Article Archive for June 2013

Disney PLANES: PLANES That Fly
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Posted in Uncategorized on 30 June 2013
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Strangely – so far, none of the PLANES releases of planes actually fly in the air – yes, you can throw them in the air but technically they all read NOT A FLYING TOY – maybe all for legalese reasons. I mean if you can sue a dry cleaner for $67 million dollars, let’s not […]

TakeFiveADay: New Advertiser – Pixar CARS Price Guide.com
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Posted in Disney, Disney Pixar, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 30 June 2013
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People have long asked for a price guide – Ken & Kenny of PixarCARSPriceGuide.com has finally put one together and we welcome them as new advertisers! Here are some sample pages and an explanation … As avid collectors of Pixar Cars from the Desert series to present, we were frustrated to keep up with the […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS Diecast: Ivan Arriving – On Card
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Posted in Disney Pixar, Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 3 on 30 June 2013
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Up until now, the redemption listing for the “free” Ivan has read that they will go out after June 30, 2013 … MackDaddy – an early bird already received his email a few days ago … Thank you for your recent order. The following items have shipped and are expected to arrive within 10-14 business […]

When Lambrecht Chevrolet Says Low Mileage, They Actually Mean It
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Posted in CARS on 29 June 2013
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Lambrecht Chevrolet of Pierce, Nebraska is a 50-year old family-run dealership that is closing up shop and they have found some forgotten items in the back of the storage shed … like a 1978 Corvette with 6 miles on it or an Impala from 1964 with 4 MILES ON IT … You can check out […]

Mattel Disney PLANES: Cleared for Retail Landing
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Posted in Disney Planes, Mattel Disney Planes on 29 June 2013
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Actually out on the show floor – PLANES – thanks for the photos, “John H!” He did all the hard work so you can decide what store(s) to shop at. Kmart … it’s unclear if PLANES products counts in the Ivan mail-away offer … if they do count, obviously, that’s nice – will someone call […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: The Real & Diecast Galloping Geargrinder
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Posted in Disney Pixar, Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 3 on 28 June 2013
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In the real world – early autos converted to run on track tracks were called the Galloping Geese … “The Galloping Geese were built by the Rio Grande Southern shops in Ridgway, with very little means and a lot of ingenuity, from whatever material was available, spare car parts and other used parts. There are […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Time Travel Mater Beginnings – Stanley & Lizzie’s Wedding Day
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Posted in Disney, Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar CARS, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 28 June 2013
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“John H.” sends along great photos of his open set. The newest Mater Tall Tales Toons Box Sets are only available at the Disney Theme Parks … The nice thing about this set is they are NOT sepia colored – nice to see all the colors on Stanley. The back … Wedding Day Lizzie is […]

Are There #1 Pencils?
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Posted in Science on 27 June 2013
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Yes, there are – Mental Floss answers that and everything you wanted to know about the ENTIRE SCALE of pencils … 2B is known as the #2 pencil. B is the #1 pencil. So why are testing centers such sticklers about using only No. 2 pencils? They cooperate better with technology because the machines use the […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Time Travel Mater Beginnings – Lightning, Mater & Stanley
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Posted in Disney, Disney Pixar, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 27 June 2013
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“John H.” sends along great photos of his open set. The newest Mater Tall Tales Toons Box Sets are only available at the Disney Theme Parks … Yes, it’s 1:55 in scale. Yes, it’s from Mattel – special order by the Disney Theme Parks group. Clearly, it’s the CARS 2 Lightning McQueen base and the […]

Disney Infinity: Lasseter & Walt Disney Explains How It Works
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Posted in Disney, Disney Pixar on 26 June 2013
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John Lasseter & Walt Disney intro’s the video game and game piece Disney Infinity coming in August. Here’s CARS at play in Radiator Springs … Lightning Mater Holley What’s available to pre-order at Amazon. Tweet This Post