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Toyota GT 2000 by Phil Realmuto #55871
Hand-modelled old trucks by David Rodia #55870
Never heard of those. Very nice! (EOM) by John Shamblin #55870.1
Neat Nova by John Shamblin #55869
NICE!!! (EOM) by Randall Carlisle #55869.1
what mom dosen`t know........... by John Barry #55869.2
Yeah, funny you should mention that... by John Shamblin #55869.2.1
I have the green Yenko by DM. GREAT model! by Phil Realmuto #55869.3
PICs - Daily Dose of Diecast... Friday by John Merritt #55868
Good morning John ... Nice clear interesting pix ... Thnx - 2 Thumbs up (EOM) by Dennis Mong #55868.1
WOW I see so many cars in that ONE car! by Phil Realmuto #55868.2
Ain't this the cutest little thang! [PIC] by Richard Sufficool #55867
I have one that I bought “distressed” over 18 years ago and never got around to fixing it. by Phil Realmuto #55867.1
Yes it is. Like the Beetle, an automotive icon. (EOM) by John Merritt #55867.1.1
It sure is ... Glad to have it ... Nice pix - Good job (EOM) by Dennis Mong #55867.2
Nice shots of a cute little car. (EOM) by Evan Morgan #55867.3
Nice - but kinda looks like a pin cushion (EOM) by Ron Dietrich #55867.4
PICs - Campers Evicted by John Barry #55866
Nice collection of live stock! (EOM) by John Shamblin #55866.1
at one time...... by John Barry #55866.1.1
I like him, ... if you have regrets - there awaits a new home for him (EOM) by Dennis Mong #55866.1.1.1
I`ll start the extradition paperwork by John Barry #55866.1.1.1.1
Great display. I love the trucks at the top. (EOM) by John Merritt #55866.2
Nice pics. (EOM) by Evan Morgan #55866.3
PICs - first shots with 35mm lens by John Barry #55866.4
(PICS) FM's 1966 Shelby Cobra 427 S/C in Sapphire Blue w/Gold Stripes... by Tony Perrone #55865ModeratorZone Diplomat
Beautiful. Love me some Cobras! (EOM) by John Shamblin #55865.1
Sharp, that's one that I procrastinated on too long. (EOM) by Evan Morgan #55865.2
PICs - Daily Dose of Diecast... Thursday by John Merritt #55864
XCLNT (EOM) by Dennis Mong #55864.1
An oldie but a goodie! Perfect example of the stance and shape being most important ze by Phil Realmuto #55864.2
MG “saga”. Lol anyone interested? by Phil Realmuto #55863
Got a photo? (EOM) by John Shamblin #55863.1
As soon as it arrives I’ll post some for you (EOM) by Phil Realmuto #55863.1.1
Excellent news, Phil and overall, a pretty decent outcome of events. (EOM) by Bruce Gibbins #55863.2
Thanks! That little green MG is really a charmer. I just want her perfect and to move on..... by Phil Realmuto #55863.2.1
You're better than me. I'm still aggravated about this. (EOM) by Randall Carlisle #55863.2.1.1
I know I know........ honestly I should have .... by Phil Realmuto #55863.2.1.1.1
Opinions requested. Why do you think there’s a lot of inventory currently? by Phil Realmuto #55862
I think you’re right, Phil! by George Bojaciuk #55862.1
Just curious, George. You know, just in case. What kind of wings will you be serving? (EOM) by Rick Scoville #55862.1.1
Dry, well done...hot sauce on the side. I have requested Bee Sting from the local place! by George Bojaciuk #55862.1.1.1
Sounds delish. The way I like them. I'm impressed you've planned that far in advance with so. by Rick Scoville #55862.1.1.1.1
Phil and George, great thoughts on the subject... by John Napoli #55862.2
Good question Phil and great points by all so far. Here's my take on it. by George Schire #55862.3
Well, Bunky... by George Bojaciuk #55862.3.1
George that’s all interesting and I too feel similar but that was NOT my question!! by Phil Realmuto #55862.3.2
I think my answer is there... by George Bojaciuk #55862.3.2.1
Phil, I think the answer to your question is that, like many things in life, people by George Schire #55862.3.2.2
Selling by Robert Kroupa #55862.3.2.2.1
Decreasing number of collectors of 1:24 scale models. by Chav Popov #55862.4
THAT really put it into perspective Chav, thanks! It’s essentially a supply and demand thing but... by Phil Realmuto #55862.4.1
Phil, you are making another good point ... by Chav Popov #55862.4.1.1
