what is GIGASTORM worth???

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  1. arneld048

    arneld048 Well-Known Member

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    Just acquired one mib... is he just as valuable as trypticon???
     
  2. chrisr291

    chrisr291 Master of the Unknown

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    No way.... Well, thats my opinion and I have no facts to back that up but Trypticon should be worth more than that stripped down, big horned version:2c: 
     
  3. brr-icy

    brr-icy G1 Collector

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    not even close
     
  4. Deceptigtar

    Deceptigtar Sworn Decepticon Assassin

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    well what did u pay for it? im sure u paid market price for it. i would say 150-175 is fair.
     
  5. arneld048

    arneld048 Well-Known Member

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    I actually traded mp grimlock and bbts seacons for it
     
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    Oops, that just takes me to the login page.

    But yeah, I've seen Gigastorms go for less than £100 in the past. Might be because I'm in the UK and there isn't enough people who know who the figure is to push his value up.
     
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    I have to admit I like the Gigastorm redeco/remold better than the original. Does Gigastorm still have the stuff to walk though?
     
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    Gigastorm can walk and he goes for $150 to $175 MIB. I have been looking for one for a couple months now. Trypticon goes for more loose
     
  10. Victorysabre

    Victorysabre Born to Transform

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    Last I checked a loose complete Trypticon was fetching $300+ easy. Gigastorm I've seen as low as $150 shipped MIB.
     
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    i paid 300 for my trypticon but only 100 for gigastorm. i got lucky and snatched a gigastorm i guess before he became popular again recently.
     
  12. Deceptigtar

    Deceptigtar Sworn Decepticon Assassin

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    if it was the US MP Grimlock then that was a really good trade. If it was Takara MP Grimlock then that is a pretty close fair trade. I would say you did alright.
     
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    Has anyone noticed any discrepancy in price between the Japanese and Korean versions?
     
  14. Th0r4z1n3

    Th0r4z1n3 The F*cking Lizard King! Veteran

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    Wow I didn't realize this guy went up that much in price. I got mine MIB a looooong while back for about $60 I think. I haven't really thought about him in a long time, I just keep him in robot mode behind Trypticon (in base mode) to have both modes displayed together.

    Back on topic. I don't think he'll ever go as high as Trypticon because he had most of Trypticon's base mode accessories left out. When I originally bought him I was going to buy the Trypticon parts to "complete" him, but they used a slightly different purple on Gigastorm so the parts looked a bit too funny for my taste.
     
  15. G1_Cindersaur

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    i had one of each side by side...aside from the boxes...they look exactly the same...price wise on ebay i have not see a difference on the few auctions that have come up with him for sale...

    he was on ebay quite a while ago with tons of auctions...now he is pretty rare...not popping up too often
     
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    From where I am, yes, there IS a difference in pricing between the Japanese & Korean release. :D 
     
  17. Ecmagee1984

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    I pick one up for 60.00 a few years ago, so glad I did.
     
  18. mrclean08

    mrclean08 G1 FOR LIFE

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    Isn't Gigastorm's gray a darker shade than Trypticon's? That's what it seemed like to me.

    Is the Takara version worth more than the Sonokong version?
     
  19. G1_Cindersaur

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    i sold mine on ebay a few weeks ago...complete but no box or paperwork...put him up for $180 plus shipping...

    settled on $169 via best offer....and he was sold in about 3 hours from listing time on ebay till the sale was completed...

    with the box and paperwork...easily $200 or more.

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/180858275781

    ^ link to the auction....
     
  20. SydneyY

    SydneyY @syd_tfw Veteran TFW2005 Supporter

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    I got into a huge argument with some Japanese fans who insisted Korean ones are KOs because they aren't Japanese, therefore cheaper. I did my first (and only so far!) ragequit after explaining SonoKong and still got the same response.
     

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