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25 September, 2021

In the Gallery, I present five images and a description of my Zvezda 1/72 scale SU-85 tank destroyer.

Archer Fine Transfers is offering 25% of surface details, ending on 30 September. Check out the range now!

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19 September, 2021

Gecko Models has announced that they will shortly release a 1/35 model of the M400T Heavy Type II skid steer loader, referred to by some as a compact track loader. This is the tracked version of the M400W skid steer loader previously released by Gecko. Images of the box, CAD illustration and actual sprues are provided on the Preview page.

We have news of three new Hussar Productions wheel sets in 1/35 scale plus a diorama accessory, all available now from their website:

HSR 35152 - PaK 40 Wheels Type 1. C$9.99

HSR 35153 - PaK 40 Wheels Type 2. C$9.99

HSR 35154 - PaK 40 Wheels Type 3. C$9.99

HSR 35155 - Anti-Tank Tetrapods - 3 pcs. C$24.99

The October 2021 issue of Model Military International magazine is out now, and you can buy it directly from the Publisher, Doolittle Media. This month we have Tamiya's 1:48 T-34/85 by Clayton Ockerby, HobbyBos's 1:35 Merkava Mk.III LIC by Mason Zhang, the Hobby Boss 1:35 Bergepanther Ausf. D with 37mm Flak by Patrick Dorn, Border Model’s 1:35 Crusader Mk.III by T.J. Haller and more. MMI continues to be published in print and digital format and we'd be very grateful if you could buy single copies or subscribe at this time. Thanks!

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12 September, 2021

In the first of two new kit reviews tonight, Andrew Judson examines Dragon's 1/72 scale Bushmaster Protected Mobility Vehicle. 13 images are included.

And at the other end of the scale scale, Andrew also reviews Takom's big 1/16 scale Wiesel A1 TOW. Six images of the kit contents are included.

I have added a link to Mike Millette's article, "An illustrated guide to tweaking Tamiya's Sd.Kfz. 251 ausf D". The link seems to have disappeared at some stage but I have added a new link in the German Articles Index.

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5 September, 2021

Brett Green reviews FC Modeltrend's 1/35 scale Australian M3 Stuart Conversion. Five images of the resin parts and packaging are included.

Brett also examines another batch of new releases from FC Modeltrend including modern British AFV antrennas, modern US tanker's helmets, WWII British tanker's helmets, a Mutt front panel, Hotchkiss M1914 machine gun and more. 23 images are included.

The first run of Spencer Pollard's newest book, 'The Legacy', has sold out but he is about to produce a second batch. Make sure you get your order in, with details and payment options available on Spencer's Kit Box webpage.

Blast Models has annouced four new releases all available early September from Blast Models' website:

BL35412K - AMX-10RCR SEPAR BARKHANE STOWAGE
BL35413F - AMX-10RCR BARKHANE CREW
BL35414F - AMX-10RCR BARKHANE CREW SET 3 BUSTS
BL35415K - AMX-10RCR SEPAR UPDATE SET
BL35399K - VBCI 8 DIFFERENT WHEELS SAGGED - HELLER
BL35398F - APO SURVIROR N2 or PMC + 2 HEADS

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29 August, 2021

Brett Green reviews the latest batch of AMMO by Mig Jimenez painting and weathering products - Africa Korp Figure Paint set, Plasticators, Oilbrushers and a Caunter Scheme paint set. 19 images are included.

Vespid has announced two more forthcoming releases. We have nine and seven images respectively:

1/72 scale Panther Ausf. G with FG1250 Sperber Infrared Nightfighting Vision Scope.

1/72 scale Maus II German Super Heavy Tank

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22 August, 2021

Brett Green reviews Gas Hans' 1/72 scale T-34 waffle pattern tracks for the Zvezda kits. Eight images of the resin parts and packaging are included.

Cookie Sewell examines Monogram's venerable 1/32 (1/35) scale U.S. Army Personnel Carrier (M3A1 Combat Zone Armored Vehicle). An image of the box side is included.

The latest releases from Archer Fine Transfers are now available. These include a new range of Aircraft Rivet Sheets, although these will also be suitable for other subjects such as military and civic.

Eduard can't make it to Las Vegas but they are holding an early IPMS USA Nats Afterparty Sale with a 15% discount (20% for BFC members) on all stock purchased from the Eduard web store, including September new releases, from 20 to 29 August 2021.

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15 August, 2021

Brett Green reviews Gas Hans' 1/72 scale A-34 Comet tracks for the wonderful Vespid kits. Nine images of the resin parts and packaging are included.

Andrew Judson examines Meng Models' 1/35 scale Israeli Heavy Armoured Personnel Carrier Namer. Five images of the box top and plastic parts are included.

Australian online hobby shop BNA Modelworld has a new website. with the following new features:

  • ZipPay now available.
  • Easier to view the latest products, those just arrived and pre-orders
  • More filters to help narrow down and find what you're after
  • New and fast search suggestions
  • Shipping calculator on product page
  • New and easy return system in place

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8 August, 2021

Tonight I review Bold Division's 1/35 scale Waffentrager Rheinmetall-Borsig 12.8cm, Jagdtiger Rohr full kit. Twelve images of the plastic and resin parts are included.