I don't see a huge increase in die casts on eBay... by John Shamblin #55862.4.1.1.1
My observation is that the bulk of auction listings result from three by Bruce Gibbins #55862.5
Bruce the last paragraph made me think! The 1:1 car hobby is doomed too! by Phil Realmuto #55862.5.1
The older cars guys like me (55) don't care for hence thier low price and no 1\24 being made, so no by chris payne #55862.5.1.1
Wait just a darn minute. I'm 53 and want all the 40s and 50s cars I can get. (EOM) by Randall Carlisle #55862.5.1.1.1
Randal I’m 53 too, not for long though lol Jan 29 I turn 54. by Phil Realmuto #55862.5.1.1.1.1
I'm 65 and love 50's cars! In fact, my modest collection is limited to model years '49 through '60. by Al Dorado #55862.5.1.1.2
Several pundits in print and on YT have made some interesting observations by Bruce Gibbins #55862.5.1.2
I bid on cars on Ebay and I always have other bidders competing against me. If the 1/24 market is by Tim Kubiak #55862.6
Keep in mind that there is inertia in the market in the .. by Chav Popov #55862.6.1
Some good points but I think the reason that there’s still inventory of the J Leno Duesenberg is.... by Phil Realmuto #55862.6.1.1
Duesenburgs are the cars I've like consistently since I was a teenager. by Bruce Gibbins #55862.6.1.1.1
$198.95 or best offer on eBay by MintModels (EOM) by Chav Popov #55862.6.1.1.1.1
Many thanks for the lead Chav. I have this moment submitted an offer - we shall see what transpires (EOM) by Bruce Gibbins #55862.6.1.1.1.1.1
Phil, I think you are spot on. My original plan was to display and enjoy my models until I retired by Frank Kocour #55862.7
Wow I didn’t know you went through that Frank. Only that you sold most of your cars by Phil Realmuto #55862.7.1
Life throws curves. (EOM) by Frank Kocour #55862.7.1.1
selling out by Randall Carlisle #55862.8
Like George Schire, I will enjoy my collection every day until I kick. by Al Dorado #55862.9
Thinking about ebay and LE models there is just one that I'm after. by Bruce Gibbins #55862.10
Bruce while that might seem high, the original price from DM WAS $249 or $269 I forget plus tax/ship by Phil Realmuto #55862.10.1
Your reasoning makes a great deal of sense there Phill. I'll have to check with by Bruce Gibbins #55862.10.1.1
Double trouble again. Sorry folks. (EOM) by Bruce Gibbins #55862.11
Been away for a while.....I'm back by Don Quashne #55861
Welcome back!! (EOM) by Tony Perrone #55861.1ModeratorZone Diplomat
Hi, hope you’re well now. (EOM) by Phil Realmuto #55861.2
Cathy finally take the duct tape off your puss? Lol! by George Bojaciuk #55861.3
Been away for a while.....I'm back... ACT II by Don Quashne #55861.3.1
He’s being modest... he nearly died. Came back from the afterlife when they couldn’t break a $20. by George Bojaciuk #55861.3.1.1
Welcome back. Hope your issues have been resolved. (EOM) by Frank Kocour #55861.4
PICs - Daily Dose of Diecast...Wednesday by John Merritt #55860
Great pics as usual of a superb model. Unless this model is displayed near or on white it ..... by Phil Realmuto #55860.1
Another beauty. John, do you even KNOW how many models you have? by John Shamblin #55860.2
Yes I do. Way too many somedays, and since I also collect 1:43 scale. Lots! LOL. (EOM) by John Merritt #55860.2.1
Oops. Ignore this. by Robert Bolin #55859
Come on now Robert, what if we don't want too..? Lol, you've now piqued my interest.. ! (EOM) by Steve Jakubczak #55859.1
It's in the Lounge. Just some 1:1 motorcycle stuff. (EOM) by Robert Bolin #55859.1.1
+1 Yeah, many of us clicked on this just to see what it was, LOL. Curiosity got the best of us. (EOM) by Frank Kocour #55859.1.2
PICs - Daily Dose of Diecast...Tuesday by John Merritt #55858
Thanks for sharing these pictures John. Over the years I have managed to by Bob Jackman #55858.1
I have the green version. Was described as mint in box. When it arrived... by Phil Realmuto #55858.2
Cancer or not, medical Bill's or not, surely there is a requirement on the seller by Bruce Gibbins #55858.2.1
