The World Wide Web has forever changed the way we build Pochers. And these web sites - Our Favorites - are the sites that we recommend every Pocher builder bookmark and visit often. These sites contain everything from reference photos and technical specifications to replacement parts that you can use to enhance your Pochering experience. And if you know of any sites that should be included here among our favorites, please let us know.
Brady Ward's Scale Auto Works
Brady's site includes a message board where you can connect with model builders all over the world. Whether its a question about assembling your Pocher or locating a missing part, Brady's board is the place to go to connect with the modelling community. Brady also sells the ultimate Alfa Romeo Reference Book - The Incredible 2.3 by Simon Moore.
Supplemental Pocher Instruction CD's by Paul Koo
Paul Koo has created CD-based supplemental instructions for the Pocher classics. Each CD/DVD contains hundreds upon hundreds of photographs detailing Pocher construction as well as pictures of the 1:1 scale prototypes.
David Cox - Detailed Model Cars
David was one of the original founders of Model Motorcars, Ltd and after 15 years went on to start Detailed Model Cars. At DMC, David conentrates on building 1:8 scale extreme motor cars. Each of these custom one- off models is based on one of the Pocher classics and incorporates parts from the Model Motorcars Store. David's models are featured in numerous books and CD's available at his site.
The Internet Crafsman Museum
Hosted by the Joe Martin Foundation for Exceptional Craftsmanship, this site features scratch-built projects in metal and wood fabricated by the best craftsman from around the world. Everything from the 1:15 scale works of Gerald and Phyllis Wingroveto a steam engine that fits on a dime, these photos and videos are a wonderful source of inspiration.
Rolls-Royce Owner's Club
The International club for Rolls-Royce and Bentley Owners and Enthusiasts is everything Royce. If it came from Crewe or sports The Spirit of Ecstasy, this site talks about it and probably has pictures of it. In addition to being a good source of photographs, the RROC site is a good source for many hard-to-find Rolls-Royce reference books including many on our Recommended Reading list.
An outstanding site for the large scale model builder. Features include a wonderful community forum, a large library of tips, tricks and research materials and thousands of photos. Be sure to enter the Model of the Month Competition and vote for your favorites.
TE Warth Automotive Books
TB Warth Esq Automotive Books is one of the largest sources of those hard-to-find and out-of-print books that are so valuable to any scale model builder. Many of the books included on our Recommended Reading list can be found here. From the Alfa to the Zypher, this is the place to find it.
Ultimate Car Page
With a photo library containing nearly 30,000 pictures, any Pocher builder can find good reference shots of the Alfas, Bugattis, Mercedes and Rolls-Royce that we all know and love. Ultimate Car Page also offers a web-based newsletter, free of charge,that every automotive afficianado will want to receive.