It is that time of year again when companies start spamming us with catalogues of next years products - and some we may even see in the flesh! Hobbyboss are pretty good at keeping up their promises, so check out this latest catalogue, showing their current models and some coming in our crystal ball look into the future preview of 2017/18...
Thursday, December 8
Wednesday, December 7
Preview: Joaquín García Gázquez's new book - “Vignettes. A how-to guide series.” Now on pre-order...
We have looked at books from the master modeller Joaquín García Gázquez before here on TMN. However, he has a brand new book, published by Accion Press featuring the art of the Vignette. Called “Vignettes. A how-to guide series.” it is now on pre-order at a discount, and we have some images of what's inside in our preview...
Tuesday, December 6
Monday, December 5
Stalingrad are well known for the WWII era figures they often make, but now we are going fully modern, and Russian, with the creation of two modern tankers wearing the all new 6B48 Ratnik-ZK individual protection suits for all of your new Armata-series of AFV's. Let's see these two new tankers and the references for them both...
Sunday, December 4
Saturday, December 3
AK Interactive have a massive range of new terrains to offer eager modellers this December. Snow, Ice, Water, Swamp Mud, Dust, Dirt, Water and Tarmac - now easily able to be replicated on your bench – They even have a new 560-page book dedicated to how to apply them all as well! Read on to see what is new...
Friday, December 2
Thursday, December 1
Wednesday, November 30
Gary Wickham has already given us his first impressions in a review of the possibly game-changing new Meng Models P-51D Mustang in 48th scale. This kit goes together without glue, & the construction is meant to be as simple as possible. Let's see what Gary can do with his kit in Part I "how-to" build.
Tuesday, November 29
Monday, November 28
Having already made one of these lovely little Luchs in 72nd scale from Flyhawk Model, who better to send the second kit in the series – the “Pz..Kpfw II Ausf.L Luchs with Zusatzpanzerung” in the same scale? If you want to see this kit built up – or just don't know what the tarnation Zusatzpanzerung is, then maybe you should see his review...
Sunday, November 27
Hero Hobby is a new injection moulded kit maker from China. As a launch project, they have kept it simple & probably pretty smart. They have released the two staples of the German army in WWII. The 35th scale Typ k1 Kubelwagen Type 82 and the German Pkw.K2s Schwimmwagen Type 166. Both new tooled kits that really do need to be freshened up from the 1997 era boxing of the Tamiya kits. Did they improve on this old master? Let's see...
Saturday, November 26
Friday, November 25
Dual Build Review of a historic scene: Neucraft Models WWII US Army Lieutenant & Red Army Female Officer
Thursday, November 24
More Pin-ups, heads, accessories , small soldiers & animals that are high up - from Mantis Miniatures
Wednesday, November 23
Tuesday, November 22
A new learning DVD from J.M.Villalba: Detailing, painting and weathering United States WWII fighters
Last year we looked at the very good learning video from top modeller J.M.Villalba called "RLM - Painting and Weathering Luftwaffe WWII aircraft." Now, a year later, we have a new DVD covering the other side of the air war in WWII. USAF aircraft get the same expert modelling treatment in his new DVD. We have the info and a video snippet in today's preview...
Monday, November 21
“Thunder Model” has been on our early warning radar for a while. They are releasing a new kit to follow up their Hetzer recovery tank and Case Vai Tractor. Now we have the most common railcar during WWII. This covered wagon looks pretty good for dioramas and any scenic models. Let's have a look at what is coming in CAD form...
Sunday, November 20
Saturday, November 19
Friday, November 18
Having built both the Tamiya and Dragon kits in 1/32, several tothothers48th and 72nd scale and being quite a fan of the aircraft, Gary Wickham was the natural choice to build the new MENG 48th scale P-51D. This interesting kit is said to come together without even using glue! Let's see if the premise can come true in a quick look at the kit before Gary starts to cut and "push" parts together...
Thursday, November 17
Wednesday, November 16
Tuesday, November 15
Monday, November 14
Sunday, November 13
We are four issues into the "Tanker Techniques" magazine now. That is four issues, each with a certain theme, we have had extreme rust, extra armour a bit of dirt, and now for issue four we get "damaged." Let's have a look at what AK Interactive's showpiece magazine has in store for us this issue...
Saturday, November 12
It's usually a good day when we get one of PeKo Publishings books in the mail – and this one looks pretty promising. We have already reviewed their first edition of "on the Battlefield" series about the Panther tank, now we have number II in our hands, we thought we would read it and let you know what's inside in our review...