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GLM loves oddball cars... by David Crowe #23199
Ford GT40 - Ford GT 50th Anniversary set 24 h LeMans (PICS) by Joop Gisbers #23198
On my to-get list (EOM) by Tom Ciryak #23198.1
I just got the 2016 GT. But the Minichamps '66 with engine detail is still my fav. (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #23198.1.1
Every time I see that black number two car by Don Anderson #23198.2
Ken Miles and Denny Hulme were the drivers of the #1 car that lost out on 1st place thanks to FoMoCo by Frank Racibozynski #23198.2.1
I concur with you and that's how Henry II by Don Anderson #23198.2.1.1
Kess 1960 Desoto & 1963 Pontiac Superior Ambulance by Matthew Stone #23197
I guess we'll have to wait. Asked them about the Cadillac Brougham months ago. No answer... (EOM) by Jean Philippe Sergent #23197.1
does someone knows by Michel Gouverneur #23196
Only in 1:18 and 1:64 scale by Maz Woolley #23196.1
I believe they have done 1/24 and 1/64, not 1/18. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #23196.1.1
PIC - New in my collection by Keko Romero #23195
Nice Hispano woodie - mine is on order. (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #23195.1
I like that Ferrari, but they're all very nice models. (EOM) by Steve Jacobs #23195.2
BTW, didn't Roberto marry a very beautiful actress ? (EOM) by Steve Jacobs #23195.3
Yes!! and She also had a very special Ferrari by Keko Romero #23195.3.1
The Autocult looks nice. And there is a 3rd Rosselini/Bergmann car to look for. PICs by Harvey Goranson #23195.3.1.1
He married Ingrid Bergman. (EOM) by Dick Browne #23195.3.2Moderator
1/43 Cadillac Type 57. Part 6 (PICs) by Volodymyr Sorokolat #23194
Genius! Wonderful work V! (EOM) by John Roberts #23194.1
Love it! Nice work. (EOM) by Christopher Moroni #23194.2
PIC. BRK new diary on their facebook page includes this photo of by Mike Coupe #23193
Woohoo! An all new early '30's mainstream car. Nice colour choice, good chrome detail by Randall Olson #23193.1
+1 (EOM) by Bob Jackman #23193.1.1
+1 (EOM) by Jacques Roest #23193.2
Thats good for me!.I have all the D/S Hot Rod Parts! (EOM) by Gregory Gunn #23193.3
Attn: Adam Paper---Brooklin Models in the UK makes a model by Rick Thompson #23192
It's a Series 62 & now deleted so the time to purchase is ASAP. (EOM) by Matthew Stone #23192.1
Has anyone heard of Promod LTD? I believe they made by John Rafert #23191
Promod bought Somerville from Roly McHard. by John Roberts #23191.1
Thanks very much, John. (EOM) by John Rafert #23191.1.1
What year is the Californian from? by Maz Woolley #23191.1.2
The Model is a 1954 car which they insist on labelling a California. by John Roberts #23191.1.2.1
What colours are you going for Maz? (EOM) by John Roberts #23191.1.2.2
Red roof and ivory body. by Maz Woolley #23191.
definitely long boot - different rearlights... by John Roberts #23191.
The Napier has been made by a new company using by John Roberts #23191.2
Would that be Pandora #2, the Napier-Campbell Blue Bird John? by Harvey Goranson #23191.2.1
Not a Bluebird. This was driven by John Cobb in 1933 and set the all by John Rafert #23191.2.1.1
Wrong John! I was responding to Mr. Roberts. Wait - wasn't that a movie? by Harvey Goranson #23191.
Update on LSR by John Roberts #23191.
Is that Touchwood models John? I am not familiar with Touchstone! by Arie Bras #23191.
Sorry Arie you're right...I'm just out of touch (as it were) (EOM) by John Roberts #23191.
I think that's the one Harvey. Those that come up are way beyond my means! (EOM) by John Roberts #23191.2.1.2
Just received the reissued 55 Buick Super convertible by Bob Jackman #23190
I checked out the photos on my favorite dealer's site in the US. Looks very nice. (EOM) by John Merritt #23190.1
L'Shanah Tovah Tikatevu to all of our Jewish friends. (EOM) by Dick Browne #23189Moderator
What does it mean in English? (EOM) by Johan Bjorndahl #23189.1
(Just in case Dick is busy) by David Holcombe #23189.1.1
Y'all? by Ronald Casella #23189.1.1.1
Ron, Howard Beach? by Robert Jacobs #23189.
Flatbush.... by Ronald Casella #23189.
