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REST IN PEACE, CLIFFJ & ZOD

First Things First

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No New Posts Forum Rules

The Nitty Gritty of forum usage. A bit necessary.

Moderator: BUCKY

3 4 A Little Forum Etiquette
by JCON
Jan 23, 2019 15:43:49 GMT -6
No New Posts Introductions

Tell us who you are, where you hail from, and what type modeling you prefer.

102 1,654 New guy here
by scowha7
Sept 26, 2019 7:33:04 GMT -6
No New Posts Questions and Answers

Got a question for a staff member? Place it here, we'll help you resolve it.

45 842 Model of the Month
by JCON
Sept 25, 2018 10:17:14 GMT -6

MOM (Model Of the Month)

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No New Posts Model Of the Month - 1 Viewing

Enter monthly. The most votes gets your model on the header for a month!

79 1,536 Comments for November, 2019 MOM
by BUCKY
Oct 15, 2019 18:14:29 GMT -6

Year In Review Builds

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No New Posts 2018 Year In Review Individual Builds

9 130 Ogres things
by ogrejohn
Apr 8, 2019 16:04:22 GMT -6
No New Posts 2017 Year In Review Individual Builds

7 122 Mike's Year in Review 2017
by mike
Apr 6, 2018 23:09:27 GMT -6

General

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No New Posts Bucky's Hangout

What's going on in your world?

618 8,518 Water damage and more
by scowha7
Oct 18, 2019 19:28:56 GMT -6
No New Posts OSM Memorial Roll

A memorial thread to each member who has passed on from this world and left a spot in our roll call here on OSM! Never forgotten!!! RIP Friends!!!

3 57 CarlRF, RIP brother!
by Wes
Jul 21, 2019 1:08:27 GMT -6
No New Posts OSM Trophy Case

A place to place your awards with one picture of the completed model!

Sub-boards: Trophy Case 2019, Trophy Case 2018, Trophy Case 2017

4 83 The Duke wins at Phoenix.
by dukemaddog
Sept 5, 2018 9:46:23 GMT -6
No New Posts The Reference Library

Sub-boards: Book Recommendations, Walkarounds

31 267 Jeep/Flamethrower
by JCON
May 23, 2019 15:23:17 GMT -6
No New Posts New Releases and Kit Reviews

78 825 Atlantis just announced
by JCON
Oct 14, 2019 15:07:58 GMT -6
No New Posts Model Discussions

Basic ins and outs of modeling.

55 683 Where are you buying?
by beekster
Aug 14, 2019 19:40:28 GMT -6
No New Posts Latest Acquisitions

Grabbed a new-to-you kit? How about an old built-up that needs re-doing? Put all your "new" stuff there.

Sub-boards: WISH LIST, New Stuff for 2019, New Stuff for 2018, New Stuff for 2017

40 2,231 Keeping some powder dry for Brexit
by JED
Sept 10, 2019 17:53:37 GMT -6
No New Posts Modeler's Limbo AKA Shelf Queens

I borrowed this title from Tgabreu, with his permission! A great name for those stalled projects. Put them here!

20 257 My tank transporter fetish is way out of hand...
by Buddho
Aug 4, 2019 19:07:13 GMT -6
No New Posts Non-model Automotive

Anything related to real life automotive-type vehicles.

40 484 Pics of stuff I like.
by sty57
Sept 15, 2019 2:39:41 GMT -6
No New Posts Non Model Hobbies

55 1,142 Poems
by Buddho
Oct 14, 2019 22:13:09 GMT -6
No New Posts Jcon's Recipe Corner - 1 Viewing

A place to share your favorite recipes with the OSM Group!!!! Pictures are encouraged...

28 175 Sea salt carmel chip chocolate cookies!!!
by JED
Feb 4, 2019 12:28:11 GMT -6
No New Posts Shows & Events

39 577 Stevens County Scale Model Club for August 2019
by JED
Sept 18, 2019 11:05:22 GMT -6
No New Posts Birthdays

149 840 Happy birthday popbottles4models
by JCON
Oct 14, 2019 12:12:16 GMT -6

Aircraft

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No New Posts WW1 Pre and Post

7 229 1/72 Fokker Eindecker
by dukemaddog
Oct 18, 2019 13:14:18 GMT -6
No New Posts WW2

25 1,138 SoCal AMPS Four Hour Build Challenge
by JCON
Oct 16, 2019 13:43:07 GMT -6
No New Posts Post War To Present

