Sunday, October 30

Andrea Miniatures goes mainstream with two new series in 35th & 16th scales

The latest figure release from Andrea Miniatures is set we think to capture a few more of the mainstream modeller's cash. They have done this by selecting a new sculpt in popular military scales of 35th & 16th scales (1200mm) – and then added to this by selecting a Luftwaffe WWII Fallschirmjäger. Let's have a look...

Friday, October 28

Build Guide: Andy's Armata Pt.II - The Objekt 149 in 35th

Russia’s new line of AFV’s based on the “Armata” are still a bit of an enigma outside Russia it seems – so a new kit of one of their latest vehicles, the T-15 Armata Objekt 149 by Panda Hobby in 35th scale, is surely of interest to many modellers out there. We have already seen an in-box review of the kit, now let’s see how Andy is going in part II of his build of the kit.

Thursday, October 27

The “Rogue One” kits awaken…Bandai’s K-2SO in 12th scale

To add to the other releases in 12th scale, Bandai has released what we think will be a cult figure of the new “Rogue One” Star Wars movie. The Imperial enforcer droid-gone-good K-2SO. – we have the key points and images, so take a look at this new kit in our preview…

Wednesday, October 26

Takom launch four new futuristic machines (for their time) onto the market

TAKOM’s have four releases set to “hit” before Christmas – they are all kind of related to each an earlier model in either tooling or theme. A new inter-war Mk. IV a V-2 rocket & V-2 launch tractor/ Trailer combo + a Krupp Raumer S - all in 35th scale injected plastic. Let’s look at these very tempting kits and what we know so far.

Gallery: Gary's 48th scale Horten Ho 229 from Zoukei-Mura


Here's one we did not show you yet - We thought it only proper to give you a decent walk around the final, finished gallery of Gary Wickham's build of Zoukei Mura’s new 48th scale Horten. The build turned out so well we think you all deserve the diversion into a "What-if future" scenarios from ZM and Gary-san.

Tuesday, October 25

Read n’ Reviewed: We look at the modern warfare world of Abrams Squad #16

Abrams Squad magazine – the modern armour themed modelling magazine is now in its 16th edition. We got it to read and thought you might want to see what is on offer this issue. Read on if you want to see just what's what in issue 16…

Monday, October 24

Barracuda Studios triple construction review:The gustav gets an upgrade...

New resin from Barracuda Studios is usually on point in accuracy and usefulness. They have released three more sets to suit the Revell (& Trumpeter) new tool 32nd scale Bf 109 "Gustavs" recently. We thought it only proper to compare these enhancements with the kit versions in-situ in today’s review to see if they are…

Saturday, October 22

Masterbox’ new kits of November/December 2016 are old & new fashioned at the same time..

Masterbox have offered us three new kits for December that are very different from the usual fare. The Great War – right up until the futuristic world of fashion are the range of diversity – did someone say diversity? Japanese maids will sort that category out…

Friday, October 21

Done and "Dusted" - Andy Finishes Meng's 35th Leopard 2A7 German Main Battle Tank (Part V)

Andrew Moore has already shown us his 35th scale Leopard 2A7 German Main Battle Tank kit from MENG in an insightful four-part build review series - Now that he has finished the kit see, how he sowed it all together in the last of his  “Big Cat Diaries.” 

Thursday, October 20

Read n' Reviewed: Ammo's How to Paint 1:72 Military Vehicles

Making an AFV in 1/72nd scale is something that a lot of people would not even think of doing.  How to paint and weather it is something altogether new for even more modellers. Lucky there is a new guide out to try and educate (or maybe even convert) us from AMMO. Clayton had a read of it – let’s see what he thought…

Wednesday, October 19

Preview: We look at Hobbyboss’ new items for November 2016

Hobbyboss have four new releases for November -  A pair of very small – but very big tractors, a soviet supersonic bomber and a little known hard hitting AFV. Let’s see the kits and sprues in the Hobbyboss preview…

Tuesday, October 18

"Su" build Pt.II - MiniArt's 35th scale Su-122 Soviet Self-Propelled Gun Initial Prod kit

Lukas has already shown us the interior and initial production steps of his MiniArt 35th scale Su-122 Soviet Self-Propelled Gun Initial Production kit. We loved how he painted and weathered the interior…but now he has to seal it up and do just as good of a job on the outside of the tank – let’s see how he went in Pt. II of his build article.

