Wednesday, September 30

Clayton builds Takom’s 1/35 Chieftain Mk.10

Clayton got straight into the build of his new Mk.I0 Chieftain as soon as he finished his review he posted here on TMN – Today as Pt.II of his trip he sees if his original thoughts about the kit come true in his step by step build of the kit before painting..

Tuesday, September 29

Watch the skies! …for Bronco’s new October Airborne kits…

Bronco’s newly announced brace of kits are very British army and very airborne. In fact both were designed to be used with the “Red Devils” in mind. Both the Swing open nosed version of the Horsa II A.S.58 and the Tetrarch airborne delivered tank will further populate your D-Day and after diorama – let’s see what they were all about in today’s preview…

Alpine's new 35th scale GI set previewed in detail...and now able to be purchased directly.

Alpine’s new 35th scale figures for October feature more GI’s from a colder climate. The box art is reminiscent of a cold, dark, northern European autumn or winter setting. Popular subjects you might think – so let’s have a look at them both and as a set in our preview…

Monday, September 28

Building a Geiger Tiger PT.II - Kitty Hawk’s F-86D Sabre Dog W/ Zotz Decals & PJ Productions pilot & Mastebox figurine…

You might have seen Part I of Nic’s build  showing his construction and prepping for paint. Today however he takes on the second part of his build of Kittyhawk’s 1/32nd scale F-86D “Sabre Dog” with the added spice of a pilot from PJ Productions, Mastebox lady crewperson to populate it and some alternative decals from Zotz to colour this bird. Let's see how it all went together in Part II...

Saturday, September 26

Celebrate Octoberfest at AMMO with all new sets…

MiG’s AMMO brand has some new products just released – from the Weathering Magazine to a black and white set to some realistic miniature plats to a green set for mechhas - Let’s see what’s new….

Friday, September 25

In boxed: British MBT Chieftain Mk.5/P 2in1 in 35th scale

Takom’s release of the three main Chieftain variants (5,10 &11) have sparked a lot of interest and we have the Mk.5 up for review today before Andy Moore builds it. Adding to Clayton’s Mk.10 kit review we have already seen, this looks like an interesting kit for many modellers…

Thursday, September 24

MiniArt’s new wares in the flesh at Lviv Scale Models Fest 2015

Recently we have been showing you some of the promised model kits yet to come from Miniart. This Ukrainian supplier has been a bit hamstrung by events recently and so it was good to see most of their new kits on display at Lviv Scale Models Fest. Let’s have a look at what they had there… 

Wednesday, September 23

Chieftain’s new clothes - In Box: Takom’s Chieftain MK 10

There has been quite some anticipation about TAKOM’s new Chieftain MK 5 & Mk.11 versions but also this – the Mk. 10 that Clayton has managed to get his hands on. He thought he would give you a quick look before he builds it...

Monday, September 21

Review: AOA Decals “Black Ponies & More Broncos” 21 schemes on one sheet...

With the highly anticipated Kitty Hawk 1/32 OV-10A Bronco coming this month we thought it was a great time to start looking for alternate to the kit decals to use. AOA decals are a company’s work we had not seen as of yet. So what better reason to give these a good going over – see what we thought about them in our in-depth review.

Sunday, September 20

AK Interactive’s new September items: Instructional, pigmented and very metal..

AK Interactive’s new September items see yet more shades in both the new Xtreme metal series with a book to show you how to get the best out of it, in fact there are three new books, new pigments and a few other bits to interest the real modellers out there – let’s have a look…

Saturday, September 19

Review:Three of Stalingrad's Kursk "Big Set" built and the rest previewed...

Alexander from Stalingrad Miniatures has sent us the latest set of figures to review from his 1/35th scale figures stable. This set depicts a bunch of rag-tag Soviet soldiers on the march in the battle of Kursk. This is a varied big set that you can buy as a whole or separate - Let’s have a look at three of the figures of this ten figure set as well as previewing the other figures…

Wednesday, September 16

Gary’s HK Models 1/32 Mosquito B Mk.IV Build Review - Part IV

Gary's fourth and final part of this build of the HK Models 1/32 Mosquito B Mk.IV Build is with us today. See how it all turned out and if all of the extra work on constructions showed up in the finishing process..

Tuesday, September 15

Takom Whippet Mk.A build Pt III - Painting and weathering the Whippet...

We have already seen Takom’s Mk.A Whippet Medium Tank reviewed and then put together in two articles here on TMN, Now Andy Moore uses his AMMO paints and a lot of skill to bring this little tank to life in part III of the build. What are his final thoughts? Let's see...

