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by wyth
Mon Aug 21, 2017 4:40 am
Forum: Transport Models
Topic: NORTHCORD RETURNS!
Replies: 5
Views: 14048

Re: NORTHCORD RETURNS!

Just keeping you up to date, Mr Chan was in Reading in England this week and is deffo returning to model manufacturing.... announcement due in October. Remember, there was a bus expected sometime around 2011 for oz, it may be back on the cards,..
by wyth
Mon Apr 17, 2017 7:19 pm
Forum: Transport Models
Topic: HK, Singapore, NZ,Sydney
Replies: 0
Views: 10873

HK, Singapore, NZ,Sydney

A couple of oriental buses
by wyth
Thu Mar 30, 2017 12:15 am
Forum: Transport Models
Topic: New Zealand Enviro 500
Replies: 0
Views: 10865

New Zealand Enviro 500

The last NZ model was the Newmans ansair clipper.... 2800 models.... The New Zealand Enviro 500 is a one off repaint.... fingers crossed it'll be produced by one of the manufacturers.
by wyth
Sun Mar 19, 2017 8:34 pm
Forum: Transport Models
Topic: NORTHCORD RETURNS!
Replies: 5
Views: 14048

Re: NORTHCORD RETURNS!

of course, but the surprise of the year is about to be announced all going to plan!!
by wyth
Sat Mar 18, 2017 7:01 pm
Forum: Transport Models
Topic: trux models for sale
Replies: 2
Views: 11366

Re: trux models for sale

got a pic of both?
by wyth
Sat Mar 18, 2017 7:00 pm
Forum: Transport Models
Topic: NORTHCORD RETURNS!
Replies: 5
Views: 14048

Re: NORTHCORD RETURNS!

its a bit closer to you than me in Dublin! BTW, theres a special release possibly being announced very shortly, watch this space
by wyth
Sun Mar 12, 2017 3:03 pm
Forum: Transport Models
Topic: NORTHCORD RETURNS!
Replies: 5
Views: 14048

NORTHCORD RETURNS!

Great news to model world is Northcord is returning, this is of particularly interesting news to Aussie model collectors, there was a planned release in the range which technically should be back on the list, give Northcord a big thumbs up! First new models to come will be the new MMC Dennis Enviro ...
by wyth
Sat Feb 18, 2017 10:51 pm
Forum: Buy / Swap / Sell
Topic: Model Leyland Panthers $80 each
Replies: 2
Views: 5580

Re: Model Leyland Panthers $80 each

not bad price, is there many left??
by wyth
Thu Feb 16, 2017 11:47 am
Forum: Transport Models
Topic: Happy Australian Models and roos day 2017!
Replies: 6
Views: 12923

Re: Happy Australian Models and roos day 2017!

someone said you cant have 2 sony atlanteans together as there was only 1, well heres 3!!
by wyth
Thu Feb 16, 2017 11:45 am
Forum: Transport Models
Topic: Happy Australian Models and roos day 2017!
Replies: 6
Views: 12923

Re: Happy Australian Models and roos day 2017!

I know you wouldn't see them in the cities, wouldn't fancy waiting on the bus to Ryde and the clippie was a big 6 foot roo!!!!
by wyth
Sun Feb 05, 2017 4:08 pm
Forum: Transport Models
Topic: wedding bus coming late April
Replies: 0
Views: 10552

wedding bus coming late April

In Dublin, the concept of hiring a white bus for your wedding took off and became very popular in the late 80's... at their height, 12 were available via 5 depots.... and required a booking of at least 9 months in advance. Today there's 3 white buses left and the wedding bus concept is being phased ...
by wyth
Mon Jan 23, 2017 6:11 pm
Forum: Transport Models
Topic: Happy Australian Models and roos day 2017!
Replies: 6
Views: 12923

Re: Happy Australian Models and roos day 2017!

forgot to add this
by wyth
Sun Jan 22, 2017 2:12 pm
Forum: Transport Models
Topic: Happy Australian Models and roos day 2017!
Replies: 6
Views: 12923

Happy Australian Models and roos day 2017!