Monday, October 17

Construction Review: Bronco Models Carro Armato L35/c (C.V.33/II Serie) fitted w/the Swiss Solothurn S18-1100 20mm Gun

Having already made one of Bronco’s little Carro Armato L35/c tankettes, who better to do a construction review than our man Clayton – See what he thought in today’s construction review…

Sunday, October 16

More new pictures of Bandai’s HUGE new 1/6th scale Stormtrooper figure model preview…

On seeing some of the newest pictures of the actual kit of the 6th scale Stormtrooper from Bandai we thought you would be interested to know more about him – just before you try to get your hands on one for Christmas release…

Friday, October 14

Read n’ Reviewed: Mike Rinaldi's TankART I German Armour (3rd edition)

With the original “TANKART 1 German Armor” no longer available in shops, Rinaldi Studio has gone back to the future & updated, expanded & refined the third print run of this, arguably the most popular books of the series. We thought we would take an extensive look in the book with several pictures & even more words in our review.

Thursday, October 13

Two new “In Action” 1/35th scale Wehrmacht resin figures just released from Qing Yi Miniatures.


Neucraft has just sent news of two new very active German mid-war era soldiers from Qing Yi Miniatures. These two are sold as a set and as singles, and they look like they are doing far more than posing at the side of a tank! Let’s look at them in our preview…

Wednesday, October 12

Sorry guys - we unleashed a biochemical frenzy in our build review of Mob Miniatures new 35th scale zombie sets...

With “The Walking Dead’ on the way back to our TV’s, and Zombies being still a popular subject on in movies, why not give modellers some zombies in a scale they can use to recreate the scenes for their dioramas? Two new 1/35 scale resin figures from Mob Miniatures are up for review today – hopefully, these can fill that void? Let’s put them together to see their quality in our review…

Tuesday, October 11

Double Delta pt Deux - A double build of the 1/32nd scale Mirage IIIC from Italeri

After quite a struggle in the first part of the build of the kit - Nico & Francios have combined forces to make TWO versions of Italeri's new Mirage IIIC in 32nd scale. See how they made the most from this kit in the conclusion of their build...

Monday, October 10

In-Boxed: Takom’s 35th scale Sd.Kfz.182 King Tiger Henschel Turret w/Zimmerit – “Abt.505”

We have seen some information about the new King Tiger from Takom in 35th scale, now Andy’s got his hands on one that he wants to get building – firstly, he thought he would share what’s in the box with us. Let’s have a look in his review at the “Abt. 505” boxing before the parts are put together…

Sunday, October 9

Revell’s Gorch Fock & Knutschkugel – oww, & all their releases till 2017 in our preview…

Revell of Germany's new models for release in October – they have sent us details of them with built up shots, but more importantly, they have shown us a hint of their releases till the end of the year. Check them out in our preview...

Saturday, October 8

Want your uniforms colour matched & “washable?” AK Interactive has that sorted for you in their October releases.

AK Interactive gives us some new paint sets to modulate our Red, Blue & White coloured figures – they also give us a handy “solution” to make your colours washable – check them out in October’s new release preview…

Friday, October 7

Andy gets to painting the big cat... Meng's Leopard 2A7 German Main Battle Tank (Pt.IV)

Andrew Moore has already shown us his 35th scale Leopard 2A7 German Main Battle Tank kit from MENG models in an insightful In-box review & construction Pt II & Pt.III – See today in his “Big Cat Diaries,” as he paint this kit before dirtying it all up…

Thursday, October 6

Preview: Special Hobby's Mk II Tempest in 32nd scale - we look at the "High-Tech" bits...


We have already seen two Mk V Tempest kits in 32nd scale from Special Hobby – now the Centaurus engined Mk II kit is set for release and we have some early images of the extras that will come with the “Hi-Tech” version of this kit. Let’s see what’s coming…

Bronco’s two new kits for November – defending “Pearl” & Fighting the “Red Peril.”

Bronco continues to develop their moulds, with two new versions of previously released kits in new model variants. They up-gunned their StuG and have backdated their P-40 with their latest – due to hit in November. Let’s take a look…

Wednesday, October 5

AMMO turning up the MAX FACTOR with their new “Oilbrusher” system

We have been waiting for a while to see the news from AMMO, they have been promising a revolution in modelling, and this is the first part. Their new “Oilbrusher” system of oil colours and applications. Kinda reminds us of a make-up counter – have a look in our preview for the launch video and the “how-to” vid to see more about this new product…

Tuesday, October 4

Italeri’s new items of October 2016 – Big rigs, small tanks, big bombers & a Lince?

Five new kits from Italeri are in today’s preview, they have an updated B-52G in (still big)72nd scale, a Wargaming scale Stuart, a UN Lince AFV, a maritime themed 18-wheeler and a “Mint” looking transit Mk II in their latest batch. Let’s have a look at our preview to see the sprues and built up kit pictures what is on the way from Italy…

Monday, October 3

D-Day Miniatures new Aircraft mechanics & SS Volunteers in 35th scale in preview...

Pawel from D-Day Miniature studio has sent us some news for October. His company have released two new figure sets of two figures each – these are sold separately also. They feature Luftwaffe ground crew and SS volunteers, let’s see what they look like in our preview…