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  • View spoilerHide spoilerddarkoHace 6 meses#76954285Um, once you enter 1/6 and above, space is almost always an issue. Those pieces are large, and especially with the elaborate bases, you can start to lose a lot of space very quickly (not to mention storing the boxes which tend to be super huge for protecting the resin lol).
    From what I hear from collectors of such larger scales, they either have large houses with very large rooms dedicated to their collection. Or they rent a reasonably sized storage locker. Those who with storage option will keep most of their collection in storage, and rotate out what they display in their home when they get a chance to pay a visit to the storage (weekly, monthly etc). The third option is to sell one that you do not like as much anymore.
    Oh yes the boxes are freaking huge! The box for the TG statue was already pretty big (and heavy!) and I know there are even bigger ones out there. luckily we have a attic where I can put all my boxes and store them.
    most of my scales are 1/8, but I tend to like 1/7 and 1/6 more. especially those resin dioramas, they are great and I love that sometimes they show a certain scene.
    rotating could be an option for me, but I'm not really a fan of packing and unpacking my figures/statues.


    View spoilerHide spoilerBelle_ReveHace 6 meses#76954426I don't really consider where I'm going to put something when I preorder figures... it's something I keep telling myself I need to do, but still don't. I moved last year and was finally able to dedicate an entire room purely to my collection, but that filled up a long time ago lol. I usually rearrange things every time I get something new (like ITEM #835965 is in the mail rn and I have NO IDEA where I'm putting him) and at this point am just biding my time until we get a house next year.. in which case it's highly likely that the master bedroom will become the collection room haha I have a few figures I really NEED to have in my collection so I order them without thinking about where to put them. if it comes to other figures though, I think about what I already ordered and where I cna put it and then decide if I buy or not. well.. it's easier to squeeze in a 1/8 scale somewhere than a 1/6 resin diorama XD I already got more shelves and stuff for my wall to put more figures on display but sooner or later that'll be full as well.


    View spoilerHide spoilerDiancieHace 6 meses#76954662Honestly, space is an extremely important thing to remember and consider BEFORE buying any figure or statue. I never buy stuff unless I'm sure 100% that I know where I'm going to display it. I have only one big statue (39kg) and that's my limit, I'm definitely not getting another one since I have no space to display another one. Yes, definitely. As I just said in the other reply, there are figures where I don't think about where to put them too much. of course it's something different with such a huge statue and I'm glad that I remind myself to think about it before putting myself on the waitlist and drop that much money if it converts. still sad that I can't get it, but maybe there's a chance in the future!
    Hace 6 meses
    View spoilerHide spoilerGersenHace 6 meses#76950832Raise hand!
    I am currently collection the Prime1 Studio Eva statues, at first I was only supposed to get the Eva-01 bust and the Eva-01 Diaroma... then I got the Eva-00 and now I have the Eva-02 and the upcoming "Iron-Man" Eva-01 in pre-order... not a single clue where I will be able to put them. Especially as the Eva statue are between 20Kg to 40Kg each with a 70x60cm base.
    I also have the Figurama Hellsing, the Infinity Studio Eva-00 and I am on waitlist for one Witcher III Prime1 statue too.
    oh well, I never thought I would drop so much money on one figure in the first place but look at me now XDD
    hope you'll find a place to display them, 70x60cm is extremly huge! the AoT statue by Figurama is 73x70x61 cm and I'm hyped but also a bit scared XD but it'll look amazing.

    View spoilerHide spoilerShadMaria4everHace 6 meses#76952417Maybe time to move out?
    I could fit all my figures in my current room. But I live alone and there's no way I'm going back to living with someone else anytime soon. I'm more so having a problem with the expansion and needing to buy more bookcases. For my F4F Bower though, I'm thinking about displaying him on the floor.
    I've been thinking about moving out, but atm I don't have the right mindset for it and I think it would make everything a bit worse. I know one day I will move out, now is not the time though. having my own home full of stuff I love sounds amazing.
    displaying on the floor is something new to me xD


    View spoilerHide spoilerdtindcareaHace 6 meses#76954113Space is most definitely a consideration for me, but only after considering how much I like the figure and the cost. And, while larger figures can be difficult to display due to space issues, I'm at the point in terms of space where I need to cut back on my prize figure purchases to preserve space for my pre-ordered scales. I think every collector eventually runs out of space and either has to get more space or cut back on purchases / sell parts of their collection. I guess, depending on what and how much you collect, you definitely run out of space.
    Usually I just buy figures of characters I really like (with a few exceptions^^) so I rarely sell stuff. but that also means I'm focused on less figures.
    Hace 6 meses
    Honestly, space is an extremely important thing to remember and consider BEFORE buying any figure or statue. I never buy stuff unless I'm sure 100% that I know where I'm going to display it. I have only one big statue (39kg) and that's my limit, I'm definitely not getting another one since I have no space to display another one.
    Hace 6 meses
    I don't really consider where I'm going to put something when I preorder figures... it's something I keep telling myself I need to do, but still don't. I moved last year and was finally able to dedicate an entire room purely to my collection, but that filled up a long time ago lol. I usually rearrange things every time I get something new (like ITEM #835965 is in the mail rn and I have NO IDEA where I'm putting him) and at this point am just biding my time until we get a house next year.. in which case it's highly likely that the master bedroom will become the collection room haha
    Hace 6 meses
    Um, once you enter 1/6 and above, space is almost always an issue. Those pieces are large, and especially with the elaborate bases, you can start to lose a lot of space very quickly (not to mention storing the boxes which tend to be super huge for protecting the resin lol).

    From what I hear from collectors of such larger scales, they either have large houses with very large rooms dedicated to their collection. Or they rent a reasonably sized storage locker. Those who with storage option will keep most of their collection in storage, and rotate out what they display in their home when they get a chance to pay a visit to the storage (weekly, monthly etc). The third option is to sell one that you do not like as much anymore.
    Hace 6 meses
    Space is most definitely a consideration for me, but only after considering how much I like the figure and the cost. And, while larger figures can be difficult to display due to space issues, I'm at the point in terms of space where I need to cut back on my prize figure purchases to preserve space for my pre-ordered scales. I think every collector eventually runs out of space and either has to get more space or cut back on purchases / sell parts of their collection.
    Hace 6 meses
    Maybe time to move out?

    I could fit all my figures in my current room. But I live alone and there's no way I'm going back to living with someone else anytime soon. I'm more so having a problem with the expansion and needing to buy more bookcases. For my F4F Bower though, I'm thinking about displaying him on the floor.
    Hace 6 meses
    Raise hand!

    I am currently collection the Prime1 Studio Eva statues, at first I was only supposed to get the Eva-01 bust and the Eva-01 Diaroma... then I got the Eva-00 and now I have the Eva-02 and the upcoming "Iron-Man" Eva-01 in pre-order... not a single clue where I will be able to put them. Especially as the Eva statue are between 20Kg to 40Kg each with a 70x60cm base.

    I also have the Figurama Hellsing, the Infinity Studio Eva-00 and I am on waitlist for one Witcher III Prime1 statue too.
    Hace 6 meses
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