Thursday, December 31

Preview: New Abrams Squad Mag & two new books for the new year from Pla Editions...

Pla Editions has three new publications just in time to kick of 202. Issue 34 of "Abrams Squad" is of corse on the way, as well as a reference book covering Brigade Combat Team (ABCT) “Iron Horse”, 1st Cavalry Division of the US Army & book featuring the trators of the eastern bloc in modelling and dioramas. See more about each of them in our preview...

Monday, December 28

Preview: MiniArt's 35th scale Austin Armoured Car 1918 Pattern. Japanese Service. Interior Kit

Miniart have released their Austin Armoured Car in another version, this time in Japanese service with a full interior to match it. We have some pictures of the real thing and the kit in our preview...

Sunday, December 27

Build review: Titanic Seal & Iceberg Scene from Suyata

Will Vale has the mind and a talent for creating the unique, so when he saw the novel, new "cute" kit of the Titanic (with seals and icebergs included) from Suyata, his interest piqued. Will has built the kit to show you what's inside and how the model builds in his construction review...

Saturday, December 26

Masterbox 2021 January kits - on a horse and not so far away...

Masterbox always brings us something unique and different from the normal with evocative artwork to accompany their kits. They start off 2021 with two new models in different scales depicting interesting scenes in plastic. See what's new in our preview...

Thursday, December 24

Preview - A new Mig-25PD "Foxbat E" in 72nd scale from ICM

ICM plastic model kits has news of an addition to their recently released Mig-25 series of kits in 72nd scale to make the Foxbat that most of us are familiar with, the cold war nemesis, the  Mig-25PD or "Foxbat E". we have cad images and boart and a little on this variant in history in our preview...

Tuesday, December 22

Preview: "U.S.A.A.F Aircraft Weapons of WW II" from Canfora Publishing (on pre-order & at a discount for a short time)

Canfora Publishing has delivered a new book that features everything you need to know and all the images you need to know all about the weapons use on the bombers, fighters and other aircraft of the USAAF in World War II. Titled "U.S.A.A.F Aircraft Weapons of WW II". We give you a preview of this new book, the contents and how to get it on a discount in our preview...

Monday, December 21

2021 is already looking up - with three new releases from Takom...

The hits keep on coming fro everyone this year - but we have good news about 2021 already with three pretty cool looking new kits in different areas of interest from Takom. See what we know about tooth of the kits in our preview...

Sunday, December 20

Sad news: A fire at Eduard's warehouse in the Czech Republic...

We don't really like to post news about bad news, but the fire at Eduartd's warehouse is something we thought you should all be aware of. We have a message from Eduard in our story...

Friday, December 18

"Tw-In-Boxed": 1/35th scale Austin Armoured Car 3rd Series & 1918 Pattern from MiniArt

MiniArt surprised us all recently with the dual release of their two Austin Armoured cars, the 3rd Series & 1918 Pattern kits in 35th scale. The intrepid Andy Moore has them both, and in the interests of fairness to each kit, he is building both of them in a forthcoming article. But today -  he looks at the contents of both kits & examines them in detail in his dual review...

Thursday, December 17

Italeri's December (2nd serving) new items on sale now...

Italeri has surprised us with three more releases just in time before Christmas. We have art, decals, colour choices and sprue pictures of all three kits in our preview...

Wednesday, December 16

Build review Pt.I: 35th scale Model T Ambulance 1917 (early) WW1 AAFS Car from ICM Models

ICM Models 35th scale Model T Ambulance 1917 (early) WW1 AAFS Car was one that struck Andy King's fertile imagination, so why not get him to make it for us? In the first part of his article, Andy shows us a little about what's in the kit and a lot about how it builds up before he paints & weathers it in part II...

Monday, December 14

Need a speedy Panzer IV without the chore? Miniart's new (no Interior) Pz.Kpfw.IV Ausf. H Vomag. Early Prod June 1943.

MiniArt's latest Panzer IV range is further expanded with this new version of the Vomag  production vehicle from June in 1943. This kit features no interior for a speedier build, decals for five variants plus lots of other features. We look at the tank & the features of the kit in our preview...

Sunday, December 13

Preview: Two nice looking new kits from Hobbyboss in December...

Two new kits from Hobbyboss this month - a very fast, very light tank from the "Rooskies" and a tilt-rotor helicopter-cum aircraft from the "Yanks" - who's side are you on? We have box art, sprues, marking, decals and everything else inside the boxes of these kits in our new item preview.

Friday, December 11

Preview: Rye Field Model give us an "F" - The Panther Ausf.F from in 35th scale appears...

Rye Field Model is the next in line to take on the challenge of the "Paper Panther" - "Panther II" or a they are calling it the "Panther Ausf.F"

Tuesday, December 8

Preview: Meng's new 35th scale Heavy Armoured Personnel Carrier Namer

Israel's own Leopard is next for Meng Models, with the new 35th scale Heavy Armoured Personnel Carrier Namer the next kit to be produced with co-ordination with IDF experts. We look at the real thing & the features of the kit in our preview...

Sunday, December 6

Read n' reviewed: 1944 German Armour In Normandy – Camouflage Profile Guide from AK Interactive

Our man Clayton LOVES his profile books! Every time one pops up we know we will get the call - so when AK Interactive's book on the German armour in Normandy in 1944 was announced, we knew what we had to do! He as read the book and presents his thoughts about it in his review...

Friday, December 4

Construction Review Pt II: 1/35th scale German Sd.Kfz.553 Ausf. Vierfüßler KaiserKäfer "Fist of War" from ModelCollect

A dystopian future, MAK looks and a somewhat What-if? 1946 vibe combine to make the 1/35th scale German Sd.Kfz.553 Ausf. Vierfüßler KaiserKäfer "Fist of War" Series from ModelCollect. Clayton today presents us with the second part of his story, where he paints this kit in a truly unique style that "hexes" its opponents. See it come together in part II today...

Thursday, December 3

Preview: MiniArt's 35th scale Pz.Kpfw.IV Ausf. H Vomag. Early Prod May 1943. Interior kit coming soon

MiniArt's latest Panzer IV is backdated from the Ausf J model to the ubiquitous Panzer IV Ausf H - Vomag production early model on the way. This kit features a full interior, decals for three kits plus lots of other features. We look at the tanks and the features in our preview...

Wednesday, December 2

Preview: The Hawker Hurricane - A Complete Guide To The Famous Fighter from Valiant Wings Publishing

Valiant wings concentrate their fire on the famous Hurricane for their sixteenth publication in the series of "Complete Guides". This new book promises to show you everything you knew - or didn't know you didn't know about the Hurricane, combined with plans, drawings, walk around & many more helpful features. See not the contents of the book in our preview...

Kittyhawk gives us our "Romeo" - the MH-60R is on the way...

The next in the "Hawk" family is on the way from Kittyhawk - the MH-60R "Romeo" is the latest off the block in 35th scale. We have some info on the kit, on the real aircraft and the colours in this boxing in our preview...