Sunday, August 30

Roman around, sapping with a big axe and talking like a pirate day from Pegaso

Pegaso’s three new figures for September are with us, each is uniquely challenging and very nice looking – let’s take a look at them in our preview…

Saturday, August 29

It’s “Bandai-Fett”- with two new kits focused of the Galaxy’s No.1 bounty hunter.

Hot on the heels of the recent model kits from Bandai of Star Wars subjects we see two new kits that involve just the one character – Bobba Fett. Arguably the most popular character in the expanded Star Wars universe, we see a new 1/12th scale figure to add to the others in this scale and a 1/144th scale “Slave I” Starship kit to add to the scene. Let’s take a look at these two kits in our preview…

Friday, August 28

Masterbox is getting large, patriotic and very sassy with three new figures in 1/24th scale

We see Masterbox evolving in to the Pin-up market with their three latest figures of very patriotic and maybe a little glamorous ladies in “easy on the eye” poses. Let’s have a look at what is coming our way in today’s preview…

Thursday, August 27

Build review - Takom’s 35th scale Skoda PA-II "Turtle” a build of two halves?

We got our dirty little hands on Takom’s new 35th scale SKODA PA-II “Turtle” armoured car this week – We thought this might be a good kit to build for those looking a simple commitment, and we put ours together in just a few hours –– but was it an enjoyable few hours? Let’s have a look in our build review.

Wednesday, August 26

Review: FineMolds 1/72 F-14D Tomcat / Model Graphix combo kit – Part 4

The parts of the puzzle are complete - Gary can now set off with his build of the excellent Finemolds F-14D Tomcat in 72nd scale. This model is being delivered thru the unusual method of a monthly release in a supplement with Model Graphix magazine. Let's look at the lats pieces in depth before Gary takes off with his build...

Tuesday, August 25

Read N Reviewed: Tanker Techniques Magazine #01 “Extreme Rust”

With all of the competition between companies for the hard won magazine dollar will AK Interactive's new first edition of “Tanker” measure up? Let’s have a look at this promising magazine in our review…

Saturday, August 22

Review: Bandai 1/72nd scale BTL-A4 Y-Wing Starfighter

With all of the hype surrounding the new Star Wars movies it's hard to ignore the tie-ins (no pun intended) on the market right now and that extends to models - lucky for us... Having built both the AT-ST and R2-D2 kits from FineMolds Andy Moore is well versed to talk about their new star wars themed kits. Today he looks at the 1/72nd scale Y-Wing Fighter from this Japanese model maker – See what he thinks of it in today's in-box…

Thursday, August 20

Paul Tzech’s out Bronco models Panzerbefehlswagen 35(t) Pt 2

Today our man Paul Lee takes on the complicated command version of the new Bronco Models Pz.35(t) in 35th scale. He has already shown us his PTI of the build with a full interior but today he finishes her off with painting and some deft weathering. Take a look at how it turned out in PTII of the article.

Wednesday, August 19

The guys & girls of Germany's home guard in 1945 from D-Day Miniatures..

D-Day Miniature Studio recreate the fall of Berlin and the poultry resistance that was left in their new set and individual figures in 35th scale. These new resin figures reflect just how far the Nazis went to save the 1000 year Reich…

"Trolling" is good when you get instructions directly from MJ Miniatures...

This new bust from MJ Miniatures in 1/9th scale is a small bust piece that recreates a horrible looking troll with some amazing detail – and he even shows us how to paint it brilliantly in a video – Click on to see the new figure and how he got it looking so good…

Tuesday, August 18

Hobbyboss’ sensational September selections – Old square tanks, a stout CCKW and a svelte Schwalbe…

The featured kits from Hobbyboss for September feature two very boxy looking tanks and a CCKW cargo truck with the popular two seat me-262 night fighter in 48th scale. All promising kits and sure to interest many a modeller. Take a look at them and the sprues in our preview…

Monday, August 17

Andy Moore's Pt.II of Takom's Krupp 21cm Mörser 10/16 build

Last week Andy Moore looked at the new Krupp 21cm Mörser 10/16 from Takom, he liked what see saw enough to do a second part of the article – this time with paint from AMMO to compliment the schemes provided in the box – Let’s see just how he got this gun looking so very good in today’s article…

Sunday, August 16

Doubles, singles a Lear and a car - Hasegawa’s new items for November

Hasegawa’s new items for November are again pretty varied and several are double kits with a new tourer, a classic private jet and an egg plane – if that’s your bag  –  Let’s have a look in our preview…

Saturday, August 15

Read n' Reviewed - WWI revisited with this special edition #49 from Panzer Aces

“Panzer Aces” magazine no #49 is a complimentary volume that is mostly concerned with dio’s as well. Well there is sure to be some good armour, figure work, painting and weathering in there as well. Let’s find out in our review of this WWI special.

