Best deal you ever had.

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by NemesisBruticus, Mar 28, 2009.

  1. shiftypenguin

    shiftypenguin Fancy-Pantsless Dancer

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    RiD Scourge and G2 Laser Prime, mint, complete, and with instructions for $35 shipped off of eBay.

    And yes, they're legit.
     
  2. Goshjosh95

    Goshjosh95 Decepticon

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    WOW! Some great finds by ppl. :thumb 

    Mine are Cybertron Armorhide and Universe Galvatron (both mint on card, though they didn't stay that way for long... I can't resist liberating them out of their plastic prison for play value) for 99 cents each.
     
  3. Feralstorm

    Feralstorm To Infinity - and Your Mom TFW2005 Supporter

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    Slightly dinged-up G1 Victory Leo with slightly dinged-up box for free.

    (OK, technically not free, as I traveled to Japan to get it)
     
  4. RoboticPlanet

    RoboticPlanet Exclusively Exclusive

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    My best 3:

    *Gobots MR-747 for about $10
    *3 Japanese Gumball Battle Beasts for $40 (bought my Macbook by selling off 2 of them!)
    *Nearly all '84-'86 GI Joes and some from other years, with duplicates, several vehicles and extra weapons for $20
     
  5. salmonman78

    salmonman78 Mordin, my hero

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    A couple years back was doing my random ebay browsing, had decided to finally get a BW Inferno. Saw a listing for a MISB one for $5 buy it now. I read the description and it was supposed to be $5 starting bid $20 BIN, he messed it up. I clicked and bought right away, he replied basically "you got me, I made a mistake, enjoy cause it won't happen again"

    the only BW figure i haven't freed from the twisty tie prison just cause of that story.
     
  6. iron maniac

    iron maniac Help Uncle Sixshot, Help!

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    Best TF deal off the top of my head:

    Energon Omega Supreme MIB for $15 with free shipping on Ebay about 4 years ago.
     
  7. thenatureboywoo

    thenatureboywoo Veteran

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    20 dollar leader bulkhead at kmart.
     
  8. Goaliebot

    Goaliebot All Makes and Models

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    Garage sale finds:

    - Pre-TF "Cassette Man" (G1 Soundwave) complete and pretty much mint: $1

    - G1 Jetfire with gun, near mint condition, but no armor: $1


    Ebay:

    - $5 Energon Omega Sentinel, unopened, but with some damage to the back of the head (headmaster robot's legs broken off).

    - 1c reissue G1 Tracks (auction started at a penny, I bid $5, no one else bid).

    Shipping made E. Omega $20 total and Tracks $12 total (I'm in Canada) but still - great wins in my books.
     
  9. omega ranger

    omega ranger Well-Known Member

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    Went to a toy show off near Chicago, got a unopened RID Black Convoy (the Japanese Scourge, I'm not sure Black Convoy is his name) for $15.
     
  10. Swoop

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    Free MIB RID Cryotek.
    MIB Diaclone Swoop, stickers unapplied, for £150. Saw one in similar condition sell for £500 a couple of years back.
    MIB Diaclone Grimlock (Japanese, not Italian), also with stickers unapplied, for a £50 BIN on ebay. Probably cheap because it had a crack in the window plastic.
     
  11. Draven

    Draven Banned

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    ...!!!!!!!!
    How the blue f*ck did you manage to get my all time grail for a BUCK?!?!?
    (and do they have any more? I'd pay you a finder's fee ;)  )
     
  12. Paladin

    Paladin Have Zord, Will Travel

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    Body of Grand Maximus, twenty bucks.
     
  13. Optimist_Prime

    Optimist_Prime The Original Optimist!

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    Mint 100% complete Armada Tidal Wave, both missiles and skywarp Mini-Con, for $2.00.
     
  14. Hybrid Prime

    Hybrid Prime Banned

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    Somebody listed a lot of Transformers as go-buts and I ended up getting a complete Jetfire,Megatron,Blitzwing,Topspin,twintwist,Nosecone,Hotspot,Huffer,Bumble jumper,Trailbreaker most in mint condition with instructions

    and incomplete bots

    Wheeljack,Hound,Diaclone Prowl,Hound,Thundercracker,shockwave

    and a few odds and ends parts and a few parts bots all this for $50.00 and $15.00 S&H
     
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    alt Sideswipe 5$
    80% of the monstructor bots weapons/gestalt parts 5$ (4 guns 3 plates head torso 2 feet)
     
  16. megamus

    megamus Overworked and Underpaid Veteran

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    The wife found it at a thrift store. She brought it home and asked if she did good. At first I thought, you got someone's botched customized job. Afterwards, I had to take her out for a nice dinner. I even left the $1 marked on the shoulder as a reminder. You never know what you are going to find. As I have always stated, right place, right time.
     
  17. flywheels

    flywheels Decepticon Assault Team Veteran

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    How on earth did that black Optimal Optimus end up @ a thrift store?!
     
  18. brollicon

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    got a g1 computron for 30 dollars and a japanese reissue of hotrod for 25 bucks
     
  19. Shadow25

    Shadow25 Well-Known Member

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    I never really got any great deals on TFs.... one good one though was the Costco Movie Leader Prime, with LEgends Jazz and BB. I had bought the last Leader Prime in K-Mart for $55, but after his arms started to become loose, and I saw that the Costco prime was only $35, I returned the original claiming a defect (which was partially true, the sound wasn't working either) and bought the new Prime. I actually returned and bought a new one twice at Costco, until I got a Prime with adequate tabs on the shoulders.