Why the heck is TFCC Nova Prime so hard to find?

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Markdelg, Sep 30, 2016.

  1. Markdelg

    Markdelg Spin Road fan

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    I've looked for this guy on eBay, at online toy stores, etc. and simply cannot find him anywhere. The only place that has him is the TFCC store, and I can't buy him there because I'm not a member of TFCC :( 

    Why is he so scarce?
     
  2. BenjaminXavier

    BenjaminXavier Well-Known Member

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    Someone who is a member can purchase it for you and put your address in the shipping field.
     
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    I think you answered your own question.
    I really hope a new collectors club or something suchlike will take care to make any figures they sell more easy to purchase.
    A sale is a sale, an exclusive can still demand the same figure if its not membership exclusive and you will sell more units that way so more money for the company.
     
  4. Markdelg

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    The thing is, I can find Lio Convoy just fine, and he was a TFCC exclusive too.

    As for getting someone else to buy it and ship it to me...I'd have to actually know someone who's a member, or just send my money to a complete stranger and trust that he will actually send it to me...
     
  5. Dirge121

    Dirge121 I'll be your end of days

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    The difference though is that very few people seemed to actually want Lio Convoy and more still were turned off by his vehicle mode just being a lion making :D  face. Which is why at points you could get him for around $30 shipped. Nova Prime is a figure that up until this had no official representation and still only has a few 3rd party versions both of which are $$$ and have several significant flaws.
    Its also one of the rare instances of them not screwing up a headsculpt so the whole package actually looks pretty good which is only going to make people more likely to hold onto it.