Yesterday, i received my geek box from BigBadToyStore.com.

I ordered a a Transformers Binaltech "Grimlock" and a new Gundam model.

The Transformer was especially exciting as this was my first Japanese Binaltech. These are higher quality versions of the American Alternators series. There is a lot less cheap plastic and a lot more diecast metal to play with. It all makes for a much more sturdy and robust action figure.

Phonecam shot of Binaltech Grimlock

Although I’m not really a fan of American cars (they’re too boxy, brash and "messy" for my liking), this car isn’t bad; its nice and shiiinyyy 😉
Another thing i really liked about this figure is that the head is very much like the original G1 Grimlock head. Ah the memories…

As for the Gundam, I ordered the high quality "Master Grade" version of the famed F91. It is a luxury version of the existing model, 1/100 scale, completely buildable without exoskeleton. It has at least ten sheets of parts, so its going to be a long build. Can’t wait!