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Kaiser Manhattan fresh out of the paint shop by carl parrish #25891
It looks great from here. Excellent color. (EOM) by John Merritt #25891.1
Nice job! Did you have to take it apart? How difficult was it to respray? Is this resin? (EOM) by John Kuvakas #25891.2
(Pics) 1941 Ford by Mike DeTorrice #25890
New Autocults by Randy Rusk #25889
#6 at bottom. (EOM) by Shel Platt #25889.1
me 2 (EOM) by Tom Ciryak #25889.1.1
RIP Niki by Harvey Goranson #25888
Wonderful momentos to have of this great driver. It's sad he is gone. (EOM) by Mike DeTorrice #25888.1
Gone at to early age. He was a figure at most of the F1 races these past number of years and by Tom Ciryak #25888.2
A couple of weeks ago, I bought some "projects" at a toy show. (pic) by David Holcombe #25887
PICs: EMC's awesome Chrysler Imperial Speedster in Gray by John Kuvakas #25886
A beauty, John! Thanks for posting it. (EOM) by David Holcombe #25886.1
Wow, that one always looks superb ! Great shots of this stunner. (EOM) by Mike DeTorrice #25886.2
WOW! That looks like an incredible model. Another one I've never seen before. (EOM) by John Merritt #25886.3
ZONE AUCTION HOT TIPS… PICs: New 1:43 & 1:24 Listings #25885
(Pics) Aston Martin DBS from Minichamps by Jani Bodmann #25884
Triangular shaped screw?? I have found these on some of the by Ken Spear #25884.1
My story is about the same. Now the screwdriver just takes up space, by David Holcombe #25884.1.1
No, a regular crosshead... by Jani Bodmann #25884.1.2
I agree ! They should just use a regular Phillips-type crosshead screw. (EOM) by Mike DeTorrice #25884.1.2.1
+1! Jani, my thoughts, too. (EOM) by Randall Olson #25884.1.2.2
Triangular screws by John Quilter #25884.1.2.3
Five words: Rotary tool with cutting wheel. by Robert Bolin #25884.1.2.4
Pick up a jeweler's set of screwdrivers, every N scale model railroaders friend. (EOM) by Robert Bolin #25884.1.2.5
Can anyone explain what 'Maxichamps' are? by carl parrish #25884.2
I see there is a web site for Maxichamps. The brand name seems to be associated by David Holcombe #25884.2.1
Maxichamps is a "budget" range from Minichamps. by Graeme Ogg #25884.2.1.1
This Aston is the only Maxichamps I have by Jani Bodmann #25884.
With those parameters, they might have called it "Even Mini-er Champs" instead of Maxichamps. (EOM) by John Kuvakas #25884.
Microchamps? Nanochamps? Quantum Models? (EOM) by Graeme Ogg #25884.
, by Mark Lampariello #25884.
Maxichamps Lamborghini Miura vs. Minichamps--Was shocked to see that the orange MiniC that arrived by Frank Racibozynski #25884.
Maxichamps by Keko Romero #25884.
Maybe these should be called ValueChamps (EOM) by John Quilter #25884.
The silver-paint Minichamps models were pretty much all they made back by Mark Lampariello #25884.
ZONE AUCTION HOT TIPS… PIC: New 1:43 Listing #25883
PICS - New in my collection by Keko Romero #25882
That Panhard is really neat. Congrats on your success. (EOM) by Jani Bodmann #25882.1
I was waffling on getting the Panhard, now it's back on my list. (EOM) by Paul Rouffa #25882.2
Beautiful, Keko! Here are three of mine from several years ago. (pics) by David Holcombe #25882.3
WOW!! These are jewels!! by Keko Romero #25882.3.1
PICS. 1962 Ford Galaxie from Goldvarg Collection. by Sergio Goldvarg #25881
I sure miss the art of hand-building from brass. These are 3D-Printed. (EOM) by Albert Kohalich #25881.1
These models are extremely well done and great value for their price point. by Jack Dodds #25881.1.1
thanks a lot Mr goldvarg to give to us 60s cars but why by Michel Gouverneur #25881.2
If you check post 25878 you'll see that Sergio is making a 4 door Mercury. (EOM) by Curtis Parisi #25881.2.1
i saw it after my post curtis (EOM) by Michel Gouverneur #25881.2.1.1
2019 might be the year I go broke :) (EOM) by Russ Rader #25881.4
Fabulous Sergio. by Ron Hughes #25881.5
ZONE AUCTION HOT TIPS… Auctions Closing Today & new listings. #25880
ZONE AUCTION HOT TIPS… PICS: Auctions Closing Today and New 1:43 & 1:24 Lilstings #25879
1965 Mercury Breezeway first shot! by Sergio Goldvarg #25878
Nice variation! Will this end up a 4drht or sedan? (EOM) by Jack Dodds #25878.1
Either way, I am happy it is a 4 door! (EOM) by Randall Olson #25878.1.1
It is my understanding that 2drhts, coupes and convertible models sell by Jack Dodds #25878.1.1.1
Jack, I think you are right about folks buying those. I appreciate Sergio's by Randall Olson #25878.
