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I have many prototype pics...y’all interested in seeing them? by George Bojaciuk #55628
Of course we want to see them.... by John Shamblin #55628.1
I’ve had grits in GA! (EOM) by George Bojaciuk #55628.1.1
I've sent grits to my sister in RI. She can't get 'em up there. (EOM) by John Shamblin #55628.1.1.1
I've eated breakfast grits in Florida and sometimes still yearn for them. by Bruce Gibbins #55628.1.1.2
FORGET tha grits ... bring on tha proto types ... Inquiring minds want to know (EOM) by Dennis Mong #55628.2
Forget the grits? NEVER.... LOL by John Shamblin #55628.2.1
Nor a grit fan, but Carolina BBQ, Beans 'n cornbread, greens with vinegar. by Robert Bolin #55628.2.1.1
Here's a DM project I did in 1:43rd. by George Bojaciuk #55627
Cool. Love me some dioramas! (EOM) by John Shamblin #55627.1
Speaking of Christine..... by John Shamblin #55626
John being there was already one made. I’d think it would be WAY too much work! by Phil Realmuto #55626.1
Thanks, Phill and Tony. Never seen one available but i'll keep an eye out. (EOM) by John Shamblin #55626.1.1
Already have one John.......... by Tony Perrone #55626.2ModeratorZone Diplomat
Long before a model vendor came out with a reflective base... by George Bojaciuk #55625
Is that why TFM display cases are so “tall” ?? I always wondered why they weren’t a bit lower by Phil Realmuto #55625.1
Well, not really. by George Bojaciuk #55625.1.1
One of my very early concepts was a small block Camaro SS by George Bojaciuk #55624
Not much different than the Z/28. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55624.1
The color would have changed. I wanted to show how easy a "SS" would be. (EOM) by George Bojaciuk #55624.1.1
1957 Fury by George Bojaciuk #55623
The Christine garage would have been awsome! by John Shamblin #55623.1
I wanted to do a limited number of the garage as a Stephen King Signature edition (EOM) by George Bojaciuk #55623.1.1
Indefinitely would have bought one (EOM) by Phil Realmuto #55623.1.1.1
Damn now THAT is very cool! I would have jumped on a set up like that for sure!!! (EOM) by Phil Realmuto #55623.2
The Rally Event cars were fun! by George Bojaciuk #55622
Extremely sharp. It's hard to screw up a 'black' '69 Camaro no matter how you stripe it up. I've... by Billy Collins #55622.1
Just crossed my mind - did FM ever do a 1st-gen Firebird? (EOM) by Billy Collins #55622.2
No! I wanted to do a ‘68 400 vert! (EOM) by George Bojaciuk #55622.2.1
I'd have been a buyer; but, would prefer a hardtop. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55622.2.1.1
Big Thank You for the kind words!!! by George Bojaciuk #55621
a pair of vintage Alfas [PIC] by Richard Sufficool #55620
Is the black alfa coupe made by white box? I have been looking for one of those for ages. Beautiful (EOM) by David Angeloni #55620.1
By the way I have the black Alfa roadster and it's one of my favorites. Thank's for posting these! (EOM) by David Angeloni #55620.1.1
The Coupe is a White Box. (EOM) by Richard Sufficool #55620.1.2
Any advice? by John Shamblin #55619
John, I have used Nail Polish Remover with Acetone or Paint Thinner on a Q-TIP. But the Glue had not by Hollis Cornell #55619.1
If it is dried - ive used very carefully, an exacto knife to lift residue off - by Ron Dietrich #55619.2
Thanks, yall... by John Shamblin #55619.2.1
Most of us have “been there done that” so don’t beat yourself up” (EOM) by Phil Realmuto #55619.2.1.1
I do use Xacto knife, but this technique ... by Chav Popov #55619.2.2
Wow! Chav... I’m impressed with the setup! by George Bojaciuk #55619.2.2.1
Thanks for the invitation George! by Chav Popov #55619.
Your detail is superb! (EOM) by George Bojaciuk #55619.
Thanks! That was the first and only figure ... by Chav Popov #55619.
I’ve used Bare Metal Polish. (Added info!) by George Bojaciuk #55619.3
There is variety of micro mesh sticks and pads on amazon... by Chav Popov #55619.4
Pic: George: I have a Thunderbird Winter Project. by David Applebaum #55618
Actually, DM changed the car. by George Bojaciuk #55618.1
PICs - Daily Dose of Diecast...Saturday by John Merritt #55617
Very sharp / outstanding pics. Was waiting for a repaint. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55617.1
There was a repaint, Billy...red with a white top (PIC) by Barry Levittan #55617.1.1
There was in Roman Red & Ermine White, it's OK, but just doesn't have the charm of the original -pic by John Merritt #55617.1.1.1
I don’t know what FMs obsession with red was? by Phil Realmuto #55617.
It matched a lot of VP’s eyes...LOL, (EOM) by George Bojaciuk #55617.
Well, I honestly didn't know 'that'. Thanks for the heads-up. Got some looking to do. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55617.1.1.2
Very sharp / outstanding pics. Was waiting for a repaint. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55617.2
Gr8t pix! (EOM) by Tim Kubiak #55617.3
Love that scene. I've got that Corvair in my collection too. (EOM) by John Shamblin #55617.4
(PIC) This would pair well with John's '60 FM Falcon. Battle of the Compacts. by Al Dorado #55617.5
PICs - 'Tis The Season.................Saturday... Edit first Pictures. NEW Second group posted.... by Hollis Cornell #55616
Ice Pix .... er .. I mean Nice Pix ... Cool Stuff ... ( Pun was intended ) (EOM) by Dennis Mong #55616.1
Nice El Camino; but, I'm still trying to get used to those 'hoop-wheels'. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55616.2
Billy hope to be able to change out those 'hoop - wheels'.. (EOM) by Hollis Cornell #55616.2.1
If there's a way to do it - I know you'll figure it out. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55616.2.1.1
Is that some of your custom handiwork? I like it! (EOM) by John Shamblin #55616.3
John car came as you see it. Plan on changing a few things on it. (EOM) by Hollis Cornell #55616.3.1
I have several FM distressed models if anyone might need parts or for a project etc. by Phil Realmuto #55615
And I'm still looking for a distressed DM 47 or 48 Buick. Need the chassis and motor... (EOM) by Dave VanderWal #55615.1
I may have an interest in a 55 Cloud (EOM) by Dennis Mong #55615.2
Dennis keep in mind they are very distressed. But a lot of good parts if your missing stuff by Phil Realmuto #55615.2.1
I'm interested. My e-mail address is: by John Sharisky #55615.3
George, I just wanted to take a moment and say thanks for all the cool stuff you're sharing with us. by Gene Mills #55614
+1. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55614.1
+1. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55614.2
+1 (EOM) by Allan Ording #55614.3
Mr. Bojuciuk...my thanks too! Your stories and shares are great stuff! (EOM) by George Schire #55614.4
Even tho you spelled my name wrong... by George Bojaciuk #55614.4.1
+1, Still have to read most of the posts, but thanks in advance George. (EOM) by Chav Popov #55614.5
Your experiences, George, from behind the scenes gives real insight into the process of by Bruce Gibbins #55614.5.1
+10 (EOM) by John Shamblin #55614.5.1.1
Agree. Thx George! (EOM) by Pete Rovero #55614.5.1.2
+1 thanks George (EOM) by Geoff Jowett #55614.6
* * * GEORGE * * * Love you man ... You rock - PLEASE keep it coming ... PLEASE! (EOM) by Dennis Mong #55614.7
+ one more. I sincerely hope that this board will set your posts aside for future reference. (EOM) by Frank Kocour #55614.8
+5 (EOM) by Ron Dietrich #55614.9
Love me some Buicks... by John Shamblin #55613
Man, that IS a beauty John. (EOM) by Gene Mills #55613.1
She's a looker. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55613.2
Without debate, one of DM's most beautiful models. One of my favorites in my collection. (EOM) by George Schire #55613.3
That’s the best of THE BEST! I’m lucky to have one thanks to Paul N. (EOM) by Phil Realmuto #55613.4
I stupidly passed on this. It's on my 1:24 bucket list but it's super rare & quite pricey now. )-: (EOM) by Al Dorado #55613.5
PICs - 'Tis The Season.................Friday. by Hollis Cornell #55612
Another nice gallery. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55612.1
Hollis how’s the paint on your Desoto? Particularly the black (EOM) by Phil Realmuto #55612.2
Paint is fine Phil. Black is no problem either. (EOM) by Hollis Cornell #55612.2.1
Come on Hollis, more details please! by John Shamblin #55612.3
John, The black DeSoto side glass is not to hard to remove. Just push against it a little. It will by Hollis Cornell #55612.3.1
Those are all great models Hollis. (EOM) by Gene Mills #55612.4
Marketing knew they could throw anything at me and I'd attempt it! by George Bojaciuk #55611
Simple idea; but, a very elborate build. Good stuff. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55611.1
It was way over the top and they were still not happy! (EOM) by George Bojaciuk #55611.1.1
It looks awesome!! by Phil Realmuto #55611.1.1.1
I'm a cat guy too... adopted an old one two. years ago. (EOM) by John Shamblin #55611.
