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PICs - From My Collection... Monday by John Merritt #25000
Nice model, John. I have also seen your photos of Ebbro Toyopets from 1959 year by Randall Olson #25000.1
Who all here hand builds as well as collects? by Robert Bolin #24999
I've dabbled in white metal and die cast a bit. Have a number of resin that I haven't messed with by Tom Ciryak #24999.1
I've made about 50 models now. Most of them are from early times by Richard Nosker #24999.2
I've been building in 1/43 since I found out the Brits made kits. by Don Anderson #24999.3
I enjoy building 1:43 kits now and then. (pics) My favorites are usually older issues by by David Holcombe #24999.4
I've built a few models over the years (EOM) by John Roberts #24999.4.1
Typical British understatement John? (EOM) by Roger Kimber #24999.4.1.1
After too many years of additions and a few deletions, my Packard collection needed work. (pics) by David Holcombe #24998
Are those "Carney Plastics" display cases?, If so... by Brian Cox #24998.1
I've had these for quite a few years, and I can't find a manufacturer's name. But by David Holcombe #24998.1.1
You need the Danbury 1930 Packard Convertible in Pewter I have... by Robert Bolin #24998.2
Robert, I like photo 2 especially. Kind of moody, like grey ghosts emerging from the mists (EOM) by Randall Olson #24998.2.1
That 1964 Shelby Cobra "Dragonsnake" by Marsh is rare one (EOM) by Frank Gioia #24998.2.2
It's one of my favorites. by Robert Bolin #24998.2.2.1
Thanks, Robert. I just checked a different (non-1:43) display, and by David Holcombe #24998.2.3
What a fantastic collection of Packard models. (EOM) by John Merritt #24998.3
You ain't kiddin'! (EOM) by Richard Sufficool #24998.3.1
Nice collection, David! Even some Rettig Rockets, I see. Front Row right: Frobly or BAM? (EOM) by Randall Olson #24998.4
Good eye, Randall. That's a Bruce Arnold model. (EOM) by David Holcombe #24998.4.1
That may be the most valuable one you have (unless you have some Motor City?) (EOM) by Randall Olson #24998.4.1.1
"Rettig Rocket" - nice term, Randall! ;-) (EOM) by Ralf Buyer #24998.4.2
PICS - Hispano Suiza H6B Park Ward Coupé by Matrix by Keko Romero #24997
Beautiful! (EOM) by Ed Glorius #24997.1
Very interesting! The interior looks nicely detailed. I like this one! (EOM) by David Holcombe #24997.2
A great model Keko and one I would get if I wasn't running low on space. (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #24997.3
Running low on space? I've never heard such a preposterous excuse! by Graeme Ogg #24997.3.1
Lol...priceless! Finally a common sense attitude. Caution though; it by Jack Dodds #24997.3.1.1
HA! Sacrifices mat need to be made! (EOM) by John Kuvakas #24997.
I'm sure you are a perfectly nice, thoughtful chap, Jack ... by Graeme Ogg #24997.
I do believe you have reached nirvana. Good job...and so selfless. by Jack Dodds #24997.
great stuff! (EOM) by Geoff Jowett #24997.3.1.2
Gorgeous! Love that rich green color. (EOM) by David Knight #24997.4
That looks fantatsic. Great color. (EOM) by John Merritt #24997.5
Beautiful model Keko (EOM) by John Roberts #24997.6
Gorgeous model, Keko! Excellent photography. (EOM) by Randall Olson #24997.7
That is a fantastic model. Thanks for sharing. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #24997.8
Website forums (like this) vs. Facebook newsgroups by Harvey Goranson #24996
I'm on a few too, and they are very good. by Ed Glorius #24996.1
That rabbit hole traps me now and then, hour or two going by without realizing. (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #24996.1.1
Forums VS Facebook groups by Keko Romero #24996.2
I like posting on both. The Facebook groups are very diverse and show a lot of model choices. by John Merritt #24996.3
Sounds interesting. Not a Facebook user so will have to stay with F43 (EOM) by John Roberts #24996.4
+1 Same for me. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #24996.4.1
Just joined Scale 143, thanks Harvey. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #24996.5
Thanks, Harve. I just joined Scale 143. (EOM) by John Kuvakas #24996.6
I'm on 1/43 Resin and White Metal Car Kits. by Robert Bolin #24996.7
Harv, your excellent post prompted me to join three of the groups you mentioned by Randall Olson #24996.8
Pics: Suburban POTUS escort vehicles on duty like those Lloyd has posted below by David Knight #24995
Pics: 2010 Chevrolet Suburban by Luxury Diecast a very nice replica by David Knight #24994
