Sunday, January 31
Saturday, January 30
Thursday, January 28
We have just read Mike Rinaldi’s new book. Taking a turn from his TANKART series and focussing on just one model at a time in the one book. It features his master work on the 35th scale Kitchen Foo “Fish Submarine” model. We have a look at this first book in a new series called "SM.01" (Single Model 01) in today’s review...
Wednesday, January 27
Eagle Editions always seem to have their fingers on the pulse. When the two new Mossie kits in 32nd came out they were not far behind in their releases of two new decal sets for the HK and Tamiya Mosquito kits. There are of course copies of this released in 72nd and 48th scales but today we look at the 32nd scale sets for you…
Monday, January 25
Ciao ciao! Italeri have some very interesting new items coming to us this coming year. Some larger and smaller scale bits that we did not expect or think about but we are most glad to see them coming and some we have expected for a while…We have a fairly large version so you can see the releases and the “New” items that are marked in it. Interesting bunch in here…
Sunday, January 24
Saturday, January 23
Friday, January 22
There was a little bit of excitement recently when the pocket sized but very cool looking earthmover the M9 ACE (Armoured Combat Earthmover) was announced as a new release from Takom. Our man Peter was just as pumped as the rest of us and after some examination of the kit with comparison pictures he brings a great in box review of the kit before he tackles it…See what he thinks so far…
Thursday, January 21
Canfora Publishing have brought us some of the most beautiful books on modelling today. To add to this they have just today added a large picture format book featuring the lesser known vehicles – the ones that aren’t so common in injection moulded plastic – they are the “Rare Wheels - A pictorial journey of lesser-known soft-skins 1934-45” We read it and thought you would like to know what it's like. See what we thought in our review...
Wednesday, January 20
Miniart has satisfied many with the new release of their Catalogue of items for 2016 – They have surprised a lot of us with their new T-44 and Su-122 kits that are coming – but there will no doubt be more in store with this new lot of arrivals – let’s dive in to see what’s new from them in 2016…
Monday, January 18
Friday, January 15
Thursday, January 14
Andy has built 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 painting and weathering the kit.
Wednesday, January 13
With Bronco Models releasing a new version of the 35th scale Cruiser Tank A34 Comet tank and Paul being a bit of a fan he thought it only apt to let you know how this one differed from their previous Comet. See what’s different (or not) his review...
Tuesday, January 12
Read n’ Reviewed: The de Havilland Hornet & Sea Hornet - A Detailed Guide to the RAF & FAA's Last Twin-engine Fighter
Valiant Wings Publishing’s new book on the de Havilland Hornet & Sea Hornet interested Gary more than a little as a book to review, partially because he had seen other books in this series, and partly ‘cos he liked this airframe. Click on to see if exactly what he thought about this new book in his review.
Monday, January 11
Stalingrad have given us new images of their set of soldiers during a frosty winter meal and the children from the village they have conquered that maybe only one side will get anything out of. This new set from Stalingrad Miniatures shows the harsh conditions from both sides in this new big set in our preview…
Sunday, January 10
A process that is much talked about and debated - Jose Luis Lopez’s work with the Black and White Technique of painting is kinda love it or hate it. So when we read his book explaining the way to achieve this finish would we love it or hate it as well? Maybe we just liked it? Let’s see how it reads in our review…
Saturday, January 9
Thursday, January 7
Wednesday, January 6
our man in Belgium Corentin has already built the Fouga CM.170 Magister kit in 48th scale from AMK Models – today Nic from Brussels looks at the second of his kits from this new model maker. The new 48th scale Mig-31 BM/BSM Foxhound kit is a promising kit in previews we have seen but is it any good in the flesh? Let’s take a look before Nic builds the kit.
Tuesday, January 5
Valiant Wings Publishing are well known for their Airframe Album series of books that try to place as much information about an aircraft in one place as possible – Gary has a copy of their latest book on the trusty Arado Ar 196 he has been reading during the holidays – see what he thought of the book in his review.
Monday, January 4
A new year and a new bunch of diverse models from Revell of Germany. We have some pictures, not a lot of info but some good ideas about all of the new tool (and older tooled perhaps) kits coming from Revell of Germany’s items for 2016…