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Old 14th September 2009, 10:08   #5146
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@flotsam: You collection is superb. I havent seen such a fantastic truck collection anywhere. Keep the pictures coming in.

@Dussey: That Karmann actually looks cute. Love the detailing on that one.
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@ben: too cool, love the effect. I really need to start taking some pics and posting them.
Thanks yajaman. Please do click pics and post 'em here.

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benbsb29 wounderful experiment,guessing you used filter?This Nissan GTR from Maisto is really a sharp pencil tip 1:24 from them at that price range.Have you noticed the rims have the air valve nipples too?
I must say the GTR is of a much better standard than other recent Maistos.

As for the photography, i havent used any filters (dont have such equipment). This was done using a P&S camera, along with an LED torch and then some surfaces for diffused lighting.

Thanks for the comments.
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I like classics too: beautiful shapes. All Minichamps, 1:43 scale. Liked your Karmann, nice detailing, especially the surfboard!
Also @RPM: Your Exoto is brilliant! Fantastic detail. Would love to get one myself. The trucks in my line-up are all Minichamps, 1:43 scale.
Here they are in more detail:
Dude I am envious of your superb collection, and now since you have told me the source, I will check out to get some thing exotic on my next visit .
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Old 14th September 2009, 14:39   #5149
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My modified 599 gtb..
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@Flotsam: fantastic collection !!!

Anybody here owns Schuh (Spell Check) trucks?.

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@Flotsam: fantastic collection !!!

Anybody here owns Schuh (Spell Check) trucks?.
@artofzen, I have a few Schuco cars, all in 1:87 scale and 1 Willys Jeep in 1:43. Plan to pick up a few trucks soon.
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Old 14th September 2009, 16:22   #5152
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I like classics too: beautiful shapes. All Minichamps, 1:43 scale. Liked your Karmann, nice detailing, especially the surfboard!
Also @RPM: Your Exoto is brilliant! Fantastic detail. Would love to get one myself. The trucks in my line-up are all Minichamps, 1:43 scale.
Here they are in more detail:
Dude, you have a good taste on trucks & your collection is mindblowing. Love to see variety of trucks. I too love trucks, as you know mine has been resticted to Mercs, but now after seeing yours I wish to expand the trucks in my fleet.

How do you buy minichamps, ebay? Or is so many collection avaialble in India?

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Lamborghini Reventon bburago 1:32

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I too have bought a Reventon 'burago' model couple of days back from Cochin. Will post the photos soon!
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I too have bought a Reventon 'burago' model couple of days back from Cochin. Will post the photos soon!
I had posted the picture of the Reventon that i recieved on my b-day. Its a 1:18 Burago model. The link for the post is below :

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/1448709-post4920.html
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Finally !!

Finally after wanting one for so long, my 1:18 Autoart W124 Mercedes Benz E Class (E320) is finally in my hands. The detailing on the car is mindblowing to say the least. Pictures should come soon.

A big big Thank You to Rudra for sourcing the car for me. Thanks again pal.

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Dude, you have a good taste on trucks & your collection is mindblowing. Love to see variety of trucks. I too love trucks, as you know mine has been resticted to Mercs, but now after seeing yours I wish to expand the trucks in my fleet.

How do you buy minichamps, ebay? Or is so many collection avaialble in India?

Hi Hanmust, thanks. The 1950s German trucks are really nicely designed, so I decided to look beyond Mercedes to Buessing, Magirus-Deutz, Kruepp etc. I buy my models from a shop in Singapore. They frequently have discounts, including up to 50 per cent off sticker price!
And thanks, all, for appreciating my collection (I haven't quite got the hang of multi-quoting yet).
Now here is a Schuco 1:87 scale Mercedes-Benz bus (Deutsche Bahn):

And after seeing Dussey's beautiful Karmann, I just have to post my own Karmann Cabriolet:
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Do The doors Open and Shut Properly?
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Dodge Viper GTS

Bought this yesterday - better pics coming soon:

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Make: Maisto
Scale: 1.39
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Old 15th September 2009, 12:22   #5158
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Bought this yesterday - better pics coming soon:
How about focusing the car and posting some picture?
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Rudra da, even i noticed it - the focus seems to be on the keyboard and desk phone. i will post better pics by tonight.

a bit OT: @ Rudra da - it has been a long time since we met - are you planning to come to Kolkata anytime soon?
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a bit OT: @ Rudra da - it has been a long time since we met - are you planning to come to Kolkata anytime soon?
Some time end November for a few days for sure. How many models you've collected so far?
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