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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 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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Pixar’s CARS – Leroy Traffik with Snow Tires Die Cast

Into every small town must come a guy who is just passing through. He’s not interested in stopping for gas, in soaking up the local atmosphere, or buying a souvenir. So don’t ask him! He’ll just set his car alarm … Continue reading

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Pixar’s CARS ‘Heyday’ Die Cast Collection

When does merchandise become collectible? I struggle a bit on this site to determine whether I should label something as just a piece of merchandise or as a true collectible. Anything you buy (merchandise) can become more if you acquire … Continue reading

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Disney Transport Die-Cast Parking Tram

So when do the rides start at a Disney Park? And just what is an ‘Attraction’? I consider anything that I can get onto or into and be moved by as all part of the Disney Experience! So load me … Continue reading

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Tomorrowland Speedway Friction Model Cars

I love seeing Mickey and his friends in vehicles. Many of the original Shorts feature some kind of transportation theme and so it seems like a natural fit to carry this over into merchandise. Many believe that the Tomorrowland Speedway … Continue reading

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Monorail Models from Walt Disney World

Highway in the Sky. Transportation of Tomorrow. Just Plain Cool! However you choose to describe the modern monorail system, it’s just impressive. Years ago, I became hooked on this mode of transportation after riding it at Walt Disney World. Soon … Continue reading

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