Category Archives: Future Releases

Tamiya New Product List February 2017

R/C Models
 84432  1/10 R/C TRF102 Chassis Kit Black Edition
 58641  1/10 R/C Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X (TT-02D) Drift Spec
 42307  TRF419X Upper Arm Spacers (0.5, 0.8mm)
 42308  Silicone Oil Bottle Bag
 54730  TRF Damper Rod Guide (Hard, 4pcs.)
 54735  Mud Block Tires (CC-01) (2pcs.)
 54736  Plated Medium-Narrow Mesh Wheels 4pcs. (Gold, Offset +2)
 54743  TA07 Carbon Reinforced A Parts (Bulkheads)
 54744  TA07 Carbon Reinforced K Parts (Stiffeners)
 54745  TA07 Carbon Reinforced Lower Deck
 51590  1/10 Scale R/C Mercedes-AMG GT3 Body Parts Set
 47324  1/10 Scale R/C Raikiri GT Lightweight Body Parts Set
 47333  TT-02 A Parts (Upright) (Blue)
 47334  TT-02 A Parts (Upright) (White)
 47335  TT-02 D Parts (Motor Mount) (Blue)
 47336  TT-02 D Parts (Motor Mount) (White)
 47337  TT-02B B Parts (Upright) (Blue)
 47338  TT-02B B Parts (Upright) (White)
 47339  TT-02 Lower Deck (Hard/Blue)
 47340  TT-02 Lower Deck (Hard/White)
 47342  TRF Special Damper Black (Hard Black Coating) 4pcs.

Scale Models
 14001  1/12 Yamaha YZR500 Grand Prix Racer
 14020  1/12 Suzuki GSX750 Police Bike

 95286  Aero Thunder Shot Black Special (AR Chassis)
 95296  Dash-1 Emperor (MS Chassis) Black Special
 18706  Mini 4WD Starter Pack AR Speed Spec (Aero Avante)
 18647  Mini 4WD Starter Pack MA Power Spec (Blast Arrow)
 95297  Truckin’ Mini 4WD Sunny-Shuttle Premium (AR Chassis)
 15509  Low-Profile Offset Tread Tires (Hard/White)
 95287  Front Under Guard (Red)
 95311  13mm Dia. Guide Roller Ball Bearings (6pcs.) II
 95280  Mini 4WD Car Dimension Checker

Tools & Paints
 74131  Mini 4WD (+) Screw & Nut Driver Set PRO
 87184  Masking Tape for Curves 12mm
 69909  3-Speed Crank Axle Gearbox (Clear)
 69910  Twin Motor Gearbox (Clear)
 69911  Single Gearbox (4-Speed, Clear)
 69912  Double Gearbox (Left/Right Independent 4-Speed, Clear)

More details on upcoming 63653 Tamiya RC Perfect Guide 2017

Tamiya RC Perfect Guide 2017

ITEM 63653 / B5 size 2016 December 15 (Thursday) around released 
2,160 yen (2,000 yen body price)

Issued 2017 version of Tamiya RC Perfect Guide introducing all products of Tamiya’s RC model, including F1 machine, racing buggy, big tire model, powerful trailer and tank from the touring car with rich color photos. Mazda Demio, MERCEDES-AMG GT 3, pre-assembled engine RC car, XBG Reikiri GT, which was announced at the hobby show and Tamiya fair, was published as soon as possible. In addition, popular touring cars are categorized according to actual car categories such as street model, racing model, super GT model, rally & dart, and it is easy to find favorite machines. There are guides of the main chassis and it is convenient for selecting from the chassis. In addition, from the assembly to the way to run you can master the basics of electric RC cars perfectly “Tamiya RC car starting from here!” Is a must-see for beginners. Of course, plenty of optional parts cover the color photograph with product explanation added. In addition, you can not miss the introduction page of You Tube which can check running and assembly with animation. It is a guidebook full of information indispensable for Tamiya RC fans.

● New model ● Start from here Tamiya RC car ● Tamiya RC model full lineup ● TT – 02 chassis basic tune up ● major RC model chassis guide ● Running changes! The superiority of machine setting ● Enjoy with movies! Tamiya RC car ● Option parts / catalogs ● Spare parts list

64406 Tamiya catalog 2017 (scale model version) details

Tamiya catalog 2017 (scale model version)

Item No: 64406 2016 December 26, (Monday) around released
1,404 yen (base price of 1,300 yen)

