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Hood Preference by Robert Enos #54360
Stinger (EOM) by Phil Realmuto #54360.1
Stinger (EOM) by Christopher Moroni #54360.2
I prefer fully functional big block hoods ... Either design is fine W / me - Humbly Speaking (EOM) by Dennis Mong #54360.3
Either way. (EOM) by Billy Collins #54360.4
55s by John Shamblin #54359
The Connie Kits are not difficult to remove, but... by Tony Perrone #54359.1ModeratorZone Diplomat
PICs - After seeing your '55's John I dug mine out. Haven't touched these in a couple of years. Had by Hollis Cornell #54359.2
You got some good looking projects there. (EOM) by Billy Collins #54359.2.1
(PICS) You don't want to disrespect this woman! by Al Dorado #54358
Nope, she can hold a really bad grudge lol. (EOM) by Gene Mills #54358.1
'Looks' - AND- attitude. LOL! (EOM) by Billy Collins #54358.2
Heck, no, Al. But I wouldn't go for a school boy crush on her either. Too much woman for me. (EOM) by Bruce Gibbins #54358.3
To me - I like her when she is smoking hot ... Just my humble honest thoughts ... (EOM) by Dennis Mong #54358.4
I've got her and I love her. She's just misunderstood. (EOM) by George Schire #54358.5
Am I the only guy who noticed the '56 Buick COLOR SAMPLE sneak thru?! by Billy Collins #54357
No ... I watched go thru - I'm sure it's very nice - Not my wheelhouse (EOM) by Dennis Mong #54357.1
I don't recall ever seeing this either. I like it. (EOM) by Al Dorado #54357.2
I missed it completely, what does it look like? Thanks. (EOM) by Gene Mills #54357.3
Gene, it's in 'auction24-sold'. (EOM) by Billy Collins #54357.3.1
Thanks Billy, I'll check it out. (EOM) by Gene Mills #54357.3.1.1
I honestly think it looks 100% better this way! by Phil Realmuto #54357.4
Looks better to me too. (EOM) by Billy Collins #54357.4.1
PICs - Daily Dose of Diecast...Tuesday by John Merritt #54356
" Legends are the stuff that Dreams are made out of " (EOM) by Dennis Mong #54356.1
This duo truly represents that Dreams do come true .... GR8T Pics ... funny thing by Dennis Mong #54356.1.1
Very sharp pair / great pics. Never really thought about it; but, .... by Billy Collins #54356.2
Billy ... Let's get those pix posted for all to enjoy .... We're waiting ... LOL (EOM) by Dennis Mong #54356.2.1
It will be tomorrow’s Daily Dose of Diecast post (EOM) by John Merritt #54356.2.1.1
Yep. I reckon so, Billy. (EOM) by Bruce Gibbins #54356.2.2
Nice Pair by Robert Enos #54356.3
Pics..Thanks, John, here's mine... by David Vandermeer #54356.4
Skirts and Connie by Robert Enos #54356.4.1
+ 1 ... I Agree - Looks much Better ... Just my Humble Thoughts (EOM) by Dennis Mong #54356.4.1.1
It does look good without the Continental kit, but I do kind of like them on some models. (EOM) by John Merritt #54356.4.2
I see one car and one Go-Cart. (EOM) by George Schire #54356.5
ZONE AUCTION HOT TIPS… 1:18 & 1:24 Auctions Closing Today #54355Moderator
Weekend Swap Meet Haul by Chang Lu #54354
Nice finds! Do you know primary sources for the Honda frictions? Thanks! (EOM) by David Crowe #54354.1
David, I think these were offered through Honda dealerships in Asia. You can find them on by Chang Lu #54354.1.1
Good score, Chang. It feels great when you find past hidden treasures, I know. (EOM) by Bruce Gibbins #54354.2
Yes. I still can't believe these showed up at a model kit swap meet. (EOM) by Chang Lu #54354.2.1
CHANG .. Congrats on some Great snags ... Good stuff (EOM) by Dennis Mong #54354.3
Thanks! (EOM) by Chang Lu #54354.3.1
Good for you Chang. It always feels good to find something that sparks your interest. (EOM) by Allan Ording #54354.4
*** QUESTION *** .... Need Information ... " What does KM 97 " mean ?? by Dennis Mong #54353
My pick Dennis, is that because the limited edition number has been hand written, the Chinese by Bruce Gibbins #54353.1
Interesting ... cause one of the others is 474 / 500 ... no " KM " by Dennis Mong #54353.1.1
I just got an email ... " KM97 is stainless steel commercial diving helmet" ... OH MY .. LOL (EOM) by Dennis Mong #54353.1.1.1
I have #38 and all of them are hand numbered. I bought mine at Pebble Beach and the tag is signed by by David Angeloni #54353.1.2
David I bought mine in 1999 on EBay. I think it’s # 28 or #33 by Phil Realmuto #54353.1.2.1
I remember that Phil...getting old here...I don't remember if I have any additional #38's LOL! (EOM) by David Angeloni #54353.
