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BadCube, Good Toys? (Part 1 – Brawny)

BadCube, Good Toys? (Part 1 – Brawny)

Transformers are popular minibots are popular Masterpiece is popular. Takara Tomy have just put the elements of that formula together and created Ma

Why Repaints?

Why Repaints?

Why repaints and remoulds? Why cant every Transformers toy be a completely new mould and something brand new to enjoy and explore? We all know the an

Slightly More News To Me

Slightly More News To Me

The law of diminishing returns dictates that beyond a certain point there is less reward and result for an equal amount of input. In terms of vintage

Who Will Buy My Collection?

Who Will Buy My Collection?

Have you ever had to justify your collection to a loved one? Have you perhaps occasionally had to assure your partner that your collection may be wort

The Lost Tribe

The Lost Tribe

Minibots got everywhere. They were in Generation 1 in North America and Europe on cards they came out in Japan in boxes and then cards they originat

Ambassadors – Part 6

Ambassadors – Part 6

Ambassadors Part 6. You know the score by now surely. Although I do think one thing bears repeating our contributors that are picking their line ca

Best of 2012 / 2013 – Another Year of Source Articles

Best of 2012 / 2013 – Another Year of Source Articles

Its now 2 years since the TFSource blog project was launched featuring weekly articles about - primarily - G1 Transformers collecting collections an

Intermission ~ Article 100

Intermission ~ Article 100

Thats right 100 articles since September 2011 when I started writing for the Source Blog excluding Collector Interviews. Its customary to see in m

Is It Conceivable? – Part 3

Is It Conceivable? – Part 3

Welcome to the jungle. This is no place for collectors who dwell in the safe confines of AFA cases or between walls of MISB Japanese Transformers. The

Is It Conceivable? – Part 1

Is It Conceivable? – Part 1

To collect is to complete or at least it is for some. Certain corners of the Transformers toy-buying community are happy to pick up whatever figure t

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