Tempting Toys Update for 4/9/9

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Sol Fury, Apr 10, 2009.

  1. Sol Fury

    Sol Fury The British Butcher Administrator News Staff

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    We received this update from our friends at Tempting Toys. Henkei Thrust and Dirge will be in stock very shortly and begin mailing out on Monday for those who ordered them and have paid in full. If you want a set, there is still time. Just click here and start shopping:

    Henkei THRUST & DIRGE - $152.99 shipped!


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  2. Counterpunch?

    Counterpunch? Interior Renovator

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  3. Solrac333

    Solrac333 G1 got it right!

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    Looks nice but I wish it were cheaper.
     
  4. Counterpunch?

    Counterpunch? Interior Renovator

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  5. Sage o' G-fruit

    Sage o' G-fruit Critics gonna critique

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    Not worth it. I have my Classics Dirge and Cybertron Voyager Red Starscream, and they'll do just fine.
     
  6. temptingtoys

    temptingtoys Well-Known Member

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    FYI, that news was submitted yesterday. Thrusts arrived today and will start shipping either tomorrow or Monday.

    Thanks,

    Tony
    Tempting Toys
     
  7. Sol Fury

    Sol Fury The British Butcher Administrator News Staff

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    Yes, sorry for the delay in getting this put up.
     
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    What a rip off! Too much money for them.
     
  9. Jason Blue Boost

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    Bought a red Alternity Convoy recently. Superfast shipping and great guy to talk to on the phone. :dj 
     
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    Well if you know what the foreign market prices are ... then there is a baseline... and you could tell by how competitive these online shops' pricing are...

    Indeed, that is real tempting... but I guess I 'd give a try online bidding first.... Anyone else are currently bidding online??
     
  11. T-Logicon

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    I've very good experiences w/ TemptingToys. Very fast shipping and easy to deal with. Highly recommend! I got the encore Skywarp/Tcracker for alot less than everyone else was charging, and that was when they were first released. In fact, I had them in-hand before anyone else even had them stock. Tempting Toys = win!

    And FYI to whoever is thinking that that TTs is ripping anyone off, they might wanna research the costs associated with importing Japanese toys into the US for on-line retail sales. I have, and the profit margins are VERY slim.
     
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  12. Johnator

    Johnator 'Til All Are Gone!

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    Already picking mine up from the post office tomorrow. Can't wait!
     
  13. Railguard

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    Thats just insane. 153 dollars??!!! Pass.
     
  14. AnimatedFan

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    It's cheaper than BBTS, so what is everyone bitching about?
     
  15. Insane Galvatron

    Insane Galvatron is not insane. Really!

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    Exactly. It's closer to the TFsource price that I missed out on because they sold out before I could order. I forgot about Tempting Toys. I actually ordered my Thundercracker and Skywarp from them. Got them cheap, fast, and in good condition.

    I think the complainers are the ones that do not realize these are exclusives in Japan and not mass retail.
     
  16. Lucs

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    Yeah people complaining are just doing it for the sake of whining seems like. I mean we should all know by now they are expensive "EXCLUSIVES" not just a mass retail item, which would have put them at about $26 each. This thread is about an in stock item from a site sponsor (you know the guys that help make this site's existence possible) This is probably the cheapest you'll find these figures, ever.
     
  17. Hiro Prime

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    I deal with Tony on a regular basis. Since I first met him at the first Botcon in fact. He's always dealt fair with me and anyone else I've seen him deal with. I've always recommended him to anyone who wants fast service and excellent deals.

    Heh heh, one of my first deals with him at that first Botcon was getting all 4 of the Dino cassettes for $25 each ($100.00 total) I didn't know much about Japanese TF's back then and thought that was a bit high considering they were just 4 tapebots. Now looking back, I wish I had bought all that he had. The point is, what looks high today, may seem like chump change 5 to 10 years from now. But for now, his prices are better than most I've seen.
     
  18. [Wing_Saber-X]

    [Wing_Saber-X] BATTLE GAIA!

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    Nope, definitely NOT in the minority, dude. :thumb 
    Gasp~ too rich for my blood as well.... :cry 
     
  19. The_Black_Sheep

    The_Black_Sheep Willyna...

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    I can't believe the extreme mark-up of these Coneheads over Thundercracker/Skywarp. *shakes head*

    I've been looking at RobotKingdom & their price for the 3 Coneheads (including Henkei Ramjet) comes to $163.90 USD - & that doesn't even include shipping...

    I just can't justify that price for 3 deluxes... *sigh*
     
  20. JAYSCREAM

    JAYSCREAM CACHOW!

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    mine are on way via evilbay from japan...... at a cheeper price..... not by much tho.
     

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