Although I will probibly never have a 4 door sedan in my collection I see by Curtis Parisi #25878.
I think the 65 Breezeway was only available as a 4 door (EOM) by Ron Hughes #25878.1.2
Sergio, how far away from a release in Europe are the 61 Pontiacs? (EOM) by Johan Bjorndahl #25878.2
That's my question as well. (EOM) by Graeme Ogg #25878.2.1
Love it. (EOM) by Brian Cox #25878.3
Beautiful (EOM) by Ron Hughes #25878.4
PICs - From My Collection - '55 Chrysler by John Merritt #25877
Nice photos! I really like this model...mine is the Desert Sand (?) version, by Rick Thompson #25877.1
+1 Really like this BRK wagon. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #25877.1.1
I have the Desert Sand version as well. I like all of the body styles Brooklin made. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #25877.1.2
I couldn't decide so got both colors. Prefer the Desert Sand up close though. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #25877.1.2.1
Pic: Here’s the Desert Sand. by David Knight #25877.1.3
Nice! The chrome trim on the taillights were on New Yorker, not Windsor. (EOM) by Barry Levittan #25877.2
Interesting, I did not realize that. I wonder why? (EOM) by John Merritt #25877.2.1
I also have this model, and the colourcombo of this one is one of my absolute favourites-nice photos (EOM) by Johan Bjorndahl #25877.3
Just posted something in the lounge for all lovers of small models to see. by Harvey Goranson #25876
Unbelievable carnage for these layouts and models. There are many by Curtis Parisi #25876.1
PICS - Ford Vedette Vendome by Atlas by Keko Romero #25875
I like it! I'm not familiar with the Vedette, but I see the influence of Ford America. (EOM) by David Holcombe #25875.1
Vedette design by Keko Romero #25875.1.1
For the technically inclined this may have been the last commercial by John Quilter #25875.1.1.1
Very interesting looking model. I like it. Thanks Keko. Ordered one. (EOM) by John Merritt #25875.2
I have the old French Dinky version, but no picture handy. by Harvey Goranson #25875.3
At the Kalamazoo toy show yesterday, coincidentally... by John Kuliak #25875.3.1
Pics : Ford Vedette by Denis Auber #25875.4
Interesting Keko. There's an excellent article on the Comete... by John Roberts #25875.5
That sounds like my wife when my monthly issue of HEMMINGS CLASSIC CARS arrives. (EOM) by David Holcombe #25875.5.1
I am in the need for custom decals for one vehicle. Do you know of anyone who does this work?? (EOM) by Lloyd Mecca #25874
Maybe it helps by Sergio Luis Santos #25874.1
Lloyd - I checked this place out and looks like a winner - by Ken Smith #25874.2
Another pair delivered today! Neo 1941 Chevrolet Coupe and 1941 Chevrolet Deluxe woody wagon (pics) by BenD Lampson #25873
Those look outstanding ! (EOM) by Mike DeTorrice #25873.1
Got my wagon 3 years ago, didn't think there were still some for sale. by Harvey Goranson #25873.2
The well-known retailer in Virginia shows them as available on his website, Harv. by Rick Thompson #25873.2.1
A really impressive woody, even very close up. (EOM) by Mark Lampariello #25873.3
1941 Woody by J.D. Simmons #25873.4
Pic: By being meticulous by jacques leroy #25873.4.1
Thanks Jacques. Copied the picture. I will try to find that CA. (EOM) by J.D. Simmons #25873.4.1.1
That's interesting J.D. The same thing happened to me by Roger Kimber #25873.4.2
Thanks, I just realized both wiper blades are missing. by J.D. Simmons #25873.4.2.1
Both are excellent models. I recently added both of them to my collection. (EOM) by John Merritt #25873.5
I keep waiting for colors other than black. (EOM) by John Quilter #25873.5.1
Pics: 1955/56 Pontiac & Chevy delivery by jacques leroy #25872
Cool set-up! (EOM) by Christopher Moroni #25872.1
AWESOME (EOM) by Tom Ciryak #25872.2
Incredible models and photos. (EOM) by John Merritt #25872.3
This must have occurred in early September, 1955. Has both the last by Jack Dodds #25872.4
david , does the mcdonald building is an old production by Michel Gouverneur #25871
ZONE AUCTION HOT TIPS… Auctions Closing Today & New Listings #25870
Pics: Referring to Stephen Williams’ post 25858 below: by David Knight #25869
David, you did a masterful job with your mansion. Are you sure you did by Steven Williams #25869.1
