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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    2. Shows and Events

      A section for all the Show news and chat.
      Latest: Coventry IPMS show stillp, Dec 4, 2016 at 6:01 PM
    3. Site Feedback

      Want to see something added to the forum or have a problem with it, post here
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      Latest: Still not getting updated John, Dec 5, 2016 at 5:28 PM
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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: The perfect starter airbrush? John Rixon, Dec 5, 2016 at 6:21 PM
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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: leaf stamps, monica, Nov 29, 2016
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    2. Scale Model Shop New Products

      New product updates from Scale Model Shop
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      Latest: 1/16 Trumpeter Panzer IV steve5, Jul 11, 2016
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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: Carpet Flocking Mark P, Aug 24, 2016
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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: Opinions on my first diorama. colin m, Oct 26, 2016
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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: Advice please , Tamiya 1/32 Spitfire IX c Richy C, Dec 5, 2016 at 4:51 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: 'Jim's Way'....Dry brushing and weathering grumpa, Dec 5, 2016 at 10:20 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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      Latest: Superglues/Cyano Awins, Nov 27, 2016
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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: T-34 Manual dubster72, Dec 1, 2016 at 4:21 PM
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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: DECALS flyjoe180, Jul 13, 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: Strippers? kpnuts, Dec 5, 2016 at 10:20 PM
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    2. Brush painting

      Are you a brush painter, check this out.
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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: Mig thinner for Washes slupanter, Nov 6, 2016
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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: Tamiya 1/48 Swowdfish Dave W, Dec 5, 2016 at 3:23 PM
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    2. Aircraft Under Construction

      The Scale Models Own Airport.
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      Latest: Revell 1/72 Halifax Mk.II Doug Hughes, Dec 2, 2016 at 2:22 PM
    3. Completed Aircraft

      A place to show off your completed builds.
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      Latest: Airfix 1/72 Douglas SBD 5 Dauntless colin m, Dec 5, 2016 at 1:40 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: NEW COMMISSION BUILD. eddiesolo, Dec 3, 2016 at 10:07 AM
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    2. Latest: Mobile 88 grumpa, Dec 5, 2016 at 11:44 PM
    3. Completed Military Vehicles

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      Latest: Daves Italeri Staghound Mk1 wheeled armour GB grumpa, Dec 5, 2016 at 9:33 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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      Latest: NCC1701 enterprise colour dubster72, Sep 4, 2016
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    2. Sci-fi and space Builds Under Construction

      from Sputnik to Enterprise NCC 1701-E
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      Latest: anakin,s Podracer monica, Dec 2, 2016 at 6:39 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: Completed,1.35 scale Down Of The Apocalypse monica, Nov 30, 2016 at 8:55 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: 1/12 decals for Ducati,tamiya-wanted takeslousyphotos, Dec 4, 2016 at 12:01 PM
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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 phikoleoputra, Dec 6, 2016 at 1:14 AM
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    3. Completed Civilian Vehicles

      Yes, including Racing cars
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      Latest: "Jim's Conversion corner" Sherman 'skidder' Snowman, Dec 5, 2016 at 2:48 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: 1/144 cargo ships? rickoshea52, Nov 9, 2016
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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: h m s victory part build cryton 5, Dec 1, 2016 at 8:36 PM
    3. Completed Ships, Boats and submarines

      Please post your completed boats and other floaty things here.
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      Latest: Revell 1\96 Spanish Galleon Ace, Oct 1, 2016
  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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    3. Latest: 38th Foot,Inkerman. SWR, Nov 30, 2016 at 10:16 AM
  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: Flak 36 Afrika Korps grumpa, Dec 4, 2016 at 9:14 PM
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    2. Diorama's Under Construction

      Post your build thread for your masterpieces here.
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      Latest: 1:35 The Farmhouse grumpa, Dec 6, 2016 at 1:17 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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    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: Superquick country station spanner570, Sep 11, 2016
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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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      Latest: Remember this photograph...? SWR, Oct 16, 2016
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    2. Trains and rolling stock builds

      A forum for all the railway fans.
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      Latest: Stephenson's Rocket Gwyn, Nov 14, 2016
    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: Richard's Layout. Polux, Dec 3, 2016 at 8:07 AM
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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: '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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  14. SIG Builds

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

      The place to talk about the SIG's
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      Latest: What is a SIG build? Ian M, Feb 18, 2016
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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: Jagdpanzer IV SSIG...? monica, Apr 26, 2016
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    2. Super SIG Builds 2014

      The collection point for the Super sig builds.
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    3. Latest: Pete's airfix GR-3 colin m, Apr 24, 2016
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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: Oh where does the time go? grumpa, Dec 6, 2016 at 12:19 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: Low Level Practice flyjoe180, Oct 28, 2016
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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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      Latest: Scale-Models Forums Member's Pictures.....2016 grumpa, Dec 2, 2016 at 3:01 AM
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