Friday, May 25

Two new kits from Takom are fleshed out with colour and a few bits of intel...

We saw a little of these two new tanks in 35th scale from Takom at Shizuoka, now we get some box art and some information about the new Soviet Heavy Tank SMK & M60A1 w/Explosive Reactive Armour and it's there with a little historical background in our preview...

Wednesday, May 23

AK Interactives new magazines, paint sets n' pencils are all new in our preview...

AK Interactive is set for June with several new items people will find useful or interesting. see what the publications and products are made of in our preview...

Tuesday, May 22

Read n' Reviewed: Panther: Panther and Jagdpanther Units, The Eastern Front – From Operation Bagration to Berlin Part 3

Paul Lee has looked at the earlier book in this series from Dennis Oliver Publishing Group & Illustrator Stephen Andrew, and now it is time for the third book int he series "Panther and Jagdpanther Units, The Eastern Front – From Operation Bagration to Berlin Part 3" - see what was inside & what Paul thought after he read the book in his review...

Monday, May 21

Lots of modelling fun for a small budget with the 1/72nd scale F-16 MLU "Stinger" by Revell

When in the summer of 2017, the special paint job on the F-16 AM of N°1 SQN of the Belgian Air Force was presented, Revell got in contact with the squadron commander in order to make an accurate kit of the dynamic looking Fighting Falcon in this livery. Just a few months later, the kit was released, and when it arrived, our friend François Laloux got started right away to see what it would look like in 1/72nd scale.

Sunday, May 20

It's not the latest dance/ fiddle troop from Ireland - its Paul's Read n’ reviewed: Abrams Squad References: Celtic Storm 2017

Paul has built a few modern and specifically Modern German machines of war here on TMN, so who better to read and review the new title from Pla Editions and their new series of books? " Abrams Squad References: Celtic Storm 2017" covers a special meet of Bundeswehr vehicles and AFVs, see what he thought of the book in today's story.

Saturday, May 19

1:72nd scale Mercury Atlas / Mercury Redstone - Gary's Build Report in Full

Gary has been sitting on this one for a while, but not as you might think - his long-awaited finished build of the Horizon Models Mercury-Atlas / Mercury Redstone in 1/72nd scale is our story for today. See what this kit is made of and what he made of the kit in his full build guide...

Friday, May 18

MiniArt's new new German Rocket Launcher w/28cm WK Spr & 32cm (WK Flamm) kit in 35th scale

MiniArt's new GERMAN ROCKET LAUNCHER with 28cm WK Spr & 32cm WK Flamm kit in 35th was announced officially today - we thought it would be nice to look at the real thing before we look at what is to come with the kit...

Wednesday, May 16

Read and Reviewed: T-34 on the Battlefield 2 from Peko Publishing

Peko Publishing and Neil Stokes have teamed up to produce the second book in their excellent "On the Battlefield" series, this one showing us more of this, the most produced tank of WWII. See what Clayton found after he read it in his review...

Tuesday, May 15

MiniArt get the "ball" rolling with their new Spherical "Sharotank" 1/35th scale in the "What-If?" series...

We have been waiting or a company to get into these - now MiniArt gets the ball rolling with their new "What-If?" Spherical "Ball Tank". Miniart has released a great new video showing off some of the features of this new kit that is doing the "rounds" - See what we are talking about in our preview...

Abrams Squad #25 & the second of the new series “References” from Pla Editions...

The guys from Pla Editions has sent the news of a brand new Abrams Squad and the second number of their new series “References” showing off the latest in Russian armour. We have some of the info and pictures in our preview...

Saturday, May 12

TMN on Tour: Japan's biggest hobby show - Shizuoka report 2018 – “Industry day”

TMN was lucky enough to get to Japan this year for the 2018 Shizuoka Hobby Show in central Japan. We have already spent a few days at the show and today we thought we would show you the main points and kits that we saw on the “Industry Days” with new and older releases side –by-side. See what we saw at the show so far…

Friday, May 11

9K37M1 BUK-1M/ SAM-11 in 35th scale coming in August from Panda Hobbies

An devastating air defence system with a recently chequered past, the Russian 9K37M1 BUK-1M/ SAM-11 will be a very large kit from Panda Hobbies, and we have the box art and CAD drawings of the forthcoming kit in our preview...

Thursday, May 10

We put together Life Miniatures 1/16th scale "Max Wünsche, Kharkov 1943" figure...

