Article Archive for January 2017

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Walmart Reset & New Playsets
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Posted in CARS World 2016, Disney Pixar CARS, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 23 January 2017
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“Carl P” spotted the new Walmart Reset Sheet for Spring 2017. Nothing too new – we know about the Road Trip Mack. Hopefully the trailer listing is for THIS. My Walmart has the new playsets in. They are not very canon but they look pretty fun and cool. Piston Cup Racing Garage (also available at Amazon). […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Discount on Daredevil Spin Out Lightning McQueen
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 20 January 2017
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Obviously not too exciting but for completists … Daredevil Lightning McQueen. You get Spin Out Lightning, 5 sets of tires, a poster and a red box. Tweet This Post

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Road Trip Sarge & Trailer
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS Toons, Mattel Disney Pixar CARS Toons Diecast on 20 January 2017
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Thanks for the great pics, “John H!” Road Trip Sarge & Trailer He looks essentially the same. Thanks for the great pics, “John H.” The Road Trip series is a Walmart exclusive. Tweet This Post

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Easter Diecasts Pegged Early Pt. 2 – Easter Buggy & Ramone
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS Toons, Mattel Disney Pixar CARS Toons Diecast on 19 January 2017
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Thanks for the great pics, “John H.” Yesterday was PART 1. The Easter Buggy While the Easter Buggy looks alot like Shifty Sidewinder from the RS 500 ½ short, there’s enough differences he’s most likely a new sculpt since these might make annual returns and with new sculpts added. His basket is like Lightning’s – only […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Easter Diecasts Pegged Early Pt. 1 – Lightning & Easter Mater
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS Toons, Mattel Disney Pixar CARS Toons Diecast on 18 January 2017
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“John H” found these early at TRU. John notes, ” … Embargoed until April 30…. Easter is the 16th. I think whoever put them in the computer thought they were Cars 3 Cars. They ring up OK, but cashier is instructed to NOT sell. I had to convince a manager that holding Easter Cars until […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: First 2-Packs Show Up at Amazon
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 16 January 2017
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Well, the listing – they are not yet available. Both have been released as singles but this 2-pack configuration is new. Thanks for the heads up, “John H.” Tweet This Post

Mattel Disney Planes Diecast: Rough Seas Ahead …
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Posted in Disney Planes, Disney Planes Fire & Rescue, Mattel Disney Planes Diecast on 13 January 2017
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“John H.” notes that Planes/Planes Fire & Rescue has disappeared from Mattel’s website … What does it mean? Yep, it looks likely that we won’t see PLANES diecasts for a while or worst case scenario, done … While Mattel had listed some PLANES for 2016 and 2017, it might’ve been a backup plan in case […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Road Trip Next Wave
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS Toons, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 12 January 2017
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Walmart has a couple of the next 2-packs … Sarge & Trailer and Sheriff & Trailer Close up of the trailer interiors. Non-removeable items. There’s also a couple new Road Trip 2-pack coming … Red with a cute mini trailer wagon. Fillmore is out as a single but an accompanying trailer is new. Cardback. “RefriedBeans” sends […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: 2017 Year Single Cards
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 11 January 2017
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The 2017 cards do not look that much different from 2016 (or 2015/2014/2013) cards which continues the “Themes Banner” design motif of grouping releases by theme. So, while there seem to be 2017 CARS mixed in with 2016 CARS, the card date will tell the story as with WILMAR FLATZ. Cards from 2016 are marked © 2015. […]

Disney Pixar CARS 3 Detroit Auto Show with John Lasseter & Jay Ward
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS 3 on 10 January 2017
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Thanks for the heads up, “Alberto A.” John Lasseter & Jay Ward visit the Detroit Auto Show with Lightning + a video … You can read more HERE and HERE. Tweet This Post