Sunday, May 14

Charlie's tour of Shizuoka Hobby Show 2017: Aircraft of all shapes n' sizes

Out friend Charlie Pritchett has sent us lots of pictures of the competition and exhibition halls of the Shizuoka Hobby Show of 2017. We will have lots of galleries this week, starting off with something for all the aircraft lovers...

Friday, May 12

Charlie's Shizuoka Hobby Show 2017 report, all that's new, weird and wonderful...

Our roving (freelance) reporter Charlie Prichett has sent us these pictures from the 2017 Shizuoka Japan model show. He has had some good access to look at all of the new, weird and wonderful models from the event. Some great stuff 

Wednesday, May 10

Hasegawa’s items for June/July 2017 - new colours and options for lots of different types of kits

Hasegawa has an amazing range of difference in their June/ July releases, lots of new colours and limited editions here – we have a list of these in our preview for you to check out.....

Tuesday, May 9

Bronco are cruising' gliding, and rocket firing with their two new releases...

Bronco's two new interesting kits, a new-tooled 35th scale cruiser Mk II in lots of different colours & sub-types, the other a 72nd scale DFS glider - this time with three rockets firing backwards in the nose. We have CAD pictures, colours and some info on the forthcoming kits in our preview...

Monday, May 8

Meng drops a bomb (and some missiles) on your 48th scale modern fighter aircraft kit...

If you are going to get into the most modern of fighter and bombers in the air force, then why not start to make great weapons to go along with them? Meng continues its attempt at airborne dominance with new bombs, missiles and other ordinance in 48th scale

Saturday, May 6

May releases from Italeri are very varied and may-be interesting to some...

Italeri sure has something for everyone in their latest releases set to land by the end of the month. Aircraft, Trucks, Cars, Tanks & Infantry along with a whole battle scene on the American Frontier. These are varied and very promising looking for several builders out there to get into. We see boxart, colours, sprues and everything else in our preview...

Friday, May 5

In-Boxed: Eduard 1/48th scale Harrier Gr7/9 "Limited Edition" Kit

Andrew Perren has opened up his account here on TMN with a really nice build of the Harrier Gr7/9 in a Limited Edition kit that features Hasegawa plastic tricked out with Eduard goodies that promise to bring great detail to the base model. There are four parts to this build, and today we will see just what is in the box. Click on to see what's inside...

Wednesday, May 3

In-Boxed: Clayton shows us his 35th scale FV432 Mk.2/1, British APC fromTakom

The tiny FV432 Mk.2/1, British APC is a popular vehicle with the British and international forces, the modellers of the world seem to like it aslo, which kind of say why Takom would want to make a newly tooled kit of this tiny APC. Clayton is making his, but he thought he would show you what's in the box before he puts glue to plastic....

Tuesday, May 2

Bruce build guide: Bronco's 72nd scale DFS230B-1 Light Assault Glider

In today's build guide Bruce takes on Bronco Models new 72nd scale kit of the DFS230B-1 Light Assault Glider. It is pretty detailed for its small scale as you will see in our his build that there is lots to like about this new small scale glider…

Monday, May 1

Revell feels the force after a Jägermeister, a Vampire, Ju-88 and a couple of choppers...

We look at Revell of Germany's new items of May, with a couple of Porche's, a WWII favourite, cold war fighter and some small scale helicopters and a very small scale ( but very large) Star Destroyer. We have pictures of the made up models and colours & sprues in our preview...