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Dr. Kaneko Tatsuya’s “brush painting” technique lecture video from Tamiya Plastic Model Factory


May 21, 2017 (Sunday) Tamiya Plastic Model Factory Published at Shimbashi Store

0:02:05 Let’s imagine the completed shape!
0:06:03 How to choose colors, how to find. I will make my own recipe.
0:10:05 Select “Gray”
0:20:10 Preparation before painting. Assemble it to this point.
0:25:20 Leave the base of MM to “Halred”!
0:34:30 Advantages of Tamiya color (acrylic paint)
0:39:00 “Orientation” of brush carrying is also important
1:00:55 The rolling wheel is a toothpick
1:04:30 Leaning color is diluted
1:07:35 Various usable “Sponge brush”
1:19:25 There is no failure in the tank model!
1:22:20 End of first half
1:22:35 Track base color + Sumi putting paint is easy and real
1:29:00 What is “model reality”?
1:33:20 I use it for a scale model as well! The item for sweets decoration
1:36:10 The decal does not cut off!
1:47:35 Concentrate here! Highlights that increase the three-dimensional effect
2:06:11 “Sumi putting” work tightening the finish
2:22:40 completion!

Painting which influences the finish of the plastic model. “Although it was good until it was assembled it failed with coloring …” “I think that it is necessary to have air brush, special tool, difficult technique to paint well …” etc, I think that there are also many people who suffer from painting I will. So we invited Mr. Tatsuya Kaneko who is active as a promoter, and explained techniques of “painting brush” using Tamiya color, which can be handled easily by beginners. We will release a number of know-how that can be easily practiced from basic to applied, such as how to paint demonstrations and colors, with subject matter of military model. The interestingness of brush painting, various expression methods widens the enjoyment of model making!

First real product photos and video of Tamiya Mini 4WD Rowdy Bull on the new FM-A chassis



Sources: Tea-Leage at Twitter and Tamiya mini 4wd thailand fanpage at Facebook

Tamiya RC Car Grand Prix Vol.18 Video Report


March 20, 2017 (Monday, congratulation) MEGA WEB recorded at Toyota City showcase.
Tamiya’s RC model which continues to be loved for over 40 years, and still showing excitement. The Tamiya RC Hobby experience event “Tamiya RC Car Festival” was held at the theme park “MEGA WEB (Mega Web)” in Odaiba, Tokyo.
Experience driving of electric R / C car “Try !! Tamiya RC”, RC car assembly class “Try !! Tamiya RC school”, “Heavy dump experience” piloting dump truck RC to challenge baggage, “RC trailer We held an event that allows you to experience the Tamiya RC model such as “trailer passenger ride experience” where you can get on. On the 20th, RC car race “Tamiya RC car Grand Prix” which was superb worthy was also done.
“Tamiya RC car festival” that you can touch, ride, maneuver and enjoy Tamiya’s RC hobby will be held in the future. Please come by all means!

Tamiya Mini 4WD Japan Cup 2017 Special Commemorative Program & Great Cross Circuit On-Board Camera Videos


Familiar “MC Guts” and “Mini 4 Doctors” introduce the “Great Circuit Circuit 2017” thoroughly used in this Japan Cup. Actually run mini 4WD and explain. Mini 4WD also not to miss even more Latest information introduced. From beginner racer to experienced mini 4WD racer is a must-see content.


00:06 Type-A
03:42 Type-B
07:03 Type-AA
10:24 Type-BB
Great cross circuit the image of a cross-system 2017 type a (er), type a type was cross half under course layout (er) B (Bee) “, these type a (er), type obtained by inverting the course layout type B (Bee) AA (d
Mira), and four of the circuit layout of the type BB (Bimira) “, is scheduled to different circuit appears in every venue that combined with having the four sections variation” double bouncing straight (multi) “.

More information about the Japan Cup 2017 Official course Great Circuit 2017 here.

