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#1 OFFLINE   cwbs

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Posted 07 October 2019 - 09:57 AM

My humble little collection has changed a lot in the past two years, and that means it's time I make a new collection thread:


Almost Real

Bentley Continental GT3-R
More photos: https://www.diecastx...50#entry4259371
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AutoArt

Aston Martin V12 Vantage
More photos: https://www.diecastx...75#entry4231255
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Bugatti Veyron EB 16.4 (Production Car)
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Chevrolet Corvette C5-R, '01 Le Mans Class Wnner #63, '01 Daytona Wnner #2
Main thread: https://www.diecastx...-01-daytona-24/
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Chrysler Dodge Viper GTS-R, '00 Daytona Winner #91
Main thread: https://www.diecastx...daytona-winner/
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Ford Mustang Shelby GT500
More photos: https://www.diecastx...75#entry4232135
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Jaguar XK-R
More photos: https://www.diecastx...75#entry4232675
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Lamborghini Diablo VT and Diablo 6.0
Main thread: https://www.diecastx...hini-diablo-vt/
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Lamborghini Diablo 6.0
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Lamborghini Gallardo LP500-4
More photos: https://www.diecastx...75#entry4260853 (scroll further down once in the page)
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Lamborghini Huracan LP610-4
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Lamborghini Murcielago
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Saleen Mustang S281
Thread with old photos: https://www.diecastx...harged-extreme/
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Porsche 996.1 Turbo
More photos: https://www.diecastx...75#entry4261033
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Porsche 997.2 GT2 RS
More photos: https://www.diecastx...00#entry4233837
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Porsche 997.1 GT3 RS 3.6
More photos: https://www.diecastx...00#entry4233837
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Porsche 997.2 GT3 RS 3.8
More photos: https://www.diecastx...0#entry4227203
And here: https://www.diecastx...25#entry4234143
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Porsche 997.2 GT3 RS 4.0
More photos: https://www.diecastx...00#entry4233837
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Porsche 980 Carrera GT
Main thread: https://www.diecastx...black-interior/
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Auto World

2018 Chevy Camaro Yenko Stage 1
2016 Chevy Camaro SS
More photos: https://www.diecastx...50#entry4260575
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'69 and '68 Charger
More photos: https://www.diecastx...50#entry4260575
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HWE

Ferrari F430 Challenge
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Ferrari 458 Italia and 458 Speciale
Main thread: https://www.diecastx...eciale-friends/
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Ferrari 599 GTO and 599 GTB
More photos: https://www.diecastx...50#entry4225953
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Ferrari LaFerrari
Main thread: https://www.diecastx...-hwe-laferrari/
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Kyosho

Audi Q7 (4L)
Main thread: https://www.diecastx...kyosho-audi-q7/
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BMW M3 (E46)
Main thread: https://www.diecastx...m3-e46-and-e92/
More here (up to date photos): https://www.diecastx...75#entry4264441
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BMW M3 (E92)
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BMW M6 (E63)
More photos: https://www.diecastx...00#entry4232973
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BMW X6 M (E71)
Main thread: https://www.diecastx...o-bmw-x6-m-e71/
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Cadillac CTS Coupe
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VW Touareg (7P)
More photos: https://www.diecastx...50#entry4260797
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Minichamps

Mercedes-Benz SL500 R230
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Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG C197
More photos: https://www.diecastx...25#entry4234491
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Porsche 956 Fitzpatrick Racing #16
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Norev

Mercedes-Benz GL Class (X166)
Main thread: https://www.diecastx...-gl-class-x166/
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Latest adds Nov/2020

AutoArt
'05 Shelby Mustang GT500 (white/blue stripes)

LCD
Range Rover Velar
Range Rover SVAutobiography

Welly
Porsche Panamera S



Other models not recently photographed or not photographed at all

AutoArt
Ford Mustang GT 2004 (red)
Ford Mustang Mach 1 (dark gray)
Callaway C12 (red)
Corvette C5 Z06 (red)
Lamborghini Gallardo Balboni (black)
Lamborghini Gallardo Supertropheo (gray)
Lamborghini Gallardo Superleggera (gray)
Lotus Elan S/E (yellow)
Porsche 996.1 GT3 R Plain White (Old thread: https://www.diecastx...3r-997-gt3-cup/)
Porsche 997.1 GT3 Cup Plain Black (Old thread: https://www.diecastx...3r-997-gt3-cup/)

GT Autos
Mercedes GLK X204 (red)

Highway 61
'Cuda Concept Plum Crazy (purple)
'Cuda Concept AAR (baby blue)

