Hot Wheels – ’82 Nissan Skyline R30

What a choice of a casting!  I really don’t know if Mattel have the adult collector in mind when choosing these castings, but this is brilliant. JDM has made an entry into HW culture but often they are charactures with bad paint schemes aimed at the core market. What is delightful about this is that…

Two eye catching Hot Wheels models for 2018

I do not collect HW at all, but more pick up the castings that I like. If I saw a Redline or Treasure Hunt model, I would just open them – I seriously have no clue as to values, etc. Two models for 2018 immediately have caught my attention. I know that the news has…

June’s order

Latest batch in from Japan – the tossers at Swiss customs weren’t exactly careful with opening up the box either, but thankfully too stupid enough not to open the models. I have to say the Gloria is wonderful! Musings and photos to follow shortly. #Result! Just arrived today – the #Gloria in first glance is…

Kyosho NISMO 400R (1/64)

Ok, I don’t get Kyosho 1/64 as a rule, as I just do not believe the quality is all that, but sometimes, you just have to do what you need to do. I am not sure if Tomica will ever re-create the Nismo 400R, and from what I understand getting hold of the Kyosho model…

Tomica Series – No.105 SKYLINE

For all intents and purposes, I will always associate the Skyline with the 2 door version that has given us the R35. The name is iconic – to call it just a GT-R does the history a bit of an injustice. It is a shame that Nissan UK doe not offer a big Jap saloon…