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1orion2many
18th April 2008, 11:11 AM
:)I have a new old urge. I used to collect Micronauts in the mid to late 70's and now have the urge to start collecting them again. They are of course called Microman in Japan. Does anyone on this board have any they want to sell to me, both the new japanese ones and the old 70's micronauts:D.

Bartrim
18th April 2008, 11:39 AM
Showing your age there aren't you.:p

I trust you are aware that a large portion of board members (myself included) weren't even born in the 70's? (I'm pretty sure you know this again I just wanted to point out your age lol:p) How could we have toys when we weren't around?:p:D

Truth be told my brother used to collect them. I'm seeing him on the weekend at a family wedding so I'll ask him for you:)

1orion2many
18th April 2008, 11:47 AM
:DShow some respect young whipper snapper:p:D. Thanks Bartrim, it would be much appreciated and to return the favour I can change your nappie for you if I meet you at one of the conventions one day:eek::p:D:D.

Bartrim
18th April 2008, 12:02 PM
That means I'd have to go to Perth because I believe people your age have restricted licences that only let them travel 10klms from home:p

Pulse
18th April 2008, 12:38 PM
ROFL :D

I wouldn't know the first thing about Micronauts/Microman but my internet travels have led to me stumbling across this:

http://static.flickr.com/95/249911248_ca345f4504.jpg

http://plasticcrack.net/archives/micronauts/

Do you remember this one?

1orion2many
18th April 2008, 01:02 PM
That there be Microtron young kiddies:D.

Tetsuwan Convoy
18th April 2008, 03:16 PM
I've got Evangelions Asuka and Rei in casual clothes and School uniform I am willing to part with. I'll bring them tomorrow. With a cra load of people too it seems:D

roller
18th April 2008, 03:36 PM
and what were you doing with them tets? :D

dirge
18th April 2008, 07:01 PM
They reissued the original Microman figures in Japan a few years ago. I picked one up from HLJ. I've actually grabbed quite a few of the newer series from HLJ as well. They're great figures, so I'm not selling mine - but take a look at HLJ's stock.

Tetsuwan Convoy
20th April 2008, 09:03 PM
;)and what were you doing with them tets? :D

The microladies or the car load of people.

Now that the nexus has passed, we both know;)

Lord_Zed
20th April 2008, 10:19 PM
I saw quite a few of those new Micromen in Japan, but the old ones were before my time. They look pretty cool but fortunately I didn't give in to the desire to get any, got enough other collections going atm.

Bartrim
21st April 2008, 09:48 AM
Hey 1orion

Asked my brother on the weekend about his Micronauts. They got lost/destroyed a few years ago when his unit in Wollongong was raided by Bikers because his gf at the time had run up a huge drug debt with them.

Hey this stuff happens:)

Pulse
21st April 2008, 10:52 AM
Hey 1orion

Asked my brother on the weekend about his Micronauts. They got lost/destroyed a few years ago when his unit in Wollongong was raided by Bikers because his gf at the time had run up a huge drug debt with them.

Hey this stuff happens:)

Holy Shi...

That's what happens when you deal with lowlifes like that - one day you're gonna get burnt. :(

TheDirtyDigger
21st April 2008, 11:17 AM
The bikers went for the Micromen specifically!:D

Sorta funny when you picture it.

Bartrim
21st April 2008, 12:39 PM
Holy Shi...

That's what happens when you deal with lowlifes like that - one day you're gonna get burnt. :(

Yep and the gong has quite a seedy underbelly I found out. Not the sort of people you would like to associate with.

The bikers went for the Micromen specifically!:D

Sorta funny when you picture it.

Well everything got lost/destroyed but yeah I can imagine a big hairy biker swinging a curtain rod (apparently one of the weapoms of choice) screaming "Death to the micronauts!"

1orion2many
21st April 2008, 11:02 PM
:(Snifle Sniffle:(

Tober
22nd April 2008, 11:00 AM
I have Andromeda on my desk currently. I considered picking up Baron Karza to complete it but I didn't have any memories of it as a kid so I dont feel obliged/compelled.

It's a great favourite tho.

