BBTS recommendations

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  1. Soundblaster1

    Soundblaster1 The Heisenberg of Toys

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    I have a little over $100 in store credit for BBTS left from selling them my collection. Is there anything in stock (or preorder for less than six months from two days ago) that anyone would recommend?

    Already bought Hybrid Convoy, Encore Omega, and BM Obsidian (I like the mold, ok...). They're POL'd for now. My interests are more in things that are pretty cool and don't need to be part of an army to have any appeal (Alternity Convoy, Aveo Swerve, stuff like that). If it doesn't transform, I can't get into it.

    I'm inclined to order the upcoming Predaking and pay the difference, but it doesn't hurt to ask and they don't really have any of my other wants right now. I can always ship the current POL (those 3 I listed) now and then wait... As far as I know, the credit never expires.
     
  2. grimlock1972

    grimlock1972 Oh no he's got to go! go go my budget!

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    The Seacon set is what i would recommend you can get the first shipment now or wait a couple of weeks or so and get the late shipment for around $20 less.
     
  3. wolfe

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    Agreed. Tho i would say wait for the late shipment and have the POL sent all at once.
     
  4. Wollstone

    Wollstone Banned

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    I don't know about the Seacons set. After watching some video reviews online I canceled my order. It looks really unstable.
     
  5. Metal Chaos

    Metal Chaos The Spark of Chaos

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    I'd put it towards MP 08X King Grimlock, but that's just me. Or I'd save it for the FP Munitioner and Explorer sets.
     
  6. wolfe

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    Id love to get my hands on MP 08x but man 250 is too expensive when i just picked up the TRU grimlock for 75
     
  7. Soundblaster1

    Soundblaster1 The Heisenberg of Toys

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    I have MP Grimlock, I don't have ROTF Bruticus, and I agree with the Seacons looking too floppy and eh.
     
  8. jerryitus

    jerryitus Transformer vacuum

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    I'd go for Unicron, looks like its going to be boss.
     
  9. Batman

    Batman The Dark Knight TFW2005 Supporter

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    -Unicron
    -G3 Trailer
    -Sons of Cybertron (Animated)
    -Generations wave 2 & 3
     
  10. Wollstone

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    I say get the TF Club exclusive Nightbeat.
     
  11. primenemesis

    primenemesis Banned

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    munitioner and explorer
     
  12. amethysted

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    Your on the right track.

    Stick to buying exclusives and imports... (Takara, FP, etc)

    Thier prices are higher on standard retail items... (HFD, Gen, PCC, etc)
     
  13. Orodruin

    Orodruin @deathformer TFW2005 Supporter

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    These.
     
  14. bignick1693

    bignick1693 Maximal

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    Pre order mp rodimus. If he is 100 if he is more then 100 get unicron.
     
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    Rodimus was 199 i believe.
     
  16. chrisr291

    chrisr291 Master of the Unknown

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    I'd go for Rodimus, your going to buy it anyway.:thumbs2: 
     
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    LOL. Thats another good point. If hes going to get it eventually might as well use the extra money towards it.

    Also, if you dont have a HA Bumblebee bbts has a great sale going on for him. They did have Sideswipe as well but it looks like they are sold out atm.
     
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  18. Mightion

    Mightion There is ALWAYS room.

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    That's odd... my BBTS Seacons are far more stable than my TFCC Seacons - Skalor's leg joint is tight, so he can be used as a leg in combined mode without having to be turned 180 degrees like my TFCC Skalor.

    My BBTS Piranacon is a rock.
     
  19. chrisr291

    chrisr291 Master of the Unknown

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    That G1 Quality :lol 
     
  20. Soundblaster1

    Soundblaster1 The Heisenberg of Toys

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    If I'm gonna get Rodimus, it'll be from someone second-hand on the boards. $200 is a little obscene for a figure that I won't be able to display all of (stupid trailer).

    Munitioner and Explorer don't make any sense, I don't have ROTF/Energon Bruticus to go with them. Unless I got them for resale, I'm better off passing.

    Unicron looks good, but $150 ouch

    Is Predaking going to be all metallic-y or is it some half-assed "this part here is metallic but this part here isn't" type thing?