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Re: My Hot Wheels collection

Post by Hawk » Wed Oct 21, 2015 9:01 am

What ever happened to the guy that use to wine about never finding a Super TH in the wild because I know it was not this guy.... :D

Great finds and did you do the happy dance you found those Supers. If you didn't those finds don't count and you have to take them back......LOL

I am glad you found some STHs and it seems you are on a streak. Enjoy while it last because it will get dry fast enough.

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Post by zimbo » Tue Dec 01, 2015 1:37 pm

Well I went out window shopping today and ended up coming home with a few very unexpected finds which are very WELCOME additions to my 1:64 collection :D

I NEVER EVER thought I'd see these "Looney Tunes" over here... but I did and I grabbed these beauties.

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I did come across the TAZ' before a few months back after my brother found them in a different shop and that was all there was and have been desperate to try and get the rest of this set to complete it, thankfully now after today I am now a big step closer to doing that as I now only need to get two each of the two remaining cars which were not on the pegs today, otherwise I am a very happy chap today.

The two yellow Bone Shakers were bonus finds along with the skyline R34 at the same time. Like the bone shaker casting :lol:
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Post by JSB33 » Tue Dec 01, 2015 7:43 pm

Did you have any interest in some Star wars cars?
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Post by grinbergs » Tue Dec 01, 2015 8:04 pm

Nice adds, these issues seems to be even more rare in Sweden than in UK. :)

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Post by Hawk » Tue Dec 01, 2015 9:21 pm

That's awesome!!! I am glad you were able to find some. Normally this time of year all kinds of diecast comes out of the wood work especially at stores that normally don't carry diecast cars or toys for that matter. I have the TAZ buried somewhere in the collection but my favorite out of the bunch is the Chevy Truck Dually. I am really surprised you just found the Nissan because they were everywhere and plentiful at one time. I hope you are able to find the doubles you need later on. Just a hint, things seem to get cheaper after Christmas. Keep an eye out for mark downs after the Holidays.

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Re: My Hot Wheels collection

Post by zimbo » Wed Dec 02, 2015 11:44 am

JSB33 wrote:Did you have any interest in some Star wars cars?
Yes I am Jeff, BUT it depends on which kind your talking about as there are 2 different kinds out right now, if it's the ones with real rubber tyres/tires and metal bases then definitely as the other kind are available here and are clogging up the pegs so to speak. If you have a pic that I could see to confirm if it's the correct ones that would be great or I could try find pics of the ones I'd be interested in mate?
grinbergs wrote:Nice adds, these issues seems to be even more rare in Sweden than in UK. :)


Johan I was COMPLETELY gobsmacked to have actually even come across these as we NEVER usually get this good stuff, hopefully this is a sign of good things to come in the future.
Hawk wrote:That's awesome!!! I am glad you were able to find some. Normally this time of year all kinds of diecast comes out of the wood work especially at stores that normally don't carry diecast cars or toys for that matter. I have the TAZ buried somewhere in the collection but my favorite out of the bunch is the Chevy Truck Dually. I am really surprised you just found the Nissan because they were everywhere and plentiful at one time. I hope you are able to find the doubles you need later on. Just a hint, things seem to get cheaper after Christmas. Keep an eye out for mark downs after the Holidays.
Thanks Hawk. So am I as I think these little beauties are brilliant, the particular shop is a sort of bargain shop and sells toys but sometimes as in this case it sells the HWs, thankfully. I am a huge TAZ fan and it was the one that initially drew me towards wanting to get this set.
I have a couple of those nissans from when they were originally released over here, but you can never have too many of them and 4 in my collection total now is sufficient for me.
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Post by Zeus » Fri Dec 04, 2015 3:45 pm

Love the Looney tunes cars, where did you source those? Also if you find another Blue R34 I'll sort all costs 8-)
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Post by zimbo » Sat Dec 05, 2015 3:17 am

Zeus wrote:Love the Looney tunes cars, where did you source those? Also if you find another Blue R34 I'll sort all costs 8-)
They're being sold just now in Home Bargain stores Zeus :)
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Post by zimbo » Mon Dec 07, 2015 12:54 pm

Todays finds...

So glad to have found these, absolutely love the 356A in hand, looks SO much better than in pics. '41 Willys looks mental (in a great way :lol: )
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And Jeff, I got this one for your pile while I was at it mate:
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Post by Tom » Mon Dec 07, 2015 12:59 pm

Nice finds!

HW hunting is quite different from the regular 1:43 buying, I guess. The prices make it easier to buy in quantity and get duplicates.

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Re: My Hot Wheels collection

Post by zimbo » Thu Dec 17, 2015 2:54 pm

This weeks finds...

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Just gotta find myself a '$uper Treasure Hunt' Toyota Off Road truck now, can only imagine how nice that thing must look :roll: :lol:
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Post by Tom » Thu Dec 17, 2015 3:10 pm

Really like the Civic, 911 and Escort!

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Post by dcast » Thu Dec 17, 2015 4:50 pm

Nice additions, spotted there a familiar Civic as well ;)

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Post by JSB33 » Thu Dec 17, 2015 5:24 pm

Jag and Escort all the way.

