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Posted By: David Holcombe
Posted On: Wednesday October 14, 2020 at 1:23 PM
 
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I like this presentation, and I hope you continue. The 5 star rating system, it
seems to me, has the problem of immediacy. What is being compared? If these three are being compared with this year's Brooklins (or other modern products), then it works. But if they are being compared with the 1:43 models of years past, then it doesn't work as well. The 'P' Models Maybach Zeppelin I just finished, if compared with these modern products, would fall into the half a star range on many of these points, and my workmanship wouldn't help it much to get any higher. But by the standards of the mid-1970's? Forgive me if I'm pushing too hard, John. I see your viewpoint and I like it. But let's leave room for the fine products of the earlier years.



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Unboxing Esval's Post War Sports Cars by John Kuvakas #28938
Had to order this one. (EOM) by Tom Ciryak #28938.1
Which one, Tom? (EOM) by John Kuvakas #28938.1.1
The Maverick (EOM) by Tom Ciryak #28938.1.1.1
Ah, yes. I think you'll like it, Tom. Thanks. Interesting backstory on that one! (EOM) by John Kuvakas #28938.1.1.1.1
I had never heard of one until your post. I liked the looks plus the story you told about it. by Tom Ciryak #28938.1.1.1.1.1
Got mine last year, though it is a soul-less resin model made in China. by Harvey Goranson #28938.1.1.1.1.1.1
Harv, I recently purchased a resin model that was made in England ….. by Chris Sweetman #28938.1.1.1.1.1.1.1
Oh no, the English ones are good. Perhaps even all European resin. by Harvey Goranson #28938.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1
I like this presentation, and I hope you continue. The 5 star rating system, it by David Holcombe #28938.2
My first white metal handbuilt from 1975 would still rate at least 4 stars. by Harvey Goranson #28938.2.1
You do love that car! One day I will visit it (and you!)... (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #28938.2.1.1
David, IF I am correct, John's presentations & ratings feature only recent productions??? (EOM) by Jack Dodds #28938.2.2
Tha rating are subjective. in fairness, I can't compare them to anything but the 1:1. by John Kuvakas #28938.2.3
John - Your reviews are very useful and appreciated. by Roger Kerr #28938.2.3.1
Your fourth model! Congratulations! You have the fever!! (EOM) by John Kuvakas #28938.2.3.1.1
Please, John, I meant no criticism. I appreciate your fine presentations and hope there by David Holcombe #28938.2.3.2
Oh no! I apologize if it sounded that way, David. I appreciate your input. (EOM) by John Kuvakas #28938.2.3.2.1
You are doing all of us a great service. Love it. EOM (EOM) by Paul Patterson #28938.3
Thanks, Paul! (EOM) by John Kuvakas #28938.3.1
Yes John, even if I'm not particularly interested in a model, by Rich Pendleton #28938.3.1.1
Thank-you John for this extra efforts you are putting into these unboxing videos. by John Merritt #28938.4
Thank you, gentlemen! (EOM) by John Kuvakas #28938.4.1
Repository of all your reviews by Michael Majdalany #28938.5
My YouTube channel is now called "My Take." If you subscribe to it, you'll see tham all. (EOM) by John Kuvakas #28938.5.1
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