We have Preview images and information about Micro-Trains Line's 1:87 scale (HO scale) Humvee.

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31 July, 2021

Spencer Pollard's newest book, 'The Legacy', is about to go to print. This book will be printed to order, and orders will close off next Wednesday. Make sure you get your order in, with details and payment options available on Spencer's Kit Box webpage.

Tonight I review Bold Division's 1/35 scale Skink 20mm Quad Anti-Aircraft Tank conversion. Twelve images of the resin and metal parts are included.

Cookie Sewell examines Miniart's 1/35 Scale T-54 Late and T-55/T-55A Transmission Sets. Images of the box art for both sets are included.

We have Preview images and information on Bitskrieg's new 1/35 scale T-34 tool boxes. Four images accompany the text.

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24 July, 2021

Brett Green reviews IBG Models' brand new 1/35 scale 7TP Polish Tank - Single Turret. 24 images of the plstic and photo-etched parts, decals and box top are included.

Cookie Sewell examines Archer Transfers 1/35 scale M113 Interior & Exterior; German Fire Extinguisher Stencils. Images of the decals and packaging are included.

Following on from the release of his earlier aircraft titles, Spencer Pollard has announced his first diorama book in almost ten years. The new book harks back to a distant time of inspiration, aspiration and dreams of what was possible. This is ‘The Legacy.’ The first of a planned series of books, this one deals with a number of the most famous German kits, all four of them appearing in Tamiya’s Top 10 list of all-time best-sellers. The subjects covered, are as follows:

‘Pinned Down’ – featuring the Sd.Kfz. 251 Hanomag

‘Desert Raiders’ – featuring both the Panzer II Ausf.F/G and SAS Jeep

‘Once A Hunter…’ – featuring the Panther Ausf. A

‘Of No Avail 2.0’ – featuring the 88 mm Flak 36/37

More details, including ordering, are available on Spence’s The Kit Box website.

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17 July, 2021

Brett Green reviews Tamiya's new 1/35 scale Panzerkampfwagen IV Ausf. G Sd.Kfz. 161. 23 images of the kit's plastic parts, decals, marking options and box top.

We have Preview information and images for two more forthcoming releases from Gecko Models - 1/35 Cushman Parascooter plus a second set, WWII US Paratroop Weapon & Equipment. Box art images are included.

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10 July, 2021

Brett Green presents six images and a description of his brand new Tamiya 1/35 scale Kfz.2 Kettenkraftrad with three figures.

Brett reviews AMMO by Mig Jimenez's Acrylic Washes & WWII US Paratrooper Uniform Paint Set. Eight images of the products are included.

Brett also examines AMMO by Mig Jimenez's newest book, Stalingrad Vehicles Colors - German and Soviet Camouflage in the Battle of Stalingrad. Ten images of the cover and sample pages are included.

Blast Models has annouced four new releases all available now from Blast Models' website:

BL35393F - US SOLDIER + 2 HEADS
BL35394F - US SOLDIER WITH MAP + 2 HEADS
BL35395F - US STRYKER CREW SET - 5 BUSTS + 9 HEADS
BL35397F - APO SURVIVOR N1 - AKA PMC

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4 July, 2021

Brett Green reviews AFV Club's 1/35 scale Vietnam War era Australian Army M113A1 APC with T50 Turret. 31 images are included.

Archer Fine Transfers are shipping their July new releases now, including 1/35 scale human eyeball and tattoo decals. These are in stock and available to order now.

Brett also presents a hi-vis video tour of the sprues from AFV Club's 1/35 scale Vietnam War era Australian Army M113A1 APC with T50 Turret.

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20 June, 2021

Brett Green reviews Tamiya's brand new 1/35 scale Sd.Kfz.2 Kettenkraftrad (Mid-Production), including 29 images of the kit's plastic and multi-media parts, decals and box top.

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13 June, 2021

Andrew Judson reviews Amusing Hobby's new 1/35 scale Centurion Mk.5 AVRE, including nine images of the kit's plastic and multi-media parts, decals and box top.

OzMods has just released two new 120mm resin figures - a Private Military Contractor and AIF Thompson Gunner (New Guinea WWII). These are priced at AUD$55 plus post each. Available now from OzMods' website.

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5 June, 2021

Gecko Models has sent images and information about another new future release, a 1/35 scale Austin K2/Y Heavy Ambulance - Katy and the Princess (Limited Edition Special Boxing), which includes a figure of Princess Elizabeth in uniform. Four images are included.

Archer Fine Transfers has announced that their June new releases are available now.

Firestorm Models has a new website and a new logo. Check them out by following this link.

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29 May, 2021

Cookie Sewell reviews Tamiya's 1/48 scale Russian Medium Tank T-55A, including 29 images of the kit parts, decals and box top.

Cookie also examines MiniArt's 1/35 scale Soviet Machineguns and Equipment set. An image of the cover is included.

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27 May, 2021

We have Preview images and information of Vespid Models' next new release - a 1/72 scale Panther Ausf. G.

23 May, 2021

We have information and images about T-Rex Studio, a new company that will be releasing sets of individual track sets for 1/35 nd 1/16 scale Panzer I and Panzer II kits.

Peter Brown reviews Star Decals' 1/72 scale Comets in WW2 and Cold War. Two images of the instructions are included.

