Sunday, December 29

Hobbyboss' two new products for a whole new year...

With the end of the year already upon us (what the??)  - Hobbyboss already has the sprues, colours, decals and boxart on display of their new pair of January 2020 models. Our preview of them is today's story on the news... 

Saturday, December 28

Preview: MiniArt's 1/35th scale WWI era British Military Lorry B-type

MiniArt continues to build on their WWI and Type-B series lines with this - a new truck from the first world war era that were converted from the B-type bus. See how they have built on their moulds to make a brand new vehicle in our preview...

Friday, December 27

A new Sherman (along with a woman climbing on to a Jumbo for a kiss) from Meng

A new combo of two separate kits from Meng for all those Sherman and allied armour modellers of WWII - A new kit of the U.S. Assault Tank M4A3E2 "Jumbo" Sherman "Cobra King" & to add to your M4A3 (76) W Sherman,a  new enhancement set of a soldier & a girl "fraternising" along with etched parts for that particular kit. See a little of both of them in our preview...

Thursday, December 26

Read n' reviewed: Luftwaffe Im Focus Edition No. 29 from Luftfahrtverlag Start

The prospect of a new book from the team at Luftfahrtverlag-Start is always enticing to us, as their work on bringing back the stories of the men and machines of the Luftwaffe in WWII is always engaging and revealing. So much so, we look to see if they can keep up the high standard in every issue. See if they meet the bar or not with this 1944/45 focused special edition issue #29 of Luftwaffe im Focus...

Saturday, December 21

Build Review: Ferdinand Jagdpanzer Sd. Kfz. 184 & 16t Strabokran From Amusing Hobby

Clayton Ockerby has already built a great version of the 16t Strabokran that fits inside this BIG box of Amusing Hobby's combination set that matches this with a 35th scale Ferdinand Jagdpanzer Sd. Kfz. 184 kit. See how the Ferdinand goes together before painting w/ AK real colors in the second part of his guide...

Thursday, December 19

Italeri's last three December items of 2019 in a surprise release..

A while ago Italeri missed out a whole month of new-re-releases - We think they have caught up now with this trio which are now available. We have the boxart, colours, decals and sprues of these kits in our December preview...

Wednesday, December 18

A look at MiniArt's seven very nice December releases in our preview...

MiniArt always shows us just what they are releasing every month, and it has been so busy recently we have not had time to show you each of these newest kits individually.  We thought it only fair, therefore, to show you all of their December kits in a quick catch up...

Preview: The aircraft & Military vehicles of Hobbyboss' catalogue for 2020/21

Hobbyboss has added to the earlier release of their aircraft and naval vessels with a bunch of new pages highlighting their military vehicles for 2019/20. See what is new and what you might not have expected in our preview...

Tuesday, December 17

(Most of) Trumpeter's 2020-2021 catalogue with military & aircraft kits...

We have a preview of Tumpeter's military vehicle & aircraft kits for 2020 / 2021. Lots of stuff that is already released and some surprises in the line for next year in our preview...

Bronco's funky new telephone truck enlarges their range in January...

Bronco models continue to add new and interesting variants to their range- especially in making new incarnations of their newer moulds. This one is the radiotelephone truck - Funkkraftwagen (Kfz. 19) or as named here "German Krupp Protze Kfz.19 Radio command Car". We have the box art, sprue layout, colours and the CADs of the final kit to add to just a little bit of history of this "funky" car in our preview...