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Tamiya forum??
Posted by dogsbody on Tuesday, January 4, 2022 4:32 PM

A number of years ago, I joined a forum that was about Tamiya kits of all kinds.

Then about 5 years ago, My PC's hard-drive crashed. I took me a while to get it replaced and a bit longer for a friend to recover most of the material on the crashed unit. 

One of the things lost was the link to the Tamiya forum. Last year ( 2021 ) I remembered the Tamiya forum, so I went looking for it. All I could find is Tamiyaclub. Unfortunately for me, it's only concerned with RC material. Nothing to do with injection-moulded kits.

 

Does anyone out there know of a Tamiya forum that deals with styrene kits?

 

 

Chris

"What young man could possibly be bored
with a uniform to wear,
a fast aeroplane to fly,
and something to shoot at?"

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Posted by Tojo72 on Tuesday, January 4, 2022 5:48 PM

I have not heard of that one, but lots of knowledge here, I'm sure most of us have enjoyed Tamiya kits.Feel free to ask or discuss.

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Posted by Dodgy on Tuesday, January 4, 2022 6:35 PM

Sorry Chris, no idea.

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Posted by lurch on Tuesday, January 4, 2022 8:06 PM

I have been trying to get on the Tamiya forums for a while now. Have nothing but issues with it. I do the rc thing and have beem for a long time. I collect the rc vehicles and restore them. My wife thinks I am nuts for doing that but OH WELL.Anyway I did see some threads on model kits but not many. You might have better luck on this site.

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Posted by jeaton01 on Tuesday, January 4, 2022 8:53 PM

I think they may have closed it down.  I used to go there and there were both plastic and r/c sections.  It was on the main Tamiya USA website.

John

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Posted by dogsbody on Wednesday, January 5, 2022 1:18 PM

jeaton01

I think they may have closed it down.  I used to go there and there were both plastic and r/c sections.  It was on the main Tamiya USA website.

 

 

Thanks, jeaton01!

 

 

Chris

"What young man could possibly be bored
with a uniform to wear,
a fast aeroplane to fly,
and something to shoot at?"

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Posted by lurch on Thursday, January 6, 2022 8:36 AM

Well that sucks.They used to have alot of good info on there.

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Posted by the Baron on Thursday, January 6, 2022 9:17 AM

Yeah, if it was part of Tamiya USA's website, looking at the site map, I don't see anything like a forum now:  https://www.tamiyausa.com/sitemap/

There is a Builder's Showcase, for people to submit pictures of their Tamiya builds, but that's the only thing I can see now, that is anything remotely like a forum (ie, it invites public participation).

lurch, what's the URL you have for the forum?

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Posted by lurch on Sunday, January 9, 2022 10:57 AM

Barron I am not sure what you are asking. I am new to this computer stuff. I am still learning it. I will ask my wife and see what she says. I am old school so I just started using the cumputer about 6 months ago. Please have patients with me.Thank you.

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Posted by the Baron on Tuesday, January 11, 2022 12:51 PM

lurch

Barron I am not sure what you are asking. I am new to this computer stuff. I am still learning it. I will ask my wife and see what she says. I am old school so I just started using the cumputer about 6 months ago. Please have patients with me.Thank you.

 
Hi, lurch, no sweat!  Another way to put the question is, do you have the link that you used to get to that website.  If we look at the top of the page, we see a long string of letters and numbers, the address for that web page.  I wondered if you had that info, for the Tamiya forum.  I'm curious to try any link you have, if possible, and see what happens.
 
I test software for a living, so trying things out is a reflex for me.

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Posted by MJames70 on Tuesday, January 11, 2022 4:25 PM

In regards to Tamiya USA, web.archive.org is your friend. It takes snapshots of websites over time. A few minutes of searching there showed www.tamiyausa.com had a link to a forum called Tamiya Modelers that was an affiliate/partner. I will not give you the link to that forum website, however - the Tamiya Modelers forum closed down in 2017, and the domain was taken over by spammers and redirectors since. The forum is gone. 

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Posted by lurch on Tuesday, January 11, 2022 7:39 PM

That sucks. I collect and race Tamiya rc cars and trucks. It used to be a great website for that. Are there any alternatives to get good rc info on Tamiya rc stuff? Any info will be greatly appreciated.

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Posted by the Baron on Wednesday, January 12, 2022 10:00 AM

MJames70

In regards to Tamiya USA, web.archive.org is your friend. It takes snapshots of websites over time. A few minutes of searching there showed www.tamiyausa.com had a link to a forum called Tamiya Modelers that was an affiliate/partner. I will not give you the link to that forum website, however - the Tamiya Modelers forum closed down in 2017, and the domain was taken over by spammers and redirectors since. The forum is gone.  

Thanks, Mike!  That corresponds to what I saw when I went to Tamiya's website the other day to have a look.  No trace of anything like a forum at all.  I was just curious to have a look, if there was still an address.

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Posted by dogsbody on Wednesday, January 12, 2022 5:47 PM

 

Yes, that was the forum I was remembering. 

 

Thanks for that info!

 

 

Chris

"What young man could possibly be bored
with a uniform to wear,
a fast aeroplane to fly,
and something to shoot at?"

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Posted by lurch on Thursday, January 13, 2022 8:00 AM

I am sorry. I did get a look at some of the dates and they were older ones.Nothing recently. It was tamiye usa. So does anyone have any web forums for rc cars abd stuff?

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Posted by scottrc on Thursday, January 13, 2022 9:47 AM

Both RCGroups and RCUniverse have extensive car forums.  

RCU have a RC classics forum

https://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/rc-classic-cars-trucks-513/

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Posted by lurch on Sunday, January 16, 2022 4:42 AM

Scottrc thank you so much for the info. I will definately check that out. At the end of the week  i have cancer surdgery and ewill be laid up for a long while so I will havee alot of time to check it out. Thank you again.I see my spelling tonight is realy garbage. hahahaha

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Posted by lurch on Wednesday, January 19, 2022 5:45 PM

Heres an update. I did some poking around the web and found a web site for rc stuff . Its Tamiyaclub.com. SorryI didnt see anything about regular models tho.

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