Newsletter 496: Well done, boss!!!

Well done, boss!!!

Well done, boss!!!
As we announced in our previous newsletter, the Fuengirola Scale Modeling Contest took place last weekend, and there we went like every other year to meet up with old friends and make new friends, talk about models and have a good time having some beers... :)

The showcases were packed to overflowing, with almost 1000 builds in the competition. And what can we say? We came back home very happy, because in addition to enjoying a model event again (which we were already looking forward to), the BMW R75 and the Maserati 250F presented by the boss to the competition were awarded by the very demanding and experienced jury. Two different builds assembled with all the love and tenderness, just like we prepare your orders at SpotModel, as it couldn't be otherwise.

The boss got so excited that he's already preparing his next build, to be presented at Jabbeke. It is not yet confirmed that it will be held in 2022 but we are all waiting impatiently for the good news. Everything suggests that he will include some of the novelties of this week such as the Decalcas fittings in 0.8mm size, the reedited decals by Tabu, some of the Porsche 911 by Arena... we'll see :D

It seems that, as he says, SpotModel's thinking head still knows how to build scale models :)

Decalcas: Hose joints 1/24 scale - 0.8mm Hose joints set 2 - 3D printed parts and other materials - 14+14+12+42 units

Decalcas Reference: DCL-PAR060

Set of pneumatic fittings from the Decalcas "Paint & Go" range to detail the brake, cooling and fuel systems of your models at any scale. including variants of straight and curved pieces with a 1.2mm diameter outlet. They are executed with the usual precision and realism found in Decalcas, products, and parts with different tube turning angles are included so that they can be perfectly adapted to any system that you want to recreate. The nut of the fitting assembly is 0.8mm wide, including 3D printed parts and one meter of braided nylon wire, which can be painted to simulate the shielded tube of real life fittings.
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Decalcas: Hose joints 1/24 scale - 0.8mm Hose joints set 3 - 3D printed parts and other materials - 14+14+28+42+14+14+14 units

Decalcas Reference: DCL-PAR061

Set of pneumatic fittings from the Decalcas "Paint & Go" range to detail the brake, cooling and fuel systems of your models at any scale. including variants of straight and curved pieces with a 1.2mm diameter outlet. They are executed with the usual precision and realism found in Decalcas, products, and parts with different tube turning angles are included so that they can be perfectly adapted to any system that you want to recreate. The nut of the fitting assembly is 0.8mm wide, including 3D printed parts and one meter of braided nylon wire, which can be painted to simulate the shielded tube of real life fittings.
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Tabu Design: Marking / livery 1/20 scale - Ferrari 248F1 Scuderia Ferrari Team sponsored by Marlboro #5, 6 - Michael Schumacher, Felipe Massa - FIA Formula 1 World Championship 2006 - water slide decals - for Fujimi references FJ090412, 09041, GP-7, FJ090467, 09046, GP-9, FJ090474, 09047, GPSP-6, FJ090504, 09050, GP-13, GP13 and m

Tabu Design Reference: TABU20048

Complete your Fujimi model of the Ferrari 248F1 with this set of decals with all the Marlboro logos, and thus be able to make any of the decorations used in the Grand Prix of the season where the limitations on tobacco advertising were not in force, as well as that in many of the test days,
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Tabu Design: Marking / livery 1/12 scale - Honda NSR500 sponsored by Rothmans - Michael 'Mick' Doohan, Wayne Gardner, Eddie Lawson - Motorcycle World Championship 1989 - water slide decals - for Hasegawa references 21504 and BK-4

Tabu Design Reference: TABU12078

Why don't Rothmans decals come with today's models? It is not entirely clear, but Tabu brings us the solution with this complete set of decals that includes, in addition to the tobacco logos, other logos that may be necessary to recreate the NSR500 from season 89.
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Tabu Design: Marking / livery 1/12 scale - Porsche 934 Turbo RSR Group 4 - water slide decals - for Tamiya references TAM12020, BS1220, TAM12040 and TAM12055

Tabu Design Reference: TABU12087

Here are the logos not included in the original Tamiya kit. Are you going to leave your model without them?
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Studio27: Transkit 1/24 scale - Porsche 962C Joest Racing Team sponsored by Blaupunkt Italya #9 - Robert 'Bob' Wollek + Hans-Joachim Stuck + John Winter - 24 Hours Le Mans 1989 - photo-etched parts, resin parts, vacuum formed parts, water slide decals, white metal parts, assembly instructions and painting instructions - for Tamiya references TAM24047, TAM24049, TAM24233, TAM24309 and 309

