MP Rodimus Prime preorder price increase

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  1. firetruckprime

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    BBTS has increased there price for the preorder for MP Rodimus from 199.99 to 209.99.
     
  2. Veloxiraptor

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    "What can we say? The yen is pretty hot right now."
     
  3. ILoveDinobot

    ILoveDinobot Arise Rodimus Prime

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    BBTS likes to inflate prices.
     
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    Glad I preordered it way back when.
     
  5. grimlock1972

    grimlock1972 "No Mas" My Wallet

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    they do but usually if you got a preorder in at a lower price the honor it , example i got my 2010 Predaking in at $179.99 and they are honoring it the price for my preorder hasn't risen, the current price for a preorder now is $184.99. So if you got your MP Rodimus in at the lower price odds are you will get it for that. I am willing to bet they would contact those who ordered a product that they had no choice but to raise the price on all preorders.
     
  6. mac&cheese

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    I didnt order it yet, so I will pass on it. Im not sure if I want to spend 210.00 and shipping on it. I will wait for a usa isssue.
     
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    Yeah, my Preorder is still at the 199 price. Guess this answers my question from a few months ago about why you should preorder early lol
     
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    I cancelled my preorder with BBTS today.

    I'm gonna go with a group buy instead that's cheaper than $199.
     
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    ditto

    I have this pre-ordered the first week BBTS.com put it up on their site.
     
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    Wow...looks like a lot of people gonna wait for hasbro....
     
  11. Motor_Master

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    And how is this news? An online retailer raised the price of an item with increased desirability, happens all the time.
     
  13. GAUGE

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    well the MP prime w/ Trailer was 299.99 when it came out. so it only makes since they are gonna do the same to MP Hotrod/Rodimus
     
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    Nope. The yen is pretty high right now compared to the US Dollar and adjustments must be made.
     
  15. [Wing_Saber-X]

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    ^This! Also, your sig is waaay hawt. :D 
     
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    This guy is worth every penny, even if it rose to $300 I would pay without hesitation, MP Rodimus Prime is set to be the masterpiece of all the masterpieces IMO!!!!!!
     
  17. Kupp

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    you know, $200 when I want the Hot Rod part more than the Rodimus, so I am really leaning towards just going Hasbro on this. Maybe I will change my mind later, but he is really looking to rich for my blood.
     
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    I certainly am. $200 for one figure, even a Masterpiece, is out of my comfort zone. Especially since the Hasbro version will be cheaper, and I won't miss the "trailer" at all.
     
  19. turboedguy

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    Damn, procrastination kicking my ass again...
     
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    Yeah, I am opting for Protector instead. You can get the Hasbro MP Rodimus, the Battle in Space Two-Pack, and Protector for less than the cost of importing Takara MP Rodimus.

    Plus, that way Kup can advise Rodimus without looking way too small. :p 
     

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