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ZONE AUCTION HOT TIPS… PIC: Some interesting items on the 1/24 auction #53277Moderator
How do YOU display your models? by Phil Realmuto #53276
Pics..2 of my displays by David Vandermeer #53276.1
Some nice cars there! Your little story brought tears to me eyes immediately !! by Phil Realmuto #53276.1.1
I like display my cars next to their competition..like '48 Chrysler New Yorker vs Buick Roadmaster, by Barry Levittan #53276.2
Hum... interesting concept !!! BUT if I did that being I have 300 .... by Phil Realmuto #53276.2.1
My cars are displayed chronologically by category.......... by John Bono #53276.3
Like David or Barry; I've got mine grouped by... by Billy Collins #53276.4
I have 400 cars which are displayed in a glass case, two curios, and 3 plastic cases holding 21 cars by Tim Kubiak #53276.5
Answer Regarding Collections: by Jeff Miller #53276.6
My collection by John Shamblin #53276.6.1
PICs - Daily Dose of Diecast...Monday by John Merritt #53275
Sharp / great pics. (EOM) by Billy Collins #53275.1
Very nice. I like the red rims. I have the Surf Green/India Ivory version. by Al Dorado #53275.2
+1 (EOM) by John Bono #53275.2.1
Missed this one. Very cool. Rarely seen on Ebay or DC4. (EOM) by Tim Kubiak #53275.3
PICS "Ask the Man Who Drives One" by Jeff Miller #53274
wow! by John Shamblin #53274.1
As you should. That is stunning. (EOM) by John Merritt #53274.2
Excellent! (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #53274.3
Very nice! (EOM) by Evan Morgan #53274.4
Love it! (EOM) by Frank Kocour #53274.5
That's some fantastic workmanship Jeff !! I know just how daunting it is by Steve Jacobs #53274.5.1
Thanks Steve! by Jeff Miller #53274.5.1.1
Well the color you selected is a knock-out. The skirts must have been tough by Steve Jacobs #53274.
Another Cadillac conversion. Pics of the 1964 Eldorado. by Jean Philippe Sergent #53273
Me like by John Shamblin #53273.1
Hi John, it's never too late to buy and build some ! ;) (EOM) by Jean Philippe Sergent #53273.1.1
That one is amazing too. Each one of these Cadillac models have been something. (EOM) by John Merritt #53273.2
VERY SHARP. I really wanted to see a '64 from one of the Mints. Oh, well. (EOM) by Billy Collins #53273.3
Brilliant!! (EOM) by Geoff Jowett #53273.4
It sure is. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #53273.4.1
Nice job! (EOM) by Ron Dietrich #53273.5
Wow, Aldo luvs this Eldo! Gr8 job. (EOM) by Al Dorado #53273.6
I am amazed at the fine detail you are able to achieve on the trim & interior. (EOM) by Andy Sixsmith #53273.7
Just what Andy said !! You've a good, steady hand ! (EOM) by Steve Jacobs #53273.7.1
I like it very much! by David Crowe #53273.8
Hi David ! It's so incredible by Jean Philippe Sergent #53273.8.1
Again, thank you all very much for your kind words ! (EOM) by Jean Philippe Sergent #53273.9
Good day! Just “won” a FM ‘58 Edsel by Phil Realmuto #53272
"Chalk Pink" & "Frost White." The Turquoise & Frost White version is also accurate. Congrats! (EOM) by Randy Portwood #53272.1
Not only accurate, looks so 50’s Lololol I might have to get a ... by Phil Realmuto #53272.1.1
Oh come on Phil..lol..we only go around once in life...lmao (EOM) by Steve Jacobs #53272.1.1.1
Ok you got me! I’ll just go scruffy then and.... by Phil Realmuto #53272.
I have had the pink version since it first came out but recently added the Turquoise. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #53272.
How do you like it Bob? (EOM) by Phil Realmuto #53272.
Phil, I think the turquoise is even better than the pink. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #53272.
I just was looking at pictures and yes it is very nice! My main reason going with the pink was... by Phil Realmuto #53272.
I like that you used the phrase 'might be a good look'...but please..no pics..ok! (EOM) by Steve Jacobs #53272.