A modern version of the big, safe and comfortable station wagon. It's by Mike DeTorrice #24994.1
(PIC)...and these... by Lloyd Mecca #24994.2
PIX - Replicas of 1961 and 1962 Chevrolets never done in 1:43 by Randall Olson #24993
Randy, I heartily agree with you about the ‘61-‘62 Chevrolets. by David Knight #24993.1
Any and all 1961 and 1962 Chevrolets would be great. by David Crowe #24993.2
I would love to see the '62, '63 & 64 2drht. Impalas done by Jack Dodds #24993.3
I would definitely be interested in all of them from 1961 to 1964. by John Merritt #24993.4
61 - 64 Chevys by dennis Brown #24993.5
I agree completely. '62 thru '67 Fords for me..would buy them all. by Jack Dodds #24993.5.1
After he does a Cadillac of the era. (EOM) by Mark Lampariello #24993.6
A '62 Coupe DeVille would be nice.... (EOM) by Jack Dodds #24993.6.1
61 Bubble Top Impala by Chuck Rose #24993.7
PIC - Here's one I had that was well-detailed by Randall Olson #24993.7.1
John Merritt - just following up on your black '62 Chrysler New Yorker ;) (EOM) by Barry Levittan #24992
Barry. The Chrysler arrived yesterday, it was waiting for me when I came home. by John Merritt #24992.1
Thanks, John, and I look forward to your pics when you get around to it! (EOM) by Barry Levittan #24992.1.1
Brooklin Diaries for Dec 14 by John Kuvakas #24991
Thanks, John. The new DeSoto looks verrrrry interesting. (EOM) by David Holcombe #24991.1
And just like the one in the March issue of Hemmings Classic Car. by Rick Thompson #24991.1.1
John, I am sure the 1942 De Soto will be an interesting addition to by Alex Taylor #24991.1.2
56 Buick... by John Roberts #24991.1.2.1
1942 DeSoto by Alan Dinsmore #24991.2
Ah! The Chronicles of Nairn! Another good installment :-) (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #24991.3
Pics 1966 Mercury Comet Cyclone first prototype by Sergio Goldvarg #24990
Love the depth on the badging not just a print (EOM) by Marius Woolley #24990.1
This will be a very nice model. If you are asking for feedback by Jack Dodds #24990.2
You're right, Jack. I have the original brochure for the Comet, and by Rick Thompson #24990.2.1
Thanks Rick; I wasn't aware of some of those details. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #24990.2.1.1
Maybe the pic is parchment and I have it wrong. Hard to say. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #24990.
I thought that, too, but when I went and looked again at the pic, it by Rick Thompson #24990.
I agree.....parchment spoils the contrast; but I like all black. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #24990.
Truly amazing detail for this scale. These will be big winners. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #24990.3
Wow, pretty damn nice for 1/43 scale! Great work. (EOM) by Christopher Moroni #24990.4
I recommend leaving off the upper stripe. It is too thick. (EOM) by David Crowe #24990.5
Agreed. The lower stripe and the vinyl top are enough. (EOM) by Randy Portwood #24990.5.1
But wouldn't retaining the upper narrower pin stripe be accurate? (EOM) by Jack Dodds #24990.5.1.1
While the upper pinstripes (dual pinstripes as described in the catalog) by Rick Thompson #24990.
More thoughts on the stripes. by David Crowe #24990.5.1.2
LOL!! (EOM) by Randy Portwood #24990.
All thoughts are worthy; I appreciate your input. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #24990.
I respectfully disagree, David. All opinions are of value, or at least of interest, by Rick Thompson #24990.
David...just curious...is it the stacked headlights that put you off this car? by Jack Dodds #24990.
I’m a big car fan, almost exclusively four door cars. by David Crowe #24990.
Jack and David - Glad I'm not alone. When I saw the headlights I thought by Randall Olson #24990.
Very nice craftsmanship .. (EOM) by Frank Gioia #24990.6
Very realistic! My first "now off the showroom floor" car was similar, (pic) a 1967 Comet Capri. by David Holcombe #24990.7
A beautiful couple! Now, where are the 1/43 versions? (EOM) by Randall Olson #24990.8
Huh...???? (EOM) by Jack Dodds #24990.8.1
Segio's pictures are so realistic they look like 1:1's. (EOM) by John Kuvakas #24990.8.1.1
Sorry, Jack. I am lucky - John understands my o'bleak sense of humor. Thx for translating my post. (EOM) by Randall Olson #24990.
As usual, you are the man, Randall! Thanks for a grin. (EOM) by John Kuvakas #24990.
Huh? ....what...... (EOM) by Jack Dodds #24990.