1orion2many
23rd April 2008, 10:04 PM
:)What I've blown my money on in the past week or so.:rolleyes:
http://cgi.ebay.com.au/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&rd=1&item=330227767874
http://cgi.ebay.com.au/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&rd=1&item=120235927054
http://cgi.ebay.com.au/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&rd=1&item=220223461347
http://cgi.ebay.com.au/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&rd=1&item=330215138245
http://cgi.ebay.com.au/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&rd=1&item=330210911051
http://cgi.ebay.com.au/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&rd=1&item=250235275954

dirge
23rd April 2008, 10:48 PM
The Magne Force are awesome, Fraser. They're so much fun to pose hanging off the fridge or whatever.

I quite like the Biomachine lot, also. I should really get off my skidplate and take some photos of my small collection...

Here are some quickies:

http://www.paxeiro.com/collection/mm1.jpg

http://www.paxeiro.com/collection/mm2.jpg

http://www.paxeiro.com/collection/mm3.jpg

1orion2many
23rd April 2008, 10:56 PM
:)I'm looking forward to them showing up:D. It's terrible, I can bid on about ten different things and it doesn't get anywhere near as expensive as TF's, this I found out has become a real trap. I now have bids on about 10 different things:eek:. The unfortunate thing is the postage, OH the horror, I'm pretty sure at the moment postage has been costing me almost the same as what I buy the items for. Most of my current bids are with one seller who gives big postal discounts on more than one item, that and he's in the U.K so postage is a lot cheaper from there anyway:D.

dirge
23rd April 2008, 11:00 PM
I actually picked most of mine up from HLJ, with a smattering from local anime-focused stores.

So none were particularly expensive, and I was usually bundling them in with Transformers, meaning the postage costs were negligible.

I haven't picked any up for a while since TakaraTomy seem to have gone really quiet on Microman. I'm more than happy with my little collection as it stands, mind you.

1orion2many
24th April 2008, 06:54 PM
:eek:Bought another 6 today:eek:. I just get so many more things to muck around with for my money that i don't seem to be able to stop:D. I looked at HLJ but at the moment it seems to be cheaper off ebay if i hunt around. I saw one item for $100 U.S buy it now and found one on the net with a starting price of $10.00, I put a bid for $25.00 but as usual I was sniped. I love your collection pics Dirge, have you got anymore to put up:).

dirge
24th April 2008, 08:33 PM
That's the entire collection, although I have taken some better pics in my reviews (http://www.cliffbee.com/microman/).

I might dive in and take some better pics over the weekend, if I find the time.

1orion2many
25th April 2008, 11:29 PM
:(I am so broke now but I still have another six or seven auctions which I'm waiting to see if I win:rolleyes:.:D

Pulse
25th April 2008, 11:46 PM
:(I am so broke now but I still have another six or seven auctions which I'm waiting to see if I win:rolleyes:.:D

Is this what they call "binge drinking" of the Micronauts-Microman kind? :D

1orion2many
26th April 2008, 05:16 PM
Is this what they call "binge drinking" of the Micronauts-Microman kind? :D

:oBUUUURRRPPP:D.

dirge
26th April 2008, 09:37 PM
Kevin Rudd has an action plan for you, Fraser.

1orion2many
6th May 2008, 10:46 PM
:eek:I've just blown another $300.00, i'll have to put some pics up for everyone to see my beauties:D.

Pulse
6th May 2008, 11:31 PM
I'm guessing the "Micronauts-Microman" phase has turned into a full-blown obsession :D.

Are there many good Micronauts-Microman galleries out there? (like Seibertron has)
eg. http://mpda.kryptotoyz.com/body_mikerotron_s_micronauts.html

Kyle
7th May 2008, 02:08 PM
Orion you're so addicted... :D

1orion2many
7th May 2008, 02:10 PM
:(There aren't to many websites for Microman, this one seems to be the best one as far as I can tell. http://www.microforever.com/

1orion2many
7th May 2008, 02:12 PM
Orion you're so addicted... :D

:DMWAHAHAHAHA, GIMME GIMME GIMME:D. At this rate I'll have most of the regular releases and will just be chasing down the over priced limited figures:eek:. I think i need Re-Hab:o.

dirge
7th May 2008, 08:56 PM
Ah good old Microforever.

His photos just make you want to buy. The Remy of the Microman world!

