Scale Models Forums

  1. News and Infomation

    Forum news and Modelling news and rumours...
    1. News & Information

      You will find the latest news and information from scale models forum, as well as news from around the world from the modelling communities.
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      Latest: Tamiya releasing new paint range BarryW, Oct 21, 2017 at 2:41 PM
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    2. Shows and Events

      A section for all the Show news and chat.
      Latest: The Southwell Show 2017 October 15th john i am, Oct 17, 2017 at 9:43 PM
    3. Site Feedback

      Want to see something added to the forum or have a problem with it, post here
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    4. Product Reviews

      Members reviews of products you use or might want to use, read about it here or see if there is something better that can do the same job.
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  2. Scale Models Shop

    This section contains all the scale models Shop news and info.
    1. Shop News & Updates

      www.ScaleModelShop.co.uk - New products, discount offers and shop news will be posted here. If you want to see something stocked, have a problem or complaint then this is the place to post.
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      Latest: Glitchy shop browsing. john i am, Sep 28, 2017
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    2. Scale Model Shop New Products

      New product updates from Scale Model Shop
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      Latest: Modern looking figures AdamB, May 18, 2017
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    3. Idea's and suggestions for the shop

      A place to post ideas and suggestions for things that you would buy if the SMS had them...
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      Latest: Elephant compressor Fenlander, Feb 26, 2017
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  3. The Market Place

    Something to sell? Need a part? Fancy a swap....Here is the place to do it.
    1. Critique Corner.

      This forum is for people that wish to receive Critique on their latest confection. Be it a completed model or one under construction
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      Latest: First lit enterprise. papa 695, Sep 25, 2017
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    2. General Modelling chat

      Got questions that are valid in all the model sections, then post them here. Remember there are special sections for all the specific build types.
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      Latest: Leaving modelling Ian M, Oct 22, 2017 at 7:16 PM
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    3. Tutorials and how to's

      Tutorials, Quick tips and How to... If you need to know it might be here you find the solution!
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      Latest: Home made Zimmerit tool Trekkie_John, Oct 16, 2017 at 10:23 PM
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    4. Quick Tips

      Share your quick tips, things that make your modelling easier or saves you money
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    5. Reference

      Forum for posting reference information, do you have info on a battle or specific vehicle or aircraft others might find useful post it here
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    6. Testing Room

      Any experiences of equipment? motors, r/c gear , model kits etc give us your results
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      Latest: zimmeritt Trekkie_John, Dec 29, 2016
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  4. The Paint booth

    For ALL your questions regarding paint, paints and erm painting. Hairy stick. Air Brush or fingers...
    1. painting chit chat.

      Want to talk paint ?
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      Latest: Preparing to paint antique guns Fabian, Oct 22, 2017 at 10:23 AM
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    2. Brush painting

      Are you a brush painter, check this out.
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      Latest: Get rid of brush strokes John, Oct 22, 2017 at 6:56 PM
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    3. Airbrush

      We are gathered here today to .... .. let us spray.
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    4. Weathering.

      Questions, suggestions, tips and help about weathering your builds.
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      Latest: Hairspray failure... Tony, Oct 22, 2017 at 12:39 AM
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  5. Aircraft

    Our very own Hangar for the flying things we like to build
    1. General Aircraft Chat

      If it flies and you need to know any thing or just want to share some info on aircraft here is the place to do it.
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    2. Aircraft Under Construction

      The Scale Models Own Airport.
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      Latest: Tamiya 1:48 Swordfish Mk 1 float plane Tony, Oct 22, 2017 at 2:35 PM
    3. Completed Aircraft

      A place to show off your completed builds.
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      Latest: First post! Lockheed Ventura Rupert Carss, Oct 22, 2017 at 7:43 PM
  6. Military Vehicles

    The military modellers of Scale-models meeting place
    1. General Military Vehicle Chat

      The barracks. Here you can talk and ask about your Military Vehicle builds.
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      Latest: Tanks for a Stalingrad diorama? Airfix Modeller Freak, Oct 19, 2017 at 9:25 PM
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    2. Latest: JSU-152 howizter beowulf, Oct 17, 2017 at 8:59 PM
  7. Sci-fiction and Sci-Fact

    Oh my God, Its full of stars..
    1. Sci-fi and Space related Chat

      Here you can chat and ask questions or share info about all things Sci-fi and actual space travel...
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    2. Sci-fi and space Builds Under Construction

      from Sputnik to Enterprise NCC 1701-E
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      Latest: Comet 1\8 Mk3 film dalek peterairfix, Oct 21, 2017 at 5:08 PM
    3. Completed Sci-fi and real space builds

      lets see if we can give NORAD something to worry about...
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      Latest: reys speeder scratch build Polux, Oct 18, 2017 at 8:53 PM
  8. Civilian Vehicles

