Tag Archives: Diecast

Monorail Models from Walt Disney World

Highway in the Sky. Transportation of Tomorrow. Just Plain Cool! However you choose to describe the modern monorail system it’s just impressive. Years ago I became hooked on this mode of transportation after riding it at Walt Disney World. I … Continue reading

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Pixar’s Planes: TED YALE Die-Cast

Who? Well, that’s what I said when I saw this little guy on the shelf at T. J. Max yesterday. While on holiday in Chicago we were checking out the local stores. We don’t have T. J. Max in Canada. … Continue reading

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Pixar’s CARS ROAD TRIP Die-cast Models

I am officially giving up. I’ve said again and again that I was not going to buy another version of the die-cast model cars from the Pixar movie Cars. But what have I done? During a recent trip to Wal-mart … Continue reading

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Disney Store Elite Series: R2-D2

We’re back in the die-cast business again today as we check out a beloved character from the Star Wars series of movies. I’m a ‘original three’ fan (Star Wars fans know what that means) and was guardedly optimistic when I … Continue reading

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Disney Lesney/Matchbox DIECAST CARS from 1979

I love die-cast cars and especially if they contain a Disney character in the driver’s seat. I found two examples from the same line recently and was able to catch up with them while they were on the ‘open road’: … Continue reading

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PRECISION SERIES Lightning McQueen & Mater

I have got to stop visiting toy stores! I already have many variations of the die-cast models from the Cars animated movies by Pixar. I don’t have many of them on display because I just don’t have the room to … Continue reading

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Pixar’s CARS: BESSIE Diecast Model

Well, Mater might be willing to give two of his left lug nuts for a chance to work with Bessie, but I’m only willing to pay $11.94 plus tax. Bessie die-cast model Cars die-cast models have been out for years … Continue reading

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Cars Characters: Tomber

I’m still adding to my Cars/Cars 2 characters collection ,even though the films are quite old now. Every once in a while I’ll find a variant that interests me. The character named Tomber has a connection to my heritage, as … Continue reading

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Pixar’s Cars: Walmart Wally Hauler

Although I realize many are not big Walmart fans, I think we all have to admit they do have some good pricing, and at times, some very good merchandise. This is quite often true of their toy department. Over the … Continue reading

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Pixar’s Cars: Dinoco Showgirl #1

Showgirl: “A woman, typically attired in an elaborately decorated costume, who performs in a musical or theatrical production.” In the world of Disney/Pixar’s Cars there were a few showcars (who were girls) that did wear, at least, an elaborately decorated … Continue reading

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