Friday, November 9

Not going to IPMS Telford this year? Eagle Editions can make up for it…

Don't worry – a lot of people can't go – but don't think you are missing out just because you cannot get there – Eagle Editions has a great 15% off sale to console you – and we have the details for you…

We review (& partially construct) the Revell 1/32 He-219 A-7/A-5/A-2 late "UHU"

There is once again a large scale battle on to win the night skies over Germany – Large in scale meaning the 1/32nd market. Our two contestants - the Zoukei Mura He-219 in the blue corner – with a high price tag but high detail to accompany that – and in the red corner the He 219 from Revell, boasting nearly as much detail but a much easier to swallow price tag. Who wins the battle?? Well we have the Revell kit here to examine today – we will see if it kit can match it with the best in our review…

Thursday, November 8

Stalingrad completes the "German Winter infantry Series" with extra resin releases and a peasant girl from warmer climes joins in...



Stalingrad resin figures from Russia have two new collections to their newest line of figures - One a Russian Peasant girl in summer and another large set which they have  added some images of new figures that complete the set that depicts the German soldiers defending the Village of Velikiye Luki on the Eastern front in the cold winter of 1942-3 – the figures are as nice as they are diverse – we also have the story and some pictures which served as the inspiration to this set in our preview…


Wednesday, November 7

Eduard’s New Releases for November 2012 - Some great reasons to stay in...

Eduard from the Czech Republic have a great bunch of kits and modelling supplies for you to fill your stash with in the month of November -  another great excuse to stay inside this winter - or indeed summer if you live down south…
 

Tuesday, November 6

Valiant Wings Publishing have let loose a Tempest

After the release of their He 219 book the people at Valiant Wings have now officially released their new book on the  the Hawker Tempest – You have until Midnight tonight to secure free shipping on your pre-order - we have the details in our short preview…

Barracuda Studios' excellent new wheels for your 48th Mustang & 72nd Blenheim kits

Just in time for Telford IPMS in the UK Roy from Barracuda Studios has released details on four new sets of aftermarket replacements – (with four more to come tomorrow) Roy from Barracuda will take you through the details of his beautiful replacement wheels for your 1/48th Mustang and your 72nd scale Blenheim..

Finally some more Injection moulded figures for the plane guys in 1/32 from Masterbox

Do you have a new 1/32 scale aircraft kit but don't want a large scale price tag for the figures to go with it? Well MasterBox has sent shots of their second 1/32 figure kit.. “Pilots of Luftwaffe, WWII era” to fill that gap..

Monday, November 5

We review the Life Miniatures Joachim Peiper bust in 1/10 scale

Sang-Eon Lee’s new company Life Miniatures has released a photo-realistic large scale (1/10th) bust of the controversial figure of Joachim "Jochen" Peiper. Peiper - an SS commander during WWII was tried and convicted for being in command of troops who participated in the “Malmédy Massacre”. Well we will cut past these other considerations and show you this bust as it comes in its box – we also put it together to show you the finer details

Saturday, November 3

Nick’s Wounded Revell Panther springs from the box…

Our youngest modeller here - (and a prize-winning modeller to boot) Nick takes us through his build of the New Revell Panther in this interesting and revealing build article – what have the rest of us been doing all these years??

Thursday, November 1

We make our own country road from MiniArt...


MiniArt has sent us a diorama of their latest countryside diorama kit – a vac-form job with a broken cart in styrene on the side to give it some depth – we take a look at the kit and give it a quick build to see how good a basic kit like this can look in a very short time.