David, I do not remember ... by Dennis Mong #54353.1.2.2
*** UPDATE *** The Mystery KM97 .. Purchased from David Applebaum ( Nashville Tenn ) 08/2015 (EOM) by Dennis Mong #54353.1.3
Kicks by Robert Enos #54352
That is a good kick (EOM) by Dennis Mong #54352.1
Pretty nice. My only '62 is the DM red version. (EOM) by Billy Collins #54352.2
Nice build Robert. I know where you got the kit too:) AMT has by Allan Ording #54352.3
Route 66 Corvette by Robert Enos #54352.3.1
PICs - Thinking about doing a wheel change maybe...... by Hollis Cornell #54351
Those look good .. at least to me (EOM) by Dennis Mong #54351.1
+1. (EOM) by Billy Collins #54351.1.1
I like it! (EOM) by Tim Kubiak #54351.2
Hollis- Do the wheels still rotate or do you glue the wheels in place. If they by John Napoli #54351.3
The wheels are screwed on to the hub. To access the screws by Bruce Gibbins #54351.3.1
John I have done it the way Bruce has describe. But there are more ways to skin a cat. You can drill by Hollis Cornell #54351.3.2
(PIC) Eye Catcher by Robert Enos #54350
It caught my eyes .... Yeah buddy !!! .... and Puts a smile on my face as well ... : ) (EOM) by Dennis Mong #54350.1
Yes, I agree. I've got the blue version. (EOM) by Billy Collins #54350.2
Blue version by Robert Enos #54350.2.1
I have the top one and find the color stunning but the BILLBOARD 427 lettering on the hood by David Angeloni #54350.2.1.1
I respect that ... 'cause I like the BillBoard "427" plastered on hood - Humbly Speakin' of course (EOM) by Dennis Mong #54350.
(pic) Dennis this is they way it's suppose to look... by David Angeloni #54350.
Thanks for the photo by Robert Enos #54350.
(pic) I wish...the 1/1 I have is this one by David Angeloni #54350.
Delete by Robert Enos #54350.
"Nice" Continental (EOM) by Robert Enos #54350.
Nothing wrong at all with that 1 : 1 .... Fantastic - I like it (EOM) by Dennis Mong #54350.
Thank you! (EOM) by David Angeloni #54350.
Billboard by Robert Enos #54350.
