Tuesday, August 14

Build Guide Pt IV: Gary Finishes his Eduard 48th scale Vought F-8E Crusader 'Limited Edition'

Gary has finished his "Limited Edition" boxing of Eduard's F-8E Crusader in 48th scale - Our story shows you how he did the final weathering and finishing touches on this - the last of the gunfighters in 48th scale. It's a good read...

Monday, August 13

Takom's two new kits with plenty of plastic in 35th & 72nd scales

Takako has sent pictures of two of their latest kits. Two sure to be popular models - with a 1/72nd scale M1070 Truck & trailer complete with a loaded D9 Dozer on the back. This is big enough news - Takom also has a "2 in1" with the option of either a 20mm Flakvierling MG 151/20 or the turret of the "Coelian" w37mm Flakzwilling 341. See them both in our preview...

Saturday, August 11

Figure Preview: "Der Kampf um Stalingrad" (3 figure set) from Alex Zelenkov at Stalingrad Miniatures...

Stalingrad Miniatures bring us new figures from the battle of their namesake - the three-figure set in 35th scale Der Kampf um Stalingrad is the subject of today's preview...

Thursday, August 9

Build Guide: Spitfire Mk HF VIII in 48th scale from Eduard - see Bruce get it all together...

Our man Bruce has taken on Eduard's 48th scale Spitfire Mk HF VIII in 48th scale in one of the latest boxings to come from this prolific brand. He has already begun painting and weathering the kit but he has paused so we can catch up on his build process in today's guide...

Wednesday, August 8

More CADS of the Mirage 2000 One & Two seater in 32nd scale from Kittyhawk

Kittyhawk is promising a full family of Mirage 2000's in 32nd scale - that means one & two-seaters! We have CADS of both types in today's preview...

Monday, August 6

Build Guide Pt III: Gary lays several shades of grey on his Eduard 48th scale Vought F-8E Crusader 'Limited Edition'

Gary has already done a great deal of work on his "Limited Edition" boxing of Eduard's F-8E Crusader in 48th scale - This part sees Painting the kit in the rough and irregular greys in many shades that we see on war-weary US Navy aircraft in Vietnam. See the amazing finishing work in this kit in the second part of the build guide...

Saturday, August 4

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

Italeri has some very nice jets, the 5.0 (Rozzers), a tough big rig, the workhorse of the German Panzer Korps and a famous battle writ large (well in 72nd scale anyway) included in their latest new kits - we see box art, decals, colours and some sprues in our August new item preview from Italeri...

Friday, August 3

We preview Peko Publishing's second volume studying the Panzer III on the battlefield during WWII

Seeing that this book has just been released we thought we would show you some of the images and give some information on Peko Publishing's second volume in the "On The Battlefield" series that focuses on the Panzer III in WWII. See what's in the book in our quick preview...

Thursday, August 2

Twin build review: 1/35th scale "Raid" & "Remote Shot" from Masterbox.

Masterbox has long been making figures from the non-standard markets, post-apocalypse, truck drivers & their gals, ladies "on the scene" & fantasy figures from a far future and past. To add to their American frontier series we have made two of their kits featuring American Indians as the main focus of these sets.

Wednesday, August 1

Abrams Squad #26 & the 3rd of the new Reference Series from Pla Editions...

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

Tuesday, July 31

Painting & finishing Guide:1/35th Scale Hungarian Medium Tank 41.M ‘Turan’ II from Bronco Models

Clayton has the 1/35th Scale Hungarian Medium Tank 41.M ‘Turan’ II  from Bronco Models finished already. This time he has combined both AMMO weathering materials with Mission Model Paints - a brand he has tried for the first time - to make a beautiful model. See how he put it all together in his painting & weathering guide...

Monday, July 30

Trumpeter's August new releases - Russian armour, a US tip truck & the "Shitty Kitty" (not our nickname) in our preview

Trumpeter has four new kits on the way in August. Now we have some admittedly pretty poor) sprue shots from them we can show you a little more of what is in the kits. See the sprues, photo-etch, art, decals and everything else in the boxes in our Trumpeter new item preview...

Sunday, July 29

“Prototypes for the Reich” Heinkel He 280 from Eduard Model Accessories - A Quick build by Andrew Perren

Andrew Perren has given himself a little palette cleanser with his latest build, the Eduard kit of the Heinkel He 280 in 48th scale. This kit is a known commodity, with parts from the special hobby kit with Eduard's added Photo-etch and deals but we thought it would be interesting to see what Andrew could do with the kit...

Saturday, July 28

The many colours, shapes and scales of Revell's new September releases in our preview...

The new items from Revell of Germany this month include a nice big rig, a colourful Rafale, a giant of the skies, a missile with a man in it and a beautiful ship with sails - Today we show you the box-art, features & built-up models in this month's new releases preview...