I started feeding momma cat in June one night..... by Phil Realmuto #55611.
nice Phil (EOM) by Geoff Jowett #55611.
Choking up ... I get it ... Stinker my best friend - Spider bite took him from me by Dennis Mong #55611.
With all the subtle weathering alone. That would have been an expensive piece. (EOM) by Richard Sufficool #55611.1.2
I like the spilled paint and the cat's paw prints. Lots of good stuff in there. (EOM) by Richard Sufficool #55611.2
Day-yum George... by John Shamblin #55611.3
Drooling here. (EOM) by Frank Kocour #55611.4
Since I was the farm boy... by George Bojaciuk #55610
Beautifully and subtly done. The old tire is a nice touch. (EOM) by Richard Sufficool #55610.1
+1 (EOM) by John Shamblin #55610.2
For some reason, I became editor of Farm and Heartland...a newsletter for the farm guys... by George Bojaciuk #55609
Opportunities abound. (EOM) by Frank Kocour #55609.1
At the time I had a '93 Corvette...so I got a lot of Corvettes. by George Bojaciuk #55608
Here's one I did for Roger when he was at Bradford... by George Bojaciuk #55607
Cameo looks good in that color. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55607.1
This was 1:18th and in John Deere Colors. (EOM) by George Bojaciuk #55607.1.1
Other samples, I came across...I believe they were Roger's. by George Bojaciuk #55606
Here is The Summer Project that I submitted to DM by George Bojaciuk #55605
Honestly, that car is too good looking to do 'that' to. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55605.1
McBride did a few samples as well... by George Bojaciuk #55604
Vintage NASCAR by George Bojaciuk #55603
Got the FM #43. Got a copy of the Jr. Johnson #3 from 'nascar-magic'. I'm good. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55603.1
No one was doing these, when these concepts were presented. by George Bojaciuk #55603.1.1
I'd searched the 'net' for years hunting for a '#3' when I 1st saw 'your' prototype. I'm happy... by Billy Collins #55603.1.1.1
GB, why the chrome wheels? the cars as raced, had the blue wheels? by Christopher Novak #55603.2
Only because FM’s original had aluminum wheels. by George Bojaciuk #55603.2.1
This was the original Camaro I submitted for The Musclecar Series by George Bojaciuk #55602
Sharp. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55602.1
Great color combo. (EOM) by Pete Rovero #55602.2
High School Memories by George Bojaciuk #55601
Always curious why the adjustable suspension wasn't used on more than the '63 lowrider. Good stuff. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55601.1
I was always viewed as if I had 4 heads! (EOM) by George Bojaciuk #55601.1.1
PICs - Daily Dose of Diecast... Friday by John Merritt #55600
That just looks so nice .... GR8T pix ... ( As always ... LOL ) (EOM) by Dennis Mong #55600.1
+1 (EOM) by Tim Kubiak #55600.1.1
In 1955 this car was a shocker, both in looks and performance. by Dan Vincent #55600.2
A Colorado State Trooper told me once - if I can't catch him in '2 miles' ... don't try. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55600.2.1
Good story - and I agree about the new spirited 55 Chevy - truth is this was such a change from 54's by Ron Dietrich #55600.2.2
Super sharp / outstanding pics. A gem in my collection. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55600.3
I'm not a big fan of the '55 Chevy but I'd luv to have this in my collection. (EOM) by Al Dorado #55600.4
One of the best die cast cars ever to come from either Mint. Perfect! (EOM) by Rick Scoville #55600.5
Not a big Chevy fan in general but this model is spectacular !!! Looks like a 1:1 (EOM) by Phil Realmuto #55600.6
The BEST 55 Chevy from Danbury. Would have loved to have some repaints. I have this one, but by George Schire #55600.7
PICs - 'Tis The Season.................Friday...These 3 Cars Arrived This Week. by Hollis Cornell #55599
Great shots. Who makes the El Camino? (EOM) by John Merritt #55599.1
John El Camino's made by Jada. Paid less then $10 each for them.Not to bad look good for the money. (EOM) by Hollis Cornell #55599.1.1
Also had good luck with JADAs '53, '56, '57 Bel Airs +'60, '61 Impala. Decent for the $$$. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55599.1.1.1
I like the theme ... Good stuff (EOM) by Dennis Mong #55599.2
Nice pics. (EOM) by Evan Morgan #55599.3
+1. Very cool. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55599.3.1
Great pic. Love the El Camino. (EOM) by Frank Kocour #55599.4
Cool cars & display. I like the lights! (EOM) by Al Dorado #55599.5
Just arrived my DN 1954 Corvette Nomad Custom !! Very cool model by Phil Realmuto #55598
Congrats Phil...An early Christmas present to yourself? (EOM) by David Angeloni #55598.1
Yes! I also bought a 1:18 CMC Bugatti Corsica with the Crocodile rock interior lol by Phil Realmuto #55598.1.1
1:18 CMC Bugatti Corsica / Croc Interior is an outstanding addition by Dennis Mong #55598.1.1.1
Phil, congrats on the two new additions. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #55598.
Thanks Bob (EOM) by Phil Realmuto #55598.
The Bugatti is a one I need to add...January after Christmas Sales maybe? (EOM) by David Angeloni #55598.1.1.2
David pull the trigger you will not regret it!! Amazing piece. Def worthy of being in a museum!! (EOM) by Phil Realmuto #55598.
Hey Phil ... '78 Corvette Indy Pace Car will NOT disappoint - You'l glad you did it (EOM) by Dennis Mong #55598.2
Thanks guys!! I know tech wise the 78 FM Pace Corvette is almost static but the colors and graphics by Phil Realmuto #55598.2.1
Just for giggles and to annoy Frank! by George Bojaciuk #55597
Looks chaotic. The screw head slots aren't aligned. (EOM) by Allan Ording #55597.1
Actually, they are not chaotic but carefree! by George Bojaciuk #55597.1.1
Yikes! (EOM) by Allan Ording #55597.1.1.1
* * * OH MY DOG * * * R O T F L M A O * * * That is - He Larry Us (EOM) by Dennis Mong #55597.1.1.2
LOL, that was my first thought too Alan. They'd have to be aligned if they were in my house. (EOM) by George Schire #55597.2
I think the screw thread count ain' accurate :-) (EOM) by John Shamblin #55597.3
They are fine... how’s your car starting? (EOM) by George Bojaciuk #55597.3.1
Ha ! Great memories as my Dad was an electrician and he would let me put the by Steve Jakubczak #55597.3.1.1
They would all have to be aligned in my house too, preferably with the screw slots running up and by Duncan Pohl #55597.4
DUNCAN !!! ... " THANK YOU" .. Vertical = Bravo (EOM) by Dennis Mong #55597.4.1
LOL... amazing the number of obsessive compulsive people here! (EOM) by David Angeloni #55597.5
PICS: One of Danbury Mints RARE Cancer cars is their 59 Chevy 50th anniversary edition. Mine is by George Schire #55596
That’s mine. Packed away in its box-haven’t looked at it in quite awhile. (EOM) by John Merritt #55596.1
WOW! That's so sad. I really liked this '59 too. By sheer luck, I opted for the sapphire version.... by Billy Collins #55596.2
Billy I have the sapphire one too. Recently checked it, still A-ok (EOM) by Phil Realmuto #55596.2.1
Mine too.....knock wood. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55596.2.1.1
Will that buff out? by John Shamblin #55596.2.2
Sad George...I have the same model sitting on my shelf with no issues (yet)!!! (EOM) by David Angeloni #55596.3
George - That's messed up - Such a great looking car to have that happen Very sorry & David - by Dennis Mong #55596.3.1
I do have the DM 59 Chevy sapphire edition and it's beautiful. (EOM) by George Schire #55596.4
..have the WCPD ..a bit darker Blue... perfect! very lucky I guess.... (EOM) by William McElfresh #55596.5
Heat and humidity accelerate galvanic corrosion! (EOM) by George Bojaciuk #55596.6
So don't keep them in a cigar humidor? (EOM) by Robert Bolin #55596.6.1
George, mine looks just like yours. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #55596.7
George, mine looks just like yours. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #55596.8
