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CMC Anniversary 25 Year News

In the absence of the Nuremberg Toy Fair to kick of the year, CMC have made their announcements on their website and in what they call virtual toy fair. Most of the CMCs are coming in groups of seven this year. The first seven models are different renditions of the 1930s Alfa Romeo P3 race car for a recommended retail Continue Reading...
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How to become an Exoto shareholder

For those of you who are somewhat dissatisfied with the quality of diecast models these days and with manufacturers cutting corners, there now is something you can actively contribute. You can become a shareholder in Exoto and invest 495,000 $  for them to make variants of the 1965 Ferrari 250 LM to be hand-assembled from over 2,600 precision-machined parts each. Continue Reading...
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News for 2021 from Almost Real

Because of Covid-19, the Nuremberg Toy Fair has been scheduled for the end of July this year, so we won´t get the usual February heads-up of things to come, unless manufacturers tell us individually. Almost Real have told us that, as seen with their latest Land Rover Defender, they are trying to make models more interesting, adding some sort of Continue Reading...
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New NZG 1:18 Scania Trucks

It may be of niche interest, but for anyone who did not get a Mercedes Actros or would wish for a different truck brand, NZG are now offering a 1:18 Scania V8 730 S truck, either just the head tractor in black or white or in a package with the Lohr open car carrier. One version representing the blue livery Continue Reading...
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REVIEW: KengFai G-Patton aka USSV Rhino GX

While a Laferrari definitely needs no introduction, you (like myself) will probably never have heard about the G-Patton. Hence a little introduction that is not an end in itself but will prove relevant for the review. So please bear with me and take note. If you have never heard about the G-Patton, you are most likely not Chinese, as ”G-Patton” Continue Reading...
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