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Starship Modeler is the complete information resource for the science fiction, factual space, fantasy, mecha and anime scale model builder.

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Updated Without Warning - 2 October 2021 Edition

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  • 'TREK WARS' CONTEST - Our 24th on-line scale model contest, "Trek Wars", has concluded. Stay tuned for the next one!

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  • DISCUSSION FORUMS - Got a question? Opinion? Modeling tip? Dial up the frequency for our discussion forum and talk to modelers on your wavelength.
  • READER GALLERY - A collection of models built by you, the readers, to inspire and amaze.
  • CLUB DIRECTORY - Meet up with others in your area who share your interests.
  • MODELING EVENTS - Contests and conventions of interest to scale modelers.
  • ON THE BENCH - See what fellow modelers are working on.
  • PERSPECTIVE- A wife's perspective on the benefits of our hobby.

  • TECH LIBRARY - Informational articles, features, tips and techniques on a variety of SF modeling subjects.
  • HARDWARE REFERENCES - Images and other information detailing "actual" vehicles we model - be they studio models, CGI or real spacecraft.
  • REFERENCE LIBRARY - A listing of books and other reference material for the imaginitive scale modeler.
  • INSTRUCTIONS LIBRARY - Complete instructions for many kits.
  • READER REVIEWS - Read what others thought of a particular model.
  • LINKS - Library of links to sites around the web of interest to sci-fi and space scale modelers.
  • FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS - Look here for answers to the basic scale modeling questions.

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Starship Modeler™ is the complete information resource for the science fiction, factual space, fantasy, mecha and anime scale model builder. The site is maintained by John Lester, a wholesome, all-American, starship-modeling kinda guy. Except where noted, all copyrights are retained by the authors. Portions may be reproduced for non-commercial use only (such as club newsletters, etc) with written permission of the authors. We do not maintain this site for commercial gain, but rather to share information on a hobby we find engrossing and exciting. Our reviews represent our honest personal assessments of the individual authors and should not be construed as commercial endorsements by them, or us.

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