Botcon questions (I've never been)

Discussion in 'Transformers Conventions and Get Togethers' started by LifePincher, Jun 1, 2011.

  1. LifePincher

    LifePincher BBTS is the SOURCE!

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    Not going this year either, but I have a few questions.
    Do you really get good deals, or are the prices for items around the same as Ebay or here?

    I keep hearing about good deals but it's really hard to realize them. A deal to me would be $60. for a Complete/Minty G1 Headmaster like Cromedome, Skullcruncher, Brainstorm, etc. I really doubt this price would ever be seen there.

    I've been to PC/hardware/software Flea market type conventions, and prices are the same if not higher than NewEgg or Ebay.


    Tell me about the best G1 deal you've gotten in the past 5 years at Botcon.
    Pics are a plus :thumbs2: 
     
  2. solarstorm

    solarstorm Well-Known Member

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    I only made it in 2007, but the deals were great in some booths, ebay rate in others, and flat out ripoffs in some. Like ebay, there's a WIDE range.

    My deals:
    BWII God Neptune - MISB $50
    Complete/Mint Overlord - $300
     
  3. shibamura_prime

    shibamura_prime Jumpin' Jellyfish! Super Mod

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    Two off the top of my head are a G1 complete Prowl for $25 and a MISB G1 Thunderclash for $40.
     
  4. Drunk-Wheeljack

    Drunk-Wheeljack MrTomo

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    incomplete g1 Optimus (missing hands, gun and trailer) for 15 dollars
     
  5. CookSux

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    Hmm I don't have any awesome deal stories, but the 2009 convention I paid 1 dollar for a BW Alligator Megatron foot -_-
     
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    MOSC G2 Bumblebee for $20
     
  7. Tyrant

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    At various BotCons, I scored a loose but complete G1 Skids in extremely good condition for $12, the old Japanese Headmasters Jr. 3-pack for $25, and an eHobby silver chrome Streak MISB for $30.
     

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