Saturday, January 20

Hasegawa's February kits are a little familiar - see if you can spot the differences...

Hasegawa's February items offer lots of stuff we have seen before, but in different boxings - treat it like a game show and see how many you might be interested in our preview...

Friday, January 19

Preview: AK Interactive has several new releases released this month of January...

AK Interactive has a new small-scale model and a revamp of their book on oils, a new "Damaged" magazine, several pigment colour sets to suit every need in their January releases. These are now live on the AK Website, so we have some pictures and info in today's preview...

Thursday, January 18

Masterbox show their cards for 2018 with exciting new kits..

Masterbox has their newest items for preview in their 2018 new items brochure - a new direction is seen, with some larger scale kits coming in to add to their various 35th scale kits. See the new kits in our 2018 preview...

Wednesday, January 17

Painting Guide: FV432 Mk.2/1, w/Interior in the checks of the "Berlin Brigade"

The tiny FV432 Mk.2/1, British APC is a popular vehicle with the British and international forces, the modellers of the world seem to like it also, which kind of say why Takom would want to make a newly tooled kit of this tiny APC. Clayton has finished his in the "Berlin Brigade" urban camouflage which looks amazing - he thought he would show you how he achieved it in the third part of his story...

Tuesday, January 16

New Book Preview: The Red Army on Parade 1917-1945:100 Years of Soviet and Russian Military Parades from Canfora Publishing…


Canfora Publishing has launched a new series of books covering that amazing series of Red Army Parades with all of those well known Soviet vehicles in the period of 1917-1945. Have a look at this new, large book, showing what you can expect (also at a pre-order discount) in our preview...

Monday, January 15

Construction Review: Alpine Miniatures 82nd Airborne "All American" Bust in 1/16th scale

Alpine Miniatures gives us their second bust in 1/16th scale - and this one looks ready to jump out of a plane! See how this figure of an 82nd Airborne Paratrooper stacks up in our construction review...

Saturday, January 13

Erik Mombeeck's new book preview- A "Special" Luftwaffe Gallery No III JG 54 'The Green Hearts'.


We got to reading straight away when we received our copy of the latest Luftwaffe Gallery book - this one features a special on the famous "Greenhearts" of JG 54 from the Luftwaffe of WWII. This famous unit always has always attracted aficionados and now with the promise of new and unpublished material. See what Mr. Mombeeck & Mr. Góralczyk have to offer in our JG 54 'The Green Hearts' book review...

Wednesday, January 10

Stalingrad's new Tiger II set of crew burst into action in 35th scale

To suit the recent spat of full interior King Tiger kit Stalingrad Miniatures has launched their own new set of figures to suit the insides of your own Tiger II. In our preview, we show you how they look and hopefully fit into your kit’s cramped interior…


Tuesday, January 9

U-Boot im Focus Edition No 15 from Luftfahrtverlag-Start Read n’ Reviewed

We recently read the latest “U-Boot Im Focus” from Axel Urbanke at Luftfahrtverlag-start. Fifteen issues in these guys are still coming up with new and never before seen stories and pictures of these boats and their crews in action and at rest. See what we found in our book review...

Saturday, January 6

Barracuda Studios New Years new resin sets in 1/72nd, 1/48th, & 1/32nd scales

Roy Sutherland from Barracuda Studios has released a whole new bunch of sets to fit the new Revell Spitfire, The Eduard Fw-190 in 48th scale & the 72nd & 48th scale P-36, Hawk 81A. P-40B/C and RAF Tomahawks. See what’s new in some of the best aircraft resin around in our preview…

Friday, January 5

Nobody wanted a new Bergepanther did they? Takom steps into the breach with a new 35th scale kit.

Well, the endless stream of "Where is the Bergepanther!!??" has been answered by the news of Takom's new release - an injection moulded 1/35th scale Bergepanther in their forthcoming line. We have some info on the kit and the original vehicles in our preview...

Wednesday, January 3

IBG Models offer four new 1/72nd scale tanks to start 2018

IBG Models has four new releases in 1/72nd scale that will suit Japanese tank lovers, these four should all be released in January or early February depending on our luck - see what's coming in our preview...

Monday, January 1

Revell's new releases of 2018 laid out on New Years Day...

Revell has dropped their new releases from 2018's catalogue on our computer screens - there are lots of exciting new kits as well as some upgrade and some kits in co-operation with other model makers all in our preview...

Sunday, December 31

Read n' Reviewed: Panzerjäger on the Battlefield from Peko Publishing

Today we relay our thoughts to you of the contents of Peko Publishing’s fifteenth edition of the “On the Battlefield” series. This book features the big guns of the German tank destroyers of WWII, starting from the smallest tanks with big guns and then moving into the bigger tanks with even bigger guns. See what we thought after we read the book in our review…

Saturday, December 30

More from MiniArt's new catalogue four more pages with new additions 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...

