Article Archive for February 2018

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Radiator Springs Birthday 5-Pack
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 21 February 2018
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Thanks “John H.” for the heads up & photo. The “Birthday” Themed Series of singles and this box set is probably a TRU exclusive … Unlike the RS Classics singles of 2018, the eye-positions/expressions are same as it ever was – not variants/not “new.” It looks like these are just meant to use as birthday […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS 3: Micro Racers 2018 Display Box
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 21 February 2018
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Here’s a preview of the display box of the 2018 Micro Racer singles (in bags). While released overseas, it does not seem to have hit the US yet. It’s not high res but there seems to be no real surprises as the poster included is more revealing. A bunch are available in the 10-pack. Tweet […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Precision Series Lizzie’s Radiator Springs Curio’s (Shop) Pre-Order
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS, Mattel Disney Pixar CARS on 20 February 2018
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“Get Me Collectibles” is taking pre-orders for Precision Series playset – Lizzie’s Radiator Springs Curio’s (it’s new official name). Not sure what the working features are on Lizzie but most of the playset diecasts feautred working headlights. The original playset from 2006 had a lot of lights so this is probably not much of an […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS 3: HJ Hollis is a Gas
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 3 on 20 February 2018
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Thanks, “John H.” for the great photos … HJ Hollis   N2O (engine use) is essentially the same as the medical “laughing gas.” Tweet This Post

Disney Pixar CARS 3: D23 Expo Exhibit
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS 3 on 19 February 2018
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Found some old photos from last year’s D23 Expo … No D23 Expo this year (not in the US, there’s one in Japan). Tweet This Post

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS 3: The In Crowd – Ryan Inside Laney
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 3 on 16 February 2018
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Thanks for the great photos, “John H.” Get in with the in crowd – Ryan Inside Laney Another Next Gen great paint scheme. Tweet This Post

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Precision Series Ramone’s House of Body Art at Amazon
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 16 February 2018
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Precision Series Ramone’s House of Body Art Playset is now officially at Amazon (retail price $119). Sally’s Cozy Cone playset is still at nearly 50% off – $69.95 (it’s MASSIVE!). It’s the closest thing to the fabled GI Joe Aircraft Carrier.  😆 You can pick up Sarge’s Surplus Hut for around $31. Don’t miss out! […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS 3: Bubba Wheelhouse is in Everyone’s Wheelhouse
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 3 on 15 February 2018
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Thanks “John H.” for the great pics. Bubba Wheelhouse Another cool looking Next Gen racer.   Why do we say something is your wheelhouse?  Wordnik. Or Bubba. 🙂 Tweet This Post

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: “Blind Box” Lightning McQueen Back
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 15 February 2018
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Thanks for the heads up and great photos, “Lois S.” The “Blind Box” Lightning McQueen are back. The packaging looks the same from 2017. The original listing shows some returning from 2017 but it looks like the entire 6 will comprise of “new” re-releases. Unlike some re-releases, these all look the same as previous releases. […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Clipstrip Case C
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS, Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 3 on 14 February 2018
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Thanks “David V.” for the heads up and photos. The clipstrip cards were technically available in 2017 but no one seems ti have actually spotted them at retail … but for 2018, they seem to have been actually released. The clipstrip ones are different in that the cards are “complete” without the J hook die […]