All 18 Hot Wheels Zamacs of 2018, plus my Top 3. What are yours?

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?

The October Release from Tarmac Works is now available at SURPLUSgoodies!

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!

An updated 2019 Matchbox Preview from the European Gathering in Leipzig, Germany

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

The red Mazda RX-7 and the rest of the Tomica Limited Vintage October Release is now available at Japan Booster

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

Saturday Showcase: The Hot Wheels RLC Pink and Kmart Mail-in join my selective TV Batmobile Family

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

October 20th Hot Wheels Kmart Cases are available online once again. Get them for the exclusives or the mail-in Batmobile.

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.

A Tale of Two: 2018 Matchbox ’08 Holden Ute SSV vs 2010 Matchbox ’08 Holden Ute SSV

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

Super Showcase: Hot Wheels Honda Civic Super Treasure Hunt & other 2019 A Case highlights

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