Thursday, March 21

Two new 35th scale Summer Panzer Commanders from Alpine Miniatures this month...

Alpine Miniatures has gone against the grain of making their perceived niche of late WWII Winter German Tanker crews with a pair of summer crew instead. Seriously these are two very nice looking figures are full-bodied and in 35th scale ready to drop into your latest German tank kit. See a little more of them in our preview...

Tuesday, March 19

Construction Review: Luftwaffe Fighter Pilot in Winter Coat (mid-late WWII)

We had the chance to put together the latest figure from Ultracast. A new in 32nd scale for all ze aircraft lovers. Mr Mike Good sculpts this, a Luftwaffe Fighter Pilot in Winter Coat (mid-late WWII era)  - is he as good as he looks in the boxart? Let's see...

Monday, March 18

Preview: IBG's March releases, wheeled tracked & on wings out now....

IBG has three models just released today on their website and we would think pretty soon at your local hobby shop. We have made a little preview with a bit more about the vehicles in today's story...

Sunday, March 17

Preview: "War Photographer 1.0" from Tom Cockle & Peko Publishing

Prolific author Tom Cockle has a new book soon to be released under PeKo Publishing's banner, "War Photographer 1.0" features a photo essay of German Sturmartillerist of the Sturmgeschütz-Abteilung 189's wartime shots in the first of what looks to be a new series. See more in our preview...

Friday, March 15

Work it out with weathering pencils & new publications from AK Interactive this month...

Three new publications (2 books & a magazine) and the brand new Weathering Pencils from AK Interactive make for some interesting possibilities. See what they have on sale right now in our preview...

Thursday, March 14

Four new "Bodi's" in three releases this month in 35th scale from Hungary

The Bodi has three new releases in 1/35th scale to add to their range this month. A pair of singing Italians, a German Panther commander in winter and  Hungarian soldier filling up at the front are the three we will be looking at in our new figure preview...

Wednesday, March 13

Revell's Items - Civil, wheeled, winged,big gunned & French - out in your local hobby shop this month..

Revell Germany has several releases for this month - Some in large scale and super detailed and others in smaller scales and a lot simpler to make - see what Revell has already out there in shops in our March 2019 preview...

Tuesday, March 12

Read n' reviewed: Viper, Under The Skin – Special Edition from Eagle Aviation.

Eagle aviation has released a special edition book in their great "Under The Skin" series of walk around and in-depth studies of the most popular of fighters. This time it is the mighty F-16 Fighting Falcon examined in an updated close detail book in "Viper Under The Skin – Special Edition" which is available now. We have read it, see what we think in our review...

Monday, March 11

Six of the best (let's hope so?) from Italeri in April...

Italeri has six models on their release schedule for April. As per usual with this prolific Italian model company, these are varied in scale and in subject, colours and difficulties. See if there is anything in this half dozen in our preview...

Sunday, March 10

Winter is coming (somewhere) as is the new Ski-equipped Sharotank from MiniArt


MiniArt gets the have shown us their new "What-If?" Spherical "Ball Tank". Miniart has given us a new version of the ball tank in Soviet and German winter markings with the 35th scale Soviet Ball Tank W/ Winter Ski. w/ Interior kit - See what we are talking about in our preview...

Friday, March 8

We preview some of Hasegawa's March Models

Hasegawa has the usual list of several releases for this month, we picked the best of them with what information was on hand to show you what's coming in our March item preview...

Wednesday, March 6

Construction Review: KFS Miniatures 35th scale Reichspost Briefträger und der Hund

The eternal battle between Postman and humble Canine continues with KFS Miniatures new resin figure set called "Reichspost Briefträger und der Hund" or Reichspost Worker & Dog in 1/35th scale. We have the kit, and thought you might want to see the figures built up and in a mock up of a likely situation to see the kit, it's fit and how the end product looks...

Tuesday, March 5

1/35th scale all-new Leichttraktor Rheinmetall 1930, German Tank coming from ICM in June...

Leichttraktor Rheinmetall 1930, German Tank is the latest tank to win fame mostly from "World of Tanks" - but this vehicle is all to real and it did exist in the flesh - now ICM have a all new mould kit coming in June...

Monday, March 4

Read n' Reviewed: Sturmgeschütz III and Sturmhaubitze 42 from Panzerwrecks Publishing

Panzerwrecks new special is a book covering the "Ostfront" operations of the long-gun’ Stugs; Ausf.F, F/8 & G and the howitzer armed Sturmhaubitze 42. We read "Sturmgeschütz III and Sturmhaubitze 42: Ostfront Warfare Series Vol.1" and thought we would share our experience in the east in our review...

