Best Risers for Detolf Display

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Best Risers for Detolf Display

Sat Aug 13, 2022 6:44 am

I was finally able to set up my Detolf cases today. As I feared, most shelves have too much stuff to appreciate without risers. Any tips on the best risers out there?

I perused Reddit for some suggestions, but I couldn't find any photos of 6" figures on the various platforms.
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Re: Best Risers for Detolf Display

Sat Aug 13, 2022 7:11 am

Dollar store spice racks.
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Re: Best Risers for Detolf Display

Sat Aug 13, 2022 5:29 pm

I use 2 types of rack risers as well as small individual style ones. Only 1 of the large risers is still in stock on Amazon.

https://smile.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B08JCX ... asin_title

https://smile.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B07GRL ... asin_title

I've been getting rid of a lot of my 6 inch stuff, but here's some examples of the rack style ones.

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I can show some examples on the individual style ones if you like.
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Re: Best Risers for Detolf Display

Sun Aug 14, 2022 12:13 am

DVD and video game cases. They're not that nice, but they get the job done and they're free...because you already bought them and probably just have them sitting around collecting dust.

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Re: Best Risers for Detolf Display

Sun Aug 14, 2022 12:43 am

I dig these: https://www.amazon.com/Acrylic-Display- ... lay+Risers

Being individual risers in various sizes, they are fully modular. However, it can be pretty expensive depending on how many you need.
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Re: Best Risers for Detolf Display

Sun Aug 14, 2022 2:16 am

Count Drunkula wrote: I dig these: https://www.amazon.com/Acrylic-Display- ... lay+Risers

Being individual risers in various sizes, they are fully modular. However, it can be pretty expensive depending on how many you need.
I use a few of these in my displays. They're great. Depending on what you're displaying and how, they tend to offer a lot more room for posing the figures as opposed to the step-style risers which, in my opinion, really limit how you can pose the figures, and the size of figure you can have on them.



Personally, I dumped my Detolfs years and years ago. Partly because I find being able to see through shelves to the shelf below to be way too visually distracting, but a bigger part was because of how few shelves they had for how tall they were. Back then I didn't know where to even get risers and stuff like that, so I just ended up with so much empty space.
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Re: Best Risers for Detolf Display

Sun Aug 14, 2022 5:35 am

Thanks, all. I think I'm looking for something that's almost as wide as the shelf.

Captaincracker's suggestion is pretty close to what I'm looking for. I only need to fit about 15 figures on my crowded shelves, so if each row can hold three or four figures, that should work.
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Re: Best Risers for Detolf Display

Sun Aug 14, 2022 10:54 am

TheSameIdiot wrote:
Sun Aug 14, 2022 5:35 am
Thanks, all. I think I'm looking for something that's almost as wide as the shelf.

Captaincracker's suggestion is pretty close to what I'm looking for. I only need to fit about 15 figures on my crowded shelves, so if each row can hold three or four figures, that should work.
I have about 12 of these spread out throughout my 7 detolfs. They're 15 inches across so you don't lose any space and each rise is 2.5 inches. You can fit 5 standard sized 1/12 or even 1/10 figures on each row.
http://smalljoes.com/cgi-bin/pgen.cgi?S ... =APEXSTAND
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Re: Best Risers for Detolf Display

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Re: Best Risers for Detolf Display

Mon Aug 15, 2022 6:18 pm

I use these $12 Expand-A-Shelf risers, because I like their telescoping ability. You can extend them from 14" to 27", which I like a lot. Many risers are 12" or 14", but I like being able to add a few extra inches and have it be the exact width of the Detolf shelf. I'd prefer clear to white, but it's still pretty neutral.

https://www.containerstore.com/s/kitche ... d=10000696
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Re: Best Risers for Detolf Display

Mon Sep 26, 2022 6:36 pm

gettogaara wrote:
Sun Aug 14, 2022 10:54 am
TheSameIdiot wrote:
Sun Aug 14, 2022 5:35 am
Thanks, all. I think I'm looking for something that's almost as wide as the shelf.

Captaincracker's suggestion is pretty close to what I'm looking for. I only need to fit about 15 figures on my crowded shelves, so if each row can hold three or four figures, that should work.
I have about 12 of these spread out throughout my 7 detolfs. They're 15 inches across so you don't lose any space and each rise is 2.5 inches. You can fit 5 standard sized 1/12 or even 1/10 figures on each row.
http://smalljoes.com/cgi-bin/pgen.cgi?S ... =APEXSTAND

Sorry to resurrect and thanks again for the input. I wound up buying these.

They're exactly what I was looking for. I had a small issue with one stand and SmallJoes went above and beyond to fix it. Highly recommended if you're in the market for risers.
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Re: Best Risers for Detolf Display

Tue Sep 27, 2022 2:49 pm

Old VHS tapes and plastic cassette holders are the best for me, modular and easy to use and the cassette holders are clear

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