MiniArt from the Ukraine has been hard at it with their newest releases – they have sent details of what they are best at – making diorama and building parts for their buildings in 1/35th scale – today we preview their latest kit which can be mde in four different layouts - No: 35558 - European Farmyard
Monday, April 29
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Monday, April 22
MiniArt has sent us one of their latest L1500 (1.5T 4x2 ) trucks and cargo they have recently released. From the pictures we have seen they do want to take their softskins to the next level and they have been getting some good attention for it. Is this the way forward or is it too much for too small a project? Let’s build one…
Sunday, April 21
Before making models I was lucky enough to play with any Star Wars ™ figures I could get my hands on. The weathered space ships enthused me into a lifetime of being a modeller. The ships we were playing with were themselves inspired by the weathered machines of war. Now Revell have an “Easykit” of the famous Millennium Falcon – do we still feel the force to make it?
Thursday, April 18
In-detail photographical reference and especially books that encompass a whole aircraft are a boon for model makers – there are a variety on sale with many genre types from different publishers in various qualities – Always on the lookout for better reference and seeing I hadn’t read a book from DACO Publications before – so why not start at their new title “Uncovering the Lockheed (T) F-104G Starfighter”
Wednesday, April 17
Eagle Editions in the USA are a well-known authority on WWII aviation and especially of German aircraft – so their publications are always much anticipated. Number ten of the “Wings of the Black Cross” is no exception – written by Mark Proulx and with some excellent images we are just as excited as everyone else. We have some sample pages and info for you…
Dragon continue to release kits of subjects many find interesting (many will say ohh no more Germans) – this month they will release a new kit of Mountain troopers from the conflict in Crete - Operation Mercury…
Tuesday, April 16
I love Supermodels - especially chipped, sanded, filled and pre-shaded - Kagero SupermodeI International III reviewed..
Super Model International 2 has been a revelation as my favourite magazine of the year – we reviewed it a while ago – is this, the aircraft version a match for it’s armour specific companion? Let’s have a look…
Monday, April 15
Saturday, April 13
The undoubtedly very talented reporter and sometimes modeller Gary Wickham sends us a report from the front lines of the former conflict zone in the Democratic Republic of Congo – What was the legacy of the "Carrot War “as it was called ? – and what is left now..