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31 December 2012:

Over at our partner site "Modeling the Sherman Tank in 1/72nd Scale" there is a substantial update as well. See "Modeling the Sherman Tank in 1/72nd Scale" for the full update.

30 December 2012:

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28 December 2012

  • Updated kit list: Mirage, (72650-72652) with thanks to Przemyslaw Sobusik for the info.
  • Updated Accessory List: Eureka XXL, (LH series) with thanks to Przemyslaw Sobusik for the info.
27 December 2012:

  • Updated Kit List: TAS Model (comments about new toolings).
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  • Henk of Holland adds comments and pictures to VEPAMINIATURES sets JVP03-03 and JVP03-04.
23 December 2012

20 December 2012

  • Will Alcott add his comments regarding the hull to the Trumpeter M113A3 preview.

18 December 2012

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16 December 2012

  • Industry news: GB Modelli (Briga) will release kits of the Autocarro Fiat 634 Cisterna and of the Carro Armato M 11/39 in 2013.
  • Updated kit list: Armo, with thanks to Przemyslaw Sobusik for the info.
  • Updated accessory list: Armo, with thanks to Przemyslaw Sobusik for the info.
  • New Preview: Tas Models New Iraqi Army T-72 Conversion, by Doug Chaltry.
  • New Preview: Tas Models Dutch Leopard 1V, by Doug Chaltry.

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09 December 2012:

  • Updated Accessory List: NH Detail. (72032,A72001)

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30 November 2012:

29 November 2012:

  • Updated Kit List: UMMT. (600-series)

28 November 2012:

27 November 2012:

  • Updated Kit List: UM (Unimodel). (201,202,205,206,210,254,261,209,223,258,369,387)

26 November 2012:

  • It seems that UM has addressed the "issues" with the raised panel lines on the Hetzer kits, as you can see here.
    Our (p)reviews have been updated accordingly.
    Many thanks to Piotr Pyrczak for bringing this to our attention.
  • Updated Accessory List: Thachweave Products. (TW206)

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20 November 2012:

  • We are now ready to present the result of weeks of painstaking work: a review covering all (except one) of the Dragon Sherman kits:
    • 7271 Sherman M4A3(76)W
    • 7273 Sherman M4A1 "Normandy Version"
    • 7274 Sherman M4A3 105mm VVSS
    • 7275 Sherman M4A2 (76)W "Red Army"
    • 7288 Sherman MkIII
    • 7300 Firefly Vc "Douglas Kay"
    • 7302 Sherman M4A3E8(76)W HVSS
    • 7303 Sherman Firefly Vc
    • 7304 Sherman M4A1(76)W VVSS
    • 7305 Sherman M4A2 75mm "Tarawa"
    • 7311 Sherman M4A4
    • 7312 Sherman Mk.V Tulip
    • 7313 Sherman M4A3 105mm HVSS
    • 7322 Sherman IC Firefly
    • 7360 LCM3 & Sherman M4A1 with Deep Wading Kit.
    • 7367 Sherman M4 with Deep Wading Kit "Normandy"
    • 7373 Beutepanzer M4A2 75


    Readers who know more, can fill in the blanks, point out errors, etc, are more than welcome.

19 November 2012:

  • Our e-mail addresses should be up and running again.

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16 November 2012:

  • It has been brought to our attention that mails send to our staff and/or contribution@onthewaymodels.com address do not come through. If you have sent an email to us in the last couple of months and didn't get any reply at all, then you can count on it that your mail bounced.
    Please let us know, either via FB, Missing Lynx, or our personal contact addresses.
    Thanks for your understanding.
    The OTW team.

15 November 2012:

  • New Gallery entry: Saipan 1944 diorama, by Olivier Chabanne.

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09 November 2012:

  • Updated Diorama List: Brengun. (BRL72016, BRL72034)
  • New Kit List: Brengun.

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14 October 2012:

  • Updated Kit List: Dragon (7437,7439,7444).
  • Comments added to the S-Mars/Galaxy M-60A1 w/reactive armor kit by Victor Peña.

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05 October 2012:

  • Rob Haelterman talks about the history and the accuracy of the S-Model L3/33 Light Tank in the build blog, with special attention to the number of bolts.

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  • New Gallery entry: Emhar A7V , by Luiz Fernando Delazari

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  • New Gallery entry: PST KV-122 , by Paul Marshall

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01 August 2012:

  • New Kit list: 72Mania.
  • Updated Accessory list: Balaton Modell (BM7234, BM7236).
  • Updated Resin Kit list: Balaton Modell (BM7225, BM7226, BM7233, BM7235, BM7237, BM7238, BM7239).