I seem to remember, Bob, that this photo was one that John Merrit posted some time back.. by Bruce Gibbins #55596.8.1
When I posted these photos three years ago, I was devasted by the condition of the model. by John Merritt #55596.9
Man, that sucks, I have the Crown sapphire version as well and it still looks as good as the day by Gene Mills #55596.10
Sorry ‘bout your silver one. Just checked my blue one and it’s fine. (EOM) by Dan Vincent #55596.11
PICs - Daily Dose of Diecast... Thursday by John Merritt #55595
GR8T pix ... I took the Dremel to my rear end (EOM) by Dennis Mong #55595.1
Yikes! That had to hurt like all get-out, Dennis! You know, there're doctors for that stuff, now. (EOM) by Rick Scoville #55595.1.1
LOL! (EOM) by Billy Collins #55595.1.1.1
DUDE ... I've got to start proof reading my threads ... sorry folks .... ( blushing ) (EOM) by Dennis Mong #55595.1.1.2
Extremely sharp pair / outstanding pics. Still love my convertible after all these years. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55595.2
Good pics of an okay FM car, that would be better without the butt wart and the side windows. (EOM) by George Schire #55595.3
Got 'em. Love 'em (EOM) by John Shamblin #55595.4
Message Thread by Gene Widdel #55595.5
Replaced Connie Kit by Gene Widdel #55595.5.1
PICs - 'Tis The Season.................Thursday. by Hollis Cornell #55594
Nice work on the Modified Red Version (EOM) by Dennis Mong #55594.1
Nice pics. (EOM) by Evan Morgan #55594.2
Extremely sharp group. But, I really like those '2' modified '55 Bel Airs. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55594.3
Nice but... by John Shamblin #55594.4
A few '57s by John Shamblin #55593
Another sharp group. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55593.1
+1 .. Very Nice looking family .. Be sure to wash behind their ears (EOM) by Dennis Mong #55593.1.1
John I only have three 1957 Chevrolet’s. TFM Red convertible, DM Silver LE fuelie convert and DM.... by Phil Realmuto #55593.2
A nice group. I never got the yellow convertible. (EOM) by John Merritt #55593.3
Wait !!! ... YOU what ????? ... Of all people - (EOM) by Dennis Mong #55593.3.1
Don't have the yellow one. (EOM) by George Schire #55593.4
Nice collection. I have the open trunk Harbor Blue conv. and the Matador Red Fuelie coupe. (EOM) by Al Dorado #55593.5
I have the silver conv., the black coupe, the red nomad, and the custom nomad (EOM) by David Angeloni #55593.6
Question for you George.... by John Shamblin #55592
Brian Dunning out of CA. by George Bojaciuk #55592.1
I'm relatively new to the diecast thing... by John Shamblin #55592.1.1
omg...the Bristol Stomp...lmao ? (EOM) by Steve Jakubczak #55592.1.1.1
The Dovells... (EOM) by Steve Jakubczak #55592.
(Links) John, Here is a link to a string that appeared on this board at the time Brian decided to by Frank Kocour #55592.1.1.2
Thanks for the links Frank!! Hard to believe that was 14 years ago. John... by Tony Perrone #55592. Diplomat
I had the opportunity and it was a pleasure to talk at length with Brian Dunning on a couple of by George Schire #55592.
Yeah...I lost a lot of time out of my life talking to him too! LOL! (EOM) by George Bojaciuk #55592.
Too funny! But seriously, I loved chatting with Brian. And I felt honored that he solicited my by George Schire #55592.
I was reheating pizza slices... my briquettes were somewhat tasty ! (EOM) by George Bojaciuk #55592.
Man, that guy does love to talk . . . (EOM) by Frank Kocour #55592.
American Graffiti Detail... by George Bojaciuk #55591
Flywheel gear tooth count?.... by John Shamblin #55591.1
You should see the detail on my wall switch plates... (EOM) by George Bojaciuk #55591.1.1
Are those screws perpendicular or horizontal ? (EOM) by Steve Jakubczak #55591.1.1.1
Mine are Vertical ... Every Plate ( Being I'm an Electrician - I get a free pass ) (EOM) by Dennis Mong #55591.
You and Cathy should get along great. She drives me crazy sometimes. (EOM) by Frank Kocour #55591.1.1.2
George we must think a like! That would irk the you know what out of me too! by Phil Realmuto #55591.2
I agree, but still... gear teeth? lol (EOM) by John Shamblin #55591.2.1
Have you tried starting yours John? It's important :) (EOM) by Allan Ording #55591.2.1.1
Alan !! ... Thank you - Once he changes out a few starters He'll embrace importance of the teeth (EOM) by Dennis Mong #55591.
George in a post believe about the Sinatra Thunderbird ..... by Phil Realmuto #55590
Lol! Understand...(pic added) by George Bojaciuk #55590.1
I know what you mean, George... by John Shamblin #55590.1.1
You are a cutie, George. And Linda Resnick is a hot mamma. (EOM) by Frank Kocour #55590.1.2
Easy there big guy! (EOM) by George Bojaciuk #55590.1.2.1
My Last Christmas Harley... by George Bojaciuk #55589
I would love to add that offering ... " Oh Santa ??? " (EOM) by Dennis Mong #55589.1
My first Harley...I had a handwritten note..."Santa Baby..." by George Bojaciuk #55589.1.1
This one Dennis by Jim Kinder #55589.2
What a Pair!!! Hubba..hubba! by George Bojaciuk #55588
Wow! (EOM) by John Shamblin #55588.1
Found it!!! by George Bojaciuk #55587
Why does it say “police dept” if it’s a Taxi Driver ID tag???? (EOM) by Phil Realmuto #55587.1
I believe because they had to go thru the PD to be a driver. (pic added) by George Bojaciuk #55587.2
Hey !!! That's my birthday !!!!! (EOM) by Steve Jakubczak #55587.2.1
Wow very interesting. by Phil Realmuto #55587.2.2
Pics..'55 Chevy week? My 2 convertibles. by David Vandermeer #55586
Sharp paor. I'd say that Pace-car is fairly rare now. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55586.1
Excellent. I like the Pace Car, it's one I don't have. (EOM) by John Merritt #55586.2
Did you know??? by George Bojaciuk #55585
I didn't know that about the speaker. What I do know though is that in my opinion, it by George Schire #55585.1
I remember that too, George. The FM '63 Impala looked like it was about to do a wheelie. (EOM) by Frank Kocour #55585.1.1
Whaaat?? I just noticed, mine has the no speaker seat... (EOM) by David Vandermeer #55585.2
Well, I didn't know that. The only '63 in my collection is the 'lowrider'. Which brings to mind... by Billy Collins #55585.3
A few '55s by John Shamblin #55584
Nice! You're a few though from both mints. DM really nailed these. (EOM) by George Schire #55584.1
Very nice group. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55584.2
The light blue one is my favorite and kinda rare these days. by John Shamblin #55584.3
So..back to "No doze for Frank"! by George Bojaciuk #55583
They look good in white George. But those front fenders, please lower them. (EOM) by George Schire #55583.1
Uh....nope! (pics) by George Bojaciuk #55583.1.1
VERY COOL. I'd have done 'Old Reliable in 1:24 for sure. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55583.2
Few Loose Thoughts... by George Bojaciuk #55582
PICs - Daily Dose of Diecast...Wednesday by John Merritt #55581
Sharp pair / great pics. Have the turquoise version - love it. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55581.1
+1 (EOM) by John Shamblin #55581.1.1
I have both and like both. But I've always thought it such an odd looking car. I think it's the by George Schire #55581.2
I have both ... I like both (EOM) by Dennis Mong #55581.2.1
PICs - 'Tis The Season.................Wednesday. by Hollis Cornell #55580
Ah... a MOPAR Christmas. The Roadrunner looks great with that wheel/tire combo. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55580.1
Another "Rare" photo... by George Bojaciuk #55579
Neat shot. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55579.1
Are those for all the good little boys n girls??? Why then didn’t I get one?? (EOM) by Phil Realmuto #55579.2
You were on Santa's "Naughty List" that year. (EOM) by Richard Sufficool #55579.2.1
Apparently........Darn!!!! (EOM) by Phil Realmuto #55579.2.1.1
+1 ... Well that makes 2 of us that was on the naughty list (EOM) by Dennis Mong #55579.
Uh, try three, but who's counting? (EOM) by Rick Scoville #55579.
+4 (EOM) by John Shamblin #55579.
