Newsletter 490: The M8 GTE has just arrived!!!

The M8 GTE has just arrived!!!

The M8 GTE has just arrived!!!
Ali baba and the forty thieves wanted to steal the ship container, Little Red Riding Hood's wolf ate some model boxes, Cinderella's fairy wanted to turn one of the models into a real-size car to go to the dance... but still we made it and finally have here the BMW M8 GTE by Nunu. So many incidents that it felt like pure fantasy, but that were the harsh reality: the pandemic, the maritime logistics chaos, a truck that traveled 1000 kilometers somewhere at the speed of a turtle, and some courier that wrecked a good pile of units. Anyway, everything is now part of a story that had a happy ending :-)

The important thing now is to put this gorgeous model that you already bought on top of your workbench as soon as possible, so here we are right now picking and packing parcels at full speed. In the meantime, remember that the model looks WAY better if you throw in the Nunu's photo-etched parts of their detail set, if you study the Komakai photo reference book, if you use the carbon fiber pattern decals by Studio27, if you paint it with the Number Five exact tone for this model or if you dare to go "off the trail" with any of the optional decorations that are already available at SpotModel.

And if the joy we feel for finally shelving the BMW M8 GTE were not enough, today we have even another blockbuster: the Ford GT40 by Meng, this time in 1/24 scale and featuring a fully detailed engine, ready to dethrone Fujimi's classic.

The Big Boss has already run away with one of each under his arm, surely for a reason :D

Nunu: Model car kit 1/24 scale - BMW M8 GTE RLL Team sponsored by BMW Motorsport #24, 25 - John Edwards + Chaz Mostert + Alessandro 'Alex' Zanardi + Jesse Krohn, Augusto Farfus + Connor De Phillippi + Philipp Eng + Colton Herta - 24 Hours of Daytona 2019 - plastic parts, rubber parts, water slide decals, other materials, assembly instructions and painting instructions

Reference: PN24010

Scale model of the BMW M8 GTE with the decoration of the winning unit in the GTLM category in the 24 hours of Daytona in 2019. An essential kit for all lovers of modern GTs, which you can complement with the detailing set offered by Nunu. Once assembled, the model has a length of 20.8cm.
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Nunu: Detail up set 1/24 scale - BMW M8 GTE - metal parts, photo-etched parts, seatbelt fabric, turned metal parts, water slide decals and assembly instructions - for Nunu references PN24010 and NU-24010

Reference: NE24010

Here you have it, the set you need to give even more realism to your BMW M8 scale model by Nunu. Inside the package you will find two photo-etched sheets with the vertical planes and the rear spoiler brackets, grilles, safety net, brake discs, bonnet closures, ... In addition, FIVE decal sheets with the carbon fibre patterns of the car are also included, plus some additional details. You also have the antenna made of turned metal / steel rods, and material to recreate the seatbelt fabrics.
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Komakai: Reference / walkaround book - BMW M8 GTE - for Nunu references PN24010, NU-24010, PN24036 and NU-24036

Reference: KOM-FG020

New volume of the Komakai "Fast Guides" series, this time about the BMW M8 GTE, with a total of 32 full-color A5 pages. It is the perfect reference book for assembling the Nunu / Beemax / Aoshima model kit.
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Studio27: Carbon fibre pattern decal set 1/24 scale - BMW M8 GTE - water slide decals and placement instructions - for Nunu references PN24010, NU-24010, PN24036 and NU-24036

Reference: ST27-CARBOND24040

Set of two decal sheets with all the carbon fiber pattern decals necessary to build Nunu's scale model of the BMW M8 GTE in a masterful way. It includes, among others, the CF patterns of the doors, spoilers, bucket seats, center console, diffuser, steering wheel, etc.
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Number Five: Paint for airbrush - M8 GTE White - 1 x 30ml - for Nunu references PN24010 and NU-24010

Reference: N5-C113

White tone matching the color used by BMW in the M8 GTE competition. It is the appropriate color to paint the Nunu scale model.
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Meng Model: Model car kit 1/24 scale - Ford GT40 Mk II Shelby American Team #1, 2, 5 - Denis Clive 'Denny' Hulme + Ken Miles - 24 Hours Le Mans 1966 - paint masks, photo-etched parts, plastic parts, rubber parts, water slide decals, assembly instructions and painting instructions