Monday Mopar by John Shamblin #54349
ZONE AUCTION HOT TIPS… 1:18, 1:24 & 1:43 Auctions Closing Today #54348Moderator
PICs - Daily Dose of Diecast...Monday by John Merritt #54347
XCLNT rendition of a high profile Caddy ... Have it - Love it (EOM) by Dennis Mong #54347.1
+1. (EOM) by Billy Collins #54347.1.1
Prefer the white over the red or pink. (EOM) by John Bono #54347.2
Your pics makes me regret not getting this one. Nice! (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #54347.3
Very nice! I really like the up top version. (EOM) by Tim Kubiak #54347.4
I like this version best - especially because it has correct whitewalls (EOM) by Ron Dietrich #54347.5
Mo better by John Shamblin #54347.6
Very nice, John. I don't have this particular one but maybe I should reconsider. by Al Dorado #54347.7
+1 (EOM) by Sal Lomma #54347.7.1
. (EOM) by Phil Realmuto #54346
.. (EOM) by Robert Bolin #54346.1
Does anyone possibly have a rear side view mirror for a FM MG??? by Phil Realmuto #54345
(PIC) Dennis: my '58 Corvette by Al Dorado #54344
Another sweet '58. (EOM) by Billy Collins #54344.1
Hey Al ... '58 Looks Great! ... Fantastic Automobile by Dennis Mong #54344.2
58 Corvette by Robert Enos #54344.3
Have it and love it. (EOM) by Sal Lomma #54344.4
PICs - Some suttle changes to my '50 Mercury custom.... by Hollis Cornell #54343
Looks pretty good just the way it sits. (EOM) by Billy Collins #54343.1
+1 (EOM) by John Bono #54343.1.1
I was thinking the same thing ... looks good as is (EOM) by Dennis Mong #54343.1.2
The changes you've made look pretty good, Hollis. (EOM) by Bruce Gibbins #54343.2
Two of Fords finest by Robert Enos #54342
Very nice. Does your '56 have the cont. kit removed? Hard to tell (EOM) by Al Dorado #54342.1
Cont. Kit by Robert Enos #54342.1.1
Looks gr8. Sounds like a fairly easy modification. Even for me. (EOM) by Al Dorado #54342.1.1.1
Connie Kit Removal by Robert Enos #54342.
Nice pair of great 50's Ford models. (EOM) by John Merritt #54342.2
Sharp pair. (EOM) by Billy Collins #54342.3
Have both. I think DM fumbled a bit with their convertible. The front seats are not set right. by George Schire #54342.4
+1 (EOM) by John Shamblin #54342.4.1
(PICS) The merry 1955 Oldsmobile Super 88 Holiday Coupe by Al Dorado #54341
That is just a great looking car .. and your pix do it justice (EOM) by Dennis Mong #54341.1
One of my favorites that sits on my shelf. (EOM) by George Schire #54341.2
My favorite Oldsmobile model. A beauty! (EOM) by John Merritt #54341.3
Very sharp. Thought about this one; but, never pulled the trigger. (EOM) by Billy Collins #54341.4
I have the actual model that appears in the "D4C List and Reviews." (EOM) by John Bono #54341.5
I'm a fan of Oldsmobiles, I have one or though much older than this beauty. by Bruce Gibbins #54341.6
Sweet. I've got the green convertible. (EOM) by John Shamblin #54341.7
I luv the green one but super- rare and $$$. I "settled" for a NIB red version which is beautiful. (EOM) by Al Dorado #54341.7.1
Love this one for the great color combo. (EOM) by Sal Lomma #54341.8
Diecast Rot VS Rash..... by Phil Realmuto #54340
Dude - I hope the CMC Horsch is not true ... I have one of those = 1 of my all time favs (EOM) by Dennis Mong #54340.1
It is. I have one that is falling apart, when I packed it for my move-it was in very sorry shape. (EOM) by John Merritt #54340.1.1
Dennis this was issued LONG ago. When I found mine falling apart I obtained a new one by Phil Realmuto #54340.1.2
Thanks Phil ... I am GOOD ... whew ! (EOM) by Dennis Mong #54340.1.2.1
I might be wrong but my experience by Larry Churchill #54340.2
*** My heart just fell off the Empire State Building *** (EOM) by Dennis Mong #54340.2.1
Only two of my models show damage from long-term storage. by Al Dorado #54340.3
