Saturday, March 25

Revosys Hobbies reveal their new 35th scale Pz.kpfw.VI Ausf.C/B (VK36.01) 2 in 1 W/Interior kit

Revosys Models has launched with a great subject – It's German WWII armour so it will sell well, It's obscure – tick – it has a full interior – yes,,, - and lastly it's not yet made in injection moulded plastic in this scale – "that's a bingo!" you might say – but let's look at the sprues, colours and feature list along with some history of the original tanks in our preview...

Friday, March 24

More Info On Bandai's Tiny Terror - The AT-AT Walker in 144th scale...

Bandai has released more images of their new AT-AT Imperial Walker in 1/144th scale, We are in love! Let's take a look at this new kit in our preview…

Thursday, March 23

Build Review Pt.I: Paul get's to making Bronco's 35th scale German Sd.Kfz 247


The early war WWII-vintage German Sd.Kfz 247 was not made in great numbers - but that did not stop Bronco Models taking it on as an injection moulded kit and Paul building it for our review. Let's see how it is getting along so far in his build guide.

Wednesday, March 22

Kitty Hawk’s dark horse: Building Kittyhawk's 1/32nd scale T-28B/D "Zorro" Trojan

Nico and François have been busy of late making lots of models, and (as usual) they have teamed up on the 32nd scale T-28 Trojan from Kittyhawk. A popular aircraft, but how would the new tool 32nd version of the Trojan build up? Only one way to find out. See what came out of their combined talents went in their build review...

Tuesday, March 21

Andy finishes Meng Models 35th scale Sd.Kfz.182 King Tiger Henschel Turret with AK shades...

We have already seen an Inboxed article and a construction guide from Andy centred on MENG's new Kingtiger, now we see part three of the story, as he finishes the kit off in AK shades. See what he thought about the whole kit in today's story...

Monday, March 20

Preview – Bronco Models fills the gap and add their new 35th Mk. III Humber to the mix

Bronco releases their re-tooled and upgraded kit of the much loved 1/35 "Humber" to the MK. Ⅲ version. We have already had other variants of the Humber, but now see what you think about Bronco's new kit and the possibilities the kit presents in our preview...

Sunday, March 19

Gary gets his instruments in order in his review of Airscale's Modern Jet Cockpit Detail Sets


Recently we got some aircraft decals and photo-etch cockpit decal sets from Airscale in the UK. We really don't like decal reviews that do not show you the decals in use, and prefer to use them, but that opportunity doesn't always come straight away. Luckilly, Gary got to using som on his latest kit.See how the details look and how they went on the kits in his "on the bench" review...

Saturday, March 18

This will help you improve your B-ONE - Barracuda's five new sets will help correct some err- shape issues...

Enhance, improve,...your Monogram, Revell, Airfix "B-ONE" that is - the Lancer type  - oww I am not explaining this very well. Look Barracuda have made some very nice looking bits to strap to your B-ONE that you would really be proud to show to your buddies... ooh I give up - you get my meaning. Let's look at them in our preview...

Friday, March 17

Two 35th scale rocket mounted terrorist trucks from Diopark surprise us...


Diopark has something of a surprise for us - Two civilian trucks disguised as normal working trucks with a little surprise to them. Let's have a look at them and what the real things looked like to get the ideas pumping in your head...

Thursday, March 16

MiniArt's new 35th scale Tiran 4 rolls into our sights for an Autumn release...

MiniArt continues to go through the T-54 family like a hot knife 'thru Tnuva (butter) – today we got some CAD images of their new Israeli Tiran 4 (late version) of the kit which shows a lot of what to expect in this release. Check it out in our preview...

Wednesday, March 15

Now we have the sprue pics, we can look at Hobbyboss’ latest in their Feb 2017 new items

Hobbyboss have four new models out this month. A little late to give us the sprue pics, but we thought it would be a better preview with them in there - see what is coming to your LHS this month in our preview…

Tuesday, March 14

Yes these ARE in 72nd scale! We review Mantis Miniatures new Wehrmacht Tanker Set

Recently we saw a snippet of a set of three new tankers of the WWII Wehrmacht from Mantis Miniatures, we were surprised to see the scale - these were in 72nd! Apart from being incredibly hard to photograph in this scale, there are heaps of other things we thought we could point out in our review...

Monday, March 13

Trumpeter’s new releases - overdue, but with boxart, pictures & sprues

Trumpeter has some nice kits sure to be popular this month. They feature some kits in 35th & 16th scale armour and a 72nd scale Sukhoi that has almost as many weapons as the plastic of the aircraft,as well as some great African militia who can only fire their weapons from Yoga-like poses -  now we have the sprues we can show you what is coming to your hobby shop this month...

