A Patton and Jeep combo and "Bruno" from the Bismarck via Takom in NovemberTakom has two releases for November - the combo of two Korean War M46 Patton and Jeep in 35th scale.The Modelling News Shared .
Preview: AK Interactives latest tools, masks, books and materials for November…AK Interactive's November releases have some interesting learning, reading, painting and the tools to get the most out of your own modelling...The Modelling News Shared .
Hms Warship BritanniaThis 18th century British warship was made almost entirely of balsa wood and ice cream sticks.Building Model Boats Shared .
Preview: MiniArt's 35th scale M3 LeeMiniArt has already given us the Grant and the late version of the M3 Lee tank in 35th scale, but now they have gone back a little earlier...The Modelling News Shared .
Preview: Masterbox' November-December 2020 Post-Apocolypto Novelties…Masterbox has added to their new series of Post-Apocalyptic with two new figures to join the range due for release in November-December in 3...The Modelling News Shared .
Preview: The Hawker HurricaneValiant wings concentrate their fire on the famous Hurricane for their sixteenth publication in the series of "Complete Guides".The Modelling News Shared .
Preview: A new arrow in your quiver from HK modelsHong Kong Models have not been resting during this time of COVID. Like us, they have been making new models, but this one is an adaptation o...The Modelling News Shared .
Chinese Type 59-1 and a LARS 2 on sprues are the subjects of Hobbyboss' November novelties…Two new kits from Hobbyboss this month - a multiple rocket launcher and a lock of from China that was actually very good?The Modelling News Shared .
Preview: "The Modern Super Hornet Guide, 2nd Edition" from Reid Air Publications…Reid Air Publications has an all-new book exposing the Modern Super Hornet in detail and now on pre-order.The Modelling News Shared .
Book preview: "Diorama Artist Hank Cheng's Collection" out soon and at a discount for a short time…A new book from the master modeller Hank Cheng is just about to go to print.The Modelling News Shared .
Shipyards Dutch Fluit Schwarzer Rabe a A Paper Model Saves the DayIts a happy day when a paper model kit shows up to give me back a taste of ship modeling again.The Ship Modeler Shared .
Pt II: Build reviewWe have seen inside the box of ICM's new 1/35th scale AC-40-137A Soviet Firetruck. Today the build gets under way, with the chassis, engine,...The Modelling News Shared .
Uss TiconderogaI recently purchased the Atlantis model of the USS Ticonderoga. Does Revell have a model of USS Ticonderoga?Building Model Boats Shared .
Preview: Rado Miniatures 8 new products and figures from Normandy …A new set of four figures of the SS in Normandy mark a return to that battlefront from Rado Miniatures.The Modelling News Shared .
Das new boat from Das Werk: U-Boat SM U-9Das Werk has a rather neat looking new tooled World War I German Submarine on the rise - the famous U-Boat SM U-9 - German WWI Petroleum-El...The Modelling News Shared .
Preview: Details of Meng's 12th scale Ford GT40 Mk.II 1966 Le Mans 24h sets hearts racing…Meng has given us more information on their latest and very exciting looking kit that should have a lot of car fans hearts "racing" - The ne...The Modelling News Shared .
Hard working German drivers and their good for nothing bosses in MiniArt's latest set…We have seen Russian, American and a mix of drivers and mechanics from MiniArt, now "Ze Germans" get a turn with a set of four figures - two a...The Modelling News Shared .
Trumpeter's three new kits of November in plastic, decal and marking choices.We have boxart, sprues and colour choices of the kits in...The Modelling News Shared .
Shipmodeling and Blogging WithdrawlsAfter announcing my brief blog hiatus a little over a week ago, you might have noticed I'm still blogging.Â Well, it's turned out that blogging is a good distraction from family health matters, so here I am writing again.Â In addition to needing to do a bit of blogging, I'm really finding myself going through some ship&.The Ship Modeler Shared .
On the Horizon: Royal Yacht for the Dutchess of Kingston from Vanguard ModelsChris Wattons own ship model kit production company, Vanguard Models, is rolling along with yet another kit coming out in just a matter of weeks!The Ship Modeler Shared .
Preview: MiniArt's 35th scale Austin Armoured Car 1918 Pattern. British ServiceMiniart have released some slight detail on their second release in their Austin Armoured Car series.The Modelling News Shared .
Build Review Pt. IVThe culmination of several weeks of hard work and time at the bench. Gary has finished...The Modelling News Shared .
Preview: A brand new manufacturer with brand a new kitOne of the most beautiful aircraft from a new model manufacturer in one of the most popular scales - We're interested!The Modelling News Shared .
A Classic RecreatedA brand-new book that takes you through the story of how an inspiring diorama, became an involved homage to Francois Verlinden and his incredible models&.The Kit Box Shared .
Preview: New MiniArt Egyptian T-34/85 With Crew Coming SoonThe Egyptian T-34/85 is the subject of the latest of Miniart's new tooled T-34 line this week.The Modelling News Shared .
Preview: Italeri's new 32nd scale Tornado GR.4 completed test build and colours…We brand new pictures of the team from Italeri's build of the test kit - al...The Modelling News Shared .
1/35th scale Jagdtiger Sd.Kfz.186 Early/Late Production from TakomJohn Bonanni continues the build of his Jagdtiger #331 from Takom in 35th scale today.The Modelling News Shared .
On the Horizon: Amati's German Battleship Bismark KitI mentioned recently that as a ship modeler, its nice to see new ship model releases.The Ship Modeler Shared .
The Latest: Carriage Kits from Disar Model of SpainWhile not ship modeling related, Disar, another relatively recent Spanish wooden model kit manufacturer, has released some new carriage kits that actually look quite nice.The Ship Modeler Shared .
On the Horizon: Shipyard's Wooden Hanse Kogge von Bremen, 1380As a ship modeler, its always nice to see new products come out. There are a few things Ive spotted that maybe you didnt know about.The Ship Modeler Shared .
NRG Annual Membership MeetingThe Nautical Research Guild's annual conference for 2020 is cancelled due to COVID issues, but they recently announced that they will be holding their annual membership meeting after all, only it will be a virtual meeting.The Ship Modeler Shared .
Preview: How about some Spanish fly-er? Miniart's 35th scale Cierva C.30A…The Spanish get a turn today - With MiniArt bringing out its version of their well-received autogyro in Spanish service.The Modelling News Shared .
