I don't know if this is the first or second Replica Entertainment release in 2019, but I don't think it matters. This is a very cool mix. And, thankfully, WELL-assorted. By well-assorted I mean mixed properly. Of the 10 models in the case, three are the new Acura NSX, and one is the already-released Gas … Continue reading Case Report: Hot Wheels Replica Entertainment 2019 Mix M
How do you determine whether a Hot Wheels case is a good case or not? By the Super? The best New Model? The number of good models? The F Case: Great Super, some good recolors, some intriguing models. You tell me if this is a good case based on these highlights: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_DK7xh4TuP0
New Hot Wheels cases have become 3-part features here at Lamley. It starts with the Case Report, then moves to the Highlights, and then the Unboxing. I need to do a fourth, which is feature photos from the Lamley Studio. I'll get back to it. For now, here is the Unboxing. The bins are hitting … Continue reading Unboxing: Hot Wheels 2019 F Case
I was out in rural Utah earlier this week. I had a minute so I decided to wander into a Family Dollar, one of the only markets in this very small town. I was happy to see the pegs full, and even happier, but a little baffled to find some Zamacs. I documented the find: … Continue reading The Hot Wheels Walmart Zamacs seem to be showing up all over the place.
No need for me to explain, but this next batch from the new Fast & Furious Premium line should be popular. https://www.instagram.com/p/Bt1ybxeglyN/ Some details have leaked, but not all. Stay tuned.
Here is something to definitely be on the lookout for. Lamley Reader Nathan Forster-Green out of the UK sent over pics of this fantastic find at his local Smyth's store: Two new Hot Wheels 10-packs with the Datsun 240Z exclusive. Cool in and of itself, but what caught his attention was the Honda CRX down … Continue reading Variation Alert: Hot Wheels Honda CRX with PR5 wheels
Two texts. The first a startled big eye emoji. The second, a photo of Hot Wheels latest Team Transport set, a Sukura Sprinter and C10 Skyline bearing the logo of JDM Legends. Eric and Josh at JDM Legends had just gotten a few samples, and those two texts had me there in minutes. Any reason … Continue reading Opening the latest Hot Wheels Team Transport with JDM Legends
Someone fell asleep at the packing machine. Wheel Collectors received their pallet of Hot Wheels 2019 F Case today, and every case was missing three models. I'll just go with mistake over shenanigans but who knows. What is happening in that factory is more than unfortunate. Nonetheless, we will focus on the models, of which … Continue reading Case Report: Hot Wheels 2019 F Case
I saw these pics of several recent Hot Wheels basic castings wheel swapped with the new 6-spoke Real Riders. The customizer is Russ L. Crump, and he posted these pics on the Lamley Group Group (our Facebook Group you should join if you haven't). I really like the simplicity of wheel swaps, and these in … Continue reading Collectors are head over heels for the Hot Wheels TE37-inspired 6-spoke Real Riders. These wheel swaps show much fun is could be coming.
Model Cars Magazine in Japan has been offering a special Hot Wheels Calendar featuring card art from several lines. One was sent over by Mattel, and I was stoked to see my friends and fellow Utahns, JDM Legends, featured on the cover with their upcoming Team Transport set. The variety of art is cool, and … Continue reading Check out this Japan-exclusive Hot Wheels Calendar