Newsletter 459: Virtual Hobby Show

Virtual Hobby Show

Virtual Hobby Show
In the last days we have received with great joy the information of two events that are going to take place soon in "virtual" format, since the pandemic does not allow us to carry them out in a traditional way.

On one side, we have the Virtual Jabbeke Hobby Show (https://www.facebook.com/groups/781964186005635) that will begin on Friday March 12th at 18:00 with the idea of contributing with pictures of the models that you would have presented at the "physical" event, in a similar way to what was done last year. This huge European event focuses only on cars, motorcycles and trucks, and you simply have to request to be admitted to the group to enjoy the meeting.

And on the other hand, on the same dates we have the Painting team (https://www.facebook.com/groups/612272712861897), a Spanish proposal that invites all kinds of modelers to compete.

What can you do in the month that you still have before both events? Well, very easy, you can assemble any of the new "candies" that we have for you, such as the McLaren Senna by Tamiya, the McLaren TAG Porsche MP4/2C by Nunu with its detailing set, the Ford GT40 by either Meng or Trumpeter, or you can also just enjoy the pictures of the Lotus Renault 97T and the Porsche 935/78 Moby Dick included in the new Komakai books :)

Don't think about it twice, we'll see you in virtual worlds with SpotModel :D

Tamiya: Car scale model kit 1/24 scale - McLaren Senna - plastic parts, rubber parts, water slide decals, assembly instructions and painting instructions

Tamiya Reference: TAM24355

The dimensions of the model once assembled are 198 mm long, 91 mm wide, and 60 mm high. The bodywork is made up of a central monocoque to which the exterior panels are added, just like in the real car. It includes a fully detailed engine, and can be assembled either its European, North American or Japanese versions.
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Meng Model: Car scale model kit 1/12 scale - Ford GT40 Mk II Shelby American Team #1, 2 - Denis Clive 'Denny' Hulme + Ken Miles, Bruce McLaren + Chris Amon - 24 Hours Le Mans 1966 - metal parts, paint masks, photo-etched parts, plastic parts, rubber parts, turned metal parts, water slide decals, other materials, assembly instructions and painting instructions

Meng Model Reference: RS-002

This kit is NOT a re-edition of the Trumpeter product!! It's a completely new product!! And what a product! Doors and front and rear hoods fully operable, a fully detailed engine, hardware to attach the suspension parts, and many other details. And with the option of being able to make any of the two versions that finished in first and second positions in the legendary edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1966. The black one with the number #2, or the most famous thanks to the cinema with the dorsal #1 and the mythical colors of Gulf.
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Trumpeter: Car scale model kit 1/12 scale - Ford GT40 Mk II Shelby American Inc. Team #1, 2 - Chris Amon + Bruce McLaren - 24 Hours Le Mans 1966 - metal parts, photo-etched parts, plastic parts, rubber parts, water slide decals, other materials, assembly instructions and painting instructions

Trumpeter Reference: MAG00019

Both time and unit limited re-edition of this beautiful kit of the Ford GT40 winner of the 24 hours of Le Mans in 1966. Includes chrome parts, pre-painted parts, parts injected in golden plastic and rubber tires, and front axle and steering wheel are operative. It is the original scale model by Trumpeter, now reedited under the Magnifier brand.
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Komakai: Reference / walkaround book - Porsche 935/78 Moby Dick - for Model Factory Hiro references MFH-K740 and K-740, or Tamiya reference TAM24318

Komakai Reference: KOM-FG021

New volume of the Komakai "Fast Guides" series, this time about the Porsche 935/78 Moby Dick, with a total of 32 full-color A5 pages. It is the perfect reference book for assembling the Tamiya kit.
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Komakai: Reference / walkaround book - Lotus Renault Type 97T - for Fujimi references FJ09064, GP23 / 090641, FJ090641, 09064, GP23 / 090641, FJ09074, 090740, GP-25, FJ091952, 09195 and GP-3, or Model Factory Hiro references MFH-K217, K-217, MFH-K218, K-218, MFH-K346, K-346, MFH-K347, K-347, MFH-K356, K-356, MFH-K357 and K-357, or Tameo Kits references TMK020 and TMK442

Komakai Reference: KOM-UDG018

A new issue of the Ultra Detail Guide series about the mind-blowing Lotus Renault Type 97T. Featuring 144 A5 sized pages with full color pictures taken to the car nowadays. The whole book looked very interesting to us, but especially the detailed images of the carbon fibers of the chassis and engine details.
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Profil24: Car scale model kit 1/24 scale - Howmet TX #22, 23 - Ray Heppenstall + Dick Thompson, Bob Tullius + Hugh Dibley - 24 Hours Le Mans 1968 - photo-etched parts, resin parts, vacuum formed parts, water slide decals, other materials, assembly instructions and painting instructions

