Finally got me a G1 Dinoking...

Discussion in 'Transformers On Ebay' started by Crobot91, Dec 9, 2008.

  1. Crobot91

    Crobot91 Daddy has lots of TFs...

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    Very pricey (this will cost me an arm and a leg, lol); but I'm happy I finally have the last gestalt I needed to complete my G1 collection from Season 1 to Return of Convoy:

    Transformers - G1 - Dinoking - eBay (item 370121969848 end time Dec-09-08 10:46:24 PST)

    Couple of missing accessories (mostly minor; nothing major, I think). I figure I'll just pick up an extra monstructor fist off of ebay and paint it black. In addition, I already have a complete high quality knock-off pterodactyl pretender shell so I got that area covered too.
     
  2. Easterling Capt

    Easterling Capt I am Vern Schillinger

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    nice catch. But he should been so much bigger. Never liked him nor Monstructor.
     
  3. Backstop

    Backstop Have you seen my box art?

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    Nice score but expensive for it not being complete, I got a complete loose set like 7 yrs. ago for $90 but times have changed. Just curious by your user ID did you not win a couple Menelba's for high amounts as well?
     
  4. Crobot91

    Crobot91 Daddy has lots of TFs...

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    Yep, I bought a Minelba a while back too.

    I don't mind spending a bit more on hard-to-find japanese vintage transformers. The money I use towards these is usually from something that I profited from.

    For example, I recently sold some botcon exclusives for $500; meanwhile I only paid $100 for them four years ago. That money is going towards the Dinoking; so essentially I only paid $100 for Dinoking in the grand scheme of things. Basically, it all evens out for me.
     
  5. Hotspot17

    Hotspot17 Search and Rescue: Vet

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    Congrats on the dinoking grab. He's a bitch to get. I was lucky enough to get them all mib for $400 but that was several years ago. You can get reprod guns also to compensate for the lack of weapons.
     
  6. ckhtiger

    ckhtiger old skool fool

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    I picked up a high quality taiwanese bootleg of this guy years ago. got him for $75 shipped, and then ended up getting the pistols from alyosha's corner. not too bad for that price, since I'm a dinosaur nut, but man, once I got him and saw how small he is, I sure was glad I didn't pay the full price for him.
     
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    nice grab!

    I got mine MIB from Optimus Scroge for 500:) 
    Very small, I only like the dino shells.
     
  8. Backstop

    Backstop Have you seen my box art?

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    That is a great way of doing things as I kinda do the same thing :)  Well anyway Dinoking is champ and a great set to add.
     
  9. Paradigm-Shift Prime

    Paradigm-Shift Prime Unit Warrior TFW2005 Supporter

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    Congrats man
     
  10. Yigal

    Yigal Dutch Meeting camera man

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    Hmmmmm, missing a head of one off the shells.... Shame..

    Good buy, if you can find the head
     

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