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What model to choose to start well?

Starting in model making is a good way to promote concentration and also the artistic side. Here's how to choose one.

What you need to know to choose a beginner's model

What model to start with?

To assemble a model, an amateur must prefer miniature models composed of less than 100 pieces. In most cases, they have a large number of detailed parts such as the engine, interior as well as dashboard elements. If you have a preference for military models, you should opt for a 1/72nd model instead of a 1/35th scale.

Which model scale to choose?

The choice of scale is essential because a diorama is realistic only when it looks more real. This detail also represents a proportional indicator necessary when buying décor accessories. Indeed, the size allows to configure the décor of the model to the size of the real object.

What model of a wooden boat for beginners?

To get started in RC modeling naval, the only key to success is to arm one's patience. Indeed, you have to start little by little without taking huge risks. If you have great dexterity, you can easily choose a three-masted. When it comes to model boats,the best choice is between a small canoe or a fishingboat. Of course, there are other types of models:

Toy boats: these are models representing specialized boats for toddlers;

Models of sailing boats: these are miniature models of real boats whose reproduction remains faithful to the original;

Mandies of showcases: these are exhibition models intended for beginners;

Half-shells: these are the easiest models to reproduce.

What model of an aircraft for beginners?

To choose an airplane model,it is important to determine whether you prefer a static or dynamic model. The wooden model can remain on the shelves as a decorative accessory, but it can also fly. Aviation is an interesting universe to review in detail the deployment of this technology.

Si, aerial modeling reveals a lot about the history of the first wooden planes. It also provides a better understanding of advanced technologies with jet aircraft. Making a model of an aircraft is a great way to travel through the ages and discover the most historical machines.

As you have to start with few parts at first, it is better to avoid Airbus models and Concordes. Choose a Heller model or a Revell model. To get started, there are wooden models in the form of a puzzle. The latter are also suitable for children. In addition, there are models of plastic or other materials model with a hundred pieces that are easy to assemble.

To make your first aircraft models, take the time to choose the right elements from the start:


Radio control equipment;


Landing train.

Which car model for beginners?

Realizing a collection of car models is one of the favorite activities of car enthusiasts. The market offers a variety of models for amateurs simple to assemble, but also models for children to easily learn about this activity. However, it is not easy to find your way around. As an indication, for a model car,a 1/43rd scale is easier to climb than a car at 1/24th.

Model kits for beginners

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