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Voyager Models just realeased 3 stunning photoetch sets for the 1/35 Panzer IV Ausf. D by Tristar. All three sets are currently availiable for PREORDER at www.aaamodel.net.
The Polish manufacturer Armorscale continues without pause in their new release schedule. This time, no less than SEVEN new releases have been announced with a further six in the 'pending' section...
This is by way of a confirmation of a story we ran in september. Trumpeter has just confirmed, what will probably be the last of it's 1/35th scale KVs in this 'cycle'
Sometimes, those of us who have been around modelling for years tend to forget that there are many techniques which raise a blank look when they are mentioned - particularly for those new o the hobby. One such word is Filters. Many times on the forums, the question is asked, What are filters?....
In this, the third of today's new stories on Mig Productions new releases, the attention turns to Armor - wth inevitably, some surprises....
Another 251 is going to be added to Dragon's already extensive list of variants of this vehicle...
www.aaamodel.net carries the entire Voyager Model and Lionroar Photoetch Lines for AFV Modelers. Their site is rather new but it also Includes a constantly updated section of OOP Dragon Models and OOP Matchbox Kits. Check it out at www.aaamodel.net.
Undoubtedly, one of the most interesting of the decal companies to start work in the last year or two has been Echelon Fine Details their work has been varied and original and certainly never predictable. These two new sheets continue the 'tradition'..
Cyber-Hobby have just announced two significant items of interest to Armor modellers - the 2nd in their Limited Run armor models and a new website....
Concord Publications have just announced a long-awaited book which will be very welcome for U.S ./ Allied Armor modellers...
Just announced by DML through DragonUSA's website, are two new armor releases, one in 1/72nd scale, the other in 1/35th. The latter is certainly going to bring a smile to the Allied Armor modellers who have wanted this paticular variant for some time...
The Korean manufacturer, Legend Productions has just announced their latest 1/35th scale armor releases....
LionMarc Model Designs have announced three new products - two track sets (in 48th & 35th scale) and a highly useful set for Sherman builders in 1/35th scale...
A new Company has been started which is carrying Armorscale , Hauler, LionMarc and Skybow in the US...
It seems as if there are some VERY positive signs of life from the company that promised so much but has (up until now) delivered very little - Bronco Models
The Czech-Republic based company Eduard, has just published it's november release list...
The Czech-Republic company Eduard has released it's first 1/35th scale plastic kit - an (early) Hetzer...
Next week a new batch of armour decals in both 1:35 and 1:72 will be available from Bison Decals.
A number of months ago, it was announced at one of the Trade Shows that Trumpeter was working on a 1/35th scale model of the German Br52 Locomotive. Now, thanks to Trumpeter, we can give you a 'taster' with some details and the first image of the Box-Art...
A few weeks ago, I reviewed two of the recent publications from the Polish Publisher Model Centrum in their superb Armor PhotoGallery series. Now comes news of two more titles a book on the Sherman Firefly and the 28 cm K5(E) Leopold...
Panzer Resin Models is a Brazilian company who produce both full kits and conversion sets in 1/35th scale. Their products have featured both here (in the News Section) and in the Reviews section. They have now announced one of their most intriguing releases yet - a 1/35th scale conversion set for the Canadian 'Skink' AA Tank....
Academy are showing some interesting (future) developments on their European website..
Quartermaster's Depot October Releases!

Scorpions and Scimitars
British Chieftains
Warsaw Pact T54 & T55 #5
Warsaw Pact T54 & T55 #6
M7 Priests of the 1st Cdn Army & 3rd Cdn Inf Div.
Previously announced on some of the Far-East bulletin boards, Trumpeter have now officially announced a long-awaited AFV kit, the KV-1E...
The following new releases can be expected from Lion Roar in October 2005.

We have just been sent 30 + images of DML's forthcoming Flak 37 kit....
Sadly, AFV Club doesn't follow the policy of its competitors and tends to put little faith into announcements of forthcoming releases. The first we usually learn of these is when they appear on the pages of the on-line stores...
Several new products were unveiled at the recent Tokyo Hobby Show. Several more are now beginning to become available and in addition, there are a number of others which are going to 'slot-in' to Cyber Hobby's release schedule....
Robert Grabowski of the Polish manufacturer Armorscale has just mailed to give us details of the company's interesting new 1/35th barrels and mantlets....
The Ukrainian manufacturer Ace Models has just anounced it's latest release - a 1/72nd Scale Panzerabwehrkanone Pak.43....
The last month or two has seen some interesting movements over the change of ownership of several brands of accesories and figures... Amongst them, is the well-known Tiger Werke brand... Now in this news story, the excellent news comes thru that Tiger Werke is very much back in business and that the 1/35 scale resin armor/diorama accessories are available again.
Quite often, looking at the extraordinary releases that are announced by Dragon, in 1/35th scale, it's easy to forget the impressive work they are doing in 1/72nd scale. With this news story, a full run-down is presented with all the available images of all the future 1/72nd Armor releases...
That most interesting of 1/72nd scale specialists, Ace Model, continues to expand its catalogue and is promising some VERY interesting new releases in the coming months...
There have been a number of threads recently, both here and on other sites, about the availabilty of DRA6286 Tiger I Initial DAK (3 in 1). Now in this news story, thanks to help from Dragon Models I am able to pass on the (definitive) information regarding availability....
The Polish armour accesory company, Armorscale continues apace with its new releases. This time, three vehicles are given that 'extra' touch with new gun barrels and mantlets...
Two previously announced items by Trumpeter have now found their way onto the company's website, which indicates that their release may not be too far away...
Once again the Czech company, Plus Model has announced some intriguing and original releases....
White Ensign Models has announced a new range of (enamel) colors - ColourCoatsfor Armor, with particular emphasis on the MERDEC colors...
In this, the fourth and final 'Secret Item' announced by Dragon Models, the pundits have been yet again off.base in their predictions!
The third of this weeks announcements from DML, is a vehicle which will delight early-war armor modellers. I also must admit, that this is a vehicle on my own personal 'wish-list'..
Thanks to Harald Haensel (DUKW) and Graham from Resicast, we can bring you a VERY complete list of the september releases, from this most interesting of companies...
The pundits were all hard at work yesterday, trying to guess what DML was going to announce today at the the Japan Plamodel and Radicon Show. Now, here is the second release...
Formations Models have built up an enviable reputation for themselves with a seres of practical and innovative enhancements for both 1/35th Shermans and Stuarts. Now the big news from Formations is the introduction of a new set - for the M24 Chaffee...
Hot press from the Japan Plamodel and Radicon Show, Dragon have made their first announcement...
Great North Roads have announced the release of a detailed German anti-aircraft gun emplacement.
Thanks to VInce Wai - who just happens to do some of the superb box-art for Trumpeter, I have managed to obtain advance news of the latest in Trumpeter's KV release schedule...
Armorscale have sent us information about their new products and future releases.
I have just received news that the 172nd scale manufacturer,ACE Models has just announced a Model competition...
There are two kinds of books I purchase. The first are technical manuals which concentrate on a specific vehicle or its variants. The second category, could best be described as 'Docu-books', look at a vehicle within the context of its 'field' service. In other words, books which reproduce contemporary photographs which are vital to see the little details of stowage and field modification which are a modeller's 'bread and butter'. This new book from Concord Pubications is undoubtedly in the second category.
For the last few days, the modelling world was thrown into a bit of a spin with the announcement of a new kit of the D.A.K. Tiger I which many (myself included) interepreted as an update/conversion set. In fact this is a complete kit using the Tiger 'Initial' as the basis...