Surprise! Greenlight Muscle Series 10, 2014 Hot Wheels Factory Set Models have all arrived at Wheel Collectors…

Just got the word from Matt at Wheel Collectors that new stuff has arrived, and there is quite a bit to get excited about.First off, Greenlight Muscle Series 10 is now out, and between the Yenko Chevelle, 71 Charger, and the Challenger, we are all in.  We have our set ordered, and you can order … Continue reading Surprise! Greenlight Muscle Series 10, 2014 Hot Wheels Factory Set Models have all arrived at Wheel Collectors…

The Great Super TH Experiment of 2014: The final tally…

It is finally over.  The 2014 Super TH Experiment, where I try and find all fifteen 2014 Hot Wheels Super Treasure Hunts in random daytime store visits during my normal day-to-day.The one detail in my day-to-day: I travel all around, in both urban and rural areas.  And if I have a minute, or have something … Continue reading The Great Super TH Experiment of 2014: The final tally…

The Great Super TH Experiment of 2014: In the evening, in a small town, by a non-collector friend…

It looks like we are taking the Super TH Experiment, my attempt to find all 2014 Super TH's during random visits to stores during normal hours, right to the end.  We have another update, and this one may have been the most fun of all of this year's Super finds.If you remember, last year my … Continue reading The Great Super TH Experiment of 2014: In the evening, in a small town, by a non-collector friend…

The Great Super TH Experiment of 2014 continues, and 2015 continues its great start…

It definitely happens in bursts.My last Super find was the two Datsun Wagons I pulled at Target, the same week I found two Kool Kombis on successive days at different Walmarts.Then:Nothing.  But that happens a lot.  While I will admit to finding more Supers than most, mainly due to my travels in rural areas, it … Continue reading The Great Super TH Experiment of 2014 continues, and 2015 continues its great start…

2014 Lamley Awards: What was the 2014 Hot Wheels Model of the Year?

The Lamley Awards voting continues with the vote for 2014 Hot Wheels Model of the Year.What do we mean by Model of the Year?  Well, to be honest, it is the most subjective of any of the Lamley Awards categories.  It could mean Best, it could mean Most Popular, it could mean Most Hype, Most … Continue reading 2014 Lamley Awards: What was the 2014 Hot Wheels Model of the Year?

Lamley Awards Poll: What was the Best Hot Wheels Regular Treasure Hunt of 2014?

Alright, what do we make of this poll?We are obviously a collector-aimed site, and doing a poll for best Super TH or best New Model makes a lot of sense.  But Best Regular Treasure Hunt?  Maybe not.We have spent a decent amount of time explaining that the Regular TH's are not for collectors, but instead … Continue reading Lamley Awards Poll: What was the Best Hot Wheels Regular Treasure Hunt of 2014?

Lamley Awards 2014 Poll: What was the Best Licensed New Model in 2014?

The 2014 Lamley Awards continue...Last week we voted on Best Super TH (the poll is still open), and now we move to a poll that to us is probably the most interesting for the year.What was the Best New Licensed Model for 2014?We went with licensed only, just to keep things a little simple.  Realistically, … Continue reading Lamley Awards 2014 Poll: What was the Best Licensed New Model in 2014?

A Lamley Correction: What we should have done with the Hot Wheels Mexico Convention Texas Drive ‘Em in the first place…

I was scolded yesterday by my Lamley partner.Among some normal email correspondence with David Tilley, the UK-based Matchbox-only side of the Lamley Group, I got this:BTW I saw that blog you did on a model in a blister.  Wuss!  A 5,000 piece run should be opened.  There are loads more.  Now get on with opening … Continue reading A Lamley Correction: What we should have done with the Hot Wheels Mexico Convention Texas Drive ‘Em in the first place…

First Look: Hot Wheels Custom ’56 Ford Truck Kmart mail-in exclusive…

4 out of the 5 are out, with only a drag Cadillac to go.So what do you think?Us?  We think it has been a decent set, with the burnt orange working some of the time.  Our favorite of the four remains the Jeep Wagoneer, but this is only because we like the casting so much. … Continue reading First Look: Hot Wheels Custom ’56 Ford Truck Kmart mail-in exclusive…