Newsletter 361: Filth

Filth

Filth
Our beloved cars, trucks and motorcycles travel and race under all kinds of weather conditions and on any type of terrain: under the rain, on snow and ice covered tracks, on mud and dust areas... which inevitably ends up generating a layer of dirt that "decorates" tires, rims, plastic, windshields, plates, drivers, and even spectators, judges, photographers ...

And what happens with our models? Don't we want them to be the most faithful reflection of reality? Don't you want your Monte Carlo rally models look dirty after climbing the Turini in a snowy a day? Or your Le Mans GTs covered with grime after several hours under the rain? You want that? You NEED that? Well, we have it :D

We introduce you as a worldwide premiere three new references by AK Interactive, developed in collaboration with SpotModel, so you can properly dirt your models as it's meant to be: a filth palette of snow and ice dirt, asphalt dirt and gravel and dust dirt.

Let's get dirty with SpotModel!!!

AK Interactive: Paints set - Snow effects - 2 x 17ml + 1 x 30ml image

AK Interactive: Paints set - Snow effects - 2 x 17ml + 1 x 30ml

AK Interactive Reference: AK8091

Set including two acrylic shades and an enamel solvent tone for recreating the dirt that is generated on the competition vehicles that take part in snow track racing events.
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AK Interactive: Paints set - Asphalt effects - 1 x 17ml image

AK Interactive: Paints set - Asphalt effects - 1 x 17ml

AK Interactive Reference: AK8090

Set including one acrylic shade and an enamel solvent tone for recreating the dirt that is generated on the competition vehicles that take part in asphalt track racing events.
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AK Interactive: Paints set - Earth effects - 1 x 17ml image

AK Interactive: Paints set - Earth effects - 1 x 17ml

AK Interactive Reference: AK8089

Set including one enamel solvent tone and two pigment shades for recreating the dust and grit dirt that is generated on the competition vehicles that take part in gravel track racing events.
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StreetBlisters: Exhaust 1/24 scale - Spoon Sports Slant Cut - turned metal parts - 2 units image

StreetBlisters: Exhaust 1/24 scale - Spoon Sports Slant Cut - turned metal parts - 2 units

StreetBlisters Reference: SB-13001

Pack of 2 exhaust tails in 1/24 scale with bevel cut, made of stainless steel and chrome finish.
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Tamiya: Hobby tool - Curved scissors for plastic - metal parts image

Tamiya: Hobby tool - Curved scissors for plastic - metal parts

Tamiya Reference: TAM74005

Every proper modeler's workbench must have the proper tools, such as these these Tamiya scissors with a curved tip that have been designed to work with the plastic of our models, with evergreen plates, etc.
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Highlight Model Studio: Detail 1/24 scale - MOONEYES bumper embles - photo-etched parts

Highlight Model Studio Reference: HME-054

This set includes several MOONEYES badges commonly used to beautify the front and rear bumpers of the Volkswagen Beetle. The product is made of 0.2mm metal and is officially licensed by MOONEYES.
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Highlight Model Studio: Detail 1/24 scale - MOONEYES car club plaques - photo-etched parts

Highlight Model Studio Reference: HME-055

This set includes several MOONEYES plates commonly used in the Volkswagen Beetle. The product is made of 0.2mm metal and is officially licensed by MOONEYES.
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Studio27: Carbon fibre pattern decal set 1/24 scale - Ferrari Enzo - water slide decals and assembly instructions - for Tamiya reference TAM24302

Studio27 Reference: ST27-CARBOND24003

Extensive decals sheets with carbon fiber patterns specifically designed for the Ferrari Enzo in 1/24 scale by Tamiya. It will help your model look even more realistic!
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Zero Paints: Paint for airbrush - Mercedes 300SL yellow - Carrera Panamericana 2004 - 1 x 60ml - for Pit Wall reference 24TK-002 image

Zero Paints: Paint for airbrush - Mercedes 300SL yellow - Carrera Panamericana 2004 - 1 x 60ml - for Pit Wall reference 24TK-002

Zero Paints Reference: ZP-1386

Yellow paint specifically formulated for painting the Mercedes 300SL as it raced in the Carrera Panamericana 2004. It is served ready for airbrush use, in 60ml bottles.
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AK Interactive: Xtreme metal paint - Cooper - 1 x 30ml

AK Interactive Reference: AK-473

Cooper tone paint from the Xtreme metal paint range by AK interactive. It is served in 30ml bottles and prethinned, ready for airbrush applications.
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AK Interactive: Xtreme metal paint - Bronze - 1 x 30ml image