The latest episode of Plastic Model Mojo is out where the guys interview the authors of the new book, T-34 Shock.

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15 May, 2021

Tonight Brett Green reviews two new Panzer Art figure sets in 1/35 scale - German Winter Turret Crew and Achtung Jabo No.2. Images of the box tops and the resin parts are included.

Brett also examines Hussar Productions' 1/35 scale Polish BRDM-2 Zbik (Wildcat) Conversion. Nine images of the resin, 3D printed, photo-etched and turned brass parts, decals and box top are included.

Cookie Sewell reviews two new decals releases from Archer Fine Transfers 1/16 scale Sherman Tank Basics and 1/35 scale Foundry Marks for U.S. Tanks. Images of the decal sets are included.

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10 May, 2021

Tim Nelson presents his new article, "An Armor Modeling Novice and the Roving Rhomboids of No Man’s Land: The Masterbox and Airfix 1/72 scale British Mark I Tanks". 23 images are included.

Archer Fine Transfers May releases are out now. These include data dtencils for the 1/32 Trumpeter SBD, basic exterior markings for Sherman tanks and1/16 scale Foundry Marks for U.S. tanks

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2 May, 2021

Brett Green reviews Hussar Productions ' 1/35 Polish BRDM-2 M96 Szakal (Jackal) Conversion. 13 images of the resin, 3D printed, photo-etched and turned brass parts, decals and box top are included.

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24 April, 2021

Brett Green reviews Tamiya's new 1/35 scale German Infantry Set (WWII). 13 images of the plastic parts, decals and box top are included.

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18 April, 2021

Brett Green presents five images and a description of his newly finished Tamiya 1/35 scale T-55 Enigma.

We have Preview information and five images of Gecko's forthcoming 1/35 scale US Navy Amphibious Cargo Vehicle LARC-V (Modern Version) Vehicle, which also includes an FC470 combat Rubber Raiding Craft, which conveniently fits in the cargo bay of the LARC-V.

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10 April, 2021

Brett Green reviews Tamiya's new 1/48 scale T-34/85. 23 images of the kit's plastic parts, decals and box top are included.

Peter Brown examines IBG's 1/72 scale A10 Cruiser II that accompanies the booklet, "The World at War - British Forces and Equipment 1939-45" 13/2021. Images of the covers, the marking guide, the kit's plastic sprues and decals are included.

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3 April, 2021

Brett Green presents five images and a description of his newly completed Tamiya 1/35 scale Wespe and crew.

Graham Carter reviews Hauler's 1/72 scale Mk.IV Male photo-etched update set. An image of the fret is included.

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28 March, 2021

Sam Dwyer reviews Ammo by Mig Jimenez new book, Panthers – Modelling the Takom Family. Images of the front and rear covers plus eight sample spreads are included.

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21 March, 2021

Right now and through to the end of March, Archer Fine Transfers is offering Free Shipping on all orders of USD$50 or more.

Blast Models has annouced four new releases all available now from Blast Models' website:

BL35382K - US MRAP RADIO SET
BL35383K - US MRAP HARRIS ANTENNA SET
BL35384K - US MRAP COUNTER IED BOXES
BL35392K - IDF DRACONITH RCWS FOR PUMA

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The April 2021 issue of Model Military International magazine is out now, and you can buy it directly from the Publisher, Doolittle Media. This month we have my new Tamiya 1:35 Panzer IV Ausf. F, Pawel Rzymski's 1:35 Panther A and Rail Car, Joaquin Garcia Gazquez's Trumpeter 1:35 BRDM-2, Kamil Feliks Sztarbala's Chieftain tank "Mr Bean" vignette and much more! MMI continues to be published in print and digital format and we'd be very grateful if you could buy single copies or subscribe at this time. Every issue sold will help your favourite titles survive. Thanks!

14 March, 2021

Cookie Sewell reviews Amusing Hobby's 1/35 scale Russian Army Tank T-72M1 with Full Interior. An image of the cover art is included.

Cookie also examines five new WWII German and US uniform marking waterslide decal sets from Archer Fine Transfers. Images of each of the five decal sets are included.

Gecko Models has sent Preview information and images for another forthcoming release: their 1/35 scale ATMP Trailer Carrying a Load of Ammunition Boxes. Two images are included.

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6 March, 2021

Luke Pitt reviews Suyata's brand new 1/48 scale Panther Ausf. A and 16 tonne Strabokran Crane. 29 images of the kit's plastic and photo-etched parts, decals and box top are included.

Gecko Models has sent Preview information and images for another forthcoming release: Kit No. 35M0008 - a 1/35 scale M400W Light Type III Skid Steer Loader.

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27 February, 2021

Brett Green reviews Vespid Models' new 1/72 scale Comet Mk.IB. 25 images of the kit's plastic and photo-etched parts, resin mantlet cover, turned metal gun barrel and box top are included.

Andrew Deeley examines Nuts & Bolts Vol. 44 - 15CM S.i.g.33 AUF Fgst. Pz.Kpfw. II, Pz.Kpfw III and Sturminfanteriegeschutz 33. An image of the cover and eight sample pages are included.

