The Cute Bar Has Been Raised: LEGO Boba Fett
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[21 Jul 2014|4 Comments]

Dad made this LEGO Boba Fett for his 6-year old son … You can check out more photos and even howto instructions HERE at DentedHelmet. Too cute! Tweet This Post

Mattel Disney Planes Fire & Rescue: Smoke Jumpers Sized All Over
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[21 Jul 2014|8 Comments]

Now after seeing the complete Planes Fire & Rescue movie, it looks like the largest Smoke Jumper, Avalanche or Pinecone should be about the size of Sarge … Of course, the Mattel F&R Pitty’s are ginormous. Presumably, part of it was to simplify the line – instead of a singles, deluxe (for Cad Spinner, Mayday) […]

If HELLO KITTY says Feed ME, You Feed It!
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[20 Jul 2014|2 Comments]

Even if she doesn’t have a mouth … but she can sense if you don’t feed her … I have 150 phrases and I WILL NOT stop talking … isn’t this how those Chucky movies started? Tweet This Post

Mattel Disney Planes Fire & Rescue: The Planes 8-Pack Box
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[20 Jul 2014|8 Comments]

The 8-pack comes in the new favored box style. The new “giant” packs seem to be available online only – the earlier Planes one at Walmart.com – this one is available at Amazon for $54.99. Nothing really new, but if you want to save time and a little money. They seem to be priced at […]

Fenton’s Ice Cream Celebrates 120th Anniversary!
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[19 Jul 2014|One Comment]

If you’re in the SF Bay Area (Oakland & Vacaville), Fenton’s is celebrating Ice Cream Month with an “Ice Cream Social Celebration” on Sunday, July 20th at Fentons Creamery from Noon till 3 PM. The theme for the Celebration is “Fentons Ice Cream – Time Flies when You’re Having Fun!” Their 120th Anniversary! And we’ve […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS Diecast: Pit Crew Members Luigi & Guido
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[19 Jul 2014|2 Comments]

Pit Crew Members Guido & Luigi are coming. Thanks for the nice preview pics, “John H.” Pit stop! The gang. The gang’s all here now … (well, soon) … though it looks like we need a Pit Crew Member Fillmore variant. Thanks the nice pics, “John H.” Tweet This Post

Disney Planes Fire & Rescue Opens Today in Theaters
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[18 Jul 2014|7 Comments]

No spoilers but leave your review below … (you can right click on these files to print). Tweet This Post

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: SDCC Neon Racers Unboxing (Part 3)
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[18 Jul 2014|7 Comments]

You can check out part 1 HERE and part 2 HERE. It’s been pretty amazing so far and we haven’t even opened the box yet … it’s not just comes with a high end classy cloth “furoshiki” covering wrap with sweet graphics … the box itself is first class thick stock with glossy patterns … […]

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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

Disney Pixar CARS: Mad Dog GTA Lightning McQueen & Guido Mod
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[16 Feb 2014|4 Comments]

If you want to see Lightning McQueen go mad dog crazy through the streets of Grand Theft Auto … Keep small kids away as LM gets all crashy and smashed … If you’re familiar with the game – you’ll find this amusing … if you’re not familiar with this game, you’ll find it appalling. NOT […]

// Retail

Disney Theme Parks Merchandise Ordering
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[2 Jul 2013|27 Comments]

For CARS fans, it’s been a busy couple months for EXCLUSIVES only available at the theme parks – first the Star Wars CARS … And now the two Time Travel Mater Box Sets – Radiator Springs Beginnings … And the (Lizzie & Stanley) Wedding Day Gift Pack. The Star Wars CARS are $9.95 each and […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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: […]

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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 […]

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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 […]