M2 Machines Posts

And the Winners of the hobbyDB x M2 Machines “Sweethearts” Giveway Are…

And the Winners of the hobbyDB x M2 Machines “Sweethearts” Giveway Are…

And the winners are… hobbyDB and M2 Machines have teamed up to host the Official Archives of the venerable diecast company! And to celebrate, we’re giving away THREE models from M2’s new “Sweethearts” series. To be eligible, we asked fans to “Like” the M2 Machines subject page on hobbyDB and add an M2 model to […]

Every M2 Machines Model Ever with hobbyDB’s Latest Official Archive

Every M2 Machines Model Ever with hobbyDB’s Latest Official Archive

  M2 Machines is the latest diecast brand to call hobbyDB’s Official Archives as its home. We showcase all of them – more than 9,800 of them now! M2’s models fill a nice niche of interesting, sharply detailed models at an amazing price point for collectors.   And to celebrate, we’re thrilled to announce the […]

Get to Know – M2 Machines VP of Design Sean Taylor

Get to Know – M2 Machines VP of Design Sean Taylor

As car fans, we explicitly know what drives our fandom. But what about those who help fuel that fanaticism? What are their favorite castings, real-life cars and more? We decided to find out via our Q&A series where we ask icons and veterans from the world of model cars about the automobiles that helped shape their […]

Sean Taylor of M2 Machines Has Every Collector’s Dream Job

Sean Taylor of M2 Machines Has Every Collector’s Dream Job

Over the past dozen years, the premium small scale diecast market has seen some stiff competition. M2 Machines, one of those companies, has filled a niche with realistic castings of older cars in both stock and custom variants. M2’s V.P. of Product Development, Sean Taylor, has been with them since their beginning in 2007. “I […]

Diecast Car Toy Shows and Conventions – a Continental Divide?

Diecast Car Toy Shows and Conventions – a Continental Divide?

Rob Graves is a Hot Wheels collector and was the creator and for 16 years the only operator of the South Texas Diecast database.  He is now the Head of Data for the hobbyDB project. When I met my European hobbyDB colleagues Andrew and Christian, I was surprised to find that on “the other side of the […]

Andy Goodman on collecting, family, and hobbyDB.

Andy Goodman on collecting, family, and hobbyDB.

Our Hot Wheels, M2 Machines, Jada and Muscle Machines listings have had a huge boost over the last few months as popular diecast database modelpackrat.com merged with hobbyDB, bringing its 10,000+ diecast listings with it. To mark the occasion – and his addition to the illustrious hobbyDB Advisory Board – we sat down with the […]

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