New addition - Brooklin '61 Imperial convertible (pic) by Barry Levittan #25868
Barry, that’s a real beauty! (EOM) by David Knight #25868.1
Thanks! It fills a slot on my MOPAR shelf (pic) by Barry Levittan #25868.1.1
Perfect addition for a MOPAR guy's collection. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #25868.1.1.1
Excellent addition Barry. I have this one as well as the red one. Love them. (EOM) by John Merritt #25868.2
I have it and love it. by Ed Glorius #25868.3
TSM Sebring 1964 Corvette GS Coupe and TSM Sebring 1966 Corvette GS Roadster (pics) by BenD Lampson #25867
That coupe is fantastic! (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #25867.1
For Greenlight fans, some 'deco samples'... -pics by Karl Schnelle #25866
The GM fishbowl bus. Do you know if it's 1/43 scale by Jay Golan #25866.1
Good eyes - yes and yes -pic by Karl Schnelle #25866.1.1
(PIC) Before Santa Monica adopted the Big Blue Bus livery... by Lloyd Mecca #25866.1.1.1
Very interesting, Karl, and I really like your write-up and pictures in MARS. Well done & thanks! (EOM) by David Holcombe #25866.2
You are welcome! (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #25866.2.1
I was just in Indy a couple of weeks ago. Didn't know they had their offices there. by Tom Ciryak #25866.3
Brooklin Diaries for May 17 by John Kuvakas #25865
Pic: Brooklin’s Pink Collection: Could these be Mary Kay Cosmetics models? by David Knight #25865.1
Hemmings "Classic Car" feature appeared a few minutes ago (pic) by David Holcombe #25864
Another from Packard, too late for 1:1 production (pic) by David Holcombe #25863
"manpower, finance, and time problem". Amazing they got that Request built at all! (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #25863.1
Ad from Packard, 1952 (pic) by David Holcombe #25862
Has this ever been done in 1:43? (EOM) by Ken Smith #25862.1
One of Steven's pictures below (#25858) centered on a similar Packard by David Holcombe #25862.1.1
ZONE AUCTION HOT TIPS… PIC: Auctions Closing Today #25861
Will new resin models warp? by Richard Knaack #25860
Resin is not plastic. I have some resin that is twenty years old and in great shape. (EOM) by John Kuvakas #25860.1
Resin doesn't warp in general, but it can melt. by Robert Bolin #25860.2
Our miniature cars have a common ground with real cars. by Shel Platt #25860.2.1
(PICS) A few of the early Neo models that got me back into collecting 1/43 after a long hiatus by Clifford Read #25859
An eclectic group with some very nice modifications, Clifford. (EOM) by John Kuvakas #25859.1
Clifford, you do quality work. Subtle, but really effective. (EOM) by Scott Brown #25859.2
Great job with the '60 Ddoge! (EOM) by Christopher Moroni #25859.3
I think I saw that a blue '60 Dodge is coming soon from NEO. (EOM) by Barry Levittan #25859.3.1
I admire your results and applaud your skills. Well done! (EOM) by David Holcombe #25859.4
Awesome detailing enhancments Clifford. Well Done. (EOM) by Steven Williams #25859.5
I don't know how you do such outstanding work on such tiny cars. Amazing. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #25859.6
J.D. Simmons asked "Are any of you using "O" scale buildings/kits for dioramas?" by Steven Williams #25858
Here are some of these good pictures, reduced to 800 pixels. I think I lost a couple. (pics) by David Holcombe #25858.1
David, Thank you and how did you do that? I knew it was something like that but by Steven Williams #25858.1.1
Me thinks Marilyn peed a little puddle on the porch. (EOM) by dennis Brown #25858.1.2
O Guage Buildings by J.D. Simmons #25858.2
Woodland Scenics makes good stuff but expensive. by Robert Bolin #25858.2.1
I'll raise you a hundred! Here is the 1st one at 900 wide! by Karl Schnelle #25858.3
To do this, I right clicked your photo to get the ... by Karl Schnelle #25858.3.1
There are many other ways to do it as well - use photo editing to reduce it and save to your PC. (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #25858.3.1.1
Thank you Karl. Have fixed them and now I know how. Cheers, Steve (EOM) by Steven Williams #25858.3.1.2
Good for you, Steven. I was just too tired last night to figure out the by David Holcombe #25858.
And Thanks for pointing me in the right direction David. Cheers, Steve (EOM) by Steven Williams #25858.
