FansToys release schedule (past/present)

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by ROXXOR, Dec 7, 2017.

  1. Kevin Iaquinto

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    Bro, that is an absurd amount of money for a figure. I got quakewave for $99 in 2017. The increase in cost for all figures has been noticeable, but FT are really cranking things up.
     
  2. TransformerFanatic

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    I thought the QW released at $150. I could be wrong though. Did you get a deal?
     
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  3. Kevin Iaquinto

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    It was from TCP, was at new years, so likely a Christmas sale, my bad. Still, FT and Takara prices have jumped a lot.
     
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    Yeah I paid like $160-170 from Amazon Japan, I’m pretty sure the standard price for the 2019 re-issue was $200 at American stores and that thing is a piece of shit QC wise. I’ll gladly jump $50 extra for this.
     
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  5. Doom Slayer

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    Got him here:

    TakaraTomy Masterpiece MP-13 Soundwave Reissue (2019)
     
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    if I remember correctly (yea, I know), I got the TRU Soundwave with all the tapes for like $150 from BBTS a few years ago. I remember the price because I couldn't see giving the same $150 for Soundblaster even though I liked the black deco a bit more.
    like bemoaning the cost of our plastic crack addiction?... They know they have us, and laugh at each price increase knowing we will complain but eventually will fall back into lockstep with their cadence.
     
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    Yeah I also got the TRU release with all the tapes for $150 at BBTS too
     
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    Idk. Lots of FT shelf warming these days. Smokey was a new figure released at the increased price and he's still available. Same with Spindrift 2.0 and Thomas. All the reissues are also shelfwarming as of late.
     
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    I agree. It is insane. There's a lot of insanity going around it seems. $399 for Maverick - on sale in the customer appreciation week! That's Three - Hundred - And - Ninety - Nine - Dollars, ladies and gentlemen. On - Sale.

    It's utterly perplexing.

    What's more insane is that someone/s actually paid it.

    What was the initial price upon release at TFSource for Maverick?

    I paid £126 all in for mine on release from China, which at the time was something like $180-$185.

    At some point over the last year or so I've realised that there's an element of taking the piss and that I just have to live with it and be happy because ultimately there's nothing I can do. I'm glad I don't have to pay US prices though.

    I'm on the look out for Willis but I'm not paying more than £130 for him. I checked some eBay sold listings and it's crazy. Holding out hope he gets a reissue or a 2.0, or that a fellow collector sells one at a mates-rate price and I get lucky.

    Really looking forward to Soundwave being delivered. My last FT delivery was Spindrift and Terminus. I got Terminus free with my Spindrift purchase, which was very cool.
     
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    Hello, Vaas.
     
  11. Quintessential Prime

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    Hi. You must be, Yossarian.
     
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    Can you please let me know your retailer? Asking for a friend.
     
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    Probably in stock because people thought they wouldn’t actually get this in until Christmas. This is like the quickest they’ve ever gotten FT product before.
     
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    Spindrift was £65. TG was free. Shipping was close to £400 though :D 
     
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    So, what's going on with FT-21 Berserk? I pre-ordered this a LOOOONG time ago, but haven't heard anything about it in over a month.
     
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    It actually hasn't even been officially solicited by FT.
     
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    My Stomp just arrived from TFS-Express China :D 
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    Wau, i didn’t even know that rubbing face against the ground would actually save me money. :rolleyes: 

    I might consider this technic. You know, no matter what if i can save some money, because these masterpiece figures are so expensive anyway.
     
  20. stinkyshawn

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    whats the damage? (price)