Friday, August 18

Build Guide: Lukas get's in the driver's seat with his B-17 E/F Flying Fortress from Hong Kong Models

We have already seen what was in the box with Lukas' review of HK Models B-17E/F kit, now Lukas gives us his first part of the actual build of the kit, starting at the cockpit - see how he is going and what is next in his build guide.

Thursday, August 17

Build Guide - Andrew further enhances Kittyhawk's 1/48th scale UH-1D/H "Huey"

Andrew Perren has already given us an In-box review of the kit, and today his build of Kittyhawk's new "Huey" has literally taken off. See how he has handled his kit, also the parts that he has added to further enhance the model in his build guide...

Wednesday, August 16

Construction Review: Oberschütze, 1939 in 1/16th, 1/35th, 1/48th & 1/72 from Eisernes Kreuz

The Andrea Miniatures venture into making lifelike representations of highly selling famous German soldiers of WWII continues under their Eisernes Kreuz brand. We have not just one, but four of their figures in the new series to build up and compare in a review for you – What makes this review special is that these are all the same figure – but in four different scales - in 1/16th, 1/35th, 1/48th & 1/72nd. See how they stacked up against each other...

Tuesday, August 15

Bigger & Badder than an E-100? Amusing hobby's new 35th scale Jagdpanzer E-100 due to strike in September

Amusing Hobby are keeping World Of Tanks and "What-if" fantasists in subjects as they plan a September release for their own Jaegeroo - the mighty Jagdpanzer E-100 in 35th scale

Monday, August 14

Read n' Reviewed - Aircraft in Detail 001 Jaguar from HMH Publications

A new book series from a new publisher and a familiar name today. HMH Publications have two new aircraft in detail photo books just released, on two very popular subjects and a familiar name. Nico from right here at TMN who did a lot of work on the Daco series of books in the past has co-authored with Robert Pied to bring us a book on the Sepecat Jaguar. Andy has read it, see what he thinks about it in his review...

Sunday, August 13

Preview: Wheels, hulls, deltas & feet - Trumpeter's new releases for October 2017

Trumpeter's new releases are two legged, eight wheeled, shaped like a dart and with a big bottomed hull. See what we are blabbing about with the sprues, art and colours of Trumpeter's new kits for October in our preview...

Saturday, August 12

In-Boxed: We examine the Panther II in 35th scale from Amusing Hobby

Amusing Hobby has given us their second Panther II kit, although the Jagdpanther II we reviewed has the same hull in most areas, we thought that while we were in construction of this kit we would firstly show you what is in the box in the meantime in our review.

Friday, August 11

Two at once? Like buses these Panthers - as Meng release news of their Own Panther A "Late" in 35th scale

Just when you thought you had your next Panther purchase all sewn up  - Meng have released news of their own Panther in 35th scale. We don't have much - but its still news to us! see what we know so far on Meng's new cat...

Build Guide: Paul continues on with his 35th scale M47 Patton from Takom

Paul built up his 35th scale M47 Patton from Takom into quite a nice spec - so before he gets to painting weathering and ageing he thought he would share his build experience with you as the best type of review. See how he went in his build guide...

Thursday, August 10

Hobbyboss' new Item Preview for September - Sprues, Colours & Boxart...

Hobbyboss have four new models ready for us in September - A colourful bird, a British ship with a great name,a russian AFV with a car's engine, a Vickers with uninspiring boxart and a Tristar re-pop? See what we are on about in our preview that includes markings and sprues…

Wednesday, August 9

In-Boxed: 1/20th scale Maschinen Krieger Moon Type MK44H Prototype "Limited Edition"

This boxing of Hasegawa's version of the 20th scale White Knight Prototype crossed our beady little eyes recently. We thought we would try to get some more different types of models on TMN more regularly and what better than a "Maschinen Krieger"(Ma.K) kit to show you? We will build this new kit, but first, we thought we would give you a little more background on this cult universe in modelling and show you what's in the box...

Tuesday, August 8

Full interior, Zimmerit in different patterns, all "A" marques - The Panther series in 35th scale from TAKOM is coming together...

Now we have the early, mid and late versions of Takom's Panzerkampfwagen V Panther A coming, we went data mining for more info on this incoming series. The full interior, choice of Zimmerit coatings or not & the two engines we have already seen make this a really tempting option for those who want a super-detailed Panther inside and out...

Monday, August 7

Two new figures in 35th scale from Alpine Miniatures capture the winter battles of Kharkov...

