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PICs - Occasional Dose of Diecast - Friday by John Merritt #22507
Looks good to me!!! (EOM) by Peter Tait #22507.1
Spectacular John. And what a beautiful paint finish. by David Knight #22507.2
Nicely done, John. (EOM) by John Kuvakas #22507.3
Pics: 58 Thunderbird; Franklin Mint by Bruce Parsons #22506
I have always liked this one. (EOM) by John Merritt #22506.1
Good proportions, nicely detailed grille and wheel covers. Pretty good model. (EOM) by Randall Olson #22506.2
I like it, too. And this dates from about 25 years ago. (EOM) by David Holcombe #22506.3
Curious...Who uses eBay to buy their models? While out of a couple of thousand transactions by Randall Olson #22505
eBaymaniac here! by Greg Morgan #22505.1
I too have purchased a decent number of my models from eBay. by John Merritt #22505.2
Randall, like you I've noticed very few of the CON/MAD/WES/SW/MMQ models from the mid-nineties thru by Frank Racibozynski #22505.3
I think you're right, Frank. by John Kuvakas #22505.3.1
Right now I'm waiting for three models. One from Legacy, a long-awaited by David Holcombe #22505.4
For me..... by Peter Tait #22505.5
PICS: I had a dream last night by John Kuvakas #22504
Uh oh .... I think I have a bad feeling about this ! Was it a by Mike DeTorrice #22504.1
Hmmm...I did have a slice of pepperoni pizza before going to bed. (EOM) by John Kuvakas #22504.1.1
And the pink must have have been Pepto! (EOM) by Peter Tait #22504.1.1.1
Go find Christine - she'll take care of the problem for you. (EOM) by Duncan Pohl #22504.2
John, did you really have to evoke envy and desire?! It took me a long time... by Ralf Buyer #22504.3
Can't help you much with your nocturnal fantasies, but ... by Graeme Ogg #22504.4
LOL! You got me! (EOM) by John Kuvakas #22504.4.1
Or maybe....you were craving these... by Peter Tait #22504.4.2
Be still, my beating heart! (EOM) by John Kuvakas #22504.4.2.1
Yep, that looks like it was a nightmare. (EOM) by John Merritt #22504.5
I'm hoping to ahve some proof by the time we get to the Chicago show next month. (EOM) by John Kuvakas #22504.6
Pics : 1962 Cadillac coupe Deville Conquest Models by Denis Auber #22503
So nice! I am a big fan of the 62 Cadillacs. Beautiful model. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #22503.1
That's a goodlooking model of a very nice Cadillac. (EOM) by Steve Jacobs #22503.1.1
Great to see these photos, Dennis. I recently alerted a friend of mine with a stunning '62 Coupe by Brian Laurance #22503.2
I hope more Cadillacs from this period become available. It's odd these years are unrepresented. (EOM) by Mark Lampariello #22503.3
(Pic) The hubcaps seem different from the ones shown by Michel Lemieux #22503.3.1
...and of course, there is no lip between the rear window by Lloyd Mecca #22503.3.1.1
Lloyd, original pattern was a 4dr hardtop. Later a convertible, followed by a 2dr hardtop by Randall Olson #22503.
Looks like a very nice model. (EOM) by John Merritt #22503.4
1950 Oldsmobiles, a comparison by John Quilter #22502
Nice comparison. I wish I could find a reasonable one like the beige version. I prefer it. (EOM) by John Merritt #22502.1
Pics: 1957 Oldsmobiles from Brooklin by David Knight #22501
Good pictures of some really nice models. Thanks, David! (EOM) by David Holcombe #22501.1
To the best of my knowledge,GMC only made the 4 dr htp by Ken Spear #22501.2
Me, too, Ken. I think it's probably going to be awhile before by Rick Thompson #22501.2.1
Pics: Nice pics for great models David . by Denis Auber #22501.3
Two beauties, Denis. by David Knight #22501.3.1
My '57 Olds story by David Holcombe #22501.4
Except that it's a 4-door, I would hae guessed this one David. by Harvey Goranson #22501.4.1
Verrrry interesting, Harvey. We had a good visit that day. It's surprising how oldies show up! (EOM) by David Holcombe #22501.4.1.1
Great story, David. And do I ever remember those strawberry milk shakes by David Knight #22501.4.2
They all look great. I have the '57 on my list. Maybe someday soon. (EOM) by John Merritt #22501.5
Pics: Mustang GT: by AutoArt by Bruce Parsons #22500
Nice Mustang, Bruce. (EOM) by David Knight #22500.1
And in a nice color too. (EOM) by Steve Jacobs #22500.1.1
Nice. I didn't know it existed. (EOM) by John Merritt #22500.2
Brooklion T&C color? by Wayne E. Moyer #22499
Its definitely maroon Wayne. by Mike Coupe #22499.1
Metallic purple? That's a new one! (EOM) by John Roberts #22499.2
PIC: In hand, the color is definitely maroon, Wayne by John Kuvakas #22499.3
John, nothing purple (no blues) about it on my monitor. (EOM) by Randall Olson #22499.3.1
+ 1 . (EOM) by Ralf Buyer #22499.3.1.1
+2 (EOM) by Curtis Parisi #22499.3.2
Hey guys, I'd never make a color call based on what by Wayne E. Moyer #22499.4
Sorry, Wayne. I should have known you have too much experience to make that mistake. by John Kuvakas #22499.4.1
Mayday, mayday! New crappy Cadillacs from NEO in approach.... by Jean Philippe Sergent #22498
Shirley,this is a great post!! I mean, Jean Philippe, great post! by Randall Olson #22498.1
I love your passion and that you speak up and call them out!!! Cheers to you!! It's not that by Steve Jacobs #22498.1.1
I sense a loss of direction from Neo. Corporate higher ups are focusing in other areas. by David Crowe #22498.2
Hi, David. Please say more. When you say "loss of direction" do you mean by Randall Olson #22498.2.1
I think you covered everything. by David Crowe #22498.2.1.1
I agree with your points, Randall. Recently I purchased... by Ralf Buyer #22498.2.1.2
Jean-Philippe, you know I feel the same way! (EOM) by Lloyd Mecca #22498.3
PIC I'm glad to be a Ford collector... by Ralf Buyer #22498.3.1
Ralf, Oakland Models '49 Ford? Pretty rare model - Nice! (EOM) by Randall Olson #22498.3.1.1
Correct, Randall - just to show that not only Cad collectors have reasons to complain ;-) (EOM) by Ralf Buyer #22498.
