Welcome to shmax.com


You've stumbled across shmax.com, a comprehensive reference of toys. The database is always growing, but even now it's pretty tough to stump. You can browse products as they're sold in stores, or the individual parts included with each item. You can explore by product line, naturally, but you can also browse by country of release, by the form the toy takes, or if you want to get fancy, all of them at once. There are a variety of ways to further sort or filter the results you get while browsing, so feel free to experiment!

Keeping track of your toys can be tough, but we're here to help. Whenever you spot a toy you own as you browse the database, click the Add to my collection link at the bottom of the record. If you're satisfied with the default values, then you're done, but otherwise you can click on the long horizontal bar that appears to reveal a form for fine-tuning the details, such as price paid, condition, missing parts, and so on. Worried about shmax.com someday exploding or vanishing forever into the 'tubes? Never fear, you can always download your collection information in a friendly spreadsheet format.

The search functionality at shmax.com is the best kept secret among uber-collector circles. Got a weird part or toy you can't identify? In 9 out of 10 cases a simple search is all you need. Just type the basic distinguishing features--such as color and form or alternate mode--into the search box at the top of the page, and chances are good you'll get lucky. Seriously, the database knows all. You can try very specific searches, like blue red freightliner truck, ankylosaurus, or green AH-64 Apache, or more broad searches for parts you're not quite sure on, such as blue black tank, or black gun.

Eggheads and people familiar with advanced eBay searching will want to try our special search syntax, and if you want even more power, check out our advanced search page, where you can do exact color matches, and browse our form hierarchy.

shmax.com is free to use, but we expect you to earn your keep every now and then. All we ask is that you share your brain with the rest of us. If you know of a product or part that we don't, don't be shy about adding it to the database. I know, I know, you're worried about screwing something up or making a mess of things, but don't be. That's my job. All changes are quarantined for review by our staff of moderators. They'll fact-check your information, fill in the blanks and make any corrections needed, and send you a nice email confirming your submission.

If you really want to be a star around here, you'll submit some photos. True, that can be a lot of work, but it can also be a very fun and rewarding hobby. Some of our members have submitted photos by the thousands, and we therefore love them more than we love puppies. And we love puppies a lot. Please be sure to have a look at our photo guidelines before you dive in.


Photo of the Day

Combiner Wars Decepticon Viper (4/1/2020)
Posted by KidTDragon
Don't let the fact that you're one of a million identical, expendable drones get you down! Take a cue from Decepticon Viper and keep on truckin'! (Photo courtesy of the Fabulous Furry Freak Spiff-O-Matic!)
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Top Collectors: All Toylines


1. engledogg: 8149/40660

2. ScottyP: 7596/40660

3. ArchAngelz: 7137/40660

4. Bluestreak: 6089/40660

5. nicholasprime: 5113/40660

6. Wajo357: 4989/40660

7. n10zguy: 4736/40660

8. NebulanFree: 4090/40660

9. razorclaw0000: 4035/40660

10. Lbsammills51: 3954/40660

11. WeaponsPrime: 3839/40660

12. snkeyes069: 3669/40660

13. Defensis Prime: 3522/40660

14. SoS: 3035/40660

15. llor retfoswon: 2940/40660

16. KidTDragon: 2758/40660

17. Krayt: 2704/40660

18. rockchick86: 2605/40660

19. Quickswitchroks: 2274/40660

20. tjparkside: 2244/40660

21. Lord_Onslaught: 2217/40660

22. rockon6530: 2148/40660

23. captainfantasy: 2127/40660

24. AlterNations: 2116/40660

25. Thrust222: 2025/40660

26. nok: 1981/40660

27. mo_teacherman: 1971/40660

28. ravynfyre: 1950/40660

29. CompleteTFList: 1946/40660

30. Knightsword: 1934/40660

Recent Photos

Apr 8, 2020
4505 x 3480
Apr 8, 2020
4505 x 4099
Apr 6, 2020
413 x 797
Apr 6, 2020
395 x 731
Apr 6, 2020
448 x 879
Apr 6, 2020
633 x 869
Apr 6, 2020
577 x 1108
Apr 6, 2020
821 x 1120

Latest Product Submissions

Monsterous (gift set)
Apr 08, '20 - by engledogg
Zig Zag - Zig Zag
Apr 08, '20 - by engledogg
Rube - Rube
Apr 08, '20 - by engledogg
Pocket - Poche
Apr 08, '20 - by engledogg
Jig Saw - Casse Tete
Apr 08, '20 - by engledogg
Tic Tac - Tic Tac
Apr 08, '20 - by engledogg
032 Throttle - Papillon
Apr 08, '20 - by engledogg
027 Herr Fiend - Auto-nome
Apr 08, '20 - by engledogg