This week’s challenge is Tiny I collect scale model cars as anyone who follows this blog will be aware. Mostly I collect 1:64 (Hot Wheels/Matchbox size). But I do collect other sizes, here in the picture are the two extremes of my collection: a 1:24 Bburago Maserati Gran Turismo and three tiny Porsches ( a 911,…
Curve I like loops in Hot Wheels tracks. Trying to capture a car on the loop is a tricky challenge. It is a bit cheeky but this picture for the challenge “curve” could also serve for the challenge “frame”, the car being framed in the loop. Frame
Numbers Many of the model cars in my collection have race numbers. Here are a selection: Morris Mini Peugeot 206 WRC ———- Triumph TR6 Acura NSX ———- ———- ———- La Fasta Acura NSX All the models are Hot Wheels except the Peugeot, which is a Majorette.
Trio This is the classic design of Beach Buggy, the Meyers Manx dating back to 1964. I have three Hot Wheels models in my collection in different colours.
Half and Half
Off-Season A late entry for last week’s challenge. Matchbox S.C.R. 2200 based on the Chevrolet Highway Maintenance Truck. It formerly had a Chevrolet emblem on the front but is no longer licensed and the emblem has been removed.
ROY G. BIV A rainbow of Hot Wheels Dodge Cars Yes I know there are only six cars….the purple 1971 Dodge Charger 500 on the end is for Indigo and Violet….
Motion I tried to get a Hot Wheels car frozen in motion as it went upside down on the loop of the track. It took several failed attempts to catch the images I wanted. The camera was set up and then I used the ten second timer, trying to release the car at the right…
Usually if you want to build a wall with toys you would use Lego, but in this shop window they have used diecast cars. The police cars on the right look like a scene from Taxi 2. Wall