/toy/ - bjd.buyfags.moe (link is dead, /toy has currently no FAQ)
/jp/ - dollfaq.buyfags.moe
Doll news and company list:>http://bjdcollectasy.com/>http://bjdcollectasy.com/companies-other-links/
WIP Database/Height comparison:>http://comparisonheaven.com/heaven/
Doll magazine scans (Died with Google Plus):>plus.google.com/112174196208952755265/photos
BJD's Under $300 for Beginners:>https://denofangels.com/doawiki/index.php?title=BJDs_Under_$300!
Common sealants for faceups (there are more, but these are most frequently used):>Mr. Super Clear Flat/Matte (UV-cut is preferred)>Testor’s Dullcote (tends to get dirty easily)>Citadel Purity Seal>Zoukeimura Finishing Powder (it’s a spray by Volks)>Liquitex Matte Medium (airbrush)
The general population of /bjd/ are anti-recast or are pretty much neutral on the subject.
Stop beating the dead horse every thread by asking.
Our threads are mostly dedicated to ball-jointed dolls and other dolls in the Asian market.
Thunderbolt Fantasy is puppets. Not BJDs.