It's a 1950 by Ronald Casella #22498.
You are right, Ronald - thanks for the correction! (EOM) by Ralf Buyer #22498.
Best to wait until you see the real thing. by Wayne E. Moyer #22498.4
Totally agree Wayne. There has been a lot of hot air by John Roberts #22498.4.1
Hot air may be a bit strong! There have also been many recent comments by Lou Petrucci #22498.4.1.1
No, no no and NO. by Jean Philippe Sergent #22498.4.1.2
Not saying you're wrong about the shape-- by Wayne E. Moyer #22498.
Agree Wayne, most compact cameras on their “macro” setting …. by Chris Sweetman #22498.4.2
Photographs may not lie, but they CAN exaggerate! (EOM) by Wayne E. Moyer #22498.4.2.1
Pics: 1957 Cadillac; NEO by Bruce Parsons #22497
My favorite 50s Cadillac. (EOM) by Mark Lampariello #22497.1
Pic; Mine 2 and here is a 1:32 in GREEN by Bruce Parsons #22497.1.1
Back in time when NEO was capable of doing nice Cadillac models. (EOM) by Jean Philippe Sergent #22497.2
A gorgeous Cadillac in a great color. (EOM) by Mike DeTorrice #22497.3
Yes, it also comes in a very nice mint green and I have a silver/black 2dr hardtop version (EOM) by Randall Olson #22497.3.1
also red or blue for the CV, and white over "aqua" + blue over blue for the Coupe. (EOM) by Jean Philippe Sergent #22497.3.1.1
PICS. Buick GS 455 has arrived. by Mike Coupe #22496
One of the most powerful Buicks of the by Mike DeTorrice #22496.1
Eeh... it doesn't look like it was made by the same people that did the T&C (EOM) by Albert Kopans #22496.2
IMO, It would look better with the windshield header in black as the seal when the top by Steve Jacobs #22496.2.1
RWL tires might be good too as they were popular in the '70s. (EOM) by Steve Jacobs #22496.2.1.1
I think you're right Steve, those black walls are just too blah! (EOM) by Peter Tait #22496.
I always think that by Mike Coupe #22496.2.2
Paint looks awful - so much orange peel. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #22496.3
Here we go again! Perhaps it might be wise to actually see the model in person? (EOM) by John Roberts #22496.3.1
Mark, don't forget that my photos are an enlargement of the actual model. by Mike Coupe #22496.3.2
Yes sorry guys but Mark is right to much by Ben Miljoen #22496.3.3
I'm sorry too Ben by Mike Coupe #22496.3.3.1
Mike .... I'm not questioning your honesty by Ben Miljoen #22496.
Maybe I ought to post a couple of smaller "in scale" pictures by Mike Coupe #22496.
Just a note - Mike's pics show the models like in 1/24 scale or larger... by Ralf Buyer #22496.4
Exactly!!!!! (EOM) by Mike Coupe #22496.4.1
Autocult's done it again. (Pics) by Joop Gisbers #22495
Is the second model just the first one after it's been in the sun for too long? (EOM) by Graeme Ogg #22495.1
Ha!!! I was gonna ask the same! (EOM) by Steve Jacobs #22495.1.1
I did a double-take - would be great together in a showcase. (EOM) by Chris Sweetman #22495.1.1.1
The Mach II was one of my favorites from the late '60s concepts. (EOM) by Peter Tait #22495.2
Gregory Gunn - Please email me by Ken Smith #22494
Ken,Done (EOM) by Gregory Gunn #22494.1
PIC: I just unpacked my Brooklin T&C by John Kuvakas #22493
Aside from the wood, I would agree that all other aspects of by Lou Petrucci #22493.1
John, proportions and detail look terrific. The luggage rack wood looks real. by Randall Olson #22493.2
As I stated in an earlier post, when I received mine I thought the model was by Curtis Parisi #22493.3
Superb model!! I want one by Keko Romero #22493.4
Keko, I have no financial interest in this, but the model by Rick Thompson #22493.4.1
Thanks Rick, I´m from Spain by Keko Romero #22493.4.1.1
Wow, John, this one must be a delightful addition to by Mike DeTorrice #22493.5
Glad that you like it, John. by Joe Libricz #22493.6
I think my point is that, in person, the woodwork is perfectly acceptable. by John Kuvakas #22493.6.1
John, I love the model but the tone of the wood is not correct. by Bob Jackman #22493.6.1.1
I hear you, Bob. I'm sure this first run will sell out. by John Kuvakas #22493.
I agree with that and am glad Brooklin has taken this step by Bob Jackman #22493.
John I'm a bit confused by your comments. You state that the by Lou Petrucci #22493.6.1.2
Everything that is built in scale can never be anything but acceptable. by John Kuvakas #22493.
Thanks for your comments John! (EOM) by Lou Petrucci #22493.
