It sold for how much!?
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It sold for how much!?

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Seen a toy go for what is, in your opinion, a ridiculously high or low price? Post a link to it here!

Remember, this isn't a sell/buy/trade/promote your crap topic, it's just to show everyone the fun and crazy prices action figures sell for, like that crazy $500 Tickle Me Elmo, seriously, 500 bucks!? WOW.

And if you think you can give fair reasoning as to why the figure sold for the price it did, then by all means, share your thoughts! Just try not to get carried away. Most likely this topic will need its title changed to "Doc's House of Ragging On Everyone Else's Customs"

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First up on the chopping block:
DCSH Batgirl - Repainted: Item Number - 110100765152
Final Price: 129 bucks! WOW!

Thoughts:
I think by now many, many people have heard of or seen Lars's customs on Ebay. Pretty good work!, nice clean jobs. But I've still gotta say, 129 bucks for a REPAINT, 129 bucks for a fairly simple repaint just seems over-the-top to me. Granted, the paint job is phenomenal on this custom, it's damn near flawless!, and it's the black/yellow color-scheme tons of fans like, but still, the question always arises, if average Joe Customizer had done this exact same thing, and gotten the exact same awesome result, would he get the same final price? I think we're about to find out!

I was trying to get a DCSH Batgirl <I>before</I> this auction ended, so I wouldn't have to pay whatever inflated price people would sell them for after seeing the price on this one, but hopefully there won't be a hoard of customizers snatching these Batgirls up to make their own customs to sell, because that would mean there won't be any Batgirls left for poor ol' Joe Custo- I mean, for poor ol' Nightmare to buy!

Great job, Lars!

Edit: I just bought a Batgirl myself and it looks like Lars smoothed-out all the cracks and wrinkles in the gloves and boots, that's pretty nifty!

Posted by Henchmen4Hire
on Sunday, March 11, 2007
User Comments
deadeye -
Tuesday, October 23, 2007
Thanks Buzzy, TMB, DTM and Lunarfox

It was upliifting for this old tortoise in the blur of Customising hares we got around here

~_@
Dedi
DTM -
Tuesday, October 23, 2007
congrats to Deadeye
ToymakerB -
Tuesday, October 23, 2007
NOICE!!!!!!!!!
Lunarfox -
Tuesday, October 23, 2007
As a already said once, That's awesome for you, Paul!
Buzzy Fret -
Tuesday, October 23, 2007
good deal Deadeye! that Joe Pineapples was a nice custom.
Buzzy Fret -
Monday, October 22, 2007
not too shabby G!
deadeye -
Friday, October 19, 2007
After being contacted by a casual observer of this site - My Joe Pineapples from the Gears and Gadgets contest went for $85 outwith FR via email

It was originally going to fetch $100 but I informed the recipient that some photoshop was involved on his markings

We renegotiated outwith FR on the new price which was equitable.

~_O
Dedi
Punstarr -
Wednesday, October 17, 2007
Thanks guys. I'm pretty pumped about the sale.

Oh and congo rats, Gee-Jay on the sale of Pitt!
Gee_jays_Customs -
Wednesday, October 17, 2007
he sold ofr $109.77 ^_^

~Gj
Buzzy Fret -
Wednesday, October 17, 2007
hey Gee-jay, what did your Pitt sell for?
Gee_jays_Customs -
Wednesday, October 17, 2007
awesome punstar! and thats only ur 2nd one too!

~Gj
scarlet_magpie -
Tuesday, October 16, 2007
Was that the one with the spiky hair and the groovy paint apps? I loved that figure, man!
Punstarr -
Tuesday, October 16, 2007
My Classic Speedball custom went for $61.00 today!!!!

I'm so happy!
TheTransTorture -
Tuesday, October 16, 2007
Thanks guys !
and with this, my 200th post....I'll stop bichin' about it once & for all....
Gee_jays_Customs -
Monday, October 15, 2007
congratz dude! your TFs are ONE OF THE BEST in my opinion, so don't worry, your customs are always TOP NOTCH! ^_^

~Gj
Punstarr -
Monday, October 15, 2007
Congo rats, man!

Don't feel bad. Mine didn't place well either.
Henchmen4Hire -
Monday, October 15, 2007
Congratulations.
TheTransTorture -
Monday, October 15, 2007
Well my (merely) repainted TF with snipped ears (his clean version clone anyway) sold for $177.92 U.S.

Not bad for a custom that placed an embarrassingly low 32nd out of 40 entries here on our last contest......




Punstarr -
Monday, October 15, 2007
Like a minimum limit or a maximum limit?
deadeye -
Monday, October 15, 2007
That's really weird! I didn't find your post any different than the other posts in this topic!
Maybe you should write in this thread: To Catch a Predator: Moderator Edition!

I've done that thanks Lwes....

This is pretty friggin bizarre - maybe theres some kind of a money qualifiying limit you have to make on a custom to post here LOL

~_@
Dedi
Lunarfox -
Monday, October 15, 2007
Im comfirming that, I have no idea why my (or your posts) wear deleted..
There weren't any violation of the rules in Deadeye's post and especally not in mine.
LWes -
Monday, October 15, 2007
That's really weird! I didn't find your post any different than the other posts in this topic!
Maybe you should write in this thread: To Catch a Predator: Moderator Edition!
deadeye -
Monday, October 15, 2007
I made a post about a buyer wanting to buy my Joe Pineapples for $85

But the post and those posts of those that congratulated me - LWes and Lunarfox - were deleted

If the powers that be read this - who deleted it? - I'd appreciate an explanation why by PM

As I don't believe what I posted was wrong in any way and definitely NOT those posts of those that congratulated me.

