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2017 Collecting Goals, hopes and dreams

Posted: Wed Dec 28, 2016 7:39 pm
by Pomse2001
We are soon in 2017 and it could be cool to read what goals, dreams and hopes we all have in 2017 about vintage star wars. Maybe some of us can help each other with some of our goals :D

Write 10 collecting goals, hopes and dreams for 2017 :D

My goals, hopes and dreams for 2017 is

1. To complete my uk marvel collection. I need Star Wars Weekly no. 14,19,63,141,143,144,145,147,148,149,152,153,154,155,156,157,159,
162,163,164,165,167,168,169,170,171 and ROTJ Weekly no. 110-146,148-155.

2. Vinyl Cape Jawa.

3. Kenner Death Star playset with box.

4. Sonic Controlled Landspeeder with box.

5. More moc, cardbacks and boxes with danish price stickers on them for my danish focus.

6. A POCH cardback.

7. A Toltoys cardback.

8. Barada with no coo 1984.

9. Backdrop for the Hero Set.

10. Radio Controlled R2D2 with box.

Re: 2017 Collecting Goals, hopes and dreams

Posted: Wed Dec 28, 2016 8:16 pm
by SublevelStudios
The last thread like this got me one of my most treasured grails thanks to another member, so it does work!

Top five wants:

1: Helix felt tips pack (5 pack or 10 pack)

2: Trebor display box

3: UK series 2 Topps display box

4: Boxed 12" Chewie

5: UK Premiere invite for SW 1977 (blue ticket)

Re: 2017 Collecting Goals, hopes and dreams

Posted: Wed Dec 28, 2016 8:21 pm
by lejackal
I've actually had a good long think about this and actually still want one thing from my complete disaster of a 2016 list.
This coming year I want to get a 12 back, any 12 back. This will be a budget purchase but you can get them for around (and under) £200 so that's goal number one.
Number two should be achievable as well - I intend to complete the first 12 loose figures, of which I need 10
Number three on my list is to add more KayBee stickered items to my collection
Number four would be to have fun, go to more shows, fairs, shops, meet ups, to stay focussed and complete the first 3.

Love to see everyone else's and whilst I don't want to wish the time away I can't wait to see how we have all done in 12 months time

Re: 2017 Collecting Goals, hopes and dreams

Posted: Wed Dec 28, 2016 8:41 pm
by SAVORY100
I did OK last year as my main goal was to construct a new collecting room which I am now in and its starting to feel a very comfortable place to be :D
This coming year:

- Hero three pack; any condition or even a part complete example. Well it has Han in so I may as well dream...
- Yan Solo, meccano ROTJ MOC
- Clear down a the last few items that are duplicates to free up space and cash
- Boxed IG88 and Fett to complete the boxed 12" run
- To finish a couple of unfinished projects; Stormtrooper armour needs constructing and the Tie Pilot helmet needs painting. I have a commission paint job to do first though...

Re: 2017 Collecting Goals, hopes and dreams

Posted: Wed Dec 28, 2016 8:45 pm
by MarkG
Not a huge target for me in 2017... just the following ;

A full run of cardbacks.. one of each character. This will complete my triple run.. loose, moc and cardback.

Any Stormtrooper cardback I don't yet own.. POTF, Top Toys for starters.

4LOM mailer - as this one is the most achievable of the ones I require.. Dengar would be good but costly.

Lily Ledy Boxed Speeder Bike

Re: 2017 Collecting Goals, hopes and dreams

Posted: Wed Dec 28, 2016 9:08 pm
by mumbo
To carry on the completion of my cardback run (one of every figure on each run)
Vinyl Caped Jawa
Blue Snaggletooth
Blue saber Luke Jedi MOC
Complete my set of Tri logo Fetts
Bootleg Luke Jedi figure
Further items for my Luke Jedi picture collection

To complete anyone of these would be truly amazing 8)

Re: 2017 Collecting Goals, hopes and dreams

Posted: Wed Dec 28, 2016 9:40 pm
by theforceuk
1. Complete my debut Kenner 20 back run, only need Walrusman. :D

2. Complete the bebut Kenner 65 backs, need about 10 I think. :?

3. Would really like a Kenner ESB Stormtrooper as well, but it won't happen.

Re: 2017 Collecting Goals, hopes and dreams

Posted: Wed Dec 28, 2016 9:47 pm
by poncho
i would like acrylic 3 tier waterfall with my loose starwars figures on and alternate it to esb rotj and potf from time to time.

