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The Crown of my Collection!!

Post by Dabigfella on Wed Aug 06, 2008 12:40 pm

So everyone knows i grabbed the Sideshow Premium format Hulk statue, but ever since seeing this picture:



I knew i wanted to complete the picture, on his own the Hulk is an awesome piece, but with the Thing it would be rediculously awesome, but with interest rates rising and my wife off work with our little boy money was tight and there was no chance of affording it. But then the lucky winfall of the trip to Comic-con, a place where Sideshow would be, and i tentatively put him on a list of things i wanted to track down while in the States. When we got there we found out that Sideshow had brought one of the exclusive Thing statues (with both the open mouth head and the angry closed mouth head) so i knew this was as close as i would get, and at nearly half of what the Hulk cost it was well within reach. So i did it, and had to lug the 18 kilo box around for the rest of the trip and was lucky that UCK only had one suitcase (i ended up with 2) so shipping was free!! And here are my 2 favourite pieces in my collection!!















And with my 9 month old son for a size comparison (this will be as close as he gets to them again!!!)

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Re: The Crown of my Collection!!

Post by TheMyth on Wed Aug 06, 2008 12:47 pm

very cool mate.

where abouts will those bad boys be living? not in the middle of the dinning table I hope Smile
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Re: The Crown of my Collection!!

Post by drspleen on Wed Aug 06, 2008 12:56 pm

Dabigfella wrote:
And with my 9 month old son for a size comparison (this will be as close as he gets to them again!!!)


One of them's a kid!?

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Re: The Crown of my Collection!!

Post by BoloMusashi on Wed Aug 06, 2008 12:56 pm

TheMyth wrote:where abouts will those bad boys be living? not in the middle of the dinning table I hope Smile

They would make some killer Salt and Pepper shakers.
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Re: The Crown of my Collection!!

Post by Dabigfella on Wed Aug 06, 2008 12:58 pm

hehe not with the wifey breathing down my neck, my brother in law is a carpenter/builder and has some great ideas for my room, including a cabinet with a fishtank style top which will be in the middle of the room for them, sounds like it will be just what they need to be displayed in, now all i need is to win the lotto.....UCK??
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Re: The Crown of my Collection!!

Post by UncleCletusKasady on Wed Aug 06, 2008 1:32 pm

Dabigfella wrote: now all i need is to win the lotto.....UCK??

Pffft! take it up with my wife i told her if she didn't win this thursday i want a divorce Twisted Evil

They look awesome together, did you put them away again? Hanging for you to get your room finished and have them in the middle duking it out.
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Re: The Crown of my Collection!!

Post by TheSweetestThing on Wed Aug 06, 2008 1:34 pm

DBF I'm so glad for you, I remember you posting that image and being so in awe of it! Well done! Very Happy
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Re: The Crown of my Collection!!

Post by Dabigfella on Wed Aug 06, 2008 1:40 pm

UncleCletusKasady wrote:
Dabigfella wrote: now all i need is to win the lotto.....UCK??

Pffft! take it up with my wife i told her if she didn't win this thursday i want a divorce Twisted Evil

They look awesome together, did you put them away again? Hanging for you to get your room finished and have them in the middle duking it out.
They're still out for now, but you know how long that will last!!
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Re: The Crown of my Collection!!

Post by Dabigfella on Wed Aug 06, 2008 1:42 pm

TheSweetestThing wrote:DBF I'm so glad for you, I remember you posting that image and being so in awe of it! Well done! Very Happy
Yep awe is right, you don't really get how good they are until you see them in person, they are awesome!!
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Re: The Crown of my Collection!!

Post by NiteOwl on Wed Aug 06, 2008 3:23 pm

Yep, they truly look awesome! My ten month old son comes into the toy room and sits in utter silence as he scopes out all the tiny plastic eyes peering back at him. Does your little fella do the same?
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Re: The Crown of my Collection!!

Post by Dabigfella on Wed Aug 06, 2008 3:41 pm

unfortunately until my room is done, everything is packed away in storage.... Sad
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Re: The Crown of my Collection!!

Post by Bugs on Wed Aug 06, 2008 5:25 pm

That looks big! and cool with the interchangable heads for a statue? Are those pant on the thing cloth?

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Re: The Crown of my Collection!!

Post by Dabigfella on Thu Aug 07, 2008 3:46 am

Bugs wrote:That looks big! and cool with the interchangable heads for a statue? Are those pant on the thing cloth?
The pants on both the Thing and the Hulk are cloth!
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Re: The Crown of my Collection!!

Post by ragericho on Thu Aug 07, 2008 3:48 am

very nice,should of grabed that hulk when it came out.
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Re: The Crown of my Collection!!

Post by Bondi_Guy on Thu Aug 14, 2008 11:22 am

OMG!!!! Shocked
I didn't realize how big they were!!!
My GF would never let me display anything that big. Crying or Very sad
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Re: The Crown of my Collection!!

Post by Dabigfella on Thu Aug 14, 2008 2:21 pm

Bondi_Guy wrote:OMG!!!! Shocked
I didn't realize how big they were!!!
My GF would never let me display anything that big. Crying or Very sad
Big is right, they're not displayed yet, i packed them away not long after this pic was taken, but i was lucky enough to find a cheap nice 4 bedroom house so i managed to claim a room for my stuff, now to get the shelves done...... Shocked
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Re: The Crown of my Collection!!

Post by Rat Fink on Thu Aug 14, 2008 3:38 pm

Bondi_Guy wrote:
My GF would never let me display anything that big. Crying or Very sad

Fnaar, Fnaar afro

Sorry..............I had to.

Welcome, Bondi_Guy hope you enjoy your time here. And for the love of god, Biggie.........they are freakin awesome!!! Shocked
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Re: The Crown of my Collection!!

Post by FIELDY on Sat Aug 23, 2008 9:01 am

They look awesome DBF, Im currently waiting on a DP statue to arrive and seeing yours like that make me want to get more of these suckers, I got another half a house to fill now.

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Re: The Crown of my Collection!!

Post by Nightcrawler on Sat Oct 04, 2008 11:00 am

Dabigfella wrote:
Bugs wrote:That looks big! and cool with the interchangable heads for a statue? Are those pant on the thing cloth?
The pants on both the Thing and the Hulk are cloth!

Wonder what's sculpted down there lurking beneath the cloth... Shocked

For the price you'd expect them to be 'fully functional', no? Rolling Eyes
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Re: The Crown of my Collection!!

Post by The Scream Man on Thu Oct 09, 2008 5:06 am

u want to see their things? (Or their Hulks?)

SBF my friend u have 3 very beautiful kids!
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Re: The Crown of my Collection!!

Post by Dabigfella on Thu Oct 09, 2008 7:52 am

Yeah i know, i love one of them and very much like the other two!!
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