Scale Model Forums: What are You Following?

  • By: Richard
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What I’m Following in the World of Scale Modeling

BritModeller

The BritModeller Forums are a great place to find information on all kinds of modeling subjects, from armor to aircraft, ships to sci-fi. The forums have an extensive database of topics and posts that can help you with just about any question or problem you might encounter while building your models. There’s also a gallery where builders can share their work and a marketplace where you can buy and sell kits, aftermarket parts, and more.

Flory

Flory is a modeling blog that offers tutorials, reviews, build logs, and more. It’s run by Flory Cheng-Lim – who also goes by the name “florian_koh” on the BritModeller Forums – so it has all kinds of great information for modelers. The site focuses primarily on aircraft models, but there are some posts about Sci-Fi subjects. There are even videos to help you with your builds! Any builder will find something they can use at florywings.

Scale-Models.co.uk

Scale-Models.co.uk is a UK-based site that offers build logs, reviews, and articles on all kinds of scale models – armor, aircraft, cars, ships, etc. It also has a gallery where builders can share their work and a marketplace where you can buy and sell kits, aftermarket parts, and more.

TheModellingNews

TheModellingNews is a site that offers build logs, reviews, and articles on all kinds of scale models. It also has galleries where builders can share their work and an online store with aftermarket parts for sale. And there are regular contests to win free kits!

HyperScale

HyperScale is a modeling site that offers build logs, reviews, and articles on all kinds of scale models. It also has galleries where builders can share their work and an online store with aftermarket parts for sale. The forum section is incredibly active, and there are always lots of great discussions going on.

ww1AirCraftModels

WWI aircraft models is a site that offers build logs, reviews, and articles on all kinds of scale aircraft models. It also has galleries where builders can share their work and an online store with aftermarket parts for sale. The forum section is incredibly active, and there are always lots of great discussions going on.

What is a Scale Model Forum?

Scale model forums are websites that discuss scale models. Scale models are scaled-down replicas of vehicles or structures, often made for children to play with. The term “scale” refers to the ratio of a model’s size compared to the original object it represents. For example, if you make a 1:87 scale model car based on an actual full-size vehicle, then the model is 87 times smaller than its real-life counterpart.

Where Did they Come From?

Since ancient times, scale models have been around when craftsmen carved wood and stone into miniature versions of their creations as gifts for royalty and nobility. During the Renaissance, they became popular in Europe when wealthy collectors would commission artists to create intricate miniatures showing scenes from history or mythology.

The Benefits of Following Scale Model Forums

There are many benefits to following scale model forums. By subscribing to a meeting, you can:

  • Get help with building and painting models
  • Find out about upcoming releases and events
  • See pictures and reviews of new models
  • Share your own modeling projects with others
  • Discuss modeling techniques and ask questions
  • Meet other scale modelers from around the world

The scale model community is a friendly and supportive one, and by participating in forums, you can make new friends and learn from others. So if you’re not already following a forum, why not check out some of the ones listed below? You might be surprised at what you find!

Why do People Like to Follow Forums?

People like to follow forums because they find it easier to get information than looking for it independently. This is especially true when the person doesn’t know what kind of information they’re looking for. The forum allows them to ask questions and receive answers from other people who have knowledge about what they’re interested in. It also gives them a chance to share ideas and experiences with others while receiving feedback and advice that would be difficult or impossible to obtain outside the forum’s moderated environment.

How do You Find the Right Forum for You?

It is difficult to find the correct forum for you because there are so many of them. The more popular forums can be pretty busy, but that does not necessarily mean they are better than less popular ones.

If you get involved in a busy forum, it might take time before you really get to know people and make friends with like-minded individuals. On the other hand, some forums may have fewer members or posts per day, but this doesn’t mean they’re any worse than others; it just means that their community has already found what they’re looking for and don’t need to search elsewhere.

It’s important to remember that finding your perfect scale model forum is an ongoing process – one which will likely take months (or even years) to be really excellent. Don’t be afraid to try out a few different ones before settling on the one that’s right for you – after all, that’s what they’re there for!

Hi! I'm Richard Baker, a miniature painter who has been painting for about ten years. My website is packed with great advice that I've learned from both books and personal experience on building and painting miniatures.

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