This set for portraits contains a 12-piece selection of smooth, blendable oil pastels to create natural skin tones. Expressionist oil pastels are formulated with extra-fine quality pigments, wax and oil. Artists blend to create genuine complexions for portraits. The product is ACMI Non-toxic certified and may be used on paper, cardboard, canvas and wood. Also available is Expressionist Extender, a unique oil pastel medium that extends a color’s hue range. "Expressionist oil pastels are the standard by which all other oil pastels are judged," Linda Lyon, marketing specialist for Sakura of America, told TDmonthly. Launch date: June 24, 2009. 6/29/2009 (Price: $7.50) [Add to my Inquiry Basket][?]
Designed for LaQ beginners to enjoy snapping together flat models, this kit includes all 10 LaQ colors, four types of blocks and four colorful pages of instruction sheets to make 39 interchangeable models. "Children enjoy the snap! and click! sound when piecing the parts together. LaQ is a highly educational block toy with an infinite possibility of creating three-dimensional and spherical models. The Mini Kit Plane is an introductory kit," Mo Saeki, in the overseas division of Yoshiritsu Co., Ltd., told TDmonthly. Launch date: May 2009. 5/19/2009 (Price: $14.00) [Add to my Inquiry Basket][?]
Christmas Trolley Set by M T H ELECTRIC TRAINS
This colorful trolley features a lighted interior, metal wheels and gears, and a long-lasting motor. It operates on any O Gauge track system including the easy-to-assemble 8-piece RailTrax circled included with the set. Optional track bumpers can be added to take advantage of the Automatic Bumper Reversing Mechanism (ABRM) that changes the trolley's direction when it hits a track bumper. 4/16/2009 (Price: $119.95) [Add to my Inquiry Basket][?]
Amtrak Pacific Surfliner Passenger Set by M T H ELECTRIC TRAINS
This M.T.H. Surfliner set is headed by an accurate model of Amtrak's F59PHI diesel, built by the Electro-Motive Division of General Motors. Our unique Proto-Speed Control lets you start your train so smoothly you won't spill a drop of water in the cafe car and run steadily at any speed from a crawl to over 100 mph. The F59PHI's sound system features an authentic diesel motor, horn and bell, crew conversations, Surfliner station announcements, and squealing brakes when you stop the train. Headlights and flashing "ditch lights" are provided for night-time operation. Trailing the locomotive are high-level cars in accurate Surfliner colors with detailed, illuminated interiors. Day or night, this train is a beautiful thing to watch in action! 4/16/2009 (Price: $379.95) [Add to my Inquiry Basket][?]
Daylight Steam Passenger Set by M T H ELECTRIC TRAINS
Add the colorful beauty of the Daylight to your own railroad with this magnificent set, featuring illuminated cars and a GS-4 locomotive with puffing smoke, a haunting steam whistle and other engine sounds, and Daylight arrival and departure announcements. 4/16/2009 (Price: $349.95) [Add to my Inquiry Basket][?]
Capitol Limited Steam Passenger Set by M T H ELECTRIC TRAINS
Recreate the luxury and excitement of train travel in the steam era with this Capitol limited set featuring illuminated cars and a B&O 4-6-2 Pacific locomotive with puffing smoke steam whistle, bell and other engine sounds as well as Capitol Limited arrival and departure announcements. 4/16/2009 (Price: $349.95) [Add to my Inquiry Basket][?]
Pacific Flyer: an E-Z Track® set with E-Z Mate® couplers by BACHMANN TRAINS
Assembly and breakdown of trains in the railway yard is tough work, but the Pacific Flyer set is ready to get the job done. Assemble your consist, clear the yard and move your freight to its final destination with the Pacific Flyer!
Wheels rumble like the pounding of hooves as this iron horse rounds the bend. Hauling freight with the ease and grace of a champion, the Thoroughbred set delivers fun and adventure to your stable of trains.
Hauling freight across the deserts, mountains, and cities of the American landscape is the Santa Fe Flyer. Powered by a mighty Santa Fe FT diesel locomotive with its distinctive “war bonnet” paint scheme, this sleek and powerful train deftly handles the ever-changing terrain of the Southwest United States.