Friday, July 27

Miniart's Flettner FI 282 V-23 - the captured Hummingbird in five different colour choices.

We have some details about Miniart's newest 35th scale version of the Flettner Fl 282 Kolibri ("Hummingbird"). This is the "V-23" version that saw service with not just the Germans but in testing with the US services also - this variant having five different marking choices. Find out more about this kit, its parts, how it looks going together & the real aircraft in our preview...

Thursday, July 26

Kittyhawk's new F-5F “Tiger II” with two new pilots and a access ladder coming at August.

Kittyhawk has shown us more of their new F-5F “Tiger II” that is coming at Agust. The addition of the colour schemes and the two pilot crew and access ladder are nice additions to a kit that is already doing very well with the modelling public. See the schemes and the pilots in our preview...

Tuesday, July 24

Dry Fit Review: Andy Moore exams & dry-fits his 48th scale Sukhoi Su-34 Fullback from Kittyhawk.

Andy has already shown us what he thinks of the parts and pieces that come in the box of Kittyhawk's 48th scale Su-34 Fullback kit in his "In-boxed" review. Today he goes deeper & dry fits the parts, showing how they go together while looking at the kit build a lot more closely to better plan the build ahead. See what he thought in his "dry fit" review.

Sunday, July 22

A close look at the Tanks 'n AFV's from Bovington's Tankfest vehicle park.

This year we got to attend The Tank Museum's annual event "Tankfest" at Bovington in the UK. Running from the 29th June 2018 through 'till the 1st of July we got to spend two days at the show and we have many pictures of the museum, the static park & the conservation hall to show you. Today we will show the tanks and AFV's before they take to the arena with some nice close-up pictures before the action stated in the arena.

Saturday, July 21

Dry fit & review: Gary pieces together KittyHawk's 1:48 McDonnell F-101B / RF-101B

When Gary Wickham gets a kit to review you know the reader is going to receive their money's worth in an examination, a historical examination & tracking down od the original aircraft, a comparison of parts and even a dry fit of the kit thrown in. Today he does all this with the new Kittyhawk 48th scale McDonnell F-101B / RF-101B Voodoo to show you what it is made up of. See what he thought in today's article.

Friday, July 20

Barracuda Studios latest and greatest parts, upgrades & Improvements...

Barracuda Studios are seeing to your much-needed aircraft additions, corrections or improvements (depending on how you feel about the donor kit) and their new sets look like they are indeed that - one up on the plastic they are replacing. Take a look at what's new in our preview...

Thursday, July 19

In-Boxed: Andy checks out Kittyhawk's 48th scale Sukhoi Su-34 Fullback

The arrival of this model in the post has been a bit of a reunion for Andy Moore - who today examines Kittyhawk's new 48th scale Su-35 Fullback kit. See why he has been looking forward to seeing the kit, and what he thinks before he starts to make the kit in his inbox review...

Wednesday, July 18

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


Takom's new Bergepanther has been a surprise but gratefully reived addition to the plastic modelling world, but would it be a good kit? The only way is to build on up to find out - and Andy King is going to do just that - first - he is giving us an In-Box review of what is in the box and how the model looks before he cuts plastic. Let's see what he found...

Monday, July 16

Bronco's new "Little Flamingo" - the 35th scale Panzerkampfwagen II (Flamm) Ausf.E (Sk.KFZ.122)

It seems Bronco models like Flammenpanzers! We have seen the Panzer II version as recently as a year ago from Bronc - now the German Panzerkampfwagen II (Flamm) Ausf.E (Sk.KFZ.122) is coming in the 1/35th scale we have some of the CAD feature sets, the colours and renders of what it may look like in our new item preview...

Sunday, July 15

Read’n Reviewed: Paul checks out Abrams Squad #24 from Pla Editions


Paul likes the modern armour models a lot - so who better to give the new Abrams Squad - No#24 to? YOOUU guessed it! See what he thinks of this issue after he read it this week in his review...

Friday, July 13

Build Guide: Andy shows us how to model the 1/12th scale Imperial Probe Droid from JPG Productions

Andy Moore has already taken a look at the JPG Productions 1/12th scale "Probot" Imperial Probe Droid) in an earlier article here on TMN. Here today he gets to building and painting the 'droid with a great result - see how he did it in his build article...

Thursday, July 12

Freedom's new lil' Hercules: 1/35th scale Nike Hercules Missile With movable monorail launcher preview

1957 is the last time someone made a kit of the Nike Hercules in injection moulded plastic - Freedom Models have an all-new kit in the CAD stage in 1/35th scale. Smart thinking sees this missile in different aspects and even in combination with others to create a whole scene of potential destruction. We have a look at it in our preview...