IPMS Number
50139

Reviews By Author

Front Cover

Military Miniatures in Review #63

Published: August 29, 2016
Company: Ampersand Publishing

If you’ve never read a copy of Military Miniatures in Review (MMiR), you need to. It’s an 80-page, full color magazine covering armor modeling so maybe if you build just planes, you don’t necessarily need to read it, but you’ll still be missing out. MMiR is printed on heavy glossy paper, with excellent photography, and well-written articles, with just the right amount of… more

Front Cover

Model Art 946, August 2016

Published: August 27, 2016
Company: Model Art

Model Art Modeling Magazine is an excellent monthly from Japan providing an abundance of modeling subjects in each issue. It doesn’t matter what your modeling focus is, each issue will provide something of interest for you, and more than likely, you’ll find something interesting that you didn’t know you would.

The magazine is published in Japanese, but even if you can’t read Japanese… more

Box Art

Fw 190A-8/ R2

Published: August 23, 2016
Company: Eduard

I don’t think the Focke Wulf 190 needs much introduction, so I’ll keep it short. When introduced in 1941, much to the surprise of the RAF, the fighter design was found to have excellent maneuverability, while being rugged and well-armed. The design went thru a number of changes, with the FW-190A-8 version becoming the most produced model. The FW-190A8/R2 was noted for its increased firepower,… more

Front cover

WWII Jeep

Published: August 1, 2016
Book Author(s): David Doyle
Company: Squadron Signal Publications

David Doyle has produced another excellent visual reference for the model builder or military history enthusiast. This time the subject is the iconic jeep. This publication is an updated version of Squadron/Signal Publications classic title, "World War II Jeep in Action." This updated version includes over 30 additional pages of information and photos.

The photos are really incredible… more

Front Cover

Model Art Magazine #944, July 2016

Published: July 29, 2016
Company: Model Art

Model Art Modeling Magazine is an excellent periodical from Japan providing an abundance of modeling subjects in each issue. It doesn’t matter what your modeling focus is, each issue will provide something of interest for you, and more than likely, you’ll find something interesting that you didn’t know you would.

Although the magazine is published entirely in Japanese, the quality of… more

Box Art

Military Provisions

Published: June 16, 2016
Company: Hauler

Hauler produces photo-etched and resin upgrade sets for armored fighting vehicles (AFVs), airplanes, cars, railway vehicles, and dioramas. They also produce a few resin kits. Their products are in most of the common scale sizes, 1/72, 1/48, and 1/35, but they also produce a number of other items in common railroad hobbyist scales.

The kit for this review is a set of sharply cast resin… more

Product Picture

Dragon Teeth

Published: June 11, 2016
Company: Hauler

Hauler produces photo-etched and resin upgrade sets for armored fighting vehicles (AFVs), airplanes, cars, railway vehicles, and dioramas. They also produce a few resin kits. Their products are in most of the common scale sizes, 1/72, 1/48, and 1/35, but they also produce a number of other items in common railroad hobbyist scales.

The kit for this review is a set of sharply cast resin… more

Box art

World of Tanks Cromwell

Published: June 1, 2016
Company: Italeri

Italeri has recently begun producing a line of 1/56 scale AFVs and figures. This might be an unusual scale for most model builders, but is a fairly common wargaming scale equivalent to the 28mm scale. The Cromwell tank kit is one of their newest kits promoting the on-line video game, World of Tanks®. Italeri currently has four kits in 1/56 scale promoting World of Tanks®, the other three kits… more

Box Front

US Infantry on Board

Published: May 30, 2016
Company: Italeri

Italeri’s Infantry on Board kit is comprised of 10 of figures posed and equipped to assault the beaches on D-Day. In fact, this kit is comprised of a couple of the figure sprues from Italeri’s repackaged Landing Craft Vehicle Personnel (LCVP) kit #6524, which was released in 2014.

The kit includes 4 sprues of light grey styrene, with 2 of the sprues making up the figures, and the other… more

Box art

German Paratroopers WWII Era

Published: May 4, 2016
Company: Master Box Ltd

Master Box LTD is an Ukranian company specializing primarily in 1/24, 1/32, and 1/35 military and historical figures. They also produce some fantasy subjects, and a line of 1/72 WWI AFVs, and 1/35 vehicles. The company tends to package figures in groups to support a stand-alone vignette or diorama.

This kit features four figures from one of Germany’s elite infantry units during World… more