Big things with little cars
Big things with little cars

In digging even DEEPER into my deceased Father In Law’s basement, I came across a box of old Matchbox monster trucks.

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Turns out they were my wife’s, and also like the ones I myself had as a kid. She took better care of hers...

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I don’t recall having the MADDOG II K-Blazer, but of course I had Bigfoot and USA-1 (both Fords, although I recall USA-1 was a Chevy in the later 80's or early 90's when I saw it in person and had the model kit) and the ROLLIN THUNDER Chevy van.

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Also in the box was this Racing Champions BEAR FOOT stepside Chevy, sadly missing two wheel inserts in the back, and peeling stickers. Pretty sure it was a quality issue with the truck, and not due to rough use.

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Then I found this gem.

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Is that a RHD Supra Monster Truck??

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Nope, just a regular Matchbox Supra (with working liftback!) on one of them snap-on monster truck chassis.

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Sadly its in pretty rough shape. Years of the chassis being taken on and off have gouged the wheels, and the paint on the fenders.

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I promised the wife they weren’t worth anything, so I get to keep them! I also made a deal to take all my Chrysler related “toys” to work, where I set them up this morning above the parts counter window.

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I have more to add, just got to dig them out of mine and my Father In Law’s ‘storage’. The Nash Bridges Cuda and wheel standing Dodge A-100 were his, and added to my collection months ago.

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