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NEWS in from Combrig Model Warships, Russia, of a fleet of new resin model ship kits added to their fine line of products.
Tankograd Publishing have just announced their Armor-related book releases for March:
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Although primarily of interest to Armor modellers, this (forthcoming) range should be of interest to anyone who's interested in new developments in sculpting. This range of figures, from a new company, Fox Miniatures are in 1/48th scale...
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Perhaps one of the factors which cause a degree of reluctance for many modellers to enter 1/48th scale is, at the moment, the quality of many of the available figures. This forthcoming range from Fox Miniatures should surprise many..
As an accompaniment to our previous NEWS story from ModelersNotebook.com concerning their very interesting new manual, MODEL DESIGN & BLUEPRINTING HANDBOOK, here is an eraly announcement of the next two reference volumes planned for the coming months!
This very interesting story has been syndicated from ModelShipwrights and credit should go to its author Mark Smith (Gunny).

In the MODEL DESIGN & BLUEPRINTING HANDBOOK, Volume 1, see how to get project ideas out of your head and onto paper -- or, in this case, into the computer! Whether you want to design and build your own 3D model or construct a physical model from scratch, you can be up and running in no time with the help of this handy guide.
Echelon Fine Details are better-known for their superb range of decals for AFV enthusiasts. However, in an interesting New release, they have started catering for the Warship modeller as well...
Lawrence Goh, of Echelon Fine Details has just sent us details of some VERY impressive NEW releases along with a 'sneak-peek' at some equally FUTURE releases...
NEWS in from Charles Adams, of modelersnotebook.com, of a highly interesting new manual for ALL modeling genres.

In the MODEL DESIGN & BLUEPRINTING HANDBOOK, Volume 1, see how to get project ideas out of your head and onto paper -- or, in this case, into the computer! Whether you want to design and build your own 3D model or construct a physical model from scratch, you can be up and running in no time with the help of this handy guide.

