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Jim's semi-weekly series on new samples that have arrived at KitMaker HQ. This week featuring items from Tamiya, Academy, Zvezda and more.
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We got in samples from several companies this week. They include the new releases from Miniart as well as two Hasegawa kits and some books.
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As many of our site members have been reporting problems with their Photobucket hosted images in the forums, we have opted to remove the time limit on editing posts for the time being. This should allow folks to edit any photos and update to other photo hosting if they choose so their photos will once again appear in 3rd party forums.
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Another big box of armor/afv kits arrived from Squadron MMD for Takom so it's another mail call video in two day time period. Also something new from Trumpeter, Hasegawa and Academy.
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We got in a large Dragon box of potential samples. 11 Dragon kits in all with one classic Revell re-release. If you are interested in doing a review, blog or feature article with one of these please check the sample spreadsheet and see if the kit is still available, and then email Darren with your request. Thanks!
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A bevy of new samples from the likes of Tamiya, Plus Model, IBG Models, and others. Tamiya's new Corsair D is present as well as the new Brummbär (white box).
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This week's Mail Call features aircraft and armor kits from Italeri and one 1/32 Spitfire from Hasegawa. Remember we have many such kits available for review. Check out the review samples sheets for a list of items (links on the homepage under the reviews section).
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It was a slow week for mail, but here are a few items we go in, including the first ever kit release by Ammo of Mig, the 1945 King Tiger. I misspoke and the kit is actually made by Takom. It is updated with like 180 new parts.
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New items from IBG model, Academy, AK Interactive, Osprey and more. Including the new Damaged magazine and books from MMP Books courtesy of Casemate Publishers.
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The votes are counted, and unlike my home province we have a clear winner!
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As April ends, we can now join in the monthly ritual of deciding which model is the best.
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The results are in; we can all stop holding our breath now.
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The March contest almost didn't happen, but thanks to a couple of courageous modellers, we have a contest after all.
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Once again the votes are all in, the counting is done, and our winners have been determined.
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There are some major staff changes we can report for AeroScale. After more than 10 years, Rowan Baylis, the sites Editor-in-Chief, is stepping down from the big chair and will be staying on but in more of a contributing role for AeroScale.
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February is over already! Where did the time go? Anyway, here are this month's contestants.
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The quasi-weekly show where we show you the samples we get for review. This week two arrivals from Tamiya as well as new items from Trumpeter, Plus Model, and more.
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Once more the voters have spoken.
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Mostly new tank/armor kits in this weeks Mail Call thanks to a big box from Dragon USA showing up at the last minute. Enjoy!
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The January MOM entrants are now lined up for your choice.
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A smattering of new samples from Miniart, Italeri, and new ship maker, Kajika who have a new 1/700 Kongo waterline kit.
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At last the suspense is over and we can announce the 2016 Model of the Year. It seems that Great War subjects are still an Aeroscale tradition this year.
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Jim unboxes the newest items we have gotten in this year as samples. Including kits from Flyhawk & Thunder Models, diorama materials from AK Interactive (including their new F.A.Q. Dioramas book), the new paint line from Mission Models and more!
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Now is the time to make difficult decisions. Yes, Aeroscalers, here is the 2016 Model of the Year contest ballot. Take a look at the entries, and decide which one turns your crank the most.
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Jim has more samples to share and just in time for Christmas too! Remember you can check out all the available samples on our online spreadsheets (links on the homepage in the Reviews block).
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At last the November Model of the Month has been chosen. This month it was a difficult choice.
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We got new items from Academy, Zvezda, Hasegawa, and more in this weeks Mail Call video hosted by Jim Starkweather.
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The arrival of December 1st means two things:
1) 24 more model shopping days until Christmas (be sure to tell the family);
2) The November MOM contest entrants are now available for your scrutiny. It's time to pick your favourite.

The Great War ended in November. Quite fittingly, all of our entrants come from that time 100 years ago.
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This unfortunately sat in our news queue because apparently I am getting old and forgot to take it live. So a lot of these are already assigned, but not all! We got a Dragon USA large box as well as new items from MiniArt, Rye Field Model, Flyhawk, and, a new company, Resin-IM.
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Jim gives us a peek at the new samples arriving at KitMaker HQ. Remember we are always looking for new contributors to review or build up samples sent to us!
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Once more, the voters have spoken. This result is guaranteed to cause less disappointment than another recent election did.
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Now that the post-Hallowe'en sugar hangover is over, it's time to get down to business and select our October winner.
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Jim opens boxes and shows us what has come in recently to the KitMaker office. These items are available to contributors for reviews and or feature articles.
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September's winners have been chosen; the voters have spoken.
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Here are some videos highlighting recent samples we have gotten in folks like Tamiya, Academy, Aber, Ammo of Mig, and many more.
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Not quite the turnout from last month, bit it's still sufficient to be a contest.
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The voters have spoken for our long-awaited July/August contest.
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July's underwhelming contest has become August's overwhelming! There are plenty of deserving entrants to choose from this month.
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Jim shares what's just come in from Tamiya, MiniArt, Rye Field Model, and others. One being a mystery white-box from Tamiya USA.
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Jim gives us a heads up on the new samples that have arrived at KitMaker HQ. They include several new kits from Meng as well as Panda Hobby, IBG, and others.
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Just catching up on our Mail Call series. This is where we show you what items we recently have received for review. If you want to check to see if a sample is still available, just look at our electronic spreadsheets. The links are on the homepages under the Reviews area.
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As there were a lot of Armor/AFV kits in this one it's here on Armorama. If you are interested in being a content contributor check out the links on the homepage regarding submitting features and reviews.
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Once again the voters have spoken, and our winners have been chosen.
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Once again the voters have spoken, and our winners have been chosen.
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June's contest is now open for voting. There's some tough competition this month.
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The May contest was a little bit of a no-brainer. With only 3 models in the contest it was obvious we'd see all of them in the winner's circle, but which would gather the most votes?
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Jim shows us the latest review samples sent to him which include items from Plus Model, Aber (metal barrels), Artitec (1:87 resin kits), Revell, Panzerwrecks, and newcomer Battlegate Games (1:35 resin weapons).
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The May contest is open for voting at long last. Voting will remain open until June 16th.
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I have been informed that Mike Kirchoff AKA Drumthumper passed away this morning. Mike has been a member on the KitMaker Network since December 2004.
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We got something new from Tamiya. Also some additional paints and washes from Vallejo and a new softcover book from the folks at Abrams Squad and Pla Editions.