1/64, Hot Wheels

Lamley Daily: Hot Wheels Ken Block ’11 Ford Fiesta (Gymkhana III Car)

Hot Wheels packs full-sized Gymkhana action into 1/64th scale to please the inner Hoonigan in us all 🏁

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1/64, Neo

Big boats go resin : Neo 1/64 massive classic cars

Heavy metal fans, you won’t like it. Resin fans, be careful to your wallet ! Take an Autoworld, and imagine it twice more detailed. But 10 times lighter. But 3 times more expansive. All right, enough about figures, let me illustrate : It hardly fits into the studio. For sure it doesn’t fit in my […]

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Silvia finds a new beau… Hot Wheels

March 3, 2020, by Doug Breithaupt The Nissan Silvia has always played third fiddle to the Z Cars and Skyline or GT/R models. Now that Hot Wheels is close to exhausting all the low hanging fruit in the Japanese/JDM vehicle orchard, the Silvia has become the ripe for picking. Hot Wheels has not neglected the […]

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Lamley Daily : Spark Mercedes AMG GT3

Model : Mercedes AMG GT3 Release : Spark (Sparky), released this late 2019 – Team Driving Academy FIA GT World Cup Macau 2017 Where to get it : eBay is the best option Why it is in the collection : I loooove GT3, and I am a strong collector of Spark models. Their main production […]

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1/64, Matchbox

Matchbox Monday dives into the 2002 logos

Well, this week for Matchbox Monday, I am currently waiting on a package to arrive from Wheel Collectors with new items, so I needed to come up with something different. I have done a little dive into my collection and thought I would come up with something a little unusual. I am not sure if […]

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Lamley Daily Double Feature: Lotus by Tomica

I thought these models would go great together, so this is a special double feature Daily! Model: Tomica Lotus 78 Ford, casting no. F36, 1978, and Tomica Lotus Esprit, casting no. F24, 1979 Line: I believe both were available in the United States via the carded Pocket Car line. Japan got them boxed like many […]

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More Road Champs – The Japanese Cars

February 17, 2020 – by Doug Breithaupt The overwhelming lack of comments on my last Road Champs contribution to the Lamley Group should have probably convinced me to change the subject for this week. However, since it is not possible to have any less response and I’m enjoying this subject, I’ll press my luck. It […]

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Lamley Daily: Rozkvet Mini Model Skoda 120

Model: Rozkvet Mini Model Skoda 120 Release: one of 2 vehicles made by Rozkvet back in the 1980s, the other being a Skoda 136 Favorit. Where to get it: keep an eye on eBay listings, these don’t come up often. Why I am featuring it: I found it in a toy shop in Prague. I’m […]

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Lamley Daily : Nissan GT-R LB by Mini GT

Model : Nissan GT-R LB Release : Mini GT n°66 Malaysia Exclusive Where to get it : eBay mainly Why it is in the collection : I love collecting some Mini GT, and particularly love to go a little deeper with exclusives, that I often prefer. I’m trying to get a tooling of each and […]

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Lamley Daily: Mira Mercedes 450 SEL

Model: Mira Mercedes 450 SEL, casting no. R136, made in Spain Line: Mira’s standard release line, year unknown Where to get it: I got mine through eBay Why it is in my collection: I cam across this casting randomly one night on eBay while searching for a hard-to-find Pilen brand car. Mira was a brand […]

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1/64, Inno64

Inno64 at it’s best : Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution III

(Inno64 on eBay) What better for a third Inno64 article than focusing on a Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution III. Let’s be clear since the beginning : it is stunning. The Lancer Evo III (1995-1996) has had quite a short career. Hopefully it did not stop Inno models to replicate it. Frankly, I like JDM and all […]

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Lamley Daily: Siku Audi 100 SL

Model: Audi 100 SL, casting V 308 Release/Line: Siku, made in Germany, unsure of year Where to get it: eBay is your best bet, even eBay International Why it is in my collection: Vintage. Audi. This was one of my first Siku castings and the quality impressed me. The lines are crisp and the details […]

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Lamley Daily: Double GLM Mercedes-Benz Unimog U5000

Model: Double GLM Unimog U5000 Where you can buy: There are quite a few on ebay You metal lovers are gonna like this. Full-metal body plus rubber tires. The size of these things is enormous, and the weight is good too. And if you put these two together…you’ll have your own Panzerkampfwagen Mercedes-Benz: Hope you […]

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Bargain Alert: BMW M Car Collection

Ok, this really is a PSA. This set is/was sold at BMW dealerships. But, as of the moment that I am writing this, there are a few on eBay and they are a great price. These cars are extremely well done for how inexpensive they are making the set a great value. Especially if you […]

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1/64, M2 Machines

Lamley Daily : M2 Machines Datsun 510 Auto Meets

Model: 1970 Datsun 510 Release: M2 Machines Auto Meets (7000 pieces worldwide) Where to get it: Hobby dealers, eBay, got mine on ModelCarWorld. Why it is in the collection : loved it when I saw it listed. Did not really plan to get it, but it is my first 510 3-doors from M2 Machines (well, […]

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The Toy Cars that Jack Built – Road Champs

February 9, 2020 – by Doug Breithaupt Who of us has not fantasized about owning a die-cast toy car company? A few friends who have had the opportunity to work for such a company might advise, “be careful what you wish for” but most of us would still jump at the chance. If you read […]

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Matchbox Monday – Moving Parts past, present & future

Today for Matchbox Monday I bring you the latest batch of Moving parts, with great thanks as always to Wheel Collectors. But first, a quick history. Moving parts returned to the Matchbox brand in a general form for the more run of the mill vehicles (in a sense) in 2019 after fading out finally in […]

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1/64, Hot Wheels

Lamley Daily: Hot Wheels V8 Bomber Monster Truck

Model: V8 Bomber Monster Truck Release/line: 2020 Hot Wheels Monster Truck, Monster Truck Live Where to get it: Several on ebay, or almost any major retailer where Hot Wheels are sold. I picked this particular one up at Wal-Mart. Why it is in my collection: Simply, I love monster trucks. I’ve collected monster trucks since […]

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Lamley Daily: Road Champs Nissan 300ZX

Model: Nissan 300ZX Z31 Release: Road Champs Racing Demons Where to buy: eBay is where you can find them carded and in 3 packs Why I am featuring it: Road Champs is one of those weird off brands of the past. Admittedly I don’t know much about the brand and what they all released. This […]

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Lamley Daily : CM’s Subaru Legacy RS

Model: 1993 Subaru Legacy RS New Zealand Rally Release: CM’s Colin McRae Memorial Set Where to get it: CM’s corporation is sadly long gone, so ebay seems the best option. Why it is in the collection : CM’s are jewels. They used to produce Rally Cars like no other (well, maybe Inno64 is in the […]

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The Low Down on Revell’s Lowriders

Hello everyone! Since this is my first Lamley post I figured I’d introduce myself. My name is Sam McConnell and probably like many of you, I am a diecast addict. 1/64th scale cars have been a part of my life as long I can remember, and after nearly 30 years of collecting cars, playsets, tracks, […]

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The times I actually hate my diecast collection.

Love/Hate. It’s accurate with a toy car collection. There is not much in between. You can’t be a collector if there isn’t some aspect of love for what you are collecting. There are a million reasons why someone might get into collecting. Hopefully it relates to the joy of something. But there are also a […]

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