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IPMS (UK) The Official UK site for the International Plastic Modellers Society

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IPMS USA are our American cousins

IPMS Aerobatic SIG

The IPMS Aerobatic SIG is a Special Interest Group, which models word-wide Aerobatic teams

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The Miniature Fighting Vehicle Association
Brampton Model Club Brampton Model Club
Harrow Modelling Society Harrow Modelling Society

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St. Edmundsbury Scale Modellers

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Northants Modelmakers

IPMS Ipswich IPMS Ipswich
IPMS Belvoir IPMS Belvoir

1/32 Aircraft Sig

As its name indicates, the 1/32 Aircraft Sig is an IPMS Special Interest Group for 1/32 aircraft set up by two of our members

Model Kit & Equipment Suppliers

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Club member Paul Fitzmaurice is a supplier of a good range of hard to find modelling tools, micro-mesh sheets and tools & Alclad. Now stocking Lasertran Decal film.

See the article on DIY Decals

Heritage Models

Architectural card model kits by Roger Pattenden as shown at ModelKraft
Something very different from plastic models

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www.warpaint-books.com

Warpaint Books are the famous series of aircraft reference works produced by our club founder.

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Crafty Computer Paper Sell various types of decal paper that can be produced using your ink-jet printer

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Canadian supplier of museum quality aircraft replicas.

Punctilio Model Spot

Model shop based in Hinckley, Leics, now selling some interesting resin parts from Neomega.

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Tiranti supply a wide range of materials, equipment and tools to sculptors, modelmakers, mouldmakers, designers, prototypers, woodcarvers, stonecarvers, specialist plasterers, building picture and furniture restorers, potters and ceramicists.

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Cases/cabinets for the collector of diecast model cars, models, Sports Memorabilia, model planes, Trophies and Awards, ships, Cherished Teddies and all things collectable.

a A new series of practical, how-to, DVD's that really show you how to improve and perfect your model making has been released under the Expert Model Craft name. 

We have been developing over the past year a series of programs for modellers, released on DVD, which we have planned to be of practical use to practitioners of all abilities to improve their knowledge, techniques and skills. With an ever increasing group of award-winning artists we want to share an understanding of modelling that will both inform the experienced and encourage the beginner.

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T&R Models is a traditional hobby model shop based in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, in the heart of the midlands, and dedicated to the supply of model making products with stock covering all major aspects of the hobby. 

Because we are modellers ourselves we can offer a warm welcome to newcomers as well as established modellers with advise from planning to finishing details.

Modellers Reference Sites

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An online swap shop for the Modelling/Gaming community. http://zmalladz.co.uk
As the content begins to develop I would look to improve the style of the site and perhaps increase the content that is provided by users (i.e. News etc)
The site at present is a little generic, but as more content is added this will be improved.  

a This site is dedicated to the Deutsches Panzermuseum Munster, one of the premier armor museums in the world.
The museum shows the development of Germany's armored troops from 1917 to the present with displays of vehicles, weapons, equipment, uniforms, documents and medals. The museum's exhibits cover all branches of the German armored corps: tanks, mechanized infantry, armored reconnaissance, anti-tank, self-propelled artillery, and armored engineers.
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Interesting web site covering aircraft, armour, figures, dioramas & ships

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Modelling forum, news, etc.
a Britmodeller, a modelling resource with a slightly British slant, which we hope you'll find refreshing.

It's a site for grown up modellers of all ages and abilities, and we pride ourselves on the welcome that we give new members to our group.

www.aeroplanemodel.com AeroplaneModel is the sole UK distributor for Bob Banka's Aircraft Documentation - the world's largest commercial collection of photos and 3-view line drawings of Civilian, Fighters WWI and WWII, Multi-engine, Jets, Aerobatic, Racing, Sailplanes, Helicopters, etc. The collection includes 8,000 different Foto-Paaks [almost 500,000 photos] and 39,000 pages of 3-Views line drawings and information.
Mick's Modelling Site Mike Lomax is a new member of the club and has won several awards at club level since joining us. Mainly car models
a Completely free to use Aircraft Photographic reference library

Model Related Portals and link sites

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A search engine for many of the model suppliers from around the world.

Tony Matteliano's Scale Model Index

One of the top indexes of model related web sites

Hyperscale

Excellent site with very useful discussion groups for aircraft & tank modellers

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Website specially dedicated to modellers as well as non-modellers who appreciate miniature modelling

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Ted Taylor is a modelling stalwart devoted to aircraft and lorry modelling

His sites are http://mysite.wanadoo-members.co.uk/teds-modelworks
http://mysite.wanadoo-members.co.uk/teds-scale-models
http://mysite.wanadoo-members.co.uk/teds-model-reviews
http://mysite.wanadoo-members.co.uk/teds-trucks-site
http://mysite.wanadoo-members.co.uk/scale-models-site

Glue-it.com

Another links site, mainly for r/c models but with a growing range of links for the scale modeller

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ScaleModel.net is often the first choice for model related links to clubs, individuals, manufacturers and retailers.

Local information about Milton Keynes

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The place to go for the latest information on what's happening in Milton Keynes

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Links for hotels and other information on Milton Keynes and other towns throughout the UK

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Derek Barrett is a long standing club member and modeller. He developed and maintains this website and is a professional photographer.

He got into photography because he wanted good pictures of his fathers model railway. His interest in photography and modelling have developed alongside each other over his long career.

If you want an expert hand with your model photography, he will be able to help you

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