Wednesday, December 31

In review: Airframe Detail No.1: The Blohm & Voss Bv 141 by Richard A. Franks - Valiant Wings Publishing

In a new series called “Airframe Detail” Valiant Wings Publication’s new title examines one of the weirdest designs in aviation history (and there have been many of them) – the ungainly looking but it seems very interesting Blohm & Voss Bv 141 aircraft. We were interested to see why so many people are captivated by this aircraft so what better way to start by reviewing this title…

Tuesday, December 30

This lady has problems with her gas! Andrea Miniature's Latest Pin-up

Andrea Miniatures has has released the balloons - to a tragic effect for this young Pin-up figure - she looks like getting carried away with the celebrations. Let's have a look at this new figure and the unboxing video in today's preview...

Monday, December 29

Verlinden re-releases some old out of stock favourites for the new year…

Once again Verlinden thinks it is time to see what you might have been missing out on – December’s latest items feature a few things you may or not be familiar with - but all are newly cast and in stock again after long not being available. Let’s have a look…

Sunday, December 28

Review: Ultracast Spitfire Mk. IX resin parts for the Eduard kit.

Somewhat of a Spitfire aficionado (having built so many by so many different manufacturers that he has probably lost count himself) Tony Prince stepped to the plate when there were some new 48th scale spitfire improvement sets for the Eduard MKIV kit from Ultracast to examine. See what he thought in today’s Review…

Saturday, December 27

We take a tour of the Bastogne War Museum in the 70th anniversary of "the Bulge".

To mark the 70th anniversary of the Ardennes Offensive” (or the “Battle of the Bulge” as it has become known) what better time thean the middle of an atmospheric Belgian winter to visit the Bastogne War Museum? The venue was holding many special events and celebrations to mark the anniversary and we were there for the celebrations and thought you might want to get a peek inside this freshly built remembrance of history..

Thursday, December 25

Preview – The latest firepower and horsepower from Riich Model

Riich model has two new kits out for we think a January 2015 release – these provide us with the US army copying foreign things and renaming them and the Germans going back to the future in their quest for four wheeled domination of the two horsepower auto market – let’s have a look..

Wednesday, December 24

Facing the hordes on the Eastern front –Just these Two SS men in 16th scale from Jeff Shiu…

New from Jeff Shiu miniatures is his latest figure in 120mm – the two figures in 1/16th scale of Waffen SS on the eastern front in 1941-  about to be swarmed by enemy infantry these men are in a fight for their lives. It makes a pretty convincing sculpt and we thought you should see more of these two new figures…

Monday, December 22

Build Review: Jono goes small with Flyhawk's 1/72nd scale Ft-17 Tank w/cast Turret

Recently we had the chance to look at Flyhawk’s latest 1/72nd scale tank kit – the riveted turreted Ft-17 tank of WWI vintage – this package was two tanks in one box and we thought they were great. Well FlyHawk have sent their brother kit to this, the Cast turret tank in a similar set up. We gave the kit to Jono to build to get a second opinion and to compare it to an Airfix WWI tank kit.  Let’s have a look to see what he thought…

Not long now before Oliver Publishing takes us down the Tartar Road


Oliver Publishing Group in combination with ADH Publishing has sent their latest news on the not too distant release of their new book “The Tartar Road”. This book features the story from Dennis Oliver and great illustrations from Stephen Andrew to document the SS-Wiking division during the battles for the Caucasus oilfields in the summer of 1942– let’s have a look at what’s inside with our preview…

Sunday, December 21

20 years of "The Hunter" makes this a very good time for a sculpt from Luis Ariel Bernachea

Anyone not knowing the story of Cazador (The Hunter) might want to listen up! This immortal 500 year old brute has been portrayed in his own comic series for the last 20 years – and to mark this anniversary Luis Ariel Bernachea has made a cool new sculpt to tempt you...