Replicarz Announces Their New Model Line

May 02, 2012 3 Comments by

After twenty one years of serving the model hobby industry, Replicarz has announced that they will begin producing their own exclusive line models. Starting with both 1:18 and 1:43 scale offerings initially, with possible larger scale models in the future. The subject matter will be a wide variety of street and racing cars, from the past and present. The first wave of releases can be previewed at:

Replicarz Preferred Buyers Club members will get advance notice and first offering of all Replicarz Exclusives. Pre-order is the only way to guarantee delivery on these low run editions so be sure to become a Replicarz Preferred Buyers Club member today.

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I have been a car guy since my early teens. From managing a performance center on Long Island NY to being a partner of the world’s largest traveling global car show series; my career path has taken me on an exciting journey. I have consulted for MTV, McDonalds, Turtle Wax, Dodge and other high profile companies and have been published in multiple automotive journals. Alpha Penguin Publishing recruited me to co-author “The Complete Idiots Guide to Customizing Your Ride” for which one of my cars graces the cover. My diecast addiction began about 12 years back. My girlfriend at the time knew I was saving for a Mustang Cobra. She thought it would be humorous and purchased a diecast version to hold me over for a while. What was an initial joke struck a chord because I was fascinated with how Hot Wheels could make such a cool replica for a buck. The next time we went shopping I stopped in the toy aisle and ended up purchasing additional Hot Wheels and a few Jada vehicles. Well you all know the story from here; one shelf led to a book case. The book case quickly became an apartment filled with hundreds of HotWheels, Jada and other 1:64th scale replicas. Next came my introduction to 1:24th and 1:18th scale die cast and twelve years later I am the proud owner of a collection that is displayed in a 2000sq foot facility with a current count of over 12 thousand unique pieces. My then girlfriend, now wife, has a lot of patience for my hobby and my two little girls enjoy it with us too. Today I find myself fascinated with all scales and all models of customized vehicles. From tuners to rat rods, lead sleds to pro street drag. I do have an appreciation for the well delivered OEM vehicles as well. Most of all I enjoy the hunt to complete a set or series of vehicles. I look forward to being a part of DieCast X Magazine and helping to strengthen, grow and deliver our hobby to people who do not know how rewarding it is to an individual and a family.

3 Responses to “Replicarz Announces Their New Model Line”

  1. cel castagnoli says:

    thanks for bringing back indy cars

  2. Glenn hanlin says:

    I collect all size die cast cars it would be nice toget acardboard print out of buildings to make atown or just a busness Idisplay my cars like real life . you realy never growe up ha ha ! Thank you Glenn Hanlin mingo jct ohio 43938 419 grace ave

    • Joe Kelly Jr. says:

      Hello, Glen –

      Thanks for reading our post! There was a company a while back – and we forgot their name – that made something like that. It was a self-adhesive backdrop that could be placed behind shelves to replicate a scene. You could easily get that effect if you take a digital photo of a building, then print it off and adhere it to a cardboard backing. Give it a shot, it’s an old slot car scenery trick!

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