In-Boxed: 1/12th scale Fiat 500F from Italeri Models

It was only a matter of time before the iconic Italian car (1968 model) of the Fiat 500F was made in plastic by the Italian model company Italeri. The company is almost as well known as they have been around themselves since 1962. Now that we have the kit we can show you just what is in the box and compare it to the real thing in our in-depth review of the large scale "Bambina"...

Thursday, December 28

Finishing guide - Takom's 35th scale Merkava Mk.I

Paul's build of TAKOM's 35th scale Merkava Mk.I is now finished, today in the final part of his journey finishes the kit using AMMO's shades with a great result. See how he did it, and how you could take on your own kit in his finishing guide...

Wednesday, December 27

Hobbyboss' 2018 Catalogue - nothing here... OHH - Can you say a pair of B-24 Liberators in 1/32nd scale?

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 2018/19...

Trumpeter’s Catalogue & new items of 2018 - 2019

Trumpeter has released their latest list of new kits for next year - and along with some you might already own there are some “New” items that are marked clearly in the catalogue. This should cause some discussion…

Monday, December 25

In-boxed: 1/32nd scale F4U-1D Corsair from Tamiya (Pt I)

The Corsair family in 1/32nd scale is nearly complete with this new F4U-1D model from Tamiya. A popular aircraft from a popular model maker - what other excuse do we need to review it and make it up for you? Next week we have a build article for the major sub-sections and walkthrough of some of the more difficult parts. Today we give your our In-box review with comparison shots of the real thing.

Sunday, December 24

Finishing Guide: Andy completes Takom's 1/35th scale M3 Lee

Andy Moore has given us his build sequence after the In-box review of Takom's M3 Lee, and now we see how he puts it all together in the end in today's third article. He included some great tips & tricks you might want to use on your own build. See how it all wraps up with the help of AMMO shades and an Evolution Miniatures tanker in the final part...

Friday, December 22

Masterbox’s new releases of January-February 2018 are out of this world - & in a Universe all their own...

Masterbox have been busy - they have formulated a new science fiction and fantasy series of models and kits with all new figures and scenarios to investigate and create. Not  many companies do things like this, so these really are worth a look. Welcome to their new universe - "At the Edge of the Universe. Strange Company’s adventures."

Amusing hobby's two new "Stupid Super Heavies" that will please many "World of Tanks" lovers...

...& many heavy tank lovers in general, the British (very important) "Super" Conqueror, & the experimental wooden mockup that might turn up in the game any time, the Japanese Type 5 gun tank Ho-Ri I. Now we will soon have these in plastic, lets see the little we know about them...

Wednesday, December 20

In-Boxed: Meng Models 1/35th scale Panther Workable Track Set & Zimmerit Decal Sets

Andy has the new Meng Panther in 35th scale ready... just waiting to be built - but he wanted to try the Zimmerit patterns the kit would need, as well as the fully working suspension to add that weighted look to the kit. He has a chance to show them off to you before he gets building the whole thing in today's review.

Tuesday, December 19

Revell of Germany kits built up on display in this month's new release preview

The new items from Revell of Germany this month include a Wild Weasel, a tiny Texan, A couple of German modern AFV's, a badly painted Porsche and a Kadett in dark grey - We had our pick with seven of them, showing you their built-up models in this month's new releases preview…

Monday, December 18

AK Interactive's latest 24th scale automotive accessories - they are a "Doozy"

AK Interactive has been doing some work in the shed, banging up some new details resin accessories, paints, finishes and a great new book to get your latest car project on the road and looking more realistic than you could ever envisage. Let's look at their latest materials and their new impressive "Doozy" line...

Sunday, December 17

Read n’ Reviewed: Abrams Squad #22

Paul has gotten his hands on Pla Editions latest - Abrams Squad No# 22 featuring all of the latest in modern warfare modelling from around the world in the one place. See what he thought of issue 22 in his "Read n' Reviewed"....

Saturday, December 16

Hasegawa's January items are on a steady course, maybe with one exception...

Hasegawa's January items offer some nice releases in new colours & re-released as well as one just looney kit I am sure you will have trouble spotting amongst this lot...Check them out in our preview...

Friday, December 15

Build Guide Pt.III: Bruce finishes Kittyhawk's 48th scale Su-35 "Flanker E"

Bruce has finished his Kittyhawk 48th scale Su-35 “Flanker E”. Four articles into this kit build we think you can see a really good account of the kit and how it looks when finished and how it all goes together in his finishing guide...

A clear case? Ryefield Model's new 35th scale Panther G in CAD & inside out now with some boxart.

New boxart and a sprue layout of the new RyeField Model Panther G in 35th scale to add to the previous CAD images and feature sets in our new preview.