iModeler Reviews

Reviews of scale model kits, products and publications.

Quinta Studios 1/48 P-38F Interior Detail Set For The Tamiya Kit

As I was finally getting around to get started on the fairly new Tamiya P-38F/G Lightning. It's amazing it has been out for over a year. I have been building Tamiya kits in order that starting with Ki-84 Hayate Frank way back in 1992. So to[...]

1/72 scale Airfix De Havilland Heron Mk.II – Unboxing

Greetings all , This is a rebox kit which was released years ago (first released in 1959) that has been out of production ever since, was re-released by Airfix since last year (2019). The plastic sprues inside the seems rough and outdated as me[...]

Tamiya P-38H review

Herewith a review strictly for iModeler: History: The summer of 1943 finally saw the Fifth Air Force begin to receive the desperately-needed reinforcement and expansion that General Kenney had argued for since his arrival in Australia. Genera[...]

Upcoming kit reviews. Meng Dr-1 with MVR bust, and Tamiya P-38H Limited Edition kits

Several weeks ago I received these kits from Sprue Brothers. I was able to get my hands on these two thanks to my loving wife (for putting up with me) and an available balance on a credit card. I also want to thank Paul Nash, @white4freak fo[...]

1/72 scale Hobbyboss A-4F Skyhawk – Unboxing

Greetings to all imodelers , This is another unboxing of the 1/72 scale A-4F Sky Hawk from the Vietnam war period. The kit is well produced and has three decal option all during the Vietnam war from the carriers USS Bon Homme Richards and USS [...]

News from LP Models

I decided to show you whats new in Lpmodels.eu . We start to make ladders for scale model planes. No glue or sand paper needed just paint ;)

A book: Fighters of World War II

This is a book I find myself coming back to every now and then. If you are into american hardware (plus the odd Spitfire) this is a must have. Written by Jeffrey L Ethell and Robert T Sand it is jam packed with mostly Sand's colour photos and sh[...]

1/700 scale Dragon USS Bon Homme Richard CV-31 “Korean War” – Review

Greetings all, This is another unboxing review which is a quite unique subject a Korean War era aircraft carrier. Dragon models to date is the only manufacturer so far to release few Korean War era carriers which is ideal for collectors whom ar[...]

I Will Run Wild hits the big time

Just got this passed along this afternoon from the publicist handling "I Will Run Wild." Not bragging (well, proud for sure) but this sort of thing almost never happens to books in this genre, and sure has never happened to me. Kirkus Reviews [...]

1/700 scale EV Models Indonesian Navy Sigma class Frigate – Unboxing

Greetings all , This is another unboxing of the resin kit from EV models which is the Indonesian Navy Sigma class frigate. This brand produces satisfactory resin kits in 1/700 scale and focuses on uncommon navies of various nations. The kit co[...]