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Sweathogs Vs Fonzie

Even as a kid, I knew the Sweathogs bike really belonged to Big Jim, they clearly stole it. Like our Facebook Page Check out our Instagram Get the expanded digital edition of Rack Toys here.

The Lone Ranger Rides Again

As much as the gorgeous Gabriel Lone Ranger action figure line was popular here, it was a massive success in Europe, where cowboy lore held a special fascination. Never had a single figure as a kid and still don’t own any but man, do i love looking at these. (Thanks to Eddy for this scan!) […]

Big Jim Vs Zorak

As much as I love this Big Jim, you knew the line was in some serious trouble when numerous wish books scaled their offering down to two characters.  I remember being kinda heartbroken in 1977 when I entered the Sears toy department and asked the clerk where the Big Jim stuff was, he turned to me […]

Bar ware:1977

Bar Kitsch is the one collection that I can’t believe I don’t have. Follow Plaidstallions on Twitter Like our Facebook Page Check out our Instagram Get the expanded digital edition of Rack Toys here.

El Squadron Lobo Big Jim Gallery Updated

It’s been ten years since I updated my little tribute page to the Kid Acero line of toys and it was long overdue.  Known to us as Big Jim, Mexican toy maker Cipsa infused the line with a heavy dose of creativity. The result is a Big Jim’s wolfpack with a rich science fiction flavour. […]

Palitoy Talking Dalek Speaks

I was rather excited to reunite with a working Palitoy talking Dalek this past month. This toy was my first “Big boy collector mail order purchase” at the yonge age of 13, I innocently sent $25 (US!) to a classifed ad in the back of Starlog. The next three months of waiting were nerve wracking […]