Davorin Zagorac - June 2016 • Diecastsociety.com

Davorin Zagorac – June 2016

Tell us what this hobby means to you? 14 questions answered by you, Davorin Zagorac from Slovenia.

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1) What first got you collecting diecast? How long have you been collecting? What is your total model count as of today?

I love cars for whole of my life, my father got me into cars when he gave me car magazines and bought me model cars. I have been collecting diecast for about 24 years but last 10 years more seriously. I have got about 1000 models from scale 1:87 to 1:8, but most of them are in 1:18 or 1:64.

2) What was your first diecast or memory?

I think my first diecast car was Ferrari 348 tb.

3) What is your favourite scale, and why?

My favourite scale is 1:8 because models looks so real in that scale.

4) What are some of your favourite models to date? Did you share any photos with us?

My favourite models are: 1:8 F40 and Testarossa, 1:12 Enzo and F50, 1:12 Mini, 1:18 LaFerrari, Huayra, 918,Aventador 50th, F355, all of my Rolls Royces and Bentleys.

5) Is there a model that has eluded you, a holy grail of sorts?

Lamborghini Murcielago 40th 1:18.

6) What is your favourite brand/manufacturer, and why?

AUTOart because of the details.

7) Describe your current theme and what your overall goal is?

My current theme is a little bit of everything, my goal is basically archive when I bought my self Ferraris in 1:8 and 1:12 scale I wanted them for so long.

8) Do you display your collection? If yes, how?

Ofkors, I have 10 displays in my room.

9) Do you have any other hobbies, passions or addictions?

I also collect vintage prestige cell phones, going on sports cars events, and I love gym.

10) What do you think about the diecast hobby as it stands today?

I think that diecast hobby its getting more known but its still not that popular because it can be very addicted and expensive.

11) If you could change one thing about the diecast hobby what would that be?

The only thing I would change would be the price of the model cars.

12) Do you modify cars? If yes, what are some examples?

No.

13) What does your spouse, partner or significant other think of your hobby and your collection?

She supports me 110%, she also got some infection from me.

14) What is your daily driver?

My daily driver is BMW E60 530d but I prefer my 99″Mini Cooper Sportpack.

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4 Responses to "Davorin Zagorac – June 2016"

  1. Zhixuan Shao says:

    Wow ,what a admirable colllection it is !Congratulations !I think you must have spent much money in making display case LOL !!By the way ,what is the brand of your 1:8 Ferrari ?Pocher or someone else ?

  2. Marko says:

    Hi, Greetings from Finland! Nice collection! Who has made that big scale models?
    1:8 etc.

  3. JS Coleman says:

    A truly stunning collection! Love the Kyosho Rolls-Royces, the Maisto Mercedes-Benz 500K SR, the AUTOart Aston-Martin DB5, the Mulsanne…I could go on.

    Wonderful variety and quantity! And very nicely displayed indeed.

    Thanks for sharing.

  4. Davorin says:

    Thanks. 1:8 are all by Pocher ;)

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