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Two more Packards from the classic era. (pic) by David Holcombe #23426
Pic: Merry Christmas and a good 2018 by Jacques Roest #23425
Jacques; nice matching boat and car. I've never seen the by Ken Spear #23425.1
Speaking of pre-1920 vehicles I got this from a friend Down Under by Tom Ciryak #23424
Good one! Thanks, Tom. (EOM) by David Holcombe #23424.1
Here's a new one from Brooklin....at last, and by Mike Coupe #23423
Wow! What impresses me is the high level of detail. by Randall Olson #23423.1
Yes, I agree totally Randall, judging from the photos. by Mike Coupe #23423.1.1
Very impressive. Great colour choice.Better than expected (EOM) by Ken Spear #23423.2
Thanks for the pictures Mike. The model looks great and by Bob Jackman #23423.3
Definitely one of the best Brooklin’s ever! Perfect color combination as well. by Lou Petrucci #23423.3.1
Me too, Lou. I'm trying to reach Santa but his line is busy. (EOM) by David Knight #23423.3.1.1
Incredibly well done! (EOM) by David Knight #23423.4
Wow! (EOM) by John Kuvakas #23423.5
Yep! "Wow!" is right. Looks terrific from here. by Rick Thompson #23423.5.1
Colour is Surf Green (EOM) by John Roberts #23423.6
hurra they put the handles doors (EOM) by Michel Gouverneur #23423.7
??? When has Brooklin not put the door handles on? I know that in by Rick Thompson #23423.7.1
+1 (EOM) by John Roberts #23423.7.1.1
you re right rick ...it makes a long times that i didn t buy by Michel Gouverneur #23423.8
The elusive pre-1920s Packards in 1:43 (pics) by David Holcombe #23422
I also like the oldies very much. (pic) by Joop Gisbers #23422.1
All early cars, except maybe the Model T, are as rare as hen's teeth. by Richard Nosker #23422.2
David - Those Revell Highway Pioneer kits were marked as 1/32nd scale. by Ken Smith #23422.2.1
They look good! The Minicraft are modern copies of the originals from the 50s, and by David Holcombe #23422.2.1.1
In your estimation how close to 43rd is the Danbury Mint by John Quilter #23422.3
Two valued Packards in 1:43 (pics) by David Holcombe #23421
2 beautys. David, how is the size compared to each other? (EOM) by Jacques Roest #23421.1
Very close. I think both are true to scale. (pic) by David Holcombe #23421.1.1
Thanks David for showing (EOM) by Jacques Roest #23421.1.1.1
What model would you very much like to see,....(pic) by Joop Gisbers #23420
Looks like a good project for Autocult! (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #23420.1
I'd like to see the GM compacts from 1961 -'63 to add to my by John Quilter #23420.2
I could go for that. My mom had a 61 F85 Olds convertible. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #23420.2.1
I'd go for it; but I like the experimentals. However........ by Don Anderson #23420.2.2
Agreed, each had a landmark, innovative feature for the early 60s: by Mark Lampariello #23420.2.2.1
Sometimes I just can't turn loose of a project. (pics) by David Holcombe #23419
David, the 1/1 pictured belongs to friends of mine who are by Bob Jackman #23419.1
There at first my thought was that no one needs more than by Don Anderson #23419.1.1
Don, having 28 English cars in their collection affords them by Bob Jackman #23419.1.1.1
Ha! How true, Bob!! (EOM) by John Kuvakas #23419.
Au contraire, I'm the proud owner of 6 British cars by John Quilter #23419.
I'm with you John. by John Roberts #23419.
Good for you, John. One of yours looks very familiar. Years ago by David Holcombe #23419.
I too have owned a few British cars including a 1956 Austin Healy by Bob Jackman #23419.
I owned a Metropolitan too. Great fun! (EOM) by John Roberts #23419.
