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Thor Rocket with Lunar Probe (1:72)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Aurora
In 1958 Aurora released a Thor rocket with the Pioneer probe. It came with a launching pad and tower. In 2014 we decide if it is still as cool as it was then.   >> READ MORE

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Histoire de GBM no. 83
by: Matt Flegal  |  Vendor: Histoire & Collections
Matt Flegal reviews an issue (still available as a back issue) of the premier French AFV history magazine.   >> READ MORE

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Russian Nuclear Powered Bomber (Other Scal)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Aurora
From the horrible yet exciting depths of the Cold War sprung the Myasishchev M-50 / M-52 'Bounder,' a Soviet supersonic bomber. From 'Bounder' leapt the bogeyman M-60, a Soviet design for a nuclear-powered bomber. From the M-60 radiated this Aurora model of the terrible and amazing Russian Nuclear Powered Bomber.   >> READ MORE

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Mini-Planes P-47D Thunderbolt (N Scale)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Mini-Planes (Discontinued)
If you grew up in the late 1960s - 1970s and liked airplanes and models, then you probably had some of Bachmann's Mini-Planes. Mini-Planes included 100+ models including this 1/160 (N scale) P-47D Thunderbolt.   >> READ MORE

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Umex Backhoe Crawler (1:87)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: AHM (out of business)
Two of my favorite construction machines are the backhoe and the Caterpillar. Put them together as a backhoe crawler -- who could ask for more? Umex made this Universal Backhoe Crawler for their Minimovers series.   >> READ MORE

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Opel Kadett B (1:87)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Herpa
Herpa expands their Vintage car series with an Opel Kadett B, a very popular coupé that was also used in sports car competitions. The miniature model is based on the vehicles of the manufacturing year 1967.   >> READ MORE

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BMW M3™ Sedan (1:87)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Herpa
Herpa releases the newest BMW 3 series coinciding with the original’s market launch. The new model is kicked-off in the colors red and Marrakesh brown metallic.   >> READ MORE

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Volvo FH Pendel-X Semitrailer (1:87)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Herpa
Herpa releases another new addition in their Heavy duty Construction semitruck series: Volvo FH 16 with a Pendel-X-semitrailer with load, Max Bögl. The model has great detail and positionable components.   >> READ MORE

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Mercedes-Benz SLS Roadster (1:87)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Herpa
This new Herpa Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster is released in white or blue metallic. An impressive model with fine plastic detail and excellent finishing, it features lenses for headlights and brake lights, a detailed interior, and applied side view mirrors.   >> READ MORE

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Skoda 1000 MB (1:87)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Herpa
Herpa releases a detailed Skoda 1000 MB, which was manufactured in the Czech Republic from 1964-1968. The Skoda 1000M model is very well reproduced, a very impressive model with good plastic detail and great finishing. It has a detailed underbody, lenses for driving lamps, and a detailed interior which is visible through the clear windows. Paint and printing is exceptional.    >> READ MORE

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MB Actros 11 SZ (1:87)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Herpa
New type! The traditional transport company Kieserling from Bremen also operates 25 meter semitrailers for field tests. For the first time, the new Gigaliner on lowliner semitrailer base received authentic new wheels and rims on the rigid tractor.    >> READ MORE

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BMW 5er™ Limousine (1:87)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Herpa
This BMW of the E60 series is delivered in the trend color orange with matte black roof and hood as well as black rim.   >> READ MORE

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Mercedes Actros 8x4 Dump Truck (1:87)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Herpa
Herpa is updating their fleet of model construction vehicles with this model of a red and silver 2008 Mercedes-Benz Actros M dump truck. Of the 1,566 M-B models Herpa currently catalogs, 39 are Actros M trucks of various types. Herpa Construction Series is also extensive with 253 models.   >> READ MORE

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Classic Motorcycles (1:87)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: NOCH
NOCH released six new HO motorcycles for their Classic Bikes collection. They feature rubber tires.   >> READ MORE

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Caterpillar Tractor & Scraper (1:87)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Roco
Roco Caterpillar 630A tractor plus 482C scraper set is an impressive model that still dominates a scene.   >> READ MORE

 
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