LEGO 2015: Toy Fair
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[28 Feb 2015|2 Comments]

Collider has some great photos of just some of the LEGO sets coming out in 2015. Apparently they are releasing 313 set in 2015 – er, did you win the Powerball? Maybe then you afford the set a day LEGO year advent (resting on Sundays and taking a few holidays). And I’m guessing this count […]

2 Free Starbucks Drinks – Zulily
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[27 Feb 2015|One Comment]

Sign up or sign in through Zulily. It looks like they pulled the offer. It was up and running last night with 5 days to go but now I just looked it – now reads that “offer might be back.” SORRY! No purchase necessary but you might need to create a new rewards account. Once […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Target Sale?
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[27 Feb 2015|10 Comments]

Unless they did a quick switch, I’m not sure if this is a nationwide sale – what say you? Thanks for the nice pics and heads up, “John H.” A nice discount on the Cozy Cone Spiral Rampway (don’t forget our contest!) This looks like the case at my Target – though no sale (yet). […]

Mattel Hot Wheels City Blastin’ Rig
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[26 Feb 2015|No Comment]

The Hot Wheels City Blastin’ Rig looks pretty cool. This is how real life car transporters should delivers cars to the dealership – shoot them out of the truck face. Tweet This Post

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Radiator Springs Classic 2015
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[26 Feb 2015|4 Comments]

There are more Radiator Springs Classics listed as coming in 2015 … there are some common re-releases including: Sheriff, Dirt Track LM, Fabulous Hudson Hornet, RS Lightning & Ramone. Leroy Traffik is also coming back. In addition, there are some old school CARS on the list. Edwin Kranks – recently updated to a unibody. Greta […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Luigi’s Loop Story Set Contest Winner!
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[25 Feb 2015|2 Comments]

Congrats “carromato95″ for winning the Luigi’s Loop Story Set Contest! Thanks all for entering and thanks Mattel for the contest prize. Email us at etroxing (at) gmail.com with your mailing address carromato95 – thanks! Tweet This Post

Simpsons Opening Couch Gag 8-Bit Retro Version (YouTube)
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[25 Feb 2015|2 Comments]

This fan made short is totally perfect – the Simpsons opening couch gag as an 8-bit videogame … down to the close. Hilario! Tweet This Post

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Hydraulic Ramone & Variant Pit Stop Flo
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[25 Feb 2015|2 Comments]

Thanks “King Andy” for the heads up & nice photos. In Europe now but eventually coming to the US. While we’ve had Lightning Ramone out for  a while and we have a couple Hydraulic Ramone’s, this is the first Hydraulic version of Lightning Ramone. It also looks a matte paint version. At first glance, Pit […]

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Mattel Disney Pixar CARS World: The COMPLETE Checklist Magazine 2006 to 2013
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[13 Apr 2014|9 Comments]

It wasn’t easy – but it’s completed! Yep, EVERY CARS, CARS 2, Toon, Storyteller, Holiday, Expanded Universe AND even non-canon CARS diecast – including ALL major variants from 2006 to 2013 … in one magazine checklist. 8 Years worth of CARS diecasts in alphabetical order. Purchase it HERE. All new design and all re-done. CARS […]

// Checklist

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Year by Year Complete Checklist Magazine 2006 to 2013
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[11 May 2014|3 Comments]

For those who want a checklist of CARS diecast released listed YEAR BY YEAR, here is our new complete everything checklist. So, whether you started collecting in 2006 or want to start from the start, or maybe even need a guide in displaying as they were available year by year, this is your checklist! It […]

// Video Games

Simpsons Opening Couch Gag 8-Bit Retro Version (YouTube)
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[25 Feb 2015|2 Comments]

This fan made short is totally perfect – the Simpsons opening couch gag as an 8-bit videogame … down to the close. Hilario! Tweet This Post

// Retail

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: TakeFiveADay CARS 1 Only 2006-2014 Diecast Checklist
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[23 Jan 2015|2 Comments]

As some people requested, a magazine checklist of just CARS 1 diecasts – for those who are ONLY collecting CARS 1 diecasts or who like to keep them separated … From 2006 to 2014, there are now 501 CARS 1 diecasts released by Mattel which includes all the variants – either error fixes, production changes […]

Magazine Checklist

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Year by Year Complete Checklist Magazine 2006 to 2013
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[11 May 2014|3 Comments]

For those who want a checklist of CARS diecast released listed YEAR BY YEAR, here is our new complete everything checklist. So, whether you started collecting in 2006 or want to start from the start, or maybe even need a guide in displaying as they were available year by year, this is your checklist! It […]

Magazine Checklist

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS World: The COMPLETE Checklist Magazine 2006 to 2013
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[13 Apr 2014|9 Comments]

It wasn’t easy – but it’s completed! Yep, EVERY CARS, CARS 2, Toon, Storyteller, Holiday, Expanded Universe AND even non-canon CARS diecast – including ALL major variants from 2006 to 2013 … in one magazine checklist. 8 Years worth of CARS diecasts in alphabetical order. Purchase it HERE. All new design and all re-done. CARS […]

Magazine Checklist

TakeFiveaDay – Mattel Disney Pixar CARS Checklist Magazine Themes 2013 & Radiator Springs Classic Available Now!
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[13 Mar 2014|7 Comments]

