Social media has all but ruined the “open” web I once knew. And that includes the community of R/C fans, who once created an interesting network of websites about vintage R/C cars. The new Netflix documentary, “The Social Dilemma”, is an eye opener about how the Internet has changed in the last 5-10 years. Mostly for the worse.
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.
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
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
It’s no secret that there’s a booming market out there for retro items, particularly toys. A lot of companies are remaking products or brands as