Another 1/350 scale kit from E.V.A. has just been released!!
New from Flagship Models is the soon to be released 1/192 CSS Chattahoochee Gunboat.
Coming in February 2017, Eduard will release a 1/350 scale upgrade for Trumpeter's USS Iwo Jima LHD-7 Assault Craft Units.
A CLass Destroyers (1:700)
Projected for a February 2017 release, AJM Models adds the 1/700 scale A Class Destroyer HMS Ardent / HMS Acasta.
B Class Destroyers (1:700)
Coming in February 2017, AJM Models releases a 1/700 scale B Class Destroyer HMS Blanche / HMS Basilisk.
4.7 in Mark IX (1:700)
Soon to be released in February, AJM Models presents a 1/700 scale 4.7 inch Mark IX A-I class destroyer (120mm)
Looking towards the horizon, a new publication for the model shipwrights comes into view! Soon to be released is the first edition of the Ship Modellers Magazine!
Yamato 155mm Turret (1:200)
L'Arsenal releases a 1/200 scale Yamato 155mm Turret.
A smattering of new samples from Miniart, Italeri, and new ship maker, Kajika who have a new 1/700 Kongo waterline kit.
IJN Destroyer Akebono (1:700)
Pit-Road announces the January 2017 release of their 1/700 scale IJN Destroyer Akebono.
Infini Models announces a 1/700 scale upgrade set for Hasagawa's Mikasa 1904 & 1905 (kit No.151).
Infini Models announces a 1/350 scale upgrade for Hasagawa's Shimakaze
Infini Models release a 1/350 scale upgrade set for Max Factories Shimakaze
Five Star Model releases a 1/700 scale upgrade for Pit-Road's IJN Fubuki Class 吹雪 (Special TypeIII) Destroyer.
D-Corperation is listing a 1/144 scale Republic of Korea Navy A214 (SS-072) Submarine for release in February 2017.
Five Star Model announces the release of a 1/700 scale WWII IJN Type NO.1 Submarine Chaser Upgrade Set.
Five Star Moel Releases their 1/700 WWII IJA Escort Aircraft Carrier Akitsu Maru resin kit.
Five Star Model announces the list of items destined for a January 2017 release.
January 1/700 Scale New Releases (1:700)
Five Star Model releases their list of 1/700 scale accessories for 2017.
Five Star Model announces a release of a 1/700 scale WWII USS Tennessee BB-43 1945 Upgrade.
Slated for a February 2017 release, Pit-Road announces their 1/700 scale USN Heavy Cruiser CA-36 Minneapolis 1942.
Wave announces a February 2017 release of their 1/350 scale IJN Destroyer Akizuki 1942/1944 Convertible Kit .
HERPA rolls in the new year with this lot of new models and models in new liveries.
Fujimi announces the late February release of a 1/350 scale IJN Aircraft Carrier Kaga Premium.
Petr Veliky (1:700)
Projected for a March release, Revell of Germany announces their 1/700 scale Petr Veliky.
Modern Navy Kit Collection Vol.4 (1:1250)
On it's way as a March release, F-Toys 1/1250 scale Modern Navy Kit Collection Vol.4
Projected for a late February release, Fujimi announces a 1/350 scale IJN Aircraft Carrier Shokaku w/Wood Deck.
A trip into the past as Lindberg announces a February release of the 1/25 scale 1959 Century Coronado Motorboat.
1959 Owens Deluxe Cruiser (1:25)
Lindberg announces a February release of a 1/25 scale 1959 Owens Deluxe Cruiser.
Due for a late January 2017 release, Fujimi presents their 1/700 scale Small Direct Education Ship Admiral Graf Spee.
Japanese Battleship Mikasa 1902 (1:200)
Slated for a 2017 release, HobbyBoss will unleash a 1/200 scale Japanese Battleship Mikasa 1902.
We got a slew of new items in from Tamiya. They include not only 3 new (likely as yet unreleased) kits, but also some new paints, dio pigments, and more.
HMS Lord Nelson (1:350)
Projected for a February 2017 release, HobbyBoss has a 1/350 scale HMS Lord Nelson on deck!
Destined for a late January 2017 release, Pit-Road's Maritime Self Defense Force Escort Ship DDH-183 Izumo'
Pit-Road re-released their 1/700 scale Japanese Navy special transport vessel Aikoku Maru 1944 - New Parts - December, 2016
Revell of Germany announces the January 2017 release of a 1/570 Scharnhorst Plastic Model Kit.
Admiral Nelson Flagship (1:400)
Slated for a January 2017 release form Revell of Germany, the 1/450 Admiral Nelson Flagship Plastic Model Kit.
Master releases an upgrade set od masts and barrels for the Independence Class of Littoral Combat Ships in 1/700 scale.
HMS Ark Royal Armament (1:350)
Master releases a complete barrel upgrade set for the 1/350 HMS Ark Royal.
USN 40mm Bofors Twin Mounts (1:350)
Master releases five new versions of the USN 40mm Bofors Twin Mounts!
Tamiya of Japan has released an acrylic display case for ship models.
2017 New Releases (1:700)
Flyhawk Models shares a list of projected new kit releases for 2017.
Jim unboxes the newest items we have gotten in this year as samples. Including kits from Flyhawk & Thunder Models, diorama materials from AK Interactive (including their new F.A.Q. Dioramas book), the new paint line from Mission Models and more!
Seaplane Tender Akitsushima (1:700)
Aoshima models of Japan has announced the March 2017 release of the seaplane tender Akitsushima in 1700 scale.
Aoshima models of Japan has announced an etch set to go with their Akitsushima seaplane tender in 1700 scale.
Aoshima models of Japan has announced the March 2017 release of the aircraft carrier Victorious in 1700 scale.
Battlecruiser Kongo 1914 (1:700)
Kajika models of Japan has announced the February 2017 release of KJKKM70001, the Imperial Navy battlecruiser Kongo.
SS United States (1:600)
Revell of Germany announces the January 2017 release of a 1/600 SS United States.
Jim has more samples to share and just in time for Christmas too! Remember you can check out all the available samples on our online spreadsheets (links on the homepage in the Reviews block).
For the Trumpter kits of HMS Queen Elizabeth and HMS Valiant, WEM releases a 1/700 scale photo etch detail set.
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