The Generation One Toys Appreciation Thread!

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Superquad7, Jan 15, 2012.

  1. Matty

    Matty @StayingInTheBox Super Mod News Staff

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    Prices for G1 figures at BotCon, like you guys mentioned, truly are all over the place. I did my research before hand and made sure I knew what a good price was for the figures I wanted. I ended up scoring all 6 Seekers for $30 a piece in good, complete condition; some even had their tech specs/instructions.
     
  2. Hyperoptic

    Hyperoptic G1-Junkie

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    Great haul Sid :thumb 

    Sure thing man, happy it worked out :) 
     
  3. Orodruin

    Orodruin @deathformer TFW2005 Supporter

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    That's just stupid, BBTS still has them for $34!
     
  4. Mewtwo

    Mewtwo Transform & Bamboo out

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    I just got these guys today. :D  (Ravage and Buzzsaw) To go with Soundwave. (He Demanded it!)

    A Question. Buzzsaw's weapons don't match. Anyone know where I could get a specific matching set?
     

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  5. chrisr291

    chrisr291 Master of the Unknown

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    Interesting problem you got there lol! I didn't even notice the difference at first. You could just sell both and pick up a complete set on eBay later if you don't mind the hassle.

    However, selling on eBay changed a bit today, not sure if I like it much.


    Off the subject of toys, animation cels; I'm thinking I'd like to buy one to cap off my G1 collection; something with Megs and Prime slugging it out... How much should I be looking to spend? I cannot seem to find any on eBay at the moment:crazy: 
     
  6. Sy-Rein

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    I have the same issue with my Ravage weapons. I've thought about trying to source a matching set but it has never been a top priority for me.
     
  7. Nightwind

    Nightwind Aka Dusty Bottoms.

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    What did the UPS guy bring to Nightwind's house today?
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    A large hunk of G1 goodness!
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    The box has seen better days, but it's mostly intact and still displayable in my eyes. Omega Supreme is in fantastic shape and 100% complete! I'm very happy with my $140 investment! :)  Also, he came with some vintage Energizers! :lol 
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  8. Mewtwo

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    I just realised Ravages are different too! Ugh...

    Which ones do you have for Ravage?
     
  9. Mewtwo

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    :jawdropper: 

    Nice!
     
  10. chrisr291

    chrisr291 Master of the Unknown

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    Now that is gangsta! 140 bucks? WOW, I remember buying this guy in college for..... I'd rather not say lol:dunce 

    (I sold him before the Encore however!)
     
  11. Insane Galvatron

    Insane Galvatron is not insane. Really!

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    Here are the G1's I got at Botcon.
     
  12. 2punish&enslave

    2punish&enslave Starscream's Brigade

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    Uh oh. What did they change this time?
     
  13. Sy-Rein

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    I'm not really sure since they've been in storage for a few years but I'm pretty sure one is fatter and wider while the other is more narrow and almost flatter like oval instead of circular. Don't ask me which side is which though, I might be able to dig up a pic somewhere but hard to say.
     
  14. Nightwind

    Nightwind Aka Dusty Bottoms.

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    Thanks guys! I was honestly looking for the Encore release first, but they are commanding some pretty high prices too, so I figured if I'm going to spend the money I'm going to shoot for original first. I feel like I got really lucky by taking the chance on that auction and it paid off nicely!

    I have to say that getting this guy in the mail has been much more satisfying than most of my recent retail purchases. I think I'm officially hooked! :lol 

    I just won an auction for a mostly complete Metroplex today and should be receiving him sometime next week. I'll definitely post some pics once he gets in!
     
  15. G1Prowl

    G1Prowl Prick, apparently

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    I weep tears of joy for you, and tears of rage and jealousy for myself.
     
  16. Mewtwo

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    Yes. One is slightly fatter and wider with things like the tip or the top piece (scope?). So yeah. If you could find which side you have of which maybe we could do a straight up trade. But it's understandable if you don't want to. I would probably just buy myself a second set. But I am not sure if I'll end up with mismatched ones again.. oi...
     
  17. Hyperoptic

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    Man I love that mold.. Great piece Nightwind :thumb 

    Nice haul man! I'm curious, how much did that G2 Slag run you for? In what condition is it? How's the chrome?
     
  18. Sy-Rein

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    As much as I'd be interested in doing a swap (if the correct pieces were to match up), all my G1 stuff is currently packed away in storage at my in-law's house until we can move into a larger place where I can display it all. So it'll probably be some time before I can find the parts to even check which is which.
     
  19. Hyperoptic

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    Old pic time! :p 

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  20. [Wing_Saber-X]

    [Wing_Saber-X] Takara Fanboy Collector

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    ^nice haul, IG! :D