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Re: DISPLAY CASE IDEA - WHAT DO YOU THINK?

Postby robotmel » Tue Nov 20, 2012 9:43 am

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My brother-in-law wins again in the design stakes!

So I have finally got my new display cases put together, so Ive popped a couple of Transformers in them and took a couple of pics!

What do you think! :D

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Re: DISPLAY CASE IDEA - WHAT DO YOU THINK?

Postby robotmel » Tue Nov 20, 2012 4:01 pm

Motto: "I once pooped an Energon Cube!"
Weapon: Dino-Missiles
:D
A few more up close and personal snaps! :D
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Jumper
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Swerve

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Prime
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Swipe

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Swipe

I know Sideswipe isnt a Decepticon as the faction logo depicts, just I could lay my hands on a 'Con at that moment! ;)
That case would easily accomodate an Alternator/Binaltech or Voyager within reason.
I will do some swaps, its just a lot of my figures are either in storage boxes or still MISB!

Ive managed to crack a couple of joints whilst squeezing the cases together (Doh!) and the Decepticon faction logo is slightly off centre but we're getting there! :D

All in all I am very impressed with my cases and my brother-in-laws work with his laser kit.
Just gotta PayPal some euros over to him for costs! Roll on pay day!!
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Re: DISPLAY CASE IDEA - WHAT DO YOU THINK?

Postby wulongti » Mon Nov 26, 2012 7:36 am

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These are very cool! I imagine that they would also appeal to MISB and MOSC collectors if you had cases that were exact fit so that they could keep their minty toys staying minty fresh.
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Re: DISPLAY CASE IDEA - WHAT DO YOU THINK?

Postby Protecticus Maximus » Thu Nov 29, 2012 11:06 pm

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Ah, they look so cozy in there! The new large size looks perfect for Sideswipe. Just enough to accommodate him for some decent poses. I might have to take you and your brother-in-law up on a few of the smaller ones for my "not so MIB because they came in a plastic baggie and no box" shelf figures. Dion, Swerve and Sideburn aren't enjoying the dusty air. :lol:
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Re: DISPLAY CASE IDEA - WHAT DO YOU THINK?

Postby robotmel » Sun Dec 30, 2012 11:47 am

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Re: DISPLAY CASE IDEA - What do you think?

Postby robotmel » Sat Jan 05, 2013 3:00 pm

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Re: DISPLAY CASE IDEA - What do you think?

Postby Sinnertwin » Sun Jan 06, 2013 4:51 am

Motto: "Take the foolish path, it's much more fun."
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Is there a way to get them to stack one on top of another and stay secured, with small tabs, joining rods or something along those lines? I had a vision of a whole wall of them similar to the way the Lego figures are able to:

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Re: DISPLAY CASE IDEA - What do you think?

Postby Flashwave » Fri Jan 11, 2013 12:56 pm

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I think you need dark rodimus banging on the ceoling of hiswith his sword yelling HEY YOU YOUNG WHIPPERSNAPPER!, CUT IT OUT UP THERE!

That's what I think.i also think I haveway toomany tfs for something like that, although a large display case for, say Unicron and a few disciples could work. Hpw well do they do on their sides, say for vehicle modes?
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Re: DISPLAY CASE IDEA - WHAT DO YOU THINK?

Postby Tresob » Sat Jan 12, 2013 9:33 am

robotmel wrote::D
My brother-in-law wins again in the design stakes!

So I have finally got my new display cases put together, so Ive popped a couple of Transformers in them and took a couple of pics!

What do you think! :D

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Those look really handy...a bit claustrophobic...but vastly easier to clean.
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Re: DISPLAY CASE IDEA - What do you think?

Postby ArmadaPrime » Sat Jan 19, 2013 10:34 am

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Don't suppose I could just, steal your brother-in-law please? XD
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Re: DISPLAY CASE IDEA - What do you think?

Postby robotmel » Sat Jan 19, 2013 12:21 pm

Motto: "I once pooped an Energon Cube!"
Weapon: Dino-Missiles
ArmadaPrime wrote:Don't suppose I could just, steal your brother-in-law please? XD

:lol:
Actually he is willing to make them to order, but being a custom, what you'll get is what you'll get!
That didnt quite come out right! :lol:

The materials are relatively expensive as he has only bought to order, i.e. the ones created for me, also the power usage of the laser machine he uses is expensive too; throw in an odd mistake whilst measuring/cutting with any replacement pieces for the odd crack which may appear whilst constructing/handling (as I have done! Doh!) could result in quite a few Euro being spent, obviously more the larger the display case! ;)

They are super awesome though! I find myself pulling them apart when I unbox a new figure and seeing how it looks cased and displayed!
It is sooo nice to walk into my office and see individual figures encased and proudly displayed, setting off the figure really well! :grin:

Flashwave wrote:i also think I haveway toomany tfs for something like that, although a large display case for, say Unicron and a few disciples could work. Hpw well do they do on their sides, say for vehicle modes?

:D
Me too, quite a few of mine which are handy and unboxed are displayed in an Ikea Detolf cabinet but when I feel taken by a particular figure, I pop one in a suitably sized display case and display on to with pride!
I havent got anything in vehicle mode just now, but will get one or two transformed and photographed soon! ;)

Sinnertwin wrote:Is there a way to get them to stack one on top of another and stay secured, with small tabs, joining rods or something along those lines? I had a vision of a whole wall of them similar to the way the Lego figures are able to:

:D
Hmm, I guess something could be cut/adjusted to link them together, would be costly and the figures would all have to be the similarly sized?
Actually maybe not so costly if you used Kreon figures! ;)
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Re: DISPLAY CASE IDEA - What do you think?

Postby Flashwave » Sat Jan 19, 2013 2:50 pm

Motto: "Our society's downfall will not be this war. The war IS our society. That which will get us will be the little things. Some humanoid race, some tossed cannon, the little things that no one looks out for. THAT is for what we must be vigilant."
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robotmel wrote: :D
Hmm, I guess something could be cut/adjusted to link them together, would be costly and the figures would all have to be the similarly sized?
Actually maybe not so costly if you used Kreon figures! ;)


Double the thickness of the top and bottom plates? Enough that the ends of two of the uprights can fit into one? Of course, then how do you get the lower case's figure out without undowing the whole stricture, and I'd be worried about the strength of the upright panes, the weight of additional figures and plexi would be concerning to me...
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