Tuesday, April 14

DVD Review: Calvin Tan’s Guide to Converting and Painting Figures from Model Art...

One of the nicest and most talented guys in our hobby is Calvin Tan. This gent from Singapore travels the world on his scooter painting figures and wowing people at shows with his figure handwork. We had the chance to watch his new instructional DVD of just HOW he makes and paints such great models, and today Calvin Tan’s Guide to Converting and Painting Figures from Model Art is the subject of today's review...

Monday, April 13

Preview: Ryefield Model's new 35th "Megatron" Challenger 2 TES bares its teeth in test build...

The Challenger II TES or "Megatron" is the latest 35th scale upcoming kit from Ryefield Model. We have updated our preview with images of the boxart, colours, CAD drawings of the kit & sprue break up in our preview...

Saturday, April 11

Build Review Pt II - 48th scale PLA P-51D/K Mustang (1949 Parade) from Bronco Models

Even a quick build for our man Gary is a great build, & today with the second part of his build of 48th scale PLA P-51D/K Mustang (1949 Parade) from Bronco Models proves it. As a bonus, you will pick up a lot of tips and tricks - & even get a lesson on creating masks with the Silhouette masking machine thrown in. See how the Mustang turns out in Pt.II... 

Thursday, April 9

Two new big birds from Hobbyboss that will be rare quite quickly in our preview...

Hobbyboss has answered a few modeller's prayers this month. Two long-awaited (yes neigh-sayers) large scale kits are finally hitting the shops. The 18th scale Me 262 and A-26B in 32nd scale could well be the marque models for many a plastic butcher's showcases. We have sprues, boxart and colour choices today in our preview...

Tuesday, April 7

Build Review Pt III: 1/48th scale North American FJ-2 Fury from Kitty Hawk - riveting & sealing before painting

Gary continues to whittle away at his 1/48th scale North American FJ-2 Fury masterpiece. This model from Kitty Hawk gets the full riveting & finishing the kit before painting that is soon to come. See how the model is progressing in today's story...

Monday, April 6

Revell's April new kits made up in our preview...

Revell has several smaller scale kits for release this month. Lots of 72nd scale in there plus a Mustang, a Citreon and some Star Wars spacecraft on there to tempt us. See the art. parts and built up kits from the people at Revell in our preview...

Sunday, April 5

Two new kits with sprues, colours & boxart for April from Trumpeter

Trumpeters two releases for April are in the shops already this month (depending on the shipping of course), and they finally have sent us boxart, colour choices of the kit and sprue picture to share for you of their two HEMTT - based releases this month in our preview...

Friday, April 3

Build Review - 48th scale PLA P-51D/K Mustang (1949 Parade) from Bronco Models

Gary had a fair few questions about Bronco Model's new P-51D/K Mustang in the roundels of the PLA. The only way to truly find a kit's worth is to build it - so in the first of a two-part article Mr Wickham has done just that. Helpful tips and insight along the way in the first part of his story today.

Wednesday, April 1

A brace of new 101'st paras in 35th from Alpine Miniatures "drop"

Always a favourite because of their rarity in the hobby, US Paratroopers are often sought after by modellers, and when Alpine Miniatures are making a new set in 35th scale - well... See a little bit more about this latest release, the gear & history of the unit in our preview...

Preview: Alpine Miniature's new 16th scale Fallschirmjäger bust

A new bust in 1/16th scale has just been released by Alpine Miniatures. This one will please the Fallschirmjäger fans as it shows a German para with two alternate head choices and a lot of detail. See a little more about it in our preview...