Seil Models have just announced their September 2006 releases. While HFM Readers will recall seeing the preview of these releases mid-August, we now have the pleasure of presenting the official box-art images for these releases.
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Another new Vendor hhas been added to the data-banks of Model Shipwrights, Polish manufacturer, JSC Models!
This is one of those stories which got 'missed' during my absence from the site in July (and half of August). Formation Models have began producing a series of update sets for Academy's M3 Lee in 1/35th scale....
A few days ago, I ran a story on Dragon Models' release schedule for October 2006. Amongst these new releases, I mentioned (briefly) the Nashorn. Now we're able to present in some depth, details and images of a long-awaited kit....
The Czech AM manunufacturer Eduard, have just announced their latest releases for september. Once again, the majority are for 1/35th scale although there are a good number of interesting looking updates in 1/48th and 1/72nd scale as well...
There was a degree of consternation, when the epitome of plastic modelling Airfix, was announced to be in serious financial difficulties. Now, it seems some hope is on the horizon....
The Bell Airacobra is certainly in the news again this summer! Hasegawa has released its new P-400, while Eduard have answered many wishes with their Dual-Combo Airacobra Mk.1 - and now Accurate Miniatures are set to join in with a truly spectacular P-39Q with post-War racers among the decal options.
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White Ensign Models first images and early details on their next photo-etch addition!
Following on from their excellent Grunau Baby II, Polish resin kit producer Ardpol has announced two very interesting new additions to its range.
Airfix, the venerable model staple is having financial trouble. The parent company Humbrol announes that it is going into "administration".
With the plethora of new 1/35th (and 1/72nd) vehicle kits coming out for modern USMC vehicles, much of the information is rather dispersed... Therefore, it's good to see more photo-documentation on the ròle of the USMC and in particular their vehicles in Operation Iraqi Freedom...
The Hong-Kong based manufacturer, LionMarc Model Designs is, not perhaps, one of those After-Market manufacturers who get all the attention they deserve.. The company has a good and very interesting range of barrels, tracksets and update sets. Here are some of their latest releases....
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A new offering from Italeri Models, the "USS America", in 1/720 Scale plastic injection mold!
Ares Mythologic have recently announced their latest addition to their range of ancient world and mythical figures, an awesome 54mm miniature of the Greek god of sea.
Four models made it in the September new release page from MPM. But there is more to come in the future...
German figure manufacturer Sparta-Modellbau has recently announced their latest release, a stunning 54mm mounted ACW figure!
Tamiya did an extraordinarily brave thing by giving us the Char B1 Bis in 1/35th scale. However, they didn't give us the 'complete' package which, fortunately, for the AM people has left a lot of room for manoeuvre...
The Korean manufacturer Legend Productions is listing four new releases, all in 1/35th scale, with some emphasis on the the company's 'core' interest - IDF vehicles in 1/35th scale...
Stefano Sartorello has launched his new company Sartorello Models with the new "Tambür" series and a 54mm figure in commemoration of the 300th anniversary of the seige of Turin.
Bison Decals have announced three new decal sheets of particular interest to those who model USMC vehicles...
Dragon Models Limited have just announced their release plans for October 2006. Once again releases in both 1/35th and 1/72nd scale are being listed. Also worth noting, is a re-release which the Allied Armor modellers will find both useful and welcome...
For those of you interested in the slightly off "main stream". Valom has some new releases of interest.
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All hand's on deck! Here's a story for the classic sailing ship modelers out there, a new and upcoming kit from Heller Models, the HMS Victory, in 1/100 scale plastic!
News in to the MSW Newsdesk...Advance images, and details of Trumpeter Models upcoming new submarine model kit, the "USS GATO SS-212 1941", in 1/144 scale.
Pegaso Models have just announced their August 2006 releases. Once again Pegaso have a nice selection, covering Rome, early American history and WWII.
