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Posted By: Phil Realmuto
Posted On: Friday January 11, 2019 at 1:39 PM
It is a nice model of a unique and historically important car. Be careful to NOT...
Touch the grille. While they did a great job detailing it, its essentially part of the hood and was then silvered to appear chrome and as if it WAS a separate piece. It isnt and the paint is delicate so be careful to not touch it, use any cleaners etc on the grille. My main gripe about this mode ll is the molded on windshield wipers. They make it look like a $10 toy. Other then that its fairly well done and a welcomed addition to my collection!

Side note: Does anyone here know the purpose of the chrome railing on the sides of the front seat ? My guess is they are for REAR passengers to pull on to aid entering/exiting the rear seat. I always thought they looked out of place and like something on a Carnival ride!

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PICs - Daily Dose of Diecast... Friday by John Merritt #53911
One of FM's most unique cars and very well done. Grt8 Pix! (EOM) by Tim Kubiak #53911.1
Very nice / great pics. I wanted to see a 4-door sedan done. (EOM) by Billy Collins #53911.2
I always hoped for a four door sedan or limousine as well. (EOM) by David Crowe #53911.2.1
Me too. I would be as keen as mustard. (EOM) by Bruce Gibbins #53911.2.2
In 1/1 scale a two door was extremely rare and I suspect this model by Bob Jackman #53911.3
John, I'm considering "fabbing" one in 1/18. I may to buy a FM as a guide. THANKS for these pics! (EOM) by Christopher Moroni #53911.4
REMOVE THE SKIRTS... AND YOU'LL SEE A VW! Hmmmm........ (EOM) by Christopher Moroni #53911.5
(Pic) Leave them on and you see a Volvo PV36 "Carioca"... by Ralf Buyer #53911.5.1
Wow! I had no idea. Thanks Ralf. (EOM) by Christopher Moroni #53911.5.1.1
What tha?? ... What tha ???? ..... by Dennis Mong #53911.
It is a nice model of a unique and historically important car. Be careful to NOT... by Phil Realmuto #53911.6
Phil, I thought the "chrome railings" were simply decorative. Part of the Art-Deco theme so... by Christopher Moroni #53911.6.1
PICs added: My memory of owning a 1934 Airflow 4DS was that they had no specific function by Bruce Gibbins #53911.6.2
Thanks for sharing that and info on railings (EOM) by Phil Realmuto #53911.6.2.1
That restored Airflow is gorgeous. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #53911.6.2.2
Nice restored Airflow, but whats with the right hand drive???? (EOM) by John Bono #53911.6.2.3
That's because the car was sold new in New Zealand, John where driving by Bruce Gibbins #53911.
I have it and love it. Great pics of course. (EOM) by John Bono #53911.7

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