Sunday, August 31

Gary's build of the 48th scale F-15DJ Eagle from Great Wall Hobbies - Part 2

Gary Wickham continues to tackle the already very good F-15 Eagle from Great Wall Hobbies in pert two of this build in which he is just about to make this kit even better..

Saturday, August 30

Abrams Squad 's #7 means this is their first birthday! and it is the subject of our review today...

With Abrams Squad magazine well into it’s run and proving popular with modellers Issue No7 is due for release and we thought we would show you some of the stuff on parade in their latest release in today's review…

Friday, August 29

Brett fires off a Maverick review in today’s news

While Eduard keeps making Brassin Accessories we will keep reviewing them! Here today Brett takes an in-depth look at the AGM-65 Maverick missile for your latest model in 1/48th scale.

Thursday, August 28

We look at the digital HobbyWorld in today’s magazine preview…

With so many new magazines in circulation that are fast catching up with the modern methods of modelling we can’t help but try to show them all to you – today we have a preview of the new English magazine out of Span called HobbyWorld in today’s news.

Wednesday, August 27

We look at Valiant Wings new enlarged tome (ohh) on the short nosed '190 in today's book review...

Valiant Wings have just released a brand tittle in their Airframe & Miniature series – this one is sure to be popular as it focuses on the Wurger – the butcher-bird – the Fw-190A (A-F) mostly radial engine aircraft in the series – let’s have a look at them in our review…

Tuesday, August 26

Add-On Parts: Grilling, decorating, bagging, fencing, wallpapering, Palletting, Jerrying and a bit of "Man -Hole-ing? This September...

Add On parts keeps on sending us pictures and info of all their latest diorama accessories and we thought it only prudent to keep you updated with what’s new on the Diorama accessory scene - some interesting bits here and the glue to keep ‘em all together…

Monday, August 25

Sang on Lee’s new 1/10th scale 12th SS Panzer Division 'Hitlerjugend'


Life Miniatures is keeping up with demand with a new bust pretty much every two months. This bi-monthly schedule has seen no reduction in quality and Sang Eon’s newest release sees the bust of a youth in a deadly environment..

Friday, August 22

Masterbox's walking dead are living it up in your hobby shop in September...

Capturing the zeitgeist of everything zombie in the media and movies Masterbox have answered a few people’s prayers and released a set of 35th scale undead...as well as some other great stuff in September.

THIS..IS…PEGASO!!!

Although they have been quiet of late Pegaso has come to us with two new figures of the month of August – a big drummer boy and a Spartan warrior with spelling problems are this month’s newbies…

Thursday, August 21

Fun Modelling for a just a couple of bucks (literally) - Revell’s new tool tiny Corsair.

Nic has been tearing thru Revell’s catalogue recently three Bf109’s and now he gets his hands on “The Whistling Death” The Vought F4U-1A in 72nd scale and makes it look like a bigger scale than it is with his review build...

Tuesday, August 19

Review: "Let's go!" with the Alpine Miniatures BAR Gunner US 29th Infantry Division in 1/16th scale...

Although not a new kit by any means we have just acquired the Alpine Miniatures 1/16th scale kit of the BAR gunner from the US 29th Infantry Division in WWII to use in a diorama. As you do not see many of the 1/16th scale Alpine kits in reviews (I haven't seen a decent review of this kit anywhere) we thought before we paint him up we would review him so you can see what he is made of…

Sunday, August 17

Review: Static Model Manual Volume 4 – Building – One hundred and One Tips

We were lucky enough to look at the number seven in the Static Model Manuals from Auriga Publishing last month – it showed how to best paint and weather your models and no doubt it would be a lot of help to a many modellers out there – this book – number four in the series shows you just how start at the basics – and how to advance to the higher echelons of model making skill – but is it useful to the average modeller? Let’s have a look in our review…

Friday, August 15

Clayton's build review of the Verlinden re-released FlaK 37mm in 1/16th scale...

Clayton regularly takes on a varied assortment of kits – E-boats, armour, mechanized fighting vehicles – but in his latest build he takes on Verlinden’s just re-released kit of the very nice but daunting 37mm FlaK gun. He will be including more stuff in a diorama but until then let’s look at the start with this challenging but rewarding build….