O'bleak.....Is that an Irish style humor that's not readily apparent? (EOM) by Jack Dodds #24990.
Maybe...a few years ago a young comedian - Steve Martin unexpectedly met Elvis backstage by Randall Olson #24990.
I loved Steve Martin and Robin Williams' style myself. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #24990.
Jack, who'd have expected this thread on a scale model car website?! by Randall Olson #24990.
Haha...no kidding! I'm out in it tonight! (EOM) by Jack Dodds #24990.
A few 1:1 shots I found on the web. (pics) by David Holcombe #24990.9
The rear view demonstrates why I like the red one to be one color. by Jack Dodds #24990.9.1
att. Gregory Gunn- I just saw your note on my Imperial's missing tail light. Please by David Holcombe #24989
David,Will Do (EOM) by Gregory Gunn #24989.1
Air conditioning vent tubes, recently written of here by Graeme Ogg #24965 (PICs) by David Holcombe #24988
Pics. New colour for Matrix's Cadillac limo 1970. by Jean Philippe Sergent #24987
That will make a nice Derham conversion! (EOM) by Lloyd Mecca #24987.1
Looks great. I always thought the 1970 Cadillacs were beautifully designed. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #24987.2
Great model, but does anyone else think this piece looks slightly underscale? by Mark Lampariello #24987.3
Mark, have you seen this displayed next to another 1:43 model? (EOM) by Lloyd Mecca #24987.3.1
It seems narrow next to GLM's '72 limo, and Neo's '72 sedan. by Mark Lampariello #24987.3.1.1
Mark, you mean NEO's '72 coupe. ;) by Jean Philippe Sergent #24987.
from a time when limos were elegant and a little mysterious... by Joop Gisbers #24987.4
Agreed. Today's "stretch" limos seem styled for the acne set, not the sucessful exec. (EOM) by Mark Lampariello #24987.4.1
Pic: So true with the possible exception of the Cadillac XTS 6 door by Federal. by David Knight #24987.4.1.1
Curtis Parisi, when you get a chance, could you email me at: davidknight45’at’icloud.com (EOM) by David Knight #24986
Done. (EOM) by Curtis Parisi #24986.1
For some reason, Curtis, I haven’t received your message yet. (EOM) by David Knight #24986.1.1
Had the address wrong, just sent again. (EOM) by Curtis Parisi #24986.1.1.1
GFCC Lincoln by Marius Woolley #24985
How long is the shipping time for GFFC models? (EOM) by Jay Golan #24985.1
As reported earlier, my Lincoln reached the UK just 8 days after ordering by Graeme Ogg #24985.1.1
I think they advertise early too by Marius Woolley #24985.1.1.1
I placed my order on 11/30. Tracking says it just cleared customs here in the US. by John Merritt #24985.1.2
Mine took a few days longer than Graeme’s to U.K. (EOM) by Marius Woolley #24985.1.3
Pics BRANIFF Ford Courier. by Sergio Goldvarg #24984
I like it! (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #24984.1
Very nice model. I love the Ford Courier.....all years they did it. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #24984.2
Sergio the Couriers look good. How about doing some with RR logos? (EOM) by Bob Kleven #24984.3
Beautiful (EOM) by John Munro #24984.4
PIX - Anybody like Mid-Century French Cars? by Randall Olson #24983
I bought a 1959 Simca Aronde Sedan when I left the Army in 1959. by Dick Browne #24983.1Moderator
Dick, my first car was a '62 Valiant V-200 2dr hardtop. Great car! Kinda funny looking but by Randall Olson #24983.1.1
That old reliable slant 6 was incredible! Outlasted the body. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #24983.1.1.1
Ugly colors? by Skip Johnson #24983.1.2
Guess you won't believe me, but during my entire childhood, by Alex Taylor #24983.1.2.1
Oui! (EOM) by John Kuliak #24983.2
Randy, you are a genius! (EOM) by John Roberts #24983.3
Magnifique Randall!! by Keko Romero #24983.4
I like the green Chambord too. I have it in red and white.. by John Roberts #24983.4.1
Brilliant diorama! by Marius Woolley #24983.5
Nice work Randall. You have captured the look of a fifties small by Bob Jackman #24983.5.1
The Vedette had the Ford flathead V8 didn't it?... by John Roberts #24983.5.2
Yes small block Ford V8. (EOM) by Marius Woolley #24983.5.2.1
Known in the USA as a V8 60. Not terribly popular, most went by John Quilter #24983.
