KO C-123 (DIAL) & C124 DIAL (ZAUR) [Pre Order up]

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by mellowmut, Oct 3, 2011.

  1. turboedguy

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    It said 1-2 weeks for that option. With these released in 15 days, and the 1-2 weeks for shipping, thats the only shipping option that will put me safe with Paypal in case I need to file a dispute.

    I guess I just want to be a cheap ass and pick the budget shipping option to save some green, but Im a little scared that ill be assed out with Paypal. Its those damn KOtoys horror stories I keep hearing. I dont mind waiting for the slow shipping option, but its probably worth the extra EMS charge for piece of mind.
     
  2. Might Gaine

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    People defend KO toys... until they get screwed over by them. Maybe your service has been good so far, but just wait....
     
  3. Th0r4z1n3

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  4. Thundershot

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    Aren't Paypal transaction disputable within 45 days? Or is that just eBay?
     
  5. Feralstorm

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    Giving it a shot, especially considering the funds the genuine articles go for.
     
  6. turboedguy

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    I think its still 45 days, but your charged immediately and this is a preorder stated to ship in 15 days. If they do ship in 15 days (which we all know how preorder ETAs are:rolleyes: ), the cheap shipping method is stated as:

    "Airmail Slowest Shiping (1 x 360.00 grams) (2-5 Weeks and is more unpredictable time wise then EMS. This option is here if you do not mind waiting for your package and want to save some money. If you use airmail you must be patient and do not inquire regarding the shipment for atleast 30 days.)"

    So if they do take their time, and it does take 30+ days shipping, plus the 15 days for the pre-order, it will be cutting it very close for the Paypal dispute timeframe.

    I went ahead and ordered using the EMS method. I feel safer that way.
     
    Last edited: Oct 3, 2011
  7. Liokaiser

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    I hear you now. :thumb  I haven't order from KO Toys yet, but for these I might. It beats spending hundreds on the original in my eyes. :D  EMS for something this light weight is a must for me. :D 
     
  8. grayman

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    Thanks for the help GrandizerGo and Turbine027. I tried it again and it worked better. I placed the order using EMS and hope for the best.
     
  9. brr-icy

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    now to see if someone else wants to order a set with me locally to save on shipping
     
  10. DethPike

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    Waiting for ANYONE on Ioffer to get these.
     
  11. turboedguy

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    I seem to remember hearing these were a KOtoys exclusive. And that they had the molds made.
     
  12. DethPike

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    Then I have to pass - I'll not take the risk with them.
     
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    I'm really tempted just for parts for my Takara ones. But $50 shipped when I don't even want the tapes...eh.
     
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    Went ahead and ordered the pair of them. I had no problems with the checkout at all, went straight through to PayPal in my own language, all in all very smooth. My country doesn't get the option to have them sent by EMS, however, so it went with airmail.

    Seems there are currently 351 sets left, as of writing this post.
     
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    Oh wow super tempting. Hope there are still some available by the time I get my act together.
     
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    nonononononooooooooouuuu

    I just had a second look at the pics and what's with the shitty paint apps? Look at the eyes....and this was one that was selected to be photographed in order to sell us the toys - imagine how terrible the paint apps will be on the ones sent out.
     
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    Just for the record I've never dealt with KOToys before so I can't really defend em or whatnot. Regardless I'm happy to be able to get these KO's. Still plan on buying the originals if/when I see em at a fair enough price, that and hopefully I have the money to purchase at the time as well.


    @ Nightrain: you could probably purchase just the parts seperately if need be. Post found here: https://www.kotoys.com/forum/index.php/topic,1715.495.html


     
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    i'm guna wait for some feedback from you guys on the quality of these figures first.
     
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    Didn't the originals have flat headed rivets and also look different on the backside too, so you can at least tell them apart at a glance with that.

    I hope they reissue them in a boxed set of 4 with Tampographs in whatever colour so you can have a set to play without concern for the labels rubbing.
     
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    I definitely want to get a Dial and Zaur.