I have one coming, I can't wait for it to arrive. Wood or not, it will be a treasured addition. (EOM) by John Merritt #22493.7
The panels are a good reproduction of mahogany, commonly used at the time. (EOM) by Mark Lampariello #22493.8
Has anybody received or noticed the 56 Chevy Belair on Neo's website? (EOM) by Mark Millar #22492
PIC - First pix of the 1:43 appear to be on the Net. Before, they were 1:87 scale. Mark, by Randall Olson #22492.1
Randall, I agree with your comments. When I first saw it on the site by Mark Millar #22492.1.1
Geez! What happned? I've seen better 1/64 1956 Chevrolets! (EOM) by Christopher Moroni #22492.1.2
[PIC] This model is now shown as "Available" by Graeme Ogg #22492.1.2.1
That "Concorde" or is it a U-2 hood ornament can't be the final version!? (EOM) by Randall Olson #22492.
oops, double post (EOM) by Randall Olson #22492.
Didn't know Neo is planning to release a 1956 Chevrolet by Alex Taylor #22492.2
I was wondering when someone would do a series of 56 Chevys (EOM) by Gregory Gunn #22492.3
PIC - Here's what the '56 Chevrolet SHOULD look like... by Randall Olson #22492.3.1
OK.....Who made these? (EOM) by Tom Ciryak #22492.3.1.1
Motor City (EOM) by Joe Libricz #22492.
Love those '56 Chevys! That's my idea of a Chevy dealership! by Curtis Parisi #22492.3.1.2
Thanks, Curtis. Motor City in a class unto itself. I was going to sell by Randall Olson #22492.
Neo is becoming BoS. Too bad, some of their earlier pieces are magnificent. (EOM) by Mark Lampariello #22492.4
Neo & Matrix by John Kuliak #22492.4.1
Pics: 1955 Bel Air, Motor Max [cheapo] by Bruce Parsons #22491
Interesting that they would choose this car to model. '55's are omnipresent in 1:43 by Randall Olson #22491.1
Plus there's the Collectors Classixs (I have the pace car). by Harvey Goranson #22491.1.1
Nice photo, Harvey. Is ths the Collectors Classix? No, wait, it is the Vitesse. (EOM) by Randall Olson #22491.1.1.1
PICs - Occasional Dose of Diecast - Monday by John Merritt #22490
Beautiful model John... by Peter Tait #22490.1
I believe that is just a reflection or something. I packed this model a few weeks ago... by John Merritt #22490.1.1
Agree - masterful photography & those narrow whitewalls look much better than the original tires (EOM) by Randall Olson #22490.1.2
Monday's Daily Dose by Donald Grant #22490.2
Pics: OOps the old double hit, sorry. So some Luxury: by Bruce Parsons #22489
Hmm...is that a bluish/green ? Or a greenish/blue ? Lol What a nice Caddy! (EOM) by Steve Jacobs #22489.1
GREENish blue of course. LOL (EOM) by Bruce Parsons #22489.1.1
Pics: 1954 Mercury; NEO by Bruce Parsons #22488
Very nice ! (EOM) by Ken Smith #22488.1
Beautiful model that I don't have in this color combination, but in 2 others that by Alex Taylor #22488.2
I'm basically a 1:18 collector and love the 54 Mercury hence the 1:43 and for more colors 1:64 Pics: by Bruce Parsons #22488.2.1
That's a great looking model ! Is that what they called a 'Sun Valley'? (EOM) by Steve Jacobs #22488.3
Steve Jacobs Sun Vallet it was. (EOM) by Shel Platt #22488.3.1
Yes, Steve! I don't have this model in the shown color combination, but by Alex Taylor #22488.3.2
I always understood that the '54 Sun Valley was only available in two colour combos.. by John Roberts #22488.4
John, I think you are right: I only recall having seen the Sun Valley in 2 tone versions by Alex Taylor #22488.4.1
"Collectible Automobile" magazine ran a feature article on by Rick Thompson #22488.4.2
Having just looked again at the pictures, the words by Rick Thompson #22488.4.3
Rick, thanks for your research. Very interesting information. (EOM) by Randall Olson #22488.4.3.1
what car joop its the car of the future....this lincoln (EOM) by Michel Gouverneur #22487
Thanks, Jaap, for sending us this great Matrix-Lincoln Indianapolis (pics) by Joop Gisbers #22486
I had the pleasure of seeing the real car last summer in Nashville, and it is amazing. (EOM) by Ed Glorius #22486.1
So did I - and my daughter! by Harvey Goranson #22486.1.1
So did I (but not your daughter!) -pic by Karl Schnelle #22486.1.1.1
I was there with my grand daughter. (EOM) by Dick Browne #22486.1.1.2Moderator
I'm sure we agree the show was phenomenal! by Ed Glorius #22486.