I still have a couple of the Dinky Toys Vedettes from long ago. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #24983.5.2.2
very happy that you , guys you love french cars i love them too (EOM) by Michel Gouverneur #24983.6
Randy, those are incredible scenes! Where did you get that dealership? by David Knight #24983.7
black 55 Aronde hardtop by Karl Schnelle #24983.8
I have built a couple of Citroens from the 1:43 Heller kits. These are by David Holcombe #24983.9
Like these? by Harvey Goranson #24983.10
The semi remorque collection just released a 1957 FNM D-11000 car carrier (EOM) by Jay Golan #24983.10.1
Outstanding, Randall. I love it. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #24983.11
Thanks to you all. Glad you like the little Simcas and dealership. (EOM) by Randall Olson #24983.12
Contacting Brooklin; Best way through their website contact feature? by John Quilter #24982
You should be able to use "mail@brooklinmodels.co.uk" (EOM) by John Kuvakas #24982.1
David Knight, I sincerely hope your T Bird restoration is working for round 2, I can by Mark Millar #24981
Pics: Thanks Mark. You’re very kind. Well, it’s deja vu all over again! by David Knight #24981.1
David why are trying to paint the car as if it were 1:1?... by Bob Kleven #24981.1.1
That’s a good thought, Bob. Several light sprays within the first hour could be the solution. (EOM) by David Knight #24981.1.1.1
Mark, your AMT '57 Chevrolet is was made of styrene plastic. The Duplicolor by Curtis Parisi #24981.2
Pics; Received my 1956 Chrysler South Hampton two door hardtop by Curtis Parisi #24980
Looks great! I notice the blue one has wire wheels while the other 2 have standard wheel covers. (EOM) by Barry Levittan #24980.1
Is the chrome wheel trim on the front passenger side off or is it just the picture? I like the car. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #24980.2
Yes, it was coming off but attached now. (EOM) by Curtis Parisi #24980.2.1
Curtis What year is this model? by Shel Platt #24980.3
Shel, apparently there are many who don't realize in '56 Imperial & Chrysler were separate car lines (EOM) by Frank Racibozynski #24980.3.1
56. (EOM) by Joe Libricz #24980.4
Great color combo - who made it? (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #24980.5
GLM. (EOM) by Curtis Parisi #24980.5.1
For D&D Models (EOM) by Gregory Gunn #24980.5.1.1
thanks! (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #24980.5.1.2
Anyone want one contact me,Avail.3 colors (EOM) by Gregory Gunn #24980.6
Pics 1963 Ford Falcon Sprint. by Sergio Goldvarg #24979
Most impressive! (EOM) by John Kuvakas #24979.1
I never got the real one I tried to order - by Ken Smith #24979.1.1
I agree! Beautiful models. (EOM) by John Roberts #24979.1.2
WOW! Both of them are outstanding. (EOM) by John Merritt #24979.2
Awesome! When will they be available? (EOM) by Tom Ciryak #24979.3
Happy you don't make Mopars. Or I'd have to add another scale. (EOM) by Stephen Meek #24979.4
Tires and Discs: by dennis Brown #24979.5
Beautiful!! (EOM) by Randy Portwood #24979.6
Goldvarg models just keep getting better. Beautiful. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #24979.7
+1 Absolutely agree. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #24979.7.1
Does anyone know if Kess has released their Cadillacs? by Don Anderson #24978
They haven't shown up on eBay. (EOM) by Richard Nosker #24978.1
No Broughams yet but their 1961 Jacqueline are out. And for me, by Jean Philippe Sergent #24978.2
Pic: Restoration of ‘56 Thunderbird starts all over! by David Knight #24977
Yeah but at 63 your bound to have a few wrinkles, I know I do lol (EOM) by Mark Millar #24977.1
But Mark, this was after her facelift! That’s not the way it’s supposed to work. (EOM) by David Knight #24977.1.1
I'd say a better doc but the best is already on the job (EOM) by Tom Ciryak #24977.1.1.1
Thanks, Tom, we’ll see. I’m hoping to avoid malpractice. (EOM) by David Knight #24977.
