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Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP10 Sep 2017 4:07 p.m. PST

Seated Minotaurs, with hands on their laps, maybe only about 40mm or 50mm in height? I'm NOT looking for anything too colossal.

Or is there one that I could convert?

Or would I need to sculpt or scratchbuild my own, and then just make a couple of copies to flank my gate?

Dan
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nnascati Supporting Member of TMP10 Sep 2017 4:16 p.m. PST

Buy Bones Minoturs from Reaper, less than $3.00 USD each and convert. Check Crocidile Games for seated statues. Atlantis I am guessing?

Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP10 Sep 2017 4:24 p.m. PST

Nnascati: "Atlantis, I am guessing?"

Spot on. A couple of them to flank the entrance to a forgotten Atlantean mine in the middle of a jungle (central Africa most likely, or maybe even South America).

I don't want them so massive as those in the pictures though. Only 50mm (2 inches) or so.

Dan

nnascati Supporting Member of TMP10 Sep 2017 5:06 p.m. PST

Check Pet stores or Aquarium supplies.

stephen m10 Sep 2017 5:08 p.m. PST

I hope things are going well for you Dan. The second through fourth pictures, what are they from? I guess a movie but which one? Thank you.

Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP10 Sep 2017 6:11 p.m. PST

Stephen M

Thanks so much. That's from a 1965 Vincent Price film called City Under The Sea (Wargods of the Deep, in the US). Some think it was cheesy. I thought it was fun.

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Dan
PS. It's got Atlantean fishmen, pirates, Victorians and even a chicken!

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stephen m10 Sep 2017 6:19 p.m. PST

I'll look it up. Thank you.

I don't follow everything but now it is my family's turn as my sister and her husband, and a load of dogs, live in Sarasota. Here's hoping.

Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP10 Sep 2017 6:22 p.m. PST

Stephen M,

Please stay safe, you and yours. Ok?

Dan

Personal logo Bashytubits Supporting Member of TMP10 Sep 2017 7:00 p.m. PST

How about something like this Dan? It is something I can 3d print.

Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP10 Sep 2017 7:32 p.m. PST

Hmm. I was hoping for an Egyptian-like seated posture.

I just remembered something. Did Hirst Arts have a seated statue about 2 inches tall in one of it's molds? If so, I'd be willing to buy a couple of castings if it. Maybe half a dozen, just in case my head conversion doesn't turn out right the first couple of tries. :)

Dan

deflatermouse11 Sep 2017 12:06 a.m. PST

Wow, where is that statue of the Bull-headed Shiva from?

nnascati Supporting Member of TMP11 Sep 2017 7:56 a.m. PST

Here you go – Crocodile Games
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Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP11 Sep 2017 8:17 a.m. PST

OMG, that's perfect!!!

Thanks so much. I'll check with them about the height.

Dan
EDIT – Uh oh, looks like it's not available:
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boy wundyr x Supporting Member of TMP11 Sep 2017 9:03 a.m. PST

You never know what you might find on ebay from China, I've never seen anything like these (but I haven't looked), but I've gotten all sorts of small statuettes on the cheap.

nnascati Supporting Member of TMP11 Sep 2017 12:31 p.m. PST

Dan,
Its only currently out of stock.

athun25 Supporting Member of TMP11 Sep 2017 3:10 p.m. PST

In the US never forget to check out Petco and Petsmart. They often have Egyptian themed aquarium items. I have several Horus statues from them. A smaller pet supply store, Kahoots, even had Atlantis themed statues and buildings.

Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP11 Sep 2017 11:29 p.m. PST

Nnascati: "Dan, it's only currently out of stock."

You are absolutely right! Let me see how soon they plan to produce their next batch.

Thanks again,

Dan

TheBeast Supporting Member of TMP12 Sep 2017 11:43 a.m. PST

Statue of Set, on page 5, shows as in stock, and same pose.

Have to say I doubt they're large enough to your needs, but I know I'M damn tempted to take a look!

Doug

Personal logo J Womack 94 Supporting Member of TMP13 Sep 2017 6:51 a.m. PST

Wargods of the Deep? Sounds like a new gang in Houston's Fifth Ward.

Seriously, while it may be cheesy, as you point out Dan, a lot of times cheesy is, in fact, also a great deal of fun.

Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP13 Sep 2017 6:50 p.m. PST

Wow, that DOES sound like an actual gang name! Lol

Dan

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