The Battle of Kharkov in 1942 in WWII is well known for a hard edged fight from both sides. The German forces were fast learning from past problems with clothing and equipment, as these two new figures from Alpine Miniatures in 35th scale show off with their trademark thick coats. Let' look at them both in some details as they just hit the shelves!

Saturday, August 5

Read n' Reviewed: Panzer III on the battlefield - World War Two Photobook Series (Vol.14)

Up until now, the Panzer III has been left out of PeKo's popular World War Two Photobook Series, but now in Volume fourteen, we have the first book on the workhorse of the German Army in WWII. How is it the book? Well, we have read it, and we thought we would take you through this latest issue so you can see what's inside.

Friday, August 4

New resin upgrade sets from Barracuda Studios – 10 sets in 4 scales are now available

It is always interesting to see what Roy and the team at Barracuda Studios have in the works – They make some great stuff, and the ten new sets they now have on sale in 1/72nd, 1/48th, 1/32nd & 1/24th scales warrant a look...

Thursday, August 3

Italeri has a diverse lot in store again for us in their September kits in our preview...

Beautiful yellow Nortons and Scanias, a recovery Sherman, some colourful Starfighters and a flying Spartan. Check out Italeri's September kits in our preview, with boxart, colours and sprues for each of these...

Wednesday, August 2

In-Boxed: Amusing Hobby's Super Heavy E-100 - "Krupp Turret" Version in 35th scale...


The German Superheavy Panzerkampfwagen E-100 or Tiger Maus sure is an evocative machine. This mighty machine was in physical form by the end of WWII and it could have well-entered service if that conflict had dragged on in Europe any longer. Amusing Hobby has captured two models in 35th scale based on the Hull of the E-100, the dual barrelled AA Flakpanzer and this, the Krupp turret version of the E-100 main battle tank. We have already started building ours, but here is firstly what comes in the box for you all to see…

Tuesday, August 1

In-Boxed: Andrew Perren shows us his "Chopper" in his 48th scale UH-1D/H "Huey" review...

Andrew Perren was more than happy to take Kittyhawk's new "Huey" off our hands and get building it. He is already making this kit into something special, but he paused to show us what is inside the box in some detail before he shows you his build in the upcoming weeks. See what he thinks of the kit so far in today's review...

Sunday, July 30

Tracked Leopards, Land corvettes, A Monkey in a truck & a flying Cobra? Revell's September kits,

...See what's new from Germany with only a few, but nice looking kits in this month's new releases in our preview…

Saturday, July 29

Two new "Chariots" from Takom – The Merkava Mk.I & Hybrid in 35th scale

So now we see the start of what we hope is a whole family of Merkava in 35th scale from takom – we have some limited info on them in our preview, as well as some info on what is the difference between the earlier Mk.I and the Mk.I Hybrid ...

Friday, July 28

Read n' Reviewed: AK Interactive & Aces High Magazine's new Hind Special - Walkaround & Modelling Guide

AK Interactive's aircraft modelling magazine "Aces High"  has launched a new book focused on showcasing the Mi-24 Hind in model form and in real life. Editor Daniel Zamarbide has been really busy, and it shows - from the work he and his team have turned in. See a little more of what to expect in today's review...

Thursday, July 27

Read n' Reviewed: New Nuts & Bolts - Vol.38 Jagdpanzer IV Part 2: L/70 (Sd.Kfz. 162/1)

We have our hands on the second part of the two volume series on the Jagdpanzer IV from Nuts & Bolts. After our review in the first of the two books covering the complete history of this vehicle, now part II covers the VOMAG and ALKETT versions. We thought we would give you a review of what is inside the second part...

Wednesday, July 26

In-Boxed: B-17 E/F Flying Fortress from Hong Kong Models - or - "Lukas has a big job on his hands..."

We have been keeping Lukas' powder dry for many – far too many weeks he might say –  in showing you his progress of HK Models new B-17 E/F kit in massive 32nd scale build. Now the kit is well underway - three-quarters complete, we thought we would make him do a quick “In-boxed” article to show you what you get for your money. Let's quickly have a look at what's in the box first before he builds it up for you all.

Tuesday, July 25

Build Guide - Clayton gets cracking on Bronco Models 35th scale British Cruiser Tank

Bronco Models has released a new 35th scale British Cruiser Tank in several marks - Mk.II/IIA/IIA CS (A10 Mk.I/1A/1A CS) – Clayton has got his out and is painting & weathering it already – but first he stopped off to show how it goes together in his Build Guide...