I TOTALLY agree but I wanted to be fair assume he’d do the right thing etc. by Phil Realmuto #55858.2.1.1
I think you did the right thing, given the circumstances. (EOM) by John Shamblin #55858.2.1.1.1
Ebay have now become far more buyer focused than they once were. by Bruce Gibbins #55858.2.1.2
Besides, sometimes people trade on illness, real or imagined to seek by Bruce Gibbins #55858.2.2
Bruce Gibbon's, I admire you! Your comments indicate you are a man of strong conviction and good by George Schire #55858.2.2.1
Thank you George I really do appreciate your words and the thoughts behind them. (EOM) by Bruce Gibbins #55858.2.2.1.1
Hey Bruce ... Well written .... by Dennis Mong #55858.2.2.1.1.1
Thank you Dennis. Don't let me drown you out. I would hate to think I ever did that. (EOM) by Bruce Gibbins #55858.2.2.1.1.1.1
We're good ... no drowning over here ... You speak very well - I stand behind what you said by Dennis Mong #55858.2.2.1.1.1.1.1
You do make some great points! It is what it is. Hindsight I should have simply returned it and by Phil Realmuto #55858.2.2.2
Sounds like a seller a friend dealt with by Randall Carlisle #55858.2.3
Me too... by John Shamblin #55858.2.3.1
wrong label by Randall Carlisle #55858.2.3.1.1
Can you let me know the name of the seller? I’ll try to find it too by Phil Realmuto #55858.2.3.2
Now ... that is something I do not understand ...... by Dennis Mong #55858.2.3.2.1
I didn’t say in one month you added that in. I simply said he had more then a few negatives by Phil Realmuto #55858.2.3.2.1.1
I hate to mention a name in case I am wrong. by Randall Carlisle #55858.2.3.2.2
The Hudson CV for Phil [PIC] by Richard Sufficool #55857
My miniscule collection includes this beauty, however, the example by Bruce Gibbins #55857.1
That was a later LE, and I don't even understand that color choice. (EOM) by Richard Sufficool #55857.1.1
Richard GREAT photos of the model as always! They even make me like it in red lol by Phil Realmuto #55857.1.1.1
Ironically, there are red 1:1s around but I've never seen a silver car. (EOM) by Richard Sufficool #55857.1.1.1.1
I was thinking that since it came out Richard! I’m only 54 so I don’t recall Ever seeing a 1:1 on by Phil Realmuto #55857.1.1.1.1.1
use google images for the '36 Hudson and see all the colors that are true to that make and model.... by Richard Sufficool #55857.1.1.1.1.1.1
How common in 1936 was silver paint anyway. Although I do enjoy having this by Bruce Gibbins #55857.1.1.1.1.1.1.1
I would think silver was more common then red. While I think the model looks better in silver then by Phil Realmuto #55857.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1
Phil, I think you are talking about the MG ... in the Hudson thread (EOM) by Chav Popov #55857.1.1.1.1.1.2
Ya made me think there Chav. Lol No I’m in the right spot lol by Phil Realmuto #55857.1.1.1.1.1.2.1
Are you sure? otherwise I have to work on my comprehension skills ... by Chav Popov #55857.1.1.1.1.1.2.1.1
Chav you are correct THAT post should have been under the MG THREAD BUT here’s the confusing part... by Phil Realmuto #55857.1.1.1.1.1.2.1.1.1
I see, that's what I thought it happened, this user interface can confusing... (EOM) by Chav Popov #55857.1.1.1.1.1.2.1.1.1.1
Ya think????? Lolol (EOM) by Phil Realmuto #55857.1.1.1.1.1.2.1.1.1.1.1
Pain in the ass or not, amazing they made a working top! (EOM) by John Shamblin #55857.2
Rambler Rebel Cross Country for Phil [PIC] by Richard Sufficool #55856
Where did that Rambler come from? (EOM) by Frank Kocour #55856.1
The origin and description is in the narrative in the above post, Frank. (EOM) by Richard Sufficool #55856.1.1
Great looking model and very nice build! The mints should have made this one. (EOM) by Frank Kocour #55856.1.1.1
That is very nice model. Great photos. (EOM) by John Merritt #55856.2
Johann .. Jo-Hann ..a cult-ish following by John Barry #55856.3
Very cool Rambler... by John Shamblin #55856.4
Richard that looks amazing! What scale is this? I assume 1:25th being it’s Johan based (EOM) by Phil Realmuto #55856.5
