I'm here. Hot Wheels Nationals was already well in to full swing when I boarded a plane for Dallas this morning. But I am glad I am here. The day was busy grabbing some of the models, visiting some rooms, and even filming some preview videos with the Hot Wheels Team to show later. (Team … Continue reading Finally made it to Dallas for Hot Wheels Nationals. Here is my first report.
Hot Wheels Nationals has begun. Hot Wheels nerds from all over are descending on poor, unsuspecting Dallas, Texas as you read this. I will arrive Friday, and I am looking forward to checking in with some old friends and maybe snagging a model or two. Or fifty. And because the DLM Party we did in … Continue reading The Lamley DLM (Model Opening) Party at Hot Wheels Nationals in Dallas is this Saturday. What model should I give away, and what model should I open?
It's Nationals Week. The big Hot Wheels Convention happens in Dallas, Texas this week, and I am excited to get there on Friday. In the meantime, here is a look at the Convention Models I have accrued over the last few years. Enjoy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0rMNYOL3hd8
You might be hearing a collecting "yessssssssss" among the collecting community today. That is typically the reaction to a new Hot Wheels '83 Silverado. It is SURELY the reaction when the Silverado goes premium, especially for a Hot Wheels Convention. Nationals is about two months away, and the sneaks are now starting to hit. And … Continue reading The first Hot Wheels Nationals Convention model has been unveiled.
Just a heads up to all planning on attending the 2018 Hot Wheels Nationals Convention in Dallas, Texas in April 2018. Tickets go on sale Saturday, November 11 at 9 AM PT. 18th Annual Hot Wheels Nationals Tickets This year's event is a can't-miss. For one, I'll be there, prepared for a Lamley DLM Party … Continue reading Prepare for Dallas: 2018 Hot Wheels Nationals Tickets go on sale this Saturday
#lamleydaily - October 15th, 2017 Model: Hot Wheels Datsun Bluebird 510 Line: 2017 Hot Wheels Convention Exclusive Where to find it: Ebay is pretty much the only option Why its in the collection: I don't think I need to explain this one too much. At one point, back in about 2009/2010, when Matchbox was the … Continue reading Lamley Daily: Datsun 510 & the 2017 Hot Wheels Convention Exclusives
Ok, that was fun. Last Saturday at the Hot Wheels Convention in Los Angeles, a rowdy group of collectors gathered for the First Ever #lamleydlmparty. It was a hoot. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0VuYmKbuoH0 The carnage was epic. Cars were liberated left and right. And not just any random Hot Wheels. Every one of them was a premium or … Continue reading Liberated!! Many rare Hot Wheels were freed from their imprisoned fates at the Lamley DLM Party.
Here is the entire slide deck from the Hot Wheels 2018 Sneaks presentation yesterday. If you haven't watched the video, do that first. The slides will make more sense. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5GC1A1IGoSM And now, because I love all of you, the photos, with no watermarks:
Lots more to come from the Convention after I get home. More convention exclusive showcases, and even better, photo and video deep dives into the upcoming Car Culture models with members of the Hot Wheels Design and Marketing Team. In the meantime, here is the entire Sneaks Presentation from the Convention. Enjoy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5GC1A1IGoSM And there … Continue reading Here is the full Hot Wheels 2018 Sneaks Presentation from the Hot Wheels Convention
What a nice night last night. I haven't been to a ton of Hot Wheels Conventions, but I have been to enough to learn that the Thursday night dinner is a must. Whether it is Nationals in the spring or the Convention in the fall, put it on your calendar. There are several reasons why. … Continue reading The Hot Wheels Datsun 240Z hits its peak at the 2017 Convention.