Takara Tomy MP-45 Bumblebee 2.0

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by TTemploy, Feb 4, 2019.

  1. AnonymousDwell

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    Can confirm as others reported earlier that his AMJP price has droped by about 219 Yen. I had him paid off, so the total read 0 for ages. Now it reads -219 in order details. :lol  (Also just noticed as a happy accident, my Siege Springer is coming in the same order apparently. Didn't realize they put them together. Same estimated delivery date range. Had an AMJP gift card at the time so sprung - no pun intended - for him too while gradually paying off Bee, and apparently they're coming as a pair. Nice.)
     
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  2. Prime of Shadows

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    You're gonna love him, siege Springer is a fantastic figure and as far as I know universally praised.
     
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  3. Digger

    Digger Sharing peace, love and MP Cliff ≠ retool

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    I wouldn’t be surprised. I remember seeing a kit for the original that turned him into Cliffjumper. Could be cool to see.
     
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    19 and 21 are packed away and I sold off Willis when 47 was announced. Toro is hanging by a thread and I'm trying to get rid of my Badcube minibot imposters.
    Even though the thought of getting rid of Toro crosses my mind, it makes me think that he is pretty close to 45 except his back pack stays a more rigid box instead of the official stack of panels.
     
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  5. Paco Grande

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    I’m interested to see what happens with your 219 Yen. I paid off MP-44 early with gift cards. Then the price dropped. When he released I received an email from AJ informing me that I saved an additional 700 Yen or something but I never saw that money come to me as far as I can tell.

    Normally I pay with a credit card at release time and they will charge it less or I’ll get a small refund on the card later. This has caused me to avoid paying early any more with gift cards to make sure I get my discount.
     
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  6. AnonymousDwell

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    They should refund it back as Amazon store credit or revert to your total gift card balance. (Accounts & Lists > Your Account > Gift Cards.) Or it should just show up as credit at checkout. It's possible to miss it if you aren't expecting it, so if you've made any orders since then, check your order history and click order details and see if it was ever applied to a different order.

    If it never showed up in any of those and isn't sitting in your gift card balance, then I would definitely contact customer service and show them proof you had already prepaid and then never got credit back despite a price drop. They should refund it if policies are anything like the other Amazons. (And that's what they've done for me so far.)

    If you do find it in gift card balance, on the left there's an apply to account option which will transfer it into credit for whatever next orders you place.
     
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  7. Sylent

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    Those images are fantastic! He looks good, but I still haven't changed my mind on getting him. I'm saving my money for MP Hound. If I can somehow get NewBee for cheap, I'll bite.
     
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  8. HolyCulture

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

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    The time has come to pass my bee on. I have 2 coming in 2 weeks, and I no longer need this pre-production bee. I have a fully boxed MP-45, with all inserts that the stolen copies floating around are missing, preproduction copy. Box is dinged on the back, but I'm just going to sell for what I got it for. $100 plus shipping to your country. First come first served.

    *edit I live in Korea so please be aware shipping will be around $25-$35 sadly. Sorry but shipping is pretty expensive for me. :( 
     
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  9. oku

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    Amazon JP 120 shipped.
     
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    Nabbed mine for $97 usd shipped back in February.
     
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  11. jackisking

    jackisking Yeah, the MP line is soooo dead

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    Woohoo $90 shipped. I had him POed with Cheetor, which looks like they are going to ship out first.
     
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    HolyCulture I'm so much a toon guy that I framed Roger Rabbit.

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    *edit. Strike all that I said. I'd sell for $120 shipped. It is opened after all. If anyone wants for $120 I'm cool with selling for that price shipped.

    I know that, but this one is a preproduction copy. I'm hoping that someone on here will see the slight extra value associated with that. Some people care a lot. Most of us don't. Just posting it in case someone thinks it would be cool to own something that wasn't intended for sale, and was sent out as a review copy and for convention display.
     
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  13. [Wing_Saber-X]

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    #crotchgateBee2.0
     
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  14. Paco Grande

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    Thank you for the advice! There was nothing on my gift card balance so I contacted AJ customer service and they loaded the ¥895 on my gift card. I then put that on MP-45. I’m also expecting a small tax refund for MP-44 so I may have to email them again because I don’t expect it to work automatically. I most likely won’t completely pay off purchases with gift cards anymore to avoid this issue in the future. Cheers!
     
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  15. Ruination20

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    Amiami sent me a message about my order of MP-45 Bumble 2.0.
    The new release date are November 2019.

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  16. Optimus Prime23

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    What the—? A two month delay?
     
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  17. Ruination20

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    The same change with HLJ.
    New release date: November 2019

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  18. Optimus Prime23

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    Hmm...Amazon Japan still has it for a late September release with and early October delivery.
     
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    So I have bad luck :'(
     
  20. Optimus Prime23

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    Not necessarily. Amazon Japan could be a little behind.