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 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 February 27, 2015

Hobby Hints plays "Peek-a-boo!": " Because the United States had the bombing of German airfields a priority, the Luftwaffe hide their aircraft alongside roads to minimize the chance of a successful US air strike." - - Brad Brevell

Press Releases has info from Model Power - - Evergreen - - DML - - - AMT - - - AKI - - and more

Check out what's come in this week - -

This week's Archive Flashback is Creating Reality from Fiction: "If all of your equipment is time/setting appropriate, operations realistic and properly executed, then you are very definitely a protolancer---and just a whisker away from being a prototype modeler." - - Patrick Harris

This week's You Tube Video is Installing a DCC decoder: "The process is very straight forward but I thought someone might be wondering how I install 9 pin digitrax decoders into my Athearn SD40 and GP60m."

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

New For the Week Ending February 21, 2015

Hobby Hints travels back to Bizarro Land in a PVN 3/2 Jeep:"This Bandai Jeep looks a lot like a modern version of the World War II Kubelwagen." - - Gil Gonsoulin

Press Releases has info from Airfix - - Verlinden - - ICM - - Mig Productions - - Kagero books - - and more

This week's Archive Flashback is Building a Refinery: "Here's part of a 12 foot by 6 foot layout I'm building, which is loosely based on an oil refinery." - - John Burns

This week's You Tube Video is Building the Revell 1/32 Spitfire - -

"Everything is funny as long as it is happening to somebody else." - - Will Rogers

New For the Week Ending February 14, 2015

Hobby Hints takes the Academy 1/32 Su27 Flanker for a spin: "This was then weathered with the Tamiya "D"set of weathering pastes. I made up different shades and it doesn't come off once you put it on." - - Tommy Hecker

Press Release has info from Accurail - - Osprey Publications - - - Aires - - - Meng - - - Kittyhawk - - - AMT - - and more

This week'sArchive Flashback is Cheap Shot: "This diorama depicts a giddy Marder III crew during a lull in the fighting in the winter of 1943, on the eastern front. The figures toward the front of the base are building a snowman. the one off to the side, who apparently does not like the officer too much, just launched a snowball at the his head." - - Phil Novak

This Week's You Tube Video is School of Dance: A time lapse video of a third year design at the Tulane University School of architecture. The design was for a "school of dance" located next to the famous Moulin Rouge by Customer and Tulane School of Architecture's Chris Tellone

"Don't find fault. Find a remedy." - - Henry Ford

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 - 02/28/15

Press Releases are "ads" and information that manufacturers send us which we thought would be of interest - -02/28/15

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- - -02/28/15

Recent Arrivals: A Listing as to what's come in during the week, usually updated weekly. - -02/28/15

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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