Sunday, June 8

Alpine's Italian parachutist from the Nembo division comes with to head choices - seems two "fasces" are better than one..

Alpine Miniatures has released a larger 1/16th scale figure as their usual companion to match the Panzer commanders we looked at the other day - so we thought that we might have a look at this sculpt from Mike Good in our Sunday preview:

Saturday, June 7

Is this the greatest book on model aircraft? Review: "Airplanes in Scale -The Greatest Guide"

There seems to be a few good books on the market recently with new and improved methods of making your model the best you possibly can. Well Accion Press – the guys behind Panzer Aces and the Euro Modellismo stables have made a new step by step book to give you the best in “how to” model scale aircraft models. With some beautiful looking finished models and some nicely photographed sequences it looks interesting – let’s have a look in our review…

Bronco Models newest test shots built and constructed for your perusal…

Well the tests are in  - and the results we think…..are good.

The five newest kits from Bronco Models have been made up so you can see for yourself just what they are like in the flesh. So without further ado…

Friday, June 6

Italeri’s new items of June…Helos, Starfighters, Mustangs, Shermans and a Jeep that wants a few followers…

Italeri has surely been busy this month. They have released about seven new kits – five of which we thought would be interesting enough to divert your attention on the D-Day anniversary…

Thursday, June 5

Benchtop Tool Review: RP TOOLZ Punch and Die Tool set (w16 punches from 0.5mm to 2mm)

Got injection pin marks in your plastic? Need some clear dials for your instrument panel? There are a few solutions to fixing these common quandaries for modellers and RP TOOLZ are here to add their own new solution. A brand new Punch and Die set for round shapes. Let’s make some holes!

Wednesday, June 4

Mengs new German hard hitter – we are getting more obscure every day…

With all of the 35th scale armour on people’s wishlists being done and done again in mainstream injection kits there is little room to go except modern and  obscure  - well MENG have pounced on this trend with their latest ( but pretty cool you have to amit) model of the  Panzerhaubitze 2000 in 35th scale…

Tuesday, June 3

UP, up and away with Hasegawa as we preview August’s new items…

Something for the aircraft guys this month of August comes from Hasegawa – lots of modern fighters (and an old classic) plus an Orion, a Dolphin and some “blue Impulse” – no it’s not a deodorant!

Eduard are making a 1/35th King tiger?? (well sort of…) this - and their other latest June 2014 releases

We thought you might be interested in one or two of these? Eduard’s June releases are topped off by three very nice kits we thought we would show you in today's preview…

Monday, June 2

Bench Tool Review: RP TOOLZ Handle bender tool:

Broken those hand holds on your fiddly resin part? Lost the handrails on your tank? Well you need an alternative – and RP TOOLZ makes a wire bending tool for you to replicate or replace these parts with relative ease – we thought we would try it out and show you how we got to “grips” with it…

Sunday, June 1

Gustav’s Bazookas: Eduard Model Accessories WGr.21 rockets for the Bf 109G in Review

For the longest time the only way you could add a Wg.21 Rocket to your 32nd scale fighter was to painstakingly make one yourself from scratch. Well Eduard has seen the need for this bomber busting weapon on the new Bf-109 – and we thought it prudent to see how it fitted to the new Revell Bf-109 kit’s wing in our construction review.