Tamiya 42345 TRF 420 Chassis Kit
Details and photos will be added as soon as available.
Source: Andy’s Hobby Headquarters
– Tamiya 1/48 scale F-14A Tomcat is one of the most popular injection plastic kits released in recent years, but it is also a kit that many modelers that have been purchased cannot start production.
– This is a book that the editorial department of the model information magazine [Monthly Model Graphics] introduces production in a How to format, using many photos during production.
– 96 pages, full colour
We, the TamiyaBlog Team, love the Tamiya Fun Cars. And so also the genius Comical models. What a wonderful idea to revive the famous RC classics of the 80s with the Comical models. This year, after the Grasshopper and Hornet, with the Tamiya Comical Frog already the third model from this series will appear. We all like them, but our favorite is clearly the Grasshopper. These models are great fun “out of the box”, with nice oil filled CVA shocks as standard which we appreciate a lot, but are actually predestined for customizing. And Tamiya helps with a large number of optical as well as technical Hop Up Parts. When the yellow / green L / N and M parts were announced, we had the idea for our little silver / green comical rocket. The WR-02 chassis, further developed for the Comical models, is now called WR-02CB and is a real pleasure to build. We particularly liked the slightly wider wishbones, which give the chassis in connection with the great new wheels and tires a fantastic roadholding for this kind of models. But we pimped our little funny Grasshopper even further technically.
Here is a small list of the used genuine Tamiya parts:
47407 L/N Parts Yellow Parts
47408 M Parts Bumper Yellow Green
47416 WR02CB S-Parts Spokes (Green Plated)
47411 WR02CB T-Parts Wheel Rims (Chrome Plated)
54867 One Piece Aluminium Skid Guard
54865 Ribbed Front Bubble Tires Soft
54866 Round Block RR Bubble Tires Soft
54587 Aluminium Servo Stay
54695 Stainless Steel Suspension Shaft Aluminium Support Bridge
53847 TA05 46mm Assembly Universal Shaft
54817 Aluminium Motor Guard for WR-02 and GF-01
54473 Aluminium Wheelie Roller Set for WR-02
54670 Aluminium Oil Damper
53974 TRF 501X Front Spring Set
51000 High Torque Servo Saver (Black)
54358 RS-540 Torque Tuned Motor
54579 1150 Bearing
As this car will probably participate in Fun Races, we´ve installed a Torque Tuned motor in combination with 20T pinion for this little bit of “extra power”. We love this litte pocket racer. It turned out amazing. Using the wide range of Tamiya special coloured chassis parts and wheels, you can individualize your WR-02CB perfectly as you want. So colourful starting grids in fun races are guaranted.
Now we will wait for our next FUN project to arrive. The Tamiya SW-01 Mini Lunch Box.
Stay Tuned !!
From the good assembling method to the know-how to set and tuning, it is approaching the charm of the popular machine of the whole book.
The fans who want to start the radio control from now on, of course, are confident in the expert as well.
Tamiya continues to develop new and fun RC variants of its existing chassis’. A new addition to their vast RC line-up is the Tamiya RC Monster Beetle Trail GF-01TR. This fun looking RC is already easily recognizable with its iconic Monster Beetle body, just now in 1/14 scale. Under the body is the GF-01 chassis, which is known for wheelies, but the drivetrain has been altered with the addition of portal axle hubs both front and rear. This gives the truck a little more ground clearance while gearing it down. Tamiya includes a Torque Tuned motor and ESC with this fill build kit too. In this video, we highlight what sets the kit apart from others in the Tamiya selection for Tamiya fans and of course show you it in action as well.
Soure: RC Driver YouTube channel
August 3, 2019 (Saturday) Release Appendix with special price 980 yen
The introductory program will introduce various ways to play the car, custom methods, and spectacular modifications made by users under the theme of the classic Tamiya lunch box. In addition, a production guide for the lunch box MINI, which will finally be released, is also posted! Drift is packed with useful and useful information such as the introduction of machines of Japanese players who competed for the top in D1-10 (World Championships) and the lipo battery management method in hot summer.
Special appendix ● Lunch box “MINI parts tray”
The lunch box, featured at the beginning of this issue, is loved by everyone with a funny appearance. The magazine’s illustrator Atsushi Arino drew an illustration of the compact palm-sized model “Lunch Box Mini”, which will be released as a new model, and printed it on the bottom of the tray. The tray is button-assembled, so it is easy to carry around and you can definitely use it in any situation.
Source in Japanese language: RC Magazine
(P)review link: Ninetalis Scale Models