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  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.

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    2. Help & Support

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

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    3. New Members

      Introduce yourself to the members here.

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    4. Announcements

      Site developments & important information for members.

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  2. Dioramas, Vignettes & Scenery

    1. Diorama Chat

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

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    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!

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    3. Ready For Inspection - Dioramas

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

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  3. Modelling

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    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!

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    5. Tools & Tips

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

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  4. General Discussion

    1. Chat

      Discuss all your non-modelling related issues here.

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    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

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    3. Photography

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

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    4. Members' Wishlists

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

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  5. Shops, manufacturers & vendors

    1. Aeroclub Models

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

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    2. Air-craft.net

      All your airbrush needs under one extremely helpful and competitively priced roof.

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    3. A.M.U.R. Reaver

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

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    4. 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.

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    5. 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.

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    6. BlackMike Models

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

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    7. Casemate UK

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

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    8. 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.

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    9. 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.

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    10. Creative Models Ltd

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

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    11. DACO Products

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

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    12. Freightdog Models

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

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    13. 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.

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    14. 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.

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    15. Hobby Paint'n'Stuff

      Supplying AKAN paints and other useful consumables from Finland.

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    16. 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.

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    17. 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.

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    18. 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.

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    19. Kagero Publishing

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

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    20. 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.

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    21. 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.

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    22. 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...

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    23. 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!

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    24. Marmaduke Press Decals

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

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    25. 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.

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    26. MJW Models

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

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    27. The Hobby Shack

      The Hobby Shack 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.

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    28. Models4Hobby

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

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    29. NeOmega & Vector Resin

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

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    30. Parkes682Decals

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

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    31. 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!

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    32. 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.

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    33. 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.

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    34. Radu Brinzan Productions

      Radu's high quality products

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    35. Red Roo Models

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

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    36. Relish Models

      Graham Endeacott's online model shop.
       

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    37. 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.

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    38. 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

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    39. Scale Model Shop Ltd

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

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    40. Small Stuff Models

      Producer of highly detailed resin kits and accessories from Israel.

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    41. 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

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    42. 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.
       

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    43. 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.

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    44. 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.

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    45. StoryModels.com

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

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    46. 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.

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    47. 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.

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    48. Tirydium Models

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

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    49. 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.

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    50. 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.

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    51. 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.

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    52. Videoaviation Italy

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

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    53. 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.

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    54. Wonderland Models

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

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    55. RES/KIT

      The RES/KIT accessories company for stand modelling was created in 2015 by two modellers.

       

      We started with the development of aircraft wheels in 1/48 and 1/72 scale. Currently we are expanding our product range with equipment and figures in 1/35 scale, photoetching and decals.

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