Chris Parker (Die Cast Hall of Fame 2011)
is the man behind the Hot WheelsCollectors.
com. Known as “;e Man with the Can,” when
Chris isn’t playing a pivotal role in Mattel’s
brand presence at the larger conventions, he’s
terrorizing unsuspecting attendees with Silly
String. You have been warned.
We’re also excited that the mavens of mass
model hysteria, the guys from DiecastSpace.
com, are bringing along their “DiecastSpace.
com Collector Interactive Zone,” including
full-sized custom cars, a two-lane downhill
track, a surprise celebrity guest, a head-to-head build-o; between two surprise guest
customizers, an open-call customizing contest and more. An added bonus: an exclusive,
event-only custom-imprint DCX car (type to
be announced), made in a run of only 50 pieces.
If you’re looking for a few new additions,
there will be vendors a-plenty, including Die
Hard Diecast (who will be sponsoring the
“Custom Alley,” featuring one-o; creations
from Jimmy “;e Boxman” Chavez, Alvaro
Gonzalez, and David Chang), Far Out Collectibles, Big Lou’s Collectibles, and One Stop
Diecast, among others. Specialty vendors will
be in house, too—including Scott Meyer of Hot
Cases, who’ll be bringing his stackable storage system and talking about his online auction site, Scoomer.
All in all, it promises to be a great couple of
days—and you’re invited. Stop in and say hello
... but keep an eye out for the guy with the Silly
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