Steven, Very creative and well done. Many thanks for sharing. (EOM) by Frank Racibozynski #25858.4
Great pictures Steve and many thanks for sharing them. (EOM) by John Roberts #25858.5
Thanks for looking and commenting Frank and John and all the rest of you, by Steven Williams #25858.5.1
fred , may be mr goldvarg will do the 52 ford four doors (EOM) by Michel Gouverneur #25857
ZONE AUCTION HOT TIPS… PICs: Auctions Closing Today & New Listings #25856
Trax makes a beautifully done '53 Ford Customline 4 Door Sedan (PICS) by Clifford Read #25855
That looks exceptionally nice ! (EOM) by Mike DeTorrice #25855.1
Now I wonder what Ford of England product this car reminds me of. (EOM) by Chris Sweetman #25855.2
Wow, that looks really really nice. Very crisp-looking. (EOM) by Jani Bodmann #25855.3
Nice model but the rear clip looks short in the photos. (EOM) by Shel Platt #25855.4
(PIC) perhaps a side view will be more convincing by Clifford Read #25855.4.1
Like seeing good models of family cars. Thanks for posting. (EOM) by Frank Racibozynski #25855.5
Trax appears to have reached a new level of excellence in this ‘53 Ford. by David Knight #25855.6
53 Ford by Fred Lewis #25855.6.1
1952 Ford by Al Stack #25855.6.1.1
Looks good to me. I think my only '53 Ford is a Collector's Classics convertible, TD. (EOM) by David Holcombe #25855.7
Do you have a source for this? by Joe Libricz #25855.8
It's an Australian company and fortunately........ by Clifford Read #25855.8.1
Others that may interested US buyers: by John Quilter #25855.8.1.1
ZONE AUCTION HOT TIPS… New pics to accompany 1:43 auctions #25854
ZONE AUCTION HOT TIPS… PICs: Auctions Closing Today & New Listings in 1:43 & 1:24 #25853
Great customer service from Joe Mason at American Excellence! by Barry Levittan #25852
Congratulations Barry. That is a nice model, I'm glad you found one. (EOM) by John Merritt #25852.1
The color combo is striking. Your pics inspired me! Thanks;) (EOM) by Barry Levittan #25852.1.1
Joe is a GREAT guy. He has helped me several times. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #25852.2
+1. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #25852.2.1
O Guage to 1/43 comparisons by J.D. Simmons #25851
In the UK O Gauge is 1:43rd scale but in the USA it is 1:48th scale …. by Chris Sweetman #25851.1
This is such disturbing news. You are now saying that the Brits by Don Anderson #25851.1.1
Technically, British O scale is 1:43.5) by Robert Bolin #25851.1.2
I always thought O gauge was 1:42 - hence Spot-On Models all being this scale.... by John Roberts #25851.1.2.1
Here is a link to an interesting (or very boring) guide to model scales. by Graeme Ogg #25851.
Thanks, Graeme. Your research is always impeccable. (EOM) by John Kuvakas #25851.
Not only enjoyable reading, but it's clearly written. Thanks, Graeme! (EOM) by David Holcombe #25851.
Excellent post Graeme. Now tell me, is CPR a Scottish or Irish distillery? (EOM) by John Roberts #25851.
Caledonian Patented Rotgut (St Kilda Distillery) (EOM) by Graeme Ogg #25851.
Thank you sir...will look in Tescos tomorrow (EOM) by John Roberts #25851.
Not sure who the author/s are for this article but I would suggest ... by Chris Sweetman #25851.
John, Spot-On were expensive compared to the tiddlers produced by by Chris Sweetman #25851.
I had one house Chris but it perished with age...a Spot On not a real one! (EOM) by John Roberts #25851.
If one is looking at track gauges then we must go back to 1891... by Chris Sweetman #25851.1.2.2
Thanks to all who replied. by J.D. Simmons #25851.3
You are welcome JD and I am looking forward to seeing the results. (EOM) by Chris Sweetman #25851.3.1
PICS--1:43 cars fill the settings for my O Gauge buildings. Building makers call 1:43-1:48 "O gauge" by Frank Racibozynski #25851.4
Looks great, Frank. I really like how busy it looks, just like a crowded city street. (EOM) by John Kuvakas #25851.4.1
I like it Frank. But... by Harvey Goranson #25851.4.2
Blasphemer! Fortunately, it is safe with the rest of the family. by John Kuvakas #25851.4.2.1
It's in a far better place now. (EOM) by Frank Racibozynski #25851.
Impressive diorama Frank and it looks very similar to my route into work …. by Chris Sweetman #25851.4.3
Excellent Frank! Is that a Renault Dauphine in one shot? (EOM) by John Roberts #25851.4.4
Thank you John. Yes, it is a Dauphine. Got it for $10 at Countryside ~10 years ago. Like it a lot. (EOM) by Frank Racibozynski #25851.4.4.1
Love the diorama Frank but it needs more cars. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #25851.4.5
Agree with you Bob. I'm thinking of adding an open sided parking deck. (EOM) by Frank Racibozynski #25851.4.5.1
Excuse please--double post. by Frank Racibozynski #25851.5
(Pics) Another Lincoln by Jani Bodmann #25850
Great pics! I see your points but it's hard to criticize at GL's price points. They're a great value (EOM) by John Kuvakas #25850.1
Indeed. Which is why they're only nitpicks for me, and minor ones at that. (EOM) by Jani Bodmann #25850.1.1
Yes. I thought you made that clear, Jani. Please forgive me if I sounded otherwise. (EOM) by John Kuvakas #25850.1.1.1
No, no, John. No offence taken or indignation meant! (EOM) by Jani Bodmann #25850.
