This site uses cookies! Learn More

This site uses cookies!

You can find a list of those cookies here: mysite.com/cookies

By continuing to use this site, you agree to allow us to store cookies on your computer. :)

Forums

  1. Site Help & Support

    1. FAQs

      Your first port of call if you're looking for information. This is a read only forum - please use the Help & Support forum if you can't find an answer here.

      114
      posts
    2. Help & Support

      Once you've looked at the FAQ forum, post here if you still need help. NOT for modelling related issues.

      9,340
      posts
    3. New Members

      Introduce yourself to the members here.

      11,789
      posts
    4. Announcements

      Site developments & important information for members.

      5,518
      posts
  2. Aircraft Modelling

    1. 365,673
      posts
    2. 32,427
      posts
    3. Work in Progress - Aircraft

      Post up your builds as they unfold

      295,511
      posts
    4. Ready for Inspection - Aircraft

      Post all your finished builds here for polite & constructive comments.

      399,867
      posts
    5. 81,869
      posts
  3. AFV Modelling (armour, military vehicles & artillery)

    1. 12,884
      posts
    2. Work in Progress - Armour

      Post your build threads here for all eras

      35,522
      posts
    3. Ready for Inspection - Armour

      Post your finished AFV models here for polite & constructive critique

      35,341
      posts
    4. 6,375
      posts
    5. large Scale AFVs (1:16 and above)

      Remote control or static large scale armour discussion.

      392
      posts
  4. Maritime Modelling (Ships and subs)

    1. 14,747
      posts
    2. Work in Progress - Maritime

      Post your build threads here for all eras

      26,784
      posts
    3. Ready for Inspection - Maritime

      Post all your finished builds here for polite & constructive comments

      12,664
      posts
  5. Vehicle Modelling (non-military)

    1. Vehicle Discussion

      All non-military vehicles of any type.

      11,711
      posts
    2. Work In Progress - Vehicles

      Post up your build threads here.

      32,212
      posts
    3. Ready For Inspection - Vehicles

      Post up your finish builds here.

      13,603
      posts
  6. Science Fiction & RealSpace

    1. 11,480
      posts
    2. 4,101
      posts
    3. Work In Progress - SF & RealSpace

      Post up your builds here.

      18,270
      posts
    4. Ready for Inspection - SF & RealSpace

      Post up your finished builds here.

      9,441
      posts
  7. Dioramas, Vignettes & Scenery

    1. Diorama Chat

      Talk here in general terms about this aspect of the hobby.

      2,822
      posts
    2. Work In Progress - Dioramas

      Post your builds of your dioramas here. The model components should still be posted in their appropriate genre's WIP area. This area is all about building the scenery!

      1,853
      posts
    3. Ready For Inspection - Dioramas

      Post your completed dioramas here. The model components can be included, but this area is all about the scenery!

      2,015
      posts
  8. Reviews, News & Walkarounds

    1. 14,941
      posts
    2. Current News

      This is the content you'll see on the home page for a few days. Read it there, or read it here - your choice!

      3,773
      posts
    3. Build Articles

      Current & archived Build Articles in a fully searchable format

      1,685
      posts
    4. Tips & Tricks

      Current & archived Tips & Tricks in a fully searchable format

      57
      posts
    5. 1,531
      posts
  9. Modelling

    1. 147,599
      posts
    2. The Rumourmonger

      In memory of Matt Roberts - aka The Rumourmonger.

      What kits have you heard about from the manufacturers, your mum's cousin vinny, or in a dream you had the other night? Post your thoughts, requests for confirmation, or just baseless speculation here... just don't argue about it!

      59,891
      posts
    3. Work in Progress

      Post your build articles here.

      3,893
      posts
    4. 15,962
      posts
    5. 10,062
      posts
    6. Tools & Tips

      learn about, or post your experiences of the tools of our hobby here.

      59,725
      posts
  10. General Discussion

    1. Chat

      Discuss all your non-modelling related issues here.

      29,927
      posts
    2. Shows

      Start a thread in here to flag up a show, or ask the membership if they're going along too. Just one thread per show please

      1,226
      posts
    3. Photography

      Whether you use cameras for photographing aviation, models, birds or trains, you can find or offer help here.

      1,373
      posts
    4. Members' Wishlists

      Create your modelling wishlist for Christmas with links for your loved ones to access.