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24 July 2012:

  • Rob Haelterman finishes the chapter on the 4-wheel leichter Panzerspähwagen kits with a short, but rather critical review of the ICM Sd.Kfz.223 kit.

23 July 2012:

  • Rob Haelterman writes a rather long and rather critical (p)review of the new Dragon Sd.Kfz. 223.

22 July 2012:

  • Updated Construction Review: ICM Sd.Kfz. 222, by Rob Haelterman, with new insights about the accuracy of the kit.

21 July 2012:

  • Updated Construction Review: MarS Sd.Kfz. 222, by Rob Haelterman, with new insights about the accuracy of the kit.

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11 July 2012:

  • Pictures and comments have been added to OKB Grigorov railing set 1.
  • Updated Kit list: Fujimi (722344, 722375).

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02 July 2012:

  • Updated Kit List: Roden. (714, 720, 722, 723, 725, 726)

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25 June 2012:

  • OTW now has its own Facebook page, which modelers can use to offer suggestions, discuss the (p)reviews, etc.
    Please note that it is NOT intented as a general purpose modeling forum.

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07 June 2012:

  • New Gallery entry: Trumpeter KV-2 , by Pavel Spiridonov
  • Updated Resin Kit List: Briga (72012-16).
  • New Accessory List: Briga.

06 June 2012:

05 June 2012:

  • Updated Kit List: Dragon (7395,7494).

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31 May 2012:

27 May 2012:

  • Pictures of the decal sheets for Almarks German Tank Numbers Solid and Outlines (T5) and Israeli Jeeps M3s Halftracks Syrian T-34/85 (TS3) , all provided by Maurizio Pregazzi.

23 May 2012:

  • Pictures of the parts for Cromwell Models BMP-T 'Terminator' heavy support vehicle (72027), T80UD MBT (72-088) and Pz.IV Ausf. D Trop uparmored (72-094), all provided by Jörg Fiedler.
  • Updated Accessory List: NH Details (72031).

19 May 2012:

16 May 2012:

  • Updated Diorama Accessory List: Aleran (FL-2).
  • Updated Decal List: Aleran (UK-13).

13 May 2012:

12 May 2012:

  • Updated Accessory List: MK72 (MPK) with pictures of the pre-production set 7308.

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30 April 2012:

  • New Combined Preview by Rob Haelterman:
    • Dragon 7204 38cm Assault Mortar Sturmtiger
    • Dragon 7210 Bergepanzer Tiger I w/Zimmerit
    • Dragon 7251 Tiger I Ausf. E mid production with Zimmerit
    • Dragon 7357 Tiger I Gruppe Fehrman

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21 April 2012:

  • Pictures have been added for some representative sets from the TQD figure range.

20 April 2012:

  • Pictures have been added for some representative sets from the CP-Models figure range.

19 April 2012:

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16 April 2012:

  • Pictures and comments have been added to Wee Friends German Weapon Sets 1, 2 and 3 and Soviet DPT guns.
  • New Accessory List: Hobbymaster.

15 April 2012:

14 April 2012:

  • A comment has been added to Trumpeter Char B1bis.

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09 April 2012:

  • Pictures and comments have been added to Wee Friends Female in bath (WFM7627) and German heads (WHM02).

08 April 2012:

07 April 2012:

  • Pictures and comments have been added to Mini History Kleintiere (small animals), by Rob Haelterman.

06 April 2012:

  • Updated Vehicle Accessory List: T&T (PE008-010).
  • Pictures and comments have been added to T&T .30 and .50 ammo belts, by Rob Haelterman.

05 April 2012:

04 April 2012:

  • Updated Decal List: SMA (158,159).

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23 March 2012:

  • Substantial update to the kit, accessory and figure lists of Modell Trans (72020,72072,7208772358,72361-72380,72140,72149-72159,72203-72205,72236,72907,72908,72801-72818).

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  • Pictures and comments have been added to Bestfong Sherman and Stuart decals, by Rob Haelterman.

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01 March 2012:

  • New Gallery entry: PST KV-1, by Pavel Spiridonov.

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  • Bruce Probst helps us to update the comments on some of the ESCI kits, which was long overdue.

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  • Rob Haelterman continues building and painting the First Air M13/40 in his build-blog.

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17 January 2012:

  • Updated Diorama Accesory List: HQ72.

15 January 2012:

13 January 2012:

  • Updated Kit List: Academy (12401).

12 January 2012:

  • Updated Resin Kit List: Briga (72005,72011).

10 January 2012:

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08 January 2012:

  • Updated Kit List: Revell (03186,03187,03188).

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