Friday, December 2

Preview: Revell's Hurricane comes to life & colour...

Revell gave us all a nice surprise last week when we saw the pictures of their new-tooled Hawker Hurricane Mk.IIb in 32nd scale. Today we have pictures of what we think is the same kit, built and painted up in one of the box art colours. See more in our preview...

Thursday, December 1

Preview: Miniart's 48th scale series begins with Benzine

MiniArt's aircraft series in 1/48th scale has started sensibly, with the fuel drums to fill the aircraft and vehicles that are on the way. We look at what is in the box in our preview...

Wednesday, November 30

Preview: Meng's new F-4E Phantom II in 48th...

We finally have some vision of the test shot build of Meng's new 48th scale F-4E Phantom. The new plastic affords a lot more insight on the kit and its features in our preview...

Monday, November 28

Miniart build a bigger bulldog - the D8500 1938 tractor in 1/24th scale.

For a long time, modellers have been asking for a 1/24th scale version of Miniart's Agricultural Tractor D8500 Mod. 1938, or a Lanz "Bulldog" D8500 1938. Now they are back with this larger Bulldog in 24th scale in our preview...

Preview: A Pershing launcher & Gun truck in further detail from I Love Kit in January 2023

I Love Kit's two releases in January feature a mobile launcher for the mighty Pershing 2 and new images of the M1278A1 Heavy Gun Carrier Modification With M153 CROWS test kit built up. We look at the art, sprue shots, colours, marking choices in our preview...

Saturday, November 26

Two famous machines from WWII in Hobbyboss Feb 2023 new releases...

Two of the most famous / popular machines of World War Two are on display for release from early next year by Hobbyboss. We look at colours, art, sprues, metal & everything else in our preview...

Wednesday, November 23

Preview: Trumpeter's January kits come calling early...

We already have the sprues, colours, features, info (& even a test shot made up) of Trumpeter's January 2023 kits. we look at the art & everything else in our preview...

Tuesday, November 22

Sprues, colours, test kit build (+ paint) of Tamiya's new 1/48th scale Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II

We have already seen a preview of this kit from the earlier release info we saw in September, now Tamiya's new 1/48 Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II sees the light of day in not only colours and markings, but plastic parts on sprues, a test shot built up and in a painted state. We look at what Tamiya has released about this kit so far in our preview...

Monday, November 21

Hands-on review: Kinetic's new Atlas Cheetah D kit in 48th scale

After last week's review of Kinetic's very nice Cf-104, today Gary Wickham examines the anticipated Atlas Cheetah D kit in 48th scale. See what he thought when he dry-fitted the kit together in his excellent review...

Saturday, November 19

Preview: A new M8 in 48th from Tamiya released at the fair....

There was not much in the way of unannounced items for scale modellers at the Tamiya Fair 2022 at Twin Messe Shizuoka. What there WAS however, was a newly tooled kit of a diminutive M8 Howitzer Motor Carriage in 1/48th scale. We have some images of the kit painted & unpainted, plus sprue parts & other details in our preview...