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A Moment Apart

A Moment Apart

After almost 8 years of writing articles and conducting interviews for the TFSource Blog and TFSource Report Ive decided to step aside from the

Pre-Rub

Pre-Rub

The term pre-rub is a common one to come across when reading about vintage Generation 1 Transformers from the early-to-mid 1980s. It is a reference

Collector Interview 76 – Tara “TJ”

Collector Interview 76 – Tara “TJ”

For a very long time I have wanted to feature a Transformers collector whose entry point to the hobby was significantly different to the majority of

Top 5 Purchases – 2018

Top 5 Purchases – 2018

This will undoubtedly be the strangest end of year top 5 list Ive compiled in 8 years of writing articles for TFSource. The reason is that in 2018 I

Value For Money

Value For Money

The price of modern Transformers is an all-too-common topic of conversation among collectors nowadays. Costs have increased across the board with ever

Shorts

Shorts

This article will focus on a number of Transformers-related short stories that are quite indicative of my current collecting experience. Its very int

Looking Back: Binaltech Smokescreen

Looking Back: Binaltech Smokescreen

Its been over 15 years since Takara first showed off what was to be the first toy in the Binaltech series. BT-01 Smokescreen was a statement of inten

Alternate Modes

Alternate Modes

Is anything more integral to the concept of Transformers than their alternate non-robot mode? Certainly its an absolute cornerstone of the concept a

Collector Interview 75 – José Antonio Suárez

Collector Interview 75 – José Antonio Suárez

It says a lot about the growth and health of the South American Transformers community - specifically Peru - that Jos Antonio Surez is actually th

The Wants List

The Wants List

Back in the 90s I had a very famous TF collection. I didnt really but I did get to handle and sell a huge amount of G1 Transformers on behalf of a

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