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
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
New for the Week Ending November 22, 2014
Hobby Hints cruises to the South Pacific in Japanese Scarecrow Troops: "In the art of deception, the Japanese used scarecrows and "Quaker Canons" to try to fool the Americans into thinking they were more numerous than they really were." - - Leo Cox
Events has info on the Crescent City Model Railroad Clubs Christmas Show, which starts next Saturday
Press Releases has info from AK Interactive - - Red Box - - Verlinden and more, but not too much more
Check out what's come in this week - -
This week's Archive Flasback is Ride the Crescent Lines by Mike Mule and Jeff Junker: "The Crescent Lines Railroad views itself as part of a larger transportation system; its goal is to transport goods across the country, in a mostly north to south direction. This is reflected in how an operating session is run."
This Week's You Tube Video is Learn to Paint: the Basics - How to Wash. In this tutorial we explain the beginning steps on choosing and using washes on your miniatures. We also go in to some good tips and uses for washes.
"I don't like heights. This is why I stopped growing at fifth grade." - - Billy Crystal
New For the Week Ending November 15, 2014
Hobby Hints takes another plunge into Bizzaro Land in Razorback: "I got this kit from Monsters in Motion a few years ago and after looking at the instructions shelved it. The instructions looks as if drawn by a five year old!" - - Gil Gonsoulin
Press Releases has info from Osprey Publications - - Dragon Models - - Airfix - - Hasegawa - - Academy - - AMT - - Trumpeter - - and more
This week's Archive Flashback is Panzerknacker! by David Clarke (an article on building a 1/9 scale figure): "Every 1/9 scale Warriors figure I have purchased is literally crammed with details that are impossible to mold in smaller scales."
This week's You Tube Video is How to Paint 1/35 scale figures
"Most of the things worth doing in the world had been declared impossible before they were done." - - Louis D. Brandeis
New For the Week Ending November 8, 2014
Hobby Hints flies the PCM 1/32 Hawker Tempest: "This is a bear of a kit to put together. It has a lot of "fit" problems." - - Jack Hollander
Events has the lowdown on Christmas Time on the Crescent Time: the local Model Railroad Club's Annual Open House
This week's Archive Flashback is Operation Cobra: "The idea for this diorama came from a picture I saw in one of the Concord Publications books on the Sherman. It showed a 6th armored division tank racing through a French town in August, 1944 after the breakout at Normandy." - - Brian Cavet
This week's YouTube Video is Weathering a Box Car: "A how to video about weathering model train cars(I use n-scale, but these techniques can be used on all scales). I cover everything from needed supplies to step by step instructions on how I weather my train cars."
"Don't bother people for help without first trying to solve the problem yourself." - - Colin Powell
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 - 11/22/14
Press Releases are "ads" and information that manufacturers send us which we thought would be of interest - -11/22/14
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- - -11/22/14
Recent Arrivals: A Listing as to what's come in during the week, usually updated weekly. - -11/22/14
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