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bmathison1972

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PostSubject: Subarudo beetles   Subarudo beetles EmptyWed Feb 16, 2011 3:35 am

I recently bought a set of beetles by Subarudo (?-they were sold as Takara; maybe a collaboration?). They are copywrited 2006 and apparently are already retired. There are four 'basic' figures: Allomyrina dichotoma, Dynastes neptunus, Allotopus rosenbergi, and a Prosopcoilus sp., probably P. inclinatus (I assume the last--they were not named). Each contains a part of a fifth, 'secret' figure that when assembled is Dynastes hercules.

These figures are similar to Colorata, as they are kinda soft (not as soft as Colorata) and are assembled except for their legs (although the elytra are not permanently attached and may be opened or removed). They are better quality than Colorata, though, and they are BIG; very big by Gashapon standards. The Dynastes hercules is 20cm in length! They are as big or bigger than life-sized!

These species have all been done by Colorata (and/or others). This is my eighth name-brand A. dichotoma, joining Colorata, Yujin (Insects of Japan and King of Beetles), Kaiyodo/Furuta, Rement, CollectA, and Wild Republic.

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PostSubject: Re: Subarudo beetles   Subarudo beetles EmptyWed Feb 16, 2011 3:39 am

Congratulation Blaine for these "giants". They are really impressive and beautiful Cool .

I see you are now an expert in Japanese stuff Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: Subarudo beetles   Subarudo beetles EmptyWed Feb 16, 2011 9:12 am

Congratulations on these Blaine they are incredible! exclamation

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PostSubject: Re: Subarudo beetles   Subarudo beetles EmptyThu Feb 17, 2011 6:21 pm

Fantastic additions to your impressive collection Very Happy

You know so much about both the species and the brands.
This forum would be a much poorer forum without you cheers

Thank you very much for sharing flower
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PostSubject: Re: Subarudo beetles   Subarudo beetles EmptyThu Feb 17, 2011 9:21 pm

Those beetles are very impressive, Blaine. Congrats!!!
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PostSubject: Re: Subarudo beetles   Subarudo beetles EmptyThu Feb 17, 2011 11:28 pm

My Congrats Blaine (?)! I need all of them! cheers
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PostSubject: Re: Subarudo beetles   Subarudo beetles EmptySun Feb 20, 2011 10:50 pm

They look so alive Shocked


Haha, it would be great to be able to put those on my wall drunken

Just imagine the faces of people that come for a visit What a Face
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PostSubject: Re: Subarudo beetles   Subarudo beetles EmptySun Feb 20, 2011 10:57 pm

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They look so alive Shocked


Haha, it would be great to be able to put those on my wall drunken

Just imagine the faces of people that come for a visit What a Face

Then you will discover who are your real friends and who are not. The NOTs you will never see again lol!
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PostSubject: Re: Subarudo beetles   Subarudo beetles EmptyMon Feb 21, 2011 11:05 pm

Really fantastic and realistic catches Blaine! cheers
They look awesome! Very Happy

By the way, i do have a yellow Ladybug and a fireant from the Safari Incredible Creatures series here, but i guess, you have them already... Rolling Eyes Laughing

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PostSubject: Re: Subarudo beetles   Subarudo beetles EmptyTue Feb 22, 2011 3:11 am

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Really fantastic and realistic catches Blaine! cheers
They look awesome! Very Happy

By the way, i do have a yellow Ladybug and a fireant from the Safari Incredible Creatures series here, but i guess, you have them already... Rolling Eyes Laughing

yes, Willy I already have both of them, thanks. But they have been discontinued already!
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PostSubject: Re: Subarudo beetles   Subarudo beetles EmptyTue Sep 26, 2017 10:17 pm

I cannot see the picture!
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PostSubject: Re: Subarudo beetles   Subarudo beetles EmptyTue Sep 26, 2017 11:38 pm

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I cannot see the picture!

I could not see these amazing beetles if it was not your post. Laughing
I tried different ways and the picture is showing in all of them. Though, I rehosted it and I am sharing the picture in this post with IMGUR. I hope you can see it now. Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Subarudo beetles   Subarudo beetles EmptyWed Sep 27, 2017 9:24 am

Yes ! I can see them, and it is a joy taht this topic has been revived cheers

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PostSubject: Re: Subarudo beetles   Subarudo beetles EmptyTue Oct 10, 2017 8:25 pm

Yes I can! Thank you, Roger.
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PostSubject: Re: Subarudo beetles   Subarudo beetles EmptyTue Oct 17, 2017 8:53 am

Beautieful beetle serie :)

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