Our checklist magazine #10 is ready and on sale at MagCloud.com. This issue features every release for the Themes 2013 & Radiator Springs Classic series’ released in 2013. Here is a sample page – you can view pages online also (Click on READ SAMPLE). Overall, it was a great year with over 80 new or […]

Magazine Checklist

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS 2 Diecast: T5 Checklist Magazine Update
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[15 Apr 2013|One Comment]

There was a glitch at MagCloud – for some reason, it defaulted back to my draft file last night which was incomplete so I think if you placed an order, it wouldn’t print but it should be fixed now. But let me or MagCloud know if you get the CARS 2 issue that looks incomplete. […]

Magazine Checklist

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: The Year by Year Chronological Checklist + SALE!
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[22 Apr 2012|4 Comments]

Many people have asked for it so here it is, a complete checklist of Mattel Disney Pixar CARS in chronological series order From Day 1 in 2006 to Day 1,826 in 2011. This checklist only shows each CAR once – in the series of release (unless there was a major variant re-release). To avoid confusion, […]

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TakeFiveADay Magazine Checklist – Lenticulars Done, CARS 1 Done
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[12 Jan 2012|4 Comments]

It’s finally done. The Lenticular issue is done and CARS 1 is complete … You can purchase a printed copy or digital PDF or preview it HERE. It took a while to sort through it all but it looks like there were 134 lenticulars including variants, and eye position variants. I’ll get around to doing […]

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TakeFive New Magazines: Everything & Ultra Completists
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[24 Aug 2011|26 Comments]

As you requested, there is a new COMBINED CHECKLIST with everything Mattel Disney Pixar CARS 1:55 in one photo checklist – our biggest issue ever! (click for a FULL PREVIEW) … so what’s the final count? Including updating some variants, it’s 433 + 21 Haulers + 35 rubber tire racers + 2 racers in boxes […]

Magazine Checklist

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Final Lap-Night Skyline Magazine Checklist
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[2 Jul 2011|27 Comments]

OOPS – SORRY. Everything is fixed now – somehow a few CARS got dropped and I definitely forgot a few additional launchers or that the Leak Less hauler was re-released for Night Skyline – me eyes glazed over … or when you stare at it on the shelves for 11 months, you tend to gloss […]

Magazine Checklist

Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS: Toons, Storytellers Expanded Universe Magazine Checklist is Here!
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[24 May 2011|29 Comments]

Issue #7 of the Mattel Disney Pixar CARS Checklist Magazine is HERE! This 24-page issue covers the CARS Expanded Universe – Toons, Storytellers, Holiday Storytellers and Disney mail-aways and in-scale CARS. You can check out a FULL PREVIEW HERE. As always, you get everything on card, in box sets, playsets photographed in high resolution. Includes […]

Magazine Checklist

TakeFive Mini Adventures CARS Magazine & Checklist + Holiday Sale
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[19 Nov 2010|10 Comments]

Mini Adventure collectors can rejoice! Your complete 20-page visual checklist is now available! Did you know there were 62 releases on card? Or 130 different vehicle releases? Click on any of the links above to check out the free preview of all the pages at MagCloud (plus ordering info). AND best of all, MagCloud is […]

Magazine Checklist

Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS: COMPLETE Visual Opener Checklist Magazine Issue is Complete!
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[31 Jul 2010|29 Comments]

Everyone kept asking for it and until now, the releases kept overlapping each other but since we have had a natural-unnatural CARS release break, this seemed a good time to make a symbolic linkage & recap of June 2006 to June 2010. This OPENER CHECKLIST issue includes EVERY single CAR release from Mattel as a […]

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Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS: Race O Rama Magazine Issue #4
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[27 Jun 2010|7 Comments]

This definitely took a while to find everything as the Race O Rama was when the line ran off in 100 directions … For those who are unfamiliar, our magazine is printed ON DEMAND so it’s not printed until you order one from MagCloud (part of HP). Issue #4 can be purchased through this link […]

Magazine Checklist

Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS: Take5 World of CARS Magazine Now Available
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[11 Apr 2010|18 Comments]

The 32-page issue #3 of our magazine is ready. It’s the Visual checklist for World of CARS which includes the Motor Speedway of the South Box Set … Here is a sample of the pages (actual pages @8.5″ by 11″ – 32 pages) Yes, it includes everything released for the World of CARS series (aka: […]

Magazine Checklist

Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS: Supercharged Checklist Collector’s Guide NOW Available
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[20 Jul 2009|19 Comments]

Volume II-Issue 2 of our magazine is now available. 28 pages and includes EVERYTHING released in the US in the Supercharged Series. Just a sampling of the pages. You can get a full preview & ordering instructions HERE. It is printed “on-demand” so when you order one, they will print one. If you want the […]

Magazine Checklist

Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS: Take Five With You Where Ever You Go!
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[17 May 2009|19 Comments]

Take Five A Day: The Magazine! You asked for it and now, you can on-demand it! Issue #1 of our magazine is available for order! 20 full-color pages devoted just to the DESERT ART series … Other than a few pages of text, the magazine is entirely comprised of full color checklists for however you […]