Saturday, September 15

In-Boxed: 1/72nd scale B-Wing Starfighter from Bandai

Being a bit of a "closet" B-wing fan we were very happy to see Bandai's new B-Wing Starfighter in 72nd scale arrive on sale of recent. We have the regular version of the kit here and we thought we would pause to show you the details of the kit before we did anything with it...

Friday, September 14

November's items from Trumpeter are here with sprues, artwork & colours in our preview...

Trumpeter's four new kits for November are showing the sprues on their website - This month we see a BIG Panther, a stalwart Russian MBT, a boat as big as Exeter and a little Fiddler? See the sprues, photo-etch, art, decals and everything else in the boxes in our Trumpeter new item preview...

Thursday, September 13

Picture n' Video Build: Takom's Hanomag SS100 w/Meillerwagen & V-2 Rocket by David Damek

Today we have our first video build from David Damek - you may know him by his PLASMO - plastic models YouTube channel. David has taken on Takom's first in the new line of 1/72nd scale kits in the 5000 series, the Hanomag SS 100 with Meillerwagen & V-2 Rocket. His build shows the kit as a long forgotten secret weapon of war. See what's in the kit & how it builds up in text, photos & video in today's story.

Wednesday, September 12

Build Guide Pt I: Clayton builds the 35th scale Flettner Fl 282 Kolibri from MiniArt

Clayton presents his excellent model of Miniart's "Kolibri" in 35th scale today. We wanted to show you more of these built, as we think that it has an interesting cross-over potential between aviation, naval and army types. See what Clayton thought of the model and how he painted & weathered the kit in his build guide...

Tuesday, September 11

Stalingrad Miniatures give us a neat 35th scale crew to complete our new panther interiors...

o add to the latest spate of Panter tanks with full interiors Stalingrad now give us the right crew to fit your kit. This crew of five in light grey resin is the subject of today's preview...

Saturday, September 8

Read n' Reviewed: Peko Publishing's Panzer III on the Battlefield 2 (vol 18)

The second book featuring the Panzer III during WWII arrived on our doorstep. This book is written by Tom Cockle, and decked out in the usual intuitive format that we had come to expect from PeKo Publishing. After a leisurely afternoon reading, we can share what we found and thought of the book in our review...

Friday, September 7

Ammo's first in a new series of Sci-Fi classics - "Gravity 1.0" pre-sale at a discount price...

The first book of a new series from AMMO Publications, "Gravity 1.0 - Sci-Fi Modelling Perfect Guide" from the very talented hands of expert Science Fiction model makers promises to take your models into the next dimension. see what the models look like and a little of what is in the book in our preview...

Thursday, September 6

Revell's September items - air land and sea, with newer modellers in mind...

Revell has turned out a few new kits along with a few re-boxings this month, Let's just say they are aimed at the younger modellers, but still worth having a look at in our preview...

Tuesday, September 4

Read n’ Reviewed: Panzerkampfwagen Tiger Ausf. B – Construction & development, from Peko Publishing.

Herbert Ackermans is in our books a bit of an expert on the subject of the Panzerkampfwagen Tiger Ausf. B - so much so he doesn't even call it a King Tiger! We let him loose on the latest tell-all book on the subject & after reading it he shows us what he saw and relates the content of the book in his extensive review...

Monday, September 3

Review: Barracuda Studios 48th scale Detail Sets for the Airfix Sea Fury

Always on the lookout for improvements to his 48th scale kits, we sent the latest Barracuda Resin bits to him so he can contrast and compare the latest 48th scale Sea Fury enhancements for you in an interesting review...