Article Archive for July 2011

Mattel Disney CARS 2 Diecast: High Res Look at Wave 2
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 3 on 27 July 2011
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These are coming after the summer … Carlo Maserati Mel Dorado. Something about him looks awfully familiar … Clark Kento? Tex Axelrod? Junior? Dweeb O’Dinoco? I don’t recall him in the movie at all – but clearly an easy addition to the lineup. Petrov “Color Corrected” Trunkov? During the movie CARS 2, Petrov is pretty […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS 2: Carrying Cases Online at Target – Amazon
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 3 on 26 July 2011
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Two of the 1:55 series carrying cases are now online at Target.com including the Double Decker Bus Carrying Case (Target exclusive – in US) & Fan Stands. Of course, you can’t actually find it online by searching as they have listed it as: “Disney Pixar Mattel – Cars 2 V3616 Fahrzeugk offer.” Good luck googling […]

Mattel Disney CARS 2 Diecast: Kmart Cars Day 7 & 8 Early Checklist
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 3 on 26 July 2011
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Some of you may have spotted the “double ransburg zamak paint” metallic racers scheduled for Kmart Cars #8 in June 2012 displayed at San Diego Comic Con … As far I know, these will be rubber tire CARS also … What do you think? These are NOT the CARS in Kmart Day #7 coming THIS […]

TakeFiveADay Forum Troubles?
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Posted in Internet on 25 July 2011
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So, show of hands, how many people are having problem accessing the NEW forum? It is odd if you can see the rest of the site as it simply operates as a plug-in on one of our pages so it’s not really logical. The logical thing is to start with the small stuff like clear […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS 2 Diecast: Blessed It Are the CARS Collector – The Popemobile Miracle
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 3 on 25 July 2011
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Holy See, Il Papa CAR! Of course, he cannot see all of his diecast flock without a little help … The Pope & Popemobile coming separately to the DELUXE (oversized) lineup very soon. Thanks for the nice pics, SlicePie. But a major ecumenical question has been pressing on our brain … no, not the one […]

Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS: The COMPLETE Opener Checklist Magazine 2006 to 2011
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Posted in check list, Checklist, Disney Pixar, Mattel Disney Pixar CARS on 24 July 2011
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It’s FINALLY HERE – the good news is that we have a final visual checklist of EVERY mainline CAR released from 2006 to 2011.* (CLICK the link for a FULL PREVIEW of EVERY PAGE!) So, what’s the final verdict of how many CARS are there? The count is 365 which includes: every “classic” non moving […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS 2: Carrying Cases Arrive Florida
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 3 on 21 July 2011
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It’s true what they say, all the carrying cases roll towards Florida … wait, is that how the saying goes? “JestrJef” who asks why are you all complaining about Kmart, I find EVERYTHING there … And Stow ‘N Go … More pics of the Fan Stands HERE. More pics of Stow ‘n Go HERE. Tweet […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS 2 Diecast: Lights & Sound Checklist & Next
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 3 on 20 July 2011
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The Lights & Sounds 1:55 are nicely done – each with many phrases and cool lights. These are out now – Spy Mater is a Walmart exclusive. Rod Redline Torque is also out – though not pictured – and the rest scheduled for Year 1: Lights & Sounds CARS 2 – in probable order of […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Wrecked Hudson Hornet – John in Mo
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Posted in Disney Pixar, Mattel Disney Pixar CARS on 19 July 2011
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I think John in Mo did too good of a job … Now, I’m all sad – it’s like watching parts of Toy Story all over again! What, where’s the newspaper background? Since you made me sad, I can be all demandy … Why, he’s not even sepia toned. Hrumph! I could not find my […]

Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 2: Kmart Crew Chiefs Arrive in … France
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 3 on 18 July 2011
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Other than “JesterJef’s” find in Florida, they are pretty hard to find in the US … though apparently they can be found in France at Carrefour (the world’s second largest retailer). The Exclusive Carrefour is a sticker that can be removed. Thanks, “David V.” Photos courtesy of “Burn Out’s Car Collection.” Thanks! Tweet This Post