my mp5 made it past customs!

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  1. Bumble Prime

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    well megatron came in today! it got to oklahoma from hong kong in like 4 days!


    anyways made it past customs with no problem and is now kicking autobot ass on my shelf.


    but i noticed something odd, in the instruction book towards the end when it catalogues all the incarnations of megatron through the years, theres no energon version on the list. odd?
     
  2. Pimpimus Prime

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    I believe he was named Galvatron in Super Link (Energon). That's probably why he wasn't included.
     
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    so did they get the purple repaint in super link too? or just the gray blue one?
     
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    They got a repaint as well...Super Galvatron I believe :) 

    And oddly enough My Megatron arrived with no problems...but my ZOIDS Madthunder and Seismosaur were openned for inspection, got them both the same day :) 
     
  5. Bumble Prime

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    haha i said in the other mp5 importing thread we should start a thread for the ones that actually get confiscated.....havent heard anything yet and dont expect them to unless an aqua teen bomb scare type situation happens
     
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    Correct me if I'm wrong, but in Japan I think the Superlink (energon) "Megatron" is actually just called Galvatron.

    zmog

    EDIT: D'oh... that's what I get for leaving my reply un-sent for 6 minutes. :) 

    Dragonclaw... just out of curiosity, where did you end up getting your Zoids Mad Thunder? I've been dithering about that for a while now, but I'm not sure where/who to buy from.
     
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    Galvatron G, actually. And I can only assume that's why the figure wasn't included since it was technically Galvatron... but that doesn't make sense to me considering we had Rodimus Convoy as part of MP Convoy's lineup and they obviously aren't the same character.
     
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    yeah they even included machine wars megatron.....but wasnt that technically megaplex? also odd thing, the g1 megatron is the matte finish like in the goodbye gift set.
     
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    So is it safe to say yet that all of that worry over confiscations was for nothing or should we wait a while more?
     
  10. Bumble Prime

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    ummmm im sayin no prob......the thing got from hong kong to my house in oklahoma in 4 days.......i dont think it ever got taken off the line.....


    now big shipments to hobby shops may be a different thing
     
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    Megaplex and Megatron were two different characters I beleive. Just the same mold and similar colours.
     
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    I dodnt think it was a big deal anymore that some have a plug aint they just putting a little rubber plug in the barrel that you can pull right out ? thats what it looked like from the pics i seen
     
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    i think the law states it must be permanently affixed to it i.e. super glue. just a pain to mess with it, no big deal yes but you can find unmodded on ebay for the same price as modded.

    i bought mine from jeankwan on ebay and wow, four days shipping from hong kong
     
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    ((Ooops, double post! ))
     
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    Aww, man, and MY MP-5 got detained by customs... something about importing automatic firearms without the disabling of full auto...

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    I think it's safe to say all the worry was for nothing. I think it was safe to say that all the worry was for nothing as far back as a few years ago when everybody got TFC 06 Megatron through customs no problem.
     
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    machine wars had megatron and megaplex
     
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    What I found amazing is how fast it took Megatron to reach the US? Did you pay extra for shipping?
     
  20. Bumble Prime

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    i paid 79.99 for megs and like 29 for shipping, but thats how much shipping for anything ive gotten of any substantial weight and size from hong kong has been
     

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