Tag Archives: Transformers

Official Third-Party Badassery!

Breaking in to a competitive market is risky, and the mech model business is getting more crowded than it has been since the early 1980s, when Bandai had to contest with the likes of Takara, Arii, Imai and others for a slice of the styrene pie. Into today’s busy, but apparently profitable, market came the […]

A Drift in a Sea of Mech Kits

Transformers are a brand that has a long history. starting from relatively humble beginnings in 1984, the Transformers Universe has continued to grow and expand to the present day. Today the band encompasses all kinds of products, including, of course the transforming robot toys themselves, as well as comics, books, movies and statues. One of […]

As Real As It Can Get

As a modeller, and a Transformers fan, there are lots of times I wish I could build models of my favourite “Robots in disguise”. However, when it comes to models of G1 Transformers, there are only two choices. One is a very obscure set of simple kits from Japan, and the other is the very […]

Peace Through Tyranny!

The original G1 Megatron is one of the most recognizable villains in modern sci-fi history. While there aren’t any good kits of him, with a bit of work, the Gundam Ez-8 comes a close second! Check out my Megatron conversion of the 1/100 MG Ez-8, and prepare to meet your Slagmaker!