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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

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

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

Half Time Report 2017 (Part 2)

Half Time Report 2017 (Part 2)

In part 1 of our Half Time Report for 2017 I looked at TakaraTomy Masterpiece and Hasbro Titans Return Transformers as well as 3rd party Mastermind

Having It Now

Having It Now

It is sometimes difficult to quantify just what precise proportion of the satisfaction that comes from buying Transformers isdown to pure enjoyment

Are 3rd Party Figures The Biggest Luxury?

Are 3rd Party Figures The Biggest Luxury?

Last week we asked the hypothetical question of what Transformers collectors would buy if one by one the layers of luxurious and then basic product

The Reviewer

The Reviewer

A lot of collectors enjoy a sneak peek at upcoming 3rd party Transformers figures via video reviews or written pictorials and theres no shortage of

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