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Market value for Botcon Dreadwind?

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by RavX, Nov 16, 2008.

  1. RavX

    RavX Well-Known Member

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    I love the classics skyfire/jetfire mold and was thinking about hunting for a Botcon 2007 Dreadwind. I was wondering what everyone thought a good/fair price to pick him up for would be? I've never really gone after botcon exclusives before and there are only a handful on ebay, so I didn't know if they were significantly marked up or if that was the current going rate (~$140 shipped). Thanks!
     
  2. Hoolagrin

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    It's a great mold and my favorite out of the Botcon exclusives. I think around 90-110 would be the going rate, at least from what I've seen. Keep watching the junkion exchange and ebay. You'll see one for a good price.
     
  3. Deceptigtar

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    that sounds about right, or maybe 100-120. what i usually do is first search the junkion if anyone is selling and then look for completed auctions on ebay for that item to get a general idea of what they are going for.

    such as......
    http://completed.shop.ebay.com/item...acatZ2479QQ_sopZ12QQ_trksidZp3286Q2ec0Q2em283
     
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    WOW that is expensive. I picked mine up at Botcon '08 for $50. no data card though, but i dont care about that crap. It was still twisty tied to the plastic tray.
     
  5. RavX

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    Thanks for the feedback guys!
     
  6. Red leader

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    I'd pick him up now, he seems to be the only mold not being henkei'd by takara so I reckon his stock is on the up :) 
     
  7. Peaugh

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    Yeah, I nabbed one back in April for like, $65 shipped. Glad I did.
     
  8. Sol Fury

    Sol Fury The British Butcher Administrator News Staff

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    What about Bug Bite? I'd be surprised if he got the Henkei treatment.
     
  9. Robogeek28

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    I got one off Ebay last month for around $70, it's just a matter of being patient and looking for a good deal.
     
  10. Hoolagrin

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    Well, the jetfire/skyfire mold was henkei'd, but rmember Dreadwind wasn't a Japanese character. I think Buster would be an awesome recolor though.
     
  11. RavX

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    Ended up plucking one off ebay for under $90 -- I reallylike this guy. He did come with a real small paint chip/scratch on the side of his canopy (might have happened in shipping or might just be a poor manufacturing process - i dunno - he was supposed to be mint) that I would love any advice on fixing for those who may have experience painting/modding.

    But overall I am glad I got him .. he goes well with my hasbro skyfire and treadbolt. I may pick up henkei skyfire just to complete the set :)