Eduard has announced the November 2016 release of EDU53178, a set of metal signal flags in 1/350 scale.
Fujimi has announced the January 2017 release of FUJ40136, a tiny version of the Imperial Japanese Navy’s First Carrier Division in 1/3000 scale.
Fujimi has announced the January 2017 release of FUJ40138, a tiny version of the Imperial Japanese Navy’s Fifth Carrier Division in 1/3000 scale.
Fujimi has announced the January 2017 release of FUJ40137, a tiny version of the Imperial Japanese Navy’s Combined Fleet flagships in 1/3000 scale.
OLD MODEL KITS has entered the realm of new model kits with their launch of a 1/350 SS NORMANDIE!
Jim opens boxes and shows us what has come in recently to the KitMaker office. These items are available to contributors for reviews and or feature articles.
Coming soon from AJM Models is the Russian Bora Class Corvette!
Vintage Wings of Canada has recently published “Bite Me! The Story of the Shark Mouth – The World’s Most Enduring Nose Art” By Dave O'Malley.
Round 2 models has announced the release of kit HL442, a reissue of Lindberg’s U.S.S. Shangri-La kit from the 1960s.
Here are some videos highlighting recent samples we have gotten in folks like Tamiya, Academy, Aber, Ammo of Mig, and many more.
Fujimi has released FUJ40133, a tiny “Sea Level Extension Panel” in 1/3000 scale.
Fujimi has released FUJ40132, a tiny version of the Truk Lagoon Naval Anchorage in 1/3000 scale.
Fujimi has released FUJ40130, a tiny version of the Sasebo Naval Port in 1/3000 scale.
Fujimi has released FUJ40129, a tiny version of the Yokosuka Naval Port in 1/3000 scale.
Apparently designed for wargaming, Fujimi’s little anchorage comes with full port facilities and eight of what have to be the smallest injected plastic ship models around (battleships Musashi & Nagato, aircraft carrier Shokaku, cruiser Oyodo, and four destroyers). The scene measures 29.5 x 17.6 x 4.0 cm.
The new Yokosuka micro-fleet anchorage is listed by Hobbylink Japan at http://hlj.com/product/FUJ40129
and can be ordered now for ¥2,080 (about US$20.00).
Fujimi has released FUJ40131, a tiny version of the Kure Naval Port in 1/3000 scale.
Happy Medium Press have sent us details of a new concept in modelling magazines - a quarterly all-digital format devoted to all genres and combining the strengths of traditional print-mags with build videos.
Hasegawa is taking Pre-Orders before October 25th, 2016 for their soon to be released Japanese Navy Battleship Mikasa Full Hull Limited Edition!
RUSTY RAIL has released new workshop interior models, one in 1/48 and several in braille scale (1/87).
Freetime Hobbies Restocks Revell's 1/72 Luxury Yacht (Sunseeker) 108 ft
Hasegawa has announced the December 2016 release of HSGE45, the Kawanishi H8K2 Type 2 Flying Boat Model 12 "Emily" in 1/72 scale.
ICM Holding announces the future release of their SMS König.
Lion Roar is soon to release a 1/700 scale WWII USN BARGES II
Lion Roar releases a four piece barge set in 1/700 scale; WWII USN BARGES I.
Hasegawa has announced the November 2016 release of late war Japanese Navy Aircraft to go along with their upcoming aircraft carrier Junyo.
Hasegawa has announced the November 2016 release of “Aircraft Carrier Junyo Detail Up Photo-etched Parts Super” to go along with the upcoming aircraft carrier Junyo in 1/350 scale.
Hasegawa has announced the November 2016 release of “Aircraft Carrier Junyo Detail Up Photo-etched Parts Basic B” to go along with the upcoming aircraft carrier Junyo in 1/350 scale.
Hasegawa has announced the November 2016 release of “Aircraft Carrier Junyo Detail Up Photo-etched Parts Basic A” to go along with the upcoming aircraft carrier Junyo in 1/350 scale.
Hasegawa has announced a wood deck set to go along with their upcoming carrier Junyo in 1/350 scale.
Hasegawa has announced the November 2016 release of HSGZ30, the IJN aircraft carrier Junyo in 1/350 scale.
ALL NEW TOOLING from Revell Germany! Loks like Revell will be re-releasing their 1/144 scale Flower Class Corvette HMCS SNOWBERRY soon!
H I Sutton's latest update is on the Dry Combat Submersible (DCS). The DCS is a type of SEAL Delivery Vehicle (SDV) which has a dry interior to allow the SEALs to arrive at their target fresher than the usual wet-sub where they have to wear their diving gear at all times.
"The Cadillac of Boats" as promoted by its manufacturer, the Century Coronado only number about 20 today. The sliding hardtop was a prominent feature for the craft.
Blue Ridge Models presents a brand new series of 3D printed accessories for 1/700 ship modelers! These parts are printed on the highest quality 3D printers and are ready to spice up any ship model!
Now you have another source for the excellent Colourcoats paints in the U.S.
A 'Sperrbrecher' is a German auxiliary ship that was used mostly as a mine sweeper in both the First and Second World Wars. They essentially sailed in front of other ships and cleared the way by detonating mines in their path. A waterline is now available of one of these vessels as fitted out in the Second World War.
On the way from Starling Models....should be here soon!
Startling models releases a NEW set of photo etch for Royal Navy shipwrights!
Revell releases a 1/500 scale U.S.S. Springfield as part of their SSP - Renwal program. Selected Subjects Program with a limited production - One-time offering.
Jim shares what's just come in from Tamiya, MiniArt, Rye Field Model, and others. One being a mystery white-box from Tamiya USA.
Starling Models announces what is hoped to be the first in a new range of highly detailed 1/700 and 1/350 scale resin model kits!
Heller of France has announced the reissue of kit 81069, the French Navy Submarine Daphne.
Avis Models (MicroMir) has announced the September 2016 release of AVSAVM3516, the German Midget Submarine Schwertwal 1 in 1/35 scale.
December 7th of this year will mark the 75th Anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. On that day the battleship USS Arizona was lost with 1,177 of her 1,512 crew -more than half of all the lives lost in that attack. If you have or plan to get one of the several USS Arizona kits that are available on the market, here, for your consideration as a companion piece, is a kit of the Arizona's memorial at Pearl Harbor.
Mark 1 Models has announced the August 2016 release of three versions of World War One German Imperial Navy P-Class airships in 1/720 scale.
The Battle class were a class of destroyers of the British Royal Navy and Royal Australian Navy and named after naval or other battles fought by British forces. There were built mid-WWII and served into the 1960's. Now a PE is available for kits of this vessel type.
Check out Blue Ridge Model's newest release... the SS Normandie. This kit is officially licensed with French Lines and can be built 1 of 3 different ways out of the box.
The Krusenstern (also known as Kruzenshtern) is a four-masted barque that was built in 1926 in Bremerhaven, Germany as the Padua (named after the Italian city). She was surrendered to the USSR in 1946 as a war reparation item and renamed after the early 19th century Baltic German explorer in Russian service, Adam Johann Krusenstern (1770–1846). She is now a Russian sail training ship.
Just catching up on our Mail Call series. This is where we show you what items we recently have received for review. If you want to check to see if a sample is still available, just look at our electronic spreadsheets. The links are on the homepages under the Reviews area.