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CraigyGT
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Old member returning

Postby CraigyGT » Sun Sep 13, 2015 8:20 pm

Hi guys.

Returning to collecting and the forum after a few years. Was round here when this first started up. Went quiet after a lot of personal and family problems came around and feel like I owe an apology for dropping off the radar.

That aside I'm starting to build a collection up again but not as quick as last time.

Cheers

Craig

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Re: Old member returning

Postby dbonser » Sun Sep 13, 2015 11:11 pm

Craig - I definitely remember you. No need to apologize IMO. Life happens. Welcome back!
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Re: Old member returning

Postby DeadCanDanceR » Mon Sep 14, 2015 1:04 am

I do remember you too, mate!

Welcome back, Craig! ;)
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Re: Old member returning

Postby Jager » Mon Sep 14, 2015 1:25 am

Hi Craig, I don't recall if our time on the forum overlapped, but welcome back. Nice to see you haven't lost your passion for models despite life's ups and downs.
“Racing is life. Anything before or after is just waiting.” - Steve McQueen

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Re: Old member returning

Postby rotormotor » Mon Sep 14, 2015 2:09 am

I dont know you as I signed up after you last posted (almost 4 years to the day) so welcome to the forum.

Would be fun second time building a collection..apart from the possible price hikes since.
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Re: Old member returning

Postby scalainj » Mon Sep 14, 2015 2:24 am

Hello mate

Welcome back
Andy

British roads have history. Some were built by the Romans. British road investment being what it is, they have only been re-surfaced a few times since.

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Re: Old member returning

Postby David MG » Mon Sep 14, 2015 2:44 am

Hi Craig, welcome back and get posting.
Cheers,
David

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Re: Old member returning

Postby grinbergs » Mon Sep 14, 2015 3:46 am

Welcome back, I am probably another one of those who have signed up here after you took your break from the forum. Certainly nice to see the original members coming back. Looking forward to seeing your collection growing. Slow is probably the wise way to go - but also hard sometimes. :)

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Re: Old member returning

Postby CraigyGT » Mon Sep 14, 2015 4:05 am

Morning gents and thanks.

I'll be focusing on Touring and Rally cars now. Nothing else.

Cheers

Craig

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Re: Old member returning

Postby dcast » Mon Sep 14, 2015 8:30 am

Hi and welcome back, indeed it's nice to see original member coming back to the hobby :)

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Re: Old member returning

Postby Tom » Mon Sep 14, 2015 9:26 am

Welcome back from a relative newbie.

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Re: Old member returning

Postby Rat » Mon Sep 14, 2015 2:11 pm

Welcome back, Craig, it's been a while. Are you still collecting model planes?

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Re: Old member returning

Postby CraigyGT » Mon Sep 14, 2015 3:09 pm

Cheers. No Tom I'm not fella

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Re: Old member returning

Postby jj2728 » Tue Sep 15, 2015 4:29 pm

Welcome back mate!

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Re: Old member returning

Postby JSB33 » Tue Sep 15, 2015 6:23 pm

Always nice to have one of the early members back in the fold
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Re: Old member returning

Postby CraigyGT » Wed Sep 16, 2015 7:08 am

Thanks guys. I'm a bit out of the loop.

Can someone tell me if there are any new players in the scale now? I heard HPI went under but someone else releases them now.

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Re: Old member returning

Postby scalainj » Wed Sep 16, 2015 7:21 am

Ignition took over resin releases from HPI

I don't think anyone has produced the diecast releases
Andy

British roads have history. Some were built by the Romans. British road investment being what it is, they have only been re-surfaced a few times since.

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Re: Old member returning

Postby Jager » Wed Sep 16, 2015 7:57 am

Minichamps still churn out models using the old castings from 5 - 6 years ago, so you didn't really miss much while you were away :D .
“Racing is life. Anything before or after is just waiting.” - Steve McQueen

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Re: Old member returning

Postby CraigyGT » Wed Sep 16, 2015 9:40 am

Bet they cost the same.

Minichamps do milk it for what it's worth

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Re: Old member returning

Postby niki23 » Thu Sep 17, 2015 4:50 pm

CraigyGT wrote:Bet they cost the same.

Minichamps do milk it for what it's worth

They cost double now! :lol:
Welcome back Craigy, good to hear from you again. :)
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Re: Old member returning

Postby RaceOddity » Sat Oct 31, 2015 8:37 pm

Welcome back Graig. Glad to see you here.
It might be worth taking a look at IXO. they are as quirky as ever,
but make a lot of rally cars.
Seem to do a reasonable job as well.

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