Masterbox has announced their three kits in 35th scale that are expected for may and June this year. From the hard times of the end of WWII to the even harder days of a bleak post-apocalyptic future to man's best friend taking a bullet for his master - Let's see more of these three kits in today's preview...
Saturday, April 30
Friday, April 29
Meng has given us something that sounds familiar – the 35th scale Gepard SPAAG in 1/35th scale, but a whole lot more detailed than the other two kits on the market. Let’s look at the new kits features in our preview…
Thursday, April 28
In almost a haunting reminder of what is going on in many places around the world, Stalingrad Miniatures bring us a large set of 1/35th scale figures showing refugees and civilians of WWII on the road to who knows where? We have the pictures of the figures painted and unpainted and the reference pictures which inspired and served as guides to the sculptor in today’s preview
Wednesday, April 27
With all of these new Tigers from Dragon and Ryfield Model depicting “Afrika” Tigers (along with everything that is already out there) what better time to get two new figures for your DAK diorama? Let’s see what Alpine made with this set of two figures or two single 35th scale soldiers from Tunisia in our build review…
Tuesday, April 26
Takom’s new bunch of kits has hit our offices and we have all of them being built by some very good modellers – first of all, the Inbox reviews to show you what’s inside. Andy starts us off with his in-box of Takom’s T-55 AMV Russian Medium Tank in 35th scale. Let’s see what he thinks about this kit before he cuts plastic.
Monday, April 25
Sunday, April 24
Saturday, April 23
Recently Paul put together the MiniArt kit of the WLA Harley with Military Policeman on board. Not content just with this he also thought that he could get a nice result if he painted up a scene with this copper and his bike, so as a bit of a bonus here is his bike all painted up and ready to roar down the road…
Friday, April 22
Bruce finishes his Eduard kit of the 48th scale F-86F ‘Ultimate Sabre” in 48th scale and colourful markings.
Bruce Anders from Cutting Mat Capers 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 in the wash up of his excellent build.
Thursday, April 21
Not much on this as yet – but we DO know the long awaited updated version of the MH-6J / AH-6J known as the “Little Bird” is slated for a forthcoming release. With the help of expert Floyd Werner from “Werner’s Wings” to help this will hopefully be a great update on the old “Loach” kit you might have built as a kid. Let’s have a look at the CAD images we have so far.
Wednesday, April 20
Clayton finishes his 35th scale model of takom's AMX-13/75 in the third part of his story about this versatile French Light Tank. See a little of the history of the Venezuelan version that he has modelled in Ammo colours, and how he got it looking so good in today's article...
Tuesday, April 19
Monday, April 18
Kittyhawk show off their completed pair of 48th scale Super Étendard also with sprue shots and added CAD
Sunday, April 17
Saturday, April 16
Now pretty well established, Valiant Wings Publishing have quite a reputation, so when they announce not one but TWO books on the de Havilland Mosquito multi-role aircraft of WWII, well we are looking forward to it. Let’s see what they have planned for their latest all-in-one book in this series.
Friday, April 15
A new book focussing on model taine and locomotive making that combine with two new weathering sets from AK Interactive have caught our eye recently. This book looks like a thing you could apply the lessons from and the weathering sets look like you could also be applied to any modelling subject. Let’s take a look at the sets and some large images of what’s inside the book in our preview…
Wednesday, April 13
Recently we saw the first in a new series of encyclopedia detailing just how to make and finish aircraft models in some very precise detail from the guys at Ammo. We have seen this series expand to the ground bound vehicles with the first in a new series based on Tanks and AFV’s. Let’s take a look at the new volume of “Encyclopedia of Armour Modelling Techniques Vol. 1 – Construction” in today’s review…
Monday, April 11
Review: Four new sets of improvements for the 72nd Airfix Shackleton, 48th Grumman Tracker & Guardian from Barracuda...
Barracuda Studios has sent their new sets that they have released to suit some well-known 48th and 72nd scale aircraft that will have a lot of modellers rubbing their hands together. Bruce has taken them under the microscope and compared them with the real thing and the existing parts. Let’s see what he thought of these four sets….
Sunday, April 10
Saturday, April 9
MiniArt’s new T-44 in 35th scale is a BIG kit full of a lot of parts. So instead of a standard photos in-box review we got our friend Adam Mann from 3D scale to make a video review to show us the kit inside out. See if he thought whether MiniArt’s new high standard of approach to their kits is an improvement, or too much of a jump for this company from the Ukraine.
Friday, April 8
Andy Moore has already shown us this kit from Takom in both an in-box review and a construction build. Today he paints and weathers his 35th scale Takom AMX-13/90 in an interesting Venezuelan colour scheme. With the introduction of the Tamiya kit of the AMX-13 does Andy think this is the best on the market? Let’s see as he wraps it all up..
Thursday, April 7
6 new kits, TD’s, classic cars, a Gulf war combo kit & a Piranha? Italeri’s new items of April 2016 –
Wednesday, April 6
Tuesday, April 5
We have put a few of the 35th scale MiniArt Harley Davidson WLA’s together in reviews here at TMN, but it’s always great to see another modeller take on this kit. This boxing has the addition of a US Military Policeman with out for your roadside diorama needs. See what Paul thought of the experience in his build review…