How frustrating after it had been going so well (EOM) by Marius Woolley #24977.1.2
Pic: Yes Marius, frustrating to be sure but I’m keeping my eye on the prize. by David Knight #24977.1.2.1
duplicate message deleted by David Knight #24977.1.2.2
An oldie but goodie, USA No. 2 - 1955 Imperial by USA (pics) by David Holcombe #24976
Yew! That makes me cringe...... (EOM) by Tom Ciryak #24976.1
David ,Are you missing a tail light?.E-Mail me. (EOM) by Gregory Gunn #24976.2
PIC - New in my collection by Keko Romero #24975
Fantastic Hispano Suiza - looks sorta like a Rolls to me though! :-) (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #24975.1
Yes!! by Keko Romero #24975.1.1
Baby it's cold outside! Get yourself a Christmas present. by David Crowe #24974
David - thanks for posting. How does the windshield trim look on the model? It seems oversize on by Mark Sweeney #24974.1
Probably does look a bit large. by David Crowe #24974.1.1
Seasons Greetings! by Sergio Goldvarg #24973
Well deserved too! (EOM) by Christopher Moroni #24973.1
I'll second that! (EOM) by John Roberts #24973.1.1
Times 3 (EOM) by Tom Ciryak #24973.1.2
Congratulations Sergio! A very deserving award. (EOM) by Lou Petrucci #24973.2
+1 Very well deserved. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #24973.2.1
PICs - From My Collection - Monday by John Merritt #24972
Beautiful (EOM) by Randy Portwood #24972.1
Really special! When I look at this Ghia special, I see the 1953 Chrysler Corporation by David Holcombe #24972.2
Funny, David, to my eye this car predicted Chrysler's 1955 styling! (EOM) by Barry Levittan #24972.2.1
Gorgeous, John, absolutely stunning. by Barry Levittan #24972.3
Great car - great scene!!! (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #24972.4
A couple of GFCC wheel changes. by Bob Kleven #24971
Bob's interesting pictures reduced in size. (pics) by David Holcombe #24971.1
Huge improvement over the toy wheels. I just don't understand what they are trying to do with their by Mark Sweeney #24971.2
Not sure either - new market niche = 1/2 new Greenlight + 1/2 old Dinky Toy ?? (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #24971.2.1
What did you use for the replacement wheels? (EOM) by Jay Golan #24971.3
Karl Schnelle please can you email me? johnminx456'at'gmail.com (EOM) by John Roberts #24970
Done! (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #24970.1
Pic: Well, Gentlemen, there is some bad news and then there is good news by David Knight #24969
Oh my goodness! The only time I had something similar was a primer by David Holcombe #24969.1
Primer not compatible whit paint,it happened to me too (EOM) by renato camesasca #24969.1.1
As David indicated, a problem with incompatible primer or thinner - a pity... by Ralf Buyer #24969.2
Oh dear. I feel your pain. by Graeme Ogg #24969.3
See my email to you David - all good points made here by others too (EOM) by John Roberts #24969.3.1
Ambient temp issue, causing 48 hrs to be insufficient?? (EOM) by Mark Lampariello #24969.4
For a second, I thought you had decided to go full Frankenbird! Sorry. (EOM) by Randall Olson #24969.5
David H, Renato, Mark, Ralf, John, Graeme, and Randall, many thanks by David Knight #24969.6
Yes, primer not compatible with finish coat. Not a question of drying time. by Richard Nosker #24969.7
The problem is that the first coat of color was not cured long enough. It has nothing to do with by Curtis Parisi #24969.8
Pic: Curtis, that makes sense to me as the first coat covered beautifully. by David Knight #24969.8.1
Pics: It’s snowing in Richmond, Virginia. Beautiful! by David Knight #24968
And I'm looking out the window at my computer desk in Brevard, NC. (pic) by David Holcombe #24968.1
Wow! (EOM) by David Knight #24968.1.1
I think someone needs to roll the windows up in the Chevy! (EOM) by Rick Thompson #24968.2
Yeah, Rick, I sent that picture to 1,957 of my closest friends by David Knight #24968.2.1
Hey...... Back in the day we would put the top down and go cruising. Not smart....but (EOM) by Tom Ciryak #24968.2.1.1
I blame the person who built it (EOM) by John Roberts #24968.2.1.2
The yellow '57 Chevrolet looks fantastic in that setting. A really like the yellow & black. (EOM) by John Merritt #24968.3
A John Roberts creation. Replicates my favorite ‘57 Chevy. by David Knight #24968.3.1
Yesterday's arrival: 1936 PACKARD Super 8 coupe by CMF (pics) by David Holcombe #24967
The kids and dogs love IT! (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #24967.1
Is the rumble seat fixed in the open position, or is it operable? (EOM) by Brian Cox #24967.2
It is fixed in the open position, with no provisions for a hinge. When by David Holcombe #24967.2.1
Thanks for the info. Great looking model though. (EOM) by Brian Cox #24967.2.1.1
That’s one beautiful car and seems to have attracted quite a crowd. by David Knight #24967.3
David, getting in and out of a rumble seat is a learned activity. If you look by David Holcombe #24967.3.1
Would I reverse those steps getting out at the end of our ride? by David Knight #24967.3.1.1
As I remember, we just stood up in the rumble seat and jumped out. Not by David Holcombe #24967.