19 987 Kitty Hawk 1/48 SU-34 Fullback
by dukemaddog
Jul 30, 2019 12:00:31 GMT -6
No New Posts Helos and Others

7 72 The Duke's Latest Helicopter
by dukemaddog
Jan 3, 2019 16:36:45 GMT -6
No New Posts Completed Aircraft Builds

34 337 Obscurity's latest 72nds
by Obscurity
Oct 5, 2019 5:37:26 GMT -6

Armor

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No New Posts Softskins - Any era

5 565 M911 & M747 on Civvie street
by MARCO
Sept 6, 2019 14:48:39 GMT -6
No New Posts WW1 Pre and Post

5 172 French heavy tank Saint Chamond - The beginning
by JCON
Oct 18, 2019 15:37:35 GMT -6
No New Posts WW2

99 4,447 Techmod T-70M Light Tank (18 Oct 2019)
by RLFoster
Oct 18, 2019 16:09:11 GMT -6
No New Posts Post War

14 726 AFV Club M60A1
by MARCO
Oct 18, 2019 4:25:22 GMT -6
No New Posts Modern 1980 to Present

32 2,422 Panda's Husky VMMD - 18/10 Long time, big update
by JCON
Oct 18, 2019 15:36:10 GMT -6
No New Posts Completed Armor Builds

54 719 The Duke's Armor Finished in October
by dukemaddog
Oct 18, 2019 13:22:01 GMT -6

Automotive Benchworks (WIPs welcome)

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No New Posts Factory Stock Autos

If you're building a car as close to factory stock as you can get it, then post it here.

29 756 00518-1983 Oldsmobile Cutlass Hurst/Olds **UPDATE 20 APR 19*
by JED
Apr 21, 2019 11:20:43 GMT -6
No New Posts Early Classics

If it's a prewar car, such as a Deusenberg, Auburn, Imperial, Cadillac, Cord, Lincoln.....put the WIP here.

4 79 1958 Chevrolet Impala Coupe
by dogfish7
Feb 8, 2019 14:39:03 GMT -6
No New Posts Custom Cars and Lowriders

From mild to wild, put those custom projects here.

63 1,081 Revamp "Redemption"
by Gothic
Aug 31, 2019 13:03:16 GMT -6
No New Posts Hot Rods

Whether they be slick, primered, or ratted, put your hot rod projects here.

22 309 '29 Ford Rat Rod
by JCON
Sept 8, 2019 23:28:27 GMT -6
No New Posts Muscle Cars

Any muscle car project from a '62 413 MOPAR to an '87 Buick GNX to a new Mustang. Put those projects here.

20 728 1969 Dodge Dart Done
by ogrejohn
Jul 6, 2019 5:29:13 GMT -6
No New Posts Competition Cars

Gassers, rails, super stocks, funny cars, NASCAR, sprint cars, dirt trackers, etc... Those projects go here.

25 329 Lotus 78
by ogrejohn
Sept 5, 2019 16:08:31 GMT -6
No New Posts Exotic and Sports Cars

Jags, Lambos, Porches, Lotuses, Vipers, Vettes, Cobras, NSX, etc...Those projects go here.

15 553 On my bench
by BUCKY
Sept 26, 2019 19:37:43 GMT -6
No New Posts Pick-ups and SUVs

F-100 to Silverado to Ram to Jeep to Bronco to Explorer, etc.... Put those projects here.

19 602 1960 Ford Ranchero by AMT
by JCON
Aug 4, 2019 14:36:46 GMT -6
No New Posts Commercial Vehicles

Working on a dump truck? Wrecker? Delivery van? Police car? Ambulance? Taxi, etc....? Put those projects here.

13 456 1926 Mack Bulldog Log Truck
by JED
Jul 10, 2019 0:21:36 GMT -6
No New Posts Bikes, Three-wheelers, and Others...

If your building a bike, or other similar type models, here's the place for that WIP

12 181 Norton W.I.P update.
by dogfish7
Apr 15, 2019 15:22:21 GMT -6
No New Posts Other Wheeled or Motorized Models

If you're working on a utility trailer, car hauler, etc...or if you are building a die cast kit, or even a boat, go ahead and toss it in here.

7 160 Another creation from Bucky's Shop Bass Boat and Trailer!
by JCON
Nov 3, 2018 18:23:05 GMT -6
No New Posts DIE CAST MODELS

If you are rebuilding a die cast of any scale, start a thread in this section.

