Newsletter 170: And the winner is...

And the winner is...

And the winner is...
This week we also got infected with the fever of prizes and glamour of all the numerous awards of the month, and we couldn't be anything less, so... Here is our particular categories list and, in our opinion, their proud winners:

  • Best Rim: Scale Production, for their 19 inches rims used by RUF in Porsche tunnings.
  • Best Photoetch: Reji Model, for their Montecarlo Rally photoetched badges, essential for any realistic 1/24 scale kit.
  • Best Rally Decal: Reji Model again, for their Lancia 037 decoration at the 1983 Tour de Corse.
  • Best Reedited Decal: Studio27, for their Motul BMW M1 also at the 1983 Tour de Corse.
  • Best Transkit: without any doubts, it goes to Hobby Design for their Nissan R35 LB Performance.
  • Best Original Part: Reji Model again, for their Lotus 72E alternative rims used in 1973 Spanish and French Grand Prix.

And of course, the most prominent awards...

  • Best reedited transkit: the classic, but not less interesting, Ford GT40 winner of 1964 Le Mans 24 Hours.
  • Special Award: Zero Paints for their Lime Green for different Kawasaki models.

A list of winners full of stars... which one is your favourite? :D

Reji Model: Photo-etched parts 1/24 scale - Rally Montecarlo plates - Montecarlo Rally - for rally cars - 5 units

Reference: REJI-1020

Don't settle for second best just sticking some decals in your Montecarlo Rally cars, and use these photoetches to life-like reproduce the high relief badges placed on every car at that rally.
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Fujimi: Model car kit 1/24 scale - Ford GT40 Mk II #2 - 24 Hours Le Mans 1966 - plastic model kit

Reference: FJ126036

Here's the reedition of this classic Fujimi kit of the 1996 Le Mans 24 hours winner. A gorgeous machine in black colors, also including some photoetched parts. This kit does not allow you an open assembly for the doors or bonnet, and it does not include a detailed engine either.
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Scale Production: Rims 1/24 scale - 19 inches RUF - resin parts and turned metal parts - 4 units

Reference: SPRF24038

German tuner Ruf Automobile is well-known for improving Porsche models, modifying the engines and adding some aesthetic touches such as these 19 inches rims that you can now mimic in your kits. The set includes the rim rings in turned metal and resin rim centers.
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Scale Production: Nuts 1/24 scale - Central wheel hub nuts modern - CNC metal parts - 4 units

Reference: SPA24011

Metal made, these nuts are perfect for modern GT cars. Apply a thin coat of red or blue transparent paint over them, and you'll get an incredibly real look.
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Studio27: Marking / livery 1/24 scale - BMW M1 Motul #3 - Bernard Bguin - Tour de Corse 1983 - water slide decals and assembly instructions - for Revell kit REV07247

Reference: ST27-DC638D

This reference from Studio27 replaces the discontinued ST27-DC638C, and will let you recreate the mind blowing M1 at 1983 Tour de Corse, unsuccessfully driven by Beguin due to mechanical problems. Don't forget to add the white paint for the base color of the car to your order.
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Hobby Design: Transkit 1/24 scale - Nissan R35 LB Performance - resins, photo-etched parts, decals - for Tamiya kit TAM24300

Reference: HD03-0307

Featuring turned metal parts, photoetches and decals to achieve the conversion from the street car to the enhanced version by LB Performance tunner. Do you want to go for it? The car with the transkit really looks incredibly beautiful
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Reji Model: Marking / livery 1/24 scale - Lancia 037 Rally Totip Benetton #11 - Adartico Vudafieri + Luigi Pirollo - Tour de Corse 1983 - water slide decals and assembly instructions - for Hasegawa kits 20264, 20277, 20299 and 25030

Reference: REJI-223

The Lancia 037 with the Totip Benetton decoration finishing third at the Tour de Corse. Use these decals with the Hasegawa kit to reproduce this wonderful car, and don't forget the base white color for the kit.
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Reji Model: Rims 1/20 scale - Lotus Ford type 72 E #1, 2 - Emerson Fittipaldi + Ronnie Peterson - Spanish Grand Prix, French Grand Prix 1973 - front rims - for Ebbro kit EBR20009

