Article Archive for April 2019

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Dinoco Pitty & Roger Wheeler, Crew Chief 2019 Variants
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Posted in Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 30 April 2019
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Thanks, “Mark T.” for the nice photos. Interestingly, Dinoco Pitty seems to have lost his name but the Dinoco Crew Chief has gained one, Roger Wheeler. The Dinoco Pitty is now a unibody and apparently has different rims. Roger Wheeler looks essentially the same as his predecessor, Dinoco Crew Chief with the additional eyelid line. […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Erik Laneley & Alex Carvill 2019 Variant 2-Pack
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Posted in Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 26 April 2019
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Thanks “Mark T.” for the nice photos. Re-released characters but with the new eyelid line. Old Erik. New Erik, thicker line + darker eyelids. plus, he looks less wide. The new Alex Carvill with darker eyebrows and thicker eyeline. Old & new. Tweet This Post

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Mater with #95 Hat
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Posted in Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 25 April 2019
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Thanks “Samuel K.” for the nice photos … Mater with #95 hat is out. I’m surprised they didn’t make him a Deluxe but nice he’s just a single.   Tweet This Post

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Doc’s Precision Series Playset – PRE ORDER to Get it Made!
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Posted in Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 24 April 2019
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The Precision Series Doc’s Ornamental Valley Mechanical Clinic Playset will ONLY be made if they get pre-orders of 3,000. So, if we don’t order, it does not get produced! It’s a GREAT LOOKING set with tons of details. Available ONLY at Shop.Mattel. Priced at $129.99 – about the same as the other great sets. The […]

It’s a Thinker, Well for $650
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Posted in Gadgets, Internet on 23 April 2019
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Genius, it’s a padded box to put on your head … Nope, not an April’s Fools joke, it’s real and it’s British at the Form Emporium. Only £495.00 Tweet This Post

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Fireball Beach Variants Buying Guide
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS, Mattel Disney Pixar CARS Toons Diecast on 22 April 2019
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If are an opener AND a variant collector, you can save a few bucks and pick up the box sets which has two variants + an exclusive CAR in each box set. Box Set #1 features the same Fireball Beach Lightning McQueen single. Box Set #2 (with Lightning on the 3rd position) has the more […]

How to Build a Lightning McQueen Costume
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS on 22 April 2019
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From Instructables, How to Build a Lightning McQueen Costume. Pretty cool and cute. Tweet This Post

Disney Pixar CARS: RSN Network YouTube Videos
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS 3 on 19 April 2019
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Disney has a series of the “RSN Network” CARS videos … with voice overs and cute bits added … You can check them out HERE. Tweet This Post

Battat – Driven Pocket Toys
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Posted in Toys on 19 April 2019
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Battat has a nice series of small plastic construction toys with run playsets. You can check out the full catalog here (Pocket Toys start on around Page 76).   Tweet This Post

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Open for Business, Biz Torqsen
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS 3 on 18 April 2019
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Thanks, “Mark T.” for the nice open photos of Super Chase Biz Torqsen – the only non-Deluxe Super Chase of the current series. While he’s not huge, he has a lot of nice details (I’m presuming he’s a ‘he.’) Tweet This Post