Pics: 1941 Pontiac Deluxe Custom Torpedo Station Wagon by jacques leroy #22485
Wow! Great looking. (EOM) by Bruce Parsons #22485.1
I like it! (EOM) by David Holcombe #22485.2
Stunning Jacques And I like the fact that you put anew coat of glossy Man O'War Spar Varnish" on it? by Steven Williams #22485.3
Jacques, I certainly admire the beautiful work you have done. by Alex Taylor #22485.4
No, they do not. (EOM) by Dick Browne #22485.4.1Moderator
Sensational work! I wish Brooklin could perform the same by Lou Petrucci #22485.5
Amazing work. Very beautiful. (EOM) by John Merritt #22485.6
wow brilliant work (EOM) by Geoff Jowett #22485.7
A cute Bricklin variant [PIC] by Richard Sufficool #22484
Huh! http://bricklin-sv-1-build-history.com/custom_1.html (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #22484.1
Pics: 51 Hudson; Franklin Mint by Bruce Parsons #22483
Nice! That one brother is a little big! :-) (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #22483.1
There was some talk here awhile ago by Peter Tait #22482
Loved that series - best thing I've ever seen on TV. Now the cars on the other hand...... (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #22482.1
The Aztek has to be one of the ugliest by Peter Tait #22482.1.1
One of my favorite U.S. concept cars from the 1960s by Peter Tait #22481
and again Autocult is sending us great models. (EOM) by Joop Gisbers #22481.1
The Mach II can already be found on ebay. (EOM) by Ed Glorius #22481.2
Yes, it is part of the February release from Autocult (EOM) by Peter Tait #22481.2.1
Pics: Mercury: Motor Max. by Bruce Parsons #22480
Pics Mercury Motor Max.............. old and rusty by jacques leroy #22480.1
Now that I like! (EOM) by Curtis Parisi #22480.1.1
+1 (EOM) by Peter Tait #22480.1.1.1
Ugh! A restorers nightmare. But then again the rust doesn't seem to go all the way through. (EOM) by Tom Ciryak #22480.1.2
Is that what mine will look like in 40 years or so? lol (EOM) by Bruce Parsons #22480.1.3
That is incredible. (EOM) by John Merritt #22480.1.4
I've got one of these that I'm ever so slowly turning into a station wagon by Curtis Parisi #22480.2
Those Mercurys (Mercuries?). . . Those Mercs just keep showing up! (pic) by David Holcombe #22480.3
What is it with that today? My spell check always claims Mercurys is wrong and should be by Bruce Parsons #22480.3.1
And more pics! by Albert Kopans #22480.3.2
Don't forget the Barris Hirohata Merc by Design Studio! by Harvey Goranson #22480.3.2.1
Simply love this custom Merc, which I'd see more of them here (EOM) by Ben Miljoen #22480.
OK, here's another: by Harvey Goranson #22480.
Was going to post a couple of pics of my latest project but am having issues with my pc's again. (EOM) by Tom Ciryak #22479
PICS....Been working on a Penske Hauler from the 60's by Tom Ciryak #22479.1
That's looking real good! Thnx for taking the time to share your pics! (EOM) by Steve Jacobs #22479.1.1
I agree. While I'm not familiar with your subject, I can still admire the workmanship. Thanks! (EOM) by David Holcombe #22479.1.1.1
Great work Tom! (EOM) by John Roberts #22479.1.2
Love the U-Haul Truck Tom. (EOM) by Peter Tait #22479.1.3
Nice achievement Tom (EOM) by jacques leroy #22479.1.4
Looks great! (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #22479.1.5
Great job, please show the other set also (EOM) by Ben Miljoen #22479.1.6
BRK Town and Country by Alan Dinsmore #22478
Thanks for the comments Älan! (EOM) by Lou Petrucci #22478.1
Got mine yesterday. It was better than I thought as far as the wood tones. I think by Curtis Parisi #22478.2
PICS. Jags 3 Rollers 2. by Mike Coupe #22477
Oxford by Russ Rader #22477.1
Armstrong was one of the classier British cars along by Mike Coupe #22477.1.1
Mike, It's good to hear that as a seller or dealer.. by Peter Tait #22477.1.1.1
Well said Peter. Mike is at the very top of the tree - you won't find better (EOM) by John Roberts #22477.
Thank you for the compliment John. (EOM) by Mike Coupe #22477.
My pleasure Mike...just make your cheque out to me as usual by John Roberts #22477.
I believe it's in everyone's interests Peter that by Mike Coupe #22477.
Here's my Armstrong Siddeley Russ - can you guess who owned the real one? by Harvey Goranson #22477.1.2
I have this one too Harv! Goes well with the LSRs!! (EOM) by John Roberts #22477.1.2.1
Interesting models Mike. The BoS two tone...where did that come from? by John Roberts #22477.2
Sorry I meant White Box not BoS! (EOM) by John Roberts #22477.2.1
It came out of a black and white box John. by Mike Coupe #22477.2.2
Hi Mike, in answer to your last line... by John Roberts #22477.2.2.1
I wondered what I'd written then !!! by Mike Coupe #22477.
good news neo wi ll do 58 pontiac safari sw (EOM) by Michel Gouverneur #22476
Safari by Stanton Lyman #22476.1
Safari by Ronald Casella #22476.1.1
Another for the wish list. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #22476.2
Some pics to go along with the announcement... by Peter Tait #22476.2.1
PICS - BoS Lincoln Continental by Russ Rader #22475
It's beautiful, but is the grille too bright in person? (EOM) by Ed Glorius #22475.1
Grille by Russ Rader #22475.1.1
To my eyes grille looks ok just needs to be black washed but what's up with the bumpers?? by Phil Realmuto #22475.2
The dull look of the bumpers is just due to reflections in the photos. by Graeme Ogg #22475.2.1
Yes, blackwashing will add depth and help separate the grille from the bumper. by Mark Lampariello #22475.2.2
I received mine yesterday, and agree with your conclusions. I am very happy to have it by Greg Johnston #22475.3
PICs - Occasional Dose of Diecast - Saturday by John Merritt #22474
Beautiful model, John, but I am not sure whether it's an by Alex Taylor #22474.1
Not sure it is either, but I was so thrilled with the burgundy version, I had to have it. (EOM) by John Merritt #22474.1.1
Fine images of this great-looking Merc. This one by Mike DeTorrice #22474.2
+1 (EOM) by Ronald Casella #22474.2.1
Here's the special for the British Brooklin Collectors' Club by Mike Coupe #22473
Very nice ! A fine replica of this especially powerful and sleek Buick muscle car. (EOM) by Mike DeTorrice #22473.1
Sorry Jacques. I didn't see your post lower down, by Mike Coupe #22473.2
Nice job by Brooklin. My only two nits is that the GSX by Lou Petrucci #22473.3
A GSX Stage 1 coupe in this Saturn Yellow just sold by Mecum; doesnt show $ (EOM) by Mark Lampariello #22473.4
Can anyone make heads or tails of the "new" Brooklin website? by Dick Browne #22472Moderator
The new website is a cause of much vexation at Bath Dick.. by John Roberts #22472.1
This afternoon I spent a half hour of enjoyment and mostly confusion with it. Never did by David Holcombe #22472.1.1
David, on their home page scroll down to "Brooklin Blog"... by Ralf Buyer #22472.1.1.1
Thanks, Ralf. (later) And the '55 Studebaker is looking better and better! (EOM) by David Holcombe #22472.
