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Announcements from FineScale Modeler

157 posts in 78 discussion topics.
Posted one year ago
by Aaron Skinner
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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 11 hours ago
by Tanker - Builder

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.
95761 posts in 7626 discussion topics.
Posted 7 hours ago
by M. Brindos

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 44 minutes ago
by Aaronw

IPMS Nationals

The 2017 IPMS/USA National Convention will be held in Omaha, Neb, July 26-29.
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Posted one month ago
by Bugatti Fan

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.
438 posts in 74 discussion topics.
Posted 24 days ago
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Fixed-wing military aircraft - airplanes, UAVs, etc.
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Posted 37 minutes ago
by keavdog

Airliners and Civil Aircraft

Everything other than military aircraft
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Posted 12 hours ago
by CrashTestDummy


Tanks, artillery, personnel carriers, and jeeps
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Posted 1 hours ago
by TigerII


Cars, trucks, and motorcycles
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Posted 6 hours ago
by Builder 2010


Construction techniques, ideas, and diorama subjects
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Posted 4 days ago
by Tanker - Builder

Figures and Misc.

Military and other scale figures, dinosaurs, and more
26680 posts in 4282 discussion topics.
Posted 5 hours ago
by jeffpez


Rotary wing aircraft
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Posted 5 hours ago
by infofrog

Science Fiction

Science fiction subjects
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Posted 5 hours ago
by Jim Kirk


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


Rockets, shuttles, and other real-space subjects
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Posted 5 days ago
by Bakster

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 an hour ago
by jgeratic


Discuss scratchbuilt projects of all subjects
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Posted 2 days ago
by Greatmaker

Paper Models

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Posted 8 days ago
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Everything, but airbrushes.
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Posted 1 minute ago
by Aaronw


Building and detailing techniques
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Posted 10 hours ago
by Tanker - Builder

Painting and airbrushing

Techniques, airbrushing advice, compressors, and spray booths.
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Posted 22 minutes ago
by mrmike


Share tips, tricks, advice, and help
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Posted 15 hours ago
by Mars

Reference Materials

Share info about useful modeling references (web, print, video, etc.) with other forum members.
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Posted 24 days ago
by ugamodels

Photographing scale models

Share advice and tips for taking great photos of your scale models.
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Posted 13 hours ago
by infofrog

Building Materials & Supplies

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Posted 13 hours ago
by Hunter
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FSM Forum Rules and Etiquette

New members please read these simple guidelines
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Posted 4 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 10 hours ago
by stikpusher

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 29 days ago
by littletimmy

Forum Technical Assistance

Need help with the FineScale Community Forums? Ask questions about the forums here.
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Posted 15 hours ago
by Greg

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 2 days ago
by Watchmann


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