This week we have received a large supply of paints, weathering products and other modeling solutions, tools and books from AK Interactive and Abteilung 502. The most interesting novelty is FAQ guide on figure painting techniques. The huge publication is 488 pages long and contains a lot of advice and practical tips for figure modelers. The new issue of Aces High magazine focuses on training aircrafts. We have also received new AK brushes made of the highest quality Kolinsky bristles. They are available individually or as a set. We have got also new modeling tweezers from AK Interactive that look like a high-end product. Shiny surface, pointed tip and perfect fit make them suitable for the smallest parts. The new AK tools include also stirrers, a tool for shaping PE parts, thin aluminum sheets or other malleable metals and a painting stand. Acrylic modeling paints in tubes has come as a novelty from Abteilung 502. For now, we have imported sets of paints, if these products meet your interest we will also introduce single paints to our offer. We would like to mention also new books from Abteilung 502 that are two parts of a publication about German uniforms and a book about aircraft involved in the Spanish Civil War. Hobby 2000 delivered two 1/72 scale models Arado 234 that are their new release. Below you will also find a list of new accessories to model kits from Eduard.
Hobby 2000 continues to release aircraft models with their own new decals and moulded parts from well-known manufacturers. The new models in their offer are both P-40 Warhawk in 1/48 scale. Hobby 2000 offers two kits in two different paint schemes with molding parts from Hasegawa. The P-47M Thunderbolt model appeared in 1/72 scale for a change. Also two sets were released, differing in the proposed decals. Another new 1/72 scale model is the TBM-3E Avenger plane. The manufacturer also re-released the Beaufighter Mk. IF / IC and Beaufigther set with Macchi Mc.202 in 1/72 scale.
The long-awaited model of the WWI German submarine U9 has come to our store. The model was released in 1/72 scale by Das Werk. The box includes not only the model but also a publication with information about this ship. The submarine was launched in 1910 and served in the Kriegsmarine until the end of the First World War. He is famous for the sinking of three British cruisers. For aircraft modelers, we have F-4 Phantom models from the Japanese company Fine Molds, famous for the quality and detail of their models. Models were released in 1/72 scale.
New T-34 from Border is already available in our store. The model can be built as T-34E First Type Spaced Armour version or as T-34/76 version from factory 112. This is a limited edition release with a wooden box and a metal barrel.
Exito Decals is proud to announce the release of the first two decals sets in 1/32 scale. There have been a lot of requests for these, and we have decided to give them a try, preparing the large scale versions of some of our previous releases. This includes the set entitled “Sexy Spitfires”, which contains markings for three aircraft. Our second 1/32 scale release is entitled “Eastern Front Fighters” and covers three different Messerschmitts flown by notable Luftwaffe aces in the East.
Flyhawk released another high quality warship model in 1:700 scale. This time it is a WWI British battlecruiser HMS Invincible. As usual the model kit has 2 versions: basis and deluxe that contains additionally PE parts and metal barrels. Moreover there is an option to buy separately a wooden deck dedicated to this model. The second new model is SMS Derfflinger, version with additional accessories. The Polish distributor received a new delivery from Tamiya: some new model kits and a huge replenishment of paints and other products, especially long awaited Extra Thin Cement in both versions. We also added to our offer Polish bunkers scale 1:72 made of cast by Brainstorm Troopers. The company Toro released some new decal sets in 1:72 scale.
The company Hobby 2000 has just relaesed further kits in 1:72 scale. This time these are Yokosuka E14Y1 in 2 versions, MS.406 and A-4B Skyhawk. In the boxes you will find plastic parts of Fujimi (Yokosuka and Skyhawk) and of Hasegawa in case of Morane. Painting schemes and decals were designed by Hobby 2000. We present also a new Fiat CR.42 in 1:32 scale from ICM. For the beginning they started with a German painting however we expect Italian versions in the future. Below you will also find some news from Meng Models, Mirage, Arma Hobby and Smer. We especially recommend a high quality hobby side cutter produced by Meng.
Yesterday we received new Takom releases. We recommend especially Pz.Kpfw. I B in 1:16 scale. For fans of Israeli vehicles we have Merkava Mk.2D (1:35 scale). We would also like to draw your attention to 2 new sets of model kits. First of them includes Chieftain and FV432, the second one – 2 unusual WW2 German vehicles Krupp Raumer and Vs.Kfz.617, both in 1:72 scale.