Scale Models

OTB 86: What happened to Wingnut Wings Part 2

On the Bench Podcast - Fri, 06/12/2020 - 23:59

G'day Benchers!  Dave, Ian and Julian are  back in the studio with another bumper episode.

We are talking to a former employee of Wingnut Wings, David Johnson, in part 2 of our look at what happened to Wingnut 

Wings.  

And in an exclusive for our On The Bench listeners the Scale Modellers Supply is offering a 10% discount on all orders from their website…..tune in to find out about this fantastic offer!

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Scale Model Podcast Ep. 48 – Lincoln Wright – Big in Japan

Scale Model Podcast - Tue, 06/09/2020 - 21:14
Welcome to Episode 48 Sponsored by Goodman Models. Hosts Stuart Clark Anthony Goodman Thanks to our latest Patreon supporters! ****Several new supporters ***** Allan Paul James Hector *************************************** LATEST NEWS Patreon Exclusive Giveaway – “SMP FLEX-I-FILE Mega Prize”  Prize Includes: FLEX-I-FILE “Flex-Set” (Flexible Sanders + Flex-i-file + Triple-Grit Polisher/Finisher) + Genuine Microbrush Applicators Assorted 40 […]
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OTB 85: What happened to Wingnut Wings?

On the Bench Podcast - Fri, 05/29/2020 - 23:44

G'day Benchers!  Dave, Ian and Julian are  back in the studio with a bumper episode.

 

We are talking about what happened to the beautiful dream that was Wingnut Wings, what happened and what does the future look like?  To help us we are joined by special guest David Wilson who draws back the curtains to reveal what actually happened and why.

 

And in an exclusive for our On The Bench listeners the Scale Modellers Supply is offering a 10% discount on all orders from their website…..tune in to find out about this fantastic offer!

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Scale Model Podcast Ep. 47 – Anthony Sewards: History in Motion

Scale Model Podcast - Tue, 05/26/2020 - 21:29
Welcome to Episode 47 Sponsored by Goodman Models. Hosts Stuart Clark Anthony Goodman *************************************** LATEST NEWS Crash of CAF Snowbirds results in the death of a team member https://www.kamloopsthisweek.com/news/with-video-snowbird-jet-crashes-into-kamloops-house-1.24136744 South Western Scale Model Show has been cancelled for this year. Mighty Micro MACROSS Giveaway Winner: Jose Castro! Sponsored by Return 2 Kit Form.  Prize: 1/48 […]
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OTB 84: We are out of lockdown!

On the Bench Podcast - Fri, 05/15/2020 - 23:09

G'day Benchers!  We are OUT of lockdown!!!!   Dave, Ian and Julian are once again back in the studio all together talking about what we love……model building!

And in news that most of you will be disappointed with, we are going back to our usual fortnightly schedule….while it has been fun doing the show once a week, now that we are out of lockdown maintaining the shows weekly will just not be possible between work and normal life.  We hope that you understand this and would like to thank you all for being so supportive of our short run weekly schedule.

And in an exclusive for our On The Bench listeners the Scale Modellers Supply is offering a 10% discount on all orders from their website…..tune in to find out about this fantastic offer!

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Tamiya Isuzu MU Type X CC-01 - ON SALE - Over 50% Off!

Tamiya USA - Fri, 05/15/2020 - 13:31

Tamiya RC Fans!
The Tamiya 1/10 scale R/C Isuzu MU Type X is on sale.

This is a special black metallic version of the sporty Isuzu mu Type X R/C assembly kit, which is also available as a standard non-metallic kit (Item 47370). The full-size mu was rebadged and sold abroad with names such as the Frontera Sport, Amigo and Rodeo Sport. The Limited-Edition kit comes with black metal-plated injection molded body, wheels and selected parts on the trusty CC-01 chassis, plus headlights.

Highlights to this kit:

• 1/10 scale R/C model assembly kit. Length: 462mm. Wheelbase: 242mm.
• Highly realistic injection molded body depicting the 3-door Isuzu mu form with a pre-applied black metal- plated finish. A (rear axle housing), C (under guard, etc.) and H parts (bumpers and sideboards) plus side mirrors and wheels also have a plated finish in the same color.
• Includes LED light unit with 5mm LEDs (White) x2 for headlights.
• Plated wheels are paired with realistic tires featuring authentic tread pattern and white logo stickers.
• CC-01 chassis features full-time 4WD and front double wishbone, rear 4-link rigid suspension equipped with 4 CVA oil dampers.
• Includes Tamiya TBLE-02S ESC (electronic speed control) Capable of running sensor brushless motors and brushed motors alike. (21.5 Turn BL motor limit) (23 Turn brushed motor limit)
• Requires: 2-channel radio, steering servo, battery pack with charger to complete.

