To cancel or not to cancel

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  1. Rodimus Mike

    Rodimus Mike I Drank What?

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    Hey all,

    I need some help,after pre-ordering MP Grimlock from BBTS back in Oct.08
    I just seen TF Source has him cheaper by about $9 for a C9 Box,I also
    don't care whether the box is mint or not,should I cancel my Preorder for
    him on BBTS and get him from TFS?.

    Also is TF Source better at getting figures earlier than BBTS or vice versa?

    Finally if this is in the wrong place sorry,I couldn't find anywhere else to
    put it.Thanks.
     
  2. unmc2001

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    I usually by all my new stuff from TFSource. They usually get stuff a week or so later than BBTS from what I have seen recently(with MP Thundercracker and MP Rollar). TFSource does pack really well and when you order a mint box you get a mint box. It does suck to have to wait a little longer though.
     
  3. DeathStorm

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    Don't forget that, generally, TFSource also charges more for shipping than BBTS. You have to research each figure. I'd think for something as large as the MP series, TFSource is going to charge more.

    If BBTS is cheaper then you need to prioritize which is more important to you - waiting a week or two to save some money or getting it now and paying a bit more.
     
  4. Batman

    Batman The Dark Knight TFW2005 Supporter

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    From what I understand, TFSource buys some of their imports from BBTS.
     
  5. Cyberjet #7

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    Any reason why TFSource would do this? Don't they have their own contacts on import stuff? It just seems like their profit margin would be alot less if they were going through two distributors.

    On a side note, TFSource has amazing packaging quality - if you choose the "mint" option you get a mint figure. And with MPs, you're already paying so much anyway, what's another couple dollars to make sure the box is dent and soft-corner free?
     
  6. Optimus Scourge

    Optimus Scourge Arcee's boy toy Veteran

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    Where did you hear that?

    I've talked personally to Curt many times over the last 5 years or so, he never mentioned that to me.
     
  7. kllrwlf

    kllrwlf Well-Known Member

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    Make sure that it's cheaper with the total (tax if applicable and shipping).

    Personally, I use the POL with BBTS, so I buy most of my stuff from them then save on shipping.
     
  8. iconscons

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    9 bucks is 9 bucks. I like BBTS's pile of loot feature (I don't know if tfsource does something similar) so I will always use BBTS.
     
  9. Human Beastbox

    Human Beastbox The Murdinator

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    Yeah, you'd have to figure the cost difference after shipping. TF Source does charge a bit more for shipping than BBTS. Also, on pre-orders TF Source makes you pay upfront, non-refundable.

    Keep that in mind. I like both stores, but I use BBTS a bit more for the Pile Of Loot feature. Saves me tons of money on shipping.
     
  10. Bottom Out

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    i think you should just cancel it all togehter and use that money for something else, the toy is waaaaaaaaaaay over priced
     

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