Monday, November 30

AMMO’s new gear – instructional, space age and slow drying…

MiG’s AMMO brand - from their new encyclopaedia volume, to two paint sets for all of your spaceship needs to some slow drying superglue it’s all-new from AMMO this month. Let’s see what’s new….
 

Sunday, November 29

Revell of Germany's new kits - trucks & busses jets & choppers, tanks & staff cars it's all here..

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 October…

Saturday, November 28

New 1/35th bears, pigs, puppies & pin-ups from Mantis

The cheeky surprise these ladies have is store for those Nazi pigs are surely something they won't “bear”? These two new figures from Mantis Miniatures are sold as individuals or in a set and we are going to look at them today. 

Friday, November 27

In-boxed: Our review of Kittyhawk's 32nd scale F-86K has landed...

After Nic’s wonderful build of Kittyhawk's 32nd scale F-86D we now have the export “Sabre dog” is up for review on TMN. We look at the difference between the “D” and “K” models in real life and some good shots of what’s in the box for this new release in 32nd scale from Kittyhawk.

Thursday, November 26

Takom new AMX 13 series – 3 French tanks in 35th scale & now with boxart to tempt-ye.

Throw away your ancient Heller kits guys! Set for release soon is the new French tank series in 35th scale based on the AMX 13 light tank – Three tanks of this line are to be produced (that we know of) initially with maybe more to come. The box art is just released and we would take a look at the series and maybe the possibilities of this tank in model form...

Wednesday, November 25

The force awakens in the offices of Revell of Germany with their new Star Wars kits..

A new month and a new bunch of new models from Revell of Germany. These will be a little bit more special in some modellers minds as they focus on the new Star Wars movie “The Force Awakens" and they are directed at younger and fast building modellers. We thought we might have a look at four of them in our preview for you to see what they are really like…

Tuesday, November 24

In-Boxed: Andy’s review of Meng’s 35th scale Mk.A Whippet Medium Tank

Recently Andy Moore has taken on the Takom Whippet tank from the WWI era here on TMN – Well he wanted to look at how Meng’s new version of the same tank fared so here is his review - having examined both kits we were interested to know what he thought…

Monday, November 23

Our own "Spirited Brother" Thomas checks out Zoukei-Mura’s new 48th scale Horten Ho-229

When Thomas from Scale Plastic Aircraft Modeller told us we could share his review of the new Zoukei-Mura Horten Ho 229 in 48th scale we said yes straight away. Thomas does great reviews and has excellent insight into this aircraft so strap yourselves in and let’s look at what he thought about this smaller Horten...

Sunday, November 22

A Hussar and a horse, A legion to be cheerful and an Orge letting out a Shrek are all new this month from Pegaso

Pegaso’s three new figures for November are with us, and they are as nice looking as they are well painted on their box-arts. We have some nice images of them in our November Pegaso Preview… 

Saturday, November 21

Review: AOA Decals 1/32nd scale “The Intruders’ Sandbox - USN/USMC A-6E Intruders in Libyan Strikes & Desert Storm”

With the A-6E in 32nd scale FINALLY available from Trumpeter we have now got a choice in alternate decals with AOA decals new sheet providing seven choices in that scale for your TRAM aircraft. Today we take a look at the sheet and try to find the aircraft IN the periods depicted to see if both decals and research are good or bad - see what we thought about them in our in-depth review.

Friday, November 20

Construction review: Masterbox' 35th scale "Desert Battle Series, Skull Clan - Death Angels"

With just a little nudge and wink to maybe Mad Max and most other post-apocalyptic movies you have ever seen Masterbox from the Ukraine conjures up this set of four lady figures ready to bring sassy into the cutthroat world of Fallout 4… Let’s take a look at the new set “Skull Clan - Death Angels"…

Wednesday, November 18

In-boxed: Clayton reviews the WWI Heavy Battle Tank Mark V (3-in-1 Kit) from Takom


So in WWI when they wanted to upgrade the venerable MK.IV tank what did they make? Today’s review sees Clayton looking at the Takom 35th scale MK.V tank and all the features of this 3-in-1 kit before he builds it. Let’s take a look and see what was upgraded since his MK.IV…

