Saturday, October 13

Preview: Faun L900 w/ Sd.ah.115 Trailer from Das Werk Models in 1/35th scale

The teams from Customscale, Uschi & Faun of Germany have combined to make this - a gigantic new kit for "Das Werk's" first foray into 1/35th scale plastic injection modelling. The Faun L900 w/ Sdah 115 Trailer  (WWII 1937-1945) from Das Werk Models is the subject of our preview today showing you all we know about this new release...

Friday, October 12

Build Guide Pt I: Meng Models M911 C-HET & M747 Semi-Trailer (Trailer.)

Andy Moore has sent us his latest update of his latest build - the US M1911 C-HET Tractor and its accompanying Trailer the M747 Heavy Equipment Semi-Trailer in 35th scale from Meng Models. He has paused to give us a guide on how to get the most out of the trailer part of the build in today's update...

Thursday, October 11

Build Guide: Takom's 1/35th scale Bergepanther Ausf. A (assembled by Demag) full interior kit

Andy King is almost all the way through the build of his 1/35th scale Bergepanther Ausf. A (assembled by Demag) full interior kit from Takom. It is a big job, and Andy has stopped to show us what is in the kit with his in-box review - now part I of the build guide in today's article.

Wednesday, October 10

Rockin' Revell distributing Bandai kits worldwide AND a new book + two other kits for October.

Revell of Germany has some nice new kits this month, a Rockin' rig, a beautiful book and a massive Antonov are just the start. We have the press release including Revell's announcement about distributing Bandai kits -also in today's preview...

Monday, October 8

Look out Tamiya - A new 2 in 1 Sheridan from Ryefield Model is on the way...

It seems that Ryefield Model has taken on Tamiya's latest high profile  1/35th scale kit head-on with their own M551A1 Armored Reconnaissance Airborne Assault Vehicle, better known as the Sheridan in a 2 in 1 kit in two flavours. We have some CAD info in our preview...

Sunday, October 7

Better pictures of Takom's new Bergepanther Ausf G in 35th scale.

Takom has released a rather colourful banner featuring the Bergepanther Ausf.G in 35th scale, but we have those renders in a larger size so you can look for yourself, of course with a few pictures of the real thing in our preview...

Friday, October 5

Sprues, Art, Decals, Colours & Everything Else In Italeri's October Item Preview...

Italeri has some nice aircraft, two sporty small two-door cars, a wargaming tank and a fast truck in their latest releases. We see box art, decals, colours and some sprues in our October new item preview from Italeri...

Thursday, October 4

In-Boxed: Italeri's F-104G/S Starfighter (upgraded edition RF version) in 32nd scale.

We take an in-depth look at Italeri's newest edition of their F-104 Starfighter G/S in 32nd scale today. With its new decals, new parts & a new recon pod - the upgraded edition photo reconnaissance version seems to be a worthy addition to the family - but is it? Let's see in the review...

Wednesday, October 3

Preview: Silver Wings new Yak-9 in 32nd scale on Pre-Order & at a 15% off discount...

Silver Wings have their latest release, the Yak-9 M/T in 32nd scale on Pre-Order now - We have the info on what comes in the kit & some images of the colours of the variants of the kit along with the details on how to get it at 15% off for a limited time in our preview...

Preview: Accion Press' latest title "DIORAMA PROJECT 1.1. AFV at War"

Accion Press has a brand new special book with lots of contributions from some of the best modellers in the world. "Diorama Project 1.1. AFV at War". We have some images and details about what is in the title, and how to score a pre-order discount in our preview...

Tuesday, October 2

Read n' reviewed: In Detail: M1A2 SEP Abrams Main Battle tank

 AMMO has released an updated version of Sabot Publications book of the M1A2 SEP Abrams Main Battle tank covered in detail. This book promised an updated volume with more of what you might expect from Sabot, but is it better for what has been added? Paul Lee examines the new title...

Sunday, September 30

Figure Review: Alpine Miniatures 35th scale WSS Officer 44-45 Set (2 figure set)

Two new figures in the 35th scale line from Alpine Miniatures this month. They depict a couple of SS Officers, one a tanker and the other decorated infantryman. We built them up so you could see their quality and know a lot more about them in our review...

Friday, September 28

Amusing Hobby lifting their kits to new heights with a Strabokran & full interior Ferdinand...

"Now only if we had another crane in this Panzer repair diorama..." - and now you do! Amusing Hobby has steered in the real with an announcement at the All Japan Model & Hobby Show of a dual release in one kit - the 35th scale SD.Kfz.184 Ferdinand & 16t Strabokran.  This is what we know so far...