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21 February, 2021

Brett Green reviews Vespid Models' new 1/72 scale Flakpanzer VIII Maus. 18 images of the kit's plastic and photo-etched parts, turned metal gun barrels and box top are included.

Cookie Sewell reviews five new products from Archer Fine Transfers covering US, British, German and generic subjects in their new Nano Film Decals, No Clear Film and Fabric Texture Applique lines. Images of each of the new releases are included.

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14 February, 2021

Hussar Productions has sent Preview information and images of two new 1/35 scale BRDM-2 conversions, available now from their website

Peter Brown reviews East Africa 1940-1941 (Land Campaign) by Marek Sobski Mussolini’s War Vol.1 . An image of the cover is included.

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7 February, 2021

Gecko Models has sent Preview information and images for two more forthcoming releases:

Gecko Models Kit No. 35M0011 - Daimler Armoured Car Mk I and

Gecko Models Kit No. 35M0021 - British Air Portable Fuel Containers Mk.5 (APFCs)

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30 January, 2021

Gecko Models has sent Preview information and images for two forthcoming releases:

Gecko Models Kit No. 35M0019 - British ATMP WMIK (Airborne) and

Gecko Models Kit No. 35M0051 - Scimitar Mk.2 CVR(T) with Bar Armour

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24 January, 2021

Brett Green presents his brand new Tamiya 1/35 scale Panzer IV Ausf. F in the Gallery. Four images and a description are included.

Brett also reviews the latest batch of AMMO by Mig Jimenez painting and weathering products - Tracks & Wheels Solution Set, US Vietnam Uniform Figures Set and Masking Sheets marked into 1mm grids. 19 images are included.

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17 January, 2021

Brett Green reviews an interesting aviation / military crossover subject - Elan13 Miniatures' 1/24 scale FAA Pilot WW2. Four images of the packaging and the resin parts are included.

Gecko Models has sent Preview images and information about their forthcoming 1/35 scale US WWII Cushman Model 53 Airborne Scooter. Four images are included.

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10 January, 2021

Brett Green reviews Tamiya's new 1/35 scale Panzerkampfwagen IV Ausf. F Sd.Kfz. 161. 29 images of the kit's plastic parts, marking schemes, decals and box top are included.

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3 January, 2021

Brett Green presents five images and a description of his ICM and D-Day Miniature Studios 1/35 Model T LCP WWI Australian Army Car and Crew in the Gallery.

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27 December, 2020

John Ham reviews two recent book releases from Osprey Publishing:

Soviet Armoured Cars 1936-45 by Jamie Prenatt

Retribution -  The Soviet Reconquest of Central Ukraine 1943 by Prit Buttar

Archer Fine Transfer reminds us that we are into the last few days of their 30% off Dry Transfer sale. Archer is closed until 3 January, 2021 but you will not have to wait for your 30% OFF Dry Transfers REBATE.

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The January 2021 issue of Model Military International magazine is out now, and with many shops still closed around the world you can buy it directly from the Publisher, Doolittle Media. This month we have my Meng Model 1:35 Russian K-4386 Typhoon-VDV, the conclusing instalment of Gary Edmundson's 1:35 Bruno Railway Gun, Academy’s 1:35 M38A1C by Alireza Beigi and much more! MMI continues to be published in print and digital format during the COVID crisis and we'd be very grateful if you would buy single copies or subscribe at this time. Every single issue sold will help your favourite titles survive. Thanks!

19 December, 2020

Peter Brown examines four new 1/35 scale releases from Star Decals':

UNEF Peacekeepers in the Middle East Part 2, and

Balkan Peacekeepers  Parts 11, 12 and 13 for British Forces

Vespid Models has sent us Preview images and information on their next 1:72 scale release - a British Comet Mk.Ib.

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12 December, 2020

Andrew Judson reviews Meng Model’s latest addition to their Merkava family – a 1/35 scale Mk. 4/4 LIK with the Nochri-Kal Mine Roller System. 23 imges of the plastic, photo-etched and metal parts, colour scheme, decals and box top are included.

We also have Preview box art and renders on the newly announced Meng 1/35 scale Item No. SS-018 - Israeli Heavy Armoured Personnel Carrier NAMER.

Blast Models has annouced eight new releases all available now from Blast Models' website:

BL35332K - MG42 MACHINE GUN WITH IR SCOPE & SPOTLIGHT
BL35333K - SDKFZ 251/20 UHU UPADTE SET VOL2 - AFV CLUB
BL35381K - GERMAN SD.KFZ.9 FAMO - FOLDED REAR CANVAS
BL35350K - BORGWARD WANZE CONVERSION SET - DAS WERK

BL35388F - FRENCH SOLDIER FOB BIVOUAC 1
BL35389F - FRENCH SOLDIER FOB BIVOUAC 2
BL35390F - FRENCH SOLDIER FOB BIVOUAC 3
BL35391F - FRENCH SOLDIER FOB BIVOUAC 4

HobbyLink Japan's 2020 Holiday Sale at HLJ.com starts at 11:00am, Tuesday, December 8th, and runs to 11:00am Tuesday morning, December 22nd (all Japan Standard Time, UTC + 9). HLJ's last big sale of the year, the Winter Sale offers great discounts on hot products, bargain bin steals, and 5-10% off shipping sitewide during the sale period!

