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LWW
07-23-2008, 01:00 PM
In spite of being 51 years old I have a lifelong fetish for Batmobiles and have been a Batman fanatic since before the campy 1966 TV classic.

In any event, here is my Batmobile collection ... and at the end I will display my new pride and joy.

All models are 1:18 scale and were shot this AM with very little forethought ... other my new toy was delivered by an agent of UPS ... with a Nikon D50 and 50MM F1.9 AF lens and built in fill flash:

The original 1930's Batmobile made by Corgi. Pay close attention to Batman's personal size as later we will see the modern "ROID RAGE" vision of the Dark Knight:

http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a247/lww/Scale%20models/1930BM001.jpg

http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a247/lww/Scale%20models/1930BM002.jpg

Notice the embossed bat logo in the rear decklid:

http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a247/lww/Scale%20models/1930BM005.jpg

double overhead cam V12 engine:

http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a247/lww/Scale%20models/1930BM003.jpg

and portable criminologist kit and spare utility belt.

http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a247/lww/Scale%20models/1930BM004.jpg

LWW

LWW
07-23-2008, 01:02 PM
By the 1940's Batman had adapted the radical new technology of turbine engines:

http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a247/lww/Scale%20models/1940BM002.jpg

http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a247/lww/Scale%20models/1940BM003.jpg

high speed aerodynamics:

http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a247/lww/Scale%20models/1940BM001.jpg

and mobile full function crime lab:

http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a247/lww/Scale%20models/1940BM006.jpg

http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a247/lww/Scale%20models/1940BM005.jpg

LWW

LWW
07-23-2008, 01:03 PM
Keeping with the postwar 1950's world Batman had adopted the dual tail fin V8 powered road hog which America loved:

http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a247/lww/Scale%20models/1950BM003.jpg

http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a247/lww/Scale%20models/1950BM004.jpg

http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a247/lww/Scale%20models/1950BM001.jpg

http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a247/lww/Scale%20models/1950BM002.jpg

LWW

LWW
07-23-2008, 01:05 PM
Leaping ahead to the 1970's Batman was into the newest technology yet again:

http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a247/lww/Scale%20models/1970BM002.jpg

http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a247/lww/Scale%20models/1970BM003.jpg

http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a247/lww/Scale%20models/1970BM001.jpg

http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a247/lww/Scale%20models/1970BM004.jpg

LWW

LWW
07-23-2008, 01:07 PM
We also saw the new twin supercharged Batcycle with "ROID RAGE" Batman:

http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a247/lww/Scale%20models/1970BB002.jpg

http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a247/lww/Scale%20models/1970BB001.jpg

http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a247/lww/Scale%20models/1970BB003.jpg

LWW

LWW
07-23-2008, 01:09 PM
The 1980's and 1990's saw the Batmobile first driven by Michael Keaton. This is the battle damaged Batmobile after the shootout with the EEEVILLL Joker:

http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a247/lww/Scale%20models/1980BM002.jpg

http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a247/lww/Scale%20models/1980BM001.jpg

http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a247/lww/Scale%20models/1980BM003.jpg

LWW

LWW
07-23-2008, 01:10 PM
And my latests, the George Barris 1966 TV show turbine powered Batmobile:

http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a247/lww/Scale%20models/1966BM002.jpg

http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a247/lww/Scale%20models/1966BM001.jpg

http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a247/lww/Scale%20models/1966BM003.jpg

which is uber detailed down to the bat-tenna, batphone with coiled cord, and batbuckles ... safety first ... in the interior.

http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a247/lww/Scale%20models/1966BM004.jpg

I hope you enjoy them as much as I enjoy having them.

LWW

LWW
07-23-2008, 01:12 PM
http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a247/lww/Scale%20models/BMDSPLY001.jpg

All safe and secure in the El Dubb Dubb bat theater accompanied by a framed original bat album from 1967 ... played almost all the way thru ... bat lobby cards from the old Batman movie serials, Ted Williams and Johnny Bench Cooperstown figurines, Robby the Robot, Lost in Space robot, Saturn V rocket, F117 bat plane, M1 Abrams battle tank, Bart and Homer Simpson, Tweetybird, Marvin the Martian, the Undertaker, Stonecold Steve Austin, Don Gullet, Joe Nuxhall, bat plasma, bat players, bat recorder, bat turntable, bat scanner, bat receiver, bat-telite tuner, and other bat-tertainment paraphenalia.

LWW

bsmutz
07-23-2008, 01:21 PM
No wonder you're so bat-ty...

mike60
07-23-2008, 01:46 PM
Larry, My wife owned a toy store for 20 years specializing in antique and collectables. I showed her these posts and she said after seeing this you can't be all bad. I have old robots and car models.

Hobby good-politics bad......... have fun,


mike and natasha

wolfdancer
07-23-2008, 02:32 PM
I gave up on children's toys a long time ago....but some of us take longer to mature then do others.
Still, it all goes along with my theory that despite the outlandish claims of "uberman" status...he's really quite harmless to others, but maybe not to himself

LWW
07-23-2008, 02:55 PM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: mike60</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Hobby good-politics bad......... have fun,


mike and natasha </div></div>

Are you sure it isn't Boris and Natasha?

Anyways, both Robby the Robots, both Lostt in Space Robots, Godzilla, Mechagodzilla, Cadzilla, Saddam, and the crews of the B2 Spirit of America, and Northrop YB-49 say:

1 - Don't be so hard on yourself.

2 - Lose the FU if you don't agree with Mike60 and you might get more favorable results.

http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a247/lww/Scale%20models/ROBOTS001.jpg

http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a247/lww/Scale%20models/ROBOTS002.jpg

http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a247/lww/Scale%20models/GODZILLA.jpg

Peace bro.

LWW

LWW
07-23-2008, 03:01 PM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: wolfdancer</div><div class="ubbcode-body">I gave up on children's toys a long time ago....but some of us take longer to mature then do others.
Still, it all goes along with my theory that despite the outlandish claims of "uberman" status...he's really quite harmless to others, but maybe not to himself </div></div>
More proof that threatening every silver lining is a dark cloud.

http://pics.bikerag.com/Uploads/data/500/258Troll_spray.jpg

LWW

wolfdancer
07-23-2008, 06:00 PM
Say, now that is funny!!! Can you get me some?
I post on just one board ....here, and have to take a break, every so often, a reality check from all the bs that is written here (myself included)
And unlike you, I don't make myself the main topic of the post...
So how many boards do you post on...and why? to feed your ego?

LWW
07-23-2008, 06:16 PM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: wolfdancer</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Say, now that is funny!!! Can you get me some?
I post on just one board ....here, and have to take a break, every so often, a reality check from all the bs that is written here (myself included)
And unlike you, I don't make myself the main topic of the post...
So how many boards do you post on...and why? to feed your ego?
</div></div>
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LWW

wolfdancer
07-23-2008, 06:37 PM
Ah, an example of Goodwins law once again by the spin master himself.
I can't be both you know (I hope you know), a fascist and a communist.....but you knew that.....you and Ed got to get together and flip a coin or sumthin....
I did see Bill Haley and the Comets perform "Rock around the clock" in Portland, Maine....you wouldn't even have been a little brown shirt yet, back then.