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Re: Medicom 12" Darth Vader RAH
« Reply #15 on: February 23, 2005, 10:27 PM »
Yeah, Dale's been F5-ing all day at HLJ.com :P
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Re: Medicom 12" Darth Vader RAH
« Reply #16 on: February 23, 2005, 10:44 PM »
Did they solicit Luke though? ???

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Re: Medicom 12" Darth Vader RAH
« Reply #17 on: February 24, 2005, 09:05 AM »
Yeah, Dale's been F5-ing all day at HLJ.com :P

Yeah right!  :P  I don't think it will show up on HLJ anytime soon. Maybe by late March, April but keep F5-ing. You never know with these guys.  ;)

I'm not sure about Luke.  :-\

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Re: Medicom 12" Darth Vader RAH
« Reply #18 on: February 24, 2005, 01:47 PM »
I really hate bring this seller popsalute in here but Andy as we know him has the Vader on auction. What I find in the description is very interesting.

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Yo this is one highly sought item Star Wars III Darth Vader at amazing/incredible quality. This set is only exclusive from Medicom Japan only. According to Medicom on-line shop in Japan and it has stated clearly that:

"We will not accept the order from the outside of Japan, and will not deliver this to abroad."

And there is one more restriction for application, only one applicant could order one set and ship to one domestic shipment adress in Japan. So if you are living in UK or US, definitely you have no means to buy such incredible collection! Luke is exclusively sold at 500 sets only!! So you couldn't find them from anywhere. This the best 12" Action Figure of Darth Vader when comparing with Hasbro/Mattel or any other brand that had been produced before. That figure will be shipped around mid of April (within one month after end of auction).

If this is true, it won't be available here, mmaybe HLJ but will have to watch out for it.  :-\

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I can't make a bloody thing out on the Medicom site. Simon, can you get more info?

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Re: Medicom 12" Darth Vader RAH
« Reply #19 on: February 24, 2005, 02:18 PM »
Its not on the Limited part of the update so saying its limited to 1000 is wrong IMO

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Re: Medicom 12" Darth Vader RAH
« Reply #20 on: February 24, 2005, 02:40 PM »
I agree with you on that Scott. IMHO, I think it's a selling tactic, just a way so he can sell them to the unknowing folk.  ::)  Heck, he has 2 Vader auctions, one for 4 Vaders and the other for 5 at the time I saw it.

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Re: Medicom 12" Darth Vader RAH
« Reply #21 on: February 24, 2005, 07:09 PM »
Nah that's not Limited Edition. It doesn't say that any where on the website. And as I was saying to Scott yester day, the RAH Jedi Luke came out for retail at about $180 and now you can pick it up for $140. Patience will be the key to getting this one for a good price. If you wait a month or so after the release in June, it might drop.

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Re: Medicom 12" Darth Vader RAH
« Reply #22 on: February 28, 2005, 10:43 AM »
Doing a little looking around and found a couple of places for a pre-order by the looks of it.

www.tanomi.com  Special price: 15,120 Yen or $145. US.

www.blister.jp  Reservation price: 15,120 Yen or $145. US.

I don't know anything about these 2 places.  :-\

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Re: Medicom 12" Darth Vader RAH
« Reply #23 on: March 3, 2005, 11:26 AM »
Toys-Chameleon has the Vader on there site.

14700 Yen or $140. US. Reg: 18900 Yen or $180. US.

I have never delt with this site so... :-\

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Re: Medicom 12" Darth Vader RAH
« Reply #24 on: March 10, 2005, 09:15 AM »
BBTS now has the Vader up for pre-order, $239.99.

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Re: Medicom 12" Darth Vader RAH
« Reply #25 on: March 10, 2005, 11:37 AM »
Ouch. 

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Re: Medicom 12" Darth Vader RAH
« Reply #26 on: March 10, 2005, 12:04 PM »
Yeah, no kidding. I think thats a little high. Will wait till HLJ updates there site, should be within a month.

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Re: Medicom 12" Darth Vader RAH
« Reply #27 on: March 10, 2005, 12:06 PM »
How tough is HLJ on shipping?  I've never ordered anything from them, so is shipping from Japan going to be nasty, or are they reasonable?

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Re: Medicom 12" Darth Vader RAH
« Reply #28 on: March 13, 2005, 01:59 PM »
Action HQ has the Vader up for pre-order for $209.95.

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How tough is HLJ on shipping? I've never ordered anything from them, so is shipping from Japan going to be nasty, or are they reasonable?

I get my items shipped by EMS which is a courier (Purolator), better than SAL (Surface Land Air) and you will get nailed with customs as it's marked merchandise.

Heres an example of there shipping using the 1/6 Luke Skywalker Jedi Knight. In there information box on the product, there is a shipping estimate. For this figure, EMS: 2,800 yen or $32.47 CDN, SAL: 1,280 yen or $14.84 CDN.

I find the rates good.

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Re: Medicom 12" Darth Vader RAH
« Reply #29 on: March 13, 2005, 03:23 PM »
$209.95 - much better than BBTS at $239.99.

But for us Canucks, with shipping (Air Mail = $24), it comes to $285 when converted to CDN.  I think that's just too much for a 12" figure.

We'll see if HLJ can do better.