While viewing from corner to corner carefully, choosing the next model is not a fun way to spend time for model fans. Tamiya catalog (scale model version) which is also collection of fans every year is issued. The cover of the 2017 edition is a stylish composition studded with a completed photograph of a model on a white back. Including 1/24 scale NSX and Ferrari FXX K, 1/12 Kawasaki Ninja H 2 R, 1/35 USA 155 mm self-propelled gun M 40 big shot, 1/48 Ground Self Defense Force Light Armored Vehicle, 1/48 Grumman F- 14 A Tom Cat, and even mini 4WD’s God Burning Sun and so on. Of course, I also recorded Tamiya products such as pleasant tools and tools, paint, air brushes and compressors. In addition, 1/16 · 1/35 RC tank full of scale sense and 1/14 RC trailer track are also posted. It is a book that is fully immersed in the model world of charm. Size 26 × 25.5 cm, all 93 pages.

Introduction of contents of contents

The top decorating is 1/24 NSX. Full display model which reproduced the midship mounted V6 twin turbo engine. I am also interested in shaping the distinctive floating C pillars.

The 1/12 motorcycle series is a monster bike that does not go wrong with topics such as achieving the fastest 400 km / h on the market, Kawasaki Ninja H2R. Individual style and mechanism stand out in models as well.

Large format photos of 1/35 MM series feature 1/35 USA 155 mm self-propelled gun M 40 big shot. You can also extend the image of the scenery with 8 crews full of movement.

Grumman F – 14 A Tomcat gains worldwide attention for 1/48 masterpiece series. We arranged two models of the US Navy specification and Iran Air Force specification, and also posted a model of the state where the characteristic variable wings were advanced.

The page of 1/350 warship introduces the top of Japanese battleship Yamato and air cruiser specification which can be said to be the best series masterpiece in large format photos. The power of the big model is transmitted from the magazine as well.

Mini 4WD also includes new items such as God Burning Sun, Zilborough, Tri Dagger WX, Proto Saber Evolution Premium.

Build explanation video and details of Tamiya 57986 First Try RC Kit (On-Road TT-02 Chassis)

TRF commentary in the video along the illustration before living Satoru assembly “First Tri-RC Kit” (Tamiya Racing Factory). It is a content that further understanding is deepened not only for beginners, such as the tips of screw tightening and the amount of grease applied to gears, but also for medium and advanced users.

0:00:28 to be prepared
0:01:28 assembly illustration of a perspective
0:02:52 (1) charge of the traction battery
0: 4:00 (2) Lower Deck decomposition of (assembly settled)
0:04:23 grease up to (3) gear
0:09:08 mounting (4) gear cover (A4)
0:13:55 (5) front upper mounting of the arm
0:19:34 (6) rear upper arm mounting of
0:22:35 (7) mounting of motor
0:27:24 (8) installation of Riyarowaamu
0:29:50 (9) of the rear bumper mounting
0:32:39 (10) front lower arm mounting of
0:35:04 (11) installation of the front bumper
0:37:09 mounting of (12-13) front upright (left and right)
0:44:50 (14- 15) installation of the rear upright (left and right)
0:49:40 (16) mounting of the damper
0:52:22 (17) mounting of the steering arm
0:53:16 (18) of the radio control mechanical check
0:59: 14 (19) installation of the servo stay
1:01:52 (20) steering servo mounting of
1:05:45 example of mounting (21) RC Mecha
1:09:00 (22) a method of attaching the wheel
1:11:50 (23-24) rear / front body mount attachment of
1:12:55 (25) mounting of urethane bumper
1:13:42 (26) equipped with the traction battery
1:14:50 mounting (27) body
1: 16:30 test run

“Chassis another option parts catalog” is here

Item No: 57986 8 May 2016 Release around 27 (Saturday) 9,288 yen (main unit price 8,600 yen)

◯ Front and rear differential gears ◯ Steering wipers ◯ Spur gears & propeller shafts ◯ Front and rear dampers ◯ Wheel bonded tires ◯ Motor mounts & pinion gears are assembled. * Other parts necessary for assembly are also set.
Total length = 376 mm

Part of the part is in the finished state, perfect for those who first assemble RC cars!
But I want to challenge RC kit, happy to fans assemble all from the beginning is thought to wonder if a little high hurdle news. It is a chassis kit of an electric R / C car set with a part that takes a little time to complete. Since it can be assembled with a good tempo, it is also ideal as a tool kit that challenges with parents and children. Based on TT – 02, a basic 4 – wheel touring car chassis with excellent handling stability. Assemble the suspension, complete with the motor and RC mechanism installed. Since I assemble by myself, I understand the structure of RC car well, smooth work for setting and upgrading. Of course, it is also attractive to freely choose the RC mechanism and body. Let’s try it in the RC kit that does not have fun now!