P51 Mustang Remote Control VolantextRCBuy P51 Mustang Remote Control VolantextRC ⭐ Great RC Plane for Great Fun.Scale Model Aircraft Shared .
Preview: A new book from a new publisher full of model aviation aviation classics Hangar No #1 Joycraft ProductionsA combination of the talents of a select group of modellers, the new title from Joycraft Productions is called "Hangar No.1" and it features...The Modelling News Shared .
Preview: Amusing Hobby's latest releaseA bit of a surprise from Amusing Hobbytoday with the release pictures of an all-new full interior version of the T-72MI in 35th scale.The Modelling News Shared .
Read n' Reviewed: How to Paint Modern Russian Tanks from AMMO by Mig JimenezAmmo continues to bring out new "how-to" step-by-step books on making models with tips and techniques, tools and how to use them - so we kee...The Modelling News Shared .
In-Boxed: 1/35th scale AC-40-137A Soviet Firetruck from ICM ModelsWe know that Andy Moore has a bit of a thing for large, rugged civilian vehicles indeed the scope for subjects and weathering...The Modelling News Shared .
Preview: "Here come the Soviets" a big new set and single figures from D-Day Miniature StudioD-Day Miniatures gives us s new set of figures of Soviet soldiers from the rear echelon on foot with some booty of war in a large set or sev...The Modelling News Shared .
Brief Blog HiatusThose following this blog may have noticed that I havent been writing much lately, nor have I done any ship modeling work.The Ship Modeler Shared .
Preview: Italeri's latest releases for October are about to hit the shelves…Italeri has six kits in different scales, genres and difficulties on sale in October. We have art, decals, colour choices and sprue pictures a...The Modelling News Shared .
PreviewThe latest issue of Dioramag is already with us, and the preview images we had seen looked so promising we thought we should share them with...The Modelling News Shared .
Preview: We Czech out MiniArt's new T55A…The Czech produced T55A was an important variant in this tank's history - plenty was made and sold to many countries.The Modelling News Shared .
Build Review Pt. IIIWhen we last left this build a few weeks ago Gary had sealed the fuselage and was about to add everything else to this deadly delta.The Modelling News Shared .
Preview: Miniart losing face is an an improvement in this case? German Tank Crew. Kharkov 1943 with resin heads…An update on their popular Kharkov 1943 set, MiniArt has included four new resin heads to greatly increase the realism and look of this now...The Modelling News Shared .
Painting and Weathering Guide: 1/72nd scale Chieftain Mk.11 and Chieftain Mk.10 from TakomSo you want to make the same tank as the one you made in 35th scale - with one of the most difficult camo patterns, but in 72nd scale?The Modelling News Shared .
Tamiya 1:32 Vought F4U-1A CorsairClear engine cowling parts included Kit includes two figures 1/.Scale Model Aircraft Shared .
Airfix 1:24 Grumman F6F-5 HellcatOctober 24, 1944 - the battle of Leyte Gulf in the Pacific. Lt. Carl Allen brown Jr. A member of vf-27 flying f6f-5 'paper doll' From the USS price ton shot down&.Scale Model Aircraft Shared .
Tamiya 1:32 P-51D MustangFamous form of the aircraft including its distinctive wing profiles have been precisely reproduced. Radiator components are reproduced just like those on the actual aircraft.Scale Model Aircraft Shared .
Tamiya 1:48 Messerschmitt BF 109 G-61/48 scale plastic model assembly kit. The model recreates a parked aircraft. Richly-detailed depiction of the DB605A engine, a multi-part recreation.Scale Model Aircraft Shared .
Buy E-flite Timber RC Plane Turbo 1.5m BNF BasicThe turbo Timber 1.5M is equipped with an unbeatable combination of features that make it possible for everyone from low-time to expert pilots to enjoy a versatile STOL and sport flying experience unlike any other.Scale Model Aircraft Shared .
EFL Valiant 1.3m BNF BasicOptional SAFE Select flight mode for newer pilots. ADVANCED RC TECHNOLOGY: Spektrum AS3X receiver with SAFE Select technology installed FUNCTIONAL FEATURES: This RC airplane&.Scale Model Aircraft Shared .
E-flite UMX Turbo Timber BNF BasicEasy to fly with optional-use SAFE Select flight envelope protection. UNMATCHED CAPABILITY: Functional oversized flaps for shorter takeoffs and landings.Scale Model Aircraft Shared .
VOLANTEXRC Sport Cub 500 ParkflyerSimply press one button and pull the stick to control easily the rc plane do aerobatic flying.Scale Model Aircraft Shared .
VOLANTEXRC RC Airplane P51 MustangSimply press one button and pull the stick to control easily the airplane do aerobatic flying.Scale Model Aircraft Shared .
We preview AMMO's latest products for September available now…AMMO has a big ol' bunch of new publications, guides, paint, masks, camo sets and new weathering materials.The Modelling News Shared .
Preview: 1/35th scale WWII Russian Tank Commanders from Alpine MiniaturesTwo Red Army tank commanders from WWII are the subject of Alpine Miniature's latest releases.The Modelling News Shared .
Two tasty Teutonic head-turners from TakomTwo familiar releases from takom but of a different flavour. Both German and both popular subjects, the Bergepanzer 2A2 model and the more o...The Modelling News Shared .
Read n' Reviewed: Forgotten Archives 3 The Lost Signal Corps Photos by Darren Neely from PanzerwrecksHaving been a fan of the first two books in the "Forgotten Archives" series, it was with interest that we saw a third book was incoming.The Modelling News Shared .
Fourteen new products from Black Dog will suit many of your modelling needs in September…Black dog has fourteen new products for sale in September - Some "Phabulous" Phantom additions, bombs and crew in 1/32 and some diorama acce...The Modelling News Shared .
Inspiration: Mark BilasI've known many excellent modelers in my 35 years in the hobby and seen the work of hundreds online and in print, but there are a handful th...Scale Model Soup Shared .
Another FCM-36 on the horizonThere is a second French Light Tank FCM-36 coming to the market in 35th scale.The Modelling News Shared .
Build Guide and Review: 1/72nd scale Chieftain Mk.11 and Chieftain Mk.10 from TakomAlthough it is only a tiny tank in 72nd scale, Takom's new boxing of a pair of Chieftains Mark 10 and Mark 11's need just as much love and att...The Modelling News Shared .