Personal response to Phil Realmuto... by George Bojaciuk #55578
Interesting, thanks George!!! I couldn’t imagine that it was ok by you! Lol (EOM) by Phil Realmuto #55578.1
Nice to know that you were trying to get it right George. Phil and I have had a discussion about... by Billy Collins #55578.2
Yeah...me too.... by George Bojaciuk #55578.2.1
George, that's a sweet '69 SS. My borther had a SS-396-4 spd / canary yellow. I got to drive it... by Billy Collins #55578.2.1.1
George by David Trask #55577
Most of what I had is long gone. by George Bojaciuk #55577.1
77 Sunset Strip [PIC] by Richard Sufficool #55576
I bought this one when it came out and still have it. It is a jewel. Love the two seat option. (EOM) by Tim Kubiak #55576.1
Had to have a folding roof but it never happened ... (EOM) by Chav Popov #55576.2
Didnt like it in the day....but it grows on you - dont have but will look (EOM) by Ron Dietrich #55576.3
A little dab will do 'ya. Got this one in decent condition on eBay a while back. (EOM) by John Shamblin #55576.4
One of my favorites. (EOM) by Pete Rovero #55576.5
PICs - Daily Dose of Diecast...Tuesday by John Merritt #55575
My first mint diecast... by Lou Stratton #55575.1
Super sharp / great pics. Have it - love it. Seldom seen. FM did a nice job with this one. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55575.2
A very nice car but the gaps around the doors always struck me as being too wide. (EOM) by Tim Kubiak #55575.3
Proud to have that one in my tri-five collection! (EOM) by John Shamblin #55575.4
George . . . You are putting way too much info to digest in one reading and I fear that much of your by Frank Kocour #55574
+1 ... I Agree 100% .... Reminds me of Thanksgiving Day Feast .... by Dennis Mong #55574.1
D4C Powers should really consider this .... "something" is better than nothing (EOM) by Dennis Mong #55574.1.1
How about starting a folder on your computer and make pdf or word files by Allan Ording #55574.2
How about adding George into "THE FEATURES" tab - How hard can that be ? by Dennis Mong #55574.2.1
+1... I'm all for that! (EOM) by John Shamblin #55574.2.1.1
PICs - 'Tis The Season........................Tuesday. by Hollis Cornell #55573
You have some really cool customs. That Hudson and Stude are primo. (EOM) by Frank Kocour #55573.1
That Hudson is sharp. But, I still lean towards that '3100'. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55573.2
The Hudson is really cool. (EOM) by John Merritt #55573.3
"HANKS HOT RODS" has always caught my fancy for some strange reason (EOM) by Dennis Mong #55573.4
Enjoy your customs ! (EOM) by Brad Boulanger #55573.5
+1 (EOM) by John Shamblin #55573.5.1
Lotsa room in the back of the Hudson or Stude for Santa to have some fun with his naughty elfettes. (EOM) by Al Dorado #55573.6
George B. - after poking fun at your VW; I want to tell you my '2' favorite FM 1:24s.... by Billy Collins #55572
I did the original Cobra! by George Bojaciuk #55572.1
You did a mighty fine job sir! That Cobra is SWEET. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55572.1.1
Thank you, Billy! (EOM) by George Bojaciuk #55572.1.1.1
That LE blue one is the only Cobra I have and IMO it’s THE BEST 1:24 Cobra (EOM) by Phil Realmuto #55572.1.2
Me too..... by John Shamblin #55571
I always liked this one. Don't understand why it never got more respect. I saw by Mark Sweeney #55571.1
Mark it’s a great model but I think the interior color put off a lot of people. by Phil Realmuto #55571.1.1
Loved it the first minute I saw it ... Wasted no time - I bought it - Still have it & Still Love it (EOM) by Dennis Mong #55571.2
I too, loved it the moment I saw it. Great color combo inside and out. (EOM) by George Schire #55571.3
PICs - Daily Dose of Diecast...Monday by John Merritt #55570
That functioning continental kit is cool. (EOM) by Richard Sufficool #55570.1
Very sharp / great pics. The 'green' hasn't grown on me...yet. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55570.2
One of my favorite DM's and I personally LOVE the green interior with the yellow/white exterior. (EOM) by George Schire #55570.3
Love it the first minute I saw it ... Wasted no time - I bought it - Still have it & Still Love it (EOM) by Dennis Mong #55570.4
The Hysterical Water Bug! by George Bojaciuk #55569
Cute; but, it would've been better with a '40 Ford woody wagon. OOPS - that's the other guys. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55569.1
OK, bad joke. How 'bout the '46 Suburban / green - which I do have? (EOM) by Billy Collins #55569.1.1
No worries, Billy! You made me laugh! (EOM) by George Bojaciuk #55569.1.1.1
I'm glad you understood I was just kidding. That WAS a clever diorama. But, I drove ... by Billy Collins #55569.
Great story. Interesting stuff you're posting. Thanks! (EOM) by John Shamblin #55569.2
Brilliant! Well done George!! (EOM) by William McElfresh #55569.3
Cool car/concept. Another FM missed opportunity. (EOM) by Frank Kocour #55569.4
My First 1:24th by George Bojaciuk #55568
Neat Tudor. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55568.1
won one of these on ebay from Roger's collection, but George ... by Chav Popov #55568.2
Lol! (EOM) by George Bojaciuk #55568.2.1
My most ambitious project...The College Beater! by George Bojaciuk #55567
Now I REALLY like this one, that is so cool. (EOM) by Gene Mills #55567.1
I need to finish it! by George Bojaciuk #55567.1.1
LOL, I'd love to see it when it's finished. (EOM) by Gene Mills #55567.1.1.1
Love the recliner trailer! (EOM) by John Shamblin #55567.2
Ultra Corvette - Deleted accessories. by George Bojaciuk #55566
WOW ... I would really like all those doo dads (EOM) by Dennis Mong #55566.1
How about a 1933 Chevy prototype? by George Bojaciuk #55565
I would have loved this had it been made. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #55565.1
Same here. I like the oldies and that it’s a four door by Phil Realmuto #55565.1.1
This Camaro was sampled in the late '90's... by George Bojaciuk #55564
Would've been nice to see 'out'. I've got the orange version. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55564.1
Geroge, you do seem to put 'vinyl tops' on nearly all your Camaros / Cudas. How come? (EOM) by Billy Collins #55564.2
That's how they were originally, tooled. (EOM) by George Bojaciuk #55564.2.1
George, this looks like the Camaro that TFM marketed thru Walmart. (EOM) by Pete Rovero #55564.3
It may have been... by George Bojaciuk #55564.3.1
George being this Camaro is brought up, what’s the story with the mid-shaped roof? by Phil Realmuto #55564.4
Buicks! by George Bojaciuk #55563
Nice. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55563.1
That is an awesome display George. (EOM) by Gene Mills #55563.2
Why did GM not approve it? Looks pretty good to me. by John Shamblin #55563.3
They applied for 1:18th licensing and also tried to pass 1:43rd. by George Bojaciuk #55563.3.1
Panel Discussion... by George Bojaciuk #55562
Nice. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55562.1
Speaking of the Ski Lodge Truck George, was there ever a model... by Tony Perrone #55562.2ModeratorZone Diplomat
My Christmas trucks came with a lot of stuff. NEW PIC! by George Bojaciuk #55562.2.1
That was the 2000 Christmas truck right?? I have the final production version. by Phil Realmuto #55562.2.1.1
I love Triple Black Muscle! by George Bojaciuk #55561
Another gorgeous model. Looks pretty sinister. (EOM) by Gene Mills #55561.1
The Garage! by George Bojaciuk #55560
Non-Cowl Induction Chevelle by George Bojaciuk #55559
Very sharp. The 'Cramberry Red'-SS version is a gem in my collection. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55559.1
That is sweet. I have the blue version I detailed out and I love it. (EOM) by Gene Mills #55559.2
Buggin' Out! by George Bojaciuk #55558
Pic: Followup to the Sinatra 56 Thunderbird by David Applebaum #55557
Sharp T-bird. Hey David - hope all is well. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55557.1
If I'm not mistaken, that is a very rare Factory car. by George Bojaciuk #55557.2
Thanks George for clearing this up. (EOM) by David Applebaum #55557.2.1
The factory interior should have some crisp color breaks. by George Bojaciuk #55557.2.1.1
George after the first try why didn’t you tell Linda that it opens from the rear??? Or... by Phil Realmuto #55557.2.2
MAN! There is a lot of good stuff on today's postings. Will take awhile to go through everything. (EOM) by Frank Kocour #55556
PICs - 'Tis The Season.................Monday. by Hollis Cornell #55555
Nice Pics. (EOM) by Evan Morgan #55555.1
Good stuff. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55555.2
Someone is selling a simulated “weathered” 1982 FM Corvette. Lololol by Phil Realmuto #55554
Should look like this...part of a series of them... by Tony Perrone #55554.1ModeratorZone Diplomat
Tony, what a piece of crap !!! by Phil Realmuto #55554.1.1
Outstanding example of a new die cast market. (EOM) by Frank Kocour #55554.1.2
57 Chevy Pick-up by Gene Melfi #55553
Found one on ebay (EOM) by Gene Melfi #55553.1
Tags and Stuff! by George Bojaciuk #55552
Way back in tha Day ... I owned a 1982 RED / RED Silver Mirror T - Top Corvette (EOM) by Dennis Mong #55552.1
George B samples I have by Jim Kinder #55551
I did both Dirt and Asphalt ... you have them both. by George Bojaciuk #55551.1
Good stuff. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55551.2
Agreed!!! (EOM) by David Angeloni #55551.2.1
Hey George Bojaciuk, did Danbury ever consider doing a 57 Oldsmobile? (EOM) by George Schire #55550
Dunno...I only did contract work for them after FM. by George Bojaciuk #55550.1
Thanks Mr. Bojaciuk. I knew about Brian's plans for the 57 Olds. In fact, he and I talked by George Schire #55550.1.1
George S., which model/body style would you have wished for? For me, 98 hardtop coupe. (EOM) by Barry Levittan #55550.2
For sure Barry, it would have to be the Ninety-Eight HARDTOP. It's that by George Schire #55550.2.1
I had three pre-ordered and guess eventually would have purchased every color made (EOM) by Ron Dietrich #55550.2.1.1
Mr Katayama by George Bojaciuk #55549
I wish FM made this one, I would love to have it ... by Chav Popov #55549.1
Love your historical pics! by George Bojaciuk #55549.1.1
I wanted to do a painter's truck...Vangoes Paint! by George Bojaciuk #55548
THIS is how I remember MOST pickups. I'd do this in 1:24. by Billy Collins #55548.1
This model was actually a Cameo, first shot assembled model. by George Bojaciuk #55548.1.1
What a drag... by George Bojaciuk #55547
This is a DRAG! LOL! And... RSC was doing some nice stuff in the drag arena too. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55547.1
I did some work for Ray! Nice people. I reviewed his Camaro. (EOM) by George Bojaciuk #55547.1.1
I've got - 'Rat Pack', 'Mimi', and the 'Fons' - Camaros. SWEET images. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55547.1.1.1
Agreed! Ray sent me a signed Grump! (EOM) by George Bojaciuk #55547.
