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How did you store your figures first time round?

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Re: How did you store your figures first time round?

Postby gammoguard » Tue Aug 01, 2017 9:57 am

I kept mine, and still have to this day, in 3 rebel troop transporters (one for each film :D ) - their weapons are under the compartment cover at the rear end of each

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Re: How did you store your figures first time round?

Postby Nita Nitro » Tue Aug 01, 2017 10:51 am

For my childhood toys, it was the AT-AT, and the rebel transport that I used to store them. Certain ships had 'pilots' put in them... Never had any actual pilots until I received a B-wing pilot around 1984/5, so I used whichever figure I wanted to fly whichever ship.
Early 90's I began buying figures I'd never had as a child, to add to the collection, and they stayed in a shoe box until recently. Still haven't completed the entire run, to this day :D
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Re: How did you store your figures first time round?

Postby chipsteak » Wed Aug 09, 2017 2:49 am

I longed for a Vader case and when I finally got one I realized it was as useful as a cock on wheels. This was 30 years before i realised putting foam in the slots would make it work.

The Rebel Transport was fit for purpose so got used during the latter days. I think that prior to that they were in a carrier bag.

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Re: How did you store your figures first time round?

Postby Tony jedi » Sat Aug 12, 2017 11:00 am

I kept mine in a shoe box and later a plastic tub and all the weapons etc in a little bag.
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Re: How did you store your figures first time round?

Postby chipsteak » Sat Aug 12, 2017 11:03 am

I kept my weapons in the void under the floor and in my mum's used hoover bags.

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Re: How did you store your figures first time round?

Postby Mini99 » Sat Aug 12, 2017 7:59 pm

chipsteak wrote:I kept my weapons in the void under the floor and in my mum's used hoover bags.

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Re: How did you store your figures first time round?

Postby Gaz46&2 » Sat Aug 12, 2017 9:29 pm

They did live in the falcon, and then on the shelf and the last time I saw them a plastic washing power bucket. The adult collection live in RUBs.

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Re: How did you store your figures first time round?

Postby chipsteak » Mon Aug 14, 2017 10:49 pm

Instead of mainstream press articles asking 'have you got a Star Wars fortune in your loft', they should send their readers crawling under floor voids looking for tiny endor blasters in amongst the soot.

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Re: How did you store your figures first time round?

Postby bosk70 » Sat Aug 19, 2017 9:30 am

bosk70 wrote:I used to have the old family side board the old g plan type in my bedroom and used to keep all the figs lined up with the weapons in the four middle draws ocd even back then :D still got the little box and top trump card boxes I used to keep the other bits in will dig out and post a pic soon :) the ships used to go on top of the sideboard wish I had taken a pick back then


Just thought I would show the little box of goodies :) that sat in the loft for many years with my figs etc
badge brings back memories can't remember how old I was when I got that, think I should wear it down the pub as a tribute to Carrie :(

yes I was also one who cut out the bounty hunter heads thinking I could send them off for more goodie, was that ever an offer, sure it was on a palitoy slave 1 box :?:
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Re: How did you store your figures first time round?

Postby Mini99 » Sat Aug 19, 2017 9:41 am

What a great photo of Hoth.
You certainly cut out a lot of "bounty hunter heads", wonder why you never sent them off?

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Re: How did you store your figures first time round?

Postby bosk70 » Sat Aug 19, 2017 9:53 am

Mini99 wrote:What a great photo of Hoth.
You certainly cut out a lot of "bounty hunter heads", wonder why you never sent them off?

Thanks mini99 the photo enhanced is in the old photo collections thread on hear, taken about 82 in my garden, was that ever an offer I used to send the names off as you can see from the amount of survival packs etc :D
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Re: How did you store your figures first time round?

Postby Mini99 » Sat Aug 19, 2017 11:28 am

I always thought these were a mail away POP, but now I'm not so sure,
Can anyone confirm this, it's now driving me mad!

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Re: How did you store your figures first time round?

Postby Hugoagogo » Mon Aug 28, 2017 12:31 pm

Kept mine in my Jabba box, never lost any weapons, played with them loads and can't remember any paint loss, I might have rose tinted glasses on regarding the condition as my mam kindly gave them away when I moved out. :evil:
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Re: How did you store your figures first time round?

Postby Darth Simon » Mon Aug 28, 2017 5:50 pm

Mine were, and still are, in a wooden box.
Don't know what was in the box originally, probably some alcohol that is too classy (expensive) for me to identify.

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Re: How did you store your figures first time round?

Postby Cazza » Mon Aug 28, 2017 6:52 pm

bosk70 wrote:
bosk70 wrote:I used to have the old family side board the old g plan type in my bedroom and used to keep all the figs lined up with the weapons in the four middle draws ocd even back then :D still got the little box and top trump card boxes I used to keep the other bits in will dig out and post a pic soon :) the ships used to go on top of the sideboard wish I had taken a pick back then


Just thought I would show the little box of goodies :) that sat in the loft for many years with my figs etc
badge brings back memories can't remember how old I was when I got that, think I should wear it down the pub as a tribute to Carrie :(

yes I was also one who cut out the bounty hunter heads thinking I could send them off for more goodie, was that ever an offer, sure it was on a palitoy slave 1 box :?:


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