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6 December, 2020

Brett Green reviews D-Day Miniature Studio's 1/35 “Red Storm Over Europe" Soviet Rear Troops, 1944-46 comprising four figures and loot! Nine images of the figures and accessories are included.

Blaine Singleton brings us a new article on his Italeri 1/35 scale M4A2 Sherman U.S. Marine Corps, 1944. 21 images are included.

Brett also presents an unboxing of Tamiya's forthcoming 1/35 scale Panzer IV Ausf. F. A detailed review will be posted in the next week or so too.

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28 November, 2020

Brett Green reviews Tamiya's 1/35 scale Jagdpanzer Marder I. 19 images of the kit's plastic parts, decals and box top are included.

Peter Brown examines Dan Taylor Modelworks' 1/76 scale Covenanter Mk II conversion. Five images of the resin and photo-etched parts plus the assembled conversion are included.

Vespid Models has sent us Preview images and information on their next 1:72 scale release - a British Comet Mk.Ib.

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22 November, 2020

Andrew Judson reviews Gecko Models' brand new 1:35 scale British ATMP w/ Rescue Stretcher. 17 images of the plastic and photo-etched parts, decals, marking guide and box top are included.

Vespid Models has sent us Preview images and information on their next 1:72 scale release - a German Flakpanzer VIII Maus.

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The December issue of Model Military International magazine is out now, and with many shops still closed around the world you can buy it directly from the Publisher, Doolittle Media. This month we have my Meng Model 1:35 Warrior IFV, Gary Edmundson's 1:35 Bruno Railway Gun, Clayton Ockerby's 1:35 Meng Rolls-Royce Armoured Car, Andrew Judson's AFV Club Stryker Dragoon and much more! MMI continues to be published in print and digital format during the COVID crisis and we'd be very grateful if you would buy single copies or subscribe at this time. Every single issue sold will help your favourite titles survive. Thanks!

14 November, 2020

Tonight I review Copper State Models' 1/35 scale Minerva WWI Belgian Armoured Car. 19 images of the kit's plastic parts, decals and box top are included.

Francisco Guedes reviews Jose Brito's big new book, Master Scale Modelling. 52 images of the cover and sample spreads are included.

Andrew Judson examines Gecko Models' 1/35 scale British Special Forces with Support Troops (Afghanistan). Ten images of the plastic and photo-etched parts, decals, parts tree diagram and box art are included.

I have just received Tamiya's brand new 1/35 scale Marder I. Here is an unboxing video with my first impressions of the contents. I'll be posting a detailed review in the next week or so too.

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7 November, 2020

I have produced an unboxing video to show you the parts and share my first impressions of Gecko Models' brand new 1/35 scale Bedford MWD truck. I'll be posting detailed text and photo reviews next week too.

Tonight I review AMMO by Mig Jimenez Desert and Arid Battlefields Super Pack weathering set. Ten images of all the products are included.

Gecko Models has announced that they will be shortly releasing a 1/35 scale LARC-V amphibious load carrier, as used by the US Army during the Vietnam War. The kit will also include Falklands War Argentine markings. Images of the box, CAD illustration and actual sprues are provided on the Preview page.

We have news of three new Hussar Productions wheel sets in 1/35 scale, all available now from their website:

HSR 35065 - Panhard wheels (new tool for ICM kits)
HSR 35146 - Opel Blitz Felgen - 5 different types
HSR 35147 - AS 41/42 Metropolitana wheels 9 Italeri kits)

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1 November, 2020

Tonight I review a batch of new sanding sticks and remover sponges from AMMO by MIG Jimenez. 12 images of all the products are included.

I also review 1/35 scale Panzer Divisions WWII Decals, also from AMMO by MIG Jimenez. Images of the cover, the instructions and the decal sheet are included.

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18 October, 2020

Tonight I review a batch of new paints and finishing products from AMMO by MIG Jimenez - British WWII figure paints, a new range of dry-brush paints and a Mud Effects Super Pack. 22 images of all the products are included.

D-Day Miniatures has just released the newest of their 1/35 scale figure and accessory sets, "Red Storm Over Europe - Soviet Rear Troops 1944-46". These may be purchased as a set of four, or in pairs or individually. We'll have a full review here on Missing-Lynx when they arrive.

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18 October, 2020

John Ham reviews Osprey Publishing's "World War Two German Super-Heavy Siege Guns". Images of the cover and two sample spreads are included.

Blast Models has annouced five new releases available now from Blast Models' website:

BL35377K - STRYKER WHEELS PROTECTION DISKS / 4 PCS - AFV CLUB
BL35378K - STRYKER LONG JERRYCAN RACKS - AFV CLUB
BL35379K - STRYKER ROOF STOWAGE BOXES - AFV CLUB
BL35380K - SPARE WHEEL MATV
BL35387K - STRYKER MINI UPDATE SET

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11 October, 2020

Graham Carter reviews Roden's 1/72 scale British Armoured Car (Pattern 1920 - modified with sand tyres). Eight images of the kit's plastic parts, decals, instructions and box top are included.

Archer Fine Transfers' 20% Off Sale for all their original Dry Transfers continues. Details are available on the Press Release page.

