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A few weeks ago, we published the news that the Spanish company Nimix was producing a series of 1/48th scale German tank crew....
We announced recently that Meteor Productions had joined the ranks of dealers carrying Colourcoat Paint in the U.S., but that they were only stocking our warship colours....
It's been a month or two, since the Korean company Legend Productions announced any new releases - happily they are back with two attractive 1/35th Armor conversion/update sets...
Hi All,
The store is now fully restocked so come on by and have a look!
NEWS RELEASE MAY 2005

ART OF WAR

We are pleased to announce SQUAD48, a new range of 1/48th scale military figure/accessories kits.....
A few months ago, I ran the story that Airfix were going to be re-releasing many of their more 'sought-after' items, in particular, the MULTI-POSE 1/32nd scale figure sets. Now comes confirmation about the release dates...
White Ensign Models is putting our PE 3585 for the Trumpeter 1/350 USS North Carolina (BB-55) into production.
I have been rather lax in the last month or two with the new releases from the Italian figure compay Pegaso Models. As a way of rectifying this, here are their new releases....
Aerotech are relatively new to model aircraft but under the Marsh Models name, the company have been making superb car kits for years.
There are a number of the 'After-market' companies who never fail to bring out interesting products. Amongst this very select list, are Tiger Model Designs who with these new releases have announced some interesting developments....
One of the continuing 'success' stories in the last year or so, has been the decals produced by Echelon Fine Details. Covering everything from Spanish Armored Divisions to vehicles in O.I.F., this company has been producing some of the most attractive decal sheets in the market. The latest sheets continue this trend with two new sheets, covering the Tiger I in 1/35th scale....
A few months ago, I noticed on the news pages of P.M.M.S., details of a new company, from Brazil, by the name of Warhammer Productions who we are now going to introduce here, in the news pages of Armorama...
Here is a book that is sure to please our Sci-Fi/Fantasy group, and may even turn the heads of others interested in painting figures.
Thanks to Chuck Shanley for supplying more details of Special Hobby's release schedule.
As DML announces the latest imminent figure release, I can hear Allied modellers give a good hearty cheer. DML's latest 1/35 figure, announced on May 5, 2005, is indeed an Allied set which will compliment, among others, DML's forthcoming Shermans.
Once again, this is one of the most pleasant 'perks' of being News Editor - being able to present a new company with some very exciting products... The new company is Armorscale - yet another of those Polish companies which are now having such a positive effect on the AM (Aftermarket) part of the hobby....
Yet more surprises from that most interesting Japanese company - Tristar
Every year in the Dragon Catalogue, there are a number of 'secret items' we can now reveal what they are....
Dragon USA announced the following new release on May 10, 2005. The set will clearly compliment the recently announced DML "88" (although I'm sure it'll suit the newly announced AFV Club Flak 18 just as well!).
Although previously announced here and on other sites, we are now able to bring some good images of the imminent release of AFV Club's Flak 18...
Trakz has released two WWII US Armor conversion sets. The first is the 75mm M3 Half-track conversion set (TX 0116). This set comes with a detailed instruction sheet for the many (many!) resin parts included. It also has a brass photo-etch piece for the gun shield.
We are pleased to announce another US vendor now stocking Colourcoats paints and other WEM products:
Following from the previous story on Mig Productions new armor reeases, attention now turns to their interesting figure releases...
It's been a month or two since the Spanish manufacturer, Mig Productions announced new releases but now, the volume of their new releases is such that it is necessary to split their new releases into two - one for figures and this, for armor releases....
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Kancali Custom Modeling would like to announce a
major website update, and the release of several new products for the month of
May.
Kancali has upgraded their website capability, added more product in use photos,
and revamped the ordering page. We have added credit card payment options in addition to Paypal. And we now ship UPS which includes delivery tracking and insurance.
That's right--something of a surprise we've had tucked away for a while and are now putting into production:
Recently, we have been featuring a increasing number of the Russian TANK 1/35th scale resin figures and their incredibly interesting range of weapon/accessory sets.The following 6 new figure sets are now listed on the TANK website and should be available shortly.
Perhaps in the last month or so, the new Andrea Miniatures' releases have (to my eyes at least), been lacking a certain 'innovation' or 'freshness' this months releases however, are VERY different...
Bison Decals is a company who has carved a niche for itself in the Armor Decal Market in a simple way - by being more imaginative than many of its competitors. These new sets come at exactly the right moment with the new DML & AFV Club 'Tiger Programs' well underway and modellers looking for something just a touch different....
This is going to reverberate. Several months ago, AFV Club announced a Flak 18 in 1/35th scale. Guess what?
MR Models is a German manufacturer who have previously only been working in 1/35th and 1/72nd. All this is set to change with the announcement that they are now producing conversion and update sets in 1/48th scale...
With the (re-vitalized) interest in 1/48th scale armor, hardly a week goes by, without a new, or existing, manufacturer announcing new products for 1/48th scale armor. The latest of these, is 'Battalion Bits' a 'sub-division' of the 1/35th scale company, 'Belcher Bits'....
Verlinden Productions has announced two new Armor releases in 1/48th and 1/35th scale...
Verlinden Productions have announced their latest diorama releases in 1/35th scale...
June 2005 will see the release of five new figure references from Verlinden Productions...
Once again, Osprey Publishing is releasing another batch of books, whichin the old cliché, will have something for everyone....
More and more of the 'Aftermarket' companies are beginning to produce 1/7nd scale figures for vessels such as Revell's U-Boat or their German MTB. However, inevitably, these figures can work out quite expensive, particularly if a large number of figures are required....
ACE just begun production of a 1/72nd scale plastic replica of the Canadian Cougar Fire Support Vehicle....
One of the least known, but possibly one of the more interesting figure/accessory companies that we have been covering in the News Section, has been the Russian manufcturer, TANK. This company produces both figures and weapons in 1/35th scale for a variety of nationalities....
New release by Military Miniatures Warehouse, features Lt. George Dixon, who was the last commander of the ill-fated by tactfully successful Confederate submarine, the CSS Hunley.
There are a number of companies producing replacement 1/35th heads in resin, however, one of the best known and wth one of the largest ranges, is Hornet. On the same topic, there are two new 1/35th figures from the partner company, Wolf...
This is another of these news stories which seems to come out of the blue.. Rest Models is a company based in the Ukraine,. whose previous products were all 1/48th scale aviation subjects, are now turning their attention to 1/35th Armor and 1/48th figures...
A while back, the news story was run on an interesting new kit from Dragon Models Limited - their new (3534) M1 Panther II Mine Detection and Clearing Vehicle in 1/35th scale. Now we are able to bring you images of this unusual AFV....
Modelpoint U.S. has just announced it's latest releases in updates and conversion sets in 1/35th scale....
PE 3580, 1/350 Kuznetsov Airwing Set, is now available and shipping, with priority to pre-orders.
The following new releases can be expected from Eduard in May 2005. The release date is tabled for 1 May 2005.
A few months ago, here on Armorama, Jeff Meckley (Holycow) launched his new figure company, Think -One - Eighty - Studios with some sublime 1/35th U.S. figures from O.I.F., now in the third of the company's new release program, he brings us new figures in both 1/35th and in 1/48th scale...
Hokey dokey, folks--here now and packing (and shipping as of Wednesday the 27th), are:
Schiffer Publishing has just recently published a new book on the paint and markings of American armor from World War I to the eve of World War II - Organization and Markings of American Armor, 1918-1941
The Spanish figure and AFV company NIMIX has just announced a series of new releases which are of particular interest to those building 1/48th scale vehicles....
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