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Steering - A feature found in some diecast
cars that allows the front wheels to be turned. Please note
that this is different from "workable steering"
since the steering wheel is not used to control the front
Blister Packaging - Packaging consisting of a protective plastic and/or cardboard shell. A hole or J-hook allows the item to be hung.
B/O- Abbreviation for "Battery Operated"
Bubble Packaging - Packaging consisting of a protective plastic shell that
wraps over an item. This allows the item to be seen from the
top and sides. These items sit on shelves and cannot be hung.
Rims/Wheels - a popular type of rims/wheels that can be found on some
diecast cars. See the Toy Wonders Guide
to Wheels & Rims for visual reference.
cu-ft - Abbreviation for "Cubic Feet"
D/C - Abbreviation for "Die Cast Metal"
Abbreviation for "Free Wheel". See definition below.
Header Card - A cardboard flap that fits over an item packaged in a plastic bag. The header card displays the name of the item and allows the item to be hung.
IC - Abbreviation for "Integrated Circuit". A small
chip that allows toys to play pre-recorded sounds/music and
perform other functions. To see Toy Wonders' vehicles with
IC's in them
KMC Rims/Wheels - a popular type of rims/wheels that can be found on some diecast cars. See the Toy Wonders Guide to Wheels & Rims for visual reference. To see Toy Wonders' offering of vehicles with KMC rims <click here>
lbs. - Abbreviation for "Pounds"
LCD - Abbreviation for "Liquid Crystal Display". A viewing
screen that displays words and/or graphics (depending on the
Mhz - Abbreviation for "Megahertz"; used for indicating radio frequencies for radio control vehicles. Frequencies for radio control are 27 Mhz and 49 Mhz. Different frequencies prevent interference if someone else is also playing with a radio control toy. Please check toy descriptions for details on MHz used for toy.
P/B - Abbreviation for "Pull Back Motor". See definition
Scale - Indication of relative size of a diecast vehicle. Sometimes
indicated with a slash, as in "1/18" scale or a
colon, as in "1:18". See the Guide
to Scale for a more in depth look.
T-Bird - abbreviation for Thunderbird; made by Ford. To see Toy Wonders' offering on diecast Ford Thunderbirds <click here>
Tool - an alternate word for the mold used to make a diecast car or toy product at the factory. Sometime the word "Tooling" is used interchangeably.
Try Me Box - a toy with a demonstration feature that can be activated while in its packaging.
W/C - Abbreviation for "Wire Control" Toy Wonder's offering on W/C <click here>
Control - A type of vehicle controlled through a connected wire rather
than by radio control or infrared control.
W/U - Abbreviation for "Wind Up".