Thanks, Jani. I always appreciate your posts. (EOM) by John Kuvakas #25850.
Yes they really are great value. A good option for someone by Jack Dodds #25850.1.2
It's a nice model. I have this color and the Cotswold Gray version. They display well. (EOM) by John Merritt #25850.2
Love these cars. The only other Lincoln Continental coupe I've seen is by Victory. by Jay Golan #25850.3
recent review in MAR -link by Karl Schnelle #25850.4
My cup runneth over! Last Thursday I bought a few project cars by David Holcombe #25849
David, at our age it's good to keep busy. You have some really neat projects by Bob Jackman #25849.1
Love your work area, David. That Ferrari looks promising! (EOM) by John Kuvakas #25849.2
First comes the Ford! (EOM) by David Holcombe #25849.2.1
Wish my work area was as neat as yours . (EOM) by Tom Ciryak #25849.2.2
My workplace is a disgrace. Trouble is if I tidy it I can never find anything... by John Roberts #25849.2.2.1
LOL......Same here (EOM) by Tom Ciryak #25849.
Something to aim for on the Ferrari David. by Harvey Goranson #25849.3
You are a lucky "young" man David to have such Passion at your age:) (EOM) by Steven Williams #25849.4
att. Fred Lewis by David Holcombe #25848
PIC: Just a note to those who are using our auctions. by John Kuvakas #25847
Pics: Rare Brooklin #13x 1955 Ford Thunderbird by David Knight #25846
Nice comparison shots, David. (EOM) by John Kuvakas #25846.1
Pics: Here is the set and comparison between ‘55 and ‘56 by David Knight #25846.1.1
Nice! (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #25846.1.1.1
ZONE AUCTION HOT TIPS… PICs: Auctions Closing Today & New Listings #25845
PICS My Penske 1972 Carrier is coming along. Have to change a couple of things and make decals by Tom Ciryak #25844
Very impressive. (EOM) by Frank Racibozynski #25844.1
Really looking nice! (EOM) by Ken Smith #25844.1.1
Looking sharp, Tom. Is this for your diorama? (EOM) by John Kuvakas #25844.2
It may go into a mini dio. OR just go with all my Penske cars. I had already made by Tom Ciryak #25844.2.1
Great project Tom. Can't wait to see the finished article (EOM) by John Roberts #25844.3
Love the vise, tool box,etc. detail on the work bench. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #25844.4
Superb work Tom. (EOM) by Chris Sweetman #25844.5
(Pics) Zephyr by NEO by Jani Bodmann #25843
Beautiful model. I have the Zephyr convertible by Durham Classics and like it, too. (EOM) by David Holcombe #25843.1
+1 Me too....but aren't the mirror arms a bit short? :-) (EOM) by Jack Dodds #25843.1.1
PICs: They're long but not too far off by John Kuvakas #25843.1.1.1
I think this is one of Neo's best. Great pictures. Super comparison JK. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #25843.2
Pics second color for 1961 Impala from Goldvarg Collection. by Sergio Goldvarg #25842
The car looks great as always! Just an observation if I may. by Richard Paschall #25842.1
Both these color combinations are excellent. Will go for both, and by Alex Taylor #25842.1.1
+1 Me too. The white roof on the turquoise one is a nice surprise; really helps. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #25842.1.1.1
Just arrived in the morning mail: a Rolls Royce! (pic) by David Holcombe #25841
Prestige by Mini Racing of France, hey David I built a couple of their by kenneth Hodges #25841.1
Thanks for the encouragement, Kenneth. I have very little expertise, by David Holcombe #25841.1.1
I also have that CMF Packard too, a very fine model. (EOM) by kenneth Hodges #25841.1.1.1
ZONE AUCTION HOT TIPS… PICs: 1:18, 1:24 & 1:43 Auctions Closing Today and New Listings #25840
A little bit (about 1:43) of dog humor. (pic) by David Holcombe #25839
lol....love these scenes....thanks David (EOM) by BenD Lampson #25839.1
Good to see them all having fun! (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #25839.2
. (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #25839.3
Does anyone remember the Legend Cars? (pic) Here are a couple in our scale. by David Holcombe #25838
Wow David, you found a Legends coupe in 1/43 scale? I didn't by Don Anderson #25838.1
Don, this pair show up on the 'bay pretty often, usually in the $10 range. Happy hunting! by David Holcombe #25838.1.1
David - Legends cars are still very much alive - by Ken Smith #25838.2
Thanks, Ken. It's a good looking site! I guess I'll hang onto my pair. (EOM) by David Holcombe #25838.2.1
1986 - wow!! (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #25838.3
Here are 3 George Barris style Batmobiles, 2 with Batman and Robin figures that I added (pics) by BenD Lampson #25837
Well done, BenD. At one time I had a couple of the Corgi Batmobiles, by David Holcombe #25837.1
Who makes or made these 3? Are they official? As if that really by Don Anderson #25837.2
Are you shaving more butts for the 3rd one? Have you seen Sergio's Batmobile? :-) (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #25837.2.1
Did Mint Models and Legacy Models join forces? by BenD Lampson #25836
The owners of Mint Models bought Legacy about three years ago. The Zone was included with Legacy. (EOM) by John Kuvakas #25836.1
Thanks John... by BenD Lampson #25836.1.1
