Issue No.14

March 2010
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Archive - Back Issues - Issue 14 - CONTENTS

Whether you collect diecast cars, die-cast models or die cast replicas, The Diecast Magazine is the one and only magazine for die cast collectors.
Issue 14 of The Diecast Magazine features more die cast models than ever before and is packed with news and new release information. This issue features the new 1/18 diecast replica of the 28c Bathurst winning Holden GTR XU1 Torana driven by Peter Brock. Classic Carlectables 1972 Bathurst winner, featured on the front cover, is one of those Aussie Icons all collectors should have in their collection. In this issue of The Diecast Magazine there are die cast models for every collectors taste. There are models covering road, race, car, bus, truck in 1/18, 1/43 and 1/24 scales from some of the best diecast manufacturers in the business like AutoArt, Biante, Classic Carlectables, CMC, Kyosho, Minichamps, Sunstar, just to name a few!
Want to make your models look real? Our article titled “More than Meets the Eye” will give you more of an idea on how to do this. One model, a computer with some creative software, combined with some imagination and you are there. Don’t miss it!

Classic Carlectables - Peter Brocks first Bathurst winMore than meets the eye – How to make models come to life

Rob Smith, our resident diecast doctor, takes us through the repair of a diecast model purchased only to be opened and found in pieces, how often has this happened to you? Rob also provides custom builders with inspiration by taking us on a tour of his 1/18 9287 Belvette diecast replica that combines classic looks and new-age mechanicals, check it out.
Also, 1/43 collectors of Aussie racers will embrace the Biante Motor Racing Legends update. Investors will be charting the prices recorded within What’s Hot Online, which has more listings than ever before. Shop Talk informs you about new and upcoming releases and our advertiser’s directory provides details of the retailers when you can buy them from. Overall, this is another fantastic issue of The Diecast Magazine and we are certain you will enjoy it.

Diecast Surgery – OH NO My Porsche is in bitsModels 56 – Holden FC Station Wagon

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Contents list- THE DIECAST MAGAZINE - Issue 14 - March 2010

1/8 Ferrari 365GTB4 Daytona Coupe - Nero Blue
American Muscle
1/18 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 396
1/43 Bricklin SV-1
1/18 V8 Supercar - Lee Holdsworth - Holden VE Commmodore - First Win at Oran Park (2007)
1/43 Reserve Collection - XY GTHO Ford Falcons and Bathurst winner
1/18 Racing Icons - Jim Richards Ford Falcon Sprint
1/18 Racing Icons - Peter Brock’s 1976 Le Mans BMW 3.5 CSL
1/18 Mazda RX7’s - Allan Moffat, 1981 Bathurst (third place)
1/18 Mazda RX7’s - Murray Carter, 1983 Sandown 400 (fourth place)
1/43 Sunbeam 1000hp - Henry Seagrave - 1927 Daytona Beach - Land Speed Record Car
1/43 Rene Bonnet Aero Djet LM6 - 1963 Le Mans 24 hr - #41 Basini/Bouharde
Brooklin Models
1/43 1954 Mercury Monterey Convertible
1/43 1937 Buick Special Coupe
Classic Carlectables
1/18 1969 Bathurst pole position - XW GTHO #59D - Driven by Ian and Leo Geoghegan and the 1978 Moffat Ford Dealer team XC hardtop.
1/18 Holden Coupe 60
1/18 V8 Supercars - Jamie Whincup’s FG Ford Falcon Championship winner, Garth Tander’s and Will Davidson’s Bathurst winning Holden VE Commodore and twin set.
1/43 V8 Supercars - Jamie Whincup’s FG Ford Falcon Championship winner, Garth Tander’s and Will Davidson’s Bathurst winning Holden VE Commodore and twin set.
Classic Construction Models
1/48 Caterpillar DD9H
1/48 Caterpillar D9SS
Die-Cast Promotions
1/24 Dodge Challenger R/T
Four Door Media
Mouse Mats and Computer Mice
1/18 Dirt Racer - #20 Sheldon Kinser
1/6 Edelbrook V8 Flathead Engine
1/18 Ferrari 312PB - 1972 Monza 1000km Winner - #1 Reggazoni/Ickx
GreenLight Collectibles
1/64 Dioramas
Icon Models
1/8 40th Aniversary Bathurst Winner - Allan Moffat’s XW GTHO #64E
1/18 Fiat 131 Abarth Rally Works Cars
1/18 Datsun 240Z
1/24 ProRodz - Pro Street Series
1/43 1966 TV Series Batmobile
1/43 Miura Concept
1/43 Ferrari 412T2 - Driven by Jean Alesi
1/43 Ferrari 330P4
1/43 Ferrari F50
1/18 1983 Citroen 2CV
1/43 2009 Australian GP Honda/Brawn F1 cars - Driven by Jensen Button and Ruebens Barrichello1/12 1939 Triumph Speed Twin Motorcycle
1/12 Kawasaki KR350 - #2 Anton Mang
Models 56
1/43 Holden FC Ute’s
1/43 Volvo PV445 Duett - Swedish Police
1/43 Jaguar XJ6 SIII - Hampshire Constabulary
Racing Reflections
Motoring Themed Accessories
R+R Enterprises
1/18 Sprint Car Champion - Donny Schatz
1/18 Sprint Car Champion - Gary Rush
1/64 Sprint Car Champion - Gary Rush
1/43 Audi A5 Cabriolet
1/43 Renault Espace F1 1994
1/43 Alfa Romeo 184T- #23 E Cheever 1984
1/18 Lancia Delta Integrale Rally Car - #2 1991 Lombard RAC Rally Winner
1/18 Ford Escort MkII Rally Car - #1 Hannu Mikkola Winner
1/18 Audi Quattro Rally Car - #9 Michelle Mouton - Acropolis Rally Winner
1/18 Lancia Stratos HF Rally Car - #8 Tour de Corse Winner
1/18 Subaru Impreza WRX WRC Rally Car - #16 Jari Ketomaa (Seventh place)
1/18 1958 Buick Roadmaster ‘Wells Fargo’ Convertible
1/18 1959 Pontiac Bonneville
1/12 1956 Morris 1000 Sedan
Universal Hobbies
1/43 1917 Fordson F Series
1/43 Field Marshall Series 3
1/43 Deutz TTV1130 Rapsolschlepper
1/43 Deutz TTV1145 Ridder-Wolf
1/43 Duetz Fahr Agrotron K120 Feick GmbH

