Posted on February 28th, 2014 at 1:58 PM by dunebuggy

CC01_Extension_Link 011

The CC-01/XC is still one of the most popular Tamiya chassis of all time due to it´s very scale look. A lot of different body types were released since. The latest car is the beautiful Toyota FJ Cruiser. But due to it´s age, the chassis has some downsides. We happily noticed the release of the CC-01 Extension Link last year and a nice CC-01 Aluminum damper set. The new extension link kit helps to give the rear axle of the CC-01 a lot more travel while climbing over obstacles. We´ve installed the kit to our trusty tamiyablog Mercedes Unimog and tested it on rough terrain. The extension links itself are made of high quality black anodized aluminum with integrated ball bearings. Too make it short, it works so much better than the standard setup. The car benefits a lot. But see yourself. The tamiyablog team hope for more CC-01 Hop Ups in the future. Maybe a ballraced steering kit to reduce the play in the steering linkage ?

Posted on December 30th, 2013 at 9:21 AM by admin

TAMIYA 2014 ?

As in the previous years

a) which products do you think Tamiya could release this year (static, RC, mini, anything else) and

b) which products would you personally like to be released (regardless of if their chances are realistic)?

Feel free to use the comments link at the end of this entry (comments are shown after being checked which can take some hours).

The team of tamiyablog.com thanks again for the continuously growing
reader base and support and wishes everyone a great 2014!

Posted on December 31st, 2012 at 9:53 AM by admin

TAMIYA 2013 ?

As in the previous years

a) which products do you think Tamiya could release this year (static, RC, mini, anything else) and

b) which products would you personally like to be released (regardless of if their chances are realistic)?

Feel free to use the comments link at the end of this entry (comments are shown after being checked which can take some hours).

The team of tamiyablog.com thanks again for the continuously growing
reader base and support and wishes everyone a great 2013!

Posted on June 1st, 2012 at 9:46 AM by admin

Subject to the military model Tamiya has released so far, and “items of memories” = “kit like remain in my memory” of everyone of fan model “kit you want recommend to people, I want to make come” = “Recommended Items” mean? . Opinions that we have recruitment website at Tamiya . Replies were analyzed and were received from the fans in 40 countries, including Japan, will introduce 10 points were the top item of the vote.

 

It shone proudly in both the 1-position of the two sectors was “Flak36/37 88 mm cannon 1/35MM Series No.17 in Germany”! . To 40 years after the long-selling kit from the sale of 1972, a large number of votes and impressive comments were received. Other, the “item of Memories”, rank in many popular kit 1/35MM series and masterpiece of yesteryear. Were many comments that “I made many times” that left a strong impression to make a child “” the same kit. What many people it is not “this is! May be made” it. “Recommended Items” is many things both ranked in the memory department, the kit was released in each age from age 60 until recently has been arranged. It is also interesting was aligned Germany, USA, USSR, UK, France, and Japan, is the vehicle to represent each country. Is attractive items that can only be “recommended”, respectively. Made to take this opportunity to look at if there is a kit of outstanding experience, try make sure that reason how is it?

 

Items of memories

# 1 Flak36/37 Gun 1/35 German 88mm
# 2 Tiger I type 1/25 Germany
# 3 Type F / G Panzer 1/35 German II
# 4 Tiger I type 1/35 German (late production type)
# 5 Panzer H type 1/35 German IV
# 6 Chiha Japanese Army Type 97 Medium Tank 1/35
# 7 1/35 British SAS Jeep
# 8 T-55A tank 1/35 Soviet
# 9 Early Production Tiger I German Heavy Tank 1/16RC
# 10 Kubelwagen Army 1/35 German

 

Recommended Items
# 1 Flak36/37 Gun 1/35 German 88mm
# 2 Tiger I type 1/35 German (late production type)
# 3 Early Production Tiger I German Heavy Tank 1/16RC
# 4 Dragon Wagon tank truck 1/35 U.S. 40 t
# 5 Type F / G Panzer 1/35 German II
# 6 Tiger I type 1/25 Germany
# 7 T-55A tank 1/35 Soviet
# 8 B1 bis tank 1/35 French
# 9 Chiha Japanese Army Type 97 Medium Tank 1/35
# 10 Matilda Mk.III / IV Infantry

Japanese original page and voters comments

Posted on January 4th, 2012 at 9:21 AM by admin

TAMIYA 2012 ?

As in the previous years

a) which products do you think Tamiya could release this year (static, RC, mini, anything else) and

b) which products would you personally like to be released (regardless of if their chances are realistic)?

Feel free to use the comments link at the end of this entry (comments are shown after being checked which can take some hours).

The team of tamiyablog.com thanks again for the continuously growing
reader base and support and wishes everyone a great 2012!

Posted on December 22nd, 2011 at 10:44 AM by admin

As every year the visitors of the Japanese Tamiya hopepage voted for their favourite new releases.
As overall #1 the 1/350 Japanese Battleship Yamato was determined.

