Sunday, December 29

Hobbyboss' two new products for a whole new year...

With the end of the year already upon us (what the??)  - Hobbyboss already has the sprues, colours, decals and boxart on display of their new pair of January 2020 models. Our preview of them is today's story on the news... 

Saturday, December 28

Preview: MiniArt's 1/35th scale WWI era British Military Lorry B-type

MiniArt continues to build on their WWI and Type-B series lines with this - a new truck from the first world war era that were converted from the B-type bus. See how they have built on their moulds to make a brand new vehicle in our preview...

Friday, December 27

A new Sherman (along with a woman climbing on to a Jumbo for a kiss) from Meng

A new combo of two separate kits from Meng for all those Sherman and allied armour modellers of WWII - A new kit of the U.S. Assault Tank M4A3E2 "Jumbo" Sherman "Cobra King" & to add to your M4A3 (76) W Sherman,a  new enhancement set of a soldier & a girl "fraternising" along with etched parts for that particular kit. See a little of both of them in our preview...

Thursday, December 26

Read n' reviewed: Luftwaffe Im Focus Edition No. 29 from Luftfahrtverlag Start

The prospect of a new book from the team at Luftfahrtverlag-Start is always enticing to us, as their work on bringing back the stories of the men and machines of the Luftwaffe in WWII is always engaging and revealing. So much so, we look to see if they can keep up the high standard in every issue. See if they meet the bar or not with this 1944/45 focused special edition issue #29 of Luftwaffe im Focus...

Monday, December 23

Preview: The new 35th "Megatron" Challenger 2 TES From Ryefield Model

The Challenger II TES or "Megatron" as it is called is the subject of the latest 35th scale upcoming kit from Ryefield Model. We have some images of the boxart,  colours, CAD drawings of the kit and sprue break up in our preview...

Saturday, December 21

Build Review: Ferdinand Jagdpanzer Sd. Kfz. 184 & 16t Strabokran From Amusing Hobby

Clayton Ockerby has already built a great version of the 16t Strabokran that fits inside this BIG box of Amusing Hobby's combination set that matches this with a 35th scale Ferdinand Jagdpanzer Sd. Kfz. 184 kit. See how the Ferdinand goes together before painting w/ AK real colors in the second part of his guide...

Thursday, December 19

Italeri's last three December items of 2019 in a surprise release..

A while ago Italeri missed out a whole month of new-re-releases - We think they have caught up now with this trio which are now available. We have the boxart, colours, decals and sprues of these kits in our December preview...

Wednesday, December 18

A look at MiniArt's seven very nice December releases in our preview...

MiniArt always shows us just what they are releasing every month, and it has been so busy recently we have not had time to show you each of these newest kits individually.  We thought it only fair, therefore, to show you all of their December kits in a quick catch up...

Preview: The aircraft & Military vehicles of Hobbyboss' catalogue for 2020/21

Hobbyboss has added to the earlier release of their aircraft and naval vessels with a bunch of new pages highlighting their military vehicles for 2019/20. See what is new and what you might not have expected in our preview...

Tuesday, December 17

(Most of) Trumpeter's 2020-2021 catalogue with military & aircraft kits...

We have a preview of Tumpeter's military vehicle & aircraft kits for 2020 / 2021. Lots of stuff that is already released and some surprises in the line for next year in our preview...

Bronco's funky new telephone truck enlarges their range in January...

Bronco models continue to add new and interesting variants to their range- especially in making new incarnations of their newer moulds. This one is the radiotelephone truck - Funkkraftwagen (Kfz. 19) or as named here "German Krupp Protze Kfz.19 Radio command Car". We have the box art, sprue layout, colours and the CADs of the final kit to add to just a little bit of history of this "funky" car in our preview...

Sunday, December 15

Build guide Pt II: Takoms' 35th scale Jagdpanther G1 Early Production W/ Schwerer Plattformwagen Type SSYS

Today Clayton from Workbench Hobbies adds to his inbox review of TAKOM's 35th scale Jagdpanther G1 Early Production W/ Schwerer plattformwagen Type SSYS with a build guide using Uschi van der Rosten & AK-Interactive materials in the second part of this article...

Saturday, December 14

Masterbox's two new sets in 24th & 35th in battle, & in our preview...

Masterbox always seems to provide something of interest to the modelling public - small dynamic poses & genre-defying kits of recent are shaping this company's path. It is always with pleasure that we get to look at new images & plans in our preview to show you what is coming next...

Friday, December 13

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

Only one of these new kits from Trumpeter do NOT shoot at boats as one of their main tasks - do you know which one yet? Take a look at our preview to see the artwork, sprues, colours and features of the new four from Trumpeter in December...

Thursday, December 12

Preview: 1/10th scale bust of an MG42 Gunner, Totenkopf Division, Kharkov 1943 from Life Miniatures

Life Miniatures has a new 10th scale bust of an MG42 gunner in the winter battle of Kahrkov on the Eastern Front, WWII in 1943. This one complements the tripod carrying assistant gunner from the same battle and unit in their range. We will point out the uniform and equipment and see where the inspiration came from in our preview...

Monday, December 9

Preview: Takom's new 35th scale US Army 1/4 Ton Armored Truck

Everyone loves Willys - and just as many of you might well be interested in Takom's new "US Army 1/4 Ton Armored Truck". see what we know about the second Jeep in Takom's family in our preview...

Preview: Takom's opens the account of Panzer III's with the Pz.III Ausf.M in 35th scale

Takom is back with another of the German heavy hitters - their most used tank during WWII - the Panzer III. The first in this series (yes series of Panzer II kits) is the Ausf.M variety with a little extra spaced armour added to the mix. See what we know about the kit so far and the real thing in our preview...

Saturday, December 7

Hobbyboss Christmas releases - A Foxhound & the Puma

With Hobbyboss' new items for December, we have both a way to deliver a high amount of boom with the Mig-31BM Foxhound and its hypersonic missile in 48th scale and to the counterpoint, an Israeli Puma mine-clearing vehicle to REMOVE all of the boom - your choice in ideology, scale & genre in our new item preview...

Friday, December 6

A look at Zvezda's new items in their catalogue for 2020

Zvezda shows us their new catalogue with existing models & all new items for 2020 - the only catch is you need to speak Russian to decipher everything in the pages. We know that the smart ones amongst you can work out what's coming in this new catalogue preview.

Thursday, December 5

New books & tools from AK Interactive this December

Ever-expanding with new and adopted products, AK Interactive has a lot of new bits for you to look at in December, we have several of them in our handy preview...

Tuesday, December 3

Preview: The Bodi combines four of their best into a new set "Unternehmen Konrad"

For those who like their 1/35th scale Panther (or any other German tank from the late WWII period), The Bodi Miniatures has released four of their recently very nice looking figures together as a set. We look at each of them in a nice little preview for you today...

Monday, December 2

Italeri's December items - in store just in time for any excuse present month...

Italeri has just posted their December releases online - they are available in their shop and soon, in your local hobby shop too. You might be able to get them just for Festivus(™)! We have the boxart, colours, decals and sprues of these kits in our December preview...

Sunday, December 1

Review: 1/48th scale F-14D Airframe Mask for the AMK Kit from Galaxy Models.

Gary Wickham has the new set of 48th scale masks from Galaxy Models to suit the long-awaited F-14D Tomcat from AMK. See what the set includes (with some unexpected extras to boot) in his examination...