Friday, March 27

Preview: Combat History of Sturmpanzer-Abteilung 217 by Haasler and Vosters.

The team of Timm Haasler & Simon Vosters have combined with Panzerwrecks to publish a new book featuring the Combat History of Sturmpanzer-Abteilung 217 during WWII. Stand by for plenty of great images, illustrations by Felipe Rodna and text describing the men and machines of this unit (and how to get this book at a short time discounted price) all in our preview...

Thursday, March 26

Construction Review: 1/35th scale US Tankers Set (#35271) from Alpine Miniatures

Alpine Miniatures has supplied hungry modellers with two more 35th scale figures this month. A brace of WWII U.S. tankers in summer weight uniforms. One of these figures was set to be perched inside the turret while the other standing outside the tank should enhance most dioramas - we have put them both together for you in our construction review...

Tuesday, March 24

Takom awakens with FOUR new releases in two scales in April / May 2020

Takoms FOUR releases are making up we assume for the lack of activity from the recent closure of business over there of recent. Today we have the box-arts of the new kits coming in April and May. We give you what we know about them and a little of each of their histories in our preview...

MiniArt wants us all to get PUMPED!...with their new pallet jack truck set.

Miniart continues to release absolutely imperative objects to add to your modern diorama setting. This week they released news of a new Pallet jack truck set with palettes and barrels to cart around on them. They look really handy for your modern-day scenarios. See what is included in our preview...

Monday, March 23

Ten new products from Black Dog in 72nd, 35th, 48th & 32nd scales this month...

Black Dog from the Czech Republic has sent out a list of their very latest resin figures, diorama accessories and aircraft conversions to make your modelling just that little easier (and impressive F-15 fans!). See what we mean in our preview of Black Dog's March items in our preview...

Saturday, March 21

Preview (Part III): Italeri's new 32nd scale Tornado GR.4's new tooling revealed

Italeri's new 32nd scale Tornado GR.4 is very soon to be released to eager modellers looking for an updated version of this aircraft after others before sold to the public. Today we have the third release of pictures detailing the tooling of the moulds of the kit to add to the previous CADs we have already shown you...

Thursday, March 19

Eduard's 32nd scale Taifun on its way in May...

Eduard has taken over the production of the otherwise ceased release of Striped Tiger's 1/32nd scale Bf 108 Taifun. They have added to it with their own goodies, and today we have enough information on the package to give you a preview...

Tuesday, March 17

Preview: Captured Vehicles in Wehrmacht Service from Ryton Publishing / Feist Books...

A new book combining the talents of both Robert Johnson & Uwe Feist has just been released. The subject of the book is the captured machines and equipment of the enemy in German hands during the Second World War. It is rare to see the myriad of captured equipment in enemy hands so this book is a good place to start. Let's have a look at what is promised in this title in our review...

Friday, March 13

Broncos new British Jeeps on a raid & packed full of troops in our preview

Bronco is releasing another British combat vehicle with soldier combo kit. This time, a gathering of two Jeeps (British Recce And Signals Light Trucks) and ten figures to fit both of these Jeeps.  We have the CAD design features, colours and all of the kits options in our preview...

Thursday, March 12

Build Review Pt I: 1/35th scale B-type Military Omnibus from MiniArt Models

Lukas is progressing with his neat build of MiniArt's new 1/35th scale B-type Military Omnibus kit. He has given us an in-boxing of the kit, and now he pauses to show us the way he has made his version in part I of his build today...

Tuesday, March 10

Spiders & Golf? Two things that did not mix until this month in our preview from Hobbyboss...

Hobbyboss already has the sprues, colours, decals and boxart on display of their new pair of March 2020 model kits. Our preview of them is today's story on the news... 

Monday, March 9

Used & Reviewed: Riveting Wheels and Handle from Galaxy Models

The task of riveting of the scale model is an important and sometimes tedious but necessary step of the model making process for Gary Wickham. So when a new tool comes along he is always up for having a look at how it performs. He has done just that with Galaxy Models new riveting wheels and handle tool. See what he thought after his testing in his review...

Sunday, March 8

Italeri's five releases for March in our preview...

We are already seeing some new and some re-boxings of kits from Italeri in March releases from Italy. See what's new, and those you thought you may have seen before in different colour choices in our preview...

Friday, March 6

Preview: Barracuda's improvements for your Hellcat, Tempest & Sea Fury

We look forward to seeing what Roy Sutherland and his team from Barracuda Studios have for us in the way of resin & decal improvements for your kits. This month they have four all-new sets for the Hellcat and Tempest, plus a much sought after item back in stock. See more about them in our preview...

Thursday, March 5

The "Shitbarn" is incoming - 35th scale FV4005 Stage II in 35th scale from Amusing Hobby

In their recent trend of reproducing World of Tanks specials and prototypes, Amusing Hobby is making one of the iconic vehicles of the British cold war line up - the FV4005 or the "Shitbarn" as it is called in the game. See what we know in our preview...

Wednesday, March 4

Read n' Reviewed: Worn Art Collection: Wooden, Worn Art Thematic Collection #1

Trying to recreate the look and feel of natural wood in various states has long been the model and diorama maker's mission. Nature - and wood - is all around. So when Paul saw this new book on modelling just that subject he had to read it. See what he thought about the book in his review...

Tuesday, March 3

Masterbox's Two New 35th Scale WWII Germans & 18th Century Native American Sets in our Preview...

Still some of the best box art makers on the market, we take a little look at the forthcoming two new Masterbox kits in 35th scale to see if they measure up to this dramatic promise in our preview...

Sunday, March 1

Preview: A new set from Stalingrad - "The Final Instruction, Kharkov 1943" in 1/35th

Stalingrad have a new set of three figures in grey resin - these guys are soldiers of the eastern front - Kharkov in 19843 during that ferocious battle. A German officer giving out orders to his AFV crews is the theme - see how the figures look with inspiration pictures to compare them within our preview...