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Announcements from FineScale Modeler

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Posted 2 months ago
by enash
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Welcome - Introduce Yourself

New to the community? Introduce yourself here, and tell us what you like to model.
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Posted yesterday
by Nino

General Modeling Discussion

Questions about painting or airbrushes? Please post in the Painting and airbrushing forum. For specific modeling subjects, review the list of Modeling Subjects forums.
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Posted 4 hours ago
by Bish

FSM Ready Room

Welcome to the FSM Ready Room! You're invited to discuss those things not strictly related to scale modeling. Hang out, get to know each other, and have a good time. Treat each other with respect, avoid politics and religion, and keep it PG-13.
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Posted 7 hours ago
by modelcrazy

IPMS Nationals

The 2019 IPMS/USA National Convention will be held in Chattanooga, Tennessee August 7-10
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Posted 3 days ago
by Real G

Charity and Goodwill

This forum is intended for those organizations seeking the assistance of modelers for charitable purposes. Please read the terms of use located within the forum.
442 posts in 74 discussion topics.
Posted one month ago
by Echo139er
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Fixed-wing military aircraft - airplanes, UAVs, etc.
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Posted 7 hours ago
by waikong

Airliners and Civil Aircraft

Everything other than military aircraft
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Posted 8 hours ago
by B-36Andy


Tanks, artillery, personnel carriers, and jeeps
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Posted 23 minutes ago
by hogfanfs


Cars, trucks, and motorcycles
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Posted 2 hours ago
by midnightprowler


Construction techniques, ideas, and diorama subjects
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Posted 21 hours ago
by The Drifter

Figures and Misc.

Military and other scale figures, dinosaurs, and more
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Posted 2 days ago
by Ranger_Chris61


Rotary wing aircraft
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Posted 3 days ago
by Hirnsausen

Science Fiction

Science fiction subjects
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Posted 12 hours ago
by Jim Kirk


Ships, subs, and other watercraft
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Posted 2 hours ago
by surfsup


Rockets, shuttles, and other real-space subjects
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Posted 11 hours ago
by Hirnsausen

Group Builds

A portal to all the current group build projects--members getting together to build specific subjects, share their experiences, and help each other.
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Posted 22 minutes ago
by Theuns


Discuss scratchbuilt projects of all subjects
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Posted 11 hours ago
by Hirnsausen

Paper Models

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Posted 6 months ago
by mhvink
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Everything, but airbrushes.
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Posted 2 hours ago
by Jay Jay


Building and detailing techniques
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Posted yesterday
by GlennH

Painting and airbrushing

Techniques, airbrushing advice, compressors, and spray booths.
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Posted 15 hours ago
by fermis


Share tips, tricks, advice, and help
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Posted 4 days ago
by plasticjunkie

Reference Materials

Share info about useful modeling references (web, print, video, etc.) with other forum members.
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Posted yesterday
by modelcrazy

Photographing scale models

Share advice and tips for taking great photos of your scale models.
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Posted 25 days ago
by waikong

Building Materials & Supplies

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Posted 4 days ago
by TankerEasy
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FSM Forum Rules and Etiquette

New members please read these simple guidelines
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Posted 6 years ago
by Tim Kidwell
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Forum Feedback & Error Reporting

If you spot an error as you're checking out the forums or website, please let us know about it here.
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Posted 17 minutes ago
by hogfanfs

Suggestions and Feedback

Tell FSM your response to the website, issues of the magazine, or developments in the hobby. Please note that while FSM staff members regularly read responses in the forum, we cannot guarantee personal replies to all queries.
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Posted 9 days ago
by Tickmagnet

Forum Technical Assistance

Need help with the FineScale Community Forums? Ask questions about the forums here.
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Posted 17 days ago
by mississippivol

Testing Forums

This forum gives you a chance to become more familiar with the different features and keeps testing in one place instead of posting tests all over. Happy Posting!
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Posted 5 days ago
by roony


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