Tag Archives: Dinky
Cross that Dinky When You Come to It!
If getting there is half the journey, then surely it’s no fun having the trip interrupted by a natural obstacle. For an army on the march, such disruptions can lead not only to lost time, but may ultimately lead to heavy losses or even defeat in a battle. To compensate for such occurrences, specialist bridging […]
Episode 666 – Destination: Corporal!
This world is full of awesome stuff. Every now and then you encounter something that is so cool that you can’t help but be drawn to it. The problem comes when that “something” is over half a century old, and fairly rare to boot. Thus it is with the Dinky Toys No. 666 Corporal Missile […]
Heavy Haulin’ Dinky Tow Truck!
Breaking down in a car is one thing, but having an armoured vehicle break down in the field is another. To handle this contingency, armies have developed all kids of recovery vehicles through the ages. One of the ones fielded by the British during the Cold War was the Scammell Recovery Tractor. This big, solid […]
One Solid Hauler
The DInky No. 623 Bedford QL is a great and solid replica of the 4WD British army truck of WWII. Check out my review of this neat little piece of history on the Military Dinky Toys page! (A division of the “Cool Stuff” section!)
Dinkys in the Army!
Okay, before this goes too far south, I’m talking about Military Dinky Toys! I have set up a new section for my small (but awesome!) collection of military Dinky toys, on the Cool Stuff page. Take a look, as I’ll be updating it with pictures of the models that I have. If you’re a diecast fan, […]