Masterpiece Thundercracker 2.0 Incoming!

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  1. crazee928

    crazee928 Well-Known Member

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    i typically don’t do repaints, but i’m tempted to get this guy. i see $240 being the going price everywhere shipped to the US, are there any deals to be had?

    also, if i buy all 3 seekers from different etailers, does that mean i won’t have a way of getting the bonus coronation set?

    thanks in advance!
     
  2. Alph

    Alph Well-Known Member

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    I'm not sure if you can get it even if you order them all from the same place, unless you live in Japan. Have any online stores said anything about providing the coronation set outside of Japan if you buy all three?
     
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  3. Fafnir72

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    As of now, its a JP region locked promo/offer. Unless your JP proxy orders all three etc etc.
     
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  4. crazee928

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    good to know guys, thanks! guess i’m not going to hold my breath on the coronation set. so is $240 the going rate for him everywhere, or is there a better deal to be had?
     
  5. Afterburner

    Afterburner For your health

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    Right now, since Hasbro hasn't offered anything, as far as I know US fans have no way of getting the new coronation set. Which is pretty shitty considering Hasbro will never release these on their own.
     
  6. Fafnir72

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    Include shipping?
     
  7. jackisking

    jackisking Yeah, the MP line is soooo dead

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    You have to have Japanese box codes , and the only way someone is getting them is through proxy through yahoo or a trip to Japan. They've pretty sewed up all loose ends with TTMall no longer accepting foreign ccs.
     
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  8. Fafnir72

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    Pretty much sealed via the TT paywall. So unless your proxy (I know two), you can trust and is of course fluent in Japanese can send the codes by next year . That set is gonna cost you for the "efforts" of securing it.
     
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  9. Such Heroic Nonsense

    Such Heroic Nonsense No!

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    Soundwave be like: red eyes: superior. Forgotten uncoloured eyes: inferior. o_O 
     
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  10. Onilink

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    I fear that the coronation set could be the first legit "i'll wait for the KO"
     
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  11. Fafnir72

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    Or 3p;) .

    Correct me folks if I am wrong but I haven't heard from RK of my local supplier(where I POd SW and TC) of the set.
     
  12. crazee928

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    yea, most etailers i've seen have it for $240 with free shipping
     
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    You can still get TC for $240 , shipping and tax included at TCP.
     
  14. HolyCulture

    HolyCulture I'm so much a toon guy that I framed Roger Rabbit.

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    RK personally informed me that they will not be getting the coronation set.
     
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  15. crazee928

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    thanks, i’m aware that multiple stores have it for $240, tcp included. i was more asking if there’s anywhere that has it cheaper shipped.

    i’m also surprised at why thunder cracker is so much more expensive than starscream/skywarp. is he an exclusive or something where etailers have to purchase at retailer prices and then mark up?
     
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    Both non screamers are TTMall exclusives, so should be similar prices generally to each other
     
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  17. Fafnir72

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    That sucks!:( 
     
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    They hate you!!!


    Yeah, it would probably a logistical challenge for them tracking who has what.
     
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    I agree , it doesn’t make sense why TC and SW are slightly different in prices in the West. I’ll assume it’s a demand issue, or rather, the distributors believe that’s what we are willing to pay. The more units ordered, the lower the price. But most likely we will never learn why.
    Currently, $240 is the basic retail price for TC, with tax and shipping going one way or the other. If a lower price pops up, I’ll try to remember (crazee928) and let you know about it.
     
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  20. jackisking

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    Pretty sure it came down to the strength of the dollar at the time, as to the discrepancy. $239 vs $225 Then too Hasbro has done a better job maintaining control over the exclusives from Hasbro Asia with Spinout bring lower than the converted rate $130 vs $114 at most retailers
     
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