Profil24 Reference: P24132K

Resin model to assemble the only car with a turbine engine that has been able to win a race. The transparent rear dome allows detailing and revealing the most characteristic element of this car, the turbine from aviation.
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AMT: Car scale model kit 1/25 scale - Mitsubishi Eclipse 1995 - plastic parts, rubber parts, water slide decals, assembly instructions and painting instructions

AMT Reference: AMT1089

Limited time reedition of this scale model recreating the 1995 Mitsubishi Eclipse, manufactured by AMT. A true American classic that you can now build again!!!
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AMT: Car scale model kit 1/25 scale - Toyota Supra 1995 - plastic parts, rubber parts, water slide decals, assembly instructions and painting instructions

AMT Reference: AMT01101

Limited time reedition of this scale model recreating the 1995 Toyota Supra, manufactured by AMT. A true American classic that you can now build again!!!
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Model Factory Hiro: Car scale model kit 1/12 scale - Mclaren F1 GTR Bigazzi Team sponsored by Fina #38, 39 - Marc Duez + Steve Soper + Jacques Laffite, Johnny Cecotto + Danny Sullivan + Nelson Piquet - 24 Hours Le Mans 1996 - metal parts, photo-etched parts, resin parts, rubber parts, seatbelt fabric, turned metal parts, vacuum formed parts, water slide decals, white metal parts, assembly instructions and painting instructions

Model Factory Hiro Reference: MFH-K772

Fantastic 1/12 scale reproduction of the Mclaren F1 GTR used by the Bigazzi team in its participation in the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1996. The kit includes the usual Model Factory Hiro exploded view in this scale, and once assembled, the model allows you to see all the details of the interior and the mechanical part thanks to its openable doors and front and rear hoods. It also allows the side covers to be removed for access to its mechanical components and air ducts. Quite an engineering job!
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Tamiya: Putty - Light curing Putty

Tamiya Reference: TAM87076

Quick-hardening putty by exposure to light. If exposed to sunlight it hardens in 1 minute , in about 2 minutes under fluorescent light, and on top of that... it does NOT shrink!!!. The tube includes 34g of product.
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Reji Model: Detail up set 1/24 scale - BMW 3,5 CSL - photo-etched parts and assembly instructions - for Arii kit

Reji Model Reference: REJI-1009

The perfect complement for those lucky enough to own Arii's scale model of this beast of the 70's racetracks, the BMW 3.5 CSL. It includes the classic elements to improve the finish of the model, such as the grilles of the different air intakes, the bonnet closures, the towing eyes, the metallic emblems, the windshield wipers, and many more details.
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Reji Model: Logotypes 1/24 scale - Castrol, Esso, Champion, NGK, Ferodo - water slide decals

Reji Model Reference: REJI-007

Decal sheet with some of the most common technical sponsors in competition, in different sizes, also suitable for other scales.
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Reji Model: Marking / livery 1/24 scale - Lancia Rally 037 Lancia Deutschland Team sponsored by Wurth #1 - Walter Rhrl + Christian Geistdrfer - ADAC Deutschland Rally 1983 - water slide decals and placement instructions - for Hasegawa references 20264, 20277, 20299, 20399, 20414, 20447, 20485, 20523, 20566, 20584, 25030, CR-30, 25030.OUTLET, 52305, SP505, HACR30, 25030 and CR-30

Reji Model Reference: REJI-108

It was only the second edition of the ADAC Deutschland Rally, and it still did not even score for the European Championship, but at the start of the 1983 rally there was nothing more and nothing less than a double world champion like Walter Rhrl at the controls of the Lancia 037 sponsored by Wurth, which without a technical problem, none of them dominated the rally at will. Reji has reproduced the livery of the car as it entered the rally, with a complete decal sheet, which was Rhrl's last race with the Lancia before he started driving for Audi...
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Reji Model: Marking / livery 1/20 scale - Fiat 131 Abarth Rally - Portugal Rally - Vinho do Porto 1977 - water slide decals - for Tamiya reference TAM20069

Reji Model Reference: REJI-346

Sponsor logos not included in the Rally de Portugal decoration of the Tamiya reissue of the Fiat 131 Abarth Rally in 1/20 scale. Just what you need to complete this fantastic kit!
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Studio27: Detail up set 1/12 scale - Honda RC213V - photo-etched parts and assembly instructions - for Tamiya reference TAM14130

