Best TF bargain you've ever had?

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Omnius, Sep 4, 2009.

  1. Mr. Sparklebot

    Mr. Sparklebot 'Til All Are Juan

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    $5 Animated Shockwave and BB/$5 Sunstorm and Ratchet.

    But that's something almost everybody got in on :D .
     
  2. mykticon

    mykticon Well-Known Member

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    1.) Scorponok body - $0.75
    2.) Hardhead with HM and both green guns - $2
    3.) Sandstorm - $1
    4.) Sludge w/ weapons - $2
    5.) G1 Throttlebots - All 6 in a $2 bag
     
  3. Cyko-Destructo

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    somewhere between rid prime (huge one) for 2 bucks and 15 bucks for complete predaking not to mention all the free stuff
     
  4. T-Logicon

    T-Logicon assembles the drones

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    My best bargain TF purchase was a g1 Reflector almost complete for $50. Came with the flash cube, missle for flash cube, and lens. Definitely not a KO, and is one of the focal points of my g1 collection!!!
     
  5. SkywarpsNipples

    SkywarpsNipples ホンマおもろい人やね〜

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    C9 MOSC Wonderfest G1 Colors Movie Arcee for $60 shipped. Considering the normal selling price of $170+, I would call that a bargain.
     
  6. blunghole

    blunghole The Tapeworm of Unicron!

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    G1 Bombshell, Kickback, and Shrapnel with weapons for $7 shipped on ebay.
     
  7. Lt. Faceless

    Lt. Faceless I'm a puppet

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    Not sure if i have you beat,but its close.
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    not pic. is a G1 Megatron complete.It was all free.

    Edit:My son got a G1 Seacon MISP for 25 cents at a yardsale.
     
  8. jestermon

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    Re-issue Red Alert $0.01 TRU
    Energon Superion Limb the black jet, in a completely new Target years after they came out.

    Last night got Universe inferno for $10.49 and Darkwind for 12.49 at TRU
    Darkwind is my first Ultra and while the sound and lights seem goofy before, the toy's lights and sounds are awesome.

    I had looked at him before and always convinced my self it was too much, but at $12.49 I threw that cash down fast.
     
  9. Solrac333

    Solrac333 G1 got it right!

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    Winning cmplete G1 Jetfire for $30 on Ebay.
     
  10. mweeuser

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    About a month ago I got a g1 thundercracker with good stickers, decent joints, great paint, and solid wings that had the tips cut and sanded after molding, and there is no copyright stamp. It's the first run of thundercracker and he was complete for $26 shipped.

    About 2 months ago i got a g1 grey prime with bloated accessories only missing 1 fist and the 2 extra missiles and was amazing condition, $25.
     
  11. OptimusGinrai

    OptimusGinrai Is Not The Breakman

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    G1 Skywarp complete with instuctions and everything for $1.
     
  12. SharkyMcShark

    SharkyMcShark Hi. I'm better than you

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    I got the Galaxy Force versions of Jetfire, Dirt Boss, Land Mine, Backstop and Scattorshot and less that the retail price locally of Cybertron Jetfire during the closing down sale of an import shop.
     
  13. SharkyMcShark

    SharkyMcShark Hi. I'm better than you

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    And I vaugely remember getting TM2 Megatron for less than the price of a deluxe, although to this day I still for the life of me can't remember why he was marked down so far.
     
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    now THATS a deal!
    got a fairly good deal on friday, i picked up an ROTF skids for $12 shipped from ebay. i think deluxes are around $16 in stores now?
     
  15. Squall42080

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    I got the transparent version of Robots in Disguise Fire Convoy for less than $30 shipped on eBay because the guy mispelled the words "transparent" and "convoy."

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  16. Hotwire

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    I get 10% off every Transformer I buy at Wal-Mart.

    Wife works there.
     
  17. rework

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    G2 Grimlock for $1
    BM Megatron for $1
    Energon Hot Shot for 50 cents

    But it's been a slow weekend... Labor Day usually not all that productive at the flea markets...
     
  18. optimusfan

    optimusfan Kill your heroes Administrator TFW2005 Supporter

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    Some recent items from this year:

    10 cents for a G1 Skydive w/gun1 at a rummage sale this year.

    Loose Alt Swerve and Wheeljack together for $20

    $50 shipped for an Ebay lot that included classics Ultra Magnus, Skywarp, Hot Rod, Starscream, Bumblebee, Jetfire, Astrotrain, Titanium Scourge, eHobby Insecticons, G1 Reissue Soundwave, G1 Reissue Inferno, Cyberton Blurr and other Cybertron figures, Alt Sideswipe, and a few others I think I'm forgetting.

    $75 for a loose complete Menasor
     
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    That was a great deal!

    Although I never understood the rarity of Swerve. There was a time where we had them flooding the shelves. Biggest regret of my life not buying ALL of them, hahaha!
     
  20. Scantron

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    Probably the best I had was the recent Target screw-up that produced the $4.99 Animated Shockwave and Sunstorm sets. I managed to snag eight of them (two for me, six for Toys for Tots) for ~ $40 before taxes...as opposed to the $200 it should have cost for eight of those sets.