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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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Re: My big scale collection

Postby cmr1991 » Fri Aug 10, 2018 9:26 pm

I've moved some of my favourite models into a new little section,
If you want anymore pictures, please do ask

1:8 Mercedes w186 by Javan Smith
1:8 Ferrari -
1:8 Ferrari f300 by Pauls Model Arts
1:8 Pocher Alfa 82
1:8 Mercedes Lewis Hamilton
1:8 Marushin Porsche Carrera 1973 Engine.
ANOTHER 1:8 Marushin Porsche Carrera 1973 Engine
ANNND Another 1:8 Marushin Porsche Carrera 1973 Engine - Part assembled.
1/6 Harley Davidson Marushin Panhead Engine
P.S Sorry about the picture, I cant find a suitable photo uploader that actually works correctly with this forum :angry-banghead:
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Re: My big scale collection

Postby cmr1991 » Fri Aug 10, 2018 9:28 pm

Also... as this is about BIG SCALE, I have a 1/5 Ferrari 250 GTO, Original prototype... as it was a prototype it needs work, its currently on its way to the EU to be turned into a full flung replica, NOT just a kerbside :naughty:
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Re: My big scale collection

Postby wingnut2 » Sat Aug 11, 2018 5:22 pm

Hi, you have some great models there, where did you get your shelving's from ?
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Re: My big scale collection

Postby cmr1991 » Sun Aug 12, 2018 6:23 pm

Hi Mike,

The metal shelving units came from eBay, The company does a wide range of sizes and shapes, Cheap too!
search item number : 352277222719 and that is the seller
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Re: My big scale collection

Postby wingnut2 » Mon Aug 13, 2018 4:18 pm

Thanks mate I'll give it a look.
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P.S. try this link for resizing trhttp://www.shrinkpictures.com/create-avatar/y
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Re: My big scale collection

Postby casper » Tue Aug 14, 2018 3:45 pm

Thanks for showing us your fantastic collection :mrgreen: awesome :)
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Re: My big scale collection

Postby cmr1991 » Fri Aug 17, 2018 10:32 pm

I didn't really take any good photos of the 1/5 Ferrari 250 GTO (original RAE prototype) but here is one for your viewing pleasure, as it takes LIGHTYEARS to sort pictures out on this forum I will post a few more when I have time, in the picture its next to my Javan Smith Mercedes.... the Mercedes is 1/8 Scale.. as you can see the Ferrari is HUGE!

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Postby cmr1991 » Fri Aug 17, 2018 10:33 pm

oh for F :angry-chillpill: sake.... I can not for the life of me get pictures to resize! how annoying!

You can view it here :
http://i64.tinypic.com/14xxxk.jpg
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