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I have criticized GL in the past, but damn, well, maybe i'm wrong, the new auction block and Mechum auction sets are SPOT ON!
 

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Thank you for the kind words CraigO, but the credit goes to the GreenLight design and development staff, as well as our licensing partners at Mecum Auctions, for putting together such a great assortment.

Per this e-mail thread, the line-up for #21750 1:64 Auction Block Series 15 is as follows:

- 1:64 1968 Ford Mustang GT Fastback 428 CJ, 4-speed (Kansas City 2011)
- 1:64 1969 Chevrolet Corvette L88 Coupe 427/430 HP, 4-Speed (Dallas 2011)
- 1:64 1970 Dodge Challenger T/A 340 Six Pack, 4-Speed (St Charles 2011)
- 1:64 1970 Dodge Hemi Charger R/T - Ice Blue (Indianapolis 2011)
- 1:64 1971 Plymouth Hemi Cuda 426/425 HP, Automatic (St Charles 2011)
- 1:64 1973 AMC Javelin 401 CI, 4-Speed (Dallas 2011)

See the attached group image as well.

With Care,

Russell Hughes
GreenLight Collectibles
 

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Thanks for replying Russell. :wave:

I see three on your list that I want.
 

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Challenger 340 Six Pack w/ TA Hood

Thank you for the kind words CraigO, but the credit goes to the GreenLight design and development staff, as well as our licensing partners at Mecum Auctions, for putting together such a great assortment.

Per this e-mail thread, the line-up for #21750 1:64 Auction Block Series 15 is as follows:

- 1:64 1968 Ford Mustang GT Fastback 428 CJ, 4-speed (Kansas City 2011)
- 1:64 1969 Chevrolet Corvette L88 Coupe 427/430 HP, 4-Speed (Dallas 2011)
- 1:64 1970 Dodge Challenger T/A 340 Six Pack, 4-Speed (St Charles 2011)
- 1:64 1970 Dodge Hemi Charger R/T - Ice Blue (Indianapolis 2011)
- 1:64 1971 Plymouth Hemi Cuda 426/425 HP, Automatic (St Charles 2011)
- 1:64 1973 AMC Javelin 401 CI, 4-Speed (Dallas 2011)

See the attached group image as well.

With Care,

Russell Hughes
GreenLight Collectibles
Russell:
Awesome Lineup, can't wait to find those.
I have one question.
Since GL already has the T/A hood for the Challenger,
why can't they do the new challenger like this? ...:


The Mopar 10 Edition of the 2010 Challenger R/T
I know the guys over at Challenger Forums would eat it up!
 

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Thank you for the kind words CraigO, but the credit goes to the GreenLight design and development staff, as well as our licensing partners at Mecum Auctions, for putting together such a great assortment.

Per this e-mail thread, the line-up for #21750 1:64 Auction Block Series 15 is as follows:

- 1:64 1968 Ford Mustang GT Fastback 428 CJ, 4-speed (Kansas City 2011)
- 1:64 1969 Chevrolet Corvette L88 Coupe 427/430 HP, 4-Speed (Dallas 2011)
- 1:64 1970 Dodge Challenger T/A 340 Six Pack, 4-Speed (St Charles 2011)
- 1:64 1970 Dodge Hemi Charger R/T - Ice Blue (Indianapolis 2011)
- 1:64 1971 Plymouth Hemi Cuda 426/425 HP, Automatic (St Charles 2011)
- 1:64 1973 AMC Javelin 401 CI, 4-Speed (Dallas 2011)

See the attached group image as well.

With Care,

Russell Hughes
GreenLight Collectibles
too bad TRU is the only place in my area you can get them and i am still not paying 6$ for a GL.
 

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Very sharp looking Charger, that is one I will have to get, as for the rest not bad but nothing for me, but still nice assortment of cars. good work GL
 

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Same here, not until they have the opening doors and hoods, etc, to match the competition at that price point, then I might think about it.
The hoods open, and the engines are nice. I'll take the trade off at $6. No unsightly door gaps, correct scale, and a detailed metal base win every time with me. I dropped that Cuda from about 4 feet up onto a hardwood floor while I was in the process of taking the pics. I calmly reached down and picked it up knowing that there would be nothing wrong with it. If I had done that with "the competition" there would have been little plastic pieces everywhere and a busted up car not worthy of a picture. If you open your cars, and display them with the doors open then maybe opening doors is a prerequisite for you, ok, but for me an opening door on a 1:64 is pretty much useless and more of a distraction than a big "selling point". I open everything, so for me, subject matter plays the biggest part in sparking my interest, accuracy, scale, and a "quality feel" in my hand(out of the package) are close behind. We all have our brand loyalties and opinions. This is simply mine.
 

