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    Thread: bought some plarail... its been a while!
Post: RE: bought some plarail... its been a while!

here it finally is... the haul!! an absolute bargain for $50NZD. there is also 3 crates of track and accessories that i am yet to go through. adly, the gold set was missing the lead car, but i bou...
sunhuntin Show Us What You Bought 10 578 06-30-2022, 04:39 PM
    Thread: bought some plarail... its been a while!
Post: RE: bought some plarail... its been a while!

ok, we have picked up this lot, but they are in the far side of the van under a heap of other stuff, so photos will have to wait a while. can confirm at least one event exclusive, and a silver/chrome...
sunhuntin Show Us What You Bought 10 578 06-25-2022, 07:02 PM
    Thread: bought some plarail... its been a while!
Post: bought some plarail... its been a while!

well, after a very very long break, i finally bought some more plarail. i could not resist this bundle, especially as it was a steal. tell me, what can you can see here? [sorry for the small pic, the...
sunhuntin Show Us What You Bought 10 578 06-18-2022, 05:04 PM
    Thread: Types of track
Post: RE: Types of track

i have primarily run tomy for many year. i like it because so much of it is double sided, so if you need a left curve instead of a right curve, you just turn it over. no need to take dozens of each j...
sunhuntin Takara/TOMY/Plarail/Tomica world 9 385 06-11-2022, 07:34 AM
    Thread: Favourite Plarail Item
Post: RE: Favourite Plarail Item

i really like the automatic station that came with dr yellow. easily the most useful piece for many layouts.
sunhuntin General Forum 19 882 05-17-2022, 07:25 PM
    Thread: thomas and friends mini series
Post: RE: thomas and friends mini series

looks like we are getting another advent calendar this year... https://twitter.com/TF_Minis
sunhuntin Thomas & Friends Minis 3,278 3,247,225 05-17-2022, 06:22 PM
    Thread: What is this/Possible TOMY bootleg?
Post: RE: What is this/Possible TOMY bootleg?

the plaroad i have not seen before, but it looks the same as that used in the flippty flyer set from around the same era. these are the u-turn tracks, i failed to take photos of the two straight track...
sunhuntin Takara/TOMY/Plarail/Tomica world 10 765 04-12-2022, 02:19 PM
    Thread: vintage tomy engine and driver set question
Post: RE: vintage tomy engine and driver set question

(04-10-2022, 07:12 PM)chrisjo Wrote: I'm pretty sure I have a complete listing and picture of every Tomy Train / Tomy Trains item and it's boxes, and I've never seen that one. thats about what i tho...
sunhuntin Takara/TOMY/Plarail/Tomica world 9 596 04-11-2022, 04:17 AM
    Thread: vintage tomy engine and driver set question
Post: vintage tomy engine and driver set question

hey gang, just stumbled on a listing that includes a boxed engine and driver from the europark set. can anyone confirm if they were ever actually sold like this, or has someone reused the box? i hav...
sunhuntin Takara/TOMY/Plarail/Tomica world 9 596 04-10-2022, 05:04 PM
    Thread: japanese characters ponkikki and gachapin?
Post: RE: japanese characters ponkikki and gachapin?

thanks, dalag. i thought i got the red ones name wrong. i did find the wiki with the link to thomas, but nothing else other than links to recent toys featuring them, such as the ones from kubrick.
sunhuntin Takara/TOMY/Plarail/Tomica world 2 469 03-28-2022, 02:49 AM
    Thread: japanese characters ponkikki and gachapin?
Post: japanese characters ponkikki and gachapin?

whilst browsing everyones favourite proxy site, i was hunting out vintage tomy toys. i noticed two characters appearing on a number of boxes, and actually found a set of 3 figures akin to the people f...
sunhuntin Takara/TOMY/Plarail/Tomica world 2 469 03-27-2022, 06:17 PM
  Rainbow Thread: new flippity flyer from tomy toytown
Post: new flippity flyer from tomy toytown

i snagged this on a local auction site a couple of weeks ago, and it arrived today. google suggests it is from the 60s, and is part of a range of autonomous sets similar to the big loader. there have ...
sunhuntin Show Us What You Bought 2 481 02-14-2022, 07:00 PM
    Thread: who has used SHOPEE.COM?
Post: RE: who has used SHOPEE.COM?

these are what i was looking at. so cool!! [Image: https://i.postimg.cc/1gyG2qf8/thomas-fri...essive.jpg] [Image: https://i.postimg.cc/Mct7SpQd/thomas-fri...essive.jpg] [Image: https://i.postimg.c...
sunhuntin General Forum 8 1,070 02-13-2022, 12:55 PM
    Thread: who has used SHOPEE.COM?
Post: RE: who has used SHOPEE.COM?

ok, just tried and i get the same. still no option to ship to new zealand, and i lack contacts in any of the listed countries.
sunhuntin General Forum 8 1,070 02-13-2022, 12:45 PM
    Thread: who has used SHOPEE.COM?
Post: RE: who has used SHOPEE.COM?

no, i was trying to translate pages to find info, but couldnt find any country outside of indonesia on the drop down list.
sunhuntin General Forum 8 1,070 02-13-2022, 08:23 AM
  Rainbow Thread: who has used SHOPEE.COM?
Post: who has used SHOPEE.COM?

hey gang, couple of items have caught my eye on there, but i am unsure about using them. are items legit, or is it more like ali express? how about intl shipping? thanks in advance!
sunhuntin General Forum 8 1,070 02-13-2022, 05:54 AM
    Thread: thomas and friends mini series
Post: RE: thomas and friends mini series

nice one, mike. looks interesting!!
sunhuntin Thomas & Friends Minis 3,278 3,247,225 02-12-2022, 07:26 PM
    Thread: thomas and friends mini series
Post: RE: thomas and friends mini series

well heck, i have been corrected!! thank you, reivax. i best go rescue mine from the for sale pile... lol.
sunhuntin Thomas & Friends Minis 3,278 3,247,225 01-28-2022, 02:09 PM
    Thread: Thomas 2021 Reboot
Post: RE: Thomas 2021 Reboot

rainbow thomas is cute. the faces on the muddy ones remind of that bit in "kung fu panda" with the acupuncture needles... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oVQyaQO107Y
sunhuntin General Forum 400 53,613 01-16-2022, 02:44 PM
    Thread: thomas and friends mini series
Post: RE: thomas and friends mini series

(01-06-2022, 07:24 AM)drew5195 Wrote: Series 22 is still at my local warehouse for months. Never seen series 23, 24 and 25. Nothing in other warehouse that I rarely visit as from yesterday. I don't ...
sunhuntin Thomas & Friends Minis 3,278 3,247,225 01-07-2022, 08:04 PM