Scored a Generations Metroplex today at Goodwill

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  1. matchmade

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    He's missing some pieces. But I 3d model and 3d print stuff so I may see if I can fix some of what ails him. Walked into Goodwill and he was sitting there looking all sad and forgotten with a price tag of $3.99

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  2. Subdurmal

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    Nice!

    Gotta love thrift stores. I once bought over a grand in magic cards for 5 bucks lol
     
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  3. Dachande

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    Awesome score! The helmet can come off, so that's very lucky he comes with that.

    Wow. I'm guessing either some time ago or they were really good cards.

    The local Goodwills won't put anything collectable out anymore. They're sorted at the warehouse and anything of any collector value is put on eBay. Haven't seen anything decent there in at least three years when I got a G1 Darkwing missing almost all the accessories.
     
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  4. matchmade

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    The main things that keep him from displaying well is the Ramp/Chest Plate is missing and he has no thumbs, his guns and the little crane in his leg are also missing. Tried to find the hand upgrade kit but it seems they are sold out everywhere. I plan on 3d modeling a panel to cover the hole in the chest. When I brought him home The helmet stuff was all there but very jumbled and not snapped together well. Took it completely apart and lined things back up. It works as it should now moving eyes and visor that raises nicely. Lights and sounds still work. Stickers are pretty shot too. But certainly a serviceable base to rebuild.
     
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    Looks like you got the beginnings of a Necrotitan custom.;) 

    Great score!
     
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    Nice
     
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    A few years back they put the 9 pocket pages of a trade binder in a clear plastic bag. I could tell it was about 15 pages thick. On the front page was a City of Traitors which at the time was about $150. I was on for $4.99. When I opened it found a bunch of gems like Tundra and Taiga to name a few. This was about 7 years ago
     
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  8. Skull One 75

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    That’s crazy. 4 bucks?! I just picked up a bear mint (incomplete,. No accessories) for 70 cdn and I thought I scored. Even his waist is still tight,.. ish
     
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    For $4 it'll be worth scouring ebay to for the missing parts first.
     
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    Nice to know Jesus is still up and running.
     
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