Wednesday, December 30

Large scale AT-AT? Dragon makes your first second and third wishes all come true in 2016

You know – sometimes when it rains it really pours.. On the heels of firstly the small offerings by Finemolds and then the new kits we are all excited about from Bandai now we have new Star Wars kits from who else but Dragon Models on the way! Let's take a look at what's coming our way...

Tuesday, December 29

Construction review: Masterbox’ new figure set “Pin Up” series in 35th scale


We had six ladies turn up unannounced this week – they were scantily clad and reminded us of the sort of woman you might see adorned on a WWII fighter, bomber or tank. They are Masterbox’s latest set of figures in 35th scale – Pin-Up series. We thought it would be nice to put them together in our construction review so you can see the cut of their jib(s)...

Saturday, December 26

Francios' double build of the new Revell Typ 82E with Volkssturm kids in a nice diorama

After his complex but very nice Cougar MRAP build we had here on TMN the other day francois was looking for something quick and easy to build. He found it in Revell’s new 35th scale VW Beetle kit. But what about a setting for it? Well he has to make things harder for himself. See what francois thought of the new Beetle kit and the Masterbox figures to go along with this late WWII vignette…

Friday, December 25

News from Takom – T-55 Family to be released in 35th scale.

Well it’s good choice isn’t it? The news from Takom for your Xmas present is that their newest family of tanks to be released in 35th scale is the T-55 MBT and its many permutations. Just like the Chieftain there will be a few variants and of course conversions are bouncing around our heads but for now, let’s have a look at the vehicle a little and the promised features on the kit to come…

Thursday, December 24

Review Build Pt III – Pauls completed Takom Chieftain Mk.11 in 35th scale


First we looked at Clayton’s Mk10 and Andy’s Mk.5 Chieftain and now it is our man Paul Lee’s turn with his Takom Mk 11 Chieftain to round out the trilogy in part III of his build process. Today sees him paint and weather his Mk 11. See how he went…

Wednesday, December 23

Masterbox’s three new sets for the new year are in development…

Masterbox have announced their three kits for January 2016. Some tommies in a spot in WWI, some Germans taking a tour in their Mercedes and some Fallschirmjager looking for a way out are the three new kits that we have some info on. Let’s look at these six figures in our preview…

Tuesday, December 22

Hasegawa’s new items for February 2016 are already announced – Better get saving those Yen…

Hasegawa’s new items for February are already announced and on the way. Forget Xmas – this is where it’s at for your next model build of the new year. Let’s take a look….

Monday, December 21

Witness the final wash-up as Andy whips up MENG'S Whippett...

Part Three of his article on this WWI light tank from MENG Models sees Andy add to his box review and construction review with now a painting and weathering to a very high standard. See how he did it and what he thought after building this kit in today’s build review…

Saturday, December 19

Read N Reviewed: Nuts & Bolts Volume 35: Büssing’s schwere Pz.Spähwagen Part 1

Paul gets his hands on his Nuts & Bolts – this one has Eight wheels and is of a varied hull, yes the Vol 35 focusses on the Büssing’s schwere Pz.Spähwagen. Let’s see what Paul thought of the book in our review…

Friday, December 18

In-Boxed: Andy checks out MiniArt’s up-armoured Bulldozer in 35th scale.


MiniArt’s new (don’t call them D7) with an upgraded armoured structure to take on not just dirt but the enemy as well. See if this kit made the earth move for Andy in his review before he gets to build it.