Monthly Archives: March 2020

Tamiya RC LIVE video stream – Live delivery of the latest information on Tamiya RC cars!

From the new RC product information of April, the setting method that beginner must see,
Practical when participating in races such as the Tamiya Grand Prix
Useful information, even advice
Don’t miss the Tamiya staff!

As we accept questions at any time with the chat function,
If you have any questions, please give them to me!

New product information for Tamiya RC Spring

Tamiya RC car setting information (for beginners)

Tamiya Grand Prix capture course

Tamiya RC live broadcast on March 29 & Toyota RC School on March 28

Detail page (in Japanese language)
From new product information in spring to setting method that must-see for beginners, practical advice on participating in races such as Tamiya Grand Prix, etc.
The latest information of Tamiya RC car is delivered live. It will be delivered from March 29 (Sun) @ 10:00. Do not miss it!

Detail page (in Japanese language)
The world’s first! Toyota RC Club staff delivers RC car assembly classes live. Under the theme of a touring car, it introduces how to use tools, the mechanism of the car, and the points of assembly in an easy-to-understand manner.
It will be distributed from March 28 (Sat) @ 10:00. Enjoy your RC school experience on the web!

Pure Fun 4WD RC Car Kit! Tamiya Comical Avante GF-01CB Off-Road Buggy video review by RC Driver

Need a new kit to build? One that is just for pure fun? Perhaps something 4WD and electric? This could be your next kit right here Tamiya Fans! This is the new Tamiya Comical Avante RC Buggy and it’s different from the Tamiya Comical kits we’ve seen before. This Tamiya RC car kit is the first 4WD in the Comical Buggy line which is of course fitting for the Avante name, but it is most certainly going to bump up the fun factor of the drive. The Comical Avante sits on the new chassis variant the GF-01CB. This is Tamiya’s 4wd driveline chassis with oil damped shocks, independent suspension, top mount battery for fun wheelie action and signature spring loaded front bumper. Beyond the new prepainted Avante body, it also has new Bubble Step Block tires! Once you build this kit up on the bench, you’re guaranteed to have a ton of fun driving it! Our review captures all the details and of course features plenty of action too!
Source: RC Driver YouTube channel

Tamiya Mini 4WD Special Projects 95595 Tri Gale Silver Metallic Body (MA Chassis) & 95596 Rowdy Bull Black Metallic Body (FM-A Chassis)

95595 Tri Gale Silver Metallic Body (MA Chassis)
Released on Saturday, April 4, 2020 Mini 4WD special project 1,320 yen (main unit price 1,200 yen)

Total length = 156mm. The picture shows the kit assembled and stickers attached.

Silver shining body emphasizes supercar form This is a plastic model assembly kit of a four-wheel drive racer that is fun to race with high performance. A special specification of a tri-gail that resembles a supercar that features three pointed shapes, combining the tips of the left and right fenders and the nose, as the name “TRI” stands for. The silver shining body emphasizes the sharp form. In addition, the stickers that tighten the edgy modeling are metallic. The carbon pattern on the nose and cockpit side enhances the racing mood. He further asserted that the rear wing mounted below the roof was a high-speed machine. 26mm low height tires are set on the silver fin design wheels.

MA Chassis Pursuing Drive Efficiency “MA” stands for Midship AERO. The mid-ship layout “MS chassis” with a double-shaft motor mounted in the center of the body, and the “AR chassis” specially designed for airflow (aero) while driving. The “MA chassis” combines all the outstanding features into one chassis. Of course, taking advantage of the racing know-how accumulated so far, a 3.5: 1 gear ratio, six low-friction resin rollers and a rear skid bar as standard equipment have thoroughly improved driving performance. Was. In addition, the adoption of an integrated monocoque structure further improves ease of assembly and maintainability, such as from beginners to experienced racers, from street corner races on small courses to large special 5-lane circuit official competitions It is a chassis that can support a wide range up to the meeting.

Basic specifications ● Length 156mm, width 97mm, height 36mm when completed ● Double shaft motor included ● Assembly is self-contained without adhesive;

Separately required ● Two AA batteries

95596 Rowdy Bull Black Metallic Body (FM-A Chassis)
Released on Saturday, April 4, 2020 Mini 4WD special project 1,430 yen (main unit price 1,300 yen)

Total length = 156mm. The picture shows the kit assembled and stickers attached.

Special specification with black plating body which is more amazing It is a plastic model assembly kit of a high performance racer adopting shaft drive four wheel drive. The Loudible black plated body is a special version of the Loudible that features an American sports car motif. A long bonnet reminiscent of a high-power engine is equipped with a raised air intake. In addition, the compact cockpit, the front and rear fenders that protrude, and the wide and thick rear end shape create excitement. In addition, the terribleness is further improved by black plating. The compatibility with the metal stickers on the front grill and side sill is perfect.

Adopt FM-A chassis of front motor The chassis adopts FM-A chassis of the front motor layout that incorporates aero design. Because the center of gravity is located near the front of the vehicle body, stable running is possible even on courses with many ups and downs. The four rollers are made of low-friction resin, including a low-friction resin skid bar at the lower front as standard equipment. In particular, the rear roller is an 8mm thick type with enhanced stability. In addition, the motor can be easily replaced from the bottom of the chassis, and setting changes can be made quickly. A variety of parts can be attached to the aero side stay, which was inspired by the cross-sectional shape of the airplane wing. A parts such as ABS resin chassis body and low friction resin under panel and skid bar are unified in black color. The silver-plated A-spoke wheels that complement your feet are images of large wheels on actual vehicles. Tires are equipped with low height type. 3.5: 1 super-speed gears and motor.

Basic specifications ● Length 156mm, width 97mm, height 43mm when completed ● With motor ● Assembly requires no adhesive

Separately Required Items ● Two AA batteries

Tamiya 25201 1/48 Mitsubishi Ki-46 III Type 100 Command Recon Plance (Dinah)

Image shows assembled and painted kit.

It is equipped with two 1,500 horsepower Mitsubishi engines on a beautiful streamlined body that pursues reduced speed and air resistance. The Hyakushiki HQ reconnaissance aircraft, which has an altitude limit of 10,000 meters, a long range of 4,000 km (when using additional tanks), and the fastest Japanese military aircraft, 630 km / h, will be launched for reconnaissance missions throughout the Pacific War . This aircraft, which has excellent airframe performance, played a major role in strategic reconnaissance missions ahead of the world, such as stealth reconnaissance penetrating deep behind enemies. The Type III, which appeared in 1954, was upgraded to a nose shape with no steps, and was equipped with a C112 engine with increased output. This unarmed machine carried out difficult tasks using only high-speed power as its weapon.

★ Added a description of the actual machine to the kit that models the beautiful figure as it is. ★ Paste a metal sticker on the top of the package. ★ The large windshield is made up of six transparent parts, reproducing a smooth shape. ★ The interior of the cockpit and the scouts are also finished with precision. ★ Sets two types of propellers and spinners for the first and second semesters. ★ Includes two pilot and scout dolls. ★ There are four types of markings, including the 10th Squadron, the 15th Squadron, and the 55th Squadron of the Independent Squadron. ★ Length 229㎜.