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WE TRY BEFORE YOU BUY All you need to know before buying your next model

VOXxi 9 Peugeot 505 Turbo Injection 1984

Dom's verdict Peugeot’s big saloons often get overlooked

■ 1:43 scale ■ rrp €99 ■ 150 pcs ■ cat no. VOX505TBOBL Nice to see a big Pug pop up ■ RATING: 8/10 CONTACT DETAILS See ads or visit www.voxxi9.com to order

in the model world, so this will undoubtedly prove very welcome 1:43 resin addition to many collections. I have to say the A posts are quite thick but, in general, the finish and detailing, especially to the badges, interior and grille, is very good.

Oxford Diecast Fowler BB1 & Living Wagon

Dom's verdict This set is a sheer delight and a strong

■ 1:76 scale ■ rrp £21.95 ■ cat no. 76BB002

contender for Model of the Month. It offers great detail at a most reasonable price. I love the tractor, with its plough drum and cable and all the fine casting. The trailer is also top notch and beautifully finished. This will look great on display!

A superb set ■ RATING: 10/10 CONTACT DETAILS See ads or call OD on 023 8024 8850 for for stockist advice

Scores 10/10!

Oxford Diecast Volvo FH4 (G) Curtainside, Knowles

Dom's verdict The difficulty in representing material

■ 1:76 scale ■ rrp £25.45 ■ cat no. 76VOL4003

(in this case) curtains is that it’s easy to over-do the texture. Oxford Diecast has avoided this and what we have is a finely proportioned and detailed model with a lovely livery and fabulous printing.

Very impressive all round ■ RATING: 9/10 CONTACT DETAILS See ads or call OD on 023 8024 8850 for stockist advice

october 2017 | www.modelcollector.com

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