goals....

im gonna dabble in customs for abit as prices are abit rich for me of late.

ive no more room for mocs but i will pick some if there dirt cheap or need of love.

dreams

im again looking for a beater loose takara stormie in any state.

other variants id like are:

luke bespin pbp dark boots
luke farmboy taiwan mud pants
ccp white face scarred no coo
luke hoth white face / pink face. orange torso scarred no coo
han hoth pure pink pbp scarred no coo
han hoth poch choco legs in any condition
ledy fluffy skirt klaatu

Re: 2017 Collecting Goals, hopes and dreams

Posted: Wed Dec 28, 2016 9:57 pm
by Cazza
1. ESB Boba MOC or reseal
2. ROTJ Leia Boushh MOC
3. Pop up saber

Re: 2017 Collecting Goals, hopes and dreams

Posted: Wed Dec 28, 2016 11:52 pm
by robpmarsh
1. Complete my ESB Bounty Hunter carded run

2. Getting more figs for my loose run

3. A Leia Hoth tri-logo MOC

4. Any other Leia Hoth items i don't have for my focus

5. A box for my loose AT-AT with inserts

6. More cheap beater MOC's for my run

7. Mail-away display stand *FOUND*

Re: 2017 Collecting Goals, hopes and dreams

Posted: Thu Dec 29, 2016 12:26 am
by plantainman
Mine are almost unchanged from last year, as I achieved only one out of three!

1) Expand my COO variant thread with new figures and update old ones! I managed to achieve some solid updates 2016, and if I can achieve the same level of activity on it in 2017 I'll be very satisfied.

2) Try harder to complete a couple of 'work in progress' collection issues (figures I need that I haven't achieved for far too long), Namely PBP Dengar (Pink face); PBP Luke X-Wing (Pale face), PBP IG88 (scarred No CoO), and a couple of figure upgrades in PBP 4LOM & Rebel Soldier (Meccano/Trilogo)

3) Possibly meet up with some loose collectors at some point (in Newcastle?) and trade some things from the "treasure trove in the drawer" over a pint of Guiness or two

4) Shit, Help lars find his bloody Barada :lol:

No stress.

Neil

Re: 2017 Collecting Goals, hopes and dreams

Posted: Thu Dec 29, 2016 1:58 am
by Hooch
I currently have 10 items in the mail so for me 2016 will finish with a bang but for 2017 I would say these 3

Goal: Pick up at least 2 big bangers (foreign moc's) for my Teebo focus and finally finish the displays in my back room
Hopes: Get the last 2 complete Ewoks play sets I need, hopefully in Oz because of size ( Family Hut & Sit-N-Spin )
Dreams: That Iain will sell me that Trilogo Teebo miscard :lol:

Re: 2017 Collecting Goals, hopes and dreams

Posted: Thu Dec 29, 2016 3:10 am
by wrighty
Limiting my goals in 2017 to just two items:

Clipper 12 Back Jawa MOC

Palitoy 45a Jawa

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Re: 2017 Collecting Goals, hopes and dreams

Posted: Thu Dec 29, 2016 7:22 am
by Pomse2001
plantainman wrote:Mine are almost unchanged from last year, as I achieved only one out of three!

1) Expand my COO variant thread with new figures and update old ones! I managed to achieve some solid updates 2016, and if I can achieve the same level of activity on it in 2017 I'll be very satisfied.

2) Try harder to complete a couple of 'work in progress' collection issues (figures I need that I haven't achieved for far too long), Namely PBP Dengar (Pink face); PBP Luke X-Wing (Pale face), PBP IG88 (scarred No CoO), and a couple of figure upgrades in PBP 4LOM & Rebel Soldier (Meccano/Trilogo)

3) Possibly meet up with some loose collectors at some point (in Newcastle?) and trade some things from the "treasure trove in the drawer" over a pint of Guiness or two

4) Shit, Help lars find his bloody Barada :lol:

No stress.

Neil


I love your goal no. 4 that is a great goal :lol: thanks :D

Re: 2017 Collecting Goals, hopes and dreams

Posted: Thu Dec 29, 2016 7:54 am
by maxf
I'd like to add another Meccano 20bk to my collection, complete my loose run (paploo, romba, blue snaggletooth and vinyl Jawa to go), and add to my Palitoy run - I've a few tough ones to go, so adding one or two of these would be great.

Keep going to shows, keep meeting up with friends and maybe make some new ones too.