This is a description of how I repaired my GI Joe Mobile Support Vehicle (MSV). This is a classic and collectible toy from the 12” GI Joe Adventure Team series of the early 1970s. It is approximately 21” long! It is equipped with a moving...
The Barbie Dream House has come a long way since its inception in 1960. Here, read about the numerous changes in style, look, and colors of dream houses for this dream doll.
She began her “Barbie Doll Style” in 1959; by 1974, Barbie Doll celebrated her sweet 16th birthday. Mattel’s teenage fashion model had new looks, new clothes and... a special Sweet 16 Barbie promotional doll.
How did Barbie come to be? Learn about how the lovely doll's controversial beginnings led to a worldwide phenomenon.
The Lego company didn't always manufacture little plastic bricks - the first interlocking bricks were made in 1947! In the 1960's, Lego became wildly successful with a series of motorized trains, which are prized by collectors. Learn how to identify vintage Legos, and buy cheap Lego sets online through eBay.
He-Man revolutionized the action figure industry and gave us a line of toys that to this day remains one of the world's favorites, but which are worth the money?
He-Man once blazed a new path for action figures. With tons of great characters and a world of fantasy behind it He-Man figures still are prized possessions for collectors, but which pieces are worth the investment?
Outfits, separates, accessories, costumes ... they are all in Barbie Doll's closet. 1964 was a fashionable year for Barbie Doll!
Are you a 90s kid with old toys kicking around in your attic? Some of them might be worth a lot of money today. Check out this list of toys from the 90s worth a fortune today, and see if you're sitting on a gold mine.
Save yourself some aggravation with these suggestions for building Metal Earth models. Tips and tricks for the beginner.
If you are looking for tips on how to collect Steiff animals, then look no further. You'll find places to purchase the toys and tips on keeping your collection in top shape.
Over two decades ago, Fisher-Price introduced a line of toddler-friendly action figures that eventually outgrew their target audience and became one of Mattel's hottest properties, before it fizzled out for a time.
The Teddy Bear was named for United States President Theodore ("Teddy") Roosevelt. This article explains why the bear was named after the president and provides information about the history of the Steiff and Vermont Teddy Bears.
To keep or not to keep my childhood dolls, that was the question I asked myself. Below I share my personal stories on why each doll is special to me. Read on to learn the outcome of my decision.
No action base? No problem! Here's a guide to posing your action figures without spending a lot of money on an expensive platform.
If you collect teddy bears, or just think they are sweet, you will want to read article this about Boyds Bears, which are no longer being produced.
Billy Blazes, Rocky Canyon, Wendy Waters. Big clunky feet, equipment packs. The animated TV show, the direct to video movie. These are the basics, but there's a few weird facts you missed.
A claasic R/C toy from the 1990's! Tomy Char-G's were loved by many kids. They were fast, could do 100 million 360's and had rear lights. You could charge them in 45 seconds from the controller. Could we ask for anything more back then?!
Radio-controlled model cars; how to change from original equipment brushed motor to new low-maintenance brushless motor. With parts illustrations.
Vintage Lego minifigures from the classic sets of the 1970s and 1980s were the predecessors of modern minifigs like Batman, Star Wars and Harry Potter.
Is Barbie, that marvel of disproportionate anatomy, pregnant? (What pretty babies she could produce!) Actually, it's Midge who became pregnant; read on for details.
The best toys are the ones you had as a kid, and for me that was 80's toys! Start up a collection of these priceless memories with the help of this hub. Learn how I fell in love with 80s toys again and had a blast doing so.
In this article, I will show you how to easily remove the old hair from your vintage troll doll and replace it with new Icelandic sheepskin hair.
With 32 different buildings, the Lego Architecture Series has been growing in qauntity and popularity since 2008. Continue reading to see ALL of the buildings in both the Landmark and Architect Series
When buying vintage or antique teddy bears, it is important to learn the identifying features that help to date them. Here are six features that help to determine the age of a vintage teddy.
You can make an American Girl doll look like new again for the cost of a wide metal bristle brush and some things you already have around the house.
Even the most matted and knotted My Little Pony hair can be washed and curled if you have the patience. I've only tried this with vintage My Little Ponies (from the 1980s), but I believe it will work on the newer models, as well.
Repair and rebuild shock absorbers on your radio-controlled (RC) cars. A step-by-step guide with photos.
In the late 1950s to 1970s, Lucky Products Inc. produced a 100 piece toy soldier set that came with a storage footlocker. These comic book mail-in toys were a remarkable mix of toy Army, Navy, and Air Force figurines.
From gears to wheels, Lego Technic sets are challengingly fun for builders of all ages. Check out all of the 1,000+ piece Technic sets right here for inspiration as you admire their fine detail!
Use your brain and your hands to build plastic or wood models. Building replica models of any object is both an art and a craft.