New Airfix 1/72 B-17G & 1/48 Gloster Meteor

Arguably the most visible manifestation of American military might in the Second World War was the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress four engine bomber. Operating in massed formations, these distinctive aircraft were designed to conduct daylight precision bombing missions, against strategic enemy targets, with the ultimate aim of literally pounding them into submission. As its name suggests, the Flying Fortress […] Continue Reading…

A look at Tamiya’s XF-84 & XF-85

A not too long time ago in not a galaxy too far away Tamiya added a colors to their mini jars paint chart. They were colors suited for British and Japanese modelling subjects. Soon local hobby shops and online retailers updated their paint racks with these news Tamiya colors. However this didn’t happen with the colors below as it […] Continue Reading…

1/12 Kothoga Creature from Pegasus Models

The Kothoga is an ancient creature little known to the civilised world. Rare in the extreme, the Kothoga is only known by a few remote South American tribes. Although modern science has disproved these myths, the Kothoga is nonetheless a very real and deadly species. Deep within the remotest parts of Brazil, there exists a form of parasitic fungus […] Continue Reading…

1/8 BSG Colonial Viper Kit

We are proud to present this behemoth model kit of the original Battlestar Galactica TV show. Now, if you wonder why a 1/48 resin after-market accessory is expensive and even more at 1/32 scale, is because the media does not come cheap.This model kit is for those who appreciate the craftsmanship involved into creating a crisply detailed model that […] Continue Reading…

Built Monogram ‘Tom Daniel’ 1/24 Jinx Express

Tom Daniel an industrial designer by trade, is probably one of the most popular model designers around. With over 75 of his designs being manufactured as scale model kits! With most model kits the real car comes first but not with Tom’s designs. Tom’s interest in automobiles developed at an early age. Tom a native of California, grew up […] Continue Reading…

Nuts & Bolts Volume 34: Sd.Kfz. 7 – 8 ton Zugkraftwagen Krauss-Maffei and Variants

The latest title from the Nuts & Bolts team is on the SdKfz 7 series. Although I have other great reference works such as the Wings & Wheels publication for photos and Panzer Tracts for scale plans and production information, this is still a worthy addition to the library. Since the title’s target group includes modelers, I […] Continue Reading…

1/35 MechatroWeGo Finished Model

A few weeks ago we posted here at MK Review the all new Mechatro We Go 1/35 scale model kits from Hasegawa. As a Japanese toys and Anime fan, I requested a sample of the kit and our friend Carol happily obliged asking in return that more than an in-box review, they’d like to see the kit assembled. I […] Continue Reading…

3D Printed Engine Vents for Hasbro’s Millenium Falcon

Here I am with my building plate full as in the buffet line and still I want to add more to it. Almost a month ago I started to work on a conversion of the Millenium Falcon ‘Hero’ offered only at Walmart this past holiday season. I burnt this particular toy back when it first hit the shelves on […] Continue Reading…

New Academy USN F-4J ”Showtime 100”

The McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II is a tandem, twin-engine, all-weather, long-range supersonic jet interceptor fighter/fighter-bomber originally developed for the U.S. Navy by McDonnell Aircraft. It first entered service in 1960 with the U.S. Navy. During the Vietnam conflict Lieutenant Randy “Duke” Cunningham and Lieutenant William P. Driscoll flying an F-4J, call sign “Showtime 100,” shot down three MiG-17s […] Continue Reading…

Chip Foose Cars Win Fan Vote

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL (July 14, 2015) – With more than 10,000 votes cast in a survey to determine which of seven Chip Foose custom car designs will be brought to market as all-new Revell scale models, the winners are Foose’s iconic 1956 Ford F100 Pickup & 1948 “Eldorod” Cadillac. Both vehicles will be released by Revell as all new model kits in late 2016, […] Continue Reading…

1/32 Revell Fw190 F-8 (Build Log UPDATE)

I was excited when I heard that Revell was going to introduce yet another kit in 1:32. I have been impressed with their Uhu and with their Bf109s. I am also very pleased at the price…I paid less than $30 (delivered) for this. Once I got the kit in the mail, I inspected the sprues and was was very […] Continue Reading…

IPMS HELLAS 34th ANNUAL EXHIBITION – CONTEST, 1-4/10/2015, ATHENS – GREECE

Dear Sirs,
IPMS Hellas is proud to announce its 34th Annual Exhibition – Contest, which is going to be held in the Hellinikon Olympic Hockey Centre, in Athens, between the 1st and the 4th of October 2015.

Within our efforts to promote and communicate our event internationally, we would like to ask you whether you could publish an announcement or include […] Continue Reading…