Studio27 Reference: ST27-TK2444R

Limited time re-edition of this transkit to build an authentic Porsche 962C from Tamiya's Porsche 956C model, which has the advantage of having a much more detailed engine and suspension set. The most obvious changes between the 962 and 956, such as the front and rear bonnets, are made of high-quality resin, and the photo-etched plate provides that final touch of detail for this asphalt beast.
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Studio27: Transkit 1/24 scale - Porsche 962C Joest Racing Team sponsored by Blaupunkt Primagaz #7, 8 - Jean-Louis Ricci + Jean-Claude Andruet + Henri Pescarolo, Frank Jelinski + Pierre-Henri Raphanel + John Winter - 24 Hours Le Mans 1989 - photo-etched parts, resin parts, vacuum formed parts, water slide decals, white metal parts, assembly instructions and painting instructions - for Tamiya references TAM24047, TAM24049, TAM24233, TAM24309 and 309

Studio27 Reference: ST27-TK2445R

Limited time re-edition of this transkit to build an authentic Porsche 962C from Tamiya's Porsche 956C model, which has the advantage of having a much more detailed engine and suspension set. The most obvious changes between the 962 and 956, such as the front and rear bonnets, are made of high-quality resin, and the photo-etched plate provides that final touch of detail for this asphalt beast.
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Decalcas: Hose joints 1/24 scale - 0.8mm Hose joints set 1 - 3D printed parts and other materials - 14+14+14+42 units

Decalcas Reference: DCL-PAR059

Set of pneumatic fittings from the Decalcas " Paint & Go " range to detail the brake, cooling, fuel systems ... of your models at any scale. including variants of straight and curved pieces with the 0.8mm diameter outlet. They are executed with the usual accuracy and realism of Decalcas, and parts with different tube turning angles are included so that they can be perfectly adapted to the system that you want to recreate. The nut of the fitting assembly is 0.8mm wide, and in addition to the 3D printed parts the set also includes one meter of braided nylon wire, which can be painted, to simulate the shielded tube of real fittings.
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Decalcas: Detail 1/12 scale - Hood door hinges - Type 2 - 3D printed parts - 14 units

Decalcas Reference: DCL-PAR058

A really interesting and very useful set of hinges that you can use to add functionality to the doors and bonnets of your models in all scales. The independent axis allows to use each hinge body at top, bottom, left or right, or even use only one of the hinge bodies on which to directly couple the rotating part. Rivets are included to provide added support if required. Each hinge body has two guide points for drilling the holes once fixed in position, so you can insert the rivets and make a robust connection without much effort.
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Number Five: Hobby tool - Paint cups for mixing and measuring 25ml - other materials - 10 units

Number Five Reference: N5-T005

Set of ten 25ml measuring cups for paint measuring and mixing. They are 100% silicone free, making them also suitable and totally recommendable for mixiing lacquers and other similar products.
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Arena Modelli: Car scale model kit 1/43 scale - Porsche 911 AJ Alex Jobb Racing Team #26 - 24 Hours of Daytona 1992 - photo-etched parts, resin parts, rubber parts, turned metal parts, water slide decals, white metal parts, assembly instructions and painting instructions

Arena Modelli Reference: ARE1128

The cars built by Alex Jobb's team were characterized by the displacement of the engine in a different position with respect to the rear axle, no longer cantilevered but in front. This theoretically would have improved its use, in reality they never obtained important results. This was deployed at Daytona for the 1992 24 hours with drivers Pezza, Padilla and Sheldon, finishing in eighteenth place.
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Arena Modelli: Car scale model kit 1/43 scale - Porsche 911 AJ Alex Jobb Racing Team #26 - 12 Hours Sebring 1992 - photo-etched parts, resin parts, rubber parts, turned metal parts, water slide decals, white metal parts, assembly instructions and painting instructions

Arena Modelli Reference: ARE1129

In Sebring, in 1992, for the classic 12 hours, Jobb's Porsche was equipped with a new rear wing, applied to a high trellis, it was driven by Pezza, Refenning and Hamlet, they ranked twenty-first place.
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Arena Modelli: Car scale model kit 1/43 scale - Lancia Stratos HF Piacenza Corse Team sponsored by Gobbi #11 - Franco Leoni + Gianfranco Marcomini - Rally delle Valli Piacentine 1980 - photo-etched parts, resin parts, rubber parts, turned metal parts, water slide decals, white metal parts, assembly instructions and painting instructions

Arena Modelli Reference: ARE1133

An unusual orange color for the Leoni and Marcomini Stratos with which they competed, and won, the Rally delle Valli Piacentine in 1980. 1/42 scale resin model kit with a complete set of photo-etched parts to reproduce even the smallest detail.
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Arena Modelli: Car scale model kit 1/43 scale - Lancia Stratos sponsored by Chardonnet #5 - Bernard Darniche + Bernard Spindler - Rally Du Var 1975 - photo-etched parts, resin parts, rubber parts, turned metal parts, water slide decals, white metal parts, assembly instructions and painting instructions

