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F A N T A S T I C N E W P L A N E S !
Let Battle Commence! Recreate the Great War with the new Fokker D.VII and Sopwith Pup from Ares!
Ready to fly, with everything you need in one box, these smooth and slow flying planes
are the best introduction to model flight you will find on the market today.
To see these new models, just Click Here - and remember, all spares are available to special order if you ever have a bump!
Our current top picks...
If there's anything more classic than
the Hornby Flying Scotsman set, I can't think what it could be! This
iconic set continues year after year and makes a great gift for both young and old (and those in between!). Now with three coaches and a siding, the Scotsman is fantastic value once again! Search for Hornby Scotsman
Quality, Hobby Grade, RC Cars for under £100 all in!
These amazing cars from FTX offer the type of product that you would pay around £170 or more with the Japanese brands, yet the quality and speed are virtually the same. Each includes a radio system, battery, charger and is fully built - just charge and go. Starting at under £90.00 all in these make a great, fast, fun choice for teenagers. Parts are available for all these cars by special order (usually around 7 days turnaround) so they can be fixed after accidents too! We also have cars a little higher spec from LRP!
Search for FTX
Radio Controlled Cars with Short Charge Times and Long Run Times! From just £29! Uniquely all Carrera cars feature new Li-Ion battery technology, as used in mobile phones - this allows a fast charge time of under 90 minutes and a run time of around 40 minutes (often as long as an hour if driven gently). This is a major breakthrough as most RC toys only run for about 15 minutes on a charge which is usually around 6 hours! Search for CARRERA LONG RUN
Radio Control fan in the house? Keep them outdoors for longer with this combination pack of our best selling AC/DC 3 Delta Peak Fast Charger - which charges at a full 3 Amps for FAST recharging, works both from the mains and the cigar socket when you're out and about, and automatically stops when the battery is charged - regardless of it's capacity from 1500 to 5500 Mah! This charger is £24.99, or
with TWO 1800Mah batteries, it costs just £39.99 - a good combination of fast charge and long run times when you use both packs! Search for Battery Deal
Droning on? Quadcopters for practice and Drones for filming - from £20 to £200! All our packages are fully inclusive of charger and battery for the model - all you need is to add AAs for the handset. Learn to fly indoors with a Neon-X, film outdoors with an Ares HD model - or go midrange with the Xview. Kids want one? Get a Spidex model - the ultimate easy fly model. Search for QUAD
Lunch Reminder! It doesn't include
sandwiches, but Tamiya's Lunch Box has consistently been the most popular
model in the range for several years - it appeals equally to the 30 to 40
something enthusiast who had one in the 80's, as it does to today's
youngsters. Fun, bright, go-anywhere and popping wheelies whilst it
does it, the Lunch Box is even available as a Super Deal with 3 batteries
and a fast charger! Also available - Midnight Pumpkin and Mitsubishi Montero on the same chassis. Search for LBX
Racing round the floor? We've got plenty
of Scalextric sets in all year round, including the small size Micro Scalextric which is great for ages 3 and up and starts at well under £40 for a good sized set. Full size Scalextric, we have rally and racing cars, small tracks and large tracks - the size of your room is your only limitation! Click the image to the left to view our full range - if you see it on our site, it is IN STOCK and ready to send to you. Search for Scalextric Set
A little history: Time Tunnel was established in 1997 as a specialist Toy and Model shop in Hertfordshire, England. We quickly built a solid and enviable reputation for supplying popular brand name products at reasonable prices, combined with the type of service you just cannot receive from a chain store.
In 1999 we were one of the first major UK model shops to open an internet shop where you could actually purchase goods online (at the time most "internet sites" were just advertising pages) and this has been continually developed to the site that you see today.
In 2008, we opened a second shop at Fenton Barns Retail Village in East Lothian, Scotland, and from here we trade today, having decided to close the Hertfordshire store in 2010. We specialise, as we always have, in diecast models from key brands such as Corgi, EFE and Oxford, along with radio control products - including the full Tamiya RC Range - and the popular Hornby Railways and Scalextric system, along with a very wide variety of model kits.
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