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What the postman brought today ....
Littorio
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Posted: Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 10:33 AM UTC
Nice Rowan, you can't go wrong with the Ebbro kits.
From what I understand the man behind Ebbro is the same man that used to do the F1 cars for Tamiya.
Szmann
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Posted: Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 10:11 AM UTC
Nice one, Rowan!

And a very simple and elegant color scheme!

Gabriel
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Posted: Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 12:37 AM UTC
Hi again

Postie's delivered a neat package this morning:




It's my first Ebbro kit, so I'm really excited to see what it's like. The masking tape looks like it could be good (I'll give it a test for review), and adding the packs took the order up to where it qualified for free postage from Model Hobbies.

All the best

Rowan
Littorio
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Posted: Friday, March 08, 2019 - 05:08 AM UTC
Nice one Jesper, you and D have both now got one of those 58 Corvettes and Iím so tempted to get one even though itís out of my self imposed timeline. The magazine looks interesting Iím going to look and see if there is anything similar over here, in the mean time Iíve been watching loads of videos on YouTube of real car restorations and custom shows, giving me plenty of ideas.

Well postie (Amazon) turned up at 20:30 last night with a parcel plus the normal postie at a more normal morning time had two parcels from the bay.



Thatís now 5 classic Ďstangs, 2 modern Ďstangs and a funny car Ďstang in the stash.
Hwa-Rang
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Posted: Tuesday, March 05, 2019 - 05:49 AM UTC
Postman came around twice, last week.

First two kit's were delivered. A Corvette, for me and a Shelby GT500, for my son. He really wanted to try a car kit and I gave him free choice, from some Revell kit's that were on sale. He quickly picked the Shelby. Let's see, if I can get him to sign up here.
Revell 1958 Corvette

Revell 2010 Shelby GT500

Next delivery was my absolut favorit US car magazine. The swedish Power magazine. Awesome mag.
Power mag
Hwa-Rang
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Posted: Tuesday, March 05, 2019 - 05:35 AM UTC
Luciano, you are on a shopping spree. Cool kit's.
Szmann
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Posted: Tuesday, March 05, 2019 - 03:43 AM UTC
Littorio very nice muscle. Dodge Viper stands out for my eye; Yenko isn't bad either!

Gabriel
Littorio
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Posted: Tuesday, March 05, 2019 - 03:28 AM UTC
Guyís, more postie arrivals and not the last for this month, loads of O/T last month so no modelling time but loads of model tokens.

Now two of these are not part of my 60ís muscle car collection but they still qualify as muscle.




Hwa-Rang
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Posted: Saturday, March 02, 2019 - 09:27 PM UTC
Very cool buy's Luciano. And a book as well. Awesome.
Szmann
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Posted: Friday, March 01, 2019 - 10:16 AM UTC
Littorio, thanks for posting the kit photos. Yes, seems attractive enough.
And the new acquisitions as well.

Gabriel
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Posted: Friday, March 01, 2019 - 10:05 AM UTC
Thank you for the sprue shots, it does look pretty good.
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Posted: Friday, March 01, 2019 - 10:04 AM UTC

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Haha, no D I was thinking the modern 2010 Mustang.

Yes quite a stash and I must admit that Iím considering getting shot of most of my aircraft and armour, even though I have yet to complete a car for a long time Iím enjoying it more than when I build aircraft or armour.



I know what you mean. I have offloaded most of my 1/48 aircraft stash to fund my car stash, and a few larger scale aircraft kits. As they say, a change is as good as a holiday! I am still very interested in WWII warbirds and will no doubt get back to them one day.

Cheers, D
Littorio
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Posted: Friday, March 01, 2019 - 09:36 AM UTC

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You're racking up quite a stash Luciano, and variety with it!


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notice an interloper in there?



Lindberg kit?

Cheers, D



Haha, no D I was thinking the modern 2010 Mustang.

Yes quite a stash and I must admit that Iím considering getting shot of most of my aircraft and armour, even though I have yet to complete a car for a long time Iím enjoying it more than when I build aircraft or armour.
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Posted: Friday, March 01, 2019 - 09:15 AM UTC
You're racking up quite a stash Luciano, and variety with it!


