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  • Member since
    August, 2017
  • From: Netherlands
Hi there
Posted by mrcdrx on Tuesday, August 22, 2017 8:34 AM


Just wanted to introduce myself. I'm Marc and I just got into the wonderful world of scale modeling, as a way to relax after work. I'm currently building my first kit, the Revell 1/48 Spitfire Mk II, and on my birthday received a few other Revell kits as a gift: the 1/72 Vought F4U Corsair, the 1/72 UH-1 Gunship, the 1/144 U-Boat XXI U 2540 and the 1/48 B-17F "Memphis Belle". So I got my work cut out :)

I'm lookin forward to meet you all, and I'll post pictures of kits in progression for you to comment on.

On the bench:
Revell 1/48 Supermarine Spitfire Mk II

On Deck:

  • Revell 1/72 Vought F4U Corsair
  • Revell 1/72 UH-1H Gunship

  • many, many other builds...

  • Revell 1/144 U-Boat Type XXI U2540
  • Revell 1/47 B-17F "Memphis Belle"
  • Member since
    December, 2002
  • From: Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England
Posted by Bish on Tuesday, August 22, 2017 9:07 AM

Welcome aboard, looks like you got the makings of a nice stash already.

Divein and enjoy.

''I am a Norfolk man, and i glory in being so''


On the bench:

  • Member since
    January, 2016
  • From: A Galaxy Far, Far Away
Posted by Hunter on Tuesday, August 22, 2017 11:59 AM


Welcome to the forums!! That's a pretty nice collection you have so far. I hope you post some photos or WiP's of your builds. There is a lot of knowledge and experience here so don't be shy to ask questions.



  • Member since
    July, 2014
  • From: Meridian, ID
Posted by modelcrazy on Tuesday, August 22, 2017 12:42 PM

Hi Marc, Welcome Sign

Like Hunter said, there is a lot of experience and advice if you want it.

See you on the forums.




Too many projects to list. 

  • Member since
    July, 2012
  • From: Douglas AZ
Posted by littletimmy on Tuesday, August 22, 2017 6:50 PM

the 1/144 U-Boat XXI U 2540

Welcome !  U-2540 the Wiliam bauer ( probably didnt spell that right ) I built the cut-away version of that a few years ago. You will love it !

 Dont worry about the thumbprint, paint it Rust , and call it "Battle Damage".




  • Member since
    September, 2003
  • From: AandF in the Badger State
Posted by checkmateking02 on Tuesday, August 22, 2017 7:38 PM

Welcome to the Forums!

Nulla Rosa Sine Spina




  • Member since
    January, 2007
  • From: Narvon, Pa.
Posted by fox on Tuesday, August 22, 2017 8:49 PM

Welcome to the Forums Marc! Glad to have you aboard!

Jim  Captain

Photobucket Main WIP: Rebuild of Monogram 1/8 "Big Deuce" with 1/8 Pocher V-12 in rear - 10%

   On the Bench:   Revell 1/48 Ju 52/3m - 50%;  Revell 1/96 USS Kearsarge - 20% 

I keep hitting "escape", but I'm still here.

  • Member since
    July, 2016
  • From: Ohio
Posted by David2080 on Tuesday, August 22, 2017 9:07 PM

Welcome!  Lots of expertise and experience here.  Everyone is very helpful so always feel free toask questions...



  • Member since
    March, 2015
  • From: Streetsboro, Ohio
Posted by Toshi on Friday, August 25, 2017 4:56 AM

Welcome to FSM Forums!



Married to the most caring, loving, understanding, and beautiful wife in the world.  Mrs. Toshi


On the Bench: Trumpeter 1/32 F4F-4 Wildcat

  • Member since
    May, 2017
  • From: Denver, Colorado
Posted by MrStecks on Friday, August 25, 2017 9:13 AM

Welcome to the forums Marc.  Glad to have you aboard.

Cheers, from another Mark

On the bench: Tamiya 1/32 P-51 Mustang

In the queue: Airfix 1/48 Junkers Ju87B-1 Stuka

  • Member since
    September, 2005
  • From: Central Nebraska
Posted by freem on Friday, August 25, 2017 9:15 PM

Welcome Marc!!  Anyone with an Oddball avatar is OK with me!  This is definitely the place to be. You will learn stuff and be amazed at the talent on this site! Glad to have ya!

Chris Christenson


  • Member since
    April, 2015
Posted by Mopar Madness on Friday, August 25, 2017 9:59 PM

Welcome to the forums! You have a few nice kits to work on for sure.


God, Family, Models...

At the plate: 1/72 Airfix A-4 Skyhawk

On deck: 1/700 Trumpeter Graf Zeppelin

In the hole: 1/72 ICM FW 189A-1  


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