A little surprise on the Bronco Models homepage for Submariners and other with naval interests....
A few months ago, we ran the story on Mig Productions latest (and surprising entrance!) into the Warship field, with nothing less than a Russian Bronekater patrol boat in 1/35th scale... Now it seems, the Bronekater is back in a slightly different format...
Choroszy Modelbud, from Poland, started to release last year a new series of Midget Submarines and Manned Torpedoes. Last month they have released a new batch of 7(!!) new items.
Peter Hall has finally completed the design for our photoetch PE 3567 for the 1/350 scale pre-Dreadnoughts BORODINO and KNYAZ SUVOROV.
There is good news for modelers currently working on Trumpeter's 1/350 USS North Carolina. Lionroar has just release probably the most complete set of photoetch for the USS North Carolina. (17) sheets of relief photoetch, (9) turned 1/350 16 in aluminum barrels, (20) 5 in metal barrels, brass propellers....Check out the pictures.
For everyone who has the 1/700th Scale Skytrex kit, now you can dress it up with the PE fret from our Starling kit....
It's curious sometimes, to see just how quickly items announced at the Trade Shows gets announced on a company's website. A clear case in point are the new releases announced last week by Trumpeter in Japan...
White Ensign Models has some new kits available, and some new photoetch for ship and aircraft modellers.
It's always a pleasure to cover the launch of a new company. In this case, thanks to our tireless Warship editor - Rui Matos (Skipper) we are able to bring news of a company which is doing products or othe the Warship and the Diorama modeller - U-Models
Well, I've been sitting on the news, but Dave's gone and put it up on our site so I guess I can spill the beans here:
I like Carriers. I particularly like carrier models that do not involve me having to evict the neighbours and demolish the connecting walls. In this respect, Dragon Model's future release is particularly attractive...
Finally! It's been a long time coming, but Peter Hall has finished the artwork for PE 752, and it will be going off for etching in the next day or two
A year or two ago, we got a kit that many of us had been waiting for for many years - the LCM(3) in 1/35th scale. Not only did we get a long-awaited kit , we got two - from both Trumpeter and from Italeri, this time it seems we are only getting one, but an incredibly welcome release all the same....
A 1/700 DD-931 Forrest Sherman Class (early) with optional briges and some small heavy steal are part of the news Tom Gardner, from JAG Collective brings us!
MIG Productions has now turned it's head to the naval arena, and has produced one of the most exciting model releases of 2005! Their first naval production is the ferocious Soviet BK1125!
Now.. for a WEM PE special!
We've got new releases from COMBRIG.. this has only just been announced, and the order's on the way to us already!
With all the attention that Dragon Models receive with their armor releases, it is sometimes easy to forget that they are continuing (albeit more slowly) with an interesting range of ship kits in both 1/350th and 1/700th scale - this is one of their future (august 2005) releases...
White Ensign Models is putting our PE 3585 for the Trumpeter 1/350 USS North Carolina (BB-55) into production.
That's right--something of a surprise we've had tucked away for a while and are now putting into production:
More and more of the 'Aftermarket' companies are beginning to produce 1/7nd scale figures for vessels such as Revell's U-Boat or their German MTB. However, inevitably, these figures can work out quite expensive, particularly if a large number of figures are required....
PE 3580, 1/350 Kuznetsov Airwing Set, is now available and shipping, with priority to pre-orders.
Hokey dokey, folks--here now and packing (and shipping as of Wednesday the 27th), are:
That's right: the 1/350 Trumpeter USS North Carolina kit is here, and you can order it now. Price is £51.02 (UK/EU residents add VAT).
Last month, DML announced the release of 7049 - U.S.S. Essex in 1/700th scale, now comes advance news of yet another 'Essex' in 1/700th - the U.S.S. Randolph....
Well, here are the images of the next two WEM PE sets, hot off the Mac of our chief designer, Peter "Mad Pete" Hall.
White Ensign Models is about to release its photoetch detail set for the Trumpeter 1/350 scale Admiral Kuznetsov.
The Mikasa was a battleship of the Imperial Japanese Navy and was the Flagship of Admiral Togo. It fought in the very famous historic "Battle of the Japan Sea" vs. the Russian Battle Fleet during May 27-28, 1905 and was instrumental during the Russo-Japanese war.
At last, we have completed the design for our photoetch detail set for the Heller 1/400 HMS Illustrious kit.
Just posted on the Dragon Models website is a (sadly, all too rare) new Warship release - the U.S.S. Essex in 1/700th scale...
We have just completed the artwork for our newest 1/350 aircraft photoetch detail sets.
We just received large shipments from several of our casting firms, and have a number of new items and re-stocks packing right now.
Replace the incorrect anchors in your new Trumpeter 1/350 scale USS Nimitz kit.
Fresh and welcome news from Trumpeter for ship modelers! Yah-Hoo , This is what we have been waiting for! New kits in all scales Just anounced by Stevens International. 2005 is going to be a great year for us Modelers.You have to see this!
U-Models, from France, is a new brand of resin Figurines and other 1/35 Midget Submarines and K-Verband related gear.
These well researched and beautifully sculpted figurines will enhance your displays.
Previously the majority of releases from Voyager Model were for 1/35th scale armor kits. Their previous ship releases were a series of railings for ships of various nationalities. Now they have gone a stage further and produced a brass PE set for a particular vessel....
Now (amongst other enhancements) you can give your Revell 1/72 U-boat a bit more anti-aircraft punch!
Also from Schatton in 1/72:
No. 7234 Small German Schnellboot/E-boat “Schlitten” 1 with two Torpedoes.
No. 7238 Revell Type VII Set - Radio Antenne and turned brass barrel 2 cm Flak 38.
No. 7239 German G7e Torpedoes - turned bodiea with PE fins/props and detonator.
Hi guys! Great news from Schatton Modellbau/Heavy Steel from Germany.....
Well, you've been waiting patiently (OK, mostly patiently) for Mad Peter Hall to finish his handiwork. We're happy to announce that he's wrapped it up, and the set is being etched right now. The price will be a bit higher than anticipated, because he's gone right over the top with this one!
It seems that nowadays, one cannot browse the catalogues of the major after-market manufacturers without finding yet more AM sets for Revell's superb 1/72nd Scale U-Boat. The latest to join this list, is EDUARD....
Plastic injection kits of WW1 naval subjects, are unfortunately about as rare as teeth on hens...With one of their new releases, ICM are going a long way in helping to rectify the situation....
We are now seeing a considerable number of images of Trumpeter's new LCM (3), however for the first time on this site, we are able to offer the images of the 'competition' - Italeri's LCM (3) in 1/35th scale...
On their website Eduard published a newsletter with new releases for August.
Final component to WEM's updates to Airfix's Sunderland.
This second update for Airfix's Sunderland contains parts for detailing the weapons bay.
1/72 photo etched tie downs and chains for WW-II and Modern carriers from White Ensign Models.
Eduard has just published a "Quick preview" of their new photoetched sets. They produced two impressive looking sets for Trumpeter's US aricraft carrier Hornet.
With the recent release of Revell's U-Boat in 1/72nd scale, there was always the problem of finding suitable crew figures for it. Andrea Miniatures have now gone a long way to solving the problem..
Dragon Models have posted some images of the U.S.S. Kidd and their Bismarck.