Any other places that can buy TF parts online?

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  1. Megabattimus

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    Ok, I need some help. Other then eBay, BBTS, TFsource, our very own Junkion Exchange, and Transformersland, are there any other places that you can buy TF parts online?

    I only ask because I really want to complete my G1 Overlord and I've searched those places, and found nothing.

    Here's a list of the parts I need:

    G1 Overlord Jet/Shield
    G1 Overlord Shin Guards
    G1 Overlord Giga Powermaster
    G1 Overlord Mega Powermaster
    G1 Overlord Parabolic Radar Antenna
    G1 Overlord Radar Antenna
    G1 Overlord Radar Array
    G1 Overlord Tank Turret Barrel
    G1 Overlord Transtector Cannon
    G1 Overlord Turret

    Any help is appreciated.
     
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    I have a junker Overlord & I will look when I get home & see which of those parts I have. Have you checked reprolabels for the stickers, or are you looking more for
    the original unused sticker sheet & not to have stickers on it?
     
  4. Megabattimus

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    I looked on there and they didn't have any Overlord parts.

    I haven't checked reprolabels yet, though I'll probably do that in the morning when I'm more awake. To be honest, I'm thinking I might not go after the stickers. I mean, he's already got some on his wing tips and a few other places, and I think him not having most of the stickers makes him seem more old and seasoned.

    Also, here's a picture of him:

    [​IMG]
     
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    for your stickers, i'd get rid of the ones on the grey hip pieces since they aren't supposed to be there, also try Transformers-Toys-Action Figures-Store-Pictures they have parts fairly often, i've seen a few of the ones you listed there a few times
     
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    Bookmark that site, yo. He does update his stock every month. It's worth looking into.
     
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    Yeah, I bookmarked it the other day.

    Do I just rip them off? Or do I use something to get rid of them?
     
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    I don't mean the bringer of bad news, but looking at that list, I think it would be cheaper to just go buy a complete Overlord than buy all those parts. You are missing most of the toy and parts like the Powermasters and sticker sheet are going to be very expensive if you can even find someone willing to sell.
     
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    Well, I don't want the sticker sheet anymore and I found one of the powermasters on ebay for about $56 AUD. So, I think I might be ok.
     
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    eBay is really your best bet, or you can try the Overlord Social Group. Overlord can be a tricky bugger to complete, especially since the parts can be very expensive and htf
     
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    I used Soapy hot water to remove some (separating the parts to do so).

    It's amazing what fresh stickers can do. Even though reprolabels sticker set for my figure was inaccurate in parts, overall it made my figure look new.
     
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    Yeah, I hear ya. I'll keep watching ebay and if it doesn't pan out, I can always do what rework suggested and sell my Overlord and buy a new one.

    Ok, I'll try that sometime. Thanks for your help.
     
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    Honestly, with that many parts missing; you'd probably be better off selling that body and buying a complete Overlord. You're going to go broke!
     
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    Yeah, you really have to count your cost before you set out on something like this. There are some who really enjoy the thrill of hunting down each part and such, and then there are others who just enjoy the final result. With Overlord having a slight color variant of parts as well (purple and slight pinkish-purple), you may very well be better served buying a complete one.

    However, another pro to buying the parts is the budgeting aspect. I mean, you can either save up for a long while, or you can buy a part as you can budget for it. It looks like you've already been shopping, so you know about what a complete one would cost as well as parts.
     
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    Most of the parts? Other than the Powermasters, that thing is stripped.
    Massively overpriced, IMHO.
     
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    very overpriced and stripped, i didn't pay a lot more than that for mine, and it's complete and mib ( i got a deal on it, but still)
     
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    As someone who has completed an Overlord starting from a mostly accessory-less figure, don't do it. The cheapest way to complete one is buying one or more incomplete figures and selling off the excess, but this will take a long time (possibly years) to get the right parts you need with a figure. Otherwise individual parts get expensive on eBay, both in live auction and fixed price listings. If you have the means to get a complete one, definitely go that route.
     
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    Yeah, I thought looked ok because it had the power-masters. Oh well, good thing I asked you guys before I wasted my money.

    Yeah, I'm probably going to sell him now and try and pick up a complete one.

    I actually haven't been shopping for him. I just saw someone selling one of his powermasters for $56 and thought I'd share it. To be honest, I'm really leaning towards selling him and then keeping my eye out for a complete one.

    Since I'm thinking of selling him, how much do you think I should sell him for?
     
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