Newsletter 449: In detail

In detail

In detail
Choose any model you have yet to assemble, open the box and look at the injected plastic parts, particularly those related to the mechanical parts. Now look closely. Even closer, please. What do you see? Sticks that should be screws, hexagonal shapes that are frustrated attempts at nuts, globs that try to resemble rivets, and a host of many other "blunders" that because of either the limitations of plastic injection molds, for the little detail of the product or because the manufacturer has not gone "further", make these parts not having the look you want.

But don't worry, we have lots of references for nuts, fittings, rivets, screws, switches, pushbuttons, pins, connectors, hoses, zip ties, caps, pins, valves, etc. so that you can correct the deficiencies of the small details in your scale models, improve and even add what just simply "is not included" in the box. We owe this to manufacturers like Top Studio, Decalcas, Tameo, Renaissance, Scale Production, or Model Factory Hiro, just to name a few.

At the beginning, it might be a bit scary and intimidating to start using these little products, either because of the price or because they can be complicated to handle, but once you start you can't stop. Because thanks to them your models come to life. Those little machined parts, those tiny little pieces, add volume, detail, nuances, colors, texture... that for sure make a big difference.

Tighten the nuts of your scale models at SpotModel ;)

Top Studio: Nuts - Hex nuts 0.8mm - metal parts - 10 units

Reference: TD23249

0.8mm wide hex nut and 0.5mm shank made of metal. Product from the "Hex Rivet (C) Silvery" range.
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Top Studio: Nuts - Hex nuts 0.9mm - metal parts - 10 units

Reference: TD23250

0.9mm wide hex nut and 0.5mm shank made of metal. Product from the "Hex Rivet (C) Silvery" range.
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Top Studio: Nuts - Hex rivets 1.0mm - metal parts - 10 units

Reference: TD23251

1.0mm wide hex nut and 0.6mm shank made of metal. Product from the "Hex Rivet (C) Silvery" range.
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Top Studio: Nuts - Hex nut with bolt 0.5mm - metal parts - 10 units

Reference: TD23234

0.5mm wide hexagonal nut and bolt in a 10 units set, made in metal. Product from the "Hex Rivet (B) Silvery" range.
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Top Studio: Nuts - Hex nut with bolt 0.6mm - metal parts - 10 units

Reference: TD23235

0.6mm wide hexagonal nut and bolt in a 10 units set, made in metal. Product from the "Hex Rivet (B) Silvery" range.
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Top Studio: Nuts - Hex nut with bolt 0.7mm - metal parts - 10 units

Reference: TD23236

0.7mm wide hexagonal nut and bolt in a 10 units set, made in metal. Product from the "Hex Rivet (B) Silvery" range.
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Top Studio: Nuts - Hex nut with bolt 0.8mm - metal parts - 10 units

Reference: TD23237

0.8mm wide hexagonal nut and bolt in a 10 units set, made in metal. Product from the "Hex Rivet (B) Silvery" range.
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Top Studio: Nuts - Hex nut with bolt 0.9mm - metal parts - 10 units

Reference: TD23238

0.9mm wide hexagonal nut and bolt in a 10 units set, made in metal. Product from the "Hex Rivet (B) Silvery" range.
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Top Studio: Nuts - Hex nut with bolt 1.0mm - metal parts - 10 units

Reference: TD23239

1.0mm wide hexagonal nut and screw in a 10 units set, made of metal. Product from the "Hex Rivet (B) Silvery" range.
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Studio27: Detail up set 1/20 scale - McLaren TAG Porsche MP4/2 - photo-etched parts and assembly instructions - for Beemax Model Kits references B20001 and Aoshima 081891

Reference: ST27-FP20147

This photoetched parts set includes radiator grids, rear spoiler vertical planes, bonnet pins, ... Don't forget the essential Komakai and MFH reference books to get the most out of your scale model.
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Italeri: Model car kit 1/12 scale - Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Roadster - metal parts, photo-etched parts, plastic parts, rubber parts, seatbelt fabric, water slide decals, other materials, assembly instructions and painting instructions

Reference: 4708

The scale model includes a total of 320 plastic parts, 30 chrome parts, photo-etched parts, allowing you to build a very realistic and detailed reproduction of the real vehicle.
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Nunu: Model car kit 1/24 scale - Peugeot 306 Maxi sponsored by Clarion #1 - Francois Delecour + Herv Sauvage - Monte Carlo Rally - Rallye Automobile de Monte-Carlo 1996 - plastic parts, rubber parts, water slide decals, assembly instructions and painting instructions

Reference: PN24009

Here you have the long awaited Peugeot 306 Maxi in plastic, with a really extensive parts list and fully detailed bottom section and interior. Includes Delecour's decoration at the 1996 Montecarlo rally.
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Nunu: Model car kit 1/24 scale - BMW 320i E46 Marlboro BMW Dealer Team sponsored by Halfords #9, 10 - Tom Coronel + Sandor van Es - DTCC - Dutch Touring Car Championship 2001 - plastic parts, rubber parts, water slide decals, assembly instructions, painting instructions and does NOT include tobacco sponsor decals

Reference: PN24007

Scale model recreating the racing version of the beautiful BMW 320i E46 made by Nunu. In the box you will find an extensive parts list including all the bottom section of the car, the interior with bucket seats and safety bars, rims with low profile tires, and decals with the decoration of the unit that participated and won the Dutch Touring Car Championship DTCC in 2001. Decals with Marlboro advertising are NOT included in the kit.
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Nunu: Detail up set 1/24 scale - Peugeot 306 Maxi - metal parts, photo-etched parts, seatbelt fabric, turned metal parts, water slide decals and assembly instructions - for Nunu reference PN24009

Reference: NE24009

This is the perfect photo-etched parts set for the Peugeot 306 Maxi, manufactured by Nunu. Includes radiator grilles, brake discs, windshield wipers, hood latches, harness seatbelt bucles, etc. recreated in photo-etched parts. And if those weren't enough, it also includes a decal sheet with various logos, and carbon fibre and Kevlar patterns for the bucket seats. To finish, you also have the fabric to simulate the harnesses, the base of the antenna in turned metal, and the roof antenna in metal.
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