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PICs - Guys still busy at the shop this morning.. by Hollis Cornell #51465
The good old days by Ronald Casella #51465.1
I'd like some of those little guys to keep my cars polished. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #51465.2
PICs - Daily Dose of Diecast...Friday by John Merritt #51464
PICs - Guys busy at the shop... by Hollis Cornell #51463
55 Ford by Robert Enos #51463.1
+1 (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #51463.1.1
Another +1 by Ronald Casella #51463.1.1.1
+2. Wish I knew how to safely and quickly remove it from my FM Fords. (EOM) by George Schire #51463.1.2
My son used his Dremel to cut off the Kit. I am us'ing assorted files to shape the back end to fit by Hollis Cornell #51463.1.2.1
I used a dremel tool to remove mine also - really improves the looks (EOM) by Ron Dietrich #51463.1.3
Nice to hear that your son helped! Does he share your passion for model cars? (EOM) by Steve Jacobs #51463.1.3.1
Yes he does. He collects the 18th scale Mopars only. (EOM) by Hollis Cornell #51463.
PIC: Dashboard of '55 Ford Crown Victoria (from DM) This is one boring and bland dashboard. by George Schire #51462
Speaking of dashboard disappointments, look at the dash of a 1956-7 Mark ll by Phil Realmuto #51462.1
PICs - Daily Dose of Diecast...Thursday by John Merritt #51461
PICs - Guys busy at the shop... by Hollis Cornell #51460
Well done 'again'. (EOM) by Billy Collins #51460.1
The white walls on your T-Bird look great. What did you replace the originals with? (EOM) by Pete Rovero #51460.2
I'd like to know also. Looks great. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #51460.2.1
Think I got them from a DeSoto can't remember really. Never liked those fat balloon like whitewall by Hollis Cornell #51460.2.1.1
The T-Bird looks great. (EOM) by John Merritt #51460.3
*** WOW - AMAZING *** (EOM) by Dennis Mong #51460.4
Good going!! (EOM) by John Bono #51460.5
Roger, as promised, here is the D4C Delahaye repair by Chav Popov #51459
Wow fantastic job (EOM) by Walter Kramer #51459.1
Now I understand why I never pursued model making. I don't have the patience and the knowledge by Frank Kocour #51459.2
My thoughts exactly, Frank. That plus clumsiness = disaster. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #51459.2.1
Chav, thank-you so much for such an on point tutorial ! And your humor is great too ! (EOM) by Steve Jacobs #51459.2.2
Excellent! You have the skills of a doctor! ;<) (EOM) by Tony F Perrone #51459.3ModeratorZone Diplomat
I enjoy the tips from you folks (EOM) by Ron Dietrich #51459.4
Thank you all for the positive comments ... by Chav Popov #51459.5
I'm intrigued by the "scope" on your table! (EOM) by George Bojaciuk #51459.5.1
George, do you mean the microscope or the "scope" of things/models? by Chav Popov #51459.5.1.1
Looks awesome! (EOM) by George Bojaciuk #51459.
WOW - Very Very Nice article - Sweet Repair Table Set Up ... and by Dennis Mong #51459.6
PICs. Guys busy at the shop.. by Hollis Cornell #51458
Outstanding! (EOM) by Tom Ciryak #51458.1
Only One by David Trask #51458.2
For now. Will be posting a lot more pictures in feature. (EOM) by Hollis Cornell #51458.2.1
Cool. (EOM) by Billy Collins #51458.3
Very Cool!!! Is that a Johnny Lightning Superbird in the photo? (EOM) by John Napoli #51458.4
No its a Crown Premium that was repainted black. (EOM) by Hollis Cornell #51458.4.1
Nice job (EOM) by Ron Dietrich #51458.5
Very cool. (EOM) by John Merritt #51458.6
PICs - Daily Dose of Diecast...Wednesday by John Merritt #51457
I soooooo want one of those .... Never been able to write a check with that many zero's & I by Dennis Mong #51457.1
PICs - I have this one too... by John Merritt #51457.1.1
A couple more [PIC] by Richard Sufficool #51457.1.1.1
really glad u can continue to post John (EOM) by Geoff Jowett #51457.
That's the one I have and love it!!!! (EOM) by David Angeloni #51457.1.1.2
I have that top down one also and the LE Black/Silver one! Awesome models (EOM) by Phil Realmuto #51457.
I also have a top up and down version (EOM) by Walter Kramer #51457.2
PIC: Look what is finally sitting on my 1:24 shelf. With "period correct" white walls baby! by George Schire #51456
I love that beauty! It was my very first FM, purchased at a Gallery Store! (EOM) by Barry Levittan #51456.1
Mine with the "incorrect" thin whites was purchased at the FM store in the Mall of America. by George Schire #51456.1.1
Congrats George, I have the wide ww version and it is a great look. by John Merritt #51456.2
The "thin white" original release was so blatant an error on FM's part. When I pointed it out to by George Schire #51456.2.1
It could be that the owner of the 1:1 that FM modeled had narrow whites on the car at the time! (EOM) by Barry Levittan #51456.2.1.1
Barry, perhaps so, but that's no excuse in my opinion. It's all about doing by George Schire #51456.
