Cool Hand Lube's Collection

Discussion in 'Transformers Collection Showcase' started by Cool Hand Lube, Feb 28, 2021.

  1. Cool Hand Lube

    Cool Hand Lube Well-Known Member

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    I generally favor a more G1 cartoon-based collection layout, but there are some deviations here and there mostly due to space constraints. This year I'm focusing more on the collection display itself. Right now I'm looking for some good LED strip lights to use since I mistakenly went with black shelves over white, so any suggestions from the collection pros here would be appreciated!

    Updated 2/28/2021

    AUTOBOTS:
    1984:
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    1985:
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    1986:
    20210223_004932.jpg 20210223_004857.jpg 20210223_004826.jpg 20210223_005148.jpg

    1987:
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    1988:
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    1989 & LATER:
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    ELITE GUARD & WRECKERS TEAMS:
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    COUNCIL OF PRIMES:
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    MAXIMALS:
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    DECEPTICONS:
    1984:
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    1985: 20210227_002727.jpg 20210227_002836.jpg 20210227_041801.jpg

    1986:
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    1987:
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    1988:
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    1989 & LATER:
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    MEGAPLEX'S CLONES:
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    THE SCOURGE:
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    PREDACONS:
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    G1 COLLECTION:
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    GI JOE CLASSIFIED:
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    MOTU ORIGINS:
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  2. Moos Crew

    Moos Crew I make stuff

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    Very nice!
     
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  3. Hobbes-timus Prime

    Hobbes-timus Prime TFW2005 Supporter

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    Thank god you moved those combiners to the correct shelves.
     
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  4. Cool Hand Lube

    Cool Hand Lube Well-Known Member

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    I knew you'd appreciate that.
     
  5. Maximus Danz

    Maximus Danz Evil Warrior of Talking

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    Awesome collection! I think my favorite shelf of yours is a tie between your MOTU shelf and your 1987 'cons.
     
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  6. omagaprime

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    Very nice, I also go for the G1 variants. I think the black shelves look good.
     
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  7. LongarmMagnus

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    Thank you for sharing! Looks amazing!
     
  8. Bossnine

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    Love the setup, and the variety.
     
  9. soundwave144

    soundwave144 #1 Best, good friend of Soundwave on the planet.

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    Amazing setup!!!
     
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  10. Cool Hand Lube

    Cool Hand Lube Well-Known Member

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    Thank you!
     
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  11. volatus

    volatus Aristocratic Airborne Decepticon

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    Ratbat is more clever and dangerous than we often give him credit for. Wise of you to place him front and center.

    Also, I think your black shelves look absolutely stellar. White may make lighting easier, but with what you're currently using, the indirect light is softened a lot and it gives them a sharper contrast. You could also try some colored lighting for themed setups on a couple of them--green for a spy ops center featuring Soundwave and Lockdown, red for a missile command post, etc.
     
  12. Yoshimon7

    Yoshimon7 Potion Maker

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    Looks nice!! Your collection is probably the closest one similar to mine. I see you choose to display Earthrise figures over their siege counterparts in the main display
     
  13. Maximus Danz

    Maximus Danz Evil Warrior of Talking

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    Hey @Cool Hand Lube Any chance you have a line on where to get those risers? I'm in need of a few.
     
  14. Cool Hand Lube

    Cool Hand Lube Well-Known Member

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    I got mine on ebay and Amazon. Just search acrylic risers and pick the sizes you need. :thumb 
     
  15. Maximus Danz

    Maximus Danz Evil Warrior of Talking

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    Thanks man!

    My Classified Cobra Shelf is getting a little packed :D