Thursday, March 31
Wednesday, March 30
Preview – Valiant Wings new “Airframe Album No.9 The Arado Ar 234 - A Detailed Guide to The Luftwaffe's Jet Bomber”
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, and their latest is book on the Ar 234 "Blitz" is looking very nice looking indeed. Let’s see what is coming inside the book in today’s preview.
Sunday, March 27
Pegaso’s new Medicine Man & Tracian Warrior - sure to heal your passion & wound your wallet this month..
Saturday, March 26
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 an informative guide. The second book in the series is now with us – and at 200-odd pages it is a bit of a read, but luckily for us there are lots of pictures! We thought we would share with you what we found out about this – the second in the series in today’s review…
Friday, March 25
Thursday, March 24
What do you get when you cross an An Egg & A Tupelov Tu-2 Tu-2? Happy Easter! as Andy builds Meng's kit
With all of the spectrum splitting and rivet counting and having a go at anything that “doesn’t look right” - what about modelling for fun? The “Egg Plane” movement is growing in numbers as even the most serious of and most talented modellers get on board to either relieve stress or just to make something without having to conform to hard to a predetermined standard. Andy Moore got into his Easter Egg-plane Tupolev Tu-2 model in today’s build
Wednesday, March 23
Monday, March 21
With the new early Panzer III’s coming from Miniart and a host of other early war Axis rarities we need some crew to populate them. MiniArt have answered their own needs with a new crew of early war tankers circa 1940. We put them together so you could see what they are really like to build in our review
Sunday, March 20
Saturday, March 19
Last year we looked at Number 1 in this series of “Airplanes in Scale - The Greatest Guide” which featured propeller aircraft, and indeed it was one of the best books we had seen on aircraft modelling. Now the second half of this series is with us & it features jet aircraft this time. We have several preview pages to give you a taste of what is to come…
Friday, March 18
Thursday, March 17
Wednesday, March 16
Well MiniArt have combined their excellent WLA Motorbike with this new GI who looks like he is out of fuel or luck – This new “in Progress” list. Let’s have a look at him in our preview…
Tuesday, March 15
Bruce Anders from Cutting Mat Capers is new to TMN but not new to many of you out there. He has put his considerable skills into building the Eduard kit of the 48th scale F-86F ‘Ultimate Sabre” – a special edition with Hasegawa plastics pimped out with Eduard Brassin and photo-etched detail. Let’s see what he thinks about the kit before he gets building it in his “Inbox.”
Sunday, March 13
Kittyhawk surprised a few with their very good Sepecat Jaguar kits in 48th scale, some people often thought why not “upsize” them? Well their wish has been granted as Kittyhawk send us pictures of the CAD drawings of the first of the Jaguar family to come this year…
Saturday, March 12
Friday, March 11
The latest sculpt from Life Miniatures is a 1/10th resin cast in which the sculptor Eduard Perez has made a likeness of a French soldier of the Zouave Regiment in 1914.These colourful colonial soldiers are a great choice for figure and bust painters so we thought we would give you a look at him unpainted, painted as well as some references of the source material in today’s preview.
Thursday, March 10
Wednesday, March 9
Tuesday, March 8
We have already looked at the sprues of the kingfisher in our preview – and today Nico & Francois team up to make the model before the next step of making a diorama for it to all fit into. They had some special motivation along the way – see how the kit built up in today’s Build story.
Monday, March 7
Sunday, March 6
Spot the difference? MiniArt’s new kit of the T-44M in 35th scale has subtle differences to it's brother…
Miniart's new T-44M in 35th scale – it looks very to the earlier announced brother kit - but the "M" version is different in several ways - we take a look with some comparisons of how this kit differs and what's coming in the box in our preview...