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Re: Gentle Giant Mini-Busts
« Reply #2295 on: August 3, 2010, 07:04 PM »
McQuarrie concept Darth Vader is now in stock at Gentle Giant's site.  Looks like they only let you order one.

https://www.gentlegiantltd.com/catalog/product/detail/616

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Re: Gentle Giant Mini-Busts
« Reply #2296 on: August 3, 2010, 08:23 PM »
McQuarrie concept Darth Vader is now in stock at Gentle Giant's site.  Looks like they only let you order one.

https://www.gentlegiantltd.com/catalog/product/detail/616

Thanks for the note.  I ordered one.  Not sure if I should have given my general ability to find these cheaper on the secondary market but I like this one enough to actually pay retail for it.
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Re: Gentle Giant Mini-Busts
« Reply #2297 on: August 3, 2010, 09:04 PM »
Yes, thanks a million for the link!  I got mine ordered too.   8) 8)

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Re: Gentle Giant Mini-Busts
« Reply #2298 on: August 3, 2010, 09:54 PM »
Didn't think I would get a chance at this- thanks for the timely info and link!

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Re: Gentle Giant Mini-Busts
« Reply #2299 on: August 4, 2010, 11:48 AM »
Thanks for the note.  I ordered one.  Not sure if I should have given my general ability to find these cheaper on the secondary market but I like this one enough to actually pay retail for it.

I've been following auctions of this one and they have been going for $125, but they're also brand new and hadn't been easily available.

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Re: Gentle Giant Mini-Busts
« Reply #2300 on: August 4, 2010, 01:39 PM »
Yeah, no doubt the price would be up.  Probably the biggest contributing factor for me is that GG ships it to my place directly for cheaper than just about any other seller would/could.  Under $10 to Canada?  Liking it. 

I'm just inherently cheap with huge amounts of patience for most things.  Seeing the Mara Jade and Shocktrooper busts on Ebay for under $100 makes me wince, even though it's been years.  I could wait a couple of years for a McQuarrie Vader bust  ;)

But I've bought so little in the way of toys this year I just didn't really care.  All I've bought is a box of Kubrick dlx, one Kubrick chase figure and an Endor Han figure.  A few diecast cars (3) a bustups and that's about it.  Prior to that I hadn't bought anything since I bought some McFarlane hockey figures. 
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Re: Gentle Giant Mini-Busts
« Reply #2301 on: August 4, 2010, 10:24 PM »
$10 Lt. Renz busts - at CV (first come first served) ;)
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Re: Gentle Giant Mini-Busts
« Reply #2302 on: August 4, 2010, 10:29 PM »
OMG that is funny...I checked last week they had sold 3 in 2 months.  It will be even funnier if they don't sell them at C5

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Re: Gentle Giant Mini-Busts
« Reply #2303 on: August 4, 2010, 11:26 PM »
OMG that is funny...I checked last week they had sold 3 in 2 months.  It will be even funnier if they don't sell them at C5

I have a feeling these are going to go pretty quick at this price. It's really a shame that it came to this, but with such a high edition size, it was doomed from the start.
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Re: Gentle Giant Mini-Busts
« Reply #2304 on: August 4, 2010, 11:33 PM »
Got my shipping notice for the McQuarrie Vader Mini-Bust yesterday. Looks like it will be here on Monday.  :D
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Re: Gentle Giant Mini-Busts
« Reply #2305 on: August 4, 2010, 11:34 PM »
While I'm at it, I just opened my Darth Talon Mini-Bust this evening and I'm quite impressed. A fine addition to the Expanded Universe collection for sure.
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Re: Gentle Giant Mini-Busts
« Reply #2306 on: August 10, 2010, 06:53 PM »
McQaurrie Vader arrived today!  ;D

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Re: Gentle Giant Mini-Busts
« Reply #2307 on: August 12, 2010, 05:09 PM »
Wow, the site shows them (McQuarrie Vader) as still available. I think they should be considering smaller edition sizes- The last thing GG needs is another Renz episode.

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Re: Gentle Giant Mini-Busts
« Reply #2308 on: August 13, 2010, 01:04 AM »
They're actually selling these at CV, all day today and likely the rest of the show.

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Re: Gentle Giant Mini-Busts
« Reply #2309 on: August 14, 2010, 09:57 AM »
So what's the deal as far as a CV exclusive goes?  I thought 2-1B was the exclusive, but he's not available until December (which probably means April)... did they just not have one?