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Announcements from FineScale Modeler

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Posted 2 years 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 18 minutes ago
by DesertRat

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 ikar01

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 2 hours ago
by fotofrank

IPMS Nationals

The 2017 IPMS/USA National Convention will be held in Omaha, Neb, July 26-29.
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Posted 4 days ago
by plasticjunkie

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.
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Posted 3 months ago
by osher
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Fixed-wing military aircraft - airplanes, UAVs, etc.
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Posted an hour ago
by ridleusmc

Airliners and Civil Aircraft

Everything other than military aircraft
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Posted yesterday
by gregbale


Tanks, artillery, personnel carriers, and jeeps
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Posted 22 minutes ago
by disastermaster


Cars, trucks, and motorcycles
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Posted 3 hours ago
by PatW


Construction techniques, ideas, and diorama subjects
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Posted 13 hours ago
by MiguelBR

Figures and Misc.

Military and other scale figures, dinosaurs, and more
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Posted 3 days ago
by Bish


Rotary wing aircraft
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Posted 2 days ago
by HeavyArty

Science Fiction

Science fiction subjects
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Posted 2 hours ago
by Bakster


Ships, subs, and other watercraft
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Posted 9 minutes ago
by Nino


Rockets, shuttles, and other real-space subjects
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Posted 4 days ago
by Greg

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 2 hours ago
by Bakster


Discuss scratchbuilt projects of all subjects
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Posted 4 days ago
by Tanker - Builder

Paper Models

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Posted one month ago
by mhvink
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Everything, but airbrushes.
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Posted 3 days ago
by Don Stauffer


Building and detailing techniques
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Posted 2 days ago
by BlackSheepTwoOneFour

Painting and airbrushing

Techniques, airbrushing advice, compressors, and spray booths.
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Posted an hour ago
by Mike from Sac


Share tips, tricks, advice, and help
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Posted yesterday
by coberrick

Reference Materials

Share info about useful modeling references (web, print, video, etc.) with other forum members.
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Posted 7 hours ago
by B-29

Photographing scale models

Share advice and tips for taking great photos of your scale models.
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Posted one month ago
by Paul Budzik

Building Materials & Supplies

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Posted 6 days ago
by Pawel
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FSM Forum Rules and Etiquette

New members please read these simple guidelines
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Posted 5 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 34 minutes ago
by CaddMann05

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 one month ago
by keavdog

Forum Technical Assistance

Need help with the FineScale Community Forums? Ask questions about the forums here.
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Posted 4 days ago
by Don Stauffer

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 fox


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