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Once again,Archer Fine Transfers have produced a huge list of new releases in both 1/35th and 1/48th scale...
Verlinden Productions has announced two new 1/35th Scale Armor releases. Both, curiously enough, are for the T34...
I've just found an updated list on Accurate Armour's site for their future releases, which includes some exciting new kits!
It has been a while since we have had some firm news from the Scottish Armor manufacturer Cromwell Models. However, as they say, good news is always worth waiting for...
Brazil, is not perhaps the first place one thinks of as a source of 1/35th scale armor conversion sets. However, with this recently started company, this may well change...
New Leopard 2A4, M113 Interior decals and Monthly Contest Update
I make no apologies for presenting even more photos of Tristar's Pz IV (Early)... The release date is scheduled for next month.....
Thanks to the fine work of Jim Rae and the writing skills of Vinnie Branigan (Teacher), Dragon Models Ltd. has offered to start sending us items directly from Hong Kong for review on the site. While we have been getting items from many established vendors this is the first relationship with a major plastic manufacturer and hopefully a sign of things to come for 2005.
Dragon Models Ltd. are the most prolific company on the market now - they announce new releases almost every week!
The wait for armour modellers is over! Hannants have announced the release of the first set of armour colours in their expanding range of Xtracrylix "decal-ready" paints.
Yesterday, when i was posting the news of the latest Tristar figure release, I overloked the latest in their armor releases...
As a taster, for the Next releases from DML, here is the new list and the corresponding images....
Yet another of these interesting companies from Eastern Europe, PIOModels is a Polish company specializing in converson/ update sets in 1/35th and 1/72nd scale.....
The U.S. company, ModelPoint U.S. has just announced yet another product line to its already considerable lists. The new products are from Master Club which is a Russian producer of wheels and track-sets in resin, in 1/35th scale...
Echelon Fine details emerged a year or so with an extraordinary series of decal sheets in 1/35th scale. Primarily, they have produced decal sets for Modern AFVs although their last releases contained a number of extraordinary sheets for WWII German vehicles. With these new releases, they are returning to U.S. vehicles in O.I.F....
Apart from using original photo-references, one of the best sources for information on vehicles or equipment, is always contemporary film footage. This recent series of Videos frm b>RZM Imports sould be well received...
The Russian kit manuacturer Eastern Express has announced five new 1/35th scale armor kts. As is to be expected from this company, they are all Soviet subjects and all offer some interesting possibilities...
We now have some very rare and hard to get Navigatorkits in stock including T-10, IS-4, Object 704 and other interesting subjects.
With this, the third of the news stories covering the new and future releases from the Spanish company Toro Models, the focus shifts to AFVs and their future releases...
Now in stock the latest Etch Sets from Voyager Models
We are running a competition to find the most realistic and imaginative images of model AFVs created with the aid of digital imaging software-First prize will be an original single figure study by Ron Volstad, with other prizes from MA Mori and Mission models
The Hong Kong publisher Concord Publications, continues turning out new and interesting titles at an extraordinary rate. Once again two new books covering widely disparate time periods....
It has been somewhat amiss of me to have paid little attention to the new releases of Archer Fine Transfers - in future these wll become regular updates. Archer for those who are unaware of their products, produce an extraordinary variety of decal sheets in 1/72nd, 1/35th, 1/16th and recenty, 1/48th scale. They do not simply produce vehicle decals, they also produce such printed material as flags, insignia for figures (VERY useful!) and propoganda posters...
Having just received the latest newsletter from Bison Decals, we are able to bring you news of their March releases and some future releases. All, are in 1/35th scale...
The Korean manufacturer of high-quality resin kits and conversion sets, Legend Productions , is once again tempting us with some highly-attractive new releases...
Just posted on Dragon's Website -first images of DRA 9059 the Jagdpanzer IV
Many diorama/armor builders, try to inject something different into the vehicles they build. One of the most difficult aspects of armor modelling, is to convincingly recreate battle damage or even wrecked vehicles. Step forward Panzerwrecks.com with a new book which gives those elusive reference sources...
Quartermaster's Depot, for the unitiated, are a Canadian company who produce decal sheets in both 1/72nd and 1/35th scale. They have just announced a further SIX sheets of 1/35th sale decals....
These are yet more of the new releases which are eagerly expected... The Australian manufacturer Firestorm Models have announced a small number of new releases which go right into the Highly Interesting category....
Formations Models produce resin update sets, conversion sets and parts which serve to make the Sherman (and Stuart) modeller's life just that little easier. This time, the releases are ALL for Sherman variants with one release in particular (IMHO) especially welcome!
Mig Productions is about to release their latest technical, a BJ45 with Russian B11 recoilless rifle.
Calibre35 is a Czech-Republic based producer of conversion sets, complete kits and improvement sets for 1/35th and 1/72nd scale...
Tiger model Designs produce an extensive and well-considered range of update/conversion sets, in resin, for 1/35th vehicles. In the last few months, their attention has switched (principally) to allied vehicles, particularly the Stuart and Sherman and these new releases follow the 'trend'...
ModelPoint US is a company who have establshed a name for themselves as retailers/distributors of those hard to find Conversion/Detail sets and figures from Eastern Europe and Russia. Folowing in with this, Modelpoint US now have a new range available - The Miniarm Range of 1/35th scale conversion and update sets....
Yesterday, after having posted the news of DML's provisional list of releases for 2005, I honestly wasn't expecting any more news for a few days....
Following on from the DML 2005 elease list, here is the corresponding one from Italeri Once again, the following should be understood:

