Mini Bruder Collector Toys

Collecting miniature plastic toys from around the world has been one of my favorite pastimes ever since I was a wee lad. When Paul Bruder founded Bruder Toys in 1926, I wonder if he knew that what he was about to unleash upon the world would soon lead to being one of Europe’s top 1:16 […]

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Up To You

In the studio, I love when imagination transforms whatever project I’m working on into FUN! That ‘magic’ that inspires new and fresh perspectives to how life can be lived. I do ‘live’ with my toy collection… and ‘work’ and ‘play’. It reminds me that life is to be cherished … not labored over like some […]

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Best Results?

Too much is much too much! Pretentious brands of ‘ifs’, ‘ands’ and ‘thens’ … Do not bend! Visit Phantomotoi at Fox Lake Country Antique Mall for the REAL DEAL IN PERSON! See you at the play! John -Phantomoshop

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Funko Vader Re-Painted

Repainted for a ‘warm reception’ … Starting with thoroughly cleaning, then blowing-off the two-piece Funko, masking the translucent red ‘light saber’ was easy peasy, with a few small fragments of blue painter’s tape. Next, primed both pieces with Tamiya white model primer (a personal fave, due to it’s ease of use and timely dry). Finally, painting […]

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Custom Play for the Holidaze

You know what I would prefer to see under the tree on a bright Christmas morn … TOYS!  Custom toys! Here’s the latest from the ‘production floor’ at Phantomoshop, Milwaukee: May YOUR holidays be filled to the brim with FUN! Peace to all, – John Phantomotoi – Phantomoshop   SaveSave

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