yes sir, but it displays well with the 1/24 (EOM) by Richard Sufficool #55856.5.1
Thanks! I know what you mean, you can kinda get away with it! I was THIS close to looking for a 67 by Phil Realmuto #55856.5.1.1
Great color on that Rambler! (EOM) by George Bojaciuk #55856.6
It was a Duplicolor Honda finish via rattlecan. (EOM) by Richard Sufficool #55856.6.1
Load of Chevys by John Shamblin #55855
Behind the scenes.... by John Shamblin #55855.1
I do believe that Connie is becoming out of control....... by Bruce Gibbins #55855.1.1
your tripod camera mount by John Barry #55855.1.2
Nothing special.... by John Shamblin #55855.1.2.1
Thanks John (EOM) by John Barry #55855.1.2.1.1
Smoked Ball Joints by John Barry #55855.2
WCPD collection by John Shamblin #55855.2.1
WeCantPayDat by John Barry #55855.2.1.1
Franklin Mint SILVER 1936 Hudson. VERY under appreciated model IMO! Who agrees? by Phil Realmuto #55854
Got any photos? Not sure I've ever seen that model. (EOM) by John Shamblin #55854.1
Here you go, John. A pic. by Bruce Gibbins #55854.1.1
I agree that this is a terrific model. Although I respect FM for by Bob Jackman #55854.2
Not really my type of car care more for the '30s era made Rods. (EOM) by Hollis Cornell #55854.3
I have both the silver and red versions. Yes, this is a great model from FM, even considering the by Douglas Gapen #55854.4
for me, the retractable top is the best feature of this model: pics by Chav Popov #55854.4.1
Chav which color do you like the best? For me the Silver one by Phil Realmuto #55854.4.1.1
I like them equally ... by Chav Popov #55854.4.1.1.1
I think a dark Maroon would have really made it! (EOM) by Phil Realmuto #55854.4.1.1.1.1
I have it. Really like it. Completes my Hudson collection. Unique subject matter. (EOM) by Tim Kubiak #55854.5
Citroen ala Monte Carlo [PIC] by Richard Sufficool #55853
Cool. I think I tried one die cast kit when I was a kid... by John Shamblin #55853.1
As is Always the Case by David Trask #55853.2
This car proves what I always say. “No one knows everything! by Phil Realmuto #55853.3
admirable work Richard by John Barry #55853.4
They do look great I would have never known! And he went “green” too using a biodegradable product! by Phil Realmuto #55853.4.1
Besides tissue paper.... [PIC] by Richard Sufficool #55853.4.2
Great pic looks so life like. Questions .... is that Studebaker Crown Premium? And who made the ... by Phil Realmuto #55853.4.2.1
So, you play with naked dolls? by John Shamblin #55853.4.2.2
In the style of Baron Frankenstein, yes...[PIC] by Richard Sufficool #55853.4.2.2.1
Nice build Richard. The gear shift coming out of the dash by Bob Jackman #55853.5
Was that just before push buttons? (EOM) by Richard Sufficool #55853.5.1
Yes it Was (EOM) by David Trask #55853.5.1.1
PICs - Something new been added............... by Hollis Cornell #55852
I think she's interested in the hot rod (EOM) by John Shamblin #55852.1
Nah.... she wants his sunglasses! LOL! (EOM) by Billy Collins #55852.1.1
Nice shots. (EOM) by Evan Morgan #55852.2
+1. The figures are terrific,,,where did you get them? (EOM) by Bob Jackman #55852.2.1
Bob, Got them over on E Bay. Though some are getting hard to find. Glad I got them when I did. (EOM) by Hollis Cornell #55852.2.1.1
Thanks Hollis. I'm going on a search. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #55852.2.1.1.1
Bob, Search for American Diorama. They make the ones I buy. (EOM) by Hollis Cornell #55852.2.1.1.1.1
PICs - Daily Dose of Diecast...Monday by John Merritt #55851
'1983'?! Surprised that 'homely' body-style last that long / great pics. Decent looking model though (EOM) by Billy Collins #55851.1
I saw a real one of those here not too long ago. Had to do a double take! (EOM) by John Shamblin #55851.2
1983????? Lord my guess would have been mid 1940s-early 50s! (EOM) by Phil Realmuto #55851.3
Wow I’m good lol I researched these and they were produced 1949-1990! by Phil Realmuto #55851.3.1
What dogs do.... by John Shamblin #55850
The grey headed guy needs to learn how to properly hold a cigar. by Robert Bolin #55850.1
