Scale Models

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!

Categories: Scale Models

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

Spring RC Car and Truck Sale!

Tamiya USA - Fri, 05/01/2020 - 14:11

It’s RC Kit Sale-Polooza! For a Limited-Time only, we have put our Bruiser kit on Super Sale! The Bruiser is an iconic kit that featured Tamiya’s first-ever 3-speed shift on the fly transmission. If you ever wanted one of these, now is the time to pick one up!

We also have more kits on sale including the Limited Edition CC-02 chassis with a pre-painted Mercedes Benz G500 body!

More info: 84192 Tamiya McLaren MP4/5B Honda F104W
MSRP: $287
Sale Price: $150 More info: 58519 Tamiya Toyota Bruiser
MSRP: $1328
Sale Price: $499 More info: 47441 Tamiya Mercedes-Benz G500 CC-02 with Painted Bright Gunmetal Body
MSRP: $377
Sale Price: $263.90
Categories: Scale Models

Tamiya Spring Military Model Sale

Tamiya USA - Fri, 05/01/2020 - 12:33

Tamiya models are fun to build and offer a great way to hone your building skills. We have put some select kits on sale, all representing iconic military vehicles and planes!

Check out what’s on sale below!

More info: 25143 Tamiya German Sturmgeschultz III AUSFB with Aber Photo-Etched Parts
MSRP: $88
Sale Price: $35 More info: 25158 Tamiya 1/48 Fieseler FI156C Storch Foreign Air Forces
MSRP: $74
Sale Price: $59.20 More info: 25186 Tamiya JGSDF Type 90 Tank Type 73 Light Truck Set
MSRP: $75
Sale Price: $60 More info: 25187 Tamiya Type 1 Self-Propelled Gun Kurogane 4X4 Set
MSRP: $71
Sale Price: $56.80 More info: 25188 Tamiya JGSDF Recon Motorcycle High Mobility Vehicle Set
MSRP: $71
Sale Price: $56.80 More info: 32412 Tamiya 1/48 Luftwaffe Crew (Winter) with Kettenkraftrad
MSRP: $60
Sale Price: $48 More info: 32413 Tamiya 1/35 German P204(F) Armored Railway Vehicle
MSRP: $60
Sale Price: $48 More info: 32593 Tamiya German Heavy Tractor SS-100
MSRP: $26
Sale Price: $20.80 More info: 35153 Tamiya US Modern Figures 'Desert' Kit
MSRP: $19
Sale Price: $15.20 More info: 35330 Tamiya 6x6 M561 Gamma Goat
MSRP: $47
Sale Price: $20 More info: 35360 Tamiya US Light Tank M3 Stuart
MSRP: $42
Sale Price: $33.60 More info: 35367 Tamiya German Heavy SP Howitzer Hummel
MSRP: $64
Sale Price: $51.20 More info: 89773 Tamiya F-117A Nighthawk and US Modern 4x4 Utility Vehicle
MSRP: $114
Sale Price: $55 More info: 89786 Tamiya DE Havilland Mosquito NF Mk.II with British Utility Car
MSRP: $75
Sale Price: $40
Categories: Scale Models

Scale Model Podcast Ep. 45 – Scalemates

Scale Model Podcast - Tue, 04/28/2020 - 19:55
Welcome to Episode 45 Sponsored by Goodman Models. Hosts Stuart Clark Anthony Goodman *************************************** LATEST NEWS Sean’s Custom Model Tools Prize Pack #2 Giveaway! Prizes Included: Goodman Models (Official Green) Super Stand and Model Tape Dispenser Winner is Jose Castro! Bench to Bench Ep. 1 now available! https://scalemodelpodcast.com/bench-to-bench/bench-to-bench-ep-1/ Want-a-Fest is coming! https://www.facebook.com/Want-A-Fest-104039344619840/?mc_cid=02b5bfe291&mc_eid=cd6d9ae854 IPMS USA statement […]
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Web Store Temporarily Closed for Maintenance

Tamiya USA - Mon, 04/27/2020 - 19:39

The Tamiya Shopping Cart is temporarily closed for routine maintenance. We will re-open once this process is completed.