Arena Modelli Reference: ARE1134

Bernard Darniche, co-drived by Bernard Spindler instead of his usual navigator Alain Mah, won the 1975 Var Rally aboard Chardonnet's red Stratos. The Arena Modelli kit allows you to recreate this version with its characteristic Campagnolo rims in gold.
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Arena Modelli: Car scale model kit 1/43 scale - Lancia Stratos sponsored by Jolly Club #9 - Rally Du Var 1975 - photo-etched parts, resin parts, rubber parts, turned metal parts, water slide decals, white metal parts, assembly instructions and painting instructions

Arena Modelli Reference: ARE1135

The Lancia Stratos of the Swiss Fatio and Hofone, which, supported by the Jolly Club, competed in the 1975 Rally du Var, and which was equipped with unusual BBS wheels and a rally light pod of rectangular auxiliary lights instead of the classic rounded headlight housing.
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Arena Modelli: Car scale model kit 1/43 scale - Lancia Stratos Chardonnet Team sponsored by Le Point #3 - Bernard Darniche + Alain Mah - Tour de France Automobile 1980 - photo-etched parts, resin parts, rubber parts, turned metal parts, water slide decals, white metal parts, assembly instructions and painting instructions

Arena Modelli Reference: ARE1138

In 1980 the Stratos Chardonnet lost its classic blue color to switch to the black of the new sponsor Le Point, with which it participated in the Tour de France Automobile Rally of the European Championship where, masterfully driven by the usual Darniche-Mah couple, it reached the finish line in first position.
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Arena Modelli: Car scale model kit 1/43 scale - Lancia Stratos sponsored by Chardonnet #1 - Bernard Darniche + Alain Mah - Rallye Criterium de Touraine 1981 - photo-etched parts, resin parts, rubber parts, turned metal parts, water slide decals, white metal parts, assembly instructions and painting instructions

Arena Modelli Reference: ARE1139

In 1980 the Stratos Chardonnet lost its classic blue color to take the black of the new sponsor le Point, with this livery it will present itself at the Tour de France of that year, where, led by the usual Darniche-Mah couple reached the finish line winner.
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Profil24: Car scale model kit 1/24 scale - Toyota GR010 Hybrid Toyota Gazoo Racing Team sponsored by Denso #7, 8 - Kamui Kobayashi + Mike Conway + Jos Mara Lpez, Sbastien Buemi + Kazuki Nakajima + Brendon Hartley - 24 Hours Le Mans 2021 - photo-etched parts, resin parts, rubber parts, vacuum formed parts, water slide decals, other materials, assembly instructions and painting instructions

Profil24 Reference: P24134K

Change the regulations between the GT's, but for Toyota the new rules of the Hypercar did not mean any change in the result obtained in the 24 hours of Le Mans, getting the victory again with the car number 7, which was then the fourth consecutive for Toyota. Profil24 has reproduced this spectacular model in resin, which includes a pair of cockpit doors for those who want to expose the interior. Nothing like seeing its details to discover the complexity of the asymmetric decoration of the bodywork, with a different distribution of red and black colors on the left and right. Spectacular no matter where you look at it!
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Profil24: Car scale model kit 1/24 scale - Ligier JS2 Ford Automobiles Ligier Team sponsored by Gitanes #5, 6 - Jean-Louis Lafosse + Guy Chasseuil, Henri Pescarolo + Franois Migaultl - 24 Hours Le Mans 1975 - photo-etched parts, resin parts, vacuum formed parts, water slide decals, other materials, assembly instructions, painting instructions and tobacco sponsor decals

Profil24 Reference: P24135K

A model perhaps not well known, but in 1975, after changing the Maserati engine for the well-known 3-liter Ford Cosworth DFV, it was about to win the 1975 24 Hours of Le Mans, finishing second, only 1 lap from the winning Mirage GR8. Profil has been able to reproduce the shapes and essence of the car, with its large rear spoiler and its transparent plastic rear cover that partially reveals the engine and gearbox. A little piece of French history!
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Arena Modelli: Car scale model kit 1/43 scale - Porsche 911 SC sponsored by Fournier #25 - Jean-Pierre Ballet + Serge Roussel - Monte Carlo Rally - Rallye Automobile de Monte-Carlo 1983 - photo-etched parts, resin parts, rubber parts, turned metal parts, water slide decals, white metal parts, assembly instructions and painting instructions

Arena Modelli Reference: ARE1140

Resin kit to make the beautiful version of the Porsche 911 used by Ballet and Roussel during the Monte Carlo rally in 1983. A pity that they could not reach the finish line due to a problem in the engine lubrication system, but that is not an impediment to that looks like no other in your showcase.
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