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Following from the previous story on Mig Productions new armor reeases, attention now turns to their interesting figure releases...
It's been a month or two since the Spanish manufacturer, Mig Productions announced new releases but now, the volume of their new releases is such that it is necessary to split their new releases into two - one for figures and this, for armor releases....
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Kancali Custom Modeling would like to announce a
major website update, and the release of several new products for the month of
May.
Kancali has upgraded their website capability, added more product in use photos,
and revamped the ordering page. We have added credit card payment options in addition to Paypal. And we now ship UPS which includes delivery tracking and insurance.
Recently, we have been featuring a increasing number of the Russian TANK 1/35th scale resin figures and their incredibly interesting range of weapon/accessory sets.The following 6 new figure sets are now listed on the TANK website and should be available shortly.
Perhaps in the last month or so, the new Andrea Miniatures' releases have (to my eyes at least), been lacking a certain 'innovation' or 'freshness' this months releases however, are VERY different...
Bison Decals is a company who has carved a niche for itself in the Armor Decal Market in a simple way - by being more imaginative than many of its competitors. These new sets come at exactly the right moment with the new DML & AFV Club 'Tiger Programs' well underway and modellers looking for something just a touch different....
This is going to reverberate. Several months ago, AFV Club announced a Flak 18 in 1/35th scale. Guess what?
MR Models is a German manufacturer who have previously only been working in 1/35th and 1/72nd. All this is set to change with the announcement that they are now producing conversion and update sets in 1/48th scale...
With the (re-vitalized) interest in 1/48th scale armor, hardly a week goes by, without a new, or existing, manufacturer announcing new products for 1/48th scale armor. The latest of these, is 'Battalion Bits' a 'sub-division' of the 1/35th scale company, 'Belcher Bits'....
Verlinden Productions has announced two new Armor releases in 1/48th and 1/35th scale...
Verlinden Productions have announced their latest diorama releases in 1/35th scale...
June 2005 will see the release of five new figure references from Verlinden Productions...
ACE just begun production of a 1/72nd scale plastic replica of the Canadian Cougar Fire Support Vehicle....
One of the least known, but possibly one of the more interesting figure/accessory companies that we have been covering in the News Section, has been the Russian manufcturer, TANK. This company produces both figures and weapons in 1/35th scale for a variety of nationalities....
New release by Military Miniatures Warehouse, features Lt. George Dixon, who was the last commander of the ill-fated by tactfully successful Confederate submarine, the CSS Hunley.
There are a number of companies producing replacement 1/35th heads in resin, however, one of the best known and wth one of the largest ranges, is Hornet. On the same topic, there are two new 1/35th figures from the partner company, Wolf...
This is another of these news stories which seems to come out of the blue.. Rest Models is a company based in the Ukraine,. whose previous products were all 1/48th scale aviation subjects, are now turning their attention to 1/35th Armor and 1/48th figures...
A while back, the news story was run on an interesting new kit from Dragon Models Limited - their new (3534) M1 Panther II Mine Detection and Clearing Vehicle in 1/35th scale. Now we are able to bring you images of this unusual AFV....
Modelpoint U.S. has just announced it's latest releases in updates and conversion sets in 1/35th scale....
A few months ago, here on Armorama, Jeff Meckley (Holycow) launched his new figure company, Think -One - Eighty - Studios with some sublime 1/35th U.S. figures from O.I.F., now in the third of the company's new release program, he brings us new figures in both 1/35th and in 1/48th scale...
Schiffer Publishing has just recently published a new book on the paint and markings of American armor from World War I to the eve of World War II - Organization and Markings of American Armor, 1918-1941
The Spanish figure and AFV company NIMIX has just announced a series of new releases which are of particular interest to those building 1/48th scale vehicles....
To begin at the beginning, Formations are a company which produce a series of indispensable detail and conversion sets for both the Sherman and the Stuart. Their products are now the first 'port of call' for anyone converting or 'accurizing' these vehicles in 1/35th scale. These three new sets will find an immediate market amongst the 'Shermanholics' amongst us...
