Stuff You would like to collect but cannot justify buying

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  1. damian_1349

    damian_1349 Wrecker

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    Wondering what collectors would love to collect other than tfs that just cannot, be it due to lack of funds or lack of space. For example i only really collect tfs but i would love to collect macross and kamen rider stuff as well but lack of funds and space prevents it.
     
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    Gundams.
     
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    Macross figures. I don't know much bout Macross, but the figures look awesome. Also, third party TF items. The only one I have is Defender, and he's awesome, but I can't afford to collect lots of them.
     
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    GamesWorkshop stuff. My friend introduced me to Warhammer 40K and I fell in love with the Tyranids, but I find 40K lore to be quite meh. The cost is also just too much for me if I wanted to build a huge Tyranid swarm
     
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    Star Wars
    DC Universe
    Marvel Superheroes
     
  6. firehawc_69

    firehawc_69 cloppers = ignore list

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    Hot Toys
     
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    Model Trains.
     
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    jackgaughan Interner Soldier

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    Hero Factory and MLP.
     
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    Old cameras. I see them all the time at car boot sales, including some really cool ones from like fifty years ago, but I don't have the space or spare funds to start collecting them. I don't even have an interest in photography, I just think they're cool-looking bits of design.
     
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    Radio Controlled Helicopters (not the dinky ones at Walmart/TRU.) I want Hueys, Cobras, and Chinooks to fly, but man...

    Movie Props/Replicas

    Macross

    Airsoft guns- i am talking about the wood and metal, high quality weapons like the BAR, Thompson Machine Gun, M1, M14, and so on.
     
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    Macross- They look so beautiful on display
    GiJoes- I tried but the wife doesn't condone it. The vehicles take so much space.
    Sand- Not the tiny bottled ones tourists collect but actual sand I pick up and collect myself from the beach. I have a lot from when it was just me and the wife. Right now I want red sand from Hawaii but can't afford it.
    Guns- but I have kids so I'll forget about it.
     
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    Every 80s toy I grew up with and ones I wanted

    Every tin robot since the 40s (I do have a couple repros so I guess I am slowly collecting but cannot afford or see paying hundreds for the more intricate ones).

    GM muscle cars from the 60s

    High end guitar gear
     
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    *Cars I always loved as a kid (DeLorean DMC-12, '68 Fastback Mustang, a Ferrari like the one in Magnum P.I., Porsche 911).
    *Expensive coats and suits.
    *Shoes. I'd have Gucci shoes, among other more expensive brands.
     
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    UnicronFTW Don't blink.

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    Gundams. Revoltechs. At lest for right now.
     
  15. Matrixbeast

    Matrixbeast Here comes a thought

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    Mugenbine: Shit gets expensive real quick.
    Kamen Rider stuff: I did try to collect them a few years back, but I've had to limit myself to a few KR buys a year. Hardly qualifies as "Collecting" now.
    Monster Arts: I would love to own them. But I just can't afford it.
     
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    mlp,futurama toys and g1 transformers.
     
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    Matty @StayingInTheBox Moderator News Staff

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    Comics. I keep myself limited to Batman specific titles because it interests me the most, but I wish I could have kept reading Swamp Thing, Deathstoke, etc.

    LEGOS. Absolutely LEGOS. I just bought the Star Wars Landspeeder today actually, but I know it's a very limited thing.
     
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    I'd say updated toys from my childhood.

    Like the NECA Ninja Turtles or Mattel Ghostbusters.

    Or a few MG Wing Gundam kits (namely Deathscythe, Heavyarms, and Nataku).

    Soul Of Chogokin Big O is another figure (can run upwards of $300).
     
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    Batman

    It's not that I can't justify spending the money to start a new collection, it's that the scope of Batman is just too vast and I wouldn't know where to even begin.
     

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