1 5 Porsche 962s by Hotwheels
by dogfish7
Dec 22, 2018 14:55:41 GMT -6

Automotive Shelf Life (Finished Builds)

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No New Posts Factory Stock Autos

If you finished it as close to stock as it can be, it goes here. If it's a factory phantom, put it here, too!

69 670 00518-1983 Oldsmobile Cutlass Hurst/Olds
by ogrejohn
May 10, 2019 13:15:53 GMT -6
No New Posts Early Classics

If you have those finished prewar builds, put them here. This includes Packards, Deusenbergs, Cords, Imperials, etc.

14 132 1/8th Pocher Alfa Romeo is FINALLY finished !
by BUCKY
Jun 13, 2019 21:26:33 GMT -6
No New Posts Custom Cars and Lowriders

The finished ones go here.

66 501 '55 Chrysler 300C
by dogfish7
Feb 17, 2019 10:24:00 GMT -6
No New Posts Hot Rods

The finished slick rods, primer rods, and rat rods, etc...go in here.

36 247 00001-1923 Ford T panel "Hughes Candies"
by mike
Feb 23, 2019 2:09:08 GMT -6
No New Posts Muscle Cars

Got a finished 442? 'Cuda? Fairlane? SuperBee? etc... Put it here.

72 586 1969 Dodge Dart
by ogrejohn
Jul 6, 2019 5:31:31 GMT -6
No New Posts Competition Cars

All those finished racecars go in this one.

62 402 Morgan 3 Wheeler
by sty57
Sept 8, 2019 5:08:36 GMT -6
No New Posts Exotic and Sports Cars

Put the finished ones here.

35 250 Dodge Viper Coupe
by JCON
May 2, 2019 17:25:51 GMT -6
No New Posts Pick-ups and SUVS

If they are finished, they go here.

30 233 1960 Ford Ranchero by AMT
by JCON
Aug 7, 2019 14:41:39 GMT -6
No New Posts Commercial Vehicles

The completed builds go here.

26 247 1926 Mack Bulldog Log Truck by Monogram
by JCON
Jul 9, 2019 15:46:40 GMT -6
No New Posts Bikes, and Off-road Models

Here's where ya put the finished product of those beautiful, two, three, and four-wheelers!

24 212 Tamiya 1/6 Honda CRF1000L
by JCON
Apr 10, 2019 14:08:40 GMT -6
No New Posts Other Wheeled or Motorized Models

Put that finished boat, trailer, bulldozer, farm tractor, etc. in here.

9 78 Kenworth W900
by JED
Feb 8, 2019 16:07:43 GMT -6
No New Posts DIECAST MODELS

Put those diecast bikes, boats, cars, and trucks here, folks!

16 75 Hot Wheels Firebird
by mike
Dec 31, 2018 22:37:20 GMT -6

Ships, Boats & Subs

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No New Posts Ships, Boats and Subs under Construction

10 749 1/700 USS Spruance
by BUCKY
Oct 8, 2019 13:55:16 GMT -6
No New Posts Completed Ships, Boats and Subs

18 168 Heller 1/400 S/M Daphne Submarine
by Ernie
Sept 28, 2019 9:22:10 GMT -6

Dioramas and displays

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No New Posts Making the Scene

If you're building a diorama or a simple display for a model, put the in-progress threads in this section.

15 777 Sierra West scale models - 1/48 scale O neills fabrication
by JED
Jul 23, 2019 0:02:54 GMT -6
No New Posts The Completed Scene

Is a diorama ever really complete?

19 281 Gramp's el cheepo dios
by dukemaddog
May 29, 2018 15:50:22 GMT -6

Figures

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No New Posts Pre WWII

14 536 Humanitarian projects
by nico76mih
Oct 3, 2019 1:05:12 GMT -6
No New Posts WWII To The Present Day

14 376 A.G.Mitchell VC Bust
by Robbo
Oct 4, 2019 15:33:13 GMT -6
No New Posts Sculpts and Conversions

2 40 A Long Story
by Buddho
Feb 10, 2019 18:23:25 GMT -6
No New Posts Hints and Tips

1 7 Face painting tips
by snipersmudge
Nov 25, 2017 10:46:03 GMT -6
No New Posts Completed Figure Builds

