Friday, November 29

Construction Review: 1/32nd scale British Pilots (1939-1945) from ICM

We always seem to need more pilot and ground crew figures to populate our 1/32nd scale aircraft scenes. ICM has recently stepped up with the pilots and crew to match their new and forthcoming offerings in that scale. Gary has put the latest of these together in a review for you, see if these new British Pilots (1939-1945) from ICM are aces, or just cannon fodder in his review...

Wednesday, November 27

Build Guide Pt IV: Meng's 35th scale M911 C-HET & M747 Semi-Trailer Finale

Andy Moore has finished the great big MENG M911 C-HET & M747 Semi-Trailer in 35th scale in the sixth part of his guide with tips on construction, painting & weathering tips using AK-Interactive materials...

Tuesday, November 26

Preview: Miniart adds accessibility & new colours to their 35th scale Focke-Wulf Triebeflügel

MiniArt's new boxing of the 35th scale Focke-Wulf Triebeflügel adds a solution to the thought of "how the bloody hell does the pilot get in there" to the kit, not only that, but it adds all-new decals for six Axis machines including a Hydra version for all of those "what-if?" fans out there. Boxart, sprues and markings are all in our preview...

Monday, November 25

Just in case you needed a new version - Bronco models new 48th scale P-51D/K in Chinese Service (1949 Parade)

...And now for something a little different... A new P-51D/K Mustang in 48th scale... - hang on - what makes these a little different? The Mustangs that appeared in the 1949 military parade over Beijing in a show of strength are actually different to most Mustang kits you see as the first release from a model company. See the boxart, CAD drawings & colour profiles of Bronco's new kit in our preview...

Friday, November 22

Read n' Reviewed: "War Photographer 1.1" from PeKo Publishing

Not to be confused with volume I we reviewed earlier - this is the SECOND volume of PeKo Publishing's new book series called simply "War Photographer". These books travel through time with a single cameraman as they work their way throughout the conflicts they were stationed in. We have read this version from author Vyacheslav Kozitsyn, see what we thought in our review...

Thursday, November 21

Revell's November releases from land air, air and sea straight to you and me...

Revell has a few interesting kits for us this month. Some that will make great early Christmas presents if you can sneak them in! See the six kits on offer in November in our preview...

Wednesday, November 20

New Magazine Preview: Abrams Squad #31 - Modern warfare goes on...

Abrams Squad Magazine has already seen thirty issues of modern armour greatness. Now with issue #31, we have a whole bunch of new articles with the best that modern warfare modelling has to offer from some of the best modellers in the business, see what is in the latest issue in our preview...

Tuesday, November 19

A new set of 35th scale US Tankers in summer gear from Alpine Miniatures

Alpine Miniatures has supplied hungry modellers with two more 35th scale figures this month. A brace of US tankers in summer weight uniforms - one inside and the other outside the tank should enhance most dioramas - we have them both in our new item preview...

Preview: Alpine Miniatures 1/35th Fallschirmjäger Division Set - Limited Anniversary Edition

A special set of four figures is due for release about now from Alpine Miniatures. This set is a limited release featuring four Fallschirmjäger figures that have been until now only available in sets of two or individually. Always highly sought after, we know you will be interested in these and we show you them in our preview...

Monday, November 18

Dry Fit Review: 48th scale Douglas B-26B-50 Invader (Korean War) from ICM

He has waited a long time for this, and now Gary has his hands on the new B-26B-50 Invader (Korean War version) in 48th scale from ICM. He has fitted a lot of the kit together and compared and contrasted it with the real thing, now see what he thought and how it goes together in his dry-fit review...

Sunday, November 17

Four new kits with sprues, colours & boxart for November from Trumpeter

Four new products from Trumpeter should be hitting the shelves of your local hobby shop this month. A big German taking a dive, a cargo lorry with a special mission, John F Kennedy takes to the waves again and a truck with a severe leak out the front end? See what we mean as we look at the boxart, decal and marking choices and sprue layout in our new item preview for November.

