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by subzero
Sat Aug 12, 2017 11:50 am
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Acrylic vintage blaster display
Replies: 27
Views: 1991

Acrylic vintage blaster display

Just sharing my little creation, I was always obsessed and fascinated with the blasters when I was a kid, and I still love them just as much today so decided to recently start off a blaster collection. This is a cut to order piece of acrylic with polished edges, and iv'e printed out little sticky la...
by subzero
Fri Aug 11, 2017 4:00 pm
Forum: Ebay Listings
Topic: Garth Vader?
Replies: 6
Views: 1004

Garth Vader?

Garth Vader case anybody??

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Vintage-Star- ... SwwxlZjFRT

Maybe there's also an extra space in there for a 'Hans Solo' figure :lol:
by subzero
Fri Aug 11, 2017 7:33 am
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Craig Stevens Packing
Replies: 24
Views: 2169

Re: Craig Stevens Packing

Iv'e always found scrunched up pages of newspaper has done me the best over the years, when all the voids in the box are completely filled up with it it has the most impact absorption because the paper squashes in a lot, much more compared to bubble wrap, but obviously bubble wrap is very good too a...
by subzero
Thu Aug 10, 2017 8:45 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: What's the most underrated Star Wars toy?
Replies: 21
Views: 1619

Re: What's the most underrated Star Wars toy?

Imperial Dignitary :lol: :lol:

When you think of the possible backstory behind that guy it could actually be a cool figure 8)
by subzero
Wed Aug 09, 2017 10:12 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: General Madine white smile (baggie).?
Replies: 8
Views: 1021

Re: General Madine white smile (baggie).?

Pulling, it, off! :lol:
by subzero
Wed Aug 09, 2017 7:33 am
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: R2D2 help please
Replies: 3
Views: 621

Re: R2D2 help please

Just be wary that in an ebay auction people can go a little crazy for a near mint solid dome, iv'e seen most going for around £45 - £50 in NM condition.
by subzero
Wed Aug 09, 2017 7:29 am
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Any new stories to do with dealing with the other half?
Replies: 37
Views: 2967

Re: Any new stories to do with dealing with the other half?

coomber75 wrote:have the opposite issue my wife actively encourages me to buy, because of her I ended up walking away from Nick stall at nec toy fair with a 12 back r2 moc :o the quote was.... well you need tgat for your collection dont you!! :lol:


Never let her go! 8)
by subzero
Tue Aug 08, 2017 3:57 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: What's your most nostalgic piece?
Replies: 35
Views: 3298

Re: What's your most nostalgic piece?

Born Too Late wrote:I grabbed it off the shelf moments before another boy could reach it, I remember he cried :(


Winner, what a result! :twisted:
by subzero
Tue Aug 08, 2017 1:02 pm
Forum: Ebay Listings
Topic: Watch out! Post Fakes, Repros, Customs selling on ebay here
Replies: 290
Views: 57737

Re: Watch out! Post Fakes, Repros, Customs selling on ebay here

Got a fake R2 pop up saber here being advertised as 100% genuine. I know you's won't fall for this anyway because it looks obviously repro, but just thought i'd post it anyway... http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Star-Wars-Vintage-weapon-R2-D2-pop-up-lightsaber-luke-obi-wan-lightsaber-orig-/202013269283?has...
by subzero
Tue Aug 08, 2017 12:57 pm
Forum: Ebay Listings
Topic: Fake R2 pop up saber?
Replies: 2
Views: 597

Re: Fake R2 pop up saber?

That's the annoying part with some sellers they stick it in a glass of water, see that it floats then believe it's genuine.

This guy has probably either done that or he's purposely passing it off as genuine.
by subzero
Tue Aug 08, 2017 12:54 pm
Forum: Ebay Listings
Topic: Stupid
Replies: 2
Views: 572

Re: Stupid

Almost every single word in that description cries 'clueless noob' :lol:
by subzero
Mon Aug 07, 2017 6:04 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Any new stories to do with dealing with the other half?
Replies: 37
Views: 2967

Re: Any new stories to do with dealing with the other half?

I always keep my wife involved, if she's involved then the problem is halved. :? I even take her along to FF, she enjoys a look around, and more oftern not spots something that I had not seen! She's knows what most MOCs go fir these days, so I can't pull the wool over her eyes, and as maxf said, do...
by subzero
Mon Aug 07, 2017 5:56 pm
Forum: Ebay Listings
Topic: Fake R2 pop up saber?
Replies: 2
Views: 597

Fake R2 pop up saber?

Is it just me or is this R2 saber a painted repro?, i'm almost sure it is...

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Star-Wars-Vin ... SwjkVZiJJE

Being advertised as the real deal and sold as seen!
by subzero
Mon Aug 07, 2017 4:29 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Any new stories to do with dealing with the other half?
Replies: 37
Views: 2967

Re: Any new stories to do with dealing with the other half?

Orrr, just mention the VCJ value whenever she says something negative, and convince her that can happen with possibly any figure you buy, she'll probably start buying them for you :D Her - "You can't buy that because you spent lots already" You - "Yeah but vinyl cape Jawa" Her - ...

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