IGear MW-01 and MW-02 thoughts?

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by MaxLinden, Sep 14, 2011.

  1. MaxLinden

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  2. exomega255

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    ... its 15$ SHIPPED from china, so its like a 6-7$ commander class. Are there other things to consider? :p 
     
  3. Transbot90210

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    They are beautifully designed, show accurate, possable figures. That's the positive.

    They are Legend sized and anything smaller than scout doesn't sit well with me. That is the nevgative.

    There are no secrets outside of QC. We know the price and the size, the rest is up to you.

    The power is yours.
     
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    yeah it seems like a no brainer. You can't even get the legends prime for 15 shipped domestically.
     
  5. exomega255

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    Not to mention they come with something that most commander classes (or scout classes) don't come with: weapons, and fist, and fist holes.
     
  6. Alucard77

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    A bit off topic, but BBTS/TFSource is really starting to annoy me with their pricing. Let's say you are correct on your price. BBTS/TFSource is making $13 per figure.

    It seems like they keep pushing the price envelope every month or so to see how much we are willing to spend.

    On Topic: This is a no brainer must buy in my book.
     
  7. Chaddicus

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    Way too small in my opinion. Doesn't really fit in any of the current collections. Price, sure it's a steal but they're so frickin tiny.
     
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    Maybe I'm just being ornery, but blatant IP ripoffs, even well made ones, don't sit to well with me.

    In my messed up world, homages (FP Insecticons) = OK, IP theft (iGear seekers and minibots) = not cool

    Otherwise, yeah they look great.
     
  9. exomega255

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    Well, I am correct on it simply because that's what iGear's website offers..: 15$ shipped for these, and 110$ shipped for the IronRatchet. Even if its not EMS, it is international shipping so at best, you are paying 10$ for the figure.

    Sidearms FP, is 10 bucks.

    edit:: just in case: http://shop.igeartoys.com/index.php?route=product/product&product_id=118

    "free shipping", free international shipping, I think anyone can consider this at LEAST a 5$ value, right? So 10 bucks for a super posable maybe slightly larger than legend sized figure that is G1 oriented and comes with fist holes and weapon(s).

    If you paid for Sidearms for 10 bucks, I can dare say these are just as good a deal when they got articulation far beyond sidearm's and has weapons.
     
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    Don't get me started on how BBTS is hardcore price gouging. The other sites are just following them and have always set their prices after BBTS because even they can't guess BBTS's greed.

    Prove of this? TFSource listed Encore Devi first and the price was 109. Keep in midn this price already factored in mark up. Well lo and behold, BBTS posted after with a price of 119, 10 bucks more. Everyone then followed them with pricing.


    I do not support BBTS.
     
  11. Alucard77

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    In all fairness, TFSource when first listing items always list for a little cheaper. I have seen this countless times.

    Whether they change the price once they see BBTS' price, I cannot comment on.

    BTW, the coneheads are back up for preorder for all 3. I know you were looking for them. Save some money that way.
     
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    Yep Transbot and BBTS don't mix. :lol 
     
  13. Transbot90210

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    TFSource got the 3 pack deal back? Sweet

    Thanx


    And in all fairness I know BBTS is a great store, with awesome customer service. I will never speak out against them on their good ol' CS aspects. They are a good store. It's those increased prices they charge that bother me, and the fact that everyone else started following them that bothers me most.

    ON TOPIC, I would buy the minifigures in a heart beat if they were small scout sized. With them being legend sized I need to wait on reviews to decide. I use to be completely off board but I noticed MP Hotrods TM is legends sized but feel like so much more.
     
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    Well, just be a savvy TF buyer, and don't buy from BBTS when its not worth it. I get most of my goods from them, but about 30-40% of my goods, I get elsewhere. They ARE good though, for the TFs I buy from them.
     
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    I bought a couple of things from BBTS. Never had a problem with ANYTHING. They are a great site (minus my one complaint).

    I think I stopped buy from them when I discovered I would get hit by customs with then and not TFSource. But I have currently decided to put my full support into Automatontoys.com because we are both Canadian and like BBTS they offer top notch service.
     
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    I love everything about these, including the scale. I like my minibots mini.
     
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    Scout class Windcharger and Botcon Huffer are mini compared to the rest and still tower over legends.
     
  18. CZ Hazard

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    I think these are awesome, I will be getting them both. At that price I'd probably pick them up even if I wasn't keen.
     

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