Hey George ... Congrats - Very Happy for you ... Good Job buddy :) (EOM) by Dennis Mong #51456.2.1.2
Thanks Dennis. (EOM) by George Schire #51456.
I've had this one forever....love it! (EOM) by John Bono #51456.3
I purchased a second one cheap and put on correct whitewalls, dremeled off the skirts and made half- by Ron Dietrich #51456.4
To each their own, but I'd not like it without the skirts. On this car they look great. (EOM) by George Schire #51456.4.1
I've had rhe correct version a very long time, parked next to my 57, 58, and 59s (EOM) by David Vandermeer #51456.5
PICs - Daily Dose of Diecast...Tuesday by John Merritt #51455
Beautiful model that sadly I don't own . (EOM) by Phil Realmuto #51455.1
PIC-More diecast kits by Robert Enos #51454
I especially like the Cudas. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #51454.1
PICs - Daily Dose of Diecast...Monday by John Merritt #51453
Nice, John. The XK-120 and the C type are my two favorite Jags. (EOM) by Andy Sixsmith #51453.1
PICS: '59's in red. I added the '59 Caddy on the far right this past weekend. by George Schire #51452
Very cool George!! Do you have the DM Red series 62 convertible too? by Phil Realmuto #51452.1
Yes Phil, I do have the red 1:24 Caddy. Also have the pink one. (EOM) by George Schire #51452.1.1
Looks good George. A nice selection of models. I have all four of them as well. by John Merritt #51452.2
Ever since I sold off my 1:24 cars I've been tempted to buy a few 1:18. My brain tells me that by Frank Kocour #51452.3
That is exactly what happened to me. I wanted two that I thought I couldn't do without, by John Merritt #51452.3.1
Neat stuff George. Thanks for posting. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #51452.4
PIC: Thanks Bob! I just added one more photo under the previous 3 already posted. (EOM) by George Schire #51452.4.1
Now that is a really cool picture. (EOM) by John Merritt #51452.4.1.1
George if you're looking for a red 1:18 '59 Chevy, "Fairfield Collectibles" has it!Google their site (EOM) by Barry Levittan #51452.5
Thanks Barry! I will do that. (EOM) by George Schire #51452.5.1
Nice line-up, George. There are so many 1:18 that tempt me but I just don't have the display room - by Mark Sweeney #51452.6
I get what you say about not having the display room. That has always been my primary reason for by George Schire #51452.6.1
Franklin Mint Artist Proof Sample Car COAs by Mike Utecht #51451
I have both. Of the Artist Proof car models I have... by Tony F Perrone #51451.1ModeratorZone Diplomat
FM AP Samples by Mike Utecht #51451.1.1
10-20 dollars, similar to any other models, by Chav Popov #51451.1.1.1
Franklin Mint AP COAs by Mike Utecht #51451.
Chav, to clarify what you say, here... by Tony F Perrone #51451. Diplomat
Tony, you know better since you witnessed the process. by Chav Popov #51451.
Chav, the AP models in my collection all came from the... by Tony F Perrone #51451. Diplomat
I would love for someone to share their stories ... by Chav Popov #51451.
Me too! There's some great & funny ones! George kept... by Tony F Perrone #51451. Diplomat
Ha, ha, 6GB20, so GB doesn't stand for Great Britain, of course it is a TB. (EOM) by Chav Popov #51451.
Rick is an awesome friend.... by George Bojaciuk #51451.
My AP have nothing to do with the Independent retailers ... by Chav Popov #51451.
How AP cars were started... by George Bojaciuk #51451.
Thanks for the promotion.... by George Bojaciuk #51451.
HA! I was confused due to the.... by Tony F Perrone #51451. Diplomat
At least you didn't show me with the beret! by George Bojaciuk #51451.
Franklin Mint and Danbury Mint cars by Steve Cannon #51450
If you're selling them to a private individual... by Richard Sufficool #51450.1
Steve the fast that you don't have the boxes greatly impacts the salebility of these models by Phil Realmuto #51450.2
I need a gas cap door for the burgundy 48 Buick Estate Wagon by David Applebaum #51449
Hello David. by Larry Hooper #51449.1
Hmmm....if the gas cap didn't open, you'd not need one. A worthless feature on these little cars. (EOM) by George Schire #51449.2
Yes, and not designed to be played with. (EOM) by John Bono #51449.2.1
Gents, if I'm not mistaken, the fuel filler door does open on this model. So, perhaps David is by Rick Scoville #51449.3
I'm sure that's what he means, the whole door/flap (EOM) by Phil Realmuto #51449.3.1
PICs - Daily Dose of Diecast...Sunday by John Merritt #51448
A beauty I'm glad I have. Awesome photos John! (EOM) by George Schire #51448.1
Nice! I got this coupe in Regatta Blue as soon as it was issued by DM. The '57 is my fav Chrysler. (EOM) by Al Dorado #51448.2

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