Sunday, December 30

Military models are added to the Hobbyboss 2019/20 catalogue...

Hobbyboss has added to the earlier release of their aircraft and naval vessels with a bunch of new pages highlighting their military vehicles for 2019/20. See what is new and what you might not have expected in our preview...

Trumpeter adds their Military Models to the 2019/ 2020 Catalogue...

To add to our earlier post of the 2019/20 aircraft & naval vessel kits Trumpeter has released their latest list of new kits for the model military fans for next year. see what you knew about and what is new in our catalogue preview...

Preview: Hobbyboss' naval & aircraft model catalogue 2019/20

It is that time of year again when companies start spamming us with catalogues of next years products - and some we may even see in the flesh! Hobbyboss are pretty good at keeping up their promises, so check out this latest catalogue, showing their current models and some coming in our crystal ball look into the future preview of 2019/20...

Trumpeter release their 2019/20 aircraft & naval catalogues

Trumpeter has released their latest list of new kits for next year - and along with some you might already own there are some “New” items that are marked clearly in the catalogue. This should cause some discussion…

A look at Zvezda's new items for 2019 in their catalogue

Zvezda shows us their new catalogue with existing models & all new items for 2019 - the only catch is you need to speak Russian to decipher everything in the pages. We know that the smart ones amongst you can work out what's coming in this new catalogue preview.

Saturday, December 29

Looking for some R & R? Meng brings us the Rolls Royce armoured car 1914/1920

Meng are going back to the early battles of last century with their latest kit, the 35th scale "RR" Rolls Royce armoured car 1914/1920 type. Both eras can be made from the same box with a relatively low parts count so we thought we would show you what we know about the car and the kit in our preview...

Friday, December 28

Four new deadly weapons for your workbench arsenal in January from Trumpeter

Now we have the pictures of the sprues for Trumpeter's new releases this month we thought a preview was in order! Four new models for the stash in the December/ January from these guys - see if they take your fancy in our preview...

Wednesday, December 26

New Choices Of The Ultimate Ninja from Meng Models

We don't feature that man motorcycles on TMN, but this one we thought might be interesting to you all - Meng's new 1/9th scale snap-fit Kawasaki Ninja H2™R kit with pre-coloured Photo Etch parts that take the pain out of Motorcycling (we hope). The kit has a few interesting features we thought you may be interested. See more in our preview...

Monday, December 24

The aircraft colours of Kittyhawk's RF-5E TigerEye in 32nd scale

We have a closer look at the five marking choices of Kittyhawk's new RF-5E Tiger Eye in our preview - We found pictures of all the aircraft so you can see for yourself a little better what these profiles look like on real aircraft...

Sunday, December 23

Hobbyboss' brace of new kits for January 2019 (already?)

We wait for Hobbyboss to show us the sprues before we preview their latest every month. Just arrived are the sprues, box art, colours & everything else in the boxes of their latest two releases for our January 2019...

Saturday, December 22

Preview: Rado Miniatures 35th scale "Move Jerry!" - W-SS tanker POW Set, 1944-45

Rado Miniatures continues to bring us new subjects and expand their range of new figures. We see two new figures this month - one the captor and one the captured - the "Jerry" Panzer truppen has surrendered to the British "Tommy" - we see them as single figures, as a scene and with some allies to make another vignette with other Rado Miniatures in our preview...

Friday, December 21

Pre-order: AK Interactive's new F.A.Q. 3 at a reduced price before 27th of December

The new "F.A.Q.3" from AK-Interactive looks really promising for all modellers. With a lot of how-to packed in there & the ability of pre-ordering at a reduced price will appeal we are sure. See the info & video in our preview...

Thursday, December 20

Miniart lift us up with a captured tank's 3-tonner...


MiniArt Models T-60 kit has seen a fair few incarnations and adaptations & we think this one will be a hit. The addition of the 3-tonne crane to the T-60 captured Soviet tank gives us a Bergepanzer so cute & tiny, how could you not take a look at it, the sprues, colours & artwork in our preview...

Tuesday, December 18

Masterbox' new kits of January/ February 2019 - shootin', posin' & lobbin' a grenade in our preview...

There are three new kits coming from Masterbox in January / February of 2019. Two of these in 24th scale - one depicting a police shootout, while the other captures a moment of steampunk beauty in space while the third kit features a bunch of 501'st paratroopers offering up one more grenade. See what they are all about in our new item preview...

Monday, December 17

Miniart back on track with a new 18 tonner...


MiniArt enters the railway business with a WWII era Railway Covered Goods Wagon 18t “NTV” Type in 1/35th scale. This will complement their other railway side kits of recent and we have some artwork, CAD's, Sprue shots and colours of the forthcoming kit in our preview...

