Seacons and Nightbeat up for preorder....

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Lumpy, Aug 26, 2008.

  1. flywheels

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    Gonna wait until my wife gets paid next week...hopefully they'll still be available. Why do they have to charge your card so early?
     
  2. BigPhill

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    Shipping for 1 Nightbeat and 2 Seacon sets was a touch over $80, for me, so not sure why others are getting weird prices.
     
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    I think they're looking at the first price, the fed ex one, and those prices are mental but I guess no worse than Parcel force or any other courier service. The post office price for Nightbeat is $40 and $50 for Seacons and $60 for one of each.

    The $60 price is well not great, I know Ive had other items of similar size cost less but not a lot less.

    4 of each cost $154. which is $38.50 per set. But that doesnt help a group purchase as sending them out once they arrive would eat up the saving.

    Anyway you look at it, its a lot of money on top of already pricey toys. I'd to see a pick up at Botcon option for those that know they'll be going. Honestly I'd be happiest just buying them then, but unlikely as it is I'd hate it if they sell out before then.
     
  4. rikkomba

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    It's simply ridiculous.
    I should pay around 230$ for 2 Seacon giftsets, and 124$ for Fedex shipping.
    FEDEX! No other trackable option.
    NO wait, does it mean that TFCC suddenly became smarter than BBTS, which sends me TFs for half of their cost? Just to know.
    Fedex. 124$ of shipping to Italy. Why am I member, in the end? They lost me.
     
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    then dont use FedEx and use the other one. Express Mail is trackable online to most countrys.
     
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    From their site:

     
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    Boo... boo I say.
     
  9. Lumpy

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    while that overseas shipping might be high, i kinda doubt that the club is ripping people off...they seem pretty good about charging actual cost, maybe a little shipping and handling...and they pack their stuff super well too, so that's probably part of it...and then for a large box, like the seacons, most places charge more for bigger boxes...kinda sucks for you overseas guys, but i dont know what else to say...
     
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    just when i dont have any money. I wonder how long these are gonna be sold. I might have the bite the bullet and the large sum of extra after market prices on ebay.
     
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    in the words of cartman... "lame..."
     
  12. Automorpher

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    Now I'm in Singapore so how do I go around doing this? Would appreciate enlightenments from some kind members onboard, thanks! :bowdown: 
     
  13. metrotitan

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    Got my Seacons set ordered. I really have to say that I love the classic packaging (I wish they'd do all reissues that way).

    Paid the extra $3 for bubblewrap as well (not that it will help if another heavy box gets dropped on it during shipping).
     
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    Ordered 'em, choosing Post Office shipping. Let's hope it works.
     
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    Fedex was actually cheaper for me than USPS by about .30 or so cents, but I feel for your out of country guys. I knew it was going going to be high but I doubt that their making profit off the shipping besides the $3 or so buxs for about .50 cents worth of bubble wrap.
     
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    I never got an email confirmation/receipt sent to me for my order. Is there any way to check your order status on the tfcc website?
     
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    Where did you find the shipping costs? Did you actually have to put the item into the cart and start the checkout process? I was browsing the site last night and couldn't find any info on shipping. This is the make or break part for me.
     
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    You have to pay extra for bubble wrap? Man, wtf. So, what, they just send it in a box rattling around inside, if you don't buy the bubble wrap?
     
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    I feel like its an extra layer of protection. So that if you don't choose to pay the 3 dollars its still safe but this is an extra safe add-on.
     
  20. Max-prime

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    This ... the main selling point for me is the box so I just wanted to make sure that it has as much protection as possible.