The Santa Fe Flyer includes:
• EMD FT diesel locomotive with operating headlight • open quad hopper • gondola • wide-vision caboose • 36" circle of E-Z Track® including 11 pieces of curved track and 1 curved plug-in terminal rerailer • power pack and speed controller • illustrated instruction manual
Featuring our electronic auto-reversing E-Z Track®, the Village Street Car Set is the perfect solution for point-to-point passenger transit on your layout. A stop time of five to seven seconds allows plenty of time for O scale shoppers and Christmas villagers to board, and a variable speed controller lets you determine the rate of travel. Then, sit back and enjoy the ride while your town or city comes to life!
• street car with headlights and lighted interior • 4 pieces of 18" radius curved auto-reversing E-Z Track® • 3 pieces of 9" auto-reversing straight E-Z Track® • 1 piece of straight E-Z Track® with attached station house • 1 Hayes bumper • wall pack power supply • illustrated instruction manual
Packaging shown is for illustration purposes only. Actual product packaging may vary. 4/3/2009 (Price: $175) [Add to my Inquiry Basket][?]
RealFlight G4 Flight Simulator by HOBBICO
The RealFlight G4 Flight Simulator offers a near-perfect simulation of radio-controlled flight. It offers improved sights, sounds, and physics. It has remained the number one RC flight simulator for over a decade. — This simulator is a top seller at HobbyTown USA stores, Mary Friesen, director of media buying for the franchise, told TDmonthly in early 2009. 1/29/2009 (Price: $199.99) [Add to my Inquiry Basket][?]
This 18" x 24" wall art reflects a skateboarder's mantra — EAT, SLEEP, SKATE. It is ready to hang and made in the USA. Launch date: November 2008. 1/23/2009 (Price: $49.99) [Add to my Inquiry Basket][?]
Burj al Arab Paper Model Kit by PAPERLANDMARKS
The Burj Al Arab — a luxury hotel built on an artificial island in the Persian Gulf - has already become an iconic landmark of Dubai. Currently it stands for the world's tallest hotel and the world's tallest structure with a membrane facade. Our 1/1000 scale model depicts all the beauty of the building, including the helipad and the hanging restaurant. Size when assembled: 12.8 x 5.5 x 5.1 in. / 32.5 x 14 x 13 cm. Launch date: November 20, 2008. 12/19/2008 (Price: $32) [Add to my Inquiry Basket][?]
The LaQ Free Style Series includes all seven types of snap-and-click-together blocks in various color themes. LaQ Free Style Colors is a 400-piece kit of blocks in red, blue, yellow and green. "The innovative construction toy block LaQ has been shown to aid the growth of a child's mind. A child's mind shows activity in both the right and left hemisphere of the brain," Mo Saeki, manager of the Overseas Division for YOSHIRITSU CO., LTD., told TDmonthly. "All LaQ blocks materials, assembly and packing are handled in Japan." Launch date: December 2008. 12/19/2008 (Price: $30.00) [Add to my Inquiry Basket][?]
The LaQ Free Style Series includes all seven types of LaQ snap-and-click-together blocks in various color themes. The 400-piece Free Style Pastel kit features the blocks in pink, orange, sky blue and yellow green. "The intellectual construction toy block LaQ makes a fun snap! and click! noise when piecing the parts together. This encourages the child that the pieces are firmly connected. The basic square and triangle parts connect together with angled joint pieces. The joint parts make possible the creation of flat, two-dimensional, three-dimensional and spherical models," Mo Saeki, manager of the Overseas Division for YOSHIRITSU CO., LTD., told TDmonthly. Launch date: December 2008. 12/19/2008 (Price: $30.00) [Add to my Inquiry Basket][?]
Infrared Control Flying Saucer by MASTER TOYS AND NOVELTIES, INC.
This wide-range, infrared-control flying saucer is made from unique material to withstand crashes. It lights up while flying and has a two-channel remote control. The saucer comes in six assorted color combinations and features bright diode lights with twin-rotor propulsion and ultralite micro components. Launch date: 2008. 12/12/2008 (Price: $24.99) [Add to my Inquiry Basket][?]