AK Interactive: Xtreme metal paint - Bronze - 1 x 30ml

AK Interactive Reference: AK-474

Bronze - like paint from the Xtreme metal paint range by AK interactive. It is served in 30ml bottles and prethinned, ready for airbrush applications.
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AK Interactive: Xtreme metal paint - Brass - 1 x 30ml image

AK Interactive: Xtreme metal paint - Brass - 1 x 30ml

AK Interactive Reference: AK-475

Brass - like paint from the Xtreme metal paint range by AK interactive. It is served in 30ml bottles and prethinned, ready for airbrush applications.
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Tameo Kits: Car scale model kit 1/43 scale - Alfa Romeo 177 sponsored by Scaini #36 - Vittorio Brambilla (IT) - Italian Formula 1 Grand Prix 1979 - photo-etched parts, rubber parts, vacuum formed parts, water slide decals, white metal parts, other materials, assembly instructions and painting instructions image

Tameo Kits: Car scale model kit 1/43 scale - Alfa Romeo 177 sponsored by Scaini #36 - Vittorio Brambilla - Italian Formula 1 Grand Prix 1979 - photo-etched parts, rubber parts, vacuum formed parts, water slide decals, white metal parts, other materials, assembly instructions and painting instructions

Tameo Kits Reference: SLK125

Here it is the Alfa Romeo 177 in 1/43 scale by Tameo, including the whole fantastic decoration with which it raced the 1977 Italian Formula 1 Grand Prix. Parts break-up matches the usual on Tameo kits, and includes white metal parts, rubber parts, photoetched parts, decals, and vacuum formed parts.
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Tameo Kits: Marking / livery 1/43 scale - Alfa Romeo 177 sponsored by Scaini #36 - Vittorio Brambilla (IT) - Italian Formula 1 Grand Prix 1979 - water slide decals image

Tameo Kits: Marking / livery 1/43 scale - Alfa Romeo 177 sponsored by Scaini #36 - Vittorio Brambilla - Italian Formula 1 Grand Prix 1979 - water slide decals

Tameo Kits Reference: DK-SLK125

Replacement decals for Tameo kit reference SLK125, that you can also easily adapt for use in your 1/43 scale collection cars.
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Model Factory Hiro: Motorbike scale model kit 1/9 scale - Harley Davidson Panhead 1948 - metal parts, photo-etched parts, resin parts, rubber parts, water slide decals, white metal parts, other materials, assembly instructions and painting instructions

Model Factory Hiro Reference: MFH-K712

Do you like bikes? Are you a highly skilled modeler, or want to earn your stripes? In that case, do not miss this exclusive scale model kit of one of the most beautiful and interesting bikes from the last century.
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Tamiya: Sandpaper - Fine Lapping Film 2000 - 3 units image

Tamiya: Sandpaper - Fine Lapping Film 2000 - 3 units

Tamiya Reference: TAM87191

Set of three sheets covered with a fine 6000 grain abrasive designed for part polishing, specially for body and transparent parts.
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Tamiya: Hobby tool - Cutting Mat A4 - other materials - 1 units

Tamiya Reference: TAM74056

Every proper modeler's workbench must have a good cutting mat like this one that we are introducing, by the hand of Tamiya. It includes several grids and circumferences to help you make more precise cuts even freehand.
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Renaissance Models: Detail 1/43 scale - 3 spokes Sport steering wheel - photo-etched parts and plastic parts - 5 units

Renaissance Models Reference: VolSport

Set of five units of 3 spoke sports steering wheels, made of injected plastic and photo-etched parts.
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Tamiya: Polystyrene - plasticard plastic sheets - Pla-plate 0.3 - plastic parts - 5 units

Tamiya Reference: TAM70122

Pack of 5 sheets of transparent polystyrene for manufacturing your own parts. The dimensions of each sheet are 26x36 cm in surface, and 0.3mm thick.
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Marco Moto Design: Hobby tool 1/12 scale - MotoJig 2019 - metal parts

Marco Moto Design Reference: MOTOJIG-2019

Specifically conceived and designed building jig for assisting you during the assembly of your 1/12 scale motorcycles. It will help you keeping symmetries and parallels, facilitating the manipulation during the whole assembly. A fantastic tool without any doubts, even more in its updated 2019 version in full metal (including some anodized parts) for further improving its accuracy and durability.
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