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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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    by smeg1959 Australia »
    This topic was posted 119 days ago
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    This topic was posted 80 days ago
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    This topic was posted 81 days ago
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    This topic was posted 21 days ago
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    by Fabiolone Italy »
    This topic was posted 96 days ago
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    by ID19 Hamburg »
    This topic was posted 74 days ago
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    This topic was posted 108 days ago
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    by smeg1959 Australia »
    This topic was posted 115 days ago
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    by Mig88 Portugal »
    This topic was posted 83 days ago
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    by glehn Brazil »
    This topic was posted 116 days ago
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    by mbittner United States of America »
    This topic was posted 63 days ago
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    by BigReg Devon »
    This topic was posted 119 days ago
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    by mbittner United States of America »
    This topic was posted 112 days ago
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    by ajmm Nambia »
    This topic was posted 99 days ago
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    This topic was posted 78 days ago
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    by b.l.stryker Germany »
    This topic was posted 109 days ago
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    by Fabiolone Italy »
    This topic was posted 116 days ago
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    by ajmm Nambia »
    This topic was posted 119 days ago
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    by rmasu »
    This topic was posted 111 days ago
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    by Somerset_Sam Great Britain »
    This topic was posted 118 days ago
    24 Replies
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  • Altaya Do-217 diecast + resin wing144 Lippisch P13a+ Ju-188 and A-20a
    by rmasu »
    This topic was posted 113 days ago
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    Last post by smeg1959 Australia
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