Here's News of a new vendor added to the Newsfeed of Model Shipwrights, Blue Jacket Shipcrafters!
John Snyder, from White Ensign Models, sends us this first exclusive image of the new PE set, # PE 3587, 1/350 Varyag!
We have just received a preview of Seil Models' September 2006 releases - and they are stunning!
I received confirmation from Hobby Link Japan last week that the new 1/48 scale Fine Molds Kawasaki Type 95 Ki-10 fighter which I'd pre-ordered is on the way!
The Ki-10-II (Allied code name "Perry") was the last Japanese biplane fighter. It was widely used by the Army Air Force and saw combat during the Japanese invasion of China and in clashes against Russian forces. Although retired from front-line service by the time the Pacific War broke out, the Ki-10 was brought back for patrol and reconnaissance duties over both the home islands and mainland China during the early days of the war, freeing up more modern types for combat service.
Historicus Forma member Kenny Loup (subhunter), owner/operator/artist of Gator's Paint Mask fame, has recently announced a new line of products: hand crafted wooden display bases, marketed under the name Brimstone Display Bases.
Wings Models, LLC have announced the re-release of the former Eagles Talon 1/48 scale Titan II-Gemini and Atlas D missile kits. Both kits are cast in moulds made from original Eagles Talon parts masters.
Exclusive News just in from John Snyder, of White Ensign Models, of their latest offering for the PT Boat enthusiast!
Teresa Ahís sends us news of NIMIX's latest 200mm bust, new etched brass plate, and a re-release 120mm Wehrmacht and SS insignia and badges.
Verlinden Productions has announced four new figure kits for September 2006: three of them from the Modern period; and one from WW2. Also upcoming in September is a very interesting 1:35 Eastern Front base.
Real Models have announced 2 new kits. The M816 5ton Medium Wrecker, and the M817 5ton Dump Truck.
Several vendors have just announced the arrival of Master Box's new 1/35 WW2 set: a Russian soldier escorting five German POWs.
John Snyder, of White Ensign Models sends us News of some fresh additions to the Colourcoat Line of model paints! Read On!!!
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Eduard sends us NEWS this morning of a new photo-etch fret for the 1/144 scale VIID Submarine subject!
Catalogue # - 17022
Item ID- U-Boat VIID 1/144
Mfr. suggested price- $ 19.95 U.S.
Visit the Eduard website for a four page downloadable .pdf file of the instruction sheet for this set!
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A new addition in 1/700 scale to Trumpeter Models ever increasing line of fantastic warship subjects!
Details to follow!
Spanish miniature manufacturer Andrea Miniatures has recently announced their August 2006 new releases. While some may be dissappointed when hearing that there are only three new products being released this month, I am sure that fact will soon be forgotten when seeing the stunning new Battle of Hastings vignette!
Aftermarket Armor are offering another useful discount for Armorama customers...
The two new publications from Concord are continuations of series' started several months ago. Both will be highly-useful additions to those who rely heavily on contemporary images....
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Details of 9 new aftermarket accessory sets froma joint venture between Pit-Road and Trumpeter Models!
This new system from Modelling Zenith looks set to revolutionize the application of PE! No soldering, easy application, and a super-strong result!
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An interesting new addition to Revell's line of submarine/warship model subjects!
With the interest which has been re-generated over Trumpeter's BR52in 1/35th scale and the increasing range of railroad-related artillery and rolling stock, there still remains a nagging problem - railroad track in the appropriate scale...
Seil Model have just announced their August 2006 releases. This month we see 4 fantastic new 54mm figures, each one very different from the other.
September 2006 will see a positive flood of new armor and figure releases in both 1/35th and 1/72nd scale from Dragon Models.
The U.S. figure comapany, Alpine Miniatures, has just announced two, new, 1/35th scale figures.
Let's take a closer, more detailed look at Trumpeter Models new 1/700 scale release,
Russian Navy Slava Class Cruiser, "Marshal Ustinov"!