Got my Replicarz 1972 Bobby Unser Olsonite Eagle by Ken Smith #23188
Wow, are you sure that's in 1/43 ? That's just downright beautiful. (EOM) by Steve Jacobs #23188.1
Steve - Yep - 1/43rd! I now have 5 of the 1/43 Replicarz by Ken Smith #23188.1.1
That's a nice one Ken, I've been trying to snag one of these in 1/18 by Jeff Gaither #23188.1.1.1
I have all issues to date - looking forward to the Boyle Maseratis! (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #23188.1.1.2
Brooklin's diary is on their Facebook page. by Mike Coupe #23187
It's fascinating to see the molds and the tools used! Maybe because I am a geeky engineer! :-) (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #23187.1
There's a stunning amount of detail and craftsmanship that go into properly using those molds. by John Kuvakas #23187.1.1
Good comment, John. Appreciation for these artisans comes quickly by David Holcombe #23187.1.1.1
Apparently Brooklin makes the eroneous assumption that everybody engages in social media. (EOM) by Joe Libricz #23187.2
I think Brooklin Models is just trying another method to connect with their market by Randall Olson #23187.2.1
I think you might mean 'erroneous assumption' Joe. by John Roberts #23187.2.2
One could also join Facebook, never post, and just look at the Brooklin pages! (just an idea)... (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #23187.2.2.1
Given the well-documented and unavoidable growing pains with the new web site by John Kuvakas #23187.2.2.2
Thanks for clearing that all up, John. (EOM) by Joe Libricz #23187.2.2.3
Why couldn't Brooklin use people from the UK to put together a website? (EOM) by Bob Kleven #23187.3
Now that Nicola Bulgari has a large input into the company by John Roberts #23187.3.1
Not to mention their level of devotion to customer service, by Rick Thompson #23187.3.1.1
I have been a BRK cheerleader for a long time, and have applauded their by David Holcombe #23187.
PIC - Anyone have a Motor City USA '49 Packard they wish to part with? by Randall Olson #23186
I don't have one but sure wish I did. I was not collecting this scale when they were available. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #23186.1
I also missed them. Beautiful models, but at their price . . . (EOM) by David Holcombe #23186.2
Hunt the internet, just like I do for my Danbury Mint Cadillac 1:12 by Joop Gisbers #23186.3
PIC - How about a 1949 Packard convertible, turquoise – MC # 53? by Steven Williams #23186.4
Steve, what a wonderfully evocative display! Thanks for the "eye candy". (EOM) by Randall Olson #23186.4.1
Great display. The pilot has to be given a lot of credit for by Bob Jackman #23186.4.2
Pilot PIC by Steven Williams #23186.4.2.1
"These wicked, twisted rubberbands are foiling my ejection seat release." (EOM) by Steve Jacobs #23186.
As well as the aerodynamics. I was was always wondering who that pilot was. Thanks for the id Steve. by Steven Williams #23186.
Wow! Even the cars are ducking! (EOM) by Roger Kimber #23186.4.3
Fly-overs happen, even back in the day! (pic) by David Holcombe #23186.4.4
Ha - ha. That's funny! (EOM) by Randall Olson #23186.4.4.1
You even have a DOMACO!!! (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #23186.
Strong resemblance to both Mercury and Hudson of the same year, no? (EOM) by Barry Levittan #23186.5
I don't think so. (EOM) by Dick Browne #23186.5.1Moderator
+1 (EOM) by John Roberts #23186.5.1.1
Barry, I started to disagree with you, but I think I'm reconsidering. (pics) by David Holcombe #23186.5.2
David. I totally agree with you.Styling cues are very similar. (EOM) by Ken Spear #23186.5.2.1
I had forgotten Lincoln. That looks even more like Packard than the others! (EOM) by Barry Levittan #23186.5.2.2
PIC - I wonder if this one should be with this group? by Randall Olson #23186.5.2.3
Especially in '49 and '50 form, the Nash was streamliner deluxe. However, by David Holcombe #23186.