Thursday, August 13

Miniart fuels your modelling fire with a new tanker…

You no longer have to go for an expensive resin kit or conversion to make a Russian refuelling tanker in 35th scale with their new BZ-38 based on the GAZ-AAA truck chassis. This truck will no doubt also be used by 32nd scale modellers as well so let’s have a look at what’s concrete and what is CAD so far.

Wednesday, August 12

Build Review – TAKOM’s - 12.8cm Flak 40 Zwilling in 35th scale

This large twin cannon that saw action on the Flakturm of Nazi Germany’s largest cities is the subject of one of Takom’s latest kit in a massive 1/35th scale - how would this kit – with a 30 cm height when fully elevated go together? Clayton has built it before painting and he thought he would share the build with us in today’s build review…

Tuesday, August 11

Are you a wings man or a tail guy? Well you can have both with Bronco’s varied September kits…

Bronco have a few really different and a few adapted kits that we have already seen most of in various guises for September – We really didn’t expect just the wings and tail of a glider in 35th to come on sail anytime soon! See what’s new (and new(ish) from Bronco this month…

Monday, August 10

Construction Review: Paul Von Hindenburg brought to LIFE by Sang Eon Lee in his latest figure sculpt

Life Miniatures has their latest figure released in focus with yet another historical figure that you may have seen in a picture - Paul Von Hindenburg - we have a copy of this bust and thought what better way for you to see him than for us to put him together

Sunday, August 9

Abrams Squad No 11 Read n' reviewed…

 
We have been looking at each of Abrams Squad’s magazines as they have come out and now we have the preview of number 11 of the modern military model magazine – we thought we would show you what is featured in this latest mag in our preview…

Saturday, August 8

PEKO Publishing’s Zyrinyi II Assault Howitzer - Hungarian Steel read & Reviewed…

Peko Publishing’s new book on the tough, hard hitting but relatively obscure Zyrinyi II Assault Howitzer is with us and we have learnt a few things from reading this book. Have a look to see what we learnt and what we thought of this new hard bound volume from Peko.

Friday, August 7

Review - Takom's 35th scale Whippet gets the once-over

As a follow up to his popular look at Takom’s Mörser, Andy looks at Takom’s new British version of the Whippet in 35th scale. He goes right through the kit in his review before he puts together & paints & weathers the kit in the next chapter. Let’s take a look at what's in the box…

Thursday, August 6

François builds Revell’s new 1/32 Focke Wulf FW-190 F8 "Schlachter"

News of Revell’s new budget priced but well detailed new 1/32nd scale Focke Wulf FW-190 F8 came to favourable ears – we could always do with a more affordable but accurate "Schlachter" – but would it be any good to build? Let’s see as François has a go at Revell’s latest ‘190…

Wednesday, August 5

Miniart goes into "civvie street" with their new GAZ-03-30 Passenger bus...

Miniart have come back with a vengeance after their enforced lay-off – they have been really busy making good on some of their earlier promises of new kits this year – This on is a progression on their 1/35th scale GAZ-AA trucks with a new bus in several different colour schemes for your perusal! Let’s have a look…

Tuesday, August 4

Italeri’s September selections show some seventy-second sensations…

… and a few others you all might be interested in, from big rigs, to Harleys – Antit-tankers to a big willy(s)? Let’s have a look in our preview..

Monday, August 3

Construction review – Takom’s 35th scale Krupp 21cm Mörser put together..

Andrew Moore opens his account here at TMN in very impressive style. This talented modeller shows us just what to expect when putting together Takom’s new 32th scale Krupp 21cm Mörser 10/16 “2-in-1” kit. See what he though and how it looks built up in today’s review.

Sunday, August 2

Review: Missile/ Magazine combo & Modelkasten Pilots for the new 72nd F-14 tomcat from Finemolds…

The new FineMolds 72nd scale F-14D Tomcat kit is being delivered to model makers in a peculiar way. This new exciting kit comes in four different parts via a package with the Japanese model magazine “Model Graphix.” Today we have for you the companion to this kit – the weapons set as well as four different pilots to suit it from Modelkasten. Both are featured in the July 2015 issue of Scale Aviation (SA) magazine. Gary looks into these missiles and pilots in today’s review…