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Canuck007 wrote:

Here are some new vehicles and some updates on ongoing projects;
The cougar is almost done just need the lic plates, three ice race cars from OHMSS, the Defender Crew cab is coming along and a new peugoet 604 from NSNA just
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Hello Canuck007
These are great, well done!  Love them all. You've obviously spent a lot of time on these.

Keep up the good work!

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Hello have not been on this for along while ! I got a letter from Eaglemoss asking if I wouldlike to buy one of 200 completed 1/8 scale DB5 at the sum of £1500 !!! Still no word on Bond in motion collection. Was on holiday in Norfolk this year and at Miniature world they have the original collection on display in full. If you haven't been its certainly worth a visit for all things diecast, trains, etc etc.

My own project is a 1/10 scale RC Land rover  Defender from Spectre. will post photos when I complete

all the best

Diecast007

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I'm finally starting to put all the pieces together and actually finish a project, here are a couple of completed dioramas, hope you enjoy them. I decided to make the name plates red on the code 3's to set them apart from the stock items.
Ford Cortina from Never Say Never Again, I used the Taunus from TSWLM switched it to right hand drive.
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Hillman Minz
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Completed the Impala from TLD
More work on very small decals for the Ice racers OHMSS
Almost finished with the Bedford milk truck CR 1967
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Canuck007 wrote:

Completed the Impala from TLD
More work on very small decals for the Ice racers OHMSS
Almost finished with the Bedford milk truck CR 1967
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Love the Bedford - a lot better than my effort  ajb007/smile  Keep up the good work!

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Congratulations Canuck007, a lot a work and very good models !!
I will for sure take few ideas form our models in the future....after all works in progress at home.
My Kit car is nearly finish, so I will have more time to spend on smaller models.  ajb007/lol
Cheers.

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Hi everyone, as I work away on a number of code 3 projects I was wondering, who came up with the idea of adding models to this collection as fan based, homemade, code 3's. I remember reading many posts dealing with people's wish lists but does any one remember what the first code 3 was and what page it could be found on?

Thanks

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Canuck007 wrote:

Hi everyone, as I work away on a number of code 3 projects I was wondering, who came up with the idea of adding models to this collection as fan based, homemade, code 3's. I remember reading many posts dealing with people's wish lists but does any one remember what the first code 3 was and what page it could be found on?

Thanks

According to research done by Tony Ericsson on p.265:
http://www.ajb007.co.uk/topic/28313/jam … /page/265/
the first Code 3 was SWJ's Renault 5 Turbo posted in June 2012 on p.182:
http://www.ajb007.co.uk/topic/28313/jam … /page/182/

Certainly a lot of water under the bridge since then!

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Re. my post from the end of March this year, I see that the website of the Italian partwork version of "Bond In Motion" has now disappeared. 

I never did see on eBay an example of the 1/43 Spectre DB10 that was supposed to be the third subscriber gift in that partwork, so I wonder if Eaglemoss ever made it in the end?

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FACT wrote:
Canuck007 wrote:

Hi everyone, as I work away on a number of code 3 projects I was wondering, who came up with the idea of adding models to this collection as fan based, homemade, code 3's. I remember reading many posts dealing with people's wish lists but does any one remember what the first code 3 was and what page it could be found on?

Thanks

According to research done by Tony Ericsson on p.265:
http://www.ajb007.co.uk/topic/28313/jam … /page/265/
the first Code 3 was SWJ's Renault 5 Turbo posted in June 2012 on p.182:
http://www.ajb007.co.uk/topic/28313/jam … /page/182/

Certainly a lot of water under the bridge since then!

Blimey I hadn't realised that!

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Hi Fact, thanks for looking into that, it's a bit slow here at work lately so I have been looking at some past pages as well. Check out page 67 you'll find a photobucket of Daniel Leyvraz, I remember seeing his work and thinking it was amazing, especially the work on the figures.

Here are some updates on current projects,  on a funny note I am finally finished my version of the Renault turbo. Hope you like them
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Hi again, well I have been doormat for a couple of years, but now I'm on a roll. My wife is not too pleased with me as I have taken over three rooms in the house, paint, photo paper and small cars all over! I told her it was for Queen and Country, she didn't get it!
Here are a couple of new additions.
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Finally finished the Casino Royale Bedford
Check out this NEO model of a Daimler Majestic Major, it may be the nicest 1/43 model I have ever seen! I have another NEO that I am going to put with this one and two other vehicle to make up a scene, but I won't tell you yet, maybe someone can guess? I hope it turns out nice and does justice to those awesome NEO models.
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Nice to see new 007 models still being created, well done Canuck007  ajb007/cheers

Still looking forward to seeing DDenis's extension of the original series getting to Issue 200, when he gets a chance.

In my previous post I mentioned the disappearance of the website for the recent Italian equivalent of the "Bond In Motion" partwork.  On Facebook on Christmas Eve I saw a post by Eaglemoss for what (I assume) is now a full launch of the partwork in Italy as the "James Bond Auto Collection":
http://www.007auto-collezione.it/
The magazines appear to have a format similar to "Bond In Motion" (although on the subscribing page it shows the old Fabbri magazines & models in the same order of Issues 1 - 10).
So basically, the models and the subscriber gifts are exactly the same as the original GE Fabbri "James Bond Car Collection", at a cost of €14.99 for Issue 3 onwards.

So no 1/43 DB10 after all ... unless it still turns up sometime down the line!

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Thanks for the compliment FACT. I checked out the Italian site, at least they still have a picture of the DB10 so maybe there is hope!

Here are some recent projects, I think the 1967 Casino Royale scene is my favorite one so far the models, especially the NEO ones (Daimler and the Cadillac) are amazing.
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Whilst in WH Smiths, just wasting a bit of time, I noticed the magazine diecast collector, and on the cover was the DB5 from Goldeneye. I had a quick look through and it said that Corgi was releasing some models in 2017, the DB5, DB10 and the Lotus Esprit from TSWLM. 
All due for release in June/July

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herbie123 wrote:

Whilst in WH Smiths, just wasting a bit of time, I noticed the magazine diecast collector, and on the cover was the DB5 from Goldeneye. I had a quick look through and it said that Corgi was releasing some models in 2017, the DB5, DB10 and the Lotus Esprit from TSWLM. 
All due for release in June/July

Yes, the new Corgi range for 2017 was announced today (4th) and they are reviving their 1/36 James Bond castings for 2017:
CC03803 Aston Martin DBS - Casino Royale
CC04311 Aston Martin DB5 - Goldfinger
CC04513 Lotus Esprit - The Spy Who Loved Me
CC04603 Gyrocopter Little Nellie - You Only Live Twice
CC06805 Rolls Royce Sedance de Ville - Goldfinger
CC08002 Aston Martin DB10 - Spectre

All have new product numbers, but I presume there will at least be new packaging to distinguish these from the previous releases.


Nice work Canuck007.  I think it's time I watched that '67 film again.
Hard to believe it's been ten years since the original JBCC collection launched in the UK ... and I still haven't tracked down a Vauxhall Velox, possibly the easiest Code 3 of them all !!