Saturday, March 11

Read n' Reviewed: Volker Ruff's Der Tiger, Volume 2 ...Schwere Panzerabteilung 502

Volker Ruff's new book "Der Tiger, Volume 2 ...Schwere Panzerabteilung 502" sees this unit's history with the Tiger I from 1942 in the early days of the battle of Leningrad 'till the end of the war near the Baltic Sea. We were pretty keen to bring you a review of this book that focuses on the Tiger I. See what we thought after we gave it a read...

Friday, March 10

Bronco are building bridges with their new 35th T17E1 Staghound Mk.I W/ 12 foot Assault Bridge

Bronco releases their new kit of the much loved "Little" Staghound light-to-medium scout vehicle - but this time with some extra scaffolding - in the shape of a pretty rare temporary bridge laying variant. See what you think about Bronco's new kit and the possibilities the kit presents in our preview...

Thursday, March 9

Build review – Erich Hartmann & German Officer in 1/32nd scale from Qing Yi Miniatures.

With the pilots of the Luftwaffe being a recurring goldmine for aircraft model companies, the accessories to go with them are in just as high a demand, but seem a little lacking in numbers in comparison. Neucraft models two new German pilots from sculptor Qing Yi might just help fill the void. There are two figures in 32nd scale, made from resin,  let's take a look our (not much to build) review…

Wednesday, March 8

The Medium 40.M Turan I gets all out of shape with spaced armour on Bronco Models new tool 35th scale kit.

What's all this then? it looks like a Turan I and a Panzer Iv had a lovechild - Well you might be wrong about that, you may be able to ditch that resin 40.M Tiran I now if this kit is as nice as it looks in its feature set. See what you think about Bronco's new kit and the possibilities the kit presents in our preview...

Tuesday, March 7

Hasegawa April 2017 Releases... lots of models in new schemes for the completists ...

We are already into the fourth month of releases on schedule from Hasegawa – a lot that is familiar, but the list is long, and those completists among us might just want that odd colour scheme, (we like the MAK Nutcracker personally) we have a list of these in our preview for you to check out.....

Monday, March 6

Revell's March kits are not that many in number but interesting to some...

We hope they are interesting anyway – Not a lot to show you from Revell of Germany this month of March, but hey different strokes for diff'rent folks! There are some favourites bundled with paint for easy or younger builders here as well. Let's see what's new from Germany this month in our preview…

Sunday, March 5

Sprues, decals & box pics of the new 32nd scale F-35 + five other new kits from Italeri in March

As well as the new large scale F-35 Lightning II that looks very impressive - Italeri has Five other pretty good looking kits sure to pique more than some interest with modellers around the world - Let’s see the sprues, decals & pictures in our preview…

Saturday, March 4

First pages from Canfora Publishing's Under The Red Star - Soviet Hardware Step-By-Step

For their fourth volume of "On Display" Canfora Publishing centres their sights on the vehicles that bore the Red Star of the Soviet Union. These interesting vehicles have been in vogue of late – and what better way to capture the excitement of this genre than by a step by step pictorial publication (that is now on a pre-order discount special price.) We have the contents and pictures in our preview...

Friday, March 3

Eisernes Kreuz' "Der Adler" 1940 is about to take off in 1/72, 1/48, 1/32, & 1/16 scales

Andrea Miniatures new military series "Eisernes Kreuz" has released something that will enliven the aircraft builders out there - a new multi-scale release of these two Luftwaffe men, a pilot and his assistant on the ground suiting up for a big day over the English Channel. Let's take a look and see a little of the real scenario behind the picture in our preview...

Thursday, March 2

No NOT 1/12th scale - It's a massive 1/2 (half) scale BB-8 Droid on the way from Bandai

We have heard rumours, and even seen a mock-up at the recent Tokyo Model fair, no wit seems Bandai are full steam ahead with their development of the little spherical shaped Robot BB-8 from "The Force Awakens" in 1/2 scale - yes that's right HALF SCALE. We have some early promo pictures and info for you in our preview...

Wednesday, March 1

Book Preview: Accion Press - "Landscapes of War. Vol.III - Rural Environments" for those who like to unwind in the countryside...

Accion Press – the people who bring us the much loved "Panzer Aces" magazine and the several books on modelling including "Greatest Aircraft Guide" & "Guide to Dioramas" volume I & II have now dropped the third book into the lineup – so more knowledge, inspiration and wonderfully recreated scenes await in "Landscapes of War. Vol.III - Rural Environments"