Friday, September 5, 2014

New Tamiya masking tape with clear sheeting!

Tamiya introduces its highly popular masking tape in a new and handy way to mask off larger areas in the painting process, for example R/C car bodies. The masking tape comes pre-attached to plastic sheeting, and when folded out it has a width of 550mm.

Specifications and Features:
·         Tamiya masking tape attaches securely to the surface to be covered, protecting it from unwanted paint and giving sharply defined edges. It peels off easily once the object has been painted.

·         Length: 10m.

Thursday, September 4, 2014

New Fighting Buggy images and details!

The Fighting Buggy was originally exported as the Super Champ in 1982 across the globe. For a limited time only, it is back as a special re-release celebrating 30-plus years after it originally made its debut in hobby stores.
The re-release kit begins with a new name, which is the same as that used by the original Japanese release of the R/C model. While it features a variety of tweaks and upgrades, Tamiya’s designers made sure to retain the drivability, appearance and characteristics of the original.

Specs and Features
·         1/10 scale R/C model assembly kit.
·         The classic body of the original is reproduced in durable ABS resin with an aluminum roof panel with wing.
·         Newly-designed stickers retain many of the themes of the classic model while also adding some new motifs.
·         New lightweight and durable 2.5mm thick FRP chassis plate.
·         Newly-designed parts recreate original transverse damper rear suspension setup with progressive spring and separate oil reserve tank.
·         Front suspension is double trailing arm type. Front/rear suspension arms are die-cast.
·         Employs durable die-cast sealed gear case with direct drive setup, which also houses the motor.
·         Ribbed front and rear spike tires. They are fitted securely to 3-piece wheels.
·         Type 540 motor included.
·         Comes in nostalgic blister pack style packaging.
·         Requires: Two-channel radio, 1 servo, ESC and a short-style square shaped battery.

·         Tamiya Plastic Model Paint.