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After seeing the Ant-Man trailer, I'm really digging the suit. And hey, at least the 2.5" Ant-Man Hasbro makes will actually be in scale.

 

Always look on the bright side of life...

 

If life seems jolly rotten

There's something you've forgotten... :biggrin:

 

I found the Pop Vinyl Howard the Duck today, and I can't help but think that the body is perfect for a MU scale Howard. I just need to figure out what to use for a head.

 

 

 

 

 

What about an Ace Duck head from TMNT? Too big?

 

I also can't imagine there's not a Donald Duck PVC figure out there that would work as well with some mods.

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After seeing the Ant-Man trailer, I'm really digging the suit. And hey, at least the 2.5" Ant-Man Hasbro makes will actually be in scale.

 

Always look on the bright side of life...

 

If life seems jolly rotten

There's something you've forgotten... :biggrin:

 

I found the Pop Vinyl Howard the Duck today, and I can't help but think that the body is perfect for a MU scale Howard. I just need to figure out what to use for a head.

 

 

 

 

 

What about an Ace Duck head from TMNT? Too big?

 

I also can't imagine there's not a Donald Duck PVC figure out there that would work as well with some mods.

 

I don't have Ace Duck, so I'm not sure if it will fit, but his head looks perfect. Thanks for the recommendation . And the Disney Store has a ton of PVC figures. I'll have to check for Donald.

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I was at Target yesterday and they increased the price of our figures by $2. They are now $12.99 and all they have on the pegs are the first wave since they changed them to Marvel Infinite. This makes me sad.

 

 

My target had two pegs. One at 10.99 that had wave one of MI and one peg that was empty and read 12.99. Both were was marked "Marvel 3.75."

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Don't they normally give some excuse for price raises.. like cost of oil (which has been lower than normal lately)

I feel like these price increases have nothing to do with costs but everything to do with profits.

Hey let's rise the price again.

Why? Because it's popular line and we can.

I know the cost of labor is rising dramatically as China's minimum wage keeps increasing, which is a good thing for the Chinese citizens.

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New case up for pre order at BBTS. Looks like the price increase is here to stay.

 

 

I kind of hate myself for doing it.. but I did the preorder. There's enough figures in this wave that I want, that I don't want to have to try hunting.

(But I will say... I'm watching ebay auctions from China like a hawk and if I can get Sandman, Bishop and Blackcat for 15ish each, I'll call it a day and cancel the pre-order)

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  • 2 weeks later...

I've spotted remnants of the "Guardians" wave in some local stores. I am pleasantly surprised to see that it's selling decently. Rocket, especially, seems to sell well around here. $10 for that poorly articulated, undersized, re-released figure and he's selling strong -- I never would've guessed it. Drax seems to be the real pegwarmer from that wave.

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The Bishop wave still isn't up for sale at HTS. It's so annoying trying to collect these figures, even online. I'm sure Bishop and blue Beast will sell out quickly. At least Hasbro puts them up more than once, nowadays. I have to say, I'm as eager to get this set (well, except for Big Time Spidey), flaws and all, as I've been for any other wave. I'm actually really excited for the next set too... I can't wait to get Northstar.

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The Bishop wave still isn't up for sale at HTS. It's so annoying trying to collect these figures, even online. I'm sure Bishop and blue Beast will sell out quickly. At least Hasbro puts them up more than once, nowadays. I have to say, I'm as eager to get this set (well, except for Big Time Spidey), flaws and all, as I've been for any other wave. I'm actually really excited for the next set too... I can't wait to get Northstar.

That's why I just started pre ordering cases online at BBTS. Saves me the stress and gas money. I highly recommend doing it that way unless you really just enjoy the hunt

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The Bishop wave still isn't up for sale at HTS. It's so annoying trying to collect these figures, even online. I'm sure Bishop and blue Beast will sell out quickly. At least Hasbro puts them up more than once, nowadays. I have to say, I'm as eager to get this set (well, except for Big Time Spidey), flaws and all, as I've been for any other wave. I'm actually really excited for the next set too... I can't wait to get Northstar.

 

 

 

The Bishop wave still isn't up for sale at HTS. It's so annoying trying to collect these figures, even online. I'm sure Bishop and blue Beast will sell out quickly. At least Hasbro puts them up more than once, nowadays. I have to say, I'm as eager to get this set (well, except for Big Time Spidey), flaws and all, as I've been for any other wave. I'm actually really excited for the next set too... I can't wait to get Northstar.

That's why I just started pre ordering cases online at BBTS. Saves me the stress and gas money. I highly recommend doing it that way unless you really just enjoy the hunt

 

 

I have it preordered from BBTS just in case, but it will be about $45 cheaper to get the whole set of nine and $65 cheaper to get the new figures from HTS.com vs. HTS.com. That's quite a discount!

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I cancelled my BBTS preorder as soon as I saw that HTS is still selling them for 9.99 a figure. Since I sit in front of a pc every waking hour of my day, its not very difficult to get hold of online purchases. Hell I even managed to get hold of a Sony 20th anniversary PS4, so a bunch of $10 figures should be peanuts....right?

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I cancelled my BBTS preorder as soon as I saw that HTS is still selling them for 9.99 a figure. Since I sit in front of a pc every waking hour of my day, its not very difficult to get hold of online purchases. Hell I even managed to get hold of a Sony 20th anniversary PS4, so a bunch of $10 figures should be peanuts....right?

HTS can be unpredictable. They could go up at 2 am and sell out in 10 minutes. Or they could be up for months.

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I cancelled my BBTS preorder as soon as I saw that HTS is still selling them for 9.99 a figure. Since I sit in front of a pc every waking hour of my day, its not very difficult to get hold of online purchases. Hell I even managed to get hold of a Sony 20th anniversary PS4, so a bunch of $10 figures should be peanuts....right?

 

HTS can be unpredictable. They could go up at 2 am and sell out in 10 minutes. Or they could be up for months.

Yup, a total crapshoot.

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