Tamiya 63657 Official Guidebook Mini 4WD Super Speed ​​Guide 2017-2018

Tamiya Official Guidebook Mini 4WD Super Speed ​​Guide 2017-2018

Item No: 63657 Release around 2 June (Fri) 2017  
778 yen (main unit price 720 yen)
A4 wide 100 pages
Special appendix: Special dress up sticker
Issued by Gakken plus
ISBN: 978-4-05-611227-6

The 35th anniversary celebrating the further mini 4WD, the 35th anniversary of the first official
product launch, the official formula to convey the charm of the mini 4WD which has evolved to “culture” beyond the frame of “Hobby” Mucc appeared in 2017 as well. Including a complete countermeasure setting of “Mini 4WD Japan Cup 2017” with basic patterns as well as 4 more patterns, special gravure by the power of “Condile” which rises more and more, the latest situation of Mini 4WD AI to change the living of the future, etc. ” “We will deliver the information full of information. In addition, we introduce the points of machine assembly & tune-up with “starter pack” as an example. We will explain the structure and effect of the upgrade parts firmly and support beginner racers. Promeller · Hasegawa master × popular YouTuber · Mini Quadrillan painting troubleshooting technique do not miss. Special interview, voice actor · Tokui Aozora, J – League · Shimizu S-Pulse’s Western Yohei, Murata Kazuya, Kamada Shouya player appeared. Everyone talked about hot feelings for Mini 4WD. In addition, the binding appendix is ​​a special dressup sticker for all machines. It is a book that you can enjoy mini 4WD.

The 35th anniversary celebrating the further mini 4WD, the 35th anniversary of the first official
product launch, the official formula to convey the charm of the mini 4WD which has evolved to “culture” beyond the frame of “Hobby” Mucc appeared in 2017 as well. Including a complete countermeasure setting of “Mini 4WD Japan Cup 2017” with basic patterns as well as 4 more patterns, special gravure by the power of “Condile” which rises more and more, the latest situation of Mini 4WD AI to change the living of the future, etc. ” “We will deliver the information full of information. In addition, we introduce the points of machine assembly & tune-up with “starter pack” as an example. We will explain the structure and effect of the upgrade parts firmly and support beginner racers. Promeller · Hasegawa master × popular YouTuber · Mini Quadrillan painting troubleshooting technique do not miss. Special interview, voice actor · Tokui Aozora, J – League · Shimizu S-Pulse’s Western Yohei, Murata Kazuya, Kamada Shouya player appeared. Everyone talked about hot feelings for Mini 4WD. In addition, the binding appendix is ​​a special dressup sticker for all machines. It is a book that you can enjoy mini 4WD.

Contents
● Mini 4WD Japan Cup 2017 Great Cross Circuit 2017 Complete Great Anatomy!
● Mini 4WD 35 years of progress
● Crown the Champions’ Cap
● Current Machine All Catalog
● 4 Comic Manga “Young Men”
● Let’s start the Mini 4WD at Starter Pack!
● Check “Mini 4WD official recognition rules”!
● GRADE UP PARTS GUIDE
● Mini 4 Lehman disciples to Hasegawa master! Painting troubleshooting course
● Kae chan challenges the official competition!
● Japan Cup 2016 Area Best Representative’s Best Picture Awards! Condile Museum
● Condéle Master’s machine runs! Mini 4WD Dream Gravure
● Tips for mini 4WD photography taught by professionals
● Impact work of condié seen by the editorial department at the official competition site● Mini 4WD AI will change the living of the future!
● Evolution of Fab Racers can not stop!
● ChampionsMachine Gallery
● Japan’s Mini 4WD CIRCUIT100 Notable Shop Selection

Special Interview 
● Tokui Aoi san
● Shimizu S-Pulse
● Western Yohei Players
● Kazuya Murata Players
● Shohei Kamada

Binded Appendix
● Special Dress Up Sticker

Tamiya 64409 RC guidebook Vol.9

Tamiya RC guidebook Vol.9 (in Japanese language)

ITEM 64409 Sale on June 10, 2017 (Saturday) 410 yen (main unit price 380 yen)

The Tamiya RC guidebook Vol.9 which published carefully selected main RC models of Tamiya is issued. Touring cars and formula cars with high speed running, buggies that do not choose a place to run, comical models that are overflowing with action, compact RC cars with big sized power tanks and trailer trucks, batteries “star unit series”, boxes The main RC model of Tamiya, such as XB of a completed model that you can enjoy running immediately after taking out, is released at once. Also featured a noteworthy new product announced at the hobby show in May 2017. If you print a popular QR code and jump to the Tamiya homepage using a smartphone or mobile phone, you can also enjoy RC movies. In addition, at the RC start guide, we introduced “Change in running with tire choice!” Of course, the page which becomes the reference of fans who start RC from now on such as chassis separate parts list for performance up, race participation guidance, introduction of popular “Try !! Tamiya RC school” is enriched. At the end of the book I also took a guide to the nationwide hobby shop and Tamiya ‘s RC circuit. All color A4 size, 38 pages with plenty of volume.