Get yours now!

Tamiya 47383 Isuzu MU Type X - CC01 Black Metallic
https://www.tamiyausa.com/shop/110-trucks/rc-isuzu-mu-type-x-3/

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Bench To Bench Ep. 2

Scale Model Podcast - Thu, 05/14/2020 - 23:00
Presenting a new occasional video series from The Scale Model Podcast. Welcome to Bench To Bench. An informal discussion with modellers and others in the hobby industry from their bench. This week Anthony talks with Mike Baskette of Plastic Model Mojo    Patreon supporters will get to view Bench to Bench one week before everyone […]
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Scale Model Podcast Ep. 46 – A Wonderful Fest

Scale Model Podcast - Wed, 05/13/2020 - 20:41
Welcome to Episode 46 Sponsored by Goodman Models. Hosts Stuart Clark Anthony Goodman Thanks to our latest Patreon supporters: Christopher Stark *************************************** LATEST NEWS Mea culpa to Mike and Dave! Mighty Micro MACROSS Giveaway! Sponsored by Return 2 Kit Form. Send us an email to Scalemodelpodcast@gmail.com of your Macross builds, either a Work-in-Progress or a […]
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Share Your Home Hobby Contest - Static Model Edition

Tamiya USA - Mon, 05/11/2020 - 14:15

We know we have a lot of excellent modelers using our products, so now is the time to show us what you got! Your picture entry could be chosen to win an amazing prize from Tamiya!

To enter, you must use one of the following model kits that can be built in any form - box stock or wildly custom:

1/12 Bike
#14134 Tamiya Honda Monkey 125

1/24 Car
#24346 Tamiya Ford GT
#24351 Toyota GR Supra

1/35 Military
#35365 Tamiya U.S. Airborne Tank M551 Sheridan
#35366 Tamiya British M10 IIC Achilles
#35367 Tamiya German Heavy SP Howitzer Hummel

1/48 Military
#32596 Tamiya JGSDF Type 16 Maneuver Combat Vehicle
#32597 Tamiya German Tank Panther AUSF.D

1/48 Plane
#61120 Tamiya Lockheed P-38 F/G Lightning

Additional Guidelines:
• Only one picture can be entered per person

Entry Period:
May 12 to August 31, 2020

Judging:
- All picture entries will be posted on our site.
- From all the posted pictures, we will choose the best two and send them to Tamiya, Inc.
- Tamiya, Inc. will also post them to the official Tamiya homepage and choose the best picture from those submitted all over the world.

To Enter:
Please provide the following information below via e-mail (Marketing@Tamiya.com) when submitting your entry (ommission of any field will render your entry ineligible):
• Your full name
• E-mail address
• Country of residence
• Occupation
• How long have you been driving?
• Your Picture
• Brief comment about your picture

How to Submit Your Video:
Attach a .jpeg image of your car to the same marketing@tamiya.com email as listed above along with the information requested.

Legal Stuff
By applying you hereby agree that we and Tamiya, Inc. have the right to freely use and publicize works pictures of authors, and information, without financial compensation.

We look forward to receiving your entry!

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Share Your Home Hobby Contest - Mini 4WD Edition

Tamiya USA - Mon, 05/11/2020 - 13:41

If you love the Tamiya Mini 4WDs, a quick picture of your personalized project car (or truck) could net you an amazing prize! It can be anything - creative customizing, beautiful paintwork, amazing styling - you name it, we want to see it!

We are looking for a picture, not a video, and only the vehicles below are eligible:

#18655 Tamiya Toyota GR Supra (MA Chassis)
#18656 Tamiya RoboRace Devbot 2.0 (MA Chassis)
#18717 Tamiya Dyipne (FM-A Chassis)
#95517 Tamiya Hyundai i20 Coupe WRC (MA Chassis)
#95533 Tamiya Toyota Gazoo Racing TS050 Hybrid 2019 (MA Chassis)

Additional Guidelines:
• Only one picture can be entered per person

Entry Period:
May 12 to July 31, 2020

Judging:
- All picture entries will be posted on our site.
- From all the posted pictures, we will choose the best two and send them to Tamiya, Inc.
- Tamiya, Inc. will also post them to the official Tamiya homepage and choose the best picture from those submitted all over the world.

To Enter:
Please provide the following information below via e-mail (Marketing@Tamiya.com) when submitting your entry (ommission of any field will render your entry ineligible):
• Your full name
• E-mail address
• Country of residence
• Occupation
• How long have you been driving?
• Your Picture
• Brief comment about your Picture

How to Submit Your Picture:
Attach a .jpeg image of your car to the same marketing@tamiya.com email as listed above along with the information requested.

