Newsletter 169: And you call that a job?

And you call that a job?

And you call that a job?
Some gorgeous red boxes have just arrived from Japan with the Studio27 logo printed in big white letters, and one of them has "R18 24h LM 2014" written on the side. The face of the boss turned crazy, he grabbed one box and hid in his office for the whole afternoon. Working hard? I guess not... just look at what he wrote on the blog

Along with the Le Mans Audi R18 came two red boxes of the reeditions of the Arrows A2 kits from the French, Nederlands and Italian Grand Prix. We hope that the boss misses them...

And more from Studio27: the 1982 Tour de Corse decals and the photoetches for the recently reedited BMW M1.

In addition, this week we have a two new brands premiere, each one more interesting than the other: Mineshima, a Japanese forger of precision files, and Museum Collection, also Japanese, with the most realistic carbon fiber pattern decals ever made according to all modeling gurus. Hide them, the boss is comming!!!

Don't miss also the Lotus 98T and the MP4/4 from MFH in 1/12 scale, both belonging to high level limited editions, only for seasoned modelers reaching their limits.

And for a brief preview of some interesting things that you can preorder now, there are the longed carbon fiber patterns for the Porsche Carrera GT, the Tabu decoration for Solberg Rallycross, and the superstar: the reedition of the hugely acclaimed Audi Quattro Sport kit. The boss already put his dibs on one...

We'll try to hide them from him, but just in case... order yours now!! :D

Studio27: Model car kit 1/24 scale - Audi R18 e-tron quattro - 24 Hours Le Mans 2014 - multimaterial kit

Reference: ST27-FK24124

A gorgeous and smooth resin, along with the usual photoetches, top quality decals and white metal parts, will let you recreate Audi's victory at the 24 hours Le Mans in 2014. We tell you everything about it in the quickie post about this kit that our big boss has written at SpotModel blog.
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Studio27: Model car kit 1/20 scale - Arrows Ford A2 Warsteiner #29, 30 - Riccardo Patrese, Jochen Mass - French Grand Prix 1979 - multimaterial kit

Reference: ST27-FK20317

Here's the limited reedition of the Arrows A2 from Studio27. A multimaterial kit with lots of parts in excelent gray resin, white metal, photoetches and decals for reproducion the version that raced at the France GP
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Studio27: Model car kit 1/20 scale - Arrows Ford A2 Warsteiner #29, 30 - Riccardo Patrese, Jochen Mass - Dutch Grand Prix, Italian Grand Prix 1979 - multimaterial kit

Reference: ST27-FK20319

Inside the usual Studio27 red box you'll find a pile of parts in excelent gray resin, white metal, photoetches and decals to reproduce the Arrows A2 version that raced in Italy and the Nederlands. A gorgeous goldie that Studio27 have just reedited in a limited edition.
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Studio27: Decals 1/24 scale - BMW M1 Group 4 Rothmans Motul #10 - Bernard Darniche + Alain Mah - Tour de Corse 1982 - for Revell kit REV07247

Reference: ST27-DC637D

In occasion of the reedition of the classic Revell kit of the BMW M1 Group 4, the guys at Studio27 have also reedited some of the interesting decals designed for the first release. One of them recreates this car, racing at 1982 Tour de Corse with Darniche at the wheel.
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Studio27: Photo-etched parts 1/24 scale - BMW M1 Group 4 - for Revell kit REV07247

Reference: ST27-FP24175

Due to the reedition of Revell kit, Studio27 has released this new reference including grids, brake discs, bonnet pins, bonnet pins, strearing wheel center, windshield wipers, seatbelt buckles and a countless number of additional details.
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Tameo Kits: Decals 1/43 scale - Ferrari F1-90 Marlboro #1, 2 - Alain Prost, Nigel Ernest James Mansell - Brazilian Grand Prix 1990 - for Tameo Kits kit TMK425

Reference: DK425

These decals can be used as spares for the ones served in Tameo kit TMK425, or simply for enhancing the looks of your 1/43 scale die-casts.
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Mineshima: File - Precision file - semicircular section

Reference: MNEI-15

This precision file with semicircular profile has been designed and forged in Japan by Mineshima in top quality steel, to fulfill the needs of the most demanding modelers.
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Mineshima: File - Precision file - triangular section

Reference: MNEI-14

Straight from Japan and forged in top quality steel, these precision files from the excelent Mineshima brand are a complete joy for scale modeling. This reference features a triangular profile with a slightly curved tip, to reach even the furthest spots of your kits.
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Mineshima: File - Precision file - square section

Reference: MNEI-13

Made in Japan and forged in top quality steel, this precision file featuring a square profile and a long handle is simply essential for your workbench.
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Museum Collection: Decals 1/20 scale - Carbon fiber

Reference: MCLDC-56

It has been reaaaally hard, but... we made it!! The carbon fiber decals from Museum Collection are finally available at SpotModel. According to civilian modeling gurus, these are simply the best and most realistic carbon fiber pattern decals in the market, and we can only agree with them. Sheet size is equally awesome, nothing less than 280mm x 135mm, and it's perfect for 1/20 and 1/24 scales.
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Renaissance Models: Transkit 1/24 scale - Ferrari 512S Long Tail #5, 6, 7, 8 - 24 Hours Le Mans 1970 - resins, decals - for Fujimi kit FJ12385

