Article Directory: Reviews

Reviews of scale model kits, products and publications.

Thunder Model Scammell Pioneer Tank Transporter – Build Review, Part 1

by Boris Rakic on November 16, 2017 in Reviews -- 10 Comments

Full Disclosure. No, nothing inappropriate. Last weekend I visited Scale Modelworld at Telford for the first time ever. Together with Martin (@editor) we roamed the halls, took in all the wonderful work on display, and in between all the “ohs” […]

Hobby Boss 1/350 HMS Lord Nelson – Build Review, Part 1

by Brent Thomas Simpson on November 6, 2017 in Reviews -- 6 Comments

HMS Lord Nelson and her sister ship Agamemnon were the last of the Royal Navies pre-drednaught battleships, often referred to as intermediate dreadnaughts they were designed to be superior to the ships then being constructed by foreign navies rather than […]

Tamiya 1/12 Suzuki GSX1100S Katana – Kit Review

by Harry Brogan on October 2, 2017 in Reviews -- 8 Comments

This is the opening of the still sealed box of the 1982 release of the Tamiya Suzuki 1/2 GSX1100S Katana. Even though this model was produced in 1982 the contents were still sealed in their plastic bags. I noticed that […]

Miniart 1/35 T-54B Early Version – Build Review, Part 3

by Boris Rakic on September 30, 2017 in Reviews -- 9 Comments

The first two parts of this review can be found here: Box contents and parts: Interior: Lower Hull and Running Gear As with the rest of this kit, this is a very intricate assembly with lots of parts. […]

Roden 1/144 C-5B Galaxy – Kit Review

by Brad Bronov on September 27, 2017 in Reviews -- 12 Comments

Well, I couldn’t wait. As soon as the Roden C-5 hit the shelves at Lucky Hobby, I had to have one. I had the ancient and mythical Arii/Otaki/Entex/Revell/Testors C-5A in my stash, but this was new tool, and I’ve been […]

Tamiya 1/12 Yamaha RZ250 Build Review

by Harry Brogan on September 27, 2017 in Reviews -- 8 Comments

TAMIYA 1/12 YAMAHA RZ250 This model start with the assembly of the engine. This is relative simple and is accomplished in two steps using only 12 pieces. However, just because there aren’t many parts does not mean that it’s not […]

Tamiya 1/12 Yamaha RZ250 – In-Box Review

by Harry Brogan on September 24, 2017 in Reviews -- 4 Comments

When first opening the box you are met with multiple bags of parts that are nicely, and firmly, placed in the box. As seen here. There are only five total sprues of parts. One white, one chrome, one clear and […]

Bobcat Model 1/48 Yak-28P Firebar – Kit Review

by Stellan Schroeder Englund on September 17, 2017 in Reviews -- 30 Comments

A Yak-28P, who would have thought we would have a nice rendition of this important cold war warrior. It doesn´t come closer to a more Flash Gordon-esque aircraft than this, with huge engines, pointy things sticking out here and there, […]

Kitty Hawk 1/48 UH-1D “Huey” – Build Review, Part 3

by Rob Pollock on September 14, 2017 in Reviews -- 11 Comments

Into the final stages of the build now, but first I wanted to revisit a comment I made in Part 2 about the side vents at the base of the rotor mast. There have been one or two comments about […]

Kitty Hawk 1/48 UH-1D “Huey” – Build Review, Part 2

by Rob Pollock on September 12, 2017 in Reviews -- 15 Comments

The first part of this review can be found here: Main Construction Moving on with the main body of the machine, I’m now finding a few discrepancies – nothing major, but you need your wits about you. In these […]