Good catch Phil. One of my very first models. It is still my favorite of FM's 4. (EOM) by John Merritt #53272.2
PICs - Daily Dose of Diecast...Sunday by John Merritt #53271
Looks great! I have the original black version......love the pics. (EOM) by John Bono #53271.1
Great looking Caddy / outstanding pics. (EOM) by Billy Collins #53271.2
Very nice and rare model. (EOM) by Al Dorado #53271.3
Great photos I have #181, it's always fun to look at your by John Munro #53271.4
I had one and sold it ! Why? by Phil Realmuto #53271.5
I always thought they looked odd too, until I saw a 1:1 in these colors with red rims by John Merritt #53271.5.1
Same here, John. The '55 Elvis Caddy and yellow '49 Roadmaster have red rims. I like 'em. (EOM) by Al Dorado #53271.5.1.1
PICs - Daily Dose of Diecast...Saturday by John Merritt #53270
Neat pair of trucks / outstanding pics. (EOM) by Billy Collins #53270.1
That picture reminds me of something! Henry Ford in a sense founded the “affordable car” by Phil Realmuto #53270.2
H. Ford gave affordable Police Service and affordable soup in a can ... he he he he he he (EOM) by Dennis Mong #53270.2.1
Great pics - as ALWAYS John! How many of you have the DM 1925 Ford... by Tony Perrone #53270.3ModeratorZone Diplomat
That is one I still have on my list. Not seen often. (EOM) by John Merritt #53270.3.1
At one time, James Wolff, then Diecast Manager of DM, told me... by Tony Perrone #53270.3.1.1ModeratorZone Diplomat
James is a stand up guy! (EOM) by George Bojaciuk #53270.
Yes he is George; and he said the same about you sir! (EOM) by Tony Perrone #53270. Diplomat
Don’t let that get around... I have a reputation to uphold! (EOM) by George Bojaciuk #53270.
Black or white? by John Shamblin #53269
Black-walls for 'me'. (EOM) by Billy Collins #53269.1
+1. (EOM) by Brian Cox #53269.1.1
+2. (EOM) by Barry Levittan #53269.1.2
Whites. Dresses it up. (EOM) by Sal Lomma #53269.2
Lose the whites!! Looks so much more realistic. Good choice! (EOM) by Steve Jacobs #53269.2.1
50/50 on it. Looks nicer with WWs but more period correct without them! (EOM) by Phil Realmuto #53269.3
+1. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #53269.3.1
+2 (EOM) by Ron Dietrich #53269.3.1.1
+ 3 .... Either selection is fine with me .... both look GREAT (EOM) by Dennis Mong #53269.
needing some advise....... by Joop Gisbers #53268
Do you know anyone near you who could repair it? (EOM) by Andy Sixsmith #53268.1
What is your biggest concern Joop ... by Chav Popov #53268.2
well, having a broken model is not nice, but by Joop Gisbers #53268.2.1
and about repairing it...I just don't know.... by Joop Gisbers #53268.2.1.1
Ebay will try to pass the loss to the seller... by Chav Popov #53268.2.1.2
thanks Chav, you're a great help in this....much appreciated. (EOM) by Joop Gisbers #53268.
You're welcome Joop. by Chav Popov #53268.
Similar experiences by John Shamblin #53268.
As a very occasional seller, I know stating NO RETURNS means nothing. by David Crowe #53268.
David, I disagree by John Shamblin #53268.
Thank you, John. I am now more educated than I was. by David Crowe #53268.
Apparently, the seller pays. ebay recovers the compensation paid to the buyer from by Bruce Gibbins #53268.2.2
Just curious .......... Did it have the original Styro module OR ... by Phil Realmuto #53268.3
Very dissapointing, Joop. by Bruce Gibbins #53268.4
the seller told me that eBay refunded me, so he didn't lose on it, either... by Joop Gisbers #53268.4.1
Just for fun.... by George Bojaciuk #53267
*** Standing Ovation **** ... You Sir ... deserve one ... :) (EOM) by Dennis Mong #53267.1
+1 Stand tall, George! (EOM) by Andy Sixsmith #53267.1.1
Unscrupulous folks out there by John Shamblin #53267.2
Lol! That’s the line my wife always hit me with! by George Bojaciuk #53267.2.1
So, does that mean the Chevelle will be finished before year-end? (EOM) by Andy Sixsmith #53267.2.1.1
Ha! We’ll see! (EOM) by George Bojaciuk #53267.
My hat is off to you Sir! (EOM) by Sal Lomma #53267.3
George, I think we all have experiences like that, that will never leave our mind. Once in awhile by Frank Kocour #53267.4
Anger has long passed. As stated, it was a lesson learned. by George Bojaciuk #53267.4.1
Too bad you had manufacture problems. You easily might have been the go-to die cast car company. (EOM) by Frank Kocour #53267.4.1.1
Had this worked... by George Bojaciuk #53267.
