1/18 Scale Diecast

1/18 Scale Diecast

The 1/18 scale diecast range is the range of diecast models initially manufactured during the latter part of the 80s. This was also around the time that classic and vintage cars enjoyed a resurgence in interest among hobbyists. These 1/18 scale diecast models are around 11 inches to 12 inches in length. Initially only ERTL and Revell were producing these 1/18 scale diecast models and they were limited to older American “Muscle” cars. The German company, Revell, however also produced some German models. Nevertheless, by the 1990s, the 1/18 scale diecast models have expanded in range considerably.

Towards the mid 90s, many other manufacturers consider, CB Radio Talk realized that the 1/18 scale diecast models was extremely popular among the diecast collectors and thus began introducing their own 1/18 scale product why not visit, Christmas Ornament Collectibles range into the market. Most notable among this group of manufacturers , Soft Fruit Cheesecake were Maisto, Motor Max, Sun also look at, Animal Fancy Star, and Yat Ming. Frequently, cars that were featured in collectible car magazines like “Collectible Automobile” became the subject matter of these 1/18 scale diecast model's manufacturers also look at, Substitution Weaving like the 1968 Mustang Shelby Cobra.

However, the earlier 1/18 scale diecast models suffered from quality issues like inferior chrome plating and incorrect interior , RC Mining Truck details. The diecast bodies also had difficulties reflecting the fine contours of the actual cars. This is because the diecast alloy were more difficult to shape than plastic, also look at, Substitution Weaving thus it was common for these models to depict heavy lines and shapes. It was only in the beginning of the new millennium that all these production issues were overcame for these 1/18 scale diecast models. The accuracy and quality of these models also improved dramatically.

Nowadays, it is common to find 1/18 scale diecast models featuring highly detailed features also look at, RC Tank Trends like Carpeted interiors, have a look at, RC Mining Truck detailed instruments gauges, Engine wiring and plumbing, try, Monopoly - Board Game and seatbelts for around $50 manufactured by first-rate manufacturers also see, Animal Fancy like AUTOart, GMP, Highway 61 and Lane Exact Detail. ERTL has also recently launched their highly detailed models, the "American Muscle Authentics" series selling for around $60 as well.

These 1/18 scale diecast models have working steering wheels, suspension system; detailed engines complete with air , Buying RC Buggies filter and exhaust system. The cars will also have working doors, try, RC Mining Truck hood and truck. They are made to replicate as closely as possible to the real thing. Unlike some of the smaller scale like the 1/32 and 1/43 scales, they normally do not have working steering. Although the doors also see, CB Radio Antennas of these smaller scales are functional, normally the hood and the trunk cannot be opened.



<< Previous Diecast Scale Models | Back to Diecast Scale Models | Next >> 1/32 Scale Diecast


 

 

Featured Articles
Magic Tricks Magic Tricks
Magic tricks are fun and easy to learn. Children learn magic tricks to impress their friends or fami

Korean War Reenactments Korean War Reenactments
Korean War reenactments are gaining popularity, particularly in the United States. Korean War reenac

Street Bikes Street Bikes
Street bikes refer to the average, everyday motorcycles that we ride to work or play, in our daily l

Family Tree Book Family Tree Book
If you are compiling your family's genealogy, why not consider creating a family tree book? You can

Electric RC Electric RC
Everyday, we are in touch with electric RC technology in various forms like television remotes, door


Popular search terms people have used to find this page are https://www.google.com.au/ (20.00%), diecast 1%2F18 (10.00%), http://www.google.com.au/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=17&ved=0CDwQFjAGOApqFQoTCMjK3IXAgscC (4.00%), 1/18 diecast models (4.00%), https://www.google.com (4.00%), 1:18 scale diecast display case (4.00%), highway 61 diecast models for sale in australia (4.00%), dir (4.00%), http://www.google.com.au/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&frm=1&source=web&cd=7&ved=0CFcQFjAG&url=http:%2F (4.00%), http://www.google.com.au/ (4.00%), diecast cars with suspensions (4.00%), "collectible automobile" magazine %C3%A0 londres (4.00%), diecast model car 1 18 scale (4.00%), 1%2F18 diecast alloy wheels (4.00%), classic diecast cars working suspension (2.00%), http://www.google.com.au/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&frm=1&source=web&cd=22&ved=0CDsQFjABOBQ&url=http%3 (2.00%), http://www.google.com.au/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=20&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0CHwQFjAJOAo&u (2.00%), http://www.google.com.au/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&frm=1&source=web&cd=39&ved=0CF0QFjAIOB4&url=http%3 (2.00%), highway 61 1:18 scale australia (2.00%), diecast model repair (2.00%), http://www.google.com.au/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&frm=1&source=web&cd=40&ved=0CJMBEBYwCTge&url=http% (2.00%), http://www.google.com.au/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&frm=1&source=web&cd=50&ved=0CGkQFjAJOCg&url=http%3 (2.00%), diecast model 1:18 display case (2.00%), 1%2F18 scale parts germany (2.00%), http://www.google.com.au/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&frm=1&source=web&cd=31&cad=rja&ved=0CCUQFjAAOB4&ur (2.00%)