Monthly Archives: September 2020

Tamiya RC Live – Tamiya Grand Prix All Japan Championship Strategy Story & Tamiya RC Car Grand Prix capture story

Tamiya Grand Prix All Japan Championship Strategy Story
・ Talk about how to capture each class (JJ class, M sports, ST class, etc.).

Tamiya RC Car Grand Prix capture story
・ I will talk about how to capture each class (Formula E, comical, rider, etc.)
We will also broadcast the race in which Maezumi participated.

Tamiya Satoshi Maezumi, Riku Sunahara

Tamiya RC Live – Introduction of new RC products & RC race event sponsored by Tamiya

September introduction of new products and answers to frequently asked questions
・ Introducing new RC September products.
・ Introducing questions from everyone, practice locations and store events.

Talk about resuming the RC race event sponsored by Tamiya
・ Tamiya Grand Prix All Japan Championship
・ Tamiya RC Car Grand Buri I will talk about future plans.
・ Notes on participating in races and notes on brushless motors, etc.

Tamiya 69936 Gondola Lift product video
★This assembly kit creates a working gondola that moves end-to-end along its rope, and is turned back and forth by stoppers. ★Gondola is assembled from card. ★Features a 3-meter rope with components to adjust its length and tension. ★Requires one R6/AA/UM3 battery (not included).

Video review of Tamiya 58656 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.5 EVO.II Team Zakspeed Debis by RC Driver

Looking for a hobby? Something to do while you’re stuck at home? The radio control car hobby is a great thing to get into. Of course we’re going to show you how much fun it can be! Tamiya is an RC car manufacturer that has helped countless people get into the hobby. Recently we added their Mercedes-Benz 190E Debis TT-01 Type-E On-Road Car to the collection and we took a slightly different approach to showing you this kit. This semi-review will tell you about the cars features, details and performance, but more importantly, we hope it serves as inspiration for those looking for a hobby or those in the hobby to try a fun car that might interest them. Let’s get to it RC Drivers!
Error: Please note the shocks are friction shocks. A friend helped me with the build and assembled the shocks. At a quick glance to me, they appeared to be the oil version shocks.

Source: RC Driver YouTube channel

Tamiya release list for October 2020

R/C Models
 42356  42mm Swing Shafts (Hard) 2pcs.
 42358  Transmitter Bag
 42359  VG O-Rings for Oil Dampers (30°)
 42360  42mm Drive Shafts for Low Friction Double Cardan Joint Shafts (2pcs.)
 42361  43mm Drive Shafts for Low Friction Double Cardan Joint Shafts (2pcs.)
 42362  44mm Drive Shafts for Low Friction Double Cardan Joint Shafts (2pcs.)
 42363  Axle Shafts for TRF420 Double Cardan Joint Shafts (2pcs.)
 54960  TC-01 Aluminum Damper Extenders (4pcs.)
 54968  M-08 Aluminum Motor Bridge
 54969  33mm Lightweight Aluminum Swing Shafts (2pcs.)
 54970  CC-02 Aluminum Spur Gear Mount
 54971  CC-02 Motor Mount Bridge Spacer
 54973  Pin Stripe Stickers for Panel Lines
 54977  TT-02 Aluminum Servo Mount

Static Models
 24356  1/24 Campus Friends 2 Set
 60791  1/72 Lockheed Martin® F-35®B Lightning II®

 18095  Honda e (VZ)
 95584  Hi-Mount Tube Stabilizer Set (Clear Yellow)

Tools & Paints
 69937  Modeler’s Side Cutter α (Yellow)
 74157  HG Tweezer Grip Scissors

Tamiya 57919 1/10 RC XB Toyota GR Supra (TT-02 Chassis) White

RC drive a popular 2-seater sports car!
It is a completed electric radio control car that reproduces Toyota’s 2-seater sports car, GR Supra, which made its world debut in January 2019. The body that realistically reproduces the characteristic shape of the double bubble roof, raised front and rear fenders, duck tail of the rear gate, etc. is made of lightweight and shock resistant polycarbonate. The main body is painted white, the window is smoked, and the rear diffuser is painted black. In addition, the front and rear light cases are composed of separate parts of polycarbonate to create a three-dimensional effect, creating a fearless look. In addition, the door mirror also reproduces three small protrusions on the side. The high-scale finish enhances the enjoyment of running.

Adopted shaft 4WD, TT-02, which is easy to operate and enjoys setting.
The assembled chassis is a shaft drive 4WD TT-02 with excellent steering stability due to a well-balanced design with a running battery on the left and a motor on the right. The suspension has four independent double wishbones. The front and rear sealed gearboxes incorporate a resin 4-pinion type differential gear that produces a smooth differential. In addition, the wheel hub has a brake disc-like design, and is equipped with a front bumper support that resembles the bumper of a racing kart in an actual vehicle. In addition, the wheel base, vehicle height, and tread can each be selected from two types by changing the parts, and settings such as a motor mount with a wide range of 10 gear ratios are also OK. The black 10-spoke wheels have silver stickers on some of the rims and spokes, giving a finish that is similar to that of a real 19-inch wheel. The tire is equipped with a racing radial carved with a tread pattern. Also equipped with ESC (Electronic Speed ​​Controller) that allows you to enjoy smooth speed control both forward and backward.

Using 2.4G R/P that can be played easily by multiple units
A wheel trigger type transmitter, 7.2V battery for running, and a charger, which are perfect for controlling the car as well as the completed car body, are also set. The RC mechanism is crystal replacement etc. Adopting a 2.4GHz radio set that you can easily enjoy with multiple units without the need for band adjustment. 2.4GHz, which is also used for computer wireless LAN, has a 1:1 correspondence between the transmitter and the receiver (vehicle body), so there is no concern about interference, and the transmitter and receiver are already paired. There is no need for troublesome setup work. The transmitter uses a grip cover and a trigger cover. It can be adjusted by attaching and detaching it, and it is a structure that is easy to operate even with small hands.

Basic specifications
●Length: 457mm, Width: 188mm, Height: 133mm ●Wheelbase 257mm ●Tire width/diameter = front and rear 26/66mm ●Frame = bathtub type ●Drive system = vertical motor/shaft drive 4WD ● Differential gear = front and rear resin 4 bevel type ●Steering = 3-division tie rod type ●Suspension = 4-wheel double wishbone ●Damper = front and rear friction ●Gear ratio = Kit standard 8.27:1 (10 kinds of gears from 11.38:1 to 7.28:1 in combination with optional pinion) Ratio can be selected) ● Motor = 540 type ● Speed ​​controller = ESC (Electronic Speed ​​Controller) installed

Required separately
● 4 AA batteries for transmitter