Tamiya America, Inc.

Categories: Scale Models

OTB 81: A base for your kit.

On the Bench Podcast - Fri, 04/24/2020 - 22:26

G'day Benchers!  Modelling life in lockdown continues! In this episode Dave, Ian and Julian talk about how to display your kit on a base.

As well as that we 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!

Categories: Scale Models

Bench To Bench Ep. 1

Scale Model Podcast - Fri, 04/24/2020 - 21:23
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 Aaron Skinner, Senior Editor at Fine Scale Modeller magazine. Bench to Bench was an idea Anthony came up with to […]
Categories: Scale Models

Tamiya Spring Airbrush Sale!

Tamiya USA - Fri, 04/24/2020 - 12:34

Looking to step up your modeling skills? Look no further! We have put some of our airbrush and compressors on sale for a Limited Time only.

Check out what’s on sale below!


More info: 69927 Tamiya Spray-Work Air Compressor Adv. with Sparmax Airbrush SX 0.5D
MSRP: $409 | Sale Price: $328


More info: 74519 Tamiya Spray-Work HG Single Air Brush
MSRP: $133 | Sale Price: $69


More info: 74531 Tamiya Spray-Work Basic Airbrush
MSRP: $67 | Sale Price: $35


More info: 74537 Tamiya Spray-Work HG Airbrush w/Integrated Cup
MSRP: $220 | Sale Price: $99


More info: 74559 Tamiya Spray-Work Air Compressor Adv.
MSRP: $345 | Sale Price: $276


More info: 74802 Tamiya Sparmax Airbrush SX 0.5D
MSRP: $160 | Sale Price: $128

Categories: Scale Models

Customer Service Availability NOTICE!

Tamiya USA - Tue, 04/21/2020 - 12:15

To our valued customers:

Our customer service staff remain at home working remotely due to the continued California “Stay at Home Order”. Until the order is lifted our staff handling customer service inquiries are ONLY reachable thorough our email support portal. They are not reachable through our 1-800 phone number. The Customer Service Department staff are available Monday-Friday to answer email inquiries at USA_Support for general product inquires, web-order questions, and product advice.

Tamiya America, INC.

Categories: Scale Models

OTB 80: Rigging your kit.

On the Bench Podcast - Fri, 04/17/2020 - 22:42

G'day Benchers!  Modelling life in lockdown continues! In this episode we talk about rigging your kit.

As well as that we 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!

Categories: Scale Models

Scale Model Podcast Ep. 44 – Mike Rinaldi Part Duex

Scale Model Podcast - Tue, 04/14/2020 - 20:50
Welcome to Episode 44 Sponsored by Goodman Models. Hosts Stuart Clark Anthony Goodman *************************************** LATEST NEWS Sean’s Custom Model Tools Prize Pack #2 Giveaway! Send us an email with a picture of your workbench area to: scalemodelpodcast@gmail.com Please use a subject of “SMP 44 Giveaway” Stuart will randomly draw a winner on April 26th. Goodman […]
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OTB 79: What makes a great kit?

On the Bench Podcast - Fri, 04/10/2020 - 22:28

G'day Benchers!  Modelling life in lockdown! We talk about what makes a great kit and well as the shock news about Wingnut Wings closing down. .

As well as that we have our usual whats new in the modelling

world and of course mail call.

Categories: Scale Models

Moscato Hobby Models M72 Gabriel Inbox Review

Scale Model Podcast - Sat, 04/04/2020 - 21:28
We recently received an advanced copy of the M72 Gabriel in 1/48 scale from Moscato Hobby Models. Anthony did an inbox review of this fantastic looking kit.    
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