PICS: These are the three in my collection that are rotting away. by George Schire #54340.4
My 55 Pontiac is also in trouble but it is the trunk. by John Munro #54340.4.1
I almost want to cry when see this happen to our beloved models )-: (EOM) by Al Dorado #54340.4.2
Sunday ... " Lunch at the Kitchen Table " by Dennis Mong #54339
Nice! I like the '58. Something about those chrome strips on the deck lid. by Al Dorado #54339.1
Al ... We have to get you more Corvettes !! ... '63 - '58 - '82 are my fav years by Dennis Mong #54339.1.1
I think those chrome strips were a 1 year only feature (EOM) by John Shamblin #54339.1.2
That is correct ... only the '58 had them (EOM) by Dennis Mong #54339.1.2.1
Extremely sharp C1. I opted for the FM blue-silver version. (EOM) by Billy Collins #54339.2
*** Xclnt Selection on your part *** You Done Good *** (EOM) by Dennis Mong #54339.2.1
There is something peaceful and reassuring to have lunch with a favorite model. by Bruce Gibbins #54339.3
... And ( 2 ) Great Grand Daughters are not very user friendly as well ... DOH !!!! (EOM) by Dennis Mong #54339.3.1
Heck, no, Dennis. They can destroy a collection faster than a plurp from a .50cal (EOM) by Bruce Gibbins #54339.3.1.1
Did U just say .5o cal plurp ? ... Dude! .. I know that all too well (EOM) by Dennis Mong #54339.
The '58 looks good in red. I have considered this one a couple of times. by John Merritt #54339.4
Sunday Breakfast ... Sitting at kitchen table by Dennis Mong #54338
That’s one I want to add eventually. Nice colors and graphics (EOM) by Phil Realmuto #54338.1
Always enjoy seeing this C3. Love mine. (EOM) by Billy Collins #54338.2
Nice by John Shamblin #54338.3
Looks good. Did you just get this one? (EOM) by John Merritt #54338.4
Sunday Model by John Shamblin #54337
Have it - another Bob Kaempf purchase ( gr8t guy ) XCLNT Corvette (EOM) by Dennis Mong #54337.1
That looks great in white. I can see why it’s a favorite. (EOM) by Pete Rovero #54337.2
Another great Vette. It is also one of my favorite Corvette models. (EOM) by John Merritt #54337.3
PICs - Daily Dose of Diecast... Sunday by John Merritt #54336
Super sharp C2 / outstanding pics. Have it - LOVE IT. (EOM) by Billy Collins #54336.1
Nice one... by John Shamblin #54336.2
Have it - Bought mine from Bob Kaempf ( gr8t guy ) XCLNT C - 2 (EOM) by Dennis Mong #54336.3
ZONE AUCTION HOT TIPS… 1:24 & 1:43 Auctions Closing Today #54335Moderator
Saturday Model by John Shamblin #54334
A beautiful model for sure, glad I have one. Although it's not my favorite Cadillac. (EOM) by John Merritt #54334.1
Funnily enough, and not wanting to be contrary here, by Bruce Gibbins #54334.1.1
I prefer the 60 also, Bruce. The 59 was too over the top for me. But, I still have 4 of them. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #54334.1.1.1
I think that because the '59 was at poll position and the final by Bruce Gibbins #54334.
I had one, and sent it back. it is the only car by either of the mints that did not by George Schire #54334.2
Oh, it was a struggle for me too. But, I found a case that would work and kept mine. (EOM) by Billy Collins #54334.2.1
Oh you lucky guy! I want one of these so bad but they're just way too pricey now. by Al Dorado #54334.3
I’m sorry I missed this! (EOM) by Phil Realmuto #54334.4
Yes, the color is gorgeous. I love this and the companion hardtop. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #54334.5
The 59 was over the top but I have but some how I managed by John Munro #54334.5.1
I agree... by John Shamblin #54334.5.1.1
The '59 is my favorite Cadillac year. I have about 20 of them in all scales. Love the style. (EOM) by John Merritt #54334.