HWE
Ferrari 360 Modena (red)
Ferrari 575M Maranello(red)
Ferrari 575 GTZ Zagato (gray)
Ferrari FF (red)
Ferrari Superamerica (red)
Bunch of HWE Enzos and FXXs

Jadi
TVR Tuscan S (yellow)

Kyosho
Audi R8 Type 42 (Old thread: https://www.diecastx...v10-and-guests/)
Audi R8 V10 Type 42 (Old thread: https://www.diecastx...v10-and-guests/)
Audi R8 V10 Plus Type 4S (Old thread: https://www.diecastx...v10-and-guests/)
Mercedes-Benz CLK DTM AMG C209 (Old thread: https://www.diecastx...hree-red-mercs/)
Shelby Cobra 427 SC (red, blue)

Minichamps
Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG Black Series R230 (Old thread: https://www.diecastx...hree-red-mercs/)

Norev
Mercedes-Benz AMG GT-S C190 (frozen silver)
Mercedes-Benz AMG GT-R C190 (Old thread: https://www.diecastx...hree-red-mercs/)
Porsche 997.2 Turbo (brown)

Paragon
BMW M4 F82 (yellow)
BMW M5 F10 (silver)
BMW M6 F13 (orange)

UT
Ferrari 550 Maranello (silver)
McLaren F1 (gray)
Porsche 993 Carrera RS (red)
Porsche 993 Turbo (red)
Bunch of UT Corvette C5

And a bunch of low end, budget diecasts from different brands.


Hoard total: 180 something...



Thanks for watching!

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Edited by cwbs, Yesterday, 06:03 PM.


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Posted 07 October 2019 - 10:12 AM

Nice start so far! :occasion14:

F**k you Photobucket.



Please feel free to check out my 1/18 collection HERE


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Posted 07 October 2019 - 11:42 AM

not a bad start, it all looks to be nice models. i have some of the same ones.
some of the photos are quite nice too.

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Posted 07 October 2019 - 01:11 PM

Many cool models, congrats :eusa_clap: :occasion14:

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Posted 07 October 2019 - 01:33 PM

Love your photos and some really nice models too. :eusa_clap: :eusa_clap: :eusa_clap: :eusa_clap: :drool5: :drool5: :drool5: :drool5: :yahoo: :occasion14: :danke:

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Posted 07 October 2019 - 02:14 PM

Thanks guys, I appreciate the commnents :danke: :occasion14:

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Posted 08 October 2019 - 12:36 AM

Nice collection, really like the M6 coupe, might have to look for one of those next year

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Posted 08 October 2019 - 03:17 AM

Wooooweee! You do have some of the older gems from Autoart! I believe this is the first time i have seen photos of the AUTOart Callaway! Great start. Thanks for sharing.

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Posted 08 October 2019 - 05:18 AM

View PostEmilA, on 08 October 2019 - 12:36 AM, said:

Nice collection, really like the M6 coupe, might have to look for one of those next year

Thanks! The ones I've seen in silver tend to have paint and casting flaws (mine has a few).


View Postrony_dg, on 08 October 2019 - 03:17 AM, said:

Wooooweee! You do have some of the older gems from Autoart! I believe this is the first time i have seen photos of the AUTOart Callaway! Great start. Thanks for sharing.

Thanks! The Callaway doesn't get much love from collectors, but I love that thing.

Added a couple more photos, original post updated.

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Posted 09 October 2019 - 03:42 AM

Another day, another update to this thread.

This time, the Mercedes SL500 with the Vario folding roof, a Minichamps masterpiece I chased for a long time, but only managed to add a few months ago.
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Original post updated.

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Posted 09 October 2019 - 05:44 AM

Great collection, very nice models :10: :drool5:
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Posted 09 October 2019 - 11:14 AM

View PostT1000, on 09 October 2019 - 05:44 AM, said:

Great collection, very nice models :10: :drool5:

Thank you very much! :danke:


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AutoArt Lambo Murcielago: doors are very wobbly and also won't stay up on that one, so I propped them up with a paper plug. Can you spot it?
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One of my best HWE, mainly due to the total absence of paint rash (believe it or not).
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Posted 09 October 2019 - 11:29 AM

This Merc SL500 looks very tempting!! :drool5:

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Posted 10 October 2019 - 04:03 AM

View Postvulpex, on 09 October 2019 - 11:29 AM, said:

This Merc SL500 looks very tempting!! :drool5:

It is very tasty indeed! I love that folding roof, but the mechanism is too fragile to be playing with and the trunk lid doesn't sit flush anymore.

