Hong Kong has a ton of professionally done customs with custom boxes and clean decals. They’re generally worth a few bucks more but not 2-4x more.
Haven’t much time to work on the Le Mans diorama lately but I devoted a chunk of time to it this weekend:
Did my usual trip to the collectibles show in the area. This time with a little LaLD meet up... again. Doctor Suarez was in town again and he finally got to explore the diecast without kids asking when they’re gonna leave. My part of the hawl:
oh boy... those are great. well done! i can’t rationalize the money, either... BUT I WANT MOAAAARRRR lol seriously, the DCPs are amazing. i guess, you get what you pay for.
Just ordered this shirt from Blipshift. Iy is back in stock for a limited time.
This guy can pull pretty much anything out of a ditch o.O
Now let’s get out of here and go home. Hope everyone has a good Easter weekend for those that celebrate it.
Hmmmm ... I don’t see a Trofeo.
Wait for it. :)
Hey there guys, Amit B here again after an extremely long hiatus. University has taken up most of my time and my collecting has shifted away from die cast, but BMW is still my passion. I’m more focused on collecting vintage BMW dealer accessories and have been slowly accumulating a decent collection so far. But don’t…
It is amazing how much some paint can improve mainline wheels.
So there you go. If you want your PR5 wheels to look decent, paint the space between the spokes.
Old and rusty.
Found this guy almost freshly tossed into a dump bin a few months back and saved it before it got scratched up. Pretty nice find for 50 cents.
Hi everyone, it’s been a while! I’ve been lazy and have neglected posting.
So... a normal Thursday then?
I’ll start with the Shoebox.
The AUTOart F1 LM is gonna take a bit to get here since last week’s check was a bit smaller than I hoped. Luckily target finally came through yesterday and I was able to check off another Macca.
The legs fold, so technically they don’t bend. There is a snake arm version where the legs are flexible so you can wrap it around rails, poles, etc.. The clamp can mount for vertical or horizontal phone usage. The head swivels in 3 axis and has a bubble level built in. I think they’re ~$20 on Amazon. Aukey is the…
Some, most of my “from scratch” fabrication has been on inner structure rather than on visible panels. This is the first time I’m doing work to outer panels from scratch because no one makes patch panels for an ‘87 Mercury wagon.