Preview: MiniArt's U.S. Jeep Crew and MP'sNo one likes getting pulled over by the 5.0 - but when MiniArt gives us a kit of soldiers being pulled over in 35th scale we think differ...The Modelling News Shared .
How to Build Model ShipsFull of history, art, and craft, building a model ship is a rewarding hobby.Model Space Shared .
Preview: An all-new Semovente da 75/18 from Italeri is on the way in OctoberWe have been waiting for sprue shots for this, and now they are here we can show you a little more about the forthcoming new tooled 35th...The Modelling News Shared .
Review Pt.II: Meng's 1/32nd scale Fokker Dr I Triplane ConstructionToday we build the new 1/32nd scale Fokker Dr I Triplane kit from Meng. We take it on without paint, warts and all, to see what the quali...The Modelling News Shared .
Forrest Gump JennyIt's been a while but I built a second boat using the Cabin Cruiser plan as a base.Building Model Boats Shared .
Revisiting an Awe Inspiring Shipyard HMS Mercury BuildI think it was about three years ago when I wrote a post about a gentleman in Germany who was building the 1/96-scale card model of the frigate HMS Mercury produced by Shipyard of Poland â this is the same kit I started way back, but didn't finish.The Ship Modeler Shared .
Preview: AK Interactive's new FAQ and Post-Apocalyptic products for AugustAK releases have some interesting learning, reading, painting and the tools to get the most out of your own mod...The Modelling News Shared .
Paper panzer proposal preview: Pz.IV Ausf.K from Amusing Hobby in 35th scaleAmusing Hobby has quite a market going for it in the world of "Paper Panzers" and vehicles you might see in World of Tanks.The Modelling News Shared .
Of No Avail 2.0 A reimagined classic&Francois Verlindens famous scene built around the Tamiya Flak 36 and the MDA Rathaus, is my all-time favourite diorama.The Kit Box Shared .
Construction Review Pt.III: Wingnut Wings Sopwith Pup "Gnome" in 32nd scale: Painting and Finishing the kit.We have kept the last part of Andy Moore's build of Wingnut Wings Sopwith Pup "Gnome" from you for too long, today we post the final part...The Modelling News Shared .
Best RC Transmitter for PlanesGuest post by Angelo Sittner We recommend starting out with a basic, 4-channel radio like the one pictured below.Scale Model Aircraft Shared .
Preview: Luftwaffe Gallery # 6: Luck, Fate And Destiny by Erik Mombeeck and Maciej GoralczykErik Mombeeck's Luftwaffe Gallery books are always something to behold for modellers and Luftwaffe historians with never before publ...The Modelling News Shared .
Sailing into the Past A Book of Replica ShipsFor those of you who might be interested, I just noticed that US Naval Institute has a nice sale price on the book Sailing into the Past.The Ship Modeler Shared .
Trumpeter's four new kits of October in plastic, decal and marking choices.Three new kits from the Air + Sea in October's new items from Trumpeter. We have boxart, sprues and colour choices of the kits in our pre...The Modelling News Shared .
Construction Review Pt.III: ICM's 48th scale Do 217J-1/2 WWII German Night FighterThe third part of Andy King's build of the 48th scale Dornier Do 217J-1/2 WWII German Night Fighter is with us today.The Modelling News Shared .
The Beduoin's PrizeHeres the first of my Tamiya Flak 36 builds, built with Verlinden ideas, all wrapped up within a rocky, desert location.The Kit Box Shared .
Preview: Two new kits from Hobbyboss on the way in September…Two new kits from Hobbyboss this month - a small scale truck that was produced in large scale and a Puma that has a dog-box on top of it?...The Modelling News Shared .
Taking Another Look: HMS Bounty from Amati ModelProbably the most beautiful wooden model kit of the famed HMS Bounty is the classic 1/60-scale kit from Amati Model.The Ship Modeler Shared .
More Krick Kits in StockDuesseldorf Firefighting Boat is a 1:25 scale model that measures nearly 46â³ long. This model kit has so many features that you may choose to make operable that it will no doubt be a big attraction on the water.The Ship Modeler Shared .
Review Pt.I: Meng's 1/32nd scale Fokker Dr I TriplaneToday we look at the contents of the long-awaited 1/32nd scale Fokker Dr I Triplane kit from Meng.The Modelling News Shared .
Abrams Squad is 33!Abrams Squad thirty-three already? Consistently providing the best of modern warfare vehicles, dioramas, kits and figures to us on a regu...The Modelling News Shared .
Construction Guide Pt 1:1/35th scale T-34/85 Zavod 183 Mod.44 from ItaleriItaleri's all-new tool kit of the T-34/85 Zavod 183 Mod.44 had a few surprises for Clayton when he first cast his eyes on it.The Modelling News Shared .
Preview: Meng's new 1/700th scale USS Enterprise is about to sail…Meng's new 1/700th scale ship is about to sail in the form of the U.S Navy Aircraft Carrier U.S.S. Enterprise from WWII fame.The Modelling News Shared .
More surprises from SuyataNot only does Suyata's new release of a base scene for a diorama come from left field, but it shocks us more to realize that not only t...The Modelling News Shared .
A new company and kit from familiar modellersMichael Baldeweg, the man behind "Custom - Scale" and the source of inspiration for many "What-if" and 1946-centric kits out there - has s...The Modelling News Shared .
Review: 1/48th scale Douglas A-26C-15 Invader from ICM ModelsGary Wickham has reviewed all of the new tooled ICM Douglas Invaders of recent, so who better to turn to when the new A-26C-15 Invader...The Modelling News Shared .
7 suggestions for beginnersI can't imagine what it must be like coming to the hobby today. Even if your interests are restricted to just aircraft, armor, ships, cars,...Scale Model Soup Shared .
My Stug F/8 finally ready&Heres my recently finished model Stug F/8 by Dragon in 1:35. I must admit Im far behind with my blog publications.Scale Dracula Shared .
Construction Review Pt.II: Wingnut Wings Sopwith Pup "Gnome" in 32nd scaleAndy Moore's build of Wingnut Wings Sopwith Pup "Gnome" is forging ahead - today he details the engine, wings, completes construction and...The Modelling News Shared .
