Botcon Swap Meet Question

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  1. dragon516

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    Don't know if this is the right place for this question but I will try it here any ways. Is there some sort of swap meet at Botcon that people bring stuff for trade? I might actually be able to go this year and wondered if it was worth bringing stuff along. Just wanted to know.
     
  2. cobra zartan

    cobra zartan Think's He's a Detective.

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    Yep Megamus and Gen1fan have a parts party where you bring stuff to trade and sell.
     
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    xZAOx Yep.

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    Definitely worth bringing stuff. The parts party is always fun.
     
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    It certainly was last year. I'll be back this year, and hopefully with a bit more money!
     
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    BigRC83 I'm singing in the rain

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    i've got a couple extra headmasters and power masters i'd like to trade for the few i'm missing (the heads and guns, not the big bots)
     
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    think this should go in the Conventions/local meets section. But to answer your question more thoroughly, Yes there is a swap meet.

    I dont know if this is the case for previous botcons, since I have only been to 2008 botcon. But at the Cincinnati botcon there was a physical bulletin/cork board in the lobby of the hotel. Guys like Megamus and Gen1Fan write down on a piece of paper what they have for trade/want/sell and pin it on the board. Some people put down a cell number or int he case of Megamus and Gen1fan they put a time and their hotel room number. Yeah thier parts party is fun. tons of boxes to dig thru and what not.

    Technically I think it is against botcon policy to sell on site of botcon? im not too sure of this. So the parts "exchange" and such happens on friday night and is the only night it is allowed so it doesnt compete or conflict with the dealers. of course people still put up post-it notes of what they have like people try to sell their botcon exclusives immediately.
     
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    yes, I've traded to BBTS on 3 occasions for a few Henkei figures, MP-04 & Stealth BB
     
  9. dragon516

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    Sweet. Thanks for the information. So BBTS shows up also with inventory to trade for stuff? Thanks a bunch of guys.
     
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    xZAOx Yep.

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    Nope, it's encouraged. That's the whole reason they put up the bulletin board. They typically run the parts party every night starting on Wednesday night through Saturday night (of course will be down if they're at the dinner or getting food, etc).
     

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