Long time collectors of 1:18 scale die cast have come to consider scale models from GMP (Acme Trading) to be some of the industries best for detail and subject matter. Tom Long and the group from Winder GA. have also been one of the most innovative … [Read more...] about Pro Touring
My Scale Models
Having been active as a collector for over 25 years, I have managed to gather a fairly large collection of models in various scales. I enjoy working on different ways that I can display, share and enjoy my collection and at different times have had as many as 150 models viewable in themed displays.
The scale model section of this site is an active extension of my model collection and one that allows me to enjoy another of my longtime hobbies which is photography.
Series IV 1959 Metropolitan January 1959 saw the start of Metropolitan Series IV (NK4) production (Commencing with VIN E59048 on 12 January 1959). This major redesign saw the addition of an external decklid (previous models only allowed access to the … [Read more...] about 1959 Nash Metropolitan
The Super Bee underwent drastic exterior changes in 1971. It moved from the previous Coronet body style to join ranks with the Dodge Charger lineup. It was still marketed as a lower-cost, yet high-performance package on a relatively stripped-down … [Read more...] about 1971 Super Bee
The Popular Mechanics™ 1957 Chrysler 300C may have been the 3rd of the iconic 1950’s “muscle luxury” cars from Chrysler, but it was one which captured the imagination of the buying public. With a 392 horsepower HEMI® engine this vehicle was … [Read more...] about 1957 Chrysler 300
In 1977 Bob Glidden raced this 1970 Mustang built by Don Hardy and used a 366 Ford Cleveland engine he built by himself and what a car is was. Bob set new records with his 8.76 E. T. and 164.63 mph, and he won the World Finals, the Fall nationals, … [Read more...] about Glidden Mustang