Preparing for an Expedition

Matchbox Chevrolet Suburban and Travel Trailer, Jeep (Matchbox), VW Saveiro Cross (Matchbox) Jeep and Boat trailer (Siku), Land Rover Defender 110 (Matchbox), Jungle Crawler (Matchbox) and Canoe Trailer (Maisto) and Toyota 4Runner (Matchbox)

Siku….standards slipping

I recently bought a Siku 5 pack of construction and refuse vehicles. I previously had the cement mixer, so thought I’d compare, I was a little disappointed. The cement mixer on the left is the one I had previously, you can see some differences just looking at them. The newer version is less detailed, especially…

Siku

Siku were not part of my childhood, I didn’t visit Germany until I was in my twenties. They are a German company that produce a range of diecast cars and a lot of tractors and agricultural models. Initially they produced around the 1:64 scale but more recently they are slightly larger around 1:50 and 1:55…