Friday, March 17

Two 35th scale rocket mounted terrorist trucks from Diopark surprise us...


Diopark has something of a surprise for us - Two civilian trucks disguised as normal working trucks with a little surprise to them. Let's have a look at them and what the real things looked like to get the ideas pumping in your head...

Thursday, March 16

MiniArt's new 35th scale Tiran 4 rolls into our sights for an Autumn release...

MiniArt continues to go through the T-54 family like a hot knife 'thru Tnuva (butter) – today we got some CAD images of their new Israeli Tiran 4 (late version) of the kit which shows a lot of what to expect in this release. Check it out in our preview...

Wednesday, March 15

Now we have the sprue pics, we can look at Hobbyboss’ latest in their Feb 2017 new items

Hobbyboss have four new models out this month. A little late to give us the sprue pics, but we thought it would be a better preview with them in there - see what is coming to your LHS this month in our preview…

Tuesday, March 14

Yes these ARE in 72nd scale! We review Mantis Miniatures new Wehrmacht Tanker Set

Recently we saw a snippet of a set of three new tankers of the WWII Wehrmacht from Mantis Miniatures, we were surprised to see the scale - these were in 72nd! Apart from being incredibly hard to photograph in this scale, there are heaps of other things we thought we could point out in our review...

Monday, March 13

Trumpeter’s new releases - overdue, but with boxart, pictures & sprues

Trumpeter has some nice kits sure to be popular this month. They feature some kits in 35th & 16th scale armour and a 72nd scale Sukhoi that has almost as many weapons as the plastic of the aircraft,as well as some great African militia who can only fire their weapons from Yoga-like poses -  now we have the sprues we can show you what is coming to your hobby shop this month...

Saturday, March 11

Read n' Reviewed: Volker Ruff's Der Tiger, Volume 2 ...Schwere Panzerabteilung 502

Volker Ruff's new book "Der Tiger, Volume 2 ...Schwere Panzerabteilung 502" sees this unit's history with the Tiger I from 1942 in the early days of the battle of Leningrad 'till the end of the war near the Baltic Sea. We were pretty keen to bring you a review of this book that focuses on the Tiger I. See what we thought after we gave it a read...

Friday, March 10

Bronco are building bridges with their new 35th T17E1 Staghound Mk.I W/ 12 foot Assault Bridge

Bronco releases their new kit of the much loved "Little" Staghound light-to-medium scout vehicle - but this time with some extra scaffolding - in the shape of a pretty rare temporary bridge laying variant. See what you think about Bronco's new kit and the possibilities the kit presents in our preview...

Thursday, March 9

Build review – Erich Hartmann & German Officer in 1/32nd scale from Qing Yi Miniatures.

With the pilots of the Luftwaffe being a recurring goldmine for aircraft model companies, the accessories to go with them are in just as high a demand, but seem a little lacking in numbers in comparison. Neucraft models two new German pilots from sculptor Qing Yi might just help fill the void. There are two figures in 32nd scale, made from resin,  let's take a look our (not much to build) review…

Wednesday, March 8

The Medium 40.M Turan I gets all out of shape with spaced armour on Bronco Models new tool 35th scale kit.

What's all this then? it looks like a Turan I and a Panzer Iv had a lovechild - Well you might be wrong about that, you may be able to ditch that resin 40.M Tiran I now if this kit is as nice as it looks in its feature set. See what you think about Bronco's new kit and the possibilities the kit presents in our preview...

Tuesday, March 7

Hasegawa April 2017 Releases... lots of models in new schemes for the completists ...

We are already into the fourth month of releases on schedule from Hasegawa – a lot that is familiar, but the list is long, and those completists among us might just want that odd colour scheme, (we like the MAK Nutcracker personally) we have a list of these in our preview for you to check out.....