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Group Build 14: Anything But Injected!

Major manufacturers have always relied upon injection-moulding to produce model kits. The downside is that the moulds are expensive to produce and so these manufacturers have tended to be conservative in developing their ranges. Starting in 1969, smaller companies like RAREplanes, Contrail and Airmodel employed vacuforming to produce kits with much less capital outlay. The result? Models of types never imagined from any of the major manufacturers. Since those days, we’ve seen the growth of other technologies and materials, including resin, white metal, paper/card and, most recently, 3D-printing. This GB celebrates all these “non-injected” options and includes scratchbuilding.
Runs from 14 January to 31 December 2021.
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    This topic was posted 539 days ago
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    This topic was posted 373 days ago
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    This topic was posted 364 days ago
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    This topic was posted 220 days ago
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    This topic was posted 539 days ago
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    This topic was posted 321 days ago
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    This topic was posted 291 days ago
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    This topic was posted 536 days ago
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    This topic was posted 483 days ago
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    This topic was posted 212 days ago
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    This topic was posted 232 days ago
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    This topic was posted 529 days ago
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    This topic was posted 539 days ago
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    This topic was posted 493 days ago
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    This topic was posted 537 days ago
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    by mbittner United States of America »
    This topic was posted 321 days ago
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    This topic was posted 500 days ago
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    by BigReg Devon »
    This topic was posted 539 days ago
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    by ajmm Nambia »
    This topic was posted 520 days ago
    42 Replies
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    by smeg1959 Australia »
    This topic was posted 388 days ago
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    by rmasu »
    This topic was posted 532 days ago
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    by Mig88 Portugal »
    This topic was posted 442 days ago
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