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One more before I head to work.... by George Bojaciuk #49169
Here is your next soiler.... by George Bojaciuk #49168
I love Junior Johnson's car! That's when NASCAR meant something, at least to me. by Thomas Struckman #49168.1
Not to overshadow John's daily contributions... by George Bojaciuk #49167
These would have been so cool! So many ways FM missed the boat. :-( (EOM) by Thomas Struckman #49167.1
PICs - Daily Dose of Diecast-Tuesday by John Merritt #49166
Here we go, 20 - 30 inches of the white stuff coming . (EOM) by Douglas Ford #49165
Best of luck Doug and all of our members who live along the eastern seaboard. by Bob Jackman #49165.1
WOW! I hope all works out for everyone on the East Coast. Take care and be safe. (EOM) by John Merritt #49165.2
Doug, you're right in the middle of the heavy stuff, right? Take care, by Jerry Gorsuch #49165.3
Good Luck Doug & your family! (EOM) by Dave Hosea #49165.4
I know Doug , I just fed the Huskies and packed my sleigh (EOM) by Phil Realmuto #49165.5
Tony Perrone, please contact me. by justin juelich #49164
Anyone going to the NNL show in Santa Clara, Calif. this Saturday? by Peter Foss #49163
NNL by Robert M. Woolley #49163.1
PICs - Daily Dose of Diecast-Monday by John Merritt #49162
John, thank YOU for your posts and you're forgiven if you miss a few days, you deserve it. (EOM) by Jerry Gorsuch #49162.1
thanks by Geoff Jowett #49162.2
That's a nice Viper and model. The only Viper I own is the FM onep by Phil Realmuto #49162.3
That's a nice Viper and model. The only Viper I own is the FM onep by Phil Realmuto #49162.4
What The Hey! It's Snowing like a Bear...Let's go for a Concept Hat Trick Today! by George Bojaciuk #49161
More great stuff...The GTO's look awesome. Too bad. (EOM) by John Merritt #49161.1
It was a no brainer, John...they threw money away! (EOM) by George Bojaciuk #49161.1.1
Especially considering the tooling was already done. No wonder they went down the drain. (EOM) by Thomas Struckman #49161.1.1.1
Yep, 3 colors spec'd. All they had to do .... by George Bojaciuk #49161.
Yep and thanks to Tony I have a set of the three 1/43rd GTO color samples pictured in your post. by Allan Ording #49161.
Like that '56 SD and the painter's pickup. (EOM) by Billy Collins #49161.2
What Never Left the Ground by George Bojaciuk #49160
I can't tell you how much I enjoy these.... by chris payne #49160.1
Yes! The point is...it is everywhere. I just left the car dealership racket. by George Bojaciuk #49160.1.1
We a both dinosaurs George... by David Angeloni #49160.1.1.1
George, I'm with you all the way. I'm another dinosaur. My grandkids think I'm a by Jerry Gorsuch #49160.1.1.2
Let's get into a little detail.... by George Bojaciuk #49159
George, the Sporting Goods Christmas truck is... by Tony F Perrone #49159.1ModeratorZone Diplomat
After I get thru the concepts....I'll dig out the color samples. by George Bojaciuk #49159.1.1
Iron Hill Brewery it WAS! Wonderful!!! (EOM) by Tony F Perrone #49159.1.1.1ModeratorZone Diplomat
I have an extensive collection of GB GMP era items. They are the only ones I kept. by Christopher Novak #49159.1.2
Who's Layman? I worked with Doreen...related? (EOM) by George Bojaciuk #49159.1.2.1
Your killin me!!! by Christopher Novak #49159.
The Doreen I knew didn't smoke. Made me take a Greyhound to Dayton. Was my boss.. by George Bojaciuk #49159.