Reference: REJI-SP966

At Spanish and French Grand Prix, Emerson Fittipaldi and Ronnie Peterson equipped on their Lotus Ford Type 72E a modified front rim, different from the ones used in the rest of the championship. It was a fully covered rim, now reproduced by Reji to be used with Ebbro kit.
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Zero Paints: Paint - Silver for Toyota86, Scion FR-S, Subaru BRZ - Code: D6S - 60ml

Reference: ZP-1204-D6S

The Toyota Silver Bullet Metallic originally formulated for Toyota cars, now available within the Zero paint product ranges. Acrylic solvent-based paints (containing Toluene), already prethinned for airbrush usage with nozzles sizes from 0.3mm upwards, and specifically formulated for modelers that need the best possible match to the colors of every actual road and track vehicles. It's formulated as double-coating paint, so it needs to be coated or lacquered after its application, and you could find different finishes along Zero Paints ranges linked to the suffix in the name: "metallic", "mica", "pearl" or "candy" for pearlescent colors, or "solid"/unspecified for solids. Please refer to Zero Paints FAQ for detailed usage instructions.
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Zero Paints: Paint - Ferrari Yellow Giallo Triplo Strato - Code : 159.752 - 2x30ml - for airbrush

Reference: ZP-1007-159.752

Acrylic solvent-based paints (containing Toluene), already prethinned for airbrush usage with nozzles sizes from 0.3mm upwards, and specifically formulated for modelers that need the best possible match to the colors of every actual road and track vehicles. It's formulated as double-coating paint, so it needs to be coated or lacquered after its application, and you could find different finishes along Zero Paints ranges linked to the suffix in the name: "metallic", "mica", "pearl" or "candy" for pearlescent colors, or "solid"/unspecified for solids. Please refer to Zero Paints FAQ for detailed usage instructions.
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Zero Paints: Paint - Kawasaki Solid Lime Green - KR500, KR1000F, etc - Code: KAW3B - for Airbrush

Reference: ZP-1018-KAW3B

Acrylic solvent-based paints (containing Toluene), already prethinned for airbrush usage with nozzles sizes from 0.3mm upwards, and specifically formulated for modelers that need the best possible match to the colors of every actual road and track vehicles. It's formulated as double-coating paint, so it needs to be coated or lacquered after its application, and you could find different finishes along Zero Paints ranges linked to the suffix in the name: "metallic", "mica", "pearl" or "candy" for pearlescent colors, or "solid"/unspecified for solids. Please refer to Zero Paints FAQ for detailed usage instructions.
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Zero Paints: Paint - Ferrari Grigio Alloy - Silver Met - Code: 750 - 60 ml - for Airbrush

Reference: ZP-1007-750

Acrylic solvent-based paints (containing Toluene), already prethinned for airbrush usage with nozzles sizes from 0.3mm upwards, and specifically formulated for modelers that need the best possible match to the colors of every actual road and track vehicles. It's formulated as double-coating paint, so it needs to be coated or lacquered after its application, and you could find different finishes along Zero Paints ranges linked to the suffix in the name: "metallic", "mica", "pearl" or "candy" for pearlescent colors, or "solid"/unspecified for solids. Please refer to Zero Paints FAQ for detailed usage instructions.
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Zero Paints: Paint - Ferrari Grigio Silverstone - Code: 740 - 60 ml - for Airbrush

Reference: ZP-1007-740

Acrylic solvent-based paints (containing Toluene), already prethinned for airbrush usage with nozzles sizes from 0.3mm upwards, and specifically formulated for modelers that need the best possible match to the colors of every actual road and track vehicles. It's formulated as double-coating paint, so it needs to be coated or lacquered after its application, and you could find different finishes along Zero Paints ranges linked to the suffix in the name: "metallic", "mica", "pearl" or "candy" for pearlescent colors, or "solid"/unspecified for solids. Please refer to Zero Paints FAQ for detailed usage instructions.
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