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I will be on the hunt for these also. :thumbsup:
 

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I originally thought this was just another retro series where they plaster some logos on any cars to get Hot Wheels people to buy something new, but I did look at the cars and the selection isn't that bad. Using the Mini and Cockney Cab and that English looking model (forgot the name) does go along with the British theme. Of course, they have to throw in the Kombi for a hard to find model, and the Submarine has nothing to do with "wheels", but is accurate,,, I give the series a thumbs up... the card art should be cool too.

Beatles' Yellow Submarine 50th Anniversary Hot Wheels Revealed
 

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Trying to get that set plus the Mainline Yellow Submarine might be most exciting thing that will happen during the usual summer drought.
Agreed the Kombi will be the one that disappears the fastest.
 

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I found two of the mainline submarines at an outlet mall in the middle of Missouri of all places. Was quite a surprise.
 

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These are available, along with the 6 car Beatles series, at the Beatles Shop inside The Mirage Hotel and Casino in Vegas. If anyone has a source there. If not, my buddy Joe (diecast_hunter on Instagram) lives in Vegas and has been stocked with these for a week now.

The dump bins with the 6 car set should be hitting stores within a week or 2.
 

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Awesome finds congrats. :thumbsup:
 

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I'm always on the hunt for VW buses and beetles and at Wal Mart a few days ago I found a dump bin with probably 150 of these in. Of course being a bus collector I was digging for the Kombi. Of all 150 I found 4 kombis. Not sure if the others were picked already but super pumped to add these.
 

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Awesome finds congrats. :thumbsup:
 

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The six-car set is showing up. Tons of them. All six are plentiful, for now. You'll probably be able to assemble a few complete sets if you hit the bin within a couple days of seeing it.

I picked up more sets than I usually do. I have some Beatles fans on my gift list.

People hoard up those silly VWs like crazy, so don't wait around. But I bet four of those Beatles models (not the VW or Mini) will be peg-warming here for months. Around here you can still assemble complete sets of the BMW series.
 

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Kinda an ugly set.....
Yeah. I admit that for me this is 100% collecting paint and card art. Even then, the Beatles *have* to mean something to you for the set to be appealing.

Except for the Mini, this set is a missed opportunity to do something awesome.

Regardless, the Beatles' "Yellow Submarine" was a unique theme to try, and certainly unexpected by me. Since this Beatles set has *zero* appeal to most under the age of 40, forget about actual children relating to these things as "toys," it exposes Mattel's understanding that their market is middle-aged men.
 

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Yeah. I admit that for me this is 100% collecting paint and card art. Even then, the Beatles *have* to mean something to you for the set to be appealing.

Except for the Mini, this set is a missed opportunity to do something awesome.

Regardless, the Beatles' "Yellow Submarine" was a unique theme to try, and certainly unexpected by me. Since this Beatles set has *zero* appeal to most under the age of 40, forget about actual children relating to these things as "toys," it exposes Mattel's understanding that their market is middle-aged men.
The Beatles were pretty much done by the time I was born...but of course I grew up with them being icons. They do mean something to me but I just can't get myself to go out looking for them. Yeah the car art is cool but I just don't see myself ever displaying them. Its been hard enough for me to not stray from my collecting parameter's as it is.lol
 

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so since no one here has posted pics, went on evil-bay to look....

So you cant even get the actual yellow submarine on the yellow submarine card art?... they did that crappy "throw some pics on a regular card" for the sub?

..I've changed my mind now that Ive seen that and the actual cards..
Meh.
Will definetly pass on these. Like was said above, the only ones getting the whole set will be the few die hard Hot Wheels crossover Beatles fans that are still alive and the gotta have every set guys. Other wise, it's gonna be the Kombi collectors grabbing that one and leaving the rest
 

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so since no one here has posted pics, went on evil-bay to look....

So you cant even get the actual yellow submarine on the yellow submarine card art?... they did that crappy "throw some pics on a regular card" for the sub?

..I've changed my mind now that Ive seen that and the actual cards..
Meh.
Will definetly pass on these. Like was said above, the only ones getting the whole set will be the few die hard Hot Wheels crossover Beatles fans that are still alive and the gotta have every set guys. Other wise, it's gonna be the Kombi collectors grabbing that one and leaving the rest
I saw a youtube video of a guy reviewing the beatles kool kombi....he said it was the one of the Best kombi ever...lol....painted headlights seem to be what is making everyone go gah gah over it....which is rather pathetic....next month something else will be the best ever of its particular casting....
 

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If anyone is looking for these with the exception of the Kombi, I picked up a few and would gladly trade for any VW bus or beetle you have.
 

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Actually a few of the castings were I think done pretty well.
George Harrison actually drove a Mini and the Fish N Chipped is a take off on a Jag and although the Cockney Cab is a modified variation of an actual British cab a pretty good choice.
I think we all knew the Kombi was going to be the one that would prove to be tough to get.
 
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