AK Interactive has four new sets for January that are pretty much in the centre of many modeller's wishlist. A new set to accentuate yellow uniforms, as well as all your paint needs to colour you Vietnam GI's are combined with two new sets in co-operation with MENG for the 48th Mustang and the new 35th scale King Tiger. Check them out in our preview today...
Saturday, January 21
Friday, January 20
Axel's team at Luftfahrtverlag Start have an important new tome they have just released – This is the story of a medical officer on his attachment to the 3rd Panzer Division in Southern Russia. Through his journal and many included pictures, maps & accounts, you can experience the hell of the eastern front in 1941. Find out all you need to know about this very impressive new book in our preview...
Thursday, January 19
So Paul goes into his build of the Panda Hobby 9K330 “Tor” Air Defence System after his In-box review of the kit. It is looking pretty good so far – bu the proof is in the building of a kit – so let's see how Paul went with his construction build guide of this massive Anti-Aircraft Missile System...
Wednesday, January 18
In box Review: Meng Models 35th scale Sd.Kfz.182 King Tiger Henschel Turret plus Meng's Zimmerit set to match.
In the arms race that is the control of the modern modelling bench, the King Tiger in 35th scale is one of the pinnacles of our hobby. Whoever gets this one right is at the top of the tree, so now we see MENG Models attempt at the throne with their brand new King Tiger in 35th. They have added a Zimmerit set that we will also take a look at in today's in-Box review.
Tuesday, January 17
Monday, January 16
Build Guide Pt I: Takom's 35th scale King Tiger Henschel Turret w/Zimmerit - Cutaway with all internals exposed...
For such a big kit as Takom's new full interior King Tiger in 35th scale we brought out the big guns. Today it is Andy's turn to take on this extensive kit in an intricate cut-away model. We know the best way to eat an elephant is one piece at a time, so along those lines, we have Part I of the build guide in today's news...
Sunday, January 15
Friday, January 13
Thursday, January 12
Wednesday, January 11
Monday, January 9
Saturday, January 7
Friday, January 6
Always happy to have a look at something different in his modelling - Andy gives us his review of his new kit of the IBG Models 35th scale, the KTO Rosomak with OSS-M Turret. This is an unusual vehicle & Andy gets to examining what is in the box before he gets to building it. Let's see what's in front of him...
Thursday, January 5
Wednesday, January 4
Takom has been on a roll since their inception, with a load of different vehicles of all types presented. They often provide a simple build with a lot of detail still present. Today we review their new 35th scale G6 Rhino SANDF Self-Propelled Howitzer. Let's see just how it looks before we tear into the plastic to build it.
Tuesday, January 3
Monday, January 2
So we have a list of the new kits of 2017 from Revell of Germany that are slated for this new year we find ourselves in. There are some VERY interesting new tooled kits which we all love to see and some not so new kits we are wondering if some are from other model makers. At the first view, these impress us a whole lot more than last year’s announcements did.
Sunday, January 1
Friday, December 30
In the race to provide the breakthrough Medium tank to her armies, the Soviet union provided a few stages of development before launching the T-54 as we know it. MiniArt continues to go through the family, with this new, full interior kit in 35th scale of the T-54-2 variant. We take a look at the tank, the sprues, the CAD and markings in our preview...
Wednesday, December 28
Tuesday, December 27
Sunday, December 25
If you study Francios' work, you will notice that he likes to model smaller projects with a faster turn around time, this gives a lot of satisfaction and helps build all of the skills in your toolbox with lots of completed kits. What better than an easy build over the holiday period then a new tool Revell Spitfire Mk.II kit in 72nd scale? Let's see what he thought of the kit, & how it turned out in his build guide...
Friday, December 23
In the very interesting Eisernes Kreuz series of WWII German soldiers - Andrea Miniatures bring another dose of an iconic image of an early war soldier from ϟϟ-Standarte „Germania.“ He will be available in both 35th & 16th scales, painted & unpainted. We have the info and parts pictures as well as the inspiration for this figure in our preview...
Thursday, December 22
Wednesday, December 21
Tuesday, December 20
We have seen two parts of the build of this Panda Hobby T-15 Armata from Andy so far. He has reviewed what is in the box, and then a build guide of the contents now today gives way to Pt II – the painting and weathering of this massive vehicle. See how his processes are layered and how this machine turns out when finished...