Monthly Archives: December 2010

Guesses and Wishes for Tamiya 2011 Releases

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 thanks for the growing reader base and

support in 2010 and wishes everyone a great 2011!

Tamiya Japan Best Models 2010 Voting Results

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.

The Official Tamiya RC Perfect Guide 2011 & Tamiya Color Guide Book

Some people believe that below is the comeback of the RC Guide Book, which is unfortunately wrong, this is just a catalogue made and sold by the German Tamiya importer (Dickie):


This is the original/official Tamiya RC Guide Book, including also the Avante 2011, unfortunately only in Japanese:

1,700 yen (excl. tax 1,619 yen) ITEM 63408/A4 size 162 pages
Place of Issuance: Ken Satoru Publishing Inc. / Publisher: Ken Satoru Marketing, Inc.

Including the popular touring car, F1 racing machine and powerful tanks and trailers, along with the introduction of Tamiya RC rich color photos all models. The new model also has published and presented at the Hobby Show Tamiya Fair. In particular, the Super GT Touring model, street, rally & dirt, a special production, classified by category of vehicle. Making it easier to find and configure your favorite machine. Of course, convenient to the chassis to choose from there is also the main guides in the chassis. In addition, a great car back, “Avante” presented by Dr. untold story waterfall development. Chunnappugaido and parts lists to be posted is also essential guidebook for performance improvement.

[Contents] model ★ NEW INFO. Moderufururainnappu Tamiya TRF ★ RC ★ ★ Avante back line all series! ★ Tamiya RC Waterfall writers go a long interview to the store Chunnappugaido ★ ★ Shimbashi Tamiyapuramoderufakutori primary model car chassis guides! ★ ★ Optional parts spare parts catalog

Also a Tamiya Color Guide Book is released:

3,800 yen (excl. tax 3,619 yen) ITEM 63409

Issue: Model Art Co. Ltd. / B5 size 96 pages

Paint model with a history of more than 40 years, “Tamiya Color” is a summary of the first guide. Chapter 1 is a color tank, the Beteranmodera Pakutoratamiya is the history of color and Tamiya paints to have existed since the early miss. Chapter 2, Section 3, planes, tanks, cars, spray cans of paint techniques described ship models, and modeling brushes airbrush make-up and materials, has published a must paint job. Chapter 4, Section 5, lacquer-based spray paint, acrylic paint water-soluble, others described the characteristics of each color of enamel paint on sale, the actual color of paint you use 60 as a special supplement (TS (Tamiyakarasupure) Color 28, AS (Eamoderusupure) 32 colors) comes with a primary color chips. The metallic print do not know, I have chosen to focus on military colors and subtle tones pearl type color. When making reference to any genre kit is a book on hand if you want to modelers.

[Table of Contents ★ Chapter 3 – Material makeup techniques can spray paint ★ Chapter 2 Chapter 1 History of Tamiya color primary color paint chips ★ ★ & Preface Chapter Tamiyakarasupure supplement standard colors color guide Eaburashikatarogu ★ Chapter 4 (metallic color Clear system basic colors) Color Guide Chapter 5 Chapter Genre ★ (U.S. Army and Navy planes color color United States Navy / Royal Air Force aircraft color color color German Air Force Air Force) (car color) (color color tank tanks the German NATO Allied Forces camouflage / desert color paint color GSDF) (color ship) article Puromodera special contribution ★ “Memories of Tamiya Color”

Source: Tamiya, INC.