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Re: Gentle Giant Mini-Busts
« Reply #2205 on: August 18, 2009, 10:54 PM »
Yep, sure is. Now I just have to find a place to display him, maybe next to the McQuarrie Kuby's.  ;D

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Re: Gentle Giant Mini-Busts
« Reply #2206 on: August 20, 2009, 12:45 AM »
Love that McQuarrie Fett - mostly for the pose. 

My AT-AT Driver finally showed up today.  :)  
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Re: Gentle Giant Mini-Busts
« Reply #2207 on: August 20, 2009, 01:20 AM »
Love that McQuarrie Fett - mostly for the pose. 

My AT-AT Driver finally showed up today.  :)  

Both are great pick ups!

I actually got two of each. With a Veers in the works, I just had to have two AT-AT Drivers behind him. With two different helmets for Fett, how does one decide between the two?!  :P
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Re: Gentle Giant Mini-Busts
« Reply #2208 on: August 25, 2009, 09:40 PM »
Started unpacking the mini-busts just now... holographic Darth Maul's head has completely turned yellow/green.  Beware if you're moving...  :'(

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Re: Gentle Giant Mini-Busts
« Reply #2209 on: August 25, 2009, 11:00 PM »
Weird...  think it was the packing material?  heat?  Have a pic to share?
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Re: Gentle Giant Mini-Busts
« Reply #2210 on: August 25, 2009, 11:14 PM »
Whoa, that's horrible.  Sorry to hear.
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Re: Gentle Giant Mini-Busts
« Reply #2211 on: August 25, 2009, 11:42 PM »
It's got to have been the heat.  It was packed in it's original box.  I'm unpacking the rest at the moment (fingers crossed) and haven't found any other problems so far.

I'll post a picture later in the evening once I'm finished.

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Re: Gentle Giant Mini-Busts
« Reply #2212 on: August 26, 2009, 12:52 AM »
Sorry to hear that, Rob. Hopefully that was the only one.
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Re: Gentle Giant Mini-Busts
« Reply #2213 on: August 26, 2009, 12:53 AM »
Here's what it looks like:



BUT, looking at the old collection photos I'm now thinking that this didn't happen during the move.  I guess it was always this way.  Here's the old collection photo from before the move:



You can see the difference in color from the head to the body.  




Do any of you guys have this particular bust?  And if you do, could you see if yours is goofy like that?
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Re: Gentle Giant Mini-Busts
« Reply #2214 on: August 26, 2009, 09:02 AM »
Just checked mine and it looks okay.
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Re: Gentle Giant Mini-Busts
« Reply #2215 on: August 26, 2009, 11:01 AM »
That sucks, not that it will help but try contact GG and see what they say.
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Re: Gentle Giant Mini-Busts
« Reply #2216 on: August 26, 2009, 11:33 AM »
Yeah,  I think that's what I'm going to do.  I PM'd vinylsquirrel at RS to see if she could help out at all... it'll probably lead to an email to Jewel.

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Re: Gentle Giant Mini-Busts
« Reply #2217 on: September 9, 2009, 06:47 PM »
Yak Face pre-orders through the Premiere Guild are up.

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Re: Gentle Giant Mini-Busts
« Reply #2218 on: September 9, 2009, 09:50 PM »
Got my pre-order in for the Yak Face. Can't wait to see this one in person.
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Re: Gentle Giant Mini-Busts
« Reply #2219 on: September 10, 2009, 12:10 AM »
Yak Face pre-orders through the Premiere Guild are up.

Remind me why this should excite me please.  I mean it looks cool and is well done in standard GG style, so kudos to them on it.  I love the vintage figure and understand the significane of it.  I own the Kubrick version that is all sorts of wonderful because of that homage to the vintage era.  I even own the modern version that sort of sucks, but considering it is from POTF2 isn't all that bad. 

Is there a reason I'd want this given mostly I collect imperial stuff.  It's OT, that's a selling point.  But beyond that?
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