Grumpy's Camaro did get done...[PIC] by Richard Sufficool #55547.2
Again...way before DM.... by George Bojaciuk #55546
I have this one, I think the tag says mail to: George Bojaciuk (EOM) by Chav Popov #55546.1
White tag with red printed form, hand written? by George Bojaciuk #55546.1.1
Believe it or not I have 2 of them but only one has the red/white tag. by Chav Popov #55546.1.1.1
For Chav... by George Bojaciuk #55545
Wow, thight gaps, was this mass produced? (EOM) by Chav Popov #55545.1
It was a LE. Can’t recall the exact number made. by George Bojaciuk #55545.1.1
Thanks, will look for it... by Chav Popov #55545.1.1.1
Couple of Caddies! by George Bojaciuk #55544
Nice pair. Did FM ever consider a '57, '58 or '60 Cadillac? (EOM) by Billy Collins #55544.1
Design considered all things... by George Bojaciuk #55544.1.1
Yes... they were certainly wrong. Oh, well. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55544.1.1.1
Yes... they were certainly wrong. Oh, well. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55544.1.1.2
At GMP, they sent me a "dirty" car... by George Bojaciuk #55543
What did you use for the railing? Hand formed?... by Richard Sufficool #55543.1
It's vac formed from SEL (EOM) by George Bojaciuk #55543.1.1
yeah. Vacu-form and sheet stock will do it. Thanks. (EOM) by Richard Sufficool #55543.1.1.1
I may still have some, Rich! Interested? (EOM) by George Bojaciuk #55543.
All this did was made me sorry.... by Richard Sufficool #55543.
I have an old Mattel.... (EOM) by George Bojaciuk #55543.
Those Mattels were highly sought after in the modeling world. (EOM) by Richard Sufficool #55543.
It will be going on auction in Jan. (EOM) by George Bojaciuk #55543.
Got To Be Careful These Days by David Trask #55543.1.2
I give Richard 1 free Bailout, no questions asked.... by George Bojaciuk #55543.1.2.1
supposedly, once it's on the street, it's public domain.. by Richard Sufficool #55543.
Oh....I just thought it’d be a scream going to post bail for you! (EOM) by George Bojaciuk #55543.
Got To Be Careful These Days by David Trask #55543.1.3
One of 4... by George Bojaciuk #55542
I've got the yellow version... WITH the 'black' hockey-stick stripe - love it. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55542.1
Couldn't Leave it Alone! by George Bojaciuk #55541
I'm curious.... by John Shamblin #55541.1
They use little people... by George Bojaciuk #55541.1.1
Detail in 1/43. Check this out. [PIC] by Richard Sufficool #55541.1.1.1
I have that set of non-judge variants. The redlines are are on the inner and outer by Allan Ording #55541.2
You want more? by George Bojaciuk #55540
Who'd a thunk..... by John Shamblin #55540.1
What a great job George - show them all! (EOM) by Ron Dietrich #55540.2
Got one of these too... (EOM) by Chav Popov #55540.3
Love that color combo. (EOM) by Pete Rovero #55540.4
PICs - Daily Dose of Diecast...Sunday by John Merritt #55539
Nice pair! (EOM) by John Shamblin #55539.1
Very sharp pair / great pics. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55539.2
Very nice! Who produced these? (EOM) by John Bono #55539.3
Both are GMP (EOM) by John Merritt #55539.3.1
What? I mean White? Never knew they were produced. I want them! (EOM) by George Schire #55539.4
PICs - 'Tis The Season..............Sunday. by Hollis Cornell #55538
Great shots, it looks like they're lining up for a Christmas Parade. (EOM) by Evan Morgan #55538.1
+1. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55538.1.1
Looks good. An excellent group of drop-tops. (EOM) by John Merritt #55538.2
+1 (EOM) by John Shamblin #55538.2.1
Hollis is that the FoMoCo LE issue 41 Continental ? To me that’s the most rich looking of all the by Phil Realmuto #55538.3
Think so Phil. (EOM) by Hollis Cornell #55538.3.1
PICS - I'm a big fan of the gen II Pontiac Firebird, but I wanted something besides a Trans Am. by Pete Rovero #55537
Well done Pete! (EOM) by David Angeloni #55537.1
" OH MY DOG " .... That is draw dropping perfect ... " I LOVE IT " XCLNT color combo by Dennis Mong #55537.2
WOW! That is fantastic. What a beautiful model and great work. (EOM) by John Merritt #55537.3
Beautiful job! Love the paint/interior scheme. (EOM) by Frank Kocour #55537.4
+1. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #55537.4.1
+2 (EOM) by John Shamblin #55537.4.1.1
Great work!!!! (EOM) by George Bojaciuk #55537.5
Awesome! Nice workmanship! (EOM) by Tim Kubiak #55537.6
Very nicely done. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55537.7
Great job Pete!! (EOM) by Ron Dietrich #55537.8
Jimmy would approve. You did an incredible job on the conversion. (EOM) by David Crowe #55537.9
Nice work Pete! LOL, but hope you made several of the Rockford car, as you may recall by George Schire #55537.10
Hey, hadn’t thought of that. You’re right George, Jimbo’s Firebird was either getting totaled or in by Pete Rovero #55537.10.1
Man, I really LOVE this one, fantastic work. (EOM) by Gene Mills #55537.11
Pete that’s absoluteiy fantastic !! You gave me some ideas now...... by Phil Realmuto #55537.12
Beautiful work there Pete ! The interior detailing is awesome ! Thanks for the pics. (EOM) by Steve Jakubczak #55537.12.1
Brilliant Pete, thanks for showing us all of what u did (EOM) by Geoff Jowett #55537.13
Thanks for all of your comments, really appreciate the feedback. Modifying these little cars keeps by Pete Rovero #55537.14
That! Is impressive! (EOM) by Duncan Pohl #55537.15
Pics..Its really late and I still have Pontiacs.. by David Vandermeer #55536
A nice trio of Pontiacs. (EOM) by John Merritt #55536.1
+1...and some great shots. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55536.1.1
I have lots of Pontiacs LOL - this 58 is one of DM's best issues IMHO (EOM) by Ron Dietrich #55536.2
Nice pics. Three successive years and each completely different. by Al Dorado #55536.3
Have all three of these beauties, love 'em all. Nice photos! (EOM) by George Schire #55536.3.1
Me too (EOM) by Dan Vincent #55536.3.1.1
One more Pontiac... by John Shamblin #55535
And It Was by David Trask #55535.1
Have both the FM 57 Pontiac's. IMO, not one of their better releases, but glad I have them. (EOM) by George Schire #55535.1.1
Works for me. Have this + the white version - love both. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55535.2
Gr8 pics. Happy to say I have this Poncho. I’ve got the Kenyan Ivory one, too. (EOM) by Al Dorado #55535.3
Great model and color. (EOM) by John Merritt #55535.4
A customer at dads gas station was identical to this. Nice car - single 4bbl (EOM) by Ron Dietrich #55535.5
I liked the Tinderbox FM repainted Pontiacs (PIC) by Dan Vincent #55535.6
Some cool new resins to look forward to!!! by Phil Realmuto #55534
I've been fizzing over their 1938 Graham Phil, but not yet pushed the buy button. (EOM) by Bruce Gibbins #55534.1
Eh... don't forget - a couple months ago Mark S. was telling us 'Esval' should be coming out with... by Billy Collins #55534.2
Don't hold your breath waiting, Billy. Historically, the model car industry sits on a road of by Bruce Gibbins #55534.2.1
Bruce, I totally agree. So I'll enjoy what I have. The way DM quit made no sense to me. So... by Billy Collins #55534.2.1.1
DM didn’t quit. Their factories in China were seized by the communist regime for reasons unknown. (EOM) by Al Dorado #55534.
