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Pre-Tool

Pre-Tool

Repaints and retools have been part of the Transformers toy landscape for as long as the brand has existed but the concept of pre-tools is a more rec

Reissue Redux

Reissue Redux

For a while there it seemed that wed had our last Generation 1 reissues from Hasbro and Takara Encore Fortress Maximus being quite the final hurrah

Toy Review: DX9 Toys’ Carry

Toy Review: DX9 Toys’ Carry

DX9 took the ball rolled it into a futuristic trailer and drove that puppy right out of the park! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V4yvQ_umrQk D

Chigurh – The MP Astrotrain?

Chigurh – The MP Astrotrain?

I didnt know I needed a Masterpiece-scale Astrotrain. Most of us probably didnt really and were happy to wait for Takara Tomy to sort us out somewh

Display Space

Display Space

One of the greatest joys of having adding to and maintaining a vintage Transformers collection or any collection for that matter is the ability to

Is It Conceivable? – Part 5

Is It Conceivable? – Part 5

Some of us have dreams when it comes to toy collecting. Complete a collection of variant minibots own a particular sub-line of pre-Transformers have

Look Closely

Look Closely

Toy catalogues are wonderful things weve even looked at them before on Source Blog here and here. In addition to the waves of nostalgia washing over

Case Finds

Case Finds

Finding a vintage Transformer or Diaclone in an attic charity shop old store or at a flea market is a wonderful event that very few of us have had t

Oldies but Goldies: Classic Transformers

Oldies but Goldies: Classic Transformers

Generation 1 Transformers are widely collected revered andaffectionately rememberedby enthusiasts. Finding and owning original boxed or even seal

Who Cares About Paperwork?

Who Cares About Paperwork?

It all starts with nostalgia the quest to recapture that feeling of getting a brand new Transformers toy and opening the floodgates to ones fondest

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