Windcharger advice needed

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  1. galvatron1701

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    Hi all,

    Today my friend surprised me with two Windchargers he'd managed to find up in Birmingham. I'm keeping one for myself but don't know what to do with the other.

    I was thinking of possibly trading it on these forums, but I've no experience in trades and wouldnt really know what would be appropriate to ask for (though I would love a universe Hardhead).

    Can anyone give me some advice? Is there even demand for Windcharger anymore?
     
  2. Alucard77

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    I think it is a reasonable trade.

    Realistically I would go by the going rate of said figure vs. the going rate of the figure you want.

    Yours is going from anywhere between $30-$50, so back into the cost of figures you want.
     
  3. IronicHide

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    I got voyager ROTF Mindwipe (MISB) for one, Henkei Hound (MOC) for the other.

    Didn't Hardhead get stupidly marked down to $3 a few months ago (along with Poweglide and that black repaint of Silverbolt)? It's not improbable that there are a few floating around the fandom.

    Good luck with your trade, I can vouch that everybody I was in touch with on here was really pleasant to deal with. Though, be careful, have a read of the last 10 pages-odd of the UK Toy Discussion (on these TF Toy boards) - a lot of people have been burned recently, apparently, by the same individual.
     
  4. galvatron1701

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    Thank you both for your advice!

    I've actually been following that trade situation, it's really terrible that someone would do that!

    How does one go about doing a trade? Do you both send the items at the same time? I have no idea how it works!
     
  5. LogicalLuke

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    Same time if possible, just check out the member good first. I got two of mine from a member in the UK and we sent them both the same day, the third was sent by a long-time friend there. I'd get something I really wanted though, make it worth your while. No way I'm letting mine go though since they were so hard to get and from two good friends. :) 
     
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    Funny how when a toy becomes rare everybody wants it. Thundercracker I can understand because he was one of the main bad guys on the show. But Windcharger? That little dinky scout doesn't even look like him. Windcharger never wore a bra.
     
  7. LogicalLuke

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    Awww, someone couldn't get one. ;) 
     
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    LOL he really wants one and thats why he is dogging it out.
     
  9. LogicalLuke

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    I know. He looks exactly like him and he was a member of the Ark crew, who wouldn't want it since your collection isn't complete without it. It's great having it ( 3, cough ). :D 
     
  10. galvatron1701

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    Lol. I have to say that I do love this little figure. I can't quite say why, he's just really cool!
     
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    Damn thing's a dead ringer for the original Windcharger, dude has no idea what he's talking about. :lol 
     
  12. LogicalLuke

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    You can leave his hood up and it's dead on to his G1 look but he looks fine with his "bra". :lol  Guess Prowl, Jazz, any others like that are cross dressers now? Hater's just hatin', plain and simple. It is my favorite figure I think so far this year out of all of the fantastic ones we have gotten.
     
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    i'd consider trading my extra hardhead for a windcharger. hmm.....
     
  14. Altimus Prime

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    Windcharger was always a fav of mine. I'd buy his Reveal the Shield version in a heartbeat - yet I have not seen one.

    I need to get by with my keychain remake of the minibot.
     
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    where at in Birmingham? TJ Maxx? Big Lots?
     
  16. LogicalLuke

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    The UK, bsutton, United Kingdom not Alabama or any other state in the U.S. that has a Birmingham. It'd be nice though. :) 
     
  17. brr-icy

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    lol, yup, dead on representation of the cartoon, looking at the faceless g1 figure, i don't get where he gets by saying anything doesn't look like something
     

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