Online toy company in CA?

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by artistvideogame, Apr 8, 2012.

  1. artistvideogame

    artistvideogame Well-Known Member

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    Anyone know of any online toy companies that would be up to date with the newest releases located in california??? Basically looking for an MP11, but dont want to pay these ridiculous shipping prices :) 
     
  2. turboedguy

    turboedguy minibotologist

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    Toyarena & Aces toy store. Both great guys.
     
  3. Agent-GHQ

    Agent-GHQ Accept the unacceptable

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    ^ ridiculously overpriced and markup! I refuse to buy from them!
     
  4. The Dark Seeker

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    Toy Arena? Or Acestoystore?
     
  5. Agent-GHQ

    Agent-GHQ Accept the unacceptable

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    Toyarena
     
  6. LegendAntihero

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    There's also tempting toys and they sometimes have an ad at the bottom here.
     
  7. Wyvern

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    I avoid online retailers located in the same state I live in to avoid sales tax.
     
  8. cyclonus8

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    Yep, they will hit you with the state sales tax plus the ridiculous shipping.
     
  9. Waverider

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    With the exception of shipping speed, there is no real advantage in buying from CA online retailers if your in the same state.

    I'm buying more direct from Japan and the saving is substantial even with shipping. And that's using EMS.
     
  10. firehawc_69

    firehawc_69 cloppers = ignore list

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    Entertainment Earth is based here too.
     
  11. Maetel

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    for Toyarena not only overpriced, when it comes to older stuffs like the korean boxed braves or older transformers (RID mostly), the boxes (and sometime the chrome finishes on toys) usually are water/humidity damaged, probably because they got them cheap from warehouse finds. i believe the damages were caused by the la port strike from many years ago where the cargoes are left in the containers and exposed to the heat and humidity for months. they also neglect to mention the box damages and sell them as 'new/mint', so keep that in mind.
     

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