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Old 8th March 2011, 15:01   #9976
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@ usaf - Very nice RR Sport there, the lamps are very well detailed.

@ Naveen - 1:24 scales I take it ? Did you pick them up from Blore ? Im looking for any Alfa Romeo but havent been able to get my hands on one yet.
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@ usaf - Very nice RR Sport there, the lamps are very well detailed.

@ Naveen - 1:24 scales I take it ? Did you pick them up from Blore ? Im looking for any Alfa Romeo but havent been able to get my hands on one yet.
Those are 1:38 scales. Got them from Chennai. Although the detailing isnt great, it was a bargain since I got them for 130/- a piece.
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Old 8th March 2011, 16:28   #9978
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@naveen.raju, the Ferrari looks hot! Great collection of cars there.

@usaf.23, welcome to the forum. Totally drooling over that G-Wagen and the Rangie. Looking forward to more snaps from your collection.
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@KK - Thanks dude. Just started with the collection. Planning to get more detailed rides to my garage.
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Hi Guyz,
Any suggestions where in Hyderabad i can buy good quality scaled models ( 1:24, 1:32) of Scorpio and i-10

thanks in advance
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Friends, gathered a large chunk of my finances to book a Rolls Royce, not a full scale one but one that has been scaled down 18 times! I had to book mine at Automania who have started accepting orders for a model costing Rs. 8995/-. I booked mine by paying Rs. 1000/- and hope to collect the remaining amount by July 2011 (expected delivery). Automania has displayed one such model and I am at a cimplete loss of words to describe the model, why even the trademark RR umbrella stored in the rear door sides comes out. Even though photographs do not do justice to this masterpiece, I managed to take a few which I am adding with this post.

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Old 8th March 2011, 17:40   #9982
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Those are 1:38 scales. Got them from Chennai. Although the detailing isnt great, it was a bargain since I got them for 130/- a piece.
They must be Kinsmart make models which retail for the same amount nearly everywhere. I too have all these, but recently lost the tail lamps of the Alfa 147 GTA.
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Friends, gathered a large chunk of my finances to book a Rolls Royce, not a full scale one but one that has been scaled down 18 times! I had to book mine at Automania who have started accepting orders for a model costing Rs. 8995/-. I booked mine by paying Rs. 1000/- and hope to collect the remaining amount by July 2011 (expected delivery). Automania has displayed one such model and I am at a cimplete loss of words to describe the model, why even the trademark RR umbrella stored in the rear door sides comes out. Even though photographs do not do justice to this masterpiece, I managed to take a few which I am adding with this post.

Drool......
Finally a 1:18 Roller that isn't a static/resin model. I would like to book one too, is AutoMania in Bombay?? and which brand is it, Kyosho?
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Old 8th March 2011, 19:55   #9984
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They must be Kinsmart make models which retail for the same amount nearly everywhere. I too have all these, but recently lost the tail lamps of the Alfa 147 GTA.
Yep, these are Kinsmart models. Although the body work isnt great, the wheels are really good. Good piece for that price.
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Old 8th March 2011, 19:56   #9985
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Friends, gathered a large chunk of my finances to book a Rolls Royce, not a full scale one but one that has been scaled down 18 times! I had to book mine at Automania who have started accepting orders for a model costing Rs. 8995/-.

Drool......
Absolutely drool stuff there. Oh, and even the scale model Rolls-Royce is way costlier, commands a waiting period and has to be booked in advance than other similar models. But, going by the looks of it, should be completely worth the price and the wait.
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Some random shots of the collection. The black Lambo is the 1:12 Autoart Murcielago. Will do an outdoor shoot of it soon

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Some random shots of the collection. The black Lambo is the 1:12 Autoart Murcielago. Will do an outdoor shoot of it soon


Great collection Dippy

Quick question: is that Mercedes Cl600 on the top self?

hope this post is not a infraction?

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Automania already got a Display Ghost? Wow! This is great news! I will most certainly be adding it to my collection.

@Dippy, Is that the CL600 Lorinser you have there? Also, you have a few rare yellow Ferraris. Good Collection
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Friends, gathered a large chunk of my finances to book a Rolls Royce, not a full scale one but one that has been scaled down 18 times! .
Hi Amar,

Yes, that's indeed a masterpiece. I saw the Rolls at Automania yesterday - incredible detailing - seat belts, even the fold-down picnic trays on the front seat-backs are authentic

Congratulations on a fabulous purchase !!
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Great collection Dippy

Quick question: is that Mercedes Cl600 on the top self?

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Automania already got a Display Ghost? Wow! This is great news! I will most certainly be adding it to my collection.

@Dippy, Is that the CL600 Lorinser you have there? Also, you have a few rare yellow Ferraris. Good Collection
Thanks guys.

@diecast: Its a 1:18 CL500 Lorinser from Autoart

@AUTOART: Yes there are quite a few Bburago 1:18 Ferraris in my collection, the original Made in Italy ones. I agree yellow ones are rare.

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