Post Date: 3/8/2020
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Post Date: 11/13/2014
John Quee and Betty Quee, Co-Owners of Thomas FX and recipients of the North Vancouver Chamber Of Commerce's "Business Of The Year Award", wish to thank the thousands of loyal customers around the world who support Thomas FX every year, and who have made this special award possible.
We truly value your trust and your ongoing loyalty. On behalf of the entire team at Thomas FX we offer our sincerest thanks and look forward to supporting your next production ... no matter where that might be.
We are honored that so many people consider the Thomas FX team to be their partners in production.
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Post Date: 6/11/2012
Tony Lazarowich dropped by today with some unique special effects consignment equipment that he has asked us to sell for him.
The 4 Ultra Foggers shown in the picture were built for, and used repeatedly on, Stargate - SG1 and all of the long running show's spin-offs. These machines create a steady flow of cool water mist, much like the traditional Mee-Foggers, but on steroids. Tony tells us that he purchased an entire pallet of Ultra Foggers when the show wrapped a couple of years ago. Much of the surplus gear has been purchased by Vancouver-based special effects technicians, and the rest has been consigned to Thomas FX for clearance. According to Tony, these Ultra Foggers were custom made for the Stargate crew at a cost of about $3,000 per unit. We are selling them for only $700 each!
Tony is also offering 2 LeMaitre Show Foggers for sale. These industrial strength fog machines were originally used in the doomed Vancouver themed attraction Storyeum. Unfortunately, this attraction never achieved traction in the local market and quickly closed. The foggers had been sitting in a warehouse for years when Tony purchased them. Tony tells us they have hardly been used, and judging how quickly Storyeum came and went, I am inclined to take him at his word. Today's price for a new Show Fogger is about $1,399. We are selling these two "lightly used" units at $700 each!
You will have seen Tony's work as Special Effects Coodinator on movie projects such as: The Day The Earth Stood Still, Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes, Elf, Deck The Halls, Alien vs Predator: Requiem . . . and also on Television projects such as The Andromeda Strain and Virtuality. Check out Tony's website for more information.
If you are interested in acquiring any of this professional special effects equipment, just Contact Betty and she will help with all the shipping and logistics details.
On the other hand, if you are a special effects professional with surplus equipment to sell, let us know. Perhaps we can help to turn some of your used Gak into cold hard cash.
Keep checking the Used Equipment page on the Thomas FX website for surplus equipment updates and buy online, or make an offer.
NOTE: There is no warranty on used special effects equipment. Buyers must rely on the reputation of the Seller, and on the Seller's representations, which we report dutifully. Thomas FX makes no representations about the quality or condition of any of the consignment inventory that we offer for sale on behalf of third parties.
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