Wednesday, November 13

Decal Review: 1/48th scale "Last in Line Vol.1" from Exito Decals

Exito Decals has released two new decal sheets recently, both of them in 48th scale, and while the first set Gary looked at were late-model Spitfires as their subjects, today sees the other side get a run with late WWII Bf-109's thrust into the action. See what he thought about this sheet in his review... 

Tuesday, November 12

TMN On Tour: Telford Scale ModelWorld 2019

We love to show photos of modelling shows - they are a great place for inspiration, and maybe - just maybe - you might even see your own model kit on TMN that somebody has enviously snapped! Thanks to our roving reporter Juraj Jankovič for taking these pictures of the show to present to you today in the news...

Monday, November 11

Preview: Das Werk's new 1/35th scale Salvenmaschinenkanone SMK 18-Typ 2 in plastic, CAD & in history.

Das Werk has a new kit on its books - aa bad-ass looking AA gun called the 2cm Salvenmaschinenkanone SMK 18 - Typ 2 - this one, like the previous 3cm Flakvierling 103/38. This 35th scale kit features EIGHT 2cm barrels and looks even more capable. See a little about the kit and the gun itself in our preview...

Saturday, November 9

Ammo's seven new products for November in our preview...

AMMO has some great new books, new paints and a big box o' solutions for your latest projects that have just hit the market. They look pretty sweet to us, so we thought you would want to see them in our preview...

Thursday, November 7

Read and Reviewed: How To Work With Colors & Transitions with Acrylics from AK Interactive

Clayton has been doing a little more figure painting as of late - so this new book from AK Interactive called "How To Work With Colors & Transitions With Acrylics" seemed like a great book to advance his skills, but would it be everything he needed to learn more? See what he thought in his review after he read the book. 

Wednesday, November 6

Decal Review: 1/48th scale "Sweet Fourteens" from Exito Decals

Exito has released a new set of 48th and 32nd scale decals to suit your late model spitfires - Three very nice schemes were picked, but how are the decals and the other selling point - the included references supplied with the kit? Gary investigates in his review...

Tuesday, November 5

Quickbuild: KittyHawk's 1/48TH SCALE UH-1N Twin Huey.

Both of our Andrews have shown us a little more about the Kittyhawk 1/48th scale UH-1N Twin Huey. Andy Moore has shown us all about the kit in his "In-boxed" article, and now it is Andrew Perren's turn to show us just what the kit builds up into with a few sidesteps along the way in his build article, here today on the news...

Monday, November 4

Canfora's "On Display 5 – German Tank Killers" - on sale & on discount for a short time in our preview...

Canfora Publishing has sent us details of a new book in their popular "On Display" modelling series. With this issue featuring the dreaded tank killers of the German armed forces of WWII. Some amazing models by the top talent in our hobby are "on Display" in our preview

Sunday, November 3

Two mainstays of the cold war in 35th from Hobbyboss in our preview...

Two of the lynchpins of the communist forces of the last half-century, you will find the Russian KrAZ-260B Tractor with MAZ/ChMZAP-5247G semitrailer & the PLA 59 Medium Tank both saw and continue to see service in many parts of the world until even now. Hobbyboss has made these two new kits in 35th scale. We have sprues, boxart, colours and stats in our preview...

Friday, November 1

Italeri's six kits of November in our preview w/ Sprues, colours & boxart...

Italeri has six kits to add to their Alfa Romeo Monza kit we have already seen this month of November. These are varied and look to be of a decent quality. See the sprues, boxart and colours in our preview...

Thursday, October 31

Preview: We get the lowdown on Spencer Pollard's new book on modelling the British Harrier...

Spencer Pollard is well-known in the modelling world as a very talented modeller & an editor at ADH Publishing. He has paused his usual work to bring out this - an eighty-page A4 book full of knowledge on how to make a great replica of your British Harrier. See what the book is all about in our preview...

Wednesday, October 30

Master Box brings us three different kits from the old, wild west for November/ December

Masterbox presents us with three scenes from the old, wild west this month. These figures can be either used separately or interwoven into a scene together, or with Master Box' other Old west sets. See what they are all about in our preview...

Tuesday, October 29

Mantis Miniatures new Germans, Arabs, a falcon, snake & monkeys in 35th scale resin...

Late war Germans, some  African animals & Arabs to suit your north African dio in November from Mantis Miniatures with heaps of reference & inspiration for the sculpts included. See more in our preview...

Monday, October 28

Read n' Reviewed: The Iran Iraq War 1980-1988 Modern Conflicts Profile Guide Vol. IV from AK Interactive

Clayton loooves those profile books - so when AK Interactive brought out their new book on the Iran-Iraq Wars with a book packed full of profiles and pictures of these vehicles in the desert battles who better to read and review it? See what he thought in our story today...

Friday, October 25

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

The last part of Andy Moore's flight of fancy in the Focke-Wulf Triebflügel from Miniart in 35th scale is here as promised. He has done a very nice job in finishing it off as you will see in his "how-to" article today...

Wednesday, October 23

Read n' Reviewed: Damaged Magazine Issue 07 from AK Interactive

"Damaged" magazine from AK Interactive is already seven issues in, and this magazine seems to have six new builds of completely different models that look to show the modeller how to make their own kits better and maybe a little different- Chucky certainly looks damaged! Let's see how this issue fared in our review...

Tuesday, October 22

Read n' Reviewed: Marines - Vehicles of the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU)

The mighty Marines of the 24th expeditionary Unit are the subject of the latest book from author Ralph Zwilling and Pla Editions. Will this pictorial special to wake your diorama dreams? We have read it and written our thoughts in today's review...

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...