David Antscherl's Norwegian Sailing Pram KitI've been waiting for this one. If you've been following my blog, or even if you've just been keeping on top of ship modeling news, you probably know that Model Expo has started a new line of model boat kits in a series of progressive model building tutorials.The Ship Modeler Shared .
Trumpeter's four new kits of September in plastic, decal and marking choices.More kits from Land and Sea in the September new items from Trumpeter. We have boxart, sprues and colour choices of the kits in our preview...The Modelling News Shared .
New Vanguard Models Products at Ages of SailOnline ship model shop Ages of Sail just posted an announcement that they are now stocking Chris Wattons latest accomplishment, the brig-sloop HMS Flirt.The Ship Modeler Shared .
Building a Gozabune from Paris Plans Part 13An update on this model is long overdue, and while I havenât really been working much on the Kobaya model, it is a model that Iâve been very happy with.The Ship Modeler Shared .
Build Review Pt II: 35th scale MB Military Vehicle Wasp Flamethrower from MengWhen we last saw Andy Moore's version of Meng's 35th scale Wasp Flamethrower jeep he was about halfway in.The Modelling News Shared .
A Naniwamaru Build in GermanNot sure how I missed this, but back in 2012, a german ship modeler researched and built a model of the Naniwamaru, one of four replica Japanese coastal transports at the time.The Ship Modeler Shared .
Preview: Masterbox' three new kits of September-October 2020Masterbox has a new series of Post-Apocalyptic figures due for release in September / October.The Modelling News Shared .
Build Review Pt. IISuperglue, talcum powder, a craft cutter and a whole lot of modelling savvy - See how Gary Wickham's Mirage 2000C from Kittyhawk is movi...The Modelling News Shared .
Revell's August new kits made up in our preview…Re vell has several kits for release this month. Lots of aircraft in this mix, with a landing craft, a Cobra and a Leopard thrown in.The Modelling News Shared .
Pony Bash!Over the past few weeks, the idea of Mustangs has been coalescing over at SMCG.Doogs Models Shared .
Hunting for the Elusive AtakebuneI wanted to make sure to share this with the general ship modeling crowd, because of all the types of old Japanese ships, the Atakebune, the largest of the warships of old feudal Japan, is probably of more interest to model builders than any other type.The Ship Modeler Shared .
Preview: "Bumblebee"Well a little out of the blue for some of us, but Trumpeter's plans for bringing snap-together robots from the Transformers universe is...The Modelling News Shared .
Build Guide Pt II: Painting and Weathering Takom's Panzer III Ausf.M mit Schuerzen in 35th scaleThe Modelling News Shared .
In-Boxed: Meng Model's 1/9th scale Kawasaki Ninja H2Meng's new pre-coloured version of the amazing Kawasaki Ninja H2 road-legal superbike in 1/9th scale has already hit the shops.The Modelling News Shared .
Preview: 1/35th scale British Crusader Cruiser Tank Mk.III from Border ModelThe tank is captured in the era of the "Battle of El Alamei..."The Modelling News Shared .
Construction Review Pt.I: Wingnut Wings Sopwith Pup "Gnome" in 32nd scaleIt was with sad tidings we have now apparently heard the last from Wingnut Wings.The Modelling News Shared .
Build Review Pt. IGary Wickham is one of the best at analysing a kit and getting the best out of what is offered to him.The Modelling News Shared .
Paracel Miniatures new Elephants tankers and food wares -Good luck for some - Paracel Miniatures are giving modellers more of what they want with three Vietnam War-era sets this month.The Modelling News Shared .
Build Review Pt I: 35th scale MB Military Vehicle Wasp Flamethrower from Meng ModelsFor the first in their new range of Jeeps Meng has gone with something obscure - but very interesting the Wasp Flamethrower.The Modelling News Shared .
Best Foamies RC PlanesGuest Post by Tony Treat Model airplane construction in general, and radio control models in particular, have made several evolutions over the years.Scale Model Aircraft Shared .
Build review: Bronco Models 1/350th scale Chinese Navy Type 055 DDG Large DestroyerIt all seems so simple - You look at a model in the box - limited parts count, simple construction and some good detail - what could go wro...The Modelling News Shared .
Inspiration: Joe CaputoI've known many excellent modelers in my 35 years in the hobby and seen the work of hundreds online and in print, but there are a handful th...Scale Model Soup Shared .
New Model GalleryIn an attempt to expand interest in my Wasen Modeler site, which I set up specifically to support interesting in modeling of traditional Japanese boats, I decided to add a gallery to showcase builds by modelers other than myself.The Ship Modeler Shared .
Pink Panther ChallengeIn the second of our head-to-head builds, we tackle the Tamiya and Italeri Land Rovers& This was a really fun build that resulted in a model that I really like.The Kit Box Shared .
Amusing Hobby's new 48th scale kit in the test shot phaseThe weird and wacky world of "Luft 46" and "what-if? " is a popular subject to cover as subjects get rarer.The Modelling News Shared .
Published Ship Modeling Article by Clare HessFrom 2012 to 2017, I was pretty active with not just building ship models, but writing ship modeling related articles for Seaways Ships in Scale and the Nautical Research Journal.The Ship Modeler Shared .
My Mid-Summer UpdateProgress Things are progressing slowly here. Im working on projects, but not making a huge amount of progress.The Ship Modeler Shared .
Enter the ElefantWe have been waiting for the brother of the Ferdinand to come from Amusing Hobby.The Modelling News Shared .
Galactic chicken: paintingI wasn't sure what was the appropriate colour for the interior of the AT-ST. And I didn't bother to research that.Scale Dracula Shared .
Preview: MiniArt's new 35th scale German Agricultural Tractor D8500 Mod.1938MiniArt are making their own path with their new releases - you could say they are maybe even forging ahead - ploughing the opposition wi...The Modelling News Shared .
Improvements for the 48th F-14D and many other new products from Black Dog in 72nd, 35th and 32nd scales this month…Black Dog from the Czech Republic has sent out a list of their very latest resin figures, diorama accessories and aircraft conversions to m...The Modelling News Shared .
British Phantom XV 497 arrives at the Norfolk and Suffolk Aviation museumXV 497 was moved to a new home this week arriving at the Flixton museum from the former RAF Bentwaters on Tuesday 28 July and being assem...Falke Eins Shared .