Many thanks, Bob. I found the picture on the web with great ease, by David Holcombe #23419.1.2
Bob, You had me fooled there for a while by Don Anderson #23419.1.2.1
PICs - Occasional Dose of Diecast - Monday by John Merritt #23418
A really fine pair, and they demonstrate BRK's mastery. Fine pictures, as always. Well done! (EOM) by David Holcombe #23418.1
It would be a killer model with the fender stripings in bright metal. by Dick Browne #23418.1.1Moderator
Those are so nice. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #23418.2
Which one is the most longer, John? by Michel Lemieux #23418.2.1
Two door and four door are of equal length, Michel. (EOM) by Ralf Buyer #23418.2.1.1
Superb views of this great-looking pair of Pontiacs. (EOM) by Mike DeTorrice #23418.3
Over and over by Russ Rader #23418.4
It goes without saying. Brooklins never looked so good. (EOM) by Don Anderson #23418.4.1
I keep wondering if Brooklin will launch the notchback four door sedan by John Quilter #23418.5
Is it me, or there is more Motor City cars available on the market than ever before? (EOM) by Albert Kopans #23417
I'm not sure, Albert. If you are referring to recent eBay auctions by Randall Olson #23417.1
There were two Packards on Ebay this week alone. Many others, too. (EOM) by Albert Kopans #23417.1.1
Albert,I have been selling a lot of M/C's lately and the main by Gregory Gunn #23417.2
Greg, sorry I missed you in my list. In your parts bin, have you mirrors, antenna, mascots, handles? (EOM) by Randall Olson #23417.2.1
I could use 1940 Ford bumpers... (EOM) by Ralf Buyer #23417.2.1.1
Ralph,I should have them (EOM) by Gregory Gunn #23417.
Randall,Not everything but a lot (EOM) by Gregory Gunn #23417.2.1.2
Today I finished building the Heller Citroen 11 Cvl, 1939 (pic) by David Holcombe #23416
Looks good! (EOM) by Ken Smith #23416.1
Well done (EOM) by Jacques Roest #23416.2
Beautifully built and a good color choice for wheels and body! And, by the way ;-)... by Ralf Buyer #23416.3
Nice job, David, even though the young couple on the left by David Knight #23416.4
Great work, David. I like the contrasting wheels. This is a nice kit (EOM) by Randall Olson #23416.5
Pics: Trax 1949/1950 Ford Ute single spinner by Jacques Roest #23415
Thanks, Jacques. These look good! I think the Ute was an Australian-only feature. (EOM) by David Holcombe #23415.1
Thanks David. This Ute was produced in Australia. I like the Trax related USA models (EOM) by Jacques Roest #23415.1.1
I like the billboard with this old Franklin Mint '50 Ford. (pic) by David Holcombe #23415.1.1.1
Wow - a V86 !!! :-) (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #23415.
Here are a few shots of the Mercury Parklane prototype from Goldvarg by Mark Sweeney #23414
Nice ! This one's very cool. (EOM) by Mike DeTorrice #23414.1
1953 FORD F100 Texaco Service Truck (pics) by David Holcombe #23413
'You are being watched!' (Is that a watchtower?) :-) (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #23413.1
(Pics) 1953 Chevrolet 3100 series tow truck by Mike DeTorrice #23412
That is cool! I need one of those for the period by Ken Smith #23412.1
Thanks ! They do look good and by Mike DeTorrice #23412.1.1
Mike, again stunning art pictures (EOM) by Jacques Roest #23412.1.1.1
Great photos again Mike. I have a couple of those wreckers There is also a 53 Suburban available. (EOM) by Gary Rockwood #23412.1.1.2
Just bought one on eBay - $8.98 with free shipping. The by Ken Smith #23412.1.1.3
Love the manholes! (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #23412.2
Spark Lotus Excel by Derek Waelend #23411
I assume you have an auto search on ebay. One was there a few years ago... (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #23411.1
Goldvarg is working on a 1965 Mercury Parklane. This is a must for me - love the squared off style. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #23410
PIC - Exciting news, Mark! Will it be a Breezeway? by Randall Olson #23410.1
Randall, the website shows the model being a two door hardtop by Bob Jackman #23410.1.1
I'd like a Breezeway version also. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #23410.1.1.1
Can't wait. I loved that year Mercury. (EOM) by Duncan Pohl #23410.2
Excellent ! A great subject choice. (EOM) by Mike DeTorrice #23410.3
Hopefully a 65 Ford Galaxy 500 XL and 65 Chevy Impala SS will be in the works also. (EOM) by Mark Millar #23410.4
I think the Galaxie is a possibility. Seems he is concentrating on Ford products - must be by Mark Sweeney #23410.4.1
I'll cross my fingers for some 60s Lincoln Continentals. (EOM) by Mark Lampariello #23410.4.1.1
PIC - Galaxie would be nice. Impala unlikely. Have you seen Brooklin Models' Impala? by Randall Olson #23410.4.2
Brooklin really needs to stick with pre 1950 subjects. by David Crowe #23410.4.2.1
I'm not a Brooklyn fanboy, but their '65 Impala HT is a winner. I like mine. (EOM) by Frank Racibozynski #23410.
