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Adjustable 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 wheels.
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.
Cartelli 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"
Cuda - Abbreviation for Barracuda; a car Plymouth made.
D/C - Abbreviation for "Die Cast Metal"
F/W- Abbreviation for "Free Wheel". See definition below.
G Scale - Term originated from the model toy train industry. Approximately 1/25 in scale.
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.
HO Scale - Term originated from the model toy train industry. Approximately 1/87 in scale.
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
lbs. - Abbreviation for "Pounds"
LCD - Abbreviation for "Liquid Crystal Display". A viewing screen that displays words and/or graphics (depending on the toy).
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.
|O-Scale - (or O gauge) is a scale commonly used for toy trains and model railroading. Originally introduced by German toy manufacturer Märklin around 1900, by the 1930s three-rail alternating current O gauge was the most common model railroad scale in the United States and remained so until the early 1960s. Approximately 1/48 to 1/43.5 in scale.
P/B - Abbreviation for "Pull Back Motor". See definition below.
R/C - Abbreviation for "radio controlled". To see Toy Wonders offering on R/C
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
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.
Wire Control - A type of vehicle controlled through a connected wire rather than by radio control or infrared control.
W/U - Abbreviation for "Wind Up".