Do you guys keep your cards and casings for your deluxe figures?

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Alucard77, Feb 19, 2011.

  1. Alucard77

    Alucard77 Kaon Gladiator Champion

    Joined:
    Dec 3, 2010
    Posts:
    17,633
    News Credits:
    2
    Trophy Points:
    241
    Likes:
    +4
    So I was just wondering, do any of you save your cards and casings for the deluxe figures. I am debating between keeping them or throwing them away.

    I may just keep the cards.
     
  2. morgan1194

    morgan1194 kitbasher

    Joined:
    Jun 28, 2009
    Posts:
    321
    Trophy Points:
    76
    Likes:
    +0
    i used to, but it uses too much space, and i could never find a logical reason to keep the card
     
  3. AutoBobby

    AutoBobby The Collector

    Joined:
    Nov 15, 2009
    Posts:
    11,185
    Trophy Points:
    222
    Likes:
    +40
    I keep the cards,but chuck the bubbles.Don't know why I really save them,but they don't take up much room,so I've got a big stack of them.
     
  4. terry981

    terry981 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Sep 30, 2010
    Posts:
    896
    Trophy Points:
    101
    Likes:
    +0
    I've opened only a few of my toys so far, and yes, I keep everything from card, bubble, twist ties and accessories. I've got the space until I start collecting other figures. I feel this is a good way to throw the toy back in if I decided not display them anymore. Classics Mirage is the only figure where I won't have his original home since I bought him used. Got the card but no bubble.
     
  5. xanthax

    xanthax choppaface

    Joined:
    Jul 12, 2009
    Posts:
    5,992
    News Credits:
    2
    Trophy Points:
    192
    Likes:
    +3
    I kept Skullgrin's because his bio cars was awesome. Everything else goes to the garbage.
     
  6. RipCurl

    RipCurl I just can't get enough!

    Joined:
    Oct 22, 2009
    Posts:
    1,606
    News Credits:
    6
    Trophy Points:
    126
    Likes:
    +6
    I toss everything because of space except from the figure :p 

    I would only keep packaging if it was something like a masterpiece figure
     
  7. alfred p. sloan

    alfred p. sloan Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 9, 2009
    Posts:
    1,201
    Trophy Points:
    126
    Likes:
    +0
    Yep...
     
  8. Voiceroy

    Voiceroy Trans-fo-mahs!

    Joined:
    Sep 30, 2004
    Posts:
    3,278
    News Credits:
    15
    Trophy Points:
    186
    Likes:
    +15
    I keep the cards, but chunk the bubbles. But for boxed items, it depends on the figure whether or not I keep the packaging.
     
  9. MidnightBliss

    MidnightBliss Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Nov 24, 2008
    Posts:
    4,131
    Trophy Points:
    167
    Likes:
    +4
    Toss 'em
     
  10. Dr. Prime

    Dr. Prime Dr. Prime

    Joined:
    Sep 25, 2007
    Posts:
    3,057
    News Credits:
    6
    Trophy Points:
    166
    Location:
    Arizona
    Likes:
    +6
    Ebay:
    I don't intend to sell mine, but I keep the card and the bubble intact for storgae purposes. This came in super handy when I moved. I placed every figure back in there bubble and they fit in a box very nicely. I may also be putting some back soon to make more space for new figures. If I ever want to, I can display them in package as well.
     
  11. UnicronFTW

    UnicronFTW Don't blink.

    Joined:
    Jun 28, 2009
    Posts:
    5,391
    News Credits:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    176
    Likes:
    +1
    Scout, Legends, Deluxe, I take the card, instuction manual, and toss the bubble.
    Voyagers, Leaders, Ultras, I take the Instructions out, and keep the boxes stacked up.
    The Instructions, go into a bin I have on my shelf.
     
  12. Cheem The Rup

    Cheem The Rup Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    May 20, 2008
    Posts:
    4,875
    News Credits:
    355
    Trophy Points:
    222
    Likes:
    +1,238
    Naah, are unusefull
     
  13. sacha88

    sacha88 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 19, 2009
    Posts:
    246
    Trophy Points:
    56
    Likes:
    +0
    I only keep packaging for the higher end stuff. In terms of Deluxes I throw all packaging out unless I really like the art on the card, in that case I keep the card. For example I kept some of the TFA Deluxe cards and inserts for the artwork. Otherwise I have enough trouble finding space for all the actual figures let alone their packaging as well.
     
  14. AMG

    AMG Old School

    Joined:
    Feb 19, 2007
    Posts:
    8,313
    Trophy Points:
    192
    Likes:
    +5
    I only keep the cards, the bubble goes in the trash.
     
  15. Buster_Witwicky

    Buster_Witwicky ALL HAIL KORROK

    Joined:
    Oct 21, 2010
    Posts:
    550
    Trophy Points:
    101
    Likes:
    +0
    I usually keep my favorite character from each wave/sub-line's card.
     
  16. Omnius

    Omnius Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    May 14, 2006
    Posts:
    11,890
    News Credits:
    8
    Trophy Points:
    256
    Likes:
    +8
    I keep the cards, toss the bubbles. For larger boxed toys I flatten the box down and chuck the inner bubble out. I'll try and keep one example of the thicker cardboard box inserts from each line. For reissues, Japanese TFs, etc, I usually keep everything.
     
  17. tomigaoka

    tomigaoka Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 10, 2010
    Posts:
    128
    Trophy Points:
    56
    Likes:
    +0
    no need to debate on this, just throw that card and bubble and you wont regret.
     
  18. Brainchild

    Brainchild Dark Flame Master

    Joined:
    Jun 21, 2010
    Posts:
    5,554
    Trophy Points:
    176
    Likes:
    +1
    I don't have all that many, and I have a lot of space, so I can afford to keep the cards.
    I have glass plate things on my desk, so I slip some of the better looking cards under them, and it can look pretty nice.
     
  19. Rod Forrester

    Rod Forrester The Abandoner

    Joined:
    Apr 28, 2010
    Posts:
    163
    Trophy Points:
    56
    Likes:
    +0
    Yes and Yes. On all of the recent RTS/Generations especially. We're right in the middle of a golden age of a badass "classics" bombardment! Lucky for us we have another craptacular Michael Bay movie to warm up those shelves!
     
  20. Ribieconvoy

    Ribieconvoy It's pronounced "ribby"

    Joined:
    Sep 29, 2010
    Posts:
    5,950
    News Credits:
    10
    Trophy Points:
    212
    Likes:
    +60
    I keep the cards but toss the bubbles, and for voyagers I just cut out the back and/or side depending on the line. I keep them for the purpose of remembering which missiles go with which guy, but I started this during ROTF, so all my pre-ROTF stuff is lacking its packaging. Except for TFTM Premium Megs. Dunno why, but I loved that box for some reason.
     

Share This Page