Tuesday, April 30

TMN on Tour: Mosonshow, Mosonmagyaróvár, Hungary 2019

Every year in Hungary a large model show called the Mosonmagyaróvár is held. This show has of recent times become one of the higher profile and better quality shows of the circuit. Amongst all of the entries, we picked around one hundred of the best for a show walk around...

Monday, April 29

Build Guide: 1/48th scale Hawker Tempest Mk/V Series 1, LööK & Big SIN sets from Eduard

Wasting no time at all from his last build Gary has started to mesh together the new 1/48th scale Hawker Tempest Mk/V Series I & Big SIN sets from Eduard. See what he thinks about the kit and the accessories in the first part of his build review...

Sunday, April 28

Dual Dry-fit Review: Kittyhawk's 48th Scale Metal Upgrade Sets

Recently KittyHawk has released some metal upgrades to their 48th scale Fullback and Flanker kits. Never one to shy clear of some aftermarket comparison Gary has attached his to the model and compared them to the originals in a dry-fit review so you can see them "in action" for yourself...

Friday, April 26

Construction Guide Pt 1:1/35th scale T-34/85 Zavod 183 Mod.44 from Italeri

Italeri's all-new tool kit of the T-34/85 Zavod 183 Mod.44 had a few surprises for Clayton when he first cast his eyes on it. He loves this tank - so he swallowed and got to building it, pausing only to take pictures and write a story about it for you all. See what he thought in the first part of his build guide...

Thursday, April 25

Preview: Takom's new 35th scale Jagdpanther G1 Early with zimmerit OR G.1 without interior plus a railway carriage in June...

Takom has some options for the Jagdpanther enthusiasts with just as much work in either kit. Your choice of the full interior G.1 version with a Zimmerit coating of the same kit (without interior) but with an added Schwerer Plattformwagen Type SSYS by Sabre Model. We have a feature set and artwork - not much but it is a start in our preview...

Preview: Nuts & Bolts new book "Einheitsdiesel – l.gl.Lkw., off. mit Einheitsfahrgestell für l.Lkw. – The standard 6x6 cross-country lorry of the Wehrmacht"

A bit of a mouthful for non-german speakers - Nuts & Bolt's new publication "Einheitsdiesel – l.gl.Lkw., off. mit Einheitsfahrgestell für l.Lkw. – The standard 6x6 cross-country lorry of the Wehrmacht" will be with us very soon - these books are usually a great one-stop shop for historians, vehicle and modelling enthusiasts alike. See what is coming up in this issue of the series in our preview...

Wednesday, April 24

Construction Review Pt.I: 1/72nd scale Mikoyan MiG-25RBT Foxbat B from ICM

He is a bit of an old hand on the "Foxbat", so who better to give ICM's new 72nd scale MiG-25 MiG-25RBT Foxbat B to than Mr.G Wickham? Today Gary takes us through part one of his Construction review, see how he puts the kit together and has the internals ready before the second parts which is all paint and weathering...

Tuesday, April 23

Preview: Britain's got Quads - Bronco Models new 35th British Army ATV Quad Bike & Trailer

Bronco has been quiet of late - obviously out having fun riding around on quad bikes! Their new 35th scale version of the British Army quad bike with a trailer with four soldiers to ride on and accompany the bike has just been announced - See a little of the feature set of this new kit due in May in our preview... 

Monday, April 22

Preview: 1/72nd scale Henschel Hs P.130 From Pepelatz

Luft '46 fans rejoice (in 72nd scale style) at the latest full resin kit from Pepelatz Henschel P.130 fighter - this little beast looks great in the boxart, instructions and £D printed masters we have to show you in our preview...

Sunday, April 21

Read n' Reviewed: U-boat Im Focus #16 from Luftfahrtverlag-Start

The U-boat community is a small, but parochial part of the modelling scene with a great crossover into armour and other genres of model making. For this reason we always feature the "U-Boot Im Focus series of books here on TMN. The Other reason is that they are published by Axel Urbanke's Luftfahrtverlag-Start. See our review of their latest -  #16 in the series in today's review...

Saturday, April 20

Construction Review: Two new 35th scale Summer Panzer Commanders from Alpine Miniatures


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. Are they any good? We put them together in our review to show you...

