Detolfs full of Mini-busts

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Superb collection, very impressive display too & I like the way you've laid them out..., also I like the glasses you've used as raisers, never occurred to me to use them & I think that's a great idea..., going to go buy some for my mini-busts now rather than going down the more expensive route of acrylic risers SO thanks for saving me some cash. :)
 
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Gotta be one of the nicest mini bust displays I have seen.... Congrats and thanks for sharing :)
 
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Love those Ewok busts....seeing these all displayed brings back fond memories of my old GG set up.Thanks for sharing.
 
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Thanks everyone. I'm pretty much at capacity... I'm trying to decide if I should sell the Prequel Busts, or buy a 6th cabinet. Decisions...
 
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Thanks everyone. I'm pretty much at capacity... I'm trying to decide if I should sell the Prequel Busts, or buy a 6th cabinet. Decisions...
I think that's the obvious choice ;)

Great display! I have 4 Detolfs and have to alternate with GG and SSC pieces. Having all GG busts looks great!
 
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We'll see. My plan is to try to hold out until we know what's going on with my wife's employment search, at which point we'll know if we're staying in Chicago or not, at which point we'll be moving to something bigger. More space, means more Detolfs. Putting everything into storage and moving to London or Rome probably means ditching the PT.
 
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We'll see. My plan is to try to hold out until we know what's going on with my wife's employment search, at which point we'll know if we're staying in Chicago or not, at which point we'll be moving to something bigger. More space, means more Detolfs. Putting everything into storage and moving to London or Rome probably means ditching the PT.
You should send me your current home address, have no fear, I won't break into the house when you are out and steal all of your mini busts...nope not gonna do it...LOL :ninja:
But seriously, I can only hope to have half of those in my own collection some day. That's the downside of starting to collect other than 3 3/4 figs only a year ago... :(
Beauty collection good sir!
 
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You should send me your current home address, have no fear, I won't break into the house when you are out and steal all of your mini busts...nope not gonna do it...LOL :ninja:
But seriously, I can only hope to have half of those in my own collection some day. That's the downside of starting to collect other than 3 3/4 figs only a year ago... :(
Beauty collection good sir!
Yeah, I hear you... the only reason my collection looks like it does is because I got in on the ground floor. Going back and putting that together from scratch would be insane. I started the Mini-busts around the time that the Sandtroopers were coming out, so I had some catching up to do there. I'm still missing some of the early EII Clones and armless busts.
 
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Thanks!

Now if Gentle Giant would just get back to actually releasing SW mini-busts...
I keep hinting about needing more new Star Wars mini-busts on Facebook & Chris said there yesterday that more are on the way, I'm hopeful this means at least 2 for SDCC but I'd be happy with more. lol ;)
 
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Love the way you have your collection displayed! It is perfect. Most of my mini busts are boxed up, seeing your collection really makes me want to get my act together and get the "Star Wars" room moving along.
 
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Looks great man ! My SW room upstairs looks about the same. LOL. I just bought 60 glasses from Walmart that I use as risers. 7" tall , 4" around. Only 97 cents each ! They work great !
 
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Most impressive! I love how you used drinking glasses for risers. A great idea...one I must copy! :)
 
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I recently bought several busts to add to my collection and it was quickly apparent that I was running out of cabinet space. I decided I needed to look for risers of some sort, and I thought I found the answer at Michael's. They have square gift boxes made of a very sturdy cardboard that are about 4 inches tall and would easily support the bases of the busts.

Then I saw this thread, and thought that the idea of using glasses was perfect. I bought four at Walmart yesterday, and the glasses as risers look much better than the boxes (although those were not bad). So thank you Kneel_Before_Zod for the great idea!!! Now I just need to go and buy more glasses!
 
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Thanks!

And yeah, the glasses are a great solution. I need to pick up a few more next time I'm out because since these photos I've been going back and picking up some of the ones I was missing, plus I've added new releases. So now not pictured are:

Yavin Hero Luke
Captain Phasma
McQuarrie Chewie
First Order Stormtrooper
Armless Zam
Red Episode II Clone Trooper
Blue Episode II Clone Trooper
Yellow Episode II Clone Trooper
Kit Fisto
Anakin and Sebulba
Watto
Holographic Vader
Chrome Threepio to display as TC-14


Still looking for reasonable deals on:
Jar Jar and Wald
Thank the Maker Vader
Luke Skywalker with T-16


Other than that, if I pick up any older things they'll be expansions to my focus (EU, Chrome busts). I'd like to pick up the Starkiller 2-pack just for the Sith... getting close to caught up though finally.
 
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Man your display is so epic. One day I'll be at a quarter that level B)
 
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It takes awhile, I think I've been collecting these for about 11 years now. I'm pretty much at the point where I have to see if I can squeeze a 7th Detolf in there.
 
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It takes awhile, I think I've been collecting these for about 11 years now. I'm pretty much at the point where I have to see if I can squeeze a 7th Detolf in there.
I frequently wonder to myself, "where can I squeeze in another Detolf?". I'm eager to see your display once all the "not pictured" busts are included.
 
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I frequently wonder to myself, "where can I squeeze in another Detolf?". I'm eager to see your display once all the "not pictured" busts are included.
So it's been a few months, but I did manage to get a 7th detolf in there. There's definitely no room for an 8th, so this is it until I buy a place. I counted over the weekend, there are 161 mini-busts in there now if I got it right.

I'm hoping to shoot new photos this weekend, we'll see if I get to it. :)
 
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I'm up to 10 detolfs , and 2 other big display cases. Not a lot of room left. Could squeeze in two more , maybe.
 
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New photos are up. It's been a busy year on this front. Since the last round I've filled in some missing mini-busts and kept up with new ones. By my count there are 33 new ones since the last photos:

Ralph McQuarrie Chewbacca
PGM Shirtless Darth Maul
Jar Jar Binks / Wald 2-Pack
Watto
Anakin and Sebulba 2-Pack
Chrome C-3PO standing in as TC-14
Red Episode II Clone Trooper
Blue Episode II Clone Trooper
Yellow Episode II Clone Trooper
Armless Zam
Kit Fisto
Concept Art Faie
Jyn Erso
Shoretrooper
2nd Tusken Raider
Luke Skywalker / T-16 Version
Ceremonial Luke
Ceremonial Han
Emperor Palpatine Redux
Ugnaughts 2-Pack
Holographic Darth Vader
Biker Scout with Long Rifle
Flametrooper
Kylo ren
Captain Phasma
First Order Stormtrooper
PGM Maz Kanata
TFA Admiral Ackbar
Rey

Darth Talon is supposed to get delivered today.

Bistan, Finn, and McQuarrie Han Solo are on order too.
 
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Very impressive. I'm also jealous because you have several busts that I need and it will be costly to obtain them. But keep it up and post photos as you fill it in.
 
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Very well done!! Looks great. I am jealous....most of my collection cannot currently be displayed. That is a sweet setup.
 
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