Nice looking model. CMF is not familiar to me, probably asleep as usual! (EOM) by John Roberts #24967.4
It looks excellent in your pics. How would you rate the model now that you have it? (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #24967.5
After my detailing, I would rate this VG (very good), but its price by David Holcombe #24967.5.1
Well, whatever you did made it look darned nice. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #24967.5.1.1
Superb review, David. "Parts Shedding" description appreciated. (EOM) by Randall Olson #24967.5.1.2
OK, another old model car mystery... What is this made of? by Karl Schnelle #24966
Diecast with strange chrome parts. Had one of these once. (EOM) by John Roberts #24966.1
[PICS] re the GFCC '56 Lincoln by Graeme Ogg #24965
Those are ducts for air conditioning! by David Crowe #24965.1
I'm impressed with those ducts too. I've put these on models in the past... by John Roberts #24965.1.1
Ducts can be made from small plastic tubing that is sold.. by John Roberts #24965.1.1.1
Good grief! You learn something new every day. by Graeme Ogg #24965.1.2
Agree Graeme, not the most attractive accessory... by John Roberts #24965.1.2.1
Back in 1972 I saw a Lincoln on the street in Memphis. by Harvey Goranson #24965.1.3
Fender air inlets by Stanton Lyman #24965.2
Looks good! (EOM) by Randy Portwood #24965.3
I got my 59 Bonneville cv the other day from the same place. Really looks good as does your Lincoln (EOM) by Tom Ciryak #24965.4
I'm impressed. I've never seen those tubes installed in any model in any scale. (EOM) by Joe Libricz #24965.4.1
Wish they would hurry up with mine ordered a while ago... (EOM) by Marius Woolley #24965.5
PICS 1958 Ford Ranchero update by Sergio Goldvarg #24964
Other versions by dennis Brown #24964.1
Dear dennis Brown, yes, the Ford Deliver parts will be done. Thanks! (EOM) by Sergio Goldvarg #24964.1.1
Reminds me a little of one of my favorites, BRK No. 9. (PIC) by David Holcombe #24964.1.1.1
Very cool. I really like this one. (EOM) by John Merritt #24964.2
It's looking very good, Sergio. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #24964.3
Very nice Sergio. I really like this one! (EOM) by John Roberts #24964.4
Looks awesome! Ever consider doing an Edsel Roundup in service colors? (EOM) by Randy Portwood #24964.5
Very nice. Hope you will make some in standard colors for then I will buy a few. (EOM) by Tom Ciryak #24964.6
+1 Standard factory colors with no logos would sell very well IMO. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #24964.6.1
The front end looks like a 58 and the back end is a 57 ? (EOM) by John Munro #24964.7
PIC--That's the way they came back in the day.... by Frank Racibozynski #24964.7.1
I guess that there was just no way to put those weird '58 taillights on a Ranchero! (EOM) by Rick Thompson #24964.7.1.1
Just now I heard about Michael Paul Smith passed away......R.I.P. by renato camesasca #24963
sad news he was a very great artist r;i;p (EOM) by Michel Gouverneur #24963.1
Yes, sad news - I bought one of his books a few years ago - highly recommended. (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #24963.2
Oh no! A brilliant artist. He was a hero of mine. Check out his Elgin Park website (EOM) by Randall Olson #24963.3
I wonder what will happen to his amazing dioramas. They are museum material. (EOM) by John Quilter #24963.4
I'm hoping they will go to a place worthy of his talents that will be on display for all to see. (EOM) by Tom Ciryak #24963.4.1
A trio of resin models has just arrived; one from Neo, two from Matrix by Mike Coupe #24962
The Stutz looks familiar Mike (PIC) by John Roberts #24962.1
The Stutz in maroon with red wheels would have been a good one too. by Harvey Goranson #24962.1.1
I do have a liking for maroon and black combo Harvey, and by Mike Coupe #24962.1.1.1
That looks good John. by Mike Coupe #24962.1.2
I used Bearcats for both Mike - plus other bits which I can't remember!... by John Roberts #24962.1.2.1
I thought the sedan was the Matrix model from the photo...... by Mike Coupe #24962.
Thanks Mike! It would seem Matrix and I used the same real car for inspiration! (EOM) by John Roberts #24962.
