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  • Private forums and those only for specified user groups (Set by Site Administration)

  • Powerful search facility (searched words highlighted in found postings)

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  • Email notification of replies to your topics

  • Powerful topic subscription capability

  • Original emoticons to portray emotions

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  • Allow limited access to viewing, posting, replying and many other options

Member Features:

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  • Email-like private messaging system (Actual Email addresses of members hidden.)

  • Supports local avatars

  • "Printer friendly view" for printing out postings.

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Ship Modeling from Scratch
Ship Modeling from Stem to Stern
Planking Techniques for Model Ship Builders
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