Sunday, July 31

Construction Review: Two new 1/35th WWII German figures from Neucraft

Today we build a set of early war Germans making a bit of an investigation on a defeated foe from Netcraft Models – we thought you might want to investigate them yourself in our construction review…

Saturday, July 30

Revell’s “Master Series” Star Wars Kit Preview, Fine moulds or just old Finemolds...

Just when you thought the Star Wars models from Revell of Germany weren’t going to get past the beginners kits we have already seen we have three launch products to their “Master Series with the TIE, X-Wing and the fastest hunk of junk in the galaxy in some great detail. We thought you might want to look at all built up in our preview…

Friday, July 29

AMMO brings large & small kits in print, interiors + US & Russian colours all new this month

MiG’s AMMO brand newest items are with us – a new Weathering Magazine centred on the inside rather then the outside of kits, Tiny models in 72nd and how to paint them as well as some modern US & Russian colours for your most basic of needs. Need some washable paint and some exhaust colours? They have that - oh and a new T-shirt (for your exterior) as well! Let’s see what’s new….

In-Boxed: Panda Hobby 35th scale T-15 Armata Object 149


Panda Hobbies have their new Armata T-15 infantry support vehicle to their catalogue. In the  box artwork it looks great, let’s hope it’s every bit as savage & cool looking in 35th scale plastic, and to examine it we have Andy’s thorough eye to scour the contents of the box…

Thursday, July 28

Painted & Weathered: Flyhawk's 72nd scale Pz. Kpfw II Ausf L Luchs

Clayton has already built the 72nd scale Pz. Kpfw II Ausf L Luchs from Flyhawk Model. Now see how it comes out under some painting and weathering and skilled hands - this tiny tank sure does punch above it's weight...

Wednesday, July 27

In Boxed: Bronco Models 1/35th scale Sturmgeschütz III Ausf E (Sd.Kfz 142)

Before he cuts plastic on this kit Paul thought he would show us what’s in the box of his new 35th scale Sturmgeschütz III Ausf E (Sd.Kfz 142) from Bronco Models. This kit promises metal barrel, Photo etch and other small nice features and thankfully for Paul no complex interior that no one will see once the model is finished! See what he thought tin his “In Boxed” review…

Monday, July 25

Read & Reviewed: U-boat Im focus Issue 13 from luftfahrtverlag-start.de

We got our hands on the newest issue of “U-boat Im Focus” and got reading straight away. Although sailors are often superstitious we thought we would do a report of this – no# 13 in the series to put your minds at rest. See what we thought in our review…

Sunday, July 24

Accion Press' new line of Diorama products by a master of the art of nature...

Acción Press, the people behind the publishing company Euromodelismo and Panzer Aces series have gone into a new line of diorama accessories – Called “Landscapes in Detail” it is a range of products to recreate your own perfect diorama – let’s see what they have on sale in their launch products…

Saturday, July 23

AK Interactive products in July/August...lots of reading & modelling to be done!

A whole bunch of painting and weathering materials plus three new publications from AK Interactive this August shape up for some good modelling sessions over the (northern) summer…

Friday, July 22

Build Review Pt III: Bandai’s 72nd scale A-Wing Starfighter


Andy has already shown us what was in his box and the build of the Bandai A-Wing Starfighter in 72nd scale, but now he returns with a third part showing just how he improved the kit by painting it up to what we think is a very had to beat model – they challenge is out! Let’s have a look at how it turned out…

Thursday, July 21

Bronco’s 4 new kits are as hot as the western desert where they served…

Bronco has four more new kits to hit the market in August. A 48th scale Tomahawk to continue their P-40 range along with some oil drums in the same scale, we also have two tanks from the desert that are variations of their range with new features, let’s have a look in our preview…

Tuesday, July 19

Stalingrad capture a grim scene of sacrifice from the Russian side of WWII...

In almost a haunting reminder of what war is really about, Stalingrad Miniatures bring us a large set of 1/35th scale figures showing some Russian soldiers after a battle in WWII. Some of these alive, and some not. See how these figures look with references of the original scenes from the sculptor in today’s preview

Monday, July 18

Black Dog's new releases - photo taking pilots, stowage & Turrets and Diorama abound...

