How much would you pay for Sauron's helm?

Discussion in 'Polls' started by Dark Lord Sauron, Sep 24, 2003.

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How much would you pay for Sauron's helm?

  1. $300-$400

    14 vote(s)
    46.7%
  2. $400-$500

    2 vote(s)
    6.7%
  3. $500-$600

    5 vote(s)
    16.7%
  4. $600+

    2 vote(s)
    6.7%
  5. I wouldn't buy it

    7 vote(s)
    23.3%
  1. Dark Lord Sauron

    Dark Lord Sauron Lord of Middle Earth

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    Swordsman just posted an interview with United's lead designer Kit Rae. According to him, Sauron's helm will be huge and very expensive. So, how much would you pay?
     
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  2. Gûd Daedheloth

    Gûd Daedheloth Foe of Morgoth's Realm

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    I can't see myself paying much more than 300. I love this helm, but I don't think I'd spend any more than that. I doubt that it will be priced that low, unfortunately. :(
     
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    NateDogg2 New Member

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    I would spend between 500-600, but I doubt it will be that well priced either. But I will buy it either way.:banana:
     
  4. Palantir

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    I'd pay up to $1000.00 If it was hand made acid etched metal like the original. From the sounds of it though it will be a cast resin helm that will be detailed to look like metal to keep manufacturing costs down. I'd only pay $300.00 max for that.
     
  5. WielderOfAnduril

    WielderOfAnduril New Member

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    I would have top say I would pay 300-350 for it, thats as high as i would go :(
     
  6. Gavaha

    Gavaha Art House Member

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    I wouldn't go more than 400$, since I want to try to get every lotr sword, and I wouldn't have that much money
     
  7. Dark Lord Sauron

    Dark Lord Sauron Lord of Middle Earth

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    I believe the helm will be hand-made and acid etched, as it is going to be released in only VERY limited quantities. Although it would be nice if it was below $500, I doubt very much that it will be. It will probably be in the $800+ range ,which means I probably won't be getting it :( .
     
  8. Palantir

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    This was Posted by Kit pertaining to Saurons helm:

    Posted on 09-24-2003 at 06:10 PM
    Sauron's helm has not been scheduled yet, but it won't be out this year and it may not be made of metal like the others. It is looking to be just too costly to make a real, functional hand made metal Sauron helm on a production basis. It will likely be made of hard resin, painted to look like the etched and worn metal, similar to the shooting prop. The plan is still to have it wearable.

    Gimli's helm should be shipping sometime late next month. No word on Elendil's yet.


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    Art Director/Product Designer
    United Cutlery
     
  9. Dark Lord Sauron

    Dark Lord Sauron Lord of Middle Earth

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    Resin? Who would want a resin helmet? We want metal! Well, I doubt very many people will buy it now that it is no longer metal. This makes me very upset, as I was looking forward to a METAL helmet. Maybe I'll just bombard Kit Rae with e-mails until he changes it.
     
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    I would pay $300 max for a resin helm.

    Sauron's helm looks like it would be kinda heavy if it was metal.
    You would need strong neck muscles to support it's weight.
    Or, maybe, no neck.:balrog:
     
  12. Skyanide

    Skyanide The Big Meanie Staff Member

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    Out of any of the helms, I think that the Sauron helm will be the only one that I will be getting.

    I just have to draw the line somewhere!!