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News from Special Hobby 08/2019

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And here it is again, August, the month of summer holidays  and hot weather (and at least here, in the Czech Republic, summers have been exceptionaly hot lately, indeed) and for us at Special Hobby, it is also the time of the IPMS USA which we are going to attend again. Even though some of our customer may spend the summer time enjoying their holidays, we still do believe that all the new kits we have prepared will be interesting for them. I also would like to remind you about the information, sent earlier in another message, that a handful of items from our range of plastic model kits is available now for a reduced price. Do also pay attention to the list of sold-out and discontinued items and please do not order them again.So, the new kits coming this August are as follows: SPECIAL HOBBY PLASTIC MODEL KITS P-40E Warhawk  'Claws and Teeth' Art.no.ScaleBarcode100-SH723381/728594071086459 The very icon of US WW2 aviation, the Warhawk model E. The kit contains – two grey styrene spr…

Siebel Si 204 in 1/48 - first three accessory sets

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Due to appear on hobby shop shelves this August are the first three CMK resin sets which have been designed to dramatically improve the detail levels of Special Hobby's 1/48 Siebel Si-204 model.



Fi 103/V-1 and Fi 103A-1 /Re 4 Reichenberg - an Italian duo

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Edoardo Rosso, an IPMS Torino / Italy member has shared with our readers a couple of images of his 1/32 V-1 themed builds. The model kits he used were Special Hobby # SH32071 and SH32074.


Potez 25 in 1/72 - Special Hobby version

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The 1/72 Potez 25 is not just an Azur/Frrom project, some of its versions are to be available also reboxed by Special Hobby. Today, our team have test-run the mould with the nose section, lower fuselage and prop of the Potez 25 TOE, nose of the Jupiter radial-engined Potez 25 and the front fuselage of the Polish Potez 25 which was fitted with the same radial, but housed in a NACA type cowling.






SH72384 JA-37 Viggen "Fighter Version" 1/72 - Marking schemes

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SH72338 P-40E ‘Claws and Teeth’ - decal sheet

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Guys, we hope you all are having nice and hot summer now and besides spending the day in the pool, you can find some little time to your favourite hobby too. Those of you who are curious to learn more about our upcoming P-40E release will be pleased to find the decal sheet preview in our today's instalment of SH blog. This model is scheduled for late July release, decals are currently in the capable hands of our colleagues in Italian Cartograf and it simply means that it is high time for us to crack on with the kit's instruction manual and colour profiles. Enjoy.


SH72384 JA-37 Viggen in 1/72 - decal sheet

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Special Hobby's 1/72 JA-37 Viggen will appear on the market later this month. Now let us share with you its decal sheet, as you can clearly see, quite busy with a stencil galore and nicely rendered anniversary markings. And as usual with our premium grade model kits, the decal is printed by Italian Cartograf which speaks for itself.