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#1 MSwiss

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Posted 09 October 2019 - 11:52 AM

For fans of Tamiya products, do a search on Facebook using the title of this thread, and prepare to have your mind blown.

I assumed they were a huge company, but to sustain the type of display they have, they must be doing an incredible amount of business every year.

PS: It has to be the longest post I've ever seen on Facebook.


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Posted 09 October 2019 - 03:10 PM

They had a warehouse facility in SoCal with arguably one of the best R/C raceways. The track was closed last year.


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Posted 09 October 2019 - 04:14 PM

Here's a link, if you'd rather not search.
 
Tamiya Corporation headquarters visit


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Posted 09 October 2019 - 04:18 PM

Would be interested but must pass - don't do Facebook.


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Posted 09 October 2019 - 04:29 PM

Would that more people would understand that, Alan.

 

There are two videos on YouTube that may duplicate this content, but for some reason I can't get YouTube to load so I can snag the links right now. I'll try again later after the evening activities here at Hershey.


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Posted 09 October 2019 - 04:51 PM

For three years in the 1990s, I lived only a few train station stops away from Tamiya HQ. I got to live out many childhood dreams there, before they removed the asphalt road course.

I was a novelty as the gaijin that showed up at the track a few times a month and received an amazing experience


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Posted 09 October 2019 - 05:03 PM

Such fabulous detail on the plastic model molds, I would hate to have to make one of them.
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Posted 09 October 2019 - 05:44 PM

See here:

 

 

 

Cheers


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Posted 09 October 2019 - 07:34 PM

Thanks, Bill.


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