Pics: Restoration of Ford Thunderbird: Primed and ready for color coat. by David Knight #24961
Looking forward to pics with the coral paint. Should look great in that color. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #24961.1
Pics: First coat of Sunset Coral by David Knight #24961.1.1
I just surprised myself by thinking, "I like that." Maybe I'm remembering by David Holcombe #24961.1.1.1
It's going to be a winner. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #24961.1.1.2
Going well David (EOM) by John Roberts #24961.1.1.3
Masterful job on that windshield header! (EOM) by Mark Lampariello #24961.2
Thats gonna look great when finished (EOM) by Tom Ciryak #24961.3
PICS: Brooklin Diaries Dec 7 by John Kuvakas #24960
Very enjoyable. Glad to see the return of the witty informal captions, even if they aren't PC. (EOM) by Randall Olson #24960.1
Martyn's sense of humour is back - thankfully! (EOM) by John Roberts #24960.1.1
Is it my imagination or did Brooklin change the wood trim on by Lou Petrucci #24960.2
It's exactly the same Lou. (EOM) by John Roberts #24960.2.1
Thanks John. Must be the lighting. (EOM) by Lou Petrucci #24960.2.1.1
BM cast their own axles! I would have thought they would just buy large gauge wire! (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #24960.3
Axles are from wire, much like welding rod... by John Roberts #24960.3.1
Now that's a great little pc of info to add to my growing list on "how to" for modeling (EOM) by Tom Ciryak #24960.3.1.1
1962 Caddy by Peter Paraskis #24959
never done peter i think (EOM) by Michel Gouverneur #24959.1
Conquest did one a few years ago. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #24959.1.1
Conquest have made Fleetwood, coupe, Convertible and Sedan for 1962. by Jean Philippe Sergent #24959.2
Also 'GLM' Series '75' Limo in dark blue. (EOM) by Stanton Lyman #24959.3
For those of us who missed those mega-buck Conquest Caddys, Sergio may be our only hope (EOM) by Mark Lampariello #24959.4
(PICS) The Conquest '62 family... by Lloyd Mecca #24959.5
again one for you sergio (EOM) by Michel Gouverneur #24959.5.1
Close, but a 1963 Eldorado convertible was done by by John Quilter #24959.6
Aquamarine Poly (EOM) by Lloyd Mecca #24959.6.1
Two from Nash/ AMC (pics) by David Holcombe #24958
I recently added that FM '50 Nash to my collection. It's very nicely done! by Barry Levittan #24958.1
I love the FM Nash, the Pacer, well... (EOM) by John Merritt #24958.2
And that cat seems appropriately appalled. (EOM) by Mark Lampariello #24958.2.1
And another AMC product, 1965 Ambassador by John Quilter #24958.3
Awesome! Sadly, no Ramblers or AMCs were produced in 1:24. (EOM) by Randy Portwood #24958.4
I did an Ebay search for "Rambler AMC 1:24" by John Quilter #24958.4.1
I am not familiar with GML products but the 1956 Imperial Southampton 2-door looks good. by Michel Lemieux #24957
They do look good but wondering why the green is 30 dollars more than the other two colors. (EOM) by Lou Petrucci #24957.1
Probably because he is more rare. Eighty were made Gray over Blue by Michel Lemieux #24957.1.1
I have a few GLM that are well proportioned, nicely detailed and built well by Randall Olson #24957.1.1.1
Pics: Progress on Thunderbird Restoration: Repair of Left A Pillar by David Knight #24956
Great work, David. Try this on the chrome... by John Kuvakas #24956.1
Thanks, John, it works! Very simple. (EOM) by David Knight #24956.1.1
So KwikWeld can be tooled and ground like metal. A great tip. (EOM) by Mark Lampariello #24956.2
It’s great stuff, Mark. by David Knight #24956.2.1
Been using JB Weld, or equivlant, for decades on custom by John Quilter #24956.2.2
Good job, David! I'm impressed. (EOM) by Rick Thompson #24956.3
The first light coat of primer will reveal any defects that have to be corrected. by David Knight #24956.3.1
Thanks, David. I'll try the JB Kwik. (EOM) by David Holcombe #24956.4
Pics: A teaser: Partial assembly to be disassembled before painting by David Knight #24956.5
Excellent work David, I am looking forward to seeing your progress. (EOM) by John Merritt #24956.6
Thanks, John. I’m looking forward to seeing the progress too. by David Knight #24956.6.1
This is fun watching your progress. (EOM) by Randy Rusk #24956.7
Now for a warm enough ventilated space to spray the primer! (EOM) by David Knight #24956.7.1
I vote for Maui. by Randall Olson #24956.7.1.1
Pics: Added another Pontiac to the collection. I really like the color combination on by Curtis Parisi #24955
Nice, Curtis! Is this the new WMCE? (EOM) by Randall Olson #24955.1
Randall, yes it is. (EOM) by Curtis Parisi #24955.1.1
Beautifully finished models. Thanks for posting these. (EOM) by David Holcombe #24955.2
Beautiful color. I have one on the way. (EOM) by John Merritt #24955.3
Wow, I love both of those models. Congrats. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #24955.4
Great pics, Curtis! Interesting to see them side by side. (EOM) by John Kuvakas #24955.5
I have the same Starchief in the same color scheme but with the retracted antenna by Michel Lemieux #24955.5.1
My Star Chief arived today, what a sweet model it is. by John Merritt #24955.6
PICs - From My Collection - Wednesday by John Merritt #24954
Now that is a land yacht. Nice. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #24954.1
Good pictures. This is one of my favorite Packard models. (EOM) by David Holcombe #24954.2
I'm not a Packard fan nor a wagon fan but this is gorgeous (EOM) by Tom Ciryak #24954.3
Absolutely beautiful! (EOM) by Barry Levittan #24954.4
Resin surprised me too by Marius Woolley #24953
Great feedback, guys. I'll ask Patrick to comment. (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #24953.1
Patrick has many resin kits and he says the ... by Karl Schnelle #24953.1.1
I'm virtually certain Barry Lester didn't use resin... by John Roberts #24953.1.1.1
Barry Lester and resin by Fitzgerald Ireland #24953.1.1.2
That's right. The Beetle was a modified Dinky casting... by John Roberts #24953.
