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Be sure to participate in the MOM!!
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.

106 1,692 First Contact
by feldgrau23
Jan 24, 2020 20:04:25 GMT -6
No New Posts Questions and Answers

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

47 866 Question on Clear Coating
by JCON
Jan 24, 2020 8:55:56 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!

91 1,677 Comments for February, 2020 Model Of the Month
by JCON
Jan 24, 2020 15:10:12 GMT -6

Year In Review Builds

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No New Posts 2019 Year In Review Individual Builds

Place for your finished build Album for 2019

6 76 Ogres 2019 builds
by ARMORGUY
Jan 12, 2020 14:37:56 GMT -6
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?

634 8,783 1:1 scale build, again.................:(
by Steve Ski
Jan 23, 2020 16:19:38 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 60 CarlRF, RIP brother!
by feldgrau23
Dec 30, 2019 10:33:23 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

33 281 National Service
by JED
Jan 21, 2020 0:02:32 GMT -6
No New Posts New Releases and Kit Reviews - 1 Viewing

79 843 New from Meng
by JED
Jan 1, 2020 15:26:58 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: New Stuff for 2020, WISH LIST, New Stuff for 2019, New Stuff for 2018, New Stuff for 2017

43 2,342 Latest Grabs for 2020
by dukemaddog
Jan 21, 2020 14:32:48 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.

40 495 Pics of stuff I like.
by feldgrau23
Jan 21, 2020 7:43:01 GMT -6
No New Posts Non Model Hobbies

58 1,228 Watercolors
by JCON
Jan 26, 2020 16:31:48 GMT -6
No New Posts Jcon's Recipe Corner

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

29 176 Stovetop Cheeseburger Pasta
by JCON
Jan 25, 2020 23:22:40 GMT -6
No New Posts Shows & Events

41 602 Stevens County Model Club Jan 2020
by JCON
Jan 20, 2020 20:46:43 GMT -6
No New Posts Birthdays

162 897 Happy birthday kustombuilder1
by feldgrau23
Jan 21, 2020 14:28:43 GMT -6

Aircraft

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No New Posts WW1 Pre and Post

7 270 1/72 Fokker Eindecker
by JED
Nov 5, 2019 14:03:29 GMT -6
No New Posts WW2

25 1,150 SoCal AMPS Four Hour Build Challenge
by JCON
Jan 4, 2020 13:39:43 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

37 363 One of the Duke's First for the Year
by dukemaddog
Jan 14, 2020 16:25:42 GMT -6

Armor

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No New Posts Softskins - Any era

6 605 ICM WWI US Ambulance
by JCON
Jan 26, 2020 16:28:51 GMT -6
No New Posts WW1 Pre and Post

5 215 French heavy tank Saint Chamond - Weekend madness!!!!
by ogrejohn
Oct 30, 2019 14:47:48 GMT -6
No New Posts WW2 - 1 Viewing

100 4,579 Meng's R&R Armoured car - 1920 Pattern - RAF - WWII - DONE!!
by feldgrau23
Jan 20, 2020 20:16:51 GMT -6
No New Posts Post War

14 751 AFV Club M60A1 and parts-box Magach 6C
by rustybaer
Dec 26, 2019 14:45:18 GMT -6
No New Posts Modern 1980 to Present - 1 Viewing

35 2,591 M60-ish, straight from the fog of my imagination
by rustybaer
Jan 25, 2020 19:18:47 GMT -6
No New Posts Completed Armor Builds

60 780 Theoretical Magach6D, first of 2020
by dogfish7
Jan 25, 2020 9:48:26 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.

32 780 00053-1968 Mercury Cougar XR-7
by dogfish7
Jan 23, 2020 8:17:07 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.

5 92 00799-1934 Duesenberg Dual Cowl **UPDATED**
by BUCKY
Jan 21, 2020 13:49:46 GMT -6
No New Posts Custom Cars and Lowriders

From mild to wild, put those custom projects here.

63 1,087 '69 "Death Punch" (aka) The Interceptor
by JCON
Jan 12, 2020 11:52:53 GMT -6
No New Posts Hot Rods

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

22 321 '29 Ford Rat Rod
by JCON
Jan 26, 2020 16:29:50 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.

23 749 1967 GTO
by mike
Dec 3, 2019 14:54:48 GMT -6
No New Posts Competition Cars

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

27 350 '57 Bird Gasser
by JCON
Dec 26, 2019 13:15:47 GMT -6
No New Posts Exotic and Sports Cars

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

16 558 Ferrari 512 BB
by JED
Dec 11, 2019 14:21:38 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.

20 636 V-100----VIPED OUT
by BUCKY
Jan 21, 2020 13:47:22 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.

74 609 Mr Wilsons '83
by mike
Jan 4, 2020 23:47:35 GMT -6
No New Posts Competition Cars

All those finished racecars go in this one.

63 407 01376-1964 Oldsmobile Cutlass AWB
by dogfish7
Jan 12, 2020 9:07:57 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!

