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

Unboxing: Matchbox 2018 M Case, the final of the year.

Final, sort of.  The actual last case of the year is R, the fourth Sapphire case (Unboxing coming up).  But as far as the mainline goes, this is it. The opening parts models are now considered 2019 releases, and they are coming very soon, so let's put a bow on 2018.  And what a bow … Continue reading Unboxing: Matchbox 2018 M Case, the final of the year.

Let’s put Hot Wheels 2018 Basic to bed with a US Q Case Unboxing

Just when you thought you were out, they PUUULLLL you back in. At least when it comes to HW Basics, we are full into 2019.  A Cases are out, and we are all looking at what is coming.  But there are still a few things to do to round out 2018.  Car Culture has one … Continue reading Let’s put Hot Wheels 2018 Basic to bed with a US Q Case Unboxing

Double Unboxing: Opening two Hot Wheels Kmart Cases from the October Event

So I think the Kmart Collector Day Event is October 20th.  But I am not entirely sure.  The event was supposed to be in September, when it typically is held, but for some reason was postponed to October.  Not that it matters to a lot of us. Since many of us don't have Kmarts close … Continue reading Double Unboxing: Opening two Hot Wheels Kmart Cases from the October Event

Unboxing: Hot Wheels Car Culture Circuit Legends & Entertainment Forza

Soooo, things are gonna be busy. Forza is out, and available at Wheel Collectors. That means the inevitable, and deserved, S15 Frenzy has begun. And Car Culture Circuit Racers is out too. Unboxing coming and features coming. Aaaand, the Hot Wheels Convention is less than a week away. I have showcases ready for that. And … Continue reading Unboxing: Hot Wheels Car Culture Circuit Legends & Entertainment Forza

Unboxing: Matchbox 2018 L Case (with an Audi RS2 or RS6?)

So what is the Audi Wagon? A '94 RS2 or an '04 RS6? We know what the model in the package is, and we know what the model on the package looks like, so let's go DLM rules. Open it, and it is undoubtedly an RS6. We will run with that. I talk a little … Continue reading Unboxing: Matchbox 2018 L Case (with an Audi RS2 or RS6?)

Lamley Unboxing: How to find the Matchbox Sapphire Gem Chase Models

It is late in the year.  At least late in the Mattel diecast year.  Hot Wheels has only one more mix to officially release, and Matchbox will be wrapping up the year within the next 2-3 months as well. And Matchbox most surely backloaded the fun.  Lots of good new models to come, including the … Continue reading Lamley Unboxing: How to find the Matchbox Sapphire Gem Chase Models