Pro Art Models from Belgium will be releasing a conversion set for Tamiya Humvee model - the one that was long awaited by many modelers: Special Forces DUMVEE!
Curve balls sometimes arrive, (being the nature of the beast) when one least expects them. No more so, than this 1/35th Scale release from Dragon Models Limited (DML) . Recently, we had an M4a2 from Academy Also in Soviet Markings....
As an unrepentant fan of colorful nose-art, particularly of U.S. Aviation of the 1940s, I simply could not resist this news story about some recent releases available from Meteor Productions Inc. All of these releases are limited run - limited to only 300 copies... You have been warned!!!
October brings us the usual mixture of new releases from Verlinden Many of the new releases follow a well-trodden path, others (such as their M10 Trailer) are very welcome indeed....
Scalewerke have announced that shortly they will be receiving the new K59 Productions' Marder IIIM Update Set.
Recently the advance news was published of a forthcoming release by the British company Stormtroopers. Now we have some images of their new releases - in three different scales and three widely differing themes....
Another batch of new releases this month from Legend Productions once again the 'theme' of these new releases, is the the Israeli Defence Force (I.D.F.)
Peter Allen (Flitzer) has gathered together details of the latest releases from Planet Models. (Information supplied by Hannants.)
I have received more details today from David Hannant regarding Xtracrylix Paints, as reviewed HERE
Tiger Model Designs is a company known principally for it's resin accessory setsfor the German armor modeller. However, with these news releases, they are now producing several sets for the Allied Armor modeller - particularly for the Sherman....
Once again, I have to thank P.M.M.S for pointing me in an interesting direction....
Eduard published a newsletter with a list of new releases for September.
Eduard published a newsletter with a list of new releases for September.
A day or two ago, Rowan Baylis (Merlin)
posted a review of the new range of Xtracrylix Paints
which are available from Hannants
As this was such an interesting subject, it seemed that this item deserved a news story to complement Rowan's excellent review. The review can be seen: HERE
Recently a thread on Armorama , mentioned the future release of a Centauro in 1/35th scale. We are now able to confirm this and bring you images of the (revised/updated) Centauro in 1/35th scale while we wait for the new 'LONG' Centauro from Italian Kits....
MIG Productions released a new resin figure set in 1/72 scale and one new 90mm figure.
MIG Productions released a few new resin sets for dioramas in 1/35 and 1/72 scales.
MIG Productions released a few new resin sets in 1/35 scale.
Historex Agents are agents for many varied products for the military modeller. They also act as sole distributor for many products within the U.K. and Europe. A new product line has come to my attention, which should be of equal interest to both WWII and Modern vehicle modellers... This series (of currently 7 titles) is published under the title of Model Armada Concept
New releases to have hit the suppliers recently include the Arado Ar E.581-4.
Resin Kit Number 7225
Decals and two canopies included.
Information supplied by Hannants and Anigrand Craftswork
Colorado Miniatures has added Airborne Miniatures to our online catalog. This product line is known to Armorama readers, but until this point has been a bit difficult to procure since there have not been any dealers in North America who carry the product line. We mean to change that!
Exciting news has reached us direct from Accurate Miniatures:
When Dragon Models Limited (DML) announced their 'three in one' kit, it was obvious that something special was on the way... We are now able to offer the first images of the new kit...
are a French company specializing in 1/35th Scale conversion sets and complete kits. These new items from this interesting company should interest many Allied Softskin Modellers...
This news item was only possible due to the help of Terry Ashley
to whom I am indebted....
Fonderie Miniature have announced a special offer for customers who buy their new 1/48 Halifax direct from them.
3 new 1/48 scale WW1 aircraft kits should be shipping any day now from Roden.
Michael Roberts Ltd have sent details of their latest figure release:
Item # 75003 is a Private of the 1st Regiment Continental Light Dragoons, 1780.
This 75mm figure was sculpted by Alan Ball and costs $29.95.
Once again, Andrea Miniatures has posted their new releases. Not perhaps as much as other months although some interesting subjects nevertheless....
One of my first news stories for Armorama was highlighting the products of Debra Raymond Military Figures therefore, it is with no small sense of satisfaction to go full circle and report on their new releases...
SP Designs new releases:
140 BMP-1TJ Finnish Control AFV
141 BTR-80SSS Sat. Comm.
...and Resin tracks for USA M107 and M110 series vehicles.
SAAM Models website has been redesigned for a better buying experience. Still carrying SP Designs kits, I have made navigation and the "general look" better overall.
New Connection Models is a German Manufacturer of 1/35th Scale conversion and accessory sets. They also produce a range of turned metal barrels. This news story iconcerns their new releases and the future release of a complete kit....
ModelZone (Croydon) have moved to new premises with more than twice the floorspace of their old shop.
Comet Miniatures Marketing will be holding an open day on Saturday September 4th.
The London shop will be open from 9am to 7pm with over a thousand items on sale - many at just 1/3 their normal price. Special stalls will be set up with items priced a £1, £5, £10 and £20.
Voyager Model just introduced new products to their catalogue: four mini photoetched sets and modeling accesories.
Only two new aviation titles this month from Osprey however both of them continue with their highly specialized series on Elite Aviation Units...
Once again, a series of new releases from Formations Models have been announced. Curiously enough, the new releases from this excellent company are (for me at least) are becoming more exciting than the releases from the 'big boys' such as Dragon or Academy...
Osprey Publishing as is their custom, announce their new releases a month or two before they hit the shelves. Two scheduled releases for september 2004 should have the allied modellers drooling with expectation....
Some extremely attractive new releases from Osprey Publishing this month for the Armor Modellers - I make no apologies for giving a warm welcome to the Caen Book - long overdue!
Due to the sheer volume of releases from Osprey publishing, this news story will concentrate entirely on material relevant for figure modellers. Please bear with me! If you preffered the old 'general' format better, please tell me!
HardCorps Models are continuing with their 'Pacific' theme with this new release - their first 1/35 scale figure...
Dragon Models tend to announce their new releases in 'dribs and drabs, normally we get one or perhaps two new releases, this time we are getting no less than FIVE new releases - 3 in 1/72nd Scale and 3 (or should that be five.?) in 1/35th scale....
Previously announced and and long awaited, Dragon's new British Infantry set looks (at least on first examination) well worth the wait...
Perfect Scale from Germany are a new company on the market. Their first product is a resin set with engine and engine compartment for Tamiya Leopard 2A5 and 2A6 kits.
Sculptor George Sandman has created two new busts of Col William Travis and James Bowie of Alamo fame. Busts are cast in 1/5 scale resin and are based on the actual personalities (not movie characters!)
With the increasing popularity of 1/72nd/1/76th scale and the constant new releases from the big manufacturers, it is excellent to be able to report on a company which is producing a superb line of vehicles, figures and conversion sets - in 1/76th Scale - Milicast Models
Dragon (DML) released four new 1/144 kits, or actually kit sets, as each of released sets lets you build two models.
is a company which specializes in high-quality armor conversions in 1/35th Scale. With this (the first) news story on this company, we are pleased to give an overview of its new releases. In the first instance, as is becoming a habit, I would like to acknowledge the 'heads up' from Terry Ashley
Airborne Miniatures out of Poland has two new releases that are unlike anything else on the market. Again, Maciek Rebkowski gives modern modelers subjects they've been looking for!
It is some time since there have been such a major batch of new releases from Legend Productions. It is also some time since Legend updated their website... Happily both these situations have been rectified and we can now present a comprehensive list of the new Legend releases....