DM saw that situation coming and they had NO PLAN 'B'. They quit. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55534.
I wouldn't mind seeing some evidence of that, Al. I mean, the rumor mill was working overtime by Bruce Gibbins #55534.
Don't get too excited yet. I put down a deposit for the 1937 Delahaye in 2013 by Jay Ryan #55534.3
Me too.... (EOM) by David Angeloni #55534.3.1
I’m mentioning NEW RELEASES and a glimmer of hope! Why is DM even brought up? by Phil Realmuto #55534.4
My bad. I'm the one who took the conversation on a side track. I remembered... by Billy Collins #55534.4.1
I’m all in on the Country Squire (EOM) by Pete Rovero #55534.4.2
Here are the stages... by George Bojaciuk #55533
Man, I dig seeing this stuff, thanks George. (EOM) by Gene Mills #55533.1
+1 (EOM) by John Shamblin #55533.1.1
Pretty cool. I've got the solid body version. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55533.2
Awesome! (EOM) by Christopher Moroni #55533.3
The body shapes are slightly bigger, what scale are they George? (EOM) by Chav Popov #55533.4
PICs: Have one of these body shapes ... by Chav Popov #55533.4.1
Body shape models and prototypes are normally 2x larger. by George Bojaciuk #55533.4.2
I see, the one I showed above is slightly bigger than 1:24, similar to your pictures... by Chav Popov #55533.4.2.1
Start Spreading the News.... by George Bojaciuk #55532
Surprised to hear Nacy killed it. Frank loved toys, trains, etc... (EOM) by Christopher Moroni #55532.1
Wonder why ole blue eyes didn’t approve it??? Color was off? He didn’t want his name out there? (EOM) by Phil Realmuto #55532.2
He was sorta’ dead ... (EOM) by George Bojaciuk #55532.2.1
(Snicker) (EOM) by Frank Kocour #55532.2.1.1
Pic: I have this car in my Thunderbird collection. by David Applebaum #55532.3
I didn't just present the Old Reliable...also did a display! by George Bojaciuk #55531
Very cool. (EOM) by Christopher Moroni #55531.1
Just to give you an idea... by George Bojaciuk #55530
One very beautiful car and color. Would love it on my shelf. (EOM) by George Schire #55530.1
PIC-That IS sweet. George, you can still get the M2 version which is very nicely done. by Gene Mills #55530.2
Today's Sample! by George Bojaciuk #55529
Are we saying FM wanted to do one BEFORE 'DM' did theirs? I've got the red+white version - still ... by Billy Collins #55529.1
There were a lot of things we attempted before DM! (EOM) by George Bojaciuk #55529.1.1
I like 'this' interior better than than the 'green' that DM used. The 'green'... by Billy Collins #55529.1.1.1
Perhaps So by David Trask #55529.1.1.2
Are these samples floating around in the diecast world or were they destroyed? (EOM) by Frank Kocour #55529.2
They are out there! (EOM) by George Bojaciuk #55529.2.1
Again and this might be just me, these colors don’t look right together. by Phil Realmuto #55529.3
Really nice in that color combo ! (EOM) by Mike DeTorrice #55529.4
Gorgeous, I'd liked it better without the 'roid though lol. (EOM) by Gene Mills #55529.5
As a kid, I liked Continental Spares, now the only one I think ain't cringe worthy is the by Bruce Gibbins #55529.5.1
PICs - Daily Dose of Diecast...Saturday by John Merritt #55528
Nice pair! (EOM) by Tim Kubiak #55528.1
Extremely sharp pair / outstanding pics. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55528.2
I want that hardtop so bad. I've got the convertible. Great pics! (EOM) by George Schire #55528.3
PICs - 'Tis The Season..............So Let There Be Lights............Saturday. by Hollis Cornell #55527
2 Thumbs up ... Very Impressive (EOM) by Dennis Mong #55527.1
+1. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55527.1.1
Pics. by Brad Boulanger #55527.2
Nice setup. I like the lighted trees. (EOM) by John Merritt #55527.3
A 4dr hardtop Pontiac [PIC] by Richard Sufficool #55526
WOW....what a great job! (EOM) by Ron Dietrich #55526.1
Beautifully done. One of the Mints SHOULD HAVE done a '56....of some sort. Geez. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55526.2
That’s 1:25 right?? (EOM) by Phil Realmuto #55526.3
Yes sir. They work pretty well to fill in the blanks. (EOM) by Richard Sufficool #55526.3.1
Great job Richard. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #55526.3.1.1
Oh man, that is a beauty. (EOM) by Gene Mills #55526.4
Super job you've done there Richard. (EOM) by Bruce Gibbins #55526.5
That is a beauty. Great colors. Excellent work. (EOM) by John Merritt #55526.6
Nice work! (EOM) by Tim Kubiak #55526.7
Looks great! (EOM) by Frank Kocour #55526.8
Incredible job Richard! Too bad you can't mass produce it, I'd buy one. (EOM) by George Schire #55526.9
Just curious how many here care about paper work?? I’m 50/50 on it but honestly..... by Phil Realmuto #55525
Not important to me at all, the model condition is. JMHO though. (EOM) by Gene Mills #55525.1
I prefer to have the title. I do have brochures for all my DM models. I have 4 five inch binders by Mark Sweeney #55525.2
Worse yet - I broke down the boxes and stored them LOL (EOM) by Ron Dietrich #55525.2.1
* * * XCLNT * * * .. So I'm not the only one ... I as well ... VERY IMPORTANT 2 ME (EOM) by Dennis Mong #55525.2.2
Phil...I enjoy the paperwork with the models. I have all of mine in accordion files by by George Schire #55525.2.3
50/50 for me too. But, I do think it seems to make a difference on the askig price... by Billy Collins #55525.3
Agreed! That’s why from time to time I post a want ad for FM 1911 Mercedes Skiff paperwork by Phil Realmuto #55525.3.1
50/50 for me too. But, I do think it seems to make a difference on the askig price... by Billy Collins #55525.4
Not important to me at all actually. Paper work can be important to many collectors by Bruce Gibbins #55525.5
Ask yourself this question. If there were two identical MIB cars for sale at the same price and by Frank Kocour #55525.6
Clearly it would be the model with all the paper war. Thinking entirely about resale of course. (EOM) by Bruce Gibbins #55525.6.1
My mindset has never allowed me to think of any diecast I've purchased only for resale value. by George Schire #55525.6.1.1
For sure. (EOM) by Frank Kocour #55525.
Papers & boxes are important for me by DAVID BINOTTI #55525.7
I've revealed in the past here on the Forum that by George Schire #55525.7.1
George if this was my forever home I’d probably feel the same way about boxes. by Phil Realmuto #55525.7.1.1
Phil...you have the most logical and rational reason I've ever heard for saving the boxes. My by George Schire #55525.
Thanks George!! by Phil Realmuto #55525.
I have paperwork, brochures and/or orig. ads. for most if not all of my models. by Al Dorado #55525.8
Al Dorado, you mentioned Collectible Automobile magazine...that is the by George Schire #55525.8.1
I want it all. (EOM) by Jim Kinder #55525.9
Friday Pontiac. by John Shamblin #55524
I'm glad I have this one, it is special. (EOM) by Gene Mills #55524.1
My ‘59 Convert and ‘58 hardtop are special. (EOM) by Dan Vincent #55524.2
And I was waiting for a repaint. I goofed. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55524.3
Funny, you were 7 and I wasn’t born for another 7 years Lololol by Phil Realmuto #55524.4
'59 - my all-time favorite Pontiac. My friend's father had a Bonneville, and by Barry Levittan #55524.5
Had it, loved it and dropped it. "Oh the HUMANITY!!!" (EOM) by Richard Sufficool #55524.6
A beautiful model for sure. My favorite Pontiac. (EOM) by John Merritt #55524.7
1933 Ford Prototype - 2 versions... by George Bojaciuk #55523
Interesting ..... (EOM) by Dennis Mong #55523.1
That's cool. What happens to these prototypes? (EOM) by John Merritt #55523.2
They actually get destroyed in the process. (EOM) by George Bojaciuk #55523.2.1
Guess no one wanted to spend the time selling them. Too bad. A lot of collectors would have paid by Frank Kocour #55523.2.1.1
Actually...in the pantograph process, they break parts to get them scaled. by George Bojaciuk #55523.