BTW, the eagle has landed 8-)
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Post by zimbo » Thu Dec 17, 2015 7:32 pm

;)

The Escort is very nice ...and I might have one I could let go of. The Jag is VERY hard to come by, as you know I usually try and get two of each piece so I can open one and keep the other sealed in its packaging and I found one of these near the beginning of the year I think it was and I only just this week found this second one!! BUT if I ever come across another one Jeff consider it yours mate.
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Post by zimbo » Wed Dec 23, 2015 7:24 pm

Well I had a niggling hunch to go back to where I got the Looney Tunes cars from before, so today I quickly did a detour on way home and ...BINGO the two big pieces that I have not seen in of the stores were there right out in front of what was a hugely filled pegs, so I grabbed two of each of these and this now thankfully makes this set complete :mrgreen: woo hoo!!

These two pieces are awesome and HEAVY. Really hope we get more of these special series of HWs in shops here in the UK.

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Post by JSB33 » Thu Dec 24, 2015 9:29 am

So glad you were able to find them.
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Post by Zeus » Thu Dec 24, 2015 12:14 pm

Still love that civic, still need that, love the VW drag truck..would like one or 2 of those 8-)

Agreed we should get more over here, especially ones with Real Riders 8-)
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Post by zimbo » Sun Jan 03, 2016 3:07 pm

Zeus wrote:Still love that civic, still need that, love the VW drag truck..would like one or 2 of those 8-)

Agreed we should get more over here, especially ones with Real Riders 8-)
Zeus if you ever happen to come across another $uper Treasure Hunt Toyota Off Road Truck then let me know and I might do a swap with you for it for one of my VW Drag buses ok mate.

Well I went HWs hunting today for my 1st days hunting of 2016 and found these beauties, the two on the right are $uper Treasure Hunts and were both found in the same store/shop which is EXTREMELY unusual and have put a huge grin on my ugly old mug :lol: the Vette on the left is one of this years regular treasure hunts and is also apparently quite hard to find (at least so I hear in the US anyway) this one makes my 2nd so I wont be needing anymore of these vettes.

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REALLY love the Nova :D
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Re: My Hot Wheels collection

Post by Skylinefreak » Mon Jan 04, 2016 6:22 am

This will make you jealous, but I've found 2 Toyota Off-Road truck $upers in a month. Sold off both of them though. I hate Toyotas!
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Post by Zeus » Mon Jan 04, 2016 5:56 pm

zimbo wrote:
Zeus wrote:Still love that civic, still need that, love the VW drag truck..would like one or 2 of those 8-)

Agreed we should get more over here, especially ones with Real Riders 8-)
Zeus if you ever happen to come across another $uper Treasure Hunt Toyota Off Road Truck then let me know and I might do a swap with you for it for one of my VW Drag buses ok mate.

Well I went HWs hunting today for my 1st days hunting of 2016 and found these beauties, the two on the right are $uper Treasure Hunts and were both found in the same store/shop which is EXTREMELY unusual and have put a huge grin on my ugly old mug :lol: the Vette on the left is one of this years regular treasure hunts and is also apparently quite hard to find (at least so I hear in the US anyway) this one makes my 2nd so I wont be needing anymore of these vettes.

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REALLY love the Nova :D
Would swap the $uper Toyota Truck for the $uper Corolla.... I passed up on 4 of those vettes not fussed on them :shock:
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Post by zimbo » Mon Jan 04, 2016 6:06 pm

Zeus wrote: Would swap the $uper Toyota Truck for the $uper Corolla.... I passed up on 4 of those vettes not fussed on them :shock:
If I find another Corolla $uper consider it yours Zeus. I quite like these Corvettes :lol:

There is a lot of nice stuff coming out from HWs and MBX this year that I can't wait for, like the red Escort RS1600 with race livery or the new Porsche 993 GT2 $uper and regular (which are out already in the US etc)
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Post by Zeus » Mon Jan 04, 2016 6:11 pm

zimbo wrote:
Zeus wrote: Would swap the $uper Toyota Truck for the $uper Corolla.... I passed up on 4 of those vettes not fussed on them :shock:
If I find another Corolla $uper consider it yours Zeus. I quite like these Corvettes :lol:

There is a lot of nice stuff coming out from HWs and MBX this year that I can't wait for, like the red Escort RS1600 with race livery or the new Porsche 993 GT2 $uper and regular (which are out already in the US etc)
Cool, fingers crossed 8-) :lol:

I agree, The Integra DC2 is one that I can't wait to get, I hope they will be easy to find.
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Post by zimbo » Thu Jan 07, 2016 3:36 pm

Took a little road trip to kill two birds with one stone so to speak today and these little beauties came home with me.
Sadly the blister on the white M3 is burst and all 4 of the white M3s had burst blisters!! this one was the least damaged one.

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REALLY love the 2002 :D

and also found this beautiful Stingray, the paint is REALLY nice in hand

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:mrgreen:

Will open all of these once we have moved into the new place. New owners of our house get the keys mid Feb :? :lol:
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