Where to preorder Takara Classics Starscream & Grimlock

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  1. Tech Spec

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    BBTS and Ages Three and Up are sold out. I can find these guys anywhere. If you know of an online store in North America thats not sold out, lemme know.

    Cheers, TS
     
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    I know a place. Of course, I'm clearly biased. On the other hand, I know for a fact I have pre-order slots left for them as I write this. :thumbs2: 
     
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    You can also try FantoFan's page. They've got the Japanese Tak Classics up for preorder.
     
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    Incidentally, does anyone know how much Amazon Japan charges to ship the Classics worldwide? I ask because I know a local site taking preorders for Classics at 20 euros for Deluxes and 30 euros for Voyagers. (Shipping should be around 5 euros.) Should I go for it?
     
  5. SydneyY

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    Unfortunately amazon jp doesn't sell toys overseas.
     
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    Uh... then why was everyone rushing to make preorders there?
     
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    Usually I used actionhq.com (I did for energon and some reissue) but this time I used BBTS. I got one of the last Starscream preorders and I ordered Megs and Optimus waaay before their sudden price jump. If all else fails, I'll wait until my import shops get em.
     
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    Funny how Grimlock was the first to be sold out at BBTS when his inappropriate chrome bits made him the worst of the bunch. Hmm... :inquisiti 

    On a side note: what do you think the odds are that Takara will remold Cliffjumper's head to be more cartoon accurate?
     
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    Slim. Takara hasn't remolded anything for Henkei (Classics) thus far, even though Starscream's missiles are screaming for a remold.
     
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    Everyone? Really, I wonder how? They ship books and CDs/DVDs abroad, but not toys.

    http://www.amazon.co.jp/gp/help/customer/display.html?nodeId=1039606

    Just scroll down until you get to "international" section.

    I do shop there, but I use proxy service :) 
     
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    My God you are right! They did jack up the price at BBTS! Luckily I got in before that happened.
     
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    Yea I got my Optimus and Megs for like 42.99 each. Now they are 49.99 and I got Starscream for 24.99 and they rose him to 26.99. I had a feeling they were gonna do that. Infact Im half tempted to pre-order Astrotrain seein how he is gonna jump in price with his impending Anime recolor.
     
  15. Johnator

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    :lol  I was JUST looking at Astrotrain there actually. I wonder when we will see his final colors. Grrr.
     
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    Yea they have a screen capture of Astrotrain, it looks like its from Five Faces Of Darkness part 1 (when he was tryna steal the energon cube that the Stunticons and Constructicons were fighting over). I really didnt like Akom's color scheme. I hope they use Toei's scheme from Season 2
     
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    I agree. Toei's scheme is a much more "Classic" touch I think. It is not set to arrive until "2nd Quarter 2008" according to the Preorder so I guess we got a wait anyway but good point.
     
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    Thanks buddy got my preorder put through :D 

    I would have ordered through Captured Prey but Starscream was sold out :( 
     

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