Preview: Italeri's five releases for August are already with us…Italeri has five kits in different scales, genres and difficulties on sale in August.The Modelling News Shared .
Construction review: Takom's Panzer III Ausf.M mit Schuerzen in 35th scaleClayton has already finished his 35th scale Pz.The Modelling News Shared .
Tamiya 1:48 Vought F4U-1D Corsair for Sale: ReviewTamiya 1:48 Vought F4U-1D Corsair detailed review with building instructions ⭐ Read it now before buying the kit!Scale Model Aircraft Shared .
Preview: U-552 The Red Devil's boatThe latest in the renown series of wartime pictorial accounts from WWII from. is just about to be released.The Modelling News Shared .
Preview: SU-100 Self-propelled GunThe second book in the " Red Machines".The Modelling News Shared .
Preview: Back to work with MiniArt's new 35th scale Werkstattkraftwagen Typ-03-30What better way to get back to work while you are in lockdown?The Modelling News Shared .
Preview: Four polar opposite kits from Hobbyboss on the way in August…A great big Hog, a german fighting cat, a Chinese underwater killer and a heavily armed US Airforce...TRUCK?The Modelling News Shared .
Construction Review: ICM's new 48th scale Do 217J-1/2 WWII German Night FighterConstruction Review: German Luftwaffe Cadets in 32nd scale from ICM.The Modelling News Shared .
Trumpeter's four new kits of August in plastic, decal and marking choices.More kits from Land, Sea and Air in the August's new items from Trumpeter. We have boxart, sprues and colour choices of the kits in our...The Modelling News Shared .
Construction Review Pt II: 1/48th scale P-51D-5 "Limited Edition" from EduardAlistair was on the home run of his new 48th scale Eduard P-51D Mustang when we last left him.The Modelling News Shared .
My Modelling Blog: Modelling nostalgia with the vintage FrogI guess for those of us 'oldies' quite a lot of what we do in modelling nowadays is driven by 'nostalgia'.Falke Eins Shared .
Tamiyas Sgt. York Ready For Action!Painted and weathered, the completed model reveals what might have been... The idea was simple: build the kit and try and imagine what it would have looked like, had all of its many issues been ironed out and the M247 had entered service.The Kit Box Shared .
A.R.T.O. ProductionA.R.T.O. Production is a new company making 1/35th scale resin figures oof some very popular German subjects from WWII.The Modelling News Shared .
NRG Website RevampedThe Nautical Research Guild is a ship modeling society that dates back to the 1940s and today runs the worlds largest ship modeling forum, Model Ship World.The Ship Modeler Shared .
Billing Boats' Building Tips BookletBilling Boats kits instructions are pretty minimal, which can make them something of a challenge for those whove never built a wood ship model kit before.The Ship Modeler Shared .
Dioramag #6 is now available and we have a little of it in our preview…The latest issue of Dioramag is already with us, and the preview images we had seen looked so promising we thought we should share them w...The Modelling News Shared .
A big-big large-scale update release from Res-Kit…It has been a while since we have seen such a large - well, large scale modelling detail and upgrade release.The Modelling News Shared .
Zoom Meetings for Ship ModelersThese days, Its pretty tough on ship model clubs, not being able to gather together to swap model making stories.The Ship Modeler Shared .
New shades, reads, tools and references from AK Interactive in July in our preview…Ever-expanding with new and adopted products, AK Interactive has a lot of new bits for you to look at in July with new books, AK Real col...The Modelling News Shared .
Tamiyas Sgt York A Satisfying What-if?The M247 Sgt York may have been disastrous project for the US Military, but as a modelling project, it ticks all the right boxes&.The Kit Box Shared .
Meng's new 1/35th scale Israel Main Battle Tank Merkava Mk.4/4LIC w/Nochri-Kal Mine Roller System is imminent.The Modelling News Shared .
More from "Suyata" with four innovative 35th scale modelling subjects in abstract form…"Suyata" is a company that we have already previewed here on TMN. Their Q-scale "Titanic" and BRed Baron and Fokker DR.I kits look to be rea...The Modelling News Shared .
The T-34 Challenge&You are given ten days to build a specific kit and can only use accessories from one additional set - what would you come up with?The Kit Box Shared .
Abrams Exercise A Classic RestorationWhen a model that I recognised from my youth turned up as scrap, I had no option but to restore it to its former glory&.The Kit Box Shared .
NRG Conference 2021While the Nautical Research Guild conference was supposed to take place this Fall. It was canceled some time ago due to the unknowns of the Corona Virus outbreak.The Ship Modeler Shared .
Ship Model Kits Come and Go at Ages of Sail Plus, Vanguard Models NewsWith so many people staying at home these days, the stocks of ship model kits at Ages of Sail, particularly the newest kits, seem to come and go faster than ever.The Ship Modeler Shared .
Constructo's Gjoa Back in StockI just received word that we are now stocking Constructoâs GjÃ¸a kit. If memory serves me correctly, this is a plank-on-bulkhead wooden ship model kit that has been around for decades, but hasnât been see here at Ages of Sail for a while.The Ship Modeler Shared .
Dry-fit Review: 1/32nd scale Junkers EF-126/EF-127 from Das WerkThe futuristic Junkers EF-126/EF-127 fits into all of the late-WWII mythoi of German technical superiority and "what-if" fans everywhere...The Modelling News Shared .
Preview: HK Models ahead by a nose on the new "Nose Art" kit of their 32nd scale LancasterHong Kong Models has launched their nose into the market with an all-new kit of the Lancaster - but this is something different...The Modelling News Shared .
four new products to fill your diorama dreams from Mantis MiniaturesA busted boat - some modern diorama reporter's accessories, some cuddly slippers and teddy bears and stove that is "cook-in" all fill Man...The Modelling News Shared .
Simple Cargo for a Wasen ModelPossibilities include barrels of sake or miso, or bales of rice. But, Iâve found that these are can be just bit complicated due to their shape and the way that are wrapped.The Ship Modeler Shared .
Read n' reviewed: Combat History of SturmpanzerTimm Haasler and Simon Vosters has combined with Panzerwrecks to publish a new book featuring the Combat History of Sturmpanzer-Abt...The Modelling News Shared .
Preview: "Russian tank crew, 1945"Stalingrad Miniatures has a new big set of six Russian soldiers from the end of WWII for us this month.The Modelling News Shared .
