Kitbashing Class

Discussion in 'Transformers Conventions and Get Togethers' started by Insane Galvatron, Aug 14, 2010.

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Would you come to the kitbashing class?

  1. No, not interested.

    11.1%
  2. No, I'd love to, but it's too far away.

    22.2%
  3. No, $50 is too much to pay.

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  4. Maybe, depends on the date.

    44.4%
  5. Yes, tell me when and I'll make my plans around it.

    22.2%
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  1. Insane Galvatron

    Insane Galvatron is not insane. Really!

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    I've mentioned this in the Kentucky Meetup thread, but thought I'd throw it out here as well.

    Since the Botcon customization class is so hard to get into, I know there's a lot of people that would like the experience that can never seem to get in. I am willing to host one in my own home. I have a large extra room in my new house and I'd be happy to host a kitbashing class. I was thinking next spring. I have an idea for a custom, and could even do a custom head. I'd either make one with 3D CAD, have it printed, ( or use a custom made head ) and then teach how to cast with allumilite rubber molding. Everyone would then cast their own head for the figure we painted. This could be done while the paint is drying on the figure itself.

    What I want to know, is how much interest would there be in this? Enough that people would travel great distances and stay in a hotel when they got here? Or just the people that could drive in that morning, and leave that night? Should I charge up front for the cost of supplies and the base figure? Or just the supplies and tell everyone what base figure to pick up themselves? How much would people be willing to pay for such an event? It might be a bit pricey when you consider the cost of the base toy, the paint, the extra tools ( for people to use, I don't have multiples on a lot of stuff that would be needed ), and the allumilite silicone molding ( not cheap ). I'm thinking around $50 per person, mostly depending on how many people there would be.

    Vote in the poll, and give your opinion in the thread. I live in Georgetown KY for those needing to know where in order to decide.
     
  2. Biotoakid

    Biotoakid I've never been wrong

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    I'd LOVE to, but it's a tad far from Alabamy.
    4 hour drive for me :/
     
  3. Sidecutter

    Sidecutter Evil Dealer Scum TFW2005 Supporter

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    Pffft. Four hours is jack squat.
     
  4. Biotoakid

    Biotoakid I've never been wrong

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    For one class.... What else is there to make eight hours worth it? If it's planned with a bunch o TFWers than I'd TRY
     
  5. Dran0n

    Dran0n Junk male

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    I live in Utah.

    4 hours doesn't seem like all that much now.
     
  6. Biotoakid

    Biotoakid I've never been wrong

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    .... I can't win.... Next Sol Fury will come in "Well I don't know what this talk about "distance" is with you people".... GAWD
     
  7. Insane Galvatron

    Insane Galvatron is not insane. Really!

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    The idea is that it would be a room full of TFWers. Kinda like a mini convention, with the kit bashing class being the only event. :p 
     
  8. Biotoakid

    Biotoakid I've never been wrong

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    Well, that's why you tack on things like "Part swaps" and "FOOD" :lol 
     
  9. Insane Galvatron

    Insane Galvatron is not insane. Really!

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    I figured that was a given. Who wouldn't want to eat? Lol
     
  10. Ikkstakk

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    I voted yes, of course. If it's not till next spring, that's plenty of time to make plans. Are you thinking early (March, April) or late (May, June)? With that much lead time, you could make this a two-day event. Reading some of the other posts, it sounds like that would make it more attractive for the people who live further away.
     
  11. highrise

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    I'm up for travelling assuming it's not that far or can tag along with someone. I wouldn't plan it for June, as a lot of us will be in CA for BotCon...
     
  12. reptileman

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    I'd love too go but I sadly don't own an airplane ande can't make it.It's not easy to get there since I'm in washington.
     

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