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One of my favorite Dinky models to code 3 is the Mersey Tunnel Land Rover. It is a simple ‘all in one’ short wheelbase casting with some nice detailing, and can generally be picked up at toy fair’s in playworn … Continue reading
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This is another experimental Race Track inspired model, based on a Dinky Bedford 555 Fire Engine. I bought a few of these models to turn into Race Car Transporters, however as the Commer Fire Engine conversion seemed to work better … Continue reading
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Having learned a lot from building my first Bedford ‘MG’ Race Car Transporter a while back (see the article on it in this ‘from the workshop section), this Commer was my second experiment in scratch building a Dinky inspired race … Continue reading
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Anyone who has had chance to look through the Workshop section of this site, will by now have had an idea of what Code 3 models are about. In short they are models (usually worn out), revamped by hobbyists into … Continue reading
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I’ve been looking of late at the amazing Race Car Transporters produced by Exoto, but much as I admire them they are well out of my price range, so I figured why not have a go at producing my own. … Continue reading
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The Tale Of The Headless Transporter “T’was a dark and stormy night …”. Oh ok there’s nothing really ghostly about this model, it’s just a little bit of a strange one that’s all. The 984 Car Transporter is one … Continue reading
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This was as it turned out a fairly easy project. I have a fair collection of different decal’s, you never know when one could come in handy, and so whenever I’m at a toy fair I’ll always look out for … Continue reading
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Sometimes an idea for a Code 3 model can stay with you for quite a while, until the right donor model comes along. Such was the case, all be it loosely, with the Austin Healey Car Transporter in this article, … Continue reading