Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

 

bBurago Get The Ferrari Licence

a case of out of the pan, and into the fire…? With the Ferrari/Mattel deal ending (see news from last July HERE), collectors around the world have waited to hear who the next manufacturer of Ferrari models will be. Well, now we know – it’s bBurago! Personally, I associate bBurago with ‘decent build quality, but toyish’. My friend’s 6 year old has a great BMW and an awesome Audi. The press release below indicates there will be new ranges for the bBurago brand, plus Ferrari kits from Maisto. One canRead More


$300k Slot Car Track

Martin Raceway is a 1:32 scale custom slot car track built by Slot Mods USA for, reportedly, about $300,000. It’s highly detailed, an interesting layout and even features live-streaming from onboard mini-cams that actually work. But $300k? I’m sure I could have done that for not a cent over 200… 😉 To see more examples of the excellent work Slod Mods USA has done, click HERE


New Location for 2015 Diecast Model Expo

The annual Diecast Model Expo will move from the Gold Coast to Sydney for next year’s edition. It will take place at the Penrith Panthers Leagues Club from 25 to 27 September.  Update from the organisers below:   2015 Diecast Model expo is on! Its been a while! We have been working hard on the next instalment of the Diecast Model Expo. I will keep this newsletter brief but there are some important things I need to tell you. New location: The decision was made to hold the next ExpoRead More