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Old 9th October 2009, 23:54   #5446
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Hey!! Another one!! Welcome to the Challenger club!!

Here is mine in case you have missed it....
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no, i didn't miss it. the '08 challenger looks mean.
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And Its A Drag Spec challenger now!!
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Hey!! Another one!! Welcome to the Challenger club!!

Here is mine in case you have missed it....
Cyrus, is the charger R/T on the Left side of the front row part of the pro Rodz collection? If yes, I've got the same one in golden color.
Will put pix tonight.
the rest look awesome too.
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Old 10th October 2009, 13:27   #5450
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huge mistake made on my part too - all those lovely Made In England by Lesney models that I had when I was small in the 1970's are all vanished. At one time I think I had 180 + little cars - my grandpapa ,my folks and my uncle used to gift them to me then. And there was one shop in New Market in Calcutta in the 70's from where we could get those Matchbox cars too. they used to cost Rs 25 and Rs 27 in those days I still remember clearly.
a great pity that I broke many (largely in my investigative capacity of wishing to know more about the innards of those vehicles, considering one of my main aims in life at that time was to grow up to be a car mechanic) and gave away the remainder - now am trying to slowly re-create those golden years with the newer range. But they will never be the of the same "feel" i know!
Right now waiting for wife to return home from the shops since she is bringing me some little additions to my collection! Shall photograph and share them later this afternoon!
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Wow, Amol- glad to see a Matchbox guy in this jungle of AAs, Kyoshos, and Maistos ! I too have a sizeable collection of Matchbox - "Made in England by Lesney" models, starting from the seventies, thru the eighties, till the nineties when matchbox started manufacturing in (sob !) Macau.
I'm simply not able to find time to get them out of their packed condition in my loft, compile them, photograph and post them.
Maybe sometime.
But do post your collection whenever..
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4. Matchbox - Toyota Landcruiser 1968
I picked up the exact same one yesterday. What a coincidence.

Along with the LandCruiser got my hands on a Matchbox 71 VW BayWindow and a Hot Wheels Reventon.
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hang in there for a bit and I will post the pics of the new ones which my wife is bringing home now
did you see that other pic i put of the Bolero (scale)?
here it is in case you missed it

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I picked up the exact same one yesterday. What a coincidence.

Along with the LandCruiser got my hands on a Matchbox 71 VW BayWindow and a Hot Wheels Reventon.
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so here it is the new citroen rally car and a little brother to my existing Landrover Discovery.
todays addition to the collection
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Ok so I was wrong, Modelart store in Bangalore forum mall was a let down. Bangalore guys, any other pointers of any good scale model store.
You have to be frequent for exciting arrivals, other shop are landmark and one more is sapphire. Model art does have good ones but then it goes off shelf too quickly. Ask when will fresh lot come and what will be there?

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Hey Manish, where did you get these ? The Hanseat has been on my wish list for a long time, do let me know how I can lay my hands on one !!
I got them in Singapore. Sameer (floatsman) showed me the shop. Many cars were on Discount, i liked these two.

Some Pictures of My recent acquisition

VW Karaman Ghia

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The car came with a driver which is a good accessory.

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The hanseat (suaar (dukkar) as it was fondly called)

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And the Cat 3516B Generator

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You have to be frequent for exciting arrivals, other shop are landmark and one more is sapphire. Model art does have good ones but then it goes off shelf too quickly. Ask when will fresh lot come and what will be there?
Nice buys, especially the Hanseat. Love the CAT generator, I've been eyeing that for sometime too.
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Next week BMW M6 Bronze 1:18 by Kyosho
As promised here is BMW M6 Bronze by Kyosho with carbon fibre roof.

Next BMW 335i Convertible and Details how to oprate roof..
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back to this thread after a while. Took some pix of the mustang GT i have.
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Old 11th October 2009, 11:18   #5458
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Nice buys, especially the Hanseat. Love the CAT generator, I've been eyeing that for sometime too.
Thanks Bro for the comments, I intend to give the CAT Generator to anyone who wants cause I have 2 of them .
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@manishalive Nice stuff you got,loved that Hanseat, so beautiful.BTW whats the scale and how much you spent on them.CAT genset is awesome.

@Diecast Cool Kyosho's man, loved the cars, looks like you received a parcel from US or something....
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@manishalive Nice stuff you got,loved that Hanseat, so beautiful.BTW whats the scale and how much you spent on them.CAT genset is awesome.

@Diecast Cool Kyosho's man, loved the cars, looks like you received a parcel from US or something....
Here I give the details once again

1:24 Karaman Ghia minichamps - 19 Sing $

1:18 Hanseat 3 Wheeler Tempo - 65 Sing $

1:25 Caterpillar 3516b Generator - 110 Sing $
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