Newsletter 332: Fast Freddie

Fast Freddie

Fast Freddie
If we're talking about motorcycle racing during the 80's, we have to talk about "Frederick The Great", as we know him in Spain, or "Fast Freddie", as he's known all over the world.

This boy of eternal smile, with whom we recently shared some very pleasant moments, started to compete in dirt track motorcycling races when he was just 4 years old, so winning several World Championships a few years later with some of the most peculiar motorbikes of the moment should be even fun for him. A great guy, a hell of a rider. :)

One of Spencer's most technologically interesting bikes was the 1984 Honda NSR500, fitted with a gas tank under the engine (the center of gravity was a real party) and carbon brake discs used for the very first time, that surely scared him occasionally. You can discover even the smallest detail of his NSR, now well documented in one of Komakai's books, which has been reprinted for a limited time and that you can not miss!!!!

The Freddie Spencer's "out of reach" Honda can be now within your reach at just a few inches, thanks to SpotModel.

Komakai: Reference / walkaround book - Honda NSR500 1984 - for Tamiya references TAM14121 and 14121

Reference: KOM-UDG002

Komakai 'Ultra Detail Guides' issue about NSR500 1984 bike is an A5 size book, including 94 pages and 80 full colour pictures taken to the actual bike. It contains plenty of fully detailed pictures grouped by sections for quick reference, such as Front, Tyres, Body, Engine, On Board and Back.
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Tabu Design: Logotypes 1/20 scale - Pirelli P Zero - water slide decals

Reference: TABU20152

Red, white and yellow Pirelli P Zero logos, perfect for 1/20 scale.
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Tabu Design: Logotypes 1/20 scale - Pirelli P Zero Cinturato - water slide decals

Reference: TABU20153

Decals with the Pirelli P Zero Cinturato logos in different shades (blue, red, green, blue, pink, purple), perfect for giving a touch of even more realism to your 1/20 scale cars.
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Studio27: Carbon fibre pattern decal 1/24 scale - Nissan R390 GT1 - water slide decals and assembly instructions - for Tamiya references TAM24192 and 24192

Reference: ST27-CD24033

Two decals sheets with all the carbon and kevlar frames you need for detailing the Nissan R390 GT1 by Tamiya.
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Zero Paints: Paint - Rosa Pink Pig Porsche 991 RSR LM 2018 - 1 x 60ml - for Profil24 reference P24112

Reference: ZP-1521

Beautiful pink color formulated by Zero Paints for decorating the Porsche 991 RSR LM 2018 with the famous "Pink Pig" decoration.
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Fujimi: Model car kit 1/12 scale - Nissan Skyline GT-R R32 - plastic parts, rubber parts, assembly instructions and painting instructions

Reference: FJ141756

Re-edition of this gorgeous Fujimi kit, including gold painted rims, assembly tool, and an extensive parts list. Do not let it go, it will be available for a short time.
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Fujimi: Model car kit 1/24 scale - Ferrari F40 LeMans - paint masks, photo-etched parts, plastic parts, rubber parts, water slide decals, assembly instructions and painting instructions

Reference: FJ126456

Here's a great scale model that can not be missing in your collection. The kit includes paint masks and photo-etched parts, in addition to the usual plastic parts.
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Zero Paints: Paints set - Yamaha YZR-R1M Aluminium and Racing Blue - 2 x 30ml - for Tamiya references TAM14133, 14133, HC-14133, 4950344141333 and TMY14133

Reference: ZP-1528

Set of two bottles with the aluminum and blue tones for decorating the Yamaha YZR R1M scale model by Tamiya.
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Fujimi: Model car kit 1/24 scale - Lamborghini Countach LP500S - plastic parts, rubber parts, water slide decals, assembly instructions and painting instructions

Reference: FJ126562

A reviewed version of this classic Fujimi model, with newly printed decals and all the spectacular details of Fujimi Enthusiast series.
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Tameo Kits: Model car kit 1/43 scale - Alfa Romeo 183T Marlboro #22, 23 - Andrea de Cesaris, Mauro Baldi - Monaco Formula 1 Grand Prix 1983 - photo-etched parts, rubber parts, vacuum formed parts, water slide decals, white metal parts, other materials, assembly instructions and painting instructions

Reference: SLK121

Here is the Alfa Romeo 183T in 1/43 scale by Tameo, with all the fantastic Marlboro decoration, just like it raced in the 1983 Monaco Formula 1 Grand Prix, where Mauro finished in sixth position. The parts break-up is the usual found on this brand, and it includes white metal parts, rubber tyres, photo-etched parts, vacuum formed parts and decals.
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