Tuesday, September 9

Just released - “Soldaten: The German Soldier in World War 2. Holland” from Dennis Oliver and Stephen Andrew

Dennis Oliver has made a collaboration with Stephen Andrew in his latest book called “Soldaten: The German Soldier in World War 2. Holland” which highlights the German soldier and his equipment at the time of the Allied invasion of Holland in 1944. This dream team of authors and their profiles leaves us highly anticipating the result. Let’s have a little look at what’s coming…

Monday, September 8

Review: TankArt III Modern Armor from Rinaldi Studio Press

With a massive build-up (sometimes this is healthy) after their ground-breaking Tank Art 1 & 2 books, Rinaldi Studios has released their third opus in the series – “TANKART 3 – Modern Armor” is here and this time the focus is on modern armoured vehicles. We loved TI & TII– let’s have a look at what is instore for us all in #III…

Sunday, September 7

MiniArt’s new GAZ-AAA w/Quad M4 Maxim packs enough modelling firepower to melt plastic..

Well Miniart are back in business and gee aren’t we happy about it! They have made the move to Kyiv and the whole factory will soon be churning out Panzer III’s and this little beauty – a quad MG AA mount on a GAZ-AAA truck maybe it should be called a “GAZA AAA (AA) ?” Anyway new coloured CAD’s flesh this baby out a bit more….

Brett's build of the Eduard Weekend Edition 1/48 Grumman F6F-5 Hellcat - Pt II:Paint and finish

Brett Reynolds has built the weekend kit of the Eduard F6F-5 Hellcat in 48th scale. And in Part II this article shows how he finished his Hellcat in painting and weathering on this difficult dark blue scheme…

Saturday, September 6

Brett's build of the Eduard Weekend Edition 1/48 Grumman F6F-5 Hellcat - Pt 1:construction

Brett Reynolds is a very clean and thorough builder and has graced us here on TMN with many a nice article and build – today he presents part I of II on the build of the lovely kit of the Eduard F6F-5 Hellcat in 48th scale. Today’s article concerns the build and alterations he made to the kit whilst the second part will be the finishing and painting of the Hellcat – Ok here we go…

Friday, September 5

Mantis Miniatures is all geared up but just needs to ask for directions first - our figure and WLA accessory review

Mantis Miniatures has sent us some figures of WWII G.I.’s on the road along with the bike’s stowage of weapons and kit bags to go with them. This kit goes very well with the MiniArt WLA bike and we thought we would build these figures  and compare them with the parts on the bike - then show them all together to give you a proper feel of their quality…

Thursday, September 4

Hasegawa’s new items for November (already) leave us thinking Christmas is coming..

November’s items from Hasegawa feature some great smaller scale aircraft and a medium Nick and also a bit of a growler that will please a lot of aircraft guys as well as some rally action as well…

Wednesday, September 3

We go back to 'Nam with Mig's latest edition of the Weathering Magazine in our review

We get a chance to look at a lot of the top modelling from around the world in the form of magazines here at TMN. Recently there has been a spike in new publications full of S.B.S model builds – Mig’s Weathering Magazine is one of the most popular and we look at the new “Vietnam” issue #8 in today’s review…

Tuesday, September 2

Andrea Miniatures latest releases com storming and "Draggin" in this month's releases...

Andrea Miniatures is in the swing of the whole World War One anniversary with their recent release of this – the first real modern shock troops of the trench war in 1917 and a great book to match it – how this War Dragon fits in I don’t know but its another great release from them this month.

Monday, September 1

Combat Armour Models? More Like Cams – a tank so light it could swim very soon..

Snubbed by the country that spawned it – the Vickers Light Amphibious Tank A4E12 soon got picked up in other nations that needed light tanks that could fjord every stream. A new company called CAMS (Combat Armour Models) has a new version of this tank for their first release in 35th scale…