The "What You Got In The Mail That Isn't A Vinyl Toy" Thread

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    @Biff I think it’s my nickname. I’ve been called a mook for years.
     
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    Magazine pages compiled into a book?
    Anyway I have it and love it.
     
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    @rattanicus Up until I'd gotten it in my hands and unwrapped it, I'd never even seen a single page from it. Really love the layouts and photos throughout, but the opening Toho pages are just incredible.
     
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    digitech obscura altered delay pedal, fender instrument cable in a nice retro color + some flaming hot candy and liquorice powder.
     
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    Toy engineering has come a long way.
     
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    Welp, the 1st one came...

    [​IMG]Godzilla R/C 1st part by Doug Hardy, on Flickr

    This is the DeAgostini Japan publication special for the 65th Anniversary of Godzilla. Each week they will be putting out an issue of this 'magazine' that includes 1 piece to make a 60cm tall 90cm long R/C Godzilla!

    [​IMG]Godzilla R/C 1st part by Doug Hardy, on Flickr

    [​IMG]Godzilla R/C 1st part by Doug Hardy, on Flickr

    The catch is: this will be done over a period of 100 WEEKS, so the final piece should be released at the end of July 2020. This first issue is a special price of ¥480, other issues seem to be around ¥1500 more or less. That makes the final cost of this beast to be around $1400, not including shipping. But in the end I'm ok with that as I always wanted the 1980s R/C Godzilla but never got one. This one is going to be more modern in it's engineering as well.

    Anyway, more pics

    [​IMG]Godzilla R/C 1st part by Doug Hardy, on Flickr

    [​IMG]Godzilla R/C 1st part by Doug Hardy, on Flickr

    I'm pretty sure the first issue having only the skin of the head (along with one part of the frame) at this cheap price is to lure people who don't intend to make the entire project as well. Here's some pics to show the scale.

    [​IMG]Godzilla R/C 1st part by Doug Hardy, on Flickr

    The magazine includes a tri-fold poster to show how large it will be once completed:

    [​IMG]Godzilla R/C 1st part by Doug Hardy, on Flickr

    And in this pic you can see the designers standing next to a completed version as well.

    [​IMG]Godzilla R/C 1st part by Doug Hardy, on Flickr

    Also here's a video on the beast as well. Wish me luck on getting all 100 issues :shock:

     
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    My inner child just crapped his pants. Bandai did such an amazing job with this. Beyond my expectations. Until I get another cabinet, he'll stay here.

    I hope the upcoming Vehicle Voltron is done with the same care.
     
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    The giant RC Godzilla saga continues! I just received issues 2 & 3.

    [​IMG]RC Godzilla build issues 2 and 3 by Doug Hardy, on Flickr

    Issue 2 has one of the feet.

    [​IMG]RC Godzilla build issues 2 and 3 by Doug Hardy, on Flickr

    It's huge, and will give you an idea how big this guy will be at the end.

    [​IMG]RC Godzilla build issues 2 and 3 by Doug Hardy, on Flickr

    Issue 3 has the lower jaw and tongue.

    [​IMG]RC Godzilla build issues 2 and 3 by Doug Hardy, on Flickr

    [​IMG]RC Godzilla build issues 2 and 3 by Doug Hardy, on Flickr

    [​IMG]RC Godzilla build issues 2 and 3 by Doug Hardy, on Flickr

    I've seen a couple people put the head together and one person said that somebody with small hands can use it as a puppet.

    One of the issues illustrations and tales of the Big G

    [​IMG]RC Godzilla build issues 2 and 3 by Doug Hardy, on Flickr

    These are some of the accessories that will be in some of the issues so you can make the iconic publicity shot.

    [​IMG]RC Godzilla build issues 2 and 3 by Doug Hardy, on Flickr

    Also you'll be able to mail away for this backdrop as well. This is going to be a long 100 weeks!

    [​IMG]RC Godzilla build issues 2 and 3 by Doug Hardy, on Flickr

    Edit: apparently the next issue will start being boring by just having internal parts.
     
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    Star GaoGaiGar. Glad I finally got it in its final form.
     
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    These came in the same package as todays vintage mail day

     
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    these came today! Can't wait to watch

     
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    HOT DAMN! Mine should be here soon as well!
     
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    My main collection right now is MCU Legends. I got the Pepper Potts / Hot Rod / Mandarin 3-pack a couple days ago. Haven't opened it yet, as I have to figure out where I have space to display something. I'm keeping Mandarin & selling off the other two. I wish the Paltrow head didn't looks so dumb on a Rescue body.
     
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    Reunited and it feels so good.
    This time, I figured out a way to keep them displayed.
     
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    ^ Mashed between panes of glass?
     
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    A shallow acrylic-windowed display case.
     
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    Hot damn @Vombie, that is an impressive lot. How you can deal with these encased in a display case and not constantly wrastlin' each other out, I don't know, but I salute that restraint. Boy do I love me some flesh Kinnikuman; I've never tried (or even contemplated) being a completist by any standard on the line, but also happily grab whatever I can get when I come across them.
     
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    stickers came in this week so I can finally package up my keshi N.A.T.I.V.E.S.

    [​IMG]
     
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    Oh no, I got this in one fell swoop. Bandai released a complete box set some years ago. I wouldn't have the patience or money to find all of these in minty shape a handful at a time as an adult decades later. So I'm very glad that bandai did this; I can just enjoy the designs without a lot of hassle.
     
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    Great little set. Particularly love the King Ghidorah.
     
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    Anybody else go for these 40th Anniversary Happy Meal blind bags?

     
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    Criterion collection seems to be getting cheaper by the day. I had to bite. This thing is huge!
     
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    I've had some of these for several months. A few just came in yesterday.
    [​IMG]
    Anyone else spin tops?
     
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    This death puppet collaboration by @kichigai is really something special.
     
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