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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: What do you buy else where? Robert1968, May 10, 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: j,s works chipping pad kit dubster72, Apr 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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      Latest: Tamiya's 1:32 Mosquito Price !!!! Alan 45, May 22, 2015 at 9:22 PM
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    2. Shows and Events

      A section for all the Show news and chat.
      Latest: Telford Information... zuludog, May 25, 2015 at 10:24 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: Alerts papa 695, May 21, 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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      Latest: Panzer Putty Ade Close Enough, May 27, 2015 at 9:32 PM
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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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      Latest: Armour 1/35 clear out Robert1968, May 25, 2015 at 11:44 AM
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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: Paint disaster Trooper tk421, May 28, 2015 at 1:41 AM
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    2. Brush painting

      Are you a brush painter, check this out.
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      Latest: Prefered Paint Brushes Steve Brodie, May 26, 2015 at 12:12 PM
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    3. Airbrush

      We are gathered here today to .... .. let us spray.
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      Latest: Homemade fridge compressor Trooper tk421, May 28, 2015 at 2:13 AM
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    4. Weathering.

      Questions, suggestions, tips and help about weathering your builds.
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      Latest: Rustall... John Rixon, May 21, 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: 1/48 airfix spit omi1966, May 10, 2015
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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: Using filler/putty for first time Laurie, May 23, 2015 at 1:05 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. 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: Rust effects tr1ckey66, May 22, 2015 at 11:48 PM
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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 takeslousyphotos, Apr 24, 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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  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: Panel Scribing Line? Ian M, May 27, 2015 at 5:19 PM
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    2. Aircraft Under Construction

      The Scale Models Own Airport.
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      Latest: Ade's F-4F Phantom II WTD 61 "Flight Test" Ian M, May 27, 2015 at 5:27 PM
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    3. Completed Aircraft

      A place to show off your completed builds.
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      Latest: Republic P-47 Thunderbolt in Russia Robert1968, May 27, 2015 at 10:18 PM
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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: Jackal & Coyote takeslousyphotos, May 22, 2015 at 2:16 PM
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    2. Latest: Valentine MkV CS. rememal, May 27, 2015 at 7:28 PM
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    3. Completed Military Vehicles

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      Latest: TIGER HULK grumpa, May 28, 2015 at 12:06 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: 1/72 scale Vanship ..... Snowman, May 11, 2015
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    2. Sci-fi and space Builds Under Construction

      from Sputnik to Enterprise NCC 1701-E
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      Latest: Predater; Huntress,:: monica, May 27, 2015 at 10:48 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: Hover bike tiking, May 23, 2015 at 7:50 PM
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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: Lotus 49 front wheel struts beowulf, May 26, 2015 at 9:12 PM
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    2. Civilian vehicles Under Construction

      In the work shop on the driveway and now also on the bench!
      Latest: Revell vw golf convertible Trooper tk421, May 27, 2015 at 4:05 PM
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    3. Completed Civilian Vehicles

      Yes, including Racing cars
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      Latest: Porsche 959 Tamiya 1:24 Trooper tk421, May 28, 2015 at 1:42 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: here's something for you ship builders Ian M, May 23, 2015 at 6:56 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: HMS Victory, Airfix , scale 1/100 takeslousyphotos, May 27, 2015 at 9:57 PM
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    3. Completed Ships, Boats and submarines

      Please post your completed boats and other floaty things here.
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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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    3. Latest: Hussar Bust papa 695, May 27, 2015 at 7:00 PM
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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: Large North Africa dio ? Robert1968, May 27, 2015 at 6:16 PM
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    2. Diorama's Under Construction

      Post your build thread for your masterpieces here.
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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: 1 72 french railgun dio bazers, May 25, 2015 at 4:53 PM
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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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      Latest: Rocket locomotive scratchbuild noble, May 14, 2015
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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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      Latest: The Village Station. monica, May 11, 2015
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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. Polux, May 17, 2015
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    2. Completed Group builds

      Group Build: Completed models can be posted here
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      Latest: Ade's British Fleet Air Arm Hellcat Mk I tr1ckey66, May 26, 2015 at 9:02 AM
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  14. SIG Builds

    The Specially Interesting Group builds..
    1. SIG Builds Chat

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

      A nice new show room just for the completed SIG Builds.
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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, Mar 25, 2015
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    2. Super SIG Builds 2014

      The collection point for the Super sig builds.
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      Latest: Rick's Operation Market Garden Dakota flyjoe180, May 24, 2015 at 5:50 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: Latest acquisitions dougie, May 27, 2015 at 6:24 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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      Latest: Great photo flyjoe180, May 23, 2015 at 5:57 AM
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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, May 7, 2015
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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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      Latest: Hello From (Too) Sunny California ojays, May 25, 2015 at 8:49 PM
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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: Easters here do your best Polux, Apr 2, 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: Sometimes the truth is funny Ian M, May 26, 2015 at 4:44 PM
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