Legal Stuff
By applying you hereby agree that we and Tamiya, Inc. have the right to freely use and publicize works pictures of authors, and information, without financial compensation.

We look forward to receiving your entry!

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Share Your Home Hobby Contest - Educational Edition

Tamiya USA - Mon, 05/11/2020 - 13:30

Enjoying your Educational Construction Series kit at home? Take a video of it in action and send it to us - it could be chosen to win a fantastic prize!

All of the Tamiya Educational Construction Series kits are eligible. You can use any other Tamiya-original items to customize the kits for this video.

Tamiya Educational Construction Series Kits and Parts

Additional Guidelines:
• Only one video can be entered per person
• Maximum video length of 30 seconds
• Videos showing dangerous action leading to or having the potential for damage or physical harm will not be accepted.

Entry Period:
May 12 to August 31, 2020

Judging:
- All video entries will be posted on our site.
- From all the posted videos, we will choose the best two and send them to Tamiya, Inc.
- Tamiya, Inc. will also post them to the official Tamiya homepage and choose the best video from those submitted all over the world.

To Enter:
Please provide the following information below via e-mail (Marketing@Tamiya.com) when submitting your entry (ommission of any field will render your entry ineligible):
• Your full name
• E-mail address
• Country of residence
• Occupation
• How long have you been driving?
• Your Picture
• Brief comment about your Video

How to Submit Your Video:
To submit your video simply visit WeTransfer Use: marketing@tamiya.com for the “TO” field. Use: Your email for the “FROM” field. In the “MESSAGE” field please enter: Your full name and Video Title

Legal Stuff
By applying you hereby agree that we and Tamiya, Inc. have the right to freely use and publicize works pictures of authors, and information, without financial compensation.

We look forward to receiving your entry!

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OTB 83: Where do you buy your kits from?

On the Bench Podcast - Fri, 05/08/2020 - 22:25

G'day Benchers!  Modelling life in lockdown continues! In this episode Dave, Ian and Julian have a chat about where we buy our model kits and accessories from.

We also have our usual whats' new in the modelling world and a bursting mail bag.

And in an exclusive for our On The Bench listeners the Scale Modellers Supply is offering a 10% discount on all orders from their website…..tune in to find out about this fantastic offer!

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OTB 82: What should model companies do to value add?

On the Bench Podcast - Fri, 05/01/2020 - 23:41

G'day Benchers!  Modelling life in lockdown continues! In this episode Dave, Ian and Julian have a chat about what we think model companies should do to value add to kits.

We also have our usual whats' new in the modelling world and a bumper mail call.

And in an exclusive for our On The Bench listeners the Scale Modellers Supply is offering a 10% discount on all orders from their website…..tune in to find out about this fantastic offer!

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Share Your Home Hobby - RC Edition

Tamiya USA - Fri, 05/01/2020 - 14:44

Got a cool Tamiya Lunchbox Mini, Mercedes-Benz CC-02 or Comical Avante at home that you want to show off? Take a video of it and send it to us! It could be chosen to win a great prize!

We want to see what you got - jumping, weaving in and out through cones or just all around great fun! The only catch is you have to shoot the video using one of these three Tamiya rides:

#57409 Tamiya 1/24 Lunchbox Mini (SW-01 Chassis)
#58675 Tamiya 1/10 Mercedes-Benz G500 (CC-02 Chassis)
#58678 Tamiya 1/10 Comical Avante (GF-01CB Chassis)

Additional Guidelines:
• Only one video can be entered per person
• Maximum video length of 30 seconds
• Videos showing dangerous action leading to or having the potential for damage or physical harm will not be accepted.

Entry Period:
May 12 to June 30, 2020

Judging:
- All video entries will be posted on our site.
- From all the posted videos, we will choose the best two and send them to Tamiya, Inc.
- Tamiya, Inc. will also post them to the official Tamiya homepage and choose the best video from those submitted all over the world.

To Enter:
Please provide the following information below via e-mail (Marketing@Tamiya.com) when submitting your entry (ommission of any field will render your entry ineligible):
• Your full name
• E-mail address
• Country of residence
• Occupation
• How long have you been driving?
• Your Picture
• Brief comment about your picture

How to Submit Your Video:
To submit your video simply visit WeTransfer Use: marketing@tamiya.com for the “TO” field. Use: Your email for the “FROM” field. In the “MESSAGE” field please enter: Your full name and Video Title

Legal Stuff
By applying you hereby agree that we and Tamiya, Inc. have the right to freely use and publicize works pictures of authors, and information, without financial compensation.

We look forward to receiving your entry!

Categories: Scale Models