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Literally. Only 2 boxes didn’t fit
The other day I noticed that the Bburago GTO I recently acquired was looking a little too #stancenation. So I took advantage of the boys’ afternoon nap time to get this classic back to concourse condition.
This is the Lotus Esprit V8, the one of the last cars in the legendary lineage to carry the name. Production originally began in 1976, spawning several generations up until 2004. The body style seen here, dubbed the S4, debuted in 1993 and would be the last generation. The Esprit traditionally was powered by a four…
Got the final 2 models I was after tonight, and a surprise 3rd followed me home.
Oh hey, it’s mid September. Did anyone finish their LaLD livery custom last month?
Every Cars & Coffee event should have a requirement that a race prepped Jaguar be in attendance. I wish I got a better look at it, but I had my two little 2 year old tornadoes with me.
Only an hour left and it’s still sitting at $13. One of my favorite supercar concepts in all it’s polished alu-mini-um glory
1 out of the 3 local Costcos had their Maistos out. Snagged a Centenario, which was #1 on my wish list for this batch.
Since the boys are old enough to play with Hot Wheels, I’ve been hitting the toy aisle again. Picked up a couple extra RX7's and a McLaren because who are you kidding, you want them.
Based on my hawl posts from years past, they were out the later half of the month. I’ve actually got a Costco near me now that I’ve moved so I shouldn’t need Pillarless Coupe to hook me up this year!
Post all the 8 series’s
Time for some fun. Grab your favorite Hot Wheels or Matchbox fantasy cast and give it the LaLD treatment. I personally think this Time Shifter is perfect for an LaLD livery. Maybe a LaLD Toaster?
Trying to keep this alive with a top five instead of 20:
Let’s face it, accumulating too many cars is a very easy thing to accomplish. The hard part is enjoying the collection you have now. What advice would you give to the collector who has everything? What would you do when you’ve hit your max?
What’s the best part about collecting for you? Is it the hunt; tracking down those Supers and Chase cars? Is it the score; getting that killer deal and striking out another one from the want list? Is it sharing with the community? Or maybe something completely different?
Howard’s G500 was the 5000th photo I’ve posted on the LaLD Instagram. There’s also over 48,000 photos on IG tagged with our #liveandletdiecast tag. Think about that for a second. Pretty crazy to think of how much we’ve contributed to the diecast world from our little Kinda blog.
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