Question - Is my Encore Megatron MISB?

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  1. sixpointsinspace

    sixpointsinspace Well-Known Member

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    So here's the rub. I bought a misb Encore Megatron from a fellow board member. It was sold as misb. I looked at the picture, everything looked fine. I didn't see an orange plug and to be fair I didn't ask.

    So it arrives and I can now see it has a very recessed but still there orange plug in the barrel. I can see where one side of the boxes tape is different than the other. The box was obviously opened to put that plug in either by the manufacturer or retailer. Is this still truly misb?

    Trying to descide if I would lose value by opening it.

    Your thoughts?
     
  2. Omnius

    Omnius Well-Known Member

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    The plug must have been put in by a retailer, and had to be opened to do so.
     
  3. grimlock1972

    grimlock1972 "No Mas" My Wallet

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    I have always wondered about this as well if the adding of plug destroys the MISB status thus rendering it MIB
     
  4. Matty

    Matty @StayingInTheBox Moderator News Staff

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    Of course it does. If the tape has been broken it's MIB.

    I hate that orange plug by the way.
     
  5. grimlock1972

    grimlock1972 "No Mas" My Wallet

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    okay and does anyone actually like the damn things :lol 
     
  6. Matty

    Matty @StayingInTheBox Moderator News Staff

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    lol you never know. I tried removing mine off of one of the reissue Megatrons and now I got a friggen piece of wood still stuck in the barrel. Child safety laws . . .
     
  7. StephX77

    StephX77 Well-Known Member

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    Not MISB
     
  8. MidnightBliss

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    As long as the stickers are unapplied and the chrome is not worn, I wouldn't worry. If you like the figure it should be fine. As far as MISB, it isn't. You might as well free him and enjoy.
     
  9. ghowildseven

    ghowildseven SG Decepticon

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    I have a Encore Megatron w/o the orange plug that was bought a long time ago. Back on topic, yes, it's now MIB not MISB.
     
  10. Razorclaw

    Razorclaw Are ya gonna draw pistols

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    Rub it in some more, why don't ya!
     
  11. sixpointsinspace

    sixpointsinspace Well-Known Member

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    Sounds like the word is MIB. I am going to free him and enjoy then. I probably will leave the stickers unapplied though. I've always wanted to test the pellet gimick. Wee!!
     

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