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OTB 163: Studio Nowra

On the Bench Podcast - Sun, 05/14/2023 - 22:57

A slightly different episode coming to you from Nowra.

Dave is joined by Darrin (D-Ran) Cook, Craig Everson and Ray Davis from a hotel room in Nowra.  Dave drove up to Nowra to catch up with Darrin and have a look at the local air museums and was joined by two local(ish) lads to join in the fun.

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OTB 162: Paul Budzik Interview

On the Bench Podcast - Fri, 04/28/2023 - 23:39

Hello and welcome to episode 162 !   Dave and Ian (sans Julian) are super excited to talk to Paul Budzik in what we think is an illuminating insight into the man that is for many modellers a "household" name(46)

The Falcon writes in with his list of new kits and we dive into a very full mailbag to read what you have to say.

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OTB 161: Assemblers Vs Builders

On the Bench Podcast - Fri, 04/14/2023 - 23:35

Hello and welcome to episode 161 !   We have a special guest Will Pattison joining us to discuss “Assemblers Vs Builders” in what is sure to be an interesting discussion.(104)

The Falcon writes in (36)with his list of new kits and we dive into the mail bag (20) to read what you have to say.

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OTB 160: Whoops!

On the Bench Podcast - Fri, 03/31/2023 - 21:38

In this episode the boys dive into a smallish mailbag (24:50) then hear from the Falcon about new kits (38:00).

The guys then launch into an incoherent discussion ( 49:00)on how to recover (if at all) from modelling mistakes.

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Tamiya Championship Series Regional Race @ Cal Raceway Results

Tamiya USA - Mon, 03/27/2023 - 12:57

On Sunday March 26, round 3 of the 2023 Tamiya Championship Series made its way to Cal Raceway in Orange, California! Now in its 28th year, this year’s series regional race at Cal Raceway hosted 119 racers with a total of 186 entries! The Tamiya classes that were run included Euro-Truck, GT Spec NOVICE, GT-PRO SPEC, GT-2, GT-1, GT-E, and M-Chassis.

Entry Count:

  • Euro-Truck-49 entries (Box stock class)
  • GT-2-34 entries (17.5 Tamiya tub chassis class)
  • M-Chassis-32 entries
  • GT-PRO SPEC-21 entries (Spec Tamiya TT-02 class)
  • GT-1-15 entries (TRF chassis class)
  • GT-E-15 entries (Tamiya TC-01 class)
  • Formula 1-11 entries
  • GT-Novice-9 entries

Concourse Winners

Best of Show M-Chassis-Noel Cuison Best of Show F1- Glen Keats Best of Show GT- Chandra Rydwell Best of Show Euro Truck-Michael Monaghan

Euro-Truck Podium

1st-Michael Monaghan 2nd-Mark Brown 3rd-Brian Ruvalcaba


1st-Cory Belanger 2nd-Chandra Rydwell 3rd-Christopher Testerman

GT-Pro SPec

1st-Pete Teh 2nd-Dean Kei Cajulis 3rd-Noel Cuison

Formula 1 1st-Brian Ruvalcaba 2nd-Craig Hamon 3rd-Phillip Enriquez


1st-Edgar Fiallos 2nd-Mike Rydwell 3rd-Hector Martinez


1st-Michael Monaghan 2nd-Matt Allen 3rd-Wendra Poedjorahardjo


1st-Matt Allen 2nd-Hector Martinez 3rd-Gerardo Espeso Cano


1st-Phillip Enriquez 2nd-Ken Gerberding 3rd-Mark Brown

The full event race stats and scoring results can be viewed here: RC Scoring Pro

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OTB 159: New tooled aussie cars in 1/24 scale!

On the Bench Podcast - Fri, 03/17/2023 - 22:09

In this episode the boys rip through a smallish mailbag (13:00) then hear from the Falcon about new kits (23:50).

The guys then have an amazing interview with Jesse about the new car kit manufacturer Diecast Distributors Australia (DDAUS). Jesse gives us the lowdown on the exciting new range of plastic car kits covering the Holden HQ Kingswood and what is planned for the future. The future for car modellers looks exceedingly bright! (39:00)

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EP 112 – ParaGrafix

Scale Model Podcast - Sat, 03/11/2023 - 21:34
Welcome to Episode 112 Sponsored by CultTVMan,  Sean’s Custom Model Tools and Return To Kit Form Hosts Stuart Clark Paul Bodensiek Terry Miesle Thanks to our latest Patreon Supporters: Rick *************************************** LATEST NEWS Super Secret prize draw for Patreon supporters Winner is – Robert Lara HeritageCon update. Armour Weathering with Panzermeister36 Kris Sieber of Luftraum72 […]
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Event Calendar

Tamiya USA - Tue, 03/07/2023 - 13:43

This is a test page for an upcomning yearly event calendar! TEST ONLY

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Ford Bronco Option Project by RC Driver Online!

Tamiya USA - Mon, 03/06/2023 - 12:32

RC Driver Online has dived into the Hop-Up Option world with their latest build of the Ford Bronco CC-02 kit. In June of 2022, RC Driver put out a review of our newly released Ford Bronco on the CC-02 chassis. This time, they take our limited-edition Ford Bronco with a pre-painted body while also installing many of the option parts available for the kit. The best part of this option build is the addition of our newly released Track Unit Set! Check out the Bronco build and the mud/snow running here! RC DRIVER ONLY YouTube Channel

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