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Topic of the Week: Transformers Displays - How Do You Solve the Problem?
Hellscream85 - Monday, August 13, 2012


So I'm discovering real quick that I'm running out of space in my display cabinets for new figures... no wait... I've BEEN out of space for a while now! Lol my cabinets are the standard comic/collectible syle display/counter units, glass walls, glass top, glass shelves, mirror back and with the lighting kits installed. I have two 6' and one 3' cabinet giving me a ridiculous amount of space to display, but apparently not enough! I'm curious how everyone else solves this problem? Do you buy new units? Sell off part of your collection? Just call it good and move on with your life?

I can't buy any more of these units, mainly because they were ridiculously expensive the first time around, and weigh about 400 lb.'s a piece (when they were delivered the driver just dropped them at the end of the driveway... thanks?) So I'm considering building new units from scratch using what's available to me from my local hardware stores (which is surprisingly a lot!) Has anyone else built there own display area's?


Do you have special displays for your collections?
Yes
No

   Votes: 79  -  Poll Results


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Tripredacus
2012-10-15
6:37 pm

Hey like this? (link) All parts from Home Depot. 
madman1366
2012-10-12
11:29 pm

For wall shelves I sure wouldn't mind finding a lead on some good cheap floating shelves. Targets are expensive, but I found an online return on clearance for $8. It was a pretty large one too. Getting ready for some renovations so I haven't found a home for it yet, but if I could get a... read more 
PuertoRiCON
2012-09-03
9:09 pm

Trust me, I live in Florida....it get's to here too! Yeah, now that I think of it and after taking a quick peak, I used real wood boards. Good luck. 
Cybcouncil
2012-09-03
8:51 pm

I tried that too I think it may have been the compressed wood junk I used. I may try actual wood next time. That and it gets hot in Texas. 
PuertoRiCON
2012-09-03
8:43 pm

Just put a bracket in the middle of each shelf. I have the same/similar shelves in my "transformers" room and I have three brackets per shelf. It has never shown any signs of sagging or bending. 
Cybcouncil
2012-09-03
8:32 pm

I did that once and what always ended up happening was the shelves sagging in the middle. The Walmart/Target/Kmart Bookshelves do that too. I tried distributing the weight to see if it helps and it didn't I like these but the prices are nuts: (link) 
Taaron
2012-09-02
7:17 pm

I use Intermetro shelving components for my collection: (link) The only thing is I can't seem to get the pipe sleeves to properly grip to get all the shelves to appear level.  
Unicron
2012-09-02
6:30 pm

I use some Ikea wall cabinets with glass doors but i wish i had gotten a few more and slimmer. 
Lord_Onslaught
2012-08-13
5:13 am

I use the same brackets and boards as it is cheaper, and at the same time saves space, because the boards are thin, unlike the stylish ones Walmart and Target sell. Lowes and Home Depot are great for shelving 
skywarp408
2012-08-13
12:20 am

That Metroplex is insane! . You can easily find shelving and brackets at any hardware store. Here's a pic of my closet from years back when I took everything off. Notice the brackets. (link) 
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