Judges judge Figure models?
should be removed
should be filled
and sink marks should be eliminated.
bayonets and sword and saber blades should be straight or curved
(depending on the weapon) in proper alignment. They should not be bent in
multiple angles or be shaped like a pretzel.
and other jointed portions of the body should have smooth contours to them, to avoid a disjointed
appearance. This also applies to any animation of the figure that is
either provided for, in the basic kit, or attempted by the modeler as a
should be no glue marks visible.
detail should be replaced if these details are heavy or out of scale on
possible, details like sheet-lead straps (in place of molded straps),
chevrons, epaulets, shoulder boards, hat cords, shoulder cords and medals
should be added.
possible, gun barrels and the mouths of figures should be drilled out.
should be added to hair, moustaches, beards and sideburns. Crepe or nylon
hair should be used for horses’ manes and tails and for horsehair plumes
Painting and Finishing
should be even and smooth. It should exhibit no brush marks or embedded hairs.
Paint should be matte in finish except where a special
material like leather or metal is being depicted.
There should be no harsh lines in the shading of the figure.
Weathering should be consistent and in keeping with the
The uniform depicted should be proper for the time period