Transformers Collection Display Advice!

Discussion in 'Transformers Collection Showcase' started by Superquad7, May 3, 2011.

  1. chrisr291

    chrisr291 Master of the Unknown

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    You could buy a football/basketball display case or something similar; I would check Michaels for a sale. Also, if you really want another "shelf", cutting plywood to fit your cabinet is probably a lot cheaper than spending 40+ on acylic options.

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    I have 9 inch long risers too. But I can only fit 3 joes on one level. How did you fit 4? Mine are also on peg stands.
     
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    No stands for me! Haha

    Also, if you look at the Vipers, I slightly angled them.
     
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    Gotcha, I thought perhaps there was something made to add a full shelf in the detolf cabinets, but the risers should be fine.
     
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    Check this out:

    PIAOLGYI 3 Pcs Replacement Shelf for IKEA Detolf, Acrylic Rectangle Extra Shelves Accessories Compatible with IKEA Detolf Glass Cabinet,11" x 15"x 1/3" Thick (8mm) Amazon.com

    and the hooks!

    https://www.etsy.com/listing/839548721/
     
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    What colour walls look good with transformers? Thinking of going charcoal or lighter grey for my office but dunno if that will make them disappear so to speak
     
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    Do you have bookcases with backs or open shelves against the wall?

    I love charcoal with white shelves… otherwise I would consider more of a light/medium grey or you’ll lose all your dark transformers.

    it also depends on your lighting setup
     
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    Will be open shelves so wall colour will have an effect, not a huge collection as it’s only WFC/FOC figures but some are quite dark. Will be led lighting eventually. I think any colour will have issues tho as tfs are so varied
     
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    Hi all, I am in the middle of moving an bought some billies with a 40cm depth. Only after building them I realised The depth causes visibility issues from a lot of angles and Ikea doesn't sell glass shelves at 36-38 cm depth. I purposely chose the 40cm vs 28cm deep one (which I had in my old home), Because I wanted to create more space per shelf. Now I am regretting it and feel like an idiot. Any tips for managing shelves in a Billy this deep?

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    Need some light fixture advice. My collection room (area) is an open space and I wanted to replace the ceiling fan with a cool light fixture.

    Problem is, I dunno which one to buy…. Any suggestions?

    Here is my collection area: IMG_1349.jpeg IMG_1348.jpeg IMG_1347.jpeg
    and this is one fixture I kinda like….
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    I wanted something kinda “cool” and saw those exact lights you posted…

    I ended up using the same style, different “sizes” for both my collection room and our front study:

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    The collection room is an older photo but the only one I have handy where you can see the fixture :D 

    They can “flow” between all the temperature colors, are dimmable, and remember their last setting when turned off/on

    All the listings were around $60-$150 depending how many “bars” you wanted and the overall length.
     
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    I'm in the middle of a reorganization/deciding what to sell off after I figure out what themes I want.

    Right now it looks like a bomb went off as I have toys everywhere while I move things around and get ideas. Don't judge me on how messy some of the shelves are, I'm just trying to sort and see what fits before I actually pose everything.

    Pray for me haha

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    Open to any ideas or comments and I can take closer pics to show some "finished" shelves along with perhaps asking advice on what to move or sell.
     
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    Could you tell us what is the case that is in the second pic? The one Unicron is sitting on.
     
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