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Full Build Review: 1/35th scale MRZR D4 Ultra-light Tactical All-terrain Vehicle Dual combo kit from Magic Factory

Tue, 05/21/2024 - 08:29
Paul Lee has built Magic Factory's new 35th scale dual combo (2 kits in the one box) of the MRZR D4 Ultra-light Tactical All-terrain Vehicle of the US armed forces. See what's in the kit & how it goes together & looks once painted in his review...Read on... »
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Preview: The Type 59 & big gun LAV from Hobbyboss in July

Mon, 05/20/2024 - 08:54
The Type 59 & a big gun LAV are the subjects of Hobbyboss' June items. We look at the colours, decals, sprues & build up kits in our preview...Read on... »
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Preview: Two new releases from Trumpeter in July

Sun, 05/19/2024 - 08:12
A French Cruiser & the export T-72 are the subjects of Trumpeter's July items. We look at the colours, decals & build up kits in our preview...Read on... »
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Construction review: US WWII Pilots of British Naval Aviation in 48th scale from ICM

Sat, 05/18/2024 - 10:30
ICM has added this new trio of flyers to their 1/32nd scale Naval Air Service fleet. Gary puts them together with some nice references in his construction review for you today...Read on... »
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Review: 3D Printed Aircraft Exhaust Nozzles from FAB Scale in 1/48th...

Thu, 05/16/2024 - 08:57

"Fab Scale" has launched with a bunch of new 3-D printed accessories & items for your 48th scale jets. Their new 3D printed aircraft exhaust nozzles are up for review today...Read on... »
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Build Review Pt II: Mercedes Typ 320 (W142) Soft Top from ICM in 1/35th scale

Wed, 05/15/2024 - 08:38
The second part of Andy King's guide of his build of ICM's Mercedes Typ 320 (W142) Soft Top in 1/35th scale is with us. See how he paints & weathers the kit in his guide today...Read on... »
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"Mr President" figure set from Magic Factory in 35th scale...

Tue, 05/14/2024 - 07:40
For those who have seen the Ukrainian TV series "Servant of the People" they will be familiar with this pose - President Volodymyr Zelenskyy going full ham with a pair of Uzis - Cut to current day and things are very different for the real "Mr President" who features in a stand alone 35th scale resin figure from Magic Factory in our preview...Read on... »
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Preview: Pla Editions new special - "Modelling the M551 Sheridan"

Mon, 05/13/2024 - 08:08
The subject is the M551 Sheridan - the who are some of he world's best modellers. See Abram's Squad's latest on these machines & how the best make such good models from them in this special. All in our preview...Read on... »
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Preview: Airframe Extra No.11: The Falklands War from Valiant Wings Publishing

Sat, 05/11/2024 - 10:01

The Falklands War is an interesting subject to many modellers, with a variation of aircraft used - and a sweet spot with many modellers of that time in their lives as kids. We look at Valiant Wings publishing's new book about the aircraft in the conflict in our preview...Read on... »
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Ardennes Miniature's nine new releases in 48th & 35th scales in May...

Thu, 05/09/2024 - 10:01
British parras on the run in a limited edition, German tank hunters & 48th scale Panzermen are all in the new releases from Ardennes Miniature in May. We take a look at each of them in our preview...Read on... »
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MiniArt 3t Cargo Truck, 3,6-36S Pritsche Normal Type 35th scale preview

Wed, 05/08/2024 - 08:09
For their second release of the "Blitz" MiniArt are bringing out a civilian version of this famous truck in 1/35th scale. We have the CADs showing the features, art, sprue layout & the colour profiles showing the users of these trucks all in our preview...Read on... »
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Preview: Six releases for Italeri in May...

Mon, 05/06/2024 - 10:28
A Sherman, Volvo Plat Dak, Zerstörer, an LC3 & a pair of StuGs are the latest kits from Italeri in May - We look at the artwork, sprues, parts & decal/marking choices in our preview...Read on... »
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Preview update: New colours & sprues of MiniArt's 35th scale M3 Light tank...

Mon, 05/06/2024 - 08:19
MiniArt's new M3 Stuart light tank "Early Production" with a full interior preview is updated with new colour profiles, sprue layouts, decals & etch to add to the CADs & art we have seen already. See what's added in our preview...Read on... »
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Video review guide Pt II: Clayton's build of Takom's 35th scale Tiger I "late" 2 in 1...

Sun, 05/05/2024 - 08:28
The final part of Clayton's video review & build of Takom's 35th scale Tiger I Late-Production is with us today. Weathering & finishing the kit is the focus of Pt.III...Read on... »
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Preview: 1/24th scale Jerrycans 20L German Type from MiniArt

Fri, 05/03/2024 - 07:27
MiniArt continues to bring new 1/24th scale kits and accessories to match their new kits in that vehicle scale. We take a look at new Jerrycans 20L German Type in our preview...Read on... »
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Preview: The RMS Olympic & Nuclear "East Wind" from Hobbyboss in June

Thu, 05/02/2024 - 09:45
The RMS Olympic & Nuclear "east wind" are the subjects of Hobbyboss' June items. We look at the colours, decals & build up kits in our preview...Read on... »
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TMN on Tour: Mosonshow, Mosonmagyaróvár, Hungary 2024

Wed, 05/01/2024 - 10:24
It has been a whole week since the end of Hungary's most famous modelling show - the Mosonshow. Our man on the spot Jan Chojnacki (from ScaleDracula.com) picked around one hundred of the best for a show walk around for you...Read on... »
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Preview: 35th scale Heer & Waffen SS Panzer Commander set from Alpine Miniatures

Tue, 04/30/2024 - 09:44
Talk about putting your heads together! Alpine Miniatures have two new WWII German tanker figures almost set for release that feature all the normal features of Alpine's releases, but with a special twist of head choices that make them either SS or Heer tankers. We look at them in our preview...Read on... »
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Sprues & colours:1/35th scale Sd.Kfz. 234/2 "Puma" Schwerer Panzerspähwagen full interior kit from MiniArt.

Mon, 04/29/2024 - 07:12
MiniArt's 1/35th scale Sd.Kfz. 234/2 "Puma" Schwerer Panzerspähwagen: To add to the plastic parts in photos, CADs & test build, we have the final part of the kit contents in the sprue layout, etch, colours & markings today. See the last part of the puzzle come together in our preview...Read on... »
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Preview: 48th scale F-104A (Early) Backdate Set from Hypersonic Models

Sat, 04/27/2024 - 10:39
Hypersonic Models create excellent update sets & full model kits for your fast jet kits. Today we look at the very detailed new 1/48th scale F-104A (Early) backdate set for the Kinetic kit in our preview... Read on... »
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