Voltron Toys Discussion Thread

Discussion in 'The Toyark' started by Shin Densetsu, Jun 7, 2010.

  1. fschuler

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    Start checking at 5 ET...but it might not go live until 6 ET.
     
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    Vehicle Voltron seems to be more popular in Japan , while Lion Voltron is popular in the states .
     
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    Yes, the price is sweet but TCP is up today also so you have 'options'. If you have already ordered from them, follow them on IG and FB.

    Yes, I am gutted to miss out on GX-71 pre-order with them. I was lucky enough to get a pre-order slot with BBTS last week but $295 is very good given that BBTS charges shipping and tax, but I guess one can't be too greedy.
     
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    I splurged and paid for 2 upfront, that hit the old wallet. I didn't mind as much cause it comes out soon.
    However paying upfront for gx88 and waiting 6 months is harder to swallow.
     
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    yesssssssssss!! got my pre order at the chosen prime.
     
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    BOOM! THERE GOES THE DYNAMITE! ORDERED 5 SECONDS.
     
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    And ordered...
     
  10. Slave IV

    Slave IV more wealth than you can imagine!

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    That was so easy I forgot about it and didn't even want one but ordered it anyways, lol!
     
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    Dam. It's not sold out. I expected it to sell out in like a minute.
     
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    Priced higher but you get $10 back in terms of the points so that evens out.

    Sold out now...
     
  13. Dark Skull

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    Yup, sold out now :)  Didn't last too long, but hey, for those of you who got it, that's some good rewards points :D 
     
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    Yes, I would also have ordered without a 2nd thought given that it is coming in a couple of months and sold out everywhere. For GX88, there are other options.

    I understand the logic of pricing $10 higher but honestly am a little bit disappointed about that. In any case, you are right that it evens out with the reward points.

    For those who missed out on TCP, there is another option if you don't mind pre-paying.

    Bandai Tamashii Nations Soul of Chogokin: GX-88 - Armored Fleet Dairugger XV
     
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    Slave IV more wealth than you can imagine!

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    Plus no tax and free shipping. I ain't mad about it.
     
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    Just as I was afraid of. I missed it again. Saw the TCP 3PM time for today, by the time I could get to my locker, get my phone and online I see it sold out.

    This sucks the fun out of collecting anything anymore. To top it off, the new job sucks, too. This day has been a total loss for me. Hope ya'll enjoy your Voltrons.
     
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    Suck the fun back in: https://m.gamestop.com/product/coll...gger-xv-soul-of-chogokin-action-figure/178697
     
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    I thought you PO'd from eknight?
     
  19. Sportimus

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    Yes but:

    - TCP would've been less $$$
    - TCP is far more reliable than EKnight
    - The reports of EKnight cancelling preorders on people does not inspire confidence
    - I'd rather go with TCP every day, all day, and twice on Sundays over a site there has mixed feedback.
    - Same goes for GameStop. They've screwed people out of orders before.

    If this was some < $100 item, I would not be so concerned. But I am very picky with whom I would trust in terms of reliability, service, price, and business practices when it comes to high-dollar items. And for me, $300+ is what I consider a high-dollar item in the realm of toys & pop culture collectibles. Some may not care where they can get it as long as they can get it. But I'm just not that kind of animal.

    When I got GX-71 from BBTS, it was damaged. The torso looked like Wolverine went to town on the silver paint. BBTS did not have any to exchange with, but they gave me a full refund with 0 hassle. Package arrived in perfect condition at least. Can I expect that with EKnight or GameStop? I don't know. Never ordered anything from them. DX9 Mightron I got from TCP arrived way back when with a scratched chest. They called me and he sent me another one without hesitation. No questions asked. At the same time, TFSource screwed me over twice. Their emails were cold and they may as well have just written "Tough luck bud".I can't help but feel the way I do after such experiences. It's my fault for being this way. I'll accept that.
     
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  20. Flapjacks

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    Yeesh. Well, I have high hopes that EKnight won't cancel this time because I somehow reread that info from a member contacting them and verifying they have enough stock.
     
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    I hope EKnight doesn't cancel their orders on anyone as well. :)  THey're all I got at this point. Unlike GameStop, EKnight isn't charging me any tax. So that's a plus. I've had a very rough day today and the past week wasn't any much better. So that may very well play a role in how I'm feeling.

    I never had a Vehicle Voltron/Dairugger before. I hope GX-88 is made as good as he looks. It would be one of my favorite pieces in all of my collection.
     
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