How do you guys store your instructions, cardbacks, etc?

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  1. Aberration

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    For a while now, I've been dumping all of my TF paperwork into a dresser drawer, but now I'm thinking I should get more organized. Can you guys suggest anything? I'd like a solution that's decently large, as I have a lot of instructions, catalogs, mini-comics, and cardbacks saved up now.
     
  2. Deefuzz

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    Maybe a file cabinet or file box? I was thinking of doing something similar.

    Binders could work too, they have inserts that could be used to store magazines, so card backings could definitely fit in those pockets.
     
  3. smkspy

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    I just lump them in a box that keeps getting bigger and bigger. A bind would be a great idea however.
     
  4. IACON

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    I keep my loose tf items in zipper bags, and these goes into cardboard boxes and these goes into my closet
     
  5. thoughtcrime

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    I keep the catalogs, instructions, etc in a plastic tote in the closet for completeness sake.

    I keep cardbacks & box backs on my bookshelf.
     
  6. QuinJester

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    I keep them on my sofa until I remember to clean up. Then I file them in the garbage.
     
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    My instructions are in a plastic bag right now. I don't keep card backs.
     
  8. e3nine

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    99% of the time, they're still attached to the bubble : P

    1% = in ziploc bags
     
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    I keep instructions in a shoe box underneath my bed. Cards and boxes I store in my recycling bin until Thursday morning, at which point the nice sanitation workers come and haul them away. Anything else that I feel like keeping (6" Tit display stands, Classics flip for robot mode things, reissue accessories, catalogs, and the occasional imported toy packaging) gets stored in the very large box that my Korean Big Convoy came in.
     
  10. TCracker

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    I keep them in a clear file binder together with the instruction sheets
     
  11. Dragonclaw

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    I keep them in the recycling bin...there always seems to be plenty of room after a week or so :p 
     
  12. Dinobot Nuva

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    Step 1: Get a giant cardboard box

    Step 2: Place said toy paperwork in box as neatly was you want to

    Step 3: Continue repeating Step 2 until giant box is full

    Step 4: Repeat steps 1-3

    At least that's my formula...
    DN
     
  13. Razerwire

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    I keep them in two accordian folders by series.
     
  14. Matrix Soul

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    Ziplock bags for me too, and I only kept the cardbacks from the Real Gear line
     
  15. LoC Soundwave

    LoC Soundwave 俺の魂は燃えていない!

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    Cardbacks= Meh, don't care, into the garbage they go if I can remember it.
    Boxes= Sometimes in the garbage, other times in the closet
    Paperwork= Plastic box
     
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    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    Zipper Bags and boxes in My Basement.
     
  17. Gnaw

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    Same. I don't bother keeping Instructions to the simpler TF"s, as they are the ones I can easily remember the transformation too. The larger, more complex ones I keep in a box.
     
  18. TJOmega

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    Paperwork goes into little plastic storage tubs. Cardbacks go into a box I keep next to the tubs. As for boxes, I usually ditch the plastic inside (if I can) and make nesting dolls out of them, one box into a bigger one, and then into a bigger one again, etc. I'm getting close to having to store them away for a while though, the biggest of the boxes at least. The only exception are my Alternator boxes, the pre-fishbowl ones I keep out and together because they display nicely and I wont have to worry about adding to them.
     

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