A piece of trash from ebay

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A piece of trash from ebay

Post by happy hopping » Thu May 03, 2007 12:15 pm

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with the sculpting of this piece of trash from Wave, I can't imagine why would anyone buy this. Not to mention the smell.
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Re: A piece of trash from ebay

Post by KOG » Thu May 03, 2007 4:12 pm

happy hopping wrote:180113359314

with the sculpting of this piece of trash from Wave, I can't imagine why would anyone buy this. Not to mention the smell.
Why do you say it's trash? I've heard some people (who actually owned one) say that they like it a lot.

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Post by happy hopping » Fri May 04, 2007 8:57 am

This is an early work by Art Gallery, came out the same day as Art Gallery's Apache. The sculpting is unbelievably poor. Even if it is free, it should be used as a door stopper only. For e.g., have a look at the surrounding of the Red A.

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If you buy a pet from pet stores , you are encouraging those breeders to breed more. This is the condition that they lives in:

http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=Iu_JqNdp2As

when you buy a pet:

http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=WCNr-VrkXl8

Adopt a pet

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Post by KOG » Fri May 04, 2007 9:16 am

That's a bit of a snobbish attitude isn't it?

I'd certainly take a free copy, and build it to.

Anyone with half an ounce of any kind of skill at all could smooth that area out before painting. If they wanted to.

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Post by happy hopping » Sat May 05, 2007 10:37 am

True. But there are other sculpting problems. There is also concern of the smell, due to some really old resin used by ARt Gallery. I have concern such smell can cause cancer.

Besides, I don't think a product w/ such poor workmanship deserves to pay money for. If the sculpter can't even get his act together, he shouldn't be expecting money. Buying it would be indulging those people, let them get away, let them think that junk workmanship still has a market and they won't never improve as they think they don't need to.
If you buy a pet from pet stores , you are encouraging those breeders to breed more. This is the condition that they lives in:

http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=Iu_JqNdp2As

when you buy a pet:

http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=WCNr-VrkXl8

Adopt a pet

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Post by cobywan » Thu May 10, 2007 2:18 pm

Could you show us some of your work? I would love to see what a master craftsman's quality looks like.

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Post by junchoon » Fri May 11, 2007 12:56 am

poor or master craftmanship, i would like to see more pics of FSS kits from forum members.

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Post by happy hopping » Thu May 17, 2007 7:35 am

cobywan wrote:Could you show us some of your work? I would love to see what a master craftsman's quality looks like.
I never said my work is master craftsman quality, but this Art Gallery cancer smell GK kit, in which Art Gallery or Wave charges a few hundreds dollars for it, better be master craftsman level, because consumer pay money for it. Workmanship like the photo above, shouldn't even walk out in the street. Even those amateur at Factory Challenge has better quality than that.
If you buy a pet from pet stores , you are encouraging those breeders to breed more. This is the condition that they lives in:

http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=Iu_JqNdp2As

when you buy a pet:

http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=WCNr-VrkXl8

Adopt a pet

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Post by cobywan » Fri May 18, 2007 1:06 am

It looks fine to me. You're insane.

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Post by junchoon » Fri May 18, 2007 2:50 am

if not mistaken, this kit is sculpted in the mid-to-late 90s. based on that context, it is a very good effort. like cobywan said, it looks fine, even at today's standard.

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Post by happy hopping » Fri May 18, 2007 8:20 am

cobywan wrote:It looks fine to me. You're insane.
Open your eye and look at the knife cut edge approx. 1 mm parallel to the red letter A, is that kind of cut suppose to be there?

And open your eye and look at the base of the red letter A, approx. 1 mm below the base of the red letter A, is that embossed part suppose to be there?

Did you just come out of Whitney Houston's house?
If you buy a pet from pet stores , you are encouraging those breeders to breed more. This is the condition that they lives in:

http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=Iu_JqNdp2As

when you buy a pet:

http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=WCNr-VrkXl8

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Post by KOG » Fri May 18, 2007 8:58 pm

These are very minor issues.

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Post by junchoon » Fri May 18, 2007 11:52 pm

remind me of the story:

a teacher, using a white chalk, put a dot on the blackboard, and ask the students what they see in front of them. they all answer: "there is a dot." the teacher then said: "you can only see that?" they replied yes.

"what about the blackboard? the walls? you do not see those? you only have a dot to talk about?"

happy, don't miss the forest for the trees.

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Post by KOG » Sat May 19, 2007 4:45 am

Junchoon makes an EXCELLENT point.

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Post by happy hopping » Sun May 20, 2007 4:34 am

And what about the stinky smell? Half of the miniature collectors in HK have criticize then Art Gallery on the unbearable stinky smell of the type of resin they use.

That kit is composed of those stinky smell type resin. Quite frankly, if that kind of chemical smell doesn't cause cancer, I don't know what does.

So when it comes to health, even if the kit is perfectly sculpted, w/ that kind of resin, I wouldn't want that near the house.
If you buy a pet from pet stores , you are encouraging those breeders to breed more. This is the condition that they lives in:

http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=Iu_JqNdp2As

when you buy a pet:

http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=WCNr-VrkXl8

Adopt a pet

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