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Animal collar replica from the Muppet Movie

Discussion in 'Muppet Replicas' started by lithiumbrain, Dec 23, 2008.

  1. Luke Active Member

    Yeah i'd like one as well. Put me down for one if there is a second batch.
  2. chudman1000 Member

    I know I would be interested as well.
  3. Reevz1977 Well-Known Member

  4. doc hopper Member

    I hang mine with strings. Never used the stands!
  5. doc hopper Member

    That was in response to the collar/stand issue!
  6. Boba Lynn Member

    Pics look great, but you so got to loose the white rims on the eyes.

    Lynn
  7. Taylor Member


    I intend to fix animal's eyes but I've been very busy with school, Glad you like my pics.
  8. manetoys New Member

    lithiumbrain, please put me down for a silver collar.
  9. lithiumbrain Member

    Hey Guys,

    The photos look awesome! To answer everyone's question about future collar orders. I will be doing more. But I will not have any time until after April. Probably in May. The other thing is materials went up slightly in 2010. That will increase the price of the collars a tiny bit. But not much. Hold tight and we will get round 2 going in a few months. Thanks!
  10. Reevz1977 Well-Known Member

    Great news! I will definately be interested in one
  11. GonzoLover85 Member

    Hey Lithium,
    I (finally) just got my collar in the mail, and I love my collar very much. It totally completes the poser.

    That said, I do have one suggestion if you're doing a second batch.

    If you could, perhaps make the collar not quite as tall, I've found that Animal's head movability is limited while he's wearing the collar.

    Even an inch shorter would probably make a world of difference for the next set of collars.

    Just my thoughts. :)
  12. lithiumbrain Member

    I'm glad you dig the collar. Wow you just got it? I forgot are you overseas? Anyway, the molds are done so I can't change it now. The thing is my collar is modeled after the Muppet Movie collar. The Muppet Caper and the Manhatten collars are skinnier and a bit bigger around. I just prefer the old school collar. If you watch the Muppet Movie, Animal did have very limited movement in the theater sequence with the white collar and the "Magic Store" and ghost town sequence. The collar he wore in the church playing the drums is more like the later Muppet Caper collar. I did my homework. LOL. Thanks for your input though.
  13. GonzoLover85 Member

    I figured you had done your homework.
    Seriously though, no worries at all. I really really do enjoy it immensely.
    Also, I'm not overseas, I'm just a little bit North of you in Canada. Chances are it got held up at the border in customs or something else like that.
    Better late than never!
  14. lithiumbrain Member

    Hey fellow Muppet fans...

    Here is the collar update:

    I am doing another run of 10 collars due to be shipped at the end of April. Those of you that would like to pre order will secure your spot on the list. Due to a slight increase of material costs in 2010 the collars will be about $20 more than before.

    Here is the current price list:

    The steel collar including 3ft of chain - $60
    The white and gold collar including 3ft of chain - $65

    Both silver and white ordered together - $85

    Shipping is $9 US
    $14 overseas

    You can order by sending me an email at lithiumbrain@gmail.com
    Payment can be sent via Paypal or money order

    Thank you
  15. Andibcool Member

    Hey Lithumbrain any news on the new collars ?
    How many ppl u got now for the 2nd run ?

    Well i did preorder 02.20. :) Who else did ?
  16. Andibcool Member

    Wow still no news, no emails and no posts.
  17. TML Member

    I e-mailed him at the beginning of this week for an estimated ETA. No response so far.... :halo:
  18. GonzoLover85 Member

    Hey guys,
    don't give up hope. Lithium is a little slow on updates, much like another replica company.
    But trust me when I say its worth it in the end. I was apart of the first set of orders and his work is magnificent.
  19. Andibcool Member

    Another month almost gone and stil no news.
  20. Andibcool Member

    Hmm end of april shipping estimate on the new collars.
    He has the money since 20.02.2010.
    Since then i never heard anything from him beside he got the money.
    Im loosing my patiance now and did send him a mail for an update or refund if i dont hear from him withing a week i will need help from someone within the USA to take legal actions.

    As i see it now so far he scammed 99$ off me and that will stay untill he let me know a guanteed estimate of the shipping or refunded my money.

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