Monday, September 14

Gary’s HK Models 1/32 Mosquito B Mk.IV Build Review - Part 3

In part I we looked at the kit’s cockpit, detailed assembly and did a dry fit, in part II we painted some of the insides – now in part III of Gary’s build review the structure of the lovely HK Models De Havilland Mosquito B Mk. IV in 1/32nd scale goes together. See how he super details these internals before he finishes off the exterior in today’s build review.

Sunday, September 13

Clayton gets “on the grass” as he reviews AMMO’s latest scenery mats

One of the products picked up by Mig Jimenez’ AMMO range has been the terrain mats that give you a ready-made diorama ready to either use cut up or as is in your own dio scene. We haven’t seen them reviewed properly so Clayton thought he would show you his green stuff…

Saturday, September 12

Andy whips up his Whippet - Pt.II of the Takom Whippet Mk.A Build

We have already seen Takom’s Mk.A Whippet Medium Tank in a review by Andy Moore – Painting the completed kit will come in two day's time, but today Andy puts the kit together to REALLY show you what the fit and construction is like. Enjoy…

Friday, September 11

Miniart - something old into something new – with a special edition light Russian tank and crew …

Miniart have combined their T-70 light tank kit with a cool Russian winter crew – We thought we would have a look at the parts and built up T-70M tanks so you can see just how simple and effective of a model it is…

Thursday, September 10

Several built up kits from Revell of Germany show some nice looking new bench warmers for us all..

A new month and a new bunch of diverse models from Revell of Germany. We have some built up pictures and info on all of them so please do enjoy our preview of the new Revell of Germany’s items for September…

Wednesday, September 9

Hobbyboss’ September selections are very German – from early, mid & late war…

We have three German flavoured kits from Hobbyboss in September – an early war light recon AFV, a late war D-13 and a mid-war “Frederich” – let’s see the kits and sprues in the Hobbyboss preview…

Tuesday, September 8

Construction review: “Shinsengumi Wolves of Mibu 1864” from MJ Miniatures/ DG Art Work

An all new samurai bust from the team of MJ Miniatures/ DG Art Work caught our eye recently. It featured the armed militia “The Wolves of Maibu” man in a dynamic pose and some very fine sculpting, so we thought it was worth our time to build him up in a review, and look a little into where these men got their name from….

Monday, September 7

Building a Geiger Tiger - Kitty Hawk’s F-86D Sabre Dog W/ Zotz Decals & PJ Productions pilot figurine…

Kittyhawk have given us yet another kit a lot of people wanted in the form of the 32nd scale F-86D “Sabre Dog” and today our man Nic takes this kit on in the review build  with the help of a pilot from PJ Productions to populate it and some alternative decals from Zotz to colour this bird. Let's see how he went in Part I...

Saturday, September 5

Bandai’s “Force Awakens” kits continue with a new X-Wing & Millennium Falcon in scale…

To add to the other “Force Awakens” Star wars injection moulded kits comes the news that Bandai is also bringing out some space craft – not any but the most famous aircraft of the series –the 72nd scale X-Wing T-70 fighters and the revised Millennium Falcon in 1/144th scale – we have the key points and images so take a look at this new kit in our preview…

Friday, September 4

Bandai enacts the First Order with their new Stormtrooper in 1/12th scale injection moulded plastic.

In the wake of the new model kits from Bandai of Star Wars characters C-3P0, R2D2, boba Fett and the other 1/12th Stormtrooper figures, we have more information on new "First Order" Stormtroopers from the new star Wars movie "The Force Awakens". Let's take a look at this new kit in our preview…

Thursday, September 3

TankART IV is available for pre-order at a discount rate – but not for long….

Rinaldi Studio Press has some exciting news – their latest opus and one of the best armour series books has returned – the new German-centric TankART IV is available for a special price - until the 7th of September only. Let’s take a look at this all new volume and what to expect inside the schmick pages…

Wednesday, September 2

Review: Kitty Hawk Models 1/32nd scale P-39N/Q Airacobra

Gary got his hands on Kittyhawk’s new P-39 Airocobra in 32nd scale – he thought that to show you the kit he might just build it – but not before a quick review turned into a really very detailed review. Let’s see what he thought of the kit with some photographic comparisons and great insight in his review.

Tuesday, September 1

Kitty Hawk's 1/48 SH-2G Super Seasprite landing in November…

To complement the Seasprite that Nic has already built here on the news we have the boxart for the new up-rated “SH-2G Super Seasprite”