Thursday, June 10

Preview: History, colours, plastic & art of Miniart's new 35th scale T-34/85 Mod 1960

If you can't tell your T-34's apart MiniArt has another variant for you - this time the "Mod 1960" (can we say late service - probably not) upgrade to these tanks to upgrade them in the '60s. We look at the Mod 1960 variant, the boxart, plastic, & colour variants in real life that are offered in this kit in our preview...

Wednesday, June 9

Build Review Pt.II: Meng's 12th scale Ford GT 40 Mk.II 1966 Le Mans

Part two of Gary Wickham's build guide for Meng's 12th scale Ford GT 40 Mk.II 1966 Le Mans is with us. Today he further details the interior and improves on the already very nice kit with a host of extra details and custom enhancements. See how he makes it look so good (and so easy) in part II of his story...

Tuesday, June 8

Preview: Issue #9 of Dioramag available to order from Pla Editions

The latest issue of Dioramag is already released for sale. Packed with inspiring articles and large-format photos of the dioramas and the artist's works we all strive towards. We have preview images and information of the stars of the latest in the series in our preview...

New reference preview: Syrian Armor at War Vol. 1 from Pla Editions

For years these has been war in Syria, the conflict is still ongoing, and seeing this book from Pla Editions makes us realise the scope of what's involved in fighting vehicles in the theatre. We look at the new book that shows detailed references of the armour, called Syrian Armor at War Vol. 1 in our preview...

Monday, June 7

Model tool preview: Introducing the "Octopus" a new scale model jig from Sukeru Modera

Ever feel like you needed more hands while you are modelling? Well, the new Octopus Scale Model Jig from Sukeru Modera might be the thing for you. We have a look at this new tool with all its extra appendages to suit a number of applications on your modelling bench in our preview...

Saturday, June 5

Build review Pt II: 48th scale Avro Lancaster B Mk.1 From Hong Kong Models

Adam O'Brien's build of Hong Kong Models 48th scale Avro Lancaster B Mk.1 continues with the second instalment of his build here on TMN. See the main fuselage, wings tails, turrets & everything else in construction as he prepares the kit for paint & weathering yet to come in his excellent build guide...

Friday, June 4

Preview: Italeri's five June releases in art, sprues & colours...

Italeri has given us news of their five releases of June - A colourful biplane, A hot Jag Supercar, Panzer and British tank workhorses & a Spartan? We have art, decals, colour choices & sprue pictures in our preview...

Thursday, June 3

Another round with MiniArt? New shells for your German tanks in 35th scale inbound...

MiniArt Models has released new info of a set of ammo in two types for your 35th scale 7.5cm PZGR & GR. PATR KW.K 40 firing guns - complete with ammo boxes, spent shells & decals to match. These shells were used in a majority of German WWII guns, so this set is an ideal complement to your dioramas. We look at the parts in our preview...

Wednesday, June 2

Preview: 100 Years Of Soviet & Russian Military Parades 1917-2017 Volume 3 (+ a bonus title) From Canfora Publishing

Canfora Publishing from Sweden has released information of the third in the series of books detailing the 100 Years Of Soviet and Russian Military Parades from 1917-2017. This book takes on from the others in covering the myriad of vehicles from 1992 to present day. See everything we know about the book & how to get it at a pre-release discount in our preview...

Tuesday, June 1

Preview: Miniart stops us with a new checkpoint

Miniart has combined some of their sets to make a neat little checkpoint diorama ready to shake 'n bake into a scene of your very own. We look at the parts in our preview...