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Re: Medicom Vinyl Figures
« Reply #120 on: August 12, 2006, 03:13 AM »
So did anyone get a shipping notice from SideShow on the Vader & Stormie? Sadly I had to pass on these.  :-\

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Re: Medicom Vinyl Figures
« Reply #121 on: August 12, 2006, 02:49 PM »
I cancelled the 2 Stormtroopers a week ago and am considering cancelling the Vader too.  $60 for a figure plus $35 shipping and probably $20 duty?  I just don't think I can justify it anymore.  I hate FedEx with a passion.  >:(

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Re: Medicom Vinyl Figures
« Reply #122 on: August 12, 2006, 10:29 PM »
Again Jesse, hook up with one of the folks in the states: shipping is dramatically reduced; it can be sent up here USPS fairly cheaply and with a lower declared value.  No FedEx/UPS nonsense pricing, no brokerage/customs fees.  It's way too sensible. 

I didn't cancel my order and I did get my shipping notice.  As mentioned before, I'll stick with OT on these and did order the Tie Pilot.  Nice oddball conversation pieces I think. 

I will admit this might be one of those lines that doesn't do so well though and secondary pricing might be lower. 
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Re: Medicom Vinyl Figures
« Reply #123 on: August 13, 2006, 12:42 AM »
Again Jesse, hook up with one of the folks in the states: shipping is dramatically reduced; it can be sent up here USPS fairly cheaply and with a lower declared value.  No FedEx/UPS nonsense pricing, no brokerage/customs fees.  It's way too sensible. 

Actually, I've learned to do that now and many of my fellow JD'ers have helped me out.  Unfortunately Sideshow will not allow me to ship items to anyone but the billing address, not even a secondary address registered with my credit card.  :(

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Re: Medicom Vinyl Figures
« Reply #124 on: August 13, 2006, 12:44 AM »
Unfortunately Sideshow will not allow me to ship items to anyone but the billing address, not even a secondary address registered with my credit card.  :(

Been there, done that...  :-\

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Re: Medicom Vinyl Figures
« Reply #125 on: August 13, 2006, 01:07 AM »
Again Jesse, hook up with one of the folks in the states: shipping is dramatically reduced; it can be sent up here USPS fairly cheaply and with a lower declared value.  No FedEx/UPS nonsense pricing, no brokerage/customs fees.  It's way too sensible. 

Actually, I've learned to do that now and many of my fellow JD'ers have helped me out.  Unfortunately Sideshow will not allow me to ship items to anyone but the billing address, not even a secondary address registered with my credit card.  :(

Uh........ someone's giving you guys a line.  I'm doing exactly that and having no problem at all.  Although maybe I should just shut up about it :-X  Maybe it's because I list the billing and shipping address as being the same, even though they're not :-X
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Re: Medicom Vinyl Figures
« Reply #126 on: August 13, 2006, 01:10 PM »
I received my shipping notice for the 501st clone, it should be here tomorrow. I don't know where/if this fits into the collection, but I like the idea of having one at least.

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Re: Medicom Vinyl Figures
« Reply #127 on: August 14, 2006, 10:35 PM »
Got the 501st today- I like it!

Soooo, what is the deal with medicom being able to sell through sideshow? Is this just because there isn't a U.S. license that covers this size figure?
Could Kubricks be next?

I actually hope not. I sort of like the fact that Kubricks are not a North American item.

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Re: Medicom Vinyl Figures
« Reply #128 on: August 20, 2006, 07:13 AM »
Quality work with the box of the Tie Fighter Pilot.

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Re: Medicom Vinyl Figures
« Reply #129 on: August 20, 2006, 09:10 AM »
Dang, that is nice!

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Re: Medicom Vinyl Figures
« Reply #130 on: August 20, 2006, 11:30 AM »
I wonder how far they'll go with this line. That's 7 so far. I wouldn't be surprised we see a Scout Trooper one soon and then perhaps a Snowtrooper to tie in with a Hoth theme Kubrick Series 8. H8Graphix do heaps of other wicked figures so perhaps they'll have a crack at humaniod and alien characters too.

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Re: Medicom Vinyl Figures
« Reply #131 on: August 20, 2006, 12:05 PM »
I just went to sideshow and placed my order for the tie pilot. So much for only getting 1 of these... Now I have 4 more on order (Darth, Stormtrooper, Fett, and Tie pilot) to go with my 501st.

This hobby is not easy for those of us completely lacking willpower and who are suckers for cute villians.  ;)

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Re: Medicom Vinyl Figures
« Reply #132 on: August 21, 2006, 05:22 AM »
This hobby is not easy for those of us completely lacking willpower and who are suckers for cute villians.  ;)

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Re: Medicom Vinyl Figures
« Reply #133 on: August 23, 2006, 03:18 PM »
I see that VCD Yoda is up on Medicom's site today!

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Re: Medicom Vinyl Figures
« Reply #134 on: August 23, 2006, 03:32 PM »
Is that a cigar in his left hand?  :D