The Best Deal

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  1. Inikalord

    Inikalord Legal Binding Contracts

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    What was the best deal you ever got for a Transformer?

    Mine was $30 for a complete R.I.D Galvatron with Instructions included.

    Yours?
     
  2. CVprowl

    CVprowl FREEDOM FIGHTER

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    i traded some joes for a ultra magnus and skywarp 2pack once...
     
  3. Torque

    Torque The WORDSMITH

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    Mine is Classics Skywarp Magnus related to, got it for $64. I think thats good, though I may be wrong lol.
     
  4. VenomKing

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    Many years ago, about 11 to be exact, I got a complete Fortress Maximus for $125.
     
  5. robofreak

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    Road Caesar Complete for $200
    Star Saber for $60
    Star Convoy reissue for $50

    Lio Convoy vs. Galvatron for $75

    Current best deal: G1 Jetfire complete with all armour and gun clip for $60

    I really work on getting good deals.
     
  6. Thundershot

    Thundershot The guy with 28 Sweeps

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    $35 for Energon Omega Sentinel complete at Botcon 2008. Also got OATFUCK Megazarak for $40. Wish I had bought the Sentinel Maximus for $75 though when I had the chance...
     
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    I got a soundwave in 1986 for a 25 cent pack of garbage pail kid cards.
     
  8. Matty

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    There's been quite a few awesome deals I've received that it's hard to name one. I'm going to go with my most recent deal in which I acquired TM2 Dinobot, Depthcharge, and Rampage for $40 shipped. Besides some missing missiles, guns, etc. I was extremely happy with the deal the seller gave me.
     
  9. TJOmega

    TJOmega The Plastic Addict Content Contributor

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    Near-complete Fort Max for free. Only needed the large rifle that I had to drop $40 for.
     
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    I never had a Fort Max growing up (didn't know it existed), so when i really got back into transformers, i set out assembling one on my own. I started in about 2004 and it continues to this day, I'm almost done.

    But this isn't your normal make-your-own Fort Max story. It has another edge: I wanted to spend about $100 tops on parts, excluding shipping.

    The main body was quite a steal. After a little cleaning, it is in Display-quality condition. The white is a little yellowed, but not much at all. I snagged that for about $35 back in 2004 of Ebay.

    The biggest win though was Cerebros. I got a lot that had Cerebebros (sans spike), A good condition Scorponok body, some Ultra Magnus pieces, and and some misc junk toys on Ebay back in 2004 from a seller who had no idea what they were selling. Cerebros was mis-transformed and behind Scorponok's claw in the picture, so it was kind of hard to tell what it was unless you looked carefully. So I ended up getting this part of Fort Max (along with everything else), that goes for at least $100 on Ebay today, for $5. Yes, $5. I spent like $25 on shipping, but still... my fort max has an awesome quality head for $5.


    All he needs now is a Spike. And getting that for about $15 (how much I have left till I hit $100) is going to be damn hard.
     
  11. StrifeZ

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    Oh another good one. I got a few weeks ago a lot of 12 loose Classics/Universe/RTS that had pretty hard to find and expensive ones like Ironhide, Dinobot and Silverstreak for $130.

    Considering it isnt uncommon for Ironhide to go for $50+shipping, i'd call that a steal. Averaging near or below retail price for 12 high-demand figures, 2 years late is pretty good. :) 
     
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    Got into Botcon G2 Sideswipe class for $85.
     
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    winner!
     
  14. brr-icy

    brr-icy G1 Collector

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    free complete scorponok
    and i'll have a new deal sometime soon lol
     
  15. Silvershot

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    I got the Kiss Play Cassettes at Botcon 2010 for $15 MIB. In December, I got an MISB Superion add-on set for free.

    -Silvershot
     
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    First one that comes to my mind is a couple years ago when I bought a MISB SDCC Alternator Rodimus and Titanium Menasor from a seller on eBay for $60. I was the only bidder.
     
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    £2 for a TFA Blitzwing on eBay. All because the seller hadn't bothered to transform him properly in the photo, so he looked broken. Best gamble I ever took, too.
     
  18. Ribieconvoy

    Ribieconvoy It's pronounced "ribby"

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    Aside from free stuff, I think my best deal would be... Premium Barricade from the 7.77 deal at Walmart. I don't get too many "deals." Or I can't remember them. But man, Premium Barry's got one of the most gorgeous alt modes I can think of. Until TF: Prime Knock Out comes along.
     
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    £5 for Energon Omega Supreme, MISB.



    Oh yes.
     
  20. PlanckEpoch

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    Armada Unicron w/Dead End for 35 bucks. Classics Ramjet and Energon Sharkticon for 15 shipped. Those would have to be the best deals I've ever got for Transformers.
     

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