Preview: Test build shots of Meng‘s 32nd scale Fokker Dr.I.We have new pictures to add to the rolling preview of the forthcoming kit of Meng's new 32nd Fokker Triplane.The Modelling News Shared .
Preview: Takom is making a Panzer III Ausf.N in 35th scale for August…Takom keeps picking those targets a lot of us have a hankering for. The short-barrelled Panzer III Ausf.The Modelling News Shared .
Preview:Takom's 72nd scale Battleship Yamato no. 2 main turret is gunning for an August release…We could not believe it when we first heard of Takom's upcoming product of 1/72 battleship Yamato no.The Modelling News Shared .
Eduard wilde Sau Limited EditionEduard asked me to put together some text/markings schemes for a wilde Sau Limited Edition Dual Combo kit.Falke Eins Shared .
Preview: Alpine Miniatures two new figuresAlpine Miniatures has surprised everyone with the very quick release after their preview of two new Waffen SS soldiers the other day.The Modelling News Shared .
Artesania Latina Coming Back?I've heard rumors here and there that the ship model kit manufacturer Artesania Latina is not dead.The Ship Modeler Shared .
Italeri's six releases for July in our preview…Italeri has six kits in different scales, genres and difficulties on sale in July - You could catch a Shooting Star, fight in an are...The Modelling News Shared .
A new PLA Air Force J-20 "Mighty Dragon" stealth fighter in 72nd from BroncoThe very secretive J-20 "Mighty Dragon" stealth fighter is the next kit to be announced but Bronco Models.The Modelling News Shared .
Building a Tenma-Zukuri ChabuneI don't know if the boards that make up these decks were removable. Underneath, I left the ends open, so things could be tucked in there for storage, but only for smaller things, as the support posts of the beams cut the openings in half...The Ship Modeler Shared .
A new 48th scale Mustang in five different markings from the Korean war from BroncoBronco Models continue to issue different variants of their recent P-51D Mustang kit in 48th scale.The Modelling News Shared .
Tamiya sneaks in a new Pz. Kpfw. IV Ausf. F and Marder I in 35th scaleNews from Japan today with Tamiya releasing some surprise new photos of their latest two kits - the Pz.The Modelling News Shared .
Masterbox's two new kits of July/ August in CAD, art, sprues and colours in our preview…Masterbx supplies us with two new kits for July/ August - A set of three native Americans to suit your frontier wars series of kits and a...The Modelling News Shared .
Mask Review: 1/72nd scale Su-57 Color Separation Mask from Galaxy ModelsGalaxy model has some simple solutions to some of your modelling needs, and first amongst them are some pretty handy masks to help paints...The Modelling News Shared .
Preview: MiniArts new Tankers painting up a storm in a new set…MiniArt continues to give us figures and materiel to populate our dioramas. Today, news of a German tank crew painting their vehicle that...The Modelling News Shared .
Best Electric RC Planes for Beginners: TrainersThe power of RC electric flight is amazing, not to mention much easier to own and operate.Scale Model Aircraft Shared .
Best Gas RC Airplanes for Beginners: TrainersGas RC airplanes are a little more complicated than electric planes but are much more enjoyable to fly.Scale Model Aircraft Shared .
How-to guides, Paints, sanders, sponges and a bit of rust making gear all new from AMMO in July…The Modelling News Shared .
Preview: Barracuda's improvements for your Hurricane and Wurger kits this june…We look forward to seeing what Barracuda Studios have for us in the way of resin and decal improvements for your kits.The Modelling News Shared .
Decal Review: "Yoxford Girls" in 1/48th scale from Exito DecalsExito Decals has provided quite a few decal sets for 48th and 72nd scale kits of recent times and their stock is rising with the modellin...The Modelling News Shared .
Hobbyboss' two new releases for May give us something work on…A colourful Russian Knight and a mobile "doorknocker" are the subjects of Hobbyboss' July releases.The Modelling News Shared .
New Wooden Kits from ShipyardThese wooden kits are actually closely related to their card model cousins, in that their method of construction is nearly identical to the card models, but of course, using wood as...The Ship Modeler Shared .
Preview: New Abrams Squad Mag and Stryker Dragoon Reference from Pla Editions…Pla Editions have two new publications just out for sale on their website. Both the newest version of their latest modern military mode...The Modelling News Shared .
A new British Centurion Mk.5 in 35th scale from Amusing HobbyAmusing Hobby are giving us some of the best of British with their recent release schedule - this time around we have a new-tooled kit of...The Modelling News Shared .
The Tonegawa TakasebuneAfter finishing the Himi tenmasen model, I was at somewhat of a crossroads. Though the Woody Joe kitamaebune kit is close to being completed and waiting for me to make a set of sails for it, I felt that I needed to start some kind of scratch project.The Ship Modeler Shared .
Preview: Meng takes the mantle with the new 1/32nd Fokker Dr.I TriplaneMeng has taken up the mantle to continue the work of Wingnut Wings and present us with the 32nd scale kit of the Fokker Dr.1 Triplane.The Modelling News Shared .
Read n' Reviewed: WWII photobook series Vol. 21I have read twenty volumes of the "On the battlefield" series from PeKo Publishing, but this one had a few surprises in content waiting fo...The Modelling News Shared .
Trumpeter's four new kits of July in plastic decal and marking choices.More kits from Land, Sea and Air in the June and July new items from Trumpeter.The Modelling News Shared .
Preview: Two new figures of 12th SS men during the D-Day campaign from Rado Miniatures…Rado Miniatures has just released the box art for their much-awaited pair of figures of the 12th SS in Normandy in 1944 just after the D...The Modelling News Shared .
Best RC Trainer Planes for BeginnersCheck this guide before buying your first RC plane trainer ⭐ Essential tips that will help you save money and get the right RC airplane for you.Scale Model Aircraft Shared .
Paper Models in the Nautical Research JournalPaper model enthusiasts rejoice! The Summer 2020 issue of the Journal of the Nautical Research Society just arrived in the mail this last week, containing a nice full-length article on paper models.The Ship Modeler Shared .
Decal Review: "Yak Attack" in 1/48th scale from Exito DecalsExito Decals has released several sets of 72nd and 48th scale decals to the public of recent.The Modelling News Shared .
