Newsletter 371: 24h

24h

24h
Depending on your time zone, now it is 24 hours (more or less) before the start of what embodies, without any doubts, the biggest annual event in the world of endurance races: the incredible 24 Hours of Le Mans, taking place at the La Sarthe circuit long before most of us were born :D

On this occasion, famous drivers with mythical cars will be racing, some of which already are or will be available in a short time as scale models so we can build them: even some manufacturers are already starting to position themselves announcing their new decorations and, within a few days, also some kits. We love that!!!

While we wait for the lights to go green, why don't we kill some time reviewing the novelties at SpotModel? We have already received the Pagani Huayra Pacchetto Tempesta, the last supply of the new Reji decals for Italeri reeditions, or the fantastic sandpaper "pads" by Albion Alloys... reaching up to 12000 grit!!! :)

Set up your favorite sofa, 24 hours of pure adrenaline and fun await you. This weekend, at SpotModel we are not going to take our eyes off the TV... or our hands off the scale models!! :)

Decalcas: Marking / livery 1/24 scale - Ford GT Keating Motorsport Wynn's #85 - Jeroen Bleekemolen + Felipe Fraga + Ben Keating - 24 Hours Le Mans 2019 - water slide decals, assembly instructions and painting instructions - for Revell references REV07041 and 85-4418

Reference: DCL-DEC035

Decoration for recreating the Wynns sponsored Keating Motorsport Ford GT, winner of the GT Am class at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 2019, and finally stripped of the title due to different irregularities during refueling. As usual in Decalcas sheets, this decoration takes care of each and every detail, and you can tell it has been designed with scale modelers in mind. For instance, it includes the entire front of the car in a single decal that also includes a variant in case you want to also use photo-etched parts. The manufacturer told us they have performed over 40 color test and adjustment tests to achieve the most precise decal, and it even includes the small stickers and logos that other manufacturers just missed. It is absolutely awesome!!
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Tamiya: Model car kit 1/24 scale - Mercedes Benz AMG GT3 Leon Cvstos #65 - Super GT Champion 2018 - paint masks, plastic parts, rubber parts, water slide decals, other materials, assembly instructions and painting instructions

Reference: TAM24350

The brand new Mercedes AMG GT3 reproduced by Tamiya in 1/24 scale with exquisite precision. When you open the box you will see just quality everywhere: the magnificently injected body, the incredible part break up, and the fittings with the unmistakable Tamiya quality seal.
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Hasegawa: Model car kit 1/24 scale - Nissan R91CP Group C Calsonic Nismo #23 - Kazuyoshi Hoshino + Toshio Suzuki - Japan Sport Prototype Endurance Championship (JSPC) 1991 - plastic parts, rubber parts, water slide decals, assembly instructions and painting instructions

Reference: 21131

New kit from the Hasegawa Historic Car series, recreating the Nissan R91CP Group C as it raced the Japanese championship of sport prototypes in the year 1991 in the Nismo official team. Once assembled, the kit measures 200 x 84.5 mm.
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Tamiya: Model car kit 1/24 scale - Lamborghini Countach LP500S 1982 - plastic parts, rubber parts, assembly instructions and painting instructions

Reference: TAM25419

Time-limited re-edition of this classic Tamiya kit. The bodywork is prepainted and pre-coated. Includes a fully detailed interior, open hood, operational retractable lights, and figure of the driver.
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Aoshima: Model car kit 1/24 scale - Pagani Huayra Pacchetto Tempesta - paint masks, plastic parts, rubber parts, water slide decals, assembly instructions and painting instructions

Reference: 05599

A superb scale model of this Italian beauty, the Pagani Huayra, made by Aoshima. The kit includes a fully detailed interior, fully working doors and bonnet, detailed monocoque, fully detailed engine, ... Delicious !!!
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Aoshima: Model car kit 1/24 scale - Lamborghini Murcielago LP670-4 SV SuperVeloce - paint masks, plastic parts, rubber parts, water slide decals, other materials, assembly instructions and painting instructions