28 338 WWI Stretcher Bearer
by JED
Apr 19, 2019 8:52:21 GMT -6

Sci Fi & Fantasy

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No New Posts Fantasy figures

1 22 Sword & Sorcery Minis - 31 March - Completed
by Buddho
Jun 4, 2018 20:40:26 GMT -6
No New Posts Under Construction

6 143 Coming soon...
by JED
Apr 25, 2019 8:07:27 GMT -6
No New Posts Dinosaurs and Fantasy Critters

1 9 Out of my usual genre
by snakebitemetal
Jul 10, 2018 14:27:45 GMT -6
No New Posts Completed Sci Fi and Fantasy Builds - 1 Viewing

17 197 Bandai 1/12 scale Boba Fett
by Buddho
Mar 4, 2019 19:25:59 GMT -6

Scratch-Builds & Conversions

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No New Posts All things White Stuff goes here

If it didn't come in a kit, but ya built it, anyway!!

2 37 Madill 071 Mobile Tower Yarder
by JED
Jan 25, 2019 11:54:56 GMT -6
No New Posts Completed Scratch Builds and Conversions

...and when they're finished...

3 40 Completed Engine Stand (12/9)
by JCON
Feb 25, 2018 14:47:29 GMT -6
No New Posts What if builds

A place for those builds that are What If's, Prototypes, Paper Panzers, etc...

1 52 Boom! - Amusing Hobby 1/35 FV215B (183)
by JCON
Apr 12, 2019 12:40:09 GMT -6

Motorized Modelling

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No New Posts Planes that Fly

0 0 No posts have been made on this board.
No New Posts Slot Cars and Race Tracks

If you have a track layout, or just some slot cars, let's see 'em!

1 18 1/43 scale slot car set
by mike
Jul 28, 2018 23:47:22 GMT -6
No New Posts Trains and Layouts

No matter what scale it is, put it here!

3 294 Railway Obscurity
by JED
Sept 26, 2019 12:20:23 GMT -6

Tech Corner (How It Gets Done)

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No New Posts Subassembly Tips and Questions

Pick a sub board and post those tips to help us all out!

Sub-boards: Resin Tips and Questions, Engine Tips and Questions, Interior Tips and Questions, Body Work Tips and Questions

15 122 Making your own headlight lenses
by Gothic
Sept 6, 2019 15:20:54 GMT -6
No New Posts Painting Tips and Questions

Handy hints for doing nice paintjobs go in this section.

22 185 Brass/Steel
by JCON
Mar 18, 2019 10:03:24 GMT -6
No New Posts Bases and Ground Work Tips and Questions

Show us how ya do those cobblestones, walls, hillsides, parking lots, etc.

1 8 My bases
by mike
Aug 26, 2018 22:03:34 GMT -6
No New Posts Weathering Tips and Questions

Dusty, rusty, snowy, muddy, or just plain burned up! Post those tips on how to do it, here.

3 30 Supplies in the beauty aisle???
by JCON
Mar 21, 2019 14:25:19 GMT -6
No New Posts Tools Tips and Questions

Tips for making and using modeling tools go here.

6 81 Brush and Tool Caddy
by BUCKY
Mar 16, 2019 13:32:41 GMT -6
No New Posts Other Tips and Questions

Any tips or how-to posts that don't fit any of the above sections can be placed here.

22 219 Marking your sprues...
by BUCKY
Apr 19, 2019 14:25:38 GMT -6

Marketplace

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No New Posts Retailers

If you know of a good shop or online seller, put it here.

9 122 Not Much Time Left....
by dogfish7
Mar 9, 2019 11:42:20 GMT -6
No New Posts Buying/Selling

For buying from other members, or putting stuff up for sale.

21 162 Reducing the stash
by JCON
Sept 21, 2019 9:50:18 GMT -6
No New Posts Trading

For trading kits, built-ups, and parts, etc...

15 89 Nascar for whatever
by BUCKY
Jun 19, 2019 13:37:42 GMT -6
No New Posts Traders Report Card

News about the people you have dealt with goes here.

13 47 Ed Fluck III
by dogfish7
Mar 9, 2019 10:17:32 GMT -6

Group Builds

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No New Posts Factory Builders

This is where you can start your factory builds for those who build bunches of kits at one time!!!

