Sunday, June 30

Wheely good stuff for your large scale Bf-109 from Barracuda Studios

The Messerschmitt Bf-109 in 1/32 is the model kit that no one seems to be able to nail correctly – and often the wheels are a source of contention – but worry no longer – as Barracuda Studios have the medicine for that in the form of four new wheel sets in resin that are superbly detailed and easy to use (and can even be used on your He 162 as well) anyway have a look at our preview to see how good they are…

Saturday, June 29

MiniArt goes back to the future with an Mk.I AEC

Following hot on the heels of their fully detailed inside and out AEC Armoured car Mk.III this – the Mark I is their latest release and it is looking like a great little detailed tank. MiniArt definitely has set the bar high and is clearing it again and again – let’s take a look at their latest…

Friday, June 28

Want to know about extremely weathering vehicles and want the paint to do it? AK Interactive has the stuff for you...

Some great new products and a new publication from AK Interactive to keep your workbench covered in paint this month…

Thursday, June 27

Revell's August items are coming from all possible angles...

Revell’s new releases have some interesting and long awaited kit from the air, the road, the sea and even the rails this month – surely there is something that might interest you in this bunch…

Tuesday, June 25

We get to review Diego Fortes Blitzkrieg figure in 24th scale

Miniaturas Fortes has finished their latest 1/24th scale limited edition figure – simply titled “Blitzkrieg” it is a lovely recreation of a young fresh faced officer in the service of the German army in 1939 – we will be reviewing it in today’s news

Monday, June 24

We’ve had more Supermodels than Rod Stewart! Number 4 is on today’s menu..

Super Model International #4 has released the forth of this series of our new favourite magazine – this time on armour subjects. We thought we would show you it a little in our review…

Saturday, June 22

The Bodi has sent some new images of some German elite soldiers in 35th scale.

These two Panzer Recon soldiers look suitable for any German 35th panzer diorama – I am thinking a light fast tank or halftrack – let’s have a little look

Friday, June 21

This ol’ house sure does need paint! The Ardennes Street diorama kit from MiniArt in review

Today’s review and build is from the Diorama series from MiniArt is this – the latest street scene in 1/35th scale – we have the Kit: 36024 “Ardennes Street” for you….

Thursday, June 20

Verlinden's new Battle for Berlin Panther Dug-In Bunker 1/35th Scale in Review

Verlinden has revamped some of their ranges and they are still coming out with new ideas to trump other companies who have followed their lead. Today we review the latest diorama with base in 35th scale from them – a Panther tank dug into the streets in the desperate defence of Berlin in 1945…

Wednesday, June 19

We review the new Life Miniatures 6th army Stalingrad bust in 1/10th scale from Life Miniatures...

The scene is Stalingrad, the time October 1942 – and Life Miniatures was on hand to capture this German soldier in their latest sculpt – luckily we were on hand to review it as soon as it came out – let’s go back and have a look what we thought…

Tuesday, June 18

The Phoenix Resurrected - and Improved? Let's see - the Eduard "Brassin" Aim 54 Phoenix in 48th scale review

An aircraft relegated to the past but not forgotten – the F-14 Tomcat was and is still a lot of people’s favourite aircraft. This swing wing carrier fighter dominated the skies anywhere their aircraft carriers went, and an important part of this weapons was the missiles it was designed to deliver – the Aim-54 Phoenix Missile. Eduard have seen a gap in the market and the older kit missiles are now up for replacement with these new “Brassin” versions – are they any good? Our Man Brett Czechs them out...

Monday, June 17

Tank Art 2 - WWII Allied Armour - no more words just have a look at this review...

WWII Allied armour – often overlooked by many modellers but really it is half of the story isn’t it – even I get sick of building Panzers after a while – but so many  of us are caught up in Grey and Gelb that we do not know how to model the olive drab styles so well. Step in Rinaldi Studio Press with their second part of their excellent “Tankart” books – this time the spotlight is firmly on greens of Allied armour..

Sunday, June 16

Reviewed: P-61 Black Widow “In Action”

With the new kits in 48th and 32nd scale from model makers in China the P-61 Black widow is gaining new popularity – Squadron has released a few new items to suit the latest large scale Black Widow and now they have this, a new “In Action” title to go along with it as well. Is it a new moon or just a stab in the dark? Let’s have a look….

Saturday, June 15

Aviaeology's latest spitfires make for some great reading and even better decals...

It has been long - FAR too long since we have seen anything in print or in the flesh from the excellent purveyors of book and decals Aviaeology. Just today we got new of their new decal sets on Canadian Recce Spits fires - there is some really interesting stuff here in their newsletter so i thought we could share it with you ...

Friday, June 14

Review – Painting Pin-Up figures by Julio Cabos

Andrea Miniatures produce a large range of Attractive pin-up figures in small scale – they are great sellers but with all of the flesh, makeup , hair and eyes to paint  what chance do the rest of us have when we tend to paint everything grey and green and usually male? Well none other than the master - Julio Cabos - has penned a book to show you just how to finish your pin up as pretty as a picture…

Tuesday, June 11

Furious Five - no not the rubbish movie with Vin Diesel - 5 of Kagero's cracking June releases..

Kagero has sent the latest spiel showing off their new books set to keep your bank accounts ticking over – the wrong way – this month. From thunderbolts over Asia, to Mitchells in the Med to Japanese battleships and the Dreadnaught – they seem to have it all covered in these releases…

Monday, June 10

Review: Using Vallejo washes to add more colour as we roll out the barrels…

We got these new Vallejo washes in the post and we thought that not many people know of them let alone used them in battle on their workbench yet – what better way to see what they are like than to use them on some unsuspecting bits of plastic??

Sunday, June 9

More on the latest four from Bronco

Bronco Models have added to their forthcoming model list with these four new releases, a new Topolono, a French version of the Chaffee, a Hungarian tank killer and an almost new Valentine to round out things – let’s have a look at what we know so far.

Friday, June 7

How could we not show this off? Tamiya’s official new product details of their ”Birdcage” Corsair in 32nd scale…

More detail on one of the most anticipated kits of the year to add to the show pictures and the CAD drawings we have already shown you – this time the official announcement with pictures of the built up kit from Tamiya – please do enjoy…

Thursday, June 6

Want Verlinden’s latest June items at a good discount? – read on..

Verlinden have released only three items this month – but gee they are quality over quantity!  A large scale Chindit, a crew and everything you need to fire a Nebelwerfer and the Battle of Berlin can commence now we have a Panther to dig in as a bunker - and for a short while there are some great discounts on them as well.

Wednesday, June 5

Diego Fortes unleashes his Blitzkrieg on us..

Miniaturas Fortes has finished their latest 1/24th scale limited edition figure – simply titled “Blitzkrieg” it is a lovely recreation of a young fresh faced officer in the service of the German army in 1939 – we will be reviewing it when it arrives but until then we have a nice few pictures in our preview for you….

Tuesday, June 4

We review Valiant Wings new book - The Messerschmitt Bf 109 Early Series

The new Airframe and Miniature series book on the Bf 109 is branded as a one stop shop for modellers on one of the best-selling kits in history of kit making – how could it not sell? The answer is of course it will sell very well – but is it any good? This is what we will investigate today…

Monday, June 3

We review the new Kagero “Topdrawings” book on the Bismarck.

Kagero have given us plenty of their “Topdrawings” series on aircraft and a few tanks – but now the ship guys get a break with a book of line drawings and a rather large surprise with this – a title on probably the most famous battleship ever – the Bismarck.