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4/15/2014 Shizuoka Hobby Show items



Lamborghini Aventador Roadster (May)


2012 Toyota Crown Hybrid (June)


2012 Toyota Crown Hybrid custom w/ 20" wheel / tire (June)


McLaren F1 GTR 1997 Le Mans #44 LARK (June)


Murcielago R-GT 2010 GT1 Spa Winner (July)


Hino HH Tractor (1/32) (July)



Mini Cooper Countryman Ray Edition



1/24 Porsche 934 Turbo Vaillant



It's almost a month before Shizuoka Hobby Show, and Aoshima has released teasers on their Japanse blog. It looks like there will be no surprise this year. They appear to be releasing the new Toyota Crown, Aventador Roadster, Murcielago R-GT, and McLaren F1 GTR Long Tail Lark livery.



Fujimi will be adding two more McLaren F1 GTR Longtail kits, which makes it the total of six variations.

Apr 2014 releases:
McLaren F1 GTR Longtail 1997 FIA GT #1McLaren F1 GTR Longtail  Le Mans 1998 #40

Already released in 2013:
McLaren F1 GTR Longtail  Le Mans 1997 #42McLaren F1 GTR Longtail  Le Mans 1997 #41

McLaren F1 GTR Longtail  Le Mans 1998 #41McLaren F1 GTR Longtail  Le Mans 1997 #44



Meanwhile, Aoshima's McLaren F1 GTR Longtail presentation version is due out soon.

Japanese market box art

International market box art



Retailers are taking preorders of Meng Model's much anticipated F-350 Super Duty kit for around 5000 yen.


Alps Microdry Printer ink cartridge discontinuation schedule reminder

May 31, 2013

Eco Black, VD Photo postcard

May 31, 2014

Glossy Finish ink for standard paper, A4 high grade paper

May 31, 2015

Photo cyan, photo magenta, photo yellow, photo overcoat, photo gloss coat, photo color paper, photo color postcard

May 31, 2016

Black, 3 black pack, cyan, magenta, yellow, 3 color pack, 3 MF ink pack, glossy finish 2 for standard paper, white for standard paper, base white, flash bold for paper, flash silver for paper, metalic color gold, metalic color silver, OHP sheet.

  * Company in Japan called Elephant Rocket might step up to continue offering ALPS supplies. (English website: http://alps-oki.seesaa.net/ )



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