Building the complicated Bronco kits does not have to be difficult. – you just gotta know what to spend your time on! Paul Lee is a Bronco veteran and he wanted this build to be short and preferably sweet – Let’s see if he got his wish with his build of the new Bronco 35th scale early model Panzer III Ausf A (Sd.Kfz 141)…
Monday, February 29
Sunday, February 28
Brand new boxings in wargaming scale with some bonus codes and other extras are on the table from Italeri this month (ohh and a model inside as well!). Let’s have a look at what’s new from Italeri’s world of tanks crossover in today’s preview.
Saturday, February 27
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 “Airframe Detail” book on the beautiful looking MC.202 Folgore – see what he thought of the book in his review.
Friday, February 26
Andy Moore has finished his new Mk. I Male WWI Heavy Battle Tank in 35th scale from TAKOM. The Palestinian theatre scheme is finished with Mig Jimenez' Ammo paint & Penguin's Decals. This detailed version of the kit includes the extra trailer, pulleys and bars which make this look like no other WWI tank.
Thursday, February 25
Wednesday, February 24
The minute this one came out several World of Tanks fans jumped up and down with delight– this popular little tank has become even better known through this game. Always a fan of the IDF tank on the box, our man Clayton has already started building this kit. He takes a quick look at what is inside before we show you his build…
Tuesday, February 23
Build Review: MiniArt re-loads up with (special edition) plastic bullets…Let's see the changes & if they are for the better
MiniArt have re-released some German Artillery men to compliment not only the Russian German 76.2mm FK288 gun, but most of their other artillery pieces depending on how you manage the diorama. We built them up to see if they looked as good in real life as they did on the box-art. Let's see what's new or changed in our review...
Monday, February 22
Sunday, February 21
Those familiar with building the Gloster Meteor F.4 kit in 32nd scale will know that it’s easy to put together, and that the possibilities for altering the simple kit are definitely possible. Fisher Model & Pattern have proved this already with their F.8 kit – now their Trainer T.7 kit is out on pre-order we thought you should see what they have come up with in our preview…
Saturday, February 20
Up gunned, updated and up-sized – we look at TANKART I's 3rd edition & what has changed in this version..
Friday, February 19
Today’s build review of Takom’s 35th scale MK.V tank sees Clayton finishing what he started in splendid fashion. He has taken on one of the most challenging schemes to represent in his kit so let’s see how he got it all painted before the final stages of the build…
Thursday, February 18
Canfora press on with AFV Photo Album 2 - "Armoured Fighting Vehicles on Czechoslovakian territory 1945”
Canfora Press have brought us some of the most beautiful books on modelling today. We loved their recent “Rare Wheels” & “Wingspan” books as well as their other modelling books on varied subjects but a book that many modellers and AFV fans hold close is the AFV Photo Album. Now there is a second volume out we were keen to see what Canfora Press had in store (and at a pre-order discount price as well) …
Wednesday, February 17
We see Masterbox evolving from the 24th scale Pin-up market into the 24th scale Fantasy market this month. Two of their new items really are out of this world whereas their third kit is classic WWII infantry – something for the traditionalists and the experimenters then? Let's have a look at what is coming in today's preview…
Tuesday, February 16
Monday, February 15
The experimental Vought XF5U-1 "Flying Pancake" is an interesting shape and intriguing aircraft for many. Kittyhawk’s 48th scale kit has a fair few possibilities for those looking for something out of the mainstream. Out Man Gary was onto this kit and has dry fitted the major components in his review for you…
Saturday, February 13
Construction review: Stalingrad Miniatures two 35th scale civilian Women figures from their large set in put together...
Friday, February 12
Well it seems this guys just cannot stop challenging himself to up the ante. Now we see another bust from Life Miniatures and it is now painted and ready to be shipped – we thought we would give you a look at him unpainted as well as some references of the source material in today’s preview.
Thursday, February 11
We got a chance to review the very nice "Landscapes of War. Diorama Vol.I” from the Greatest Guide series a while ago and we found it a really interesting and equally as informative guide. When we heard about the second book coming and received new pictures we thought you would want to see what’s new in our preview of Volume II…
Wednesday, February 10
We get a chance to look at a lot of the top modelling from around the world in the form of magazines here at TMN. Recently there has been a spike in new publications full of SBS model builds – Mig’s Weathering Magazine is one of the most popular on the market and today and we look at the new “Heavy Metal” issue #14 in today’s review…
Monday, February 8
Saturday, February 6
Friday, February 5
Alpine Miniatures have released this set featuring both an SS soldier and the figure representing the controversial figure of Joachim "Jochen" Peiper in the time of the battle of Kharkov in 1943. Peiper - an SS commander during WWII was tried and convicted for being in command of troops who participated in the “Malmédy Massacre”. Well we will cut past these other considerations and show you the figures built up in today’s preview…
Thursday, February 4
Wednesday, February 3
Tuesday, February 2
The Abrams Squad No#13 from Pla Editions has just arrived on our desk and no doubt in the shops near you. We spent some time reading it today and thought it was only fair to tell you what we thought about this latest edition in today’s review….