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COUNTDOWN: 9 things to consider when buying one of the current 3PMP Menasors

COUNTDOWN: 9 things to consider when buying one of the current 3PMP Menasors

By now its almost tradition for so-called third party companies to all attempt the same characters at roughly the same time. Weve already been

COUNTDOWN: 10 questions we have after *that* FansToys Fort Max reveal

COUNTDOWN: 10 questions we have after *that* FansToys Fort Max reveal

Full disclosure - this was not the planned topic for todays Countdown! Well not exactly the idea was to do a rundown of the most exciting third

Deterioration – 3P Toys

Deterioration – 3P Toys

A little while ago I wrote an article on how a number of my TakaraTomy Transformers Masterpiece toys were deteriorating over time. This ranged from lo

Top 10 Purchases of 2017

Top 10 Purchases of 2017

This is a list of my top 10 Transformers and Transformers-related toy purchases in 2017 new toys that I have found the most enjoyable to play with t

Ultimate Holiday Transformers Shopping List

Ultimate Holiday Transformers Shopping List

Holidays are fast approaching and that can only mean one of the worlds best excuses to actually get someone ELSE to buy you an expensive Transformer

The Many Faces of 3P

The Many Faces of 3P

To expect a consistent level of product from the many 3rd party manufacturers of transforming toys is unrealistic. Different designers factories man

We Built This City

We Built This City

We all love a massive Transformers robot one that towers far above anything else we own and shocks any non-collecting visitor to our display. Figures

Refining the Art

Refining the Art

We all expected 3rd party Transformers manufacturers to evolve their processes improving their quality and designs to the point where they were on pa

FansToys FT-20 Terminus Giganticus

FansToys FT-20 Terminus Giganticus

We all had a good chuckle when FansToys started showing their planned line-up of figures beyond Scoria back in 2014 or so. There were silhouettes of a

FansToys FT-27 Spindrift

FansToys FT-27 Spindrift

I suppose everything about FansToys FT-27 Spindrift came as a surprise to me. I was not expecting them to veer into the world of early Generation 1 mi

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