If you had NO Transformers and $3,000 to spend, what would you get?

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  1. mouschi

    mouschi Well-Known Member

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    I'm curious to hear what everyone would do with their money if they had no transformers and 3k to spend - and why. Let's hear it!
     
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  2. xueyue2

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    I would get out of here and save $3000. :D 
     
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  3. Big Dawg

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    I’d probably pare my collection down to some of those crazy prime one studio statues or some boxed G1. Quality over quantity
     
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  4. wildfly

    wildfly Fermenting pork tube.

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    I might be wondering why i only got 3K for my collection?
     
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  5. nhyone

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    $3k can go a long way for Legends collection.
     
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  6. theestampede

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    Iron Factory stuff no question. Some siege as well.
     
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  7. mouschi

    mouschi Well-Known Member

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    thanks for the responses guys! would love to hear specific pieces
     
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  9. King Nergil

    King Nergil Ruler of a lost kingdom

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    Probably I'd buy FT Dibots all over again and a few MPs like TE-01 or TT Wheeljack - as stand-alones of my most favourite characters. I'd invest the rest in Legends class figures. Some of them look better than Masterpieces and they don't need all that space. This way I'd also have my complete S1-3 line-up for much less than I've spent to this day.

    Now ask me again what I would do with my savings. :ev: 

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  10. phoenixliger

    phoenixliger Ogre

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    Iron factories scorpinok, jetfire, cybertronian datsun brothers, Lamborghini brothers. Newage datsun, jazz, bumblebee, irionhide/ratchet. A few others but I would have see what would best fit a legends display probably I would grab Hasbros titans cities for display options. Also I would put maybe 500 to the side for a large display cabinet. Maybe set up a nice battle scene diorama
     
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  11. edgecrusher

    edgecrusher Pepperidge Farm remembers TFW2005 Supporter

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    I'd get a different hobby, for sure.
     
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  12. Hoffman

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    Probably not Transformers.
     
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  13. Turbine027

    Turbine027 Boys or Toys? BOTH!

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    I’d probably pair down to like 5-6 characters per faction and pick up their MPs and G1 versions ... something like this library display I did a few months back

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  14. deathsheadII

    deathsheadII Not a Bounty Hunter yes?

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    i think you have read the thread wrong
     
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  15. Scyla

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    Putting them in the college funds for my kids.

    Trying to complete my Gundam Metal Build and Macross Valkyrie collections.

    (Trans AM 00 Raiser is still not going to happen)
     
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    Transformers?
    I might start a legends+ collection.
     
  17. Ikkstakk

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    What do you mean, if I had NO Transformers? Have I ever had Transformers? Did I lose/sell my collection at some point? I mean it's probably going to affect my answer...
     
  18. Lex79

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    MP Ultra Magnus $150
    MP Megatron $200
    MP Optimus Prime $350
    MP Star Saber + KFC Victory Leo $300
    Zeta toys Superion $350
    Takara Fortress Maximus + upgrades $300
    Titan Scorponok $150
    Haslab Unicron $600
    TR Trypticon $150
    Maketoys Metroplex $400

    These are all figures I have (excluding Scorponok and Unicron of course) and love, so it's not a "you just started collecting, are given $3000 and a catalogue of figures, now fill the cart" scenario. The criteria I used are: all the city bots (it's one of my goals in collecting), at least one combiner, no duplicate characters (this got Flame Toys Star Saber excluded).
     
  19. Teletran-1

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    I’d go for the best representations of the biggest characters (for me).

    Autobots
    TE-01 Prime, MP Ironhide, Ratchet, Sunstreaker, Sideswipe, Prowl, Wheeljack, Bumblebee 2.0 and Ultra Magnus. FT Grimlock, Arcee, Hotrod, Kup, XTB Springer. DX9 Omega

    Deceptions
    MP Megatron and Shockwave +, FT Galvatron and Cyclonus. Maketoys Seekers. FT Soundwave and Astrotrain. ToyWorld Devastator

    I think that’d be close enough to $3K
     
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  20. Murasame

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    I'd get a legends collection to not have my shelves as crowded as they're currently in classics scale.
     
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