Article Directory: Reviews

Reviews of scale model kits, products and publications.

iModeler Review – Meng 1/35 Jagdpanther Ausf. G1

After its announcement last year, Meng finally released their new Jagdpanther in 35th scale. The subject choice does not come as a huge surprise, seeing as the last new tooling of this vehicle is Dragon’s 2007 kit – and Meng has already release[...]

John Mills Movies,Ice Cold in Alex, Dunkirk.

A local cable station had a mini marathon of John Mills movies, first was Ice Cold in Alex, a group of soldiers in an ambulance cross the desert to get to Alexandria, the second was the 1958 version of Dunkirk. Both a bit dated but I think they[...]

iModeler Review – Hobby Boss 1/35 M911 C-HET

At the end of 2017, both Meng and Hobby Boss announced upcoming releases of the same mammoth vehicle – the M911 Commercial Heavy Equipment Transporter, or C-HET. Granted, we have seen more and more of the big trucks come out lately, but this on[...]

iModeler Review- Tamiya 1/35 Wespe “Italian Front”

As they so often do, Tamiya last month released a new kit without making too much fuzz about it. I must admit I like their low-key approach to new products, without the hype, teasers and dramatic videos with which some companies like to enterta[...]

Thunder Model Scammell Pioneer Heavy Artillery Tractor R100 – Build Review, Part 1

Following their splendid Scammell Tank Transporter (reviewed ), Thunder Model recently released two additional variants of this iconic British truck – the SV/2S recovery tractor and the R100 Heavy artillery tractor. With the upcoming release of[...]

British Phantoms

I wasn't looking for this but I couldn't pass it up, an excellent over view of the F-4 in British service, with great photos and phacts about the Phantom. published by Key Ltd. 98 pages soft cover. A great reference for the Airfix new kit or any[...]

iModeler Review: Trumpeter 1/35 Tiger I late w/Zimmerit (09540) – Part 2

Building the kit is very straight forward – after all, the Tiger is more or less a box with some doodads attached to it. I followed the first steps of the instructions and attached the swing arms and the final drive plates. These plates will [...]

New Eduard 1/48 Fw-190s

The Fw-190A series was so right in design that - once the problem of providing adequate cooling for the BMW 801 radial engine was solved - the airframe went through little modification other than minor airframe changes associated with changes in[...]

Eduard 1/48 Finnish Bf-109G-6 “racer”

By late 1942, the Finnish Air Force’s motley collection of Brewster B-239s, Fiat G.50s, Hawker Hurricanes and Curtiss Hawk 75As were no longer able to maintain air superiority over the Northern Front as the Red Air Force replaced their I-152s, I[...]

Kit Review – 1/48 Tamiya 61117, Messerschmitt Bf-106 G6, Part 2 of 2

Here it is................hot on the heels of Part 1. This article has a special meaning for me, since it will be my 100th article posted here on Imodeler. Many thanks go out to Martin and his extraordinary team. The first article dealt[...]