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Re: Kotobukiya!
« Reply #150 on: February 16, 2007, 12:39 PM »
No crazier than some of us spending that loot on a piece of plastic.

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Re: Kotobukiya!
« Reply #151 on: February 19, 2007, 02:37 AM »
I've a quick question for those of you who've purchased Kotobukiya sets before.  What is the quality of these pieces?  They look outstanding, but are they durable and heavy -- does the plastic feel sturdy -- or are they fairly light and feel thin and hollow?  I'm very interested in the McQuarrie concept piece, but for $170 to $200, I want some heft on this set to help justify the expense.  BBTS has a shipping weight of 8.4 lbs for the McQuarrie set, but I don't know how much of that weight is claimed by the boxes & packing material.  Thank you for any input.

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Re: Kotobukiya!
« Reply #152 on: February 19, 2007, 10:12 AM »
The build quality has never been a question. They are not like the light Applause pieces of years gone by.

They are durable and hard. Well detailed. Nicely done indeed.  ;D

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Re: Kotobukiya!
« Reply #153 on: February 21, 2007, 02:24 PM »
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Re: Kotobukiya!
« Reply #154 on: February 22, 2007, 12:09 AM »
Well, I took the plunge and pre-ordered a set yesterday.  I don't know if I'll get any other Kotos, but this one's just too cool to pass up.  I ordered with Mike @ Razorsedge.   I've ordered quite a few maquettes from him and had no problems.  Mike's price is not as cheap as the price list from Andrewstoyz, but I can pay with my Paypal account, which keeps it off the credit card, which keeps the wife off my case ... Bonus!  :P

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Re: Kotobukiya!
« Reply #155 on: February 22, 2007, 01:37 AM »

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Re: Kotobukiya!
« Reply #156 on: February 22, 2007, 08:06 AM »
Arrgghhhh I missed it !!!

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Re: Kotobukiya!
« Reply #157 on: February 25, 2007, 09:24 PM »
Slave 1 has some pic's up of the McQuarrie Luke vs Vader, EP3 Version Obi-Wan & Spirit Yoda from the Winter WonderFest 2007.

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Re: Kotobukiya!
« Reply #158 on: March 5, 2007, 04:25 AM »
Huh. $175 is about 5x more than I would spend, so Pass.
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Re: Kotobukiya!
« Reply #159 on: March 8, 2007, 07:34 PM »
HLJ has the 1/7 Luke Skywalker vs Darth Vader up for a Early Bird Special preorder if you want to spend $163.76 US & shipping.

Preorder this item by Mar. 28 to get it for 5% off the regular price of 20,000 yen! This item will only be shipped by a trackable method due to its value.


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Re: Kotobukiya!
« Reply #160 on: May 20, 2007, 03:57 PM »
Some pics of the Koto Obi-Wan vs. General Grievous have surfaced from the 46th Shizuoka Hobby Show on the HLJ site. These will be sold as two separate figures.


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Re: Kotobukiya!
« Reply #161 on: May 20, 2007, 10:20 PM »
I like it. Finally something to add to my Sith's !

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Re: Kotobukiya!
« Reply #162 on: June 20, 2007, 11:57 PM »
BBTS has the General Grievous Episode III ArtFX 11" Statue up for preorder for a wopping $154.99. Regular price is $194.99. Oy!

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Re: Kotobukiya!
« Reply #163 on: July 24, 2007, 08:09 AM »
Emperor's Royal Guard ...

He's up on the Master Replicas Site...

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Re: Kotobukiya!
« Reply #164 on: August 29, 2007, 10:23 PM »
now where's that General?   I saw him at CIV - the koto guy even spun him around at different angles for me - one of their best yet.  Can't wait.
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