Black Dog from the Czech Republic has several new releases in 32nd, 72nd, 35th scales for aircraft, Military and AFV modellers in this bunch so we thought that you all would like to see what’s just about to hit the shops in our preview…

Sunday, July 17

Masterbox’s two new sets - we like the strong feminine type

Masterbox has announced their two new kits that are expected for August this year. Sure to either strike a chord with a strong lady figure or take your modelling heart, these two 24th scale figures are the feature of today’s preview…

Saturday, July 16

The McDonnell F2H-2/2P Banshee from Kittyhawk in 1/48th, built up in the flesh


If you were to draw an aircraft as a kid you would give it pretty much all of the attributes of the McDonnell F2H-2/2P Banshee – now I am not saying that the designers took their plans home for their kids to draw it and I can say that in making the Kittyhawk Banshee they have had some help from the guys at Detail and scale to get the plans just right – let’s have a look at what is in store for us..

Friday, July 15

Read n’ reviewed: “AFV Photo Album 2 Armoured Fighting Vehicles on Czechoslovakian territory 1945”


Canfora Press have brought us some of the most beautiful books on modelling today. We loved their recent “Rare Wheels” & “Wingspan” books as well as their other modelling books on varied subjects. A book that many modellers and AFV fans hold close is their “AFV Photo Album.” Now there is a second volume out we were keen to see what Canfora Press has in store after we got to read it and share our impressions in today’s review…

Thursday, July 14

Read n’ Reviewed: The Weathering Magazine Issue #15 “What If”


Mig’s Weathering Magazine is one of the most popular on the market and today and we look at “What If?” in an alternate future in issue #15 in today’s review…

Wednesday, July 13

Construction Review PtII: Bandai’s 72nd scale A-Wing Starfighter

Now Andy his hot little hands on the hotter and littler A-Wing Starfighter kit in 1/72nd scale, he thought he might show us how the kit goes together before he paints and weathers it. Let’s see how it all looks together in PtII of his review.

Tuesday, July 12

Read’n Reviewed: Sabot Publication’s new book M1A2 SEP Abrams Main Battle Tank in Detail.


Pete is back, and after he got the chance to read the first book in a new series produced by SABOT Publications (with the second book already not far away as we write this review.) So let’s see what SABOT’s “M1A2 SEP Abrams Main Battle Tank In Detail” is like.

Monday, July 11

In Boxed: PANDA 1/35th scale Chinese Type 99 Main Battle Tank (PLAGF ZTZ-99A MBT)


Loving the modern armour scene Peter Davis adds to his review tally with the Panda Hobby 1/35th scale Chinese Type 99 Main Battle Tank (PLAGF ZTZ-99A MBT) that he is just about to build. Before he tears into the kit he gives is his impressions of just what’s inside the box in today’s “In-Boxed” review…

Sunday, July 10

Bandai’s “Star Wars” kits continue with a new TIE Interceptor in 72nd scale…

To add to the other “Force Awakens” Star wars injection moulded kits comes the news that Bandai is also bringing out some spacecraft from the "original" trilogy – We now have all of the details on the new Tie Interceptor 72nd scale along with key points and images so take a look at this new kit in our preview…

Saturday, July 9

Build review Pt II: Takom’s 1/35 Type 69-II Iraqi Medium Tank

No jokes about loving a 69 – I won’t do it! Clayton’s build of Takom’s 35th scale type 69 II build is underway. We have already seen what’s in the box & we will we see how it’s painted later. Here in Pt. II we will see how the kit goes together…

Friday, July 8

Hobbyboss’ new kits: Flankers, a Zis, a Nagmachon, Danton & a Landwirtschaftlicher Schlepper?

Hobbyboss have five new releases coming in August – one we may have seen before from Tristar – but the others are pretty varied with something for most military lovers – let’s have a look at the box art and sprue shots in our preview…