Lavender? by George Bojaciuk #55522
Colorful! What is it? (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #55522.1
Packard color sample. by George Bojaciuk #55522.1.1
George did you tell Roger the Easter bunny will still find it? (EOM) by Allan Ording #55522.1.1.1
Not bad. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55522.2
For whatever reason, the lavender just doesn't go well on that car. Maybe it's the red by Rick Scoville #55522.3
Looks like something clowns would come out of!! by Phil Realmuto #55522.4
Am not being mean ... This color combo is not for this car (EOM) by Dennis Mong #55522.5
Would love to have it as a color sample. by Chav Popov #55522.6
Looks beautiful in this (or just about any) color combo ! (EOM) by Mike DeTorrice #55522.7
Uh . . . no. (EOM) by Frank Kocour #55522.8
Some fun for Friday! by George Bojaciuk #55521
Rick has some crazy good talent for sure. That's a beautiful build. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #55521.1
I'd have bought this version in a heart-beat. Extremely sharp. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55521.2
I'd took one of those too. Super nice. (EOM) by Gene Mills #55521.3
And I miss Rick Hanmore in the "Cars of the Open Road" Danbury Mint catalog. (EOM) by George Schire #55521.4
I'l love to have that SD. Never seen one for sale. (EOM) by John Shamblin #55521.5
It’s a one of. I returned it to Rick! (EOM) by George Bojaciuk #55521.5.1
PICS- My Friday Pontiac. by Gene Mills #55520
That looks SO much better without the butt wart. I should do mod to mine but by Mark Sweeney #55520.1
This WAS my first ever diecast mod. Believe me, I was pretty tense doing it too. (EOM) by Gene Mills #55520.1.1
I love the color's' on this one; I bought the red version - it does not have the connie-kit. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55520.2
Looks great - I took the connie off mine too (EOM) by Ron Dietrich #55520.3
Wish I knew how to take the Butt Wart off of mine. (EOM) by George Schire #55520.4
Wow, this looks gr8 w/o the butt wart and skirts. Good job! (EOM) by Al Dorado #55520.5
I've got that one. Is it difficult to remove the connie? (EOM) by John Shamblin #55520.6
Why not at all ... a small amount of dynamite and & small propane torch ... ( Just kidding ) (EOM) by Dennis Mong #55520.6.1
Someone here posted the process at one time. I don't remember all the details, It took some doing by Gene Mills #55520.6.2
I preformed the same surgery on mine after seeing the same ‘how to’ post. Big improvement IMO. (EOM) by Pete Rovero #55520.6.2.1
PICs - Daily Dose of Diecast... Friday by John Merritt #55519
* * * S W E E T * * * (EOM) by Dennis Mong #55519.1
2 beauties and I have both. (EOM) by Gene Mills #55519.2
Extremely sharp pair / great pics. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55519.3
Have both, love both. One of my favorite late 60's muscle cars. (EOM) by George Schire #55519.4
Beautiful! (EOM) by Richard Sufficool #55519.5
PICs - Christmas Times A Comin'..............Friday by Hollis Cornell #55518
Great shots. I like the red/black 40 Ford Pickup too. It stands out. (EOM) by John Merritt #55518.1
Hollis, it looks like you're having fun. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55518.2
My favorite custom rod. [PIC] by Richard Sufficool #55517
Great looking + a true icon / outstanding pics. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55517.1
Great pics! I'm not a custom fan, but I'd add this one to my shelf if I were able to find one. (EOM) by George Schire #55517.2
They are all over ebay, Big G, that's where I bought mine. The model really is stunning. (EOM) by Bruce Gibbins #55517.2.1
An outstanding model. I don't have a whole lot of custom cars, but this is one I had to have. (EOM) by John Merritt #55517.3
I never realized what an outstanding model this is until I saw these pictures of yours. (EOM) by Frank Kocour #55517.4
One of my all time favorites! If you want a lot more info...*PIC* by David Palmeter #55517.5
Concepts and Color Samples by George Bojaciuk #55516
Of course (EOM) by Joe Libricz #55516.1
At our age who remembers George! Go for it... LOL!!! (EOM) by David Angeloni #55516.2
Ha! Too funny! (EOM) by George Bojaciuk #55516.2.1
+1. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55516.2.2
*** David ... Dude you nailed it !!! * * * Hey George * * * - Go for it brother (EOM) by Dennis Mong #55516.2.3
Oh man, George, yes, please share. (EOM) by Gene Mills #55516.3
I agree any model is worth posting (EOM) by Phil Realmuto #55516.4
YAS (EOM) by Chang Lu #55516.5
Yes please! (EOM) by Ralf Buyer #55516.6
Absolutely. (EOM) by Frank Kocour #55516.7
Yep,Im in (EOM) by Ron Dietrich #55516.8
Pics..Love my GTOs. by David Vandermeer #55515
I have 6 GTOs. by Phil Realmuto #55515.1
PIC- Here's part of my herd lol. by Gene Mills #55515.1.1
Sharp GTO gallery. Hey, what do you call a 'herd of goats' anyway?! LOL! (EOM) by Billy Collins #55515.2
My relatives lol. (EOM) by Gene Mills #55515.2.1
* * * Rolling All Over tha Floor ... PERFECT * * * LOL (EOM) by Dennis Mong #55515.2.1.1
Oh, that's right... I believe the term was - ' in-laws '! LOL! (EOM) by Billy Collins #55515.2.1.2
Billy I was thinking the SAME THING!!!! Lol (EOM) by Phil Realmuto #55515.2.2
Nice group of Goats! (EOM) by George Schire #55515.3
Little GTO(s)... by John Shamblin #55514
PICs - Christmas Times A Comin'..............Thursday by Hollis Cornell #55513
Quite a Xmas-gallery. My favorite is still the black '57 Bel Air. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55513.1
Dang, Hollis... you've been busy! (EOM) by John Shamblin #55513.2
I really like the red '40 Ford pickup. (EOM) by John Merritt #55513.3
Pic- OK, here's mine for Pontiac week. by Gene Mills #55512
Love this one. Have the 'stock' DM version - love it too. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55512.1
Nice car (EOM) by Ron Dietrich #55512.2
Did you reverse the redlines to black walls? by John Shamblin #55512.3
Thanks guys, John, the Rally II's wouldn't fit the redlines. These are the stock wheels & tires from by Gene Mills #55512.3.1
PIC- My inspiration for the wheel & tire swap. I just like the Rally II's better than what was on it by Gene Mills #55512.3.1.1
Looks good with the wheel swap. (EOM) by John Merritt #55512.4
(PICS) If this is Pontiac week.....Here's my '57 Sedan Delivery by Clifford Read #55511
Good God I love this model. I drool like Pavlov's dogs every time I see it lol.. (EOM) by Gene Mills #55511.1
Beautiful! How'd you build that? by John Shamblin #55511.2
(PICS) John, Here's the 20 cent tour of the build a year ago.......... by Clifford Read #55511.2.1
Simply amazing !! Drooling here (EOM) by Phil Realmuto #55511.2.1.1
You are so talented! Incredible work. (EOM) by Frank Kocour #55511.2.1.2
What a stunning '57. I've got both FM '57s and wish they'd have done a Safari and hardtop. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55511.3
sensational Cliff! (EOM) by Geoff Jowett #55511.4
Clifford, truly awesome work!! Let me place an order! (EOM) by Tim Kubiak #55511.5
So absolutely amazing! (EOM) by John Merritt #55511.6
Agree 100%! (EOM) by Pete Rovero #55511.6.1
PICs - Daily Dose of Diecast... Thursday by John Merritt #55510
What a pair of stunners / outstanding pics. The hardtop is a gem in my collection. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55510.1
Love the colors on both and great pics too. (EOM) by John Bono #55510.2
Contact me. by Peter Cram #55510.3
Sorry double post. (EOM) by Peter Cram #55510.4
Got 2 of the hard top... looking for the convertible. (EOM) by John Shamblin #55510.5
Nice pairing! Best year of the GTO IMO. Gr8t colors and pix!! (EOM) by Tim Kubiak #55510.6
+1. I fully agree. (EOM) by Duncan Pohl #55510.6.1
Have both of these, love em!!! (EOM) by Phil Realmuto #55510.7
Is this Pontiac week? by John Shamblin #55509
Works for me. Sharp GTO. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55509.1
.. on my shelf.... (EOM) by William McElfresh #55509.2
This is a great model with the only exception of the incorrect, pokey retractable headlights by Phil Realmuto #55509.3
Have it and love it. How can one not like a GTO? (EOM) by George Schire #55509.4
I know ... Right ???? (EOM) by Dennis Mong #55509.4.1
PICs - Christmas Times A Comin'..............Wednesday by Hollis Cornell #55508
Good stuff. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55508.1
PICs - Daily Dose of Diecast...Wednesday by John Merritt #55507
Very sharp / outstanding pics. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55507.1
(PICS) ...Danbury's 1969 Pontiac Firebird 400... by Tony Perrone #55506ModeratorZone Diplomat
That's the one. beautiful photos. (EOM) by John Merritt #55506.1
That is a beautiful model. (EOM) by Gene Mills #55506.2
Looks better in person ... Trust me (EOM) by Dennis Mong #55506.2.1
Very sharp / outstanding pics. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55506.3
Your photos... by John Shamblin #55506.4
Why of course he does ... just look at how professional looking he is in D4C mug shot by Dennis Mong #55506.4.1
This just in... by John Shamblin #55505
I love this truck. One of my favorite truck models. (EOM) by John Merritt #55505.1
yep (EOM) by Ron Dietrich #55505.2
Love that truck it was one of my first trucks back in the 1980s. (EOM) by Evan Morgan #55505.3
Wish I had more Firebirds... by John Shamblin #55504
Darn few available. DM did 2 Firebird 400s, one in Champagne and one in red. by John Merritt #55504.1
Do you have any photos of those? I'd love to see 'em (EOM) by John Shamblin #55504.1.1
John don’t feel too bad! I only have this one and the FM LECC ‘77 RED Trans Am (EOM) by Phil Realmuto #55504.2
PICS- Me too, here are my few. by Gene Mills #55504.3
(Pic) LCA Trans Am by Robert Enos #55504.4
Musclecar Series by George Bojaciuk #55503
You know I would have been all over that one George. Man, what could have been. (EOM) by Gene Mills #55503.1
I'd have done that TA in 1:24 too. George, I"m slightly confused - I've got the FM '69 Camaro... by Billy Collins #55503.2
Yes! I still have 1 HK photopiece! (PIC ADDED!!!) by George Bojaciuk #55503.2.1
George didn’t this black z28 also come with a “rally coin”. I still have the coin, sold my Z28 (EOM) by Phil Realmuto #55503.2.1.1
Yes, I believe these issues did come with a coin. (EOM) by George Bojaciuk #55503.