Studio27 Reference: ST27-FP1216

An extensive set of photoetched parts for detailing Tamiya Honda RC213V, including radiator grids, brake discs, chain and many other parts.
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Studio27: Detail up set 1/24 scale - Lancia Super Delta HF Integrale - photo-etched parts, seatbelt fabric, white metal parts and assembly instructions - for Hasegawa references 20433, 25013, CR-13, 20457, 20507, 20548, 20601, 25015, CR-15, HACR15, 25015 and CR-15

Studio27 Reference: ST27-FP24181

Photo-etched parts for enhancing the realism of the gorgeous Lancia Super Delta HF Integrale scale model by Hasegawa . As you can see in the pictures, they include (among other parts) the Tour de Corse rally plates, windshield wipers, harness buckles, front grilles, pedals, etc.
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Revell: Car scale model kit 1/24 scale - Volkswagen Golf I GTI sponsored by Builders Choice 1986 - plastic parts, rubber parts, water slide decals, assembly instructions and painting instructions

Revell Reference: REV07673

From the community, to the community - that's what Revell Builder's Choice kits stand for. Design resulting from a competition, winner chosen from the Revell Community, a must for all Revell collectors.
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ScaleLab 24: Detail up set 1/24 scale - McLaren Senna - paint masks, photo-etched parts, seatbelt fabric, turned metal parts and assembly instructions - for Tamiya references TAM24355, T24355 and TAM24355ST

ScaleLab 24 Reference: SL02-030

Up to four photo-etched plates are included in this upgrade set for the Tamiya McLaren Senna, apart from other parts such as the turned metal inflation valves for the rims or the fabric for the seat belts. The brake discs take on great prominence in this car both for their dimensions and for their visibility through the rims, so they are an essential part to improve, and this is how ScaleLab24 has understood it, without neglecting many other details such as grilles or license plates. As a detail for the big Senna fans, a stencil is included to recreate the great Ayrton's signature.
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Fujimi: Car scale model kit 1/24 scale - Porsche 911 964 Carrera 3.8 RSR - plastic parts, rubber parts, water slide decals, assembly instructions and painting instructions

Fujimi Reference: FJ126647

New edition of the Porsche 911 964 Carrera 3.8 RSR kit, which in addition to the street seats includes the option of mounting a bucket, roll cage, wider front apron, air intakes instead of auxiliary lights in the front bumper, wide profile rims, etc. and that it will be available for a limited period of time.
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Marco Moto Design: Hobby tool 1/12 scale - MotoJig 2021 - 3D printed parts and metal parts

Marco Moto Design Reference: MOTOJIG-2021

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 2021 version including metal and 3D printed parts, where the 90 angled brass bar is not included as it is not necessary.
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Tamiya: Additive - Paint Retarder Lacquer - 1 x 40ml

Tamiya Reference: TAM87198

This fantastic Paint Retarder Lacquer by Tamiya modifies lacquer paint properties, slowing down their drying process. It slows the drying process, helping eliminate surface imperfections from brush bristles, giving a smooth and lustrous finish. Can be used up to a ratio of 1:10 (retarder:paint) when mixing. Bottle contains 40ml.
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Model Factory Hiro: Car scale model kit 1/20 scale - Dallara DW12 Honda Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing Team sponsored by Mi-Jack Panasonic Honda #30 - Takuma Sato - Indy 2020 - photo-etched parts, resin parts, rubber parts, vacuum formed parts, water slide decals, white metal parts, assembly instructions and painting instructions

Model Factory Hiro Reference: NBK-003

Takuma Sato not only has the honor of being the first Asian driver to win the Indianapolis 500 in 2017, but he has also done it a second time in 2020. Thanks to MFH you can ride the Dallara DW12 equipped with the Honda engine leading of this second feat.
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Italeri: Truck scale model kit 1/24 scale - Scania R730 V8 Streamline Cosentino Team - plastic parts, rubber parts, water slide decals, other materials and assembly instructions

Italeri Reference: 3952

New edition of the Scania R730 V8 Streamline "Show Trucks" by Italeri, including a mind blowing parts listing of the entire cabin, along with an absolutely fantastic decal sheet.
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Italeri: Catalogue - General Catalogue 2021- 2022

Italeri Reference: 09314

Catalog of Italeri products and novelties for year 2020 and 2021.
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Decalcas: Carbon fiber decal 1/24 scale - Texturized pattern - type 1 - Very soft - water slide decals

Decalcas Reference: DCL-PAT010

Black decal featuring a very small texture pattern, great for small details and for adding very subtle nuances.
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