You're welcome, David - and the Studebaker will surely be a beautiful model! (EOM) by Ralf Buyer #22472.
"Lorem ipsum..." is gibberish used by publishers to fill spaces while checking the appearance by Randall Olson #22472.
Once working properly, it will be a real upgrade. (EOM) by Ralf Buyer #22472.1.2
The problem is, as John R said, its gone live too early. by Mike Coupe #22472.2
On need not read too far in between the lines to hear... by John Kuvakas #22472.2.1
I agree. Let's all step back, take a few deep breaths, and give it a chance. by Rick Thompson #22472.2.1.1
+1. (EOM) by Randall Olson #22472.
A "like" for at least part of the new version by Alan Dinsmore #22472.2.1.2
I agree Alan by Mike Coupe #22472.
"Lorem ipsum" by Albert Kopans #22472.3
Durham Classics... Still Active.. ! by Nick Stewart #22471
Thanks Nick, our best to your folks. (EOM) by Dick Browne #22471.1Moderator
My very best wishes to you all Nick..many years since we all met (EOM) by John Roberts #22471.2
It's good to hear of your continued activities. Keep it up! (EOM) by David Holcombe #22471.3
Thanks, Nick for the update. (EOM) by Randall Olson #22471.4
HEAR YE, HEAR YE--The annual pre-Countryside PizzaFest is only four weeks away on Saturday March 18. by Frank Racibozynski #22470
I'll be there, Frank. (EOM) by Dick Browne #22470.1Moderator
Pics BRK 218 Buick 455 and BBCC GSX Convertible by jacques leroy #22469
Sorry, I am not sure I understand your post: do you mean by Alex Taylor #22469.1
Yes Alex they are... (EOM) by jacques leroy #22469.1.1
Neo 1932 Packard 902 coupe is now available at A-Ex. by Ken Spear #22468
Thanks, Ken. I just looked at it. But I'm starting to question these by David Holcombe #22468.1
oops. (EOM) by Robert Jacobs #22468.1.1
I also like to take my models off the base and display them... by Ralf Buyer #22468.1.2
I still want details... by Robert Jacobs #22468.1.2.1
David H. I second your motion. (EOM) by Shel Platt #22468.1.3
I just paid $86.95 including shipping..... by Robert Jacobs #22468.2
Robert, I noticed the seller listing at $86.95 just after I by Ken Spear #22468.2.1
Are they really "Reputable", then? (EOM) by Robert Jacobs #22468.2.1.1
Good point. (EOM) by Ken Spear #22468.2.1.2
PICs - Occasional Dose of Diecast - Thursday by John Merritt #22467
Very stately, and great photography! (EOM) by Richard Nosker #22467.1
What an elegant beauty. A gorgeous vehicle ! (EOM) by Mike DeTorrice #22467.2
One of TSM's best... by Robert Jacobs #22467.3
And that half open division window is a great detail. (EOM) by Mark Lampariello #22467.3.1
Great! The colors remind me of this restored oldie. (pic) by David Holcombe #22467.4
A truly beautiful model but as a Brit I would much prefer blackwall tyres. (EOM) by John Roberts #22467.5
Me too John. (EOM) by Chris Sweetman #22467.5.1
PICS: Mustangs that never were by John Kuvakas #22466
Mach III was done in diecast by Eagles Race and New Ray. (EOM) by Albert Kopans #22466.1
Yikes, I think it's good they didn't produce some of those. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #22466.2
VW-commercial (vid) by Joop Gisbers #22465
Fun! (EOM) by David Holcombe #22465.1
Alain Bouissou modeler - any experience with his Bugatti models? by Michael Knab #22464
Exquisite. Fragile. Expensive. (EOM) by Albert Kopans #22464.1
Stunning! (EOM) by John Kuliak #22464.2
John and Albert, can you amplify on this praise? by Michael Knab #22464.2.1
Check our his website here- by Albert Kopans #22464.2.1.1
The website photos say it all. by John Kuliak #22464.2.1.2
Thanks John and Albert, and I welcome further thoughts (EOM) by Michael Knab #22464.
Hard to believe those are 43rd - Beautiful work ! (EOM) by Ken Smith #22464.
Alain is gifted beyond measure. (EOM) by John Roberts #22464.
