The coolest thing about the new Hot Wheels Detroit Muscle set? It hearkens back the HW Muscle Golden Age

When I first got serious about collecting, Hot Wheels was about one thing and one thing only: Muscle.  Sure, they have been doing Camaros, Mustangs, and Corvettes forever, but in 2005-2006, Hot Wheels had gone deep into American Muscle.  Between Chevy, Ford, and Mopar, the designers were covering all bases.  Muscle was to 2006 what … Continue reading The coolest thing about the new Hot Wheels Detroit Muscle set? It hearkens back the HW Muscle Golden Age

I don’t know what December will bring, but so far this is my only Hot Wheels Super TH find in 2018

I know.  Whhaaaaaaaaaaa. I have nothing to complain about.  But how, when, and where someone finds a Super is always interesting, and that includes what kind of luck I might have.  I don't hunt like I used to, and things have changed in my area quite a bit.  The hunt is quite the racket. But … Continue reading I don’t know what December will bring, but so far this is my only Hot Wheels Super TH find in 2018

You – I mean kids – are going to love the new Tomica 4D line, with real engine sounds.

Now that the frenzy of the Damaged Box Sale is over, let's talk about what else is at Japan Booster that is worth snagging.  I mean, the whole store is on sale, and free shipping on all orders $50?  Start looking folks! Always start with Tomica Limited Vintage, but look at Kyosho, Tomica Premium, and … Continue reading You – I mean kids – are going to love the new Tomica 4D line, with real engine sounds.

Hot Wheels Car Culture is 3 years old. What are your Top 3 Mixes?

Happy Thanksgiving everyone.  Whatever your tradition, I hope it is a wonderful day. If you want to do something diecast-related on what I hope is a cozy day, watch this video, and vote on the poll below. With the release of Drag Strip Demons, Hot Wheels has closed the books on its third year of … Continue reading Hot Wheels Car Culture is 3 years old. What are your Top 3 Mixes?

Digging for Hot Wheels Treasure in a mess of a storage unit.

Organization Day! The holidays are approaching, and the time has come for my final diecast donation to my local children's hospital.  The cases have accumulated and they need to go to their new home.  That means digging into the storage unit and getting them delivered. It also means making space.  My storage unit gets out … Continue reading Digging for Hot Wheels Treasure in a mess of a storage unit.

A look at the Hot Wheels HWC Special Edition White Enamel Custom Camaro, which is surprisingly still available.

If it is the year 2022, and you are visiting this post, by guess is the white Custom Camaro is no longer available.  But have a look at it anyway.  (And by the way, I have so many questions for you.  This isn't a political blog so I'll refrain, but call me.) It is today, … Continue reading A look at the Hot Wheels HWC Special Edition White Enamel Custom Camaro, which is surprisingly still available.

Revisiting the Lamley Award Best & Worst Winners of 2017. See if you still agree.

I didn't do a great job on the Lamley Awards last year.  You did.  Each category got a ton of votes.  Winners emerged, but I didn't spend any time announcing them.  Lame! But, there is a little silver lining.  I am going over them now, and it is interesting to see how we voted a … Continue reading Revisiting the Lamley Award Best & Worst Winners of 2017. See if you still agree.

Preview: Matchbox 2019 Superfast 50th Anniversary Premium with Moving Parts Mix A

I've said it is going to be an exciting year for Matchbox in 2019.  Not that 2018 lacked excitement, but all the moving parts lines have been moved to 2019.  And that is exciting. We have seen the Basic Moving Parts Preview already, so now we go premium.  The Matchbox Team sent over the first … Continue reading Preview: Matchbox 2019 Superfast 50th Anniversary Premium with Moving Parts Mix A