View Full Version : Convertors - Does anyone have any of these?
20th July 2010, 08:07 PM
I was just surfing and came across www.toyarchive.com and found these.
Does anyone know much about them? They look cool. Do they contain die cast?
20th July 2010, 08:30 PM
I remember these. I had Chopper and Tanker. From memory they were quite small and fiddly. No die cast just plastic.
20th July 2010, 10:01 PM
I don't have any of them and I don't know much about them, except they were licensed from various Japanese toy lines including Macross, Orguss and Dorvack.
Essentially a cheap cash-in on the success of Transformers and Go-Bots.
20th July 2010, 10:30 PM
I had one of the Orguss ones, they were pretty cheap and low quality compared to the Transformers of the era.
Mine eventually succumbed to age.
20th July 2010, 11:26 PM
There were actually countless "transforming" action figure lines during the 80s. Most people only know about Transformers and GoBots - essentially because these were the only 2 toylines to have TV shows, which highlights how important it was as a marketing tool.
20th July 2012, 12:57 AM
There are some not bad Convertors Figures...I just got Convertors Avarians Robat (figure only/no sword-cost $8)
And still have part of convertors spies Cassette from the 80's (figure only/missing cover & headphones are...somewhere?!)
7th August 2012, 12:52 PM
I have some of these knockoffs from my childhood... the bat, the condor, etc...
12th August 2012, 08:43 PM
i have a bunch of these in my collection! that little radio guy has a slide cover that goes over him and looks like a walkman
18th August 2012, 12:17 AM
I remember seeing that bat one.
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