Reference: TK24-305

The set includes the rear section of the car and the decals to upgrade the short version to the long version on the Ferrari 512S from Fujimi. It also includes decals with the numbers that raced at Le Mans in 1970.
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Model Factory Hiro: Model car kit 1/12 scale - Lotus Renault 98T John Player Special #11, 12 - Belgian Grand Prix 1986 - multimaterial kit

Reference: MFH-K440

Inside that gorgeous black box from Model Factory Hiro you'll find almost 3 kilograms (6 pounds) of parts. The bodyworks are made in flawless resin, rims in CNC turned metal, vulcanized rubber tyres, an endless number of photoetches and metal parts, several decal sheets... A mind blowing kit in a limited edition that you can't miss.
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Model Factory Hiro: Model car kit 1/12 scale - McLaren Honda MP4/4 Marlboro #11, 12 - Ayrton Senna, Alain Prost - German Grand Prix, Belgian Grand Prix, Italian Grand Prix 1988 - multimaterial kit

Reference: MFH-K427

Its resin parts are simply perfect, period. Rims are anodized, machine milled and CNC turned (and so are the lug nuts of course), one ton of tiny metal CNC turned parts, transparent resin parts for the hydraulic fluid reservoirs, harness fabrics, a completely disassembled engine at full detail in white metal, wood for the bottom, hundreds of photoetches, 3D full color illustrated instructions, and more, and even more... If Ayrton Senna could see this kit, he would get completely amazed.
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Zero Paints: Paint - Ferrari Grigio Ingrid - Met Silver - Code: 720 - 60 ml - for Airbrush

Reference: ZP-1007-720

Once in a while Ferrari offers more and more impressive colors for their awesome cars. One of the latest is the metallic Grey Ingrid, designed for the Ferrari FF although is also offered in some other later models. The tone is not exactly grey, vaguely resembling the champagne color.
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Zero Paints: Paint - Lamborghini Grigio Telesto - Code: 0098 - 60ml - for airbrush

Reference: ZP-1020-0098

The Grigio Telesto is one of the Lamborghini tones with more fans amongst the brand followers. The thing about this color is that it turns military grey in low light conditions, although it looks incredibly metallic under the sunlight.
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Tameo Kits: Decals 1/43 scale - Lotus Renault E22 Rexona #7, 8 - Romain Grosjean, Pastor Maldonado - Monaco Grand Prix 2014 - for Tameo Kits kit TMK426

Reference: DK426

The spectacular car that Grosjean drove to the eight position at 2014 Monaco GP have been chosen by Tameo to recreate in 1/43 scale. If you need them, here are at your disposal these great decals printed by Cartograf exactly the same as the ones served by Tameo with the kit. Remember to use Zero Paints Lotus Black to get a perfect finish for your kit.
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Tameo Kits: Marking / livery 1/43 scale - Lotus Honda 99T Camel #11, 12 - Ayrton Senna, Satoru Nakajima - USA Grand Prix 1987 - for Tameo Kits kit SLK097

Reference: DK-SLK097

Now available the decals to enhance your die-casts or to directly use on your Tameo kit of the yellow machine used by Ayrton Senna to win the North America Grand Prix. Don't forget the Zero Paints color for your Lotus!!
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Zero Paints: Paint - Ferrari Giallo Fly - 1982 -Onwards - Code: 102 - 60 ml - for Airbrush

Reference: ZP-1007-102

This Giallo Fly yellow tone has been formulated by Zero Paints according to the official Ferrari color chart parameters.
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Hobby Design: Photo-etched parts 1/24 scale - Ford Focus RS WRC - 1000 Lakes Finland Rally 2003 - for Hasegawa kit

Reference: HD02-0302

Excelent set of photoetches for Hasegawa's Ford Focus RS WRC, featuring three plates. The first one, related to seatbelt buckles and bonnet pins, comes surprisingly bracketless. The second one focus on grids, brake discs and wipers, and the last one includes pedals, fans, rear view mirror, license plates and brake disc brackets.
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Reji Model: Model car kit 1/24 scale - Audi Quattro Sport HB #3 - Walter Rhrl + Christian Geistdrfer, Stig Blomqvist + Bjrn 'Kapten' Cederberg - Montecarlo Rally, Sanremo Rally 1984, 1985 - multimaterial kit

Reference: REJI-2412

It has been a while since Reji put this kit on the market and they finally reedited it!!. The kit features the winning decoration of both Montecarlo and Sanremo rallies with Walter Rhl number, as well as the full break up of the interior and bodyworks made in resin, photoetches and vacuum formed parts. Don't get distracted, this is a limited edition and you can't miss it!!.
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Tabu Design: Decals 1/24 scale - Citroen DS3 WRC Tengtools #11 - Petter Solberg - Rallycross 2013 - for Heller kits 80757 and 80758

Reference: TABU24065

An awesome decoration and some even more awesome decals. Solberg showed off his great hands at the wheel driving the DS3 at the Rallycross. Don't you want to show off your great modeler hands with these decals? Remember that the car is not glossy, but... satin finish!!.
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Studio27: Carbon fibre pattern decal 1/24 scale - Porsche Carrera GT - for Tamiya kit TAM24275

Reference: ST27-CD24014

Two sheets full of decals with all the neccesary carbon fibre patterns for the chassis, engine area, bottom and other parts of the Carrera GT from Tamiya: an excellent kit, and essential on every modeler's shelf.
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