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Re: Gentle Giant Busts
« Reply #1020 on: May 11, 2006, 09:24 PM »
Dang! Looks like I missed out. I don't have the Yoda or Han :-\.

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Re: Gentle Giant Busts
« Reply #1021 on: May 11, 2006, 09:49 PM »
Damn, I missed out. I don't have these 3 yet.
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Re: Gentle Giant Busts
« Reply #1022 on: May 11, 2006, 09:50 PM »
Yoda and Vader sold out.  Han is still available.  Might be a good thing for me. I was going to buy all three and since they would have been my first Busts, it would have opened a can of worms with regards to the rest of the line.

I already had Yoda that I managed to score via ebay for $20, so I overpaid there a bit.  But it balanced out nicely for the Vader.   I skipped Han as well even at that price - great bust, but I have the stormtrooper version instead.
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Re: Gentle Giant Busts
« Reply #1023 on: May 11, 2006, 10:26 PM »
Sweet Mary mother of God, I'm all seeing....

I think we speculated that it would be a variation on something that currently exists.  How about a black hole stormtrooper bust :o


Ok, it was a year ago speculating about the SDCC exclusive, but look what came to pass. 


Should Vader be obtainable for $20 I'll get it as well, even though I previously stated I would pass.  $20 for  GG bust?  Too sweet. 8)

Ah, lovely. 
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Re: Gentle Giant Busts
« Reply #1024 on: May 11, 2006, 11:00 PM »
We're not worthy! [/Wayne Campbell]  :P


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Re: Gentle Giant Busts
« Reply #1025 on: May 12, 2006, 05:25 PM »
Got my shipping order on the Vader bust 8)  Was worried it wasn't going to be processed.  I suppose I can cancel the much more expensive crispy version from EE now, I don't think I need both.
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Re: Gentle Giant Busts
« Reply #1026 on: May 12, 2006, 06:42 PM »
Sure you do, Brent. We all do... you know you want it.

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Re: Gentle Giant Busts
« Reply #1027 on: May 12, 2006, 08:23 PM »
Sure you do, Brent. We all do... you know you want it.

Well, maybe.  But I'm still curious if they went all out and had a helmet with it as well.  Otherwise it doesn't make as much sense.  It never did, but I hadn't been able to find the regular Vader on ebay for around $30 either, so rather than not having one, I opted (weakly, lamely) for the "exclusive" version.  Now I may have the willpower to back out of it. 
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Re: Gentle Giant Busts
« Reply #1028 on: May 13, 2006, 10:40 AM »
I know it's dangerous to speculate on future prices, but with the glut of ROTS vaders, I could see this exclusive  (Crispy Ani) being cheaper than original price on the aftermarket in a few months.

I don't think I want it too badly, but if it shows up for 30-40 I may take one.

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Re: Gentle Giant Busts
« Reply #1029 on: May 14, 2006, 01:20 PM »
Heres an interesting piece, A luke stormtrooper bust that has been chrome plated... a little pricey however.
http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Gentle-Giant-Luke-Skywalker-Stormtrooper-Mini-Bust_W0QQitemZ240000135594QQcategoryZ2474QQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem
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Re: Gentle Giant Busts
« Reply #1030 on: May 15, 2006, 11:43 PM »
Are low numbers desirable? I know some #ed collectables are more desired if they are low numbers (<100) or 'special numbers'. Ar ethe mini busts any more desirable with low #'s? I have a ROTS Vader #23 of 20,000 I'm putting up for trade, (see trade forum)
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Re: Gentle Giant Busts
« Reply #1031 on: May 16, 2006, 12:06 AM »
Personally, the # doesn't really mean much to me.  I guess it's neat to know you've got a lower #, but in the long run it doesn't affect my interest in the piece.  Although I suppose having #1 of something would have a certain "cool" factor to it.

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Re: Gentle Giant Busts
« Reply #1033 on: May 16, 2006, 01:30 AM »
Not anymore  :(
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Re: Gentle Giant Busts
« Reply #1034 on: May 16, 2006, 12:48 PM »
Missed it again >:(! I've been reading in other forums that there are some who are having problems with the orders they placed for these busts on Amazon.com. Orders getting cancelled due to lack of supply, etc. Anyone on here get their order yet?