Odds & ends - 2015

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Re: Odds & ends - 2015

Postby sheepCrusher » Sat Mar 28, 2015 11:37 pm

Rat wrote:I hope everybody buys at least one of these.... 115 euro each. :mrgreen:

Provence Moulage - LKW Tube de Brillantine 1956
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That is pretty damn cute!
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Re: Odds & ends - 2015

Postby Tom » Thu Apr 02, 2015 7:50 am

Love the tube car, would look great next to the Wienermobile. However, $115 looks to be about 2 years worth of collecting budget.

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Re: Odds & ends - 2015

Postby seppuku » Sun Apr 05, 2015 4:38 pm

Two more new colors that will do damage to your wallet...real fast....:D :D

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Re: Odds & ends - 2015

Postby Rat » Sun Apr 05, 2015 4:49 pm

I want that yellow one, I think that's the best color yet.

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Re: Odds & ends - 2015

Postby dbonser » Tue May 05, 2015 11:16 pm

First43 F43-005 1962 Toyota Crown Black
First43 F43-006 1962 Toyota Crown Blue
First43 F43-007 2001 Mazda Roadster Orange (open)
First43 F43-008 2001 Mazda Roadster Blue (closed)

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Re: Odds & ends - 2015

Postby DeadCanDanceR » Wed May 06, 2015 2:41 am

Those old Toyotas look great!... :o
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Re: Odds & ends - 2015

Postby JSB33 » Wed May 06, 2015 6:53 am

I agree with Julio.
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Re: Odds & ends - 2015

Postby dbonser » Wed May 06, 2015 8:27 am

JSB33 wrote:I agree with Julio.

Good news is they seem to be very affordable as earlier releases (form previous page) are around $20-$25 on a lot of Japanese sites. Bad news is you need to get it shipped from Japan!
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Re: Odds & ends - 2015

Postby dbonser » Wed May 06, 2015 4:19 pm

LA-X L43057 Nissan Laurel 4 Door Hardtop 2800 Medalist Blue Green
LA-X L43058 Nissan Laurel 4 Door Hardtop 2800 Medalist Dark Brown
LA-X L43059 Nissan Laurel 4 Door Hardtop 2800 Medalist White
LA-X L43060 Nissan Laurel 4 Door Hardtop 2800 Medalist Orange

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Re: Odds & ends - 2015

Postby Marcellix » Wed May 06, 2015 4:30 pm

I did see this Laurel announced at a Japanese site. Looks very nice, will be nice to put next to the Neo European version.

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Re: Odds & ends - 2015

Postby Baxter » Wed May 06, 2015 5:24 pm

dbonser wrote:First43 F43-005 1962 Toyota Crown Black
First43 F43-006 1962 Toyota Crown Blue
First43 F43-007 2001 Mazda Roadster Orange (open)
First43 F43-008 2001 Mazda Roadster Blue (closed)

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I would like to buy one of those Mazdas. Does anyone know a site that sells them? Japan is OK as long as Google Translate can make it searchable. I already have the Ebbro Toyota Crown.

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Re: Odds & ends - 2015

Postby dbonser » Wed May 06, 2015 11:29 pm

Baxter wrote:
dbonser wrote:First43 F43-005 1962 Toyota Crown Black
First43 F43-006 1962 Toyota Crown Blue
First43 F43-007 2001 Mazda Roadster Orange (open)
First43 F43-008 2001 Mazda Roadster Blue (closed)

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I would like to buy one of those Mazdas. Does anyone know a site that sells them? Japan is OK as long as Google Translate can make it searchable. I already have the Ebbro Toyota Crown.

I'm nearly 100% positive the Mazdas have not been released yet. Super Road has the Crown in Black but none of the other 3 (http://www.super-road.jp/SHOP/list.php?Search=f43-00). I've ordered from this site before. Just send an email to zoffy@redking.aj.shopserve.jp with what you want and he'll get back to you with a PayPal invoice.

