Masterpiece Grimlock to be re-releaed by Hasbro!

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Re: Masterpiece Grimlock to be re-releaed by Hasbro!

Postby AutoBorst » Mon Mar 04, 2013 7:59 am

I absolutely love my MP Grimlock, but I am happier knowing I bought it at a reasonable price from Toys R Us. The price on this toy is just beyond retarded. There's nothing about this toy that justifies $220.00.
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Re: Masterpiece Grimlock to be re-releaed by Hasbro!

Postby JelZe GoldRabbit » Mon Mar 04, 2013 8:02 am

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JelZe GoldRabbit wrote:Wait... what valuta exactly is MYR? Ah, Malaysian Ringgit. Are prices always that high over there?


Yes, most of the time. A 13 USD (approx. 39 MYR) deluxe TF in the USA would cost about 59.90 MYR here (approx. 20 USD). A Takara version would cost almost double that amount.

The only consolation we have here is that shipping costs less to import stuff here from Japanese online stores, than it would cost for someone to import to the US.


Almost the same in Europe then. As my folks would say: "Still wet even when not peed on". :lol:
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Re: Masterpiece Grimlock to be re-releaed by Hasbro!

Postby chonosmoon » Mon Mar 04, 2013 3:07 pm

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$220?

That is terrible news. The price is on par or higher than the scalping price on eBay.
So shouldn't the price be much lower? Hasbro-Asia pricing the item at that much is border-line criminal and shady.
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Re: Masterpiece Grimlock to be re-releaed by Hasbro!

Postby SKYWARPED_128 » Mon Mar 04, 2013 6:24 pm

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JelZe GoldRabbit wrote:
SKYWARPED_128 wrote:
JelZe GoldRabbit wrote:Wait... what valuta exactly is MYR? Ah, Malaysian Ringgit. Are prices always that high over there?


Yes, most of the time. A 13 USD (approx. 39 MYR) deluxe TF in the USA would cost about 59.90 MYR here (approx. 20 USD). A Takara version would cost almost double that amount.

The only consolation we have here is that shipping costs less to import stuff here from Japanese online stores, than it would cost for someone to import to the US.


Almost the same in Europe then. As my folks would say: "Still wet even when not peed on". :lol:


Considering the warm and humid climate here, that saying is disturbingly fitting! :lol:
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Re: Masterpiece Grimlock to be re-releaed by Hasbro!

Postby Dean ML » Thu Jul 25, 2013 5:08 am

Any update on this rerelease? As expensive as this is, it's still cheaper than the current eBay prices. I'm late to the Masterpiece party and me need Grimlock!
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Re: Masterpiece Grimlock to be re-releaed by Hasbro!

Postby Va'al » Thu Jul 25, 2013 5:25 am

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Dean ML wrote:Any update on this rerelease? As expensive as this is, it's still cheaper than the current eBay prices. I'm late to the Masterpiece party and me need Grimlock!


This is all we know for now, and it seems legit: http://www.seibertron.com/transformers/news/asia-exclusive-mp08-grimlock/27761/

(And sold out.)
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Re: Masterpiece Grimlock to be re-releaed by Hasbro!

Postby Dean ML » Thu Jul 25, 2013 5:35 am

Sold out?! WTF?!
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