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Darth Cujo

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Re: Hot Wheels
« Reply #15 on: October 18, 2018, 01:00:00 AM »

No, I checked, they're Amazon.ca prices. Pretty scalpy of them.

Hmm yeah you're right. Amazon is so odd. When I first found these pages they showed up at about $20 but if  looked down the page I could click to get another option and it took me to the 6.99 price. My initial searches were taking me to a third party seller. I thought maybe that was what was happening for you.

Hopefully the price will drop again at some point. And hopefully they will actually get stock!!
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Re: Hot Wheels
« Reply #16 on: October 18, 2018, 10:31:20 AM »

I think their algorithms will now presell an item they're likely to get in stock until they've pre sold up to some quantity (maybe 90%of the order,  who knows), then if the pre sells happened quickly enough they jack the price on the remaining pre sells to 3x the original price.

More than ever we can't afford to be passive collectors when it comes to online hunting or we will literally pay the price.
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Re: Hot Wheels
« Reply #17 on: December 18, 2018, 06:07:44 PM »

Amazon just cancelled my order for the prototype tie fighter. They haven't canceled my orders for any of the other prototype ships... yet.

Really annoying. Have these surfaced anywhere in Canada? And how plentiful have they been in the US?

Not impressed with hot wheels distribution in my experiences. Anytime they pique my interest ( pop culture cars, various time) it is virtually impossible to find what I am looking for. Worse than hasbro.
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Re: Hot Wheels
« Reply #18 on: December 18, 2018, 09:30:49 PM »

I haven't seen them hit retail either DarthCujo. I've been keeping an eye out for them aswell. Probably hit Dollarama in a year or two...lol

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Re: Hot Wheels
« Reply #19 on: December 20, 2018, 04:18:06 PM »

The only "new" Hot Wheels I've seen are the Solo ships. Maxi & Cie just received a huge pile of them in Pointe-Claire.

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Re: Hot Wheels
« Reply #20 on: February 23, 2019, 09:13:17 PM »

Still looking for the concept hot wheels ships. Still no sign of them here is Canada.

Saw some hot wheels toy fair pictures and all they showed were those character cars. Don't really get the appeal of those, but I guess that's what is working for mattel.  :confused0024:

I would love to buy the concept ships of they could get them into stores.
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Re: Hot Wheels
« Reply #21 on: February 24, 2019, 12:00:10 PM »

Amazon.com (a 3rd party seller to be exact) has a 39.99 usd deal right now for a set of hot wheels concept ships,  you'll get the set of 5 plus 2 extra star destroyers and an extra landspeeder.

Not the best price but you get them all in one shipment so that helps.

https://www.amazon.com/Hot-Wheels-Disney-Diecast-Ships/dp/B07NH5QLN3/ref=mp_s_a_1_1_sspa?crid=200MTPWMDSFYN&keywords=star+wars+hot+wheels&qid=1551027226&s=gateway&sprefix=star+wars+hot&sr=8-1-spons&psc=1
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Re: Hot Wheels
« Reply #22 on: March 06, 2019, 02:35:33 PM »

My concept hot wheels came in from Amazon. It is a sealed case and was in great shape.
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Re: Hot Wheels
« Reply #23 on: March 06, 2019, 03:11:44 PM »

mind asking how was shipping price? and get stuck with an duty or import tax
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Re: Hot Wheels
« Reply #24 on: March 06, 2019, 11:14:08 PM »

She ended up being $69.96 CAD for the 8, that includes shipping and import fee deposit.
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Re: Hot Wheels
« Reply #25 on: April 04, 2019, 01:01:36 AM »

Price is now down to 29.99 for the concept case. I finally went for it.

Read an interview online from toy fair. Concept vehicles were apparently successful. Not sure how well they were distributed in the US but I guess some folks were able to find them.

But the concept line is discontinued until at least after episode 9 is done. So maybe next year there will be more but nothing planned.

Anyway I'm looking forward to getting these now. ☺
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