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    Thread: something different
Post: RE: something different

The car in your picture is an Opel Manta A, 1970-1975. [Image: https://i.postimg.cc/FKjJ601Y/image.png] But the basis for the car in the Bad Guys movie, while resembling a Chevvy Camaro in many aspe...
chrisjo General Forum 5 70 3 hours ago
    Thread: 1972 Benkei vs the 1998
Post: RE: 1972 Benkei vs the 1998

The original Benkei came with six yellow plastic spacers designed to raise girders sufficiently to clear the funnel. [Image: https://i.postimg.cc/18FrgJVf/image.png] This is the leaflet / catalogue ...
chrisjo Takara/TOMY/Plarail/Tomica world 2 66 05-20-2022, 06:35 AM
    Thread: Vintage Plarail/Tomy Commercials
Post: RE: Vintage Plarail/Tomy Commercials

The Fukusen Plarail Station Set was released in 1969, initially with a white platform, a clear red roof, and a mechanism that moved the dolls on the platform when the train arrived. A number of mould ...
chrisjo Takara/TOMY/Plarail/Tomica world 7 107 05-19-2022, 06:38 PM
    Thread: Favourite Plarail Item
Post: RE: Favourite Plarail Item

[Image: https://i.postimg.cc/wRtQHfr9/image.png][Image: https://i.postimg.cc/8fWftq3f/image.png] D-51ぼくじょうセット (D-51 Ranch Set), 1976 Text on Ranch sign = プラレール牧場 = Plarail Ranch
chrisjo General Forum 19 533 05-17-2022, 09:44 PM
    Thread: Plarail TOMY Thomas NEW RELEASES
Post: RE: Plarail TOMY Thomas NEW RELEASES

(05-12-2022, 09:32 PM)Super Wrote: Has anyone heard information or rumors of a release date for the Jurassic Park train?Still looking out for more news. Meanwhile I note that the "Jurassic World Com...
chrisjo Takara/TOMY/Plarail/Tomica world 1,618 922,817 05-13-2022, 06:59 PM
    Thread: Bikes and Trains
Post: RE: Bikes and Trains

The EMU is an ETR104 'POP train' no.115 operated by Trenitalia / Ferrovie and delivered to their Palermo depot in March 2022. The leader of the race wears a pink (rosa) jersey and the whole route is ...
chrisjo Real world trains 12 1,683 05-12-2022, 04:35 AM
    Thread: Bikes and Trains
Post: RE: Bikes and Trains

This year's livery for the official Giro d'Italia train, first outing on the Giro today on the 5th stage from Catania to Messina (Sicily). [Image: https://i.postimg.cc/N5W5dW5x/Giro-20220...ale-01.pn...
chrisjo Real world trains 12 1,683 05-12-2022, 04:24 AM
    Thread: Plarail TOMY Thomas NEW RELEASES
Post: RE: Plarail TOMY Thomas NEW RELEASES

(04-28-2022, 01:23 AM)Mister No Wrote: Another one that does look like a microwave oven a bit, doesn't it? Yes, I can see what you mean:   [Image: https://i.postimg.cc/R3c3KskX/6500.png]
chrisjo Takara/TOMY/Plarail/Tomica world 1,618 922,817 04-28-2022, 09:47 PM
    Thread: Plarail TOMY Thomas NEW RELEASES
Post: RE: Plarail TOMY Thomas NEW RELEASES

[Image: https://i.postimg.cc/QFpxSb9K/image.png] Toei Mita Line 6500 srs. Limited edition. Various outlets in the Tokyo metropolitan area from April 28th 2022. https://prtimes.jp/main/html/rd/p/00000...
chrisjo Takara/TOMY/Plarail/Tomica world 1,618 922,817 04-27-2022, 07:51 PM
    Thread: Does anybody have a Neville and Hiro tender?
Post: RE: Does anybody have a Neville and Hiro tender?