What comes around goes around! I’m glad that those that flaked out on you or were less then kind .. by Phil Realmuto #53267.5
PICs - Daily Dose of Diecast...Friday by John Merritt #53266
Very sharp / outstanding pics. Have the 'green / lowrider' version - love it. (EOM) by Billy Collins #53266.1
Beautiful. (EOM) by Sal Lomma #53266.2
+1 (EOM) by John Bono #53266.2.1
I have this one, too. I prefer the refined '60 Impala to the more expressive '59. by Al Dorado #53266.3
A stunner! Love the colour. (EOM) by Randy Portwood #53266.4
That’s an awesome and unique color! Wish I had it (EOM) by Phil Realmuto #53266.5
Check out John Shamblin's web site. He's a multi-talented man. by Frank Kocour #53265
Very impressive, it is truly a great hobby (EOM) by Ron Dietrich #53265.1
Impressive, indeed! (EOM) by Al Dorado #53265.2
Very interesting site. (EOM) by Tom Ciryak #53265.3
First-rate! (EOM) by John Bono #53265.4
Thanks, y'all by John Shamblin #53265.5
Thursdiecast by John Shamblin #53264
Sharp / great pics. (EOM) by Billy Collins #53264.1
One of my favorites. Great photos. (EOM) by John Napoli #53264.2
Geez.. I thought it was a 1:1..!!! (EOM) by Steve Jacobs #53264.2.1
John. gr8 website u have. Just fyi, the blue '53 Buick Skylark is noted as a '49. (EOM) by Al Dorado #53264.3
Great pics, great model. (EOM) by Sal Lomma #53264.4
My first visit to the Danville area Mall and the Franklin Mint store 2001.. by Christopher Novak #53263
Thanks for sharing that with us! That is a fine looking Packard by Phil Realmuto #53263.1
Nice Christopher, thanks (EOM) by Geoff Jowett #53263.2
Pleasanton, Stoneridge Mall by Robert M. Woolley #53263.3
The only FM store I ever visited was the Beverly Hills store on Rodeo Drive. (EOM) by Al Dorado #53263.4
PICs - Daily Dose of Diecast...Wednesday by John Merritt #53262
Thanks John, have both in my collection and by John Munro #53262.1
I have the blue one, love it!! (EOM) by Phil Realmuto #53262.2
Not DM's finest, sadly. Side note: <10 Ember Red 1:1 Bermudas on record as being produced. (EOM) by Randy Portwood #53262.3
While I have never seen a 1:1 of this model, I always it was nicely done. What’s wrong with it? (EOM) by John Merritt #53262.3.1
On both versions... by Randy Portwood #53262.3.1.1
Thank-you for your insight. Not being that familiar with the car. I wouldn't have known. by John Merritt #53262.
John to be honest Im not that familiar with what a 66 Galaxy exactly looks like. I like the 1:1 by Phil Realmuto #53262.
Randy after reading what you said ... by Phil Realmuto #53262.4
PICs - Daily Dose of Diecast...Tuesday by John Merritt #53261
Edsel looks extra special in that color combo. (EOM) by John Bono #53261.1
As much as I love Citation convertibles, FM made some glaring by Randy Portwood #53261.2
You are right, sooo... In my "Diecast World" this car was purchased by a collector by John Merritt #53261.2.1
I now know how Bob Jackman feels ... I never saw this version - I love it!!!!!!!! (EOM) by Dennis Mong #53261.3
Dennis I think you guys are mistaken! Bob was saying he doesn’t have the DM blue Cutlass by Phil Realmuto #53261.3.1
Mine unfortunately suffers from the dreaded diecast cancer..a mess:( (EOM) by Barry Levittan #53261.4
Monday model by John Shamblin #53260
One of my all time favorite models. Great pictures John. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #53260.1
Very sharp / great pics. (EOM) by Billy Collins #53260.2
I have this one in my collection. I love it. DM really utilized their tools. Also have the coupe, by Tim Kubiak #53260.3
You have great taste in models!! I have the surfer version of this model and love it! by Phil Realmuto #53260.3.1
Pics are awesome, John! (EOM) by George Bojaciuk #53260.4
An excellent model. Good choice. (EOM) by John Merritt #53260.5
Missed this one....very nice. (EOM) by John Bono #53260.6
PICs - Daily Dose of Diecast...Monday by John Merritt #53259
Sharp / great pics. Like the color's'. (EOM) by Billy Collins #53259.1
What a terrific model and one I don't have. I can't believe by Bob Jackman #53259.2
