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  1. The Moog

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    “Things are only impossible until they are not.” - Jean-Luc Picard

    1994, 10" high. A quid at a boot sale :thumbsup:

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    6" bootleg turtle for a quid. :thumbsup:

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    Cheap and cheerful Ultra dudes. Around a quid each, found at various boot sales / charity shops. Bandai, obviously :thumbsup:

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    1980's Ninja Warriors (MOTU style KO's) Missing their weapon / trousers / karate jackets.
    £2 for the three. Pretty sweet :thumbsup:

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    This one is up there with some of my most unusual charity shop finds, ever. I found two Frisbee's in bags, one with extras and one without. The extras are a set of stickers, a puzzle and large pin badge. Both Frisbee's are good quality and printed really nicely. Got both for £1.50 :thumbsup:

    From Wiki:
    Force Five was an American adaptation of five different anime television series. In the United States, this series was primarily shown only in New England, Pennsylvania, and Virginia, though it did make brief appearances in other markets, such as Texas and Northern California on KICU-TV 36. It was also shown in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on CFMT channel 47 and in Asia on Star Plus during the 1990s. It was produced by Jim Terry and his company American Way, and it consisted of five imported Japanese giant robot serials (originally produced in the mid-1970s by Toei Animation) in response to the popularity of the Shogun Warriors toy collection. Mattel was one of the sponsors of the series.

    In an anthology style, the five shows were broadcast simultaneously with one episode of each serial assigned a specific weekday. Additionally, all of the shows were edited into two-hour movies and marketed on video tape by Family Home Entertainment. In the UK, Krypton Force released several of these programmes but under different series titles.

    Force Five series
    Force Five consisted of the following five series:
    Force Five: Gaiking (26 episodes), adaptation of Divine Demon-Dragon Gaiking (44 episodes)
    Force Five: Dangard Ace (26 episodes), adaptation of Planetary Robot Danguard Ace (56 episodes)[1]
    Force Five: Starvengers (26 episodes), adaptation of Getter Robo G (39 episodes)
    Force Five: Grandizer (26 episodes), adaptation of UFO Robot Grendizer (74 episodes)
    Force Five: Spaceketeers (26 episodes), adaptation of Sci-Fi West Saga Starzinger (73 episodes)

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