Things I saw on the Internets.

Occasionally you come across some cool things on the world wide webisphere.  Here are some: https://www.instagram.com/p/BqLNGI4DFAD/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BqIdGuZh7fJ/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BpSvojljQ3e/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BqEl466FIEY/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BqGlcrhAx9V/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BqE5lX3BkvN/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MlaR9uLkzX4 https://www.instagram.com/p/Bpr8n8RH_sC/  

Auto World went full All-Star with 2018 Premium Release 4

Wow, what a lineup. One thing that I love about Auto World is, like TLV, it is not afraid to take on a standard car.  Meaning not every replica has to be a Camaro, or Skyline, or Ferrari.  But, also like TLV, it is fun when they go with the hits. And they did with … Continue reading Auto World went full All-Star with 2018 Premium Release 4

The Masters of Scale, Part 2: Auto World Buick Estate Wagon

September saw the release of two truly significant premium 1/64 models.  The Mazda RX-7 by Tomica Limited Vintage was the first.  The Buick Estate Wagon by Auto World was the second. The Buick Estate was already significant in that it was the first new casting from Auto World in a long time.  AW is famously … Continue reading The Masters of Scale, Part 2: Auto World Buick Estate Wagon

The Masters of Scale, Part 1: Tomica Limited Vintage ɛ̃fini RX-7 TYPE R

If I could, I would show you a pic of my desk, but right now I can't.  But know it is full of Hot Wheels Convention and Car Culture models and upcoming 2019 Matchbox.  And everything that is sitting here is definitely exciting.  Both brands are on a roll, and collecting them has been a … Continue reading The Masters of Scale, Part 1: Tomica Limited Vintage ɛ̃fini RX-7 TYPE R

A look at the brand new Buick Estate Wagon, Impala, and the rest of Auto World 2018 Premium Release 3

You want new Auto World tools.  I do too.  They are delivering in a serious way. Many new tools to come, but it starts with the new Chevy Impala and Buick Estate Wagon.  Both are most welcome, but the Buick takes the cake for me, and further solidifies AW as the king of classic American … Continue reading A look at the brand new Buick Estate Wagon, Impala, and the rest of Auto World 2018 Premium Release 3

Extreme DLM (Part 2): Ben Kiehn opens an Auto World Ultra Raw Ford GT40…Again!

Ben Kiehn caused a little buzz here a couple of years ago when he wrote a guest post for Lamley documenting his liberation of a super rare Auto World Ford GT40 Ultra Raw. This is a big deal, mainly because there are only 10 Ultra Raws produced of each AW release, when they even do … Continue reading Extreme DLM (Part 2): Ben Kiehn opens an Auto World Ultra Raw Ford GT40…Again!