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Snapshot

Snapshot

At any one time in the Transformers hobby and community there are many things going on that inspire discussion creativity conflict or controversy.

Hascon 2017 – Was it a success?

Hascon 2017 – Was it a success?

Last weekend was the debut of the official Hasbro toy show called Hascon 2017. It was billed as a family friendly event where multiple Hasbro propert

How to be a 3rd Party Success

How to be a 3rd Party Success

There are still new 3rd party Transformers manufacturers popping up every year and although the people behind the companies may not be new to the sce

One To Remember

One To Remember

The last 2 weeks have certainly been an eye-opener for me in the hobby Ill probably remember it for quite some years. Whether its been 3rd party Tr

Sacrilege

Sacrilege

Every collecting fandom and community has its unofficial rules. These might be focused on preserving vintage specimens of rare toys. common forms of d

TFNation 2017 – What Did You Buy?

TFNation 2017 – What Did You Buy?

Most of us who were at TFNation 2017 in the UK this past weekend would not have wanted the show to end. Such a diverse and wonderful group of people t

The Benefits of Conventions

The Benefits of Conventions

Its just a few days until TFNation 2017 in the UK and Im making my own preparations to once again be an attendee from another country. Not since Bot

Collector Interview 62 – Hoang Thai

Collector Interview 62 – Hoang Thai

I have been chasing Hoang Thai for a TFSource Collector Interview for what feels like years! While I admit that initially it was the prospect of seein

The Ugly Ducklings

The Ugly Ducklings

Generation 1 Transformers from the first series in 1984 are generally revered by a majority of the collecting community these days. Even those who don

The Elusive Exclusive

The Elusive Exclusive

Every Transformers (and Diaclone apparently) line has exclusives. Store exclusives show exclusives web exclusives...you name it. If youve been foo

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