Philosophy: "Any day spent building a model is better than a day spent at work." - - - Bill Wolfe

"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

"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

The Flying Tigers Scale Model Club


Tiger Fest XXII

Saturday March 28, 2015

9:00 am to 1:00 pm

St Jerome Knights of Columbus Hall

3310 Florida Ave

Kenner LA

For further information, Richard Marriott at rmpaintingmusic14@gamil.com


Leo Cox at 504 393-2497

New For the Week Ending March 21, 2015

Hobby Hints builds Greg Boyington's AVG P-40: "The hardware surrounding the engine is almost entirely scratch-built from brass rod and brass and aluminum tubing." - - Britt Vallot

Press Releases has info from AMT - - Osprey Publications - - Bachman - - DML - - Riich Models - - -and more

Check out what's come in this week - -

This week's Archive Flashback is Sahariana: "The rust on the pieces in and around the engine compartment were painted with Rustall." - - Scott Nicholich

This week You Tube Video is Revell's RMS Titanic:: Scale Model Build and Paint. Scale is 1/570, made by Revell - time lapsed

"Action without study is fatal. Study without action is futile." - - Mary Beard

New For the Week Ending March 14, 2015

Hints looks at Airbrushes and Compressors and Paints: OH MY! Part 1 - the Air Source by Phil Novak: "In general, the compressor allows you to have a steady pressure that is always available. No need to go fill it up somewhere, no wonky pressures, and can be space efficient." - - Phil Novak

Press Releases has info from Bachman - - DML - - JLI - - Aires - - Academy - - Hasegawa - - Eduard - - and more

This week's Archive Flashback is Zero: Like many of you I always wanted to build an F4U Corsair. I finally completed the task and hunted for my next prey. Quite simply, my next prey was the Corsair's prey, and vice versa.....the Mitsubishi A6M5 "Zero". - - Alan Greenstadt

This week's You Tube Video is Making Realistic Trees: "In this video I show you how to make realistic trees the cheap way using seafoam trees, brown spray, hair spray and static grass

"Thinking is the talking of the soul with itself." - - Plato

New For the Week Ending March 7, 2015

Reviews takes the Atlas Alco S-2 for a spin: "The dual-mode sound decoder adds a pleasing dimension to this HO-scale switch engine." - - Eric White

Press Releases has info from Woodland Scenics - - Accurail - - - Revell Monogram - - - Zvezda - -and more

This week's Archive Flashback is Balsa Bridge: "Bridge designers must watch for torsion and try to reduce it as much as possible." - - Garrett Boon

This week's You Tube Video is Woodland Scenics "Just Plug Lighting System: "No electrical knowledge or special tools needed...just plug and you're done! The Just Plug™ Lighting System is a quick and easy way to add realism and interest to new and existing layouts and other projects. Individual bulb brightness can be controlled, and the modular design allows for easy expansion. Just Plug is compatible with DCC and works for any scale."

"You can't escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today." - - Abraham Lincoln

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 - 03/21/15

Press Releases are "ads" and information that manufacturers send us which we thought would be of interest - -03/21/15

Reviews gives our opinions on kits and products. Sections include Books, Games, Model Accessories, Plastic Models, and Trains - -03/07/15

Links A rather eclectic collection, heavy on museums, natural history, You Tube videos, and historical sites- - -03/21/15

Recent Arrivals: A Listing as to what's come in during the week, usually updated weekly. - -03/21/15

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 - - 1/24/15

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