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…

Construction Review: 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...

Thursday, November 16

Preview: the new 32nd scale Super Wing Series Hs 129 (& others) from Zoukei-Mura on the way in 2018

There is always great news from the Scale ModelWorld in Telford show every year – Zoukei- Mura had two kits in 1/32nd scale that were previewed heavily, the Japanese Ki-45 Kai "Toryu" & the German Heinkel Hs-129 that will come even sooner, we thought we would show you some info on the latter in our preview today…

Tuesday, November 14

Preview: Two of Kitty hawk's 35th scale built up MH-6J/AH-6J “Little Birds,” full of cargo and ready to deliver in December

We have some built up pictures of Kittyhawk's new long-awaited 35th scale updated version of the MH-6J / AH-6J known as the “Little Bird” is slated for a forthcoming release. With the help of expert Floyd Werner from “Werner’s Wings” to help this will hopefully be a great update on the old “Loach” kit you might have built as a kid. We have two builds of the kit - both full of storage - human and chicken - ready to take off in our preview...

Monday, November 13

Build Guide Pt III: Andy's 35th scale IBG Models Scammell Pioneer SV2S ready to serve...

See how the Scammell Pioneer SV2S from IBG Models looks after all of the building, painting & weathering is done with the help of some extra tools and rigging from Kamil's KFS-miniatures models & AK-Interactive shades in the last part of his build guide...

Saturday, November 11

CAD Preview: HK Models new Avro Lancaster Mk. I in 32nd scale for early 2018

Telford model show is the UK's biggest - and maybe the Worlds largest aircraft-centric model show, so its a good time for the top aircraft model makers to announce new kits. HK Models have dropped a "cookie" on us with new CAD designs for their MK.I Lancaster - apparently due for early next year - let's see what's coming...

Friday, November 10

Read n Reviewed: Ammo’s Weathering Magazine #21 – “Faded”

Faded? Let’s see about that – as Paul reads n’ reviews the latest Weathering Magazine from AMMO -  See what he thought…

Thursday, November 9

Stalingrad Miniatures new figures in three scales, Mobile and Grossdeutschland germans and a portrait Princess in our preview...

Stalingrad Miniatures has sent us pictures of four new sets of figures in three different scales. These include a set of motorcycle troops and Germans in a staff car in 35th. We also see the second of the 1/16th scale figures and even a 75mm figure in a new series. They look great as you can see in our preview...

Wednesday, November 8

Paul's Construction guide of the Takom Merkava Mk.I in 35th scale

Paul got his hands on TAKOM's 35th scale Merkava Mk.I and he has finished the build phase already - See how it went together before the paint & weathering goes down...

Tuesday, November 7

Construction Guide: Bruce's Pt.I of Kittyhawk's 1/48th scale Sukhoi Su-35 "Flanker-E"

Kittyhawk has brought its 48th scale Su-35 “Flanker E” to the market, and our man Bruce is building his at apace - he is up to his guts in plastic right now, see just how it is coming together in his build guide...

Monday, November 6

Italeri's newest of November with Sprues, colours, boxart in several scales...

Italeri again has some really different models in several scales available this month - the highlight being by far their new Fiat 500 - but there is much more to this lot than that - see for yourself with boxart, colours & box contents in our preview...

Sunday, November 5

Construction Guide: Andy puts together Takom's 35th scale M3 Lee

Andy Moore has immersed himself into the build sequence after the In-box review of Takom's M3 Lee to show you how the kit goes together. He included some great tips & tricks you might want to use on your own build. See how it went together in his second article...

Friday, November 3

MENG's heavy metal models in 35th scale scare or shift everything else off your workbench...

So we had already done our story of the day - but when something as tempting as these two come out what's another story to add to the mix? MENG has released news of two heavy metal machines that are on their 35th scale release schedule. Well researched with the help of experts, we look at what is to come in the detail we are given so far in our preview...

Looks like Kittyhawk team have a 35th scale Pave Hawk in their sights...

We just got some pictures of Kittyhawk's new proposal for the HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter in  1/35th scale that is sure to come our way soon. See a little of the info we have and the real thing while we think about what other variants of this helo that could be coming down the pipeline...

Thursday, November 2

Hasegawa's December early Christmas presents are here in our preview to help you decide what you might want...

Hasegawa's December items will hit our stores just before Xmas (or whatever) The releases are, as usual, diverse, very nice looking whilst again fairly familiar to a lot of people out there, Check them out in our preview to see what is new and what has changed in their December kits...

Wednesday, November 1

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

There are only a few people in the military history field that I would actually call a historian, Erik Mombeeck is one of those people, and so when he releases a new book we sit up and take notice. His latest title of the "Luftwaffe Gallery" series of books features Jagdgeschwader 54 - the famous "Greenhearts" - Let's see a little of what is coming in his new volume...

Tuesday, October 31

Revell of Germany kits in this month's new release preview

The new items from Revell of Germany this month include a Trabant with a full carload, a German T-55, A little Bounty hunter and a pair of very different Porches - We had our pick with five of them, showing you their built-up models in this month's new releases preview…

Monday, October 30

Lukas gets "on the nose" in his third part of HK Models 32nd scale B-17E/F

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 nose section of his B-17E/F kit, and he has paused to take pictures and to write up another part of his step-by-step build guide to show you how he has got it to this stage.

Sunday, October 29

Nuts & Bolts 39 is now available for Pre-Order - focussing on the Sd.Kfz. 6 - 5-ton Zugkraftwagen, Büssing - NAG and variants

A new issue of Nuts & Bolts is always of interest to us at TMN and we think a fair few of you out there as well. This issue - no# 39 covers the half-tracks of the Reich - the Sd.Kfz. 6 - 5-ton Zugkraftwagen, Büssing - NAG and variants. See a little of what is in the book in our preview...