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#51 OFFLINE   lub oswego

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Posted 11 August 2014 - 06:28 PM

Wow! I'm really surprised by the large number of 1:18 collectors. I make this statement because I'm new to the forum so I haven't yet picked up on the intensity for 1:18. Where do you put them?

I'm basically 1:43 and 1:87. For 1:87 it touring & racing cars. Not too much is offered in 1:87. Got a group of Hudsons, Desotos, Plymouths, Chryslers and Dodges plus modern sports cars.

If something catches my eye, I'll shift gears into a smaller scale other than 1:43. M2 Machines of the 1950s definitely caught my interest.

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Posted 15 September 2014 - 07:28 PM

I collect all scales, as long as I like the model I will collect it.

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Posted 18 February 2015 - 09:44 AM

1/18th is where it's at for me, for the detail and the accuracy and the sense of reality. I have on very rare occasions bought 1/43s of models I never believe will be in my preferred scale (sadly there are too many to list!), and I own one gorgeous 1/10th, but in diecast, after I moved on from the Buragos and random toy store 1/24ths, it has always been 1/18th!
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Posted 03 April 2015 - 11:40 AM

What scale do I collect? The answer is YES....

Primary scale is 1/18, next is 1/24, I also have several 1/12, 1/43, 1/64, etc.

If it is a good product of something I really like, accurate, and priced right, then the answer is YES.

Multiple scales of the same vehicle also adds to a neat display.

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Posted 04 April 2015 - 06:00 AM

View PostDrums01, on 03 April 2015 - 11:40 AM, said:

Multiple scales of the same vehicle also adds to a neat display.

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Posted ImageE Rod_017, on 23 July 2012 - 11:34 AM, said:

Reason why 1:43 scale cars aren't that popular because most people including me(sorry it I offend) consider them toys and not Collectable model cars. .

Should you collect 1:43?


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In my opinion, no if you can afford 1:18 models. First of all, most people will think of them as toys, while 1:18 models can look as something classy if you have a few.

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