iModeler Reviews

Reviews of scale model kits, products and publications.

Banshee Build Review

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

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 filler or putty. [...]

Landscapes of War – The Greatest Guide – Dioramas Vol…

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[...]

MR. PAINT Acrylic Paint for Airbrushing

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 with an[...]

Detail and Scale Demon iBook

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 that much. I love books. I love [...]

Detail and Scale, F9F Cougar

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 first foray into an interactive e-boo[...]

iBook review – F9F Cougar by Detail & Scale

As I was able to secure the F9F Cougar Detail & Scale eBook offered yesterday, I'm posting my review here. Obviously any serious modeler will be familiar with the printed versions of these books, so as to general content I'll not comment, b[...]

The new SBS D.H. 88 Comet 1:72 – in box review

Hi Everyone! This little gem arrived yesterday onto my desk. The long waited SBS Comet resin super kit! Actually the kit debuted at the 2015 Moson Show but sell so well that You have to wait for it! Csaba was so kind that send me a sample - for[...]

First look: Pilot Replicas 1/48 Saab J 21A-3

My review kit of the new Pilot Replicas Saab J 21A-3 fighter-bomber arrived in yesterday's mail. I first became aware of this airplane when I received William Green's "All The World's Aircraft: 1954" for my 10th birthday present. I attribute a[...]

Airfix 1/48 Spitfire I

The Supermarine Spitfire is the most famous and recognizable British airplane ever built and as close to immortal as any airplane will ever get. The Spitfire I first appeared in RAF squadron service in the summer of 1938. Harder to construct t[...]