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...

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.

Thursday, February 14

Takom Get their Willys out (in 1/635th scale)

Takom have just surprised us by releasing the CAD drawings of a new tool 1/35th scale Willys Jeep. Surely this will launch into a family of all sorts of Jeep variants, but see what we know about it so far in our preview...

Wednesday, February 13

Construction Review: 1/32nd scale VVS RKKA Pilots (1939-1942) from ICM

Aircraft in 1/32nd scale injection moulding are rare enough, but pilots and ground-crew kits in the same scale for aircraft are even rarer. It is good then to see ICM put their money where their mouth is and make a trio of figures to go along with their new 1/32nd scale aircraft of  2018/ 2019. See what they look like and what Gary Wickham thought about the kits after he made them up in his review...

Tuesday, February 12

At the printers, the soon to be released & updated "The Modern Viper Guide - 2nd Edition" from Reid air Publications...

The people from Reid Air Publications have surprised us with their announcement of an upgraded, second volume of their great book on the F-16 Fighting Falcon "The Modern Viper Guide", we have some info on what is new, also the news that the book is now available to pre-order. Read on Viper lovers...

Monday, February 11

In-Boxed: ModelCollect's 72nd scale USAF B-2A Spirit Stealth Bomber with Mop GBU-57

We managed to get a look at the second incarnation of Modelcollect's USAF B-2 Spirit Bomber with the MOP GBU-57 bomb-load. What does the kit look like and what is new with this boxing? Let's take a look to see in our review...

Sunday, February 10

Read n' Reviewed: schwerer Wehrmachtschlepper (sWS) armoured and unarmoured variants

Paul Lee has been reading the latest Volume from Nuts & Bolts publications - #41 features the  popular German WWII vehicle Büssing’s schwerer Wehrmachtschlepper (sWS) armoured & unarmoured variants & looks to have them covered in models, research & the real thing. See what Paul thought about this new book in his review...

Saturday, February 9

Preview: Models of the "Bundeswehr" in this Abrams Squad Special Issue

Pla Editions has sent the news of a brand new Abrams Squad special edition - this one showing the prowess of modellers that have taken on the mighty machines of the Bundeswehr in model form -  We have some of the info and pictures of this new edition in our preview...

Friday, February 8

Marching on with new releases from Italeri...

We have five releases from Italeri this March of various types and scales from this Italian model maker for us to look at. We have boxart, colours and sprues in our preview for your degustation...

Thursday, February 7

Comparison Review: 48th scale Khibiny ECM Pods for Kitty Hawk & HobbyBoss Su-34 from Zactomodels

On his way to building the perfect Su-34 in 48th scale Andy has taken pause to compare and contrast the Zactomodels Khibiny ECM Pods with his Kitty Hawk kit. see what he thought about them as he shows us both in his review...

Wednesday, February 6

Preview: A brand new "Dioramag" approaches...the best of dioramas from Pla Editions

Pla Editions has added a new series to their stable called "Dioramag". A magazine that is focused entirely on Dioramas and the works of past and modern masters. We have the "dope" of what to expect in volume #2 of the series to see if it measures up to the excellent Volume #1 in our preview...

Tuesday, February 5

Dual Decal Review: Gustavs Over the Balkans (Bf109G-6) & Wulf Pack Vol.1 (Fw 190A)

A new company to hit the decal market has arrived - and why not start of by making some very nice decals of some of the most popular planes of WWII in 48th scale? Gary Wickham examines Exito Decals two launch releases: Gustavs Over the Balkans (Bf-109G-6) & Wulf Pack Vol.1 (Fw 190A) in his review...

Monday, February 4

Build Guide 1/72nd scale WWII Liberator GR Mk.V Bomber - Riders in the Sky 1944 [Limited Edition] From Eduard

Clayton just loves the Liberator (we always knew he had good taste) - so when Eduard released their special edition B-24 from Coastal Command Liberator GR Mk.V in 72nd scale who was he to pass up building it? See Clayton's journey as he builds and paints his lovely kit in his guide...

Sunday, February 3

Mantis Miniatures New Figures & Animals for January 2019

Mantis Miniatures has two new figures and a set of animals to kick off 2019. A set or two single Germans wrapped up for winter, and some hungry hungry Hippos swimming around, waiting to be placed in a diorama. See what they look like in our preview...

Saturday, February 2

Construction Review: KFS- Miniatures 1/35th scale U.S.Goliath Rider

Kamil from KFS Miniatures has started off a while ago on his own line of miniatures that are often replicating interesting scenes in Military history. We received a set recently we thought would serve as a good construction review. See what KFS' 35th scale "U.S. Goliath Rider" looks and fits like in our build...

Friday, February 1

Barracuda Studios 11th Anniversary Sale w/ up to 20% off!

We do not usually promote sales, but this is something special - more of a birthday celebration where we can all benefit. Barracuda Studios is having it's 11th anniversary, and this once a year sale from them is offering up to 20% Off RRP. We have some of the items on sale and a birthday word from Roy Sutherland...

Life Miniatures third new bust from their 'Fictional Universe' line "Queen"

Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy? A beautiful new bust from the talented hands of Sang Eon Lee and Life Miniatures is the subject of today's preview. Modellers - prepare to meet your new "Queen"...