~_@
DEDI
ToymakerB -
Thursday, October 11, 2007
One thing I've learned is that you should always have your Auctions end on Sunday...Just after dinner or so. Works for me.
TPCustomStudio -
Thursday, October 11, 2007
I thought so too, but It ended at 1:00am so that was my fault for just starting it the next day or something. Won't make that mistake again.
ToymakerB -
Thursday, October 11, 2007
Man I would have figured on more than that bro. Can't wait for the next member.
TPCustomStudio -
Thursday, October 11, 2007
My GWAR Oderus figure ended at $153.50. I hope my Balsac ( coming next week) will do just as good
Gee_jays_Customs -
Monday, October 8, 2007
congratz buzzy! ^_^

congratz pun, thats how my first auction ended too, around that much! so yep, your on your way! ^_^ both of yous!

~Gj
Punstarr -
Monday, October 8, 2007
Well I sold my very first custom today for $24.50 (Leon Kennedy from RE)... not a whole lot, but someone is still paying me money for something I made, so that's pretty cool.
Buzzy Fret -
Monday, October 1, 2007
my X-Suit Deadpool went for $53 and Bane for a mere $20.50. guess I can't complain too much.
Punstarr -
Wednesday, August 22, 2007
Wow! Congrats!
Mikey11935 -
Wednesday, August 22, 2007
Well its not a transformer but That Marvel Zombie Cyclops that I did for the April Zombie Contest, well I took everyones advise and repainted the face zombie rot green and it sold for $305!
I'm happy considering zombies sell for $10 to $20!
ToymakerB -
Tuesday, August 21, 2007


man those Transformer collectors got some deep pockets!!!

congrats Jin!

Too deep if you ask me *Gets out scissors* Good job Jinkion!!!
Buzzy Fret -
Tuesday, August 21, 2007


man those Transformer collectors got some deep pockets!!!

congrats Jin!
Kyle Robinson -
Tuesday, August 21, 2007
I love the fact we all know what we are working for...lol.. Jins paying off houses with tranformers and shins is just dieing for that statue..lol
Henchmen4Hire -
Tuesday, August 21, 2007
Yeah! Where's Shin's money-train parade! He needs his Ghost in the Shell statue! Fund the dream!
Kyle Robinson -
Tuesday, August 21, 2007
Thats what I was wondering DOC... Shins TF's are way rad and flawless... Its like most people I kn ow didn't even spend 3400 bucks for their cars..lol..
Henchmen4Hire -
Tuesday, August 21, 2007
TF fans must have mush for brains

Why haven't Shin's TF customs gone for ridiculous prices? The guy makes flawless original and comic/cartoon accurate TFs and he gets practically zero recognition from the TF community. The logic just doesn't add up.

But hey, congrats Jin, do whatever pays the bills, man.
Kyle Robinson -
Tuesday, August 21, 2007
good god jin, your paintbrush has turned into the hand of midas...lol...

I was dting to make a TF after recently seeing the flick... So I compleatly ripped off your Ratchet. I hope it does half as well as yours did... Keep it rooling jin. Hope you can get all that stuff paid off finaly
Gee_jays_Customs -
Tuesday, August 21, 2007
Damn! crazy man!

~Gj
VariablePenguin -
Tuesday, August 21, 2007
Holy crud Jin....
Punstarr -
Tuesday, August 21, 2007
Jesus H Christ! Toy Collectors have -that- much cash?!! I never in my wildest dreams ever thought anyone would pay that much for any custom. Wow. I'm dumbfounded.
Jin Saotome -
Tuesday, August 21, 2007
Whew, I've been busy! What's been up here? I've strayed from the ML path right now to focus on my TFs and it's been paying off. Here's one for the records tho...

Blackout sold for $3,400
Barricade sold for $1,825

I can't fault the Transformers fans, they've allowed me to pay off all my bills and almost a vehicle so far!
TPCustomStudio -
Monday, August 20, 2007
I hear ya Kyle. I figured I would buy the set, sell PITT and use the figures as fodder. Make some money back ya know. Now I can't see PITT go. Amazing figure. If I buy another set, then yea he goes. lol.
Kyle Robinson -
Sunday, August 19, 2007
WOW, your right... I was mainly looking to make my money back cause I just wanted the baf...
Buzzy Fret -
Sunday, August 19, 2007
dang... I tried on the SuperPat!

you did pretty good on Dreddy, Kyle!
Kyle Robinson -
Monday, August 13, 2007
THE JERK
Buzzy Fret -
Monday, August 13, 2007
all I know is some docnight sumthing or other outbid me on Kyle's Judge Dredd Custom.
Henchmen4Hire -
Sunday, August 5, 2007
...That's what I said!

Oh, no it isn't...

*puts away cardboard tube*

Kyle Robinson -
Sunday, August 5, 2007
Just remember to soak him in acetone first to remove all the white paint and make him all smooth (and don't your mean, Doc's Silver Surfer?)
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