China Ebay Seller Check - New-comers READ FIRST POST!!

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  1. ChromeMagnus

    ChromeMagnus Well-Known Member

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    I guess it's better late than never. That's the best price anywhere.
     
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  2. ChromeMagnus

    ChromeMagnus Well-Known Member

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    Here are the current options for XTB Neptune for under $60 shipped from legit sellers.
    $59 shipped to the USA from ShowZ's web store.
    XTransbots X-Transbots XTB MM-XII MMXII MM-12 MM12 Neptune Seaspray

    $56 shipped from xchzhh9999
    Transformers toy X-Transbots MX-XII Neptune G1 Seaspray Action figure | eBay

    $59.99 shipped from maucat_2
    New Transformers toy X-Transbots MX-XII Neptune G1 Seaspray Action figure | eBay

    $58.99 (automatic discount) from baba's non-Ebay web store
    X-Transbots MX-XII Neptune G1 Seaspray Transformers Action figure toy will arrival
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    BBTS had it for $60 shipped but they've sold out. Hopefully they restock soon.
    Master Mini MM-XII Neptune
     

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  3. IHateStudy

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    Had good dealing with landyrock on ebay. Got a shadowfisher ratchet upgrade kit safe and sound after looking all over for it

    landyrock on eBay
     
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    Fanstoys maverick from Baba has arrived cardboard packing arrived perfect condition
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    That transformation is a bitch took me nearly ten minutes to tab the wings and undercarriage together right, looks good.
     
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  5. freneticvirus

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    The above arrived earlier - great figure, great price, well packaged. Shame the seller's disappeared - i'd love to know what happened.
     
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  6. freneticvirus

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    Another recommendation for chlifg1008_8 - Ratbat delivered in roughly two weeks to the UK via Speedpak.
    Packaging used would likely have covered the new mega-expensive Unicron statue safely, with some still to spare.
     
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    Oh - injadex_8 is still good too. Silverstreak to the UK via Speedpak in the same kind of timeframe (2 weeks), received in the now-traditional yellow taped polystyrene that's impossible to get rid of even several weeks on.
     
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    So, somewhat odd scenario. After my Daban Model KO Gravity Builder order from haolwan-0 was mis-delivered &/or stolen, I filed my claim with Paypal, where the rep told me if it appeared the shipment was stolen, they offered zero coverage, but if it was mis-delivered they did; fast forward to nearly 4 days later, and the seller still hasn't replied to Paypal over the issue, even to simply list the tracking number.

    On a positive note though, the first 2 Daban Model bots arrived from liujunling87_5, came in standard Styrofoam and amber tape via ePacket, taking only 15 days to arrive (versus the 11-day SpeedPAK shipment that disappeared from haowan-0, but 5 of that was waiting for Chicago ISC to get their act together)

    At least as far as the Daban Model releases go, they're pretty nice. The plastic feels a little brittle, and the non-ratcheted joints feel a bit loose, but everything tabs well, the paint is clean, and the sprue marks are minimal. They don't FEEL as good as my WuKong KOs, but don't seem any worse than any of my other legit Generation Toy releases. Depending on the outcome of the Paypal claim, I'll definitely try my luck again getting the other 4, but at present, seems haolwan-0 and TF-Direct are the only places with the other 4 in stock?
     
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    paste this link into your browser to view the seller's direct page:
    ebay.com/usr/acfun_toys

    Currently the ebay seller acfun_toys has discounted either 10% or 20% off for a good portion of their inventory.
    + PLUS they offer an additional multi-item purchase discount of either 5% off for 2 to 3 purchased items or +10% off for 4+ purchased items. Some great bargains can be found if you know the general going rate for particular figures.
    ++ STACK the seller's discounts with the current YMMV ebay account promo of ebay 8% bucks back
    +++ STACK Discover credit card (if you have this credit card) bonus 5% back via paypal + discover card checkout

    NOTABLES (on particular figures): magic square, dx9, fanstoys, xtb, transform element, zeta, generation toy, gigapower, etc.

    EXAMPLE:
    DX9 Gabriel on sale for $232.70 USD
    $209.43 (after bonus 10% off, if you buy 4 or more items from the seller)
    + $16.75 ebay bucks (YMMV 8% promo)
    + $10.47 discover cashback (discover card users, quarterly 5% bonus promo for paypal checkout)
    effectively, if you're able to obtain all these discounts, the DX9 Gabriel figure is $182.21 (sans taxes), equates to ~22% off the seller's price.
     
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  11. Sanity Bleeds

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    Just got my Gigapower Superator from Baba. Came in something that sorta resembled a box with lots of clear and orange tape on it, sent via China EMS, made it from Tianjin to Western Michigan in under 4 days flat, even coming through San Francisco.
     
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    Thanks for the quoted post in this thread, I had no idea it existed!
     
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  14. prime326

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    Those prices scare me, yet I so want to pull the trigger on a few. I know ebay or paypal will alway refund, but that can be a pain.
     
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    Thanks just ordered DX9 Gabriel. If it's legit, I just got him for ~$180 and MMX Sphinx for ~$50. We shall see...
     
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    They concern me a bit too.
     
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    So I pulled the trigger. I will keep this thread posted.
     
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  18. astrotrain1975

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    I think that he's gone rogue. No reason for all those discounts. This is the first what will probably be many negative feedback. Ordered MX-II Andras, got a small lego piece. STAY AWAY! Filing a case w/ eBay.
     
  19. ChromeMagnus

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    You may want to cancel that order and call Paypal to file for a full refund. Looks like the seller, acfun_toys, has gone rouge.
    See here:
    @astrotrain1975 call Paypal to file the refund claim. See instructions on the very first post of this thread.
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