Bob ... I thought you had them all .... (EOM) by Dennis Mong #53259.2.1
Dennis...I thought so too. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #53259.2.1.1
Bob don’t feel bad, I don’t have it either! by Phil Realmuto #53259.2.2
Great colors. (EOM) by Brian Cox #53259.3
Have it ... Love it ... XCLNT Color Combo (EOM) by Dennis Mong #53259.4
It is with a heavy heart that I announce the death of good friend, Jay Olins.. by Tony Perrone #53258ModeratorZone Diplomat
Jay by John Peaslee #53258.1
So sad to hear of Jay's passing. Though I didn't know him personally, I'd had the chance to talk by George Schire #53258.2
eom (EOM) by Allan Ording #53258.2.1
Sad news. (EOM) by Billy Collins #53258.3
Prayers for his family...RIP Jay... by David Angeloni #53258.4
I’m very sorry to hear about Jay passing on. by Phil Realmuto #53258.5
Sad to hear. An asset to the diecast community and a true gentleman. He will be missed. (EOM) by John Merritt #53258.6
I'm very sorry to hear about Jay's passing. Condolences to his family and friends. (EOM) by Sal Lomma #53258.7
My reflectionss on Jay Olins by Raffi Minasian #53258.8
Sad News Indeed.... by George Bojaciuk #53258.9
I wish I'd met him by John Shamblin #53258.9.1
Really sad to hear of Jays passing. He was always very nice to me. RIP Jay. (EOM) by Jerry Mercier #53258.10
When my wife and I went out to California in 2002 to attend the Pebble Beach by Rick Scoville #53258.11
This is very Sad! I knew Jay since I first joined D4C.... by Michael K. Welborn, Jr. #53258.12
sad news by Geoff Jowett #53258.12.1
Could a copy of the real details obituary be provided. Searches bring up junk... by Michael K. Welborn, Jr. #53258.13
I did get to meet him once at a meeting at FM in Media, PA. Great guy. I was thinking of him by Mark Sweeney #53258.14
I didnt know Jay - but do recall (i thought) of his association with the Oldsmobile Club of America, by Ron Dietrich #53258.15
RIP Jay. (EOM) by Gene Mills #53258.16
To me, Jay was the face of the D4C. He's the one who really got me interested in die cast cars via by Frank Kocour #53258.17
Had the pleasure of having lunch with Jay a few years ago. CLASS ACT ALL THE WAY. He will be missed (EOM) by Tom Ciryak #53258.18
Really a shock... He came by the house to see my collection about a year ago and has always been a by William McElfresh #53258.19
My condolences to Jay’s family. Thanks for creating D4C, this site and your endless enthusiasm. (EOM) by Allan Ording #53258.20
I met Jay at the FM show in PA. He was a very nice guy. RIP (EOM) by Tim Kubiak #53258.21
Very sorry to hear of Jay's passing. by Ed Murray #53258.22
My condolences to Jay's family. I never met Jay but have always by Bob Santos #53258.22.1
Sorry to hear of Jay's passing. (EOM) by Hollis Cornell #53258.23
Sad news by Walter Kramer #53258.24
Sundiecast by John Shamblin #53257
Handsome woody. (EOM) by Billy Collins #53257.1
Dude ... The Burgandy Woodie ... Most XCLNT selection to any collection - 2 thumbs up !! (EOM) by Dennis Mong #53257.2
John, your pictures are outstanding. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #53257.3
Another DM beauty. Congrats on your new addition. (EOM) by John Merritt #53257.4
This was my very first diecast purchase, the one that started it all for me! (EOM) by Barry Levittan #53257.5
John that was one of my first new DM purchases !! by Phil Realmuto #53257.6
PICs - Daily Dose of Diecast...Sunday by John Merritt #53256
Very sharp / outstanding pics. Have the blue version - love it. (EOM) by Billy Collins #53256.1
XCLNT PICS (EOM) by Dennis Mong #53256.2
Wonder what was in my post that was offensive or wrong that it was removed?? by Phil Realmuto #53255
Nothing Phil. I think you may have just overlooked it... by Tony Perrone #53255.1ModeratorZone Diplomat
Thanks T for the response. I posted something after that though, but... by Phil Realmuto #53255.1.1
No prob Phil; I checked with all moderators, no one deleted any posts. (EOM) by Tony Perrone #53255.1.1.1ModeratorZone Diplomat
Thanks T for looking further! Your always attentive and first class (EOM) by Phil Realmuto #53255.
