Model cars in 1/18 - my collection

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The best way to get an iconic race-car in your room is to collect it as a modelcar. This is my other passion apart from visiting motorsport events. I want to share some pictures of my diecasts - enjoy them!


Model: Mercedes-Benz W165 1939
Brand: CMC in 1/18 (M-018)
Material: Diecast body with attached parts, photo etched applications, rubber tires
Edition: Mercedes-Benz, 1939 ‘Der große Sieger von Tripolis’
Limited edition / Serial number: #0850

Modifications by me: none

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Canon EOS 1000D
Canon EFS 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II
Vivitar HD4 MC AF High Definition 0.43X Wide Angle Converter

F/22, 1/20, ISO-100, 18mm (2014)

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Thank you, here's another one:


Model: Hermann Lang - Mercedes-Benz W165 #16 1939
Brand: CMC in 1/18 (M-035)
Material: Diecast body with attached parts, rubber tires, lettering with decals
Edition: Mercedes-Benz, 1939 ‘Der große Sieger von Tripolis’ – Hermann Lang
Limited Edition / serial number: 1 of 1.500pcs.

Modifications by me: none

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Canon EOS 1000D
Canon EFS 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II

F/20, 1/15, ISO-100, 44mm (2015)

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Thank you for compliments!
@Bobsyeruncle: I'm a lousy one in using artificial light so these pictures were made outside - light cloudy, not direct sunlight:


Model: Emerson Fittipaldi - Lotus 56B Turbine Pratt & Whitney #5 1971
Chassis number: #56B/R1
Brand: TrueScale Miniatures in 1/18 (TSM111804)
Material: Diecast body with attached parts, rubber tires, photo-echted parts, cotton parts, lettering with decals
Edition: Italian Grand Prix 1971
Serial number: ltd. edition #0412 of 3.000pcs.

Modifications by me: Some adjustments fitting the cowling to the chassis

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Canon EOS 1000D
Canon EFS 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II

F/22, 1/6, ISO-100, 28mm (2013)

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Model: Jackie Stewart – ELF Team Tyrrell 003 Ford Cosworth V8 #11 1971
Chassis number: #003
Brand: Exoto in 1/18 (GPC97024)
Material: Diecast body with attached parts, photo etched applications, cotton parts, rubber tires, lettering with decals
Edition: Winner, 1971 Grand Prix of Canada, driven by Jackie Stewart
Limited Edition / Serial number: A2042

Modifications by me: new visor for the figures' helmet

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Canon EOS 1000D
Canon EFS 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II

F/22, 1/15, ISO-100, 33mm (2014)

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Model: Bill Vukovich - 'Fuel Injection Special' Kurtis Kraft Roadster KK500A #14 Indianapolis500 1953
Brand: Carousel1 in 1/18 (C4553), 2002
Material: Diecast body with attached parts, rubber tires, lettering with decals
Edition: Indianapolis500 1953
Limited Edition / serial number: #202 of 10.000pcs.

Modifications by me: none

GEAR
Canon EOS 1000D
Canon EFS 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II
Vivitar HD4 MC AF High Definition 0.43X Wide Angle Converter

F/22, 0.8, ISO-400, 18mm (2014)

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Thank you both for nice comliments!


Model: Jacques Swaters - Ferrari 500 F2 L4 #18 1953
Chassis number: #0208
Team: Ecurie Francorchamps
Brand: Revival in 1/20 (85101/Y)
Edition: 'Ecurie Francorchamps 1953'
Material: Diecast body with attached parts, photo etched applications, cotton parts, rubber tires, lettering with decals
Serial number / limited edition: #1

Modifications by me: Kit built by me

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Canon EOS 1000D
Canon EFS 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II

F/20, 1/8, ISO-100, 40mm (2012)

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Model: Mercedes-Benz W154 V12 1938
Brand: CMC in 1/18 (M-025)
Material: Diecast body with attached parts, rubber tires
Edition: Mercedes-Benz, 1938 ‘Der große Sieger von Frankreich’
Limited Edition / serial number: #8.301

Modifications by me: none

GEAR
Canon EOS 1000D
Canon EFS 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II

F/13, 1/13, ISO-100, 32mm (2014)

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Wonderful set of inspiring photos for those rainy days when we whinge we can't get out to shoot

I really enjoyed viewing those, which I think are exceptionally well done too, and I may well borrow a couple of my son's too come rainy days :)

Thanks for sharing (y)

Dave
 
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Thank you Dave for these kind words! I wish you a rainy day with good inspirations, beautiful model cars and a cup of hot tea - I'm curious about your pictures!


Model: Mario Andretti - Gold Leaf Team Lotus 49 #12 1968
Chassis number: 49B/R5
Brand: Exoto in 1/18 (GPC97006)
Material: Diecast body with attached parts, rubber tires, photo-echted parts, cotton parts, lettering with decals
Edition: U.S. Grand Prix 1968
Limited Edition / Serial number: -

Modifications by me: none

GEAR
Canon EOS 1000D
Canon EFS 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II
Vivitar HD4 MC AF High Definition 0.43X Wide Angle Converter

F/22, 1/4, ISO-100, 18mm (2013)

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Thank you, Rick, for compliments! I used hidden sunlight, a tripod, and a white cardboard for taking the shots. Afterwards it's a long procedure to edit the picture in PS. Wish you good luck for your plan - just curious about the results!


Model: Jean-Pierre Jabouille – ELF Renault RE20 V6 #15 1980
Chassis number: RE20/23
Brand: Exoto in 1/18 (GPC97092)
Material: Diecast body with attached parts, rubber tires, photo-echted parts, lettering with decals
Edition: Winner, 1980 Grand Prix of Austria, driven by Jean-Pierre Jabouille
Limited Edtion / Serial number: A0382

Modifications by me: none

GEAR
Canon EOS 1000D
Canon EFS 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II

F/25, 1/3, ISO-100, 49mm (2013)

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