iModeler Reviews

Reviews of scale model kits, products and publications.

Just arrived on my front porch – AMG 1/48 Hawker Hart – first impressions

The postman just delivered my kit of the AMG 1/48 Hawker Hart (which looks like it can be done as every version of this airplane except the Osprey, which had a larger vertical fin and rudder). This kit is beautiful! Fully-detailed interior, su[...]

P-38 Lightning Review Part 2,Hasegawa 1/48th

Ever since Tamiya announced the that they were going to do a P-38 earlier this year, it was like wow and ever since that we have been impatiently waiting for it to hit the shelves. With one numb nut know it all swearing they will not do an earl[...]

Regiane Re.2005 Sagittario, Sword models 1/48, preview

Here are preview and fit test of all new 1/48 scale Regiane Re.2005 Sagittario from Czech producer Sword Models. I have used only Tamiya Extra Thin Quick Type glue and GSI Mr. Cement Deluxe.

1/350 scale Minihobby USS Enterprise CVN-65 – Review

Greetings to all , This is another review of the 1/350 scale infamous Minihobby CVN-65 USS Enterprise apart from the huge size its an alternative option besides the Tamiya USS Enterprise a good choice for those modelers in a tight budget anyhow[...]

We’re Being Invaded! Actually ICM’s B-26B Invader 1/48, it’s here.

It truly has been a great end of the year. With anticipating announcement earlier in the year now becoming available. Then those we have been waiting for like the AMK F-14D that seem like it would never be produced, during that span Tamiya [...]

It’s finished

Here's the Tamiya P-38 as Jack Ilfrey's "Texas Terror/The Mad Dash". It is definitely their best yet. Very "modeler friendly." Designed so you would really have to work at it to assemble it wrong. Any modeler from a Newbie on up will end up with[...]

1/144 scale Zvezda Boeing 737/700 Unboxing review

Greetings to all , This is the video unboxing review of the 1/144 scale Zvezda Boeing 737/700 aicraft. Link below for review :

Notes on assembling the Tamiya P-38

While this model will be completed over the weekend, it won't be reviewed at Modeling Madness (first place of publication) till November 7, since Scott went and played hooky and gave himself a life this week, pushing the reviews back a week (nex[...]

Tamiya 1/48 P-38F/G Lightning in Review Pt 1

2019 has continued to be a year of incredible new mold kits and pleasant surprises and most have become available in the last quarter of the year. Just in time for the Christmas holiday season. The P-38 Lightning is one of them. And coming f[...]

Some observations regarding the Tamiya P-38

First: it lives up to the hype. As someone who spent quite a bit of time around "Glacier Girl" when she was at Chino, Tamiya has definitely done their research. Not clear whether they did this off GG or the "White 33" restoration that Westpac Re[...]