I Did It... I've Got Metroplex!!!!!!!

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Optimist_Prime, Feb 5, 2008.

  1. Optimist_Prime

    Optimist_Prime The Original Optimist!

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    I've wanted a G1 Metroplex for so long, and I just got a mint complete rubber wheel one for a steal! Check it out!

    [EBAY]360018731805[/EBAY]

    Update: He arrived

    This morning I was was greeted with a box addressed to me. I had a Jim Carey "Mask" like freak out, and then went to town.
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  2. Sunstorm9119

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    Good deal, but it's not complete. From the pics it appears to be missing the left shoulder antenna. No worries though, they are fairly easy to find on ebay.

    Nice buy!
     
  3. Th0r4z1n3

    Th0r4z1n3 The F*cking Lizard King! Veteran

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    WOW That's a hella deal! Even if the one sholder antenna is missing, that's still an awesome deal. Especially when you take into account that Scamper's gun usually goes in the $25-$30 range.
     
  4. bouncing boy77

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    congrats on getting a great deal for metroplex!
     
  5. Prometheum5

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    Congrats... you will love him. And yeah, great find WITH Scamper's gun... that's the only thing I'm missing to complete my oh-so-near-minty one. My fav G1 toy.
     
  6. kenm2474

    kenm2474 LORD DC TFW2005 Supporter

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    So which Metroplex is better the Rubber Tire version or the Plastic?

    Congrats on the find man great Price.
     
  7. Th0r4z1n3

    Th0r4z1n3 The F*cking Lizard King! Veteran

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    Rubber tire version is harder to find and more expensive, because the rubber tends to degrade and makes it harder to find in good shape. Also, I think that the plastic tire version didn't have chrome legs (I could be wrong about that though).
     
  8. Optimist_Prime

    Optimist_Prime The Original Optimist!

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    Does any one have a shoulder antenna they could sell?
     
  9. kenm2474

    kenm2474 LORD DC TFW2005 Supporter

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    Yeah that's a nice deal!

    And yeah you're right ThOr, the plastic wheeled version has very ugly looking white legs instead of chromed. It's also the version that was KO'd recently, further adding the greater appeal of the rubber/chrome version.
     
  11. thyvipera

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    Congrats man. I just bought a MIB metroplex tonight for a steal. Missing 1 missile. Plastic Tire.

    ENJOY HIM!
     
  12. kenm2474

    kenm2474 LORD DC TFW2005 Supporter

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    Not True I found a G1 on ebay with plastic wheels and chromed legs.
     
  13. thyvipera

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    yea, I've had a plastic wheeled, chrome leg metroplex before also.
     
  14. Optimist_Prime

    Optimist_Prime The Original Optimist!

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    I found an auction for an antenna with BIN or best offer. The guy was asking $14.99, I gave a BO of $9.99. So, well see...
     
  15. lookinglasself

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    Scamper's gun too?! Great score!! I spent around $100 piecing my plastic wheel version together, and I'm still missing Scamper's gun.

    Congrats.
     
  16. Prometheum5

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    Plastic wheels and chrome legs is a Frankenstein piece... the plastic wheels came on units with the white thighs and silver stickers... there's also a slight difference in the waist construction, apparently making the plastic-wheel version more structurally sound (that explains all those 'Plex halves you see).
     
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    congrats! that's just a little more then i got my metroplex 10 years ago, at robozone, i got mine for $55, and it was incomplete, and plastic wheeled, so congrats on the win, since now i don't see them for under $100 lol little alone rubber wheeled versions...
     
  18. Necrophon

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    Yeah I'm still piecing mine together and I've got quite a bit more money in mine than what that auction went for!

    Great deal dude!
     
  19. Renidragon

    Renidragon Toys on my table!

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    Wow, nice catch. I'd love one of these some day, but he's up among my Fort Max grails... not sure if I'll ever be able to afford him. I'm jealous. :) 
     
  20. DELTAsnake

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    Nice man!

    I hope to get one of my own one day.
     

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