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Old 08-31-2019, 07:29 AM   #1631
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I had mine sent to New Zealand. Can confirm: it cost a farm and a leg.

Popcultcha AU sending it saved me a bit of money but even then they charged $2k AUD for it and an extra $100ish for shipping.

I nearly cancelled a number of times but I'm glad I didn't.
Sooo much money ... and I didn't even know about the hi end Jurassic Park collectibles market 6 months ago. Now I'm waiting on hundreds of dollars of preorders already. And looking seriously at buying a $2000 raptor head. They discovered my weakness.
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Old 09-01-2019, 04:25 AM   #1632
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I had mine sent to New Zealand. Can confirm: it cost a farm and a leg.

Popcultcha AU sending it saved me a bit of money but even then they charged $2k AUD for it and an extra $100ish for shipping.

I nearly cancelled a number of times but I'm glad I didn't.
Did you have any concern shipping such a high value item around the world? And was it received in very good condition?
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Old 09-02-2019, 05:06 AM   #1633
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Did you have any concern shipping such a high value item around the world? And was it received in very good condition?
No concerns about the shipping apart from the price and then fitting it in to a car once I picked it up from the depot (boy that took some strategic maneuvering).

It was perfect. We filmed the unboxing and it captured our shock at having this giant stone dragon-esque head suddenly right in front of us, mixed with a healthy amount of "ohhh what have we done."

Totally worth it.
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Old 09-02-2019, 10:59 PM   #1634
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No concerns about the shipping apart from the price and then fitting it in to a car once I picked it up from the depot (boy that took some strategic maneuvering).

It was perfect. We filmed the unboxing and it captured our shock at having this giant stone dragon-esque head suddenly right in front of us, mixed with a healthy amount of "ohhh what have we done."

Totally worth it.
No lie, real tempted to pull the trigger now (and empty my bank account, lol). All the videos look amazing, but I'm sure it can't compare to seeing it in person. I wonder if the male one will look as good.
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Old 09-03-2019, 07:06 AM   #1635
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No lie, real tempted to pull the trigger now (and empty my bank account, lol). All the videos look amazing, but I'm sure it can't compare to seeing it in person. I wonder if the male one will look as good.
I have one too. You won’t regret this one. If you do it lol
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Old 09-04-2019, 02:41 PM   #1636
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No lie, real tempted to pull the trigger now (and empty my bank account, lol). All the videos look amazing, but I'm sure it can't compare to seeing it in person. I wonder if the male one will look as good.
It better look as good, we probably should have seen an updated eye by now.
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Old 09-04-2019, 09:59 PM   #1637
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It better look as good, we probably should have seen an updated eye by now.
Yeah it would helpful to see something other than the prototype that doesn't have the glass eyes. The painted ones bulge a lot. Painted eyes can never look as real or as good as glass ones imo. I would hope they are planning to do the male with eyes like the female.
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Old 09-05-2019, 03:53 AM   #1638
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Yeah it would helpful to see something other than the prototype that doesn't have the glass eyes. The painted ones bulge a lot. Painted eyes can never look as real or as good as glass ones imo. I would hope they are planning to do the male with eyes like the female.
Oh, it will be acrylic like the last one, I just meant the paint and pattern underneath.
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