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Sometimes your dreams do come true …
Is it a dream or am I waking?
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… an enchanted place where the photos are not blurred
Again, sorry about having to re-direct you – our move to TakeFiveADay.com is bogged down like traffic at 4 PM on a holiday weekend so we are moving and posting piecemeal.
“Steve AKA: Poppa” was first to point the infamous HK couple was beginning a 2-month pre-sale of the ENTIRE, and SEEMINGLY complete Motor Speedway of the South set.
So, it got me thinking … to read the rest, click on the above logo or the text link here.
Sorry for the extra work.
If you like your Pixar CARS flying objects large – boy are you in luck … of course, Big Barney Stormin’ is appearing or soon appearing on your shelf (apparently they were thinking about releasing with a rubber band flying feature but some lawyer managed to take the eye out of another lawyer … OH MY EYE! MY EYE! … so you know how that goes )
But coming at the beginning of September, are a slew of other CARS flying objects in giant scale including:
AL OFT THE BLIMP
MARCO THE JET
Joining the current and out giant Lightning Storm McQ & the Dinoco Helicopter.
Though the scale of the giantism Mattel CARS don’t seem to follow any real scale so we’ll see if Al Oft or Marco can be displayed with the 1:55 CARS.
There is one curiosity listed among what’s coming – “Mack the Cab.”
Does this mean, they will release a giant Mack (just the front portion?) – it seems to have a different code number than other current Mack’s that are out but it means very little … but it seems likely we’ll get a giant front cab Mack with lights & sounds like the other giantism releases.
We are still unpacking for our move to TakeFiveADay.com so not everything is in place yet … we’re still moving things around so it’s all a little rough but if you want an update to the Piston Cup Racers out and coming soon, we have updated the chart & post HERE at TakeFiveADay.
So, check here at 2aDay.Wordpress.com first and if we update any older posts, we’ll let you know here first until we complete our move to Take Five A Day.
The next two Piston Cup racers scheduled after the other announced are coming as Pit Row Race Off (launchers) which have been re-named to something more logical – PIT STOP RACERS.
Here is artwork for McQueen & King – my feeling is the artwork is a combination of both design prototypes you see here. BTW, ‘FPO’ is a graphic design phrase – ‘For Position Only’ meaning something will go there but it’s not close to final yet.
So, if you want to see photos of Tank Coat & Easy Idle as well the revised chart, follow this link.
Chart Reading 101:
4-Day Ticket SOLD OUT
Saturday Tickets SOLD OUT
If you’re planning on going Friday – you might want to hurry.
Not to get too technical but when the bar goes RED, you are out of luck.
Eventually, we will get around to doing a post on all the exclusives at the SD show but so far, we also have some mighty nice Mighty Muggs to show you – scroll down to the bottom.
If you live in the San Diego area and are on a tighter budget, you can also consider volunteering three hours of your time and you get in that day for free.
There is only online registration now so plan ahead if you think you might want to go … and now, of course, you have to decide on a specific day of days. Good luck! See ya there!
(Thanks for the heads up “D” on Friday going critical …)
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