I agree Frank. It must be seen in person to fully appreciate what a great job they've done. (EOM) by John Kuvakas #23410.
Pics; And more Heller 1/43 , great kits for the money by Jacques Roest #23409
Good looking models, Jacques. I'm working on the Citroen 11 CvL by David Holcombe #23409.1
PIC - Heller, Faller....er... by Randall Olson #23409.2
They are made of polystyrene with opening features. by Dick Browne #23409.2.1Moderator
Faller are known mainly for their HO scale buildings for model railways but ... by Chris Sweetman #23409.2.1.1
Yep, Dad has a lot of HO Faller buildings for his Marklin layout (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #23409.
Unfortunately, Randall companies release old kits in new boxes ….. by Chris Sweetman #23409.2.2
Right, Chris. Especially in diecast. Looks like it could be a nice model even second time out (EOM) by Randall Olson #23409.2.2.1
Great job with the mud splashing. (EOM) by John Quilter #23409.3
Pics: Faller are made of Polystyrene or ABS and were great looking too. by Jacques Roest #23409.4
Thanks, Dick and Jacques. Love the Ponton! Amazingly tight shut lines (EOM) by Randall Olson #23409.4.1
Heller and Herpa by Harvey Goranson #23409.5
Harv, don’t forget Kado who also did a couple of model cars in plastic ... by Chris Sweetman #23409.5.1
Chris, do you have pictures of the Kado models? (EOM) by Jacques Roest #23409.5.1.1
Not yet Jacques but I will take some images tomorrow. (EOM) by Chris Sweetman #23409.
Herpa Ferraris by Maz Woolley #23409.5.1.2
Pics: here my Ferrari Herpa's which I sold some time ago by Jacques Roest #23409.
(PICS) New in the fleet... by Lloyd Mecca #23408
Those are super, Lloyd! Bet the availability/existence of the former was a surprise? by Randall Olson #23408.1
Hi Randall! I knew of the limo, but I have never seen one for sale. Very by Lloyd Mecca #23408.1.1
Oh Lloyd ! gorgeous models. That limo and its colour ! love it. (EOM) by Jean Philippe Sergent #23408.2
Two beauties, Lloyd. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #23408.3
PICs - Occasional Dose of Diecast - Wednesday by John Merritt #23407
So do I John. Nobody does them better than Brooklin Models. by Randall Olson #23407.1
+1 (EOM) by Bob Jackman #23407.1.1
+2. (EOM) by David Holcombe #23407.1.1.1
What a beauty ! (EOM) by Mike DeTorrice #23407.2
Really nice looking model. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #23407.3
I also liked the Buick collection. Unfortunately by Mike Coupe #23407.4
PICS - Allard P2 Safari Station Wagon by Matrix Scale Models by Keko Romero #23406
I like that sliding window effect, Great details. (EOM) by Mark Lampariello #23406.1
I like this one! (EOM) by David Holcombe #23406.2
More Heller 1:43 plastic by Maz Woolley #23405
Interesting! I've done a little modification at times. With our scale, it can take by David Holcombe #23405.1
John has the eye and skill to do great job (EOM) by Maz Woolley #23405.1.1
Spark lotus Excel by Derek Waelend #23404
Our host, Legacy Motors, shows this model is available here. I just checked by David Holcombe #23404.1
lotus by renato camesasca #23404.2
Lotus Excel By Spark by Derek Waelend #23404.2.1
Lotus Excel by Derek Waelend #23404.3
Best of luck Derek but it will be a long search. by Harvey Goranson #23404.3.1
Lotus Excel By Spark by Derek Waelend #23404.3.1.1
(pic) An hour ago I started work on a just-arrived 1:43 model, the Cirtroen 11 L by David Holcombe #23403
David..........Looks like you have been VERY busy these past few months putting cars together. by Tom Ciryak #23403.1
Yep David there have been many Traction Avants over the years. by Harvey Goranson #23403.2
Greenlight announced the 1941 Godfather Lincoln Continentals have shipped. by Jay Golan #23402
Not too many models with bullet holes.... Stock or "Wacked" it should sell well. (EOM) by Christopher Moroni #23402.1
