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Thanks to everyone who joined us at AAA Hobbies for our seminar on Weathering Military Models, hosted by Jack Lynch. We had a great time and look forward to seeing everyone soon!

​Top 8 Selling Model Aircraft from 2016

As always model aircraft were some of the best-selling plastic model kits of 2016. This year we saw an increase in new tooling from some old and new manufacturers, culminating in a “year in review” that is hard to beat. Aircraft modelers of all ages have been stupefied by the quality of some of these new kits. Below are the [...]

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Top 7 Model Cars of 2016

As in any year, model cars again proved to be one of the most popular categories in the hobby industry. This year was extra special, as we saw a large quantity of fantastic new kits introduced (or re-introduced) to the market. Below we list out Top 7 Model Cars of 2016 (by number sold). Click [...]

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Supplier Profile: Paragrafix's Paul Bodensiek

With everyday business keeping us pretty occupied, it's often nice to take a step back and dig a bit deeper into some of the relationships we have with our many suppliers. One of them, Paul Bodensiek of Paragrafix, is a relationship that goes back to the start of his business nearly a decade ago. Paul [...]

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MegaHobby.com Is Moving!

We are thrilled to announce that MegaHobby.com will be moving on Wednesday, October 19, 2016!A few years ago we made a short-term move from Long Island, NY to our current location in Runnemede, NJ. But our long-term goal was to construct a brand-new building to house our headquarters and fulfillment center. This construction is now complete, allowing us to complete this [...]

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Top 10 Weathering Products For Modelling

Using the proper weathering products is the best way to take your modeling projects to the next level. With an added element of realism, weathering is not just for advanced modelers. With the proper direction and products, a modeler of any skill level can turn their model kit into a beautiful, realistic scene.1. Xtreme Metal Color SeriesXtreme Metal is a new, [...]

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Top 7 Glues for Scale Modelling

The supply we modelers go through the most is plastic glue. Used at every point of each project, glue is not only the top selling item throughout the hobby industry, but something that each modeler finds a passionate preference for. Many have their preferred brands or types, while others aren’t quite sure where to start. The glue you choose should [...]

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How to Clean an Airbrush Properly

Cleaning your airbrush properly after each use is crucial to maintaining an efficient, operating airbrush. Purchasing a quality airbrush is often an expensive investment, and the best way to protect that investment is to do a quick cleaning to take good care of the airbrush by following these steps:1. Loosen the airbrush’s needle chucking nut2. Pull back the needle slightly to [...]

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Customer Builds: Brad Hair and Brian Gentry

This week's customer builds come from Brad Hair and Brian Gentry.Brad built Atlantis' Flash Gordon with a modified helmet. Build on a BHP vacuform rocket ship base, he airbrushed the figure with acrylics and inks to get this beautiful finish.Brian built this 1957 Chevy using an AMT Body, Revell's Bob Glidden Thunderbird chassis, and scratch [...]

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The German Blücher and the Battle of Drøbak Sound

Per the Treaty of Versailles, Germany was limited in the number of battleships and cruisers that they could have in their military after World War I – and those they were allowed had significant restrictions with regards to their size, strength and capabilities. But after the rise of the Nazi Party in the mid-1930s and the formal rejection of the [...]

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