Wheeljack’s Lab Blog

Follow this blog for the new, the unusual, the rare and cool Generation 1 G1 Transformers toys. Reviews, news, toy resources, galleries, unboxing, opinions and personal reflections on vintage toys.

Worst Transformers Toy In The World Is?

Easily the G2 Slingshot….made from craptastic gold plastic! Plastic that disintegrates with any movement or even with a dirty look. Slingshot has (GPS) Gold Plastic Syndrome. Collectors have opined since the early 2000’s about what causes it. I have always assumed since the cracks seem to follow the swirls in the plastic (at least the […]

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Got Any Empty Transformers Shipping Boxes or Cases?

Just said goodbye to some good friends.  Our uncirculated Pepsi Optimus Prime’s off to their new home in Japan.  I’m always looking for more Generation 1 (G1) Transformers sealed, opened or loose, and we’ll even buy the empty shipping boxes!  Straight from all Hasbro licensed manufacturers including Takara, IGA Plasticos, Milton Bradley, Antex, Estrela, Lynsa, […]

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