Collecting and OrganizingRecent finds and photos

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There was a toy show in town this weekend so I took the kid and spent a few hours roaming aisle after aisle knee deep in GI Joes, Transformers, He-Man and Hot Wheels. My kid scored a few Barbie dolls while I found myself a few mainlines I didn't have in fantasy league collection.

My kid loves Ghostbusters and likes to race with me as much as she likes her Barbie, so when she spotted a Slimer Bread Box, we couldn't pass it up.

Also found this weekend, in the wild at Meijer, were a Skyline I figured I'd never get along with another Datsun wagon (can't have enough of them).

What have you found recently? Post a photo and let us know where you found them...

Just picked up 10 of these FTE '70 Plymouth Superbirds.

Watched it for awhile on Ebay

I won a nice 30 car lot of NASCAR 1/64 scale cars to use on upcoming races!

2017 Matchbox L Case Has Arrived!

Decent deal off Ebay...slightly less than $3 per car including shipping

Love them Lakesters but I can never keep the wheels from getting bent! Its like they have paper for axles. 

The FTE  Superbird haul....4 will be kept Stock...2 will be Modified themselves and 4 will be donors for other cars, one is another Superbird I've had that's not going to see if I can make a decent car outta it now.

Nice Mopars! But then again, I'm sort of partial

Hot Wheels show today...

nice haul!!!

$12.50 with Free Shipping....basically $2.10 per car...6 cars...2 Ferrari 458 Italia's FTE included were the target cars.

all good donors there... 458's getting tougher to fine these days
I'll mod the Grand Sport Vette as is and hopefully get one fast staock 458 outta the deal and mod the other.
the rest will be donors unless they show me something on the track
Love the vette

Still need one in the blister pack, but I've got one to modify now....hard to find car.

Race Aces Country Club Muscle
I got 1 loose in my collection and 2 in the blister pack let me know if you want one.

Hot Wheels Redlines Army Staff Car At Thrift Store!

Toy show today... Scored that JL, for $3... 

other notables, Huffman stocker, GT-40,

Congrats on the score and more so on the Challenger!  That has done very well at LJLRC. 

Glad to find one at a decent price... now I'll need to see if its fast
Need to set up my track and "break it in"

Got one of these

Congrats! I found one several months ago and trying to find another for friend.

nice selection
couple dups but that's okay
I'm eye-ballin that green GTO. You always seem to find nice mustangs
Lots of nice cars there, congrats!
  • Day late and a dollar short (literally). Ok so a friend of mine sent me one of these gas monkey's and it came in the mail last week. Dollar General had hot wheels/matchbox on sale .50 each minimum purchase 2. So I hit this Dollar General that had 4 hot wheels displays in their store. One of the demos had not even been opened just sitting on the end cap with cars packed in them. Look what was in there? A gas monkey garage corvette. I could've gotten it for .50 but instead paid a dollar (a day late). I know that the collectors think this is sacrilege but I'm gonna crack one of these.
Cool Find!Open it up and have some fun!
I hit one today and they had 2 of these displays. No Vette though.

Finally got one still in the blister pack
so...gonna crack it and see????
Absolutely....bought one loose that's quick....gonna mod one of them
glad you found one brother
This one is "The" Country Club Muscle....Thanks Mopar....paid to much, but it's mine
LO$ - it happens brother, I paid too much for an Olds 442 but I can't find em and I've been looking awhile

Nice! Now that you've chased that one down, the Race Aces Carbide should be the next one on your list. Lots of "performance per gram"!!

Nice!  Hadn't heard about this casting until you posted about it earlier. Nice looking car. I managed to find the Muscle Mania version in a Dollar General today so I'm itching to give it a run. 

@ LOS modded one awhile back... solid platform

Great platform for modification...looking forward to the build
Fast and consistent!

Got'em for $1.95 with shipping
Jet threat 4.0 is not an FTE, all the rest get a thumbs up

Claims it rolls well...we shall see, if not an FTE package awaits.

Those wheels can be fast
There is a lot of favorable racing history with the Front Runnin Fairmont...we shall see
The Hot Ones have the "Ultra Thin" axels...all metal car and the axels created a great downhill racer

Another Hot Wheels show this weekend. 

Many FTE donors $1 a car, and a loose JL Challenger for $1... look like it has seen some action...need to see if it has any speed left

Some recently acquired Topper JLs...all excellent rolling examples.

Leapin' Limo vs. Baja

And Custom Turbine vs. Frantic Ferrari


very, very clean examples here... Nice

The Front Runnin Fairmont is here and it does roll well....but not the elite level speed the casting is known for to say the least. However, my goal was to buy a "loose" one and put an FTE package on it and see what happens. It weighs 51g...all metal, so that's a good foundation to modify...time will tell the tale.

Darn you, M2...

...for making such cool stuff! These are Walmart exclusive first gen 50th anniversary Camaros...I'm not really even that much of a Camaro guy (not that I wouldn't take a first gen)...but these are just really nice.

Like the burnt orange paint, and white letter tires

Some good castings/platforms out in the CS line now.

I've got to score a windshield for it, but really looking forward to modifying a legend of speed.


...of course I'll see how it rolls as is first

It rolls pretty darn good...just need to get a Redline axel straightning tool...look out CC Rider in your Open Stock!!! It weighs in at 68g stock

I have the tool you need, I can send it along with my drift cars if you want.
If you can spare one I'd appreciate's close...straight axels could be magic

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