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PostSubject: Re: Sbell's recent finds!   Wed Apr 04, 2018 6:13 pm

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Beats paying $20 a pop from Italy, for sure...

Sure did! I hope you get your piranha soon (or already?)

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PostSubject: Re: Sbell's recent finds!   Wed Apr 04, 2018 8:16 pm

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Beats paying $20 a pop from Italy, for sure...

Sure did! I hope you get your piranha soon (or already?)

Oh, I did! On Monday, I believe. Forgot to tell you. After only a few short months, I've gotten every characoid species ever rendered in plastic, as far as I know. There aren't many, as it happens.
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PostSubject: Re: Sbell's recent finds!   Wed Apr 04, 2018 11:01 pm

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Beats paying $20 a pop from Italy, for sure...

Sure did! I hope you get your piranha soon (or already?)

Oh, I did! On Monday, I believe. Forgot to tell you. After only a few short months, I've gotten every characoid species ever rendered in plastic, as far as I know. There aren't many, as it happens.

It's depressingly easy to complete a collection like that...does that mean you were able to track down a Diramix (or is it DeAgosinti?) Hydrolycus? Because I would really like one of those!

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Also the Diramix Tigerfish would be nice...

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PostSubject: Re: Sbell's recent finds!   Wed Apr 04, 2018 11:34 pm

Oh, I'd actually forgotten about that one. No, I don't have one, but knowing that the TFF one is in the offing (along with Hoplias and Colossoma), it doesn't feel terribly urgent. Once that set (Freshwater Freaks) is released, about 0.8% of characoid species will have plastic versions! (Unless some of those Prior things are identifiable tetras.)
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PostSubject: Re: Sbell's recent finds!   Thu Apr 05, 2018 1:52 am

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Oh, I'd actually forgotten about that one. No, I don't have one, but knowing that the TFF one is in the offing (along with Hoplias and Colossoma), it doesn't feel terribly urgent. Once that set (Freshwater Freaks) is released, about 0.8% of characoid species will have plastic versions! (Unless some of those Prior things are identifiable tetras.)

Darn...because that would potentially give hope to find it!

But yeah, it would be better if TFF did it.

As for Prior...I don't think there is a single characin...except the headstander. Which I'm pretty sure is a headstander (as always, colours notwithstanding)

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Unless there's a better ID for it...they aren't always obvious.

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PostSubject: Re: Sbell's recent finds!   Thu Apr 05, 2018 3:05 am

Oh, that does kind of look like a headstander, except it seems to lack an adipose fin? A common affliction of characin toys, it seems.
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PostSubject: Re: Sbell's recent finds!   Thu Apr 05, 2018 3:04 pm

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Oh, that does kind of look like a headstander, except it seems to lack an adipose fin? A common affliction of characin toys, it seems.

And for Prior in general, they all seem to be just a little 'off'. But at least it gives you another one to track down!

But they definitely ignored the whole order of chariciformes otherwise, which is annoying.

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PostSubject: Re: Sbell's recent finds!   Fri Apr 06, 2018 12:42 am

Congratulations Sean! Tim is another big hunter of rare species. Well, one of the advantage of these DeAgostini is that we can choose the species we want. Laughing What the eel? Despite the not very common thematic of your collecting subject, it is great to see that there's always a way to increase your collection. Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: Sbell's recent finds!   Sat Apr 07, 2018 9:24 pm

Congratulations with this lovely fish. No matter what species it is, it is quite well made Very Happy

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PostSubject: New Fish!   Mon Apr 09, 2018 6:54 pm

SQUEEEE! Crocodile

They're here!

The new Ancient Fish from Favorite!

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Also, a PNSO Glyphoderma! One of the 2 I wanted (I already have the Himalyasaurus)...but couldn't get the hyena.

Still, Big ancient fish? Good day!

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PostSubject: Re: Sbell's recent finds!   Mon Apr 09, 2018 8:10 pm


Three beautiful figures. cheers

Glypoderma of PNSO is very rare to me.


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PostSubject: Re: Sbell's recent finds!   Mon Apr 09, 2018 8:42 pm

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Three beautiful figures.  cheers

Glypoderma of PNSO is very rare to me.


Apparently as a company they have kind of imploded. There are still some stragglers around (I was able to get this one from Japan) but otherwise not easy. I was excited that this one was available! On Amazon Japan (through a buying agent) but I don't think they are there anymore. The hyena was there when I first looked, but was gone by the time I requested the purchase...someday Laughing

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PostSubject: Re: Sbell's recent finds!   Tue Apr 10, 2018 8:23 am

Beautieful figurines, but i think very large :)

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PostSubject: Re: Sbell's recent finds!   Tue Apr 10, 2018 3:08 pm

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Beautieful figurines, but i think very large :)

Yeah, they're a good size. About 17cm each.

I would love a larger series, and an associated mini-size series of the same species!

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PostSubject: Re: Sbell's recent finds!   Tue Apr 10, 2018 5:14 pm

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Beautieful figurines, but i think very large :)

Yeah, they're a good size. About 17cm each.

I would love a larger series, and an associated mini-size series of the same species!

Thank you, yes a mini serie would be fine :)

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PostSubject: Re: Sbell's recent finds!   Tue Apr 10, 2018 10:59 pm

They are FABULOUS !!! What wonderful models !!! I love them, and can see that so do you cheers

Congratulations with these awesome finds bounce cheers

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PostSubject: Re: Sbell's recent finds!   Sun Jun 10, 2018 1:16 am

Unusual but very good taste! I love all your new additions! Very Happy

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PostSubject: Obscurus Asilisaurus   Tue Sep 25, 2018 4:35 am

Just arrived--the first 6 of the Asilisaurus model by [member=789]brandem[/member] for his Obscurus line!

I will be bringing 5 of them to London with me (yeah, like I wasn't going to keep one!) and one has found a home already! Whatever doesn't find a new owner, I will return with and put on my site.

Of course, Branodon will have more--the run is limited to 50 though (I have 5 through 10, they are all marked)

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(these aren't going in the FaunaFigures thread because they aren't on the site...yet!)

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PostSubject: Re: Sbell's recent finds!   Tue Sep 25, 2018 8:17 am

Interesting figurines again :)

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PostSubject: Re: Sbell's recent finds!   Tue Sep 25, 2018 12:58 pm

An asilisaurus is surely an obscure creature and give justice to the name of the line. I believe it is of high interest to those focused in prehistoric creatures. It looks really great! :)

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PostSubject: Re: Sbell's recent finds!   Thu Sep 27, 2018 10:12 pm

Amazing !!! I never heard of them before study

Lovley models of this interesting, ancient critter Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: Sbell's recent finds!   Fri Sep 28, 2018 1:38 am

Well, if anyone happens to be in London next week, I'll be there with them... just saying!

Although 2 are already spoken for...

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