Monogram 1/32 Panzer IV Tank

In all its wars, Germany excelled at maneuver warfare. However,... Read More »

Star Wars Shuttle Tydirium

MPC/ERTL Star Wars Shuttle Tydirium

The Tydirium was a Sienar Fleet Systems Imperial Lambda-class shuttle, which operated as a courier... Read More »

Revell Arado Ar (E) 555 Model

Revell Arado Ar (E) 555

In 1944, the Imperial Air Ministry requested a long-range, high-speed... Read More »

Italeri M60-Blazer Tank

Italeri M60 Blazer IDF Tank

Magach (מגח; Ma-GAKH) designation refers to a series of tanks... Read More »

Aztek, my airbrush of choice

And the question still arrives to my inbox. What airbrush... Read More »


Kinetic 1/48 F-16I SUFA (Storm)

The F-16I nicknamed “Sufa” (Storm) is manufactured by “Lockheed Martin”... Read More »

Hasegawa Early 2015 Releases

Just in from our friends over Hobbico. These is the initial press release from Hasegawa for 2015.
From 1973-2002, the Yamaha YZR500 led four 500 cc Grand Prix riders to ten separate world championships. One of the most famous riders to take the helm of the YZR500 was former World Champion Freddie Spencer. In the 1989 season, Spencer placed sixteenth with the Marlboro Agostini […] Continue Reading…

1/32 Czech Avia S-199e

The Avia S-199 was a propeller-driven fighter aircraft built after World War II by the two aircraft factories in Czechoslovakia: one of them officially called závod Avia (Avia Plant) (1946–48) and závod Avia-Jiřího Dimitrova (Avia-George Dimitroff-Plant, 1948–49) in Čakovice near Prague, as a post-war corporative part of the Automobilové závody, n.p. [Automotive Works, National Corp.], and the other one […] Continue Reading…

2014 in Review

2014 has been a great year for all of us in the model building hobby. There’s been a plethora of model kits released by the major players. Others simply re-released making those bit overpriced kits on eBay widely accessible at a realistic price. We have seen also smaller companies raising up and debuting with either complete model kits or […] Continue Reading…

Jonny Quest Dragonfly from Moebius Models

Jonny Quest – often casually referred to as The Adventures of Jonny Quest – is the original American science fiction/adventure animated television series that started the franchise. It was produced by Hanna-Barbera Productions for Screen Gems, and created and designed by comic-book artist Doug Wildey. Inspired by radio serials and comics in the action-adventure genre, including Doc Savage and John […] Continue Reading…

Model Kit Instructions Library

We are pleased to announce that we have added Ludwig’s Modelers Library to our links page. This site has an incredible database of model kit instructions and Ludwig himself assured me that a few thousands more will be added soon. Make sure to pay him a visit. All the instructions are sorted in alphabetical order on a very intuitive user […] Continue Reading…

Trumpeter Soviet Aerosan RF-8/GAZ-98

The Russians used aerosans for reconnaissance and light raiding in northern areas where their light plywood skis allowed them to move quickly over the deep snow where other heavy vehicles would be unable to move at all.   However they were lightly powered and so could only be used on open country or frozen lakes as they had poor […] Continue Reading…

1/24 Revell Mustang 302 Boss

Finally, after a long month of work with different models of different subjects at the same time I present you the 1/24 2013 Mustang Boss 302 from Revell Models. Revell’s 2013 Mustang Boss 302 features a nicely detailed engine including its starter, alternator, oil filter, A/C compressor and a crisply molded pair of rocker covers, so super detailers, take […] Continue Reading…


Verlinden December 2014

For those of you rabid fans, you are looking at the actual “Korner” in “Justin’s Modelling Korner!” That’s right, I know you can’t believe that you are really seeing where so, so much magic happens, but, more importantly, you are getting a look at the latest offerings from Verlinden Productions!!!

Check it out. Leave some troll-y comments about how my […] Continue Reading…

Italeri 1/48 Combat Aircraft Support Group

This is the Italeri 1/48 Combat Aircraft Support Group which I believe it was sold under the ESCI label. It does features a nicely model towing tractor, bomb loader and a boarding ladder. Since it is injection molded, the price is quite fair compared to a resin counterpart if you’re building or planing on building a diorama on a […] Continue Reading…

Newest Revell 1/24 Snap Tite Models

When the guy in the brown truck stepped up at my doorstep with a package and I opened it, I knew immediately what I was going to do with its contents. This package came with the newest Snap Tite Build and Play model kit cars from Revell. I had to share this build with a bunch of young gentleboys […] Continue Reading…

Justin’s MUST-HAVE Modeling Xmas Gifts: #1 – The Small Shop’s 5 Speed, 5.5″ Photo-Etch Work Station


MUST-HAVE XMAS GIFT #1 – The Small Shop’s “5 Speed” 5.5-inch Photo-Etch Workstation

The big question that never gets spoken aloud in the modeling world is: To photo-etch or not to photo-etch? Whether you’ve read a million build-logs or watched every armor “How-To” video on YouTube that you could ever find—this question is about as hush-hush as where D-Day was […] Continue Reading…

Upcoming releases from Revell 2014-2015

Dear Model Kits Review readers, I am pleased to announce the upcoming New Releases from Revell. Some of these model kits will be arriving at your local hobby shops or on-line Revell retailers soon.  Here is a list of the which include some familiar kits, new Snap-Tite ™, Renwal Blueprint and 1/48th scale aircraft. Remember, you can always see a […] Continue Reading…