Tuesday, November 17

New droids & TIE’s from Bandai…

It’s Star Wars time isn’t it? Now don’t tell me you can’t get these yet as they are not out till December – but Bandai’s two new kits from “The Force Awakens” focus on a pair of droids in 12th scale and the new version of the Tie Fighter flown by the First Order in 72nd scale. Let’s take a look at these two kits in our preview to show you what’s incoming… 

Monday, November 16

Review: 1/35th scale Mk. I Male WWI Heavy Battle Tank from Takom

Today Andy Moore takes a look at his new Mk. I Male WWI Heavy Battle Tank in 35th scale from Takom. This tank looks like an exciting proposition as it comes with a lot of extras to the kit and seeing what Andy will do with them gets our mouth watering. Let’s see what he thought of the plastic before he starts building it…

Sunday, November 15

Hobbyboss’ new kits – a bunch of new presents sorted for December?

Hobbyboss have five new releases for December. Some new and older aircraft and some WWII staples this might even make some people’s Christmas lists - let’s see the kits and sprues in the Hobbyboss preview…

Friday, November 13

Read n’ reviewed: “Forgotten Archives 1: The Lost Signal Corps Photos”

Most of us will know well the “Panzerwrecks” series and today we read a new book by one of that series authors. Called “Forgotten Archives 1: The Lost Signal Corps Photos”-  this book is a large volume that encapsulates a wealth of pictures captured by the men of the Signal Corps and “lost” until recently - See what we thought about the quality of this volume in today’s review…

Tuesday, November 10

Read n' Reviewed: Encyclopaedia of Aircraft Modelling Techniques Volume 1: Cockpits

Remember encyclopaedias? Those thick hardbound books that you got as a kid that let you know about the world and all you needed to know in your then young life? Don’t you wish that when you used your dad’s house paints there was a bit more guidance on your favourite subject of modelling? Well now MiG’s AMMO brand bring a new set of five issues to make your own comprehensive Encyclopaedia on Model aircraft making. We read “Volume 1: Cockpits” and we thought you would like a look at it in our review…

Sunday, November 8

Italeri – two wheels, a flat hull, ten wheels and NUTS! All new in November…

Italeri has a whole lot of really varied stuff for sale coming into the end of the year – from a frozen battlefield to an Italian pop-gun, from a Swedish sleeper to a British hell raiser and a German dreadnought. Let’s take a look at what’s new from Italeri in November in today’s preview…

Saturday, November 7

A thrice-nice looking set of Masterbox’s tankers of WWI

Recently Masterbox have been making some good looking WWI figures – Infantry on both sides, and now they have a new kinda special release – special in that you can have a pair of either French, German or British tankers in one box. Let’s look at these six figures in our preview…

Friday, November 6

New warriors from Germany and one or two Allied combatants from Wings Cockpit Figures

Wings cockpit figures often present us with a bunch of lovely pilots to furnish out large scale fighters and bombers - and this lot are looking just as nice as their previous offerings. Mostly German WWII there are one or two allied figures you might like in here as well. Let's have a look in our preview...

Thursday, November 5

We preview AMMO's new Weathering Magazine: Air - Issue 1 – “Panels”

A new magazine with a familiar face. Ammo have launched their new weathering magazine featuring aircraft (and spaceships) called “Air.” This issue features panels and panel washes amongst other things and it features a lot of varied aircraft. Let’s have a look at what’s incoming in our preview…

Wednesday, November 4

Paul builds up Takom’s 35th scale Chieftain Mk.11 (Pt.II of III)

Takom’s triple treat release of Mk 5, 10 & 11 Chieftain tanks in 35th scale is upon us – and we have already seen two of these built up here on TMN. Today Paul Lee looks at the kit he is building – the Mk.11 – before he starts cutting plastic….

Tuesday, November 3

Mike Rinaldi's new book series focuses on one thing at a time...

 
Modelling is changing and evolving all of the time. Our hobby is widening isn’t it? Many more modellers are looking for something different that we can adapt our own skills into and maybe add our own bit of creative liscence to. Today we have the hot off the press news about Mike Rinaldi’s new book focusing on just one model at a time in some varied subjects. Let’s have a look at what’s coming our way with the “SM” series of books…

Sunday, November 1

Several built up kits from Revell of Germany in a large variety – something there for most of us…

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 October…