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Re: OT Gentle Giant Busts
« Reply #210 on: October 21, 2004, 11:37 PM »
c'mon brent.  You know you need another.  eventually you're going to break down and get the vader - and then you're going to need two stormtroopers to flank him.  ;D

You stop that >:(  Don't you have diapers to change or something else to keep you out of my hair.  Bad thoughts, very bad thoughts.

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Re: OT Gentle Giant Busts
« Reply #211 on: October 22, 2004, 09:35 AM »
Then when they make an emperor and the royal guards, you're going to have to do the same thing.  C'mon, admit it - that would look sweet.
As for the diapers, I was working on the computer a few days ago and my wife walked in with the baby.  She was showing him around, saying "look at all the things you can play with when you're a bit older".
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Re: OT Gentle Giant Busts
« Reply #212 on: October 22, 2004, 12:15 PM »
Time to start buying Galactic Heroes is more like it.  And that Emperor/Royal Guard schtick is your thing, not mine. 

So, what's a good price for a yellow clone bust?
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Re: OT Gentle Giant Busts
« Reply #213 on: October 23, 2004, 11:59 PM »
Yellow clone bust price? 

Anyone pre-order the Sandtrooper (maybe Dave bought a case)?
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Re: OT Gentle Giant Busts
« Reply #214 on: October 25, 2004, 07:59 PM »
No, I didn't order a case this time. I learned my lesson from the disappointment with the Stormtrooper.

Ebay still has the Yellow Clone going for anywhere in the $70 - $85 range.

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Re: OT Gentle Giant Busts
« Reply #215 on: October 25, 2004, 08:14 PM »
Thanks Dave.  Some were on for an $85 BIN, but gone now.  Not sure if I want to chase yellow, white and red - they'll lead to blue :-\

What's disappointing about the stormtrooper?  Haven't cracked mine yet.
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Re: OT Gentle Giant Busts
« Reply #216 on: October 25, 2004, 11:15 PM »
Yellow, Red, White, Blue, Green.... just go for it. The white should be fairly easy to get for around $45 - $50. Yellow $70 - $85. Red is a little higher, usually in the $200 range now. Glad I bought a case of those back in the day  ;). Green can be had for about $80 - $90 as well. The only one I still need is the Blue, but I'm really not interested in paying $300 for it  ::)

And then there's the Clone pilot as well, don't forget him. He goes for anywhere from around $70 - $125. I need him too, but don't want to pay that much for him either  >:(

The main thing I'm disappointed in with the Stormtrooper is just the stupid poses he has to be put in. There are so many other poses that could have been done. They could have given him the simple "holding the rifle in front of your body" like the Clones had... but no. Almost every pose has his arms down at his sides, in odd angles. And his left hand is very limp wristed in most of the other poses as well, and just looks... odd. I bought six, but only displayed four, and I'm thinking of taking another one or two down as well. I'm just not as impressed with this one as I was with the Clone, or with some of the other recent ones.
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Re: OT Gentle Giant Busts
« Reply #217 on: October 25, 2004, 11:55 PM »
Ah, I see, thank you for the explanation. 

I actually own multiple busts already:

Scout Trooper
Stormtrooper
Luke Stormtrooper x2 (Jim's buying one, he just doesn't know it yet)
Tarkin
Clone Pilot - I got it off ebay, when I added up the cost of a ticket for admission, the bust etc, it worked out pretty good.  Don't quite remember, but around $90 dlvd. 
Green Clone Sargeant - I actually have 3 of these :-[  Hoping for a bit more of a price climb to fund purchase of some other busts. 

Blue/Vader/Yoda/Boba make these depressing.  I really do like them though. 
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Re: OT Gentle Giant Busts
« Reply #218 on: October 28, 2004, 03:13 PM »
I have one of each bust made to date with the others on order (when made available) from my comic shop. The new Luke (Pilot) and Pig Guard are out. Have the Luke but waiting for the PIG. Really greaay items. I love them all.
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Re: OT Gentle Giant Busts
« Reply #219 on: October 29, 2004, 10:07 PM »
Nice sounding collection David.  Have a group shot of the whole gang?  Those are always fun...   8)

I still haven't jumped in to this line yet, with the exception of the Comic Con Luke.  I know I eventually will, just a question of when.  I don't mind playing catchup so much, as I fear the potential for the future of this line.  Who knows how far it might go.  That's a lot of potential characters, lot of money, and a lot of space needed to display them.  The latter of which I surely won't have much of at this point...   :-\
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Re: OT Gentle Giant Busts
« Reply #220 on: November 4, 2004, 09:35 PM »
Grab 'em while you can guys, the chrome Vader (and Jango Fett) mini-busts are available at SWS.com:

Chrome Vader

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Re: OT Gentle Giant Busts
« Reply #221 on: November 4, 2004, 10:42 PM »
Whoa :o  If I get this, I'm driving out west and kissing you :-*

Ordered, now lets see if they can pull it off. 

This of course begs the question of where these came from???
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Re: OT Gentle Giant Busts
« Reply #222 on: November 4, 2004, 10:57 PM »
I was watching this auction and a few others: somebody gonna be pissed

Again Jesse, thanks. 8)
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Re: OT Gentle Giant Busts
« Reply #223 on: November 4, 2004, 11:28 PM »
Grab 'em while you can guys, the chrome Vader (and Jango Fett) mini-busts are available at SWS.com:

Chrome Vader

Holy ****.

Dude - you are THE MAN!! I (hopefully) just grabbed me a Chrome Jango - one of the 3 busts I am missing. 1 down, 2 to go. Now, if only they would put the Blue Clone and the Clone Pilot up there for $49.99, my collection will be complete  ;D

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Re: OT Gentle Giant Busts
« Reply #224 on: November 5, 2004, 12:21 AM »
You know, I'd really LOVE to take all the credit on this, but I must commend habs98 on snowtroopers.ca for giving me the info.   ;)

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