Article Archive for September 2017

Toys R Us – Today We Play
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Posted in Toys on 29 September 2017
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Toys R Us – 2017 Reboot … “Toys R Us will set up “play labs” in 42 stores, send vans filled with toys to college campuses, and erect a giant Etch-A-Sketch toy at a New York subway station as part of a new ad and re-branding campaign called “Today we play. Toys R Us’ temporary store in […]

Disney Pixar CARS: Kidcraft All in on Wood CARS
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS 3 on 29 September 2017
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The people at Kidcraft take their wood toys seriously. In addition to the wood table playsets … The Florida Speedway   They now have CARS you can buy separately in 3-packs (Amazon LINK) Our post on the table playsets. Thanks for the heads up, “John H.”   Tweet This Post

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS 3: Holler for Thunder Hollow (the Box Set)
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 3 on 28 September 2017
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Thanks “John H.” for the great photos. Thunder Hollow 5-Pack (Walmart exclusive) T-Bone Nice the other side is not a clone design. Fun details. Carfax? You don’t need that – you have my personal garron-tee this is in showroom quality. It only looks misaligned  ’cause the Sun is casting a shadow. What’s brilliant is it […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS 3: Buck Up, Bearingly
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 3 on 28 September 2017
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Thanks for the nice pics of Buck Bearingly, “John H.” I can see it clearly now. I’m happy I can’t be fired. Maybe one day we’ll have corrective screens where we can zoom in … Tweet This Post

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Christmas Sarge with Roof Lights
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS, Mattel Disney Pixar CARS Toons Diecast on 27 September 2017
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Thanks “Samuel K.” for the nice photos on card. Sarge with Roof Lights is the only ALL-NEW release. He has never been released in any form.   The other releases have all been released as singles or in box sets. I finally took a closer look at REINDEER MATER (2015 release below) and he seems […]

Shop.Mattel Costco Gift Card 20% Off – Stack Them “Coupon”
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 3, Toys on 27 September 2017
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Costco has a nice in-store deal for people who buy Mattel Disney Pixar CARS, Barbie & Hot Wheels. Get $150 worth of value at Shop.Mattel (or their separate Barbie/Hot Wheels stores) for $119.99 (20% off) It’s good for anything in the stores (other than buying additional gift cards). AND it’s good on sale items so […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS 3: Singles CASE DXV29-999L
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 3 on 26 September 2017
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Thanks “GetMeCollectibles” for the heads up and photos. A nice case with lots of Wave 2 releases. No Super Chases/Chase singles but still a nice sampling of Wave 2 releases. In some ways, a twin of CASE T– also no posters. DIFFERENT from DXV29-993L – this is DXV29-999L (yep, confusing but they have their reason?) […]

Disney Pixar CARS 3: Jada 1:24 Mack with Trailer & Lightning/Jackson 2-Pack at Costco
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS 3, Jada Disney Pixar CARS 3 Diecasts on 26 September 2017
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It’s early Christmas for you! The giant Mack with Trailer is out! $29.99 – Costco exclusive. You can buy the cab separately at other retailers. Lightning & Storm Jackson 2-pack – each comes with a tire rack – also $29.99. Lightning with Tire Rack (and swappable tires) and Storm Jackson with Tire Rack are available […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS 3: Whipplefilter! Lightning Variant!
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 3 on 25 September 2017
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Thanks for the headsup and photos, “Samuel K.” Thanks “John H.” for additional photos of Chester Whipplefilter. The new Demo Derby Chester Whipplefilter is more than just a variant with rubber tires and tow metal barrels aflame ,.. His eyelids are higher up on his right – “bracing for a collision.” The right side – […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS 3: Natalie is Certain it’s Chick Hicks with Headset
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 3 on 25 September 2017
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Thanks, “John H.” for the great pics … Two RSN race announcers, Natalie Certain with the cool metallic paint … One of the few releases with no apparent variant. And CARS 3 Chick Hicks with Headset (available as a single and with Natalie in a 2-pack) Compared with CARS 1 Chick Hicks – believe it […]