Feedback on Robotoybase.com?

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by NothingHead, Apr 21, 2017.

  1. HeroicVillain

    HeroicVillain Well-Known Member

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    And Tony was great thru the whole process. I've emailed him a couple of times and he's always been helpful. As others said, he's probably just busy, and I know China had another Holiday recently so that could be part of it too.
     
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  2. Robyn The Dragon

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    So air shipping is back on? That's awesome! Its a start anyway and that's good news to hear. Cheered me up. Maybe we will see some updates in the coming weeks. :D 
     
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    They provide great service. I ordered something in March right before everything shut completely down. It took awhile to get here but he was very quick with replies to emails. When it got here was in perfect condition
     
  4. knightofmercy11

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    I figured I'd jump back in here to reiterate how good the service from there has been. Yesterday, I did actually get a zeta unicron delivered from there , so...take that for what it's worth.
     
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  5. Pessimus Prime

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    Tony has a figure I really want that has become more or less unavailable but man, I do not want to pay > $70 for Speedpost to the US. Would I be nuts to do surface parcel? It’s a fifty dollar difference on a figure whose cost is already rather high. $50 savings at the cost of a 60-90 day wait is a tough call.
     
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  6. A Good Noodle

    A Good Noodle “We’re werewolves, not swear-wolves”

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    Is there a list/thread of reputable wesbites to buy 3rd and 4th party Trasformers?

    This thread reminded me there are a couple sites I forgot about and if there is a thread that has a list of all of them.
     
  7. Robyn The Dragon

    Robyn The Dragon Excited for Legacy Sandstorm/SS86 Springer

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    What were the shipping prices like before the premiums and price increases hit with RTB? Like a ballpark estimate if anyone remembers. I had never ordered from RTS before and wanted to get an idea of what prices may be.
     
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    Still pricey. Depends on size, but I remember skipping on a few $100 items from there in the last year because shipping was $30-40. To be fair, though, prior to the outbreak I usually had it in hand a week after ordering
     
  9. Predakwon

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    It was pretty cheap. See my previous orders below I post in one of the other threads about Robotoybase. (I don't know why there are more than 3 threads on this seller so took a bit to find).

     
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  10. Robyn The Dragon

    Robyn The Dragon Excited for Legacy Sandstorm/SS86 Springer

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    Thank you for the response! That's actually way better than I imagined and that's pretty dang cheap considering I just sent a package 3 states away domestically and it cost me the same price with USPS. I'll wait for those prices please. XD
     
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  11. Strike Creamsicle

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    @Pessimus Prime i was in the same situation - I don’t think surface shipping is available yet, though.

    you could try ordering and hope it makes it to you via ferry but you could be waiting for months if you do. Or longer if the covid cases keep increasing and flights are suspended again.

    Gotta ask yourself if the extra $50 is worth it to have it in a week or so vs waiting for September. :)  for me it was, considering I couldn’t find what I was looking for anywhere else for a normal price (still cheaper from RTB even with the higher shipping cost).
     
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  12. Wheatums

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    20200703_125502.jpg To comment on speedpost/EMS, I ordered Galaxy Meteor (Starscream) two weeks ago. Today he's here!!
     
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  13. Predakwon

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    Good to know about Speedpost. I'll give RTB a shout in a couple weeks when my credit card bill resets.
     
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  14. ziltama

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    Speedpost ideally should arrive in maybe 3-5 days. However, USPS and US customs will likely screw that up. Worst case, you're still looking at 2 weeks. My last 2 Speedpost packages took 7 and 10 days. USPS will not refund international express packages, so they don't care.
     
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    Does the website normally take forever to load? Noticed a fair number of products I'm interested in, and while I'm glad that the site is legit it doesn't seem keen on loading for me.
     
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    Yes, the site is slow(er) but it works.
     
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  17. Wheatums

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    Dude, you're not alone. Thing's a snail.
     
  18. HunterRose

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    Robot Toybase always does good service for me.
     
  19. nelix510

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    There”s three threads specifically for robotoybase feedback/experiences as far as I remember.

    Don’t know why there so many, if its not obvious.

    Besides a good number people posting bad experiences, there are a few loyal customers that back up this company.

    unfortunately, i had bad experiences.

    First time is the last time for robotoybase
     
  20. MagnusAfterDark

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    While the shipping is on the higher end, the service has been very great. Tony has been very helpful with any questions I had!
     
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