Thursday, August 14

The Desert Rats are stars of Alpine Miniatures latest releases...and our review today..

Alpine Miniatures gives the callers for some ethnic diversity a chance when they show off their latest two figures in 35th scale – two British Royal Armoured Corps “Desert Rats” in 35th scale – we review them for you today in the news..

Wednesday, August 13

WWI aircraft models are the theme for the new "Aces High" magazine we review today..

We got the chance to look at the launch edition of the exciting “Aces High” magazine last month – it was pretty nice and full of top quality builds by noted modellers. Last month was night fighters of the Luftwaffe but this edition covers the aircraft of World War I – let’s have a look at what is in store for us in our issue II review….

Tuesday, August 12

We look at the state of modern warfare in Panzer aces 46 review

Previous issues of Panzer Aces have seen World War II covered with some lovely models – Issue No# 46 of Panzer Aces features Post World War II vehicles and some of the best models on the market now. Let’s see what’s in store for us in today’s review of their latest

Monday, August 11

Hasegawa's October releases are varied and colorful - (several with no pilot figures included)

In this preview from Hasegawa we have stealth, missiles, unmanned  missiles with propellers, bombers, classic fighters and a cool little bird…Click on to see what’s new from Hasegawa for October..

Sunday, August 10

True to “Life” Sang on Lee’s new bust re-create's history of a history re-created and re-viewed..

Sang Eon Lee’s company Life Miniatures” has just been lifting the bar further and further and it looks like their latest release has raise the emotional bar higher with his own story to tell. We have the kit built up and the picture that inspired the sculpt in today's review

Saturday, August 9

Look at what's surfaced at Hobbyboss HQ in August…

Hobbyboss has a cool looking release set of hopefully very nice kits set for August release – we have the sprue shots to give you a better idea of the plastic to come to your LHS this month..


Friday, August 8

Verlinden's August items feature three men lying down - at least one without clothes...

Verlinden keeps ‘em coming out with four new products for the month of August. Some kits to “wake up” your Vietnam dio along with some destruction and a “large Sarge” are just some of what’s on the way…

Thursday, August 7

Eagle Editions Erlas examined in today’s 32nd scale decal review..

Eagle Editions has sent out one of their new decal sheets for the new Revell Bf-109G-10 in 1/32nd scale – this is an easy and quick build – hell we have made two here and now this sheet is out would we now consider building a third? Let’s have a look at the sheet shall we…

Tuesday, August 5

Meticulously making your Mustang or Shining up your Spitfire? Barracuda's latest sets are just in time for their appearance at the USA Nats..

The IPMS national convention in Hampton Roads, Virginia USA is the scene for the latest airing of Barracuda Studios latest resin sets for the Spitfire and Mustang in 32nd scale – we have a sneak peak at these new items before they surface tomorrow…

Mantis' Miniature Marines all the way today - as we review their latest set of figures in 35th scale...

Two USMC soldiers pick their way carefully around a small excavator as they scan the horizon for any trouble – single and as a set from Mantis Miniatures these two are up for a little mini build and review in today's news to you...

Monday, August 4

Italeri’s August items leave us spoilt for choice

Italeri has some tasty morsels of all different kinds ( 56th scale Panther?) coming our way – tanks, jets and WWII bombers getting the D-Day treatment are just the start of this month’s treats…


Sunday, August 3

Gary gets into a flap with his A-4 Slats & Landing flaps from Eduard

Today Gary reviews the 1/32nd scale Eduard landing flap set and A-4F slats in brass photo etch. As well as a basic explanation of which is which and what they all do Gary has many comparison shots as well as a good write up on the kit to get you properly orientated…

Saturday, August 2

Wanna play games or make models? Ammo has you covered on both fronts.


Mig Jimenez’s AMMO brand has fresh items that will suit the modellers of US & German tanks and smaller wargaming vehicles – Ohh and a nice tutorial on using thier paint is included as well - we have some pics in our preview for you..