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Gentle Giant Statues
« on: December 17, 2004, 12:01 PM »
Anyone going to preorder the Vader statue?  What retailers aside from SSW.com are going to carry it?  Any chance of picking it up for less than $200?  Not bloody likely?
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Re: Gentle Giant Statues
« Reply #1 on: December 17, 2004, 12:59 PM »
Any chance of picking it up for less than $200?  Not bloody likely?

Uh, I'm guessing not bloody likely.  But I sure wish they'd give us some more pics to see if this Darth Vader statue is even worth that.  So far the pics are pretty obscure.

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Re: Gentle Giant Statues
« Reply #2 on: December 17, 2004, 01:36 PM »

Anyone going to preorder the Vader statue?  What retailers aside from SSW.com are going to carry it? 

I ordered one as soon as I saw it posted at RS.  I have Sideshow Luke and Han on preorder so I figured I'm gonna quit the 12" dolls and go this route.  I can always cancel my order if I end up not liking the new pictures but it's Vader so I'm sure I'll just buy it in the end.
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Re: Gentle Giant Statues
« Reply #3 on: December 19, 2004, 04:16 PM »
Vader statue for cheap?

Well, whaddya think?  Seller has 50 at $149.99.  Not bad, save $50 (25%) but it's a long time away :-\  Too risky or a good deal?  Only a deposit is required, so even if they bugger off, you're not out the full amount.  Seems interesting to me.
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Re: Gentle Giant Statues
« Reply #4 on: December 19, 2004, 04:31 PM »
Seems like a great deal Brent.  I might cancel my order and go this route (and I was just about to post this cheaper deal):

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Re: Gentle Giant Statues
« Reply #5 on: December 19, 2004, 06:46 PM »
Vader statue for cheap?

Well, whaddya think?  Seller has 50 at $149.99.  Not bad, save $50 (25%) but it's a long time away :-\  Too risky or a good deal?  Only a deposit is required, so even if they bugger off, you're not out the full amount.  Seems interesting to me.

Ooo, very tempting.  2947 feedbacks, with 100% positive.  It certainly appears that he's on the up and up.  And it may be worth $20 plus shipping to save $50.  Very tempting.

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Re: Gentle Giant Statues
« Reply #6 on: December 19, 2004, 08:24 PM »
Vader statue for cheap?

Well, whaddya think?  Seller has 50 at $149.99.  Not bad, save $50 (25%) but it's a long time away :-\  Too risky or a good deal?  Only a deposit is required, so even if they bugger off, you're not out the full amount.  Seems interesting to me.

Try to get in tight with a local comic dealer Brent.  They can order the piece for you out of Diamond's Preview book.  My guy gives me a 20% discount on all of my GG orders.  I'll probably get the Vader for about $160.  Look into that kind of angle.
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Re: Gentle Giant Statues
« Reply #7 on: April 29, 2005, 01:56 PM »
Wow, this is a kick ass bust -

Don't know if it's worth $200 though  :o


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« Reply #8 on: April 29, 2005, 02:00 PM »
Wow, this is a kick ass bust -

Don't know if it's worth $200 though  :o


It's quite large. I'd pay 200 dollars if it interested me.

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Re: Gentle Giant Statues
« Reply #9 on: April 29, 2005, 03:03 PM »
Wow, this is a kick ass bust -




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Re: Gentle Giant Statues
« Reply #10 on: April 29, 2005, 04:40 PM »
$200, is that MSRP?  I'm pretty sure you will be able to find it cheaper online.  A good place to check is Barnes and Noble when they go on sale.  I got my Chewbacca Statue there for less than $150 delivered and it has a MSRP of $185.  Also if you're a member there it's a few dollars cheaper. 

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Re: Gentle Giant Statues
« Reply #11 on: April 29, 2005, 05:13 PM »
Order it through a comic shop.  My local comic shop lets me pre-order Gentle Giant merchandise through Diamond Previews.  As a rule, I get 20% off the retail price that Diamond lists these items for in Previews.  If the suggested retail price is $200, you should be able to get this for about $160 without paying shipping.
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Re: Gentle Giant Statues
« Reply #12 on: June 3, 2005, 09:12 PM »
These beauties arrived today.   :)



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Re: Gentle Giant Statues
« Reply #13 on: June 3, 2005, 09:26 PM »
God, those look beautiful Jon.  Nice pick up!  What'd they run you?

When I have a little more time, I'll probably separate out all the GG "statue" posts here and start a whole new thread just for them, since it looks like this will be an ongoing line...

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Re: Gentle Giant Statues
« Reply #14 on: June 3, 2005, 09:39 PM »
I got the Vader and the 3PO from the same seller on ebay.  $168.77 for the Vader and $107.99 for the 3PO.  Plus shipping of course.  I have not pre-ordered the Scout Trooper statue yet.  I'm not sure I'm going to either.  I can't find the Sandtrooper on Dewback anywhere for under $350 so I might pass on the statue diorama's and just stick to the 1/6 scale statues.