Thursday, December 14, 2017

2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY - DISCOVER THE DISCOVERY FROM MOEBIUS MODELS


Mat Irvine: This is a 1:144 scale kit that many modellers reckoned would never be made.

Monday, December 11, 2017

VISIT TO THE SAC MUSEUM, NEBRASKA

DURING MY 2017 TRIP to see the US solar eclipse, I took the opportunity to visit the Strategic Air Command (SAC) and Aerospace Museum, near the city of Ashland, Nebraska.

Friday, December 8, 2017

RETRO STYLE: 1:25 SCALE MERCURY COMET CYCLONE FROM MOEBIUS


THIS KIT COULD BE IDEAL for astronomers, as the name includes a planet, a solar system phenomenon, even a weather system. But actually, it’s a car!

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

USING THE SMN SLIDE SHOW FEATURE



IF YOU LIKE LOOKING AT click-to-view slideshows, especially the ones here at SMN, then it's a good idea to choose your web browser for desktop or tablet carefully.

Monday, December 4, 2017

MAKING THE CRYSTAL FOX FROM STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI



MAKING ITS DEBUT ON THE SILVER SCREEN very soon will be the Crystal Fox, an alien critter that appears in The Last Jedi, latest in the Star Wars saga.

Monday, November 27, 2017

Friday, November 24, 2017

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

FUNKY MUSIC ANNOUNCES 1:12 SCALE FIAT 500 FROM ITALERI

THE FIAT 500 is an icon of Italian automotive history, up there in the street-smart stakes with performance cars from the likes of Ferrari and Maserati.

Monday, November 20, 2017

IT’S A SMALL WORLD AT THE GULLIVER’S GATE VISITOR ATTRACTION


DURING A RECENT VISIT TO NEW YORK CITY, my friend Andy Yanchus and I visited a new Manhattan feature called Gulliver’s Gate. The somewhat enigmatic title covers a ‘world in miniature’ attraction, in a street just off Times Square.

Saturday, November 18, 2017

CITROEN H VAN IS REBORN AS A 1:1 SCALE CUSTOM TRUCK KIT

FANS OF THE UGLY-BUT-NICE Citroen H van have something new to look at. It’s a full-size limited edition project from Italy, which provides food for thought for anyone interested in model conversions.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

COFFEE AND CROISSANTS WITH THE EBBRO CITROEN TYPE H MOBILE KITCHEN


THE THIRD ISSUE OF THE EBBRO Citroen Type H Van has now arrived. This time, the 1:24 scale kit is fitted out in great detail as a mobile kitchen, or food van.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

VETTING THE 'VETTE: 1:25 SCALE CORVETTE ROADSTER FROM REVELL


THIS IS A REISSUE OF A 1:25 SCALE KIT that first appeared under the ProModeler name, a label used for a short time by Revell-Monogram in the USA.

Thursday, November 9, 2017

HEINKEL HE 111 BOMBER TOUR AND FLIGHT DEMO



WORLD WAR II AVIATION modellers have a huge choice of subjects. Two of the best currently available are the Revell 1:32 and Airfix 1:72 scale kits.