The many Datsun 510 Bluebirds of Tomica Limited Vintage…

Let's just get right to it:Datsun 510 Bluebird 4-door SedanDatsun Bluebird 1600 SSSDatsun Bluebird 1600 DXDatsun Bluebird 1800 SSSDatsun Bluebird 1400 DXDatsun Bluebird 1300 StandardDatsun Bluebird EstateDatsun Bluebird Osaka Police VanAwesome, eh?With all the frenzy over both Hot Wheels 510's, Tomica Limited Vintage has offered a 1:64 history of the Japanese Classic.  We ogle over … Continue reading The many Datsun 510 Bluebirds of Tomica Limited Vintage…

Surprise!! Hot Wheels 2014 Batch Q is now out at Wheel Collectors…

The slow unveiling of the most anticipated batch of 2014 continues...Matt and the gang over at Wheel Collectors must unpacked a huge pallet of Hot Wheels 2014 Batch Q, and the models are going up on ebay right now. That means Datsun 510 Wagons, Porsche 934's (our favorite of 2014), 2015 Mustangs, and many more. … Continue reading Surprise!! Hot Wheels 2014 Batch Q is now out at Wheel Collectors…

Just Announced: GreenLight is bringing Breaking Bad to 1:64…

Any diecast collector who also watched Breaking Bad has to have hoped the day would come that Walter White's Pontiac Aztek would join the collection.  It looks like that day has come.GreenLight has just announced a licensing partnership with Sony that will bring the Breaking Bad vehicles to 1:64.  It will start with Walter's second … Continue reading Just Announced: GreenLight is bringing Breaking Bad to 1:64…

The insane detail of the Tomica Limited Vintage Hino Ladder Fire Engine & Chemical Fire Engine…

Does it seem a certain red Datsun Wagon is just a tad overexposed right now?  It is everywhere, and it hasn't even hit the pegs yet.  We are obviously big fans of said wagon ourselves, but we acknowledge it might represent the peak of Hot Wheels JDM hype, yo.So, we are going to help you … Continue reading The insane detail of the Tomica Limited Vintage Hino Ladder Fire Engine & Chemical Fire Engine…

First Look: Hot Wheels Harley Davidson Fat Boy…

I have never been a fan of Hot Wheels (or Matchbox) motorcycles.  Motorcycles don't generate that much interest for me in the first place, and on top of that, trying to make a $1 motorcycle replica always leaves something to be desired.But the Harley does garner some attention.  Being the P case Super Treasure Hunt … Continue reading First Look: Hot Wheels Harley Davidson Fat Boy…

As is the Custom: Our faves for the weeks ending August 23, 2014…

Here are this week's selections.  Since we skipped a week, we had a ton to get through, and not all are included in this post.  Look for more next week.As always, those customs that caught our attention.  Enjoy...Kazuhisa Kishi@5pudly - InstagramDaniel Hew@diecastme - InstagramKoekoeh Blaar CustomEvilsonicz SV Bazalama@papichulocustoms - Instagram@a_r_n_e_l - Instagram@southsidesleepers - InstagramCustom Diecast … Continue reading As is the Custom: Our faves for the weeks ending August 23, 2014…

Updating the Lamley Display: The Tomica Limited Vintage Takeover…

The Tomica Limited Vintage collection continues to grow, and with that it seems the display space is shrinking. As much as we love our Hot Wheels and Matchbox, there is something about a display case full of Tomica Limited Vintage.  So we condensed the Hot Wheels/Matchbox models down to one Carney display, and expanded the … Continue reading Updating the Lamley Display: The Tomica Limited Vintage Takeover…