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Scale Models Forum

  1. 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: He's done it again! bluebottle, Feb 21, 2015
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    2. Scale Model Shop New Products

      New product updates from Scale Model Shop
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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: About this section. chris2681, Feb 15, 2015
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  2. 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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    2. Shows and Events

      A section for all the Show news and chat.
      Latest: PLYMOUTH MODEL SHOW 21st March John Huggins, Mar 4, 2015 at 10:03 AM
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    3. Site Feedback

      Want to see something added to the forum or have a problem with it, post here
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      Latest: Posting a few pics Alan 45, Feb 26, 2015
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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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  3. The Market Place

    Something to sell? Need a part? Fancy a swap....Here is the place to do it.
    1. The Bits Bin

      Here is the place to post requests for broken, missing or otherwise defect parts.
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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: Straight to laquer? dougie, Mar 6, 2015 at 12:09 AM
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    2. Brush painting

      Are you a brush painter, check this out.
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      Latest: Removing brush marks Dave Garrett, Feb 28, 2015 at 8:33 PM
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    3. Airbrush

      We are gathered here today to .... .. let us spray.
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      Latest: Thinning enamel? aaron, Feb 28, 2015 at 9:50 PM
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    4. Weathering.

      Questions, suggestions, tips and help about weathering your builds.
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      Latest: weathering for a beginner John Rixon, Feb 27, 2015
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    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: Improvement or not ? Alan 45, Mar 6, 2015 at 10:40 AM
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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: committed myself to just one hobby dougie, Mar 5, 2015 at 4:21 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: "TESTED" one day Cosmonaut build John Rixon, Feb 28, 2015 at 5:23 PM
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    4. 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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      Latest: Looking for tuition... PirateOneOne, Jan 30, 2015
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    5. Other Models

      For models that don't fit in the below category's. if there are enough posts of a particular model a new forum will be created
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    6. Card Models

      Do you know of a site that offers free card models? or do you have one you would like to offer here? then this is the place to do it. NOT FOR BUILDS Please use relevant section.
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      Latest: Aston Martin DBR9 jono, Jan 31, 2015
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    7. Engineering & Tooling

      Engineering & Tooling, if you engineer your own tools or parts or would like to know how to do your own this is the place to post.
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      Latest: Drill bit advice, monica, Dec 7, 2014
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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: Gloster Gladiator-my first model ? Laurie, Mar 6, 2015 at 9:39 AM
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    3. Completed Aircraft

      A place to show off your completed builds.
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      Latest: 1/72 scale Folke-Wulf 190 A-3 HAWKERHUNTER, Mar 6, 2015 at 9:50 AM
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  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: Little Green Men....On Holiday In Ukraine monica, Mar 3, 2015 at 8:42 AM
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    2. Completed Military Vehicles

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      Latest: Pzkpfw 1 Ausf C callmehobbes, Mar 6, 2015 at 10:22 AM
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  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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      Latest: Interesting Scratch Build... dubster72, Mar 1, 2015 at 6:25 PM
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    2. Sci-fi and space Builds Under Construction

      from Sputnik to Enterprise NCC 1701-E
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      Latest: Boris Karloff-The Mummy monica, Mar 4, 2015 at 9:38 PM
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    3. Completed Sci-fi and real space builds

      lets see if we can give NORAD something to worry about...
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      Latest: sun shark fighter Alan 45, Mar 6, 2015 at 10:57 AM
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  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: 1932 Morgan three wheeler Marudek, Mar 6, 2015 at 7:32 AM
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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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      Latest: SHL M04 scratch build in 1/9 Marudek, Mar 6, 2015 at 10:35 AM
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    3. Completed Civilian Vehicles

      Yes, including Racing cars
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      Latest: Revell: 1970 Convertable Beetle David 317, Mar 1, 2015 at 8:33 AM
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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: deciding which ship to build Dave Garrett, Mar 3, 2015 at 4:54 PM
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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: HMCS Snowberry Dave Garrett, Mar 6, 2015 at 1:23 AM
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    3. Completed Ships, Boats and submarines

      Please post your completed boats and other floaty things here.
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      Latest: Tupolev G5 torpedo boat The Migrant, Mar 6, 2015 at 12:14 AM
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  10. FIGURES

    A home for all the figure build and chat.
    1. The figure building Master Class

      Ever wanted to be better at figures.....
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      Latest: Figure part one. The head Paul P, May 31, 2014
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    2. Figure building related chat.

      All chat and questions: painting, building and what glue to use? Ask in here
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      Latest: Judge Dread ? john i am, Feb 27, 2015
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    3. Figures Under Construction

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      Latest: Verlinden Swiss Grenadier Officer (bust) Alan 45, Mar 6, 2015 at 10:33 AM
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  11. Diorama

    A forum to discus, build and show your diorama
    1. Diorama Chat

      your very own builders Merchants where you can chat about your building work
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      Latest: Cracked Conrete Road ????? takeslousyphotos, Mar 4, 2015 at 10:32 AM
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    2. Diorama's Under Construction

      Post your build thread for your masterpieces here.
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      Latest: Furious grumpa, Mar 6, 2015 at 12:52 AM
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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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      Latest: RAF Bodney 1940's eddiesolo, Mar 6, 2015 at 9:09 AM
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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. Trains and rolling stock builds

      A forum for all the railway fans.
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      Latest: What a load of scrap monica, Jan 2, 2015
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    3. Layouts

      Show us your train set! Got a lay out in the loft, a mini world in the cellar. Share it here
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  13. Group Build

    All the 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: 2016 GB/SIG Suggestions Thread. chris2681, Mar 6, 2015 at 12:14 AM
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    2. Completed Group builds

      Group Build: Completed models can be posted here
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      Latest: 1/48 achilles snow scene tanktrack, Mar 4, 2015 at 8:27 AM
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  14. SIG Builds

    The Specially Interesting Group builds..
    1. Latest: Mini grasstracker beowulf, Feb 28, 2015 at 10:03 PM
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    2. SIG Builds Chat

      The place to talk about the SIG's
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    3. Completed SIG Builds

      A nice new show room just for the completed SIG Builds.
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      Latest: andy's p-51 red tail 1:24 colin m, Mar 3, 2015 at 2:56 PM
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  15. Super SIG's

    A forum for the Super SIG Builds...
    1. Super SIG chat

      discussion and other chit chat relating to the SUPER SIG builds.
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      Latest: SSIG query Alan 45, Feb 3, 2015
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    2. Super SIG Builds 2014

      The collection point for the Super sig builds.
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      Latest: PETES TITANIC/OYLMPIC takeslousyphotos, Mar 1, 2015 at 5:23 PM
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    3. Latest: Ziper's 1/24 Spitfire Mk.Vb Ziper_it, Mar 6, 2015 at 10:49 AM
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  16. 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: different scales on same dio? noble, Mar 6, 2015 at 10:50 AM
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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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      Latest: Little bit of photo play Alan 45, Mar 2, 2015 at 12:55 PM
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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. Introductions

      This forum is for new members to post an introduction and tell us about yourself. (Posting is not required.)
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    6. 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: What's going on ? Alan 45, Feb 8, 2015
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    7. 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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    8. Jokes

      Do you have a funny picture or a good joke to share? then post it here, please keep it clean. inappropriate material will be deleted without warning.
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      Latest: Insomniacs.......... Laurie, Mar 3, 2015 at 12:37 PM
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