Fortress maximus shipping

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  1. Jazz Meister

    Jazz Meister Well-Known Member

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    So I was looking on ebay browsing fortress maximus n I found one that shipping from uk to Any where is $240 bucks. correct me if im wrong but that seems way over to ship a mib fortress max.
     
  2. megatronski

    megatronski PURGE THE HERETIC

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    240 for the whole figure and shipping? if so, That would be fair.

    But if it was 240 shipping only, Your getting ripped off extremely bad.
     
  3. ckhtiger

    ckhtiger old skool fool

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    the thing has a huge, oversized box if you want it padded at all, and weighs probably 8 pounds to ship. in the US, I would expect to pay about $30-50 to ship it inside the US, if that gives you any help. I've got brave max, and I think paid about $60 to get it shipped, though I think that was a bit high.
     
  4. grimlock1972

    grimlock1972 "No Mas" My Wallet

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    that seems high to me even going from the UK to the US probably an attempt to recoup Ebay and pal pays fees.
     
  5. Thundershot

    Thundershot The guy with 28 Sweeps

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    I panicked for a second thinking the KO Fort Max was finally on it's way... I won't have the petty cash til oct!
     
  6. Dran0n

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    $240 for figure and shipping? WHY THE HELL ARE YOU STILL HERE, BY THAT MOFO.

    $240 fo just shipping? No.
     
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    juise TFW2005 Token Negro

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    That's what I thought too! If the price is right I'll get one just for the box.

    And on subject, Hell yeah that is an insane price for shipping.
     
  8. Easterling Capt

    Easterling Capt I am Vern Schillinger

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    it cost 88 Euro to send my max with tracking from Finland to Sweden

    So yeah 240 is way overprized on the shipping. my guss would be around 120 or so
     
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    recoup ebay fees.... Unless its gonna cost like a grand i doubt that much even...

    Whats the price of the actual For Max ?

    I mean i have seen some sellers do the list it for 99 cents and do crazy shipping jic it sells for cheap...
     
  10. Jazz Meister

    Jazz Meister Well-Known Member

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    Right now the bid is at $998. The shipping alone would be $240. Not like I have the cash for that anyways. I think fortress max will stay as one of my grails.
     
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    Wyvern Velvet Sanchez

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    that must be one great Fortress Maximus..
     
  12. Auto Morph

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    When I got my MIB Fort Max from the US shipping was about $100 IIRC. It was packed inside two boxes with lots of packaging material too. So either the seller was very generous and didn't charge me the full cost or the guy the OP is talking about is a rip-off merchant.

    That said, my customs charges were about £50! :lol 
     
  13. Macross7

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    What KO Fort Max? I haven't heard of a regular sized KO, just those small ones.


    I paid $5 shipping for my Brave Max. Back when BBTS was awesome & it was $5 shipping for anything. I think my Fort Max was $20 or $25 to ship.
     
  14. anabolik1

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    When I got my sealed GM, shipping to me was about $140 or so via FedEx 2-3 Day. It was a pretty heavy box cause the seller (THANKS SO MUCH AGAIN) packed the hell out of it - it weighed much more than 10 lbs...obviously, that price also included insurance to cover the purchase price and such.
     
  15. rework

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    Ebay fees cap out at $50 now. Tack that onto shipping under the guise of "flat rate world-wide" and there is a very good chance you are going to cover those fees.

    Pretty much anytime you see flat rate world-wide s&h, it is a money grab. Moreso when you see that they seller won't accept pick-ups even when the buyer is local.
     
  16. Gingerchris

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    I'm sure there are some people desperate enough to get a Fort Max that would be willing to pay such large shipping as well to get it. It's not like we've never seen people overpay on stuff (including shipping) by a wide margin to own it.
     

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