Sunday, February 1, 2015


2014 was amazing to me!  Now 2015 I am focusing on finishing my Star Wars collection.  BuzzChuck set off a wave in me.  An emotional tide.  Him sending me Walrus Man and Hammerhead just ignited a fire in me I long thought died.

The original Star Wars figures mean more to me than any new fangled Marvel Universe multi articulated figure could ever.  I know it is a generational thing.  But now I am on the warpath.  I have been all over with my collection.  But now this year will be to focus on Star Wars and only Star Wars.  Finishing the original movie and empire lines.  I care not for ROTJ though.

The other thing I will focus on is the Horizon Monster model kits.  There are a few left.  Dracula, Mole people, Frankenstein, Son of Frankenstein, and the Mummy.  I WISH they had the Wolfman but they do not.  Oh well.

Once it is accomplished I may do more custom projects etc.  My wrestling itch was satisfied for a time but I could ride that horse again too.  I still want to do an arena, a slimmed down boiler room, a general manager's office etc.

I have a few more things coming my way but for now it might be it for awhile.  The winter time for the Monster Cafe quite frankly sucks.  Those alcohol licenses are due again....

So I gotta save money for awhile.  Hopefully not too long though.

Thursday, January 29, 2015


Yes ever since BuzzChuck and Tony sent me some cards....I had to get an organizer!  A card carrier!
All my cards go into this little book now.  I have them all in one place protected in plastic.  I love it.  Now I gotta just get my hands on some Raiders of the lost ark cards, some Superman the movie, Star Wars etc.  I hate when you guys light a fire underneath me!

Monday, January 26, 2015


I am having a ball!  Getting my original Star Wars collection back!
Death Star droid is definitely a beater.  I have to repaint the black on his eyes and shoulders.  The other two are perfect!  LOVE having C3PO again!
I am sorry but these mean more to me than any new fangled MU figure ever could.

Friday, January 23, 2015


I admit it...My model painting skills are subpar.  They are too bad I think but not at the level of a professional.
It is not terrible.  But not awesome either.  So I got together with RAY and wanted to add the dog to the kit.  And away he went!
 Ray took a pic with him just starting it...Pretty cool huh?  I like the yellow look.
 This is the final version.  I had a slight modification from Ray,  I had him add cotton for hair and I wanted saliva to be dripping out of the dog's mouth.
 With my creepy green lighting...
I had him mount the dog and the nameplate on a wood base so that they are all connected.
Closeup of the hair and eyebrows....Very cool huh?  You cannot see from the pic too well but Ray had added bluish veins in his hands and head.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015


Remember I got a naked Dewback?  No?  Yeah me neither...Aw come on!  It was only last month or so!

So I had Ray restore the saddle!  He made it out of epoxy clay!
I love love love having the Dewback back again!
He is so fricking cool!  My little original Star Wars collection is growing and I could not be happier about it.  These were the toys from my youth.  As cool as today's toys are, nothing beats these for me.
I found this sandtrooper down here at the pulgas a few years ago.  I superglued a long range rifle from Gi Joe to him and wala!  Everything looks great!

Monday, January 19, 2015


I started a little project then backed off on it.  I do not have the place to finish it so this will be the only thing I do for it for awhile.

I had Raymundo make this...
It is very small.  About two inches by one inch.  Can you guess what I want to do?

Thursday, January 15, 2015


This past year I have acquired alot of my childhood greats.  This is one I NEVER thought I would have again.
This is probably more thrilling to me than getting the 1977 Godzilla giant figure back.  I vividly remember playing with this thing on my Grandfather's carpet when we had to visit my father's Dad.  That memory is stuck in my head!  I love this toy.  Perfect size to fight 3.75 Marvel Universe figures too!
Dewback I am afraid you have met your match.
He is even good to combat your Gi Joes or Marvel Universe with!