Saturdiecast by John Shamblin #53254
Sharp. I prefer the black-walls too. (EOM) by Billy Collins #53254.1
They are all great models. Love each of the ones I have. (EOM) by John Merritt #53254.2
PICs - Daily Dose of Diecast...Saturday by John Merritt #53253
Thanks John for the usual great pictures. I was thinking how neat it would be by Bob Jackman #53253.1
Bob - you'd be Center stage - That's for sure ... he he he he (EOM) by Dennis Mong #53253.1.1
Nice / great pics. (EOM) by Billy Collins #53253.2
Another stunning Automodello model. Thanks for the awesome photos. (EOM) by Randy Portwood #53253.3
John I wasn’t “sold” on this when I first saw it, but it grew on me and ..... by Phil Realmuto #53253.4
Beautiful by John Shamblin #53253.4.1
Great pics....love the color combo. (EOM) by John Bono #53253.5
Simple and understated elegance - a truly magnificent car. by Bruce Gibbins #53253.6
Automodello - 1934 Duesenburg J Graber Convertible - thanks Herr google. (EOM) by Bruce Gibbins #53253.6.1
Here's the other color combo...[PIC] by Richard Sufficool #53253.6.2
Show your own Collection!!! by David Rodia #53252
New lens by John Shamblin #53251
New lens works Great - We want more picts with that lens (EOM) by Dennis Mong #53251.1
Nice John!! (EOM) by Phil Realmuto #53251.2
+1, It sure is. (EOM) by Steve Jacobs #53251.2.1
Tony Perrone, Any word on the Jay Leno club car? (EOM) by Bob Jackman #53250
You're reading my mind. I'll check with Raffi on the latest. (EOM) by Tony Perrone #53250.1ModeratorZone Diplomat
The latest, from the Raffmeister: by Tony Perrone #53250.1.1ModeratorZone Diplomat
Thanks Tony. Another gem from Raffi. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #53250.1.1.1
PICs - Daily Dose of Diecast...Friday by John Merritt #53249
Wow! (EOM) by Sal Lomma #53249.1
Sharp / great pics. (EOM) by Billy Collins #53249.2
Beautiful by John Shamblin #53249.2.1
Could pass for a 1:1.....outstanding pics. (EOM) by John Bono #53249.3
You got my attention (EOM) by Dennis Mong #53249.4
Gorgeous model. I would love to own the aqua version, but not gonna spend the $$. (EOM) by Randy Portwood #53249.5
Okay what's going on here? In the listing reviews section I only see black, by Steve Jacobs #53249.5.1
The Car List & Reviews are sorely out of date. Link to Automodello... by Randy Portwood #53249.5.1.1
Steve more have been added. They did a 1970 aqua and also black, no sunroofs by Phil Realmuto #53249.5.1.2
Two Tone Green 55 Olds by Jeff Miller #53248
Jeff if its this one it does have the spotlight...PIC by Hollis Cornell #53248.1
That’s a handsome Olds!! (EOM) by Phil Realmuto #53248.1.1
+1 (EOM) by John Munro #53248.1.2
Jeff, my 2-tone green has the spotlight. Guess i got lucky. (EOM) by Billy Collins #53248.2
spotlight by John Shamblin #53248.2.1
My tutone green Olds has a spotlight - the turquoise LE does not (EOM) by Ron Dietrich #53248.3
I really want this version. Rare & too pricey now. I "settled" for a NIB red/white one and luv it. (EOM) by Al Dorado #53248.4
Thursdiecast by John Shamblin #53247
Nice models. I have them both, they look good together. (EOM) by John Merritt #53247.1
The '57 Chrysler is one of my faves. I have these NYers plus two of the 300s. (EOM) by Al Dorado #53247.2
Looking for a DM 1935 Chevy Standard Sports Roadster. Second release in GREEN. by ALAN FRANK #53246
So Professor ... do tell ... by Dennis Mong #53246.1
Ha--Hi Dennis....always more needed.... by ALAN FRANK #53246.1.1
I wish you the best on your hunt .... Wish you well (EOM) by Dennis Mong #53246.1.1.1
"my repainted 57 Vette with few alterations by Ron Dietrich #53245
Nice Ron. Did you take any before pics that you can post ? (EOM) by Steve Jacobs #53245.1
Thanks Steve - no - but it was a basic FM 57 red/white issue w/blackwalls, It was an by Ron Dietrich #53245.1.1
That '49 Ford must be Hillary's, judging by the license plate. Lol. (EOM) by Al Dorado #53245.2
It's the one she drives in Moscow (EOM) by Ron Dietrich #53245.2.1
It's the one she drives in Moscow (EOM) by Ron Dietrich #53245.2.2
OMG!!!! Lololololol by Phil Realmuto #53245.2.3
PICs - Guys busy at the shop...Thursday by Hollis Cornell #53244
Good stuff. (EOM) by Billy Collins #53244.1
1:43rd Buicks by George Bojaciuk #53243
Are these resin or metal? (EOM) by David Crowe #53243.1
Diecast (EOM) by George Bojaciuk #53243.1.1
Would have loved to see these made. The case you designed by Bob Jackman #53243.2
Thank you Bob! by George Bojaciuk #53243.2.1
George, my wife builds doll houses and room boxes and by Bob Jackman #53243.2.1.1
Bob that’s cool that she does that ! I’m fascinated by any miniature by Phil Realmuto #53243.
Phil, Most of her miniatures are done in 1/12 scale which appears by Bob Jackman #53243.
Yes that I did know! I believe in the doll house scene 1:24 is refered to as 1/2 scale (EOM) by Phil Realmuto #53243.
PICs - Daily Dose of Diecast...Thursday by John Merritt #53242
Beautiful one John. (EOM) by Hollis Cornell #53242.1
Striking / great pics. (EOM) by Billy Collins #53242.2
Stunning model! (EOM) by Randy Portwood #53242.3
Beautiful! Nice to see a picture of the real car too. (EOM) by Tim Kubiak #53242.4
Have it...one of my favorites!!! (EOM) by David Angeloni #53242.5
One of my favorites as well. I have it in both 1/24 scale and 1/43. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #53242.5.1
George I’m waiting on you to hear about what American cars you had by Phil Realmuto #53241
The '4th' is the perfect day to beat on Mr. Schire's drum. by Billy Collins #53240
What would it cost? by John Shamblin #53240.1
Well if it were to DM or FM standards probably by Phil Realmuto #53240.1.1
:) (EOM) by George Schire #53240.1.1.1
George think Motor City curb side white metal models made here in good ole USA by Phil Realmuto #53240.