Ford GT: Facts and HistoryWhat made the Ford GT so phenomenal, and what happened after the GT40 won Le Mans in 1966?Model Space Shared .
More British RAF and Royal Navy F-4 PhantomsROYAL NAVY F-4 K PHANTOM FG 1 - publicity photo by Peter R March as a 'news item' covering the embarkation of 892 NAS aboard HMS Ark Roya...Falke Eins Shared .
A new "Digger" vs a pair of German tankers in The Bodi's figures for JuneThree figures in two packages from The Bodi figures have just been released, and this month there is something familiar in them.The Modelling News Shared .
Italeri's six releases for June in our preview…Italeri has six kits on their release schedule for this month - varied in scale and in subject.The Modelling News Shared .
I Have No Idea What I'm DoingAs a modeler, I primarily stick to military vehicles, with the occasional detour into ridiculously OP city maintenance mechs.Doogs Models Shared .
An Update to my Dana Fishing Boat build logIf you've been following my Billing Boats Dana Fishing Boat build, you've probably been waiting around for the past couple months for that 14th part.The Ship Modeler Shared .
Preview: 1/35th scale Pz.Kpfw.IV Ausf.H EarlyBorder Model is the latest company to set its sights on making quality Panzer IV's in 35th scale.The Modelling News Shared .
AZ Bf 109 G-6/AS in 1:72 scaleBf 109 G-6/AS from the AZ 72nd series of Bf 109s - seen here awaiting some final touches, like the pitot tube and the FuG 16 aerial....Falke Eins Shared .
Vanguard ModelsVanguard Models is a pretty exciting new line of kits designed and Developed by Chris Watton, who also did the design work for Caldercraft's Nelson's Navy series and Amati's Victory Models series.The Ship Modeler Shared .
All-new products from Royal Model in June in several scales and materials…Royal Model doesn't often put out new products and figures, but when they do they are very well received.The Modelling News Shared .
All-new shades, books, sanders and boots on the ground from AK Interactive in June…Ever-expanding with new and adopted products, AK Interactive has a lot of new bits for you to look at in April with new books, sanding se...The Modelling News Shared .
OcCre Polaris, Model Shipway's Dory, Plus Vanguard Models at Ages of SailWhile the Corona virus continues on, the world is on fire, and I sit in the midst of a new city curfew...The Ship Modeler Shared .
Build Review Pt IV: 1/48th scale North American FJ-2 Fury from Kitty HawkGary has glued, sanded, substituted, finessed, preened and educated the...The Modelling News Shared .
Eighteen new products from Black Dog in 72nd, 35th and 32nd scales this month…Black Dog from the Czech Republic has sent out a list of their very latest resin figures, diorama accessories and aircraft conversions t...The Modelling News Shared .
Live Resin's new 35th scale "Pave Hawk" and "Little Bird" crew and PJ's…Live Resin has several new figures to fill your Little Bird and Pave Hawks. They look very in tone with the scenes of these soldiers you se...The Modelling News Shared .
ICM Bf 109 Friedrich 1:48Finished in the markings of Kommodore Balthasar of JG 2 as seen in late May 1941 in the three greys, but being an early F-2, there's a chan...Falke Eins Shared .
Two little tanks in a LARGE scale as an alternative from Takom in July…Continuing with their popular 1/16th scale series of kits, Takom's new offering of the Pz.The Modelling News Shared .
Takom's two BIG vehicles in small scale are set for a July release…Takom has some interesting stuff coming that is finally appearing in the media and soon on the shelves of your LHS.The Modelling News Shared .
BlogArchitectural model making projects. From sketch to marketing models.Taylor Made Model Makers Shared .
Mayday no longerTakom's two new releases are a little late to come out from the east - COVID and all that malarkey held everything up, but now a July rel...The Modelling News Shared .
Wave's new release of the "Kuster" as a single kit will cost and save you money at the same time…For far too long those who want one of the larger scale "Kröte" or ""Jerry" series of Maschinen Krieger has had to opt for the Hasegawa r..."The Modelling News Shared .
Building a Himi Tenma in 1/10 ScaleOn the real boat, these were made of honiki, but for a 1/10 scale model, I decided to use a harder wood that I have on hand, some Castello boxwood, which I use in ship modeling all the time, as there is no grain, has a nice tan color, and carves beautifully.The Ship Modeler Shared .
Read n' Reviewed: "War Photographer" 1.2 from Tom Cockle and PeKo PublishingTom Cockle's latest version of the new series "War Photographer" has been released by PeKo Publishing.The Modelling News Shared .
Preview: 1/35th scale Pz. Kpfw. IV Ausf. J Last Production w/Full interior in June from Ryefield ModelBeob.Wg.IV Ausf. J "2 in 1" Kit no #RM-5033 from...The Modelling News Shared .
New book, Magazines and shades in Ammo's releases of May…Ammos latest products of May give us the "Illustrated Weathering Guide to WWII Late War German Vehicles", the latest new magazines "Weath..."The Modelling News Shared .
ICM Bf 109 Friedrich 48 scaleI had the idea to do a comparative build of 48th scale Bf 109s but having already built the Eduard and Hasegawa Gustavs and paid a small f...Falke Eins Shared .
Weak subject lines are weakMarketers are creative. Their job is to entice you to read their ads. You've probably seen their appeals: 3 simple steps to lose 25 pounds...Scale Model Soup Shared .
Preview:Two contrasting but very cool new kits from Meng…Meng has two new models just announced that will tempt modellers of two pretty different persuasions.The Modelling News Shared .
Canfora keeps on truckin' in 2020 with the second book on truck modelling…Last year we looked at Canfora's book that focussed on truck modelling by Jan Rosecky.The Modelling News Shared .
Construction Review Pt II: 72nd scale F-35B Lightning II STOVL from ItaleriLast week we saw Gary Wickham's beginnings of construction on Italeri's new 72nd scale f-35B Lightning II kit.The Modelling News Shared .
Construction Review: 1/48th scale P-51D-5 "Limited Edition" from EduardEduard's new series of P-51D Mustangs are in the large group of applicants for the "Ultimate Mustang" crown - but how does kit's plastic...The Modelling News Shared .
Book reviewsClaes Sundin's latest profile book is here - Panzer book III features the entire range of German AFVs and has taken some ten months to...Falke Eins Shared .
