Scale Model Podcast Ep. 7 – Jon Bius

Welcome to Episode 7 of the Scale Model Podcast.

In this podcast, I aim to entertain, inform, and hopefully promote the hobby of scale model kit building, with interviews, reviews and news about the scale model hobby.

Latest news

Italeri October releases

AK Interactive’s October announcements.

Rommel’s Rod reissued.
A reissue of the classic Monogram release of  Tom Daniel’s Rommel’s Rod 1/24 scale plastic injected model kit with original box art.

1/72 Antonov AN-225 Mira coming in 2019?

Airscale is releasing at Telford a interior set for the 1/32 scale Lancaster from Hong Kong Models.

Tamiya November releases

Scale Model Challenge 2018 show Eindhoven NL – One of Europe’s largest shows.

What else are people talking about via hot kits section


Interview with Jon Buis

Jon Bius live in Hope Mills NC, working as a web developer, a career he’s been in since 1998. Prior to that, he was a paratrooper in a Psyop unit at Fort Bragg, NC.  He is married, with two adult children. His modeling blog is at, and he has a Facebook presence, Jon Bius Scale Models.

Any other websites or YouTube channels you recommend?

Model Making Guru

Paint on Plastic


What’s on the bench

Tamiya 1/35 Panther.  (Build log )
Hasegawa 1/72 F-18a Hornet has started

Hasegawa 1/72 Ultraman Jet VTOL
Moebius 1/32 Viper Mk. II
Wave 1/20 New Rally Pawn
Esci 1/48 MB-326
Airfix 1/48 Defiant
Bandai 1/100 Gundam Mk. III
Bandai 1/144 Black Lightning Gundam
Citadel Stormhawk
Revell 1/32 F-4G
Trumpeter 1/48 F-105
Tamiya 1/35 M41 Walker Bulldog


Sites and tips

Painting Exhausts: A Quick and Easy Method

Model Fair 2018 in Vienna Austria


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