Hot Toys showing off 1/6 Falcon,...over 18ft long

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  1. Jaitea

    Jaitea Master Member

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    Hot Toys will be showing off their 18ft Millennium Falcon 1/6 scale at ACGHK in Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre this week!

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    https://www.facebook.com/hottoys?fref=photo

    Wow.....just WOW
    J
     
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  2. StevenBills

    StevenBills Sr Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    I have an empty garage that needs filling...

    SB
     
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  3. modelcitizen

    modelcitizen Sr Member

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    i can see winning one for free in a drawing or something but there's a point when collecting gets a bit out of hand. in my opinion.
    for those of us who are not william randolph hearst or howard hughes i mean.
     
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  4. CutThumb

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    Beyond ridiculous!!! For millionaires with aircraft hangers only. I'd imagine this is just for Disney theme parks or a sci fi museum.
     
  5. xeno

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    Wouldn't certain details become silly at the scale ?
    my guestimate for that "thing" would be $9999,- at least :)
     
  6. CutThumb

    CutThumb Sr Member

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    That would be shipping costs and import tax to the UK only!!!!
     
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  7. xeno

    xeno Well-Known Member

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    Nahh, shipping would be cheap, the Falcon would land in your back yard :)
     
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  8. joberg

    joberg Master Member

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    The after market detailing/transfo on that baby will be insane:eek
     
  9. batguy

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    It would be ridiculous for this NOT to end up on permanent display somewhere at Disney. If this was done only with selling copies of it in mind . . . they might be able to sell a handful of them for the price of a new sports car but not enough to make the operation worthwhile.

    In fact I had a conversation with somebody a while back about an exhibit like this. Do a whole room full of ship "bigature" models posed in position. Laser blasts, dark room, etc.



    My guess is that this is probably a one-off display item. They probably took an existing 3D model and enlarged it without adding the huge additional detail that calls for. Possibly a bunch of CNC'd foam blocks as the basis, and maybe the exterior is sealed up smooth & a hand-weathered paintjob. I know they showed a detailed cockpit at Comic-Con but that might be one of the few/only detailed parts of it.

    That kind of super-enlarged CNC foam job sounds off-the-chart expensive to us on a personal level. But as a corporate exhibit the price wouldn't seem so crazy. This is a company that makes oversized adult-detailed toys professionally.
     
  10. SofaKing01

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    Say What?
     
  11. phase pistol

    phase pistol Master Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    Why, the 3D-printed accurizing parts ALONE...
     
  12. SVTStingRay

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  13. SteveStarkiller

    SteveStarkiller Sr Member

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    32" falcon details though? I mean why?? Especially if you're going to go BIG why not copy details and proportions from the bigger model?
     
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  14. Jedi Dade

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    I'll believe it when I actually see it... are we sure this isn't an April fools joke... the cost would be astronomical... 3 people on the planet could afford and would want 1...

    Jedi Dade
     
  15. Jaitea

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    I know,....the 32" is being used EVERYWHERE!!

    ......BUT

    ....come Ep 7.....things will change

    J
     
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  16. rbeach84

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    Yes, by golly, it WILL change!

    I hear they made this for Harrison Ford to put up in his garden as a patio shade...

    ;^P
    R/ Robert
     
  17. astroboy

    astroboy Master Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    I have a friend in Hong Kong who is the right kind of nerd to go take a hundred pictures.....
     
  18. leyrich

    leyrich Well-Known Member

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    Finley a doll house for boys if you can pay for it. lol:lol
     
  19. Betamin

    Betamin Master Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    If I bought one, I'd have to rent the apartment next door to have room to display it. :p
     
  20. newmagrathea

    newmagrathea Sr Member

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    Totally worth it.
     
  21. rbeach84

    rbeach84 Sr Member

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    Put wheels on it and use as a caravan!
    R/ Robert
     
  22. TazMan2000

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    The married guys know what I'm talking about...You know that comment your wife makes saying "No more props or models or else..."
    This would be it! :lol

    TazMan2000
     
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  23. ItalianNinja86

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    Hell the divorce would probably be cheaper then this thing lol.
     
  24. Tom1971

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    Read the wisdom of me and Kevin Costner below.

