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5 Awesome Things on eBay this week

5 Awesome Things on eBay this week A 7 foot tall Gorilla from a Carnival Dark Ride (eBay Link) – Even though I’ve never been to “Hunt’s Pier” or ridden on the “Jungleland Ride”, I want this. I’ve been obsessed with Dark rides since I was a kid and this would look amazing on my […]

Toy-Ventures: Six Million Dollar Man Bionic Action Club Kit

  Hey everyone, you’re looking at a full-fledged Kenner Six Million Dollar Man Bionic Club Kit member. Let’s explore this epic set from 1976 that I totally forget to send away for as a kid. Also, Happy Holidays! #toyventures #sixmilliondollarman #kenner   The Mego Museum News has rebranded into the Super Collector Newsletter! Encompassing more […]

5 Awesome Things on eBay this Christmas

5 Awesome Things on eBay this Christmas Killer DC Superheroes Poster (eBay Link) – My friend Chris from the Fire and Water Pod Cast sent me this and well, it’s from that time where Star Wars owned everything. Even the Super Friends had to show light sabers and space battles to keep up. Now, I […]

Our 10 Best Vintage Toy Store Photos

Our Ten Best Vintage Toy Store Photos One of the driving passions behind PlaidStallions is collecting Vintage Toy Store Photos. It’s a beautiful experience to relive those childhood memories, no matter how fleeting they are. I’m very proud of the many images I’ve found over the years, so what better time than December to pick […]

5 Awesome Things on eBay this week

The Most Incredible Van in the world (eBay Link) My friend Steve sent me this mainly because it looks like the real-world version of Brick Mantooth’s Van-Tooth. It’s always been my dream to live in a cool van of this nature. Not sure about the nekkid lady mural but I’ll cross that bridge after I […]

Knock Offs: SuperAirMan

For years, I’ve been picking up pieces from an eclectic collection of Knock-Off toys from Europe and the UK but this one is off the beaten path for me. Meet SuperAirMan, a flying toy from Spain made by a company called Juypal. This is one of the most excellent packages I’ve seen for a Knock-Off, […]

Larami Super Heroes Skates

Larami was well known for some of my favourite Rack Toy output in the 1970s and 80s. However, the one thing that I am mildly obsessed with for their oddity is the so-called “Super Heroes Skates.” They’re cheap roller skates shaped like Super Heroes or are they Super Heroes shaped like Roller Skates? They all […]

Pod Stallions Shorts: Dear Santa

We here at Pod Stallions H.Q. haven’t fully given up on the notion of Santa, or some similarly benevolent but less popular entity, taking requests for the Big Day. So in ultra-modern fashion, we’re broadcasting our Wish Lists rather than risking the letters getting lost in the holiday shuffle. Who knows, maybe someone’s listening and […]

A salute to Vintage Space Lego

As Christmas time approaches, I thought it would be fun to talk about Space Lego. Mainly because it was often featured in my letters to Santa, but I never got it. Now, I turned out just fine, Christmas was amazing but my folks would just settle for a regular Lego set. I pined for this […]