a) No release dates yet..

b) Many are re-pops..

c) They aren't available yet...
Via various sources and forums (P.M.M.S. and Track-LinK) We are now able to bring a PROVISIONAL list of Dragon's new releases for 2005... Particular mention should be made of Saul Garcia's original informations....
It has been a while since I posted a news story on new releases from Echelon Fine Details for the unitiated, perhaps i't's worthwhile re-introducing them... Echelon produce decals for 1/35th scale AFVs. However, not only do they produce decals, they also have one of the most interesting range of decals of any producer out there. These new releases, although for a popular subject, continue this trend with flying colors....
Gathering information on AFV Club's new releases is not the easiest task in the world. Rather it is a series of clues that allow you, after weeks of 'hints' to finally post a news story. Unlike other companies, AFV Club does not have a website.. However I am confident that these new releases will live up to everyone's expectations...
A few months ago, we ran the story of what was to many, a new company - MaaterBox Ltd. Since then there have been a number of reviews and features of their products. We are now able to bring you news of yet another release from this interesting company...
Verlinden Productions has announced two new 1/35th scale armor releases....
The Czech Republic is rapidly gaining a name amongst the modelling fraternity, for the plethora of model producers it has spawned in the last few years. Not least of which is PlusModel whose products are gaining a large number of adepts....
The Czech-Republic based manufacturer Eduard needs little introduction in the modelling community with its enormous range of After-Market sets for Armor, Aviation and Warships. What one does not necessarily think of, is Eduard as a manufacturer of Plastic model kits...
A few months ago, I ran the story about the future release of new suspension sets for 1/35th scale Shermans. The sets were being produced by the Japanese manufacturer Tasca/Bego. Now comes news of two more sets...
ACE Models has just begun production of YET another 1/72nd scale kut. This time as a break from their incredible range of Russian vehicles, they are doing something just a little different...


New site, new decals, walk-around photos of the Sherbrooke Fusiller's Sherman III (M4A2) Bomb and a chance to win a complete set of pigments!
Bison Decals have announced their next three sheets - all in 1/35th scale and in a slight u-turn from previous releases, these are all German subjects...
Decalcomaniacs! who are "Just a little different..." have two new releases for January 2005. One is a rework of one of their older sheets and one is a completely new one to fill a much neglected area: the BEF in France, 1940.
DMLhas announced a new Jadgpaner IV A-O in 1/35 for a Febuary 2005 release. This kit will have a MSRP of $37.95 USD.
In the last week there have been a number of news stories covering new and future releases from the Scottish model manufacturer Accurate Armour in a burst of idiocy I completely ignored this new release....