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REST IN PEACE, ZOD, CLIFFJ, and CARL

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.

103 1,669 Virgil from Kentucky
by Robbo
May 19, 2020 14:37:15 GMT -6
No New Posts Questions and Answers

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

52 967 Posting pics from smart phone?
by virgil
May 19, 2020 8:47:29 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!

112 2,040 Comments for August 2020 MOM Entries
by nico76mih
Jul 8, 2020 14:26:12 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 77 Ogres 2019 builds
by ogrejohn
Jan 29, 2020 16:22:29 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

8 147 Ben's Older Builds
by BUCKY
Feb 23, 2020 17:36:53 GMT -6

General

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News about the forum

3 34 The Current Crisis.............
by BUCKY
Mar 20, 2020 11:46:05 GMT -6
No New Posts Bucky's Hangout

What's going on in your world?

641 9,181 Which do you wish you had back in 1970?
by BUCKY
Jul 11, 2020 21:59:45 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

5 91 Trophy Case 2020
by dukemaddog
Jan 30, 2020 15:07:58 GMT -6
No New Posts The Reference Library

Sub-boards: Book Recommendations, Walkarounds

35 310 Scale comparison...
by JED
Jun 2, 2020 11:07:35 GMT -6
No New Posts New Releases and Kit Reviews

80 853 I will be buying these kits !
by DPNM
Jun 22, 2020 21:02:02 GMT -6
No New Posts Model Discussions

Basic ins and outs of modeling.

56 687 Fun to try
by dogfish7
Jul 10, 2020 6:51:28 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

44 2,563 Latest Grabs for 2020
by BUCKY
Jul 11, 2020 21:53:40 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!

14 221 My tank transporter fetish is way out of hand...
by dukemaddog
Jul 6, 2020 16:48:04 GMT -6
No New Posts Non-model Automotive

Anything related to real life automotive-type vehicles.

40 500 Pics of stuff I like.
by JCON
Feb 24, 2020 12:44:00 GMT -6
No New Posts Non Model Hobbies

62 1,358 Watercolors
by JED
May 5, 2020 8:10:37 GMT -6
No New Posts Jcon's Recipe Corner

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

31 190 Claire's Chic Chip CookiesA
by JED
May 9, 2020 8:31:25 GMT -6
No New Posts Shows & Events

46 667 „History in miniature”, 28th-30th August 2020 (4th edition)
by BUCKY
Jul 4, 2020 23:47:36 GMT -6
No New Posts Birthdays

162 922 Happy birthday scowha7 A.K.A. "ROGER"
by JCON
Jul 12, 2020 9:28:22 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

28 1,220 Airfix 1/24 Spitfire Vb
by BUCKY
Jul 11, 2020 9:15:41 GMT -6
No New Posts Post War To Present

20 1,091 MIG-21-F-13 Fishbed NVAF
by JCON
Jul 6, 2020 18:41:07 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

40 392 The Duke Finishes Two Aircraft
by dukemaddog
Jun 30, 2020 12:11:13 GMT -6

Armor

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No New Posts Softskins - Any era

6 648 ICM WWI US Ambulance
by JED
Apr 14, 2020 22:11:36 GMT -6
No New Posts WW1 Pre and Post

7 241 ICM WWI Model T Ambulance
by JCON
Jun 30, 2020 17:53:10 GMT -6
No New Posts WW2 - 1 Viewing

107 4,673 Corrected AFV Club M36 turret
by beekster
Jul 12, 2020 11:32:19 GMT -6
No New Posts Post War

18 944 M6 Heavy Tank
by dogfish7
Jul 10, 2020 13:54:55 GMT -6
No New Posts Modern 1980 to Present - 1 Viewing

40 2,906 Slammer II
by dogfish7
Jul 8, 2020 19:18:01 GMT -6
No New Posts Completed Armor Builds - 1 Viewing

69 848 Softskin Ambulance
by dogfish7
Jul 10, 2020 6:35:08 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.

36 850 69 Dodge Daytona
by smhardesty
Jun 23, 2020 14:41:44 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.

5 109 00799-1934 Duesenberg Dual Cowl **UPDATED**
by dukemaddog
Jun 5, 2020 16:01:42 GMT -6
No New Posts Custom Cars and Lowriders

From mild to wild, put those custom projects here.

63 1,122 00254-1962 Ford Thunderbird Styline **UPDATE 14Jun20**
by BUCKY
Jun 14, 2020 21:36:45 GMT -6
No New Posts Hot Rods

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

23 358 Moved: Boxes-O-Stuff
by JCON
Jun 9, 2020 10:56:25 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.

