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Old 10-25-2002, 05:29   #1 (permalink)
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1:18 Scale models

Well it came up in irc, and I thought it was about time for another thread on the matter! For all you 1:18 collectors out there, how about taking some pics of your stash and putting them up for all to see?

I've gotta say that I've never come across any models more detailed and realistic than those produced by AutoArt. They are second to none! Their quality has really turned me off the V8 Supercar 1:18 models, they can't compete! Their damn doors don't even open!

Anyhow, to start the ball rolling, here's a few shots of two of my AutoArt 1:18's... an R34 GTR Skyline and an XB GT!!

First up, the Skyline...





... and now for the mighty GT!!






Bring it on chaps!
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Old 10-25-2002, 06:18   #2 (permalink)
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Got some very very nice models there sparkles. I must say i do love the R34 GTR there. Looks awesome.

Also not to mention that the colour of that R34 sparkles owns is
"Sparkling Silver".

My 1:18 is made my Maesto it's a 35th anniversery Mustang GT in White hardtop. Will have to dig the photo up.
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Old 10-25-2002, 06:33   #3 (permalink)
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I own a nice collection of 1:18 models - all still boxed.. no photos as yet..

They include:
Ford Falcon XY GTHO Phase 3 in yellow ochre (the gem of the collection!)
Ford Falcon XB GT 2-Door in blue
Lowndes 2001 Gibson motorsport supercar (1st one)
Lowndes / Crompton 2001 Bathurst Green eyed monster
Johnson 2001 DJR supercar
Ford Focus WRC car
Lamborghini Murcielago
Lamborghini Diablo
Lamborghini Countach
Ferrari 550 Maranello
Ferrari 360 Modena
Ford GT90
Ford SVT Mustang Cobra R
Chevy Corvette
Porsche Boxster
McLaren F1 (roadcar)
Audi TT Roadster
Honda S2000
Jaguar XJ220

Gotta get myself a sealed glass cabinet for them all..
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Nice to see the "LEAF SPRINGS (tm)" and "TWIN SYSTEM (tm)" there MrSparkle!!!

I would post pics of my 1:18th scale models if I had a camera.

Apollo Blue XB Falcon GT Hardtop
Allan Moffat XB GT Hardtop (Brut 33)
Allan Moffat XB Falcon GT Hardtop (Moffat Ford Dealers)
2001 Mustang Cobra R
1971 Mustang Mach-1
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Nice collection guys! I am a huge plastic model kit collector and i have a huge collection of 1:18 biante, maisto, american muscle,autoart and i'm still adding to my collection! My favourates are the biante/autoarts because of their great detail. I have all the entire brock collection so far including Lc,Lj, Lh L-34 , A9X toranas and theres a few commos comming. I have the dick johnson collection including Xb ,XC, XD, XE , mustang + they are going to release his first race car the LC . I have the moffat collection with XW, XY, XB, XC, XD, XA is coming also XC 1-2 77 bathurst winners. I also have various XW,XY , V8 supercars, (ford and holden) craig lowndes fords , moffat mustang ,ferraris,lambo's,porsche's ,pickup's and countless others which i have packed away and forgotten about! the only problem is that i need another house just for the die cast cars so i can display them! I'd hate to count them , it would probably pay for a ba xt!
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Nice models Mr Sparkles, when I built my new place I had the wall thickened up so as to make space for some of my 'toys.' I'm a bit of a Lambo, Porsche fan along with the Falcons of course.
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