Thursday, August 31

Abrams Has Notched Up A Score - Paul Reads n’ Reviews Abrams Squad #20

Paul got his hands on the Modern Military Magazine the "Abrams Squad" on its 20th edition. See what he thought about the magazine and what he saw inside in his review...

Wednesday, August 30

Today: Building the Behemoth - Guide to making the E-100 in 35th scale from Amusing Hobby...

Having shown you what is in the box of Amusing Hobby's new German Superheavy Panzerkampfwagen E-100 in 35th scale, we have already built ours up in just a few days. We thought we would share the build and muse over what we thought about the kit in our build guide...

Tuesday, August 29

Two new kits transform older mouldings into something very different for Takom this October...

Takom are doing the smart thing and building on their kits with some new parts to make whole new vehicle combination types. They have two new 35th scale kits coming, the M31 US Tank Recovery Vehicle based on the M3 Lee that has just come out. Also, the new version of the V2 Transporter, with the Vidalwagen Road Transporter, here towed by the Hanomag SS-100 Schwerer Radschlepper/Heavy Tractor multi-purpose vehicle included with the V-2 rocket. See what we know about what's incoming in our preview...

Monday, August 28

Andy's Build Guide Pt III: Kittyhawk's 1/48 UH-1D/H Huey sealed up...

Andrew Perren has already given us an In-box review of the kit, and today his build of Kittyhawk's new "Huey" has literally taken off. See how he has handled his kit, also the parts that he has added to further enhance the model in his build guide...

Sunday, August 27

Build Review Guide: JPG's C1-10P 'Chopper' 'Droid Resin 1/12th scale kit

JPG Productions new C1-10P 'Chopper' Astromech Droid is selling through Tirydium Models, ever the Star Wars and even more so an Astromech 'Droid fan, Andy shows us what comes with this resin kit before he gets to building it in today's review...

Friday, August 25

Build Review: Clayton builds World War Toons series KV-2 from Meng Models...

We have already seen two of the "cute" style cartoon tanks from MENG, a Tiger I and a Sherman M4, but now there are two more beasts in the same series to join them. We have Clayton's World War Toons KV-2 inbox and built up to how you in today's build guide...

Thursday, August 24

Painting & Weathering Guide: Krupp Raumer S in th scale from Takom

We have already seen an Inbox Article & Build Guide of the very futuristic looking WWII mine clearer the Raumer S from Takom in 35th scale. For the big finale, Andy Moore gives a guide on just how he finished, painted & weathered his Raumer to make it look this good. Read on to see how he did it...

Wednesday, August 23

Read n' Reviewed - Aircraft in Detail 002 F-16 fighting Falcon

A We look at the second book the new series from publisher HMH today. Last week we looked at the first book in this series on the Jaguar, Today Andy has read and reviewed the new title giving a walk around and in-depth study of the F-16 Fighting Falcon from HMH. See what he thinks about it in his review...

Tuesday, August 22

Clayton's build guide of the FV432 Mk.2/1, British APC from Takom in 35th scale

The tiny FV432 Mk.2/1, British APC is a popular vehicle with the British and international forces, the modellers of the world seem to like it aslo, which kind of say why Takom would want to make a newly tooled kit of this tiny APC. Clayton is making his, and we thought we would show you his progress before he paints the exterior of the kit

Monday, August 21

Read & Reviewed: U-boat Im focus Issue 14 from luftfahrtverlag-start.de

Time for us to “dive” into the newest issue of “U-boat Im Focus” for more unpublished photos, stories and memories of history in issue no# 14 from Luftfahrtverlag-Start. We have read the book, so see what we thought about issue in our review…

Sunday, August 20

Want to help a community museum celebrate history? Museum of air battle over the Ore Mountains needs help for a milestone...

A few of you might know him from his work at Eduard, but our friend Jan Zdiarsky is the founder and director/volunteer of the Museum of the Air Battle over the Ore Mountains on September 11th, 1944 which opened in 1997. For their 20th anniversary, the museum is raising funds to host a public event to celebrate this community-driven museum. if you are interested in contributing or maybe buying a stake in a reward that can be sent directly to you take a look at what's happening in our article.

Saturday, August 19

A lot of people's fantasies are fulfilled with Masterbox's four new kits of October...

Masterbox continues its new series of 24th scale ladies - all four of them out of this world, but one of them out of this universe! Check them out to see what's going on in this larger scale to suit both fantasy and figure/ car modellers everywhere...