7 1,135 Obscurity’s Obscurities - (Not Much) Progress at 19 Oct 2019
by JCON
Oct 18, 2019 17:54:41 GMT -6
No New Posts GB Proposals

Ideas for Group Builds should go here. Start a thread and we'll discuss it.

9 543 Possible Ford Mustang GB
by JCON
Sept 6, 2019 11:10:01 GMT -6
No New Posts Under Construction Group Builds

Sub-boards: Armored Car Group Build, The Pacific GB, OSM KICKOFF GB, WOT GROUP BUILD, LEMANS RACERS, PEACEKEEPERS, FOOSE GROUP, MAD MAX GROUP BUILD

44 2,914 FOOSE DODGE
by dogfish7
Jul 28, 2019 8:36:26 GMT -6
No New Posts Completed Group Builds

6 122 Armored Car Group Build Gallery
by dukemaddog
Jun 2, 2019 15:14:59 GMT -6
No New Posts Duel & Mini Group Builds - 1 Viewing

For two, three, or a few. Usually, no time limit on these.

11 2,338 Any Plymouth Barracuda Mini Group Build
by dogfish7
Oct 14, 2019 16:05:03 GMT -6
No New Posts Mini Group Build Completed Gallery

8 150 Plymouth Barracuda Mini Group Build Finished Gallery
by JCON
Aug 15, 2019 18:26:34 GMT -6

Legend

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Shoutbox

Welcome to Shoutbox! Let's chat! Don't forget the other threads, tho!!!
dukemaddog: I don't have anything finished, except my four-hour-build challenge. Not good enough for a MOM. I'll post it later. And no I'm not getting anything done either due to excessive work! Hopefully this week will give me some time. Oct 8, 2019 13:40:54 GMT -6
BUCKY: You get a rain check, Mark! Glad to see you've got some work, as I know it's been lean at times. Oct 8, 2019 13:50:11 GMT -6
JCON: I feel a wee bit better knowing I am not the only one!!! :P Oct 8, 2019 17:14:16 GMT -6
Obscurity: Does a busted wrist count as an excuse ? 😉 Oct 8, 2019 18:02:51 GMT -6 *
JCON: Sure OB!!! Oct 9, 2019 8:53:41 GMT -6
Obscurity: Oh good ! 🤕 Oct 9, 2019 15:20:16 GMT -6
mike: Hi everyone, I haven’t done a lot of modeling this year. I have been busy working on my house. Painting, building a garage door, having windows put in,and having siding put on the gables. Where shall I put the pictures? My grandson wants my IPad! Oct 10, 2019 11:10:32 GMT -6 *
dukemaddog: Mike glad all is going smoothly. Bucky, thanks for the rain check. It has been exceedingly lean indeed. More is coming up so I better get something done soon before I'm out of time again... Oct 10, 2019 12:39:57 GMT -6
JCON: Mike just start a new thread here : onlinescalemodelers.proboards.com/board/12/buckys-hangout Oct 11, 2019 12:31:22 GMT -6
BUCKY: Well....SPECTRUM went down on Friday night! No TV...no home phone...no internet. I hope it doesn't take all weekend to fix it! Oct 11, 2019 23:24:43 GMT -6
JCON: That stinks Bucky!!! ??? Oct 11, 2019 23:26:20 GMT -6
BUCKY: It was back on this AM. Oct 12, 2019 11:23:02 GMT -6
JCON: :) Good news there Bucky!!! Oct 12, 2019 15:05:19 GMT -6
BUCKY: No takers on entering this month's MOM? Oct 13, 2019 19:34:25 GMT -6
JCON: Looks like its you and me kid!!! Maybe time to say goodbye to MOM? ??? Oct 14, 2019 12:09:59 GMT -6
dukemaddog: You're being hasty with that question Joe. This is a slow building time for people so there might not be many entries now or possibly even next month. Things may pick up later. Oct 14, 2019 17:17:14 GMT -6
dukemaddog: Besides, I might have one to post, gimme a bit of time. Oct 14, 2019 17:17:35 GMT -6
BUCKY: It doesn't have to be one that is freshly finished. Anything you've built here at OSM, that hasn't been entered already, is eligible. Oct 14, 2019 19:46:30 GMT -6
dukemaddog: That's just it. I don't know how far back I can go since I don't remember what I finished on this site. It's best I stay with some of my newest. Oct 15, 2019 12:33:48 GMT -6
BUCKY: Time to vote for November MOM. Oct 15, 2019 18:13:28 GMT -6