Revival International
The Story Behind the Man and the Models
Models 56
1/43 McCormack Charger
1/18 Ferrari 250GT SWB - 1961 Le Mans - #14 (third place)
Minikraft Models LTD
1/18 Kia Soul
1/43 Motor Racing Legends - Update
More than Meets the Eye
How to make your models come to life
Classic Carlectables
1/18 Peter Brock’s First Bathurst Win
Models 56
1/43 Holden FC Station Wagon
Rob Smith
1/18 9257 Belvette - Custom Build
GreenLight Collectibles
1/18 1967 ATCC Winning Mustang
1/18 Ferrari Enzo ‘Monza’ Test Car
1/43 Mad Max II - Twin Set
1/18 Lotus 79 - Mario Andretti and Ronnie Petersen
1/43 Griffith 200
Diecast Surgery
Oh No! My Porsche is in bits
1/18 Nissan Skylines
1/18 1963 Chevrolet C3 Corvette Convertible
What’s Hot Online
Notable Online Auction Sales
Shelby Collectibles
1/18 Aston Martin DBR1 - 1959 Le Mans Winner
1/8 860 SJ Boom Lift Truck
1/24 1947 RT402 London Bus
1/43 Chrysler Valiant Regal AP6
1/18 Shelby GR-1 Concept
1/18 1938 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900C ‘Lungo’
1/43 Mercedes-Benz 300L - The Adenauer

Alan Mance Holden
Biante Model Cars
BR’s Model Cars and Merchandise
Capricorn Model House
Classic Carlectables
Coffey Ford
Cool Country Diecast Cars
Cosser’s Diecast Collectables
Darcy’s Model Cars
Diecast 4 U
Diecast Models ‘n’ Gifts Mackay
Die Cast Promotions
Display Case City
Drake Collectables
Fraser Coast Collectables
Fremantle Model Cars
Gateway Models
He V Bay Diecast & Gifts for Him
Mind Games
Models 56
Model Art Australia
Model Barn Australia
Motor Rific
Ostar Enterprises
Past and Present Model Cars
Quarry Diecast Models Downunder
Road Rage
Sabe’s Hobby House
Sherriffs Mini Cars
Showfront Pty Ltd
Super Toyworld - ACT
Sydney Model Auto Club
T-Bar Model Cars
The Diecast Model Shop
Things with Wings
Townsville Collectables
Toys Toys Toys
Tuff Trucks
Wynyard Newsagency