Scale Models

OTB 138: Lincoln Wright and his new book.

On the Bench Podcast - Sat, 05/14/2022 - 00:58

The boys are joined by Lincoln Wright to talk about his new book “THE MA.K LINCOLN REPORT”.

 

To get a copy of the fantastic book go to https://www.paintonplastic.com/ to order your copy!

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New Tamiya Products at the 60th Shizuoka Hobby Show

Tamiya USA - Fri, 05/13/2022 - 13:27

The 60th Shizuoka Hobby Show is going on right now in Shizuoka, Japan. As with every year, we have all of our new releases on display in our booth - everything from scale models, RC products Mini 4WD and Educational products!

Below is a video from the event (in Japanese) as well as a large gallery of photos. Enjoy!

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Scale Model Basics: Painting road wheels

FSM Videos - Fri, 05/13/2022 - 13:00
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Shizuoka Hobby Show 2022

Tamiya USA - Thu, 05/12/2022 - 17:46

The 2022 Shizuoka Hobby Show is taking place on May 11-15, 2022. We all can’t be there, but our associates in Japan have put together this cool booth video tour! Take a look at what we’re showing! Shizuoka Hobby Show Tamiya Booth Video Tour

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SprueFest 2022 Model Contest - Gallery

Tamiya USA - Wed, 05/11/2022 - 12:41

SprueFest 2022 was over the April 23/24 weekend and was a huge success. There were quite a few different classes to judge with a ton of entrants in each.

Tamiya was once again a sponsor of the event with us judging 3 of the Best of classes - Best Tamiya Automotive Model Kit, Best Tamiya Military Model Kit and Best Tamiya Out of the Box Model Kit

We've put together a collage of images from the show - planes, cars and dioramas. Enjoy!

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OTB 137: Neil Stokes talks AMPS

On the Bench Podcast - Sat, 04/30/2022 - 00:07

In this episode the boys talk to Neil Stokes about the strange cult called "AMPS", turns out that they are just everyday modellers like you and me!

The Falcon writes in with news of new models coming out and we dive into the mailbag.

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The Scale Model Podcast – EP 94 – Zooming Along

Scale Model Podcast - Sun, 04/24/2022 - 13:26
Welcome to Episode 94 Sponsored by CultTVMan,  Sean’s Custom Model Tools and Return To Kit Form Stuart Clark Geoff Heyland Terry Miesle Tony Wootson Thanks to our latest Patreon Supporters: *************************************** LATEST NEWS Shizuoka Hobby Show is back on in mid-May 24th Moson Show is on 23-24 of April ST-Strange New Worlds Enterprise model at […]
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OTB 136: Catching up.

On the Bench Podcast - Thu, 04/14/2022 - 23:35

We are back!   In this episode the boys do a catch-up on what has been happening since the last time they were together.

The mailbag is overflowing and there is a lot of kit news from the Falcon.

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The Scale Model Podcast – EP 93 – Striking up a Conversation

Scale Model Podcast - Sat, 04/09/2022 - 18:46
Welcome to Episode 93 Sponsored by CultTVMan,  Sean’s Custom Model Tools and Return To Kit Form Hosts Stuart Clark Geoff Heyland Terry Miesle Thanks to our latest Patreon Supporters: *************************************** LATEST NEWS Disney did not renew the Star Wars license for AMT/MPC kits in North America. “Disney did decide to hold licensing to USA and […]
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NEW R/C Product Announcement

Tamiya USA - Fri, 04/01/2022 - 13:23

Tamiya is proud to announce the release of the Toyota GR Supra GT500 as a 1/10 R/C model assembly kit based on the TT-02 chassis. The GR Supra GT500 was developed in accordance with GT500 class regulations as a replacement for the LEXUS LC500 which flourished in three seasons from 2017 to 2019. With the streamlined car design of the roadgoing GR Supra, this racing car features a carbon monocoque frame, dedicated aerodynamic components and transmission, plus a 2,000cc inline 4-cylinder direct injection turbo-charged engine “RI4AG.”

Expect to see this new and exciting race car kit, at your favorite dealer outlet, beginning on July 29!

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The Scale Model Podcast – EP 92 – Pre Show

Scale Model Podcast - Mon, 03/28/2022 - 16:54
Welcome to Episode 92 Sponsored by CultTVMan,  Sean’s Custom Model Tools and Return To Kit Form Hosts Stuart Clark Geoff Heyland Terry Miesle Thanks to our latest Patreon Supporters: ***************************************  Hobby News Noreastcon 50 Bandai tightening up on int distribution. https://www.facebook.com/MechaAlliance/posts/4897902883655991 https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=511992363898713&id=100711051693515 Humbrol Enamels off of their website. – Part of a ban on Methyl […]
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OTB 135: Cockpits

On the Bench Podcast - Fri, 03/18/2022 - 22:22

This episode the boys chat about cockpits, having been inspired by the new publication from “Inside the Armour” publications….”Perfect Pits”.

We also have a public service announcement on how you can help the Ukraine by purchasing the book “Models for Ukraine”. All profits will be donated to humanitarian aid.

Information on this great initiative can be found here https://www.insidethearmour.com/

And let’s not forget the usual mixed bag of emails and whats new in the modelling world from the Falcon.

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