Duplicate omit please by Phil Realmuto #53240.
George ... there was a point in time when Brian Dunning and I by David Angeloni #53240.
Brian Dunning...wow! by George Bojaciuk #53240.
:) (EOM) by George Schire #53240.
George, what do you estimate it would cost? by John Shamblin #53240.
:) (EOM) by George Schire #53240.
Then do it George! by John Peaslee #53240.
George ... If you are going to dream ... Dream big ... Or just go home .. It ain't happening (EOM) by Dennis Mong #53240.
+1. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #53240.
George if it could have been done why didn't FM, DM, WCPD, and GMP do it???????? (EOM) by David Angeloni #53240.
Its all very academic really because the wheel has turned so far away from by Bruce Gibbins #53240.
Second post - a failed attempt at editing - sorry. (EOM) by Bruce Gibbins #53240.
Always remember you George...I remember when Paul was out here in California wanting to set up by David Angeloni #53240.
great insight story thanks George (EOM) by Geoff Jowett #53240.
What does America problems have to do with the price of (eggs) die cast cars in China ????????????? (EOM) by Dennis Mong #53240.
:) (EOM) by George Schire #53240.
We CAN do it here, it will cost more and we have to be willing to pay! by Barry Levittan #53240.
USA Manufacturing by John Peaslee #53240.
Dennis, the discussion got a little side-tracked. The original point... by Billy Collins #53240.
Great discussion guys! (EOM) by Billy Collins #53240.2
4th of July model by John Shamblin #53239
A nice model. It looks good in all white. (EOM) by John Merritt #53239.1
Forget the Mints not making cars anymore , even Ford announced that they will no longer be producing by Phil Realmuto #53238
Interesting because I see Ford Fusions & Focuses all over the place where I live. by Al Dorado #53238.1
I see many Fusions here in NYC too! (EOM) by Phil Realmuto #53238.1.1
GM with most of their production moved to China most of their cars will by Dave Hosea #53238.2
PICs - Happy 4th from the guys...Long ago shots by Hollis Cornell #53237
Break time by John Shamblin #53237.1
They do have the day off. These shots were taken a long time ago. (EOM) by Hollis Cornell #53237.1.1
I hope these guys got the day off to celebrate our nation's birthday. by Al Dorado #53237.2
Forget the Mints not making cars anymore , even Ford announced that they will no longer be producing by Phil Realmuto #53236
The only thing Chrysler will be producing in this country are Jeeps and trucks. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #53236.1
When was that announced ?? Sad by Phil Realmuto #53236.1.1
Phil, I didn't say that there would no longer be Chrysler by Bob Jackman #53236.1.1.1
I agree they should have not been bailed out! by Phil Realmuto #53236.
This all shows that government are poor at negoiating deals, give free by John Munro #53236.
The Dodge Charger, Challenger and 300 are all built in Canada. Brampton, Ontario by Rick Scoville #53236.1.2
My Charger = 64% US/Canada, 26% Mexico. Final assembly, Canada. Engine and transmission USA. by ALAN FRANK #53236.1.2.1
GM by John Shamblin #53236.2
John, I've got a 2014 Z51 (Torch Red). Are those puppies just a barrel of fun or what?? (EOM) by Rick Scoville #53236.2.1
wow by John Shamblin #53236.2.1.1
John, here it is just recently down on the Bourbon Trail. by Rick Scoville #53236.
I think once the dust settles Ford will have two cars here... by Michael K. Welborn, Jr. #53236.3
It’s perception ! American cars will never again be perceived as “good cars” by Phil Realmuto #53236.3.1
I agree by John Shamblin #53236.3.1.1
:( (EOM) by George Schire #53236.3.1.2
Bashing American cars on the 4th of July? C'mon, George! by Barry Levittan #53236.
What Barry said. (EOM) by John Shamblin #53236.
George I really am curious as to what year/s and model American cars you had and what issues/problem by Phil Realmuto #53236.
Yea George ... I was in the automobile business for 25 years and if your favorites by David Angeloni #53236.
:) (EOM) by George Schire #53236.
George please be specific! What year/s. Were they and modell?? (EOM) by Phil Realmuto #53236.
:) (EOM) by George Schire #53236.
There certainly is a reason and I bet I know the answer by Phil Realmuto #53236.
George, We did not bail out Ford. If you are going to be controversial by Bob Jackman #53236.
All cars are pretty much made the same these days.... by Michael K. Welborn, Jr. #53236.
