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Tonk's thoughts about toys and action figures by Tonk

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HOT WHEELS

HOT WHEELS: A SH*T-LOAD OF WHEEL SWAPS

It appears I've become somewhat addicted to taking the wheels off little cars and putting them on other little cars. Sometimes I even strip the paint off said little cars and re-paint them. Sometimes I just leave them stripped. That's... Continue Reading →

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HOT WHEELS 2017: ’68 CORVETTE GAS MONKEY GARAGE (Midas Monkey) Gallery. 

A little while back, Mattel approached the producers of the TV show Gas Monkey Garage and commissioned their team to start producing a series of real cars that would then be turned into Hot Wheels cars. Cool, right? This '68... Continue Reading →

HOT WHEELS: RADAR RANGER Gallery

For something different I thought it'd be interesting to check out an old Hot Wheels casting which is no longer being produced yet is one that I had been eager to track down for quite some time given it looked... Continue Reading →

HOT WHEELS: TAMPO REMOVAL

Tampographs are the small printed graphics that are applied to die-cast cars during the production process. They are essentially stamped onto the painted body and allow the manufacturers to apply much more detail to a car without using expensive paints.... Continue Reading →

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