If you’re looking to restore a vintage Tamiya, here are some tips to help with identifying Tamiya’s original spare parts on eBay or elsewhere.
Categorizing “variants” of kit-based vintage R/C cars as “Mk1, Mk2, Mk3”, was never a good idea. So here’s a better suggestion.
Remember when the Australian TV show “Collectors”, had a segment about vintage R/C car collecting? It was pretty great.
There aren’t many old hobby shops around anymore. And visiting those stores used to be fun, especially if you were lucky enough to find old stock.
A real car based on a Tamiya R/C car, would once have been unthinkable. Now, it’s a mainstream publicity stunt for Toyota.
To promote the new Toyota Hilux, Toyota UK have recently released a series of short videos featuring one of Tamiya’s famous R/C hiluxes – the
With R/C still at peak popularity in 1988, Tandy/Radio Shack filled their stores with a range of off-road vehicles, and one of the very best was the Red Arrow Buggy.
When collecting valuable items, there are always dodgy sellers you need to avoid. Some eBay sellers use tricks like shill-bidding and short-selling to make bigger
2016 marks the 30th Anniversary of the release of the Jet Hopper worldwide. Let’s enjoy some memories of the Jet Hopper as it was “Down Under”, in Australia.
Kyosho’s early R/C models are now highly sought after. Some of their vintage kits have undergone remakes in recent years. Let’s compare vintage vs remake.
When I first began buying things online in the late 1990s, I was amazed at how much ‘old stock’ there was in the world. Prior
Many of the popular Tamiya R/C models we knew in the 1980s have been remade in recent years. This post compares vintage vs remake Tamiyas, in detail.