A lot of Toyworld businesses are still going strong, but many of the stores in Sydney suburbs and towns have closed up over the years. Including where I grew up.
…and the day they went racing as slow Historics, against a friend’s Brushless Fantastic.
This month, Australia loses another “hobby” store when Dick Smith Electronics shuts it’s doors for good, after 48 years. I really enjoyed visiting DSE stores
Most vintage Tamiya fans will be familiar with the early promotional clips they made for each car, that were often aired on TV sets in
Never before published photos of the great Ayrton Senna enjoying his R/C models – including his Tamiya Hotshot.
Tamiya’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.
In hobby-grade R/C, 1985 was the year when four-wheel-drive buggies hit the mainstream. Tamiya was quick to the market with the phenomenal Hotshot.