A league of his own. I can't imagine what it costs to own one. (EOM) by John Rafert #22464.3
Reminds me of Gerald Wingrove in 1/43. (EOM) by John Rafert #22464.3.1
Autocult strikes again - 1967 Mustang Mach II concept (just saw it on Ebay) (EOM) by Albert Kopans #22463
Mine is already on its way to me, together with the Mismaque. by Joop Gisbers #22463.1
That's fantastic! (EOM) by Ed Glorius #22463.2
Another new manufacturer.... by Peter Tait #22462
A few 1/43 Bentleys are available. by Sergio Luis Santos #22462.1
Pictures from Nuremberg showed a lot of their models. (EOM) by Albert Kopans #22462.2
Two new manufacturers that I am unfamiliar with... by Peter Tait #22461
I assume the Ruby Toys are 'fit the box' scale like the old Dinky trucks. (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #22461.1
http://milenarose.com/ shows all 4 cars available - under the auto-mini... link (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #22461.2
Peter - The Milena Rose models are indeed made by Frederic Cros (Silas). by Harvey Goranson #22461.3
Peter, most of the Dinky Toys Supertoys commercial vehicles were …. by Chris Sweetman #22461.4
That's right Chris. I couldn't get used to Spot On models as a kid... by John Roberts #22461.4.1
Thanks for the correction Chris - it was the French Dinkies that finally settled on 1::43. (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #22461.4.2
(Pic) Early 1950's American parking lot. by Mike DeTorrice #22460
That is really cool, Mike. Like that yellow Olds ;) (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #22460.1
Mike, always enjoy your wonderful compositions. Some of the best diecasts ever here. by Randall Olson #22460.2
Nice, a wide array of resin, die cast and white metal... by Peter Tait #22460.3
Outstanding! (EOM) by John Merritt #22460.4
Wow very nice parking, I like a lot (EOM) by jacques leroy #22460.5
Nice Olds by Dan Vincent #22460.6
Tintin's American parade car from 1931-32 (pic) by David Holcombe #22459
Nice, David ! The parade car looks great. One might by Mike DeTorrice #22459.1
I have or have had several of these models in my collection by Peter Tait #22459.2
David, delightfully whimsical set up. I had the TinTin '32 Chrysler Six sedan. Neat car. (EOM) by Randall Olson #22459.3
Another Tintin car... -pic by Karl Schnelle #22459.4
Interesting. At one time most auto literature used line drawings and watercolour fills by Randall Olson #22459.4.1
A few more Tin Tin cars by John Quilter #22459.5
The Tintin Packard, my favorite. (pic) by David Holcombe #22459.6
Greg and Frank email me. by John Daniels #22458
Pics : 1949 Desoto Custom conv Motor City USA MC-59 by Denis Auber #22457
Great fins! Thanks for sharing pics. (EOM) by David Crowe #22457.1
Beautifully photographed. Denis, you have made this model look at its best. I think by David Holcombe #22457.2
Lovely pictures, Denis, as usual! This model happens to be one of my favorite and by Alex Taylor #22457.3
Beautiful ! What a great-looking DeSoto model. (EOM) by Mike DeTorrice #22457.4
Beautifully photographed DeSoto! For the most part Motor City by Curtis Parisi #22457.5
Absolutely Outstanding!# (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #22457.6
Denis, your photography does that model proud. (EOM) by Scott Brown #22457.7
That is stunning! (EOM) by John Merritt #22457.8
Many thanks to all (EOM) by Denis Auber #22457.8.1
Graeme Ogg, regarding the NEO Continental, post 22438 by Mark Lampariello #22456
Yes, I suspected they must be variations on the same mould by Graeme Ogg #22456.1
Neo and Bos appear to be sharing designs.The upcoming by Ken Spear #22456.1.1
Erm?... by Robert Jacobs #22456.1.1.1
Well of course Neo and BoS belong to the same outfit by Graeme Ogg #22456.1.1.2
IXO 1/43 Scale Buses. 1947 GMC Silversides now out by Donald Grant #22455
Can anyone explain what Journaux.fr is? I went to the site by Ken Spear #22455.1
Yes, navigation is confusing. Good prices but high shipping costs... by Randall Olson #22455.1.1
Journaux.fr by Donald Grant #22455.1.2
This seems to be a French centralised subscription site by Graeme Ogg #22455.1.3
Looks great, is it truly IN SCALE? (EOM) by Christopher Moroni #22455.2
If it is like others in this series the answer is yes. (EOM) by Chris Sweetman #22455.2.1
For information - a reminder how to include a "live link" in your post by Graeme Ogg #22454
computers by Al Stack #22454.1
Easy-peasy! Thanks, Graeme! :-) (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #22454.2
PICs - Occasional Dose of Diecast - Tuesday by John Merritt #22453
Wow and look at the correct colors on the wood. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #22453.1
Yes and if these guys can do it for 408 models plus the black ones, I think by Curtis Parisi #22453.1.1
Have it, love it. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #22453.2
Me too! Beautiful model. (EOM) by Randall Olson #22453.2.1
Very nice photos of a beautiful model John (EOM) by jacques leroy #22453.3
3D 1927 Malcolm Campbell Bluebird in the lounge. (EOM) by John Rafert #22452
Chrysler Town and Country sedan by Joe Libricz #22450
I understand that the suppliers of the stick on panels sent the wrong colour, by Mike Coupe #22450.1
I just received my T&C and agree with Joe's comments by Bob Jackman #22450.1.1
It would be a major job to change the panels Bob.. by John Roberts #22450.1.1.1
More on those panels (PICS) by John Roberts #22450.
Obviously, John , major surgery would be required. by Joe Libricz #22450.
Getting things right is always the goal. That goes without saying. by John Roberts #22450.
The ash trim is also incorrectly painted and appears too dark from by Lou Petrucci #22450.
Thanks John for taking the time to answer my inquiry by Bob Jackman #22450.
I agree Bob. I waited months for the release of the T & C and by Lou Petrucci #22450.
Plus 1. I have already felt burned when I bought the original '54 Mercury wagon with it's pinkish by Curtis Parisi #22450.
wrong color panels by Alan Dinsmore #22450.1.2
I have been informed that changes will be made to panels and frames on future issues. by John Roberts #22450.1.2.1
Good news John. Glad to hear this! (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #22450.