When DML started producing their 3 in 1 kits, the modelling let out a collective gasp of surprise.... However, thinking about it logically, it made sense to do a kit with a choice of three variants in he 251 seres of vehicles. What surprised many, was when they started applying the same 'doctrine' to tanks.... This is the latest manifestation of this interesting policy....
One of the 'hottest' topics for debate is the application of Zimmerit coating to late-war German vehicles. Many modellers are finding it easier to buy sheets of etched-brass Zimmerit and a number of companies do their own sets. Amongst them, is the Polish company, Atak Model
Thanks to Chris Mrosko we now have details an interesting new set from the VLS sub-division, TRAKZ....
In 1/48th scale, there is one manufacturer who has the most extraordinary range of complete kits, conversion sets and all sorts of updates, that company, is the French manufacturer, Gaso.Line. Their products are available through the retail outlet, Quarter Kit Model Shop
Now the 1/48th kits have been dealt with in the news section (at least for the moment) the attention can turn to the After-Market products. The new releases under the spotlight are from the Czech Republic based company, HAULER...
One of the plastic manufacturers 'par excellence' in recent years was the Taiwanese company Skybow. When they sold the majority of their moulds to AFV Club it looked as if the modelling world had lost one of their truly great innovators. Now Skybow is back, not working in 1/35th this time, but in 1/48th scale....
I recently ran a story which was little more than a list of Dragon's forthcoming 1/72nd scale releases, now with this report, I am able to add a 'little flesh to the bones'....
Thanks to a bit of detective work by Stuke Sowle, we are now able to bring the first details of what wll be a very welcome release for Allied modelers in 1/35th....
The last few months, has seen an explosion in the (re-vitalised) scale of 1/48th armor. Leading the charge has been Tamiyaalthough other manufacturers are doubtless waiting in the wings to start their own ranges in this interesting scale...
The ACE company from Ukraine has announced yet another 1/72nd scale kit....
After a week or two of highly attrractive images of work in progress by Jaume Ortiz Forns in the forums, the new Alpine Miniatures figures, have finally arrived!
AirConnection are importers of many of those had to get Eastern European products from companes such as KAGERO or ROSSAGRAPH (who have had many of their publications reviewed here). They also import Hussar Productions who thanks to a news item on P.M.M.S have been drawn to my attention...

The Hong-Kong based manufacturer, Armour Workshop continues to announce some interesting releases in both 1/35th and 1/48th scale...
Frequently, I have covered, with particular enthusiasm, Osprey Publishing's, superb Armor Modeling series, both here in the news sections and in reviews. Osprey have now announced two new books in this series which should cause considerable interest...
Personally this is the one I have been waiting for... Dragon Models, via their constantly updated website, have just announced their 251/7 Ausf. D....
Too often, 1/72nd scale, is ignored in the news section. As a means of going some of teh way in rectifying this, here are Dragon's future and imminent releases in 1/72nd
Concord Publcations should theoretically require little in the way of introduction. Since their inception, they have been producing high-quality military reference books which have an extraordinarily wide range of themes... This new book will interest both the armor modeller as well as the figure modeller...
The last few months have seen both new releases and many kits in the pipeline in armor, in 1:48th scale. Two manufacturers have been at the forefront of this development, Tamiya and the (reconstituted) company of Skybow. More and more, of the AM (aftermarket) companies are now beginning to bring out sets for vehicles in this scale. The latest to join them, is Hauler from the Czech Republic...
Once again,Archer Fine Transfers have produced a huge list of new releases in both 1/35th and 1/48th scale...
Andrea Miniatures continue with their (monthly) releases with a number of new products...
Verlinden Productions has announced two new 1/35th Scale Armor releases. Both, curiously enough, are for the T34...
Verlinden Productions have announced three new diorama sets for release in May 2005...
Once again, Verlinden Productions is presenting advance news of their new releases. This time the releasesare for May...
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...
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