Friday, August 18

Build Guide: Lukas get's in the driver's seat with his B-17 E/F Flying Fortress from Hong Kong Models

We have already seen what was in the box with Lukas' review of HK Models B-17E/F kit, now Lukas gives us his first part of the actual build of the kit, starting at the cockpit - see how he is going and what is next in his build guide.

Thursday, August 17

Build Guide - Andrew further enhances Kittyhawk's 1/48th scale UH-1D/H "Huey"

Andrew Perren has already given us an In-box review of the kit, and today his build of Kittyhawk's new "Huey" has literally taken off. See how he has handled his kit, also the parts that he has added to further enhance the model in his build guide...

Wednesday, August 16

Construction Review: Oberschütze, 1939 in 1/16th, 1/35th, 1/48th & 1/72 from Eisernes Kreuz

The Andrea Miniatures venture into making lifelike representations of highly selling famous German soldiers of WWII continues under their Eisernes Kreuz brand. We have not just one, but four of their figures in the new series to build up and compare in a review for you – What makes this review special is that these are all the same figure – but in four different scales - in 1/16th, 1/35th, 1/48th & 1/72nd. See how they stacked up against each other...

Monday, August 14

Read n' Reviewed - Aircraft in Detail 001 Jaguar from HMH Publications

A new book series from a new publisher and a familiar name today. HMH Publications have two new aircraft in detail photo books just released, on two very popular subjects and a familiar name. Nico from right here at TMN who did a lot of work on the Daco series of books in the past has co-authored with Robert Pied to bring us a book on the Sepecat Jaguar. Andy has read it, see what he thinks about it in his review...

Sunday, August 13

Preview: Wheels, hulls, deltas & feet - Trumpeter's new releases for October 2017

Trumpeter's new releases are two legged, eight wheeled, shaped like a dart and with a big bottomed hull. See what we are blabbing about with the sprues, art and colours of Trumpeter's new kits for October in our preview...

Saturday, August 12

In-Boxed: We examine the Panther II in 35th scale from Amusing Hobby

Amusing Hobby has given us their second Panther II kit, although the Jagdpanther II we reviewed has the same hull in most areas, we thought that while we were in construction of this kit we would firstly show you what is in the box in the meantime in our review.

Friday, August 11

Build Guide: Paul continues on with his 35th scale M47 Patton from Takom

Paul built up his 35th scale M47 Patton from Takom into quite a nice spec - so before he gets to painting weathering and ageing he thought he would share his build experience with you as the best type of review. See how he went in his build guide...

Thursday, August 10

Hobbyboss' new Item Preview for September - Sprues, Colours & Boxart...

Hobbyboss have four new models ready for us in September - A colourful bird, a British ship with a great name, a Russian AFV with a car's engine, a Vickers with uninspiring boxart and a Tristar re-pop? See what we are on about in our preview that includes markings and sprues…

Wednesday, August 9

In-Boxed: 1/20th scale Maschinen Krieger Moon Type MK44H Prototype "Limited Edition"

This boxing of Hasegawa's version of the 20th scale White Knight Prototype crossed our beady little eyes recently. We thought we would try to get some more different types of models on TMN more regularly and what better than a "Maschinen Krieger"(M.a.K) kit to show you? We will build this new kit, but first, we thought we would give you a little more background on this cult universe in modelling and show you what's in the box...

Monday, August 7

Two new figures in 35th scale from Alpine Miniatures capture the winter battles of Kharkov...

The Battle of Kharkov in 1942 in WWII is well known for a hard edged fight from both sides. The German forces were fast learning from past problems with clothing and equipment, as these two new figures from Alpine Miniatures in 35th scale show off with their trademark thick coats. Let' look at them both in some details as they just hit the shelves!

Saturday, August 5

Read n' Reviewed: Panzer III on the battlefield - World War Two Photobook Series (Vol.14)

Up until now, the Panzer III has been left out of PeKo's popular World War Two Photobook Series, but now in Volume fourteen, we have the first book on the workhorse of the German Army in WWII. How is it the book? Well, we have read it, and we thought we would take you through this latest issue so you can see what's inside.

Friday, August 4

New resin upgrade sets from Barracuda Studios – 10 sets in 4 scales are now available

It is always interesting to see what Roy and the team at Barracuda Studios have in the works – They make some great stuff, and the ten new sets they now have on sale in 1/72nd, 1/48th, 1/32nd & 1/24th scales warrant a look...

Thursday, August 3

Italeri has a diverse lot in store again for us in their September kits in our preview...

Beautiful yellow Nortons and Scanias, a recovery Sherman, some colourful Starfighters and a flying Spartan. Check out Italeri's September kits in our preview, with boxart, colours and sprues for each of these...