Thursday, July 11

MasterBox go all modern on us with one of probably THE funniest kit names ever

The gauntlet has been thrown down – see if you can work out which we think is the most “unique” kit name we have ever seen – other than that these two kits look promising…

Wednesday, July 10

Review: Nuts and Bolts Volume 30: Nebel-, Panzer- und Vielfachwerfer - Maultier Part 2

One of the truly cool weapons the Germans had (if weapons can be “cool” in today’s world) was the six-barrelled rocket Nebelwerfer family. These were feared by their enemies and a welcome sight to the German infantryman. Deployed  on a wheeled trailer, or in an armoured car they are great modelling subjects….And I suppose an interesting subject for a book as well ? Let’s take a look at what the guys at “Nuts and Bolts” make out of it in our review…

Tuesday, July 9

Panzer Aces - Now there are 42 of them!!!

“Panzer Aces” – one of the best modelling mags in the world has just released Issue 42 and we have the Vital statistics in our preview for ye…

Monday, July 8

We review the 3D Monographs 50 from Kagero - The He-219 Uhu Pt II

Kagero have acted with haste and replaced their old Monograph book on the He-219 “Uhu” with two new sparkly editions - part one we have already looked at and liked very much (It is already out of print) – is there enough of this popular aircraft to stretch into two books? Let’s see in today’s review…

Sunday, July 7

Review: MasterBox 3202: 1/32nd Scale “Pilots of Luftwaffe – WWII Era!”

 
MasterBox have come thru on a long held promise to 1/32 scale aircraft aficionados. After their first 1/32nd scale kit of WWII aces they have long dallied on delivering a follow-up set in the same scale of more pilots. Hallelujahs all round as we get these - “Pilots of Luftwaffe – WWII Era!”

Friday, July 5

Review: Eduard MiG-21F-13 S. A. 1/48 set

Gary Wickham has been churning thru the Brassin Add-ons for the Mig-21 in 48th scale from Eduard – he is a pretty good judge I suppose as he made the excellent special edition Bunny Fighter, also he has reviewed the landing gear and wheel sets to go along with this kit, and today we look at some internal details of the "F" model in a detailed and interesting review…

Wednesday, July 3

We pass thru the Ardenne region again - but this time the house is IN order...

The Ardennes region cops a shellacking from those expert diorama makers MiniArt as they give us a second building in 35th scale – we have some great pics of the sprues and built up..Building – in our preview.

Tuesday, July 2

Viva la MENG! - The French Renault FT-17 in 35th scale

MENG has given us another lovely release in 35th scale – this time the revolutionary-for-its-time French tank the FT or FT-17. This was a great innovation because of the 360 degree rotating turret with ammunition inside and the layout of the crew in front and the engine in the rear – something that has been followed by tank designers right through this century – now this little masterpiece is with us in plastic - let’s have a look at the model features in our preview…

Luftwaffe Im Focus turns 21….

"Luftwaffe im Focus" is the German Luftwaffe magazine, released quarterly every year and put together by a team of 20 famed Luftwaffe experts. Packed full of unpublished photos from private collections in large scale and printed in high quality heavy glossy paper. The good news is that LF has now turned 21! We have the info on the latest edition for you…

Monday, July 1

Review: Eduard's new Brassin Mig-21 Wheels in 48th scale

Most model companies are at a juxtaposition with their kits – an affordable model that sells well or a super detailed kit that sells a lot less but is technically brilliant? Well Eduard It seems has their eggs in both baskets – releasing both a good kit at an affordable price and their new special “Brassin” range of first class resin additions to theirs and other companies kits. After first looking at this aircraft's landing gear today Gary Wickham reviews the latest Brassin wheels for Eduard’s Mig-21 kit in 48th scale...