Robot Paradise RP-01/01B Acoustic Wave (Formerly FansToys FT-02) G1 Soundwave & Cassette

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by Seth Sunthay, Jul 13, 2019.

  1. marioxb

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    Soooooooo glad to be in the US and never have to worry about all these silly extra taxes! Nothing but sales tax for us for internet purchases.
     
  2. Blingotron

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    I'm looking at my TCP Acoustic Wave PO side-eyed today because they're selling it for $250! Fuck all that.
     
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  3. RebelM

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    Don't American shops display prices before tax and you have to work it out each time?
     
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    Yes and it seems ridiculous, but sales tax can vary depending on which city/county/state you live in, so…
    still ridiculous.
     
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    It’s my first time ordering anything from Bombusbee. Can anyone please tell me if they will contact me to pay my remaining balance, or is that up to me to take care of it myself? Thanks
     
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  6. Rubber John

    Rubber John Toei all the way

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    I think they should contact you - by sending an email with a link.
    They operated the same way with the Fans Toys Insecticons and postage costs.

    I am only guessing though, so anything is possible.
     
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    Ah, great. I had to check as I lose track of these things, but I indeed have them preordered with Bombusbee.
     
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    TCP for the win
     
  9. Blingotron

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    Yeah, except they'll be charging roughly $60 over what Bombusbee is.

    And if only ShowZ would reveal their price already.... :redface2: 
     
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    I’m excited for the adventure that is my first bombussee purchase.
     
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  11. divinecomedy

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    Shipping included?
     
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  12. Blingotron

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    Shipping is $15-$25.
     
  13. Teletran-1

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    Man, Bombusbee needs to pick a lane, small discount on the Insecticons, then paying out the ass for the Dinobots, then a good deal on Soundwave. I'd preorder more there if they had some kind of consistent pricing and shipping costs.
     
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  14. divinecomedy

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    Unless that's final, I have a feeling it might be more. I am guessing 40 ....
     
  15. Rubber John

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    Yes, I agree with this. They need to stabilise their policies/methods. This will give people more confidence to order from them.
     
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  16. Blingotron

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    That's what the pre-order page says but we'll see. Wouldn't be the first time they switched things up last second.
     
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  17. divinecomedy

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    Yeah, 15 just sounds too low. It's like they copied and pasted that info from somewhere else ;)  Or that's shipping for the casettes.

    TFS Express is also charging $160 for the bot before shipping. I don't yet know how much they will charge for shipping this guy, but based on other products, it can't be less than 40, and most likely around 50 bucks.
     
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  18. pidge1114

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    I dont doubt that. And that's why I'll just buy from the states from TCP with no tax, free shipping, and rewards for discount coupons. Even despite the 'premium price' over those overseas, I dont need to worry about it getting lost or damaged. All in it's likely a 40-50 price from overseas - which is not worth it to me. But to each their own!
     
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  19. divinecomedy

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    I've bought over 150+ items from Chinese sellers and I never lost even a single one. If a shipment is lost, I'd just file a Paypal dispute, and yeah Chinese sellers will provide replacements as well although you'll probably have to wait for your next shipment to get it.

    40 (savings) * 150 = 6000. That's a ton of extra bots I am getting.

    But I agree, to each their own.
     
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  20. deathsheadII

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    i noticed bombusbee have virtus much cheaper too :(  with acoustic wave and shipping ontop which should be about $25 it still works out £60 odd cheaper ( $80 odd ) thats shocking :eek:  £189 plus about £7 shipping at omegalock ...too late for any of the fanstoys figures but i'm considering canceling the xtb figures with omegalock and might not order anything else from them :(  they were pretty much matching china prices until they got bullied into upping them , i had stopped buying from china sellers and just went with omegalock/tfs express because their prices were matching china sellers :( 

    pretty sure some members here said they have not been hit with customs receiving figures from bombusbee