Thursday, December 14

Panzer Aces 56 is centred around the "SU" series of Russian tanks - see what's inside in our preview.

Panzer Aces #56 launches a special issue featuring the "SU" Russian vehicle series of tanks. The main versions of this AFV are shown with different techniques, painting camouflages, weathering effects and "walkaround" pictures in the magazine - see what's coming in our preview...

Wednesday, December 13

MiniArt teases their new catalogue just a little piece at a time - five more pages today...

Miniart has started to publish their newest version of their Catalogue of items for 2018 five pages every day for the next week - We will follow the releases and post the pages here every day - you might see a few new things you may very much like - check it out and see in our catalogue preview...

Trumpeter’s new releases…from the air, sea and ground to you in January 2018

Trumpeter's January new year releases are just leaving the factories now, with a large sale Mig trainer, a most modern Nelson, Another Paper tank destroyer and a Multi rocket launch system ready to dump on us. We have the sprue shots, markings & boxart in today’s preview.

Tuesday, December 12

A clear case? Ryefield Model's new 35th scale Panther G in CAD & inside out

Sooo just when you thought this bus stop was crowded already... RyeField Model celebrate their Third Birthday by releasing what looks to be THE most detailed Panther G in 35th scale injection moulded plastic. Other new tooled kits are of the Ausf. A Model, see how Ryefeild's new kit is looking in CAD and product detail before its release.

Pt.III of Clayton's Painting & Finishing Guide:for Bronco's 35th scale Cruiser Tank Mk.II/IIA/IIA CS

Clayton has arrived at the end of his build of Bronco Models has new 35th scale British Cruiser Tank. He has given us an inbox review and a build guide, but today we see it all come together really nicely in his painting & finishing guide...

Sunday, December 10

Three new releases of WWII GI's in 35th scale from Alpine Miniatures

For those of you needing more US GI’s to populate your dioramas look no further – Alpine Miniatures has given us two new 35th scale American troops on the way to do something or other, much needed and of a high quality, see what these look like in our new item preview…

Life Miniatures New Release in 1/16th scale "Max Wünsche, Kharkov 1943"

Life Miniatures has launched into the "fuller figure" range with not a bust, but a 1/16th scale figure of a somewhat well-known figure of the SS in World War Two. Their new figure in this range is of Max Wünsche, taken from images of him in the Battle of Kharkov in 1943. See how he looks in sculpt and in painted from in our preview...

Saturday, December 9

F-5E/F - The first in a family of 32nd scale from Kittyhawk

There have been rumblings of an F-5E in 32nd scale injection moulded plastic for a while, and now it seems that Kittyhawk has a large scale Tiger II for us on the way. We only have a little info so far in today's preview...

Thursday, December 7

Italeri's January’s new year releases celebrate the “One True Scale” in a big way

Italeri has launched their 2018 account with more World of Tanks & Warships model kit sets, more 2nd armour and a Stuka with a funny name – see what we are talking about in our new item preview for Italeri…

Wednesday, December 6

1/32nd scale HK Models B-17 E/F Flying Fortress Build Guide: Lukas puts some the teeth in the turrets...

Lukas' build of the HK Models new E/F version of the Flying Fortress in 32nd scale continues apace. His latest part shows us how he detailed up the turrets that bristled the machine guns that made this thing a true "fortress". Here is the latest part of his step-by-step build guide to show you how he has got it to this stage.

Tuesday, December 5

Great Wall Hobby's new 48th scale Sukhoi S-35 Flanker E in CAD & Virtual Sprues

Great Wall Hobby has already shown us the 48th scale Su-35 Flanker S at the All-Japan Hobby Show in a test build up. Now the Flanker “E” kit in 48th scale is here, at least in CAD format anyway. Pore over the multiple angles and the CAD sprues (is that a thing?) in our preview…

Monday, December 4

Zvezda's new items for 2018 in their catalogue (grab a Russian speaking buddy for this one...)

Zvezda is next in line to show us their wares for 2018.  The new catalogue with existing models and all new items for 2017 - the only catch is you need to speak Russian to decipher everything, but the smart ones amongst you can work out what's coming...They are all there in this preview.

Sunday, December 3

Build Guide Pt. II: Bruce masks & paints Kittyhawk's 48th scale Su-35 "Flanker E"

Our man Bruce is building his Kittyhawk 48th scale Su-35 “Flanker E” at apace - The kit is in the paint shop and nearly finished, but he has filed another build article so you can see just how it is coming together in part II of his build guide...

Friday, December 1

Build Guide: Clayton puts together Takom's British M3 Grant Medium Tank

Clayton has already given us a very nice construction article on his Takom M3 Grant Medium tank. and today he is back with a completed kit and a different take on his Australian training tank in a slightly different training scenario. see how it came out in his step by step guide.

