A lot of toy collectors don't seem to get that the things the collect are toys.and have unrealistic expectations of what's doable in a modern retail environment. You're not going to get a $100 figure's worth of parts and paint for $20 or less and gimmicks are needed tomake the toys actually, you know, fun.
I've been dabling around with making custom boxes for some of my figures, and I've been using poster board to built inserts to hold the figure. I'd really like to try and make plastic inserts instead, but I'm not sure how. Does anyone know of some resources online that could help me out?