Big things with little cars
Big things with little cars
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What Was Your Favorite Diecast as a Kid?

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I can’t pick a specific favorite, but this Unimog was very high on the list. I loved the stubby proportions as well as the ability to either plow or haul things. The realistic graphics pushed it over the edge to “awesome”.

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Those of you who had this will also recall that it came in a two-pack. The other piece? A matching work trailer!

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These days the trailer’s steering is pretty stiff, but it’s still great for display. And since the trailer has another hitch receiver hook on its rear, a spoiled kid could hook up a whole train of trailers! Unfortunately I only had one.

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Of course the canopies come off. It’s almost a miracle that they’re still around after a couple decades. I obviously prefer(red) them to be on- the orange serves as a great accent.

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What was one of your favorites, and why?

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