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We’ve all done it. I’ve done it too. We go to Hobby Lobby and see those great large scale kits and wish we could afford it. Well, now we can. Hobby Lobby is offering an internet only 40% off coupon. This coupon is good for the week of July 9 through July 14.
Please welcome a new vendor to MSW, Pictorial Histories Publishing.

English online figure store, and Historicus Forma site sponsor, El Greco Miniatures has just updated their site with a new tutorial.
It is with great pleasure to announce a new company to Model Shipwrights, Starfighter Decals.
It is with great pleasure to announce a new company to Model Shipwrights, Paper Lab Publishing.
It is with great pleasure to announce a new company to Model Shipwrights, Niko Models.
The interesting Czech model company Skp have been advertising that they were going to produce a:

“quite new unique product, which nobody is producing untill now. It will be extremly precise accessory made by quite new technology.”
Resicast are taking advance orders for the Multibank A57 engine which will be will be available very shortly.

35.269 Chrysler Multibank engine : this is just the engine and it will fit into the TASCA Firefly. It will also fit into the RESICAST & DRAGON M4A4 with a little extra work. Contains 78 resin parts
Price is: 39.00 euros (32,23 export)
Lucky Models is pulling out the stops to celebrate their 4th anniversary. They are offering some amazing special offers when you spend as little as $20.
This is an update for Skp models who are offering a Free bonus figure with their Humber Scout car kit.

Skp 011 Injected Mould Kit - Humber Mk.I Scout Car 18.99 EUR

You can see Jim Rae’s review of the kit http://www.armorama.com/modules.php?op=modload&name=Reviews&file=index&req=showcontent&id=2457"> here

Techmod should please fans of the Bf 109E with their latest decals, available in both 1/48 and 1/32 scales. Each sheet features 3 varied schemes from 1939/40 and comes complete with a comprehensive set stencils and a sheet of canopy masks.


We’ve all done it. I’ve done it too. We go to Hobby Lobby and see those great large scale kits and wish we could afford it. Well, now we can. Hobby Lobby is offering an internet only 40% off coupon. This coupon is good for the week of May 28 through June 2.
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The Polish manufacturer, Adalbertus has just released an extraordinarily useful new product in 1/35th scale...
  • PRM
Panzer Resin Models have been around for a while so this isn’t a News to You story but it’s been a long time since we had any news of them here on Armorama, -2005 actually. This story will bring us up to date on their range and also covers some of the philosophy of why they do what they do.
It is with great pleasure to announce a new company to the modelling world, Kinetic Model kits.
A newly setup model kit manufacture from China. Their factory is located at Zuihan in China.
With several plastic injection kits already about to be released and a few more in the pipeline, the outlook for this new company is looking good.
For anyone who has any interest in World War 2 German armor, the guys at Panzerwrecks have just announced their 4th volume is now available for pre-order. The former three books are well known for their large clear photos of late war German combat vehicles, in a wrecked, abandoned, or KO'd state.
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.
SHINSENGUMI is a new Japanese company which is developing camouflage decals for a range of WW2 and Modern camouflage uniforms.
Are you looking for detailed photo references for the old Tamiya Sd.Kfz. 222 armored car?
RMG Resin Models are a small company recently established in Portugal with the intention of offering to the modeller new accessory products in 1/35 scale.
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For the modeller who wants to go the extra mile with their models Archer have released transfers for instrument panels in 1/35 as well as different styles of turret numbers for 1/48 German Tanks. New releases in 1/48 also include generic stencilling for WWII
US vehicles and assorted German WWII Balkencruz
With so much effort going into the final preparations for their forthcoming kits like the Bf 110 and Avia B-534 III, you might be forgiven for thinking that Eduard would be taking their foot off the pedal a bit in other areas, but April still looks set to be a busy month with plenty of new aircraft kits and accessories sets.
Adalbertus have sent us details of the latest Techmod 1/72 and 1/48 scale decal sheets..
Tankograd Publishing have just announced their Armor-related book releases for March:
  • FoxSplash
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...
  • FoxSplash
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..
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...
The Shanghai-based AfterMarket (AM) manufacturer LionRoar continues apace with some very interesting (and versatile) new releases:
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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:
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:
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.
Bison Decals have just announced a series of very interesting and varied releases in 1/35th scale:
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...
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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...
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:
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:
MMP Books have announced the publication of Magyar Steel -the story of Hungarian armour operations during World War II. Covering, for the first time in English a little known area of non German Axis armour, this book will be of interest to military history buffs, Axis modellers and other modellers looking for a bit of a challenge.
At the Nuremberg Trade Show, I was introduced to the owner of Sparta-Modellbau who was showing the company's latest subject in 1/35th scale AFVs...
Although I spent a good deal of time at the Nuremberg Trade Fair talking to manufacturers and distributors, one of the most pleasant experiences I had was talking with the team of the Polish company Adalbertus - this is a company which does a LOT of material for many different areas of the hobby...
Although I spent a good deal of time at the Nuremberg Trade Fair talking to manufacturers and distributors, one of the most pleasant experiences I had was talking with the team of the Polish company Adalbertus - this is a company which does a LOT of material for many different areas of the hobby...
Although I spent a good deal of time at the Nuremberg Trade Fair talking to manufacturers and distributors, one of the most pleasant experiences I had was talking with the team of the Polish company Adalbertus - this is a company which does a LOT of material for many different areas of the hobby...
The Korean manufacturer, Legend Productions have just announced three new 1/35th scale conversion/update sets...
The much-maligned scale of 1/48th was present at the Nuremberg show - not perhaps in the quantity of 1/35th but certainly in the qualitative sense. 2007 is going to see some VERY interesting material in 1/48th scale - all that's needed now, is to convince the 'nay-sayers'...
  • al
Havng spoken with one of the Alanger people at Nuremberg and having gone through their catalogue the company are going to be releasing (and reissuing) some very interesting subjects in 2007...
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All too often the manufacturers forget about all those 'ancillary' vehicles and trailers which can bring a vehicle or diorama to life. This NEW release (the first of two reports) from AFV Club should be very well-received indeed...
  • ed1
Although the Czech company Eduard are particularly known for their Photo-Etch upgrade sets,, 2007 will see a significant increase in their range of FULL plastic kits...
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