The Force Awakens Millenium Falcon Conversion

The Force Awakens Millenium Falcon Conversion

This Millenium Falcon model was started back in early April shortly after we moved to our new studios. It started as a the Hasbro Rebels Millenium Falcon sold in the US exclusively More »

Built Moebius Cylon Raider Model

Built Moebius Cylon Raider Model

Frak! Just when I was having the most fun with this build, it came to an end. Among other projects we are simultaneously working on, this build took me a sectar to More »

Academy 1/35 M18 Hellcat US Army

Academy 1/35 M18 Hellcat US Army

The 76 mm Gun Motor Carriage (GMC) M18 was an American tank destroyer of World War II. The manufacturer, Buick, gave it the nickname “Hellcat” and it was the fastest tracked armored fighting More »

1/350 Russian Nuclear Submarine ‘Kursk’

1/350 Russian Nuclear Submarine ‘Kursk’

The K-141 Kursk was an Oscar-II class nuclear-powered cruise missile submarine of the Russian Navy, lost with all hands when it sank in the Barents Sea on 12 August 2000. Kursk, full More »

Revell 1/72 Fairey Gannet Model Kit

Revell 1/72 Fairey Gannet Model Kit

History: The Gannet was built in response to the 1945 Admiralty requirement GR.17/45, for which prototypes by Fairey (Type Q or Fairey 17, after the requirement) and Blackburn Aircraft (the Blackburn B-54 More »

Trumpeter 1/48 Mig 15 bis Fagot

Trumpeter 1/48 Mig 15 bis Fagot

The Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15 (Russian: Микоян и Гуревич МиГ-15) was a jet fighter developed for the USSR by Artem Mikoyan and Mikhail Gurevich. The MiG-15 was one of the first successful swept-wing jet More »

 

New Academy 1/72 F-4J ”Jolly Rogers”

Back in June 2015 we announced and posted pictures of the beautiful Academy F-4J ‘Showtime 100’. Now the kit is back sporting the VF-84 Jolly Rogers markings printed by none other than Cartograf.
Below is the Press Release sent in by Model Rectifier.

Product New from Model Rectifier.

New from Academy 1/72 F-4J “Jolly Rogers”

Edison, NJ- Academy releases (12529) 1/72 USN F-4J […] Continue Reading…

Lindberg U.S. Moon Ship

A flashback from 1958 comes the US Moon Ship. Released since then as the “Mars Probe Landing Module” and “Star Probe Space Shuttle”, this is a vintage Lindberg kit of a Dr. Werner von Braun inspired conceptual spacecraft. Rather than the sleek aerodynamic spacecraft designs of the time this ship foreshadowed the practical design of the NASA moon landers […] Continue Reading…

Hasegawa A-4M Skyhawk ‘Low Visibility’

The Douglas A-4 Skyhawk is a single seat carrier-capable attack aircraft developed for the United States Navy and United States Marine Corps. The delta winged, single-engined Skyhawk was designed and produced by Douglas Aircraft Company, and later by McDonnell Douglas. It was originally designated A4D under the U.S. Navy’s pre-1962 designation system.

Skyhawks played key roles in the Vietnam War, […] Continue Reading…

Meng Models and AK Interactive join forces

MENG/AK PARTNERSHIP OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT
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MENG and AK INTERACTIVE are proud to announce to the scale model world the beginning of a professional cooperation between the both companies. The knowledge and technical experience of two of the best brands in the scale model field/world will join to develop and launch new products.
By uniting the strengths of two of the main companies […] Continue Reading…

Bandai 1/144 Millenium Falcon Preview

A few days ago I’ve got mail call. It was a box from the far East with half of the top covered in stamps and a customs slip. Finally, my 1/144 Millenium Falcon from Star Wars TFA had arrived. So far I had only seen it in pictures from a few sources. Let me tell you, by now you […] Continue Reading…

Nuts & Bolts Volume 35: Büssing’s schwere Pz.Spähwagen Part 1: schw. Pz.Spähwagen (Sd.Kfz. 231) (8-Rad) & schw. Pz.Spähwagen(fu) (Sd.Kfz 232) (8-Rad)

The latest title from the Nuts & Bolts team is part one of the Pz.Spähwagen series. Although I have other great reference works such as the 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 will state that Tamiya and AFV […] Continue Reading…

Trumpeter 1/16 German Pz.Beob.Wg. IV Ausf.J

The Panzerkampfwagen IV (Pz.Kpfw. IV) Sd Kfz 161, commonly known as the Panzer IV, was a medium tank developed in Nazi Germany in the late 1930s and used extensively during the Second World War. Its ordnance inventory designation was Sd.Kfz. 161. Designed as an infantry-support tank, the Panzer IV was not originally intended to engage enemy armour—that function was performed […] Continue Reading…

Airfix – Avro Lancaster B.III Dambursters 1/72

Superb model kit from Airfix. It took me about 2 months to conclude, but it was worth it.

I bought it on a shop (www.nabingermodels.com) with really good prices. Recommend Airfix for all the enthusiasts. Hope you enjoy this work.

The Force Awakens Millenium Falcon Conversion

This Millenium Falcon model was started back in early April shortly after we moved to our new studios. It started as a the Hasbro Rebels Millenium Falcon sold in the US exclusively at Walmart stores. In case you didn’t know, this Millenium Falcon came with little play value as a toy. It is pretty much a chunk of plastic […] Continue Reading…

Coming up from Revell in 2016

I just received my leaflet from our local hobby shop sowing what’s u from Revell for late 2015 or early 2016. Usually this promotional leaflet comes with upcoming models from Revell printed on both sides. This is the first time I see this promo leaf with just one side printed. Usually when we receive this promo, the model kits […] Continue Reading…

Interstellar Ranger from Moebius Models

The Ranger is a single-stage-to-orbit (SSTO) reconnaissance spacecraft built and used by NASA. Two Rangers were part of the Endurance mission, named Ranger 1 and Ranger 2. Twelve additional Rangers were also built launched for the Lazarus missions ten years prior. Unlike its distant predecessor, the Space Shuttle, the Ranger uses a novel aerodynamic control system that relies on […] Continue Reading…

Customized 6” Black Series Captain Phasma

Captain Phasma’s name is derived from the 1979 horror film Phantasm; Phasma’s chrome armor reminded J.J. Abrams of the film’s antagonist, a murderous silver sphere. Phasma was first revealed in the second teaser trailer for Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens on April 16, 2015. On May 4, 2015, it was confirmed that Phasma will be portrayed by […] Continue Reading…