Die-cast model database Explore our massive database of trains, wagons, books, walkarounds,... »
Our dedicated railroad modeling search engine is designed for railway scale modelers. Very comprehensive, very user friendly and with all required information visible at a glance. It is the most complete rail modeling database on the web with 20.000 products, 18.000 books,16.000 colors, kit history and much more.
Stash management Manage your collection of diecast models, tools, aftermarket sets, books, magazines & paints. »
"Do I have this model or not?" A question many collectors faced. Start now with managing your stash online. On Diecastmates you can manage your personal collection of kits. All items are nicely organised including box art images. And in case an item is missing, just add it yourself! With 20.000 products and aftermarket sets we are the largest and most popular online stash management tool.
Marketplace Compare prices of 25 online shops and 5000 private sales. »
Easily find an online hobby shop or fellow mate who sells that top item on your wishlist.
Events calendar Plan your next visits to hobby shows, contests or workshops near you. »
A worldwide database with shows, contests, workshops and other railway modeling events guarantees that you will know what to do in the weekends. Railway Modeling Events
Social networking Follow, connect and interact with our train modelers community. »
Our scalemates social network (43.000+ members) gives you specific features for scale modelers which you do not find on Facebook & co. Adding products to your wishlist, starting a new project, identifying your favorite colors, and many others... Another advantage is that you can keep your private life and scale modeling life seperate.
We are NOT a shop! ... sorry, we do not sell any products
We are NOT a producer! ... we do not create/design kits or aftermarket sets
We do NOT run a spare parts service
Questions about our stock? ... sorry, we are not a shop
Looking for instruction sheets? Our full collection is available online
A question about a kit? or modeling technique? Please ask it here
A question about a modeling technique? Please ask it here
We are NOT a shop! ... sorry, we do not sell any products
Do you have a feedback or suggestions about Diecastmates? We are open for a conversation and look forward to your input.
Copyright is very important to us. This includes protecting our rights as well as respecting any existing third party copyrights.
We respect other people's rights, and expect you to do the same.
You will not post content or take any action on www.diecastmates.com that infringes or violates someone else's rights or otherwise violates the law.
We can remove any content or information you post on www.diecastmates.com if we believe that it violates this Statement
If we remove your content for infringing someone else's copyright, and you believe we removed it by mistake, we will provide you with an opportunity to appeal.
If you repeatedly infringe other people's intellectual property rights, we will disable your account when appropriate.
You will not use our copyrights or trademarks or any confusingly similar marks, without our written permission.
You will not post anyone's identification documents or sensitive information on this site.
In case copyrighted material has been posted on www.diecastmates.com and without the permission of the copyright holder we will do all the necessary to resolve this as soon as possible.
We provide you with tools to help you protect your intellectual property rights
Members are able to tag content with copyright infringements
Members can report content with copyright infringements via a message on the wall of "Diecastmates"
Everyone (Members/Non Members) can send an e-mail to tim at scalemates dot com, the e-mail should contain the URL(s) containing the copyrighted material in combination with meaningful notes.
Thumbnails in Search engine results - Fair use
Our search engine contains small low resolution thumbnails (120x90px) of the first image of the article. These images work as a teaser and provide a full working direct link to the resulting page.
These images are small enough (4 times smaller than google search results) and of lesser quality so that the image on itself is not preventing people from visiting the website.
In case you do not agree, feel free to contact us and we can correct. As we are a search engine you can block crawling via standard robots.txt procedures as well. Contacting us is an alternative way to keep your pages out of the results.
The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only. The information is provided by www.diecastmates.com and while we endeavour to keep the information up to date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.
In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website.
Through this website you are able to link to other websites which are not under the control of www.diecastmates.com. We have no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.
Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. However, www.diecastmates.com takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website being temporarily unavailable due to any technical issues or any data loss.
You can change your Cookie settings at any time. (Essential cookies are for: preferences, security, performance analytics and contextual advertising)