Reference: CS-004

We can finally have on our shelf a 1/24 scale plastic model of the Ford GT40 Mk II with a fully detailed engine . GREAT!! In addition, the front hood is fully operative to show the spare wheel, gas tank, etc ... Without any doubts, an indispensable reference in your collection.
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D.A.B. Models: Lights 1/24 scale - Spotlamps with flat back 200mm - 3D printed parts and water slide decals - 4 units

Reference: DAB24-021

Flatter design than the DAB Models Oscar references of the extra headlights fitted to rally cars. Some great headlights with their support anchored in the rear, and the possibility of mounting both with a protective cover or uncovered with the glass in sight. Includes decals for up to 3 different manufacturers (Hella, Marchal, Cibie). In this case, the actual 200 mm headlights are converted to 1/24 scale 8.3 mm diameter optics.
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D.A.B. Models: Lights 1/12 scale - Oscar Spot Lights 180mm - 3D printed parts and water slide decals - 4 units

Reference: DAB12-004

How we like rally cars with their big headlights! To include this striking detail in your model, some great headlights with their support, and the possibility of mounting them with a protective cover or uncovered with the glass in sight. Includes decals for up to 3 different manufacturers (Hella, Marchal, Cibie). In this case, the actual 180 mm headlights are converted to 1/12 scale 15 mm diameter optics.
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D.A.B. Models: Lights 1/12 scale - Super Oscar Spot Lights 200mm - 3D printed parts and water slide decals - 4 units

Reference: DAB12-005

We have to admit that we love the night versions of rally cars with their auxiliary lights! To include this striking detail in your model, some great headlights with their support, and the possibility of mounting them with a protective cover or uncovered with the glass in sight. Includes decals for up to 3 different manufacturers (Hella, Marchal, Cibie). In this case, the actual 200 mm headlights convert to 1/12 scale 16.6 mm diameter optics.
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D.A.B. Models: Lights 1/32 scale - Oscar Spot Lights 180mm - 3D printed parts and water slide decals - 4 units

Reference: DAB32-004

How well a good auxiliary headlights look on a rally car! To include this striking detail in your model, some great headlights with their support, and the possibility of mounting them with a protective cover or uncovered with the glass in sight. Includes decals for up to 3 different manufacturers (Hella, Marchal, Cibie). In this case, the actual 180 mm headlights are converted to 1/32 scale 5,6 mm diameter optics.
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ScaleLab 24: Clamps 1/12 scale - Hose Clamps - photo-etched parts

Reference: SL02-031

Extensive photo-etched parts sheet with clamps to use in your models, for instance in your 1/12 scale motorcycles or cars.
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StreetBlisters: Paints set for airbrush - Ford Focus WRC 2001 Martini Telefonica Movistar Blue - White - 2 x 30ml - for Renaissance Models references TK24-078 and TK24-078DS, or Tamiya reference TAM24241

Reference: SB30-6047

Pre-thinned paint bottle ready for airbrush use, including 30ml of product. It has been formulated to match the blue and white tones used in the Ford Focus WRC 2001 cars sponsored by Martini Telefonica Movistar.
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Shunko Models: Marking / livery 1/20 scale - McLaren Honda MP4/7 McLaren Racing Limited Team sponsored by Marlboro #1, 2 - Ayrton Senna da Silva, Gerhard Berger - FIA Formula 1 World Championship 1992 - water slide decals, assembly instructions and tobacco sponsor decals - for Tamiya references TAM20035 and TAM25171

Reference: SHK-D427

High quality decals made in Japan. These decals belong to a limited series, so they will be available for a short time. They have been designed to replace the original Tamiya decals of the McLaren Honda MP4/7 kit. Of course, it also includes the decals with the Marlboro sponsor missing on the original decal sheet of the model.
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Shunko Models: Marking / livery 1/24 scale - Porsche 936/77 Martini International Racing Team #3, 4, 7 - 24 Hours Le Mans 1977 and 1978 - water slide decals and assembly instructions - for Tamiya reference TAM24004