    - - - Updated - - -

    So you have more time to sit and enjoy your Falcon.

    What's the problem??

    I already told my wife if this happens I am getting it and that's all there is to it.
     
  25. joberg

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    That MF screams for an addition to your home for sure (and a second mortgage to be safe).:D One day, one member will build it. Not as crazy as Sofa at the end of the day;)
     
  26. Sluis Van Shipyards

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    I think this is something they are making to take to shows, not for consumers. I mean if you had the space and money, then you obviously go full 1/6 scale Blockade Runner. You don't stop at the Falcon. :)
     
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  29. TazMan2000

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    Insult may come to injury, if the lawyers decide that she gets the Falcon. :lol

    TazMan2000
     
  30. Tom1971

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    I had not thought of that. :cry
     
  31. modelcitizen

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    that's the only thing of practical use for it, honestly....
     
  32. Tom1971

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    Practical use. Seriously?? I can't think of a single practical use for any of my props.

    Cmon! It's an 18' Falcon.:D:lol:thumbsup:cheers

    If a number of people can afford the QMX b.s. and Sideshow's incredibly expensive Life Size figures people can afford this and make room for it.

    I just measured my garage (hopefully future man cave) and it will fit just fine with lots of room for other stuff as well.

    I will happily skip the 4x4 I was planning to buy once the wife gets through school to buy this bad boy. Unlike some other high priced options, even if this went for 10k, it would be totally worth it.

    And yes I think they could do it for 10k Unless QMX does it then it will cost 35 million. But you will get to talk to a concierge about it.
     
  33. modelcitizen

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    to each their own i reckon. i don't buy ready made props, myself. but honestly what to do with it. stare at it i guess.
    we've all heard or read the 12 step program joke 'round these parts. wink wink.
     
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  34. Tom1971

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    When I had (And will have again) my 6ft Falcon I honestly smiled every time I walked in my office and even if I was in a bad mood it cheered me up. I just loved that I had it and could see it and touch it after all those years earlier seeing them hanging in Toys R Us.

    Now imagine that times three, hell times a hundred.

    BTW you and others are absolutely correct. It's an insane waste of money with no practical use at all not to mention the space.

    Still,...

    I MUST HAVE IT!

    Tom
     
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  35. CessnaDriver

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    I keep thinking how many more products this is eating up?
     
  36. kruleworld

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    if they were making copies, they would be for other display points, like other disney parks and attractions.
     
  37. Betamin

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    I hope they do offer a smaller, more monetarily attainable sized replica of the Falcon at some point. I don't have room for something several feet across. Give me a Fine Molds sized one with lights, sounds and Kung Fu Grip and I'd be happy.
     
  38. astroboy

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    At this point, is there any reason why they couldn't do their version of a studio scale 32"?
     
  39. Talisen

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    Funny, they were going to release a 1/6th Bat from The Dark Knight but canned it due to the unwieldy nature of such an item, I have a hard time believing they'd be able to pull off a full Falcon for sale
     
  40. SVTStingRay

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    im still not believing it...............hot toy executives must have been on a bender the day they thought that up.
     
  41. Spacejunk

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  42. Tom1971

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    When thy showed the Tie lots of people said it was just a one of a kind for the show.

    I guess not. :thumbsup

    The Falcon will be mine!!!!!!!!
     
  43. d_jedi1

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    The Falcon news was leaked a few weeks back. It's a one-off for the Ani-Com display.
     
  44. Tom1971

    Tom1971 Sr Member

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    ...or is it?
     
  45. d_jedi1

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    judging by how rough it looks in comparison to the Cockpit they're doing.. definitely.
     
  46. RKS

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  47. joberg

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    The trick to handle the "wife question" is to simply do what you want to do...away from the main home (remember, it's her nest after all;)) As long as you are in a shed/garage somewhere, she'll be happy. It has to be hidden! That's the trick.
     
  48. SofaKing01

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    It's easier ask for forgiveness than it is permission. ;)
     
  49. CAPTAINCOX

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    I am so with ya....ME WANT!!!
     
  50. rbeach84

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    Not to be stupid (again?) but where are there pix of the 18 foot MF display piece? I cannot seem to find anything on the HT Facebook page...
    R/ Robert
     

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