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Your Gonzo Replica Pictures

Discussion in 'Muppet Replicas' started by MuppetCaper, Feb 8, 2008.

  1. Davina

    Davina Member

    wow! those are wonderful! got the whole sexy frog spread thing going on there. love it and it seems such an obvious thing to do!
  2. Reevz1977

    Reevz1977 Well-Known Member

    What using for lipstick, Ant?
  3. MuppetCaper

    MuppetCaper Active Member

    Boy....talking about cross dressing here LOL. :rolleyes:



  4. markit

    markit Active Member

    Hey ,
    Hope you're all having a good weekend, firstly , A huge thanks to Lab Rat for sending out the pupils, really appreciate your time and effort put into sending those out to many of us on here. I'm gonna have a go at carefully replacing the pupils tomorrow, taking on board Reevz1977's comments on how long it can take to get it absolutely spot on. But really, thanks again Lab Rat, top guy!

    And Chris, your pics of Kermit might just be the best pics i've ever seen posted of the replica Kermit, great idea to dress him up in Gonzo's tux, a few clothes clips should sort out that bagginess, so what are you planning on dressing Gonzo up in next? Look forward to seeing more pics, really great shots.

    Mark
  5. Kermieuk

    Kermieuk Well-Known Member

    Thanks for the comments.

    I was very pleased with the Kermit pics.

    I am gathering the items I need for the next dressing up session, may take a few weeks though, but I will post as soon as there done?

    Chris
  6. Chalor

    Chalor New Member

  7. KermieBaby47

    KermieBaby47 Well-Known Member

    Welcome to MC Chalor!

    Your Muppets look great! You've gotten some great shackles there on your Animal. Did you make 'em or buy? Oh, and no pics of your Kermit?

    Cheers!
    :)
    Anthony

    P.S. All the pictures lately have been wonderful! I especially like Chris' Kermit pics. I'm hoping to have some time to redress my Gonzo soon, and maybe Kermit too! :batty:
  8. frogboy4

    frogboy4 Inactive Member

    Hmmm. We'll see, but there might be some Gonzo pictures coming from me soon if today's excursion works out. :concern:

    However, Kev is in the city today! If the infamous mule is handy I might just get a fantastic shot! :o

    Either way, it's just cool that Kev is in the bay area! :)
  9. paulik21

    paulik21 New Member

    dear friends... can please someone tell me if this replicas can be used as hand puppets? i mean we could make them talk with the hand?
  10. frogboy4

    frogboy4 Inactive Member

    Nope. These posers are beautiful, but they are stuffed articulated doll forms (for lack of a better term) of the characters. I believe that Disney nixed the idea of having puppets in order to protect their investment in the Muppet franchise. Smart move on their part, but disappointing to some fans. To conclude - no puppet openings on these replicas. :concern:

    I'm personally a little glad that nobody can have an official replica puppet of the Muppet characters due to the high esteem I hold the puppeteers and the Muppet mystique. The fact that we have posers is incredible. It does make me feel weird sometimes after spotting some photos out there with Kermit exhibiting unKermit-like behavior.

    Nonetheless, these are worth having! I have always dreamt of such a product.
  11. Chalor

    Chalor New Member

    Thanks alot. I bought them from a halloween site that a member recomended (don't remember the name of it). I've never been a big fan of kermit. But if I had that kind of money, I would buy kermit and fozzie. I'll be getting rizzo (if it's made); but that'll probally be it for me.

    So no one knows where I could get a horn prop for gonzo?:concern:
  12. Beauregard

    Beauregard Well-Known Member

    Hmm...I can't say as I have seen any disturbing images with the replica, only with little stuffed Kermits...Although to be fair, those were disturbing enough.
  13. Davina

    Davina Member

    horns for gonzo.. best bet would be craft stores.. look around.. they're usually easiest to spot around the holidays, but you should be able to find something year round if you look around enough
  14. Chalor

    Chalor New Member

    Thanks. Yea I thought about trying hobby lobby. And if no suitable horns are available; perhaps a candle holder or funnel could be converted.
  15. muppetguy

    muppetguy Member

    Horn for Gonzo

    I would say look at girl dolls that are the same height as gonzo. Maybe they have a band girl doll somewhere. I would also say check ebay out. I'm sure you're bound to find one there. Good Luck! :)
  16. Davina

    Davina Member

    I miss hobby Lobby... *sigh* Alaska really REALLY needs one.. heh...
  17. Telly

    Telly Active Member

    For those of you that put a sweater vest on Gonzo. What size did you get? I bought a 3T thinking it would fit, but he looks like a preppy rapper. It hangs on him. :concern:
  18. Kevin Knight

    Kevin Knight New Member

    Hey guys I looked and the Kermit photo thread is gone. (longer than a year.) I was taking pics of my house, and well got sucked in by the frog. Some pretty cool shots. I left out him flipping me the bird as he walked out the door.

    http://s79.photobucket.com/albums/j138/Heartoutofhell/Muppet central/

    If you see him, tell him to come home. I didn't mean the comment to him about being minimum fly frog labor!

    KK-

    PS Made a folder just for you guys!
  19. Reevz1977

    Reevz1977 Well-Known Member

    Potentially Good/Bad news...A friend of mine went for a meeting with the top brass at Corgi today about taking on their design work and they informed him that they have been bought out this week by Hornby.

    Now as everyone knows, Corgi own Master Replicas. One can only speculate about what this means for the Muppet line, I guess we'll just have to see. I read an article in the press from a spokesperson from Hornby who 'criticised' some of Corgi's decisions with regards to products they released. They also went on to say that they were positive about the success of Corgi in the future, so... I guess that is why all is quiet on the Master Replicas front, but now the buy-out has been made public we SHOULD start getting some answers, even if they are not the ones we want to hear:o
  20. Bear Man

    Bear Man Member


    This news does not fill me with hope...


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