1080 Beast Racetrack by INFINITRAX INC.
Don't let the name intimidate you. InfiniTrax's™ 1080 Beast can be tamed by the beginner. The Beast challenges you to a whole new level of imagination and building larger and bigger than anything else InfiniTrax™ has to offer! Your driving champ now has the most awesome amount of track-building power to be had at their finger tips. So many pieces and so many configurations, you'll never run out of new ways to race! It's time to step up to the ultimate fun, the ultimate challenge. It's time to tame the Beast! 11/25/2008 [Add to my Inquiry Basket][?]
720 Burn racetrack by INFINITRAX INC.
InfiniTrax™ challenges you to a whole new level of imagination and building challenge courtesy of our next level of racing fun! With the 720 Burn, your driving champ will have one of our most powerful and flexible racetrack kits. The 720 Burn will keep them busy for hours dreaming up so many track configurations they may never get to actually racing their cars! Forget just the simple oval and drag racing configurations; it's time to step up to some hairpin racing turns and serious straight-a-ways designed for speed and control. 11/25/2008 [Add to my Inquiry Basket][?]
540 Shred racetrack by INFINITRAX INC.
Are you ready to really have some fun? Then step up a notch and see if you can master the next level of InfiniTrax™ racing fun. The 540 Shred gives you some serious building power to see what your racer can do with an unlimited world of race track building and play. Your racing champ can build track in multiple configurations from a simple oval to hairpin turns and twists! 11/25/2008 [Add to my Inquiry Basket][?]
360 Sprint racetrack by INFINITRAX INC.
Enter the world of infinite possibilities, infinite potential and infinite racing! The 360 Sprint is your first step into the InfiniTrax™ unlimited world of race track building and play. Your racing champ can build this amazing track in both oval and drag racing configurations. 11/25/2008 [Add to my Inquiry Basket][?]
Twisting Toyz - Elmar: Pontifical Swiss Guard by COTSWOLD COLLECTIBLES INC.
The Corps of the Pontifical Swiss Guard is a small force responsible for the safety of the Pope, including the security of the Apostolic Palace and access to the entrances to the Vatican City. It serves as the de facto military of the Vatican City. The Swiss Guard has served the popes since the 1500s. "Twisting Toyz focuses its attention on those World War II soldiers not produced by other 1:6 scale toy manufacturers. Since the company is based in Italy, their primary focus has been on the WWII-era Italian Soldier, but have plans to expand into other less-known soldiers of that time," Gregory Brown, director of marketing for distributor Cotswold Collectibles Inc., told TDmonthly. Launch date: November 2008.
Over 1.5 Million of these unique,Trademarked collectibles have been sold since their introduction in the year 2000. The colorful bears have a "see through" pocket that holds the state coin. The color of the bear reflects the geographic or historical background of the state. The year the coin was issued, the year the colony became a state and an exact replica of the state flag are embroidered on the bear. The years 1999 through 2006 are available at special prices. This product received a Dr. Toy award for most unique collectible toy in 2001. "It is the only collectible that combines the appeal of a teddy bear, a bean bag and a coin in one product," CEO Harold Nizamian of Timeless Toys Inc. told TDmonthly. Launch date: October 22, 2008. 10/27/2008 (Price: $7.00) [Add to my Inquiry Basket][?]
Styro-Cut 3D Set by S.T.A. INC.
Complete with Length Stop Device, Circular Cutting Device, Hand Apparatus and Mitering Fence. This hot-wire cutting system for styrofoam is sensational for hobbyists, proto-typers, modelers and package designers. 10/21/2008 (Price: $219.00)
Unimat-1 Metal Line by S.T.A. INC.
This Unimat kit includes full metal components such as slides, countershaft and tailstock for finer tolerances, greater stability and precision: mechanically reworked and matched profiles, CNC milled spiral of 3-jaw chuck, double-ball bearing live center with big machine-tool center, driven in, fitted covers, close tolerance and raised flange of main spindle at metal countershaft, adjustable backlash (according to application), increased wall thickness of profiles, mechanically reworked full metal sledge, metal handwheels with adjustable vernier. 10/21/2008 (Price: $874.00)
Unimat-1 Basic 4-in-1 by S.T.A. INC.
The Basic (for woodworking only) makes a jigsaw, wood lathe, hand held drill and 2-way sander: hand held or fixed. Start with the Basic, and you can add an upgrade kit later to equal a Unimat CLASSIC, or start with the Basic and add full metal components to create a FULL METAL Classic. 10/21/2008 (Price: $292.00)