What? For the third time? Be realistic, John (EOM) by Graeme Ogg #22450.
John actually does quite well for a man of 105. (EOM) by John Kuvakas #22450.
OK...how about 45? (EOM) by John Roberts #22450.
Ancient history of our hobby by David Crowe #22449
Definitely Old School David... by Peter Tait #22449.1
Epperly-Offenhauser Indy roadsters by Replicarz (and associated pace cars (pics). by Harvey Goranson #22448
Harvey - Hard to beat the Replicarz Indy Cars - the by Ken Smith #22448.1
Ken - the Olsonite Eagles have just been released. Mine are on the way. (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #22448.1.1
Delightful post Harvey. Thank you. Curiously the Bonneville appears much more modern to my eye by Steven Williams #22448.2
Great post, Harvey. The pace cars provide good context. Olsonite is the plumbing co? (EOM) by Randall Olson #22448.3
The 1957 winner was in a garage setting at the IMS museum a few years ago... (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #22448.4
Recent acquisition. Minichamps 1/43 MB Bus by Donald Grant #22447
Very unique. I have noticed that there is a very wide and interesting selection of by Ken Spear #22447.1
GMC Buses - watch this space! (EOM) by Donald Grant #22447.1.1
Nice! Must be huge in 1/43... (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #22447.2
PICs - Occasional Dose of Diecast - Sunday by John Merritt #22446
Ah yes, inspired by 'Ol Glacier Blue Eyes (EOM) by Randall Olson #22446.1
Imperial by Ronald Casella #22446.2
Maybe that 2 extra doors = more $ (EOM) by Steve Jacobs #22446.2.1
But of course... by David Crowe #22446.2.1.1
They tried to evoke the last Hooper-bodied RRs. Just looks silly now. (EOM) by Mark Lampariello #22446.2.2
Or copy the Seville.....which imitated Hooper. (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #22446.2.2.1
Imperial by Ronald Casella #22446.3
Pics: John Roberts, you got me going on Mouse Brown as a VW color. I just can't help myself. by David Knight #22445
A great group of Volkswagens. A car brand I have always found interesting but by John Merritt #22445.1
The Beetle's engine is very impressive. Great photos, too, David. (EOM) by Randall Olson #22445.2
+1 (EOM) by Ken Spear #22445.3
+2 (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #22445.3.1
PM Chrysler 300 B 1956 by John Daniels #22444
I sympathize for you, John. I really enjoy these old kits, and right now by David Holcombe #22444.1
John-E-Mail me at-------- by Gregory Gunn #22444.2
If Greg can't help, an option might be to cannibalize the Team Caliber diecast. by Harvey Goranson #22444.2.1
PM Chrysler 300 B 1956 by John Daniels #22444.2.2
If Greg doesn't have parts, I might. There's a donor incomplete PM '56 Chrysler in my project bin... by Frank Racibozynski #22444.3
John send an by Peter Tait #22444.4
Pics; Back to the good old days, remember the VW 411?. by David Knight #22443
I tried to edit the above post and totally screwed it up so I had to delete it! It's fixed now. (EOM) by David Knight #22443.1
PICs Nice post, David! Here in Germany the car was nicknamed "Nasenbär"... by Ralf Buyer #22443.1.1
Fascinating, Ralf, cute little creature, and nice Shantung Yellow 411 sedan. (EOM) by David Knight #22443.1.1.1
I always liked the 411, especially the wagon.. by Peter Tait #22443.2
Pics: Peter, the Beige one was attractive and was a color available only in Europe on the 411. by David Knight #22443.2.1
I think this colour was called Mouse Brown - if it's the same as by John Roberts #22443.2.1.1
I checked my salesperson's colour chart, John. Its "Die Fledermaus Poly" by Randall Olson #22443.
It was a solid colour Randy. I wonder if Ralf remembers Mouse Brown? (EOM) by John Roberts #22443.
Well, John, I think here it was called "savannenbeige"... by Ralf Buyer #22443.
A better name than Mouse Brown! Like the E Type 2+2! (EOM) by John Roberts #22443.
Besides, "Fledermaus" translates as "bat," not mouse! by Rick Thompson #22443.
Bat sh*t brown? Could work! (EOM) by John Roberts #22443.
Batman sends you a word of warning. (EOM) by Ralf Buyer #22443.
POW!...just like my VW plate!! (Pic) by John Roberts #22443.
Have you ever felt so bad you didn't buy a model (PICS)? by Joop Gisbers #22442
Joop - one of the prettiest cars ever. I have No. 41 of 90 (top up). by Harvey Goranson #22442.1
That sure looks like it, Harvey...... by Joop Gisbers #22442.1.1
I saw a review of it by Joe Kelly back then and bought one...open by John Rafert #22442.1.1.1
Fortunately for us, and the knights of old, the quest is the most fun of all. (EOM) by Richard Nosker #22442.2
Reminded me of a Western kit I built a long time ago (PICS) by John Roberts #22442.3
That is just plain georgeous John! (EOM) by Steven Williams #22442.3.1
Thanks Steven! I'm trying to remember if it was a kit or a rebuild.. by John Roberts #22442.3.1.1
Hi Joop, by Steven Williams #22442.4
PICs - Occasional Dose of Diecast - Saturday by John Merritt #22441
Mine is metallic blue but I really like this green also. Great model. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #22441.1
Dose by Russ Rader #22441.1.1
An older Corgi that was right! Well, at least photogenic? Jaguar XK120 (pic) by David Holcombe #22440
I've got one or two of these, somewhere. by Mike Coupe #22440.1
Here's a quick shot for comparison. (pic) by David Holcombe #22440.1.1
I remember those being >1/43 - but I do like that smushed CORGI art-deco typeface on the baseplate! (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #22440.2
Corgi made some sports cars in 1:36, but with the re-emergence of Corgi Classics.... by Harvey Goranson #22440.2.1
This is one of the most accurate XK120 models ever made... by John Roberts #22440.2.1.1
It's the 1/36th Jag I have in my collection. by Mike Coupe #22440.
