List of small or little known online retailers

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  1. Movie PRIME

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    Today I just paid for a new THS 02 Convoy. I have wanted him for some time now, but when I first wanted to get him he cost to much. Then he was reissued, and the price went down, but I had thing I had to take care of so I couldn't drop the $60 something dollars to get him then. And now that I can afford the cost again, he has started to shoot back up.

    So today as I do every few days I started looking online for Transformers I wanted, and I just happened upon Toynk. Low, and behold they had him for $69.99 with free shipping! I think it was the last one as after buying it the listing seems gone, but the point remains that these small, or little known sites often have Transformers that are hard to find other places, really great deals on Transformers, or both!

    So what Id like to do is start this thread to collect links to all the small, or little known sites that sell our beloved Transformers.

    I will update the OP, as I see new links posted.

    List of small, or little known online retailers

    US Stores
    Toynk https://ssl.zoovy.com/toynk/s=toynk.com/
    Toys N' Joys (Warning many have reported having bad experiences with Toys N' Joys. Buy from them at your own risk.) http://www.toysnjoys.com/
    Stuckakid http://www.stuckakid.com/
    JRS ToyWorld http://www.jrstoyworld.com/
    ImageAnime http://www.imageanime.com/
    Agabyss http://stores.ebay.com/THE-AGABYSS
    Captured Prey http://www.capturedprey.com/Scripts/default.asp
    Amok Time http://yhst-90184745838282.stores.yahoo.net/

    Canadian Stores
    Ages Three, and Up http://www.agesthreeandup.com/

    UK Stores
    Forbidden Planet http://forbiddenplanet.com/
     
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    Toys N' Joys in Hawaii of all places hooked me up with a Revoltech figure I've wanted for real cheap. It came quickly and well packed.
     
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    Glad you could get one for a price that you were happy with.

    Really? I've heard horror stories about them.
     
  4. Movie PRIME

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    Ok great thats exactly the kind of info I'm looking for! I think we who collect far to often forget that new collectors may not know of these sites. Truth be told us old collector don't know all of them. I didn't know about Toys N' Joys! =)

    It has now been added to the OP.

    Thanks! =)
     
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    toysnjoyscom - Threads Tagged with toysnjoyscom - TFW2005.COM

    I can attest to the validity of the horror story claims having tried to order some things from them in the not-too-distant past, with little-to-no success. I'm actually surprised that they're still in business...yikes.

    As far as good (at least in my experience) stores go, here are a few:

    stuckakid (http://www.stuckakid.com/) is one I've used in the past with good results.

    JRS ToyWorld (http://www.jrstoyworld.com/) used to be a great place to get cheap Transformers...they seemed to have moved on from carrying too many Transformers products, though.

    ImageAnime (http://www.imageanime.com/) is another store I've purchased Transformers from and had no problems with.

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    When I was stationed in Hawaii I would go there at least 3 times a week. They are a great brick and mortor store if you are going to walk in. But I have never ordered from them onine.
     
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    A sight that I had very good experience with is:

    Ages Three and Up — Welcome

    They are based in Canada if I'm not mistaken and ship from Washington State. Ordered from them and have never had any problems whatsover. Fast Shipping to..
     
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    Ok now we are starting to get something that looks like a list! OP edited. Keep it up guys.
     
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    I would like to add that while I did not have a "horror story" with Toys N Joys, I did have somewhat of a bad experience. Personally, I would avoid them like the plague. They are just too shady.
     
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    Toys N' Joys needs to be removed from the list. suggesting anyone shop there is the same as suggesting they throw money into a garbage disposal and then ask it to give them a toy.
     
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    I've ordered a coupla times from the guys over at http://www.capturedprey.com. Those guys are nothing but a class act. Great packing, fast shipments, and pretty good pricing too! The custom reprolabels they tossed into my last order didn't hurt either.:thumbs2:  I know I'll definitely be ordering from them again in the near future.
     
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    I'd like to second that Captured Prey mention...I didn't list CP at first because I always sorta considered them up there in the "upper echelon" of online TF stores, mostly due to their good prices and selection, customer service, etc., so they never immediately struck me as a "small" store, haha.

    But yes, Captured Prey is great. I believe the owner is a member here.

    Amok Time (Amok Time Action Figures Statues Collectibles and More) is another mentionable store...they deal in a lot of different lines, including Transformers. My brother-in-law got a ton of older X-Men/Marvel figures super cheap a few years back, and my buddy was able to score some sealed G1 Micromaster stations (like Ironworks) not too long ago. Their prices are a bit erratic, as some things might seem over-priced, but for other items, they are reasonable to cheap (like the aforementioned Micromaster stations - $29.99 each sealed is a good deal, I would think).

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    There is now a Warning before the URL.

    Added to the OP! Thanks for taking the time to share!

    The point of this is to collect all the websites that are smaller then say Walmart, Target ect. Or that are less know on this site them say the ones advertised at the top of the forums main page. So if you know of any that fit that go ahead, and list them!

    Amok Time added to the OP

    Thanks guy!
     

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