My Super Treasure Hunt Drought is over.

Hey it's my blog, so I can celebrate here if I want to.  I just found my first 2018 Super Treasure Hunt in the wild.  Hooray for me. I have always argued that the best thing about Supers is finding them, randomly.  Many love the brickseek-watching, overnight-raiding, early door warming no-holds-barred pursuit of Supers, and … Continue reading My Super Treasure Hunt Drought is over.

Here is the Hot Wheels/Period Correct Mercedes-Benz 190E collaboration

Period Correct teased the model and the product line, and now they've unveiled the model.  It's the Mercedes-Benz 190E, and it's...well...period correct.  Fashion-wise. This collaboration, along with the earlier teaming with Illest, suggests a supercool direction for Hot Wheels.  Hot Wheels are cool, they really are, and I want the world to know.  Fashion is … Continue reading Here is the Hot Wheels/Period Correct Mercedes-Benz 190E collaboration

HW Collector Musts: Revisiting the 2017 Hot Wheels Porsche 993 Zamac

Occasionally it makes sense to revisit a model that came and went, but deserves a little bit more love.  The Hot Wheels Porsche 993, released as a VERY plain Walmart-Exlcusive Zamac in 2017, is one of those models. The best Zamacs are the barest Zamacs and this Porsche is one of those.  This year's Demon, … Continue reading HW Collector Musts: Revisiting the 2017 Hot Wheels Porsche 993 Zamac

Searching for gems in the Hot Wheels 9-packs

You hit the pegs.  Are they full?  Cards crisp?  Yes?  Then look to see what treasure might be there.  Cards soft?  All kinds of mixes represented?  Spidey cars mixed in?  Move on. Check the premium pegs.  Check the Matchbox pegs.  Auto World if they are there.  Hidden dump bin?  Shipper?  Clear?  Ok, finish with the … Continue reading Searching for gems in the Hot Wheels 9-packs

Hot Wheels Pop Culture Street Fighter is now available at Wheel Collectors

A 2018 latecomer is here.  The last set of Hot Wheels Pop Culture has just been released, and is available now at Wheel Collectors. (And TODAY only - use discount code "PLAYDAY" at checkout for an additional 10% off) Hot Wheels Pop Culture Street Fighter at Wheel Collectors I don't as excited about Pop Culture … Continue reading Hot Wheels Pop Culture Street Fighter is now available at Wheel Collectors