Tuesday, August 20

Review: Tamiya's 1/48th scale P-38 F/G Lightning "white box" version

Recently at the US 2019 IPMS Nationals John Bonanni was able to pick up one of the early release "white box" variants of the brand new Tamiya P-38 Lightning - three months before regular release! John knew there was a lot of anticipation and excitement around this kit, so really wanted to show you contents in his "In-boxed" examination in the news...

Monday, August 19

Construction Guide: 1/35th scale M-46 Patton from Takom

John Bonanni has already built-up his model of Takom's new 35th scale M46 Patton. Pausing along the way only to give us a detailed description of how the kit builds up, & just what the finished kit looks like before painting & weathering. See his how-to in today's story...

Sunday, August 18

Preview: Four new items with sprues, colours & boxart from Trumpeter in August

Four new products should be hitting the shelves of your local hobby shop this month. Two with tracks, one with wings but three of them have a hull? See what we mean as we look at the boxart, decal and marking choices and sprue layout in our new item preview for August from Trumpeter.

Friday, August 16

Build & Paint Guide – 35th scale Fries Kran 16t Strabokran from Amusing Hobby

The Amusing Hobby 1/35th scale Fries Kran 16t Strabokran has been a kit that got a lot of press - but we had not seen any built as of yet. Clayton Ockerby took up the mantle to show us just what the kit shapes up like when it is painted & weathered with some of the new "Real Color" paints from AK Interactive in his very helpful build review & guide...

Thursday, August 15

Build Guide & Review: MiniArt's 35th scale Focke-Wulf Triebflügel Interceptor

Andy Moore has taken on MiniArt's brand new Focke-Wulf Triebflügel Interceptor in 1/35th scale. He has given us a multi-part build of the kit, and today the first parts shows us what is inside the box and then the first part of the build in his helpful guide thru this unusual model...

Wednesday, August 14

Preview: Alpine Miniatures new figure - 1/16th scale WW2 US 4th AD "First in Bastogne" tanker

We always look forward to seeing more new figures from Alpine Miniatures & today that happened - a new 1/16th scale GI tanker - one of the "First in Bastogne" from the 4th Armoured Division in WWII. we have a little look at him in our preview...

Tuesday, August 13

Do you feel the need? The need for a new F-14? AMK Release their "Super Tomcat"

The day has come for Tomcat fans, the long-awaited announcement of the 48th scale Avantgarde Model Kits F-14D "Super Tomcat" has come with the model is now being sent to model distributors. We have some preview images from AMK themselves of the new kit in our preview...

Monday, August 12

Preview: Bronco Models new 35th scale Carro Veloce L3/35 Italian Tankette with Twin 34/37M Gebauer in Hungarian service (2 in 1 kit)

Expanding on their earlier release of the Italian version of the Carro Veloce L3/35 Tankette, Bronco brings us their new kit of the vehicle, this time giving the choice of either a Twin 34/37M Gebauer MG  vehicle or a CV-35.M / CV-35 Command Tank in a  2 in 1 kit. see some of the feature set of the kit and the new colours of the eight marking choices in our preview...

Sunday, August 11

Build Guide Pt.II: 1/32nd scale Nieuport XVII (Early version) from Copper State Models

Our man Lukas is past halfway through his build of the new Copper State Models 32nd scale Nieuport XVII (Early version) biplane. This part of the story shows his progress on the fuselage, masking & sealing it all up and adding the first layers of paint to the model part of his build guide here on TMN.

Friday, August 9

Dry-fit Review: 1/48th scale Junkers Ju 88D-1 from ICM

Our man Gary has recently been interested in the new-tooled aircraft kits from the ever-improving model makers at ICM. But hey - every model must be judged on its own merit - so Gaz has put this new 1/48th scale Junkers Ju 88D-1 together to show you what he thinks about their latest twin-engined medium in his review...

Thursday, August 8

More info onTakom's Blitz 35th scale Jagdtiger Sd.Kfz.186 Early/Late Production (2 in 1 kit)

We have some information showing how the "two in one" Jagdtiger from Takom will work - CADs showing how the early and late variants are different add to the preview we have already made of this forthcoming new kit.

Wednesday, August 7

In-Boxed: M-46 Patton from Takom in 1/35th scale

We welcome John Bonanni to the TMN "crew" as he takes on Takom's M46 Patton in a spirited build guide. First up, he is showing us what is in the box, before building, and then painting and then weathering the kit to a great standard in separate articles. See what comes in the box first with his examination...

Tuesday, August 6

Darius Miniatures new "Lang" set of figures & stowage for your 35th Jpz.IV

Darius Miniatures from Poland has been making quality figures for some time, and of recently, they have caught our eye with this magnificent set of figures and stowage to match your 35th scale Jagdpanzer IV kit. They are sold as a group or separately, and we thought that we might give you a closer look at these figures by themselves and together in our preview...

Monday, August 5

The night hunter cometh - MiniArt's 35th scale Nachjager Triebflügeljäger emerges..

MiniArt's newest version of the Focke-Wulf Nachjager Triebflügeljäger version has just been announced for a release date very shortly. We take a look at the new parts and markings of this night fighter variant of the new kit in our preview...

Saturday, August 3

Hobbyboss' August new releases - Two popular German subjects from WWII in large & small scale...

Heavy armour and Balkan crosses appear as a feature of both of Hobbyboss' new August releases. These two will, of course, sell well, but we thought we would show you the sprue pictures, colours and decals first in our preview...

Friday, August 2

Six new releases on three, two & four wheels, wings & tracks this month from Italeri

Amongst the new releases from Italeri this month, we have boxart, colours & sprues od an Italian Scooter & German sidecar, An RAF legend, A German Hunting Panther, A British workhorse and A Porche for your garage - all in our preview...

Thursday, August 1

MiniArt's new 35th scale Tank Destroyer from Romania looks pretty awesome!

MiniArt continues to pick the unusual but still very relevant choices from WWII - This time the boxing of the TACAM T-60 Romanian Tank Destroyer kit with a full interior. We have some of the details in CAD form, with colours and markings of the kit in our new item preview...