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Allan Moffat to visit Stanbridges Hobbies this Saturday 31st July 2010

Issue: July 2010 Newsletter 29-Jul-10
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Our website is updated every 2 hours with our current stock and every week we add hundreds of new photographs to the website. The website also shows in our Coming Soon Section items where we have been given an expected delivery date by our suppliers. We keep lots of manuals, videos and detailed PDFs on items as well. If there is anything you would like more details on, please let us know and we will try and include it in the future.

In This Issue:
  1. Allan Moffat OBE to visit Stanbridge's Hobbies
  2. A new range of Top Quality Diecast Machinery and Cranes arrives soon.
  3. Scalextric release Brock Sampson L34 1975 Bathurst winner
  4. Doll House and Miniature Show on this weekend
  5. Annual Hot Rod Show
  6. Bachmann model of the A1 Tornado Pacific loco as seen on TV now in store.
  7. Stirling Engine now in stock
Allan Moffat OBE to visit Stanbridge's Hobbies
Allan will be present at the store this Saturday 31st July from 12 Noon to 1pm. Biante Models is hosting the event. Allan will be available to sign Biante Models and other memorabilia. Weather permitting, we will have some Classic Ford cars on display at the front of the shop as well as a sausage sizzle and KISS Coffee.

We have a small range of Biante - Moffat product for sale at the moment so come on in and pick up something for Allan to sign for you.

For more details on Allan's career check out his web page

Allan Moffat Home Page
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A new range of Top Quality Diecast Machinery and Cranes arrives soon.
For many years we have been looking for a range of Top Quality Diecast models and we believe we have now found it. The models are produced by TWH Collectables.

They feature trucks, heavy earth moving equipment, forestry equipment, drills and cranes and much more. Prices range from $140 to $1300. Most are 1/50 scale with some of the bigger models being 1/87 scale. The detail on these is terrific.

Check out some of the range that is coming soon - due mid August - at:
Coming Soon

Go to the bottom of the page and look for TWH Collectables.


The model shown is $1300 and will be available in February 2011. Radio control versions of this model will also be available at $4000.


To see the full range click here TWH Collectables
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Scalextric release Brock Sampson L34 1975 Bathurst winner
Scalextric have just released The L34 1975 Bathurst winner driven by Brock and Sampson. The race was run over 163 laps and was run in 7 hours 10 minutes 11.3 seconds. The model features driver with interior detail. It is Digital Plug Ready DPR.

This model is in stock and ready to race at $59.95
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Doll House and Miniature Show on this weekend
The Annual West Australian Dollhouse Miniature, Doll and Bear Show is on this weekend. Saturday 31st July and Sunday 1st August 2010. 10am to 4pm both days.
Admission is $5 Adults $3 Children $10 Family.
It is on at The Cannington Exhibition Centre, Cnr Station Street and Albany Highway Cannington.

See you there.
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Annual Hot Rod Show
The Annual Hot Rod Show will be on at the Burswood Dome August 28th and 29th 2010.

This is a fantastic expo which showcases a vast range of cars and related items and is well worth spending a few hours looking at them.
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Bachmann model of the A1 Tornado Pacific loco as seen on TV now in store.
Bachmann have now released their model of the loco made famous on the TV show Top Gear. This loco ran from London to Edinburgh. This is not a preserved loco but has only been built in the last couple of years. 20th Century technology built in the 21st Century. Now you can recreate your own Top Gear run.

Priced at only $270.00
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Stirling Engine now in stock
A Stirling engine is a machine that converts heat into mechanical energy by alternately compressing and expanding air. The expanding air acts on a piston to provide mechanical force: you simply heat up the air chamber, give the flywheel a whirl and away she goes. The only source of energy is heat and as long as heat is applied, the engine will keep running and running. The principle behind the Stirling engine is being utilised in some large-scale thermal/solar energy systems and while you won't quite be able to power your house with it, it's still a fascinating and educational project for the junior mad scientist to experiment with for hours. Made in Germany, our Stirling engine is beautifully engineered from stainless steel, brass and a genuine timber base. It has 2 ball bearings and should become an heirloom.

Priced at $265.00
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