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Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Singles Case DVX29 946E Recap
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Posted in Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 29 May 2020
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It’s a few weeks old now but here’s the visual recap of CASE E. New to singles for 2020 (Bill was a rubber tire exclusive with accessory at WM). New Thai releases – with at least the eyelid line. Previously available in 2020 – nice to get more. More common re-releases.

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Metallic Sally, a Squoosh More Accurate
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Posted in Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 28 May 2020
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As I started to pack away last years CARS, I noticed that the Thai released Metallic Sally was actually a squoosh closer to the real (996) 911. Not an optical illusion – 95’s 3.306 cm wide versus the last China release which is 3.327 cm. Yes, the back is slightly wider at 3.475 v 3.596 […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Flo and Mini Flo
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Posted in Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 27 May 2020
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The current Flo along with Mini Racer mini Flo. The detailing on the mini Mini Racers are really nice … unlike the last mini series, the plastic Mini Adventure series, these are all metal diecast, cute and excellent. Definitely collect them all.

Mattel Disney PIxar CARS: The Thailand Look
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Posted in Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 3 on 26 May 2020
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For those collecting Mattel’s Disney Pixar CARS have a decision to make, replace them with the new Thailand versions? Chick Hicks with Headset first produced in China for CARS 3 (left) has the “unibody” windshield look … The new Thailand releases (as most releases came from factories there in mid 2019) has the more correct […]

GMP 1:18 Scale Diecast 1970 Plymouth Road Runner
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Posted in Toys on 26 May 2020
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The new diecast from GMP comes with a fun Road Runner add-on … it would’ve been cool if Plymouth in 1970 actually included a life size snap on for the real Road Runner, one of the coolest looking muscle cars of the era regardless.

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Jae is Training to be in Your Collection
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Posted in Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 22 May 2020
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Thanks “Mark T.” for the great action shots of “Jae” the Rust-Eze Center Trainee …

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Wasabi Mouth Mater Back
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Posted in Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 21 May 2020
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Thanks, “Mark T.” for the nice photos. Wasabi Mater from CARS 2 has returned … Differences from last release? Black engine compartment, eyelid line (previous was already a flat windshield), the wad of wasabi is slightly different and it looks like it is the unibody Mater. So, V2 of Wasabi Mouth Mater. Previous release of […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Mini Racers 2020 Visual Recap Checklist – Bec G
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Posted in Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 20 May 2020
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Thanks “Bec G” for updating the 2020 CARS Mini Racers checklist. The numbering scheme has been reset for 2020 … happy collecting! The un-numbered releases.

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Toons MIA Recap
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Posted in Mattel Disney Pixar CARS Toons Diecast on 19 May 2020
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Daniel S. has thoughtfully put together a visual recap of our missing Toons diecasts – you can download the zip here. Thanks “Daniel S!”

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Need More Toons, Please
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Posted in Mattel Disney Pixar CARS Toons Diecast on 15 May 2020
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The last few days, we’ve been going through Toons that are missing some diecasts – two of the later ones really, really, really need more diecasts,  from UFO MATER … We got 4 diecasts including the great Corporal Kim: Announced but not released, Andy Gearsdale …  🙁 Missing GI Mia & Tia. UFO Pitty’s. And […]