Thursday, April 18

Preview: New art, markings & Suspension added to the 35th scale U.S. Medium Tank M4A3 (76) W from Meng Models

Artwork, new springs are added to our preview of the forthcoming 35th scale U.S. Medium Tank M4A3 (76) W from MENG Models

Wednesday, April 17

New Items from AK Interactive in April

AK Interactive continues to not only add to their own range, but to include new items from other producers into their stable. See their April new items to help you make, paint and weather your models in our preview...

Tuesday, April 16

Construction Guide Pt.2: Kitty Hawk 1/48th scale Sukhoi Su-34 Fullback

Andy Moore continues with his build of Kittyhawk's 48th scale Su-34 Fullback in this continuing guide. In the 6th part of the story here on TMN, we see him get to work on sealing a lot of the cockpit. IFR and other minor parts of the aircraft together to make a big difference in the final outcome.

Monday, April 15

Read n' Reviewed: From Leningrad to Narva - An Illustrated Study of the Battles in the Northern Baltic Area, January-September 1944

The Soviet's versus the Axis - OK, so you might have read it all before - but what piqued our interest about the latest book from PeKo Publishing is the fact that it covers the hard-fought battles from Leningrad to the Estonian border during Late WWII and the battle to save Europe from Stalinist Russia. Told from both sides with many unpublished photographs, this book seemed like a good read - see what we thought in our review...

Sunday, April 14

Masterbox's new figures for May are on the way...

Masterbox continues to do different subjects - Want American Civil War soldiers from both sides in 35th scale? What about the first in a set of 24th scale figures from the Ming dynasty? See what we are talking about in our new item preview...

Saturday, April 13

AMMO's latest products: A new airbrush, three new publications & lots more in April/ May

Ammo has a bunch of new products available this month, their second airbrush called the "AIRVIPER" (all-caps) and four new publications sure to educate and captivate their readers - see what they are all about in our preview...

Friday, April 12

Preview: MiniArt's new Ukrainian BMR-1 w/KMT-9 in 35th scale


MiniArt's new Ukrainian BMR-1 w/KMT-9 in 35th scale looks pretty impressive - and it tops off their range of mine-clearing and workhorse AFV range quite nicely - we have boxart, sprue layouts, a feature set in CAD and colours of the variants (including the real vehicles) in the box in our new item preview...

Wednesday, April 10

Hasegawa's colourful, varied & novel in our June release preview

Hasegawa always has a bunch of kits coming out every month, some we have already seen, and some are a little "samey" but we try to pick out the best of what is on the way to show you - we found some interesting bits in June's items are in our preview...

Tuesday, April 9

Construction Review: 1/35th scale Children Of Budapest from KFS Miniatures

KFS Miniatures has a few resin figures already released that we have liked the look of - today we are looking at yet another - this time the subject is two children  - alone in the Winter of 1945 in Budapest. See the picture that inspired this set, what comes in the package and what these figures look like when together in our review...

Monday, April 8

"We need 1000!" Modelcollect's new 35th scale Spanish BMR 600 PP M1 kit needs your help...


Modelcollect has an interesting proposition, 1000 modellers need to sign up to this kit before they make it - want to know more about the BMR-600 kit and how you can possibly take part? Read our preview...

Sunday, April 7

AMMO's April Acquisitions - from a new T-54 to learning, doing & weathering materials

Ammo has a bunch of new products available this month, but none so important as their first full "AMMO" branded in-house kit. See this new 72nd scale T-54 and all of their other new stuff in our preview...

Saturday, April 6

In-Boxed: 1/32nd scale I-153 (winter version) WWII Soviet Fighter from ICM

ICM has another 32nd scale aircraft for our degustation today with the ski-equipped I-153 (winter version) WWII Soviet Fighter of early WWII era. These simple kits are fast and seemingly easy to make, but are they any good? We can see a lot by looking in the box at the kit making process and the parts in our review...

Friday, April 5

Stalingrad has some chilly passengers & an ice-cold cop on the beat...

Stalingrad Miniatures brings us a new set of  35th scale WWII German soldiers seeking refuge from the Russian winter during WWII.  A set of three figures, horse and sledge sold together or the single MP by himself if you wish - all in 1/35th scale. These men are an interesting study of wartime photographs that were used to aid the sculptor which we will include in our preview...

Thursday, April 4

8 (eight!) kits - either improved or new from Italeri in our May kit preview...

No less than eight kits are slated for release from Italeri this month. Either all new or improved upon kits from their stable, it is still a pretty impressive total - but is it quality over quanity? We have art, colours & sprues in our preview...