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snackwel5

Does anyone know when the 1:18 Autoart Lamborghini Murcielago 40th Anniversary was released for sale?
Yesterday, 08:54 AM
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    RDynamic
    I think late March of 2007.
    Yesterday, 10:36 AM
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190mph

Is a World Health Pandemic a green light for these Asian sellers to charge $700 to $1000 for BBR models? If I owned BBR I would get rid of these dealers.
Apr 02 2020 06:35 PM
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    jazzy426
    only if delivery is done by the means of private jet or else it is a blatant ripoff. Unless he throws in free hand sanitiser and toilet rolls
    Apr 02 2020 09:07 PM
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    snowman
    No, but it seems it's a cue for a lot of ex-collectors to return to the fold! :D

    Yesterday, 02:11 AM
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Craig

Hi all, Nominations for Marchs POTM are now open, https://www.diecastxchange.com/forum1/topic/230049-nominations-for-march-2020-photo-of-the-month/ Nominations for Q1 MotM are now open too, https://www.diecastxchange.com/forum1/topic/230051-nominate-your-dx-member-for-q1-2020/ So please take the time to look in and nominate etc, thanks!!
Locked Status Apr 02 2020 09:32 AM
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Craig

Hi all, Nominations for March POTM and Member of Q1 2020 nominations will open later on today. Please stay tuned!!!
Locked Status Apr 01 2020 07:26 AM
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ROBSMC

Thinking about building the Liberty Walk R34 Silhoutte, Need a new engine, so what Autoart model has the L28 engine in it? Need it for the build. Wangan Devil Z? Thanks in advance for the help
Mar 31 2020 12:46 AM
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    StratosWRC
    that would be pretty epic. There is a guy locally selling a damaged Wangan Z that I wanted for the headlight covers... Could send you the engine if we split the cost. I just don't like the price. Even for a damaged one he wants an equivalent of 200 AUD
    Mar 31 2020 10:16 AM
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    StratosWRC
    And I would also like one, if you're willing to make more than 1, even without an engine lol
    Mar 31 2020 10:30 AM
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    ROBSMC
    I will PM you Wes. RS, you will need a AUTOart R34 as a base model too, so this won't be a cheap model
    Mar 31 2020 03:42 PM
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colourkin22

That deep sigh of dashed excitment as you realize the cool diecast you are looking at is, in fact 1/64 and not 1/18.
Mar 28 2020 08:39 PM
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    ROBSMC
    I know that feeling, Kyosho just announced the Nissan R91, but in 1/12 scale. Sigh :(
    Mar 31 2020 12:48 AM
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    vulpex
    Was just kidding - of course I know quite often felt similar. Thinking that this or that 1/43 model would be sooo nice to have in 1/18...
    Apr 01 2020 12:54 PM
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    RDynamic
    Mhm, in general... I don't like 1/64. (Favourite scale is 1:18.) But that's just because anything bigger is gonna be too costly for me. LOL (1:12 Is my favourite, in my dreams..cause I can't afford one.)
    Apr 01 2020 02:44 PM
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giamino

In general, is there a difference between MR and BBR, not so much quality as I assume they're similar, but more like their QC. Haven't bought either of them for quite some time.
Mar 25 2020 05:44 AM
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    Craig
    Same sort of thing. I didn't buy MR for a long time as I was annoyed at the QC, but lately (well since they changed their bases) I think they've really upped their game- I buy them quite often now.

    I still buy BBR, but bought an MR 488 Pista as I preferred theirs.
    I'm waiting on the MR F8 Tributo too.
    Mar 25 2020 05:47 AM
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    giamino
    I, too, avoided MR back in the days especially after they screwed up their Aventador headlights. Good to see they have improved over the years.
    Mar 25 2020 08:16 AM
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    speedy
    I have a couple of MR and BBR, BBR seems to be better at the Ferrari models, MR seem to be better at the Lamborghini and even more for the Bugatti's as the latter if you buy a real car you get MR model with your spec, of course I suppose there is even more care taken on these models, for Koenigsegg models Frontiart make them for Koenigsegg and the one I have is very good.
    Mar 26 2020 04:41 AM
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The Paladin

