Article Archive for June 2014

Mattel Disney Planes Micro Drifters: Last Flight Out?
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Posted in Disney Planes, Mattel Disney Planes on 30 June 2014
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Overheard when I was Target as two clerks they were going through and creating CLEARANCE labels and inventory … How many of these? 97. 97?! So, while there are PLANES 2 Micro Drifters listed, it would not be surprising if they did not make it to retail much like a lot of other products. There […]

Disney Planes Fire & Rescue: Free Screenings 5 US Cities
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Posted in Disney Planes Fire & Rescue on 30 June 2014
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See Planes: Fire & Rescue early at the following locations: Chicago, Ill.– AMC River East 21, 7 p.m. Los Angeles, Calif.- AMC Century City 15, 7 p.m. New York, N.Y.- AMC Lincoln Square 12, 7:30 p.m. Orlando, Fla.– AMC Downtown Disney 24, 7 p.m. San Francisco, Calif.– Cinemark/Century 9 San Francisco Centre, 7 p.m. Tickets are free. D23 Members […]

Wasps Super Slo Mo
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Posted in nature on 29 June 2014
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If you thought wasp were freaky enough, they are extra creep in super slo mo … How about a 22′ foot wasp nest? Tweet This Post

Mattel Disney Planes: Dottie’s Hanger Play Set
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Posted in Uncategorized on 29 June 2014
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Finally, a playset that seems to be accurate and in-scale! Impressive that someone seems to have actually watched the film to make it accurate and fun. Tool box opens. Gas can tilts up. And ye old timey gas pump has a moving nozzle. And the cones can be moved and stored? So, this looks nice […]

Diecast Manufacturing Machinery Expo – China
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Posted in Toys on 28 June 2014
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If you’re going to the Diecast Manufacturing Expo later in July, pick up one of these for me, will you? 🙂 You want 100 Chuy’s, you got it! There will be scintillating topics covered such as, “High strength and high toughness magnesium alloy,” “Austempered ductile iron (ADI) for development and application,” & who doesn’t want […]

Mattel Disney Planes: 2013 Diecast Poster
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Posted in Disney Planes, Mattel Disney Planes on 28 June 2014
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You can download a free 2013 Mattel Diecast Disney PLANES diecast poster here … it’s not very complete … Be sure to check out the commercial … yea, that guided rail playset would be a lot more fun if you too had a mini granite wall that looks like Yosemite as part of your setup. […]

Mattel Disney Planes Fire & Rescue: The TRU Floor Dump
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Posted in Disney Planes Fire & Rescue, Mattel Disney Planes Fire & Rescue Diecast on 27 June 2014
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Thanks for the nice photos, “John H.” Nothing really too new unless you count the Riplash playsets. Not sure if Ishani came with the dump (new card?) or just placed there. Plastic smokejumper with this playset. Thanks “John H.” for the nice photos. Tweet This Post

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Radiator Springs Townie Playsets Return or New?
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS, Mattel Disney Pixar CARS on 27 June 2014
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There is new listing for Radiator Springs townie playsets – hard to tell if it’s new playsets or the return of the originals along with some new ones? Flo’s is listed along with Luigi’s and Ramone’s. There is a listing for the Cozy Cone Motel which has never been released in scale to the 1:55 […]

Transformer Street Performer Ups the Ante
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Posted in Uncategorized on 26 June 2014
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Sure, anyone can”transform” as a Transformer … can you commute to work in your costume? Tweet This Post

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS Diecast: Walmart Singles with Stickers
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 3 on 26 June 2014
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Surprise! 6 CARS singles are being re-released at Walmart with stickers! Thanks for the nice photos, “John H.” It looks like you get a sticker of the car – in the case of Marlon Clutches McKay, he also comes with cones stickers. Max Schnell looks like it comes with stickers of the car, tire tracks […]