George, ever run into that jerkus marketing analyst after you left FM? I got all pissed off just by Frank Kocour #49159.2
No Frank. He sent me a friend request on Facebook. I took great pleasure in hitting "Decline"! by George Bojaciuk #49159.2.1
That would be a blast. The invite is reciprocal, you know . . . (EOM) by Frank Kocour #49159.2.1.1
Back To School! by George Bojaciuk #49158
Now that is really great. I would have loved to have seen that make it. (EOM) by John Merritt #49158.1
Thanks John... It never left my workshop! by George Bojaciuk #49158.1.1
I was hoping after the "Old Reliable" '40 Ford........ by David Harvey #49158.2
Other model makers picked up on it. It was neat knowing I started something. (EOM) by George Bojaciuk #49158.2.1
More Auburn teasing…some fun by Raffi Minasian #49157
Cool! The clones are coming... by Chav Popov #49157.1
Cool. I love the color and look. Can't wait for mine. (EOM) by John Merritt #49157.2
Thanks Raffi. Hey Phil, mine looks like it has a better paint job than yours. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #49157.3
Are these delivered according to Purchase date? i/e first purchase first shipped any rhyme or reason by Dave Hosea #49157.4
A few years back, most if not all of the D4C Club Cars would have had an assigned owner :) (EOM) by John Bono #49157.5
? Are you saying by purchase date? I have every car. Starting with #4 I bought two each. Most were by Dave Hosea #49157.5.1
I have nothing in boxes, save maybe 1 or 2 pieces of accessories. (EOM) by Jerry Gorsuch #49157.5.1.1
Dave I hear what your saying about the packaging by Phil Realmuto #49157.5.1.2
I take all of mine out of the boxes and display them in my by Bob Jackman #49157.5.1.3
Odd, I don't see the clumps of hair pulled out by whomever has gotten them to this stage of paint. by David Crowe #49157.6
THAT EXPLAINS A LOT!!! Raffi is never available, because he's personally assembling hundreds of by Christopher Novak #49157.7
Someone say beer and pizza? I'm in.... (EOM) by George Bojaciuk #49157.7.1
no offense GB, but you and I have the assembly skills of someone trying to do this while wearing by Christopher Novak #49157.7.1.1
Lol! (EOM) by George Bojaciuk #49157.
Pizza and assembly of die cast models... by Raffi Minasian #49157.7.2
I hope Automodello doesn't read these.. Your next paycheck's gonna be by Christopher Novak #49157.7.2.1
Vent window tooling in FM models off and on by Raffi Minasian #49156
What he said... by George Bojaciuk #49156.1
PICs - Daily Dose of Diecast-Sunday by John Merritt #49155
Not a big Chevrolet fan, but that looks very handsome in that color combination (EOM) by Phil Realmuto #49155.1
Super WCPD '59 Impala. (EOM) by Billy Collins #49155.2
Nice car!!! by Joseph Zola #49155.3
Everything about this one is great ! What a sweetheart. (EOM) by Mike DeTorrice #49155.4
50 years of Corvettes by Bob Hardy #49154
What a great line-up of cars ! For more than 50 years, by Mike DeTorrice #49154.1
It's too many pixels wide. Here (PIC) by John Ryan #49154.2
Yes Bob, by Dave Hosea #49154.2.1
what happened to the windshield on the 1965 and 1975 cars? (EOM) by Bill McElfresh #49154.2.2
And the '54..... (EOM) by Jerry Gorsuch #49154.2.2.1
Windshields by Bob Hardy #49154.2.2.2
How about this...."Old Chums" by George Bojaciuk #49153
Make that dio in 1/18 and I'll bet you could sell all you could make. (EOM) by Richard Sufficool #49153.1
Don't I know it... by George Bojaciuk #49153.1.1
Substitute the beer for Bicardi and I would have been a good addition! by Phil Realmuto #49153.1.1.1
You can have whatever you want..we don't discriminate! by George Bojaciuk #49153.
George B new question .... What was it and WHY did some FM models have vent pane glass while others by Phil Realmuto #49152
I'd like to hear the answer to this question too. (EOM) by Billy Collins #49152.1
I use to read this Forum and tried to make sure it was always in. by George Bojaciuk #49152.2
Wow I'm surprised ! If you don't know the answer nobody will (EOM) by Phil Realmuto #49152.2.1
OK George - we certainly believe you. But, let's turn the question around... by Billy Collins #49152.2.2
Good question!!!!! (EOM) by Phil Realmuto #49152.2.2.1
When developing a new tool...its part of the development. by George Bojaciuk #49152.2.2.2
At least you tried (EOM) by Phil Realmuto #49152.
