In order to concentrate on a new series of model kits, Loose Cannon West will be temporarily closing down October 16, 2010 and not accepting new orders after that date. All orders currently on hand will be filled as soon as possible and shipped. Loose Cannon West will resume operation in August 2011. We are sorry for the inconvenience, but would like to stress that Loose Cannon East will remain open during this time.
To clarify, there will be no interruption in the availability of Loose Cannon East products. All Loose Cannon West products will be unavailable between October 16, 2010 and August of 2011, though your favorite retailers may have some stock on hand.
Hugh was born on Dec 7,1937 in Colorado. Hugh built his first model around the age of four or five with the help of his mother, a Strombecker C-47. He says he had the wings were on backwards until a friend pointed out the error.
Hugh recieved a BA and MA with several post grad credits and in Arts and Education and also earned multiple minors. He is a retired retired educator. Hugh also is retired from the US Army/US Air Force.
Hugh currently lives in Aurora, Colorado and works part time at Colpar Hobbies. He has built masters for Naval Works, Jim Shirley productions, Classic Warships and Loose Cannon and is an IPMS National Judge.