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The November issue of Model Military International magazine is out now, and with many shops still closed around the world you can buy it directly from the Publisher, Doolittle Media. This month we have a Bergepanther conversion by
Mike Fleckenstein; Kamil Feliks Sztarbala's Armory Models’ 1:72 scale M41 Walker Bulldog; Rye Field Models’ 1:35 Panzer IV Ausf. J by Pawel Rzymski; Marder III Desert Camouflage by Clayton Ockerby and much more! MMI continues to be published in print and digital format during the COVID crisis and we'd be very grateful if you would buy single copies or subscribe at this time. Every single issue sold will help your favourite titles survive. Thanks!

4 October, 2020

In the Gallery, Brett Green brings us five images and a description of his new Meng Model 1/35 scale K-4386 Typhoon-VDV.

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27 September, 2020

Graham Carter reviews Ace's FV-622 Stalwart Mk.2. Five images of the kit's plastic parts, instructions and box top are included.

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20 September, 2020

Graham Carter reviews Roden's 1/72 scale Vauxhall D-Type staff car. Five images of the kit's plastic parts, instructions and box top are included.

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The October issue of Model Military International magazine is out now, and with many shops still closed around the world you can buy it directly from the Publisher, Doolittle Media. This month we have Tom Cockle's Dragon 1:35 scale Panther; Part Two of Pawel Rzymski's Panzer I;, my Tamiya 1:35 scale M8 Greyhound; a 1:72 scale Bergpanther conversion by Mike Fleckenstein, and much more! MMI continues to be published in print and digital format during the Corona crisis and we'd be very grateful if you would buy single copies or subscribe at this time. Every single issue sold will help your favourite titles survive. Thanks!

14 September, 2020

Archer Fine Transfers announces a 20% Sale for all their original Dry Transfers, and have also sent a Press Release detailing their transition to waterslide decals and their continuing business. More details are included on the Press Release page.

Peter Brown reviews Star Decals' 1/35 scale Lebanese Tanks and AFVs Part 9 - Sherman & Firefly in Lebanon. Images of the cover and the decal sheet are included.

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6 September, 2020

Brett Green reviews Meng Model's brand new 1/35 scale Russian K-4386 Typhoon-VDV. 23 images of the kit's plastic and photo-etched parts, decals and box top are included..

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The September issue of Model Military International magazine is out now, and with many shops still closed around the world you can buy it directly from the Publisher, Doolittle Media. This month we have Luke Pitt's 1:48 scale Pilot Replicas Dodge WC52, my 1/72 Vespid Maus V2; Rye Field Models’ 1/35 Panther Ausf. G by Steve Jones, a Tech Guide on a Ruined WWI Building by Roger Merry, and much more! MMI continues to be published in print and digital format during the Corona crisis and we'd be very grateful if you would buy single copies or subscribe at this time. Every single issue sold will help your favourite titles survive. Thanks!

30 August, 2020

Al Bowie reviews Haynes Publishing's "Leopard 1 Main Battle Tank 1965 to present (all models and variants)". An image of the cver plus five sample pages are included.

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23 August, 2020

Brett Green presents five images and a description of his completed Meng 1/35 scale British FV510 Warrior TES(H) AIFV.

Al Bowie reviews AFV Club's 1/35 scale Centurion Mk.3 Korean War. 17 images of the kit's plastic, turned metal and vinyl parts are included.

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16 August, 2020

Al Bowie reviews Meng Model's 1/35 scale U.S. Assault Tank M4A3E2 Jumbo. 19 images of the kit's plastic, photo-etched and turned metal parts, decals and box top are included.

Peter Brown examines Star Decals' 1/35 scale Middle East 1950s Egypt Tanks and AFVs. Images of the instructions and the decal sheet are included.

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9 August, 2020

Brett Green examines AK Interactive's newest book, the revised and expanded Real Colors of WWII Armor from AK Interactive. An image of the cover and 17 sample spreads are included.

Andrew Judson reviews Meng Model's 1/35 scale Jagdpanther G2. 28 images of the kit's plastic, photo-etched and turned brass parts, decals and box top are included.

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1 August, 2020

Andrew Judson reviews Meng Model's 1/35 scale British FV510 Warrior TES(H) AIFV. 17 images of the kit's plastic, photo-etched and turned brass parts, decals and box top are included.

Blast Models has annouced eight new releases available now from Blast Models' website:

BL16002K - BOOMERANG III GUNFIRE LOCATOR - 1/16
BL35351K - LECLERC CONVERSION RT5 KOSOVO - TAMIYA
BL35386K - FRENCH VBCI M811 - 25MM FLUTED GUN - HELLER
BL35376K - HYDRAULIC CABLES AND PIPES
BL35335F - MODERN CIVILIAN - GSM CALL
BL35340F - MODERN CIVILIAN - SMS TEXTING
BL72002F - FRENCH SOLDIERS OP BARKHANE SERVAL VOL1 - 4FIG
BL72003F - FRENCH SOLDIERS OP BARKHANE SERVAL VOL2 - 4FIG

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25 July, 2020

In the Gallery, Brett Green presents five images and a description of his Tamiya 1:35 US M8 Light Armoured Car Greyhound.

IBG Models has announced a 1/72 Scammell Pioneer Tank Transporter with TRCU30 trailer, available soon.