Production Auburn getting closer... by Raffi Minasian #49151
You tease you. Nice box though The packing reminds me of the FM LE Auburn in blue with GOLD wheels by Phil Realmuto #49151.1
Did they make gold plated wheels in the 30's or this is a diecast fantasy finish? Just curious. (EOM) by Chav Popov #49151.1.1
Good question and I haven't a clue! by Phil Realmuto #49151.1.1.1
I personally have not seen a single restored car from that time with yellow rims. (EOM) by Chav Popov #49151.
Possibly brass..... There was a lot of that done in the teens, twenties and thirties. (EOM) by Jerry Gorsuch #49151.1.1.2
IMHO brass is too soft to be used for spokes.Also, brass is alloy, so it cannot be used for plating. (EOM) by Chav Popov #49151.
Chav that's true it would be too soft for spokes that's why I said plated by Phil Realmuto #49151.
I was thinking about the 30's... by Chav Popov #49151.
The blue-gold combo represents FM colors! by Chav Popov #49151.1.1.3
Never gave it a thought! Just like the gold plated DM Aston Martin 007 by Phil Realmuto #49151.
I know, I bought the 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air Sport gold finish ... by Chav Popov #49151.
Same here! I'll keep the crystal in the chandeliers!!!! Lol by Phil Realmuto #49151.
The maddening thing about that Auburn with its phantom livery.... by Richard Sufficool #49151.
George B it has been most interesting reading and seeing all these proto-types and what "COULD" have by Phil Realmuto #49150
Thanks Phil...you've always been in my corner. by George Bojaciuk #49150.1
you deserve it rightfully so! by Phil Realmuto #49150.1.1
Morning Muscle by George Bojaciuk #49149
Interesting info. That '70 TransAm would've been SWEET. (EOM) by Billy Collins #49149.1
Thanks for posting, George. Can see how frustrated you must have become. Great stories/cars. (EOM) by Frank Kocour #49149.2
The racing versions of the trans am cars??????? by Christopher Novak #49149.3
Remember...I was the one who "didn't get it!" by George Bojaciuk #49149.3.1
Please do! Thank you! (EOM) by Christopher Novak #49149.3.1.1
Outstanding George! FM certainly had the talent.... by Bob Calhoun #49149.4
Nice work, Bob. Those wheels really look good. (EOM) by Andy Sixsmith #49149.4.1
Oh my, what could have been................... (EOM) by Jerry Gorsuch #49149.5
PICs - Daily Dose of Diecast-Saturday by John Merritt #49148
Super. (EOM) by Sal Lomma #49148.1
Beautiful...that's a hard one to find now. (EOM) by David Angeloni #49148.2
Franklin Mint on HSN by Michael K. Welborn, Jr. #49147
Interesting. I have quite a few medals that came with special issue cars from TFM. I wonder if by Frank Kocour #49147.1
that's very interesting how that was done! (EOM) by Phil Realmuto #49147.2
I got an email today... by George Bojaciuk #49146
GB, your stories and historical info is always appreciated by Christopher Novak #49146.1
Even with my beer fetish, that would not be enough for that to happen! by George Bojaciuk #49146.1.1
Dang!! Double post! (EOM) by Christopher Novak #49146.1.1.1
Haha. "Diecast designers gone wild" is a video I'd never buy!! (EOM) by Christopher Novak #49146.1.1.2
Thanks George. All the photos and info you posted was very interesting and very sad too. by John Merritt #49146.2
Hi George, I'm not a big 1/24 collector but I can't tell you enough how much I've enjoyed by Steve Jacobs #49146.2.1
Thanks! That Nova is the one that is shown in the garage below. (EOM) by George Bojaciuk #49146.2.1.1
Thank you for your very kind words! (EOM) by George Bojaciuk #49146.2.2
George, not only interesting but also a great history lesson. by Bob Santos #49146.3
+1 to all of the comments made here. (EOM) by Frank Kocour #49146.4
