December 2012 Blog Posts (13)

Lane Exact Detail Replicas


I wanted to provide some background as to what I collect. I focus on 1:18 scale Lane Exact Detail Replica diecast cars from Lane Collectables. Lane Collectables is a division of Lane Automotive. I find it unique that a parts distributor and manufacturer decided to start producing their own line of diecasts. When originally sold, Lane Exact Detail…


Added by Marc Davis on December 31, 2012 at 8:08pm — No Comments

Herpa and Phoenix Arrivals at DiecastAirplane

Herpa and Pheonix Arrivals at

December 28, 2012

Wow, thanks for an amazing Holiday Season. We just got the Phoenix December release in today, and over half of the liveries are already sold out. We've had lots of new Herpa arrivals as well. We really plowed through the models this year in a way I don't think…


Added by on December 28, 2012 at 10:01am — No Comments

DH 110 Sea Vixen

Hello, m8s !

I get this morning a new Altaya/IXO 1/72 airplane model:

it's the DH110 Sea Vixen coded XP924 - 134.

The Sea Vixen was built to only 145 planes and was an ill fated model.

I found a photo of the true aircraft, the last one in flying conditions. Here it is, followed by the model's ones.…


Added by JEAN-FRANCOIS QUILLIEN on December 28, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments

I GOT IT !!!!!!

Yeah, pull away, me lads of the Cardiff Rose (I like the Byrds and Roger Mc Guinn !!)...

Merry X-Mas !!

I eventually got it !! My HM 1/48 Spitfire Mk IX !!

Johnnnie Johnson's mount !!

Awesome model !

Here are my first photos of the beast !!

Take care all!!

Lucky Jeff…


Added by JEAN-FRANCOIS QUILLIEN on December 25, 2012 at 3:00am — No Comments

Looking For a UA B777-200 1.200

Hello , Fellow Collectors of Models.......     

If You Like My Self, Like United Airlines, Older Blue-White Livery, Well  Rise Soon Models in Taiwan, Has Stock Of,      B777-200 With Gear & Stand in 1.200 Scale, Same Model as "Skymarks Known in US".  Rise Soon May Have Stock of Other US…


Added by Mr Bruce Johnston on December 20, 2012 at 5:00am — No Comments

GeminiJets January Release models and New Arrivals at

GeminiJets January Release News at

Dec. 18, 2012

New arrivals:

Friday we got all the new arrivals from HobbyMaster, Witty Wings 400, Witty Wings 72, and InFlight 200. Today it's GeminiJets, JC Wings, BlueBox and more.…


Added by on December 18, 2012 at 9:59am — No Comments

InFlight 200 and Aviation 200 Preorder News

InFlight and Aviation 200 Preorder New from

December 13, 2012

Hot new items have been announced from InFlight (April arrivals) and Aviation 200 (February arrivals). I thought it couldn't get any better then an American 727-100 Astrojet, but then Aviation 200 announces the NASA 747SRs with…


Added by on December 13, 2012 at 4:53pm — No Comments

Diecast Collection of 22,000+

Added by Matt Whisenant on December 9, 2012 at 3:08pm — 3 Comments

Visit to Troy's Toys!

The last time I wrote a blog about visiting Troy's Toys I focused mainly on the airplane models since that was the primary focus of our site. Now that we are expanding and opening the site up to models of every category I thought I would pay a visit to Troy's again and take a few pictures of his whole operation!

These were taken with my iPhone and are not professional photos by far but I hope everyone will enjoy them! I am just going to quit yacking and start…


Added by Matt Whisenant on December 8, 2012 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Latest Bombardier Custumers Video

Added by Francois Dedericks on December 6, 2012 at 7:51pm — No Comments

Mobile App


I have been working on a mobile app for the site for quite some time. In order to take the next step and actually pay to have our app carried in the Apple and Android stores I need to have some feedback. Please comment on this blog post and let me know if a mobile app is something you would use and if you would be willing to purchase the app for a few dollars to help justify the costs associated with its development. I would also like to see what you would like to be…


Added by Matt Whisenant on December 4, 2012 at 1:09pm — 4 Comments

New Herpa Arrivals - New Hobby Master and Aviation 72 Preorder Items

Diecast News at

December 3, 2012

Lot's of new Herpa arrivals included the 2012 Herpa Christmas model. Save 10% on all Herpa models with coupon code "happyholidays"

Hobby Master and Aviation 72 have announced their April preorder…


Added by on December 3, 2012 at 8:51am — No Comments

Newest Models in My Collection

Hello,  Fellow  Aero Plane, Collectors

News of Latey,  What  Model  I Have Got, Just Added in The Last Few Months,

I Have Started To Add Diecast, Models in The Form of Inflight200,  I Have SIA 747-400, Last Passenger…


Added by Mr Bruce Johnston on December 1, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments

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