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Tamiya Model Magazine 54

Tamiya Model Magazine


Tamiya Model Magazine
54 | June-July 1996

Table of contents

News | Page 4
News desk

New clubs plus modelling gossip

| Page 6
New releases extra

A supplement bringing you the latest models and accessories

News | Page 12
New releases

Our regular look at the new model kit related products

Build Report, 1:72  | Page 14
Das boot

A large and detailed kit of a famous submarine surfaces
U-Boat 47 Type VIIB - 1936
Amati 1:72
1602 1996 New tool

Build Report, 1:35  | Page 16
New and improved

by Angus Creighton
Based on a re-tooled PzIV hull, Dragon's new StuGIV looks impressive
StuG IV Late Version Sd.Kfz. 167
Dragon 1:35
6043 1995 New tool

Build Report, 1:10  | Page 20
Alpine fresh

by Marcus Nicholls
The 1971 Monte Carlo Rally Alpine A110 makes a perfect choice for Tamiya's MA02 Mini chassis

Build Report, 1:24  | Page 22
Estate of the nation

by Simon Mosedale
When Volvo entered the BTCC, fans were treated to high speed estate car action for the first time. Tamiya's model captures the look perfectly
Volvo 850 Estate BTCC
Tamiya 1:24
24162 1995 New parts

Build Report, 1:6  | Page 26
Man of steel

by Grahame Chambers
Horizon's line of DC Comics' character kits has now turned over to resin - read about one of their last vinyls
Horizon Original 1:6
HOR066 1994 New tool

Build Report, 1:35  | Page 28
Tracked artillery

by Angus Creighton
The under-exploited field of scale self propelled guns is tapped into byTamiya with the latest release, the 105mm gunned Wespe
German Self-Propelled Howitzer
le FH18/2 auf GWII (Sd.Kfz.124) Wespe
Tamiya 1:35
35200 1996 New tool

Build Report, 1:48  | Page 32
...And build Migs

by Marcus Nicholls
The ubiquitous Mig 15 nis shocked Western pilots when encountered in the Korean War. We build two examples of Tamiya's new kit
Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15 bis
Tamiya 1:48
61043 1996 New tool

Editorial | Page 36
Readers' models

Your chance to show off your modelling work - the best wins TMMI free for a year

Build Report, 1:35  | Page 38
A fitting subject

by Bill Evans
Accurate Armour cater for fans of British Army hardware with their resin FV434
FV434 REME Fitters Vehicle
Accurate Armour 1:35
K050 1994 New parts

Build Report, 1:72  | Page 42
Flying tonight

by Geoff Coughlin
Jack Northrop conceived some incredible designs during his career, one of which was the Flying Wing. Check out AMT/Ertl's 1:72 kit
Northrop X/YB-35 Flying Wing
8615 1995 New tool

Editorial | Page 48
Tamiya postbag

Your letters, plus the Delboy and Rodney of the modelling world, Vic 'n Ray

Editorial | Page 50
Tamiya competition

Win the latest kits in this free to enter competition