Where to shop for affordable 1940's 1:43 vehicles?

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Where to shop for affordable 1940's 1:43 vehicles?
Posted by Hotrod on Wednesday, November 28, 2018 8:58 AM

I'm searching to find some affordable 1940's vintage vehicles for my 0 gauge layout in 1:43 scale, cars & trucks; and especially a logging truck. I'm not interested in the expensive collectors price class types.


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Posted by KRM on Wednesday, November 28, 2018 9:10 AM

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Posted by thesiding on Wednesday, November 28, 2018 10:48 AM

Ocassionally the Store Chain Tuesday Morning sells quater scale

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Posted by BigAl 956 on Monday, December 03, 2018 11:17 AM

Try Menards.

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Posted by fifedog on Wednesday, December 05, 2018 8:00 AM

I was at DOLLAR GENERAL yesterday, and noticed a nice cross-section of 1/43 vehicles, some from the mid-50's.

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Posted by cnw1995 on Wednesday, December 05, 2018 8:26 AM

Our local CVS had scads of them on endcaps - they seem to pop up during the holidays in their toy section, also our local Dollar General had them too, like Fife mentioned, and also our Super-Walmart. I found a nice firetruck. The ones I saw under bubbles at Menards looked very close to scale too. They were a bit pricier.

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