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    Best Deals

    We all know how expensive GW stuff is and when we can get a deal on it, well it is pretty exciting. This is a place to talk about the great deals you've made, tears you've shed selling your russ for a measelly $20, or money you've made painting a masterpiece.


    The best I've ever done is $50.00 for 24 firewarriors and a broadside. The models were all built and Primed. Approx. 50% off Which, is SWEEETTTT.

    Hard to beat that, but I bet someone can :shifty:.


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    lol, ive always thought about selling the stuff i didnt want, but i cant bring myself to do it :p

    mainly cos if i do, i will suddnely need it the next week lol, so i just stack it all up, let it gather dust and then if i do need it, its there

    but my bro got a Tau Megaforce for $260 instead of $350+ so he was happy about that, i tend to buy everything full price lol
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    I got a TK battlion and book online for about $90 with free shipping. Not bad.

    I get a lot of pretty good deals, though. The store I shop at has frequent buyer points. Every dollar you spend, you get a point. Every point is 10 cents off any purchase, but you cant redeem them until you have at least 100 points (10 dollars off) Warhammer makes this unbelievably easy. I got a $45 box of Tomb Guard for $25.

    This month, it's double points, so I bought a Liche Priest and box of skeletons, got 113 points. That's like spending $52, then they hand you $11.30 back. Double points is so nice, I was looking for a Wood Elves book, just because they've been interesting me lately. They didn't have one, but I almost grabbed a Spellsinger for the points (and they're awesome models.)

    It doesn't quite justify the cost of Warhammer, but it sure cushions the blow.
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    Changing thread slightly

    without checking other threads :shifty:, I'm going to extend this one to talk about the worst what the crap kind of situations. I have had many of these trying to build my Tyranid army.

    The first was, I bought the tyranid battle force, basically a 500pt army so, I could play with my friend quickly. Yah, didn't with the tyranid warrior's legs or torso's (missing the sprues) so, I lost interest for almost a year.

    I have also had a Ravener arm situation. At nearly 20 bucks a pop you'd expect to get all the "right" parts well, the blister packs I bought didn't have any right arms , but it gave me plenty of arms, so, I did some hack converting and there I go.

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    I have gotten 50 guardsmen and a sentinal with a butt load of bits for 40 bucks.... I also bought 1000pts worth of guardsmen for 25% precent off. The trick is ebay or the war store... I only pay full price for little purchases here and there, to make it look like i actually do buy stuff from the store i play at
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    Thinking about some of the bad deal reminded me of some great one I found.

    A couple years ago, I had a Dark Elves fling. I never built an army or anything, but i had collected a lot with intent on playing. I ended up with some Executioners w/ command, Dark Riders w/ command, Reaper Bolt Thrower, Malus Darkblade, Malekith, War Hydra, a box of warriors, and a Cold One Chariot. Clearly I had no idea what I was doing (my friends and I just collected models and put them against each other in unbalanced battles)

    Anyway, I went to actionvillage.com, which sadly no longer sells Warhammer. They're blisters were cheaper, but nothing special. Their boxes, however, were amazingly cheap. I got Malekith, which is normally $50, for a mear $20 plus shipping. Amazing.

    The other great/crappy deal came from the same site. I bought a War Hydra ($45) for, once again, about $20. Of course, I get the box, and it's missing a neck. I email the company, and they say to take it up with GW. GW says they to take it up with Action Village. I get sick of this, go to the GW website to order the bit, and they're out of stock, so I give up.

    Some other similar things were eBay deals. I found Tomb Queen Khalida for $8 after shipping, normally $12. Of course, with my eBay luck, they never send her, and eBay does nothing when I report them.

    My last little thing was a good/bad deal, but the bad's completely my fault. I found a box of Tomb Guard for $25 after shipping, But It Now option, and over a week left. Every night I mean to order it, but having no credit card, I'd have to ask my dad for his. Every night I forgot until after he went to bed. Next thing I know, the sale ended. It wasn't sold, and I don't know how that deal got passed up.

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    i got 10 bikes and 2 old obliteraters some characters and some deamos for around £15 thats $30 aprox.
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    Our local store did a "grab and rummage" type of sale on the week-end of the 30th birthday of White Dwarf. Grab bags were £5, £10 or £15 and if you took a £15 one you were allowed to rummage through the Store's bits box for a further £5.

    My Grab Bag contained three metal Eldar Warwalkers, and the rummage netted a complete plastic WarWalker, two Orc Warbosses on Boar (brand new release!), 8 Space Marine Sprues (untouched), a complete Ravenwing upgrade sprue and a complete Space Wolf Upgrade sprue.

    I make that out to be the best part of £100. I was reasonably chuffed.

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    I generally support the store i play at and tend to buy full price because, hell, if that place goes under where they hell am i going to play?

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    I've two extremely good deals:
    1st. I bought a Forge world Hell Blade and Hell Talon off of a GW staff member for 80 for both, the hell talon retails for $190 and the hell blade for $80.

    2nd. Gw was getting rid of all of their OOP stuff and the staff member told us to go through the boxes and blisters they had and make a pile and he give us an offer, by the end of the day I walked out of the store with over $1000 worth of stuff for a measly $90.
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