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: Airfix customer service Dave W, Apr 20, 2017 at 9:38 PM
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    2. Shows and Events

      A section for all the Show news and chat.
      Latest: Plymouth Model Show. rickoshea52, Mar 30, 2017
    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: How do you do it ? John, Feb 16, 2017
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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: 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: 1/76 Tamiya 25PDR Field gun and quad diorama MrGotty, Apr 22, 2017 at 10:33 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: Do,diecast ,what scales,32/36 ? monica, Apr 25, 2017 at 11:47 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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    4. Quick Tips

      Share your quick tips, things that make your modelling easier or saves you money
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      Latest: Simple Paint Stand colin m, Apr 18, 2017
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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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      Latest: Land Rover References (Kits) Polux, Mar 5, 2017
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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: pre shading question MrGotty, Apr 25, 2017 at 9:31 AM
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    2. Brush painting

      Are you a brush painter, check this out.
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      Latest: Cleaning Brushes Stevekir, Apr 1, 2017
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    3. Airbrush

      We are gathered here today to .... .. let us spray.
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      Latest: W&S Galeria varnish Mr Bowcat, Apr 12, 2017
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    4. Weathering.

      Questions, suggestions, tips and help about weathering your builds.
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      Latest: Filter advice needed please. Mr Bowcat, Apr 14, 2017
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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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      Latest: Hello & Help With Windows Doug Hughes, Apr 24, 2017 at 11:30 AM
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    2. Aircraft Under Construction

      The Scale Models Own Airport.
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      Latest: Rc Mirage 3 EZ MrGotty, Apr 23, 2017 at 10:59 PM
    3. Completed Aircraft

      A place to show off your completed builds.
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      Latest: Eduard/Academy 1/48 F-4B Phantom cybershed, Apr 26, 2017 at 5:17 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: i need advice... Julian220022, Apr 21, 2017 at 2:56 PM
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    2. Latest: LAV25 grumpa, Apr 25, 2017 at 10:52 PM
    3. Completed Military Vehicles

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      Latest: tamiya 1/35 field kitchen Awins, Apr 26, 2017 at 10:29 AM
  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: 2001 Space Oddysey eddiesolo, Mar 24, 2017
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    2. Sci-fi and space Builds Under Construction

      from Sputnik to Enterprise NCC 1701-E
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      Latest: Sevans 1\5 Classic Dalek peterairfix, Apr 25, 2017 at 11:57 AM
    3. Completed Sci-fi and real space builds

      lets see if we can give NORAD something to worry about...
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      Latest: Pete's Sevans 1\5 scale genesis dalek papa 695, Apr 25, 2017 at 5:43 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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    2. Civilian vehicles Under Construction

      In the work shop on the driveway and now also on the bench!
      Latest: Italeri 1/12 Fiat Mefistofeles kpnuts, Apr 25, 2017 at 8:30 PM
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    3. Completed Civilian Vehicles

      Yes, including Racing cars
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      Latest: Three 43's and a Big Brother. kpnuts, Apr 26, 2017 at 10:45 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: Rigging a ship of the 1700s Thorbrand, Feb 6, 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: Billings boats ZWARTE ZEE tug monica, Apr 25, 2017 at 9:32 PM
    3. Completed Ships, Boats and submarines

      Please post your completed boats and other floaty things here.
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      Latest: Imex Trinidad 1/450 skinflint, Feb 28, 2017
  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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      Latest: Bundeswehr Tank Crewman monica, Apr 6, 2017
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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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      Latest: opinions please Builder, Feb 22, 2017
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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 Pikeman, Apr 26, 2017 at 9:35 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: 'Search & Contain' Steve Brodie, Apr 26, 2017 at 8:34 AM
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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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      Latest: Russian T-26 1936 Kiev papa 695, Apr 2, 2017
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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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    3. 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: A train layout from way back monica, Mar 8, 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: Peterbilt 378 Long Hauler John Huggins, Mar 10, 2017
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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 monica, Apr 2, 2017
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    3. The 2017 Forum Calendar Group Builds

      This is the forum to post your builds from the Scale model forums calendar.

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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: Latest acquisitions monica, Apr 26, 2017 at 8:47 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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      Latest: Icelandic Coastguard cutter flyjoe180, Dec 8, 2016
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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: more silliness mr grumpylee, Mar 23, 2016
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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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