The Shanghai-based AfterMarket (AM) manufacturer LionRoar continues apace with some very interesting (and versatile) new releases:
Italian manufacturer Blues Miniatures has released a limited edition item. This is a 1/35 resin figure with the scene included in kit.
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News in from Archer Fine Transfers, of some very helpful PT-Boat marking sets for the new 1/35 scale Elco!
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The U.S: decal company, ARCHER FINE TRANSFERS have just announced their latest releases in both 1/35th and 1/48th scale:
A new manufacturer from Spain: Draconia
Marco Ganghini of BestSoldiers has announced us about three new 1/35 figures which have recently entered to the product range of Soldati.
Pete Morton who has sculpted figures for Jaguar, Warriors, VLS
Construction bat, plus many other companies has started his own company JAKREI Miniatures to produce New British and Commonwealth figures in 1/35 scale. These will surely be welcomed by builders of the recent slew of Shermans and other Allied vehicles.
The Fiat CR.42 Falco was Italys last biplane fighter, and Mushroom Model Publications have released a new book in thier Orange series on this aircraft.
The book contains superb colour illustrations of camouflage and markings, walk-around colour photographs and rare b+w archive photographs.
Thanks to Pat McGrath (Exer) for the heads up on this release.
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Those of us who are involved in On-line Publishing, sometimes forget the importance of the print magazines. That said, it's a genuine pleasure to be able to bring news of of a COMPLETELY new modelling magazine - MODELx...
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News in from LionRoar Model Arts Co., of some very interesting and highly useful new additions to their fine line of 1/700 and 1/350 scale Photo-Etch upgrades for the shipwright!
Andrea Miniatures have announced their new items. Besides a 54 mm WW1 vignette, they are offering 4 mounted Napoleonic era figures at 30 mm scale.
Considering it's strategic importance, the war in North Africa still remains largely 'untapped' as a subject area for modellers. Partly, this is due to a lack of suitable figures from the plastic manufacturers, partly due to a lack of good reference material. This new book from Concord Publications may help somewhat:
Considering it's strategic importance, the war in North Africa still remains largely 'untapped' as a subject area for modellers. Partly, this is due to a lack of suitable figures from the plastic manufacturers, partly due to a lack of good reference material. This new book from Concord Publications may help somewhat:
New March releases from Fontegris Miniatures.
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Dragon Models have just sent us the latest images of two Surprise releases in 1/35th scale...
A new detailed 70 mm figure is available from Ares Mythologic.
Rodolphe Roussile and U-Models have released another batch of very interesting Naval related items in 1/35 scale
A new book from Canfora Design & Publishing “The Nordic Edge Model Gallery” showcases the work of Scandinavian modellers. With a foreword from Anthony Greenland (of Panzer Modelling Master class fame) and featuring the work of Ulf Andersson, Mirko Bayerl, Per-Olav Lund and many other Nordic Modellers this is sure to be of interest to armour modellers everywhere.
Adalbertus Miniatures have announced the new bust release of the Polish manufacturer Ademola 22.
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News in from Osprey Publishing, of an interesting new addition to their New Vanguard series of quality reference manuals.
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KIT SPOTLIGHT, today we're going to take a sneek peak inside the box at Dragon Models Limited's next "Premium Edition" kit, the U.S.S. Belleau Wood CVL-24!
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Elite Miniatures have announced a new 70 mm figure release, representing a well known historical person.
Russian manufacturer Drabant Miniatures have announced their latest 40 mm figures releases.
The Airfix kit was one of the only large scale Hurricane kits about, but with a new tooled 1/24th scale kit from Trumpeter, things are about to change.
Bison Decals have just announced a series of very interesting and varied releases in 1/35th scale:
NEWS in from the boggy swamps of Louisiana, Kenny (Gator) Loup of Gators Paint Mask sends us an announcement of two new masks that he is offering for the PT Boat fans!
Mouse House Enterprises, Australia Specialise in Modern Australian and Israeli 1/35 and 1/25 conversion sets. Although IDF vehicles are well covered by other aftermarket Producers Mouse House are targeting an under represented niche market concentrating on vehicles used by the Australian Army in Vietnam and Iraq.
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First of all, my thanks to Mike Land for pointing me towards the I.D.F. Armor group Forums. The new release from Legend Productions will be a FULL, 1/35th scale resin kit - which for the I.D.F. (Israeli Defence Force) enthusiast should be a very welcome release indeed...
John Snyder, from White Ensign Models, sends us NEWS of three interesting, as well as helpful additions to the WEM catalog.
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The latest releases from Gaso.line - specialists in 1/48th scale armor with conversions for Tamiya, complete kits, figurines and everything else for 1/48th scale.
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Good though it undoubtedly is, DML's M2 Halftrack does need to be given that 'lived-in' look. This new set from the French manufacturer, Blast Models goes a LONG way in giving it that 'in-service look...
Planet models usually release the weird and wonderful prototypes of the Second World War, and their two newest releases have not disappointed.
One each from the Allied and Axis powers and both developed as high altitude fighters.
George Bradford's excelllent series of AFV Plans will need little introduction to many modellers. Now, comes news of their compilation into books...
The Czech company, PlusModel have regularly featured in the News section on Armorama. The company produce a range of items - Diorama accessories, AFV Conversions and complete kits, These are the latest releases in 1/35th scale:
NEWS in to the MSW Newsdesk. . .
Hobby Boss Models sends us an announcement this morning, of two interesting additions to their growing line of armor and aircraft subjects, this time two submarine subjects, both in 1/700 scale plastic!

Luca Marchetti is proud to inform Historicus Forma readers of a magnanimous industry achievement that has recently been accomplished by Pegaso Models.
The French manufacturer/retailer, MK35 Editions have a very interesting range of figures and diorama accessories. Here are some of their new releases:
Tamiya have annouced 2 new kits for 2007.
Both kits are in 1/48th scale.
With both kits being from different era's, there should be something for everyone to look forward too.
Scott Meyer has announced us about three new items from The Lost Battalion.
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Dragon Models Ltd. have just published the first details of their forthcoming Isherman in 1/35th scale...
Eduard have sent us details of their March releases. There's plenty to look forward to - and it's great to see the venerable Tamiya 1/48 scale Lancaster get its turn in the limelight - but one item is surely bound to grab the attention... the long-awaited Royal Class Fw 190!
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