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Portal 2 Turret - Releasing Q4 $299.99


#1 snakeinthegrass   CAGiversary! Trading Timeout - Under Review   245 Posts   Joined 8.1 Years Ago  

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Posted 26 June 2012 - 10:47 AM

From gamingheads, responsible for most of the Valve merch from games like Team Fortress and Half Life. There are 2 versions.

Silent, $299.99 limited to 750 https://www.gaminghe...d=3&product=100
Talking, $324.99 limited to 350 https://www.gaminghe...d=3&product=101

No solid release date other than Q4, but they do not charge until shipping and offer a pretty good payment plan option.

Not a deal per se but after the portal gun resale values, these are likely to go fast.

Edited by snakeinthegrass, 26 June 2012 - 11:11 AM.


#2 Zentsuken   CAG Grandmaster CAGiversary!   1238 Posts   Joined 6.8 Years Ago  

Posted 26 June 2012 - 10:58 AM

Damn, hefty price for a toy but I must say that looks pretty cool.

From the pics it looks pretty sturdy but I wonder if it has that same cheapass feeling that the NECA guns had though.

#3 billymagnum   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   133 Posts   Joined 11.0 Years Ago  

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Posted 26 June 2012 - 11:02 AM

maybe if it wasnt so small. i mean, only 16" including the base and antenna? lame. way too much.:roll:

#4 GBAstar   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   9696 Posts   Joined 7.7 Years Ago  

Posted 26 June 2012 - 11:06 AM

Where are they located? Shipping is rediculous

Neat item though

#5 basis   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   778 Posts   Joined 9.6 Years Ago  

Posted 26 June 2012 - 11:22 AM

thx OP, didn't know about these figures till you mentioned it. but yeah shipping really kills this, even if it's a LE.

#6 DurbanBrown   to the MOON CAGiversary!   1632 Posts   Joined 8.4 Years Ago  

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Posted 26 June 2012 - 01:12 PM

i got the portal gun... this i will pass on. over $300 is way too much

#7 CheapAssHustla   Hustle..Hustle Hard CAGiversary!   8138 Posts   Joined 7.4 Years Ago  

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Posted 26 June 2012 - 01:22 PM

i got the portal gun... this i will pass on. over $300 is way too much


My thoughts exactly...

#8 GBAstar   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   9696 Posts   Joined 7.7 Years Ago  

Posted 26 June 2012 - 01:25 PM

My thoughts exactly...



with only 350 produced it's not that outrageous. I've seen statues with a much higher print run (500 - 1000) go for more then twice what this is priced at.

Not sure about the company making this but if they're respected these will sell out in no time

#9 LLeopardGGecko   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   675 Posts   Joined 11.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 26 June 2012 - 02:38 PM

I do wonder how fast this will sell out.

#10 Dysheekie   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   732 Posts   Joined 14.6 Years Ago  

Posted 26 June 2012 - 02:42 PM

If it was 3 or 4 feet tall and shot actual ammunition, I might be in for 1.

#11 angel001   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   97 Posts   Joined 7.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 26 June 2012 - 02:47 PM

wow, pricey

#12 ijustw1n   Banned Banned   1270 Posts   Joined 10.2 Years Ago  

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Posted 26 June 2012 - 02:48 PM

I'd get 2 if they were 4 foot tall and place them as lawn ornaments.

#13 Scorch   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   37483 Posts   Joined 14.9 Years Ago  

Posted 26 June 2012 - 02:48 PM

If this was three or four feet tall, absolutely.. but $300/$325 for 16"? There's about a $200 markup on that price. It should be $100/$125.

#14 LazyTriangle   flashbang dance CAGiversary!   2425 Posts   Joined 7.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 26 June 2012 - 03:00 PM

I love Portal as much as the next guy but $300 dollars is a lot of money, I wonder how many people will end up buying these just resell them for ridiculous prices on ebay


I'd get 2 if they were 4 foot tall and place them as lawn ornaments.


if you did that, I bet they would get stolen within hours lol

#15 barrit   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   2040 Posts   Joined 7.0 Years Ago  

Posted 26 June 2012 - 03:05 PM

I'd get 2 if they were 4 foot tall and place them as lawn ornaments.


