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Wow, 1/64 has sure come a long way since I was a kid!

UPS dropped this off today, and I mean the guy literally dropped it from about 3ft.

I've said this before - I refuse to buy from anyone who uses only UPS for shipping.
My regular Fedex lady does the exact same thing. Seems to be normal any more. They seem to either be in a huge hurry so they don't take the time to set down the package like a normal person would, or delivery companies like to hire people who can't bend at the knees or hips.
 

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Very nice looking model, I'm going to take a closer look at that one.



What a piece of work... are they all like that over there? Maybe you could have a sign on the door, saying "Place parcel carefully over doormat, IED goes off on impact". :ROFLMAO:

I guess I'm lucky, well, I don't know what goes on in between of course, but no ones ever literally "dropped" a parcel on my doorstep.

I have to say this for the delivery people in my area, they're always very careful to hide the parcel behind the plant pots at the porch, or inside the coal box at the back.
They are ALL like that, I knew to expect it from UPS, Fedex, and USPS, but DHL is a new one. I haven't gotten many DHL deliveries.

UPS delivering my previous model.
USPS delivering the one before that.
Fedex dropping something heavy from the top of the stack (thankfully, not a delicate model).

Doorbell cam has taught me sometimes ignorance is bliss, lol.
 

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Yup, still a great diecast from back in the day. And one of a few from the time where all 4 doors open. If I recall correctly, as mine is stored away now, it's the '96 version which used analog gauges and the floor shifter. Much nicer than the digital gauges and column shifter.
Unfortunately, all 4 doors don't open on the UT Impala SS models. Yours might be the Impala SS 510 Concept from AUTOart where all 4 doors open. That's a much rarer and pricier model these days.
Oddly enough, the rear doors on the UT models were a separate piece glued on, making me wonder if modding it to open might be a possibility.
 

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Kyosho 2014 Audi A8L D4 facelift (in the US, we didn't get the facelift until MY2015). Long discontinued and I wanted black, so I was happy to get it for a reasonable price including shipping and tax from Japan. Got here astoundingly fast, it was just shipped on the 19th! Perfect condition except for some light paint rash on the doors and trunk, which I expected since I've read it's normal for Kyoshos of this vintage.
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2 in 1 day!
Citroen DS 23 Pallas in from the Netherlands and Volvo S90 in from China.
Wasn't sure it was worth paying a $32 USD premium for the "used - like new" DS just to get black, over buying a burgandy one brand new from Amazon, but now that I have it, it was 100% worth it. It looks so good in black.
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Another one from China. Chinese sellers really know how to pack 'em. This one even put plastic corner protectors on all corners of the box.
Mercedes V223 S-Class AMG of ambiguous model, most likely an S580.
Norev has gone to some really awful tape. It's ridiculously strong adhesive, but very thin tape, that tears easily and it leaves a film of residue that was really hard to clean off. First time I've encountered such annoying tape.
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Got my favorite 7er today, the G12. Been OOS from BMW for years, but thanks to Aliexpress 11.11 sale, managed to snag one for not a lot more.
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Still sore 2-years later that after 1-1/2 years of searching, I had finally found the perfect G12 (1:1), my modern-day dream car. A fully-loaded one-of-a-kind unicorn, Literally every single option ticked off. Put down a $1000 deposit at BMW of Tulsa, scheduled a PPI which they agreed to take it to, learned they missed the appt only to find out, "oh, we're really sorry, another salesman didn't realize we had a deposit on that one and sold it a few days ago." I had to call them to learn this news! Haven't found one since that even comes close. So much anger, I'm still seething to this day. :mad:

At least, I finally got one, just 18x smaller than I'd hoped!
 

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Just came in today.
DHL came late, too dark for natural lighting.
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It's the AA one. Was regretting not spending a little more for the LCD before I received it, but the paint is so smooth and shutlines very precise. I'm actually quite happy with it after all.
Also, I'll never have to worry about it getting paint rash.
 
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