Wednesday, April 17

New Items from AK Interactive in April

AK Interactive continues to not only add to their own range, but to include new items from other producers into their stable. See their April new items to help you make, paint and weather your models in our preview...

Tuesday, April 16

Construction Guide Pt.2: Kitty Hawk 1/48th scale Sukhoi Su-34 Fullback

Andy Moore continues with his build of Kittyhawk's 48th scale Su-34 Fullback in this continuing guide. In the 6th part of the story here on TMN, we see him get to work on sealing a lot of the cockpit. IFR and other minor parts of the aircraft together to make a big difference in the final outcome. 

Monday, April 15

Read n' Reviewed: From Leningrad to Narva - An Illustrated Study of the Battles in the Northern Baltic Area, January-September 1944

The Soviet's versus the Axis - OK, so you might have read it all before - but what piqued our interest about the latest book from PeKo Publishing is the fact that it covers the hard-fought battles from Leningrad to the Estonian border during Late WWII and the battle to save Europe from Stalinist Russia. Told from both sides with many unpublished photographs, this book seemed like a good read - see what we thought in our review...

Sunday, April 14

Masterbox's new figures for May are on the way...

Masterbox continues to do different subjects - Want American Civil War soldiers from both sides in 35th scale? What about the first in a set of 24th scale figures from the Ming dynasty? See what we are talking about in our new item preview...

Saturday, April 13

AMMO's latest products: A new airbrush, three new publications & lots more in April/ May

Ammo has a bunch of new products available this month, their second airbrush called the "AIRVIPER" (all-caps) and four new publications sure to educate and captivate their readers - see what they are all about in our preview...

Friday, April 12

Preview: MiniArt's new Ukrainian BMR-1 w/KMT-9 in 35th scale


MiniArt's new Ukrainian BMR-1 w/KMT-9 in 35th scale looks pretty impressive - and it tops off their range of mine-clearing and workhorse AFV range quite nicely - we have boxart, sprue layouts, a feature set in CAD and colours of the variants (including the real vehicles) in the box in our new item preview...

Thursday, April 11

Preview: An all-new 35th scale U.S. Medium Tank M4A3 (76) W from Meng Models

Meng has joined the party for the most produced - maybe hoping their brand new M4  Sherman might get sold in similar numbers to it's WWII counterpart  - We have news about this first in a series of Shermans from Meng in our preview...

Wednesday, April 10

Hasegawa's colourful, varied & novel in our June release preview

Hasegawa always has a bunch of kits coming out every month, some we have already seen, and some are a little "samey" but we try to pick out the best of what is on the way to show you - we found some interesting bits in June's items are in our preview...

Tuesday, April 9

Construction Review: 1/35th scale Children Of Budapest from KFS Miniatures

KFS Miniatures has a few resin figures already released that we have liked the look of - today we are looking at yet another - this time the subject is two children  - alone in the Winter of 1945 in Budapest. See the picture that inspired this set, what comes in the package and what these figures look like when together in our review...

Monday, April 8

"We need 1000!" Modelcollect's new 35th scale Spanish BMR 600 PP M1 kit needs your help...


Modelcollect has an interesting proposition, 1000 modellers need to sign up to this kit before they make it - want to know more about the BMR-600 kit and how you can possibly take part? Read our preview...

Sunday, April 7

AMMO's April Acquisitions - from a new T-54 to learning, doing & weathering materials

Ammo has a bunch of new products available this month, but none so important as their first full "AMMO" branded in-house kit. See this new 72nd scale T-54 and all of their other new stuff in our preview...

Saturday, April 6

In-Boxed: 1/32nd scale I-153 (winter version) WWII Soviet Fighter from ICM

ICM has another 32nd scale aircraft for our degustation today with the ski-equipped I-153 (winter version) WWII Soviet Fighter of early WWII era. These simple kits are fast and seemingly easy to make, but are they any good? We can see a lot by looking in the box at the kit making process and the parts in our review...

Friday, April 5

Stalingrad has some chilly passengers & an ice-cold cop on the beat...

Stalingrad Miniatures brings us a new set of  35th scale WWII German soldiers seeking refuge from the Russian winter during WWII.  A set of three figures, horse and sledge sold together or the single MP by himself if you wish - all in 1/35th scale. These men are an interesting study of wartime photographs that were used to aid the sculptor which we will include in our preview...

Thursday, April 4

8 (eight!) kits - either improved or new from Italeri in our May kit preview...

No less than eight kits are slated for release from Italeri this month. Either all new or improved upon kits from their stable, it is still a pretty impressive total - but is it quality over quanity? We have art, colours & sprues in our preview...

Tuesday, April 2

Preview: Revell's new low and hi-tek models for April

Revell Germany has several releases for this month - Some of modern subjects - some of older vintage, some simple and some complex - see what Revell has already out there in shops in our March 2019 preview...

Monday, April 1

In-Boxed: 1/35th scale USMC AH-1Z "Shark Mouth" from Academy


We have the latest kit from Academy Models of Korea to review for you today. This one kind of sprung out of nowhere, so military helicopter fan shave been pleasantly surprised with what has been seen before. What does it look like in the box and compare to the original? See in our comparison...

Sunday, March 31

Colours, box art and finally sprues for Trumpeter's April releases in our preview...

I don't know, this month Trumpeter has taken aaagess to send along sprue shots with their April new kits. The large modern Russian KZKT-7428 Transporter with KZKT-9101 Semi-Trailer and BMP-1AM Basurmanin are the subjects - see a little what they are made of in our Trumpeter April new item preview...

Saturday, March 30

A Vietnam "scooter" & a Russian prime mover in Hobbyboss' April new Item Preview

Hobbyboss has finally released the sprue pictures to April's two new kits, workhorses both in the air & on the ground & popular subjects. See sprues, colours, decals & artwork in our new item preview...

Friday, March 29

Preview: "Surrounded" the 4th bust in Life Miniature's 'Fictional Universe' range

Life Miniatures newest release is the fourth bust in their new "Fictional Universe"  - this one - showing a girl being attacked by lifeless hands as she tries to escape with her dog brings to mind the Walking Dead or some such tragedy on the human race - see her in 360 in our preview.

Thursday, March 28

Build Review: 1/35th scale Yanmar YT5113A Tractor from Hasegawa

WHAT? You're showing the build review of a TRACTOR? WHAT? Ohh yes we did! (since when have we done anything by the book?) Andy Moore has completed the kit of Hasegawa's 1/35th scale Yanmar YT5113A Tractor - he promises that this will pique your interest - and we agree after seeing his build. See how he made this so well in his step-by-step build review...