G1 Transformers you buy up when they're cheap even if you have more than one?

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  1. Tyjos

    Tyjos Just another Collector

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    Well as the topic says, what G1 Transformers do you buy up if you find em cheap even if you have more than one of em?

    For me it's always been G1 Jetfire....

    [At one time I've had 3 or so Jetfires,now only have 2 but everytime one pops up I always think of picking it up but it always is missing something or is in rather poor condition,most are missing armor and guns that I always see when they pop up]
     
  2. Wollstone

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    That's a little too obsessive for me.

    I just buy one figure. If there is a repaint I like, then I buy that one too. Then I'm done.
     
  3. Brainchild

    Brainchild Dark Flame Master

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    Considering I don't own any G1 figures (blasphemous, I know), I think I'd snatch up any at a cheap price. However, if they're broken to a point where I wouldn't be able to fix them, no thanks.
     
  4. Foster

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    I'm always interested in swapping out certain G1 pieces for better condition ones. But right now I'm more focused on unloading my extras.
     
  5. cappeca

    cappeca wtf is this?

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    Ops and Megs. I always feel a little safer having another one. Whenever they get reissued, I'll get them. Got 4 Ops and 3 megs so far.
     
  6. Tyjos

    Tyjos Just another Collector

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    Course as we all know G1s are what most collectors are after, so it's always good to get a few extras.....

    [It's come in handy for sure to have 2 of the same one occasionally....]

    I always too like to buy up G1 Soundwaves when I find em....[with the working door that is, I always find Soundwave rather cheap as of late occasionally for $20 sometimes same goes for G1 Grimlock at times]
     
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    All of them. :redface2: 
     
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    The only time I would buy a duplicate figure is if it is part of an eBay lot of figures. Then I would turn around and sell it once I got my real targeted item(s) from the lot.
     
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    QmTablit Disguise: Check. Robot...

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    Well, I don't really collect G1 figures, but I'd buy an actual G1 Starscream to put on my shelf. Next to my Encore Starscream. I'd do the same thing with Prime. I want the Encore, have the 25th, and would get an actual G1 given the chance.
     
  10. Hotspot17

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    Gnaw and seacons.
     
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    I'll grab any if I dont have that something and is cheap enough, I be stupid to blow a moment like that.
     
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    I don't like buying 3+ of each TF figure I own. there are other things I spend my money on besides toys.
     
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    Oh yeah, I do that too. I forgot!

    Insecticons too!
     
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    That's not the question. And we all do too.
     
  15. Nez Pierce

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    Prime, Magnus, Insecticons, Soudwave, jumpstarters, minibots, Fort Max...
     
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    If I come across a G1 figure (or most any TF figure really) at a car boot sale I almost always buy it. Unless the price being asked is stupidly high. Found some great bargains at car boots. Slag for 50p, Hotspot for 50p, and so on. No weapons, but as long as it has the major bodyparts to become both modes I usually don't mind.
    I buy them never being sure what I'll do with them. Sometimes I'll keep for trade or to sell on. Usually they go into my spares box. Unless it's a figure I didn't already own, it doesn't go anywhere near my actual TF collection
     
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    I would consider insecticons but their transformation isn't fun. Plus I feel like most of them are in crappy condition with a lot of chrome wear. So I skip them.
     
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    Those chrome-worn ones, I just put under Kup's tires.
     
  19. transtrekkie

    transtrekkie On the level.

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    I think the Jumpstarters were the worst TF toys ever made. As such, I give them to buyers that piss me off when I sell stuff on ebay. So Jumpstarters I will buy in huge lots. I'm usually able to find them in lots of 10+ for around 5$.
     
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    you give them away as a freebie bonus?
     

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