I'm so sorry to hear of your loss. Welcome back! (EOM) by John Kuvakas #25836.1.1.1
Ben, Condolences on your losses. I found that getting involved in 1:43 models provided a significant by Frank Racibozynski #25836.1.1.2
ZONE AUCTION HOT TIPS… PICs: Auctions Closing Today Plus New 1:43 & 1:24 Listings #25835
Pics 1957/59 Cadillac GLM & Peterbilt 352 Ixo by jacques leroy #25834
Realistic (EOM) by Tom Ciryak #25834.1
Pics;1955 Cadillac delivery by jacques leroy #25833
Jacques, who makes the auto transporter? (EOM) by Ken Spear #25833.1
Pic:Ken by jacques leroy #25833.1.1
Good find. Congratulations! A good posting and I thank you. (EOM) by David Holcombe #25833.1.1.1
I was going to ask the same thing. Love the carrier. (EOM) by Tom Ciryak #25833.1.1.2
What brand are the Cadillacs? (EOM) by Jack Dodds #25833.1.1.3
Motor City for the four models Jack (EOM) by jacques leroy #25833.
They sure are beauties! (EOM) by Jack Dodds #25833.
And who made the buildings on the back? (EOM) by Gianluigi Cappi #25833.2
Gianluigi by jacques leroy #25833.2.1
Beautiful models. Fantastic presentation. I love it. (EOM) by John Merritt #25833.3
Fantastique collection Jacques !!! (EOM) by Jean Philippe Sergent #25833.4
Looking for scale 1:43 diorama material. by Gianluigi Cappi #25832
gianluigi when i want a building or a gas station in 1/43 by Michel Gouverneur #25832.1
Do a search for ogr building fronts by Jay Golan #25832.2
Hobbytowne USA, if there's a store near you. (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #25832.3
Going thru eBay I found a multitude of fronts that are not dimensional but work well by Tom Ciryak #25832.4
Look for Bachmann Plasticville. by Robert Bolin #25832.5
Yhank you guys. (EOM) by Gianluigi Cappi #25832.5.1
Time for another Wish List poll?? Many wishes came true with Matrix' Chrysler Turbine, and by Mark Lampariello #25831
1962 Chevy Impala 2-door hardtop - White with by Ken Smith #25831.1
This my #1 as well....same colors. #2 is "63 Pontiac GP by Jack Dodds #25831.1.1
#1 is 63 GP for me. (EOM) by Ed Glorius #25831.1.1.1
+1 Exactly that! The '62 Inpala. (EOM) by Curtis Parisi #25831.1.2
A couple of my weird ones that don't really exist yet. by Jani Bodmann #25831.2
A big ugly 1958 Cadillac 60 special in pink. by Jay Golan #25831.3
Jay. I like the idea of an Oscar Meyer wiener wagon. I'd buy it. (EOM) by Ken Spear #25831.3.1
Limited production British fiberglass by John Kuliak #25831.4
Corvette GTP (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #25831.5
Mark - How about this Bentley by Matrix? by Harvey Goranson #25831.6
I have both David Niven's green and Jack Warner's bronze versions! (EOM) by Mark Lampariello #25831.6.1
66-67 Chevy ll Nova !!!!!!!!!!!!!! (EOM) by Frank Gioia #25831.7
Okay, now we're talking! This class of car is a separate "Wish List" by Jack Dodds #25831.7.1
I would like to see more models with figures inside the cars, like this one (pics) by BenD Lampson #25830
Figures for our 1:43 scale are not the most common thing to find, and by David Holcombe #25830.1
Interesting David. Omen figures are 1:43 and their railway figures are 1:48 (EOM) by John Roberts #25830.1.1
Thanks for that great information David.... I actually thought of your great pics and by BenD Lampson #25830.1.2
Poor Bobby can't drive Pikes Peak with no eyes! (EOM) by Jack Dodds #25830.2
His eyes are closed! I don't blame him! Some of those corners are 'Hellish' by BenD Lampson #25830.2.1
13 wins?!!! Well he could probably do it with his eyes closed then. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #25830.2.1.1
ZONE AUCTION HOT TIPS… Pics: Auctions Closing Today and New Listings #25829
1961 Chevrolets times four by John Quilter #25828
These look great John; can't wait for the Goldvarg to arrive! (EOM) by Jack Dodds #25828.1
John,please what about size between Neo and the other Chevy ? I think that.. by renato camesasca #25828.2
Virtually no difference in length or wheelbase on the four by John Quilter #25828.2.1
I’d say a Sport Sedan is likely by Goldvarg. AMT made a 1/25 promo. by David Crowe #25828.3
A Sport Sedan would have some production effeciencies by John Quilter #25828.3.1
+1 This would be an obvious success IMO. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #25828.3.1.1
Pics: Kaiser’s attempt at a small car, the Henry J and badge engineered Allstate by David Knight #25827
I have these; very odd little cars but look good on display. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #25827.1
Very odd indeed. First year sales of Henry J were respectable . by David Knight #25827.1.1
Here are three more. (pics) I like the Henry J! by David Holcombe #25827.2
Nice! I like the dog too! (EOM) by David Knight #25827.2.1
Kit by Fred Lewis #25827.2.2
These may have the first 'hatchbacks': there was no bulkhead behind the backseat, by Mark Lampariello #25827.3
The early Henry J had no trunk lid at all; the entire back of the car was a single by David Holcombe #25827.3.1
Pics: The Neo Henry J and the Brooklin Rod Henry J (NO TRUNK LID) by Jacques Roest #25827.3.1.1
There was no trunk lid on early Nash Metropolitians only the by John Quilter #25827.
