Saturday, January 20, 2018

EDUARD 1:48 SCALE ADOLF GALLAND MESSERSCHMITT Bf 109E-4 STEP-BY-STEP




HERE'S ANOTHER VIDEO by the hugely skilled model maker, David Damek.

Thursday, January 18, 2018

MEL'S CLASSIC DRIVE-IN DINER FROM THE MOVIE 'AMERICAN GRAFFITI'


THIS 1:87 SCALE MEL’S DRIVE-IN KIT will please model makers and movie buffs alike, as it features the famed restaurant seen in the classic 1973 movie American Graffiti.

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

HANDSOME 1:35 SCALE S-BOAT FROM ITALERI

NAVAL MODEL FANS will be pleased to see the latest Italeri update of the 1:35 scale Schnellboot of the World War II German Navy.

Friday, January 12, 2018

1:24 SCALE FIGURES FROM MASTER BOX: PIN-UPS FROM THE WILD WEST



RETRO-ERA SUBJECTS ARE A POPULAR FASHION STATEMENT and these 1950s-style figures from Master Box should be popular with nostalgia fans.

Thursday, January 11, 2018

HOBBICO CRASHES INTO CHAPTER 11

IT WAS ANNOUNCED on January 10 that Hobbico, the largest US hobby distributor, based in Champaign, Illinois, has filed for bankruptcy protection, otherwise known as ‘Chapter 11.’

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

INCOMING KIT 2018: AIRFIX HAWKER HUNTER F6 TO 1:48 SCALE

DEFINITELY ‘THE’ CLASSIC BRITISH FIGHTER JET, the Hawker Hunter is now on release countdown from Airfix, later in 2018.

Monday, January 8, 2018

Thursday, January 4, 2018

SCALE MODELS ON SHOW AT THE SAC MUSEUM IN NEBRASKA


TO CONCLUDE OUR SERIES on the Strategic Air Command and Aerospace Museum in Ashland, Nebraska, this time we show some of the many models on display.

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

MORE AIRCRAFT AT THE SAC AND AEROSPACE MUSEUM IN NEBRASKA

AS PROMISED, here are more of the aircraft I saw on display at the Strategic Air Command and Aerospace Museum, Ashland, Nebraska.

Friday, December 29, 2017

EASY-CLICK SYSTEM PORSCHE FROM REVELL REVEALS ADVANCED KIT TECHNOLOGY

THERE ARE TWO SURPRISES with this 1:24 scale kit. The first is that the Diesel Junior 108 tractor was made by sports-car maker Porsche from 1952-63. And second, that Revell has produced the tractor ready to be assembled using its ‘easy-click system.’

Thursday, December 28, 2017

MORE SENSE OF SCALE: BACKGROUND ON PROFESSIONAL MODEL MAKING



THIS IS THE SECOND 'SENSE OF SCALE' VID which gives some background information about the professional scale model world. Watch out for the friesian cow!

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

STAR WARS MODEL MAKERS: A SENSE OF SCALE



THIS IS A GREAT LITTLE VID that gives you an outline of specialist model making for the movies. Enjoy, and visit SMN tomorrow for more.

Monday, December 25, 2017

HAPPY CHRISTMAS FROM SCALE MODEL NEWS


CHRISTMAS GREETINGS from SMN! To add a touch of modeling cheer, here are some delightful scale models with a festive touch.

Mat Irvine: My friend Andy forwarded these pictures, so Mr J and I thought you'd like to enjoy them. There's a link below to take you to see plenty more.

Saturday, December 23, 2017

STEAMPUNK FANS: SHARPEN YOUR CRAFT KNIVES FOR MORTAL ENGINES



THE TRAILER FOR MORTAL ENGINES shows that 2018 might be a vintage year for steampunk enthusiasts and kitbash-diorama model fans.