Review Author
Eric Christianson
Published on
June 16, 2022
Company
AMMO by Mig Jimenez
Scale
NA
MSRP
$21.74

This set contains all the products required to recreate the texture of snow on any surface including terrain, vehicles, and buildings.

This product has been designed for easy use, particularly for beginners. With the products included in this set, you will be able to recreate recently fallen pure white snow to the distinctive slush and refreezing of the thaw. The unique formula ensures near identical real snow in any scale from 1/16th to 1/72nd, adding a stunning finish to your models, scenes and dioramas.

These products can be diluted with water to make them more fluid. Once dry, you can apply effects with oils and enamels over the snow effect to obtain extremely realistic results. Non-toxic.

Included in the box are:

Book Author(s)
Richard Marmo
Review Author
Will Kuhrt
Published on
June 16, 2022
Company
Scale Publications
MSRP
$3.99

Thank you Bill & Phil for all you do for the Reviewers!

About the Author

Richard Marmo is a free-lance writer, professional model builder and founding member of the International Plastic Modelers Society USA (IPMS/USA #2). He has also spent decades researching his family’s genealogy. He has written three print books, several hundred articles & kit review columns, a growing list of ebooks and created several CD-ROM photo galleries with more in the works. Along the way, he has produced well over 1,000 models for clients ranging from Aerospace companies to private collectors. A self-described aircraft/science fiction nut...ahem, enthusiast...he will and has built just about anything you care to name, depending on his client’s requirements.

Review Author
Paul Bradley
Published on
June 15, 2022
Company
Tamiya
Scale
1/48
MSRP
$33.00

The British Main Battle Tank Challenger II entered service in 1994 as a significantly upgraded version of the successful Challenger. The tank saw extensive service in the 2nd Iraq War from 2003 and is still in service with the British Army – a new upgrade programme should see them in service until the mid-2030s.

This all-new kit from Tamiya features a desertised version of the Challenger II, depicting vehicles as they appeared in the Iraq War. As such, it features the blocky side skirts with canvas drapery that cut down on airborne sand, enhancing non-visibility, as well as the improved turret and combat identification panels to help prevent blue-on-blue errors.

Book Author(s)
David Doyle
Review Author
Phillip Cavender
Published on
June 15, 2022
Company
AFV Modeller
MSRP
$35.00

Arriving on the market in 2022 is another publication by AFV Modeller Publications titled “M107/M110 Family of Self-propelled Artillery, 1956-1991”. This soft bound book contains 124 pages with 250 images in black/ white and color format. Authored by a prolific military historian, David Doyle brings to marketplace a history of the M107 and M110 self-propelled artillery vehicles in clear and detail images many of which have not been published before. This well-known author has written over 150 books on military vehicles, military hardware, aircraft, and warships. Each image in the book contains a detailed caption describing what the reader is viewing. This would be especially useful for the modeler requiring reference material.

The book is divided into three sections:

Book Author(s)
Dmitry Mike Guardia
Review Author
Marc K. Blackburn
Published on
June 15, 2022
Company
Casemate Publishers
MSRP
$24.95

Casemate publishing, a prolific publisher of military history titles, has begun releasing a line of books that focus on huge array of subjects from a single battle, campaigns, hardware, and military units. They are paperback and richly illustrated with contemporary photographs, color profiles, and maps. For many of you, this format may be familiar to other publications that dissect a well-known battle, examining the opponents, armies, weapons, plans, etc. For this series, the publisher has chosen to organize the material as follows: