The Macross Thread

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

  1. Slave IV

    Slave IV more wealth than you can imagine!

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    Cool. This is part of the reason I've stopped buying from Mandarake. I can't deal with that shipping cost, drives me nuts considering it's half the price of most Valks and knowing I could get it shipped for less than half that before. Missing out on a few items I want already because of it...
     
  2. Flapjacks

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    Edit: Nevermind. That was EMS.

    Moar edits: DX VF-31 DHL was 7250yen.
     
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  3. Happynick

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    Which DX Chogokin were you planing to get?

    not sure about Mandarake, but with CdJapan they normally use their Size A3 shipping box and they will fit most dx chogokin.
    W42cm x L35cm x H13cm.

    I would say for Mandarake , DHL would be around 7000 yen.
     
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    Thanks, guys. I am eyeing a VF-31.
     
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    Which VF-31 are you eyeing?
     
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    The 31F. Haven't even seen Delta yet, but I dig the design and I preferred this color scheme the most.
     
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  7. betsuni

    betsuni I'm just here for the robots

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    Woohoo! Another that will one day watch Delta because the mechs are awesome looking.
     
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    Yeah, I personally think it has the most striking color scheme. The high contrast black and white really bring out the lines and contours. The skull is nice too.
     
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    Ooo.. Messier's 31f and with the Reaper Head tampo. At least it's better looking than Hayate's Odd Unicorn Tampo on the 31j Kai IMO. :rolleyes: 
     
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    I was eyeing a Messer unit a month or two ago but at that time it was only sahra and they were charging either 8600 for shipping and I just couldn't do it
     
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    Yeah...lol. When I found him on AJ, I was surprised he was still available at MSRP while other...ahem...less attractive decos were at scalper prices... Was he just made in greater quantities than some of the others, or does it have more to do with the relative popularity of the character?
     
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    There were two releases of him in greater quantities (a reg & movie release). The Hayate one that @borgified is referring to was a TWE exclusive.
     
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    That makes more sense!
     
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    Another DX SSP for grabs at 12k yen (unopened, package damaged)

    Mandarake
     
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  15. Slave IV

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  16. borgified

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    I take it this the re-issue of the original release? If it was the PF, then price will be somewhere in the 50k yen range.

    DX Missile set for 9k yen (unopened, packaged damaged) - Mandarake
     
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  17. Slave IV

    Slave IV more wealth than you can imagine!

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    No, it's at least a different deco that matches the music video.

    Here is the original release

    vf4_unbox1.jpg
     
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    I've been kicking around getting a VF-4. I like this new deco much more and that price isn't bad all. I'll wait till it pops up on other sites and probably snag a pre-order.
     
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    The PF version of the VF-4 has been shown during Wonderfest with a pre-order date unknown for now. Why not save up for that version instead?
     
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    I might, it'll largely depend on what flavor of the PF we get. If it's something as stunning as the 0D, it becomes more likely. If it's more in line with most of the other PF releases, I'm not sure I find it's worth the extra cost. Especially on a design that I just think looks neat but holds no deeper meaning for me beyond that.