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Back From ........ Indy Hot Wheels Club Summer picnic

2 Club officers and 1 member from NEODC Travelled to INDY this past weekend. Several agendas, Show our support and meet with Indy club and to meet Chris Parker and his lovely Loretta on their world wind Summer tour. 37 more words

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Toy designers go wild for San Diego Comic-Con

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When it comes to designing the highly coveted collectible toys for sale at Comic-Con, the annual celebration of pop culture lifting off Thursday in San Diego, the sky’s the limit for the designers at Mattel. 596 more words


Adam's (Less Than Mint) 1979 Greased Gremlin

One of the things I enjoy about collecting blackwall-era Hot Wheels, is that – compared to redline-era cars – it is much easier to find mint or near-mint versions at a reasonable price. 187 more words


Jun Imai (Hot Wheels Designer)

I have found that many Hot Wheels I have collected recently have been designed by one man: Jun Imai.

Some of these cars are copies of real vehicles others are from Jun Imai’s imagination. 335 more words

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Cheap and cheerful gifts for kids part one

I’ll come right out and say it. I spoil my nephew. I sneak him treats and buy him presents whenever I can. I can’t help it, he’s so darn adorable. 486 more words



I don’t have many Pick-Ups in my collection. A Pick-Up is a small truck with an enclosed cab and open back. In my childhood my idea of a… 207 more words


1979 Vetty Funny and Bywayman

From the same eBay seller, I scored two more Hot Wheels first-castings from 1979.

Drag racing legends Don “Snake” Prudhomme and Tom “Mongoose” McEwen took their rivalry to the orange track starting in 1970, when Hot Wheels released the first cars with their names on them. 174 more words