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The hoods open, and the engines are nice. I'll take the trade off at $6. No unsightly door gaps, correct scale, and a detailed metal base win every time with me. I dropped that Cuda from about 4 feet up onto a hardwood floor while I was in the process of taking the pics. I calmly reached down and picked it up knowing that there would be nothing wrong with it. If I had done that with "the competition" there would have been little plastic pieces everywhere and a busted up car not worthy of a picture. If you open your cars, and display them with the doors open then maybe opening doors is a prerequisite for you, ok, but for me an opening door on a 1:64 is pretty much useless and more of a distraction than a big "selling point". I open everything, so for me, subject matter plays the biggest part in sparking my interest, accuracy, scale, and a "quality feel" in my hand(out of the package) are close behind. We all have our brand loyalties and opinions. This is simply mine.
I like opening doors because I also like to see the interior - never have figured out why companies bother to extol the fact there is a complete and detailed interior in their models if you can't really see them - in detail.

I will admit, I only have one Greenlight model, so my opinion on them is limited in experience, but I was VERY disappointed in the one I did buy. But, to be even more honest, if I do ever come across more Greenlights for sale somewhere (no one nears me sells them) I will buy one, as I am willing to give the brand another chance- based strictly on the high praise they seem to get on this Forum. I will not buy more of them over the Internet, however, until I've had the opportunity to examine another one in person before I buy.
 

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i own several GL and they are nice,not 6$ nice but they were done well at one time.the newer ones seem to lack alittle but i would still pay 4.99 what they are worth.TRU pretty much screwed the retail market due to the fact they know no one carries them anymore so they price gouge everyone.i have seen other markets that have them in differant stores but the main one.walmart,target kmart zip.GL dose not seem to care so i no longer put much money in them except for the hot pursiuts and black bandits when i get them from some OLDs.i would rather give them the money than TRU but the reg issue GL i will not buy.
 

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Got to give credit where it is deserved.
I'm tired of muscle cars, but GL has the proportions thing down.
More-so than anyone else in big-boxland imo.
Love M2, but less parts and no opening doors only helps the matter for my tastes.
 

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Because M2 is such a different "animal" I actually think that having the choice between the 2 brands and the $6 price point is a win/win for collectors. I realy don't see it as a direct competition as both companies have their own strengths AND weaknesses that have been discussed ad nauseum. Subject matter, as I stated before has a lot to do with brand loyalties. The company that makes more of what you "like" will likely be your first choice. I own hundreds of GL stuff and maybe 30-40 M2s so it's easy to see my first choice between the 2. I am a Mopar muscle guy and GL makes the best Mopar muscle IMO. That's what won me over. If you are a "classics" guy(50s, 40s, etc) then M2 will likely be your first love. I am admittedly biased and choosy and I think most people are.
As for the price point? The new $6 is the old $5. A value meal at Mickey D's is no longer $5 where I live, it is over $6 w/tax. Fuel prices have driven prices up on just about everything. Being stuck at $5 for a diecast relegates you to buying the cheaper line plastic stuff. If you are happy with that, fine, but not me. M2s and GLs are both at the $6 price point now, it's a fact of life. So in the words of Andy Duphrane, "get busy livin' , or get busy dyin'.
 

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Because M2 is such a different "animal" I actually think that having the choice between the 2 brands and the $6 price point is a win/win for collectors. I realy don't see it as a direct competition as both companies have their own strengths AND weaknesses that have been discussed ad nauseum.
Interesting take, and I understand what you're saying, but wouldn't you agree M2 & GL must be direct competetors sence both make butt-loads of muscle cars...in 1:64...and they both hang in big-box stores?

"Win-win for collectors"...very much agree.

Often it's the comparison threads that are of interest to me. It's fun to pick out the different qualities from each brand.
 

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Interesting take, and I understand what you're saying, but wouldn't you agree M2 & GL must be direct competetors sence both make butt-loads of muscle cars...in 1:64...and they both hang in big-box stores?

"Win-win for collectors"...very much agree.

Often it's the comparison threads that are of interest to me. It's fun to pick out the different qualities from each brand.
In the "Big picture" yes, these 2 brands are in direct competition if by no other virtue than they hang next to one another at TRU and Hobby Lobby. That said the true piece by piece comparison goes squirley after that fact. In the traditional sense of these 2 brands, GL started with muscle and M2 started with early iron(40's&50s). As far as I'm concerned this is where these respective companies have carved their own little "niche" in the market and I also think it's what they do best, their strongsuit if you will. M2 has gotten into muscle and old trucks while GL has branched into police and newer service vehicles and both have done an admirable job. That is why I suggested that this is not a true "direct" competition due to the subject matter specialists that these 2 companies represent to me.
Probably the main reason I don't buy both on the regular is that I can't put an M2 Cuda next to a GL Cuda in my display case because the M2 is noticably larger, like an M2 67 Vette is larger than a GL SRT8 Charger, WTH? If kept seperate the difference would not be noticable. I am out of wall space and with the most recent JL/Tomy disaster and uncertainty I will likely branch out a bit and end up buying some M2s. But I will need to come up with some more wall space for displays, LOL.
Subject matter is what seperates these 2 brands for me and it just so happens that GL leans a bit more in my direction. I have nothing against the other brands, like I said, thay all have their shortcomings and strengths.
 
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