Daimler DS420 model limo from Western Models with bullet holes. by Jay Golan #23402.1.1
Man! That's a lot of Daimlers! (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #23402.1.1.1
It looks great and will be an excellent addition ! (EOM) by Mike DeTorrice #23402.2
Can we convince Automodello to make their '70 Continental Mk III in our scale? (EOM) by Mark Lampariello #23401
Doubtful, but why not contact them directly. by Dick Browne #23401.1Moderator
Mark was asking about a Mark III not a Mark II. Also maybe some positive feedback by Allan Ording #23401.1.1
Sorry, I misread it. (EOM) by Dick Browne #23401.1.1.1Moderator
You mean only one - Legendary Motor Cars, (EOM) by Albert Kopans #23401.1.2
Right, Allen, there are several Continental MKIIs already. The "Lincoln by Mark Lampariello #23401.1.3
I took a little break from white metal models and found Heller's Citroen 2vc (pic). by David Holcombe #23400
It looks really good, David! By the way, the license plates... by Ralf Buyer #23400.1
Ralf, the collective knowledge of the members of the forum amazes me! Thanks!! (EOM) by David Holcombe #23400.1.1
To bad the wheels don't roll David, you won't be able by Ken Smith #23400.1.1.1
A real pleasure to see this 1/43 model by Denis Auber #23400.2
Trying to fix my ignorance, Denis, I found this: by David Holcombe #23400.2.1
David, here you present us the luxury version by Denis Auber #23400.2.1.1
PIC - Motor City USA '41 Packard 120 woody that just sold on eBay by Randall Olson #23399
I was hesitant, too. Wasn't sure how it could survive shipping. (EOM) by Albert Kopans #23399.1
Yes, Albert, that hood mascot would be a worry! Looks like the fender antenna already suffered. (EOM) by Randall Olson #23399.1.1
I considered it for a bit as well. I was concerned about shipping and I wasn't by John Merritt #23399.2
John, I think one is the convertible. I expect you will like it very much by Randall Olson #23399.2.1
Yes a brown convertible and the Lilliput pickup. Photos will be for sure (EOM) by John Merritt #23399.2.1.1
Well, at least the photos were honest about the condition. ;) (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #23399.3
I also looked at the Packard. I buy on the used market fairly often, and by David Holcombe #23399.3.1
I too was flip flopping on this one. I decided that I didn't want black by Curtis Parisi #23399.4
From its origins about 35 years ago, a just-completed Mikansue Triumph Mayflower. (pics) by David Holcombe #23398
What a great car! Thanks for the photos and story (and lil' people)! (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #23398.1
David, a little charmer! I like the colour scheme you chose. With these by Randall Olson #23398.2
Have always used BM to mask for eons best you can get. (EOM) by Paul Patterson #23398.2.1
I've used clear Scotch tape on occasion as it seems to be by John Quilter #23398.2.2
BMF is great for masking complicated break lines or for small irregular areas. by Graeme Ogg #23398.2.3
And Speaking of Mikansue kits I am about to begin a 1940 LaSalle by John Quilter #23398.3
John, I look forward to your results. I have built a few of these Mikansue models by David Holcombe #23398.3.1
PICs - Occasional Dose of Diecast - Sunday by John Merritt #23397
I've been toying with getting the BRK Lincoln convertible to go with my hardtop. by Ed Glorius #23397.1
Thanks for posting this Lincoln, John. I am not familiar with the model. The by David Holcombe #23397.2
The four door sedan is a really appealing model. (EOM) by David Crowe #23397.3
That "greenhouse" is a marvel of complexity. Very skillful pattern maker. The other details by Randall Olson #23397.4
I know just about nothing about the model. It does look like an older by John Merritt #23397.4.1
John, your Lincoln is Madison No 2 issued in 1988. It was made by SMTS by Randall Olson #23397.4.1.1
Thank-you Randall. I will update my database with the info. (EOM) by John Merritt #23397.