Thursday, September 27

Meng's new Battle Tank Magach 6b GAL Batash & improvement kits soon to reach your LHS

Meng has released CAD and boxart images of their upcoming much loved  Israel Main Battle Tank Magach 6b GAL Batash. The kit will be in 35th scale, and although quite detailed in its own right, there is already an extra improvement set that been added to the mix from Meng. 

Tuesday, September 25

Finally something for the German armour fans - Takom's new 35th scale Strabokran 16t

Great news today - Takom is releasing the 35th scale Strabokran 16t heavy crane into the market. We have boxart and some features of note about this new kit and a little bit about the device itself in our preview...

Something slightly different to light up your life from Takom, M3 Grant CDL preview...

Having already released the US version of the M3 chassis Lee tank with the powerful Canal Defence Light (CDL) perched on top, Takom now releases the cousin design, the M3 Grant in 35th scale. We have the boxart and some history of the tank n our preview...

Friday, September 21

Read n' Reviewed: Nuts & Bolts vol40 Büssing’s schwere Pz.Spähwagen Part 3

Paul Lee got his hands on Volume 40 from Nuts & Bolts publications - this one features the third book capturing the popular German WWII vehicle the 8 wheel series, the Büssing’s schwere Pz.Spähwagen Part 3...See what he though in his review...

Thursday, September 20

We preview under the skin of...Viper Under The Skin – Special Edition

Eagle aviation has released a special edition book in their great "Under The Skin" series of walk around and in-depth studies of the most popular of fighters. This time it is the mighty F-16 Fighting Falcon examined in an updated close detail book in "Viper Under The Skin – Special Edition" which is available for a short time at a pre-order discount. See more in our preview...

Wednesday, September 19

Build Guide Pt II: Flettner Fl 282 Kolibri - Clayton adds a base & figures...

We have already seen Clayton build the Kolibri in 35th scale from MiniArt in part I of the build guide. But models are nothing without context - so see today in the second part of his guide how he brings the kit to life by adding a custom base and two figures to make a scene and story...

Tuesday, September 18

Hasegawa's latest releases for October in our preview...

Hasegawa has a fair few kits coming out in October in a few different scales. Some of these will be out at your local hobby shop soon, but we thought we would show you a little of what is on the way first...

Monday, September 17

Two new kits in our Hobbyboss October Preview...

Hobbyboss has only two new kits coming in October, but if you like smaller scale German WWII Armoured trains, or modern Chinese AFV's you might just be interested in these two in our preview...

Saturday, September 15

In-Boxed: 1/72nd scale B-Wing Starfighter from Bandai

Being a bit of a "closet" B-wing fan we were very happy to see Bandai's new B-Wing Starfighter in 72nd scale arrive on sale of recent. We have the regular version of the kit here and we thought we would pause to show you the details of the kit before we did anything with it...

Friday, September 14

November's items from Trumpeter are here with sprues, artwork & colours in our preview...

Trumpeter's four new kits for November are showing the sprues on their website - This month we see a BIG Panther, a stalwart Russian MBT, a boat as big as Exeter and a little Fiddler? See the sprues, photo-etch, art, decals and everything else in the boxes in our Trumpeter new item preview...

Thursday, September 13

Picture n' Video Build: Takom's Hanomag SS100 w/Meillerwagen & V-2 Rocket by David Damek

Today we have our first video build from David Damek - you may know him by his PLASMO - plastic models YouTube channel. David has taken on Takom's first in the new line of 1/72nd scale kits in the 5000 series, the Hanomag SS 100 with Meillerwagen & V-2 Rocket. His build shows the kit as a long forgotten secret weapon of war. See what's in the kit & how it builds up in text, photos & video in today's story.

Wednesday, September 12

Build Guide Pt I: Clayton builds the 35th scale Flettner Fl 282 Kolibri from MiniArt

Clayton presents his excellent model of Miniart's "Kolibri" in 35th scale today. We wanted to show you more of these built, as we think that it has an interesting cross-over potential between aviation, naval and army types. See what Clayton thought of the model and how he painted & weathered the kit in his build guide...

Tuesday, September 11

Stalingrad Miniatures give us a neat 35th scale crew to complete our new panther interiors...

o add to the latest spate of Panter tanks with full interiors Stalingrad now give us the right crew to fit your kit. This crew of five in light grey resin is the subject of today's preview...

Monday, September 10

New artwork, sprues & built test kit of Amusing Hobby's new Waffenträger auf E-100 in 1/35th scale...


Straight from the fictional world of "What-if" and World of tanks comes the new kit in 35th scale from Amusing Hobby - the mighty Waffenträger auf E-100 - to add to the old shots are some new box art, a large sprue of the kit and a built up test shot to show you in our new item preview...