I'd take both of them, but the cancer is probably going to get me first. (EOM) by Evan Morgan #55503.2.1.2
WOW ... That sure is pretty - I'd buy that in Chevy Heartbeat - No Pun intended - Well OK - Maybe 1 (EOM) by Dennis Mong #55503.3
PICs - Christmas Times A Comin'..............Tuesday by Hollis Cornell #55502
WHEW! I can see how they keep warm on the North Pole. Works for me. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55502.1
... M E O W ..... (EOM) by Dennis Mong #55502.2
What you reckon's on that leather jacketed dudes mind? (EOM) by John Shamblin #55502.3
... Uh ... U mean SANTA in Pic # 1 ? .... ( LOL ) (EOM) by Dennis Mong #55502.3.1
Naw, we all KNOW what's on Santa's mind by John Shamblin #55502.3.1.1
There goes my savings account, I have to pay Real estate tax this month too. (EOM) by Evan Morgan #55502.4
PICs - Daily Dose of Diecast...Tuesday by John Merritt #55501
Extremely sharp / outstanding pics. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55501.1
Great Pics.... on my shelf as well.... (EOM) by William McElfresh #55501.2
Gotta get me one of dem! (EOM) by John Shamblin #55501.3
1964 GTO by George Bojaciuk #55500
FM should have made a hardtop version with different wheels! (EOM) by Tim Kubiak #55500.1
It was all tooled! (EOM) by George Bojaciuk #55500.1.1
PICS-That's specifically why I built my own, as a stablemate for my convertible. by Gene Mills #55500.1.1.1
Gene, that is SO SWEET! I'm drooling on my keyboard. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55500.
This one Gene Mills will appreciate.... by George Bojaciuk #55500.
OMG George, now you have me drooling lol. Man that color rocks. (EOM) by Gene Mills #55500.
George, When I first saw the red production model…. by Bob Ames #55500.
They really decontented the GTO from what I had developed. by George Bojaciuk #55500.
Interesting stuff, George... by John Shamblin #55500.
PICs - Christmas Times A Comin'..............Monday by Hollis Cornell #55499
Cool pic Hollis, I do have this one and it's a really nice model. (EOM) by Gene Mills #55499.1
Good stuff. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55499.2
PICs - Daily Dose of Diecast...Monday by John Merritt #55498
Great pictures as always. Thanks for sharing John. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #55498.1
Super sharp / outstanding pics. A gem in my collection. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55498.2
Very nice! I like it with the black top better. (EOM) by Tim Kubiak #55498.3
The pics as always capture the cars in all their brilliance. Thanks for sharing John! (EOM) by George Schire #55498.4
That is one gorgeous Goat. (EOM) by Gene Mills #55498.5
This just in.... by John Shamblin #55497
Very nice. I have one of these. The ride height has always bothered me. (EOM) by John Merritt #55497.1
That’s a FM right?? Because I think all GMP 67-8 mustangs have real scissor hood hinges by Phil Realmuto #55497.2
It is FM. I just read the review... by Steve Jakubczak #55497.2.1
Pretty little pony. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55497.3
Looks like a nice one. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #55497.4
Very Nice Color Combo (EOM) by Dennis Mong #55497.5
not so classic Americana [PIC] by Richard Sufficool #55496
What?! Where's the 'Pacer'?! ARGH! LOL! Seriously ... to each his own. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55496.1
Those might have a little better quality than the 1:1's lol. (EOM) by Gene Mills #55496.2
Gene terrible door gaps look faithful to the 1:1s lolol (EOM) by Phil Realmuto #55496.2.1
I said it before and will keep saying it. What did AMC in aside from lack of $$$ was.... by Phil Realmuto #55496.3
I really marvel at the baseball bat size turn signal lever on the Gremlin. (EOM) by Steve Jakubczak #55496.3.1
Overall, with a little detailing they might not be so bad. Who else is going to make them! (EOM) by Steve Jakubczak #55496.3.1.1
Remember the Gremlin Levi Edition. That was cool. (EOM) by Steve Jakubczak #55496.
They made up for that, and painted the valve cover the correct blue! (EOM) by BenD Lampson #55496.3.1.2
I built kits of both of those back in the late 70s (EOM) by John Shamblin #55496.3.2
PIC: You're not only one with the idea to revisit the Gremlin by John Kuvakas #55496.3.3ModeratorZone Diplomat
If optioned and priced right I bet that would sell great!!! (EOM) by Phil Realmuto #55496.3.3.1
That's a perfect update on the original. (EOM) by Steve Jakubczak #55496.
So, are you saying you don't like this one Phil? ...lol (pic) by BenD Lampson #55496.3.4
Ok for budget models. Not every car lover can afford precision diecast. Who made these? (EOM) by Al Dorado #55496.4
Pinto looks the best ... Last Pic sez .. MOTOR MAX (EOM) by Dennis Mong #55496.4.1
I for one am glad to have these models in my collection. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #55496.5
These Are Great by David Trask #55496.6
That should include the chevy vega.. !! (EOM) by Steve Jakubczak #55496.6.1
And the Chevette! (EOM) by Pete Rovero #55496.6.1.1
Back in the day, a work mate drove a brown metallic Pinto S/W. She used the carpark next to mine. by Bruce Gibbins #55496.7
PICs - Christmas Times A Comin'........Sunday by Hollis Cornell #55495
Nice shots. And Santa has some great looking 'elves' this year!!! (EOM) by Billy Collins #55495.1
Santa and the Elfettes! (EOM) by Al Dorado #55495.2
I have the Green one. (EOM) by Evan Morgan #55495.3
I dated the one to the right of Santa. (EOM) by Frank Kocour #55495.4
PICs - Daily Dose of Diecast...Sunday by John Merritt #55494
Nice pics..I passed on this one hoping for a hardtop version. Oops. (EOM) by David Vandermeer #55494.1
A hardtop was in the tooling. by George Bojaciuk #55494.1.1
Very sharp / outstanding pics. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55494.2
+ 2 .. Never saw an ugly GTO (EOM) by Dennis Mong #55494.2.1
That is sweet, I have the black version. (EOM) by Gene Mills #55494.3
Great colors! (EOM) by Tim Kubiak #55494.4
I have it and love it. (EOM) by George Schire #55494.5

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