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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 earth, there’s also three cool new automobile kits out for you to work on this summer! Rally 'round

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 be arriving your local hobby shops or favorite online retailer soon. 2016 #88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Nationwide

New Academy 1/72 F-4J ”Jolly Rogers” UPDATE 2/18/16

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 “VF-84 Jolly Rogers.” This F-4J is a supersonic jet interceptor belonging to the Jolly Rogers F-84 Fighter

Meng Models and AK Interactive join forces

MENG/AK PARTNERSHIP OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT EN 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 in the market, the goal is offering modelers around the world the best of the two,

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 by the lighter Panzer III. However, with the flaws of pre-war doctrine becoming apparent, and in

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 featured on them are either available or about to hit the shelves of your local hobby

New September 2015 releases from Revell

New Tooling! WOW! Revell has 5 great kits releasing this month, including some all new toolings. We know many will be excited about this one: the all new mold Starsky & Hutch™ Ford Torino has finally arrived! The "tuner" car model kits continue to be very popular: the latest addition to the Fast & Furious™ line is here. Other September releases include: the all new mold C7 Corvette model - the latest in our pre-decorated line,

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 was bristling with defensive armament and it was intended that formations of B-17s could throw so

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, providing the market’s first authentic scale replicas of the two winners. The 1956 Ford F100 Pickup – a

1/35 MechatroWeGo Kit Combos

Make the move to mechatronics. Direct from Japan’s Chubu Mechatronics, MechatroWeGo mechatrobots have taken the world by storm! These innovative, child-sized transports are the world’s smallest mechatrobots, built for carrying kids to school, soccer practice – and everywhere else in between. Mechatrobots have made carpooling obsolete, leaving parents with more time to take care of everyday errands. The only thing mechatrobots are missing? An alarm that ensures the kids are home in time for dinner! Kit Combo Features: • Two

Foose and Revell Poll Now Open

VOTING IS OPEN for the Foose & Revell survey This just in from Revell USA: Kit Reviewers: If you recall, earlier last month Revell announced an exclusive agreement with Chip Foose to create 6 new kits, 2 of which will be all new tooling! Revell has created a one-question ranking survey in which fans can vote on 7 Foose Designs and choose the top 2 favorites! Revell will create model kits of those 2 vehicles. Revell is asking for

Coming Soon from Revell

Hello fellow model builders. We just got in the latest hobby shop ordering leaflet from Revell. There are familiar faces in this upcoming releases. There is 1:500 USS King boxed in the Renwal Blueprint Models series with a parts count of 78 and a MSRP: of $19.99 USD. Another attention grabber was the 1/25 2017 F-150 Ford Raptor kit # 85-1985. Although it is marked as a Skill Level 2 kit, the parts count (18)