25 828 1969 Dodge Charger 500 Rebuild
by dogfish7
Jun 22, 2020 7:16:54 GMT -6
No New Posts Competition Cars

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

33 427 01631-1965 Chevrolet Chevelle AWB **UPDATE 06jun20 **
by JCON
Jun 11, 2020 9:02:44 GMT -6
No New Posts Exotic and Sports Cars

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

19 602 On deck
by Robbo
Jun 30, 2020 13:00:30 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.

14 459 Land Rover series III ..(Use enough gun)
by dukemaddog
May 11, 2020 17:30:35 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

12 183 Norton W.I.P update.
by BUCKY
Mar 8, 2020 20:14:52 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.

2 13 Vanishing Point R/T
by dogfish7
Jul 11, 2020 22:26:11 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!

74 732 01565-1969 Chevrolet Impala SS
by JED
May 5, 2020 8:13:42 GMT -6
No New Posts Early Classics

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

14 133 1/8th Pocher Alfa Romeo is FINALLY finished !
by jerry
Jun 2, 2020 6:15:12 GMT -6
No New Posts Custom Cars and Lowriders

The finished ones go here.

66 497 '61 Chevy Rag Top
by dogfish7
Jul 9, 2020 7:04:22 GMT -6
No New Posts Hot Rods

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

39 275 '33 Ford Coupe
by dogfish7
Jul 5, 2020 15:23:56 GMT -6
No New Posts Muscle Cars

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

77 643 69' Camaro Z28 RS by Jcon
by jerry
Apr 25, 2020 18:24:01 GMT -6
No New Posts Competition Cars

All those finished racecars go in this one.

83 527 '69 Taledaga
by BUCKY
Jul 10, 2020 23:35:26 GMT -6
No New Posts Exotic and Sports Cars

Put the finished ones here.

39 285 Porsche Carrera GT
by jerry
Jun 10, 2020 15:29:19 GMT -6
No New Posts Pick-ups and SUVS

If they are finished, they go here.

30 236 '68 Utility Truck
by dogfish7
Jul 5, 2020 15:16:06 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!

25 227 "Strip Tease" 1/9th Harley Drag Bike
by BUCKY
Mar 8, 2020 19:01:00 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!

25 151 Hot Wheels Prowler
by JCON
Jun 29, 2020 9:45:48 GMT -6

Ships, Boats & Subs

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11 788 1/700 USS Spruance
by Robbo
May 18, 2020 2:10:07 GMT -6
No New Posts Completed Ships, Boats and Subs

20 181 Trumpeter Graf Spee
by jerry
May 9, 2020 9:12:16 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.

17 1,134 Russian Counter Attack In The Winter Of WWII
by JED
Jun 5, 2020 22:35:39 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

15 599 The Old Viking, Bestsoldiers, bust
by nico76mih
Jul 9, 2020 16:06:53 GMT -6
No New Posts WWII To The Present Day

15 397 A.G.Mitchell VC Bust
by JED
May 5, 2020 8:08:09 GMT -6
No New Posts Sculpts and Conversions

3 47 Quis ut Deus? (Who is like Good) The Defeat of Satanail
by JED
Jul 9, 2020 13:02:00 GMT -6
No New Posts Hints and Tips

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

29 351 WWI Stretcher Bearer
by JED
Apr 26, 2020 9:40:39 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!!

2 57 Baja Humbug
by JCON
Mar 26, 2020 20:34:37 GMT -6
No New Posts Fantasy figures

2 57 Warhammer 40K
by ogrejohn
Jul 10, 2020 15:47:45 GMT -6
No New Posts Under Construction

10 266 Boxes-O-Stuff
by JCON
Jul 12, 2020 10:55:05 GMT -6
No New Posts Dinosaurs and Fantasy Critters

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

19 206 Ma.K. S.F.3.D Original P.K.A. ( FINISHED)
by JCON
Mar 2, 2020 15:31:47 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 R/C TANKS

Any scale motorized, or R/C Tank can be posted in this board.

1 10 M41A3 Walker Bulldog tank
by jerry
Jun 4, 2020 10:05:26 GMT -6
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!

3 58 1/64 or HO scale slot car set
by JCON
Apr 16, 2020 13:55:43 GMT -6
No New Posts Steam Driven

This is a home for all your steam driven motors besides trains.

2 15 Info About Mamod Live Steam Models
by thecrazyscot
Apr 13, 2020 16:12:15 GMT -6
No New Posts Trains and Layouts

No matter what scale it is, put it here!

6 557 Scenes from an obscure railway. Complete Closure - 10 June
by Obscurity
Jun 9, 2020 20:47:59 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

16 128 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.

