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19 December, 2014

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  • Steven Eisenman reviews Dana Bell's newest book - F4U-1 Corsair Vol.1. Images of the covers and a sample page are included.

  • Roland Sachsenhofer presents 16 images and a description of his 1/48 scale Academy T-33A Shooting Star in the Gallery.

  • Testor's ScaleWorkshop presents a new MausWerx Video tonight, in which Dekker Zimmerman describes fading of camouflage paints using the Testor Aztek A470 airbrush. To view this 6:05 minute video, simply press the play button on the screen below:

 

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For more info and images, check out Alpine's website.

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27 November, 2014

  • Squadron will be holding its annual Black Friday Sale from November 27th at 8:00 pm CST - Friday, November 28th at 11:59 pm CST.

  • Sprue Brothers Black Weekend Sale is on from now ntil 11:59pm CST, Sunday 30 November2014, during which time you'll receive an additional 20% off the everyday discounted price on all model kits for any order over US$25.00. No coupon required - just add to cart and the discount will be automatically applied

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21 November, 2014

20 November, 2014

  • Mark Davies reviews Revell's 1/72 scale Buccaneer S.Mk.2B, including 12 images of the kit parts, decals and box top.

  • We continue to replay some popular Testors Scaleworkshop "How To" videos, this time with a guide to pre-shading. To watch this seven minute video, simply click the Play button on the screen below (please note that this video was made eight years ago, pre-HD on YouTube. One day I'll go back and re-record these!).

 

19 November, 2014

  • Mark Davies reviews Eduard's 1/72 scale MiG-15 Weekend Edition, including photos of the box top, the marking schemes, decals and harness straps.

  • Roger Hardy has wasted no time building Sword's new 1/72 scale Lightning F.1 / F.2 kit in a Construction Feature with 16 images.

  • In the Gallery, we have four photos of AFV Club's 1/48 scale F-5E Tiger II Aggressor by Wayne Dippold.

  • Vintage Fighter Series will be releasing a 1/24 scale P-47M Thunderbolt before Christmas. This will include seatbelts from RB Productions, PE Engine wiring harness plus detail sets, 3x decal options, and a signed profile from RUSS S. KYLER – pilot of HV-J ‘LORENE’ based at Boxted. We'll have photos and more information closer to release.

18 November, 2014

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12 November, 2014

  • I'm heading back home from the UK now. I'll be back on Friday and normal updates will resume on Monday.

Remembrence Day, 2014 - Lest We Forget

10 November, 2014

  • Another hectic and fantastic weekend at ScaleModelworld over the last two days. I'll be writing up a detailed report and posting photos in the coming days. Highlights included Airfix's announcement of new-tool 1/72 scale Henikel He 111 and Defiant kits, the Zoukei-Moura Ho 229 (that had all flown out the door before the queue was halfway there), the Fly 1/32 scale Arado Ar 234 (looked very impressive), and a bunch of new announcements from kit, accessory and decal manufacturers.

  • Another very impressive announcement from the weekend was AIMS' 1/32 scale Junkers Ju 388 conversion. A test casting was assembled on the AIMS table, and it looked great. John will be pre-order deposits on the 388 so he knows how many to order from the factory. To reserve youra, please send £20.00 Stirling via Paypal to aimsmodels1@gmail.com before 10 December.

7 November, 2014

  • Well, I have arrived safely at Telford and have already caught up with many modellers here. I took a bit of footage of setup at ScaleModelworld 2014 tonight too. To view this new Testor's ScaleWorkshop video, simply press the Play button on the screen below. More news, photos and videos in the coming days:

 

 

6 November, 2014

For the information of our Australian visitors, the ACTSMS Canberra model show will be held on 15 and 16 November 2014, featuring model displays, competitions, a swap 'n sell, and a dinner on Saturday evening. A number of local and interstate traders will be selling kits, books and modelling accessories throughout the weekend. As 2014 sees the 100th Anniversary of the beginning of the First World War, we’re commemorating this important event with a special Scale ACT ’14 WW1 modelling category! There'll be special prizes for this category. For more information, visit http://www.actsms.asn.au

5 November, 2014

I'll be starting the long journey from Sydney to Telford today, and will be reporting news and new releases from ScaleModelworld 2014 this weekend. In the meantime...

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31 October, 2014

With only a week left until ScaleModelworld, final preparations are being made for this huge annual event. Hosted by the International Plastic Modellers Society (IPMS), the two day exhibition at the The International Centre in Telford, UK, on 8th and 9th November will become the temporary home of over 5000 plastic models of all scales. Nearly 1000 of those models will be competing for the top honours in our international championships. In 2013, more than 10,000 modellers from all over the UK, Europe and the rest of the world attended Scale ModelWorld and this year looks set to attract just as many visitors. On display will be scale models of everything from aircraft to tanks, ships to cars, figures and science fiction. The models will vary in era from historic subjects to up to the minute examples in many different scales and themes. With over 150 different traders booked to attend, you will be able to find just about anything and everything you have ever needed for the hobby. Come and talk to the guys from Airfix and see their latest releases. Check out the Revell stand before starting on the vast array of specialist vendors from across the globe. New kits and old kits, conversion sets, paints, tools, reference material and specialist items from all over the world will be found on the trader tables. There are many other features too - a major themed display to commemorate the Centenary of the outbreak of the First World War has been two years in the planning and will provide the centrepiece of the event. A rare version of the Chieftain Tank will also be on display for the weekend, continuing our policy of providing full size exhibits to complement the miniature versions. Our friends the Daleks will be making a welcome return to the event, patrolling the aisles and generally playing on their notoriety whilst also raising funds for their chosen charity (a Dalek with a heart?). The show opens to the public at 10.00am on both Saturday and Sunday and is open until 6.00pm on Saturday and 4.00pm on Sunday. Airfix are running a junior 'Make and Paint' event on both days, so bring the kids along and they can have a go at building a kit from the vast Airfix range - all provided free of charge by Airfix themselves.

