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Concord Publications have just announced a new book which will be very welcomed by Modern British armor modelers:
The Scottish armour manufacturer, Accurate Armour have just sent us details and images of their latest releases:
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Dragon models Limited have announced three new, 1/72nd scale Armor releases:
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The second variant in Dragon Models U.S. Halftrack has now been officially announced..
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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:
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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The Chinese AfterMarket company, LionRoar, has just announced a series of interesting (an innovative) update sets in 1/35th scale:
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The Russian manufacturer, MiniArt, are now beginning to release the material they have listed in their catalogue.
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Just received from 'Mig' Jimenez are images and details of the latest releases from Mig Productions:
A new update set has been released for Dragons M2/M2A1 Halftrack.
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Dragon Models have just sent us images of their latest Panther in 1/35th Scale:
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Once again, the Korean manufacturer, Legend Productions have announced some very interesting and useful new 1/35th scale Update/Conversion sets:
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Announced a few months ago, Dragon Models have just sent us a series of images of this new kit in 1/35th scale:
A few months ago, I covered a NEW Spanish manufacturer - Das Werk Miniatures and their interesting conversion sets (and one FULL kit) in 1/35th scale. Now, the company have announced four future releases:
Accurate Armour have just sent us updated images of one of their most long-awaited kits:
Voyager Model have just announced a series of new, 1/35th scale releases. Amongst them, yes, you've guessed it, is yet another set for the M2 Halftrack....
The AM company LionRoar have just announced three new releases in 1/35th scale. The first of them raises the queston as to whether or not the first Photo-Etch kit has now arrived...
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Armored Recovery Vehicles (ARVs) have always been a popular modelling subject - this new kit from Perfect Scale Modelbau should capture the attention of the real 'Hard-Core' of engineering vehicle enthusiasts:
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As a summary of what to expect in 'Braille-scale' releases in the coming couple of months, here are some of the releases that have been announced by Dragon Models:
The latest book from Concord Publications has just been announced:
The Polish manufacturer, Armorscale, has just announced a series of VERY varied and interesting new releases in 1/35th and 1/72nd scale:
Armoured Brigade Models is a Canadian company who do a considerable number of (Resin) updates for vehicles based on the M3/M4 Hull. Particulary notable are their M4 updates. Now, the company has announced two VERY significant update/conversion sets - to build an accurate M3 Grant/Lee in Commonwealth service:
First of all, apologies for the lateness of this report! However, as they say, all good things come to those who wait. In this case, the latest releases from the Scottish manufacturer, Accurate Armour are certainly worth waiting for:
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Dragon Models Limited have just sent us images of their latest (and welcome) addition to the 1/35th scale Pz IV 'stable':
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...
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Dragon Models have just sent us the latest images of two Surprise releases in 1/35th scale...
George Bradford's excelllent series of AFV Plans will need little introduction to many modellers. Now, comes news of their compilation into books...
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Dragon Models Ltd. have just published the first details of their forthcoming Isherman in 1/35th scale...
The latest 1/35th scale kit in 1/35th scale has just been announced by Dragon Models - an SU-100...
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The Sd. Kfz 251 series ran to four 'Ausfs' and some of these ran to 23 variants on the same chassis. One of the more impressive was the 251/17 - now the subject of a New, 1/35th scale kit from the Taiwanese manufacturer, AFV Club...
At the beginning let me say that this report should serve simply as an indicator as to what to expect from Trumpeter during 2007. There have been other items announced which were not on show at Nuremberg and other items in the catalogue which may or may not appear this year...
Recently having reviewed one of ICM Holding's recent figure sets, the conclusion I came to is that the company is making a big effort to come up with new and innovative products. Having got myself a copy of the 2007 catalogue there are certainly some interesting relaeses planned for this year...
Although 'Braille-scale' still remains a touch overshadowed by 1/35th scale, there is no reason to believe that it's in any danger of vanishing. Virtually all the 'majors' continue to support it and certain companies such as Mirage have some wonderful material coming out..
In this, the third report on Miniart's release plans for 2007, the attention turns to their AFV/Vehicle kits - included amongst tehm are no less than THREE subjects which have never been attempted in plastic
There is little doubt that one of the most welcome 'series' of vehicle kits in 1/35th scale were the KVs which started arriving a year or two ago amidst a great deal of critical acclaim. Now, the first of the HobbyBoss KVs are in production with many more to follow...
Due to the prolific nature of DML's release schedule, the Nuremberg Toy Fair only saw a handful of new releases announced. These were covered, briefly, at the beginning of the show .on the News pages here. However, there is a LOT more coming in 2007...
This is the first in the individual reports of a series which will be under the N'Berg '07 title. To start, we look at the Italian manufacturer, Italeri, a company which is going to be making a HUGE impact during 2007...
As a taster for MORE new releases, which will be announced at Nuremberg, Dragon mOdels Limited have announced their latest Smart Kit in 1/35th scale - the 38 (t)..
No less than three manufacturers have announced the Stryker (and some of its variants) in 1/35th scale. However, it looks as if AFV Club may well be first off the starting blocks!
Although previously announced, Dragon Models Limited have now published images of their forthcoming Marder III in 1/35th scale...
Dragon Models Limited have just given images of an announced release and images of another....
Dragon Models have announced their latest (and somewhat unexpected) 'Smart Kit' in 1/35th scale....
The U.S. WWII vehicle specialist, Fomations have announced three new releases - two specifically for M4s and the third with a variety of applications.
The latest update, with more images, of this eagerly anticipated kit:
Dragon models are continuing to expand their M4 range in 1/72nd scale - this has just been announced from the company.
Amidst all the excitement at the recent Tokyo Hobby Show, a series of new releases passed almost unnoticed - the 1/35th Scale Armor/Figure releases from the Japanese manufacturer Fine Molds. Now, with the assistance of the on-line retailer (and site sponsor) HLJ (HobbyLink Japan), we are able to bring details and images of these very interesting releases.
The Korean manufacturer of resin updates/conversion sets, Legend Productions, have just announced two new releases:
Amongst the more attractive subjects is, without a shadow of a doubt, the WW2 British Armoured cars. Now, comes news of a new kit in 1/35th scale from the British manufacturer, Sovereign 2000
At last weekend's Tokyo Hobby Show, amongst the many announcements which were made by various manufacturers, this one almost passed by unnoticed...