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Type 92 IFV

Relative newcomer Digler recently shared his beautifully-done custom PTE Type 92 Infantry Fighting Vehicle. Click through to check it out! Read More »

1:18th Scale News!

  We here at the Fighting 1:18th have a couple announcements to share. Both of which were discovered and brought to our attention by the ever informative and consummate F1:18 straight-man, K-Tiger! They are fairly exciting bits of news, and at least it gives us a glimpse into the future of 1:18 scale and the options that we, as collectors, have ahead of us. And what do these companies have to tantalize us, and seduce the money from our wallets?     First up is Merit’s “new” Huey. While I’m excited that we’ll be getting a Huey again, I have to wonder about their choice in mold. Perhaps this is all they had to choose from, and I’m not entirely certain that it’s an “all new” mold. It bears enough resemblance to 21st’s Hogshead II to make someone believe that ... Read More »

General Dynamics Light Armored Vehicle LAV-25

In 2008 modern era 1:18 scale fans were sent into a flurry after rumors began flying around that Unimax was going to release a 1:18 scale IAV Stryker under its Forces of Valor: Bravo Team brand. Collector's began speculating when the Stryker would be released. However, a few months ago, the unexpected happened. The Stryker was replaced with a General Dynamics LAV-25. I now have the LAV in hand and I can officially tell you about my disappointment. Read More »

Henschel & Son Tiger I Heavy Tank

A 1:18 scale Tiger I Heavy Tank review? Didn't we do that already you might ask. Well, yes and no. We have already reviewed 21st Century Toys "Eastern Front" Tiger I, which you can read Here. This review is for the brand new JS International version of the Tiger I Heavy Tank, though it uses the same base tooling as the previous version. The 21st Century Toys version was one of the best 1:18 scale tanks released, getting an A- from our review staff. How does JSI's version stack up? Read More »

M3A2 Bradley Cavalry Fighting Vehicle

Despite this line, and its companion 1:18 scale figures, only being available at Target stores, Unimax's Forces of Valor: Bravo Team has become a blessing for modern era 1:18 scale fans. Despite not having a lot of "action features" Unimax delivers extremely durable toys with an incredible amount of external details for the right price. The M3A2 Bradley is no exception. Read More »

Henschel & Son Tiger I Heavy Tank

The Tiger tank is one of the, if not the, most recognizable German tanks from World War II. The Tiger may also be one of the most coveted pieces of armor by 1:18 World War II collectors aside from the extremely hard to find Panzer IV. Read More »