Rework's Flea Market Finds

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  1. rework

    rework The Voice of Experience

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    One of the few and far between finds posts anymore... Went out to a few markets and actually came home with stuff!

    I'm finding that the few # of finds is starting to affect my skill level here... I'm apparently not looking at things as carefully as I should before buying them. A few of the junkers I picked up are more "junkerific" than I realized. I guess the excitement of finding ANYTHING is getting the better of me. These were cheap enough not to matter, but I need to be more careful.

    Here's what I found:

    Movie Leader OP, missing gun
    Armada Prime, body only
    BM Scavenger
    Bantor
    RID Mirage GT, no missiles
    G2 Inferno, no parts
    Cyb Runamuck, no accys
    Skullgrin Shell
    WARS Spychanger, no gun
    Armada Starscream Minicon
    Firebot Minicon
    Robot Heroes Megatron & Magnus
    2x TF Millenium Falcon, missing some parts
    Other TFs in various state of junkerness
    TF PC game

    Box of figures:
    ~25 Star Wars figs, no accys
    -4 new MOTU figs, w/ accys
    -lot of Fast Food MOTU
    -Bunch of other misc figs

    Total Cost: ~$27

    Anyone else have any luck?

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  2. Codimus Prime

    Codimus Prime Missouri Toy Hunter

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    Nothing here lately. Not been hitting them like I should, also been pretty busy.

    If I found half that.. I'd be pretty happy. Nice finds!
     
  3. OldDirtyBot

    OldDirtyBot ODB

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    That is still a heckuva haul for that price. Any of the stuff you don't want to keep, may want to just drop off at a toy donation bin or something. I am sure they would make some kids very happy.
     
  4. Velcrohead

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    Just $27???

    Wow.

    I found G1 Camshaft and Powermaster Prime's trailer at Goodwill last week. Dollar for both.
     
  5. aussiehippy

    aussiehippy Au contraire, Blackadder.

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    Good haul for $27!

    My last find was a weird comic I never heard of before -
    GI Joe featuring Snake Eyes, with special guests The Transformers.

    It was basically G2 Megatron causing a lot of havoc, and the letters page made it sound like the G2 comic hadn't come out yet.

    50p!

    And I found Minty MIB TRU Reissue Prime at the same car boot sale a few weeks ago for £7. Bargain-tastic.

    I don't find very much in the grand scheme of car boot sales.
     
  6. Nemesis_Prime22

    Nemesis_Prime22 Dark Emperor

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    I keep forgetting to hit the flea markets.
    So these are real, not knock offs?
     
  7. Opticron Primal

    Opticron Primal Comin' up OOOs!

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    I remember finding a Sky Garry (?) the last time I went to a flea market.



    Don't know where it is now...
     
  8. rework

    rework The Voice of Experience

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    Yup, these are real... I see my share of newer KO toys there, but have no interest. On rare occasions I see an older, vintage KO toys - The better ones are worth snagging.
     
  9. Optimist_Prime

    Optimist_Prime The Original Optimist!

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    Gotta love flea markets and yard sales. I've come away w/ some pretty good deals from them. You never know when you'll find the "diamond in the rough".
     
  10. Wazzpinator

    Wazzpinator is playin ODST

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    The best thing I've ever found in a secondhand shop was probably G1 weirdwolf sans head. Never picked him up though. I gave him up. I let him down. I ran around and deserted him.
     
  11. Opticron Primal

    Opticron Primal Comin' up OOOs!

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    Rick Astley would be so ashamed of you.
     
  12. yovnocrats

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    Oh, wow, Rick Astley jokes, those are fresh :rolleyes: 
     
  13. Velcrohead

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    Ah, the power of the rick roll.
     
  14. Velcrohead

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    LOL, yeah, and Transformers aren't 25 years old either...
     

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