Anyone knows if the Red Mercedes SL65 Blackseries from Minichamps has paint rash? I bought a gloss black and it has a horrible paint rash.
Mar 21 2020 10:16 PM
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    Craig
    Yeah most Red ones I've seen suffer from it.
    Also, in my opinion, it's not a good model and was the start of Minichamps's decline.
    Lack of side windows, solid front grilles, cheap looking wheels & brakes etc.
    It should have been better!
    Mar 23 2020 07:54 AM
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    Phatboi101
    I have a black one and used it to make a custom Brabus SL65 'vanish'. After a few years the rash emerged and has ruined the engine bonnet :( damn paint rash.
    Mar 23 2020 03:12 PM
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    The Paladin
    I dont think it´s a bad model, I really like it, I missed the side windows but I modded it with Motormax windows.
    Too bad to hear that other colors are prone to paint rash too, I have the matt black and it´s perfect but I wanted a gloss one but it was a mess.
    Mar 23 2020 08:48 PM
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imitenotbecrazy

I wish someone would do a low or mid range 1/18 Huracan Spyder. Hard to stomach cutting up an MR for a project
Mar 21 2020 07:47 AM
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    Craig
    Get a Kyosho Ousia one and get creative ?
    Rob's chopped the roof of a few models, see his threads for inspiration :)
    Mar 21 2020 03:39 PM
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    msousa71
    I was thinking same thing might try cutting up a Kyosho
    Mar 26 2020 05:50 AM
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Craig

Hi all, Voting is now over and the winner of Februarys POTM has been announced, so please look in and share your congratulations, https://www.diecastxchange.com/forum1/topic/229911-congratulations-winner-of-potm-february-2020/ Cheers guys!! Thanks to all who took part :)
Locked Status Mar 18 2020 03:40 AM
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Craig

Hi all, Voting for February's POTM WILL CLOSE TONIGHT!! so please look in and cast your vote(s) https://www.diecastxchange.com/forum1/topic/229879-february-2020-photo-of-the-month-voting/ Thanks!!
Locked Status Mar 17 2020 04:40 AM
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StratosWRC

Not sure what to do in regards to Autoart's Civic being held from release in North America. Should I go ahead and order one from overseas or wait til it is released? What if it never gets released? Has anyone in North America bought one?
Mar 16 2020 09:18 AM
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    BaseGTR
    Thought you had the LCD Civic? Why is the Autoart ones release being held from NA?
    Mar 20 2020 02:04 AM
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    StratosWRC
    Nope, I have the FK2. Apparently there are some licensing issues here so I don't know if they're stuck at the border or what.
    Mar 20 2020 08:50 PM
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    StratosWRC
    The CTR is finally out in North America!
    Mar 30 2020 08:10 AM
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ROBSMC

Talking to BBR at the moment to see if they will make some 1/6 scale Ferrari engine models like the Fronti-art versions. Will keep everyone updated if anything happens. Fingers crossed
Mar 16 2020 06:05 AM
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    drivinghermad
    I would be up for them.I love all the 1/6 GMP four Fezza Engines and the two Froni-Art 1/6 Engines,Amazing in 1/6.
    Mar 17 2020 01:57 PM
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    ROBSMC
    My recommendation has been passed onto the bosses of BBR. When I hear back from them, I will let everyone know
    Mar 17 2020 03:30 PM
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    190mph
    Surprised BBR talk to anyone. Love the company and passion but they are mostly arrogant company in their communications with customers.
    Mar 24 2020 04:25 PM
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    Craig
    Also, just to say if you have a profile picture and gets removed because it too big etc - don't just put it back without resizing it.
    Thanks!
    Mar 16 2020 03:13 AM
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Craig

Hi all, Voting for February's POTM is now open, so please look in and cast your vote(s) https://www.diecastxchange.com/forum1/topic/229879-february-2020-photo-of-the-month-voting/ Thanks!!
Locked Status Mar 10 2020 04:01 AM




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