What's the best/worst Transformer toy currently under $100?

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  1. Sharktibolt

    Sharktibolt Well-Known Member

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    So my birthday is in two months, and I was thinking I could ask my mom to let me buy a TF from a website for my gift. I figure I might need two months to decide which one it should be. So the only question is which one should it be?

    What I want to know is what single Transformer toy from any series would you buy that's $100 or less? Which one TF would you spend a free $100 on if you were given the chance? Or which one would you send back to the store even if someone gave it to you as a gift?

    Feel free to say toys that can still be bought from a store today, I want to hear real opinions.

    I figured this would be best for Toy Discussion, but if anyone thinks otherwise, just say so and I'll ask for it to be moved.
     
  2. chuckcjc

    chuckcjc Wheeljack Engineer Corp.

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    I would vote for Alternity Prime being the best mold that is currently available for under $100.00. I simply love it.
     
  3. Backstop

    Backstop Have you seen my box art?

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    :popcorn  universe Cosmos
     
  4. brr-icy

    brr-icy G1 Collector

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    since under 100 cuts out any mps, i would say alternity as well
     
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    Depending on price cuts, you could get away with a bunch of cool figures at that price. If you don't have them, look for MP Skywarp, cartoon Starscream or maybe Omega Supreme (if you're in a G1 mood).

    Toyspark has high shipping costs (probably to avoid Ebay fees) but ships REALLY quickly and safely:
    Thundercracker for $115:
    http://cgi.ebay.com/TRANSFORMERS-Ma...5|66:2|65:12|39:1|240:1318|301:0|293:2|294:50

    Omega Supreme for $117:
    http://cgi.ebay.com/TAKARA-Transfor...5|66:2|65:12|39:1|240:1318|301:0|293:2|294:50

    Alternity Silver Prime for $60:
    http://cgi.ebay.com/TRANSFORMERS-AL...5|66:2|65:12|39:1|240:1318|301:0|293:2|294:50
     
  6. Spoon

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    Robot Heroes Shockwave and Grimlock.
     
  7. Optimus Sledge

    Optimus Sledge Yar har fiddle di dee

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    Universe Sunstreaker and Sideswipe.
     
  8. Malikon

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    I 'think' you can get it for under $100. so I'd say the WalMart G1'esque Masterpiece Starscream.
     
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    Best- Universe Prime (although not a fan of Universe, I can't put this figure down he's that good), MP Prime (I got mine for $60, so the deals can be found) and Wal Mart MP Starscream (easily obtained for under $80).

    Not so good- Ultimate Bumblebee (nice if it just stands there and you don't touch it)
     
  10. megatronkicksas

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    Best: ROTF OP

    Worst: anything G1
     
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    slugslinger2004 TFW2005 Supporter

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    If i had $100, I'd order an Alternity Convoy because I have everything I want from Universe. That's definitely the best right now.

    I don't know about the worst.
     
  12. _Galvatron_

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    Best: Universe (Armada re-issue) Unicron.

    Worst: Universe Tankor (Octane)...I regret buying that POS every time I look at him.
     
  13. Sol Fury

    Sol Fury The British Butcher Administrator News Staff

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    Honestly, it depends on what series is your current thing. Though I'd personally recommend using that $100 and picking up a couple of Deluxes. Just lately, the Deluxe class has been nothing short of stellar.
     
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    MP-05 Masterpiece Megatron is $89. I love that toy and it is the definitive Megatron.

    In the other direction for size, THS-02 Convoy is pretty good.
     
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    This.

    I got mine for $90 last July. Easily the best money I've ever spent on a TF.
     
  16. StephX77

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    This is a NO BRAINER you have to get MP megatron it is 89 to 95 dollars everywhere
     
  17. Makxsh1mum

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    I like getting the most bang for my buck, so given that i've fallen for Henkei stuff, i recommend henkei optimus ($40-50), inferno ($45), hound/hot rod/astrotrain ($25ish) - some combo of those. I do like the look of alternity tho, so that recommendation is good too.
     
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    Save it for Movie Prime; then go to Friday and have a burger, and put some gas to your car. and you will end with a spare 20.
     
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    Encore Metroplex. And some Legends Minibots to live on him.
     
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