RC choose mechanics and the body freely
Also points to choose freely the body. Please find and paint favorites from among the 1/10 RC touring car body which we have abundantly ranging from running mood full racing car to sports car seen in town, high performance super car. Also, RC mechanism can choice on their own, but recommended ” Fine spec 2.4G electric RC drive set “. We have set 2.4 GHz 2 channel propo set and 7.2 V battery for traveling with less worry of interference, as well as a charger.

Basic Specifications 
● chassis total length 376mm, both chassis width 182mm ● wheelbase 257mm ● Tire Width / Diameter = both before and after 27 / 67mm ● frame = bottom shape Bathtub type ● Drive = vertical motor shaft drive 4WD ● Front before and after Resin 4-bevel type ● Steering = 3-piece tie rod type ● Suspension = 4 wheel double wishbone ● Damper = front and rear friction ● Gear ratio = Kit standard 8.27: 1 (11.38: 1 to 7.28: 1 combined with optional pinion 10 types of gear ratios can be selected) ● Motor = 540 type

Separately you purchase
● 1/10 touring car for the body ● traction battery, (including battery for the transmitter) RC equipment is sold separately. The traction battery and the RC device is a set ” Fine spec 2.4G electric RC drive set ” is recommended.

Tamiya 63652 Mini 4WD Super Fast Custom Introductory TMFL Ver.

Gakken Mook GetNavi special editing
Tamiya official guide book
Mini four-wheel drive super-fast custom introductory TMFL Ver.
Item No: 63652 2016 December 15 (Thursday) Release 940 yen (base price of 870 yen)
A5 size 148 issue Page: Gakken plus

“Popular Mini 4WD manga “Nitsuharu Driving Mechanical Research Institute” (also known as TMFL) which is also published in Korokoro Aniki (Shogakkan) and “Monthly GetNavi (Gakken)”. Mini 4WD “Play with full power” Draw real people in real life, I am collecting empathy from many racers. Director Odawara who is led by TMFL publicizes remodeling techniques of machines and dressing up greatly! Add commentary of live-action to manga drawing down all pages, you can master custom art of TMFL flow. In addition, the TMFL special logo sticker is perfect for pasting on a machine. It is a bibble of mini 4 racer that we want to align with “Super fast tuning introduction augmented revised edition”, “super fast dressup introduction”.

All pages draw down! “Nitsu star driving dynamics laboratory” Special Edition
– surprise of gimmick large public! TMFL members machine gallery
representing the-world of your own! Ondawara director custom machine gravure
indispensable to a custom-car! Four wheel drive mini tool large public commitment

Special filing Appendix
TMFL special logo sticker
(optimal TMFL, Tamiyarogo of course, TMFL specification sponsor mark, Tanitarogo, to dress up like Tsubamesanjo tool manufacturer’s logo)

Upcoming 63653 Tamiya RC Perfect Guide 2017 – Tamiyablog’s 1000th article

63653 Tamiya RC Perfect Guide 2017

Official catalog book of the 2017 version covering the top brand of radio controlled cars, Tamiya’s products. In addition to providing detailed explanation of the entire lineup, including the latest model released this fall, popular content such as tune-up guide will be recorded more richly.
ISBN code 9784056111651
Publisher Gakken
Release Date (Japan) December 15, 2016

At the same time this is the 1000th article/post of Tamiyablog, so welcome next “millennium”!

New Tamiya Item Release list for January 2017

RC Models
 58640  1/10 R/C Mazda2 (M-05)
 47323  1/10 Scale R/C Mazda MX-5 Lightweight Body Parts Set
 54729  Racing Wing α (Carbon Pattern)
 54731  Racing Stripe & Line Sticker (Black)
 54732  Touring Car Metal Plated Side Mirrors
 54747  Low Friction Resin 5mm Suspension Ball (8pcs.)

Scale Models
 61115  1/48 Kawasaki Ki-61-Id Hien (Tony)
 61116  1/48 Hayate (Frank) & Kurogane Scenery Set
 37024  1/35 German 6-Wheeled Heavy Armored Car Sd.Kfz. 231
 35029  1/35 German Kettenkraftrad

 19449  Tridagger WX (AR Chassis)
 95295  Aero Manta Ray White Special (AR Chassis)
 95299  Heat Edge Green Special (MA Chassis)
 95284  HG Carbon Stay for Wide Front Sliding Damper (2mm)
 95285  HG Carbon Stay for Wide Rear Sliding Damper (2mm)
 95300  Mini 4WD Setting Gauge (Blue)
 15508  Stainless Steel Screw Set (15/20/25/30mm)