Of course it's the Pink Gasser. Actually, it's the Gulf Galaxie. Nope, it's the Li'l Red Express. It's the whole batch. Batch B of the Hot Wheels 50th Faves is a step up from the first, with 5 beautiful models. Those three I already mentioned, plus a clean Camaro and Zamac Drag Bus. Favorites indeed. … Continue reading Finding – and showcasing – the fabulous Hot Wheels 50th Faves Batch B
Matchbox dropped this on Instagram today: https://www.instagram.com/p/BoHU62bnVMU/?taken-by=matchboxworld That is the 2019 Toy Fair Porsche 911 Rally by Matchbox. A bittersweet image to be sure. Why bittersweet? The sweet is easy. That casting is fantastic. We saw it previewed at the Gathering, and here is the first image of the Porsche complete. Except we won't see … Continue reading How about that Matchbox 2019 Toy Fair Porsche?
The new 50th Faves are all over Instagram, whether the finds have been from Target or Walmart. VW Drag Bus, '55 Bel Air Gasser, Dodge Li'l Red Express, '69 Camaro, and the best of the bunch, the '65 Ford Galaxie. I am still looking for the full batch myself, although I did snag the Gulf … Continue reading The second batch of Hot Wheels 50th Favorites is – and will be – hitting in droves. And the Kroger Exclusive is coming.
I mentioned I had another Up-to-Date Video Catalog. This time the prolific Honda S2000. Just when you thought it might slow down, the S2K releases just keep on coming. Two more this year, and it seems we have had multiple releases almost every year. Which leads me to this. What other models deserve a Video … Continue reading Up-to-Date: Hot Wheels Honda S2000. What other models should I do?
I get asked if blogging is all I do. If it is my actual job. I wish. I do have a "real" job. And for those that are familiar, it does require a decent amount of traveling. That is changing. The last few weeks have brought some changes, and I am thrilled that don't have … Continue reading Up-to-Date: Hot Wheels Kool Kombi
It was a bit of a surprise to hear from a friend yesterday afternoon that he found the new Team Transport at Walmart. We have seen our friends in Australia finding them, but I didn't expect to see them here so soon. Alas, I was near a Walmart, so I walked in and there they … Continue reading The next batch of Hot Wheels Team Transport is at Walmart. Here is a showcase.
Which one is your favorite? Which one do you think is mine? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NEibOxbYdS0
Watch the video, or look at the photos. There is a mystery, and it isn't hard to miss. More on that soon, but for now, here is the 2018 L Case from Matchbox. More and more goodies to be sure, whether misnamed or not. As always, the photos are provided by Wheel Collectors, who have … Continue reading Case Report: 2018 Matchbox L Case
Would you look at that. Two years ago we had no Hot Wheels Econolines. Now we have two. I just wish Hot Wheels would do something other than JDM. Oh wait. Hot Wheels developed the Econoline for Pop Culture and Car Culture, and it has shown up in both, with a bonus 50th Favorites appearance. … Continue reading A Tale of Two: Hot Wheels Hi-Po Hauler & Ford Econoline Pickup
A little something I am trying on the Lamley Extras Channel. Think of it as a video catalog of the Lamley Collection. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bf94SHdhEhI