MP Grimlock - where to buy?

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  1. frenzyrumble

    frenzyrumble Banned

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    I have a pre-order from BBTS for this guy, but recalling him costing $149 + shipping (about $8.00 USPS)

    are there cheaper options out there? I see several "in hand" sealed in box available on ebay....for less.

    When are the BBTS ones expected to ship?
     
  2. Trailbreaker77

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    134.89 is the cheapest I found so far.

    It's HERE

    I have never purchased from this store so I can't give you any feedback on their business.
     
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    frenzyrumble Banned

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    I'm putting an order through with them, I'll post to let you all know how this vendor is. Shipping was $12.70 for priority int.
     
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    TFSource has it a little cheaper. $144.95 for a C10 box, $139.95 for a C9 box (around $8 shipping).

    BBTS and TFSource both expect it to arrive at their warehouses around March 30th or so, and would probably be shipping a few days to a week after that.

    After a quick look on Ebay, the cheapest I found was $145 shipped from Hong Kong: Transformers G1 Masterpiece MP-08 MP 08 Grimlock MISB - eBay (item 270363926956 end time Apr-01-09 01:07:27 PDT)
     
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    I was hesitant to buy from some of those Hong Kong sellers because from what I recall, many of them don't have "in hand" - for all I know, it could be 3 weeks before they get it, then 2 more to get it to me...
     
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    Yeah, I usually just order from TFSource because most of the time they're the cheaper option than BBTS. Sometimes it takes a little longer for them to ship, but I love the packaging they include with all of their orders (which is great for MISB collectors).
     
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    Backstop Have you seen my box art?

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    buy bbts or the scource
     
  8. Lone_Decepticon

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    BBTS or TFSource is the way to go. As others have said, TFSource may take a little longer, but their packaging is great. I just hate the wait.. so I go with BBTS, even though the prices there are generally a bit more.
     
  9. process

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    I'm sticking with BBTS, even though the price is higher. For a big-ticket item like this, I'd rather deal with a company that has a history of good customer support, just in case. If I were just buying a Henkei figure, I would definitely order from Hong Kong to save a few bucks.

    Plus, I have an item or two in POL.
     
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    I don't buy from BBTS anymore there are so many other options and their prices are just way to high.
     
  11. GreenScream

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    Agreed. I buy pretty much all my expensive Transformers from BBTS. If there's a problem with the figure, they do everything in their power to fix it. I also have a few Henkei figures sitting in my POL as well.

    As for the lowest price, Etoysjapan.com had the figure for a $110 + $22 shipping. But the preorder sold out a long while back.
     

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