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Following on from his most recent article on "Preparing a white metal figure for painting", Stephen Mallia has now given us an insight to his techniques for painting a 1:10 scale resin bust.
News from Dragon Models ~ 1/700 Premium Edition USS Antietam with angled flight deck.

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MK35 have announced a new resin figure and a set of resin road signs in two very different scales.


Dragon have sent us the posters for the following recently announced items
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Roden's new 32nd scale Pfalz is understandably grabbing the headlines among WW1 kits at the moment and Toms Modelworks have timed the release of their latest etched set perfectly.
Two new items from AFV club for July


AF35130 Stryker M1130 CV/TACP

AF35157 M151 RWS

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Eagle Editions have announced the publication of the long-awaited second volume of their superb history of Jagdgeschwader 300 "Wilde Sau".
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KitMaker Network and Armorama is happy to announce that after several years of hard work (mostly by Jim Rae our Managing News Editor) we now are receiving direct samples from Trumpeter of China. The first kit they have sent us is the Bruckenleger IV b in 1/35 scale (kit no: 00390).
We’ve all done it. I’ve done it too. We go to Hobby Lobby and see those great large scale kits and wish we could afford it. Well, now we can. Hobby Lobby is offering an internet only 40% off coupon. This coupon is good for the week of July 9 through July 14.
Pit-Road sends us news of two interesting additions to their aftermarket line.

Czech Masters Kits brings us news of yet another set of figures for the Revell 1:72 Gato.

News from The Floating Drydock, a new camouflage reference cd.

KomBrig Ships sends us news of their upcoming releases for the summer.

News from the Orient. Japanese model company, Kami de Koro Koro send us news of a very interesting release, 1/144 IJN CV Hiryu Bridge w/Flight Deck.

News just in from Harry Abbott, owner/operator of BattleFleet Models, an exclusive announcement of their soon to be released (This Monday!) 1/700 scale, full resin kit, "Cherokee Class Fleet Tug"!
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A new range of products is being released by the Japanese Company Kamizukuri

They are offering a range of laser cut paper plants.

From the illustrations on their website it seems that the plants come on paper frets similar to PE Brass and the modeller has to assemble and paint them. The company info promises easy assembly


Please welcome a new vendor to MSW, Pictorial Histories Publishing.

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AMT/Ertl is releasing four new kits with a bit of a twist. All are classics and include a bonus for the collector.
Modelers have been waiting for WEM goodies for the Revell 1/72 Gato. Well, them got 'em coming at last.

News from Cottage Industries Models, 1/96 C.S.S. Albemarle with bonus kit.

Pit-Road sends us news of a future release, the French Navy Battle Ship “JEAN BART 1955”.

English online figure store, and Historicus Forma site sponsor, El Greco Miniatures has just updated their site with a new tutorial.
Spanish manufacturer El Viejo Dragón Miniatures has just announced the release of two new Greco-Roman busts in July 2007.
New from The Floating Drydock, reproductions of official US Navy BATTLE DAMAGE REPORTS.
Author Dallas Woodbury Isom brings us his insight on what is undoubtedly one of the most document naval battles of all time, the Battle of Midway.
Visit Indiana University Press and check out Mr. Isom's book, "Midway Inquest
Why the Japanese Lost the Battle of Midway"
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Something different from Pete Morton at Jakrei Miniatures


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Due to an oversight, the first batch of Eduard's superb new 1/48 scale Focke-Wulf Fw 190 A-6 was shipped without instructions for the painting masks and the comprehensive set of stencil decals.
PROGRES Model Centrum have announced a new title in their Armor Color Gallery series


ACG002 Armor Camouflage & Markings of the 2nd New Zealand Division Pt.2 Italy
News from Cottage Industries Models, 1/96 resin naval cannon for Revell's USS Kearsarge and CSS Alabama.
CMK sends us news of their latest Gato class accessory kits. Man your Gato with these resin crew sets.
Building a 1/72 Vosper? Then this new aftermarket upgrade kit from Eduard Model Accessories will give you an enhanced look and a boost of your kits accuracy!
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Trumpeter Models gives us a peek inside the box of the new 1:700 USS Dwight D.Eisenhower CVN-69 1978 Take a look.
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Archer Fine Transfers have just announced 17 new releases shipping now and the release of their Surface Details™ series.
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The third, and final in the three part Eduards Model Accessories News release, of 1/72 scale after-market photo-etch upgrades for the Revell Gato class submarine.
Here's part 2 of our three part update of Eduards new aftermarket photo-etch upgrades, for the 1/72 Revell Gato class submarine.
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NEWS in from Eduard Model Accessories, of some fine looking new aftermatket upgrades for the Revell 1/72 Gato class submarine.
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Osprey Publishing shares their upcoming releases for October 2007. Included in their titles are two new books for the ship modeler.
Niko Models sends us news of one of their latest releases, 1:700 US Navy WW2 Landing Ship Set.
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Here's a look inside the box of Trumpeter's new 1:144 Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC)
News from HP Models. Three new World War I German battleships.
Hasegawa Models re-tools and releases two Imperial Japanese Navy cruisers.
TTH Models, a division of designing/engineering/modeling firm The Technology House, joins the ranks of the MSW vendor database with NEWS of some very interesting looking cast ship models.

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The latest release in 1/72 scale from Ace Models, in injection moulded plastic are:
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Dragon send us news of their latest Premium Edition kit.
It is with great pleasure to announce a new company to Model Shipwrights, Starfighter Decals.
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Dragon Models have looked back into their Luftwaffe archive and produced two new 1/48 scale kits that have never been released before.
Allied modelers should, in particular, find the latest releases from ArmorScale welcome although others aren't forgotten either...
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The Russian manufacturer MiniArt has featured strongly on this site in both the News and Reviews sections. Although previously announced here some months ago, these are the latest (and soon to be available) releases...
A.M.P.S. (The Armor Modeling and Preservation Society) have announced a series of new articles in their 'in-house' magazine Boresight...
News from the Far East. July releases from Model Art Magazine
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