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Offline Master_Phruby

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Re: Say it ain't so!
« Reply #45 on: October 7, 2005, 03:31 PM »
Let's promise not to fight here. Ok aeseven7? :)
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Re: Say it ain't so!
« Reply #46 on: October 7, 2005, 03:35 PM »
We've never had any arguing here, so let's not start now. 

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Re: Say it ain't so!
« Reply #47 on: October 7, 2005, 03:52 PM »
We only hug here. We never hit.

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Re: Say it ain't so!
« Reply #48 on: October 7, 2005, 03:53 PM »
We've never had any arguing here, so let's not start now. 

Ditto.  

And, I stand by what I said earlier and also agree with some of what you guys said.  

I just don't get some of these simple repaint Clone customs.  For example, the auction that kicked this thread off - $100 for 4 clones of that quality too much IMHO.   I'd rather spend the money on a dozen #41s and do it myself.  

I do agree though that some of the customs (even some of the clones) out there are worth the money if you are willing to spend it.  I guess in the end it's a judgement call like a few of you said here.  Would I spend $25 on a repainted clone I could do myself?  No way.  Would I spend $25 on a well-crafted, ultra cool custom?  Quite possibly...

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Re: Say it ain't so!
« Reply #49 on: October 7, 2005, 04:12 PM »
Now let's all join hands and sing "We Are The World"...  ;D


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Re: Say it ain't so!
« Reply #50 on: October 7, 2005, 04:24 PM »
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Re: Say it ain't so!
« Reply #51 on: October 7, 2005, 04:30 PM »
I get to be Stevie Wonder!  8)


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Re: Say it ain't so!
« Reply #52 on: October 7, 2005, 06:35 PM »
I spend $30.00 or so for customs from Owen D. all the time.  Great workmanship and a great guy to deal with.  I do think that good customs are worth the $20-$40.00 range.  Sometimes more.

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Re: Say it ain't so!
« Reply #53 on: October 8, 2005, 12:50 PM »
Back to the original auction...I don't think that $100 is too much.  If someone can paint on a "professional" level, they should be payed for it.  As a pro, you should never work for less that $15-20 an hour.  I'm sure that more than 5 hours work went into these things.

I am uaually shocked at how cheap most customs are. 11.00?  The figure cost you five, plus paint, plus time.  You're losing money that way.
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Re: Say it ain't so!
« Reply #54 on: October 8, 2005, 05:33 PM »
Yep, I'm probably done selling customs on ebay.   I've only sold a few, and just about each time I lost my ass on them.  Either my work isn't that good, the interest in the type of customs I've put on there is low, or other people figured they could just make it themself.  At least I know that a few of them went to very good homes.  Besides, I hate parting with customs.

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Re: Say it ain't so!
« Reply #55 on: October 8, 2005, 05:38 PM »
I decided to look at this auction again... right now it's up to $70.00... I can't figure out how the seller justifies $17.00 for shipping on it.



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Re: Say it ain't so!
« Reply #57 on: October 8, 2005, 05:42 PM »
Now look at this auction... are you kidding me?

http://cgi.ebay.com/Star-Wars-Custom-Clone-Commander-Gree-w-magnetic-head_W0QQitemZ6003430878QQcategoryZ101609QQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem

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It's better than Hasbro's but that isn't by any means a $50 figure, everthing is to silvery.
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Re: Say it ain't so!
« Reply #58 on: October 8, 2005, 06:02 PM »
Best Gree EVAR!  You'll have to scroll down some.

The one by DD is the only 50-dollar Gree I've ever seen.  The leg and forearm camo is the best I've seen for any Gree or Jungle-camo clone.  I agree about the silvery-ness of that one on Ebay.  Gree shouldn't be that shiny.

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Re: Say it ain't so!
« Reply #59 on: October 9, 2005, 11:30 PM »
Now look at this auction... are you kidding me?

http://cgi.ebay.com/Star-Wars-Custom-Clone-Commander-Gree-w-magnetic-head_W0QQitemZ6003430878QQcategoryZ101609QQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem

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It's better than Hasbro's but that isn't by any means a $50 figure, everthing is to silvery.

That was from a guy on RS. He got pissed off when people started to say it looked messy. He said, fine I'll sell it on ebay for profit. The jerk. >:(
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