Friday, November 15

Read n' Reviewed: Panzers in Berlin 1945 from Panzerwrecks Publishing

"Panzers in Berlin in 1945" from Panzerwrecks has hit our book & hobby shops in a second print run. At just under 400 pages from authors Lee Archer, Mario Lippert & Robert Kraska, it is full of detail, maps, illustrations & photos of one of the most desperate battles in history. We have read the book - see what we thought in our review...

Thursday, November 14

Two new figures and some pussies in love from Stalingrad Miniatures in their latest figure set...

Stalingrad Miniatures has two new figures - plus two feline friends for us in a single set this month. All four of them look like they are just a little distracted from the wartime setting around them. See these two new figures are about in our new figure preview...

Wednesday, November 13

Decal Review: 1/48th scale "Last in Line Vol.1" from Exito Decals

Exito Decals has released two new decal sheets recently, both of them in 48th scale, and while the first set Gary looked at were late-model Spitfires as their subjects, today sees the other side get a run with late WWII Bf-109's thrust into the action. See what he thought about this sheet in his review... 

Tuesday, November 12

TMN On Tour: Telford Scale ModelWorld 2019

We love to show photos of modelling shows - they are a great place for inspiration, and maybe - just maybe - you might even see your own model kit on TMN that somebody has enviously snapped! Thanks to our roving reporter Juraj Jankovič for taking these pictures of the show to present to you today in the news...

Monday, November 11

Preview: Das Werk's new 1/35th scale Salvenmaschinenkanone SMK 18-Typ 2 in plastic, CAD & in history.

Das Werk has a new kit on its books - aa bad-ass looking AA gun called the 2cm Salvenmaschinenkanone SMK 18 - Typ 2 - this one, like the previous 3cm Flakvierling 103/38. This 35th scale kit features EIGHT 2cm barrels and looks even more capable. See a little about the kit and the gun itself in our preview...

Saturday, November 9

Ammo's seven new products for November in our preview...

AMMO has some great new books, new paints and a big box o' solutions for your latest projects that have just hit the market. They look pretty sweet to us, so we thought you would want to see them in our preview...

Thursday, November 7

Read and Reviewed: How To Work With Colors & Transitions with Acrylics from AK Interactive

Clayton has been doing a little more figure painting as of late - so this new book from AK Interactive called "How To Work With Colors & Transitions With Acrylics" seemed like a great book to advance his skills, but would it be everything he needed to learn more? See what he thought in his review after he read the book. 

Wednesday, November 6

Decal Review: 1/48th scale "Sweet Fourteens" from Exito Decals

Exito has released a new set of 48th and 32nd scale decals to suit your late model spitfires - Three very nice schemes were picked, but how are the decals and the other selling point - the included references supplied with the kit? Gary investigates in his review...

Tuesday, November 5

Quickbuild: KittyHawk's 1/48TH SCALE UH-1N Twin Huey.

Both of our Andrews have shown us a little more about the Kittyhawk 1/48th scale UH-1N Twin Huey. Andy Moore has shown us all about the kit in his "In-boxed" article, and now it is Andrew Perren's turn to show us just what the kit builds up into with a few sidesteps along the way in his build article, here today on the news...

Monday, November 4

Canfora's "On Display 5 – German Tank Killers" - on sale & on discount for a short time in our preview...

Canfora Publishing has sent us details of a new book in their popular "On Display" modelling series. With this issue featuring the dreaded tank killers of the German armed forces of WWII. Some amazing models by the top talent in our hobby are "on Display" in our preview

Sunday, November 3

Two mainstays of the cold war in 35th from Hobbyboss in our preview...

Two of the lynchpins of the communist forces of the last half-century, you will find the Russian KrAZ-260B Tractor with MAZ/ChMZAP-5247G semitrailer & the PLA 59 Medium Tank both saw and continue to see service in many parts of the world until even now. Hobbyboss has made these two new kits in 35th scale. We have sprues, boxart, colours and stats in our preview...

Friday, November 1

Italeri's six kits of November in our preview w/ Sprues, colours & boxart...

Italeri has six kits to add to their Alfa Romeo Monza kit we have already seen this month of November. These are varied and look to be of a decent quality. See the sprues, boxart and colours in our preview...