Tamiya LRDG Command Car with Breda 20mm Gun

Tamiya LRDG Command Car with Breda 20mm Gun

The Long Range Desert Group (LRDG) was a reconnaissance and raiding unit of the British Army during the Second World War. The commander of the German Afrika Corps, Field Marshal Erwin Rommel, 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 »

Trumpeter Soviet Aerosan RF-8/GAZ-98

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 More »

Built Academy RQ-7B UAV

Built Academy RQ-7B UAV

A few weeks ago we presented a quick view of the sprues here. I have been working this model kit in between breaks from other builds. It is a simple kit and 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 »

Hasegawa Hughes 500MD Defender ‘IDF’

Hasegawa Hughes 500MD Defender ‘IDF’

The successful Hughes 500/MD 500 series began life in response to a US Army requirement for a light observation helicopter.Hughes’ Model 369 won the contest against competition from Bell and Hiller. The More »

 

Masterbox Pinup Series

Masterbox of Ukraine continue to expand his Pinup series in 1/24 scale, this time offering a great deal  of 3 individual female figures for  the civilian cars. The first figure looks like 50-60’s and include a dog. The mechanic girl at work, and the girl changing the tire, a great diorama can be done with the whole set! Thank […] Continue Reading…

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New from Hasegawa – August, 2016

6/23/2016
Fly to the fight, drive for the thrill!
With eight of the most lethal birds ever to take wing on offer this month, it’s easy to get carried away! There’s two birds from WWII and a host of the most innovative aircraft out there today—like the F-2 and a modernized Mi-24 Superhind. If you’re looking for something a little more down to […] Continue Reading…

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Academy 1/35 M1A2 Abrams SEP TUSK II/V2

During the 2003 Invasion of Iraq, the U.S. deployed its latest M1A2 Abrams main battle tanks and these continued to be used in Iraq during the subsequent occupation period. Due to the threats posed by RPGs and improvised explosive devices (IEDs) in the urban environments, the tanks were upgraded with more protection in the form of Tank Urban Survival […] Continue Reading…

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Miniart 1/35 German Tank Crew at rest #35198

Miniart brought us again another outstanding set of figures in 1/35 scale in the World War II era, this time a set of German tank crew herding a pig! The  kit consist of 43 parts   in a light gray distributed in six sprues. The parts are enough to build five figures and a Nazi swine! I mean the pig!

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Italeri 1/35 M1120 HEMTT Load Handling System

Italeri is launching a re-box of his great M977 (1996) with new parts included (Load Handling system) to make the M1120 HEMTT. This was a most expected kit, since they already have the Tanker (M978), and the gun truck.

The acronym HEMTT (Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Truck) is for a eight-wheel drive off-road capable heavy truck, produced from the mid-80s […] Continue Reading…

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Italeri 1/24 Scania Topline 143M 4×2

The Scania 3-series is a truck model range introduced in 1987 by Swedish truck manufacturer Scania. It is the successor of the 2-series.The 3 series came in a range of different engine sizes and horsepower from 9.0 litre 230 horsepower all the way up to 14 litre V8 500 horsepower engine. Production of the 3-series was stopped after the […] Continue Reading…

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MENG MODEL 1/24 HUMMER H1

Look what is comming soon from Meng Model, another civilian truck in 1/24!  here from the Meng-model site and I quote:” The Hummer was based on the High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV) of the U.S. Army. The HMMWV became famous in the Gulf War and its all-terrain capability and tough image left people with a deep impression. Because of […] Continue Reading…

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Revell’s Upcoming New Releases May/June 2016

Revell is just adding a new set of model kits for the months of May/July 2016. NASCAR fans will be delighted with the addition of two new 1/24 model kits that will display nicely with the Ford Fusion Blue Deuce #2 posted here some time ago. The follow is a list of the upcoming Auto Model kits that will […] Continue Reading…

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Tamiya Spring/Summer 2016 New Products Video

We do not understand a word they’re saying, but certainly understand the model build language don’t we?
Here is a what Tamiya has for us model kit builders, RC enthusiasts and everything in between in the first and second quarter of 2016. This video of the new offerings from Tamiya in 2016 was posted recently so we are more than […] Continue Reading…

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Detail set for Bandai 1/72 Y-Wing Starfighter

If you saw the photo etch set for the 1/144 Bandai Millenium Falcon, you will love what the folks at Green Strawberry have cooked for us for the 1/72 Bandai Y-Wing Starfighter. This is the Green Strawberry set BTL A-4 Y-Wing Starfighter 01515-1/72. The fret measures around 4”x4” and is packed with great detail for the canopy, cockpit interior, […] Continue Reading…

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Photo etch sets from Matho Models

We do not know if our fellow model builders out there have noticed. Many of our after market resin, photo etch and other media items either for our aircraft, automobile and other military subjects come from the other side of the pond. Places like the Czech Republic, Poland and Belgium are consistently making our modeling experience even better. At […] Continue Reading…

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Revell 1/29 X-Wing Starfighter

Rebel forces used these powerful fighters in intense space dogfights throughout the Galaxy in the second trilogy of Star Wars™ movies. Everywhere these strike ships went they helped turn the tide in the favor of the rebels. From blowing up Death Stars (twice) to ferrying Luke to his rendezvous with Yoda, it was the humble X-wing that did it […] Continue Reading…

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