Masterpiece Dirge

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Spark Extractor, Jul 29, 2016.

  1. Sammael

    Sammael MightyMegatron from ATT

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    Excellent. I didn't have cash for it now, but I will in June.
     
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  2. Afterburner

    Afterburner For your health

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    Too many delays in a line that is already very dragged out. Anyway, I'm glad I didn't wait to open the other 2.
     
  3. Big Bronze Rim

    Big Bronze Rim ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ

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    With Phoenix dropping this month, my wallet is grateful for the delay.
     
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  4. Flesh Creature

    Flesh Creature Human Germ

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    Same here. And Hot Toys Yoda! Thanks for the delay, TT. ;) 
     
  5. deathsheadII

    deathsheadII Not a Bounty Hunter yes?

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    that's a line i'm already regretting getting hooked on :lol 
     
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  6. Flesh Creature

    Flesh Creature Human Germ

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    You've given in to the dark side. There is no escape. :D 
     
  7. franpincho

    franpincho Sunbow or fail TFW2005 Supporter

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    I thank heavens for the day I was finally able to say no more to HT collecting. It was hard, sold everything, and I'm now able to focus on only one thing, TF's.

    HT does incredible stuff, but they are just too overpriced now.
     
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  8. Robotmonkeys

    Robotmonkeys Sons of Cybertron

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    The extent of my HT collecting was with only 4 figs- Nolan's Batman stuff. I too was relieved when I was able to take a step back and evaluate my collecting habits. I'm in the process of selling them now.
     
  9. Exodus

    Exodus Well-Known Member

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    Yeah HT collectors in my mind are on a totally different level of collecting. The price and space they need to have those figures...
     
  10. franpincho

    franpincho Sunbow or fail TFW2005 Supporter

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    You'd be surprised though. Most of them keep stuff inside their boxes because they don't have the space. They buy stuff they don't even like most of the time. I know, because I was that way.

    And at $300 a pop, no wonder most are so into CC debt as Sideshow does their "payment plans" and collectors ACTUALLY think they are paying less money. It's a vicious circle, that HT collecting. I'm glad I'm done.
     
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  11. ChromeMagnus

    ChromeMagnus Well-Known Member

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    @Deshawn Are there any golden rules to HT collecting?
     
  12. ElekTriC

    ElekTriC Well-Known Member

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    nothing from kapow..
     
  13. deathsheadII

    deathsheadII Not a Bounty Hunter yes?

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    i'm embracing the darkside !!

    balls deep in starwars and sideshow starwars

    started collecting 3 months ago and i have

    sideshow

    r2d2
    c-3po
    bossk - pre ordered
    4-lom - pre ordered
    ig-38 - pre ordered

    hot toys
    rogue one darth vader
    2 stormtroopers ( 2 pack )
    sandtrooper
    bobba fett
    anh han solo
    anh leia which i will probably sell soon to buy the snow trooper the only leia i want is with the boushh disguise , which is where @franpincho is right about buying ones you don't really want i have already slipped :lol 
    anh obi wan
    force awakens han solo and chewy
    yoda on pre order still just waiting on the shipping notification
    force awakens r2 d2 on pre order

    i am now a lost cause :lol 

    sorry for helping derail the thread :lol 

    that's one route I won't take
     
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  14. deathsheadII

    deathsheadII Not a Bounty Hunter yes?

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    nowt from kapow here either
     
  15. danny boy

    danny boy TFW2005 Supporter

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    :lol  I got Hot Toys Yoda from Sideshow Collectables a few days ago.

    I don't think it's that bad. I run a pretty tight ship. Absolutely nothing but official Takara Tomy MP's and Hot Toys. I find the slow release schedule by both companies to be easily affordable.
     
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  16. Ragnar

    Ragnar Fun with G1

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    Me too. Phoenix plus Artfire and Godbomber for me. Watch everything get pushed back and all drop in June now, LOL!
     
  17. JC1

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    What is the reason for the delay?

    Could it seriously be QC issues. Dirge was shown almost 10 months ago by that person who was taking it out from the glass display if you remember. Never mind, TTS is in 2 weeks.
     
  18. franpincho

    franpincho Sunbow or fail TFW2005 Supporter

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    IDK man, First it was only 1989 Batman stuff, having that 1989 Batmobile in 1/6 was something else! But then I realized I live in a condo, There's no way I can display that the way it was meant to be displayed. Then TDK stuff came out, vehicles, etc. Then Robocop, ED - 209, the whole Enchilada, then the usual "I just want one Iron Man" and all downhill from there. I was looking at almost 20K worth of product, most of it in boxes. I felt sick.

    If you can manage it, more power to you my man! They sure are amazing looking figures, but they get expensive fast, more so than TF collecting IMO.

    How many do you have and what lines are your favorite ones?
     
  19. wildfly

    wildfly Right notes. Wrong order.

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    1) Delayed to make sure wings are assembled properly, and the Torso is not loose.

    2)Delayed to make more $20 Movie Deluxes resulting in worse QC when Dirge is released.

    Delete as applicable.
     
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  20. Flesh Creature

    Flesh Creature Human Germ

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    But I still see you lurking the Freaks threads. ;) 

    I am very specific with my MPs and 1/6 scale figures and my display space is limited, so even if I wanted to buy more, I wouldn't be able to display everything, so it keeps me in check. I am to the point now where I am basically cashed out of space so some big decisions have been made. I unfortunately had to box up my HT Batmobiles for the massive space they consume. I almost got out of the game for good not too long ago, but there's still a few more key pieces I need before I can retire. I know what's on my wants list, and when I get em, I'm out.

    Sorry for the derail, friends. :confused: 
     
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