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Happy Birthday Armorama!
Staff MemberAssociate Editor
Warszawa, Poland
Joined: April 23, 2003
KitMaker: 1,923 posts
AeroScale: 100 posts
Posted: Thursday, December 15, 2011 - 10:06 PM UTC
It looks like Armorama is celebrating 10th birthday today!

All the best to the site and Jim, the proud daddy!
European Union
Joined: September 28, 2004
KitMaker: 2,174 posts
AeroScale: 1,587 posts
Posted: Friday, December 16, 2011 - 01:04 AM UTC
Stockholm, Sweden
Joined: December 19, 2001
KitMaker: 1,717 posts
AeroScale: 139 posts
Posted: Friday, December 16, 2011 - 02:15 AM UTC
Can't believe 10 years has past so quickly...

I'll have been an active member for 10 years come Tuesday next week!!

Hats of to Jim and everybody else that makes Armorama (probably should say KitMaker Network now) what it is!!!
Staff Member_ADVISOR
Florida, United States
Joined: October 17, 2003
KitMaker: 15,332 posts
AeroScale: 836 posts
Posted: Friday, December 16, 2011 - 06:22 AM UTC
Happy Birthday everyone.
North Carolina, United States
Joined: June 06, 2006
KitMaker: 4,626 posts
AeroScale: 238 posts
Posted: Friday, December 16, 2011 - 06:48 AM UTC
Congrats,I can't believe its 5 1/2 years since I found the site
Staff MemberSenior Editor
Croatia Hrvatska
Joined: February 13, 2002
KitMaker: 5,508 posts
AeroScale: 15 posts
Posted: Friday, December 16, 2011 - 07:05 AM UTC
Happy Birthday!

Staff MemberPublisher
New Hampshire, United States
Joined: December 15, 2001
KitMaker: 12,490 posts
AeroScale: 507 posts
Posted: Friday, December 16, 2011 - 08:01 AM UTC
Well I have been busy redoing logos and posting stuff on Facebook, but someone beat me to this on here. So I will join the fray and add my own BIG TANKS err... THANKS for all involved (past, present, and future) to making Armorama such a great place for modelers to gather and share on the net!

It is really hard to believe 10 years have gone by and everything that has sprung up from Armorama. Remember that originally Armorama was all forms of military modeling at the time it launched. When we split up the site into KitMaker Network in 2006 there were certainly doubts about that move, but I think that one can just look at the gobs of stuff we have published on sites like AeroScale, Model Shipwrights, Historicus Forma, and all the others, and it has been a good move. But Armorama STARTED THEM ALL!

Even though the site has become more of a business for myself, I still look at it as a tool for modelers to publish and see their own work on the net. We are truly one of the few 'member' driven sites around and that I am very proud of starting and helping grow. That said you only have to look at the contributors page to see that this site is a lot more than the work of any one person or even a small group of folks. My humble thanks to everyone involved in making this site what it is today.

Setubal, Portugal
Joined: April 26, 2002
KitMaker: 1,718 posts
AeroScale: 5 posts
Posted: Friday, December 16, 2011 - 12:49 PM UTC


Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Joined: June 07, 2002
KitMaker: 8,797 posts
AeroScale: 190 posts
Posted: Saturday, December 17, 2011 - 03:39 AM UTC
A big congrats to Armorama and it's founder Jim.

Ten years. The time reall does fly and I'm glad I have been part of it for the biggest part of those ten years. 9,5 years I think it is. And it has always been a big part of my life as well since.

Jim you might say that it is due to the involvement of the members to make the site what it is today. And it is true that the list of people who, in one way or another, supported the site is very impressive indeed. It was you who gave us the roof to do it under and you who made sure that the house is still standing upright and well functioning today. And therefor you, deserve a lot of the credit.
Of course the staff are doing a sterling job as well.

In my eyes worth a big round of applaus and all the feathers you can gather.

To the last ten years

And to the next 10
California, United States
Joined: December 19, 2004
KitMaker: 2,870 posts
AeroScale: 258 posts
Posted: Saturday, December 17, 2011 - 05:46 AM UTC
Wow! The first decade is a done deal!
Happy birthday Armorama and many thanks to Jim the Boss.
Wyoming, United States
Joined: November 07, 2003
KitMaker: 3,058 posts
AeroScale: 79 posts
Posted: Monday, December 19, 2011 - 05:21 AM UTC

Here is to the next 10 years!!