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by TrooperWill
Tue Oct 30, 2018 11:34 am
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Loose figure collections
Replies: 24
Views: 650

Re: Loose figure collections

i feel a little different, in that i think a loose set is a great place to start, a great display and a very visual reference for collectors. in completing a set you learn every figure in the series by heart, become familiar with weapons, capes etc. its entirely up to you if you then decide to get r...
by TrooperWill
Mon Oct 29, 2018 12:44 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Becoming desensitised to money due to collecting?
Replies: 32
Views: 1578

Re: Becoming desensitised to money due to collecting?

i know how you feel edd, for me, when prices took a massive jump, i looked elsewhere. i now have a very nice loose m.a.s.k collection, and an even better real ghostbusters collection.between bits i had already picked up in joblots, trades for spares and a bit of wheeler dealing on double items,they ...
by TrooperWill
Mon Oct 29, 2018 10:53 am
Forum: Sellers to Avoid
Topic: Caution and Advice with buyer andrejo_36
Replies: 12
Views: 1125

Re: Caution and Advice with buyer andrejo_36

there is actually a website called poopsenders who specialise in this, 100% anonymous, and you can choose between cow, elephant and various exotic flavours.... guessing someone works in a zoo... might be worth a look ;)
by TrooperWill
Mon Oct 29, 2018 9:44 am
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: SWFUK Secret Santa 2018 Wishlists - all done!
Replies: 27
Views: 1213

Re: SWFUK Secret Santa 2018 Wishlists

Hi all, sorry, life got in the way for a few weeks and i forgot... :oops: :oops: really excited to be taking part in my first xmas secret Santa here! not to worry, im back on the radar now. whoever is lucky enough to get me has it easy really, im still missing several basic bits for my main run, and...
by TrooperWill
Wed Sep 19, 2018 3:26 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: is this a legit variant?
Replies: 17
Views: 731

Re: is this a legit variant?

Post by Tarkin's nosehair » Wed Sep 19, 2018 3:04 pm

its solely plastic degradation and this guy is a well known........how shall i put this nicely?


no need to put it nicely, 12 negs in 12 months is fairly impressive..... cheers, i thought as much, but there was 2 available which made me wonder!
by TrooperWill
Wed Sep 19, 2018 2:22 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: is this a legit variant?
Replies: 17
Views: 731

is this a legit variant?

hi folks, starting to drift across into the shady world of variant collecting and stumbled across this seller from the states. he has this for sale: https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/SEMI-RARE-IRIDESCENT-HAIR-1977-Leia-ORIGINAL-CAPE-Weapon-Vintage-Star-Wars/372420417608?hash=item56b5fc9848:g:1pUAAOSwsZJadP...
by TrooperWill
Wed Sep 19, 2018 11:28 am
Forum: Ebay Listings
Topic: Rebel Commando MOC?
Replies: 17
Views: 936

Re: Rebel Commando MOC?

TrooperWill wrote:if im honest, this is one of the main reasons i haven't dipped my toe into the MOC collecting pool. i might just do a £30 and cheaper run, hoover up all the knackered klattu and ree-yees floating about, at least i wouldn't have to worry about re-pro, cant see anyone bothering to f...
by TrooperWill
Tue Sep 11, 2018 11:50 am
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Laser Pistol Box Issue...
Replies: 12
Views: 406

Re: Laser Pistol Box Issue...

i have seen multiple threads on here and Facebook on breaking the free, normally involves a large knife slipped between the seams or a hammer and thin chisel if its a tough one, being extremely careful of the vintage cardboard no doubt, but i have never done it and will accept no blame if it goes wr...
by TrooperWill
Tue Sep 11, 2018 11:37 am
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Laser Pistol Box Issue...
Replies: 12
Views: 406

Re: Laser Pistol Box Issue...

Thanks, will give it a try. Never against bouncing on a sofa to sort her flaps out :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: I don't think it will work, as the inner flap has prised out, so it will need a push back into place. damn, dont think you can do much without actually being able to touch it, a glowing advert...
by TrooperWill
Tue Sep 11, 2018 11:32 am
Forum: Ebay Listings
Topic: Seriously! where do people get these stupid prices from
Replies: 19
Views: 1801

Re: Seriously! where do people get these stupid prices from

in fairness thats the best play-set/vehicle/maintenance toy ever made, the pinnacle of the vintage star wars collecting hobby and the subject of every child's fondest, rose tinted memory.... bargain at 40 odd quid, ill sell you the tools for a fiver each if you want, which is a bargin price to compl...
by TrooperWill
Tue Sep 11, 2018 11:30 am
Forum: Ebay Listings
Topic: Selling Some Of My Vintage Collection
Replies: 1
Views: 595

Re: Selling Some Of My Vintage Collection

guessing mustangs and dodges are your other hobby? :wink:
by TrooperWill
Tue Sep 11, 2018 11:29 am
Forum: Ebay Listings
Topic: Rebel Commando MOC?
Replies: 17
Views: 936

Re: Rebel Commando MOC?

if im honest, this is one of the main reasons i haven't dipped my toe into the MOC collecting pool. i might just do a £30 and cheaper run, hoover up all the knackered klattu and ree-yees floating about, at least i wouldn't have to worry about re-pro, cant see anyone bothering to fake them!
by TrooperWill
Tue Sep 11, 2018 11:21 am
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Laser Pistol Box Issue...
Replies: 12
Views: 406

Re: Laser Pistol Box Issue...

if im honest, I ran out of innuendos at that point, i wanted to do one about drilling a hole but then I thought I might be going a bit too deep! :wink:
by TrooperWill
Tue Sep 11, 2018 11:19 am
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: SWFUK Secret Santa 2018: Registration closed!!
Replies: 49
Views: 2886

Re: SWFUK Secret Santa 2018 *NOW OPEN*

id quite like to take part if that's OK? i seem to fit the criteria except for being wary of supplying my address to a complete stranger who emphasises not being a COMPLETE weirdo..... :wink:

now then, who want a box of beater klattus? got atleast 5....
by TrooperWill
Tue Sep 11, 2018 11:15 am
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Laser Pistol Box Issue...
Replies: 12
Views: 406

Re: Laser Pistol Box Issue...

lovely item by the way, as im nearing my loose runs completion (damn play-sets) im thinking the blasters next, but they are quite pricey and rare!

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