Last year we looked at the very good learning video from top modeller J.M.Villalba called "RLM - Painting and Weathering Luftwaffe WWII aircraft." Now, a year later, we have a new DVD covering the other side of the air war in WWII. This time, a P-51D gets the same expert modelling treatment in his new DVD. Gary got to watch it, and now he shares his verdict on the DVD in today's review...
Tuesday, January 31
Monday, January 30
Clayton's Build Guide Pt II: Takom’s 35th scale Sd.Kfz.182 King Tiger Henschel Turret w/Zimmerit – “Abt.505”
Sunday, January 29
Saturday, January 28
Friday, January 27
We always look forward to seeing a few special author's works every year, Erik Mombeeck's works are in that category. It is also always interesting to see if the standard we judge them by is being upheld. It was with interest then that we received Erik's new book "Luftwaffe Gallery #5" Let's see if he is keeping his end of the bargain in our review...
Thursday, January 26
Abrams Squad and Pla Editions have modern warfare modelling in their sights, and what more modern a conflict than the fighting in Libya and Syria? Thier latest special edition features just these setting of war with several builds featuring Russian armour in these theatres, check them out as we take a look in today’s preview…
Wednesday, January 25
Tuesday, January 24
Here on TMN we have three builds going on right now of the new King Tiger from Takom in 35th scale. Today Clayton guides us through his own construction & paint tutorial of the interior of his own build of the “Abt. 505” Heavy Tiger II. See his path through to the exterior paint stage in today's article...
Sunday, January 22
Saturday, January 21
AK Interactive has four new sets for January that are pretty much in the centre of many modeller's wish-list. A new set to accentuate yellow uniforms, as well as all your paint needs to colour you Vietnam GI's are combined with two new sets in co-operation with MENG for the 48th Mustang and the new 35th scale King Tiger. Check them out in our preview today...
Friday, January 20
Axel's team at Luftfahrtverlag Start have an important new tome they have just released – This is the story of a medical officer on his attachment to the 3rd Panzer Division in Southern Russia. Through his journal and many included pictures, maps & accounts, you can experience the hell of the eastern front in 1941. Find out all you need to know about this very impressive new book in our preview...
Thursday, January 19
So Paul goes into his build of the Panda Hobby 9K330 “Tor” Air Defence System after his In-box review of the kit. It is looking pretty good so far – bu the proof is in the building of a kit – so let's see how Paul went with his construction build guide of this massive Anti-Aircraft Missile System...
Wednesday, January 18
In box Review: Meng Models 35th scale Sd.Kfz.182 King Tiger Henschel Turret plus Meng's Zimmerit set to match.
In the arms race that is the control of the modern modelling bench, the King Tiger in 35th scale is one of the pinnacles of our hobby. Whoever gets this one right is at the top of the tree, so now we see MENG Models attempt at the throne with their brand new King Tiger in 35th. They have added a Zimmerit set that we will also take a look at in today's in-Box review.
Tuesday, January 17
Monday, January 16
Build Guide Pt I: Takom's 35th scale King Tiger Henschel Turret w/Zimmerit - Cutaway with all internals exposed...
For such a big kit as Takom's new full interior King Tiger in 35th scale we brought out the big guns. Today it is Andy's turn to take on this extensive kit in an intricate cut-away model. We know the best way to eat an elephant is one piece at a time, so along those lines, we have Part I of the build guide in today's news...
Sunday, January 15
Friday, January 13
Thursday, January 12
Wednesday, January 11
Monday, January 9
Saturday, January 7
Friday, January 6
Always happy to have a look at something different in his modelling - Andy gives us his review of his new kit of the IBG Models 35th scale, the KTO Rosomak with OSS-M Turret. This is an unusual vehicle & Andy gets to examining what is in the box before he gets to building it. Let's see what's in front of him...
Thursday, January 5
Wednesday, January 4
Takom has been on a roll since their inception, with a load of different vehicles of all types presented. They often provide a simple build with a lot of detail still present. Today we review their new 35th scale G6 Rhino SANDF Self-Propelled Howitzer. Let's see just how it looks before we tear into the plastic to build it.