Firstly may I say happy Australia Day in advance, I got some kangaroos and was having a bit of fun, I think they were waiting on the roo-master! after examining the Balarat roo-bars on the coach, they decided to "hop" into town on the "roo-master"!!! :D
by wyth
Sun Jan 15, 2017 3:03 pm
Forum: Transport Models
Topic: Brisbane's Model Buses
Replies: 16
Views: 17526

Re: Brisbane's Model Buses

is h.o popular in railway models in oz, or is it a case of 1.76 as the road transport being the popular road models....Oxford has done several Oz and NZ models, these are 1.76......
by wyth
Tue Dec 06, 2016 1:53 pm
Forum: Transport Models
Topic: New bus models 2017?
Replies: 6
Views: 12302

Re: New bus models 2017?

just released by Oxford is theVolvo FH curtainside truck in the colours of COOPERS of Adelaide...... this was originally advertised as number 2 of the proposed range of trucks from TRUX of which only Victoria Bitter (VB) was only released....a range of up to 20 was proposed and only 1 was done, the ...
by wyth
Fri Nov 25, 2016 7:40 pm
Forum: Transport Models
Topic: New bus models 2017?
Replies: 6
Views: 12302

Re: New bus models 2017?

great news, EFE model releases will be 2 a month, bad news, Corgi releasing no buses or trucks Jan to June.
by wyth
Mon Nov 21, 2016 3:46 pm
Forum: Overseas Photos, Videos, Sound Clips etc.
Topic: 50th anniversery of CIE first Leyland Atlantean in service
Replies: 1
Views: 3272

50th anniversery of CIE first Leyland Atlantean in service

Yesterday a special event was marked by the running day of one of the ec CIE Leyland Atlanteans on a bitterly cold day minus 2, had it been held in August or summer months, it would have been enjoyed by more... I have no idea why it was held so near xmas! Anyway, I went on a spin on it and it went t...
by wyth
Mon Nov 21, 2016 3:12 pm
Forum: Transport Models
Topic: New bus models 2017?
Replies: 6
Views: 12302

New bus models 2017?

Great news is EFE is okay and a slow release programme will commence from December, this could signify aome TRUX buses could be produced as to my knowledge, they were produced at the same location as the rest of EFE.... Also, watch Oxford, theres rumours a modern bus is being considered, if its true...
by wyth
Mon Nov 21, 2016 2:59 pm
Forum: Transport Models
Topic: Calabros Atlantean
Replies: 20
Views: 13048

Re: Calabros Atlantean

I got the decals re done, they look correct now, pics hopefully tomorrow
by wyth
Mon Nov 21, 2016 2:57 pm
Forum: Transport Models
Topic: 10.9 Metre Australian spec National progress.
Replies: 13
Views: 21819

Re: 10.9 Metre Australian spec National progress.

it looks like a tricky job, looking forward to seeing it finished!
by wyth
Mon Oct 31, 2016 8:05 pm
Forum: Transport Models
Topic: Transit Graphics - New stock
Replies: 9
Views: 11388

Re: Transit Graphics - New stock

the reasonfor the change of price for Australian models, the Australian dollar has weakened and as a result, buying items from Hong Kong is working out a bit more expensive.... its the same in the United Kingdom with model buses due to a weaker pound buying items from HK.... the plus side is selling...
by wyth
Mon Aug 22, 2016 6:53 pm
Forum: Transport Models
Topic: Calabros Atlantean
Replies: 20
Views: 13048

Re: Calabros Atlantean

hi Swift, Id like to add the logo indeed, where should it be positioned??? I'm getting fatter side stripes printed for the Calabros model as it doesn't look right...its all in hand though!! I'd love to go and do an a.o.a done but is proving very difficult to find images... thanks for the nice commen...
by wyth
Mon Aug 01, 2016 1:27 pm
Forum: Transport Models
Topic: Calabros Atlantean
Replies: 20
Views: 13048

Re: Calabros Atlantean

sadly, the weathers crap today here, very cloudy and drizzle so this is the best outdoor pic possible, I'll do more in better weather soon but hope it stirs up fond memories for anyone who knew the interesting background to Calabros. A really interesting fleet and a bit of everything.
by wyth
Mon Aug 01, 2016 1:24 pm
Forum: Transport Models
Topic: Calabros Atlantean
Replies: 20
Views: 13048

Calabros Atlantean

Calabros, a name you're familiar to, I read up on them and was really facinated by their operations and aquisitions, Im really surprised Trux never produced any of their models, I got this cheap atlantean (Melbourne after dark) and got it sprayed white, got the decals printed off on waterslide trans...
by wyth
Thu Jul 21, 2016 12:27 pm
Forum: New Zealand Photos, Videos, Sound Clips etc.
Topic: NZ enviro 500, and 200 request
Replies: 2
Views: 12083

NZ enviro 500, and 200 request

Good Afternoon, Im after some straight on sharp pics of the e200 and e500 in NZ, I need straight on shots, and all 4 sides, a close up of reg, legal address and destination on a typical route either are on..... looking forward to your help, its impossible to find straight on pics on the web.... chee...

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