Limited Space?

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  1. jessecuster

    jessecuster One Goal!

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    I am "allowed" 3 shelves in my house to display my figures, as such, I try to keep the first shelf all G1 and then the other two change depending on recent purchases. As of now my shelves were a bit on on the over-stuffed side, and I just recently was able to pick up a few DOTM toys. So, I have had to remove some figures from my shelves to make room for the upcoming onslaught of DOTM toys, with the current figures getting put into storage.


    Do any of the rest of you run into space limitations? If so, how do you handle it?
     
  2. havanowoncheese

    havanowoncheese Proud No Ma'amer!

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    Right now i have nothing but space limitations. As a result my G1 legends and my MPs are on display and the rest of my collection is in storage in the basement.
     
  3. UnicronFTW

    UnicronFTW Don't blink.

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    I don't have a display case, or shelves on the wall that I can use to display my collection.
    So, I'll take groups of figures (ie: Cyclonus, Armada, Scourge, Galvy, Unicrons head), or new purchases, and I'll place them on top of shelves, or on my desk. So that they're there, but not permanently.
    I guess I can kindd of display them that way. But mostly it's for my own amusement seeing them around like that, as opposed to being boxed in a bloody sterlite container.
     
  4. Transbot90210

    Transbot90210 Banned

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    I have 5 ikea Billy shelves and a huge glass cabinet/dining room display. I still have about 3 or 4 shelves (as in single layers) left for figures.

    I am hoping to gain more room once the hype of the movie hits and I sell my movie 1 and 2 figures.
     
  5. Cornholiocon

    Cornholiocon Up the irons!

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    I bought a nightstand at my wife's suggestion to display my collection. It has two fairly broad shelves and holds all of my G1 collection to date. Glad I only collect G1 reissues as it wouldn't be nearly large enough if I collected multiple TF lines!
     
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    Lock Cade Tarn Fangirl TFW2005 Supporter

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    Unfortunately, I don't have much display space in my bedroom. I only have one small bookcase that I can display only a fraction of my ever-growing collection, so the rest of my collection ends up being stored in Rubbermaid tubs.
     
  7. Lt. Faceless

    Lt. Faceless I'm a puppet

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    I allow myself 1 cabinet.I'm single so i could have them everywhere if i wanted too.Its a revoling door for Tranformers,GIjoe,MASK.
     
  8. tusko

    tusko Well-Known Member

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    I only ever have about 10 figures out at any one time.

    Most of the stuff is in storage in the basement.
     
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    Trailbreaker77 Veteran TFW2005 Supporter

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    Yes and No, I'm trying to keep everything in this one room I am going to have to buy some more Ikea shelves for the I-gear Coneheads though.

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  10. doomboy536

    doomboy536 Universe Onslaught fanboy

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    I only have space for two shelves. MP Prime and G1 Metroplex are on permanent display and I rotate my display every few weeks.
     
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    very beautiful display sir
     
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    I like the challenge of limited space. It makes me more selective, and encourages me to rotate things out. That gets me more hands-on with my toys and I enjoy them a lot more than if they were all crammed there, overloading the eyes.
     
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  14. brr-icy

    brr-icy G1 Collector

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    used to, but with a toy room, not anymore, i might get back there soon though, i don't like crammed shelves
     
  15. monk1210

    monk1210 Robotaku

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    I have more storage than actual display. My issue is boxes. I keep the box for most of my toys and my office is filling up real fast:

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    I looked in my attic yesterday to see what the possibilities are. Not a lot of headroom, but I might be able to store some of it. I should probably move some of it into the garage as well.
     
  16. jessecuster

    jessecuster One Goal!

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    I can see that, but once you put them in storage, how often do you then take them out?


    I am unfortunately of the "out of sight, out of mind" personality, myself.
     
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    Depends on what it is. There's stuff I haven't touched in a decade, that I'm planning on selling as soon as I have time to get photos and pricing. A lack of space can double as a "I'm better off selling this to someone who'll enjoy it more" gut check.
     
  18. AutoBobby

    AutoBobby The Collector

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    Luckily I don't have this problem.We finished off half of our basement when our kids were younger for them to use as a play room.Now that they're older and don't use the room,it's mine...all mine!!!!
     

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