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What are your top 10 favorite Apatosaurus/Brontosaurus Figures?

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Wild Safari by Safari (2010)
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Kaiyodo Dinotales Series 3
Soft model by Favorite Co. Ltd.
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World of History by Schleich
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Bronze SRG
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Sinclair Dinoland Mold-A-Rama
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Recur
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Definitely Dinosaurs by Playskool (Large)
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Top 10 Apatosaurus/Brontosaurus Toys [Complete]
« on: October 31, 2017, 06:07:55 PM »
Been awhile since I helmed one of these. Recent discussions on the WS 2018 thread got me in the mood. I'll list some here, you guys suggest what else should be added to the short list.

Great Dinosaurs by Safari
Wild Safari by Safari (2010)
Wild Safari by Safari (1996)
Carnegie by Safari
Carnegie by Safari (baby)
Bullyland Museum Line
Invicta
Tyco
Marx
Papo
Furuta
Kaiyodo Dinotales Series 3
Soft model by Favorite Co. Ltd.
Schleich 2008
World of History by Schleich
Inpro
CollectA
CollectA Mini
Bronze SRG
Miller
Sinclair Dinoland Mold-A-Rama
MPC
Recur
GeoWorld Jurassic Hunters
GeoWorld Jurassic Action
Definitely Dinosaurs by Playskool (Large)
Definitely Dinosaurs by Playskool (Small)
Toy Major
Imperial


Who else is there?
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Re: Top 10 Apatosaurus/Brontosaurus Toys
« Reply #1 on: October 31, 2017, 06:45:17 PM »
Been awhile since I helmed one of these. Recent discussions on the WS 2018 thread got me in the mood. I'll list some here, you guys suggest what else should be added to the short list.

Great Dinosaurs by Safari
Wild Safari by Safari (2010)
Wild Safari by Safari (1996)
Carnegie by Safari
Bullyland Museum Line
Invicta
Tyco
Marx
Papo
Furuta
Kaiyodo Dinotales Series 3
Soft model by Favorite Co. Ltd.
Schleich 2008
World of History by Schleich
Inpro

Who else is there?
What about the old metal SRG?


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Re: Top 10 Apatosaurus/Brontosaurus Toys
« Reply #2 on: November 01, 2017, 02:56:00 PM »
I would also suggest the rearward facing JH Miller Brontosaurus it actually had a more correct head than the later Marx Bronto where they went with the Camarasaurus skull.

Also the Sinclair Dinoland Brontosaurus with the wrong head is pretty iconic.
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Re: Top 10 Apatosaurus/Brontosaurus Toys
« Reply #3 on: November 01, 2017, 04:00:28 PM »
I can think of others, but none that I would actually vote for. Seems like a good list.
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Re: Top 10 Apatosaurus/Brontosaurus Toys
« Reply #4 on: November 01, 2017, 06:34:50 PM »
a few more might be the other Sinclair version, the gas premium Brontosaurus and the MPC either purple cereal premium or regular playset version....or not. Just a few ideas....
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Re: Top 10 Apatosaurus/Brontosaurus Toys
« Reply #5 on: November 01, 2017, 11:55:18 PM »
Awesome. I'll give this thread a few more days and then I'll start the poll. Get suggestions in while you can folks!

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Re: Top 10 Apatosaurus/Brontosaurus Toys
« Reply #6 on: November 02, 2017, 12:20:55 AM »

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Re: Top 10 Apatosaurus/Brontosaurus Toys
« Reply #7 on: November 05, 2017, 02:51:19 PM »
When you say "toys" do you mean exclusively plastic models / figures?

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Re: Top 10 Apatosaurus/Brontosaurus Toys
« Reply #8 on: November 05, 2017, 05:21:43 PM »
When you say "toys" do you mean exclusively plastic models / figures?

That's usually how this goes. Doesn't seem fair to include things like Sideshow statues, which are in a whole different universe of production and cost.
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Re: Top 10 Apatosaurus/Brontosaurus Toys
« Reply #9 on: November 05, 2017, 07:25:04 PM »
When you say "toys" do you mean exclusively plastic models / figures?

That's usually how this goes. Doesn't seem fair to include things like Sideshow statues, which are in a whole different universe of production and cost.

Was actually thinking along the lines of Jungle Plush, especially since they market their products as "accurate and educational"

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Re: Top 10 Apatosaurus/Brontosaurus Toys
« Reply #10 on: November 05, 2017, 07:52:41 PM »
I'd suggest the Favorite Apatosaurus (2004).

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Re: Top 10 Apatosaurus/Brontosaurus Toys
« Reply #11 on: November 05, 2017, 08:18:26 PM »
When you say "toys" do you mean exclusively plastic models / figures?

That's usually how this goes. Doesn't seem fair to include things like Sideshow statues, which are in a whole different universe of production and cost.

Was actually thinking along the lines of Jungle Plush, especially since they market their products as "accurate and educational"


Ah, okay. Well, I doubt it would get many votes, but if you would vote for it then I think it's probably fair to include it. Gwangi's call in the end, of course.
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Re: Top 10 Apatosaurus/Brontosaurus Toys
« Reply #12 on: November 05, 2017, 08:22:18 PM »
Cant Forget the Geoworld models

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Re: Top 10 Apatosaurus/Brontosaurus Toys
« Reply #13 on: November 05, 2017, 08:25:36 PM »
Honestly, this is too Genric of a subject for a Poll. There are Hundreds of diffrent Apatosaurus toys out there.  Even from the majour companys

Just take a look at this Page
http://toyanimal.info//index.php?title=Apatosaurus
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Re: Top 10 Apatosaurus/Brontosaurus Toys
« Reply #14 on: November 05, 2017, 09:07:20 PM »
Honestly, this is too Genric of a subject for a Poll. There are Hundreds of diffrent Apatosaurus toys out there.  Even from the majour companys

Just take a look at this Page
http://toyanimal.info//index.php?title=Apatosaurus

No, not really. It doesn't need to include every figure made of the genus, only the ones suggested here. It's pretty easy to separate the chaff from the wheat on this one. The rule is simple, suggest what MUST be on the poll, or what you want on there to vote for. This is the process behind a short list.

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« Reply #15 on: November 05, 2017, 09:34:13 PM »
I'm pretty sure there was a Toy Major Apatosaurus that came with one of those Animal Planet tubs.

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Re: Top 10 Apatosaurus/Brontosaurus Toys
« Reply #16 on: November 07, 2017, 06:11:24 AM »
It may not be worthy of entering a poll. But I think the imperial one is an option.
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« Reply #17 on: November 07, 2017, 06:50:35 AM »
I actually kind of like this one by shleich. I saw this model in person at a school years ago and it was actually quite impressive for its time considering it was made by shleich.

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Re: Top 10 Apatosaurus/Brontosaurus Toys
« Reply #18 on: December 18, 2017, 04:58:16 PM »
If I limit myself to modern reconstructions. I liked the Bullyland final Apatosaurus but it is long out of production. The Wild Safari are the best for me. That said the CollectA mini is interesting, would like to see in a bigger format.  Since there are several species of Apatosaurus / Brontosaurus I think Schleich deserves a honorable mention. They are potential for the more robust species. I have always thought their best work was with sauropods.

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Re: Top 10 Apatosaurus/Brontosaurus Toys
« Reply #19 on: December 18, 2017, 08:49:44 PM »
Imperial made one, for those experiencing childhood nostalgia.
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