Reference: SHK-D382

Decoration for the Porsche 936/77 in its participation in 1978 at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. This decal is designed for replacing the ones included in your old Tamiya kit.
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Shunko Models: Marking / livery 1/24 scale - Porsche 936/78 Martini International Racing Team #5, 6 - 24 Hours Le Mans 1978 - water slide decals and assembly instructions - for Tamiya reference TAM24012

Reference: SHK-D383

Decoration for the Porsche 936/78 in its participation in 1978 at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. This decal is designed for replacing the ones included in your old Tamiya kit.
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Fujimi: Model car kit 1/24 scale - Mercedes Benz SLS AMG GT3 - photo-etched parts, plastic parts, rubber parts, water slide decals, assembly instructions and painting instructions

Reference: FJ125695

It seems like yesterday when Mercedes landed in the different GT's championships with its SLS AMG GT3, presented almost at the same time that the first street units were delivered to its lucky customers. Fujimi has opted for the presentation version of the car in this reference, with the characteristic silver of Mercedes competition vehicles, and in the absence of a competition decoration, it includes a fantastic photo-etched plate with all the grilles, as well as other details, that enhance the final realism of the model once assembled.
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Fujimi: Model car kit 1/24 scale - Porsche 917K sponsored by Gulf #2 - Jackie Oliver + Pedro Rodriguez - 1000 Kms Monza 1971 - plastic parts, rubber parts, water slide decals, assembly instructions and painting instructions

Reference: FJ126166

The Monza 1000 km. 1971 winning car, now finally reedited by Fujimi. Without any doubts, this is one the classics and most renowned kits of the brand, and every proper scale modeler should built at least one in a lifetime. This kit does not include a detailed engine.
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Hasegawa: Material - Silver finish - 1 units

Reference: TF942

Mirror-like adhesive foil, normally used for recreating the chrome of the moldings, interior of the turn indicators, window frames of classic cars, ... It measures 90 x 200 mm, and is very similar to the "Bare Metal Foil".
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Italeri: Model bike kit 1/9 scale - Suzuki RG500 XR27 Heron Team sponsored by Forward Trust #7 - Barry Sheene - Motorcycle World Championship 1978 - metal parts, plastic parts, rubber parts, water slide decals, other materials, assembly instructions and painting instructions

Reference: 4644

Italieri surprises us with the kit of one of the most successful motorcycles in the 500 cc category, with 50 victories in total. A very complete kit, with a detailed engine and rubber parts, such as the saddle or the handlebar knobs. The decals allow to make the version with which Barry Sheene was proclaimed runner-up in the world in 1978.
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Number Five: Paint for airbrush - Ivory RAL1015 - 1 x 30ml

Reference: N5-X030

White tone very similar to the color used in many car bodies of the early and mid-20th century.
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Number Five: Hobby tool - Polishing pad - other materials - for Number Five references N5-F005, N5-F006, N5-F019 and N5-F020

Reference: N5-T003

This product consists of a polishing pad together with a mini-drill adapter pad, featuring an "on/off' detachable system that allows the pad to be easily removed from the holder. To use it, simply place a small drop of Number Five's polish on the perimeter of the pad, select the slowest turning speed on your drill, and make slow strokes with the pad over the paint of your scale model until you achieve the desired shine. . In just a few seconds you will achieve a completely shiny surface !!! Without any doubts, this product (so "simple" in sight) is an absolutely essential tool on any modeler's workbench for car, motorcycle or truck scale modeling..
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Studio27: Marking / livery 1/12 scale - Yamaha YZR500 sponsored by Antena3 #6, 10 - Norifumi 'Norick' Abe, Jose Luis Cardoso - Motorcycle World Championship 2001 - water slide decals and assembly instructions

Reference: ST27-DC788

Red suits the 500cc Yamaha so well! And from a driver as charismatic as Norick Abe! The decal sheet includes the metallic frames of the fairing. A delight for the eyes.
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Studio27: Detail up set 1/12 scale - Honda RC211V 2002 and 2003 - photo-etched parts and assembly instructions - for Tamiya kits TAM14092, TAM14095, TAM14096.

Reference: ST27-FP1203

Complete and detail your Tamiya kit of the Honda RC211V from the 2001 and 2003 seasons with this complete set of photo-etched parts, which includes differentiated parts for the early and late versions of the 2002 and 2003 seasons. The most careful to detail already have what they need!
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