Friday, March 1

Construction Review: 1/32nd scale WWII German Fighter Pilot (late war leather flight suit) from Ultracast

Ultracast continues to offer much sought after large scale pilots for your favourite large scale aircraft. With this recent sculpt from Mike Good, we have a German pilot in a late war leather flight suit that certainly looks good in the promo shots, but what is it like in the hand? See what we thought after we put him together in our review...

Thursday, February 28

Preview: Two new very attractive kits in march with sprues, art & colours from Hobbyboss...

We wait for Hobbyboss to show us the sprues before we preview their latest every month. Just arrived are the sprues, box art, colours & everything else in the boxes of their latest two releases for March 2019...

Wednesday, February 27

Read n' Reviewed: Luftwaffe Im Focus #28

After only a short time we see the latest "Luftwaffe Im Focus" hit the shelves. This new book features a lot of what most of you will be familiar with in the series, but of course with all new content and new adventures of the people that shared the history with the aircraft we are so interested in. See more about Issue #28 in our review...

Tuesday, February 26

The third 35th scale "Hawk" from KittyHawk on the way in a coat of many colours...


Now that Kittyhawk are releasing the third of their "Blackhawk" family - this time the Naval version - SH-60F "Ocean Hawk" ("Sea Hawk") we have some photos of the many colourful choices of aircraft in this release in our preview...

Monday, February 25

Preview: Takom's two new boxings of the 1945 production Stratenwerth Strabokran with Hanomag SS100 or V-2

Takom have not finished with the Strabokran yet! They have two more boxings of the kit, this time to suit the  1945 production Stratenwerth that serviced the V-2's. The kit reflects the changes that were made to these particular cranes to handle these rockets. see more in our preview...

Takom's new M46 Patton kit is a little "Ripper" (plus 9 other schemes)

Those familiar with the tiger faced Pattons that served in Korea wil loooove this boxart of takoms new kit. Alternatively, those who know the "Ripper Patton" from WOT will have just as much instant recognition factor. We talk you through what we know about the kit so far in the preview...

Sunday, February 24

Preview: Modeling Guide VOL.2 By Dongoh Jang

Talented modeller and author Dongoh Jang has sent news of his latest book - a multi-themed second volume of models and how-to's showing tips, techniques and methods of the craft that he hopes will improve the reader's skill and knowledge. We have some info and images of his new book, simply titled "Modeling Guide Vol II"  in our preview...

Friday, February 22

In-Box & Construction Guide Pt. II: Miniart's 35th scale Soviet Ball Tank “Sharotank” Exterior

Andy Moore continues to make his MiniArt 35th scale Sharotank - but his will be special - as he is not only painting & weathering the machine, but adding a lit-up interior to the kit to bring it to life. See how the kit goes together in his hands in part II of the construction review...

Thursday, February 21

Panzerjager Elephant - Modelling Porsche's Panzerjager Inside and Out (very soon)

AFV Modeller Publishing makes some of the best books about modelling one can buy, they have featured the works of several modellers in many publications, but now it is the time for Liejon School to show his ample talents with a heavily modded "Elefant" that is sure a head turner. See a little of what's inside the book in our pre-order preview...

Wednesday, February 20

Revell's Items - Complex & simple, large & small scales released already this Feb...

Revell Germany has several releases for this month - Some in large scale and super details and others in smaller scales and a lot simpler to make - see what Revell has already out there in shops in our February 2019 preview...

Tuesday, February 19

Build & Painting Guide: Pz.Kpfw.VI Tiger(P) "Truppenübungsfahrzeug" from Amusing Hobby

Paul has already given us his first impression of the new Amusing Hobby 1/35th scale Pz.Kpfw.VI Tiger(P) "Truppenübungsfahrzeug" kit. It looked ok in-box, but how did it build up and what does the kit look like when it is finished? See how he went when all was finished in his build & painting guide...

Monday, February 18

Preview: Luftwaffe Gallery Series V: JG 5 Special Album: Fighters Of The Midnight Sun

Erik Mombeeck's Luftwaffe Gallery (LuGA) books are always something to behold for modellers and Luftwaffe historians alike. Never before published pictures and artwork with stories telling us all about the men and machines portrayed, these books come by infrequently so we want to know all about them. If you want to know also click on our preview of LuGa 5 that is due for release very soon...

Sunday, February 17

Masterbox' new kits of March-April 2019 - Two more in the "Heist Series"

Masterbox HQ is a crime scene this month, with two new releases that flesh out a bank robbery and police shoot out with innocents also in the picture. See what Masterbox has for us next month in our preview...

Friday, February 15

Three popular types promised from Amusing Hobby in early '19


Amusing Hobby has three new interesting designs for the first half of 2019 - Some only previously available in resin and some not before available at all. See what's new from Amusing Hobby in early 2019.