      49
      posts
  11. Shops, manufacturers & vendors

    1. Aeroclub Models

      Manufacturer of aircraft kits and accessories in white metal, Resin, vacuformed and injected plastic

      273
      posts
    2. Air-Craft.net

      Online suppliers of Airbrushing Equipment, compressors, abrasives, adhesives, craft tools, fillers, knives, masking and paint- from manufacturers like Harder & Steenbeck, Werther, Tamiya, Swann Morton, Olfa, Micro-Mesh, 3M, Zap, Olfa, Flex-I-File and more.

      41
      posts
    3. AJ Aviation - Jan & Tony

      A cornucopia of model kits/accessories/books. We are a friendly family business near Heathrow, serving aviation modellers for many years.

      80
      posts
    4. A.M.U.R. Reaver

      Manufacturer of high quality photo-etched and resin kits from Russia.

      35
      posts
    5. Atlantic Models

      To provide modellers with kits of Royal Navy ships in 1/350 scale from the cold war era, and photo etched detail sets for Esoteric and Mainstream kits of Royal Navy USN and Merchant ships.

      109
      posts
    6. Bernd.M Modellbau

      2014 changed my life, and I started this shop in July of that year, with the policy to provide fellow modellers with good stuff for fair prices, low shipping and a very personal service.

      37
      posts
    7. BlackMike Models

      BlackMike Models, an online store run by Duncan B supplying quality model kits and accessories to aviation modelling enthusiasts.

      82
      posts
    8. British Forces Models

      Scale model kits by Airfix, Revell, Italeri, Orangehobby, Dragon Models. A family-run business, owned and operated by ex-RAF technician.

      73
      posts
    9. Canuck Model Products

      Specializing in Canadian content, water slide decal sheets and resin accessories to produce Canadian models. We also offers full screen print services to other decal manufactures using a printing shop dedicated to the purpose of screen printing for the hobby industry.

      64
      posts
    10. Casemate UK

      Casemate UK is a major specialist publisher and book distributor in the field of military history.

      32
      posts
    11. Collett's Model Shop

      A small family run business with highly competitive prices. If it's not showing on the website please email or ring us, as we have a huge range that we can order in.

      2
      posts
    12. Copper State Models

      We are group of WWI scale modelling enthusiasts united by common interests and hobby. We produce World War One aeroplane multimedia resin/plastic kits in 1:48 and aftermarket accessories in 1:72, 1:48, 1:32, and 1:28 scales. Most of our kits will be the first time these aircraft have been produced in 1:48 scale.

      26
      posts
    13. Creative Models Ltd

      UK Importers, wholesalers and distributors of plastic model kits, diecast, paints, pigments, tools and glues.

      332
      posts
    14. DACO Products

      Danny Coremans' company, producing decals, books and much more.

      61
      posts
    15. fantasy Printshop

      Screen Printers of custom water slide decals (transfers) with a Minimum run of 25 x A4 sheets

      34
      posts
    16. Freightdog Models

      A small British manufacturer of cool & esoteric model and decal subjects, now including the Pegasus, Blue Max and Silver Cloud ranges

      1,603
      posts
    17. Frome Model Centre

      Based in Frome Somerset & serving the model community world wide. A huge stock of kits from Airfix to Zvezda. Paints accessories & consumables. R.C. Railways & War Games, etc.

      151
      posts
    18. Gizzmo Heaven

      UK based online retailer selling a wide variety of Revell Model Kits, Paints and Accessories with free UK delivery.

      42
      posts
    19. Hannants

      Hannants is a family business, established in Lowestoft in 1890 which is still run and owned by the fourth generation of the Hannant family in Lowestoft, UK.

      Xtradecal is the in house decal design and print range covering all eras of military & civil aviation in a range of scales, available exclusively from Hannants.

      319
      posts
    20. Heritage Aviation

      Producers of complete and conversion resin kits for the modeller in a variety of scales.
       

      1,879
      posts
    21. Hobby Colours & Accessories

      Online supplier of AKAN, UMP, DACO, BEGEMOT, MASTER, North Star Models, Yahu Models, Kamizukuri, Jammydog and many others. Design & manufacture of modeling tools and products.

      14
      posts
    22. Hobby Paint'n'Stuff

      Supplying AKAN paints and other useful consumables from Finland.

      15
      posts
    23. Hypersonic Models

      Aftermarket manufacturer and retailer of resin, decal, paint mask and reference products. The main focus is on Cold War aircraft subjects in 1:48 scale.

