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Posted By: David Crowe
Posted On: Tuesday January 7, 2020 at 10:18 PM
 
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Thank you, Albert!
So many of the Chinese resins clearly demonstrate that the designers have never seen the car in person, just in pics. With an actual car in hand to go all over and under with measuring devices and cameras leaves nothing for an unfamiliar designer to fill in. Time and expense to do this raises the cost but the model is virtually perfect.

And as you just demonstrated, it gives a much better tale to go along with the car, too. Thanks very much for sharing.

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Just how good was this model? by John Kuvakas #27100
Great shots of a very impressive model ! (EOM) by Mike DeTorrice #27100.1
1985 Cadillac Eldorado by EMC by Raymond Paszkiewicz #27100.2
Thanks, Ray. I have this model and several more EMCs. by John Kuvakas #27100.2.1
Yes John, excellent detail. I have this model. Having owned the 1:1, it is just as I remember. (EOM) by Lloyd Mecca #27100.3
Probably one of the best 1/43 Cadillac ever produced. (EOM) by Jean Philippe Sergent #27100.4
I think it is the best modern American car in 1/43. by David Crowe #27100.5
I have the Horch 835s. They're incredible and are Vlad's 1903 CAdillacs by John Kuvakas #27100.5.1
What a nice car! Back when Cadillacs still had some class. by David Knight #27100.6
Very much so. (EOM) by John Kuvakas #27100.6.1
Wow. You're right, John. There's one for sale on eBay, a mere $2,500! (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #27100.7
LOL! I sell mine for half that! (EOM) by John Kuvakas #27100.7.1
Yep, been on there at that price for months. Seller has no clue. It... by Lloyd Mecca #27100.7.2
I think some sellers list just to let folks know it's there on the hope that they can sell offline (EOM) by John Kuvakas #27100.7.2.1
That is an amazing model. It's on my wish list-maybe someday. (EOM) by John Merritt #27100.8
This is beautiful by Russ Rader #27100.9
A bit of history. by Albert Kopans #27100.10
Thank you, Albert! by David Crowe #27100.10.1
Thanks, Albert for this info. I too once had this model. Highly accurate gem. (EOM) by Randall Olson #27100.10.2




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