Magic Square Devastator

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by Cheem The Rup, Jan 29, 2019.

  1. Galdelico

    Galdelico Well-Known Member

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    Just for the record, I had two packages from Show.Z delivered to me (I live in Italy) after the new regulations kicked in, and neither of those got taxed. Both orders were paid after July the 1st.
    First one was sent before the store introduced the new shipping option for Europe, so I guess I've been lucky.
    For the second one I upgraded my shipping plan to Economic Shipping + Tax... I assume it worked out well.
     
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  2. ManelFigures

    ManelFigures Happy mountaineer!

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    When that time comes, I won't collect anymore (or I'll collect less). :lol  I have too many hobbies to put my money in. If I have to sacrifice figures, for sure it won't be the Legends :lol 

    Meanwhile I'll use ShowZ. I buy onlyne since 2007 in the early years of eBay and other webstores, over all these years I had less than ten problems with customs. With this small figures (Legend scale) it's easy to put 20€ value, then you don't have to pay taxes.

    On Spain the customs are managed by a private company that charges you the handling fees that they want without any criteria (ADT Postales, another "thief" company with relations with the government), that sh*t of handling fees are about to disappear. I think it's natural to pay the country importation fees but in some cases plus shipping, doesn't compensates me. So I'll have to choose correctly my next buyings. :lol 

    Will see how this situation evolves. :) 
     
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  3. Dutchy79

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    Yes but that is just it, they are taxing everything under 22 euro now too.
    I know Terry's and Aliexpress do the fee automatic, so that way I do not have to worry about import or handling fee by the post.
    With Show Z, I read the notice, they still declare a low value on a parcel, so either they are not beeing screened or Show Z handles the tax.
    To be honest, it doesn't concern me all that much, as long as the things I buy are still cheaper compared to the only store we have that sales them here, I am fine :D 
     
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  4. TFFan77

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    All this makes Brexit seem like a great idea now..!! ;)  :lol :lol :lol 

    FYI - I yet to be convinced it is for the record!!
     
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  5. ManelFigures

    ManelFigures Happy mountaineer!

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    Yeah, me too. On Spains there's one or two stores selling KO with the price of gold. And Amazon has KOs too at insane prices. With taxes or not, I'll buy my Legends on ShowZ anyway :lol 
     
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  6. e prime

    e prime Chosen by the matrix

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    Man this set looks great. Looking forward to completing devy. I feel newage is more a legends chug version but ms is definitely legends masterpiece.
     
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  7. Galdelico

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    I totally didn't just buy a second set of legbots... -___-
     
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  8. Huub

    Huub G1 - Magic Square nerd

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  9. daimchoc

    daimchoc TFW2005 Supporter

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  10. deaculpa

    deaculpa Stand Alone Complex

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    While I’m sick of them at this point, pretty good transformation video…
     
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    ManelFigures Happy mountaineer!

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    What a beautiful legs we have here...
     
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    Damn you MS, you said mid July !!!!!!!
    Waiting for the stores to get stock.
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  13. Hougangkid

    Hougangkid Constructicon Worker

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    Joint Review of NA's Arm bots and MST Leg bots, and some minor comparisons:



    NA Armbots Vs MST Legbots comparison 1.JPG NA Armbots Vs MST Legbots comparison 2.JPG NA Armbots Vs MST Legbots comparison 3.JPG
     
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  14. Kevin Iaquinto

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    I like how large these guys are
     
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  15. blurr95

    blurr95 Team Monkey Pants

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    I like big bots and I cannot lie.
     
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  16. Enfin

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    I feel that both NewAge and Magic Square have not made nicer looking alt-modes than the original G1-toys. That said, bot mode is where this set should shine and it seemingly does.
     
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  17. Huub

    Huub G1 - Magic Square nerd

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    Man, can't wait for these beautiful looking bots to arrive. MS designer really put his heart and the kitchen sink into these guys.
    Also looking forward to the next set. I'm guessing it will be the arm bots, Scavenger/Bonecrusher set.
    But at the same time, MS first released Motormaster and then the Menasor arm bots as the final set..
     
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  18. deaculpa

    deaculpa Stand Alone Complex

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    Interesting. You almost can’t tell the difference between this and the G1 altmodes… I like it!
     
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  19. OCProwl

    OCProwl Autobot Dad

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    But these are Legends scale figures, not MP. I swear every month we get another one - "these are cool they should upscale them to MP" or "oh wait these are not MP? I'm out"

    I hope the sarcasm is noted, I cannot make this text blue enough. :p 
     
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  20. blurr95

    blurr95 Team Monkey Pants

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    How about, I like big little bots and I cannot lie
     
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