- NIssan Bluebird Turbo

It Pays to Recycle

Recent trip to the recycle center in my town yields rare diecast

10w ago

Yesterday's find: I was dropping stuff off at the local recycling center in the morning. Every time I go I make a point to check out the toys that people have dropped off, it's always been a great source for diecast cars and parts...

My latest treasure is a CF-302 NIssan Bluebird Turbo.

I love CF castings!

It's not the top shelf version with rubber tires and pull back motor action, but it will do. The rear axle had slipped off the plain plastic base but was quickly repaired. I'm seriously considering drilling and repaint...

Recycling pays off again!

Be well, everybody...

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Comments (4)

  • As you probably know, this has a Tomica basis:

      2 months ago
  • I had a CF Bluebird in blue but I beat it with a hammer cuz im a dumdum.

      2 months ago
    • That made no sense

        2 months ago
    • yeah, it did.

      I've got plenty of stories about missteps with the 'wrong' diecast, but this is the most embarrassing:

      Back when the HWs Reese's peanut butter cup VW Panel Bus came out I found several of them. Then I drilled and stripped two of...

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        2 months ago