Best deals you've missed out on?

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by delta7890, Mar 20, 2008.

  1. delta7890

    delta7890 Well-Known Member

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    Just felt like venting and sharing my frustration. I saw an MISB Alternators Mirage on Ebay for $30 shipped, a BIN. Was about to buy it, but decided to check the bank account first. When I refreshed, GONE!

    Any tales of woe from you other folks?
     
  2. ultraconvoy

    ultraconvoy Banned

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    Gold MP-01 for 2,300
     
  3. Takeshi357

    Takeshi357 "Research"

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    There's two I can think of.

    A loose but complete vintage Star Saber and an almost complete collection of western Micromaster plus bases. Both were dirt cheap (the latter went for less than 70 euros!) but missed on both because the sellers wouldn't reply to my shipping quota queries :mad 
     
  4. Chaos Convoy

    Chaos Convoy Dai Gurren-Dan member

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    Alternators Swerve for retail at Target. I got Decepticharge instead.

    I know I've said this particular one before, but I just regret it that much, is all lol
     
  5. Kenny278

    Kenny278 Fort Max fan

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    there was a loose set of G1 on ebay for a great price...

    By the time I'd looked at the pics and hit buy it now - it was gone ... just the other night... well known ebay user on this forum beat me to the punch lol
     
  6. Red Alert

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    what lot was it?
     
  7. Kenny278

    Kenny278 Fort Max fan

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  8. BigRC83

    BigRC83 I'm singing in the rain

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    A long time ago I had a choice:

    Fortmax (brand new) or ATARI 5200?

    Guess what I choose.
     
  9. Red Alert

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  10. Codimus Prime

    Codimus Prime Missouri Toy Hunter

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    Loose Star Convoy reissue for $45ish shipped. The auction ended before I could up my bid. Could have gladly paid more... but instead I splurged for the Reissue PM Prime for about $10 less.

    Win some, lose some...
     
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    Black Fire Convoy for 29000Yen almost two years ago...
     
  12. Th0r4z1n3

    Th0r4z1n3 The F*cking Lizard King! Veteran

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    KP Roddy for I think it was in the $50 range here in the Junkion... twice! That still kinda cheeses me off, the good stuff always goes up like an hour before I check it. lol
     
  13. Codimus Prime

    Codimus Prime Missouri Toy Hunter

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    ^^^ Same here...

    I always get into a frenzy typing when I find a good deal...
     
  14. videriant

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    Ebay:
    Complete, MOSC set of Cybertron Minicons wave 3.

    Been looking for them forever but was actually working and didn't remember until the auction ended 20 minutes later. They ended up going for cheap, $22 shipped.
     
  15. Red leader

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    got to be kiss player rodimus on initail release and not getting the botcon seeker set when it was up for original order
     
  16. Star Sabre James

    Star Sabre James <b>The JUICE</b> TFW2005 Supporter

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    MSIB Jetfire for $50, in the mid 90's.
     
  17. pscoop

    pscoop Dead inside

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    Just be happy that you don't have to sit infront of the computer 24hours/day. :) 
     
  19. Tenebrouser

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    MISB G1 Mirage for $125 in a BIN auction on eBay last year. I hesitated for 10 minutes or so in disbelief and when I finally decided to pull the trigger it was gone. It was the perfect scenario: seller aware item they have is of value, but underestimates its real value.
     
  20. Sunstorm9119

    Sunstorm9119 RC 1136

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    Ebay:
    :eek:  You picked the 5200??!!???

    I imagine you have kicked yourself every day since then......:stick: 
     

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