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Welcome to Ships of Scale Forum

Welcome New Members !

This Forum Welcomes new members to the forum as well as providing useful information to help you get started
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Introduce Yourself !

This is the place just to drop in and say whats on your mind today. You can also introduce yourself too.
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General Topics / Help with Models

When its time to take a break from the ole ship, get a cup of coffee, or whatever your favorite drink is, and talk about whatever is on your mind, or things such as other Interest, Hobbies, or Pastimes that you enjoy.
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Sponsorship Program Participants

This is a list of Sponsorship Program Participants that currently have an active program with members of Ships of Scale.
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Ships of Scale Build Logs Representing a Wide Variety of Models such as Ships from Wood, Plastic, Scratch Build, and Cardstock, Carvings, and ship model decorations and ornaments. Other Modeling: Trailways, Guns, Aircraft, and other Motorcraft. It's all here.

SOS Build Logs from Kits - Wood

This Build Log Section is for Wood Ships. Enter your Build Log here. It is advisable for others to follow your Build Log to start your post such as "Build Log: HMS Ship name"
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SOS Build Logs from Kits - Plastic

This Build Log Section is for Plastic Ships. Enter your Build Log here. It is advisable for others to follow your Build Log to start your post such as "Build Log: HMS Ship name"
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SOS Build Logs Scratch or from Plans

This Forum is all about building your ship from pure scratch, with the aid of plans, or even heavy modification or kit bashing. All can be found here.
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SOS Build Logs from Paper / Cardstock

This forum discusses the Paper or Cardstock as it is a very popular Medium to work with. Just about any model can be constructed using Paper or Cardstock: Ships, planes, trains, ect.
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Carvings and ship decorations related build logs

This Forum discusses the many techniques for Carving and Etching Images using various materials. Enjoy Carving your own Figure Heads, Stern Decorations, etc. Your imagination is unlimited in this forum.
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Super Detailing Static Models / Other Genres

This forum gives our members a chance to share ideas, techniques, and results of "super detailing" their models. This will not be limited to ship models as the techniques used to super detail models typically spans all types of models, not just ships. It also gives our members the chance to showcase their modeling prowess, regardless of whether their best work such as Planes, Cars, Trains, Motorcycles, Figurines, etc.
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Ships of Scale Group Builds and Projects Ships of Scale Group Builds and Projects are Group for members by invitation and/or request.

Blandford Cross Section Group Build

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General Info and Proposals for Future Group Builds

This forum will discuss projects that would be a good candidate for a future group build. Ideas, concepts, plans can be discussed here. The future project should be mature enough to create a legitimate group build and shall have its own "Group Build" forum established.
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Completed Models Showcase Please submit your completed models here in our Showcase

Completed Models Showcase [1] . . . [9]

These are ships that have been submitted by modelers for the Completed Models Showcase.

Submit Images of Completed Models Here

This forum is for those that would like to upload their completed ships for the Showcase.
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Basic Guidelines for Model Submission uploads

Basic Guidelines for the best submissions to the showcase.
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Ship Kits: News, Reviews, Cad and More ! This Forum Discusses Everything about Kits (Manufacturers, Releases, New Kits and Developments, Cad designs)

New Kits and Developments on the Market

This forum discusses New Kits and or in development.
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Kit Reviews: Wood, Plastic, Paper.

This forum discusses all types of mediums of kit reviews. If you have a review to share of your own or have read a review, please post it here.
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Discuss CAD, Diagrams & Software

This forum discusses CAD (Computer Aided Drafting), Plans and Diagrams, & Software related to such.
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Naval, Maritime History and Research

General Naval and Maritime History

Do you have any Naval and Maritime History to share? Then this is the place.
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Ship History and Research

This Forum is for you and others to do post your research for your Projects.
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Construction Details of Ships

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Books,Plans,Images,Museums & Reference Materials In this category, you can find all-around research materials

Books and References

Books and Reference Material is discussed here.
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Plans, Plansets, and Monographies

This Forum Discusses Plans, Plansets, Monographies
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Other Reference Material: Web-Research, etc.

This is about any Web Based Research Material you discover. It is highly recommended to follow common sense of basic copyright rules and regulations when posting material from the web.
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Maritime Museum Models

This Forum is about photos of Models taken at Maritime Museums.
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Photos of Real Ships for Reference

This Forum is for Posting Photos of "Real Ships for Reference purposes". This forum will really be helpful to those that wish to see real images of their favorite ship(s) they are building.
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Links to International Museums

Latest Additions is "Italy and Portugal" / Update 9/6/2018

Modelshipyard: Building Your Model This Category includes all aspects of building your model ship

Building Materials: Lumber, Fittings, Sailcloth

This forum is all about sharing resources of Building Materials such as Lumber, Fittings, Plans, Sailcloth, ringbolts and the list goes on the parts and components necessary for your build.
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Hulls, Mast & Deck Furnishings

Discusses Hulls, Mast & Deck Furnishings
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Rigging: Covers all Standing and Running

This is to discuss all aspects about Rigging both Standing and Running such as Shrouds, Ratlines, Stays, Deadeyes, Blocks of all types, etc. How do you do it? Got any shortcuts or tips to share?
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Paint Colors and Stains

Discuss authentic Paint colors, Stains, and Schemes for different ships and Periods. What color did they really use? Did you mix your own? Discuss brands such as Model Masters, Testors, and others.
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Tools, Lathes, Mills, Jigs and Techniques

This forum has combined all the Topics for Tools, Lathes, Mills, Jigs and Techniques
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Buy and Sell, Test your post here Buy and Sell Your Models here. Also, test your post here

Sell: Kits, Tools, and Books

Sell (sell your stuff, kits, tools, books)
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Buy

Buy: If you are looking for something special, ask for it.
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Test your post here

Here is where you can make a test of your post before going live with it.
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The Shipbuilders Life This Category is for us SOS members that might have something to share personally, and can cover just about anything related to your life. Also, you might be feeling a bit down and there are times that we need to express our condolences to our friends that are no longer with us. There are separate forums below for that as well.

Members in Dry Dock: Feeling a Bitt Down ?

Feel free to post here about your health concerns and your own remedies if you have any to share.
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In Memory: We Share our Condolences

Our heart-felt Condolences are expressed here on any of our friends or family members including those outside of SOS.
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Well, what can I say?

This forum is more about the personal side of modelers. The ups and downs of life. You are welcome to discuss circumstances that arise up that keeps you away from your hobby.
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Terms/Privacy/Copyright statements

Copyright Statements

This forum is only to make a broad statement about where Ships of Scale stands as far as the kit manufacturing and kit market is concerned and posting kits on this site. It also address bullying and harassment from anyone inside and outside of SOS.
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Announcements & Terms / Privacy Statements.

This forum highlights announcements provided by Moderators and Admin.
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