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Old 19th August 2008, 01:29   #2866
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Cryus. Buddy u know i baught the F430 right... Its just amazing.. I mean its by far the best one that i have. The paint itself is just amazing. Not to forget they not only reduced the of the 1:1 but they did it all the way till the 1:18th. I'll upload some picture for some details.
Your Scuderia Inspired me to Consider it in the first place. But, the Supra has already been ordered. This completes My Dream Tuner Garage in 1:18. Evo, Supra And Skyline!!
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Old 19th August 2008, 09:16   #2867
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@Cyrus : So, you are going for the Supra. Congrats!

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Hotwheels celebrates its 40th Anniversary this year and they've come up with matchbox cars which LOOK like cars. (The black Chrysler is a Maisto)

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@ cyrus, its simple, go for the CHARGER & THE SUPERBIRD. btw here are the muscle cars individually. hope you can now id them. also my 1932 FORD COUPE.
hey amit, i got the same 1932 FORD COUPE in blue.
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please please post the photos of the mustang. which company makes it??
This is made by some chinese company and has only the intial S underneath. But must admit, they have done a pretty neat job . Atleast the exteriors seem pretty proportionate and looks like the mach1 thought not at par with the ones that Maisto makes. And this one is not a collectors replica coz its got push back functionality and is meant for kids to play. But i got it for my collection coz it looked pretty neat for the price i paid
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@Cyrus: What brand is the Superbird? I have the Mondo Motors Maserati Gran Turismo. Theyve done a good job. Id say around the same quality as Maisto if not a little better. I have the Scuderia, I feel its a bit out of scale, almost as big as my AA Murcielagos, but it would appeal to your tuner taste. Im not big on the Reventon or the Gallardo concepts. Dont stress about Mondo Motors. They are definitely headed in the right direction. Improving with each model. The Charger, Stang and Supra are all Fast and Furious cars if Im not mistaken. Im not big on ERTL quality. They're more like toys than serious collectibles.
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@Cyrus: What brand is the Superbird? I have the Mondo Motors Maserati Gran Turismo. Theyve done a good job. Id say around the same quality as Maisto if not a little better. I have the Scuderia, I feel its a bit out of scale, almost as big as my AA Murcielagos, but it would appeal to your tuner taste. Im not big on the Reventon or the Gallardo concepts. Dont stress about Mondo Motors. They are definitely headed in the right direction. Improving with each model. The Charger, Stang and Supra are all Fast and Furious cars if Im not mistaken. Im not big on ERTL quality. They're more like toys than serious collectibles.
Hey beemmmiiiee...Long time no see!!
Damn, Now you tell me,The Superbird is also ERTL. It came down finally between the Superbird and the Supra and the Nut in me decided to go in for the Supra..
But your Mondo Advise would have been really helpfull if it came 2 days ago though..

Anything new that will make all of us here envious??
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@Cyrus: Sorry for the late post. I just saw your question about the cars. Im sure you'll enjoy the Supra. In a way you atleast get a Supra model. The Kyosho Supras now trade for 2-300$ on ebay. Its quite ridiculous.

New models haha, my collection has gone up 20 fold. I think you can name a car from any of the big scale model makers and I might have it. Latest adds are the new AA G55 AMG, the big merc AA 500SEC and a Kyosho X6.
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@Cyrus: Sorry for the late post. I just saw your question about the cars. Im sure you'll enjoy the Supra. In a way you atleast get a Supra model. The Kyosho Supras now trade for 2-300$ on ebay. Its quite ridiculous.

New models haha, my collection has gone up 20 fold. I think you can name a car from any of the big scale model makers and I might have it. Latest adds are the new AA G55 AMG, the big merc AA 500SEC and a Kyosho X6.
Come on man!! PICTURES PLEASE!!!!!
Also, Do you have the Norev 500??
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Haha Ill try and post some pics soon. Which Norev 500? The Fiat 500? My hobby shop here still havnt got it. Im waiting for the Abarth 500. That would be fun. Ive been shying away from Norevs. But of late their 997 911s are really growing on me. Im looking at getting the GT2, Turbo, Turbo Cabriolet, Carrera 4S and maybe the Targa. Is there any other car you're dying to get? AA, Kyosho, PMA, BBR, CMC ? Ill see if I have it and post pics.
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Haha Ill try and post some pics soon. Which Norev 500? The Fiat 500? My hobby shop here still havnt got it. Im waiting for the Abarth 500. That would be fun. Ive been shying away from Norevs. But of late their 997 911s are really growing on me. Im looking at getting the GT2, Turbo, Turbo Cabriolet, Carrera 4S and maybe the Targa. Is there any other car you're dying to get? AA, Kyosho, PMA, BBR, CMC ? Ill see if I have it and post pics.
There are three cars i am dying to Get. The Fiat 500, The New GTR and the New EVO 10. I am shying away from the big guns as of now though...
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@ Beemer: Is the new GTR in 1:18 out yet in Dubai?
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@ Beemer: Is the new GTR in 1:18 out yet in Dubai?
The new GT-R isnt even out on the net. Except for 1:43 i think.
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@Cyrus: Sorry for the late post. I just saw your question about the cars. Im sure you'll enjoy the Supra. In a way you atleast get a Supra model. The Kyosho Supras now trade for 2-300$ on ebay. Its quite ridiculous.

New models haha, my collection has gone up 20 fold. I think you can name a car from any of the big scale model makers and I might have it. Latest adds are the new AA G55 AMG, the big merc AA 500SEC and a Kyosho X6.
@Beemer - You are on one big buying spree man.. desperately wanna see your collection.How bout taking a week off and clicking each of them sound??
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@Dippy: The GTR hasnt been launched yet. Both Kyosho and AA displayed the prototypes at Nuremberg and some other Toy Fairs. Im thinking end of this year. The next AAs that will reach Hobby Stores are in the following order : S63 AMG, CL63 AMG, Porsche Cayenne Turbo (Pre-facelift),and lastly the Porsche 928. Some of these are already on eBay.

@Maverick: I really need to photograph and document the collection. They're now stored all over the place. But by the time I click 3 models, half the mornings over. Ill have to shoot group shots I think. I tried uploading some pics yesterday. Didnt happen. I'll try again today.
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