Got some pretty cool stuff at a flea market today!

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  1. on_a_warpath

    on_a_warpath OAW 2010

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    Today, I found Beast Wars Optimal Optimus, RID Scourge(No trailer), Cybertron Mudflap, AND G1 Motormaster all for 20$! Have you guys ever found anything awesome at a flea market?
     
  2. Ricky_Stream

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    nope...just crap.... :(  but hey! great haul!!
     
  3. Silent_Magnus

    Silent_Magnus Taint of Primus

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    I need to go to more flea markets....
    my grandma should know where some are.
     
  4. Ramrider

    Ramrider TF Art Lad

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    Tasty haul.
    There's a regular flea market near me, actually. There's rarely anything I'm really interested in, but I ought to pop down there more often. Of course, they start at about 6, so it would mean an early morning Saturday... :p 
     
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    n_tel_ekt Wreaker

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    Dang, I need to hit up the Flea Market! Nice haul. Bout the only I found outside of the regular spots was a movie Ratchet from a pawn shop. I got it fo $4, it was missing the rack thing on top and the piece that covers his head in alt mode but that was minor.
     
  6. Orion_Prime48

    Orion_Prime48 Super Sentai Purist

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    damn I never find TFs at flea markets and I look everywhere too :(  but anyways nice haul man
     
  7. all are dead

    all are dead Being a nerd is my game.

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    my local flea market has a mostly tf stand its an action fig stand and i got the 1st wave of movie walmart deluxes there but he charges 20.00 for a deluxe....... but he has still about 10 camaro concept bumblebees.
     
  8. on_a_warpath

    on_a_warpath OAW 2010

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    I think if you're not looking for stuff at flea markets, you find it. Today, I was looking for a thermostat cover for my halloween costume today(I like to make costumes) and I found this stuff. So, i'm sure you guys can find stuff, you just have to go in looking for something else.
     
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    Nice finds! I didn't have much luck with flea markets this summer. I think my best finds were two really good condition blue Voltron Lions (I think one of them is actually from GoLion), three not-so-good yellow Lions and one good black Lion. Transformer wise pretty much nothing of note.

    The flea markets by me are pretty much overwhelmed with vendors and not "garage sale" types. There are a few vendors who sell G1 Transformers but they're looking for ebay prices. A guy had a really good condition G1 Swoop for $80 but I was too broke :( 

    I have better luck with garage sales. Too many people at flea markets are aware of what they are selling.
     
  10. DJ Soundwave

    DJ Soundwave Action Figure Master

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    All the time..... I once found a 90% complete G1 Scorponok for only 3 dollars at a flea market .
     
  11. Orion_Prime48

    Orion_Prime48 Super Sentai Purist

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    o_O  now thats a damn good find wish I was that lucky
     
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    Trader's World? If so, that guy prices his crap at eBay + shipping, and then you'll find it's missing crap or broken. And he's a jackass.
     
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    Soundblaster1 The Heisenberg of Toys

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    Nice haul.

    Was this flea market just like a mini mall, by any chance?
     
  14. on_a_warpath

    on_a_warpath OAW 2010

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    No, it was like an outdoor type of thing.
     
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    Sounds like one of our locals too. Maybe long lost cousins?
     
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    I was at one today and happened to come across a BW Tigerhawk. Wasn't too beat up but something had chewed some of his rubber tail feathers off, so I passed on it. They were selling it for $2 though.
     
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    Shark Jumper さあ、お前の罪を数えろ

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    My flea market sucks it's just full of KO tfs and happy meal toys being sold mostly.
     
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    Montgomery?
     
  19. BigRC83

    BigRC83 I'm singing in the rain

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    Cypress College Swapmeet? While not a transformer but the best thing I found there was a Ghostbusters Genesis game cartridge for $4. But at the Pasadena Rosebowl Flea Market I found a G1 Mirage bot only in excellent condition for $25. Vendor also had a couple of Wheeljacks (w/ nothing included) and Swoops (w/ nothing also) along with other G1s all in excellent condition. P.S. this was before any announcement of KOs.
     
  20. Razorclaw

    Razorclaw Are ya gonna draw pistols

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    Paging Rework!

    Where is Rework? This kind of threads is his specialty.
     

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