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Posted 11 October 2019 - 06:15 AM

Update with three Kyosho Audi R8:

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Funny story, I had made tons of driver's side shots of the white R8 above, only to find out that the driver's side mirror had detached itself and was pointing upwards in a funny angle. The above shot is one of the few where the bent up mirror doesn't show, the remaining I had to delete. :mad2:


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Posted 11 October 2019 - 10:05 AM

yeah, its annoying when you take a bunch of photos and then something is misaligned. one time i took a bunch of photos, only to see i didnt close a door properly when i got the photos on my computer :S
had to redo half of the photos because the gap was very noticeable.

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Posted 11 October 2019 - 10:48 AM

R8 is such a nice car, I like it especially in white :drool5:

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Posted 11 October 2019 - 02:47 PM

View PostAlex SZ1996, on 11 October 2019 - 10:05 AM, said:

yeah, its annoying when you take a bunch of photos and then something is misaligned. one time i took a bunch of photos, only to see i didnt close a door properly when i got the photos on my computer :S had to redo half of the photos because the gap was very noticeable.
That's right, I tend to focus so much on what I want from the shooting that sometimes I forget about model preparation: half-closed panels, missing/broken bits, funny camber on wheels, dust, fingerprints...


View PostCristi, on 11 October 2019 - 10:48 AM, said:

R8 is such a nice car, I like it especially in white :drool5:

I love the R8 in white, with the black side blades and other black parts contrasting with the white.

I don't think it looks as good in many other colors tbh, I think maybe in silver, shame Kyosho didn't do that one I think, not sure any other maker done it in silver (in 1:18).

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Couple more updates this evening:

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Posted 13 October 2019 - 01:19 PM

Nice cars, congratulations!

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Posted 14 October 2019 - 02:05 PM

Great photos,they all look really nice. :eusa_clap: :eusa_clap: :eusa_clap: :eusa_clap: :drool5: :drool5: :drool5: :drool5: :yahoo: :occasion14:

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Posted 14 October 2019 - 02:30 PM

View Postsamuelbdn, on 13 October 2019 - 01:19 PM, said:

Nice cars, congratulations!

View Postdrivinghermad, on 14 October 2019 - 02:05 PM, said:

Great photos,they all look really nice. :eusa_clap: :eusa_clap: :eusa_clap: :eusa_clap: :drool5: :drool5: :drool5: :drool5: :yahoo: :occasion14:


Thanks guys! :danke:

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Posted 14 October 2019 - 05:22 PM

just a little observation, sometimes your photos is a bit cold/blueish. maybe you would try adjusting the settings on your camera if you can, and want to.

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Posted 14 October 2019 - 11:11 PM

View PostAlex SZ1996, on 11 October 2019 - 10:05 AM, said:

yeah, its annoying when you take a bunch of photos and then something is misaligned. one time i took a bunch of photos, only to see i didnt close a door properly when i got the photos on my computer :S
had to redo half of the photos because the gap was very noticeable.
Same with me. :gaah: :agreed:
Sometimes I manage to adjust those little problems with the help of a photoeditor...  :rolleyes:

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Posted 15 October 2019 - 02:40 AM

View PostAlex SZ1996, on 14 October 2019 - 05:22 PM, said:

just a little observation, sometimes your photos is a bit cold/blueish. maybe you would try adjusting the settings on your camera if you can, and want to.

Yeah, there's a blue tint going on mostly when its a white or silver model on white background. I tried any different ISO and white balance settings but those are the best results.

I need to find a permanent lighting solution for bad weather days, I'm only improvising with desk lamps at the moment. Here's my setup:

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Posted 15 October 2019 - 10:06 AM

View Postvulpex, on 14 October 2019 - 11:11 PM, said:

View PostAlex SZ1996, on 11 October 2019 - 10:05 AM, said:

yeah, its annoying when you take a bunch of photos and then something is misaligned. one time i took a bunch of photos, only to see i didnt close a door properly when i got the photos on my computer :S
had to redo half of the photos because the gap was very noticeable.
Same with me. :gaah: :agreed:
Sometimes I manage to adjust those little problems with the help of a photoeditor...  :rolleyes:
yeah, i have also had to edit this in a load of photos. some editing programs allows to edit the warmth, but not all programs have that function.

View Postcwbs, on 15 October 2019 - 02:40 AM, said:

View PostAlex SZ1996, on 14 October 2019 - 05:22 PM, said:

just a little observation, sometimes your photos is a bit cold/blueish. maybe you would try adjusting the settings on your camera if you can, and want to.

Yeah, there's a blue tint going on mostly when its a white or silver model on white background. I tried any different ISO and white balance settings but those are the best results.

I need to find a permanent lighting solution for bad weather days, I'm only improvising with desk lamps at the moment. Here's my setup:
yes, it is the white balance. you could try take a test photo and see of the screen of the camera if it is blue of yellow, then adjust if needed. i think if you can improve the white balance it would go a long way.




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