Tips & Techniques
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Learn tips and techniques from club members. Improve your skills through a series of articles designed for all levels, weither you're just starting and not sure what to do with that box of parts, or an advanced modeler ready to push to the next level. Everything from basic assembly to airbrushing and more! Learn how to make smooth seams; do perfect decaling; make your models realistic through weathering; and even how to write an article for publication!
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Here you will find full step-by-step build articles that take you through each step of building a particular kit or subject from start to finish. Research, opening the box, choosing the right tools, improving the model, adding aftermarket, painting, markings, and weathering. Even if you are not building the exact kit, find hidden gems of techniques and advice as you follow along and get inspired!
( 10 Articles )
Find in depth reviews of the scale model kits, accessories, aftermarket, books, and tools. Find out how accurate the kit is, how it fits, and what is in the box. Or, if that tool really does what the advertisement says, or if that latest new brand of paint really is the best out there. Know what to expect before you spend your hard earned hobby bucks!
History and Research
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Articles of interest to the historian, military enthusiast, and scale model builder. Discover some little peice of lost history either through research or from first hand accounts from veterans. Covering all aspects of scale modeling including military, aircraft, railroad, automotive, and space exploration! This section includes articles from guests and club members!
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Random thoughts about various topics within the hobby...from kit a month challenges, contests, and how modeling is an art form, and everything in between! Set aside that kit for a few moments and explore the musings that come forth from building models. Dont forget to comment and add your own thoughts and opinions to the topic!
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NEW! Birthed after a tour of member Bill Winters "man cave" during the 2012 Club Auction, we thought other members would be interested to see the various climes that we each work at. See what space solutions, stash storage, and workbench types each member has come up with to fit theirstyle and home. Maybe seeing another's space can inspire some new ideas of how to handle your own!
Member of Year
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