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My big scale collection

Postby cmr1991 » Thu May 24, 2018 11:35 pm

Hi all

Just a quick post to “ show off” my expanding 1/8 collection

Currently I have the following :
1/8 LAferrari with upgrades black wheels and parts by Hachette, complete with all 105 Japanese magazines base and binders.
1/8 laferrari by Italian centuraia (spelling in the name)
1/8 GTR complete with all Japanese mags, base and Perspex show case, also has the canvas cover.
1/8 GTR with no mags.
1/8 gtr complete kit all Japanese mags, still in kit form. Brand new in packaging.
1/8 DB5 complete with everything except the base
1/8 db5 in part form I plan on building and gold plating.
1/8 mp4/4 complete with all mags.
1/8 mp4/4 complete but engine isn’t completed.
1/8 Lamborghini countach, complete
1/8 Nissan 240z fairlady
1/8 MP4/23 complete
1/8 mp4/23 build upto issue 75. Needs finishing!
1/8 Ford Mustang damaged needs rebuilding.
1/8 pocher Black Rivarossi Porsche carrera.
1/8 entex Porsche carrera rsr turbo in kit form
1/8 eidai grip Porsche carrera rsr turbo in kit form.
1/6 batmobile by sideshow/hot toys.

Incoming is a 1/8 Mercedes SL from Germany, complete with all German mags
1/1 Senna helmet (replica)
1/8 hachette laferrari in kit form - will be built by painted black or a fancy colour.

This is my complete big scale collection, it changes weekly as I trade to get rarer and more complete sets in,
.... I’ve only been collecting big scale since Feb this year?

Please do enjoy the photos :)
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Re: My big scale collection

Postby cmr1991 » Thu May 24, 2018 11:36 pm

Anyone know how the heck I upload photos from my phone?!?
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Re: My big scale collection

Postby number1 » Fri May 25, 2018 3:16 pm

Wow, that's some collection! Can you upload your pics to flickr or simular site and then download to the forum?
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Re: My big scale collection

Postby cmr1991 » Sun Jun 10, 2018 6:38 pm

Here is one picture that I have just taken.

Please excuse the room and decor, it is my model room that I had to set up this weekend because my other half is apparently sick of my "sh*t" all over the house :laughing-rolling: Although, Every week she will "allow me" to put one of them in display in my main room on my little spinning mirror plate thing :laughing-rolling:

A small selection of my models all 1/8 scale, a few Db5s there for modification, if you spot anything you want more pics of, please let me know and I can take some for you. hopefully next weekend I can redecorate the room and set up shelving on the opposite side of the room too, then add my modeling desk, and sort the parts out!

I am struggling to get the full image to fit as a forum post, so link is here :
http://tinypic.com/view.php?pic=vfec88&s=9#.Wx1hii_MyCQ
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Re: My big scale collection

Postby royjess » Mon Jun 11, 2018 8:28 pm

cmr1991 wrote:I am struggling to get the full image to fit as a forum post, so link is here :
http://tinypic.com/view.php?pic=vfec88&s=9#.Wx1hii_MyCQ


You will need to resize your pics before posting them. Some hosting sites allow's you to resize the on their own sites
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Re: My big scale collection

Postby casper » Tue Jun 12, 2018 8:50 am

really nice collection :) and those shelves look great. nice and strong
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Re: My big scale collection

Postby cmr1991 » Tue Jun 12, 2018 11:14 pm

Thanks,
When I have set up the other shelves and redecorated the room I will add the rest of my collection.

I plan on building a “fake frame” around the front of the shelving unit in wood with removable Perspex fronts.
Paint or mirror the bottom of each shelf and attach some LEDS on the hidden topside
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