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Ten 1/43 Scale Car Models That Someone Needs to Make Now!

Ten 1/43 Scale Car Models That Someone Needs to Make Now!
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John Kuvakas

We all have a dream list of models we would like to see made in our favorite scale. With the hobby always in some state of flux, that list can change from day to day with new possibilities popping up on a regular basis. My preferred scale is 1/43, one that has a worldwide appeal […]

My Take with John Kuvakas: Model Cars of the Chicago Toy Show

My Take with John Kuvakas: Model Cars of the Chicago Toy Show

During the late winter and through most of the fall, there are a wide variety of toy and collectible shows that occur in hometown meeting halls, school auditoriums, even garages and empty fields. These shows are like manna falling down from the sky for collectors. We can be seen walking up and down the aisles, […]

“My Take” by John Kuvakas: hobbyDB Squad and the Future of Collecting

“My Take” by John Kuvakas: hobbyDB Squad and the Future of Collecting

Yesterday I sat down with Christian to discuss the future of the model car segment and lots more. That’s in addition to chatting about how you can play a role in that future as a member of the hobbyDB Squad. Check out the full interview here –     Are you interested in bringing your […]

My Take with John Kuvakas: Celebrating the ’69 Cadillac Coupe DeVille, Brooklin Models and More

My Take with John Kuvakas: Celebrating the ’69 Cadillac Coupe DeVille, Brooklin Models and More

November was a busy month, setting a record for visits to the channel. As some of the 1/43 makers move into the late sixties and early-to-mid seventies, we’re seeing a very positive reaction to these cars with a surprising number of folks watching videos reviews of models based on car-design’s “Malaise Era.” This bears watching […]

The Best of “My Take” Model Car Videos of October

The Best of “My Take” Model Car Videos of October

October was a vacation month for Kelly and me. But, before we left, we loaded up the channel with videos we could release though the month. The response was great as we see some makers move into relatively new subject to model. This is an interesting development. The decade of the seventies is sometimes known […]

The Best of “My Take” Model Cars Videos of September

The Best of “My Take” Model Cars Videos of September

September was a busy month for me personally. Still, I found time to do one of the things I enjoy most, review models from several manufacturers and post those reviews on our YouTube channel. I really enjoy making the videos but what I enjoy even more are the comments and notes I get with ideas […]

The Best of “My Take” Model Car Videos of August

The Best of “My Take” Model Car Videos of August

It’s been a busy month! Our top 3 “My Take” videos covered some very special areas of interest. Brooklin Collectors Club 2022 BCC Model – 1955 Buick Century Club models are always popular subjects. They are true limited editions and frequently become precious on the secondary market. The Brooklin Collectors Club, based in the UK, […]

The Best of “My Take” Model Cars Videos of July

The Best of “My Take” Model Cars Videos of July

Here are the most popular “My Take” videos for July. Thanks! The channel continues to grow and our number of likes is growing as well. Drop in and take a look at “My Take, Adventures in scale modeling.” Here’s a sample of what you’ll see. These are our most popular videos for the month of […]

The Best of My Take Model Cars Videos of June

The Best of My Take Model Cars Videos of June

Here are the three top videos on my channel in June. 1. As we see cars from the “Malaise Era” come into their own on the scale-model and 1:1 collector market, the GLM’s 75 Cordoba made for Tom Dirnberger one was quite popular.     2. Buick Riviera videos always garner a lot of attention. […]

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