Ed Glorius, I enjoyed seeing your pictures in Car Spotter by David Knight #23396
Ha! I hadn't even noticed they were there! I'm off to look. by Ed Glorius #23396.1
Ed, Dunedin? Spring baseball, palm trees and sunshine! I once owned a little concern that I called by Randall Olson #23396.1.1
Yes, Scottish. Our sister city is Stirling in Scotland. (EOM) by Ed Glorius #23396.1.1.1
Ed, did you notice that David's photo is just above yours? That's a good catch, David...nice car. (EOM) by Rick Thompson #23396.1.2
I looked at the photo but didn't make the connection. Thanks! (EOM) by Ed Glorius #23396.1.2.1
Great subjects from a sparsely represented era. Spark made a decent Toronado, by Mark Lampariello #23396.2
Goldvarg models by Alan Dinsmore #23395
There are 11 dealers on their site, none have anything? by Dick Browne #23395.1Moderator
His first cars are due in December. There have been a few delays. You should be able by Mark Sweeney #23395.2
Good information Mark. (EOM) by Dick Browne #23395.2.1Moderator
Just Added to the Legacy New Arrivals Page by Legacy Motors #23395.3Zone Diplomat
Help needed on Citroen 2CV. (pic) by David Holcombe #23394
Maybe you'll get a reply from a 2CV expert, but ... by Graeme Ogg #23394.1
David to help you look at the link by jacques leroy #23394.2
Gentlemen, I thank you both. In your different ways, you have given me a solution. by David Holcombe #23394.2.1
Maybe tiny marker lights - on the following PICs... by Ralf Buyer #23394.3
Red & white? Both on less than 1/32 of an inch? Wonder if I could by David Holcombe #23394.3.1
possible solution.... by Richard Sufficool #23394.3.1.1
Sounds fascinating, Richard, but maybe just a bit ahead of my skills. I just may try it! (EOM) by David Holcombe #23394.
it's easier than you think... by Richard Sufficool #23394.
Rudely awakened this morning by sounds of great excitement from next door. by Graeme Ogg #23393
Thank you for the excellent photos, Graeme! Madison Models has also produced 1959 Pontiacs in by Brian Laurance #23393.1
Ah, yes. Forgot about those. Nice - at a price. (EOM) by Graeme Ogg #23393.1.1
Your review prompted me to click the Buy It Now button by John Quilter #23393.2
Yes, but why buy a model knowing you have to rebuild it? The grille, by Rick Thompson #23393.2.1
Ah, Richard you're missing the thrill of creation. by Don Anderson #23393.2.1.1
True enough, Don, and I can appreciate your approach. I have fooled around by Rick Thompson #23393.
PICs - Occasional Dose of Diecast - Thursday by John Merritt #23392
Love the color. (EOM) by Ed Glorius #23392.1
Good one! And the gold ornamentation reminded me that the 1952 Cadillac by David Holcombe #23392.2
I really like that, even thought the rear crest and V aren't positioned correctly. (EOM) by Al Dorado #23392.3

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