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Welcome to Clowns Hobbies, Cape Town’s Premier Hobby Shop.

The Clowns Hobbies way is built on trust, and reinforced with integrity. We have a strong motto of not selling anything to our customers that we would not buy ourselves. We carefully choose each and every product and brand based on Quality, Price and Backup service.

Based centrally in Boston, Bellville, just off Durban road, we form strong bonds and lasting relationships with our customers. We do not specialise, but instead stock a wide range of products ranging from Aircraft, Gliders, Cars, Boats, Aerial Camera Platforms, Metal and Plastic static models, to a huge selection of tools, materials and accessories to cater for a modelers every whim.

Pop into our all new branch today and see why we are a cut above the rest.

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Just to tempt you some more...

We have just reduced our *estimated* retail price by R4000 for the 1st 3 orders only! Call us NOW to backorder yours. (non refunable deposit will apply)

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Tamiya created a buzz at the recent Nuremberg fair with the announcement of their RC Big Rig tow recovery truck!

We are starting our pre-orders , and invite interested customers to get in touch to discuss pricing, ordering, and pre-order discounts. (0.2.1.9.4.5.1.2.9.6)

Tamiya released the full presentation of the new Volvo 1/14 R/C FH16 Globetrotter 750 8×4 Tow Truck #56362 & Electric Actuator Set #56553! Tamiya’s series of ultra-realistic 1/14 scale R/C trucks has offered fun and realistic driving for the past several decades! This new kit takes that driving fun to the next level with this tow truck, which makes its living towing heavy-duty vehicles such as semi-tractor trucks. It promises a completely different element of enjoyment to predecessors in the series.

Let’s check out the detail now!

Volvo 1/14 R/C FH16 Globetrotter 750 8×4 Tow Truck #56362

Tamiya’s series of ultra-realistic 1/14 scale R/C trucks has offered fun and realistic driving for the past several decades! This new kit takes that driving fun to the next level with this tow truck, which makes its living towing heavy-duty vehicles such as semi-tractor trucks. It promises a completely different element of enjoyment to predecessors in the series.

The kit seen here recreates the FH16 that is marketed by Volvo, renowned manufacture in the global commercial vehicle market. The FH Series includes a 750hp 16.1-liter turbocharged inline-6 engine FH16 Globetrotter 750 8×4 tow truck.

• 1/14 scale R/C model assembly kit. Length: 750mm, width: 195mm, height: 300mm.
• Features a detailed molded plastic depiction of the cab, with photo-etched front grille and interior detail features.
• This model’s front axles feature the first twin steering system seen in the Tamiya 1/14 Truck series.
• Includes metal components for excellent durability.
• Install the new separately available Actuator Set (Item 56553) to control its actions via your R/C transmitter.
• Ladder frame has aluminum side channels and resin cross members. Power from the front motor is delivered to the two rear axles via a propeller shaft.
• A built-in differential gear on each axle enables smooth cornering.
• Highly realistic suspension utilizes metal leaf springs and friction dampers.
• The model enjoys easy driving thanks to the float-mounted die-cast front and reinforced resin rear axles.
• Three-speed transmission allows shifting via the R/C transmitter (Note: only one gear is usable when towing).
• Headlights and taillights can be lit up with separately sold LEDs, and the model is compatible with Item 56523 Tractor Truck Multi-Function Control Unit “Euro-Style” (MFC-03).
• Compatible TROP truck option parts: 56523, 56531, 56538, 56548, 56549, 56550, 56551, 56553.
• Requires: Tamiya 4-Channel R/C system, ESC, 7.2volt battery and compatible charger, and Tamiya TS and acrylic paints.

Tamiya 56553 Electric Actuator Set for 1/14 RC Tow Truck
This set allows control of the winch boom/underlift on the Tamiya Volvo Globetrotter 750 8×4 Tow Truck model (Item 56362). Install it to your truck and use your transmitter to raise and lower the boom smoothly and steadily.
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Good news for the scale model house enthusiasts is that we are expecting a ROBOTIME shipment soon!

We will be adding a number of BRAND NEW models to our already extensive range of DIY Miniature houses.

These kits have proven immensely popular and contain everything you need to build an awesome diorama.

Looking for something a bit more mechanical? We have you covered with a range of laser-cut mechanical toys, like marble runs and Wind-up tractors and steam locos.

Contact us today to reserve yours, as these usually sell out FAST!
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