Thursday, November 30

Preview: MiniArt's new Hummingbird takes off in 35th scale

We have some details about Miniart's new 35th scale version of the Flettner Fl 282 Kolibri ("Hummingbird") that sets them on a new (hopefully upwards) trajectory. If this, the first in their aircraft miniature series is half as nice as their new tanks we might be in for a winner. Find out more about this new kit, its parts, how it looks going together & the real aircraft in our preview...

Wednesday, November 29

Roden’s new 1/32 scale Cessna O-2A Skymaster takes off - everything BUT sprues in our preview...

We have been waiting to see Roden’s new O-2 Skymaster in the flesh, and now it is released we thought we might look at the box, decals and aircraft chosen in the new release…

Tuesday, November 28

Preview: Italeri to "launch" their new Schnellboot S-38. In 35th scale & just in time for Christmas

Italeri has given us some completed shots of the test kit of their new whopping S-38 Schnellboot in 1/35th scale. This new S-Boat in their range is packed with interesting features, parts and decals. See how it looks in our quick preview...

Monday, November 27

In-Boxed: 1/35th scale Sd.Kfz.171 Panther Ausf.A Late from Meng

Panther, Panthers, Panthers! Here there and everywhere right now. Along with the tried & true Tamiya, ICM, Revell and everyone else there are three brand new-tooled Panther’s coming into the market within the space of a few months. We have the first of the new breed from Meng in the 35th scale Sd.Kfz.171 Panther Ausf.A Late kit. Andy gives us a look at the all new kit before he starts making it in his “In-Boxed” section today.

Sunday, November 26

Hobbyboss' new Items for December: Sprues, Colours & Boxart of four of their latest in our preview...

Hobbyboss have four new models ready for us in December - Two cold war adversaries in the air, A train that looks like a tank and a truck carrying a tank are shown in our preview that includes markings and sprues…

Saturday, November 25

Andy's Guide: JPG's Resin C1-10P 'Chopper' 'Droid 1/12th scale kit finished with lots of upgrades & a killer paint job...

JPG Productions new C1-10P 'Chopper' Astromech Droid is selling through Tirydium Models, ever the Star Wars and even more so an Astromech 'Droid fan, Andy shows us how to upgrade & finish it like a show winner in today's article.

Friday, November 24

Preview: A combo of Loyd Carrier, Six Pounder & figure from Bronco in 35th in December

With a gun added from Riich Models and a figure added as a bonus Bronco Models give us a combination of a British Loyd Carrier With 6 Pounder Anti-Tank Gun kit that looks just as detailed and intricate as their previous best. See what we know about the kit and a little about the carrier in our preview of Bronco's up-coming combo...

Thursday, November 23

Trumpeter's new kits - Stealth on a small scale, Russian Medium in massive scale & a couple of missile launchers ready to fire in December...

Trumpeter's December releases China's new stealth aircraft making a big show in 72nd, to missile launchers of US and Soviet origin in 35th and a HUGE MBT in1/16th scale - We now have the sprue shots, markings & boxart in today’s preview...

Wednesday, November 22

Preview: Bronco's 35th scale Krupp Protze Kfz.69 L 2 H 143 with 3.7cm Pak 36 (Early version)

Could this possibly be the most detailed Protze in 35th scale? We take a look at Bronco Models newest kitting of the Krupp Protze Kfz.69 L 2 H 143 with 3.7cm Pak 36 (Early version) in our preview - see what's coming in this well known (and very neat looking) Truck and gun combo...

Tuesday, November 21

Two new Variations on a much-loved theme from takom on the way...

Looks like Takom are expanding on two popular designs with the King Tiger (Tiger Ausf. B) – Initial Production and the Merkava Mk.II in 35th scale to hit soon – see what we know and how these variants are different in our preview…

Build Guide:Clayton puts together Takom's British M3 Grant Medium Tank

We have already seen the review of the review of the sister kitthe M3 Lee from Andy - Now Clayton gets building his Grant in earnest - Check out how it all went together in his construction guide...

Sunday, November 19

Read n' Reviewed: Mike Rinaldi's new "SM.03 Sazabi Custom" Single Model Book

We have already looked in detail at two books in the interesting new "SM" series (single Model) in the form of the first - SM.01 Fish Submarine & then the SM.02 S-65 Tractor in review here on TMN, but now, the third in this series is almost upon us, we have read it and now we can take you through what to expect if you were interested in this new volume...

Saturday, November 18

Tamiya has a tiny Goliath & Rice's Red Devils Easy Eight coming in early 2018.

Tamiya has a tiny Goliath and Rices Red Devils coming in early 2018. Two new kits - one an updated U.S. Medium Tank M4A3E8 Sherman “Easy Eight” Korean War and another, the tiny obstacle clearing remote controlled "Goliath" with tree crew members ready to escort it into battle.

Friday, November 17

New books, & paint sets & a gun for your AMMO this month in our preview...

The latest releases from the AMMO team have some new publications showing us the latest in three publications from the team at AMMO and three paint sets to match - most importantly for AMMO the launch of a new airbrush to apply all of this to our models - see them all in the AMMO preview for November...