30 October, 2014

A limited number should be available at Scale Modelworld

28 October, 2014

If you're attending ScaleModelworld 2014 in Telford in a couple of weeks, here are the presentation topics and times for the ADH Publishing stand:

Saturday 8 November:

    10:00 am - Brett Green presents "How To Build the Airfix 1:24 Typhoon", plus Q&A and book signings

    2:30 pm - Brett Green presents "How To Build the Tamiya 1:32 P-51D Mustang", plus Q&A and book signings

Sunday 9 November:

    10:00 am - Brett Green presents "How To Build the Tamiya 1:32 P-51D Mustang", plus Q&A and book signings

    2:30 pm - Brett Green presents "How To Build the Airfix 1:24 Typhoon", plus Q&A and book signings

Hope to see you there!

27 October, 2014

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24 October, 2014

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22 October, 2014

  • We continue to replay some popular Testors Scaleworkshop "How To" videos, this time with a guide to post-shading. Here is Part Two, covering application of the technique. To watch this 3:08 video, simply click the Play button on the screen below:

 

21 October, 2014

20 October, 2014

  • Jon Bryon presents a new Construction Feature on his Gavia 1/48 scale Lavochkin La-7, including 28 images of his model.

  • Alpine Miniatures has six new releases that are available now:

    • 35181 German Panzer Crew #1 (1/35) - MSRP $18.00 USD

    • 35182 German Panzer Crew #2 (1/35) - MSRP $18.00 USD

    • 35183 German Panzer Crew Set 2 figures (1/35) - MSRP $34.00 USD

    • 16027 German Infantry with PzB 39 (1/16) - MSRP $60.00 USD

    For more info and images, check out Alpine's website.

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10 October, 2014

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7 October, 2014

  • Roland Sachsenhofer presents 15 images and a description of his Trumpeter 1/48 scale MiG-15bis in the Gallery.

  • Brad Fallen reviews HobbyBoss' 1/48 scale RF-80A Shooting Star, including a detailed analysis of the accuracy problems and 44 images of the kit parts, decals and box top.

  • Luke Pitt examines MMP Books' Mikoyan Gurevich Mig-15 Second Edition by Dariusz Karnas. Images of the cover and four sample spreads are included.

  • We continue to replay some popular Testors Scaleworkshop "How To" videos, this time with a guide to post-shading. Here is Part One, covering the theory and some application. To watch this 4:01 video, simply click the Play button on the screen below (please note that this video was made eight years ago, pre-HD on YouTube. One day I'll go back and re-record these!).

 

6 October, 2014

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25 September, 2014

Sprue Brothers has a T-38 Talon special offer. Buy the 1:48 Wolfpack T-38A Talon 'NASA' kit (WPD10002) and receive the 1:48 Vagabond Decals T-38 Talon USAF Thunderbirds (VGB48006) FREE!!! No coupon required. Just add the WPD10002 1:48 Wolfpack T-38A Talon 'NASA' kit to your shopping cart and the free decals will be added automatically at no charge. Offer valid whiles supplies last or will end at 11:59pm CDT Sunday October 5, 2014, whichever occurs first..

24 September, 2014

The latest book from ADH Publishing, "How To Build Revell's 1:32 Supermarine Spitfire Mk.IIa", is now available. Jim Hatch examines Revell's model in detail, describes construction of the model with plentiful photos and points out the areas of the kit that may be improved and corrected. This new book is printed on high quality paper and features an exhaustive step-by-step guide to construction, plus a painting and weathering tutorial. A number of essential reference resources are also included. More than 200 photos, a reference guide and photos of the kit sprues are all included – a must have before you build the model. You can order yours right now from ADH Books' website.

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29 August, 2014

28 August, 2014

Today marks a remarkable milestone from Mark Davies - his 500th review on HyperScale. I'd like to thank Mark for all that hard work from his first HyperScale review in 2008 until today. I hope that we will see another 500 of Mark's thorough and forthright reviews on HyperScale over the coming years!

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21 August, 2014

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18 August, 2014

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16 August, 2014

  • Valiant Wings Publishing announces that Airframe & Miniature No 7-The Focke-Wulf Fw 190 Radial-engine versions (including Fw 190A, B, C, F, G & S)-A Complete Guide To The Luftwaffe’s Butcher Bird by Richard A Franks is now available. They have also reprinted Airframe & Miniature No 3-The Focke-Wulf Fw 190D & Ta 152. Both books are also available directly from Valiant Wings as a special Focke-Wulf bundle at £31.95 for the pair - a £4.95 saving on individual retail prices.

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