Germany seems to like Ford cars more than we do... by Michael K. Welborn, Jr. #53236.3.1.3
I own 2 "American" cars, a Lincoln made in Mexico and a Buick made in S. Korea... by Barry Levittan #53236.4
At least they're American brands. (EOM) by John Shamblin #53236.4.1
What model Lincoln do you have Barry? MKZ ? by Phil Realmuto #53236.4.2
Yes Phil, 2017 MKZ with the 400-hp Twin-Turbo V-6 and AWD. The car is a rocket ship! by Barry Levittan #53236.4.2.1
Barry I thought of an MKZ also, but I like a bigger car by Phil Realmuto #53236.
Since 2000 (I'll use that just as a starting point), I have owned or leased by Rick Scoville #53236.5
Speaking of vibe, I still like my Vibe. by Gary Rockwood #53236.5.1
It’s a shame GM axed Pontiac !!!! To me that was always the cool division ! (EOM) by Phil Realmuto #53236.5.1.1
The problem was John Z DeLoren quit GM or you would be correct (EOM) by Dave Hosea #53236.
PICs - Happy 4th all. Mopar style. by Hollis Cornell #53235
Envious!! Don’t have any of these! I’ve wanted to add that blue RR for a long time (EOM) by Phil Realmuto #53235.1
Happy Fourth to all and God Bless America. (EOM) by ALAN FRANK #53234
+1. (EOM) by Billy Collins #53234.1
Thanks, same to you and all here! (EOM) by Phil Realmuto #53234.2
God bless America! A special thanks to our veterans and first responders! Happy 4th! (EOM) by Tim Kubiak #53234.3
Amen! WWG1WGA. (EOM) by Al Dorado #53234.4
Where We Go One, We Go All !!!!! (EOM) by Dennis Mong #53234.4.1
PICs - Daily Dose of Diecast...Wednesday by John Merritt #53233
Good stuff John, thanks for sharing. (EOM) by Sal Lomma #53233.1
Outstanding gallery. Great job John. (EOM) by Billy Collins #53233.2
Nice groupings John! Did you lower the red 67 Stang? by Phil Realmuto #53233.3
Very nice red/white/blue pairings and photos! (EOM) by Randy Portwood #53233.4
Very appropriate John! Happy 4th to all (EOM) by Ron Dietrich #53233.5
Three cheers for the red, white and blue, especially Cadillac style. (EOM) by Al Dorado #53233.6
Pics..4th of July, something a little different, red white blue by David Vandermeer #53232
Neat trio. (EOM) by Billy Collins #53232.1
Nice! (EOM) by Al Dorado #53232.2
Pics..4th of July pickups..red white blue by David Vandermeer #53231
Another sharp trio. (EOM) by Billy Collins #53231.1
Pics..Independence day..Mopar style, red white blue by David Vandermeer #53230
Sharp trio. (EOM) by Billy Collins #53230.1
Does the FM 1963 Chevrolet Impala SS have the 409 modeled under the hood? by Bruce Gibbins #53229
My '63 lowrider DOES. You can see... by Billy Collins #53229.1
The silver one has a 409 (EOM) by Ron Dietrich #53229.2
3rd of July model by John Shamblin #53228
Nice model that sadly I don’t own. But I have the lovely D4C Hudson (EOM) by Phil Realmuto #53228.1
American Excellence has an Independence Day Sale going on now. Here is the link by Tim Kubiak #53227
Thanks,Tim. I've been waiting for a sale. Been wanting that green '49 Cadillac sedan. (EOM) by Al Dorado #53227.1
Tuesdicast by John Shamblin #53226
Splendid model and colour combo! (EOM) by Randy Portwood #53226.1
Super sharp; 'gem' in my collection. I display mine 'top up'. (EOM) by Billy Collins #53226.2
:) (EOM) by George Schire #53226.3
Great issue - have all 55 Olds and a couple spares lol (EOM) by Ron Dietrich #53226.4
55 Oldsmobile Question by Jeff Miller #53226.5
With the talk of DMs last model, the 1935 Ford keep in mind that issue price was $249-279 plus s&h by Phil Realmuto #53225
Phil, those are solid comments. But...'today'... by Billy Collins #53225.1
Billy, with your mention of Automodello's "static" models, what really confuses me is that by George Schire #53225.1.1
George, I totally agree with you. (EOM) by Billy Collins #53225.1.1.1
George, As mentioned a good reason is because nobody gave us some of the models they have by Phil Realmuto #53225.1.1.2
Billy being Automodello has done models most never touched in 1:24th, Mark lll, 65 Riviera by Phil Realmuto #53225.1.2
Phil, I understand and agree that each collector has... by Billy Collins #53225.1.2.1
That’s vesry true and new collectors could start out with maisto , Burago etc. ORo by Phil Realmuto #53225.
'The hunt' is half the fun. (EOM) by Billy Collins #53225.
