|06-25-2009, 09:18 AM||#1|
Join Date: Apr 2009
okay so my 5 year old pseudo-nephew is really into star wars.
savin up all his money for stuff. so for his birthday i wanted to
get him something that he can't readily get from a store.
like maybe a foreign or convention exclusive or some sort
of unproduced figure from the new line. (not vintage).
so i was wonderin if there's something i can get off taobao
or the china ebay sellers like this... or any other store that
might have this kind of thing. it doesn't have to be rare per say...
just "rare" enough that itz something he definitely won't have.
any help would be ace. i know there's convention stuff and that
sort of thing but i was hopin to avoid repaints and get him something
|06-25-2009, 09:45 AM||#2|
Join Date: Apr 2009
|06-25-2009, 09:53 AM||#3|
Join Date: Nov 2007
There are a few online only exclusives out there. I wouldn't go for anything super rare or unreleased. Does he have a focus in Star Wars? Like Original Trilogy, Prequel Trilogy or Clone Wars? That would probably be helpful to know. There are some interesting Expanded Universe type exclusives out there that are online only.
I'll provide some links if you can let me know what his focus is.
|06-25-2009, 09:54 AM||#4|
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Houston, TX
for a five year old who probably just wants to play w/ it?
i've got a storage room FULL of starwars (including some one of a kind customs that remind me of your tiger force army).
Rebelscum.com: Star Wars Collectors' Collections Gallery of Fernando Fuentes
give me a better idea of what you want.
i'm sure i have something or i'd be happy to make something.
my idea is maybe a toy of him as a jedi.
i can't mold heads for shit but i have plenty of young jedi bodies you could use.
|06-25-2009, 09:57 AM||#5|
Join Date: Oct 2008
Try some online only type items at Toys R Us, Target, or Walmart. Or maybe an exclusive set from Entertainment Earth, etc.
I know Toys R Us online has the 500th Darth Vader figure for sale.
Star Wars Revenge Of The Sith Action Figure, Darth Vader in Chamber - Hasbro - Toys "R" Us
Maybe something like that would be cool.
Edit: Oops, looks like the Vader figure is out of stock. Sorry.
|06-25-2009, 09:58 AM||#6|
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Woodbridge, VA
Avoiding repaints is a bit hard to do with starwars lol. Only thing chinese sellers have, that I'm aware of, are early release figures missing accesories.
There is the concept grevious fiugre that is exclusive to SWshop.com. Kinda cool, and a totally unique mold. They also have a few other con exclusives available.
StarWarsShop.com - Exclusive General Grievous Signature Series Action Figure
|06-25-2009, 10:00 AM||#7|
Warrior Of Bad Taste
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Cape Fear Zoo
if you are looking for some cheap army builders etc. Hit me up, I got boxes and boxes of star wars stuff dumped on me recently, and I am mainly a vintage collector.
Punk rock, Horror movies,Hasbro, and MY SENSE OF HUMOR ruined my life.
Wanted: Vintage Joes, Punk records and G1 Transformers.
|06-25-2009, 10:37 AM||#8|
Join Date: Apr 2009
he likes it all. clone wars, orig trilogy etc.
apparently he's saving up for the vader/death star transforming whatever.
so he's not focused on anything really other than star wars in general
(i was that way once with the franchise...heheheheh)
if you could please give me some links to which are the unreleased ones from the china sellers i'll just add that to my Joe orders. thanks.
i'll also check out everything else everyone suggested.
thank you very VERY much everyone.
|06-25-2009, 10:40 AM||#9|
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Cobra Island
Entertainment Earth gets some Star Wars exclusives. The Elite Forces sets with the Mandalorians is pretty cool. It's a seven figure set for $40.00 which really ain't bad. Very cool figures. Probably all over ebay.
|06-25-2009, 11:32 AM||#10|
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: M.A.R.S. EVERGLADES ARMORY
Have you considered the republic commandos set?
A bunch of figures, a decent price...not available at retail...
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