To buy parts for G1 trypticon or to get rid of him?

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  1. rid

    rid Well-Known Member

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    Hi guys,

    I have an incomplete (although great condition) G1 Trypticon, with Full-Tilt and Brunt, but missing most of the other accessories. Since I'm a completist I have no use for an incomplete Trypticon. So I can either spend another $75+ to buy parts to complete him (that's alot of money for parts) or sell him as is and get that money to buy a complete Trypticon. Don't know how much I can get for it tho. What would you guys do in my position?

    Oh, and I don't know if the electronics work. I never tested it.
     
  2. MegaMoonMan

    MegaMoonMan www.megamoonman.com TFW2005 Supporter

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    If you decide to sell, I'd like that little tank for my Gigastorm.

    Then I'd have to find the guns too.
     
  3. Megatronwp38

    Megatronwp38 Megatron? Is that you!?!?

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    i'd complete him if its nice. You may not get one as nice when you go to replace him. I don't think his parts are that pricey. They may be now. Not sure Mine was complete from childhood.
     
  4. Hotspot17

    Hotspot17 Search and Rescue: Vet

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    If you're a completist, then complete him or else it will bug the hell out of you. As it will for me. My suggestion is to get a complete one first. Then switch the best parts and with the best bot. Then get rid of the uncomplete or lesser condition one. It will save you time and headache cause if you just sell the one you have now and get a crapper verison, you're going to regret it.

    I was able to get two different sets and was able to make a C9 almost complete Trypticon. The only problem is that I need that stupid photo disurptor gun for full tilt. I just don't feel like spending $25 for a tiny gun. :( 
     
  5. Tenebrouser

    Tenebrouser Craft...or is it crap?

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    I recently saw a great conditioned Trypticon with a box go for over $400.

    See if it works before anything else.

    If not, sell it.

    If it does work, complete it, because really nice-looking ones are hard to come by. It took several years before I was finally able to find the one I have now.
     
  6. Backscatter

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    Er, I never purchased Gigastrom. Is yours incomplete or does Gigastorm come without a Tank and other Trypticon accessories?
     
  7. Liokaiser

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    I would find those parts and complete it.
     
  8. Foster

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    Gigastorm is missing a LOT. He compensates with a cool snout horn though.
     
  9. MegaMoonMan

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    The only accessory he comes with is the little car guy, yet the hookups are all still there for the other parts. He's nice, but he feels very incomplete without the other parts.
     
  10. Seawing

    Seawing Lurker of the depths Moderator

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    keep him and complete him. You would probably end up paying more to get one in great condition that is complete.
     
  11. AMG

    AMG Old School

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    I agree with those who said to keep him and work on getting the missing parts.
     
  12. cobra zartan

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    Do you plan on displaying him in base mode where all the parts are needed? I bought a complete one and only display the main fig and the car, no point in having the rest of the stuff if you wont use it
     
  13. Autovolt 127

    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    Keep It It's Better to buy accesorries espicially I'f It a G1 Tryripticon than sell it you''ll Make a Lotta of Dough
     

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