Man the Zamacs were hard to find this year. Every year there seems to be one batch I have a hard time finding, but this year it was at least half of the releases that I needed help finding. But they are worth pursuing, and I have enjoyed keeping a complete collection of them. That … Continue reading All 18 Hot Wheels Zamacs of 2018, plus my Top 3. What are yours?
So much good stuff these days! I have gotten several requests to get the news out when Tarmac Works releases its monthly batches, so here we go. The October release is not available, and SURPLUSgoodies has them. A few new releases from TW, plus two more Ignition Model exclusives. You can find them all at … Continue reading The October Release from Tarmac Works is now available at SURPLUSgoodies!
The first weekend of October was a busy one. I was trying to make sense of the deluge of cool stuff at the Hot Wheels Convention, while European Matchbox collectors were in Germany nerding out on the Orange brand. I couldn't be there to cover it, but I was able to get my hands on … Continue reading An updated 2019 Matchbox Preview from the European Gathering in Leipzig, Germany
Time to make some space, sell off the extras, and transfer some goodies to your collections. Lamley Purge Sale items on eBay Whenever I try to organize the collection, I just obsess with making space. I open my models mainly to enjoy and photograph them out of the package, but also because they display better … Continue reading Another Lamley Purge Sale is on.
The next RX-7 from TLV is here. The October release from Tomica Limited Vintage is out and available to purchase at Japan Booster: Tomica Limited Vintage at Japan Booster This is the third RX-7 release of five planned, and each is a must have. And the same can be said for the lesser known Toyota … Continue reading The red Mazda RX-7 and the rest of the Tomica Limited Vintage October Release is now available at Japan Booster
I use the word "selective" in place of "small". Makes me sound cooler. Fact is there are a few more TV Batmobiles I would love to have, and one day I might add them. RLC, Convention, etc. But one thing I do know is that no version of the iconic Hot Wheels Classic TV Series … Continue reading Saturday Showcase: The Hot Wheels RLC Pink and Kmart Mail-in join my selective TV Batmobile Family
You know the drill. You want it, follow the link and get it, and then come back and watch the video: October 20th Hot Wheels Collector Day Cases at Kmart.com The case, exclusives, and Super are ok. For the Mercury and Lambo are tops, and who will really complain if they get the Super? But … Continue reading October 20th Hot Wheels Kmart Cases are available online once again. Get them for the exclusives or the mail-in Batmobile.
When I posted the quick Matchbox M Case Report a couple of days ago, I figured a few models would garner most of the attention. I didn't predict, however, was that the Holden Ute would dominate. Judging by the comments I saw, a lot of people didn't know that Matchbox had done the Holden Ute … Continue reading A Tale of Two: 2018 Matchbox ’08 Holden Ute SSV vs 2010 Matchbox ’08 Holden Ute SSV
Just as Hot Wheels begins 2019, Matchbox is closing down 2018. Well, actually kind of closing down 2018. Opening-parts models are coming, but I am not entirely sure if thy are considered 2018 or 2019 models. All I know is they are awesome, and I will be previewing a few here shortly. But I digress. … Continue reading Case Report: Matchbox 2018 M Case
Hot Wheels A Cases can be a little mixed. Typically a couple of exciting new models will debut, swimming in a sea of models from the previous year. That is definitely what is happening with the 2019 A Case. Two big debuts - R32 Skyline & Unimog - with a ton of Q Case models. … Continue reading Super Showcase: Hot Wheels Honda Civic Super Treasure Hunt & other 2019 A Case highlights