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Tamiya 95656 Mini 4WD Oval 2 Lane Circuit w/18658,18659

$219.00 inc GST

This Mini 4WD track set includes a 2-lane oval home course with lane change, and 2 Mini 4WD car kits. The great thing about this set is that you can start playing right away once you have assembled the course and completed assembling your mini 4WD cars...

Tamiya 1/700 German Battle Cruiser Gneisenau

$36.95 inc GST

Completed in May 1938, the Gneisenau, together with here sister ship Scharnhorst, were the largest, fastest, and most powerful battlecruisers in the German Navy. She took part in many commerce raiding operations, fought against units of the Royal Navy,...

Tamiya 1/700 German Battle Cruiser Scharnhorst

$32.95 inc GST

This is an assembly kit of the Scharnhorst, which fought in the Atlantic together with her sister ship Gneisenau and sank many Allied ships, including the British aircraft carrier Glorious, before her own demise in December 1943. The battleship...

Tamiya 1/700 U. S. CA-35 Indianapolis

$59.95 inc GST

The U.S. Navy heavy cruiser, Indianapolis, was commissioned at the Philadelphia Navy Yard on November 15, 1932. On the opening day of the Pacific War, December 7, 1941, as flagship of Scouting Force, US Fleet, she was making a simulated bombardment near...

Tamiya 1/48 F-35A Lightning II

$139.00 inc GST

Fighter jets have continued to develop since they were first seen in late WWII, to the point where modern day aircraft such as the F-35 Lightning II and F-22 Raptor are often called "fifth generation" fighters; qualities such as their highly advanced...

Tamiya 1/48 P-38 J Lightning

$129.00 inc GST

Developed in response to a February 1937 request from the armed forces for a fighter excelling in speed, firepower and range, the P-38 Lightning would be a wildly successful design that had around 10,000 units produced and spawned numerous US ace pilots...

Tamiya 1/48 F-14A (Late) Launch Set

$159.95 inc GST

The F-14 Tomcat is a legend of the skies, which served between 1973 and 2006 and - with powerful radar and long-range missiles - was developed for carrier-based units. Its most prolifically produced variant was the F-14A, which itself was given a number...

Tamiya 1/48 Supermarine Spitfire MK.I

$79.95 inc GST

The iconic Spitfire fighter was one of the backbones of the RAF in the desperate struggle for the skies during WWII, sporting a refined design and aesthetically pleasing elliptical wing, plus the proven Rolls Royce Merlin engine. It first flew in March...

Tamiya 1/48 Ilyushin IL-2 Shturmovik

$105.00 inc GST

The Ilyushin Il-2 Shuturmovik was the Russian military's main ground-attack aircraft during WWII. It was so important to the Russian war effort that Joseph Stalin personally intervened to ensure a high rate of its production. Over 36,000 examples were...

Tamiya 1/48 F4U-1D W/Moto Tug

$59.95 inc GST

This set combines the F4U-1D Corsair with a "Moto-Tug", a little tractor which was used to position aircraft around the decks of Navy carriers during WWII. They are ideal as a small vignette on their own or as part of a larger diorama. Fast and heavily...

Tamiya 1/48 US Skyraider A1-J

$64.95 inc GST

Originally designed as a carrier-borne attack aircraft, the Skyraider eventually had a distinguished career which spanned over thirty years. The A-1J variant which was introduced in 1956 equipped the U.S. Air Force, which employed it as an escort for...

Tamiya 1/48 Skyraider U.S.

$64.95 inc GST

First introduced in 1946, the A-1 Skyraider's frontline career as the U.S. Navy's last piston-engined attack aircraft continued for thirty years until its final service providing close-air support and rescue helicopter escort during the Vietnam War...

Tamiya 1/48 P51B USAF Mustang

$49.95 inc GST

Key Features: This kit depicts the B-variant of the legendary P-51 Mustang, which differed from the later P-51D in several important ways, including the "Razorback"-style fuselage. Parts are included for two 500lb bombs, two drop tanks, and one...

Tamiya 1/48 Focke Wulf 190-A3

$49.95 inc GST

The Focke-Wulf Fw 190 served alongside the Messerschmitt Bf 109 to defend Germany from the middle stages of WWII to the end of the war. Key Features: This kit reproduces the A-3 variant of the Fw 190, which outclassed the RAF's Spitfire Mk.V when it...

Tamiya 1/48 JASDF F-15J Eagle

$54.95 inc GST

This model depicts the F-15J Eagle, which has been the main fighter aircraft of the Japan Air Self Defense Force since it was introduced into service in 1982. Key Features: Cockpit, radar, and metal landing gear leg details give the model heightened...

Tamiya 1/48 Raiden J2M3(JACK)

$32.95 inc GST

The J2M Raiden (Allied reporting name "Jack") was developed by the Japanese Navy in WWII as a land-based interceptor. It began to reach units from September 1944 and they were used to intercept B-29 bombers which were attacking Japan. Key...