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Re: Figure King Magazine May 2013 Scans

Postby Mindmaster » Mon Apr 29, 2013 7:30 am

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Autobot032 wrote:So...according to Google, Metroplex's current pricing would be worth $101.30, which is a dollar and some chump change. So...why is the TakaraTomy asking price $250.00, again?? I know e-tailers have to factor in shipping costs, I get it, I do, but damn.

And when did the Yen drop? Deluxe and Voyager prices are still high, but some of the stuff is US priced.


Looking up the prices on eHobby shows these results:

Metroplex standalone: 18,753 Yen = $190
Metroplex + Optimus Prime & Bumblebee Legends: 21,832 Yen = $220


Still too high for me. Now if it was somewhere around $140, then I might bite.
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Re: Figure King Magazine May 2013 Scans

Postby Autobot032 » Mon Apr 29, 2013 7:51 am

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Mindmaster wrote:
JelZe GoldRabbit wrote:
Autobot032 wrote:So...according to Google, Metroplex's current pricing would be worth $101.30, which is a dollar and some chump change. So...why is the TakaraTomy asking price $250.00, again?? I know e-tailers have to factor in shipping costs, I get it, I do, but damn.

And when did the Yen drop? Deluxe and Voyager prices are still high, but some of the stuff is US priced.


Looking up the prices on eHobby shows these results:

Metroplex standalone: 18,753 Yen = $190
Metroplex + Optimus Prime & Bumblebee Legends: 21,832 Yen = $220


Still too high for me. Now if it was somewhere around $140, then I might bite.


Agreed. And I don't understand those prices at all. In this thread, the magazine scans in the first post show that Metroplex is $101.30
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Re: Figure King Magazine May 2013 Scans

Postby JelZe GoldRabbit » Mon Apr 29, 2013 8:18 am

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Autobot032 wrote:
Mindmaster wrote:
JelZe GoldRabbit wrote:
Autobot032 wrote:So...according to Google, Metroplex's current pricing would be worth $101.30, which is a dollar and some chump change. So...why is the TakaraTomy asking price $250.00, again?? I know e-tailers have to factor in shipping costs, I get it, I do, but damn.

And when did the Yen drop? Deluxe and Voyager prices are still high, but some of the stuff is US priced.


Looking up the prices on eHobby shows these results:

Metroplex standalone: 18,753 Yen = $190
Metroplex + Optimus Prime & Bumblebee Legends: 21,832 Yen = $220


Still too high for me. Now if it was somewhere around $140, then I might bite.


Agreed. And I don't understand those prices at all. In this thread, the magazine scans in the first post show that Metroplex is $101.30


What Google did you use? I see the Yen price on the scan and it's at least 17,000, which is still $173. Me thinks you misread.
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