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Tamiya 70238 Kayak official product video

★This assembly kit creates a dynamic kayak model, with a submarine motor and underwater gearbox underneath the central float powering the model via cranks and link rods as it paddles gallantly forward. ★Length: 210mm, width: 165mm, height: 105mm. ★Change paddle blade angle to alter movement. ★Stickers are included to decorate the figure. ★Includes everything needed for simple snap-fit/screw-together assembly.
●If motor does not rotate with the switch on, or emits abnormal noises, turn off immediately and determine the cause.
●Do not touch any rotating parts such as cranks.
●Do not hinder rotation of cranks by force. This will result in motor heat buildup that can burn fingers, etc.
●Never use the product in oceans, lakes, rivers or ponds.
●Always install batteries with correct polarity.
●Never short circuit, dismantle, heat or incinerate a battery, as it could overheat, leak or explode.
●Always dry the model with a cloth after use. Turn off the switch and remove batteries from the model after use.
●Running in hot/warm water may soften motor case or melt grease, resulting in water leakage inside.

Tamiya Official Guidebook “Mini 4WD Super Speed ​​Guide 2020-2021”

“Tamiya Official Guidebook Mini 4WD Super Speed ​​Guide 2020-2021 ” for beginners and advanced users will be released!

Japan Cup 2020 official circuit “Max Surprise Circuit 2020” measures setting and detailed explanation of the course, as well as basics of machine making, manufacturing methods of trend modification methods such as flexi, dress-up method of professional modeler comprehensively covered. In addition, thorough dissection of the new chassis “VZ chassis”, explosive machine manufacturing technique of the mini 4WD game application “mini 4WD super speed grand prix”, interview with voice actor “Aozora Tokui”, “all mini 4WD” kit catalog etc. There are plenty. The special appendix is ​​a special sticker for various purposes.

○ Release date: July 6, 2020 (Monday)
○ List price: 990 yen (Body price: 900 yen)
○ Format / Number of pages: A4 wide 100 pages
○ Appendix: Special dress-up sticker
○ Issued by: One publishing
○ Author : Get Navi editorial department

Parent and child programming book featuring Tamiya educational kits released

Parents and children can learn by playing, easy programming education item introduction
Introducing “programming education” as a learning method for children towards the future by joining the curriculum of elementary schools since 2020. For fans who are interested in learning and education using machines and computers, we introduce robot toys, educational toys, and learning materials that “learn the power of thinking while experiencing play for hands” to learn the basics of programming. .. Many tips and tricks for assembling Tamiya’s craft series are also posted. Please take a look!
⇒ Click here for details (Yaesu Publishing HP)

Some of Tamiya’s related products introduced in this book

Related information
⇒ Special page “Must be a compulsory elementary school from 2020! What is “programming thinking”? ]
⇒ Tamiya Craft Series
⇒ Tamiya Robot School

Official details and photos of upcoming Tamiya 25199 1/48 Lockheed P-38 H Lightning

This model kit faithfully recreates the H variant of the Lockheed P-38! This limited-edition variant of the 1/48 P-38 Lightning masterpiece kit, will only be sold in a white box format. New parts are included specifically for this kit to depict the P-38H, a variant which was produced from May 1943 and were given an improved 20mm cannon, as well as a bomb payload capacity of 1,500kg. More powerful 1,400hp engines were paired with intercoolers and radiators from previous variants.

• 1/48 scale plastic model assembly kit. Fuselage length: 240mm, wingspan: 330mm.
• This kit creates a parked aircraft.
• New parts specific to P38H variant: Larger supercharger intakes, rear canopy without reinforcing frames, instrumentation, nose landing gear strut and bay covers, main landing gear reinforcements, upgraded 20mm cannon and 12.7mm machine guns that were often modified on the ground, plus turbocharger coolant pipe.
• Choose whether to attach optional main landing gear air duct.
• Weights are included in the kit to ensure correct balance of the model when displayed.
• A detailed cockpit features the wheel-type controls, radio, throttle box and more.
• 1 marking option is included, depicting an aircraft with lively nose art and belonging to the 432nd Fighter Squadron, part of the 475th Fighter Group that was devastatingly effective from 1943-44 over the Pacific.
• Plain white box with a color label on the lid. One Shot Production Run!
• Comes with canopy masking stickers and a full-color painting guide.

Source of video: Callsign Cooger YouTube Channel

Tamiya RC Live – TA07RR chassis kit, Comical Avante introduction of optional specifications & TC-01 chassis details part 2

Introduction of TA07RR chassis kit details!
・ We will explain the details and settings of the TA07RR kit.

Introduction of Comical Avante optional specifications!
・ We will explain the OP and settings that can be used for Comical Avante.

TC-01 Chassis Detailed Explanation Part 2
・ Details such as chassis details and mechanical space will be delivered.

Official full product video of Tamiya 56362 1/14 RC Volvo FH16 Globetrotter 750 8×4 Tow Truck

Specifications vary from final product.
The model shown has the below separately sold TROP option parts fitted:
Item 56523 Multi-Function Control Unit “Euro-Style” (MFC-03)
Item 56553 Electric Actuator Set for 1/14 Scale R/C Tow Truck
Item 56549 LED Light for MFC (φ3 / Red / 1,100mm)
Item 56550 LED Light for MFC (φ3 / White / 1,100mm)
Item 56551 LED Light for MFC (φ3 / Yellow / 1,100mm) (2pcs.)

Takayuki Yamazaki of PDC Designworks talk – Tokyo Communication Art College

A message from hyper designer Kayuki Yamazaki to everyone who aims at this industry. A graduate of our school. Our school teacher. Former Honda Technical Research Institute designer.
Established pdc_designworks in 2012, leveraging the experience of working on hit products such as Ape / zoomer / GROM. A wide field of view and various hobbies are used not only for industrial design centered on car design but also for fashion, models, DJs, consultants, magazine serialization, design education activities for companies, students, etc. Carry out activities. In recent years, we are expanding the range of activities such as customized production, ambassador activities and corporate consulting.
Source: TCACRE YouTube channel