The Macross Thread

Discussion in 'The Toyark' started by pinoy78, Jun 22, 2006.

  1. anubis20

    anubis20 Well-Known Member

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    I would recommend AE any day of the week. They delivered my 31A with no issues.
     
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  2. borgified

    borgified Klingon Bloodwine anyone?

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    NY's shenanigans with Arad's 31s is total unnecessary fluff.. That's literally the price of the Karios or the Chronos.:rolleyes: 
     
  3. Shin Densetsu

    Shin Densetsu I WILL DESTROY YOU Super Mod

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    Lol, to make up for how useless he was as a team leader.
     
  4. Slave IV

    Slave IV more wealth than you can imagine!

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    I use both but prefer NY because they have lower prices and cheaper shipping options.
     
  5. OCProwl

    OCProwl Autobot Dad

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    I've used both many times as well, never had problems with either. Just wasn't sure which is the safer bet for a TWE item.
     
  6. Slave IV

    Slave IV more wealth than you can imagine!

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    As far as I know, neither has not delivered TWE items in the past. NY had that issue with the 31A taking a lot longer to send all the orders out but in the end they still delivered.
     
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  7. UltraMagnanimus

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    Yeah, Nippon Yassan are just capitol A holes with their price gouging. Guess I won't be getting an Arad after all.
     
  8. Lex79

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    I recently find myself watching too many DX VF 31 reviews...
     
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    Once the preorder listed it shot up. When the preorder date was announced they were still available on Manda but every hour they started to disappear pretty quickly. I caved and picked one up from Manda for 22k yen which I think was retail price.
    Go with AE, they are a better service. You can also go with any proxy service like From Japan.
     
  10. Face

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    I'm gonna be visiting SoCal in a couple weeks, any recommendations for shops in LA, San Diego or Palm Springs I should check out? I'm on the lookout for Hasegawa models, Hi-Metal R, Arcadia and DX Chogokin figures
     
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    There are not any shops I know of to buy Macross items but I highly recommend you check out Frank N Son as it’s a collector’s haven.
    There are a couple booths that carry some Macross but they don’t specialize in it so you have to keep your eye out.
     
  12. bigkid24

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    Gotta go to Frank and Sons in City of Industry.

    What Hi-metals are you looking for? I might have some extras.
     
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  13. Face

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    Smaller destroids mostly, I've pretty much got all the VFs I need, as well as the Monster, Regult and Glaug

    I'll definitely try to check that place out, I googled it, and I think I'll be able to make it on the saturday before I leave town
     
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  14. bigkid24

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    Let me know which ones I think I still have some destroids
     
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    There is a Destroid from Amiami for grabs if your interested @Face.

    Item A/Box B for 6.4k yen - AmiAmi [Character & Hobby Shop]
     
  16. Shin Densetsu

    Shin Densetsu I WILL DESTROY YOU Super Mod

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    It's a step up over all the DX Macross Frontier valks, primarily because it's got a more secure torso in battroid mode and much more secure legs(the hips use ratchets instead of ball joints). Out of all the Bandai new-mold DX valks since 2008, I like the recent DX VF-1 most with the either the DX YF-19 or DX VF-31 2nd to it. The DX VF-31 could've used better articulated hands and ratchets for shoulders but otherwise it's solid.
     
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    hmmmmm...
    I'll pm you
     
  18. bbanzai123

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    So I got a pretty decent bonus from work and I finally bought a VF-19 Advance! He came in today. 20190313_174904.jpg I should have the new VF-1J by Friday. So excited!!
    Very lucky to have the money for these bad boys. They are so expensive!
     
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    Nice! Where did you find the illustrious VF-1J? I keep debating if I want to do something about that now or just wait to see if they mass release again to bring the price down.
     
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    There was a "sale" at Solaris Japan. I got him new for $307. Compared to Ebay, I thought it was a good price.
     
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