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Guest Blog: History and Tips on “Warping” in Classic Soft Plastic Promo Models

Guest Blog: History and Tips on “Warping” in Classic Soft Plastic Promo Models

hobbyDB friend, and member of both the hDB Advisory Council and Volunteer Squad, Steve Engeman takes time to share with us some thoughts, history and tips for dealing with the age-old diecast issue of “warping.” The early plastic promos were typically made of acetate plastic that warps. More specifically, it shrinks with age. This warp […]

Upscale Muscle: The 1970 Mercury Cougar Eliminator by Welly

Upscale Muscle: The 1970 Mercury Cougar Eliminator by Welly

Over the past few years, we’ve contributed articles to Die CastX magazine for publication on their website and in their quarterly print edition. Here’s the story of one of the coolest cars ever from Mercury. For many years of its existence, Mercury was a brand in search of the right identity within Ford Motor Company. […]

Rally ‘Round these Hot Hatch Models

Over the past two years, we’ve contributed articles to Die CastX magazine for publication on their website and in their quarterly print edition. We hope you enjoy this story about the miniature versions of a couple of pioneering hatchbacks. Not long after the invention of the automobile, someone figured out that stuffing a bigger engine into a […]

Shelby American Collection Opens Shop at hobbyDB

Shelby American Collection Opens Shop at hobbyDB

Of all the amazing things to experience in Boulder, Colorado – the mountains, the food, hobbyDB’s headquarters – one of the very best is the Shelby American Collection. If you’ve never been to this museum, you’re only missing out on the most incredible collection of Cobra, Shelby Mustang, and Ford GT40 cars that changed the face of auto […]

Mustang Collectors Contest

Mustang Collectors Contest

Welcome to the Mustang Collector’s Contest! We host the hobbyDB collector’s contests to bring collectors from different collecting communities together to share their knowledge and expertise. The ultimate goal is for hobbyDB project members from all categories to catalog every collectible ever made. This contest is for Muscle Machines Maniacs and Ford Mustang Fanatics. The Original […]

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