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That was totally stream of conscious, the dumbest thing I could think of to write. Things have been pretty slow here at times and I was bored. There was no intended slight on the car or casting. Although, in some alternate universe, maybe it was a slight against oatmeal. :rolleyes:
 

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something about that particular casting looks off to me...
Not wishing to offend my friend Triple20 or anyone else, there are a number of things that are off.
The windshield being too upright for one.
And Oldsmobile never produced a convt in this bodystyle.
Though it's possible it's based on a rare, one-off car.

Many of these early Playing withMantits cars had wheels too big for the body, and the over-all realizm was nothing like the later stuff.
 

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The proportions of that car are way off in the great JL tradition. (Playing withMantits :lol:) It's charmingly off with it's chubby baby appearance... Makes me hungry for oatmeal.

So Dragnet, in numerology the number eight represents achievement and abundance. The number eight bunny sounds familiar. Where's it from?
 

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The proportions of that car are way off in the great JL tradition. (Playing withMantits :lol:) It's charmingly off with it's chubby baby appearance... Makes me hungry for oatmeal.

So Dragnet, in numerology the number eight represents achievement and abundance. The number eight bunny sounds familiar. Where's it from?
The number 8 on the rabbit is originally from the book "On Writing," by Stephen King. However, the writers of the TV series "Lost" were greatly influenced by King, and used the rabbit with the blue 8 on it's side. I happen to be watching the Lost on DVD, so the rabbit was fresh in mind...but not as fresh as this morning's oatmeal :wave:
 

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Yes, I agree with all you guys,the car is off...but...in it's defense,don't forget this was released in 1996 along with the 2nd round of Musclecars USA,remember those were off also.
At the time us collectors were happy to be buying these,happy JL was stepping to the plate and providing us with cars to collect.
By today's standards they are lame,my o my, diecast has come a long way over the years.

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Yes, I agree with all you guys,the car is off...but...in it's defense,don't forget this was released in 1996 along with the 2nd round of Musclecars USA,remember those were off also.
At the time us collectors were happy to be buying these,happy JL was stepping to the plate and providing us with cars to collect.
By today's standards they are lame,my o my, diecast has come a long way over the years.

:)
It really has come a long way. The JL line itself has more potential today than it did a decade ago. I wish they could be given a better chance to live up to that potential in the current market.
 

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That was totally stream of conscious, the dumbest thing I could think of to write. Things have been pretty slow here at times and I was bored. There was no intended slight on the car or casting. Although, in some alternate universe, maybe it was a slight against oatmeal. :rolleyes:
You Turd! I acciddently stumbled upon the post
first I laugh that my legacy has impacted your life
But then its " the dumbest thing..."

You wait until I see you. You better sleep with one eye open!
 
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