I'd be careful about that. Someone stoled my trashcan last week on trash day. lol

#16 Confucius   Corporate Shill CAGiversary!   16272 Posts   Joined 10.3 Years Ago  

Posted 26 June 2012 - 03:17 PM

If this was three or four feet tall, absolutely.. but $300/$325 for 16"? There's about a $200 markup on that price. It should be $100/$125.


If they didn't make money on it, why would they bother making it?

#17 Madrocsz   It's a Trap! CAGiversary!   336 Posts   Joined 9.9 Years Ago  

Posted 26 June 2012 - 03:17 PM

16" honestly they should know better, even 24" is a bit better. Agreed way overpriced considering how much this actually costs to make

#18 Action!   bwip CAGiversary!   7342 Posts   Joined 8.3 Years Ago  

Posted 26 June 2012 - 03:23 PM

Gaming Heads does great work. I've got their Heavy and Tank on my desk right now, and the Soldier's in the mail this week. Quality's top notch and I've yet to regret a penny spent on their products.

That said, they are pricey, but with collectibles like this it's a price tag you tend to get used to.

#19 ethwang   Spork CAGiversary!   521 Posts   Joined 11.5 Years Ago  

Posted 26 June 2012 - 03:25 PM

Thanks OP--I got the talking edition one. Looks too awesome not to pick up. If it isn't, I'm sure at the very least I can recoup the cost of it on the second-hand market based on the limited nature of the item. Cheers!

#20 youenvy   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1020 Posts   Joined 9.1 Years Ago  

Posted 26 June 2012 - 03:34 PM


damn i got all happy i thought they were going to be these. These seem to be pretty tall. Great job but turns out its just fan made.

#21 Rig   Rig = Lunar CAGiversary!   13997 Posts   Joined 14.1 Years Ago  

Posted 26 June 2012 - 03:44 PM

Looks awesome. Very small though. I don't think I can pay that much for it.

#22 SonictheHedgehog1337   CheapAssGamer4Life CAGiversary!   7548 Posts   Joined 10.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 26 June 2012 - 03:46 PM

maybe if it wasnt so small. i mean, only 16" including the base and antenna? lame. way too much.:roll:


16 inches is pretty huge. I would kill to have 16 inches.

What were we talking about again?

#23 elessar123  

Posted 26 June 2012 - 03:52 PM

16 inches is pretty huge. I would kill to have 16 inches.

What were we talking about again?


You can date a black guy. Zing!

#24 LLeopardGGecko   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   675 Posts   Joined 11.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 26 June 2012 - 06:09 PM

Talking model is sold out. Although I am not sure if it was just their first batch, which they mention in the description. Maybe they only put up a few dozen.

#25 Action!   bwip CAGiversary!   7342 Posts   Joined 8.3 Years Ago  

Posted 26 June 2012 - 06:55 PM

Generally with these guys, sold out means sold out. It is likely they'll have a second chance period though, pending cancellations. They did that for the Heavies.

#26 winterlane   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   404 Posts   Joined 7.0 Years Ago  

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Posted 26 June 2012 - 08:25 PM

Do they put an authorization hold on your credit card when you place an order?

#27 Action!   bwip CAGiversary!   7342 Posts   Joined 8.3 Years Ago  

Posted 26 June 2012 - 08:31 PM

Negative. The generally send an e-mail a week or two in advance before charges occur, which in this case will be a while from now.

#28 snakeinthegrass   CAGiversary! Trading Timeout - Under Review   245 Posts   Joined 8.1 Years Ago  

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Posted 28 June 2012 - 06:09 PM

I just talked to someone from gamingheads. Current estimated shipping is early November and they will send an e-mail 5 days before any charges post

#29 Action!   bwip CAGiversary!   7342 Posts   Joined 8.3 Years Ago  

Posted 28 June 2012 - 06:18 PM

I just talked to someone from gamingheads. Current estimated shipping is early November and they will send an e-mail 5 days before any charges post


I hope you're right, but so far they've delayed literally every product they've put out. Just something to keep in mind.

#30 eLefAdEr   All Systems Go CAGiversary!   1448 Posts   Joined 8.4 Years Ago  

Posted 28 June 2012 - 06:31 PM

I'm still holding out for one of the 'defective' talking turrets, either of the plush or realistic variety though I'd have trouble justifying such an expensive purchase.

Will pass this on to some Portal-obsessed friends. Thanks OP.