17 81 Hotwheels Porsche 917 LH
by sty57
Dec 3, 2019 18:19:07 GMT -6

Ships, Boats & Subs

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No New Posts Ships, Boats and Subs under Construction

10 756 1/700 USS Spruance
by JED
Dec 11, 2019 14:19:42 GMT -6
No New Posts Completed Ships, Boats and Subs

19 173 Aurora Russian Guided Missile Submarine
by dukemaddog
Nov 20, 2019 21:06:27 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.

16 800 Carentan streetfight.
by JED
Jan 1, 2020 12:11:07 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

14 381 A.G.Mitchell VC Bust
by JED
Oct 22, 2019 13:48:15 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, & Cartoon Builds

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No New Posts Cartoon Builds

Egg planes, egg ships, cartoon cars, Weird-Ohs, and other caricature models can go in this section. Bring 'em on!!

0 0 No posts have been made on this board.
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

9 193 Ma.K. S.F.3.D Original P.K.A.
by feldgrau23
Jan 25, 2020 19:45:02 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

18 202 Bandai 1/12 BB-8
by JED
Nov 21, 2019 22:59:42 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!

2 21 1/64 or HO scale slot car set
by mike
Dec 23, 2019 21:16:06 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

17 133 Resin Warpage?
by BUCKY
Jan 16, 2020 19:46:44 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!!!

9 1,324 Obscurity’s 2020 Obscurities - Update Jan 24
by feldgrau23
Jan 24, 2020 19:49:05 GMT -6
No New Posts GB Proposals

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

9 575 Possible Remembrance group build...
by JCON
Jan 12, 2020 14:26:27 GMT -6
No New Posts Under Construction Group Builds

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

50 3,189 Jcon's Thread for the Remembrance Group Build
by JCON
Jan 26, 2020 16:30:51 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

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

11 2,404 OSM Movie/TV Show Mini Build
by JCON
Jan 3, 2020 23:55:02 GMT -6
No New Posts Mini Group Build Completed Gallery

10 169 OSM Movie/TV Show Builds Gallery
by JCON
Jan 2, 2020 9:49:53 GMT -6

Legend

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Shoutbox

Welcome to Shoutbox! Let's chat! Don't forget the other threads, tho!!!
Steve Ski: hello, hello, hello,.....echo, echo, echo....................................... Jan 5, 2020 12:46:21 GMT -6
BUCKY: Hi, hi, hi, Steve, Steve, Steve!!! Jan 5, 2020 21:19:50 GMT -6
JCON: Anyone doing any building out there today??? :P Jan 8, 2020 12:33:32 GMT -6
RLFoster: In a bit of a lull here, Joe...Dental Appt yesterday, VA Appt today, and errands scheduled tomorrow. Jan 8, 2020 14:24:50 GMT -6
dukemaddog: I'm building. I have a few to move forward and possibly finish today. Jan 8, 2020 16:05:13 GMT -6
JCON: No worries guys!!! Jan 9, 2020 18:54:19 GMT -6
mike: I have a question. Is it ok to enter a model in 2020 that I entered in 2018 or 2019? I plan to keep building, but not finished anything yet. I also have many models built before I joined OSM!!! Jan 11, 2020 18:12:10 GMT -6
BUCKY: Hey, Mike! Those you built before joining would be great! Just put a thread with some pics in the completed section. Then, enter the MOM! Jan 11, 2020 20:52:35 GMT -6
JCON: You can only enter a model kit build once... the others as Bucky said are allowable if you post them in the completed galleries first.. Jan 12, 2020 10:56:38 GMT -6
mike: I already have some in completed galleries. All I have to do is pick one to enter. Thank you very much!!! Jan 12, 2020 22:25:13 GMT -6
JCON: Get er' done Mike!!! :P Jan 14, 2020 14:23:55 GMT -6
BUCKY: One more day for MOM entries! Jan 14, 2020 17:26:51 GMT -6
dogfish7: Got my wish. 4 inches last night. Jan 15, 2020 9:26:37 GMT -6
JCON: Oh boy, enjoy it Bruce!!! Jan 16, 2020 10:30:11 GMT -6
dogfish7: Whoopi. ??? Jan 16, 2020 15:54:45 GMT -6
BUCKY: After a little delay..........the Feb., 2020 MOM poll is up! LOL Jan 18, 2020 0:45:48 GMT -6
JCON: Good competition going on in MOM, make sure and get your vote in also if you haven't hit that button yet!!! And be thinking ahead, what will you enter next month in Model of the Month!!! :) Jan 21, 2020 10:57:11 GMT -6 *
JCON: Only 13 votes from 131 members is pretty pitiful people!!! Get your votes in!!! :o onlinescalemodelers.proboards.com/thread/3225/vote-february-2020-mom Jan 24, 2020 15:10:53 GMT -6 *
feldgrau23: I did my constitutional duty there boss man!! Jan 24, 2020 19:54:40 GMT -6
JCON: Good man!!! :P Jan 25, 2020 11:43:27 GMT -6