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Carmak

Member Since 10 Dec 2008
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In Topic: Another crazy ebay listing...

24 December 2013 - 06:30 PM

The "Used Cars" ghost box is back on E-bay for $450 with seller pretending it is real.

 

http://www.ebay.com/...=item258707fa7b

 

For a good laugh read his description.

 

Carmak


In Topic: Another crazy ebay listing...

17 November 2013 - 05:58 PM

Looks like the box designer used way too many screen shots from the movie, and not enough PS'd images of the actual kit.

 

This one is slightly better IMHO:

 

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About 5 years ago I was lucky enough to get a tour of Steven Juliano's Mopar collection and he had the Diamante kit box in a showcase (at the time he owned the 1:1 Diamante, it was about 30' from the kit box). I told him that I remembered the kit box from an SAE article in the early 80's as a phantom box. Steven was really happy to hear the explanation as it explained the early 80's camaro in the box.

 

A couple years ago I saw the "Used Cars" phantom kit with a wrecked 67 Galaxie as the box art car on E-bay. It was being sold as a "super rare prototype kit". I sent an explanation of the phantom box to the seller, it was a waste of time :(

 

Carmak


In Topic: Anybody from Iowa

13 October 2013 - 02:38 PM

Grew up in Iowa City, IA and I now live in Riverside, IA. Been building for 30+ years. Have not been that active for the last few years (two teen kids) but next month we are moving to a new house with a room that WILL BE my model room.

 

Carmak