I have five 59's as well. For many years, this was my least favorite Cadillacs. Now I luv it! by Al Dorado #54334.5.1.2
I purchased a “new in box” TGM ’67 Camaro on eBay last week and when I opened the box I was a little by Pete Rovero #54333
Wow Pete, that's one of the worse I've seen. Actually this model is extremely notorious for this. I by Gene Mills #54333.1
WOW ... That's really bad !!! ... so here's my question by Dennis Mong #54333.1.1
The seller was not an individual, but a retail business and used the stock by Pete Rovero #54333.1.1.1
Gottcha ya ... I see ... At least you got full refund - still a bummer (EOM) by Dennis Mong #54333.
Well, on the plus side, the chassis and the interior look great! (EOM) by Pete Rovero #54333.1.2
Keep off the local race tracs+ (EOM) by John Munro #54333.2
LOL! It would probably break in half. (EOM) by Pete Rovero #54333.2.1
This is a nasty example of diecast pox, Pete. Further down here there is by Bruce Gibbins #54333.3
Bruce, I’m giving up on this one, it’s not worth the disappointment. by Pete Rovero #54333.3.1
I want to buy a DM mosport (EOM) by Dennis Mong #54333.3.1.1
Absolutely, Pete. You don't need to get bitten by the same dog twice. (EOM) by Bruce Gibbins #54333.3.1.2
Will have to check mine, haven't opened it in years. All I remember it is a low number and was ok. (EOM) by Chav Popov #54333.4
Keeping my fingers crossed for you ... holding my breath .. please let me know (EOM) by Dennis Mong #54333.4.1
WOW! That is very sad to see. Unfortunately I have this one packed away too. by John Merritt #54333.5
John and Chav, let us know what you find when you get around to it. I hope yours are in good shape. (EOM) by Pete Rovero #54333.5.1
Will check it but it's going to be awhile, I am out of town for few days. (EOM) by Chav Popov #54333.5.1.1
I believe that this condition is accelerated by storing the models in their boxes. I have over .... by Jerry Gorsuch #54333.6
I would have believed that until three of my models developed rot and were never kept in there boxes by John Merritt #54333.6.1
May I contact you, Pete? by Rich Faber #54333.7
Hi Rich. You can contact me at by Pete Rovero #54333.7.1
That would be a shock to the system. Never seen it that bad. Scary. (EOM) by Frank Kocour #54333.8
Interesting topic. DM ‘53 Skylark in Regal Red Convertible given to DM Employees...... by Phil Realmuto #54332
DM International truck by Geoff Jowett #54332.1
pic I know Ford Lincoln Mercury gave employee's by Josh Shy #54332.2
Thanks Josh! I knew about AND own this strikingly beautiful Continental (EOM) by Phil Realmuto #54332.2.1
ZONE AUCTION HOT TIPS… Auctions Closing Today #54331Moderator
PICs - Daily Dose of Diecast... Saturday by John Merritt #54330
It looks 'real' / outstanding pics. (EOM) by Billy Collins #54330.1
John I assume that’s 1:24th right? At first I thought it must be a CMC model but... by Phil Realmuto #54330.2
Geez john ... your pictures make mine look like .... I'm looking at it right now by Dennis Mong #54330.2.1
Yes it is 1:24. I ran across this one looking for the Creative Master version in red. by John Merritt #54330.2.2
Friday model by John Shamblin #54329
A fantastic model. (EOM) by John Merritt #54329.1
I agree, DM rocked it on this one. It's like a piece of automotive jewelry. (EOM) by Gene Mills #54329.2
Agree have it and love it! To me everything looks just right (EOM) by Phil Realmuto #54329.2.1
