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by Awl Skulkerkey
Sun Jul 16, 2017 8:40 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Any Bubble Optimists out there?
Replies: 43
Views: 2786

Re: Any Bubble Optimists out there?

Respect.. the Graph has spoken! I will sleep better now. Who'd have known, plastic tops the chart!? :D
by Awl Skulkerkey
Sun Jul 16, 2017 8:33 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Hunch Back Cloud Car Pilot
Replies: 18
Views: 1543

Re: Hunch Back Cloud Car Pilot

theforceuk wrote:This is what happens to your posture when you masterbate to much, apparently. :? :lol:


Always thought they were wankers - bossing Han & Gang around like that! :lol:
by Awl Skulkerkey
Sun Jul 16, 2017 8:24 pm
Forum: Modern Collecting
Topic: Bargain / Discount /Sale retail thread
Replies: 167
Views: 31850

Re: Bargain / Discount /Sale retail thread

I was in Tescos today and also saw the R1 four pack for a tenner. Should have got one really. I bought a Death Trooper 8) Looked everywhere for this amazing £10 price. Tesco's website says £40! Are they the same as below? Someone else mentioned £10 a few weeks back. Must be Tescos Australia doing t...
by Awl Skulkerkey
Sun Jul 16, 2017 5:52 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Any Bubble Optimists out there?
Replies: 43
Views: 2786

Re: Any Bubble Optimists out there?

All good ideas. Suppose there is no really easy fix. Everyones houses are different - I just focus on protection from evil UV light but will definitely take onboard the effects of moisture now
by Awl Skulkerkey
Sun Jul 16, 2017 5:28 pm
Forum: Modern Collecting
Topic: Bargain / Discount /Sale retail thread
Replies: 167
Views: 31850

Re: Bargain / Discount /Sale retail thread

dlhibbert wrote:Pound land have hot wheels star wars die cast ships in I picked up slave 1 millenium falcon and black xwing for a £1 each


Beat me to it :x Poundland? I was gunna ask how much!? :lol:
by Awl Skulkerkey
Sun Jul 16, 2017 5:25 pm
Forum: Modern Collecting
Topic: Bargain / Discount /Sale retail thread
Replies: 167
Views: 31850

Re: Bargain / Discount /Sale retail thread

Caught for these TFA 12" cheap as chips today.
£5.99 each at Home Bargains!
by Awl Skulkerkey
Sun Jul 16, 2017 12:30 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Unknown figure
Replies: 23
Views: 1740

Re: Unknown figure

Section 8 wrote:It's obvious that, that, that, that's Luke Starkiller.



EDIT: On a repro cardback to boot.


Obviously Starkiller but how can you be sure about the 'repro' bit?
by Awl Skulkerkey
Sun Jul 16, 2017 12:27 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Any Bubble Optimists out there?
Replies: 43
Views: 2786

Re: Any Bubble Optimists out there?

Good advice cheers. Got a dehumidifier but I'm too lazy to be changing full tank every day lol! :lol:
by Awl Skulkerkey
Sun Jul 16, 2017 11:42 am
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Any Bubble Optimists out there?
Replies: 43
Views: 2786

Re: Any Bubble Optimists out there?

Does anyone out there have any tried & tested recommendations for storage ideas!?
by Awl Skulkerkey
Sun Jul 16, 2017 11:41 am
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Any Bubble Optimists out there?
Replies: 43
Views: 2786

Re: Any Bubble Optimists out there?

Think about it, heat speeds up all chemical reactions, it's a fact of science. So bubbles are bound to degrade and become brittle far faster in a hot, humid climate than a cool, dryer climate. This is especially true if they are sat sealed in an unvented box in a hot attic/storeroom for 30+ years. ...
by Awl Skulkerkey
Sun Jul 16, 2017 11:24 am
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Any Bubble Optimists out there?
Replies: 43
Views: 2786

Re: Any Bubble Optimists out there?

Below I have found some old forum quotes relating to this topic. Which do you believe!? [1.In a temperature and light controlled environment a carded figure could last a thousand years]. Sorry I find this bizarre who quoted this? It's beyond impossible to prove. In the cold light of day though it c...
by Awl Skulkerkey
Sat Jul 15, 2017 10:39 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Unknown figure
Replies: 23
Views: 1740

Re: Unknown figure

db94 wrote:Am I missing something?


I was thinking the same but while we are on the subject can anyone help me with this one please? :wink:
by Awl Skulkerkey
Sat Jul 15, 2017 10:30 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: ive dabbled and modern is not for me....
Replies: 33
Views: 2638

Re: ive dabbled and modern is not for me....

I think of as being 'what if?' ...you know, what if Vader had a proper cape and removable helmet, or what if there had been a Moff Tarkin figure, etc etc My god just realised there was never a vintage Grand Moff Tarkin! How did I miss that one? What a superb major character. Praise be to Mr. Peter ...
by Awl Skulkerkey
Sat Jul 15, 2017 10:12 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Any Bubble Optimists out there?
Replies: 43
Views: 2786

Any Bubble Optimists out there?

Below I have found some old forum quotes relating to this topic. Which do you believe!? [1.In a temperature and light controlled environment a carded figure could last a thousand years]. [2.Cards damage, bubbles yellow. They're also more brittle, chemically they're deteriorating and becoming unstabl...
by Awl Skulkerkey
Sat Jul 15, 2017 9:45 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Hunch Back Cloud Car Pilot
Replies: 18
Views: 1543

Re: Hunch Back Cloud Car Pilot

I imagine he was quite happy back in the day leaning up against a window in someones bedroom? His legs were below the window pane and the magnified heat of the day relentlessly melted his torso etc..?

HELP ME, I'M MELTING! :lol:

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