1orion2many
7th May 2008, 09:31 PM
Recent aquisitions because as you said Dirge, the photos make you want to buy:D.
http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=230242909236
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&ssPageName=ADME:B:EOIBSAA:US:11&Item=140187545987
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=110246106840
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=110246107416
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=110246107904
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=120251619928
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=110246109083
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=120251622311
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=300218323442
http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=230245055817
http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=230245055831
http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=230245055852
http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=230245055862
http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=230245055876
http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=230245055891
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&ssPageName=ADME:B:EOIBSAA:US:11&Item=350045585435
http://cm.ebay.com/cm/ck/1065-29392-2357-0?uid=217203&site=0&ver=EOIBSA080805&lk=ItemDescriptionANDimage&Item=270198110597
http://cgi.ebay.com.au/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=150243808663
I have actually got some other auctions i'm bidding on at the moment so this list may grow again:o.

1orion2many
7th May 2008, 09:43 PM
:DI forgot I have another 8 items coming from BBTS:D.

Pulse
7th May 2008, 10:16 PM
Most of those auctions are actually pretty cheap (hopefully the postage costs didn't shoot the prices up, especially from the UK). :)

Were they mainly Auction Wins or BINs?

roller
7th May 2008, 10:22 PM
orion is the perfect example of someone benefiting from the boom period in WA's economy, he has pleny of disposeable income [Y]

he should also put some away from the inevitable trough in the business cycle


source: Rollers economic class and reuters

dirge
7th May 2008, 10:57 PM
Acrograbs & the Stealth Camo I have, not the rest. But there are some wonderful pickups there!

1orion2many
7th May 2008, 11:17 PM
Most of those auctions are actually pretty cheap (hopefully the postage costs didn't shoot the prices up, especially from the UK). :)

Were they mainly Auction Wins or BINs?

Most of the auctions were wins, i have found the U.K postage to be far cheaper and faster than any of the other countries but items coming from japan are a close second. If i remeber rightly the postage from my U.K lot was about $30 Aus compared to about $48.00 Aus for the equivalent package that takes longer to get here from the U.S. You can find complete lots of 4 at reasonable prices(about $45.00 Aus) with the postage being about $30.00 Aus depending on where it's coming from:).

1orion2many
14th May 2008, 07:50 PM
:DShowed up today from BBTS.
AcroyearX-2: AL-21 Acroelsa
AcroyearX-2: AL-22 Acroplana
AcroyearX-2: AX-21 Acrophantom
AcroyearX-2: AX-22 Acromedalg
Micro Lady: ML1-02 Ninjalady Shina
AX-11 Acroscorl
Microman Acroyear Force: Voltech
AX-14 Acrobiom
Total price for 8 items was about $86.00 Aus with about $40.00 Aus postage.
I'm a Micro Junkie, Send me to rehab:eek::D.

dirge
14th May 2008, 09:20 PM
You wouldn't fit into the clinic, Fraser. You're about 170cm too tall! (:

1orion2many
14th May 2008, 09:22 PM
:D:D:D

1orion2many
27th May 2008, 07:38 PM
:)Microman Dean showed up in the post today to put with Microman Endeavor. These are a couple of cool looking fun items, I'm a happy little piggy:D:D.

1orion2many
23rd June 2008, 09:35 PM
:eek:I think my camera has finally been fixed, had a letter from Australia Express post saying they missed me but could pick up the item from the post office tomorrow. I can finally put some pics up I hope:D.

1orion2many
25th June 2008, 02:47 PM
:(It wasn't my camera, it was 2 Microknight figures:).

iceburn
25th June 2008, 03:11 PM
wow..at one glance, we can see 1orion2many flooding
but a closer look at the dates....Fraser, you are one lonely man in this forum

too bad i'm not a fan of micronauts or microman

dirge
25th June 2008, 03:32 PM
I have a bunch of Microman figures, too. So you're not all alone Fraser. Roller's just hoping he can make a friend.

1orion2many
25th June 2008, 08:54 PM
I have a bunch of Microman figures, too. So you're not all alone Fraser. Roller's just hoping he can make a friend.

:)Well I'll put pics up here for at least one other person to look at as my camera did show up today:D.

