Newsletter 174: Get Lucky!!!

Get Lucky!!!

Get Lucky!!!
There are people who wait to get lucky, and there are people who go out to get it... So quit waiting and get lucky with your kits with the Lucky Strike decorations by Tabu for the Formula 1 of the sixties and seventies: Lotus Type 49C, Tyrrell 004 and Lotus 72D.

Do you want more? Do you want to add a touch of luck to all your kits? With the Lucky Strike logo decals by Virages... it's a piece of cake!!

Another tobacco flavored glories gambled at the races, such as the NSR500 Hondas of Doohan, Gardner and Lawson sponsored by Rothmans, and the Lotus 72E sponsored by John Player Special, just like they look in the new decals by Tabu.

Studio27 also brings us decals for the Lotus 49 and the Tyrrell 004 that pushed their luck driven by Gunston and Embassy. That was some REAL racing!!

And more four-leaf clovers this week: just arrived from Japan, the photoetches for the F2001 and the Porsche 962C by Studio27; two different electrical connectors references along with the transkit for the most aggressive version of the Nissan GT-R R35 by Hobby Design; and the Nissan Pulsar GTI-R by Reji Model.

We rally lovers got reaaally lucky: ARC (which stands for Amazing Racing Cars, that's a brand name) brings us the decoration used by a young Hannu Mikkola at the Montecarlo Rally in his Datsun Fairlady.

Don't wait for it: find your luck at SpotModel... and don't let it go!! :D

Tabu Design: Marking / livery 1/20 scale - Lotus Ford Type 49C Lucky Strike #4 - Peter de Klerk, Meyer Botha - Highveld 100, Rand Winter Trophy 1972 - water slide decals - for Ebbro kit EBR20004

Reference: TABU20140

Lotus 49C lovers got really lucky now that Tabu lets us reproduce the car used at South Africa, sponsored by Lucky Strike, at the SAMRaC Formula Atlantic races.
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Tabu Design: Marking / livery 1/20 scale - Tyrrell Ford 004 Lucky Strike #3, 26 - Eddie Keizan - South African Grand Prix, Highveld 100 1973 - water slide decals - for Ebbro kit EBR20007

Reference: TABU20139

Red and white and sponsored by Lucky Strike, that's how the car driven by Eddie Keiza raced at South Africa in 1973, and you can now recreate it with these decals by Tabu.
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Tabu Design: Marking / livery 1/20 scale - Lotus Ford 72D Lucky Strike #1, 29 - Dave Charlton - British Grand Prix, Kyalami Rand Spring Thophy 1971, 1972, 1973 - water slide decals and assembly instructions - for Ebbro kit EBR20009

Reference: TABU20138

The Lotus 72 was the war horse for Lotus and several other teams, such as this car racing with the Lucky Strike decoration in British and South Africa Grand Prix; now you can version it with this decals set.
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Virages: Logotypes - Lucky Strike - water slide decals

Reference: VIR-183

A big pile of Lucky Strike logos in different sizes, to use with your 1/12, 1/18, 1/20, 1/24 and even 1/43 scale model kits. A true life saver!!
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Tabu Design: Decals 1/12 scale - Honda NSR500 Rothmans - Michael 'Mick' Doohan, Wayne Gardner, Eddie Lawson - Motorcycle World Championship 1989 - for Hasegawa kit 21504

Reference: TABU12078

Why current scale model kits doesn't include Rothmans decals anymore? Nobody knows for sure, but Tabu brings us the solution.
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Studio27: Marking / livery 1/20 scale - Lotus Ford Type 49 Team Gunston #1, 16 - John Love - South African Grand Prix 1968, 1969 - water slide decals and assembly instructions - for Ebbro kit EBR20004

Reference: ST27-DC1077

Remember to use the exact Gunston Team orange color to paint this decoration of the rocket flying at South Africa in the late 60s.
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Studio27: Marking / livery 1/20 scale - Tyrrell Ford 004 Embassy #32 - Alex Blignaut, Peter Smith - South African Grand Prix 1973, 1974 - water slide decals and assembly instructions - for Ebbro kit EBR20007

Reference: ST27-DC1076

South African Grand Prix gathered during the seventies several private teams with Tyrrells and Lotuses, all of them with incredibly original decorations. Studio27 brings us the rocket sponsored by Embassy that raced in 1973 and 1974.
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Studio27: Photo-etched parts 1/20 scale - Ferrari F2001 - for Tamiya kit TAM20052

Reference: ST27-FP20134

It's been a while since Tamiya released the F2001, and finally Studio27 delights us with a photoetch for this scale model kit. THANK YOU!!!
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Hobby Design: Detail 1/20 scale - 1/24 - 1/20 - 1/12 Electric Connectors Set type D - resins

Reference: HD03-0351

Connectors set featuring two different kinds of electrical connectors: straight ones, and 90 degree angled, perfect for simulating spark plugs and similar connections.
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Hobby Design: Detail 1/20 scale - 1/24 - 1/20 - 1/12 Electric Connectors Set type B - resins

Reference: HD03-0349

Electrical connectors set featuring two different types: a straight one similar to a spark plug or round connector, and a second one resembling a rubber cap.
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Hobby Design: Transkit 1/24 scale - Nissan GT-R R35 Rocket Bunny - resins, metals, decals, photo-etchs - for Tamiya kit TAM24300

Reference: HD03-0347

Transform the street version of the Nissan GT-R with the ultimate racing looks of this transkit by Hobby Design, including a good pile of resin parts and photoetches, metal turned rims and one decal sheet.
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Studio27: Photo-etched parts 1/24 scale - Porsche 962C - 24 Hours Le Mans - for Revell kit REV07251

Reference: ST27-FP24118

Use this photoetch set with the Porsche 962C released by Revell with the Rothmans decoration: a Le Mans winning beauty.
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Reji Model: Model car kit 1/24 scale - Nissan Pulsar GTI-R Alcatel #1 - Grgoire de Mevius + Willy Lux - Boucles de SPA 1993 - resin multimaterial kit

Reference: REJI-2416B

If you are a rally lover like us, you can not miss the Nissan Pulsar racing at the Boucles de SPA. A bunch of resin parts, photoetches, vinyl masks and decals are just waiting for you.
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Tameo Kits: Rims and tyres set 1/43 scale - BBS rims with Rain tyres - FIA Formula 1 World Championship 1993 - photo-etched parts, rubber parts, turned metal parts and water slide decals

Reference: PWT17

Set of four BBS rims used in 1993 Formula 1 season, featuring metal turned rims, front and rear rain tyres measuring 15 x 7.5 x 7 mm front and 16 x 7.5 x 9 mm rear (outer x inner x width), Good Year decals for the tyres, and OZ + BBS + Enkei decals for the rims.
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ARC Amazing Racing Cars: Decals 1/24 scale - Datsun Fairlady 2000 SR311 #66 - Hannu Mikkola + Anssi Jrvi - Montecarlo Rally 1968, 1968 - decals, photo-etch - for Fujimi kit

Reference: ARC24003

A young Hannu Mikkola dropped everyone's jaws in one of his first appearances at the Monte Carlo rally 1968. You can use this set to recreate that race, or just for enhancing your Fujimi kit.
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