Binaltechs/Alternators in the UK

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  1. Mockmaster

    Mockmaster Well-Known Member

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    Can anyone point me in the direction of a good (cheaper) place to get these in the UK?

    I usually import using xybertoys, but it's a bit pricey.
     
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    aussiehippy Au contraire, Blackadder.

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    Unfortunately, quite a few alts haven't been released over here, so importing is the only option for those, which generally costs a bit.

    The ones i've seen around at retail recently all cost around £20 and I've seen Wheeljack, Prime and kitty Ravage at Argos, and Silverstreak, Swindle, Dead End and Shockblast at Woolworths.

    Forbidden Planet in Leeds used to have a few BTs in, but they cost £40, which is about right for FPs rip-off import pricing.

    The prices on that Xybertoys site don't look THAT bad, to say, they only charging £5 - £10 more than general retail alt price for BTs and US imports.

    Hope that helps!
     
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    Try ToySpark on EBay as well, he's pretty good at getting stuff, even when he's not listed it on EBay in a while.
     
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    toyzandgamez.com have a few alts
     
  6. Mixmaster

    Mixmaster logh ghot SIS yoD TFW2005 Supporter

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    I've used Epic Heroes, Xybertoys and toyzandgamez.com and Ellis Models (before they finished) to get a few of my Alts and BTs. The Alts tended to be £20-30 and the BTs more.

    I got some bargains on eBay though, £20 for Ricochet and Rollbar shipped from a private seller in the US.
     
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    I think that's all that's currently available here.

    Mockmaster, if you've got an Entertainer near you, you should be able to get Shockblast for around £10, which is a bargain. My local Forbidden Planet also has Ricochet and Rollbar, which they've had for a while (in US packaging).
     
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    aussiehippy Au contraire, Blackadder.

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    Certainly is, if I'd seen any others, I'd have bought them!

    Shame we didn't get more of the earlier ones, really.
     

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