Saturday, October 19

Preview: Italeri's new-tool 1/12th scale Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Monza

We have a new video and pictures of the latest large scale kit from Italeri - an all-new-tool Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Monza that is coming to our hobby shops in November. See the test kit and some slightly moving pictures in our preview...

Friday, October 18

Build Guide Pt III: MiniArt's 35th scale Focke-Wulf Triebflügel Interceptor

Today in the penultimate part of the guide on MiniArt's 35th scale Focke-Wulf Triebflügel Andy paints, weathers & prepares the kit for the final construction with some great skills on display. See how it's done in today's story.

Thursday, October 17

Read’n Reviewed: Abrams Squad #30 from Pla Editions.

Middle age comes fast to modellers - and we are already thirty issues into the modern armour specialist magazine "Abrams Squad". Paul has read his new copy, and he tells us whether he thinks it is growing old gracefully or still up and coming in his review...

Wednesday, October 16

Preview: 1/35th scale Sturmtiger crew in action, Western front 1945 (5 figs) from Stalingrad Miniatures

With the latest full interior Sturmtiger kits released on to the market, it seemed only a matter of time before someone smart and good with resin stepped up to the plate and made a crew - Enter Stalingrad Miniatures who has just sent us pictures of their new five-man crew for this little monster. We have a look at them in our preview...

Tuesday, October 15

In-Boxed: 1/48th scale P-51D-5 "Limited Edition" from Eduard

Lukas has in his possession the Limited edition new tool 48th scale Eduard P-51D-5 kit. He has already started to build and paint his own kit, but he has paused to take some quick pics and give us a brief overview of what came in his kit before he brings us his build...

Monday, October 14

In-Boxed: Takom's 35th scale US Army 1/4 Ton Utility Truck w/1/4 Ton Utility Trailer & M.P. Figure

Takom has just surprised us this year by releasing new tool 1/35th scale Willys Jeep "US Army 1/4 Ton Utility Truck". We have already built ours, but paused before we showed you how it goes together to show you just what you get in the box in this first part of the review...

Sunday, October 13

An AZ, a Kent, a BREM & a nice bit of Gammon, with sprues, colours & boxart from Trumpeter in October

Four new products should be hitting the shelves of your local hobby shop this month. A big Russian mover, a big Russian missile launcher, a big Russian recovery vehicle and the even bigger HMS Kent are on the table for this month. See what we mean as we look at the boxart, decal and marking choices and sprue layout in our new item preview for August from Trumpeter.

Friday, October 11

Build Guide - 1/35th scale M1A2 SEP V2 Abrams US Main Battle Tank from VOIIO

Andy Moore has progressed in his look at the new VOIIO 1/35th scale M1A2 SEP V2 Abrams kit to a point where it is built up and ready to paint. We were very interested to show you how this new company's model builds up and how to get the best out of the kit. See how andy put his together and what he improved (and what didn't need it) in the build guide of this kit...

Thursday, October 10

Dioramag #4 is available & we have a little of it in our preview...

The latest issue of Dioramamag is almost upon us, and the preview images we had seen looked so promising we thought we should share them with you. See a little of what is coming in the fourth issue of this already well-respected periodical in our preview...

Wednesday, October 9

Pt III: Construction Guide - 1/35th scale M-46 Patton from Takom

John Bonanni has finished his model of Takom's new 35th scale M-46 Patton to a wonderful looking replica of the real thing. See just how he finished this kit off so well in the third part of the story. 

Monday, October 7

A new 1/35th scale Pz.Kpfw.IV Ausf.J Late / Pz.Beob.Wg.IV Ausf.J on the way from Ryefield Model

So next on the train of Panzer IV releases are Ryefield Model - they have a rather nice looking exterior only kit of the Panzer IV coming in a "2 in 1" kit that enables you to make a Pz.Kpfw.IV Ausf.J Late Production or a Pz.Beob.Wg.IV Ausf.J. We have some of the features of this new kit in our preview...

Sunday, October 6

A brand new 48th set of P-47 decals of striped & checked Thunderbolts from Thundercals...

The biggest P-47 Thunderbolt fan I know (and there are many) is Norris Glaser. His decal making company is called "Thundercals" and guess what his latest release is... YEP - not the 1/144th Mirage F.1 - but a new set of decals featuring the P-47 in 48th scale - and they look very nice to this here Thunderbolt fan. See what the latest release is in our preview...

Friday, October 4

Build Review Pt I: Tamiya's 1/12th scale Honda Monkey 125

I was lucky enough to have a Minibike when I was a young lad, so when we saw Tamiya's new Monkey 125 Minibike in 12th scale at the Shizuoka Model show this year we had to make this kit. In this first of two parts, we will show you what comes inside the kit and paint and construct the main sub-assemblies of the bike before we finish and weather the kit in the next part. Let us take you for a ride in Part I...

Thursday, October 3

Italeri return to us with six kits in many genres & scales in our October preview...

Italeri has been quiet - too quiet it seems - but worry not modelling compadres - as they have a bunch of new items in different scales and genres for us this October, already on sale on their website. We take you through a preview now on the news...

Wednesday, October 2

Hobbyboss' November new kits - A Brewer, Canadian MBT & German big hitter in our preview...

Three new kits from Hobbyboss this month for November release. A lovely three-tone - Yak, A Canadian Leopard and a much-used German gun are the three to see in our new item preview...

Monday, September 30

Build Guide Pt II: MiniArt's 35th scale Focke-Wulf Triebflügel Interceptor

Andy has finished construction of Miniart's 35th scale Vertical interceptor that never was - the futuristic Focke-Wulf Triebflügel. See how he finished construction and detailed this kit up so very nicely before paint & weathering in today's story...

Sunday, September 29

What team are you on? Five new marking choices in six different themes in Wingnut Wings limited edition Albatros kits

Wingnut Wings has six special limited edition Albatros kits on the way - each with a different theme of markings for this aircraft and five choices in each of the new style boxings. See exactly what they are offering in these kits in our preview...

Saturday, September 28

Preview: Takom's 35th scale King Tiger (Late) 2 in 1

It had to happen soon enough - the mighty King Tiger from Takom is coming to us, with a two in one boxing of the kit with no interior for those who like to get straight into the painting & weathering exteriors!. We have a provisional shot and some info on the Tiger II that never was in our preview...

Preview: Takom's new 35th scale Russian Navy AK-130 Automatic Gun

Takom has just sent news of not one, but two big automatic guns in an automated turret that will blow your shi - ship clean away - the deadly double-barreled AK-130 Naval Gun of the Russian Navy is the subject of their soon to be released new boxing coming soon...

Friday, September 27

New book preview: Accion Press' new "Airplanes in Scale: WWI"

Accion Press has made quite a few very nice modelling books, giving us a journey right from the start of diorama, AFV, figure and now WWI Aircraft being the focus. We have some images from the new book and a synopsis of the contents in our preview...