KO Transformers Headmaster Giftset

Discussion in 'Transformers On Ebay' started by RoboticPlanet, Jun 20, 2010.

  1. Erector

    Erector I ruined the Hall of Fame

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    Ordered a bunch of sets for a group of us in the UK from ioffer.com - the guy's willing to negotiate, which is good!
     
  2. Schide

    Schide Buyer of Too Much

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    Well I got my shipping confirmation today for this. Doesn't mean a ton, but it's still a good sign I suppose.
     
  3. Hyperoptic

    Hyperoptic G1-Junkie

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  4. Tirade

    Tirade Hate Plague Autobot

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    Those will be gone by the end of the day (if not sooner).
     
  5. Hyperoptic

    Hyperoptic G1-Junkie

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    Yeah. I'm so happy I waited instead of paying like 250 off the boards...
     
  6. MegaMoonMan

    MegaMoonMan OFFICIAL MMM REP

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    It would have been nice knowing that there was something to wait for.

    When I first saw people selling them here I was under the impression that they made them themselves - not that they got them from a third party that anyone could have contacted. Maybe I misread what they were saying (which is entirely possible), but it seems kinda shady in retrospect. Anytime I see someone profit off fellow fans that way it leaves a bad taste in my mouth.
     
  7. Malach Ra

    Malach Ra TFW2005 Supporter

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    Its all about knowing the right people I guess reguarding the headmaster set.
     
  8. MegaMoonMan

    MegaMoonMan OFFICIAL MMM REP

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    That, and sharing that info with the fandom.

    It seems like it just comes down to sharing info about a good deal with fans, or profiting through the fan's ignorance. It's just the American way, I guess.
     
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  9. Tirade

    Tirade Hate Plague Autobot

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    From what I understand, these have been available (albeit not in large quantities) since December of 2009. I believe that's when the KO alert for them started. If I am incorrect, someone please correct me.

    However, this is the first I have seen of these with the box and all. I had not seen much prior to a few weeks ago.
     
  10. Malach Ra

    Malach Ra TFW2005 Supporter

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    I dont really know how widely available that info was on the set. but once people started shelly out 200+, the people that had the third party info started calling them out, and then the third party started selling them directly on the auction sites for the 80 price tag. A couple of people got burned on paying the 200+ price. Kinda sucks...no it really sucks for those people.
     
  11. Jason Blue Boost

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    Got mine off of Ioffer for $100. Couldn't of got mine at a better time. Broke my original Black Zarak Headmaster waist in half the other day. Going to glue it back together. It was missing an arm anyways so this will be a great replacement.
     
  12. AutoCon2076

    AutoCon2076 Brightest can in toolshed

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    The Black Zarak figure in that box looks identical to my BZ's vintage figure. Therefore I'm under the impression that the others are identical as well. Does anyone know if their tech spec readouts are the same as the originals? It looks like they ought to be. I sure hope our friend at kotoys.com gets these in. I'd rather get em through him than a random dude on eBay.

    ~Z
     
  13. Tirade

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    I believe this "random dude" is actually the maker of these repros.
     
  14. Hyperoptic

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    Last one!
     
  15. Tirade

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    Annnnnnd he is now sold out for that listing. That took less than 12 hours for him to sell all 9.
     
  16. heroic_decepticon

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    I just saw this thread. Damn, I really want one of these sets.

    Any idea who else has them? Any help much appreciated.
     
  17. heroic_decepticon

    heroic_decepticon Cybertronian

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    Thanks so much for the tip. I got the coloured and white exclusive ones for $300 shipped. Colour giftset was $80.
     
  18. Jason Blue Boost

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    I talked to Shane and he doesn't know if Mike is going to get the giftset. I bought my set straight from the seller. Watch ioffer or ebay. He puts some up every couple days. I'll let you know when I get mine. I'm sure more people will chime in when they get theirs from either site. Glad to help Heroic. Actually I got the tip from a Minnesota board member. That's what you call Minnesota nice.:thumbs2: 
     
  19. Tirade

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    So far, he's sold 25 on eBay and about 25 or so on iOffer. That's in a span of less than 2 weeks. I'd say there is a demand for these gift sets.
     
  20. heroic_decepticon

    heroic_decepticon Cybertronian

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    I think the seller on eBay and the one on iOffer are different sellers. Both has replied to me and the one on eBay said that he doesn't have any white heads while the one on iOffer still had many white head sets to spare.

    The seller did say that even among the KOs, the white set is still by far rarer and had a limited production run of 100 sets (if that's to be believed).

    I've read all the comments and replies, including those in Chinese, and it appears to me that the seller seems reliable and is himself a TF collector (and Italy fan where World Cup is concerned). Still, fingers crossed that I'll receive the stuff.