Sunday, September 25

Two new kits, small in size but big on detail from Dragon Models due for October....

Two new light beauties from Dragon are feature packed and pretty dinky looking. The Japanese IJA Type 4 Light Tank “Ke-Nu” with the most beautiful artwork and the hard working German Sd.Kfz.252 leichte Gepanzerte Munitionskraftwagen mit Sd.Ah.32/1 Trailer (phew!) are under the microscope in our preview, with both due to be released in October.

Saturday, September 24

AMMO’s new products – Reading, painting inside and out – it’s all covered in September.

MiG’s AMMO brand newest items are with us – and for those wanting to deck out their new Takom (or any other brand) King Tiger then they have you sorted, same for Argentinian armour shades, Got an early Luftwaffe aircraft? They have got the colours to match - Let’s see what’s new in our preview….

Friday, September 23

Only three new kits this month, Hobbyboss must be slipping…

Hobbyboss have three new releases coming in October – and now that they have finally added sprue pictures to the items so you can see just what the plastic looks like we thought it was time to show you what they have in store for November….

Wednesday, September 21

Build Review Pt.I: 1/32nd scale Mirage IIIC - delta in detail from Italeri

Nico has taken on the new 32nd scale Mirage from Italeri in today's first part of a two-part build review. There are lots of differing opinions about this kit, so we thought that a build review is the best way to see what it is really like. You are seeing the finished kit here, but how did he get it to that - and was it a difficult kit? Let's see as Nico sweats just a little in his modelling chair in Pt.I...

Tuesday, September 20

Amusing Hobby goes larger and more obscure with a 35th scale Jagdpanther II


Amusing Hobby carries on their line of paper panzers with one of the biggest hitters, and something that World of Tanks players will be familiar with, the mighty Jagdpanther II in 35th scale. We have some pictures in our preview of the built up example with some sprue and box art images.

Monday, September 19

Build Review Pt II: Zoukei-Mura 1/48th scale Horten Ho-229

Our good friend Thomas from Scale Plastic Aircraft Modeller forum has already shared his thoughts on Zoukei Mura’s new 48th scale Horten in an extensive review.  After a lively part I, Gary gets to detailing and sealing it all up in Pt.II before he paints and weathers the kit in Part III. Let’s see how he got along in this important part of sealing it all up...

Sunday, September 18

Panzer Aces 52 hits with early war AFV's and scenes - Let's take a peek..

We very much look forward to the editions of Panzer Aces at TMN H.Q. Mainly ‘cos we can at last read them (sorry me no bi-lingual mucho) – Anyway this edition features some of the best models from around the world all in a special English translation edition. Let’s take a look at issue 51 in our preview…

Saturday, September 17

Panda Hobby's built up Bumerang - Preview of the VPK-7829 APC in 35th scale

“Quick Batman – get to the Bumerang” is not anything you might hear anytime soon – but it sure does sound about right. This new APC from the Russian federation was unveiled with a lot of other new military tech on their recent Victory Day Parade. Panda has captured it here in plastic and we thought we would show you the test kit all built up in a preview...

Friday, September 16

Build review: Bronco Models 48th scale Curtiss P-40C (Hawk 81-A2) Fighter AVG

There has been a lot of talk about the many different Kitting’s of the Curtis P-40 AVG Hawk in 48th scale. We have seen his In-box review, and now in Bruce's build of the Bronco kit he shows us how it goes together and what he thought  about the finished product - tune in for a bumpy flight....

Thursday, September 15

Hauling cargo or warheads - Bronco's new releases for September/ October are on the way...

Bronco is keeping up their steady stream of new and improved models with two familiar but new releases for September. A futuristic German Anti-Aircraft Missile and a tough Russian truck are detailed here in our preview to get your attention…

Tuesday, September 13

MENG’s tunin’ heads with its new internal set for the 35th King Tiger, today - the turret

Well, it’s truly a heavyweight battle isn’t it? ...Apart from Zvezda’s King Tiger, you have older kits like Tamiya and Dragon getting back into the competition – MENG has an answer to Takom’s KT in the form of an interior set – and they seem to be trying to outdo each other – the modeller wins! Let’s see the second part of what Meng are promising in their new interior set…

New from Takom – T-55A & AMB2 kits to be released in 35th scale.