Hey Fellas, I'm new here, looking for a bit of advice. by Ryan Polley #49145
Welcome. Our best advice would be to use the auction site found.. by Tony F Perrone #49145.1ModeratorZone Diplomat
One More For Today.... by George Bojaciuk #49144
One of these yellow Z's was sold recently on eBay, my bid was too low... (EOM) by Chav Popov #49144.1
A few were signed by Mr. K!!! (EOM) by George Bojaciuk #49144.1.1
I don't remember if it was signed, but it came from the same Creamsickle VW collection by Chav Popov #49144.1.1.1
Going Topless!!! Wooo Hooo! by George Bojaciuk #49143
George! This is fascinating! So if I read this corrrectly, my convertible top is operational... by Marlowe Johnson #49143.1
No...not necessarily. Only if it was one of the first 150 pcs shipped. by George Bojaciuk #49143.1.1
Ready For round #4? by George Bojaciuk #49142
George, to refresh our memories, what was the ..... by David Harvey #49142.1
I had to check the resume.... by George Bojaciuk #49142.1.1
Cool little hot rod. (EOM) by Billy Collins #49142.2
PICs - Daily Dose of Diecast-Friday by John Merritt #49141
Michael Jordan Parade car, 1953 Tar Heels pickup, Atlanta Braves Thunderbird, by jason baker #49140
Hope you guys are enjoying all the history! (EOM) by George Bojaciuk #49139
Definately, Thank You! (EOM) by Dave Hosea #49139.1
Enjoying - yet crying for what could have been and wasn't. (EOM) by Thomas Struckman #49139.2
May we please have more............................. (EOM) by Bob Santos #49139.3
I am, although it took me a while to figure out where you were talking about by Duncan Pohl #49139.4
My apologies...yes, Duncan it was FM. I've also been involved with other companies. by George Bojaciuk #49139.4.1
Tony, any word on the D4C Auburn? (EOM) by Bob Jackman #49138
I'll check! (EOM) by Tony F Perrone #49138.1ModeratorZone Diplomat
Thanks. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #49138.1.1
Production is underway on the Auburn by Raffi Minasian #49138.1.2
Thanks Raffi.I look forward to receiving this model. Any pictures by Bob Jackman #49138.1.2.1
(PICS) Bob, only the prototype; not quite as 'finished' as the... by Tony F Perrone #49138. Diplomat
Thanks Tony. It will look great next to the Automodello L29 by Bob Jackman #49138.
I cant wait it will be nice to get any 1:24 car been too long (EOM) by Walter Kramer #49138.2
Sorry David (Applebaum) -- email came back again. Alternate email? (EOM) by Alan Frank #49137
Here's how the Garage Diorama evolved.... by George Bojaciuk #49136
The museum is the Petersen Museum in Los Angeles. The car is a '49-'51 Mercury and the life-size by Lawrence Kalfayan #49136.1
That's interesting Larry thanks for sharing that info! (EOM) by Phil Realmuto #49136.1.1
Ok now I have a question for you by Jim Kinder #49136.2
I don't care for these out of scale dios...at all. by George Bojaciuk #49136.2.1
They were going to do a '67 T-Bird? I've been wanting one of those for years! (EOM) by Steve Jacobs #49136.2.1.1
Steve good catch! I noticed that too. I first thought it was a mis-print by Phil Realmuto #49136.
Ready for More? ...round 3! by George Bojaciuk #49135
George, I have really enjoyed all of your postings.It's great to by Bob Jackman #49135.1
+1 (EOM) by Frank Kocour #49135.1.1
+2 (EOM) by Pete Rovero #49135.1.2
I now own the yellow GMC "Newspaper Truck" artwork. Love it! (EOM) by Brian Cox #49135.2
As I recall you also got a velum sheet with the truck too. by George Bojaciuk #49135.2.1
David Applebaum, please contact me. Your email comes back as full. Thank you. (EOM) by Alan Frank #49134
PICs - Daily Dose of Diecast-Thursday by John Merritt #49133

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