Wednesday, January 20

Two new figures in ARTO Productions excellent range in our preview...

A.R.T.O. Production is a new company making 1/35th scale resin figures of some very popular German subjects from WWII while making a name for themselves as a new and top-quality figure making company. We have some new information about these two new figures and the artist's inspirations our preview...

Monday, January 18

Test Kit Dry-Fit Review: 48th scale Sukhoi Su-33 Flanker-D from Minibase

Gary Wickham was happy to recently receive the last test shot of Minibase's forthcoming Sukhoi Su-33 Flanker-D in 48th scale injection moulded plastic before the kit goes to the public. We have seen a lot of hype & a few myths & uncertainties about this kit around. Gary clears that all up & shows us just how this kit builds up in his extensive dry-fit build review...

Saturday, January 16

Preview: AK Interactive & ABT 502s latest tools, masks, books & materials for January 2021...

AK Interactive's January 2021 releases have some interesting learning, reading, oil painting and the tools to get the most out of your own modelling work (and a mug for your tea afterwards). We have pics, prices, links and info in our preview...

Friday, January 15

Two new figures in 1/16th scale from Alpine Miniatures in January...

At least one of these figures from Alpine Miniature's January releases is a bust! The other one being a full body sculpt - both with an amazing eye on quality and detail. We look at them in our new item preview...

Thursday, January 14

MiniArt's new 35th scale Pz.Kpfw.IV Ausf. H Krupp-Grusonwerk. Mid Prod. Aug-Sep 1943. Interior Kit

A large percentage of the Panzer IV H were constructed at the Krupp-Grusonwerk plant in the period of August through September in 1943. MiniArt has recreated this variant, with a full interior in a super detailed kit in 35th scale. W have the colour variants, some of the features and a little on the Panzer IV H in our preview...

Preview: Airfix 2021 Catalogue in digital form...

Airfix has listened to modellers and produced a catalogue for 2021. Although a lot of these items are known to modellers or are existing stock, it is always interesting to look at what's new and what you knew in their brochure...

Wednesday, January 13

Preview: The final iteration of Meng's 12th scale Ford GT40 Mk.II 1966 Le Mans 24h in full colour...

We now see the final form of Meng's new Ford GT40 Mk.II 1966 Le Mans 24 hour kit that is just about to hit the market. These new photos show the kit as it will ship -  and they are added to our preview of the kit's features & CAD drawings we have already seen so far...

Monday, January 11

Preview: Three new kits from Hobbyboss in the new year...

Three new kits from Hobbyboss this new year of 2021 - a very fast, very light fighting soft top from the "Brits" A light tank from Soviet times and a paper panzer from the blueprints of the Third Reich are the candidates for this month. We have box art, sprues, marking, decals and everything else inside the boxes of these kits in our new item preview.

Saturday, January 9

Dry Build Review - ICM's 32nd scale Stearman (Boeing) Pt-17/ns2-3 Kaydet

Today Gary Wickham examines ICM's 32nd scale boxing of the Stearman (Boeing) Pt-17/ns2-3 Kaydet in the best way possible - by "Dry Building" it to see how the kit goes together & to check the fit & the accuracy of what is on offer. See how the kit performs & what he thought about it in his review...

Friday, January 8

Preview: Time to get on the tools with Miniart's new workshop kit...

Never one to shirk their responsibilities, MiniArt have taken the "tradie" route with these two blokes whose motto is "If you have a go you'll get a go" and a workshop scene in 35th scale emerges. We look at what is in the kit in our preview...

Thursday, January 7

Preview: Suyata's new "2 in 1" T-90A Main Battle Tank & "Tiger" Gaz-233014 Armoured Vehicle in 48th scale


New-tool 1/48th scale armour looks to be the hot ticket of recent times, with many model companies expanding their ranges in this scale. Suyata is the latest to take on the challenge with a pair of very nice looking Russian modern military vehicles, the T90A & "Tiger " AFV in a combo set boxing. We look at each of the subjects in our preview...

Wednesday, January 6

January's G.I.'s from the Bodi in our new item preview...

The Bodi from Hungary is providing modellers with some warmth (even if you are in the Southern Hemisphere) this January with a pair of  US Military Police & GI set in the Ardennes in 1944. They come complete with a  stove in the set - or just as single figures if you wish. We look at both of them as singles and as a set in our preview...

Tuesday, January 5

Preview: MiniArt's new 35th scale Tramway "X" Series Mid Type Coming Soon:

MiniArt continues to adapt some of their more impressive kits into different variants with all new colours and several details that pertain to this, the mid-production type of their earlier released "X" series trams. We have some pictures of the real thing, sprues, colours decals and the kit in our preview...

Saturday, January 2

Border Model's 35th scale Bf-109G6 - Yes - 35th scale!!!

It seems Border Model has gone all "Airfix" on us and named their latest large scale fighter aircraft in a non-standard scale. This new Bf-109G6 looks pretty standard, except for the fact that it is in 1/35th scale instead of 1/32nd scale! We look at the info on hand and the kit's possibilities in our preview...