P4 (http://www.p-4.ne.jp) has the first releases so I expect they would get these as well. Ordering process is pretty much the same: email info@p-4.ne.jp with what you want and you'll get a PayPal invoice.

My advice on these would be to wait for pics of the final product to make sure they're what you want. Granted they're not expensive so they may not have the finest details but if they fill a gap in your collection that's good enough.

As for eBay, I only see the following for ~$70.00 :shock: :
http://www.ebay.com/itm/NEW-First43-1-4 ... 1733848081

You should definitely be able to get them cheaper from either of the above sellers in Japan, even with shipping factored in.
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Re: Odds & ends - 2015

Postby IFHP » Thu May 07, 2015 2:22 am

Since there are a few Ford collectors here, I though they might be interested in this Australian Ford Landau with black vinyl roof from Armco models. Its limited to just 100 pieces :

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Wow, I would love to add a Ford Landau to my collection, but at only 100 pieces, I'm sure that this model must be very expensive. Also, I'm not so sure about this color. Golds and Browns are more the color I pictures these. I've never heard of Armco before. Thanks for posting.
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Re: Odds & ends - 2015

Postby Baxter » Thu May 07, 2015 9:05 am

dbonser wrote:I'm nearly 100% positive the Mazdas have not been released yet. Super Road has the Crown in Black but none of the other 3 (http://www.super-road.jp/SHOP/list.php?Search=f43-00). I've ordered from this site before. Just send an email to zoffy@redking.aj.shopserve.jp with what you want and he'll get back to you with a PayPal invoice...


Thank you for that information. Although the Mazdas have not shown up on those sites yet, I took the opportunity to familiarize myself with the process by enquiring about some other models. I did try to negotiate the process through Google Translate, but it produced unreliable text and could not go through the checkout process because the pages were no longer secure. Emails have been sent out.

I used to have many sources for Japanese models but they all seem to have gone out of business.

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Re: Odds & ends - 2015

Postby dbonser » Sat May 09, 2015 10:52 am

First43 F43-009 1967 Toyota Century Black
First43 F43-010 1964 Mitsubishi Debonair A30
First43 F43-011 1975 Mazda Roadpacer Black
First32 F43-012 1975 Mazda Roadpacer Light Green

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Re: Odds & ends - 2015

Postby dbonser » Sat May 09, 2015 10:56 am

Not 1:43 (1:18) but it is definitely odd.

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Re: Odds & ends - 2015

Postby JSB33 » Sun May 10, 2015 9:32 am

Looks like the Japanese version of "The Homer"
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Re: Odds & ends - 2015

Postby Featherless_Biped » Sun May 10, 2015 10:21 am

JSB33 wrote:Looks like the Japanese version of "The Homer"
Yes! :lol:

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Re: Odds & ends - 2015

Postby dbonser » Wed May 13, 2015 3:02 pm

Century Dragon 15JG-1011A Jaguar Mk IV 2 Door Drophead Coupé Black & Red
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Re: Odds & ends - 2015

Postby David MG » Thu May 14, 2015 1:08 am

Can see the grey one gliding into my collection 8-)
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Re: Odds & ends - 2015

Postby rotormotor » Thu May 14, 2015 2:31 am

dbonser wrote:
First43 F43-011 1975 Mazda Roadpacer Black
First32 F43-012 1975 Mazda Roadpacer Light Green

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Roadpacer coming my way..just got me first43 Mazda Capella(rx2) in white as seen previous page
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Re: Odds & ends - 2015

Postby dbonser » Thu May 14, 2015 8:18 am

rotormotor wrote:Roadpacer coming my way..just got me first43 Mazda Capella(rx2) in white as seen previous page


Don't recall seeing it in your 2015 thread. How is it?
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Re: Odds & ends - 2015

Postby rotormotor » Thu May 14, 2015 3:41 pm

good.mirrors chunkier than the black ones the Norev had, has a somewhat snowtyre look about it..rest is sweet.
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This roadpacer will be the Norev mold as well..have the green already so black be nice.
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