Diaclone Walk Insecter

Takara 1980 Diaclone ’Walk Insecter’ – Type 2 The time is here at long last! The time to unveil one of my personal all-time favorite Japanese toys from Takara. In 1980, the Diaclone ‘Walk Insecter’ hit the shelves to ‘wind-up’ walking into the lives of every Micro-toy collector in the Microverse. Little did I know that […]

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Mini Bruder SPACE-TOYS!

Mini Bruder Space Toys – Those Collectable Lil’ Plastic Treasures    As much as I dig (pun intended) Mini Bruder construction vehicles, trucks and trains, my all-time FAVE are the the ‘Astro Space’ toys that I discovered back in the 1980s. These toys seemed to be produced in two different scales, each with their own […]

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Z Bot Love – Mini Zs

In the 80s, when Mego stopped production of their ‘Micronauts’, I was ‘forced’ (by nobody but ME) to seek out different kinds of ‘space toys’. I stumbled upon Galoob’s ‘Z-bots’ and their tiny counterparts ‘Mini-Zs’ and was immediately under the spell of collector awesome once again. Loving robot toys and miniatures, I quickly resonated with these […]

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Macro of Micro

Up close and personal. Scrub up on that. Magnification nessessary for maximum enjoyment of ‘Micro-scale’. Yup, I love taking photos. I love taking photos of collector toys and display sets. When I was a wee lad, my older brother David and I would bust out the HotWheels, Legos and Micronauts (our ‘all-time faves’ at the […]

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