What's your TF grail?

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  1. Necrophon

    Necrophon Speaker of Death TFW2005 Supporter

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    Everybody seems to have at least one if not several. And I know that as I acquire one, I always seem to set my sights higher on another.

    Right now I have about three,
    1) Reflector
    2) Predaking
    3) Omega Supreme

    For me these are grails because the cost to get them, via evilBay or elsewhere is just way too high for my limited budget.

    What are some of yours? In addition how do you decide what's a grail in your mind versus simply a bot that you want but haven't gotten yet?
     
  2. General Magnus

    General Magnus Da Custodes of the Emprah

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    This years Botcon set. All of them.
     
  3. Kenny278

    Kenny278 Fort Max fan

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    I'm doing well with my grails

    they were

    Fortmax
    Overlord
    Trypticon
    Scorponok (still not completed him though)
    Predaking
    Swoop


    I can't think of a current grail for me - it was a complete springer but just got him off of ebay...

    I'll stick with the - "Complete my loose bots" for now...G1 parts are so pricey :( 

    Oh and TRU Issue Skids and Astrotrain to complete my TRU set... :) 
     
  4. Rijie78

    Rijie78 Vinyl junkie.

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    Just a couple - KP Rodimus & the Takara 15th Anniversary Convoy. Not terribly obscure or exciting I know, but they're the ones I keep an eye out for. I see em every now and again in either sales lists or on the likes of eBay - but the prices are always just too high for me, as a man of limited means/other priorities!

    Still, I've learnt from many years cratedigging, you find all sorts of things for a price you like eventually... :D 
     
  5. shroobmaster

    shroobmaster Well-Known Member

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    Titanium Shockwave :[
     
  6. Obvious Prime

    Obvious Prime Purple Repaint

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    Probably my Trypticon collection:

    G1
    Myclone
    Classics
    Botcon '08 (Grimlock)


    Am I missing any?
     
  7. Silent_Magnus

    Silent_Magnus Taint of Primus

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    Gah, I just wrote a post, but it wasn't posting and I accidentally deleted it.

    So I'll just sum it up very briefly.
    1. The Animated Elite Guard Toys
    2. Any Ultra Magnus I do not own
     
  8. UltraDevmodious

    UltraDevmodious Well-Known Member

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    i like the way you think...can't wait to have my hands on them.
     
  9. Hotspot17

    Hotspot17 Search and Rescue: Vet

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    My current holy grails are:

    MIB Grand Max
    G1 Black Shadow
    G1 MIB Jap Dinobots (Especially Swoop)
    MIB Jap Reflector
     
  10. Easterling Capt

    Easterling Capt I am Vern Schillinger

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    the word gail is used to easy these days. Grails for me anyway is something that is extremly hard to come by and also cost alot. ( no pun inteded now) but Animated elite Guard toys (just an example) are mass relesed toys and I dont think it should count as a grail. Of course now I will get all the ppl saying "it can be a grail for me /them etc etc" going to jump me but I stand firm on this, the grail word is used alot for things I dont see as "grails"

    Onto the question from the first poster:

    MIB c9 Liokaiser
    MIB c9 Fortress Maximus
    Sealed or AFA graded G1 Combatacons

    to name a few
     
  11. Soundblaster1

    Soundblaster1 The Heisenberg of Toys

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    TF grail: I think I'm set, actually... G1 stuff isn't that great and I have most other things I'd like (I'm learning to be realistic)

    Non-TF Grail: MPB-01 and MPB-02 (Exkizer and Dragon Kizer)
     
  12. Abrogate

    Abrogate Nondescript Former Poster

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    Personal Grail - MIB G1 Shockwave

    Completist Grail - 2007 Botcon Set

    Expensive/Rare Grail - Blue Big Convoy

    edit - we are listing grails that we want, right? cos I definitely dont have those. my best piece is probably Brave Max
     
  13. Silent_Magnus

    Silent_Magnus Taint of Primus

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    Well, as I said in my original post (the one I accidentally deleted) the elite guard toys aren't out in mass retail yet, or even on ebay(although Jazz should be showing up soon).

    And as soon as they are at mass retail I'll probably already have them.
     
  14. jazz4ever

    jazz4ever I'm turned on by numbers

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    i am ashamed to admit it is...beast wars waspinator...fox kids repaint *sob* that i got off of evilbay from PLAYIDIA great seller
     
  15. lita 1

    lita 1 Records Keeper

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    Ebay:
    2004...or 06? Palisades Ultra Magnus 6" statue
     
  16. jqciaomama

    jqciaomama LD Master

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    I would have to say :
    X-9 Ravage
    Simply because he is my favorite BW character.
    If going by price and quantity, I would of course have to say:
    D-1 LD Gold Megatron

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    http://beastwars.us/
     
  17. snappyjacks

    snappyjacks Banned

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    Not gonna be that rare but Animated Soundwave and the Dinobots Slag and Swoop, Grimlock's lonely. Also MP-02 and the Animated Ultra Magnus as well.
     
  18. Dolza_Khyron

    Dolza_Khyron Well-Known Member

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    all animated toys *might get more then one of each* lol!
    parts i'm missing, to various g1 transformers *guns mostly*
    fortmax reissue *that will never happen* lol!
    and the japanese giftset, computron.
     
  19. shadow panther

    shadow panther Mechanically Insane

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    BWII Gigastorm
     
  20. lord ginrai

    lord ginrai Beastie lover

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    x-9 Ravage
    G1 Shockwave
    MIB Liokaizer
    MIB Japanese Trypticon
     

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