24 206 Yellow Dino
by JED
Jun 5, 2020 22:41:02 GMT -6
No New Posts Bases and Ground Work Tips and Questions

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

2 19 Figure Bases
by dogfish7
May 3, 2020 12:26:22 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.

25 282 Make fender flares (very cheaply)
by JED
Jul 7, 2020 23:16:52 GMT -6

Marketplace

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No New Posts Retailers

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

12 150 Look Out Tank Modelers!!
by dogfish7
Jun 5, 2020 16:16:05 GMT -6
No New Posts Buying/Selling

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

31 212 Here are 6 more
by JCON
Jul 11, 2020 13:08:52 GMT -6
No New Posts Trading

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

12 80 Various Large Scale Parts Needed 1/12 & 1/16
by DPNM
Jun 12, 2020 7:24:10 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 1,696 Obscurity’s 2020 Obscurities - Updated July 5
by Obscurity
Jul 11, 2020 22:23:32 GMT -6
No New Posts GB Proposals

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

10 600 Funny Car GB Anyone?
by BUCKY
May 17, 2020 19:54:41 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

55 3,864 Tammy DAK Tiger 1 for Cliff
by tojo72
Jul 8, 2020 16:55:28 GMT -6
No New Posts Completed Group Builds

7 149 OSM Remembrance Group Build Gallery
by ogrejohn
Apr 10, 2020 13:18:27 GMT -6
No New Posts Duel & Mini Group Builds

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

11 2,581 Funny Car Mini Group Build
by BUCKY
Jul 10, 2020 23:15:40 GMT -6
No New Posts Mini Group Build Completed Gallery

10 173 Plymouth Barracuda Mini Group Build Finished Gallery
by mike
Feb 12, 2020 3:05:29 GMT -6

Legend

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Shoutbox

Welcome to Shoutbox! Let's chat! Don't forget the other threads, tho!!!
BUCKY: And thanks for voting! Jun 27, 2020 22:49:50 GMT -6
JCON: Hey Dan was in da house!!! :P Jun 28, 2020 11:39:54 GMT -6
malfunction: Hi! everyone. Posted my vote. Good Luck to all participants. :) Jun 29, 2020 19:22:49 GMT -6
BUCKY: Thanks, malfunction! We appreciate your vote! Jun 30, 2020 1:16:14 GMT -6
JCON: Good job Malfunction!!! Much appreciated!!! Jun 30, 2020 10:55:21 GMT -6
JCON: Time to post your new Model Of the Month pics for the August contest! onlinescalemodelers.proboards.com/thread/3491/enter-august-2020-model-month Jul 2, 2020 11:54:48 GMT -6
nico76mih: I already did, I thought to try my chance this month! Jul 2, 2020 13:01:00 GMT -6
nico76mih: Kind regards to everyone, I hope to see lovely projects! Jul 2, 2020 13:01:49 GMT -6
JCON: Best to you Nico!!! :D Jul 3, 2020 16:56:35 GMT -6
dogfish7: Independence Day! Jul 4, 2020 10:08:29 GMT -6
dukemaddog: Happy independence Day to all. Jul 4, 2020 11:49:23 GMT -6
JCON: Same back at ya!!! Jul 4, 2020 16:31:08 GMT -6
JCON: Raining here today... what is it doing at your place? Jul 7, 2020 14:36:52 GMT -6
Obscurity: Snoring.... oh sorry ! That's me waking myself up again ! Tis raining Japanese Gearboxes (Datsun cogs !) out here too ! (Sorry, spoonerism and horrible pun alert !) I've just stepped in a poodle ! Jul 8, 2020 0:43:18 GMT -6
dukemaddog: Bright and sunny here with temps heading to the mid to high eighties. The usual.... Jul 8, 2020 12:02:40 GMT -6
JED: Wet and windy here,another shift completed, one more to do,I'm off to bed goodnight Jul 8, 2020 23:34:16 GMT -6
JCON: Will be nice when that shift is ended Jed and you can get back with us once more!!! Jul 9, 2020 10:49:45 GMT -6
JED: On my way to start the last one Joe, DIY has priority still unfortunately but I'm hoping this weekend will be the last of it ( until the next time!!) Thankfully Claire has fully recovered and is a dab hand with the bigger hairy sticks, at it as i left Jul 9, 2020 12:57:52 GMT -6 *
JCON: Good news on Claire healing up!!! :) Jul 9, 2020 16:02:30 GMT -6
JED: Thanks Joe,just means she works me even harder!! 😬 Jul 9, 2020 23:08:22 GMT -6