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Old 10-25-2016, 09:35 PM
mcjbob mcjbob is offline
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Default Portholemobiles....

A number of years ago, the automotive manufactures started going after small companies selling model cars without a license (fee). These small companies then switched to slang to describe the brand name they could not use as license fees were insanely costly.

I posted this late at night when I was half asleep. Port Hole Mobile is not slang for Oldsmobiles. its insider slang for Buick. Buick had portholes. This translated to use of Port Hole Mobile, ie Buick. I cant recall what Oldsmobiles were called in model builder slag.
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