Barry Lester and resin by Fitzgerald Ireland #24953.2
Also see John Roberts comment below. (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #24953.3
Underside pic - fullsize by Karl Schnelle #24953.4
Definitely wood! Dinky tyres and axles, scratch-built clear wheels with etched spokes (EOM) by John Roberts #24953.4.1
Speaking of wood, I am scratch building a model consisting by Ken Spear #24953.4.1.1
There's no shortcut Ken. You could try high build primer.. by John Roberts #24953.
Pics attached to the above posting - forgot to say! (EOM) by John Roberts #24953.
Thanks John. Just to explain, I am building this model (pic) by Ken Spear #24953.
Great admiration for your work Ken - would love to see the build as you progress (EOM) by John Roberts #24953.
Pair of Packards (PICS) by Barry Levittan #24952
Great cars by Russ Rader #24952.1
Yes! In the good old days the whole neighborhood would get excited when someone got a new car! (EOM) by Barry Levittan #24952.1.1
Two fine models. Congratulations on your newest and happy hunting for more! (EOM) by David Holcombe #24952.2
Sweet! I just love the blue 49 and I have the metallic green 54 to go with mine. Congrats. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #24952.3
That was a huge change in styling within those 5 years! A great story too! (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #24952.4
Both are very nice models. I recently added the '49. by John Merritt #24952.5
Barry, Love your scenario and the two Packards. I have both of these models by Bob Jackman #24952.6
John Merritt, did you get the black '62 Chrysler yet? I'd love to see and hear what you think of it! (EOM) by Barry Levittan #24951
It isn't here yet. I hope to have it by the end of the week. by John Merritt #24951.1
Pics: Progress on ‘56 Thunderbird Restoration by David Knight #24950
Good job so far David. I am really enjoying your step-by-step posts. (EOM) by John Merritt #24950.1
+1! (EOM) by David Holcombe #24950.1.1
Always interesting to see the base casting (EOM) by Marius Woolley #24950.2
Good work David! If that post is just cracked I suggest.. by John Roberts #24950.3
Advice from the master! Thanks John. by David Knight #24950.3.1
It's going to look great in that coral color. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #24950.4
Very, very early 1/43 resin kits. Article just published! by Karl Schnelle #24949
This is the first time I've read of Barry Lester using resin... by John Roberts #24949.1
I have quite a few from the 80s I bought years ago when I thought I was going to build them... by Robert Bolin #24949.2
PICS weathered F-100 Goldvarg by Sergio Goldvarg #24948
I like it. The for sale signs are a nice touch. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #24948.1
Sergio, Last week, I took home your red & green versions for a 1966 diorama. Will have to get by Randall Olson #24948.2
Dear Randall, I see that both of us are having fun!!! enjoy your diorama! (EOM) by Sergio Goldvarg #24948.2.1
Sergio, make sure there is some flaws there too. by Don Anderson #24948.3
(Pics) Perhaps an orientation aid: car and truck... by Ralf Buyer #24948.3.1
Neo '49 Cadillac Series 62 Sedan by Stanton Lyman #24947
Yes, look forward to more expert opinion. I saw this model in person. Is it the same as the GLM? (EOM) by Randall Olson #24947.1
Hello Stanton, by Jean Philippe Sergent #24947.2
Jean Philippe, thanks for the informative photographs and information! (EOM) by Randall Olson #24947.2.1
You're very welcome.The least I can do since I don't have the model yet. ;) (EOM) by Jean Philippe Sergent #24947.2.1.1
Neo also releasing the 4 door in metallic green. (EOM) by Ken Spear #24947.3

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