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18 July, 2020

Andrew Judson reviews AMMO by Mig Jiminez Paints - Modern Russian Camouflage Colours. Images of the packaging and the paint bottles are included.

The August issue of Model Military International magazine is out now, and with many shops still closed around the world you can buy it directly from the Publisher, Doolittle Media. It's a great issue with build articles on Zvezda's Panzer IV Ausf. G, Italeri's still very respectable Crusader tank in Caunter camouflage, Gary Edmundson's impressive Krupp Morser 16 and much more! MMI will continue to be published in print and digital format during the Corona crisis and we'd be very grateful if you would buy single copies or subscribe at this time. Not only will you have an entertaining and informative magazine to while away your self isolation, but every single issue sold will help your favourite titles survive.

Thanks!

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11 July, 2020

Brett Green reviews Vespid Models' 1/72 scale A34 Comet Mk.IA British Cruiser Tank. 22 images of the kit parts, decals and box top are included.

Al Bowie examines Rye Field Models' 1/35 scale Sherman VC Firefly. 14 images of the kit's plastic and photo-etched parts, decals and box top are included.

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4 July, 2020

Brett Green presents four images and a description of his built and painted brand new Vespid Models 1/72 scale Maus V2 German Superheavy Tank.

Andrew Judson reviews AMMO by Mig Jimenez's book, T-54/Type 59 Visual Modellers Guide by Peter Robinson. An image of the cover plus six sample pages are included.

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We also have an unboxing video of Vespid Models' 1/72 scale A34 Comet Mk.IA British Cruiser Tank.

28 June, 2020

Brett Green reviews the debut offering from new company Vespid Models, a 1/72 scale Pz.Kpfw. VIII Maus V2. You don't build 1/72 scale tanks? You're not interested in late-war German Panzer projects? Read on anyway. This one might just change your mind. Images of the box art, instruction, photo-etched fret and plastic parts are included.

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21 June, 2020

Andrew Judson reviews two recent releases from MiniArt:

MiniArt's 1/35 scale modern British AFV Crew.

Miniart's 1/35 scale Afghan Civilians. Images of the box art, instructions and plastic sprues are included for both reviews.

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14 June, 2020

Andrew Judson reviews Zvezda's 1/35 scale Pantsir-S1 Russian Self-Propelled Anti-Aircraft System "SA-22 Greyhound". 13 images of the kit's plastic parts, decals and box top are included.

We have Preview images and information about the first four releases from new small scale Spanish accessory and figure company, AGN Modelworks.

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6 June, 2020

Tonight I present five images and a description of my Italeri 1/35 scale Crusader Mk.II finished in Caunter Scheme.

I review Hussar Productions' big new reference book, Camouflage and Markings of the Panzerwaffe. Images of the cover and nine sample spreads are included.

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31 May, 2020

Andrew Judson reviews Zvezda's 1:35 Russian 8x8 Armoured Personnel Carrier Bumerang, including 14 images of the kit's parts, decals and box top.

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24 May, 2020

Andrew Judson reviews Bronco's 1/35 scale Krupp Protze Radio Command Car , including 11 images of the kit's plastic and photo-etched parts, decals and box top.

Andrew also reviews AMMO by Mig Jiminez Shaders. Images are included.

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17 May, 2020

Andrew Judson reviews Panda's 1/35 scale HMEE-1 (High Mobility Engineer Excavator), including 22 images of the kit's plastic and photo-etched parts, decals and box top.

Andrew also reviews a number of new painting and finishing products from AMMO by Mig Jiminez - Republic of China, Republic of Korea, Panzer Figures Set, Black Super Glue and Super Glue Activator. Images of all products are included.

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10 May, 2020

Tonight I present five images and a description of my new Tamiya 1/35 scale KV-1 Russian Heavy Tank Model 1941 Early Production.

Peter Brown reviews four 1/35 scale FV432 Conversion Sets from Scorpion Miniature Models. 13 images of the instructions are included.

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26 April, 2020

Greg Neal reviews MiniArt's 1/35 scale B-Type Military Omnibus. 19 images of the kit's plastic parts, photo-etched fret, marking schemes and box top are included.

Cookie Sewell examines Trumpeter's 1/35 scale Russian BREM-1 Armoured Recovery Vehicle. An image of the box art is included.

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19 April, 2020

Peter Brown reviews Haynes Publishing's "AMX30 Main Battle Tank Enthusiasts' Manual". An image of the cover plus five sample spreads are included.

The May issue of Model Military International magazine is out now, and with most shops closed around the world you can buy it directly from the Publisher, Doolittle Media. It's a great issue with build articles on Tamiya's brand new 1/48 scale T-55, Luke Pitt's 1/35 scale Desert Shield Sheridan, Andrew Judson's prophetic post-apocolyptic diorama and much more! MMI will continue to be published in print and digital format during the Corona crisis and we'd be very grateful if you would buy single copies or subscribe at this time. Not only will you have an entertaining and informative magazine to while away your self isolation, but every single issue sold will help your favourite titles survive.

Thanks!

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5 April, 2020

We have Preview information and images from the brand new company, Vespid Models. Their first two kits will be a 1/72 scale Maus V2 and a 1/72 scale Comet Mk.IA. Check out box art, sprues, instructions and more on rhe Preview page.