Strongly suggest that you visit a good collection or large car show and compare the 1:1's in person. by Frank Racibozynski #23186.5.3
I can easily tell them apart but they are all quite similar compared to Buick, Olds, Chrysler, etc. (EOM) by Barry Levittan #23186.5.3.1
1936 White Tour Bus re-visited (pics) by David Holcombe #23185
I like his little brother too! (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #23185.1
Here's a real one from Gettysburg David. by Harvey Goranson #23185.2
Thanks, Harvey. Good picture! Some varieties of these by David Holcombe #23185.2.1
Haven't said anything to anyone but my wife Donna had to have surgery yesterday by Tom Ciryak #23184
Best wishes to Donna for a speedy recovery from us all. (EOM) by Dick Browne #23184.1Moderator
Bless you and Donna Tom. Glad they found no cancer. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #23184.2
Good news is always welcome! Best wishes, Tom. (EOM) by David Holcombe #23184.3
Tom. It is a stressful experience. Glad the outcome was positive. Worst is now behind both of you. (EOM) by Randall Olson #23184.4
Good news. Still, both of you should take it easy for awhile. (EOM) by Frank Racibozynski #23184.5
Yikes! It sounds painful, Tom. But, I'm glad to hear she's OK. (EOM) by John Kuvakas #23184.6
Good luck! I hope she has a speedy recovery! (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #23184.7
All our best to Donna for a quick recovery! (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #23184.8
Happy to hear. Best wishes to both of you. (EOM) by Ed Glorius #23184.9
Good to hear that it was benign. Hope she has a fast and full recovery!! (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #23184.10
Thanks all for your kind words. Much appreciated. (EOM) by Tom Ciryak #23184.11
Best wishes to both of you - hope all goes well (EOM) by John Roberts #23184.12
Goldvarg blue walls by Alan Dinsmore #23183
I noticed that also. They definitely look odd. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #23183.1
Where and on what did you see... by Bob Kleven #23183.1.1
blue walls by Alan Dinsmore #23183.1.1.1
I think they are Painted White Walls like the Old Tron Models.I spoke by Gregory Gunn #23183.2
It looks like it may be a combination of dim lighting and off-white sidewalls. (EOM) by John Kuvakas #23183.3
Maybe a set of U.S. Royal 'Colorwall' tires from 1956? by David Larsen #23183.4
Thanks,David by Ronald Casella #23183.4.1
Goldvarg will have white walls for sure. (EOM) by Shel Platt #23183.5
I tried to reproduce a picture from the site but couldn't. Here's where: by David Holcombe #23183.6
Some of the pics show wider whites on the '61 Ford than the '58 - another thing to address. (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #23183.6.1
(PIC) Here, I got it... by Lloyd Mecca #23183.6.2
Another uncommon 1941 Lincoln (pic) by David Holcombe #23182
What a great ELC! (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #23182.1
GLM 1956 Cadillac Broadmoor PICS by Peter Hart #23181
Sharp! (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #23181.1
Yep ! amazing model !. (EOM) by Jean Philippe Sergent #23181.2
PICs - Occasional Dose of Diecast - Tuesday by John Merritt #23180
This is one of my favorite models, since I'm first of all a by Alex Taylor #23180.1
Alex Taylor, the Electra 225 4-door hardtop has been offered in Silver Birch, Sable Black, Pearl by Brian Laurance #23180.1.1
PICS--Western Models Small Wheels WMS #56 had a 2dr HT in Sierra Spruce by Frank Racibozynski #23180.1.1.1
Frank, this is a true beauty and indeed my favorite 1959 Buick color, and by Alex Taylor #23180.
The 59 is my favorite Buick of all time. Great looking model. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #23180.2
PICS. NEO47145 1970 Cadillac deVille Convertible by Peter Hart #23179
Well, that windscreen/windshield frame is a bit ToysRUs. (EOM) by Graeme Ogg #23179.1
Does Neo think they will snare desparate Cadillac collectors who missed getting the Matrix? by Mark Lampariello #23179.1.1
I'm not sure if it's true throughout both brands but BoS by Allan Ording #23179.2
The really bizarre thing, from a marketing point of view ... by Graeme Ogg #23179.2.1
A piece of crap from a dishonest company ! by Jean Philippe Sergent #23179.3
PICS. A superb Rolls from Matrix by Mike Coupe #23178
Matrix and foil by John Rafert #23178.1
What is a "safe" adhesive to try a repair here? (EOM) by Mark Lampariello #23178.1.1
To attach (or re-attach) Bare-Metal foil, I purchased through that company's by David Holcombe #23178.1.1.1
Mark... by Robert Jacobs #23178.1.2
Great technique for a repair. Clever (EOM) by John Rafert #23178.1.2.1
You could use a .009 guitar string. About a buck at a music shop. (EOM) by John Rafert #23178.1.2.2
Thanks Mike! by Robert Jacobs #23178.2
My copy should arrive in a couple of days. It's a beautiful Rolls as are your photos of the model. (EOM) by John Rafert #23178.3
Thank you for the compliment John. (EOM) by Mike Coupe #23178.3.1
For all you ambulance chasers - someone should do a model of this 1941 Lincoln Zephyr Ambulance - o by Ken Smith #23177
I was just looking at this on the Hemmings site. So cool! (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #23177.1
I saw it there also. I wonder who built the body? (EOM) by David Holcombe #23177.2
I think it was Bender David. (EOM) by John Roberts #23177.2.1
I seem to remember making one Ken. I can only find pictures of the model in progress (PICS) by John Roberts #23177.3
PICs - Occasional Dose of Diecast - Monday by John Merritt #23176
Nice one, John! (EOM) by David Knight #23176.1
Love that color combination! (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #23176.2
PIcs: Compared new and old Goldvarg 1956 Mercury Montclair by Jacques Roest #23175
Great side-by-side photos! Maybe the windshield isn't done yet? (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #23175.1
Karl, Yes that maybe the case (EOM) by Jacques Roest #23175.1.1
Hope not. It looks BAD! (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #23175.1.2
The same thick vent windows are apparent on the Conquest version (pic). by Harvey Goranson #23175.2
Thanks Harvey , that explains the thick vent windows (EOM) by Jacques Roest #23175.2.1

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