I don't know who Tanner Fox is. I'm pretty sure Tanner Fox doesn't know who I am. I did look him up when the "Guaczilla" was unveiled by Hot Wheels. He is a social media star of some sort, enough to have a Hot Wheels car created for him. Clearly he is no slouch. And … Continue reading A Tale of Two: Hot Wheels Nissan GT-R Toy Fair & Guaczilla (x2)
The Hot Wheels 50th celebration has bled into 2019, but I don't think anyone will complain. On January 15h, the RLC Exclusive Super TH set will be made available for purchase to RLC Members. It will be priced at $199 and like every year produced in low numbers. Mattel has done this set with special … Continue reading Preview: The Hot Wheels 2018 RLC Exclusive Super Treasure Hunt Set hits January 15th. here is a look.
New year, new setup. Well sort of. I looked at my video background, and I have no complaints. The Tomicarama car lot has been a trooper, serving as the background for my videos for awhile. And it will remain. But what about the foreground? I have used a lot of materials, but I wanted to … Continue reading Breaking out an older TLV tomicarama
It says K, which is some new internal coding, so maybe I will call this Mix 3? Whatever you call it, the third case from Matchbox is here. Wheel Collectors got their shipment today, and as always shared the contents with us. You can find the models at their store: Matchbox 2019 C Case at … Continue reading Case Report: Matchbox 2019 C Case
Let's get this show rolling once again for 2019. Hot Wheels Car Culture miraculously is entering is fourth year in existence. For you long-term collectors, you know what a rarity it is for a premium line to last that long. Pop Culture and Replica Entertainment continue to fill their respective niches, but Car Culture has … Continue reading Preview: Hot Wheels Car Culture 2019 Mix A Gulf
The holidays means the product keeps on coming. It seems the last three Hot Wheels Mixes have dropped right on top of each other. I have some unboxings coming up, but since Wheel Collectors got the D Case, and several of you have found D Case models in store, I thought I would show some … Continue reading Showcase: Hot Wheels 2019 D Case Highlights
I need to start with a full disclosure. A few months ago Carrera reached out to me. The slot car company got a hold of me through a common acquaintance, and wanted to introduce me to their product. We had a conference call, and I was a little embarrassed that I couldn't relay any past … Continue reading I’ve never played with slot cars until having a blast with these Carrera 1/32 beauties.
These niche fashion/Hot Wheels collaborations are so gosh-darned welcome. First came the Illest VW Van, and now the Period Correct Mercedes-Benz 190E. Depending on the paths you walk, or the streets you skate, or the cafes you loiter, you may or may not have heard of either brand. But let's be honest, the only time … Continue reading GIVE THE HOT WHEELS/PERIOD CORRECT MERCEDES-BENZ 190E A CLOSE LOOK. IT’S BONKERS.
Kmart Collector Day is this Saturday. I think it was supposed to be last month, as that was typically the month of the last KDay of the year. I also assume that because this is a B Case, and the first-to-market C Case cars have already been seen. Still, opening a Kmart case is always … Continue reading Unboxing: Hot Wheels Kmart 36-count ADB Case
Here is some more cool stuff to pursue. SURPLUSgoodies just got the latest MiJo Exclusives, including three Johnny Lightning Hondas and latest from MiniGT. MiJo Exclusives at SURPLUSgoodies The JL Hondas have been wildly popular, and they have never looked better, and if you haven't seen a MiniGT in person, you really do need to … Continue reading It’s a honda party at surplusgoodies with the release of the Mijo exclusives