Sunday, June 20

Bigger than we thought - Takom's new large scale Wiesel pops out...

Takom's recent 1/16th scale Wiesel TOW firing scout tank was a really popular kit with modellers. Having reloaded, this time with a 20mm cannon in place, Takom are ready to go again with this alternate Mk 20 version. We have some info in our preview...

Preview: A new magazine dedicated to French aviation "Wings #01 - Bloch 155 - The ultimate hunter by Marcel Bloch"

The first in a new series of magazines from examining the history of French aviation has just been released. This magazine has several feature stories, but focuses on the Bloch 155 as it's poster child. See more about this new French magazine in our preview...

Saturday, June 19

Read n' Reviewed: Uboot Im Focus #18 from Luftfahrtverlag-Start

Luftfahrtverlag-Start's U-Boot Im Focus' eighteenth edition has been gracing our shelf for a while, and today we got a chance to sit down and finally read it. We always look forward to seeing if the high standards we have for this series is met with new issues, see what we thought about #18 in our review...

Friday, June 18

Preview: More trash from MiniArt...Steel Trash Bins in 35th scale

Miniart likes to serve up rubbish (bins) like this - Trash cans of both large steel wheeled type and the smaller galvanized ones we banged around as kits (and always busted the handles on the lids) are now offered in 35th scale for modellers next month. We have features & CADs of the newest truck in their new series in our preview...

Thursday, June 17

Preview: AK Interactive's new items for June 2021

AK Interactive has several new publications, new resin kits and modelling materials to match are on offer to the modelleler this month. We look at them all in our June new items preview...

Wednesday, June 16

MiniArt's new 35th scale G-506 trucks series starts with the U.S. Army G7107 4X4 1.5t cargo truck

The US Army G7107 4x4 1.5 tonne cargo trucks helped carry the Allies to victory over the Axis powers during World War II. Now Miniart enters the fray with this popular vehicle with their own 35th scale newly-tooled kit. We have features & CADs of the newest truck in their new series in our preview...

Tuesday, June 15

MiniArt's combo boxing with German Tractor D8506 With Trailer & cargo coming soon...

MiniArt has combined the rubber-wheeled cabin version of their D8506 tractor, this time with a trailer that is laden with MiniArt's cargo, and being driven by a civilian woman in the choice of two civilian markings. This is an amalgamation of kits with new parts. We have the info from this release with all contents in our preview...

Monday, June 14

Preview: "Panzer Riders, Hungary 1945 Big Set 13(!) figures & accessories" - from Stalingrad Miniatures...

Stalingrad Miniatures has a new big set of thirteen (13!) German tank riders and crew in the bitter winter of 1945 in Hungary for us this month. An amazing amount of detail has gone into each of these, we do not know how the sculptor makes them so fast and so well!. See what they look like as well as the pictures that inspired the sculpts in our preview.

Sunday, June 13

Read n' reviewed: Panthers – Modelling the TAKOM Family from AMMO Publishing

Takom and Ammo have been working in tandem on the 35th scale Panther series of tanks for a while now, with the Ammo team contributing to the kit colours and markings of several of the feline Takom family. Finally, we see the fruits of these combined labours in print with the book from Ammo of Takom's Panthers in Ammo shades. See what we thought about the book after we read it in our review...

Friday, June 11

In-boxed: 1/35th scale Italian Armoured Car 1ZM from Copper State Models

Having already build more than a few armoured cars Andy Moore was of course interested in the most recent Italian armoured car from WWI vintage from Copper State Models. The 1/35th scale Italian Armoured Car 1ZM is indeed an interesting proposition, and before he builds it, Andy has paused to show us what is in the box in his review...