iModeler Reviews

Reviews of scale model kits, products and publications.

Bobcat IL-28T – kit preview

I was excited to receive this kit two days ago from Lucky Hobby, since I have admired this airplane from my youth. I build in 1/48, and this has been on my “wish list” for a while. My father gave me a set of military aircraft identification card[...]

Tamiya Grumman F-14A Tomcat, 1/48th in Review

The iconic F-14 has been retired since 2006 from USN service. 13 years ago, doesn't feel that way. Iran still flies the few they have left. And here is the "new " Tamiya F-14A kit, and yet it has been out into our hot little hands since 2[...]

Caudron C.450 racer 1:72 – new kit from SBS – review

I picked up this beautiful little kit on the recent Mosonshow from the SBS stand. It's really a "hot" product as they just finished preparations and announced the kit for the event. My example is from the first batch! Developed from the Caudro[...]

Eduard 1/48 North American P-51D Mustang – Kit preview

The 2019 edition of the Moson Model Show is on this weekend, and we're starting traditionally with new kit news presented at the show. And not just any news - this one is likely to be the bombshell kit release of the year. Courtesy of the Edua[...]

iModeler Review – Border Model 1/35 Pz.Kpfw.IV Ausf. G

Border Model Pz.Kpfw.IV Ausf. G Mid/Late Scale: 1/35 Kit No: BT-001 Pros: Excellent detail, link-and-length tracks, PE skirts, bonus metal barrel, 10 marking options Cons: Instructions have some issues, see text Although not as famous as the [...]

Review: OK-JET Airport Passenger Loading Jetway, 1/144, plastic model kit, Bra.Z. Models

REVIEW: OK - JET AIRPORT PASSENGER LOADING JETWAY (TRIPLE STAGE GLASS TYPE TUBE). I bring you the first review of the OK-JET AIRPORT PASSENGER LOADING JETWAY model kit. PACKAGING: the kit is packed in a cardboard box. The box is solid, so it p[...]

Kit Review: 1/32 scale P-51D-5NA Mustang, Revell of Germany, kit number 03944, Part 2

This is the second part of the kit review as promised earlier. This portion will cover the plastic parts of this big 1/32 scale "early" Mustang D model. Writing up a kit review is surprisingly easy. Now that Martin and his staff have added th[...]

Kit Review: 1/32 scale P-51D-5NA Mustang, Revell of Germany, kit number 03944, Part 1

This kit review will be in two parts. Sadly this one is no longer being produced at the moment. All of the molds have been purchased by a new company when the parent company of Revell went bankrupt a little while ago, so hopefully it will get[...]

Review – SBS 1:72 PZL P.1 prototype fighter kit

Hi All! This is a quick review on SBS new/old PZL P.1 prototype fighter kit. Old because they took over the Arma Hobby’s masters and new because they reworked it slightly. The PZL P.1 was a Polish fighter manufactured by the PZL state-owned fac[...]

Yahu Models Instument Panel Review… Revell of Germany 1/32 P-51D Mustang “early”, and Tamiya 1/48 F4U Corsair

I received these aftermarket instrument panels in the mail a few days ago, and wanted to do a quick review on them. I'll give you two guesses as to what my upcoming plans are for builds in the near future........... :) First up is the 1/32 sc[...]