At a Thrift Store..

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by StarSaber79, Nov 7, 2010.

  1. StarSaber79

    StarSaber79 Banned

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    I managed to get Universe Unicron without chest plates, mini con, misses, wings basically nothing that attaches to him for 4 bucks. Do you think this is a good deal?
     
  2. MaxLinden

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    Its ok but I don't know how much the parts go for.... Sooo if the parts turn out to be worth alot then, no it was not worth it.
     
  3. The touch79

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    Considering that the original probably cost around $50-60 in stores, You did got a deal! I mean you probably wish that he would have at least had chest plates, but for the price, that was a sweet find!
     
  4. Motor_Master

    Motor_Master Lets the balls touch TFW2005 Supporter

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    Given the amount of stuff missing, you'd probably be better off spending the $50 on a complete one by the time you track down the missing pieces.

    However you probably could easily get $10 by selling it to a Radicon doing a custom Devastator combiner.
     
  5. brr-icy

    brr-icy G1 Collector

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    where in ontario are you? i'm butchering a unicron (not for devastator) and might have some of the pieces you need for cheap, chest pieces are most likely not needed, and the wings are a possibility
     
  6. wildfly

    wildfly Lasers, 8 O'Clock, Day 1.

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    Unless you luck out on the missing parts, it's a false economy.

    I think Darkov does repro missiles for Unicron though.
     
  7. AutoBobby

    AutoBobby The Collector

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    I think it's worth it, only as far as selling it for parts.
     
  8. grimlock1972

    grimlock1972 "No Mas" My Wallet

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    I got one in pretty much the same condition for 75 cents so its a good deal i suppose mine was better, and i have since replaced him with a complete one.
     
  9. Brainchild

    Brainchild Dark Flame Master

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    The arms and legs are pretty popular, so it's only really worth it if you sell it.
     
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    $4 Bucks for a toy this huge & heavy is the deal of a life time.

    I've gotta start heading over to my thrift stores & see what I can find.
     
  11. Soundblaster1

    Soundblaster1 The Heisenberg of Toys

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    I don't know about you, but I don't buy my toys by the pound. I wouldn't even consider buying something modern (post-BW for sure, if not most of BW) that was that severely incomplete because I know I'd never complete it for less than buying one complete. Fort Max, Scorponok, Trypticon, Metroplex, etc are one thing... But something from the last 10-15 years... It's not worth the effort.
     
  12. Manok

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    I saw some chest plates for him on ebay.
     
  13. novabeam10

    novabeam10 Well-Known Member

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    chest plates are not overly expensive, neither are the rings, with the number of armada/universe units out there the parts seem dirt cheap save for the minicon. I got a grab bag for 99 cents 2 sparkabots and a grotesque chassis for 99 cents . sometimes you can get lucky tho all in all I think you got a deal
     
  14. Insane Galvatron

    Insane Galvatron is not insane. Really!

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    It's a great deal if you're a kitbasher wanting to make a combiner.
     
  15. Dolza_Khyron

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    i found one with half that, for $15 *didn't get it though* lol so yea 4 is good for a unicron even with out parts lol

    at very least you can SELL it to kitbashers lol
     
  16. Blitzwing256

    Blitzwing256 Triple changer

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    I picked up two in simmilar condiiton for around the same price over the last few years, ended up taking the head off and putting it on a junker fort max i've had kicking around, like the other posters have said he has some great parts for custom figures. espeicaly the hands.
     

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