Go Back   Team-BHP > Around the Corner > Shifting gears

View Poll Results: Which is your favourite Scale model manufacturer
Minichamps 2 3.85%
Maisto 8 15.38%
Auto Art 23 44.23%
Hotwheels/mattel 0 0%
Welly 0 0%
Kyosho 5 9.62%
Motor Max 0 0%
Different from one above (post name in thread) 13 25.00%
Matchbox 1 1.92%
Voters: 52. You may not vote on this poll

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 3rd December 2009, 16:14   #31
virgo129's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Bangalore
Posts: 6
Thanked: 0 Times
Default Bburago

Originally Posted by khanak View Post
you forgot BBurago. Bburago is much better than Maisto and Hot Wheels. I hear Auto Art is good too
I completely agree. In my book, Bburago (from Italy) is #1 in detailing and durability. I bought my Bburago VW Beetle some 8 years ago and its the best one in my collection (~10 cars including a 1966 Merc 250SE coupe).
virgo129 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 7th December 2009, 19:07   #32
yajaman99's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: bangalore
Posts: 385
Thanked: 142 Times

@virgo129 -- this is an old thread, if you are interested in Diecast Scale Models, which i am guessing you are, check out the "Scale Model Thread" which has been started by Dippy. It will is totaly mind blowing.
yajaman99 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 7th December 2009, 20:22   #33
Senior - BHPian
hillram's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Hyderabad
Posts: 2,856
Thanked: 987 Times

Im verys surprised to see that MATCHBOX doesnt figure in the list.This brand was once a British Brand started as Lesney Products in 1971 and made small cars.Early 2000,Matchbox was acquired by Mattel Products.
They beat every Scale Model beand in every way.Its my first choice.
Bburago is the next best.Of course now they are made in China and they look good too.
My 2 cents...
hillram is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 7th December 2009, 20:47   #34
mmmjgm's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: BOM, PNQ, DXB
Posts: 398
Thanked: 21 Times

Yup, Matchbox and Corgi,

Corgi in the very old days - 1970s and 80s was prominent above Matchbox with their level of detailing, the wheels could be taken out, exchanged with a working stepney, bonnets & boots used to open as well as doors.
Beautiful detailing on Corgi cars. Surprisingly no one mentioned Corgi.

Really beautiful products for the day and age.

mmmjgm is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 17th February 2010, 07:26   #35
artofzen's Avatar
Join Date: May 2004
Location: VOCI-LHR
Posts: 735
Thanked: 54 Times

Schuco and Franklin Mint for me. Followed by Autoart and Minichamps. I prefer models with good finish and fit. I hate Maisto for its fit and finish, but then it is the least expensive of the lot. so cant complain.
artofzen is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 22nd February 2010, 01:27   #36
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: BANGalore
Posts: 729
Thanked: 6 Times

Welly and MatchBox are my favorites. How come you missed out MatchBox in the voting list ?
Sujith1100 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 22nd February 2010, 14:36   #37
Team-BHP Support
GTO's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: Bombay
Posts: 50,120
Thanked: 106,498 Times

Matchbox has been added to the poll. Please use the "report this post to a Moderator" functionality for such requests.
GTO is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
The Scale Model Thread Dippy Shifting gears 12537 13th August 2018 18:13
First time Modification on a scale model car! dirtbag Shifting gears 20 16th August 2015 03:07
Autofest City - India's largest scale model collection neiltopaz Shifting gears 30 28th July 2015 11:24
My artistic Scale Model Pics Stratos Shifting gears 11 8th December 2013 18:21
Design Ideas For a Scale model Showcase. Cyrus43 Shifting gears 7 5th October 2013 02:19

All times are GMT +5.5. The time now is 22:32.

Copyright 2000 - 2018, Team-BHP.com
Proudly powered by E2E Networks