Tamiya occasionally decide to re-issue some of their older kits and I was especially pleased when they did a this with this one. Kit no 14001 was the first release in their successful range of 1/12 motorcycles back in 1980. this re-release see[...]
TAMIYA 1/12 YAMAHA RZ250
This model start with the assembly of the engine. This is relative simple and is accomplished in two steps using only 12 pieces. However, just because there aren’t many parts does not mean that it’s not open to some d[...]
When first opening the box you are met with multiple bags of parts that are nicely, and firmly, placed in the box. As seen here.
There are only five total sprues of parts. One white, one chrome, one clear and two black. Also is a bag with[...]
Tamiya 1/12 , the bike of a legend GP drivers : Norifumi Abe.
My first 1/12 Tamiya, I modified the exhausts, filled the holes, might be why the fairing doesn't quite fit, finished in Model Master and Tamiya enamels, X22 over decals. Kenny Roberts was 500cc world champion in 1978, 1979 and 1980.
This is the build review for the 1/12 Tamiya XV1600 RoadStar. This is the model that I received for winning the Model of the Month award!!! I thought it would be appropriate to give a decent review of the kit as construction rolls along.
For some reason when I logged on this morning I discovered that I could post pictures and articles again, so here goes! 2005 was Yamaha's 50th anniversary, and they were determined to win as many world championships as they could. 2005 was als[...]
Tamiya kit 1/12 : it's my first assembly of motorcycle. It is the Yamaha M1 YZR of Jorge Lorenzo with the special decoration FIAT of Estoril. The assembly was very pleasant and from the box many détails.
Thank you and see you again soon
In 2009 Yamaha fielded four motor bikes in the Moto GP championship. Two were works bikes, sponsored by Fiat, and two were entered by the satellite team Tech 3, sponsored by the Monster energy drinks company. Tamiya have produced three kits en[...]
It's red, it's fast, it's good looking, but it's Japanese, not Italian. This is Tamiya's 1/12 scale kit of the 2001 Yamaha works bike, it's a 500cc two stroke machine, ridden by Italian Max Biaggi. Here it is without the cowlings , and here's[...]