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Official Collection Thread

Discussion in 'The Sesh' started by NicholasPereira, Dec 18, 2016.

  1. NicholasPereira

    NicholasPereira Honed Member

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    Do you collect Mugen? Collect GT? Collect RWB? Let me see. Awesome display? Show it off.
    I just wanted to start this thread for everyone to share their favorite collection pics.
     
    Dec 18, 2016
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  2. lategreat808

    lategreat808 DS Legend

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    I gotta mean Pokémon collection.
     
    Dec 18, 2016
  3. 7Cabbages

    7Cabbages Slayer

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    Prove it :p
     
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  4. lategreat808

    lategreat808 DS Legend

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    I don't really. Except perhaps on my old gameboy. I do however have a pretty good Magic collection but that is in Arizona. That magic collection is the accumulation of 4 players putting cards together for years. We had one of the first cubes in the nation and it's still a really good one.
     
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  5. 7Cabbages

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    Oh man. Still good stuff with the magic collection
     
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  6. lategreat808

    lategreat808 DS Legend

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    @7Cabbages... my magic collection is on ultra point. Power 9 and all. I have been playing for 19 years. I use to play standard but it was just too expensive to keep up.
     
    Dec 18, 2016
  7. htimSxelA

    htimSxelA Moderator Staff Member

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    Oh boy... I should catalogue my collection. Its running pretty deep these days!
     
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  8. Nick Lectura

    Nick Lectura Moderator Staff Member

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    I guess its time to take an updated collection pic then
     
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  9. htimSxelA

    htimSxelA Moderator Staff Member

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    Here's a random pic of some of my collection. Some of these are @RodDama's, but the majority are from my collection.

    My collection is legit probably like 300 kendamas though, so when I say 'some of my collection', I more mean the stuff that I leave on the shop wall for kids to beat on. The coolest stuff is kept in a more secure location lol
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  10. damon

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    Pokémon and dama collection pics going up as soon as I get home
     
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  11. Ben Lowe

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    What do you charge for people to peek at the coolest stuff? ;)
     
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  12. htimSxelA

    htimSxelA Moderator Staff Member

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    Actually, the wall in the photo above is now full of my more personal collection. Most of the damas in that photo are in our new 'Dama on the Drive' retail shop wall (which holds even more, 110 instead of 98 damas). So all you have to do is stop by the Terra workshop! Although I do have some nice damas at home too :D
     
    Dec 19, 2016
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  13. Vlats

    Vlats Honed Member

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    What do you actually collect. All diferent models or just every kendama youve played. ?
     
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  14. nikki_deo

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    This is about 90% of my collection. I've got a few either on my desk at work or in random purses/bags somewhere... lol I try to get a little bit of everything from most companies. the ones out of the box on my coffee table are damas i rotate jamming at the moment. (i love 'em sweets and rwb :3 )

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  15. htimSxelA

    htimSxelA Moderator Staff Member

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    When I started playing kendama, there were only a handful of companies producing their own kens (ozora, tk16, mugen, shin fuji, sunrise, KCN, and kendama china), so I set out to get one of each. As new companies put out their own damas (sweets, KenUSA, even Kenco [but that's a whole other story lol]) I started to collect those as well.

    Eventually it got to a point at which a WHOLE LOT of little companies popped up. They all sold the same thing with a different logo on it though, and I'd been around long enough to recognize it by then, so I started to break the '1 of everything' rule. Even today, there are a lot of 'new companies' that just order the same crap from China, so I don't have much interest in those.

    These days I stay on the hunt for 'true collector's items". For example:

    - 1 of every JKA sealed kendama, in red (I just need an Ozora, Shin Fuji, and Mugen to finish the set)
    - 1 of each 'KendAlex Production (massive alu, plastic, mini alu, and I even have a 1-of-2 pure mahogany Boss prototype with Dutchkendama's face on it!)
    - OG ozoras and KCN Battles (I have a stash of these! hehe)
    - Some rare Mugens (whites, golds, wines, earth blue even I guess)
    - Different keyaki kendamas (ozora, shin fuji, musou, Sanga, don't have a Jac though. I have a bonsai... but I think its actually a Chinese elm species, not true keyaki)
    - 1 of each of my pro mods (not that they're 'hard to come by' at the time, but I have one of each put away)
    - Handturned or finely-crafted pieces from cool people (Grip kendamas, Croix, Trojka, Cascade, still need a Zoot, and a Stacked dama, and probably some others)
    - KUSA prototypes (wenge protos, zebrano protos [skinny shape, traditional and trib strung], 1-offs from when I visited the factory, weird paint samples, all sorts of stuff!)
    - Random cool pieces: a couple of 3D printed damas, KUSA Verawood, the Stove, Shin Fuzzy, stuff like that
     
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  16. htimSxelA

    htimSxelA Moderator Staff Member

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    PS this thread sucks right now! Someone else post pics wtf! :p
     
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  17. rTTn

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  18. Cheech_Sander

    Cheech_Sander Administrator Staff Member

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    Instagram really doesn't like their videos being watched anywhere other than instagram, so the embed options are pretty limited. That said, they can be embedded in a WordPress article, so why not a Forum? We had previously looked into doing it in the video section but it looked like garbage.

    @Mr.Bishop doable within a forum or nah? Will IG ever get with the program?
     
    Dec 20, 2016
  19. Vlats

    Vlats Honed Member

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    @htimSxelA then you need one of ours hand made kendama :p
     
    Dec 20, 2016
  20. Mr.Bishop

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    Yeah actually IG posts in the forum would work. Only catch is - its the whole IG post not the video. In the video section that doesn't make much sense philosophically but in the forum it's all good.
     
    Dec 20, 2016