      86
      posts
    24. Iliad Design

      Iliad Design is primarily known for our high quality model aircraft decals. We try to produce subjects that are interesting and colourful, yet a little different.

      54
      posts
    25. Japan:Cool

      A Leeds-based online ship, specialists in imported Japanese mecha and sci-fi models. We stock Gundam, Star Wars, Maschinen Krieger, Yamato 2199, Zoids and lots more.

      40
      posts
    26. Kagero Publishing

      Polish publishing house specialising in military history. Producer of many book series, decals and magazines, including the highly acclaimed 3D titles.

      81
      posts
    27. Kingkit

      A family run business for over 30 years. A great source for new releases at discounted prices and discontinued model kits with over 18000 products in stock. We will buy any unwanted model kit collections.

      34
      posts
    28. L'Arsenal 2.0

      L'Arsenal, founded 1997 in Normandy has just now moved near La Rochelle, France. This company specializes in resin and photo etched kits on naval, aircraft, vehicles and accessories and spacecraft subjects. Since 2010 all new products are 3D designed for excellent accuracy and high fidelity.

      21
      posts
    29. Modellingtools.co.uk

      Based near Milton Keynes, but serving the modelling world. We stock more modelling tools and accessories than you can shake a stick at...

      655
      posts
    30. Maketar Paint Masks

      Offering a wide range of premium high quality paint masks for scale modellers, both in traditional vinyl and Japanese made yellow Kabuki material!

      43
      posts
    31. Marmaduke Press Decals

      Decals for scale modellers, by scale modellers. Focussing on RAF & Commonwealth WW2 and post war subjects - plus the occasional surprise!

      89
      posts
    32. MikroMir

      A company created by modellers with years of experience to meet the creative needs of our brothers in the hobby. A distinctive feature of our company is production of scale models of rare custom-made military equipment.

      757
      posts
    33. Mirage Hobby

      The polish manufacturer of plastic model kits, decals, accessories and figures. Scales: 1/35; 1/72; 1/48; 1/350; 1400. Main types: Airplanes, Armours, Ships.

      47
      posts
    34. MJW Models

      WWII and Post WWII Aircraft kits and Accessories. Specialists in Eduard products

      1,728
      posts
    35. ModelKitWorld

      Modelkitworld.com is a premier site for all popular model kits & accessories, paints, tools and scenic materials including well known brand from Airfix to Tamiya, Dragon to Hasegawa and many more. mkwlogo.jpg

      131
      posts
    36. Models4Hobby

      One of the UK's largest suppliers of models and collectibles at competitive prices.

      255
      posts
    37. Models R Go

      A UK-based, online model shop specialising in Aircraft Model Kits, Building Materials and Custom Accessories.

      205
      posts
    38. NeOmega & Vector Resin

      Info, comment and news about these top quality Russian manufacturers.

      69
      posts
    39. Parkes682Decals

      Producers of Custom Made One Off Decals, Made to Order and Short Decal Runs.

      841
      posts
    40. Pheon Models

      WWI modellers now have a new company specifically producing products for them. The first range is of top quality decals in all three major scales - tell us what you'd like to see!

      4
      posts
    41. Pocketbond Limited

      Manufacturer of Emhar kits and official UK distributors for Academy, AFV Club, Gallery, HK Models, Imex, Merit International, Pegasus Hobbies, Roden, Soar Art, Takom & Trumpeter.

      39
      posts
    42. Precision Ice and Snow

      Precision Ice and Snow manufacture and supply materials which can be used to replicate ice, snow & arctic conditions for all scale models & diorarmas on scales 1:160th up to 1:16th scale.

      19
      posts
    43. Radu Brinzan Productions

      Radu's high quality products

      230
      posts
    44. Red Roo Models

      A small Australian company providing high quality resin, decals and books with a mainly Australian theme

      63
      posts
    45. Relish Models

      Graham Endeacott's online model shop.
       

      1,612
      posts
    46. SBS Model - Hungary

      We produce high quality resin and Photo-Etch upgrades for Aircraft models and AFVs, and also full kits in all the major scales.

      29
      posts
    47. Scale-Model-Kits.com

      Online shop with worldwide shipping of plastic scale model kits mainly of ex-USSR brands like Ace, Amodels, Ark, ICM, Miniart, Roden, Skif, UniModels, Toko and other

      172
      posts
    48. Scale Model Shop Ltd

      Online supplier of AK Interactive, Vallejo, Albion Alloys and more at discount prices forum-logo.png

      79
      posts
    49. Small Stuff Models

      Producer of highly detailed resin kits and accessories from Israel.