    The scale Models very own car show room
    1. General Chat about Civilian Vehicles

      All the chit chat you like as long as its in topic.
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      Latest: john deere and plough Paulalison, Oct 8, 2017
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    2. Civilian vehicles Under Construction

      In the work shop on the driveway and now also on the bench!
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    3. Latest: Renault 5 Autograsser Snowman, Oct 17, 2017 at 2:57 PM
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  9. Ships & Boats

    Our ship yard for all the floaty things..Or sinky things
    1. General Boat Chat

      Chat and/or ask for help on all things nautical
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      Latest: Imai 1/150 Napoleon Norman, Sep 7, 2017
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    2. Ships, Boats and Submarines Under Construction

      If it floats on top its a boat, if it sits on the bottom its sunk! Or a submarine
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      Latest: Airfix 1/72 RNLI Severn Class Lifeboat kpnuts, Oct 22, 2017 at 3:49 PM
    3. Completed Ships, Boats and submarines

      Please post your completed boats and other floaty things here.
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      Latest: Academy 1\400 RMS Titanic flyjoe180, Oct 18, 2017 at 8:44 PM
  10. FIGURES

    A home for all the figure build and chat.
    1. Figure building related chat.

      All chat and questions: painting, building and what glue to use? Ask in here
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    2. The figure building Master Class

      Ever wanted to be better at figures.....
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      Latest: sculpting Ian M, Oct 26, 2015
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  11. Diorama and Buildings

    A forum to discus, build and show your diorama or buildings.

    1. Diorama and Buildings Chat

      your very own builders Merchants where you can chat about your building work.

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    2. Diorama's Under Construction

      Post your build thread for your masterpieces here.
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      Latest: POW-The Escape kpnuts, Oct 22, 2017 at 4:52 PM
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    3. Completed Dioramas

      A show room for the finished projects- I wonder, if we glued them all together could we build WWII in scale...
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    4. Buildings under constuction

      Show your mini building here. If they are part of a diorama please use the diorama sections. This is for stand alone buildings.

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      Latest: next on the table monica, Apr 19, 2017
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    5. Competed Buildings

      Show off your skills as a builder here!

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  12. Trains

    Plastic kit, or railway set layout and working locos...Bring it on.
    1. General Train Chat

      Forum for the discussion of all thinks railway related. Civil or military
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    2. Layouts

      Show us your train set! Got a lay out in the loft, a mini world in the cellar. Or are building one..Share it here

      Latest: The Forgotten Ruins. Polux, Jul 15, 2017
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  13. The New Group Builds (2017 on)

    All the new GB's from 2017 and onward
    1. The New Group Builds Chat

      Her you can talk about ask questions and generally shoot the breeze about the 2017 group builds.

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      Latest: GB rules Polux, Oct 20, 2017 at 1:22 PM
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    2. Member Suggested group builds

      If you have an Idea for a group build you would like to start here is the place to propose it.

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      Latest: Panther Build Idea beowulf, Oct 20, 2017 at 7:50 PM
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  14. Old Group Builds

    All the old Group builds, and SIG builds can be found here. Even the finished ones...
    1. Group Build Chat

      General chat about your build
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      Latest: 'er we go again... Ian M, Oct 10, 2016
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    2. The Super SIG 2014

      All and any posts about the Super SIGs in here
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      Latest: Chat away..About the SUPER SIGs Ian M, Oct 8, 2013
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  15. General Chat

    A place to shoot the breeze.
    1. Chit-Chat

      If you can't find a forum to fit your post then try here, not just for modelling, general chat about day to day life.
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      Latest: Birthday prezies kpnuts, Oct 22, 2017 at 4:31 PM
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    2. The Real McCoy

      Post your Photo of the real thing here. NO MODEL PHOTOS please.
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    3. photography

      Help and chat about photography. Our own photo school!
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    4. Articles

      This forum is STRICTLY for Articles ONLY
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      Latest: Article section Andy2035, Oct 15, 2013
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    5. Captions & Quiz's

      Have a funny photo? want a funny caption? post it here, or want to test your forum friends with a quiz then this is your place, remember it's just for fun!!
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      Latest: Not had one for a while Thorbrand, Aug 27, 2017
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    6. My Favourite Model

      If you have a model that you think should be featured here, then feel free to post, please give us scale and a bit of history about it
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      Latest: Your "Top Three"... Polux, Jul 6, 2017
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