Rally Car Collection Review

The models in the DeAgostini Rally Car Collection were delivered via post every two weeks. This video takes a look at every piece that made up the full collection.

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Unboxing Hasegawa’s New Lotus

Hasegawa has released a new Limited Edition run of its Lotus 79, but as a “Detail Up Version” with photo etch and lots of extra parts. Here’s a video of what’s in the box!

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Phillip Island Plastic Model Show

I headed to the Phillip Island Plastic Model Show at Cowes last week. There were some great builds spread through the show, plus a handful of truly spectacular pieces. Here’s a slideshow of some of what was on display.

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More Mustangs from Authentics

Authentic Collectables has released another batch of 1/43 scale Ford Mustangs from the Australian Supercars Championship – and they’re looking pretty good! Here’s my video review.

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I Bought a New Kit!

I have an interest in “old” NASCAR stock cars and have just purchased my first Salvinos JR kit of the 1979 Daytona 500 winning Oldsmobile of The King, Richard Petty.

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Video Review: The Shell Mustangs

These DJR Team Penske Ford Mustang GT Supercars from Authentic Collectables are high quality diecast models in 1:43 scale. They have the same features and flaws as the previous Mustangs in the 2019 range – but the decoration has been done very differently.

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Review: A Bad Williams from Minichamps

The passing of Carlos Reutemann the other week reminded me I have a model of the Williams FW07C that he drove in 1981, the year he almost clinched the Formula One World Championship. Unfortunately, it’s also one of the worst F1 models Minichamps has produced.

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Review: The 1993 Bathurst Winner

Larry Perkins & Gregg Hansford won the Tooheys 1000 at Bathurst in 1993 aboard this Castrol sponsored, Holden V8 powered VP Commodore (well, they drove the real one; this is a review of a model version 😛 )

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Collection Additions & Enhancements

Parcel turned up today with a handful of Spark 43rd scale models to add to the collection, ranging from World Champions & Le Mans winner, to a car that didn’t even get close to qualifying for a race.

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Authentic’s 2017 Bathurst Winner

Authentic Collectables scored a lucky coup in 2017, holding the contract to produce models for Erebus Motorsport which happened to win that year’s Bathurst 1000. I’ve just received my 1:43 version. But I’m not happy.

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