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BMC Toys: Plastic Army Women Project: Update #7 and Merry Christmas!

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BMC Toys: Plastic Army Women Project: Update #7 and Merry Christmas!

The big news is the Plastic Army Women Kickstarter campaign for pre-orders and set expansion wrapped up last week and not only did supporters meet the funding goal in the first 12 hours, they hit every stretch goal I could come up with. I thought it was a great success when we hit stretch goals increasing the figure count to 36, poses to 12 and adding 2 more color variants, but supporters decided to add a few more figures poses, Kickstarter exclusive color variant, and even a new Rosie the Riveter figure was added in the last couple of days....

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BMC Toys: Plastic Army Women Project: Update #6 and Happy Tanksgiving!

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BMC Toys: Plastic Army Women Project: Update #6 and Happy Tanksgiving!

It's a windy Thanksgiving Day here and there's a ton of things to be thankful for... I'm really excited to announce that The Strong National Museum of Play has requested Plastic Army Women prototypes and concept sketches for their collection.  It's an extra-special honor for us since the museum inducted Little Green Army Men into the National Toy Hall of Fame in 2014. We'll be sending the museum artifacts just after the product launch next year. The BMC Toys Plastic Army Women Kickstarter launched just a few days ago and thanks to an amazing group of supporters reached the funding...

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BMC Toys: Tanks'giving Turkey Drop!

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BMC Toys: Tanks'giving Turkey Drop!

It's been non-stop action around here the past few days. Three different production orders have arrived that include 12 new products. There are six new items in the BMC Toys American Hero Collector Series: US Presidents Series #1 Figure Set Civil War Battlefield 18pc Accessory Set San Juan Hill Buffalo Soldiers 33pc Figure Set Border Wars 34pc Figure Set D-Day Tank Battle 36pc Playset Blockhouse Wall Set Stucco Many of these new items are made with the missing BMC Toys molds that were rescued and restored in 2018. I'm hoping to reissue the full San Juan Hill boxed set in...

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BMC Toys Fall 2019 Production Roundup

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BMC Toys Fall 2019 Production Roundup

There are a bunch of new BMC Toys products on the way. The latest BMC Toys American Hero Collector Series production is on the way and scheduled to arrive by early December. The shipment includes 6 new items: WW2 D-Day Tank Battle Playset 36pc San Juan Hill Buffalo Soldiers vs Spain 32pc Border Wars US Army vs. Mexican Villistas 34pc Civil War Battlefield Accessories 18pc United States Presidents Series #1 Figure Set Blockhouse Walls Accessory (off-white) The new Border Wars set features figures in fairly flexible LDPE plastic instead of  the harder Polypropylene figures that the rest of the imported...

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BMC Toys: Plastic Army Women Project: Update #5

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BMC Toys: Plastic Army Women Project: Update #5

The BMC Toys Plastic Army Women Project is rolling along at brisk pace... You can get an early sneak peak of the Plastic Army Women Kickstarter and check out the video we made, and even more pictures of the figures. I'm especially interested in getting feedback on the rewards before the campaign launches on November 14th. I tried to keep it simple offer some great values, but if there's anything you think is missing or confusing please let me know.  There's been a lot of progress on the original sculpts, and I've added a 6th figure (Grenadier) to the basic...

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