Newsletter 174: 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 Lotus Team sponsored by Lucky Strike #4 - Peter de Klerk, Meyer Botha - Highveld 100, Rand Winter Trophy 1972 - water slide decals and tobacco sponsor decals - for Ebbro reference EBR20004
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.
Tabu Design: Marking / livery 1/20 scale - Tyrrell Ford 004 Tyrrell Racing Team sponsored by Lucky Strike #3, 26 - Eddie Keizan - South African Formula 1 Grand Prix, Highveld 100 1973 - water slide decals - for Ebbro reference EBR20007
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.
Tabu Design: Marking / livery 1/20 scale - Lotus Ford 72D Lotus Team sponsored by Lucky Strike #1, 29 - Dave Charlton - British Formula 1 Grand Prix, Kyalami Rand Spring Thophy 1971, 1972 and 1973 - water slide decals and assembly instructions - for Ebbro reference EBR20009
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.
Virages: Logotypes 1/18 scale - Lucky Strike - water slide decals
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!!
Tabu Design: Marking / livery 1/12 scale - Honda NSR500 sponsored by Rothmans - Michael 'Mick' Doohan, Wayne Gardner, Eddie Lawson - Motorcycle World Championship 1989 - water slide decals - for Hasegawa references 21504 and BK-4
Why don't Rothmans decals come with today's models? It is not entirely clear, but Tabu brings us the solution with this complete set of decals that includes, in addition to the tobacco logos, other logos that may be necessary to recreate the NSR500 from season 89.
Tabu Design: Marking / livery 1/20 scale - Lotus Ford Type 72E Lotus Team sponsored by John Player Special #64, 65, 66 - Emerson Fittipaldi, Ronnie Peterson - FIA Formula 1 World Championship - water slide decals - for Ebbro reference EBR20009
Great!! You can now finally decorate your Lotus 72E with the golden John Player Special logos NOT included in the kit.
Studio27: Marking / livery 1/20 scale - Lotus Ford Type 49 Gunston Team #1, 16 - John Love - South African Formula 1 Grand Prix 1968 and 1969 - water slide decals and assembly instructions - for Ebbro reference EBR20004
Remember to use the exact Gunston Team orange color to paint this decoration of the rocket flying at South Africa in the late 60s.
Studio27: Marking / livery 1/20 scale - Tyrrell Ford 004 Tyrrell Racing Team sponsored by Embassy #32 - Alex Blignaut, Peter Smith - South African Formula 1 Grand Prix 1973 and 1974 - water slide decals and assembly instructions - for Ebbro reference EBR20007
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.
Studio27: Detail up set 1/20 scale - Ferrari F2001 - photo-etched parts and assembly instructions - for Tamiya reference TAM20052
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!!!
Hobby Design: Detail 1/20 scale - 1/24 - 1/20 - 1/12 Electric Connectors Set type D - resins
Connectors set featuring two different kinds of electrical connectors: straight ones, and 90 degree angled, perfect for simulating spark plugs and similar connections.
Hobby Design: Detail 1/20 scale - 1/24 - 1/20 - 1/12 Electric Connectors Set type B - resins
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.
Hobby Design: Transkit 1/24 scale - Nissan GT-R R35 Rocket Bunny - photo-etched parts, resin parts, turned metal parts, water slide decals and assembly instructions - for Tamiya reference TAM24300
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.
Studio27: Photo-etched parts 1/24 scale - Porsche 962C - 24 Hours Le Mans - for Revell references REV07251 and 80-7251
Use this photoetch set with the Porsche 962C released by Revell with the Rothmans decoration: a Le Mans winning beauty.
Reji Model: Car scale model kit 1/24 scale - Nissan Pulsar GTI-R sponsored by Alcatel #1 - Grégoire de Mevius + Willy Lux - Boucles de SPA 1993 - resin multimaterial kit
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.
This Way Up: Car scale model kit 1/43 scale - Fittipaldi F7 sponsored by Skol #20 - Emerson Fittipaldi - Monaco Formula 1 Grand Prix, USA West Long Beach Formula 1 Grand Prix 1980 - photo-etched parts, turned metal parts, water slide decals, white metal parts and assembly instructions
Just another magnificent kit from This Way Up, this time reproducing the Fittipaldi F7 racing at Monaco and USA in 1980. Don't miss yours!!
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
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.
ARC Amazing Racing Cars: Marking / livery 1/24 scale - Datsun Fairlady 2000 SR311 #66 - Hannu Mikkola + Anssi Järvi - Monte Carlo Rally - Rallye Automobile de Monte-Carlo 1968 and 1968 - photo-etched parts, water slide decals and assembly instructions - for Fujimi kit
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.