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29 March, 2020

Hussar Productions has announced two forthcoming conversions for the Trumpeter 1/35 scale BRDM-2 armoured car - a BRDM-2 M96 Szakal (Jackal) and a BRDM-2 Zbik (Wildcat). Both conversions include resin, photo-etch, turned brass parts and decals. Follow this link for images and more information.

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21 March, 2020

Brett Green presents four images and a description of his built and painted brand new Tamiya 1/35 scale French Light Tank R35.

Brett also reviews Tamiya's KV-1 Model 1941 Early Production. 31 images of the plastic parts, decals, marking schemes and box top are included

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We also have an unboxing video of Tamiya's forthcoming 1/35 scale KV-1 Model 1941 Early Production.

14 March, 2020

Brett Green reviews Bronco's 1/35 scale Hungarian CV-35.M / CV-35 Command Tank (2 in 1). 21 images of the plastic and photo-etched parts, decals, marking schemes and box top are included.

HobbyLink Japan's 2020 Spring Sale is on now and running to 11:00am Monday morning, March 23rd (all Japan Standard Time, UTC + 9).

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7 March, 2020

Luke Pitt reviews Nuts & Bolts Vol. 43, FAMO's Sd.Kfz.9 18 ton Zugkraftwagen Armoured and Unarmoured Variants. An image of the cover plus three sample spreads are included.

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1 March, 2020

Brett Green presents four images and a description of his brand new 1/48 scale Tamiya Russian Medium Tank T-55.

Brett also provides an in-box review of the Tamiya 1/48 scale T-55. 26 images of the kit's plastic parts, decals and box top are included.

Blaine Singleton presents a new article on his AFV Club 1/35 scale M1296 Stryker Dragoon. 13 images are included.

Archer Fine Transfers has announed two new 1/35 scale releases, all available now:

US WWII RANK INSIGNIA MiX
US ARMOR DIVISION PATCHES
U.S. 1st, 4th, 24th and 63rd Infantry Division Patches
U.S. 3rd and 33rd Infantry Division and 13th, 17th, 101st Airborne Patches
BRITISH RANK INSIGNIA MIX

Also available now are 1/16 U.S. Ranger, 82nd, 11th, 17th, and 101st Airborne Division patches and 1/32 and 1/24 scale Resin British Cowl Fasteners.

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22 February, 2020

Brett Green reviews Tamiya's 1/35 scale French Light Tank R35, due for release soon. 32 images of the kit parts, decals and box top are included.

Cookie Sewell examines Airfix's 1/72 scale WWII USAAF Bomber Re-Supply Set. An image of the box top is included.

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16 February, 2020

We have two new Squadron ScaleWorkshop videos. In the first, Brett Green unboxes Tamiya's forthcoming 1/35 scale R35 French Light Tank.

In the second, Brett Green unboxes Tamiya's forthcoming 1/35 scale T-55 Russian Medium Tank.

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9 February, 2020

Luke Pitt presents five images of his Rye Field Model 1/35 scale M551A1/M551A1 TTS Sheridan in the Gallery.

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31 January, 2020

Brett Green reviews Tamiya's 1/16 scale U.S. Airborne Tank M551 Sheridan Display Model. 35 images of the plastic, metal and multimedia parts are included.

...and in a related Squadron ScaleWorkshop video, we take a high resolution tour of the sprues from Tamiya's big 1/16 scale M551 Sheridan. View full screen to get the full benefit of the high definition images.

Blast Models has annouced four new releases available now from Blast Models' website:

BL35372F - FRENCH SPECIAL FORCE OPERATOR 1 - TASK FORCE SABRE

BL35373F - FRENCH SPECIAL FORCE OPERATOR 2 - TASK FORCE SABRE

BL35374F - FRENCH SPECIAL FORCE OPERATOR 3 - TASK FORCE SABRE

BL35375F - AFRICAN MILITIAMAN N°2

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25 January, 2020

In the Gallery, Brett Green presents five images and a description of his Bronco 1/35 scale Canadian Cruiser Tank Ram Mk.II Early Production.

Al Bowie reviews MiniArt's 1/35 scale Modern Street Cafe. Eleven images of the parts, decals and box top are included.

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19 January, 2020

Al Bowie reviews MiniArt's 1/35 scale Australia M3 Lee. 21 images of the kit's plastic and photo-etched parts, decals and box top are included.

Archer Fine Transfers has released a new series of 1/16 flexible, scale thickness fabric textured uniform patches. These are rank and uniform patches in various US and German styles. A new set of waterslide 1/35 scale decals for US ambulances is also available. Visit Archer Fine Transfers' website for more details and ordering.

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12 January, 2020

Brett Green reviews MiniArt's 1/35 scale Railway Non-Brake Flatbed 16.5t. Ten images of the kit's plastic and photo-etched parts, decals and box top are included.

Blast Models has a new web address - go to https://www.blast-models.eu

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5 January, 2020

Happy New Year to all of Missing-Lynx's fantastic community and all the best for 2020!

Tonight I review Combat Group Dynamix's 1/48 scale Polish TKS Tankette With Commander. Seven images of the kit's resin parts and box top are included.

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