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LEGO CLASSIC SPACE MINIFIGURES: How to fix loose helmets

So it's time to face facts: we're all getting older. And so are our Lego minifigures. If you're like me and sitting on a horde of these awesome, seminal minifigs from the late Seventies and early Eighties then I can... Continue Reading →

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HOT WHEELS: Tonk’s Toys Wheel Swap vid on YouTube

It's about time I pulled my finger out and got more active on YouTube so here's my first attempt at an instructional video. It is a visual guide to upgrading the wheels on your mainline Hot Wheel. Check it out... Continue Reading →

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 →

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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