Where is the best place to buy soul of chogokin?

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  1. wheeljack01

    wheeljack01 Happiness is a warm gun

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    I've been wanting to grab some of the latest soul of chogokin toys but I want to get them at a decent price. What site offers the best prices on these guys? Any help is very appreciated.
     
  2. wavelength

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    for the uk, i reccomend neon martian. they do not have the best range, but thier prices are awesome.
     
  3. wheeljack01

    wheeljack01 Happiness is a warm gun

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    Also I am in the u.s.
     
  4. wheeljack01

    wheeljack01 Happiness is a warm gun

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    Bump!!!!!!
     
  5. megatroptimus

    megatroptimus Translatorminator

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    Ebay. Patience will be your friend.
     
  6. Dragonclaw

    Dragonclaw Comic Ink - Dublin, CA

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    I've gotten my last few off of Yahoo Japan (I have a Celga Gold account :)  ) Scored Ideon, Gunbuster, Voltes V, and Aquarion all for MUCH less than Ebay or any of the import places even after shipping and proxy fees. (Hech I HAD Ideon on pre-order with BBTS, but it's taken so long to get him in that I found mine for $40 cheaper :)  )
     
  7. megatroptimus

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    I saw Ideon and Gunbuster selling for $135 on Ebay once. Wait for auctions with low starting bids, don't do the BIN.

    How much did you pay for yours? Last time I checked, Yahoo Japan was asking roughly the same price as what you see from Asian sellers on Ebay.
     
  8. bugmenot

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    Check the sponsors that are right to your left, BBTS sells SOC.
     
  9. Dragonclaw

    Dragonclaw Comic Ink - Dublin, CA

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    I got Gunbuster for $89 AFTER fees (It had a small box tear)and Ideon for $125 :)  It also helps that they can save your auctions up like the pile of loot from BBTS so I save a lot more by not having to pay $30-40 each to have them shipped.
     
  10. Soundwave2

    Soundwave2 Excitement! My Style!!!

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    eBay and sometimes, BBTS has them on clearence. I bought Dancouga when they put him on sale for a really good price.
     
  11. megatroptimus

    megatroptimus Translatorminator

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    Well, good for you! :)  But that is for sure not the norm, even on Yahoo Japan.
     
  12. wheeljack01

    wheeljack01 Happiness is a warm gun

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    I really want ideon and voltes V. What is too high to pay for those?
     
  13. megatroptimus

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    Past $180 apiece (at least for Ideon), don't do it. Not sure about Voltes V, I think he's getting reissued this year, so it shouldn't much more than that either.
     
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    Dragonclaw Comic Ink - Dublin, CA

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    I try to hit after it's been out a little while and when there's a group up all at once ending close together. Usually if you aim at the middle of the pack you do well :)  I think I actually tried on a dozen before getting ones so low :) 

    I was surprised we didn't get a Voltes reissue when the base came out. But with the Mazinger head, Aquarion and Zambot reissues this year I'd think 2008 at the earliest.
     
  15. cannabisprime

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    Anything more than $140 before shipping is way too high for Voltes V. If you can wait, the occasional good deal will pop up on eBay or YJ. I had to wait almost a year before I could snag one for myself (at a cost of $140 which included EMS shipping from Japan to Canada).

    Prices for Volts on eBay and YJ are almost on par with each other. If you use a deputy bidding service, YJ might actually end up costing more in some instances.
     
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    Soundwave2 Excitement! My Style!!!

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    $130 shipped is what I paid for my Voltes V. I'm really tempted to pick up camp Big Falcon now. Just waiting for that price to drop abit.
     

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