Total voting:
# 1 1/350 Japanese Battleship Yamato
# 2 1/10 RC Avante (2011)
# 3 1/24 Lexus LFA
# 4 1/10 RC TA06 PRO chassis kit
# 5 1/20 Team Lotus Type 78 1977 (with Etching Parts)
# 6 1/32 North American P-51D Mustang
# 7 1/35 BT army assault gun -42 in Finland
# 10 1/12 RC Tom’s Toyota 84C (RM-01 Chassis)
# 10 1/10 RC Fast Attack Vehicle (2011)
# 10 1/12 Fiat Yamaha Team Yamaha YZR-M1 ’09 Estoril Edition

Top 5 scale models:
#1 1/350 Japanese battleship Yamato

#2 1/24 Lexus LFA


#3 1/20 Team Lotus Type 78 1977 (with Etched Parts)


#4 1/32 North American P-51D Mustang


#5 1/35 BT army assault gun 42 in Finland

Top 5 RC models:
#1 Avante (2011)


#2 Ta06 PRO Chassis Kit


#3 Tom’s Toyota 84C (RM-01 Chassis)


#4 Fast Attack Vehicle (2011)


#5 Sand Rover (2011)

Top 5 Mini 4WD:
#1 Slash Reaper


#2 Rising Edge


#3 Victory Magnum Premium (Super Carbon II Chassis)


#4 Vanguard Sonic Premium (Super Carbon II Chassis)


#5 Vanquish RS

Top 5 other:
#1 Panel Line Accent Color


#2 Decoration Series

Posted on September 5th, 2011 at 12:40 PM by admin

Update 14.11.2011: Competition results posted

Update 1.11.2011: Competition is closed now, results will be posted on 14th November.

Exactly 5 years and 299 posts ago this blog was started by a small group of Tamiya fans to gather interesting information about our favourite company in one place, but we never thought it would be such a success with over one million page views in this time. Therefore we would like to thank you for your continuous and growing support, Tamiya INC. for keeping up releasing an enormous amount of superb new models and thus keeping us busy building and reporting about them as well as all other sites who sent or allowed us to use their material. In the past years we have received several offers to get sponsors and add advertisements, but we declined and decided to pay all the running costs ourselves to guarantee being as neutral and objective as possible. Something we hope you appreciate.

 

For the celebration of the 5 first years, we decided to give a new Sand Rover kit (also paid by ourselves) as the original version was released almost exactly 30 years ago (22nd August 1981) and also 5 years after Tamiya’s first RC-car and also because of being kit number 58500. To participate, please send only one of your own made Tamiya related photos or drawings (maximum size 300 kilobytes) together with your full name, age and country to the address shown in the below picture until the 31st October 2011. The team of tamiyablog will choose and present the entries they liked the most on 14th November 2011 and one of them will win the 58500 Sand Rover kit. The kit will be shipped to the winner’s address from Japan or Hong Kong at tamiyablog’s cost, but the receiver may have to pay for customs or taxes depending on his/her country’s import laws.

 

We are looking forward to your continuous support also during the next 5 years!

The team of tamiyablog.com

Posted on December 31st, 2010 at 11:06 AM by admin

2011 ????


As in the previous years

a) which products do you think Tamiya could release this year (static, RC, mini, anything else) and

b) which products would you personally like to be released (regardless of if their chances are realistic)?

Feel free to use the comments link at the end of this entry (comments are shown after being checked which can take some hours).

The team of tamiyablog.com thanks for the growing reader base and

support in 2010 and wishes everyone a great 2011!

Posted on December 24th, 2010 at 8:49 AM by admin

Total Ranking:

#1 1/20 Lotus Type 79 1978

#2 1/10 RC Sand Scorcher (2010)

#3 1/12 Honda RC166 GP Racer

#4 1/10 RC FF-03 PRO

#5 1/12 YZR-M1 ’09 Yamaha Fiat Yamaha Team

#6 1/24 DBS Aston Martin

#7 1/10 RC M-06 PRO

#8 1/20 F60 Ferrari

#9 1/48 G40 IJN Komatsu Bulldozer

#10 1/32 Spitfire Mk.IXc

Static Model Ranking:

#1 1/20 Lotus Type 79 1978

#2 1/12 Honda RC166 GP Racer

#3 1/12 YZR-M1 ’09 Yamaha Fiat Yamaha Team

#4 1/24 DBS Aston Martin

#5 1/20 F60 Ferrari

RC Model Ranking:

#1 RC Sand Scorcher (2010)

#2 RC FF-03 PRO

#3 RC M-06 PRO

#4 RC F104 Lotus Type 79

#5 RC F104 Tyrrell P34 1976 GP of Japan

Mini 4WD Ranking:

#1 Super XX chassis four wheel drive mini Evo.I

#2 Magunamuseiba Premium (Super II Chassis)

#3 VS mini four wheel drive chassis Evo.I

#4 Sunny Shuttle

#5 XX Special Dyna Super GX

Other Ranking:

#1 Polycarbonate Body Cleaner

#2 Scene Texture Paint

#3 Precision Saw (Photo-Etched)

Source: Tamiya, INC.

Posted on January 4th, 2010 at 1:09 PM by admin

Like in the beginning of 2009 which products do you think Tamiya could release this year (static, RC, mini, anything) and which products would you personally like to be released (regardless of if their chances are realistic)?

Feel free to use the comments link at the end of this entry (comments are shown after being checked which can take some hours).