Tag Archives: Tow Mater

Pixar’s CARS The King Dinoco Helicopter with Mater

The first CARS movie by Pixar came out in May of 2006 and was to become the final film independently produced by Pixar after its purchase by Disney in January 2006. Obviously the movie was ‘in the can’ before the … Continue reading

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Pixar’s CARS Mini RC Racers with ‘Trailers’

“Gentlecars, start your engines!” Or: “Put in your batteries, flick the controller switch to on, slide the other switch to the correct frequency number, and now flick your vehicle switch to on!” I think that second spiel would be a … Continue reading

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PRECISION SERIES Lightning McQueen & Mater

I have got to stop visiting toy stores! I already have many variations of the die-cast models from the Cars animated movies by Pixar. I don’t have many of them on display because I just don’t have the room to … Continue reading

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Disney Designs on T-SHIRTS

Nothing says ‘souvenir’ like a t-shirt. Nothing says ‘expensive’ like a Disney t-shirt but they are oh-so worth it! Let’s have a look at some fun designs: Do they sell those umbrellas for real?           Two true-blue characters Just because… … Continue reading

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Disney’s Real-Life TOW MATER

I love attending the special events in Greenfield Village at The Henry Ford Museum. In 2009 I took the following picture during the Motor Muster car show: Remind you of anyone? The character of Tow Mater in the Pixar film … Continue reading

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Disney’s California Adventure – Tow Mater Hoods

No matter where I am, I’m always drawn to old things. Old buildings. Decaying properties. Or rusty cars. These things have a history and a back story that we may never know, but it fires the imagination to think of … Continue reading

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Pixar’s CARS Autonaut Mater Die-cast

Guest Contributor: Nick Maglio I bought this terrific die cast Tow Mater in Disneyland for $11.95. He’s Autonaut Mater, as he appeared in the Car Toons: Mater’s Tall Tales short cartoon “Moon Mater”. As you can see, Mater has his … Continue reading

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