Sunday, December 16

A brand New Book & Separate Decal Set Featuring I(J)/ LG 2 & JG 77 from Luftfahrtverlag-Start

A brand New Book & Separate Decal Set Featuring the legendary I(J)/ LG 2 & JG 77 of the German Luftwaffe is on the way from the team at Luftfahrtverlag-Start. These guys are in the very top echelon for quality and research so their new book and decal will be highly anticipated. See a little more about them in our preview...

Saturday, December 15

Ammo's December new items - better be quick if you want them as presents...

The AMMO team have a bunch of new products out just in time for Christmas - a great new all-in-one box for your USA WWII ETO Tanks, plus two magazines, a finishing companion to their encyclopaedia, a new patch of earth from Vietnam and a Boomerang? See them all in our preview...

Friday, December 14

Bonus Xmas presents from Italeri with four more kits for December...

We have already shown you some of December's releases from Italeri - however, there are four more model kits with six models inside them of various types from this Italian model maker this month for us to look at, Find out more in our December Pt II preview...

Thursday, December 13

DVD Review: Calvin Tan's Basic Guide to Figure Painting

We got some spare time recently for a bit of DVD watching so we could take you through "Calvin Tan's Basic Guide to Figure Painting" 2 DVD set. See what's in the video and whether the learning from it is effective or not in our review...

Tuesday, December 11

Revell's December novelties are all here in our new item preview...

Revell Germany has several releases for this month are in a few scales and genres - Two German modern airforce aircraft, a couple of hot bikes, a new livery on a jumbo and a baby Porche are here in our December preview...

Monday, December 10

In-boxed: 35th scale Pz.Kpfw. VI Tiger (P) Truppenubungsfahrzeug from Amusing Hobby

After making several full-interior kits of recent times Paul has started his Amusing Hobby Pz.Kpfw. VI Tiger (P) Truppenubungsfahrzeug kit that promises NO interior whatsoever :-). He has paused to show you what comes inside the box before he gets to build the kit in his review...

Saturday, December 8

Got any blacker? Bandai go big & black with their Shadow Trooper in 6th scale

Elite troops of the empire, these Shadow troopers exist somewhere in Star Wars canon, and Bandai probably couldn't have gone to less effort when churning this one out - their new (different colour moulding) Shadow Trooper in 1/6th scale in our preview...

Friday, December 7

ICM's new kit preview: Sprues, CADs & Boxart of the 48th scale Ju-88С-6b


ICM has just released their new 48th scale  Junkers Ju 88С-6b Night Fighter to your local hobby shop. We have some of the sprues, CADs and of course the artwork in our preview to show you of this sleek night destroyer...

Thursday, December 6

Construction Review: Alpine Miniatures 35th "WSS MG Team at Kharkov" set & single figures...

To match their previous sets of Karkov SS soldiers Alpine Miniatures has released a new set of two soldiers from what could be the same group. SS Machine gunner and his ammo carrier dressed in the "Kharkov Parka" are the subjects of our build review today. See if they are up to the high standard we have for Alpine's works in our review...

Wednesday, December 5

Preview: From the Ukraine via Roumania - Miniart's 35th 76-mm SPG TACAM T-60 Interior Kit


Miniart has combined their new T-60 kit with a 76mm gun to bring us this little Romanian tank destroyer with a lit of bite - We have the CAD feature sheet, sprue layout, colours and all the other features of this new kit due in January from MiniArt...

Tuesday, December 4

Two new figures of Razvedchik behind enemy lines from Rado Miniatures...

Rado Miniatures continues to bring us new subjects and expand their range of new figures. Radek has sculpted two new Russian scouts or Razvedchik of the WWII era out behind enemy lines. See the figures painted up, and the images that inspired the sculpts in our preview...

Monday, December 3

Build Guide (& pimping out) Meng's World War Toons German Light Panzer 38(t)


We love the "Egg" and "Cute" series of models that has become more and more of a fad recently in modelling. These models give those who want something hassle-free to build, alternatively, they give the young and inexperienced modellers a chance to learn the skills of the trade. Thirdly they give those diorama experts a chance to create a whole tiny world. Meng's Panzer 38(t) is the subject of our build and pimping out guide today in the news...

Sunday, December 2

Preview of Italeri's December items out just in time for Xmas...

A big Kubel, small-scale stealth, a beautiful Spider, a Tornado and the most produced tank in history in Italeri's latest releases. We see box art, decals, colours and some sprues in our December item preview...

Saturday, December 1

133 new colours in the AK Interactive AIR series - plus new reference & a yearly bonus...

Modelling references, paint and time.... three things that AK Interactive wants to help you out within their latest releases for December. A calendar = time, a great reference book on the real colours of WWII = references, and Paint int he form of a complete range of authentic WWII colours in their new AIR range of paints. See more about them in our new item preview...

Friday, November 30

Hobbyboss' December kits - Sprues, art & kit stats in our preview...

We have pictures of the sprues of Hobbyboss' newest models of December. The VK.3001 (P) is there, along with a few people's Christmas present, the B-24J "liberator" which has caused some consternation. see for yourself in our preview...