I can’t remember the actual brand of this Pagani. But it really doesn’t matter.

CM Maybe?  I ran with "Kyosho Factory OEM" back in the day. Either way, I thought it was a good time to feature this Pagani Huayra again. I have had it for a few years, and have always liked it.  It is officially a "DMC Exclusive", meaning a Daboxtoys exclusive from around 2013.  The model … Continue reading I can’t remember the actual brand of this Pagani. But it really doesn’t matter.

Matchbox starts 2019 fantastically with the Blue Highways 5-pack

Now THIS is a 5-pack!  Maybe the most loaded 5-pack in the last 5-6 years from the orange brand.  Not a weak one in the bunch.  Better yet, some of the best.  The SLR McLaren, for example, has never looked better. Matchbox has released the first two packs of 2019, Blue Highways and MBX Construction, … Continue reading Matchbox starts 2019 fantastically with the Blue Highways 5-pack

HW Collector Musts: Revisiting the 2017 Hot Wheels Porsche 993 Zamac

Occasionally it makes sense to revisit a model that came and went, but deserves a little bit more love.  The Hot Wheels Porsche 993, released as a VERY plain Walmart-Exlcusive Zamac in 2017, is one of those models. The best Zamacs are the barest Zamacs and this Porsche is one of those.  This year's Demon, … Continue reading HW Collector Musts: Revisiting the 2017 Hot Wheels Porsche 993 Zamac

Searching for gems in the Hot Wheels 9-packs

You hit the pegs.  Are they full?  Cards crisp?  Yes?  Then look to see what treasure might be there.  Cards soft?  All kinds of mixes represented?  Spidey cars mixed in?  Move on. Check the premium pegs.  Check the Matchbox pegs.  Auto World if they are there.  Hidden dump bin?  Shipper?  Clear?  Ok, finish with the … Continue reading Searching for gems in the Hot Wheels 9-packs

The latest from Tarmac Works is now available at SURPLUSgoodies, and get 10% off today only

Good timing for us collectors. SURPLUSgoodies just got the latest release from Tarmac Works, and was able to list them today while eBay is running its 10% off promotion: Tarmac Works at SURPLUSgoodies First things first, use "PLAYDAY" at checkout TODAY (Nov 29) ONLY to get 10% off on ALL TOYS, including items at SURPLUSgoodies. … Continue reading The latest from Tarmac Works is now available at SURPLUSgoodies, and get 10% off today only

Hot Wheels Pop Culture Street Fighter is now available at Wheel Collectors

A 2018 latecomer is here.  The last set of Hot Wheels Pop Culture has just been released, and is available now at Wheel Collectors. (And TODAY only - use discount code "PLAYDAY" at checkout for an additional 10% off) Hot Wheels Pop Culture Street Fighter at Wheel Collectors I don't as excited about Pop Culture … Continue reading Hot Wheels Pop Culture Street Fighter is now available at Wheel Collectors

What was the BEST & MOST DISAPPOINTING Matchbox Licensed New Model in 2018?

(UPDATE! I strangely forgot to add the BMW i8 in the video.  It is in the poll, but not the video.) The Lamley Awards Polls continue, this time jumping over to the orange brand. Matchbox had a TON of licensed this year, with quite a few in the basic range, along with an entire Jurassic … Continue reading What was the BEST & MOST DISAPPOINTING Matchbox Licensed New Model in 2018?