Big things with little cars
Big things with little cars

I live pretty far from any stores that carry diecast or HW. So when I do have a bucket list, it’s pretty usual to have a hard time finding what I’m looking for. I might get a chance at looking at some cars once or twice a month. The whole drive from my work to home is a massive diecast deadzone.

The other day, I had to drive to the Walmart that is closest (about 20 mins one way) and of course, hit up the (usually picked over and outdated) selection in my rural area.

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I’ve been looking for an MBX R500 in any colour for a LONG LONG time, and sure enough there was two at $1 each, super happy. I also wanted a second 180SX to paint non-metallic red to resemble the real 180SX that I owned a few years ago.. CHECK! nice!

Illustration for article titled Lucky Hawl day (for me..)
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On the way home to my town, I decided to drop in to a local liquidation auction house, where they auction off returned and overstock stuff from box stores and Amazon etc.. They often have a bunch of really undesirable or beat up carded HW cars, real pegwarmers. I was just there to look for boots for my little boy but I thought I’d look anyway.

Sure enough, mixed in with the usual, this little grey 934 Turbo RSR (I’ve been looking for) was just chillin’ WOOHOO!!

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I couldn’t believe it. triple lucky in one day (for me), and I never would have believed there was a 934 RSR just down the street from where I live just waiting for me to hunt it down.

I’m considering doing a Fireblade out of one of the MBX R500's too. That’ll be fun.

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So much for my little Hawl, thought I’d share my excitement.

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