I'll tell Frank... by John Shamblin #55850.1.1
I do swear that since the recent arrival of the two round bottom "masseuses by Bruce Gibbins #55850.1.2
Only one of 'em is a masseuse... by John Shamblin #55850.1.2.1
A whole lotta sapphic contact going on there eh? (EOM) by Bruce Gibbins #55850.1.2.1.1
I had to look that word up, but yeah. (EOM) by John Shamblin #55850.1.2.1.1.1
Now if a person did that they would be facing jail time. (EOM) by jay walsh #55850.2
I think this completes my WCPD sedan delivery collection... by John Shamblin #55849
The black one is the only one I have, MIB never displayed. (EOM) by Brian Cox #55849.1
Saw that in one of your earlier posts....Very sharp. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55849.2
Opinions sought. Franklin Mint's motorcycles. by Robert Bolin #55848
Have both scales of them by Jim Kinder #55848.1
I prefer 1:10 for the Better Detail .... by Dennis Mong #55848.1.1
Just bought my first model motor cycle... by John Shamblin #55848.2
Robert suggest u have a look at IXO 1/24 by Geoff Jowett #55848.2.1
Thanks Geoff. The details look much better on them, especially the wheels. (EOM) by Robert Bolin #55848.2.1.1
I`m a big fan of them....They represent a good value by John Barry #55848.3
I think I saw that guy playing the washboard at one of the squares here. by John Shamblin #55848.3.1
he plays "Darling Clementine" on an endless loop by John Barry #55848.3.1.1
I'm here. I was just hanging out in the Lounge. (EOM) by Robert Bolin #55848.3.1.1.1
Thanks Robert....my kids will go without shoes,but what the heck :D (EOM) by John Barry #55848.3.1.1.1.1
Hey, John... need to use my dump truck? by John Shamblin #55848.3.1.1.2
I dunno....if that truck comes over here,we just might "lose" it :D (EOM) by John Barry #55848.3.1.1.2.1
$20.00 is a very good price John....you done well (EOM) by John Barry #55848.3.1.2
Phil Realmuto by John Barry #55847
Nope. I didn’t expect one either, it is what it is (EOM) by Phil Realmuto #55847.1
Where are you posting the missing reviews? Just wondering (EOM) by Randall Carlisle #55847.2
PICs - Gathering of the Hot Rodders.............. by Hollis Cornell #55846
I'm not usually a 'yellow'-fan. But, I really like the changes to the yellow '40. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55846.1
A fight's gonna break out sooner or later... by John Shamblin #55846.1.1
John the wheels were on the Yellow '40 Ford when I bought the car on E Bay last week. So far I have by Hollis Cornell #55846.1.1.1
PICs - Daily Dose of Diecast...Sunday by John Merritt #55845
Very nice! Gr8t pix! (EOM) by Tim Kubiak #55845.1
Great pics! One of my favorites. (EOM) by John Napoli #55845.2
So that’s what a nice example looks like! I bought mine years ago .... by Phil Realmuto #55845.3
I bid on on one eBay but let slip away. (EOM) by John Shamblin #55845.3.1
An Iconic Little Beauty !!...great photos (EOM) by John Barry #55845.4
PICs Just for fun: Modest Mercury by Ralf Buyer #55844
Looks good with wheel change. A wonderful model. (EOM) by John Merritt #55844.1
+1. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55844.1.1
Late 40's and 50's had many more cars with blackwalls then WSW...trucks too (EOM) by Ron Dietrich #55844.2
I recently added that very model! I’ll say I like it WITH the WWs by Phil Realmuto #55844.3
I'm with you Phil. The woody was more of a high-end car, so the white side walls needed to be. (EOM) by George Schire #55844.3.1
I'll bet there were some cheap skates back then that wouldn't pay for WWWs and wheel covers... by John Shamblin #55844.3.1.1
IMHO - folks in the day were more practical...what good were WSW? and trucks were for work (EOM) by Ron Dietrich #55844.3.1.1.1
The 'Great Gullwing', on steroids......(PICS)... by Tony Perrone #55843ModeratorZone Diplomat
WHEW!!! That's a pretty one. (EOM) by Billy Collins #55843.1
Simply amazing! How do they make wheels that detailed? (EOM) by John Shamblin #55843.2
Beautiful. I always wanted to get one of these, never did. (EOM) by John Merritt #55843.3

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