Simon's new 1/18 acquisition thread

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Re: Simon's new 1/18 acquisition thread

Postby Simon » Thu Nov 10, 2016 8:01 am

Thanks Gary. You going to list your 1:18 sales here or not bother due to it being predominantly a 1:43 site?

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Re: Simon's new 1/18 acquisition thread

Postby Simon » Thu Nov 10, 2016 8:06 am

BMW M5 Touring by Otto

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Re: Simon's new 1/18 acquisition thread

Postby Tom » Thu Nov 10, 2016 1:19 pm

Fantastic car. I drove the 540i of the same generation once, it was great. Otto's model is wonderful.

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Postby zimbo » Thu Nov 10, 2016 4:56 pm

That looks excellent Simon 8-)
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Re: Simon's new 1/18 acquisition thread

Postby Simon » Fri Nov 11, 2016 9:04 am

Otto Alpina 3.0CS

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Re: Simon's new 1/18 acquisition thread

Postby scalainj » Fri Nov 11, 2016 11:47 am

You best me to it - it's looks splendid
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Re: Simon's new 1/18 acquisition thread

Postby Tom » Fri Nov 11, 2016 1:21 pm

Fantastic. Superb 70s colour too.

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Re: Simon's new 1/18 acquisition thread

Postby Simon » Mon Nov 14, 2016 9:28 am

This is the first Cult Models 1:18 I have and really pleased with it......looking forward to them releasing the Aston Martin Lagonda (wedge version).

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Re: Simon's new 1/18 acquisition thread

Postby Galaxy Gaz » Mon Nov 14, 2016 10:22 am

OMG I need a cloth to wipe the saliva from my keyboard :shock:

That RR Vogue is stunning , I absolutely love it. Your best buy this year for me Simon . 10/10
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Re: Simon's new 1/18 acquisition thread

Postby scalainj » Mon Nov 14, 2016 2:06 pm

That is really very nice indeed
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Re: Simon's new 1/18 acquisition thread

Postby Simon » Wed Nov 23, 2016 8:52 am

Galaxy Gaz wrote:OMG I need a cloth to wipe the saliva from my keyboard :shock:

That RR Vogue is stunning , I absolutely love it. Your best buy this year for me Simon . 10/10


Thanks Gary.....certainly up there in my top buys this year too.

scalainj wrote:That is really very nice indeed


Thanks Andy.....and for once some almost half decent photo's!

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Re: Simon's new 1/18 acquisition thread

Postby Simon » Wed Nov 23, 2016 8:56 am

Not quite in the same league as the Range Rover, but not a bad effort from KK with this 7-Series at the price that it was.

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Re: Simon's new 1/18 acquisition thread

Postby Tom » Sat Dec 03, 2016 2:56 pm

RR is fantastic and I love the 7 too. In the 1890s, I'd almost bought a used 745i.

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Re: Simon's new 1/18 acquisition thread

Postby Simon » Tue Dec 20, 2016 9:14 am

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Re: Simon's new 1/18 acquisition thread

Postby Tom » Tue Dec 20, 2016 1:57 pm

Erm, I seem to be repeating myself. :oops:
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Re: Simon's new 1/18 acquisition thread

Postby GarageOnAWall » Thu Dec 22, 2016 8:06 pm

Simon, so many incredible cars in the last few months! Without a doubt my favorite is the Range Rover as it's nearly identical to the one my parents had in the early 1990s other than theirs was LHD and a non-metallic grey but yours is close enough for me! I will most definetly add this along with the Lagonda if I can find a good price on both. Between Otto, GT Spirit, Cult, Premium X etc etc I am seriously getting the 1:18 resin bug! BB
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Re: Simon's new 1/18 acquisition thread

Postby Simon » Mon Jan 09, 2017 6:57 am

Following the success of the Cult Models Range Rover, and having wanted a model of the Aston Martin Lagonda for ages, I jumped on this as soon as it became available. Don't think it's quite as good as the RR, but a great model none the less.....my photos don't do it justice.

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Re: Simon's new 1/18 acquisition thread

Postby Tom » Mon Jan 09, 2017 9:10 am

Beautiful model, classy colour too. Would love a 1:43.

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Re: Simon's new 1/18 acquisition thread

Postby dcast » Mon Jan 09, 2017 10:25 am

Cool car, sharp edges, straight lines, popup headlights, digital dashboard, what's not to like :)

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Re: Simon's new 1/18 acquisition thread

Postby Galaxy Gaz » Mon Jan 09, 2017 2:42 pm

Another home run with the AML Simon....looks like a stunner and the metallic grey colour makes it look very classy . I bet it looks impressive in hand . Congrats.
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Re: Simon's new 1/18 acquisition thread

Postby GarageOnAWall » Mon Jan 09, 2017 3:26 pm

Incredible Lagonda Simon! I want one of these sooooo bad! Many sources have sold out and others want a premium. Perhaps another colour will be released and yet to me this is the perfect colour for the design.

Can you elaborate on it's shortcomings vs. the also magnificent Range Rover? BB
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Re: Simon's new 1/18 acquisition thread

Postby Simon » Wed Jan 18, 2017 6:09 am

Tom wrote:Beautiful model, classy colour too. Would love a 1:43.


Tom - you'd probably need to pay similar money for a 1:43 nowadays.....remember looking for one a year or so back and they seemed to fetch around the £100 mark.

dcast wrote:Cool car, sharp edges, straight lines, popup headlights, digital dashboard, what's not to like :)


A very unique car indeed.....would hate to think how much it would cost to keep one of these on the road these days!

Galaxy Gaz wrote:Another home run with the AML Simon....looks like a stunner and the metallic grey colour makes it look very classy . I bet it looks impressive in hand . Congrats.


It's green Gary!

GarageOnAWall wrote:Incredible Lagonda Simon! I want one of these sooooo bad! Many sources have sold out and others want a premium. Perhaps another colour will be released and yet to me this is the perfect colour for the design.

Can you elaborate on it's shortcomings vs. the also magnificent Range Rover? BB


BB - I think I might have been a bit critical when I posted the pics.....I had a massive fight with the model to get it unscrewed from the base, which finally resorted in a hack-saw! It's grown on me since, and think it's on a par with the RR. Would definitely recommend one if you can get it for the right price.

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Re: Simon's new 1/18 acquisition thread

Postby Simon » Wed Jan 18, 2017 6:19 am

Picked up a couple of BMW Dealer Editions recently....the first of which is the BMW Vision Next 100 (please excuse my poor photo's)

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Re: Simon's new 1/18 acquisition thread

Postby Tom » Wed Jan 18, 2017 6:41 am

Nicely made model of a weird UFO... errr, car.


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