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This is REALLY one of these news stories which is a pleasure to write. Not only is the owner a regular contributor to Armorama, but it is the launch of a company, which if the photos and subjects are anything to go by really deserves to succeed. The new company is Think-One-Eighty-Studio whose owner (and chief sculptor) is Jeff Meckley ...
No matter how good 1/35th scale figure sets are in plastic, quite often it is the heads and helmets which let them down. There are however a number of manufacturers who supply both heads and helmets in 1/35th scale, amongst them, is Ultracast...
S&T has just released 4 new U.S Tankers (WWII) to accompany the U.S. Tank Commander released late last summer.
These are yet more of the new releases which are eagerly expected... The Australian manufacturer Firestorm Models have announced a small number of new releases which go right into the Highly Interesting category....
One event dominating the hobby industry in February is Spielwarenmesse 2005. The largest annual toy and hobby fair in the world, the 56th Nuremberg Toy Fair gathers 2,700 toy and hobby item manufacturers representing over 62 countries. The show closes tomorrow, so the news are still coming in. Here a short summary of what we've heard so far.
Formations Models produce resin update sets, conversion sets and parts which serve to make the Sherman (and Stuart) modeller's life just that little easier. This time, the releases are ALL for Sherman variants with one release in particular (IMHO) especially welcome!
We have just completed the artwork for our newest 1/350 aircraft photoetch detail sets.
Here's a look at the masters for 2 upcoming figures...
Mig Productions is about to release their latest technical, a BJ45 with Russian B11 recoilless rifle.
Coming soon from Latorre Models will be "Robin Hood, The Legend of Sherwood Forest".
One of the real nightmares for many diorama builders is the construction of trees. With this new release from Calibre 35, life just may become a little easier....
Calibre35 is a Czech-Republic based producer of conversion sets, complete kits and improvement sets for 1/35th and 1/72nd scale...
A few months ago, in a Spanish Figure Magazine, I discovered the Yosci and Taisho figure ranges. now comes news that they are available from Colorada Miniatures...
Added new entry to Asia Rocks on the astounding new Dragon Tiger I
Tiger model Designs produce an extensive and well-considered range of update/conversion sets, in resin, for 1/35th vehicles. In the last few months, their attention has switched (principally) to allied vehicles, particularly the Stuart and Sherman and these new releases follow the 'trend'...
The Lost Battalion Miniatures out of Stewartville, Minn. has a new 120MM Stockbridge Mohican on the way.
For those who are unaware of the fact, Warriors are the figure 'arm of the VLS Corporation. We are now able to show some of the tempting pieces that Warriors are preparing to seperate you from your hard-earned cash!
ModelPoint US is a company who have establshed a name for themselves as retailers/distributors of those hard to find Conversion/Detail sets and figures from Eastern Europe and Russia. Folowing in with this, Modelpoint US now have a new range available - The Miniarm Range of 1/35th scale conversion and update sets....
Yesterday, after having posted the news of DML's provisional list of releases for 2005, I honestly wasn't expecting any more news for a few days....
Following on from the DML 2005 elease list, here is the corresponding one from Italeri Once again, the following should be understood:

a) No release dates yet..

b) Many are re-pops..

c) They aren't available yet...
Via various sources and forums (P.M.M.S. and Track-LinK) We are now able to bring a PROVISIONAL list of Dragon's new releases for 2005... Particular mention should be made of Saul Garcia's original informations....
It has been a while since I posted a news story on new releases from Echelon Fine Details for the unitiated, perhaps i't's worthwhile re-introducing them... Echelon produce decals for 1/35th scale AFVs. However, not only do they produce decals, they also have one of the most interesting range of decals of any producer out there. These new releases, although for a popular subject, continue this trend with flying colors....
Just in, News of two new 1/35 scale figure releases from Master Box Limited. If you are not already familiar with this model manufacturing company, Master Box Limited broke onto the scene a short while back with a small but growing line of 1/35 scale armor subjects, in which the company is trying to offer the more "obscure" or more original model kit subjects.
As one of the many who receive the newsletter from LuckyModel and who has also seen the post by Raymond Cheung of the same company, this is I believe is a story which is worth posting in the news section...
Gathering information on AFV Club's new releases is not the easiest task in the world. Rather it is a series of clues that allow you, after weeks of 'hints' to finally post a news story. Unlike other companies, AFV Club does not have a website.. However I am confident that these new releases will live up to everyone's expectations...