I'd forgotten about that one Mike...and I had it too! by John Roberts #22440.
Don't forget the AMR XK120 spot on and better detailed. (EOM) by Ben Miljoen #22440.
That is a pretty cool little Jag David. Thanks. (EOM) by Steven Williams #22440.3
The old Corgi Austin Healey 3000 was quite nicely by Bob Calhoun #22440.4
Especially metallic silver-blue over ivory - still have mine. (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #22440.4.1
Interesting how Dinky did the Austin Healey 100, TR2 by John Roberts #22440.4.2
Just about all of them I think John. by Harvey Goranson #22440.4.2.1
And all good models with the exception of the XKSS.. by John Roberts #22440.
How about Minimarque are they still active? (EOM) by Shel Platt #22439
I think so, having recently issued an entirely new model - Nethercutt/Vanderbuilt '33 Cadillac (EOM) by Randall Olson #22439.1
Buzz Kirkle at Route 66 Models is selling some new Minimarques, link: by Steven Williams #22439.2
PIC - You're right. This Ed McCauley Packard is a recent issue by Randall Olson #22439.2.1
There are two - some castings are continued as GTA Models, then you have Buzz's issues (EOM) by Albert Kopans #22439.3
Yes. Apparently Graeme Price(sp?) Of GTA has Auburn-Cord-Duesenberg and by Randall Olson #22439.3.1
I'm not sure about the A-C-D's. The Tom Mix Cord was done by Illustra as a MMQ. (EOM) by Dick Browne #22439.3.1.1Moderator
True. I forgot that one. Recent GTA's are Auburn and T-bird. Maybe there by Randall Olson #22439.
[PICS] Neo releases spotted this evening by Graeme Ogg #22438
(Pic) All of these look great and the colors by Mike DeTorrice #22438.1
Love the color on this one, Mike. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #22438.1.1
I went to the web page (Hemmings.com) where that grey Dodge appears. by Graeme Ogg #22438.1.2
Thanks Graeme for the pictures and reviews. You truly by Bob Jackman #22438.2
So NEO have other paint available? Not just red and black then. (EOM) by John Roberts #22438.3
I went ahead and bought the sedan. I collect all types of cars, and I've by Greg Johnston #22438.4
And the James Bond partworks series included a black sedan, by John Quilter #22438.4.1
I agree regarding the Lincoln. I hope the product is better than the prototype as often happens. by Mark Lampariello #22438.5
A question about Durham Classics in Canada... by Ralf Buyer #22437
Ralf, I have also been wondering, and I just found this note as part of an eBay description: by David Holcombe #22437.1
Durham Classics web site is still alive and they have items for sale on the bay. (EOM) by Shel Platt #22437.1.1
There website is quite good but I have never by John Quilter #22437.1.1.1
Nick has been taking care of his Father who is ill.He is not good at responding (EOM) by Gregory Gunn #22437.2
Thank you all for your help! (EOM) by Ralf Buyer #22437.2.1
PIC - New in my collection by Keko Romero #22436
Nice. If it were something other than a fire truck, I might consider it. by Peter Tait #22436.1
Man, that's nice! (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #22436.2
Received my Brooklin 1947 Chrysler T&C today from by Ken Spear #22435
Had similar on BRK's 1930 GMC Taxis... by Ralf Buyer #22435.1
I do have some problems with lack of care by by Mike Coupe #22435.2
Have had two deliveries in recent months from UPS, by Ken Smith #22435.2.1
Lately, where I work has been having UPS problems also. It wasn't like this 2 months ago. (EOM) by Steve Jacobs #22435.2.1.1
I always take pictures of all sides of the package, before opening it. by Joop Gisbers #22435.
Undamaged outers by Maz Woolley #22435.
I had a garment that I had purchased for my lady at by Peter Tait #22435.
Good idea, Joop! (EOM) by Ralf Buyer #22435.
Mine arrived today in the same shape by Randy Rusk #22435.3
Pics ; BRK218X BCC 2nd clubmodel 2016 , 1970 Buick GS455 Muscle car by Jacques Roest #22434
I especially like the black Wildcat with the GS wheels. (EOM) by Ed Glorius #22434.1
I think the road wheels really set the Wildcat off. To bad they don't come on the blue model. (EOM) by Mark Millar #22434.1.1
How hard would it be to replace the wheels on the Wildcats? by Ed Glorius #22434.1.1.1
Pics: I redid one of my Brooklin Wildcats with by Ben Miljoen #22434.
Me 2 (EOM) by Tom Ciryak #22434.1.2
This is the super-muscle version of the 1970 Skylark by Mark Lampariello #22434.2
New wheels make the Wildcat. I hope the yellow car gets something glued in the gap on front fender. (EOM) by David Crowe #22434.3
Most likely will as the green one does. (EOM) by Steve Jacobs #22434.3.1
When I was in High School by Peter Tait #22434.4
Wow!,That Buick GS looks really off.Maybe its me (EOM) by Gregory Gunn #22434.5
Have you heard anything lately about any plans to release: by Alex Taylor #22433
Great subjects, but a year earlier was the svelt 'bubble top' available that one year. (EOM) by Mark Lampariello #22433.1
Sorry, can't figure what you mean when refering to 'bubble gum' by Alex Taylor #22433.1.1
Not bubble gum, bubble TOP by Graeme Ogg #22433.1.1.1

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