The Mini-bot Appreciation Thread

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by bny888, Feb 26, 2012.

  1. Autobreadticon

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    Wow, love them!
     
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    I love repaints, but to be honest those look pretty bad.
     
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    Dang those keychain bots look great. I wanna put some on my backpack
     
  5. Autobreadticon

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    hah those were hand painted by some Aussies from the OTCA forum whom I think don't have much artistic talent :p . What I do like is the green BB, it reminds me of Wasp from TF animated.
     
  6. T-Logicon

    T-Logicon assembles the drones

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    I'd live to have those. Hand painted or not.
     
  7. Anthony _aggro

    Anthony _aggro Platypus prime

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    I received my Antex Red Bumblebee today! It is dirty and I lightly cleaned it, but it is still dirty with some paint app mistakes that were possibly factory.

    I know that antex is not that rare, but this is the first red BB one that I have seen. Most of the ones online and at Toys hows seem to be Yellow Windchargers (which I have one I bought for $2) and Green Cliffjumpers (which I keep passing on).
     

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    Very cool. funny thing with the antex minis, not a ton are found loose in played with condition. Quite a few boxes were found a few years back unopened, and unpunched, and they flooded the market and were sold very cheap. Lately the supply has dried up sans a few yellow Windchargers and Green CJs (which are actually getting harder to acquire). I have a feeling in another 5 years they will be impossible to find cheap as a few of the rarer ones have fetched quite a bit lately on ebay. My theory is they weren't released in any quantity when they were first produced, and the production run was actually quite low and weren't released in and kind of numbers for market sales. Perhaps a few of the production shipments were stored in a warehouse somewhere, forgot and lost until the recent find a few years ago.
     
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    I was fortunate to get two mosc Antex red Bumblebees before they became scarce. I still need an orange one though.
     
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    Yeah I snagged them all when they were cheap. The only one I didn't get was the orange bee. He's on the list though.
     
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    This
     
  12. Autobreadticon

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    I think it was scratchdesk that were selling some Antexs a while, Blue Windcharger for $200+ and I thought $80 for a green cliffjumper was expensive but I only saw 1 for sale in 9 months.


    Toyhunterjp selling some nice Takara G1 boxed minibots, really good condition.
    toyhunterjp | eBay
     
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    ^^ Way overpriced.
     
  14. Autobreadticon

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    those prices I quoted were in AUD and given the exchange rate with the U.S would seem high. I Don't think Windcharger went for that much, anyone seen that Antex White Cliffjumper currently on eBay for $280 USD BIN , lol they are getting rare these days......
     
  15. Shonuff

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    Yeah I saw that one to I wouldn't be suprised if it sold for close to that. Crazy I got mine sealed a year ago for $45 shipped.
     
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    I am watching that auction, but can't even afford it. There is also an Estrela Gold Carrera MOC and a Blue/purple Windcharger that I am drooling over too.

    Vintage Transformers Estrela Brazil Carrera Gold RARE | eBay

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  19. Autobreadticon

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    congrats on whoever won that estrela cliffjumper!

    there is a Canadian Fun-4-all Cliffjumper for sale, something you dont necessarily see everyday on sale outside ebay North America

    Canadian Barcode has stlye #18030 while the standard barcode has #18033 for CLiffjumper, stuff like that interest me heh

    Transformers Cliffjumper G1 FUN 4 ALL Keychain Sealed Card | eBay
     

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    Wow, Brawn. Im so jealous. I don't have any Transformer named Brawn