Like the Austin Healey Sprite. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #25827.
No trunk on the Henry J....what an odd priority to save money on. by Jack Dodds #25827.3.1.2
Citroen made open rear hatches in 1938 - the Commerciale as it was known (EOM) by John Roberts #25827.3.2
Great models. I love seeing the Henry J at car shows. I have the green by John Merritt #25827.4
Brooklin Diaries for May 8 by John Kuvakas #25826
I wonder what the stone guards on the Black Tucker are? by David Knight #25826.1
These are the vents in the rear wings David (EOM) by John Roberts #25826.1.1
Thanks, John, that’s what I was hoping. (EOM) by David Knight #25826.1.1.1
In case any Americans are present, they are talking about the by Don Anderson #25826.2
"Two nations divided by a common language"? attributed to Oscar Wilde, George by David Holcombe #25826.2.1
But wait, there’s more! Two nations divided by a common language by David Knight #25826.2.1.1
If Americans call the "bonnet" a "hood" what do they call the convertible top "hood"? (EOM) by Graeme Ogg #25826.
A boot. (EOM) by John Kuvakas #25826.
A "top" when its up and a "boot" when its down....at least in Canada. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #25826.
My understanding is the boot is the cover for the top when down (EOM) by John Quilter #25826.
Mine as well. (EOM) by John Kuvakas #25826.
Yes, more by John Quilter #25826.
Aeroplanes! (EOM) by John Roberts #25826.2.2
I'm not going to mention that "fanny" means two entirely different things to each side of the pond. (EOM) by John Kuvakas #25826.2.2.1
I work with a "Geordie" from Durham, UK.....she explained this to me!!! (EOM) by Jack Dodds #25826.
PICs: Rick Thompsons's '61 Nomad by John Kuvakas #25825
What a beauty, Rick. It’s always nice to find an exact replica by David Knight #25825.1
Mine is the blue & white one. I wish it was roof rack deleted. Sorry by Jack Dodds #25825.1.1
Am I the only one who noticed a crooked rear door handle? by Don Anderson #25825.2
I straightened it out right after the photo, Don. Honest. Sorry if my photo upset you. (EOM) by Rick Thompson #25825.2.1
Rick. Glad you straightened it. Would have tossed & turned all night if you hadn't. (EOM) by Randall Olson #25825.2.1.1
Lol. I must admit I fuss far too much over such details too. by Jack Dodds #25825.
Very nice. I like this one. Sometimes I don't notice a crooked part or whatever until I am looking by John Merritt #25825.3
This will look great next to the Impala HT coming from Goldvarg. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #25825.4
ZONE AUCTION HOT TIPS… PICs: Auctions Closing Today and New Listings #25824
Mystery time-- Have you any information about Promo 43 ECMA in Belgium? by David Holcombe #25823
A toy show in Tennessee - and you didn't tell Don Anderson and me! by Harvey Goranson #25823.1
You might look at the Inside Pitch Promotions calendar, including by David Holcombe #25823.1.1
Some info by Albert Kopans #25823.2
Many thanks, Albert. You have given me more knowledge in this one post by David Holcombe #25823.2.1
You are welcome. My head is full of this totally useless information :) (EOM) by Albert Kopans #25823.2.1.1
Albert.....No information is useless. On this thread alone I learned a whole lot. Thanks. (EOM) by Tom Ciryak #25823.
Me too! It took some time and effort on Albert's part to inform us. I appreciate it. Thanks, Albert! (EOM) by Randall Olson #25823.