      28
      posts
    50. Sovereign Hobbies

      We started with the acquisition Colourcoats paint from White Ensign Models in 2014. We supply stockists internationally with Colourcoats whilst retailing Colourcoats and our favourite specialist products within the UK

      250
      posts
    51. Special Hobby

      A Czech based manufacturer of quality scale model kits and accessories, with other brands including Special Armour, Special Navy, Planet Models, and CMK. Until 2015 they were known as MPM Production.
       

      964
      posts
    52. Sphere Products

      Design & manufacture a range of paint storage racks, workstations, transit cases and display stands to suit most modellers needs. Also 3D CAD design services & non-metallic laser cutting and engraving.

      20
      posts
    53. Starling Models

      Starling Models is an online retailer specialising in small scale ship model kits and accessories. We have our own brand of etch and import hard to find resin and plastic kits.

      66
      posts
    54. Stormfront Models

      Selling brand new Airfix, Italeri & Revell kits - as well as many other brands, plus a selection of unusual pre-owned kits, a model building service and our own decal brand. Come and pay us a visit!

      39
      posts
    55. StoryModels.com

      Accessories that make the difference . UK based online shop with worldwide shipping.

      71
      posts
    56. T7 Models

      An independent trader in modelling goods based in Truro and at events around the west country

      290
      posts
    57. The Hobby Den

      Model kit retailer and manufacturer of Hobby Den Resin kits and Metal kits (former BW Models) distributor for S-Model, Modelcollect, Flyhawk, Toxso and Big Plane Kits.

      Stockists of ammo and Mr Colour paints and accessories.

      19
      posts
    58. The Real Model Shop

      A traditional model shop stocking many brands from all over the world including Meng, Hobbyboss, Eduard, Cast-Off, MiniArt, Trumpeter and many more.

      56
      posts
    59. Thunderbird Models

      Thunderbird Models Ltd, a UK based online model shop formed in 2010, owned by repatriated Canadian Andy Bannister, is now producing the former “Whiskey Jack” line of decals which caters mainly for Canadian civilian aircraft; bush planes, airliners, RCMP aircraft etc.

      51
      posts
    60. Tiger Hobbies

      South Yorkshire based Importer of ICM, SMER, and Valom Plastic kits, plus Hobby Master, Century Wings and Air Force 1 Models Diecasts. For War Gamers we also sub distribute Plastic Soldier Company and Valiant Miniatures ranges.

      175
      posts
    61. Tirydium Models

      Producing a range of lighting kits and bases for Sci-Fi and other models, as well as lighting components

      223
      posts
    62. Topnotch - Bases and Masks for Models

      We are family business specialising in wooden bases for aircraft, ships, cars and larger dioramas. In addition we do vinyl masks for camo, markings and bespoke orders.

      12
      posts
    63. Ultimate Modelling Products

      We specialise in superior building, painting and weathering products for modern modellers of all skill levels, helping you achieve better results with your scale modelling projects.

      81
      posts
    64. Valiant Wings Publishing

      We publish a range of books with avid aviation modellers in mind – the Airframe & Miniature, Airframe Album and Airframe Constructor Series. Every active aviation modeller should have our books by their workbench.

      164
      posts
    65. Videoaviation Italy

      Diorama accessories made in Italy, ground support, figures, aircraft enhancements for 1/72, 1/48 & 1/32 scale.

      26
      posts
    66. White Ensign Models

      a web-based shop with their own range of products as well as stocking kits and detail parts for aircraft, armour, & ships.

      671
      posts
    67. Wild House Models

      Wild House Models is an enthusiastic collective, formed from talented British designers, artists, 3D CAD professionals, sci-fi kit builders and electronic experts who are passionate about creating and building high quality model resin kits. We have come together in order to produce high-end, not to be found elsewhere, model kits for the professional and amateur model maker alike.
       

      60
      posts
    68. Wonderland Models

      Based in Scotland, selling scale models from the major manufacturers at competitive prices.

      628
      posts
  12. Archive

    1. 4,086
      posts
    2. 10,317
      posts
    3. 12,202
      posts
    4. 14,163
      posts
    5. 18,881
      posts
    6. 24,196
      posts
    7. 19,275
      posts