Masters — Interviews and Biographies
01 - 07 - 2004
Dave Platt is one of a handful of model builders I have always looked up to
for his dedication, skill and quality of work. Dave continually sets
new standards, prove that it can be done and motivates me to improve my
skill as a modeler. Thank you Dave for your contributions to my
When I started in this hobby there were two gentlemen who caught my
attention almost immediately: Ken Willard and Bill Winters. I
devotedly read columns written by both men.
Not only were they prolific modelers, but they were never afraid to
experiment and fail. It is from these two men that I learned what
model building is all about. And that is the journey.
Sadly Bill Winters and Ken Willard have passed away. I felt a great
sense of loss with each of them.