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 Custom figures of tiger, lion, etc. made by a Chinese fan

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PostSubject: Re: Custom figures of tiger, lion, etc. made by a Chinese fan   Thu 26 Jan - 9:15

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But when he knows how many of us would like to have them as said before here, he might change his mind... Laughing geek

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Do you know the old story about the Inuit, who cut some fabulous figurines out of bone ?
A businessman and his wife saw them, and the wife bought one for 10 dollars.
The husband saw great business there, and asked what the price would be, if he ordered 100, expecting to get a rebate.
But the Inuit thought about it and said, - if you want 100 I must have 50 dollars each !

But why Shocked The businessman said, I must get them cheaper if I buy so many !

No, no, the Inuit ansvered, - if I have to make 100 it will be work, and very booring, so I must have a lot more for them Wink

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PostSubject: Re: Custom figures of tiger, lion, etc. made by a Chinese fan   Thu 26 Jan - 12:27

Maybe if he makes moulds... Laughing

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PostSubject: Re: Custom figures of tiger, lion, etc. made by a Chinese fan   Thu 26 Jan - 18:02

Balti: The problem is, that making moulds is a very expensive business, in any trade...
not even talking about the research before that...
But i agree totally with you!

Susanne: Now that was a clever Inuit-man, maybe he could have made moulds indeed, from sealskin or so, haha... geek
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PostSubject: Baltimore zoo   Thu 26 Jan - 18:48

W,
I'm not familiar with the mold making process. Even though it may be difficult(As you said), if one really wanted to make some money, and if you have a nice product that collectors will buy, it could be very rewarding financially!
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PostSubject: Re: Custom figures of tiger, lion, etc. made by a Chinese fan   Thu 26 Jan - 22:49

Yes, that is true, but the collectors are not the main market as you know, that is still children... Laughing
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PostSubject: Baltimore zoo   Fri 27 Jan - 9:47

Correct W, so have a person/company CATER to collectors! Why can't someone do that?
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PostSubject: Re: Custom figures of tiger, lion, etc. made by a Chinese fan   Fri 27 Jan - 10:51

@baltimore zoo wrote:
Correct W, so have a person/company CATER to collectors! Why can't someone do that?
Things are so expensive these days, you would have to have a good amount of money to set something like this up.

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PostSubject: Baltimore zoo   Fri 27 Jan - 18:36

I still go back to the Hasbro Star Wars figures/vehicles/play sets. Intended for kids, but adults really collect them.
So they cater to kids, but they know the adult collector fan base is huge(That's why they charge more for the vehicles and play sets. Figures are reasonably priced), and thats where they will make their money!
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PostSubject: Re: Custom figures of tiger, lion, etc. made by a Chinese fan   Fri 27 Jan - 20:38

We always enjoyed the mass produced figures! As the years are going our levels of exigence are growing but I'll continue with my mass produced figures and seeing that some brands are in the right way. and as always as I can and want to pay more to have a higher quality I know where to find it! flower flower
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PostSubject: Re: Custom figures of tiger, lion, etc. made by a Chinese fan   Sat 3 Mar - 1:07

...i got no words to tell you how much amazing is your work.. FANTASTIC!

I lije so much the lion, siberian tiger and mainly the jaguar (the BEST jaguar replica i've seen). I'm from Brazil and the jaguar is great national symbol here. CONGRATULATIONS!!!


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PostSubject: Re: Custom figures of tiger, lion, etc. made by a Chinese fan   Sat 3 Mar - 1:10

El tigro Andre, el tigro! Wink cat
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PostSubject: Baltimore zoo   Sat 3 Mar - 7:17

Every time I see those big cat figures, my heart goes pitter pat! Since my love for big cats runs deep, it would truly be a dream come true to own them!
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PostSubject: Re: Custom figures of tiger, lion, etc. made by a Chinese fan   Mon 5 Mar - 15:01

Glad someone brought this thread up again, since I seemed to have missed it while I was gone. These big cats are amazing. I would love to have some. Maybe he can work with Mojo and these cats be part of their 2013 or 2014 line. I know Anna worked with them making the gorgeous horses. With her work and these beautiful cats that would put Mojo extremely high on the collector's wish lists.
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PostSubject: Re: Custom figures of tiger, lion, etc. made by a Chinese fan   Mon 5 Mar - 15:09

That's a good idea Amy, unfortunately the artist isn't on the forum Crying or Very sad

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PostSubject: Re: Custom figures of tiger, lion, etc. made by a Chinese fan   Tue 6 Mar - 2:07

It doesn't matter how late you came in Amy, the artist doesn't seem to make more, and left us drooling around here.... Crying or Very sad
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PostSubject: Re: Custom figures of tiger, lion, etc. made by a Chinese fan   Tue 6 Mar - 6:03

Despite the fact they're gorgeous, one can't expect someone making 20 of them with such a detiled paintwork as a mass product.
Toooooooo sad. i still need them Wink
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PostSubject: Re: Custom figures of tiger, lion, etc. made by a Chinese fan   Tue 6 Mar - 14:32

@WILLYBACOMAN wrote:
It doesn't matter how late you came in Amy, the artist doesn't seem to make more, and left us drooling around here.... Crying or Very sad

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PostSubject: Re: Custom figures of tiger, lion, etc. made by a Chinese fan   Wed 7 Mar - 0:47

Well Philipp, Ana, Harriet and Joan can, so why this person not? Rolling Eyes

What do you mean by these sleepy emoticons Ken? Rolling Eyes
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PostSubject: Re: Custom figures of tiger, lion, etc. made by a Chinese fan   Wed 7 Mar - 1:28

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What do you mean by these sleepy emoticons Ken? Rolling Eyes

Waited this for too long!! Sleep
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PostSubject: Re: Custom figures of tiger, lion, etc. made by a Chinese fan   Wed 7 Mar - 1:50

Ah ok, i understand, yes we all are! bounce bounce bounce
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PostSubject: Baltimore zoo   Wed 7 Mar - 8:03

DROOLING! Let me tell you, I'm drooling like a St. Bernard on a summer day in Las Vegas for those figures!
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PostSubject: Re: Custom figures of tiger, lion, etc. made by a Chinese fan   Wed 7 Mar - 8:11

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DROOLING! Let me tell you, I'm drooling like a St. Bernard on a summer day in Las Vegas for those figures!

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PostSubject: Re: Custom figures of tiger, lion, etc. made by a Chinese fan   Wed 7 Mar - 8:14

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@baltimore zoo wrote:
DROOLING! Let me tell you, I'm drooling like a St. Bernard on a summer day in Las Vegas for those figures!

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PostSubject: Re: Custom figures of tiger, lion, etc. made by a Chinese fan   Thu 8 Mar - 0:35

We do have lots of tissues Balti! cheers
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PostSubject: Baltimore zoo   Thu 8 Mar - 8:26

Your gonna need more than tissues, you need a wet vac! I love those big cat figures !!!!!!!!!!!
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