Thursday, December 17

No better day to release something Star Wars from Bandai….3 releases and one we have solid info on..


To add to the other “Force Awakens” Star Wars injection moulded kits comes the news that Bandai is also bringing out a new 1/12th scale “Shadow Trooper” ( plus two other "Force Awakens" faves)  We have the key points and images so take a look at this new kit in our preview…

Tuesday, December 15

Guillaume models BMW's super hybrid - Revell’s 1/24 BMW i8

Guillaume is a bit of a car nut - so when he saw Revell’s new I8 hybrid on their new releases he had to try the kit out for himself. See what he thought about the kit and how it looked when he made it up in today’s build review…

Monday, December 14

Build review Pt III - Andy completes his 35th scale Takom Chieftain Mk.5/P

Takom’s release of the three main Chieftain variants (5,10 &11) have sparked a lot of interest and Andy’s Mk.5 is built today in Part III of his Chieftain journey. This is in addition to Clayton’s Mk.10 build & Paul’s Mk II build review we have already seen. See how it all goes together and Andy’s final thoughts on this kit…

Saturday, December 12

Hobbyboss’ January 2016 kits – never too late for some lovely and maybe controversial box art...

Hobbyboss have five new releases for January 2016 (already) – some nice looking kits but I am sure one box art will catch many people’s eyes. Also the corsair is nice to see actually in combat – who says box art’s been watered down? Let’s see the kits and sprues in the Hobbyboss preview…

Friday, December 11

Barracuda Studios new items in three scales for December 2015

Roy from Barracuda Studios has sent us pictures and info on the new sets they have released to suit some well-known 48th, 32nd and even 24th scale aircraft that will have a lot of modellers rubbing their hands together. Let’s see what’s new at Barracuda Studios…

Thursday, December 10

A Cougar in the desert - François builds Panda’s 35th scale Cougar 4X4 MRAP

It has taken some time – about 120 hours to be more exact – and some encouragement from his friends, but François has finished Panda’s 1/35 scale Cougar 4X4 MRAP. And it turned out to be a very nice looking, and highly detailed kit. Here’s the story of his build...

Wednesday, December 9

Takom’s 1/35 Chieftain Mk.10 Pt.III - Painting and Weathering

Clayton got straight into the build of Takom's new Mk.I0 Chieftain as soon as he finished his build review here on TMN – Today in Pt.III we see his skills all come together with some nice painting and weathering of the “Berlin Brigade” chieftain Mk.10..

Monday, December 7

Bronco's new december kits are airborne, mobile, small calibre, photogenic,all fueled up and ocean bound...

New recon on some protected naval Chinese interests, a popgun and some German automotive genius with some much needed fuel that leaves you a little “Horsa” in the throat? Let’s look at Bronco’s December new items in today’s preview…

Now it's the turn of Hobbyboss' new item catalogue for 2016/2017 unleashed…

Well we have already brought you the Trumpeter catalogue last week and this week it’s Hobby boss (nobody told me you were my sister) company’s turn to show its wares for 2016/2017. Lots of new stuff in there for a lot of modellers – interesting to see that the rend for copying other people’s releases is alive and well! Let’s have a look at what’s new and what is new-ish in today’s news..

Sunday, December 6

Tanks for the tip - Miniart’s second Refueller gets updated to 1939 spec…

You no longer have to go for an expensive resin kit or conversion to make a Russian refuelling tanker in 35th scale with their new BZ-38 based on the GAZ-AAA truck chassis. Now MiniArt has TWO Soviet tankers in 35th scale and we have a look at the second in the line in today’s preview.