Have you ever dreamt of being able to instantly identify any German tank?
The number and diversity of models and versions make that task harder than it may at first sound! Caraktère publishing is looking at doing something about this issue in 25 days’ time.
ICM has sent Armorama news of their latest releases to become available and the items not too far from it. The items that have already gone on sale are the T-34/76 and the Greek Evzones.
Armor35 surprised us with Stalin-era models of women. Now they surprise us with this departure from their Great Patriotic War subjects with these figures out of today's headlines.
Paracel Miniatures informed us about their new 1/35 scale figure releases. Along with the new sets of NVA tank riders, Paracel also announced two diorama sets in the same scale.
Dragon Models has released news of a new Panzer.Bef.Wg.IV Ausf.J Smart Kit. I know that many will be thinking “not another Panzer IV”, but there is appeal to the Panzer IV which keeps them coming and it has zimmerit.
Hobbyworld announces its August issue, number 180, heavy on WWI content. Three tanks and two aircraft from different Spanish modellers are included.
Taesung Harmms from Alpine Miniatures informed us about the new 1/35 scale figures released for August 2015.
Akritis Miniatures sent us info on their new scenery kits, all suitable for scales 1/35 and 1/32.
U-Models has been very busy with their resin offerings over the last couple of months with no less than 44 new items covering just about something for everyone. All of these releases are 1/35th scale offerings and cover everything from gnomes to rail lines.
It looks as if AFV Club are getting ready to release their German Kfz.100 L4500A W/ Bilstein 3T Crane, they have released images of box top artwork.
With the release of the Chieftain tanks from Takom getting closer Accurate Armour are also gearing up for their release. Accurate Armour has released a series of images showing a Leyland L60 engine and David Brown TN12 transmission for Chieftain MBT.
Tank announced new 1/35 scale figures on their Facebook page. We don't have much info on those except the photos of in progress figures.
KMT has released a set of stowage to spruce up your Meng AMX 30 B2 as seen in Operation Daguet. This set appears to be more modular than the other sets out there for the Meng kit.
Takom has announced a new piece of World War One Armour, or is it three World War One kits? If you are interested in the Mk V read further.
Combat Armour Models, a branch of Riich Models, is releasing the Vickers 6-ton tank. Though spurned by the British army. it was picked up by many nations in the 1930's and after some modifications became the Soviet T-26 and Polish 7TP.
ICM has announced two new sets of figures, Greek Evzones and Italian WW1 infantry.
We just received info on two new sets of 1/35 scale figures coming from DEF Models. They appear to be the product of collaboration between the company and a very talented figure sculptor, Douglas Lee.
AirConnection have sent us details of a wealth of new resin AFV accessories from Hussar Productions. The new sets cover a variety of British, German and Soviet subjects in 1:16 and 1:35 scales.
Caraktère - Presse & Editions have sent us details of a new guide to the Red Army. Based on my experience with their aviation titles, this French-only publication will be well worth tracking down and written in an accessible style for anyone who has a basic grasp of the language.
Well it's been about a month since the last Mail Call video was put up. This time around we have new items from Legend Productions, Flyhawk (the new 1/72 PzKpfw II Ausf J (VK.16.01), Abrams Squad magazine, and the first kits from newcomer Tiger Model.
Ligne de front special #25 -The Red Army's guide, is now available.
The Revell Facebook page posted a link to their model plans.
Mirage Hobby has released the second offering of the Renault UE 2 Universal Carrier that I know of in 1/35th scale. This model could be for those that did purchase the first offering.
Armorama has been contacted by a diorama product manufacturer by the name of DioDump. This company is new to me despite having started in 2013 and now offering a good selection of products in the main scales. Take a look at the rest of the story to see a selection of what DioDump offer.
Live resin has diversified their range with a set of burnt out tracks in the works. These tracks will be in 1/35th scale for the Abrams.