The '35 Ford is a beautiful model, and well worth the money I paid. by John Merritt #53225.2
PICs - Daily Dose of Diecast...Tuesday by John Merritt #53224
What a pair! (EOM) by John Bono #53224.1
I wish I hadn't returned that red one. But I have the blue and also the gray T&C. Excellent models (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #53224.2
:) (EOM) by George Schire #53224.3
Sharp pair / outstanding pics. (EOM) by Billy Collins #53224.4
If I collected 40's cars, these would definitely be in my collection. (EOM) by Al Dorado #53224.5
PICs - Guys busy in the shop....Tuesday by Hollis Cornell #53223
Great shots. Interesting with the added lights. (EOM) by John Merritt #53223.1
Nice shots. (EOM) by Evan Morgan #53223.2
+1. (EOM) by Billy Collins #53223.2.1
Fantastic Hollis. (EOM) by Gene Mills #53223.3
Mondiecast by John Shamblin #53222
It's beautiful but I've looked and looked and can't figure it out...lol (EOM) by Steve Jacobs #53222.1
Graphics by Jeff Miller #53222.2
John, that's really sharp. (EOM) by Billy Collins #53222.3
Very cool. (EOM) by John Merritt #53222.4
Nice job - I ordered decals which I placed on my 53 Chevy work truck LOL (EOM) by Ron Dietrich #53222.5
Decals by John Shamblin #53222.6
PICs - Daily Dose of Diecast... Monday by John Merritt #53221
So beautiful, and then it was over. I believe this might have been the last car DM produced. by George Schire #53221.1
It was the last 'Chevy'; but, not the last 1:24 DM did. by Billy Collins #53221.1.1
Thanks Billy. I didn't know they'd done the two you mention. (EOM) by George Schire #53221.1.1.1
Billy's right. DM's last hurrah.... by Tony Perrone #53221. Diplomat
Thank Tony! It is a beautiful model and one that I certainly would have added even though by George Schire #53221.
+1 (EOM) by Phil Realmuto #53221.
I understand that the 1935 Ford Coupe` was the last DM by Bruce Gibbins #53221.1.1.2
Hefty price tag. (EOM) by George Schire #53221.
Super sharp / outstanding pics. A gem in my collection. (EOM) by Billy Collins #53221.2
The details on this model are remarkable. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #53221.2.1
Wow, at first glance I thought this was a 1:1. Gorgeous pics. Glad I got this beauty. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #53221.3
I love this one! Great choice by DM. (EOM) by Tim Kubiak #53221.4
PICs - Guys busy at the shop... Monday by Hollis Cornell #53220
Interesting. The white Thunderbolt looks good. I've not seen a white one before. (EOM) by John Merritt #53220.1
Nice pics, I like the Thunderbolt. (EOM) by Evan Morgan #53220.2
I believe it is a Johnny Lighting model. (EOM) by John Napoli #53220.3
Good stuff. (EOM) by Billy Collins #53220.4
PICS Circling the Wagons by Jeff Miller #53219
More info by John Shamblin #53219.1
Hi John by Jeff Miller #53219.1.1
they all look great! (EOM) by Geoff Jowett #53219.1.1.1
WHOA! That's quite a nice collection of wagons! Whoever does your modifications is excellent as by Frank Kocour #53219.2
All three are very nice, but the Pontiac is really sweet. (EOM) by John Merritt #53219.3
I want one! (EOM) by Tim Kubiak #53219.3.1
Oooooo, yes it is. (EOM) by Gene Mills #53219.3.2
Great group of Wagons, Nice pics. (EOM) by Evan Morgan #53219.4
Great idea and job - these redos are terrific (EOM) by Ron Dietrich #53219.5
Wonder if I can ask a favor... by George Bojaciuk #53218
Thanks George by John Shamblin #53218.1
George. The control F works, but you need to know approx what by John Napoli #53218.2
Thanks John! by George Bojaciuk #53218.2.1
George I just sent 3 emails to you by Allan Ording #53218.3
Thank you sir!!!! (EOM) by George Bojaciuk #53218.3.1
Saturdiecast by John Shamblin #53217
John, pls email me....gbojaciuk@comcast.net (EOM) by George Bojaciuk #53217.1
Very sharp. I was waiting for a repaint. I goofed. (EOM) by Billy Collins #53217.2
Sundiecast by John Shamblin #53216
PICs - Daily Dose of Diecast...Sunday by John Merritt #53215
Very nice / outstanding pics. (EOM) by Billy Collins #53215.1
Great pictures as always. One of the best from DM. Those were the days. Sadly no more. (EOM) by Tim Kubiak #53215.2
+1. Hoped DM would re-issue in a more popular 2-tone. We all know that's not going to happen. (EOM) by John Bono #53215.2.1
Despite my dislike of the lower color (feel it clashes), I LOVE this model! by Phil Realmuto #53215.3
Me too by John Shamblin #53215.4
People who have a problem with anything about this model, just have a problem. It's perfect! (EOM) by George Schire #53215.5

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