Category Archives: Die Cast

Goofy McDonalds Happy Meal Friction Car Toy

Once again we must visit that famous place that we all go to eat, even though we know there are better places and better food out there… but they have toys! And so we go buy our Happy Meals almost … Continue reading

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Nano Metalfigs 100% Die-Cast Steamboat Willie Figures

Steamboat Willie was released in 1928 as a Short film by Walt Disney and Ub Iwerks. It was produced in black and white and is considered the debut of Mickey Mouse, although a Short called Plane Crazy was completed first. The sensation that was The … Continue reading

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Hot Wheels Classic Batman TV Series Batcopter

Hot Wheels has a long history of creating memorable die cast cars and vehicles. I still have fond memories of playing with my toy cars, even remembering exact moments of play, even though I am long past my youth now! … Continue reading

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Nano Metalfigs 100% Die-Cast Disney Figures

And just is a Nano Metalfig you ask? That was my question when I saw this box set of five Disney characters at a flea market. The asking price was only $5.00 US so I figured I had nothing to … Continue reading

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Hot Wheels Character Cars featuring Jack-Jack

Hot Wheels is a brand of scale model cars and slot car racing kits introduced by the great toymaker Mattel in 1968. Many automobile manufacturers and entertainment companies have since licensed Hot Wheels to make scale models of their cars and characters, respectively. And so we have Hot Wheels … Continue reading

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Pixar’s Cars 3 Race Track Play Table w/Diecast Display

It’s Race Day here at Disleelandia, folks! And we hope to have a clear day for competition. It’s expectation versus reality in a fight to the finish line with no quarter given but some liberties taken. In other words, we’ll … Continue reading

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Greenlight Diecast Hitched Homes 1961 Airstream Bambi

“Heard the Bambi name before? For years, it’s been a nickname for our smallest single-axle travel trailers. But now Bambi is its own official family of lightweight, space-maximizing options ready to deliver a huge step up from the tent camping … Continue reading

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Cars 3 – Clutch Aid Racing Tractor Diecast

I remember a time when I thought Pixar could do no wrong. Then I saw the first trailer for CARS and I thought the success streak was over. When I saw the second trailer, which was completely different than the … Continue reading

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Pixar’s CARS 3 Joe Don Jackson Die Cast

Joe Don Jackson appears only in the sequel Cars 3 where he is depicted as a vintage racer who competed in the Piston Cup Racing Series with the number 7, during the famous race where Doc. Hudson crashed. He was sponsored by Po’Tater’s … Continue reading

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Pixar CARS Golden Edition Lightning McQueen

Although he is the ‘Golden Boy’ of the racing circuit and a lean, mean, money-making machine for Disney/Pixar, I’m uncertain as to whether we needed an actual Golden Edition version of Lightning McQueen. Says the man who bought him anyway: … Continue reading

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