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TOY OF THE WEEK: Generation 2 Ramjet

TOY OF THE WEEK: Generation 2 Ramjet

Welcome to thelatest instalment in our Toy of the Week series and this week were off to the bit of the franchise that everyone forgets... Gene

Masterpiece 2016 – Flawed Beauties?

Masterpiece 2016 – Flawed Beauties?

Masterpiece Laserwave Ramjet and Ratchet are here (mostly). The line has obviously evolved not just from where it started in 2003 with MP-1 the ulti

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

The Mentality

The Mentality

Dont judge. You cant judge not in this game with its myriad population of collectors and enthusiasts. There will be personal admissions of guilt a

Survivors – Part 2

Survivors – Part 2

What we do in life echoes in eternity - a great line from a great film. While What we experience in childhood echoes through adulthood is a slight

Even More News To Me

Even More News To Me

The passage of time continues to bring us brand new discoveries in the vintage world of Transformers and pre-Transformers collecting. Were nearing th

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

Intermission ~ 12 Months Back – Part 1

Intermission ~ 12 Months Back – Part 1

Does a collector ever lose their touch? By taking a 4 year break I would be walking back into a very different collecting landscape full of new high-

French Connection

French Connection

Hasbro and Takara two names of toy manufacturers that are synonymous with the global success and lasting phenomenon that is The Transformers. Takara

Intermission ~ 4 years away

Intermission ~ 4 years away

In 2007 I left the Transformers and pre-Transformers collecting game and community again for the second or third time (I lose count). This almost alwa

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