Custom G1 boxes?

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    Any recommendations on where I can purchase custom G1 boxes? Specifically looking for minibot windowed boxes. I connected with Boxformers, but their minibot boxes don't have windows. I searched these boards further but didn't find any other options. Something like this:

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    Hmmm... Why not make some?
     
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    Any info on how to do so?
     
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    It appears the site hasn’t been updated in a while. I sent them a message - thanks!
     
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    If I were going to attempt it, I would start with an original box (either a worn out vintage G1 Autobot car box or maybe a recent Hot Rod reissue box). Cut the box so the entire thing can lay flat in one or two pieces and then scan it into your computer so that you have an image to work off of. Use image editing software to modify as needed (add and remove artwork...adjust size...etc.) and print it out when ready. Paste the printed artwork onto some card stock or poster board, cut it out and fold/tape/glue where needed to form a box. It will take some work...but it would be very rewarding, I think.