Takom has just released the box art of two new kits in the 35th scale is the T-55 family. We have some info on them – but not a lost as yet – but features, markings and a few other bits we DO know about - let’s have a look at the vehicle a little and the promised features on the kit to come…

Monday, September 12

Two MORE king tigers? Takom add to their range by taking off that anti-magnetic paste…

Takom TWO new 35th scale King Tigers in the final stages of development. These two feature all new surface texture on the outside – with no Zimmerit for those who are into the “naked” look. We don’t have much yet – but let’s take a look…

Sunday, September 11

Dual build review: Will takes on Master Box's "World of Fantasy" kits 1 & 2

The new “Fantasy series” are a part of new a bunch of kits in 1/24th scale Master Box. These look to complement the new Pin-up style series in scale, & help fill the need for quality injection moulded model kits in 1/24th scale on the market. talented figure modeller Will Vale had a look at these two new kits in his dual build review…

Friday, September 9

Lukas turns MiniArt's 35th scale SU-122 inside-out in PtI of his stunning build....

We have previewed the new 35th scale SU-122 SPG from MiniArt with & without interior here on TMN and we can say we were quite excited about both releases. They suit both the completist modeller and the volume guys/gals in their approach. Lukas has kicked off his account here with the full interior version of the Su-122 and he has not held back. Let’s see how his stripped back approach soon changed to an all-inclusive package in Pt I of his build.

Thursday, September 8

Meng add an internal detail set as an option for their King TIger


No doubt to keep “up with the Joneses” Meng have added a full interior, engine and running gear plus gun and ammo to their new King Tiger kit with a new "Interior Set" - we have some pictures in CAD of what to expect here...

Wednesday, September 7

"Naval" gazers & lovers of good kits will like Revell’s new items for September

Revell of Germany’s new Items for September have some nice surprises for us. Three different but very cool looking ships with a bunch of other military and even a Beetle. Let’s have a look in our preview…

Tuesday, September 6

Construction Review Pt III : Paul finishes Bronco's Sturmgeschütz III Ausf E (Sd. Kfz 142)


Paul’s new kit of the Sturmgeschütz III Ausf E (Sd. Kfz 142) in 35th scale from Bronco Models is all built up – but how will he paint it? Check on today as he puts in a crew from MiniArt and see how it all looks sealed up and weathered in Part III of the build…

Monday, September 5

All the latest items in our November preview from Hasegawa

Hasegawa has again put their moulds to maximum use and added bonuses to existing kits to broaden their range in November - Let’s look at their releases in our preview to try to plan your next build in time for their release….

Saturday, September 3

A new model company "Thunders" on to the scene with two interesting kits in 35th

A new model company called “Thunder Model” has been on our early warning radar for a while. They are releasing at least three products we know of, with a WWII US loader in 35th to be added to the list, today in our preview we have pictures of the first two kits in CAD – the 35th Bergepanzer 38(t) Hetzer Late & a US Army Tractor Case VAI.

Friday, September 2

Amusing Hobby - true to form with their latest three release. Sprues, boxes and built models in our preview

Amusing Hobby are no strangers to obscure subjects – and their next three scheduled releases are in a similar vein. A rare AA German Rocket and two British Post-war heavies are in our preview – with pictures of the kits on preview plus box & sprue pictures along with any other info we could gather about them...

Thursday, September 1

Meng's King Tiger in 35th CAD.preview...


As you may know MENG Model is now making their own “Bengal Tiger” in 35th scale – not much on it as of yet – but they have the best qualified King Tiger builder in the business & one of the premier museums in the world to get working on the development….Now we see the first CAD images of the best emerge. Let's see what we found out about the kit today...