Pulse
25th June 2008, 11:09 PM
(giggles like a schoolgirl...) :o

1orion2many
1st July 2008, 07:39 PM
Here are just a few of them, a lot more to come not that to many are interested:o.

Pulse
1st July 2008, 10:57 PM
Yay! :D

Finally we're getting non-Ebay Auction pics... :p

Autocon
4th July 2008, 01:17 AM
dont really understand what these are:confused:

1orion2many
4th July 2008, 05:37 PM
:eek:What! You don't understand Microman:eek:. There is a story behind them but I have been to lazy to read up on it properly.:o Istarted collecting these again as it was what I collected as a young lad as in the U.S version called Micronauts way back in the 70's :o.

1orion2many
4th July 2008, 09:14 PM
Combiners:D

1orion2many
4th July 2008, 09:16 PM
Old reissue and new Microman:D Sorry about the flash:o.

1orion2many
13th September 2008, 11:08 PM
:)Picked up Hornetroid today, will post pics tomorrow:D.

1orion2many
15th September 2008, 10:50 PM
:)Pics above:D.

Pulse
16th September 2008, 12:37 AM
I don't know a whole lot about Micronauts-Micromen but I'm guessing he's from the 70's? :)

Oh & do you happen to remember these (http://plasticcrack.net/archives/2008/09/09/the_micronauts_force_commander) 2 (http://plasticcrack.net/archives/2008/09/09/the_micronauts_baron_karza) from back in the day?

1orion2many
16th September 2008, 10:04 AM
:)Yes I do, I have Baron Karza and his steed but still need to pick up Force Commander and his Horse as well. Pallisades re-released them so a boxed Karza and Steed(forgot name:o) only cost me $45.00 U.S but the Force Commander was re-released in limited quantities from what I can tell and normally goes for about $150.00 U.S. I'll post pics up later of the boxed set as obviously I haven't yet:o.

Tober
16th September 2008, 10:09 AM
Andromeda!!

He was one of my favourite toys as a lil kid. Still have it actually. Never really usd the wheels tho - they were kinda hokey. :p

Never did get the Baron for him tho :rolleyes:

1orion2many
16th September 2008, 10:48 PM
:)Yes that's it and I think Force Commanders steed was Oberon:D.

Tober
18th September 2008, 06:19 AM
Yeah, the white version looked great as well. :cool:

Dunno if you have them or if they are the same thing, but F2F is clearing out a bunch of Microman stuff:

http://fantofan.jp/clearance.htm

Near the bottom of the page.

1orion2many
20th September 2008, 11:48 PM
:eek:Only just noticed the post, thank goodness i have most of the stock for sale. Thanks for the heads up Tober:) I'll look again in a week or two to see if anything is left as i have a few TF bills I need to knock over first:o.

1orion2many
16th April 2010, 12:03 PM
:)I've been buying more Micromen, time to charge up the camera:D

GoktimusPrime
16th April 2010, 01:31 PM
The only Microman toys I have are ones related to Transformers:
i.e.: G1 Minibots, G1 (1984) Megatron, G1 (1984) Soundwave, early Decepticon cassettes, Blaster - and Microman-Transformers "Crossover" toys (Kicker and Gamede). That's pretty much it.

Anyway, here's some Microman videos - the music is sung by Mizuki Ichiro also performed in the Japanese Transformers Animated opening theme (http://www.youtube.com/user/goktimusprime#p/a/f/0/RWjXcmBjJXg). :)
+ MC07 Gun Robo (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rXjtvYwqRzY) (pre-TF Browning)
+ "Browning" vs Acro Saturn (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rdmlPIXC4OM&NR=1)
+ Microx (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XrVOVhxZhKk&NR=1) (aka Reflector)
+ Watch Robo (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=82-y9LE3ivE&NR=1) (never released in TFs, but damn they're cool - I used to have one as a kid)
+ RadiCasse Robo (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BZmyA2j-REw&NR=1) (aka Blaster - you can also see pre-TF Perceptor)

"Mee-Koo-Roh-Mannnn!" :D

P.S.: Perhaps this thread deserves to be moved here (http://www.otca.com.au/boards/forumdisplay.php?f=30)? :)

1orion2many
16th April 2010, 02:18 PM
:eek:Move never, I remember where it is at the moment, if it's moved I might forget where it's gone:D