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When you meet a stranger... When you meet a stranger...

who happened to strike up a conversation with you while you’re looking at die cast.

The Big Twenty: Murica Monday with a Mercury The Big Twenty: Murica Monday with a Mercury

Welcome back to The Big Twenty where we show models above the 1/43 scale. Years ago I brought someone to a discount clothing store and while waiting, I sort of wandered around the store and unexpectedly found a section of 1/24 die cast models.

Travelogue: Cars and Food 2 Travelogue: Cars and Food 2

To continue where we left off, here are more goodies from Toy Kingdom.

ROTB: Lamborghini Miura Jota SVR ROTB: Lamborghini Miura Jota SVR

I am just recently in the process of keeping up on the happenings on LaLD and I kept seeing all this ‘Running of the Bull’ without any clue as to what that is all about.

Price Increase? Price Increase?

Looks like our Walmart did on both Auto Drivers and the acrylic case by $1.00.

Travelogue: Cars and (Donuts) Food Travelogue: Cars and (Donuts) Food

Nope it’s not about the Car Culture but in my next travelogue, I will be showing you food and cars, cars and more cars while on vacation overseas in June. First check out what I saw in a shoe store.

Months in the Waiting Months in the Waiting

Fast and Furious? How about Slow but not Furious? The Nissan Skyline GT-R used by Brian from the Fast and Furious movie was release by Hot Wheels under their Retro Entertainment in 2017. I was keeping my eye on this when I first saw it in Lamley group as I wanted to have this in blue just like the one I got from …

Hot Sixty 4th: A Body Makeover Hot Sixty 4th: A Body Makeover

Months ago I did some detailing and minor customizing on 2 of my Datsun 620. On my 160th post I decided to give the matte black some gloss over.

Unexpected  Unexpected 

So this is part 2 of my hunt. Remember the 2 Datsun 510 of Tokyo Torque that I found in Hobby Lobby and on that same day also went to Target and Walmart but did not find any of the Hot Wheels Car Culture? Well the next day after running an errand that afternoon I somehow have a gut feeling that I needed to drop by …

Hot Sixty 4th: Sun-day Skyline Hot Sixty 4th: Sun-day Skyline

On my 159th post is M2's Yokohama livery Skyline.

Great finds and mail call Great finds and mail call

Hi fellow LaLDers, I’ve been out for a while due to vacation and being busy with life after that. Of course that does not stop me from taking every opportunity to check out some nice models. No luck in finding the zamac Chevy pickup shop truck nor any of the new Hot Wheels 50th in Target or Walmart butI found some…

The Joker and the Bat (New Bat blog based on the TV series) The Joker and the Bat (New Bat blog based on the TV series)

Narrator: Another night in Gotham city and when the Bat signal lights up, you can be assured that Batman is not far behind. Using the Batcycle, the dynamic duo raced towards the scene of the crime and when they arrived, they came face to face with the most diabolical criminal of them all, the Joker. But wait...

2nd package sneak peak revealed Part 3 2nd package sneak peak revealed Part 3

Now back to our regularly scheduled sneak peak blog.

The Ghosts of Redlines Past The Ghosts of Redlines Past

Ok so I borrowed a quote from ‘The Christmas Carol’ and change it slightly but 50 years ago these vintage looking cards appeared in May of 1968 and forever change the die cast collecting world.

LaLD ///May BMW Day 7: Replica of a Legend LaLD ///May BMW Day 7: Replica of a Legend

The legendary #36 car that won the 24 Hrs of Nürburgring race in 1970.

LaLD ///May BMW Day 6: French and Vintage LaLD ///May BMW Day 6: French and Vintage

I hardly post on French Friday so I’m making up for it.

LaLD ///May BMW Day 5: Lining up for a race LaLD ///May BMW Day 5: Lining up for a race

or seems like it. Presenting my BMW 2002 with some detailing.

LaLD ///May BMW Day 4: Battenburg Livery edition LaLD ///May BMW Day 4: Battenburg Livery edition

Missed out on a couple of days so jumping in to day 4 with BMW M5 Police.

LaLD ///May Day 1: Hi Ho Silver, Away LaLD ///May Day 1: Hi Ho Silver, Away

Sometimes a manufacturer’s brand evokes an impression about the die cast they make.

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