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Old 03-10-08, 01:04 PM
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HELP! I broke my favorite statue today

Hi all,

I collect Joker and Harleyquinn statues, and earlier this AM while putting on my coat....like an IDIOT I knocked over my favorite statue and broke it.

Here is the statue:

http://www.dccomics.com/dcdirect/?dcd=3524

I actually was late this morning trying to find the pieces that snapped off.
Any advice for trying to salvage it? Both of his hands broke off...which was bad enough....but the fingers on both sides also snapped off.
Any advice on how to repair it without mucking it up further would be appreciated!

I couldn't find this on ebay, and have had the statue a few years...so I don't think I can replace it. If you know where I could get one....PLEASE let me know.

Thanks!
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Super glue? Google it!
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If you know or can find a skilled scale modeler (ask at your local hobby shops) they will be able to glue it back together, fill and smooth the cracks, and sand and paint over the repairs to match the existing color. They'll likely charge you what you paid for it, or more, but if it's not available to buy...
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Originally Posted by dick_grayson
You idiot! You glued it on upside-down!
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I feel that pain. I had one of the original Randy Bowen Batman on the Gargoyle statues. My cat jumped on it's shelf one day and it took a dive ugggh. I never did get that on fixed but was lucky enough to track down one of the harder to find bronze versions. Good luck with your search. We have one Harleyquinn statue, the one where she's sitting on the deck of cards. I hope you find one.
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Old 03-10-08, 01:38 PM
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Thanks for the ideas, I think I may look into scale modeler idea.
I don't want to try it on my own and make it worse....lol

If anybody knows of anyone like this in the NY area (Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn) please let me know!

Thanks again.
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Originally Posted by pinata242
You idiot! You glued it on upside-down!
If God made it that way, we'd all be pissing in our faces.
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Old 03-10-08, 01:45 PM
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I broke my Hawkman statue after I dropped it in a bucket of white paint. I just tell people it's a replica of the Winged Victory of Samothrace.
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LOL,

Bus....I feel your pain. I swear people up the block must have heard me scream when I realized what statue I knocked over.
When I go home I think I will put the rest away because I am mourning.....and until I get a glass case for them.
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A few years ago when I bought my kitten I assumed that my figures and toys were safe. One day she climbed up on my one bookshelf and ate 3 fingers off of my Spike statue.



I should add that all my statues and busts were moved into a glass cabinet. The only other incident since then was my fault and I felt as angry and dumb as the original poster. I managed to snapped the cigarette out of my Silent Bob statue. Gluing it back one was easy......finding the tiny sliver of a piece was a bitch.

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That figurine is made from resin, one of the few things that crazy glue will not stick to. It needs epoxy. If you are not handy with epoxy, go to someone who does modeling, who is used to using it. Model train people are good for that.
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Find one of those stores that caters to role playing gamers. Those people seem to spend a lot of time with little models, so they may be able to help.
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Originally Posted by mndtrp
Those people seem to spend a lot of time with little models, so they may be able to help.
Really? My guess would be the only models they could even get would be Kohl's catalog or BBW but maybe things are different where you're from.
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Bus is firing on all cylinders, today, folks--look out!
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Old 03-10-08, 11:53 PM
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Check these guys out:

http://www.chinaandcrystalclinic.com/
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BOO-YAH!
Thanks Tofferman...and thanks to everyone for your suggestions......
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Looks like it was a statue of... limitations?
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Originally Posted by Thor Simpson
Looks like it was a statue of... limitations?
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You idiot! You glued it on upside-down!
That's my mom's favorite part!
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Ah, the irony:

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Old 03-11-08, 10:34 AM
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I actually collect the Walt Disney Pieces, and I have broken more pieces packing them up before the hurricanes hit then if I had left them alone

When I get around to it, I know the Society has a department that will repair them for me, so you might want to contact the company.
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