ECMA by Fitzgerald Ireland #25823.3
Do you know what year they were in MAR? I'll look it up. (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #25823.3.1
Received my Neo '61 Chevy Nomad wagon today and its great! No warp at all! (EOM) by Jack Dodds #25822
How 'bout a PIC Jack? (EOM) by Frank Gioia #25822.1
I suppose I should force myself to learn such things........ :-) (EOM) by Jack Dodds #25822.1.1
Or you can send a pic to me and I'll post it. (EOM) by John Kuvakas #25822.1.1.1
C'mon Jack ... If this ole man can do it, you can! (EOM) by Frank Gioia #25822.1.1.2
I think I can......I think I can........in progress. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #25822.
(PICS) Three post-war Willys Jeeps from NEO by Clifford Read #25821
Great looking grouping, Clifford. Did you buy them as a set? (EOM) by John Kuvakas #25821.1
Oops! I should have read your post closer. (EOM) by John Kuvakas #25821.1.1
As always.....awesome (EOM) by Tom Ciryak #25821.2
Very nice family of Jeeps! (EOM) by Curtis Parisi #25821.3
+1 They look great together. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #25821.3.1
Nice group Clifford! How did you go about enlarging the Jeepster w/s? (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #25821.4
Very nice set of Jeeps. (EOM) by Gary Rockwood #25821.5
May I suggest a good addition to this group would be the Esval Bermuda H T in red and white. (EOM) by Richard Paschall #25821.6
Yes, that would be a great addition to this fantastic collection... here is a (pic) by BenD Lampson #25821.6.1
GLM '58 Cadillac Eldo Biarritz question. by Harvey Goranson #25820
Harvey, here's a link back to last September's discussion on the Forum by Graeme Ogg #25820.1
Good work, Graeme. It is surprising how often I find myself trying to find information from this by David Holcombe #25820.1.1
Many thanks Graeme. Legacy and Mint Models have slashed the price on this one. by Harvey Goranson #25820.1.2
It does look a bit off, but not as much as I expected. I used my Legacy points & got it for free. by John Merritt #25820.2
John thanks for the idea. I just ordered the model and got it with my Legacy points. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #25820.2.1
I have this one. Its not perfect but I think the criticism was overdone. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #25820.2.1.1
ZONE AUCTION HOT TIPS… PICs: Auctions Closing Today and New Listings #25819
Found it! I thought I had a Chrysler Ghia around here somewhere. (pic) by David Holcombe #25818
I've got that same model. by Jani Bodmann #25818.1
What a terrible shame Chrysler didn't make that car! (EOM) by Jack Dodds #25818.2
Looks good, I've considered that one a couple of times. (EOM) by John Merritt #25818.3
I like those 70s Cadillac Eldorado tail lights..... (EOM) by Mark Lampariello #25818.4
The new Brooklin Nash is expected next week. by Mike Coupe #25817
PICs - From My Collection - '61 Chrysler Ghia by John Merritt #25816
Great series of Ghia Chryslers! Thanks, John. I enjoyed looking at all of them. (EOM) by David Holcombe #25816.1
That's my favorite NEO model. Perfection! (EOM) by John Kuliak #25816.2
To be specific, this is a Dual-Ghia. by Jani Bodmann #25816.3
You must have a very mpressive collection of models John, by Mike Coupe #25816.4
My thoughts too. Your pics are really nicely done; I look forward to them. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #25816.4.1
PICs - From My Collection - '54 Chrysler Ghia by John Merritt #25815
Very nice collection. You need to finish it with the Kess '54 Chrysler Ghia. Pics. by Curtis Parisi #25815.1
I have that one coming. Ordered last week. (EOM) by John Merritt #25815.1.1
A favorite of mine. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #25815.2
PICs - From My Collection - '53 Chrysler Ghia by John Merritt #25814
Nice! This is one I don't have but would like to add. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #25814.1
PICs - From My Collection - '52 Chrysler Ghia by John Merritt #25813
One of my favourite of the Chrysler idea cars. by Jani Bodmann #25813.1
Have it, love it. Great pics! (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #25813.2
ZONE AUCTION HOT TIPS… Goldvargs on auction at a reduced price #25812
ZONE AUCTION HOT TIPS… PICs: Auctions Closing Today and new listings #25811
Motorcity 1941 Packard woody sold on the Bay for $3550US.Wow!! (EOM) by Ken Spear #25810
Allegedly one of only two prototypes. (EOM) by John Kuvakas #25810.1
41 Packard, So called Prototype. by Gregory Gunn #25810.1.1
I found the picture (pic) and it's a beautiful model. A little high for me but still . . . by David Holcombe #25810.2
Beautifully done but I have to say I don't think it's the best looking woody I've ever seen (EOM) by John Roberts #25810.2.1
Very distinctive. (EOM) by Joe Libricz #25810.2.2
Wow indeed. I thought it would go in the high teens. I'm a big woodie collector by Curtis Parisi #25810.3
PICS - Here's a little more information about this car.... by Randall Olson #25810.3.1

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