Reference: 007068

A new Murcielago by Aoshima, this time the "enhanced version" featuring aerodynamic improvements and redesigned air intakes. Inside the box, you have 11 sprues packed for building this gorgeous scale model car.
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Highlight Model Studio: Detail 1/24 scale - Roof rack - photo-etched parts

Reference: HME-043

Roof rack in 1/24 scale specially designed for the Volkswagen Beetle. It is made of 0.3mm thick photo-etched parts.
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Reji Model: Decals 1/32 scale - Numbers and white circles - water slide decals

Reference: REJI-113

New and reviewed design of these decals, featuring numbers and pads for classic racing cars.
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Model Factory Hiro: Model car kit 1/12 scale - Lotus Ford Type 49 Lotus Team #5, 6, 7 - Jim Clark, Graham Hill - French Formula 1 Grand Prix, Dutch Formula 1 Grand Prix, British Formula 1 Grand Prix 1967 - metal parts, photo-etched parts, resin parts, rubber parts, seatbelt fabric, turned metal parts, vacuum formed parts, water slide decals, white metal parts, other materials, assembly instructions and painting instructions

Reference: MFH-K689

Spectacular kit of the Lotus Ford Type 49 in 1/12 scale, with a detail level that borders on madness, including white metal parts, turned aluminum parts, deliciously tires moulded in rubber and printed with the Firestone logos, injected resin, and thousands of other parts to drive you crazy.
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Albion Alloys: Sandpaper - Micro Finishing Cloth Abrasive Pads Refill - 3200 Grit - 2 units

Reference: 2001

Pads with 3200 grit sandpaper, specially designed to work both dry and wet on the surface of your models. Its touch, size and manufacturing quality will help you achieve an excellent finish in your assemblies. The size of each pad is 5 x 5 cm.
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Albion Alloys: Sandpaper - Micro Finishing Cloth Abrasive Pads Refill - 3600 Grit - 2 units

Reference: 2002

Pads with 3600 grit sandpaper, specially designed to work both dry and wet on the surface of your models. Its touch, size and manufacturing quality will help you achieve an excellent finish in your assemblies. The size of each pad is 5 x 5 cm.
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Albion Alloys: Sandpaper - Micro Finishing Cloth Abrasive Pads Refill - 4000 Grit - 2 units

Reference: 2003

Pads with 4000 grit sandpaper, specially designed to work both dry and wet on the surface of your models. Its touch, size and manufacturing quality will help you achieve an excellent finish in your assemblies. The size of each pad is 5 x 5 cm .
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Albion Alloys: Sandpaper - Micro Finishing Cloth Abrasive Pads Refill - 6000 Grit - 2 units

Reference: 2004

Pads with 6000 grit sandpaper, specially designed to work both dry and wet on the surface of your models. Its touch, size and manufacturing quality will help you achieve an excellent finish in your assemblies. The size of each pad is 5 x 5 cm .
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Albion Alloys: Sandpaper - Micro Finishing Cloth Abrasive Pads Refill - 8000 Grit - 2 units

Reference: 2005

Pads with 8000 grit sandpaper, specially designed to work both dry and wet on the surface of your models. Its touch, size and manufacturing quality will help you achieve an excellent finish in your assemblies. It is specially designed to polish crystals and lacquer parts. The size of each pad is 5 x 5 cm .
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Albion Alloys: Sandpaper - Micro Finishing Cloth Abrasive Pads Refill - 12000 Grit - 2 units

Reference: 2006

Pads with 12000 grit sandpaper, specially designed to work both dry and wet on the surface of your models. Its touch, size and manufacturing quality will help you achieve an excellent finish in your assemblies. It is specially designed to polish crystals and lacquer parts. The size of each pad is 5 x 5 cm .
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