Saturday, April 10

Preview: Italeri's new 1/12th scale Lancia Delta Integrale on the way...

1/12th scale cars are all the rage it seems recently. Italeri has been in the game for a while now, and their run of home-grown iconic cars is impressive and attractive for modellers. We have the box art, CAD images and some speculation on the markings included in the box in our preview...

Friday, April 9

Preview: Italeri's five April releases in art, sprues & colours

Italeri has given us news of their five releases of April - A couple of Korean war Icons, another Icon from Toyota, a legend of carrier warfare and ohh - a wargame set of a little known battle (😉). We have art, decals, colour choices and sprue pictures of all five in our preview...

Thursday, April 8

Das Dock for your Das Boot from DAS WERK - Their New 72nd Scale Drydock in the Werks...

Das Werk have teamed up with Uschi van der Rosten and Malaan Lasercut to bring us a large dry dock for your 72nd scale submarines and ships that suits all boats in the first half of last century. Timely and a smart release, we look at what we know about the kit before it is released in May in our preview...

Wednesday, April 7

Who doesn't like new Gans? Wave re-pops the Luna version...

For all of you who do not want to spend hundreds on your own MAK two legged walker, and for all the rest of you who like to buy ten of these and hoard them  - good news! Wave are re-issuing the "Luna Gans" in new colours for the first time in eight years. Details in our preview...

Preview: 1/35th scale T-54 Late Transmission Set from MiniArt

To match your late model T-54A, B & Tiran kits Miniart has released a complete "late" model transmission set to match your tank's lovely exterior. We look at what comes in the box in our preview...

Tuesday, April 6

Preview: Three new kits from Hobbyboss for this may...

Hobbyboss continues on with their relentless march of new releases, this time three new kits for May in 35th & 72nd scale. We have box art, sprues, marking, decals and everything else inside the boxes of these kits in our new item preview.

Monday, April 5

Read n' Reviewed: Dioramag Vol.7 - On thin Ice - From Pla Editions

As usual with the Dioramag series, we are very keen to see what is in the latest issue, the inspiration that is a part of the promise of the creators of the series and the creative minds at display in each model scene. Today, we read and review Issue seven in the series, showing and telling you what's inside and what we thought of what is on offer...

Sunday, April 4

Build review: Takom's 1/72nd scale Battleship Yamato no. 2 main turret

We could not believe it when we first heard of Takom's upcoming product of 1/72nd scale battleship Yamato no. 2 turret kit. What a departure for a mostly AFV making model company - So when it arrived we thought it only pertinent to build and review it for you. See how it goes together and what it looks like in our build review...

Saturday, April 3

Mantis are leaders of the pack - no kidding! Five new products from Mantis Miniatures

Mantis Miniatures has five new products - all made from light grey resin in 1/35th scale, they will fit a great variety of scenes and dioramas. Animals are an important part of nature and therefore any dioramas set in the wild, for that reason we like the inclusion of these, always of a great quality from Mantis.  We will look at them all now in our preview...

Thursday, April 1

A new set of six figures of Soviets "In the Arms of Death" Berlin 1945 from D-Day Miniature Studio...

D-Day Miniatures has a brand new set of six figures in 35th scale resin depicting the last days of Berlin under the Nazis and the attack on the capital by Soviet soldiers. We have images of the actual setting, the figures and a look at both in our new item preview...

Wednesday, March 31

Preview: "Feuer Frei!" figure set from Rado Miniatures...

Rado Miniatures has seven new products just released for this month. Today we look at three of them, Two figures sold as single units or as a set called "Feuer Frei!" that capture two soldiers of the 12th SS in the cauldron of Normandy in 1944. See a little about these figures and about the setting in our preview...

Tuesday, March 30

Build Review: 1/48th scale MiG-15 "Fagot B" Korean War from Bronco Models

The new brace of MiG-15 Faggots from Bronco Models came as a little surprise late last year. We were interested to see what the kits were like in person and to build. Andrew Perren took up the challenge, and he gives the kit the full build review treatment in today's news...

Monday, March 29

We preview AMMO's latest products for April available now...

AMMO has lots of solutions for modellers this month, rust, RAF Spitfires, 4BO green vehicles, Italian WWII fighters and a bit o' leather thrown in for those who are in to that! We look at them all in our April AMMO preview...

Sunday, March 28

Preview: Airframe Album No 17 - The Henschel Hs 129- A Detailed Guide to the Luftwaffe's Panzerjäger by Richard A. Franks Published by Valiant Wings Publishing

Valiant wings keep on producing neat books that look to be a one-stop-shop for modellers & armchair historians. Their latest "Airframe Album No 17 - The Henschel Hs 129- A Detailed Guide to the Luftwaffe's Panzerjäger" by Richard A. Franks, looks to be another great addition to the series. With history, profiles, diagrams, plans, data and modelling guides and shopping lists inside- this looks like a great book on the "Panzerknacker"! See more about it and how to score a pre-order discount in our preview...

Friday, March 26

Read n' reviewed: Luftwaffe Gallery #6: Luck, Fate And Destiny by Erik Mombeeck & Maciej Góralczyk

Erik Mombeeck's Luftwaffe Gallery (LuGA) books are always something to behold for modellers & Luftwaffe historians with never before published pictures & artwork with stories telling us all about the men & machines portrayed. We have read the latest issue - no#6 - called Luck, Fate and Destiny, and today we detail the contents for you in our review...

Thursday, March 25

Build review: U.S Navy Aircraft Carrier U.S.S. Enterprise (CV-6) in 700th scale from Meng Models

Paul Lee was keen to have a look at the new 1/700th U.S Navy Aircraft Carrier U.S.S. Enterprise (CV-6) in pre-coloured plastic from Meng. How would this snap together kit shape up to the high standards we hold it to? See how Paul build, paints & finishes it in his review...

Wednesday, March 24

Preview: AK Interactives latest tools, masks, books & materials for March

AK-Interactive's new products for March are varied in application & uses. Publications to look at & learn from, rigging wire & flora to decorate your scenes and kits. See what is new in our March AK item preview...

Preview: Miniart come to the market with a 35th scale cart full of vegetables

In their drive to fill every one of your dioramas with easy to make plastic scenes, Miniart offer this tasty kit of a "Market Cart With Vegetables" in 35th scale. We look at what comes in the box and the built up kit in our review...

Tuesday, March 23

Build review Pt I: 1/35th scale Self Propelled M42 75/18 from Italeri

Clayton Ockerby has had the opportunity to build Italeri's 35th scale Semovente da 75/18 full interior kit. Today he completes the construction and shows us a lot about the kit and how it builds along the way in his guide...

Friday, March 19

Preview: Stalingrad Miniatures two new sets of women & children enjoying the fruit of peace...

Not often do we get manufacturers making figures and sets of figures of  not soldiers, but women and children after the fighting has passed. Simply being themselves, playing or just waving coyly at soldiers passing by... Stalingrad has given us just that with two new releases of sets, we look at them both, and add the inspirational photos that inspired them in our preview...