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Reviews of scale model kits, products and publications.

Maketar Masks

by Rob Pollock on January 17, 2017 in Reviews -- 8 Comments

These are a few sample mask sets from Maketar. Many different types and scales available. Their website has full details with distributor information. They offer great flexibility of requirements across many subject types. Thought I’d share the link: http://www.shop.maketar.com

Thunder Model 1/35 Case VAI Tractor – Build Review

by Boris Rakic on December 6, 2016 in Reviews -- 17 Comments

What now? Between all the new kit announcements over the last couple of months, one in particular struck my interest. A new company by the name of Thunder Model was about to release their first kit, a Case VAI tractor […]

Airfix 1/48 P-40B/C Tomahawk II

by Tom Cleaver on December 1, 2016 in Reviews -- 23 Comments

Erik Shilling – The Tiger’s Tiger: It was hot on Don Muang Airport outside Bangkok on December 10, 1941, as the humidity increased with the rising tropic sun. The crews of the 60th, 62nd and 98th Sentais sweated to ready […]

Banshee Build Review

by Rob Pollock on November 30, 2016 in Reviews -- 21 Comments

Jetheads alert! Kitty Hawk’s new 1/48 Banshee is put through its paces at The Modelling News. The Modelling News: Building the Big Blue Banshee – Kitty Hawk's 48th scale F2H-2

Airfix 1/48 P-40B – some background notes in review

by Tom Cleaver on November 22, 2016 in Reviews -- 27 Comments

It’s likely everyone will be doing this kit soon, so here are some notes on construction and some detail information on AVG airplanes. As the four assembly photos demonstrate, if you take care in assembly, you will not use any […]

Bronco P-40C

by Rob Pollock on September 17, 2016 in Reviews -- 16 Comments

For all you P-40 afficianados, Bronco have released a new P-40C in 1/48, price around $50. Check out the extensive review of the kit posted today at themodellingnews.com. http://www.themodellingnews.com/2016/09/build-review-bronco-models-48th-scale.html

Landscapes of War – The Greatest Guide – Dioramas Vol…

by Rob Pollock on April 1, 2016 in Reviews -- 3 Comments

Landscapes of War (The Greatest Guide – Dioramas) Vol. 1 Rodrigo Hernández Cabos Acción Press Softback, A4 format, colour, 112pp, English ISBN 9788495464835 £17.99 This book of diorama projects is the result of the author’s half century of modelling experience […]

MR. PAINT Acrylic Paint for Airbrushing

by Michelle Edwards on February 25, 2016 in Reviews -- 8 Comments

MR.PAINT is a Slovak firm who focus on producing paints for modellers. Their colours allow modellers to use authentic colours and tones and to be assured that they are correct. The paints we have are designed specifically to be used […]

Detail and Scale Demon iBook

by Don Smith on November 29, 2015 in Reviews -- 3 Comments

I was the lucky recipient of the recently published Deail and Scale monograph of the McDonnel Douglas Demon, which was offered on this site. It was my first iBook and to be honest, I didn’t expect to like it all […]

Detail and Scale, F9F Cougar

by Jaime Carreon on November 20, 2015 in Reviews -- 2 Comments

I was also able to secure a copy of the Detail and Scale series on the F9F Cougar a few days ago. Greg Kittinger posted a pretty comprehensive review here, and most of my impressions mirror his. This is my […]