F1 Tobacco Conversions

A selection of before and after shots of 1:43 Spark Formula One models and the naughty ciggie decals that come packed underneath the plinth:  

Stunning 1:12 Lego F1s

Formula One cars built from Lego

You might already be familiar with Tamiya’s excellent 1:12 scale F1 kits. Well, Carl Greatrix of bricktrix has built his own Ferrari, Brabham and Renault …

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New Year Releases from Models56

Ford Landau

Models56 have just released some new 1:43 resin models, all with numbered certificates and in very low productions numbers. View the photos and list of new items

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Classics’ Jan-Mar 2015 Newsletter

Classic Carlectables today published their January-March 2015 (issue #59) Newsletter. It’s full of 1:18 scale news; road and race cars, including Brock, Skaife and even a taxi! But the only 1/43 is content is the Red Bull ‘Camouflage’ car #888 that Craig Lowndes & Steven Richards raced at Bathurst this year

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A Metal Model From Trax

It was refreshing to receive an old-style metal model from Trax in the post today. It was also encouraging to see Trax’s new plinth and display case.

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Indycar Additions

1967 Indy 500 winner AJ Foyt #14 (Spark), 1980 Porsche test car of Danny Ongias (TSM)

This week saw the addition of two “Indycar” models to the collection that enjoyed widely differing success – one won the 500 while the other was ruled out before it even qualified!

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$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 …

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News Briefs

Various updates from various places… Models56/ARMCO The car transporter truck and trailer (limited edition of 300 pieces -does not include the cars) is set for …

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The List of Dinkum Classics

A member over on the Biante Forum was looking for a list of the models that Dinkum Classics had produced. Many years ago, such a list was sent to me…

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