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 built up and how he goes together in our review...

Wednesday, May 9

Hobbyboss' new Wurger A8, Panther A & Heavy Heavy Equipment Transport System are in our preview...

Hobbyboss has three large kits for us this month, Large in size & scale - A 35th sale Panther A with Zimmerit - not big enough? How about an 18th scale Fw 190 A8? Nope - Well then have the 35th scale M911 heavy duty tractor and M747 semi-trailer & tell me your bench isn't full! All three are in our preview...

Tuesday, May 8

Italeri's new kits of May: with Sprues, colours, boxart in several genres & scales...

This month's new releases from Italeri include two small-scale cutting-edge jet fighters, a souped-up big rig and fast Lancia, a very fast gun truck and another quite quick kit inspired from a World of Tanks new vehicle  - see for yourself with boxart, colours & box contents in our preview...

Monday, May 7

MasterBox' new kits of May 2018 - Truckers, passengers & winged warriors...

Masterbox has given us the choice of four new kits in June - four new figures, three in a modern setting and one, an ancient warrior  - all in 1/24th scale. Why settle for just one when you can see them all in our preview?

Sunday, May 6

Preview: Italeri's new F-104 Starfighter G/S (upgraded edition RF version) in 32nd scale has just been released...

Italeri's newest edition of their F-104 Starfighter G/S has new decals, new parts and a new pod - the upgraded edition photo reconnaissance version in 1/32 scale and the new features included in the kit are all in today's preview...

Saturday, May 5

New magazines, oilbrushers, & paint sets from AMMO this month in our preview...

The latest releases from the AMMO team have some new publications showing us the latest in two magazines from the team at the Weathering Magazine, several new Oilbrusher sets that will come in handy along with three new paint sets for some handy applications on your modelling bench - see them all in the AMMO preview for May...

Friday, May 4

In-Boxed: 1/12th Scale Imperial Probe Droid from JPG Productions

Jpg Productions new resin kit from the world of Star Wars, the Imperial Probe Droid that will suit your other 1/12th figures in scale and size. Tirydium Models has sent one to Andy, complete with their new lighting kit inside for him to review for you. Then to make and paint up. See what is in the box first before it gets built in his review...

Thursday, May 3

Construction Guide: Tamiya's German Assault Pioneer Team & Goliath Set in 1/35th scale

Last week we reviewed Tamiya's new 35th scale Goliath and tree crew members - To get the most out of a review you should really build it,  and so we have already built this set up to show you. How does it look and does it work? Our construction guide will tell you a bit more about this kit...

Wednesday, May 2

Read n' Reviewed: Wings of the Black Cross Special Number Two - Junkers Ju 87 Stuka From Eagle Editions

We were lucky enough to get the chance to read Eagle Edition's new special edition book . Written by Mark Proulx, this book features the Junkers Ju 87 "Stuka" dive bomber in exclusive photos, captions and coloured artwork profiles. See what we thought in our review...

Tuesday, May 1

Revell of Germany kits built up on display in our May new release preview...

The new items from Revell of Germany this month include some very nice little Corsair and the same scale flying saucer, A very large floating airport and some vehicles of three different tastes - Today we show you the box-art, features & built-up models in this month's new releases preview

Sunday, April 29

The up-armoured Turan III and the Protze with Pak 36 are coming from Bronco Models in May.

Bronco has released built up pictures, CAD images and details of the features of their two new releases for May. We have the info about these two new kits in our preview...

Saturday, April 28

MiniArt gets off the road in their latest version of the AA type truck...

MiniArt continues to get more out of their amazing little 35th scale Gaz AA Russian truck. this time, in an adaption of the truck that sees it running on rails instead of tyres. We have the CAD drawings Images of what the sprues might look like, photo-etch and markings all for you in our preview.

Friday, April 27

Book Preview: FALLEN STARS 1 - Aircraft Pictorial Series from Canfora Publishing at a 15% Discount on pre-order.

This one has been coming our way for a while now, Canfora Publishing's new book on the downed aircraft of the US Airforce in World War Two has now been officially released at a pre-order price of 15% off. We have a lot of the images of the book and vital stats in our preview...

Hasegawa's latest items for May, some borrowed, some new, some with rabbit ears and one that's blue...

We have a quick rundown of Hasegawa's May 2018 releases with general statistics, artwork and some pictures when we could of the real kits. See just what they are putting out in May in our preview...