Trumpeter's four new kits of May in plastic decal and marking choices.More kits from Land, Sea and Air in May's new items from Trumpeter. We have boxart, sprues and colour choices of the kits in our previe...The Modelling News Shared .
Preview: 1/35th scale SLA APC T-54 w/Dozer Blade Full Interior Kit fromMiniArtOne of the more inspired boxarts we have seen in a while sparked interest in Miniart's new SLA APC T-54 w/Dozer Blade Full Interior Kit...The Modelling News Shared .
New 35th scale T-34E First "Type Spaced Armour"Border Model have two new kits to show you - well, two in one really - with their new tooled "2 in 1" kit of the T-34E First Type Space...The Modelling News Shared .
Best Revell Model AirplanesWhat kit should I buy? Which model kit is right for me? What are the best model airplane kits?Scale Model Aircraft Shared .
The Modelling News: The good and bad news about Academy's "new" 35th scale AH-64A Apache "South Carolina ANG"Academy are forging on with larger scale rotary winged aircraft. This time the very cool AH-64" A" model from the South Carolina ANG in tw...The Modelling News Shared .
Preview: ICM's new 48th scale Cessna O-2A Skymaster in CADMuch loved by modellers, the Cessna O-2A Skymaster, the American reconnaissance aircraft is seen in many kits at model shows and online,...The Modelling News Shared .
Construction Review: 72nd scale F-35B Lightning II STOVL from ItaleriRecently Italeri released a newly tooled kit of the F-35B STOVL variant of the Lightning II in 72nd scale.The Modelling News Shared .
African QueenThis is a scratch built model of the African Queen. It is 43 inches long and has a beam of 13 inches.Building Model Boats Shared .
Construction Review: 1/35th scale FV 217 Badger from Amusing HobbyAmusing Hobby's FV 217 Badger British Heavy Tank Destroyer is a bit of a surprise when it was first released - we were impressed when we...The Modelling News Shared .
European Ship Model Manufacturers Re-OpeningGood news for us ship modelers during this COVID-19 crisis. It seems that all the European manufacturers are opening up their businesses.The Ship Modeler Shared .
Preview: The Bodi's two new sculpts for may from both Allied and Axis perspective…The Bodi have provided us with information of their two latest figures for May.The Modelling News Shared .
Buying Radio Controlled HelicoptersBy Darron Zeff The first thing you need to know is that an RC helicopter comes in different sizes.Scale Model Aircraft Shared .
Preivew: ICM's new 48th scale Do 217J-1/2 WWII German Night FighterThe Do 217J-1/2 WWII German Night Fighter was used heavily early on in WWII and its lines would be familiar and attractive to modellers....The Modelling News Shared .
Armament options on British RAF F-4 PhantomsAbove; photographed at Coningsby in January 1974 this image of a 6 Sqn FGR 2 made the front cover of Airfix Magazine at the time an...Falke Eins Shared .
Build Review Pt II: 1/35th scale B-type Military Omnibus from MiniArt ModelsAfter his in-box review and the first part of his build, Lukas has finished MiniArt's new 1/35th scale B-type Military Omnibus kit.The Modelling News Shared .
Preview: Colourful and covert USMC A-6 Intruder decals from the cold war in 32nd from AOA…AOA Decals has two new sets of A-6E Intruded decals on the way in 1/32nd scale.The Modelling News Shared .
Italeri's six releases for May in our preview…We have the pictures of six new and some re-boxings of kits from Italeri in May's releases from Italy.The Modelling News Shared .
New colours, books, decals and shades in Ammo's releases of April…Ammos latest products of April give us more guides on painting fantasy and science fiction models, new decals for trans in three scale a...The Modelling News Shared .
Masterbox's Two New 35th Scale WWII German letters and barnstorming Brits in our Preview.Still some of the best box art makers on the market, we take a little look at the forthcoming two new Masterbox kits in 35th scale to se...The Modelling News Shared .
'the Big Print' 3d Printing Face Shields For Nhs And Frontline Staff.Architectural model making projects. From sketch to marketing models.Taylor Made Model Makers Shared .
Miniart's new T-34/85 w/D-5T. Plant 112 Spring 1944 Interior KitWe see more innovation and attention to detail with Miniart's new T-34/85 w/D-5T. Plant 112 Spring 1944 Interior Kit that is slated to co...The Modelling News Shared .
Building Woody Joe's 1/72-scale Kitamaebune KitThough no decision has yet been made regarding the making of the sails, the kitamaebune project, based on the 1/72-scale Woody Joe kit, is well into the rigging stage.The Ship Modeler Shared .
Bombs, missiles, and pods oh my!There's something about the size of a man's stash, right? We like to talk about our model collections, whether they're enormous or modest.Scale Model Soup Shared .
Read n ReviewedWe recently looked at the publication that covered the US Marines 24th expeditionary Unit in the 2018 NATO exercise Trident Juncture in N...The Modelling News Shared .
"Fune" Build by Alexandru GurauYears ago, ship modeler Alexandru Gurau of Canada had been building a model of a bezaisen, an Edo period coastal transport, based on drawings recorded by French lieutenant Armand Paris, and recorded in the book Souvenirs de Marine.The Ship Modeler Shared .
Two new impressive early 20th century Q-Model subjects from Suyata on the way…The new model company called Suyata has hit the market with two new kits from at least a century ago that modellers will LOVE.The Modelling News Shared .
Revell Luftwaffe SAR UH-1D Huey helicopter in 72ndDornier-built Luftwaffe Search-and-rescue.Falke Eins Shared .
Preview: Ryefield Model's new 35th KV-1 "Simplified Turret" 1942 version in CAD formRyefield Models surges on in these uncertain times with another new kit - the 35th scale Rusian Heavy tank the KV-1 with the simplified t...The Modelling News Shared .
Brilliant EngineeringI tend to go on at great length about engineering and fit of different model kits.Doogs Models Shared .
All-new shades, mags, glues tools from AK Interactive in April…Ever-expanding with new and adopted products, AK Interactive has a lot of new bits for you to look at in April with new magazines, now gl...The Modelling News Shared .
Read n' reviewed: David Parker's Crew School: Techniques to Bring Your Armour Model Crews to LifeIt is always good to get tips from the creators in this hobby, and you could say that David Parker is a very good candidate to follow in...The Modelling News Shared .