How do you define yourself while modeler?

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How do you define yourself as a modeler?

Conservative Builder (out-of-the-box)
7
32%
Dare Modder (custom additions, conversions, photoetch, etc)
7
32%
Abusive Kitbasher
6
27%
Crazy Full Scratcher
2
9%
 
Total votes: 22

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Re: How do you define yourself while modeler?

Postby patrickivan » Tue Sep 27, 2016 12:57 pm

el gato wrote:
patrickivan wrote:Er---

there are girls here?!


There are a couple, yes. The mythical female modeler is real


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Re: How do you define yourself while modeler?

Postby novahobbies » Tue Sep 27, 2016 11:28 pm

I've done all 4, many times over. While I used to be predominately a crazy scratch builder, those days are largely over and I focus on modding and upgrading existing kits. Which is not to say that I don't still have SOME scratch projects on the board. But for the most part.....yeah. Adding lights, photoetch, modding parts and using aftermarket additions or custom decals is my usual thing.

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Re: How do you define yourself while modeler?

Postby mophius » Thu Oct 05, 2017 8:14 am

I would say I am an OOB person but I have used some aftermarket decals so that does class as Daring.
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Re: How do you define yourself while modeler?

Postby MadManMUC » Thu Oct 05, 2017 9:18 am

I would say I'm a Dare Modder, just because I too OCD to be able to live with myself building something OOB, knowing there is Stuff Wrong™ with the kit.
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Re: How do you define yourself while modeler?

Postby Tesral » Fri Oct 06, 2017 3:59 am

el gato wrote:
patrickivan wrote:Er---

there are girls here?!


There are a couple, yes. The mythical female modeler is real


My wife is one, she models horses.
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Re: How do you define yourself while modeler?

Postby TonyG2 » Fri Oct 06, 2017 8:41 am

If committing to one choice then it would be out of box. However I do try wherever possible to add something extra to model even if its minor.

Very rare however I will attempt major surgery on a kit and my scratch building efforts have been universally disappointing.

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Re: How do you define yourself while modeler?

Postby slawton » Fri Oct 06, 2017 2:33 pm

slawton recipe:
    75% "Mad" Obsessive collector
    50% Conservative Builder (out-of-the-box)
    20% Dare Modder (custom additions, conversions, photoetch, etc)
    10% Abusive Kitbasher
    20% Crazy Full Scratcher
    27% Bat-sh*t crazy
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Re: How do you define yourself while modeler?

Postby el gato » Fri Oct 06, 2017 4:39 pm

slawton wrote:slawton recipe:
    75% "Mad" Obsessive collector
    50% Conservative Builder (out-of-the-box)
    20% Dare Modder (custom additions, conversions, photoetch, etc)
    10% Abusive Kitbasher
    20% Crazy Full Scratcher
    27% Bat-sh*t crazy


And 100% math non-conformist ;) :lol:
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Re: How do you define yourself while modeler?

Postby Griffworks » Sat Oct 07, 2017 3:06 pm

While I selected "Abusive Kitbasher", I tend more towards "Dare Modeler" for prolly 60% of my builds. I guess maybe 10% Conservative Builder for the few on-screen builds I do, with 30% "Abusive Kitbasher" for my creative muse moments.

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Re: How do you define yourself while modeler?

Postby NoKhando » Thu Dec 07, 2017 11:59 pm

Never happy unless I'm covered in a fine layer of polystyrene dust, and the pungent scent of cyanoacrylate is in my nostrils . :tease:

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