TFW2005 Review of the Extreme Sets Control Center Diorama (The Ark)

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  1. Tony_Bacala

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    I need this!
     
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    And it's already sold out.
     
  4. MnemonicSyntax

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    Okay, so I don't generally give two shits about G1, but that last photo is pretty damn incredible.
     
  5. The Asp

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    Call me when they make one of the Axalon bridge.
     
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    I like but about $40 with shipping and not taking out the $3.50 discount seems a bit pricey for cardboard. Review even states you have to be very careful separating them or risk bending. Still prefer all out plastic version.
     
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    I love mine, though they're a few millimeters too tall for my display area so I squeezed them in there with the top slightly bent. Cheaper than Toyhax backgtounds in any case.
     
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    Showing as sold out for me
     
  9. Tony_Bacala

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    RE: Sold out - some sponsors also have them:

    Bigbadtoystore: Extreme Sets Action Figure Pop-Up Diorama - Control Center - Action Figure Displays Extreme Sets
    TFSource: Extreme Sets - Pop-Up Diorama - Control Center Set

    To clarify on that, they are not fragile. It's thick stock cardboard. I've handled 8 sets so far, and I've yet to bend them in a way that ruins them. With multiple set ups and break downs, swapping around panels, etc.

    I was just being clear that it is still cardboard.

    Here is a video of the 2 story "The Building" one, it shows how you can work them pretty good:



     
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    These look pretty amazing, and large. Anyone have any idea of the cost?
     
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    Neat, but I can\'t justify something like this until they make a Swerve\'s....
     
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    I love this, but it's gonna be too huge to fit my display area.
     
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    I have both purple and orange sets on order. A few segments will go to my display cases, the rest go to play with my son.
     
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    This would be a stellar display piece! I may have to consider...
     
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    Why does it feel like the screens are glowing? any particular material or lighting?
     
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    The ones where they look glowing, that's just post-processing. The shots in the start of the set are not adjusted to show real world use. The end of the set is just "what you can do as a toy photog with some effort" type shots.
     
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    -----Original G1!!!-------
     
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    I just see Robot Chicken theme hi-jinks waiting to happen with this.
     
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    Any word on the dimensions of each segment. Can these be fit into a Detolf?