Modellers FAQs

Acrylic, Enamel and Lacquer Paints. What's the difference?
Choosing the right paint for your model is an important step in the build process. So what's the difference between the paints available?  Acrylics...
Fri, 8 Apr, 2022 at 1:22 PM
Understanding Model Kit Scales
So, you want to start modelling and are looking at getting a Supermarine Spitfire Mk1 but you’re staring at all the different versions with following in the...
Fri, 8 Apr, 2022 at 2:26 PM
What do I need to complete my plastic model kit?
Plastic model kits require a basic set of tools to complete them including paint and glue.  We have put together a list below of our recommendations for...
Thu, 1 Oct, 2020 at 9:29 AM
Do model kits come with paint and glue?
Unless otherwise specified all our plastic model kits require paint and glue to complete.  You can learn more about what you need to finish your kit here
Thu, 1 Oct, 2020 at 9:20 AM
I've lost or damaged a piece for my model kit, can you help me get a replacement?
Unfortunately we are unable to source replacement parts or sprues for plastic model kits. We recommend contacting the manufacturer directly.
Wed, 30 Sep, 2020 at 2:54 PM
What is the benefit of using extra thin glue?
Extra thin glue can be a good choice for fine or delicate parts, where strength is not necessarily important. Because it is so thin, this glue will run ever...
Wed, 13 Apr, 2022 at 2:50 PM
When should you use super glue and what on?
While super glues can be used on plastic, it is not recommended to use them for a whole kit build. They are however useful for gluing metal and resin, eithe...
Mon, 5 Oct, 2020 at 11:20 AM
What can I use to glue clear pieces?
Not all glues dry clear, using some glues on clear part, such as windows and canopies, will cause a fogging/blooming effect that is almost impossible to fix...
Mon, 5 Oct, 2020 at 11:33 AM