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I guess the ran out of funds before they got around to designing the rear end. :D
 

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I believe these are rough copies of the 'Matchbox' casting.
I read and hear about 'copies' by different brands a lot. To me nothing about the Rhino casting resembles the design lines or details of the Matchbox version. The most generous that I can be is - both Rhino and Matchbox made a 1962 hard top Corvette casting version. :cheers2:
 

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Did you measure this one to determine its scale? If I remember correctly you use the overall length to determine that - right? MB lists 1:58 on some (most) of their castings. I will let you know what one of my MBs measures out and post it here.
 

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I had to come to the PC. Saw an ad for our $20 million lotto tonight.

Matchbox 1:58.
Rhino 1:59

But many variables. Length, width, axle placement. I use cm measurement.
 

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I have started doing height as well. Here in the US we refer to axle placement as wheel base. For downhill gravity racing I will also measure the wheel track based on the distance between wheels - front and back. 🤙

Good luck on your lotto picks. 2 of ours are in the 300 million range and one is back to just 15 million with drawings tomorrow and Wednesday.
 

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Yes wheelbase used here. My comment was more related to where axles are placed on the base. The Rhino could actually be 1:58 but the average of all measurements put it at 1:59.
Ha ha. No chance of me winning big mate.
 

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Yes, for most of them there is a cash value option and a 20 year pay out option. And you get a 1099 (basically the tax bill) for anything over $600 IIRC.
 
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