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In this MSW "Spotlight", we take a closer look inside the box at Trumpeter Models "USS NIMITZ CVN-68 2005", in 1/700 scale plastic!
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News in from Cottage Industry Models Ltd., of a new and very interesting addition to their fine line of model kits and accessories. This time it's The Confederate Ironclad "C.S.S. Albemarle", in 1/96 scale resin!
Details below~
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News in from Steve Wiper of Classic Warships Publishing, of a new addition to their line of warship pictorial reference books, Warship Pictorial #29, "North Carolina Class Battleships".
Last year, the Scottish manufacturer, Accurate Armour began producing a series of aviation-related items in 1/48th scale. The next few months will see an expansion of this range:
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We've just been sent some very special images by the Ukrainian manufacturer, Masterbox
The Scottish armour manufacturer, Accurate Armour have just sent us details and images of their latest releases:
Seil Models have just announced their April 2007 releases. In addition to a new 90mm figure, there are 3 new 54mm figures!
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News in from Zenith Press, of an interesting looking point of reference book for the Iowa Class fans, "USS Iowa at War", by Kit & Carolyn Bonner.
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Dragon has announced a new 1/35 UH-1D kit with PE and a crew. Hopefully it is more than just the Panda kit with some updates, but that would be welcome as well.
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Ahoy maties!
This is something new here at MSW, introducing our first in a series of detailed walk-arounds, in an ongoing effort to expand our NEWS section, and bring you valuable modeling help and reference.

Site member and Naval Historian Pieter Bakels, (PBBAKs), will be providing us with detailed photo-walkarounds for modeling reference.


"#1 in this series, we will begin with a selection of High Resolution images from BB55,59, & 60, with more to follow!"
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Its not often you see Strategic transport / long-range air-lifter aircraft on Aeroscale.
Anigrand Craftsworks just released BIG C-17 GlobeMaster III is definitely worth seeing.
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Several times we have covered the highly innovative figures of Douglas Lee. Now, the latest from 'Doug's Originals' have been announced:
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Dragon Models have just sent us images of their latest, 1/35th Scale figure release:
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Dragon models Limited have announced three new, 1/72nd scale Armor releases:
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Eduard have been busy again! The big news for most of us is sure to be the release of the first of Eduard's new Avia B.534 series, but there's plenty more to look forward to, with a new boxing of the 1/48 scale Mirage and the usual plethora of etched detail sets.
ToRo Models of Poland have just released their latest 1/48th scale figure in their "Polish Air Force 1939" range.
So here is a update of their range of 1/48th resin figures and accessories.
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NEWS and images in from Eduard Model Acessories of their new after market upgrade set specifically designed for Trumpeter Models 1/350 scale HMS Hood!
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The second variant in Dragon Models U.S. Halftrack has now been officially announced..
Anna Moya from Draconia Miniatures has kindly sent us the final boxart images for their 3 new releases as reported in early March 2007.
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The German manufacturer, Perfect Scale Modellbau have just announced their latest conversion set in 1/35th scale:
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A few weeks ago, we ran the 'Test Shots' of AFV Club's Stryker in 1/35th scale. Now, the company have sent us a considerable amount of images to 'update' the story:
Maurice Corry has sent us news of his latest 120mm figure.
The Singapore-based decal manufacturer, Echelon, have announced two new sheets in 1/35th scale of particular interest to the modern builder:
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NEWS in from Tamiya Models, of an early summer re-issue of an interesting Japanese vessel, the "Japan Torpedo Boat PT-15", in 1/72 scale plastic.
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The Ukrainian manufacturer, MasterBox Ltd will shortly be releasing six new, 1/35th scale figure sets. here's a report on what to expect...
Ahoy, all ye midget submarine aficionados!
Check out this advance announcement from kit manufacturer FineMolds, of two interesting looking new additions to their unique line of model kits.
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Alpine Miniatures are pleased to announce their new releases!
Joseph Osborne of Fireball Modelworks has just announced a new resin and decal set to correct the 1/48 Trumpeter HH-65 Dauphin kit and has decals for just about all current USCG HH-65s. It looks great.
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Alpine is pleased to announce its new releases!
ENYGMA GRAPHICS is a Multimedia company specialising in the production of Photo CDs containing Military and Aviation photographs. ENYGMA GRAPHICS also has available a small range of printed diorama accessories.
Lorenzo Romeo of Romeo Models kindly informed us about their new releases for April. Great sculpts again !
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Take a "sneek peak" inside Dragon Models Limited next re-tooled, upgraded. "Premium Edition" kit, the U.S.S. Ingraham FFG-61 (Late Hull)!
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The Chinese AfterMarket company, LionRoar, has just announced a series of interesting (an innovative) update sets in 1/35th scale:
SHINSENGUMI is a new Japanese company which is developing camouflage decals for a range of WW2 and Modern camouflage uniforms.
A new kit and one welcome re-release from Czech Manufacture Special Hobby this month.
This kti is a futuristic looking craft that might not be as Sci-Fi as you think. A new resin offering from Fantastic Plastic looks to have tons of options.
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The Russian manufacturer, MiniArt, are now beginning to release the material they have listed in their catalogue.
Are you looking for detailed photo references for the old Tamiya Sd.Kfz. 222 armored car?
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Just received from 'Mig' Jimenez are images and details of the latest releases from Mig Productions:
Fontegris Miniatures proudly presents its new kits for April 2007.
Wave follows up on there release earlyer this year of the "luna Pawn" with a new kit of the 1/20 AFS Mk. II.
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Once again, one of these reports which were waiting for the images...
Luca Marchetti of Pegaso Models kindly informed us about their new releases for April. Stunning pieces again.
Hasegawa are probably the most prolific regarding kit releases out of the Big Boys of the modelling industry.
May's release list gives us some great looking kits in 1/72nd and 1/48th scale.
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Mention the the name of Carles Elias (Blockhaus) and many modellers on this site will be well-acquainted with his work: Now, Carles has launched his own company - specializing in (surprisingly enough..) Diorama buildings in 1/35th scale...
NEWS, and images, in from Hobby Boss Models, of two new spring releases, both in 1/700 scale plastic!
A new update set has been released for Dragons M2/M2A1 Halftrack.
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2007 is the year of the first model contest at Omaha Beach !
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The Czech manufacturer, PlusModel have announced a series of highly original releases for the diorama builder AND a simple but useful update set for the Willys Jeep:
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Dragon Models have just sent us images of their latest Panther in 1/35th Scale:
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