So pleasing & easy on me eyes ... IMHO only a novice wouldn't appreciate this stunning beauty (EOM) by Dennis Mong #54329.3
This blew me away when the car was first released. Seldom see them by Bruce Gibbins #54329.4
PICs - This came in the mail yesterday...... by Hollis Cornell #54328
Cool, great score Hollis, it is a beauty for sure. I Really dig mine. (EOM) by Gene Mills #54328.1
Beware by David Trask #54328.2
Regrets... by John Shamblin #54328.2.1
Key Lime pie - yummy:) (EOM) by Bruce Gibbins #54328.2.2
Excellent addition. (EOM) by John Merritt #54328.3
ZONE AUCTION HOT TIPS… PIC: Auctions Closing Today and new listings for 1:18, 1:24 & 1:43 #54327Moderator
PICs - Daily Dose of Diecast... Friday by John Merritt #54326
Excellent subject. Gr8t color and pictures. (EOM) by Tim Kubiak #54326.1
I have the wire-wheeled version - i'd prefer this one with hubcaps (EOM) by Ron Dietrich #54326.2
Very sharp / outstanding pics. (EOM) by Billy Collins #54326.3
Have it and love it. (EOM) by Larry Churchill #54326.4
+1 (EOM) by Sal Lomma #54326.4.1
A beautiful model. I have it and love it. Just not a fan of the wood. by George Schire #54326.5
Have both versions. Love woodies. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #54326.5.1
Love the hubcaps by John Shamblin #54326.5.1.1
A beauty! (EOM) by John Bono #54326.6
Call me odd, but I prefer the wire wheels on my green one. From an authenticity stand point... by Phil Realmuto #54326.7
Pics: Arrived! 1928 Cadillac Series 341A Town Sedan. Absolutely beautiful! by Tim Kubiak #54325
Looks great, by Chav Popov #54325.1
Hi Tim .. Congrats on a GR8T looking caddy - xclnt pix as well .. Congrats to your new addition (EOM) by Dennis Mong #54325.2
Esval have made an impressive work with these 2 Cadillacs, all scales included. (EOM) by Jean Philippe Sergent #54325.3
Nice looking model. (EOM) by Frank Kocour #54325.4
Received mine today. WARNING! For those of you that have not yet received yours, here's by Rick Scoville #54325.5
Although any discussion is all but over for the moment, by Bruce Gibbins #54325.6
Hi Bruce, me too, but by Jean Philippe Sergent #54325.6.1
Hi Jean Philippe, I understand that..... by Bruce Gibbins #54325.6.1.1
PICs - Daily Dose of Diecast...Thursday by John Merritt #54324
Extremely sharp / outstanding pics. Have the blue version - love it. (EOM) by Billy Collins #54324.1
Nice. I have the blue one. (EOM) by John Shamblin #54324.1.1
I've always liked this model, but not the butt wart on it. I have all three of DM's Skylark CV's. (EOM) by George Schire #54324.2
There is a red version with no tire-kit in rear, only given to Buick by DAVID BINOTTI #54324.2.1
David, I have that red version with no top and no connie kit ... by Chav Popov #54324.2.1.1
Also the red connie version seems to have split front seat ... by Chav Popov #54324.
Buick had an anniversary some time back, 90th or 100th, by DAVID BINOTTI #54324.
David are you referring to the Mandarin Red one that’s more of a maroon ??? by Phil Realmuto #54324.2.1.2
Phil, here are 3000 words ... by Chav Popov #54324.
Thanks Chav but I could remove my Conti kit and claim it’s an employee only model by Phil Realmuto #54324.
I don't know the story, see David's reply above... I am looking for info myself. by Chav Popov #54324.
Ok, I found the eBay listing ... by Chav Popov #54324.
There's one on Auction right now. (EOM) by John Kuvakas #54324.3Moderator
ZONE AUCTION HOT TIPS… Auctions Closing Today #54323Moderator

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