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Re: Gentle Giant Statues
« Reply #165 on: January 13, 2008, 10:40 PM »
I think the market's getting soft on GG product.  I think the market has gotten somewhat saturated with A LOT of statues from almost as many companies.  I think collectors can only take on so much.  I think the end result is that there might be some more bargains to be found. 

I couldn't agree more, but it's soft on more than just the statues.  I just picked up the Royal Guard bust for $22.50 on ebay.  Most GG product I can't be bothered to get anywhere but ebay anymore, simply because in 90% of the cases, I can beat the best retailers prices.  Yeah, there's less protection, but with a paypal auction there's at least the illusion of protection.

I want the second GG statue (especially if I can get rid of my first) because it's different enough from all the other Vader statues out there.  But I'll wait for the price I want, somewhere around $90-130 or so, pre-shipping. 
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Re: Gentle Giant Statues
« Reply #166 on: January 14, 2008, 12:13 AM »
I am supposed to have my Vader statue tomorrow afternoon. I can't wait to see what this thing looks like. I've refrained from looking at any pictures that have been posted because I wanted to be surprised. Does anyone know exactly how heavy this thing is? I'm wondering if it's going to be to heavy to sit on my shelf that I've made room on.  :-\
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Re: Gentle Giant Statues
« Reply #167 on: January 14, 2008, 05:05 AM »
Havent weighed it, but he is heavy, i'm kinda scared to put him on a detolf shelf.
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Re: Gentle Giant Statues
« Reply #168 on: January 14, 2008, 06:28 PM »
Well I got my Vader today! #148 is sitting on the shelf. It is heavy, but I think the shelf will be fine holding it up. I put it over one of the metal holders for extra support.

The light up base feature is just too cool. GG has done it again.  ;D
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Re: Gentle Giant Statues
« Reply #169 on: January 14, 2008, 11:16 PM »
That Vader statue looks so great it's got me temped to jump into the statues line.

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Re: Gentle Giant Statues
« Reply #170 on: January 15, 2008, 07:58 AM »
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Re: Gentle Giant Statues
« Reply #171 on: January 15, 2008, 03:28 PM »
I had this on my Christmas list, but my wife is uncomfortable ordering things online, so I think it's time I did some hunting for it.  I HAVE to have this one!

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Re: Gentle Giant Statues
« Reply #172 on: March 20, 2008, 09:52 PM »
This one turned out really nice. They changed the lips and the skin tone, but otherwise it looks pretty darn close to the production shot that is so great. I like how they packed this one too. It's all one piece that's pretty thin, so it comes in a very thin box which makes it easier to store. That's always a good thing.  ;D

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Re: Gentle Giant Statues
« Reply #173 on: March 21, 2008, 10:56 AM »
Dude ! Did you pull this out at your local Chik-fil-et ?
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Re: Gentle Giant Statues
« Reply #174 on: March 21, 2008, 01:56 PM »
Dude ! Did you pull this out at your local Chik-fil-et ?

This was at the Citrus Park Mall food court in Tampa, FL during the Tampa Star Wars Collector's Club meeting on Wednesday night. There is a Chick-Fil-A there though.  :P
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Re: Gentle Giant Statues
« Reply #175 on: May 23, 2008, 05:59 PM »
I just bought the Rebo Band statue. I have wanted it for a while and figured why not. So did anyone buy the Jabba set and not need their Bib Fortuna coupon? I wasnt crazy about the Jabba statue but dig the Bib.
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Re: Gentle Giant Statues
« Reply #176 on: May 23, 2008, 10:24 PM »
I just bought the Rebo Band statue. I have wanted it for a while and figured why not.

That's a great piece isn't it? I think they did a superb job on it.
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Re: Gentle Giant Statues
« Reply #177 on: May 30, 2008, 10:26 AM »
I just got my Darth Maul with Bloodfin last night. #1424/2250. Such a wonderful piece!
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Re: Gentle Giant Statues
« Reply #178 on: May 30, 2008, 12:58 PM »
Got my Maul with Bloodfin last night.  Still need to open it and inspect it.
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Re: Gentle Giant Statues
« Reply #179 on: July 12, 2008, 04:37 PM »
Just an update on the Darth Maul with Bloodfin statue. Gentle Giant is no longer accepting returns for exchange. They finally listened to us and they will be attempting to fix the sinking Bloodfin problem, but they did say it could take two months or more. At least they are doing something about it though. For now, mine is sitting on my shelf with the Bloodfin resting on the base just like all the other ones.  :-\
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