Article Archive for May 2018

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Precision Series Playsets SALE at Walmart.com
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 23 May 2018
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Walmart.com has nice pricing on Sally’s Cozy Cone Motel playset and Ramone’s House of Body Art. If you’re at all interested in these, don’t dally – Flo’s is at $700 now and others are ticking up. Yes, they are not cheap AND they take up a lot of room but if you want them, now […]

Ride the Museum Mail Rail (UK)
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Posted in History on 23 May 2018
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To celebrate 350 years, the Rail Mail (UK) has been fixed & open to the public to ride! (Rail not 350 years old) Tickets HERE. There are several videos – no embed available. Tweet This Post

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Fillmore is a Radiator Springs Classic
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 22 May 2018
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Thanks, “John H.” for the great photos. The 2018 Radiator Springs Classic Fillmore is not a re-release, he’s got a brand new expression. New expression. Well, perfect expression upon hearing this EXCLUSIVE is at Toys R Us … who is down to the last month in business? Otherwise, pretty much the same. Along with Intro […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS 3: More Fun Mal Mel Customs
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 3 on 22 May 2018
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Mad Mel is still busy re-creating the Thunder Hollow Demo Derby – here’s his latest ,,, “Well, pretty much done modifying the “Run” of “Hit n Run” into the photographer for the pitties souvenir photo stand. I rushed the painting though, and will have to repaint it later. The blue car is a near match, […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Road Trip 3-Pack On the Road (From Seattle)
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS, Mattel Disney Pixar CARS Toons Diecast on 21 May 2018
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Thanks for the heads up, “John H.” – the Road Trip Series 3-Pack with Van (with Luggage Carrier Stickers), (Road Trip) Cruisin’ Lightning McQueen & Mini with Luggage Carrier has a US release. (Amazon Link)   Road Trip Van (with Luggage Carrier Stickers) & Mini with Luggage Carrier are exclusives – not available in other […]

Banned From a Hotel – Please Forgive Me …
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Posted in Internet on 21 May 2018
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Real life beats any movie – you cannot make this up … From Nick Burchill … “Dear Empress Hotel: This may seem like and unusual request, but I write to you today, seeking a “pardon”. 17 Years ago a string of unfortunate events led to my being banned from your hotel. I would like to explain […]

Coca Cola Design Sale – Zulily
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Posted in Food on 19 May 2018
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Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Fun Look – Prototype Rescue Squad Mater
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS, Mattel Disney Pixar CARS Toons Diecast on 16 May 2018
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Here’s a fun look at the prototype for the SDCC Rescue Squad Mater 2009. Prototypes are hand painted and often assembled from resin pieces – they weigh ounces! Final ladder not as shiny (production version in box) Base chassis held in by screws. Photos of the unboxing. Tweet This Post

Amazing Choral Rendition of Toto’s Aftica
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Posted in Music on 16 May 2018
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Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Mini Racers Scale Comparison
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 15 May 2018
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The ALL-METAL Mini Racers are great fun and really nicely done. Even the base plate is metal! Wave 1 and Wave 2 (just a few releases) were released in 2017 – Wave 3 has a whole new numbering scheme with many re-releases but some new ones coming – here’s the known numbering for 2018. Here […]