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notice an interloper in there?



Lindberg kit?

Cheers, D
Littorio
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Posted: Friday, March 01, 2019 - 04:27 AM UTC
For Gabriel and David who wanted photos of the Ranchero here are a couple of photos. If you would like any more just let me know, it does look nice.

Engine sprue:


Option bonnet (hood) surf board and truck bed lid:


Chrome sprues x 3


Engine assembly instructions:


Option install
Littorio
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Posted: Friday, March 01, 2019 - 04:19 AM UTC
Thanks guys, well another couple of parcels arrived today, some used and some new.


Reference book, coloured micro tubing (green and red), wiring (purple) flexible hose and bonnet pins.




Plus some more paint, notice an interloper in there? Thereís also a Dodge Viper on its way.
Hwa-Rang
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Posted: Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 06:29 PM UTC
Nice set of muscle cars Luciano.
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Posted: Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 08:42 AM UTC
Very nice mail call Luciano, more classic muscle in the stash is always good!

I've seen some very nice builds of the Trumpeter Fords, you should enjoy that one. HERE is one of my favourites.

Cheers, D
Littorio
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Posted: Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 04:09 AM UTC

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Littorio, I'm quite impressed with your haul, and especially intrigued by Ranchero as well. Not because is a Ranchero, but because is manufactured by Trumpeter. Do you care to take a few shots with the sprues?

Thanks!
Gabriel



Gabriel and David, no problem, Iíll get some photos taken tomorrow, the lights fading fast here as itís becoming very over cast. Note it does include a surf board.
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Posted: Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 03:35 AM UTC
+2 on the Ranchero. Paint it like the one in Goldfinger and add the compressed Lincoln block in the bed.
Szmann
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Posted: Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 03:25 AM UTC
Littorio, I'm quite impressed with your haul, and especially intrigued by Ranchero as well. Not because is a Ranchero, but because is manufactured by Trumpeter. Do you care to take a few shots with the sprues?

Thanks!
Gabriel
Littorio
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Posted: Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 03:14 AM UTC
No problem Gabriel it will give me something to look forward to

Postie arrived today with a selection of Fords for me to choose between in October.




I thing it will be the Ranchero, I want to advance the GT350H up the pile but behind the Charger and Road runner.
Szmann
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Posted: Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 01:39 AM UTC

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Very nice mail-call Gabriel, some great variety there (unlike me with my Chev obsession ).

That Deora looks like it came straight out of the Thunderbirds series.

Cheers, D



Cheers, D.! I see nothing wrong in loving a particular model. I actually sort of envy you and Joel for consistency and focus on a subject. Would somebody ever take me seriously if I claim that I am a VW & Mercedes guy? I don't act accordingly at all!

... and yes! Deora is "something else".


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Great buy's there Gabriel. The Edsel will never win a beauty contest, but makes an awesome display model.



Jesper, I think you have noticed already: my criteria on American cars seems to be their ugliness Yes, Edsel is ugly - I think so too - but it has something interesting about it, that "hard to catch" something. And the lack of B pillar brought it into my list!


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Very nice buy there Gabriel, I must admit that I quite like the look of that Edsel and have been tempted on several occasions when Iíve seen it.

Iíll keep an eye out for your pickup build as that looks like another nice kit and something I may look at when it comes time for the pre 40ís build campaign.



Littorio, than you for your interest. Unfortunately, none of these is earmarked for immediate "slaughter". If my previsions are correct, the earlies one to reach my bench will be the '34 Ford Pick-up, in October!
Yes, I like them all - but I have other priorities.

Gabriel
Littorio
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Posted: Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 12:15 AM UTC
Very nice buy there Gabriel, I must admit that I quite like the look of that Edsel and have been tempted on several occasions when Iíve seen it.

Iíll keep an eye out for your pickup build as that looks like another nice kit and something I may look at when it comes time for the pre 40ís build campaign.
Hwa-Rang
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Posted: Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 11:15 PM UTC
Great buy's there Gabriel. The Edsel will never win a beauty contest, but makes an awesome display model.