Car shows and diecast conventions were one of the sadly missing real-world events in 2020. Lucky for fans of such things, the Isolation Island Concours d’Elegance stepped in to fill the void. As one of the most fun online “conventions” and a showcase of astonishing model making, Isolation Island gets a spot in the Model […]
It’s good to have a hobby during downtime. Theodore “Ted” Gray’s hobby is documenting the early and often obscure history of Hot Wheels products. And his latest book, published in 2020, is just the thing Redline Hot Wheels enthusiasts needed last year. For that, and all of his other endeavors to preserve history in miniature, […]
Tom Daniel an industrial designer by trade, is probably one of the most popular model designers around. With over 75 of his designs being manufactured as scale model kits. Here is a great video compilation from maxsmodels.
John Greaves is the winner of our MCHOF Showcase Contest, speeding past the competition with his impressive collection of 1/18th scale models. Greaves recently paired down his collection of Hot Wheels Redlines from 120 models, holding on to favorites such as his Highway 61 Fred Gibb 427, Billy The Kid Challenger and the 1/12th Kyosho […]
ENTER THROUGH MARCH! We’re extending our Showcase Contest through March 31st. After 3 weeks or 1000 submissions, we’ll close entry and judge your submissions starting March 31st. Shelby American Collection President Steve Volk will join us to help choose the best all-around showcase and once a winner is determined, we’ll announce the results on April […]
Creating an account and adding your information First, sign in or make an account on hobbyDB. Once you’ve made your account, head to your Showcase. Click on your Username on the top right of the home page. Now click the edit button at the top of your info section on the left of your Showcase. […]
Slot Car Dreams, authored by Philippe De Lespinay is set to be the leading authority of the history of this amazing, and action-packed hobby Authored by Philippe de Lespinay, slot car aficionado, and Model Car Hall Selection Committee member is an extensive tome to the golden days of Slot Car Racing. Featuring the Los Angeles […]
From Carroll Shelby to Larry Wood and all pioneers between, the Model Car Hall of Fame has gathered together enthusiasts from across the scale vehicle world to celebrate all the best in the hobby (by now around 250 individuals, brands and models). Ever since taking over management in 2017, the hobbyDB team has loved every […]