Gerald Voigt

Gerald Voigt

Gerald’s involvement with the scale modeling hobby dates back to his preteen years. Since then he has been involved in just about every aspect of the hobby…IPMS chapter president, product manufacturing, marketing, technical advisor, design engineer, wholesale and retail sales and most recently a hobby advocate and brand ambassador representing Xuron Corp. His initial relationship with Xuron started when he approached us with a product idea, which led to the successful development of two of the most popular tools Xuron produces for scale modelers…the 2175ET Pro Sprue Cutter and the 9180ET Pro PE Scissors.

Light ’em Up!

Light ’em Up!

Imagine drawing on the wall of a cave or trying to paint the ceiling of a 16th Century Chapel using nothing but a couple of candles to illuminate what you’re working on. Today’s hobbyist, craftsmen and artists don’t have to […]

The Perfect Pliers

The Perfect Pliers

The perfect pliers are right at the end of each of your arms…your fingers. Well, maybe they’re not the most perfect pliers…let me explain why. As strong as your fingers are, they don’t have the strength and rigidity necessary to […]

Models, Modelers and Scale Modeling Tools

Models, Modelers and Scale Modeling Tools

Scale Models cover different subjects, eras, scales and of varying quality. You’ll find that modelers come from different backgrounds, various ages, physical size and scale modeling ability. Mix the two and you have a diverse group. Scale modeling tools also […]

Demonstrating the proper technique for cutting photo etch from the fret

Photo Etch Tools for Modelers

If you’ve been around the scale modeling world for awhile, you may remember when photo-etch first made its appearance in the hobby world. One of the first lines of model kits to feature photo-etch parts was the HiTech series from […]

Proper Xuron® Tools Care

Proper Xuron® Tools Care

A commenter on a public modeling forum complained that the tools he was using were rusting and they had lost their keen edge as well as smooth action. Further discussion revealed that he lived in an the area that was […]