For some reason this episode came to mind just now, I can't imagine why.  I searched through all my spares boxes, I found Neville's and Hiro's tenders, said he could have them for free, packed them up...
chrisjo Trackmaster Thomas and Friends 9 2,230 04-20-2022, 08:41 PM
    Thread: Measurement Requests
Post: RE: Measurement Requests

Fish and Fruit Crates [Image: https://i.postimg.cc/dkhB3DDM/DSC06405a.jpg] Overall dimensions of crate including vertical ribs. Length 38.5mm, width 34.5mm, height 15mm. Bottom layer of crate excludin...
chrisjo Takara/TOMY/Plarail/Tomica world 6 339 04-19-2022, 07:12 AM
    Thread: Measurement Requests
Post: RE: Measurement Requests

[Image: https://i.postimg.cc/hfD1snRz/2108-02aa.jpg] Plarail 2-container flatbed: Overall length of chassis 110mm, width 40mm, width including axle boxes 41mm. Raised area that the containers fit over...
chrisjo Takara/TOMY/Plarail/Tomica world 6 339 04-18-2022, 06:23 PM
    Thread: Measurement Requests
Post: RE: Measurement Requests

I can measure all those for you, in the fullness of time. There might be several different barrel and oil-drum cargoes.
chrisjo Takara/TOMY/Plarail/Tomica world 6 339 04-16-2022, 09:45 PM
    Thread: Plarail TOMY Thomas NEW RELEASES
Post: RE: Plarail TOMY Thomas NEW RELEASES

Remember! You read it here first. Watch out for an E5 Hayabusa Shinkansen that transforms into a Velociraptor. 20,000 Yen easy.
chrisjo Takara/TOMY/Plarail/Tomica world 1,618 922,817 04-16-2022, 02:48 AM
    Thread: Plarail TOMY Thomas NEW RELEASES
Post: RE: Plarail TOMY Thomas NEW RELEASES

(04-15-2022, 11:49 PM)Super Wrote: Can anyone translate what is said in this picture...プラレールジュラシック.ワールド 恐竜運搬列車 単3形乾電池1本使用(別売) アニア1体付き(ベビーブループラレールVer.) Plarail Jurassic World Dinosaur Carrier Train ...
chrisjo Takara/TOMY/Plarail/Tomica world 1,618 922,817 04-16-2022, 02:28 AM
    Thread: Plarail TOMY Thomas NEW RELEASES
Post: RE: Plarail TOMY Thomas NEW RELEASES

Good spot Super, brand new announcement early today Japan-time. Though if we'd REALLY been on the ball someone would have noticed that the phrase サウンドチェンジ!マイステーション4WAY (Sound Change! My Station 4WAY...
chrisjo Takara/TOMY/Plarail/Tomica world 1,618 922,817 04-14-2022, 07:02 PM
    Thread: What is this/Possible TOMY bootleg?
Post: RE: What is this/Possible TOMY bootleg?

(04-12-2022, 02:19 PM)sunhuntin Wrote: the plaroad i have not seen before, but it looks the same as that used in the flippty flyer set from around the same era.Flippity Flyer track has a channel alo...
chrisjo Takara/TOMY/Plarail/Tomica world 10 557 04-12-2022, 07:14 PM
    Thread: What is this/Possible TOMY bootleg?
Post: RE: What is this/Possible TOMY bootleg?

(04-11-2022, 05:18 AM)Super Wrote: Yes, I can see them now. Interesting, I wonder if Sunhuntin or Chrisjo have ever seen something like this?Not me. That does look a lot like Pla Road.  Looking forw...
chrisjo Takara/TOMY/Plarail/Tomica world 10 557 04-11-2022, 06:28 PM
    Thread: vintage tomy engine and driver set question
Post: RE: vintage tomy engine and driver set question

(04-11-2022, 05:20 AM)Super Wrote: Have you ever seen or heard of that yellow party engine before Sun?As Sun says, it's the engine and driver from the EuroPark set: [Image: https://i.postimg.cc/Ffc...
chrisjo Takara/TOMY/Plarail/Tomica world 9 398 04-11-2022, 07:14 AM
    Thread: vintage tomy engine and driver set question
Post: RE: vintage tomy engine and driver set question

Definitely a re-pack, this is the back of the 1328 box... [Image: https://i.postimg.cc/FYTDzQBz/image.png]
chrisjo Takara/TOMY/Plarail/Tomica world 9 398 04-11-2022, 07:09 AM