Big things with little cars
Big things with little cars
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Throwback(ish) Thursday

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As a boy I played with cars a LOT, resulting in a nice little childhood collection. Though it definitely looked bigger to me when I was little, it's not too bad!

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However, as I got older I didn't really continue the scale cars as a hobby. I had my 1:18 Bburagos on display, but that's about it. Then when my son was born and grew up a bit, I necessarily started frequenting the toy aisle, which brought me back in touch with little cars. At first I was a little shy about buying them, since I felt weird buying kids toys as an adult, but eventually the Matchbox Fisker Karma and Hot Wheels Lamborghini Gallardo LP570-4 won out, and we all know where I stand now. My two-car desk collection currently stands at 30 (holy crap), with many more at home, plus my customizing collection.

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So, which cars (re)ignited your collecting habits, or did it just never stop? We're not throwing back too far today, but it's a throwback nonetheless.

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