Article Directory: Reviews

Reviews of scale model kits, products and publications.

iModeler Review: AFV Club 1/35 M54A2 5-ton Truck (35300) – Part 1

AFV Club seems to have a knack for the “unsung heroes” of military hardware. The very first full kit they released back in the 90s was the M730 Chaparral, an anti-air missile system based on the M548 tracked cargo carrier. Talk about esoteric.[...]

iModeler Review – Foldable Photo Booth 40x40cm / 16×16″

Let’s be honest – we all love to look at beautiful pictures of scale models. No matter if online or in a print magazine, the overall looks, the colors and the detail we see in well-made photographs leave us inspired and full of ideas for our ow[...]

In Box review and Comparison of Revell and Tamiya de Havilland Mosquito B. MK IV

As progress of the RAF GB continues on and the October reveal now would you believe less than 2 months away. I have 4 projects on going with 2 completed and the other 2 coming along nicely. With some time left to build a 5th model in wh[...]

Hobby Boss 1/35 M911 C-HET, Part 2 – The Tractor

When building such a massive kit, I usually start with some preparation. Labeling the sprue bags and sprues with large letters to make it easier to find them, and going over the instructions to identify parts and subassemblies which need filler[...]

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[...]