How to Build With Plastic Rods, Strips & Sheets?

Answer When you use basic plastic elements for building models from your own design, it is called "scratch building." When you are altering or adding elements to a model kit, the term used is "kitbashing.... Read More »

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Things to Do With Plastic Rods?

Although they are extremely simple in design, plastic rods can be useful teaching tools that can help with a lesson plan in physics by offering a hands-on demonstration of principles like leverage,... Read More »

What are the colored plastic strips above a doctors examining room for?

Probably some sort of code to let them know that the patient is ready to be seen, has a contagious condition, whatever. I wouldn't be surprised if one of them meant "has crappy insurance" so that p... Read More »

Are replacement parts available for the plastic brackets that help hold the support rods on the variflex quick shade instant canopy?

How to Build Plastic Models?

Airplanes, racing cars, tanks, bridges, even a Tyrannosaurus Rex: there's no shortage of plastic kits for the keen modeler to tackle. The Association of Professional Model Makers says modelers must... Read More »