Most you’ve overspent on an out of stock figure?

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by ChipperOvPAINt, Dec 5, 2019.

  1. Disco 25

    Disco 25 Well-Known Member

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    I bought FT Stomp for about 290 GBP/380 USD. Needed it to complete my FT donobots and they are a centrepiece to my collection so no regrets because I only got in the game last year. Plus while there is still no reissue in sight, the price is has gone up since then.
     
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  2. ArcheEltanin

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    These two.
    Got TR Arcee for from eBay for $65, Legends Ultra Magnus WITH XT009 AND a Core Magnus from Carousell Singapore for $80
    Had to ship them to my country too, so add about $5 to each.
    Not shown but they came with the Ultra Magnus Headmaster and the big ass rifle, respectively.
    What the latter DIDN'T come with is the original face and shins, but I'm getting them as spare parts. Magnus is technically 3rd hand, as seller got this guy as is, so he didn't have said parts, nor knows if this Core Magnus is the Perfect Effect or KuBianBao.
    Happy he's Legends, coz more less things to paint blue, but kinda wanna repaint the thighs white.

    Ultimately, went with these two, coz I honestly prefer this design for Arcee, and this Ultra Magnus isn't some Cybertronian Car Robots homage being forced into being a semblance of an Earth mode, but clearly wasn't engineered for that. Also, armor gimmick is okay, but the CW trailer actually transforms and actually looks like the G1 Ultra Magnus that Kingdom claims but fails to be, and I don't regret shelling out for these two grails.
     

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  3. Bryman022

    Bryman022 Well-Known Member

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    Well im guilty of overpaying for those two, but I didnt spend 600 for them. $200 each for thundercracker and skywarp and 150 for starscream. So counting SS almost $600 for the trio. But I missed them when they were released. And the ethics behind my purchase, two words: stimulus check
     
  4. octobotimus

    octobotimus Anti-hype man

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    An extra $20 on some Hasbro figures. Otherwise I just don’t bother getting the figure and move on. Better to save money than to overspend.
     
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    I spent 230 (including shipping) on IF Ultimate Commander (with Elita) a couple of months ago. At the time they were nowhere to be found, now there are about 6 up for grabs. He can be yours for the low price of $195!

    He scratched an itch I had ever since I started this damnable legends collection. I haven't owned an OP since i was 5.
     
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    That's below the catagory-2 international reissue price. So, jokes on the community. You got a "deal". Lol.
     
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    Twin twist that I missed out in stores for 15$.... Got it online a year later for 35$ + 20$(shipping, and a few more for taxes) so around 50$.

    But as much as I remember, that's the only time for the "late tax".
     
  8. Kevin Iaquinto

    Kevin Iaquinto Owl Obsessed

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    $315 on Roadking in December....

    Honestly worth it. He's by far my favorite figure in terms of transformation, and he's top 3 in terms of fav characters
     
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