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Multipack Repacks

Came across about 10 clearly repackaged HW 9 packs at a Walmart this weekend. These weren’t quite the normal repacked returns, however. Typically when these are spotted the one or two good things are removed, and some random crap thrown in…maybe HWs, maybe beat up Maistos, maybe some other garbage, sometimes the…

Goodwill Hawl!

I’ve read numerous stories about folks here finding good stuff at thrift stores…but it never really happened to me until recently. I’ve been hitting up goodwills and such a lot lately, searching for vinyl records (my current obsession) and I am starting to find diecasts…maybe just because I’m frequenting them more.…

Holy Grail Hawl!

I’ve been a big fan of the MBX National Parks & Forest Service series vehicles for the last couple of years, and have managed (with some degree of difficulty) to obtain all the various models and variations of both series, and also some related vehicles that don’t quite fit in with the series but are accepted by…

Maisto Find

Found this Maisto International Durastar Flatbed with VW Beetle Cabriolet recently, and couldn’t resist. Somebody else here posted one of these sets the other day, and made the argument that the International wasn’t a good representation. I would mostly agree, but I think in this example its cartoonisheness is not…

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Attic Finds! 

I’ve been a collector all my life, and have managed to hold onto the vast majority of the cars I had as a kid. Over the last few years, I’ve managed to find most of them and integrate them into my collection, but I knew there was some that I never found. After I moved into my house 15 years ago, my parents somewhat…