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The "brag" thread: Post your recent great finds!

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  • SumoLegoSumoLego New YorkMember Posts: 11,593
    See if they have some dusty Series 10 CMFs... there may be a lost case here or there...
    bobabrickslegofanfromleeds
  • GentlyBenevolentGentlyBenevolent Member Posts: 327

    My wife found a complete #3843 Ramses Pyramid game in a local charity shop for £3.00

  • bobabricksbobabricks Vancouver, BC, CanadaMember Posts: 1,836
    SumoLego said:
    Where can I get a red bow tie for my car?
    I don't know about a bow but if you move to NWT Canada you can get a polar bear. :P

    kiki180703Bricklover18SumoLegojesirosekkruMorkMan
  • Bricklover18Bricklover18 PA, USAMember Posts: 720
    ^^ they need those in PA and NY in the winter time, because that's what we feel like. 
    kiki180703chuckp
  • SumoLegoSumoLego New YorkMember Posts: 11,593
    Or just carve a license plate out of ice...
    kiki180703Bricklover18
  • Wicksy80Wicksy80 Northern IrelandMember Posts: 521
    Was just bout to leave Toys R Us just as a cashier walked by with a #76032 Quinjet marked down to £38.90 cause it had a damaged box. Bargain for a newish set. 
    jesirose
  • sweetness34sweetness34 San Diego, CA.Member Posts: 321
    Don't know if it is a great find, but I found two of the Batman Blu-rays with the Clark Kent/Superman mini figure.
  • dragon114dragon114 United StatesMember Posts: 632
    got all of this for $10
    jesirosekiki180703
  • hscaskeyhscaskey Member Posts: 1
    OMGosh, so excited that I found last year's Christmas' set at Target online today for $69.99. I forgot to buy it last year and was kicking myself. Did buy 5 of them cause I decided I'm going to start posting on ebay. :) 
  • ISDAvengerISDAvenger Member Posts: 203
    Bought these NISB for $220.00. 
    75055 ISD
    75093 Final Dual
    75103 First Order Transporter
    75104 Kylo Rens Command Shuttle

    Not too shabby of a deal. 

    jesiroseVorpalRyu
  • JELJ1SJELJ1S Member Posts: 94
    I just bought all 9 series 5 mixels for $1 each!  They were marked down at a Walmart I was near while on a business trip. 
    FollowsClosely
  • adukaduk Member Posts: 153
    Snagged a Brand new 75105 falcon for £75 - damaged box but chuffed with the discount
  • brumeybrumey AustriaMember Posts: 994
    edited September 2015
    http://brickset.com/sets/70706-1/Crater-Creeper
     
    for 3,50€
    inlcuding opened box and manual
  • COOLEGOCOOLEGO B'ham/SolihullMember Posts: 181
    Lucky (or not) to pick these for £215, all new and sealed, just very very minor shelf wear on a couple of edges/corners:

    #10240
    #70816
    #21108
    #10218

    Wish I could resist a discount ........
    Lee
  • LeeLee ukMember Posts: 138
    Found sets #6617 #6602 in a charity shop a few days ago and also found in another  charity shop  (game/set) #3853. Got the lot for £5.00! 6617 and 6602 don't have box but the did come wth instructions and a poster!!
    hkcrazy88
  • Bosstone100Bosstone100 USAMember Posts: 1,379
    Just picked up #21105 Minecraft: the Village set at my local Lego store for $8.48. Snapped it up.
    Lee
  • Prin12sPrin12s OklahomaMember Posts: 47
    This wasn't recent, but I recently discovered how good a deal I got!  Last year at Black Friday I was at Walmart and I picked up (no literally, it was on the floor by the checkout where someone had decided not to get it) a lego creative tower #10664-1 for $20!  I knew it was a good deal, but I stumbled across it on amazon the other day and I was floored by the price!
    MorkMan
  • CCCCCC UKMember Posts: 17,392
    The last good deal I got was in Singapore at the start of August. 2x SG50 sets for $50(SGD) each. Someone with a market store in Chinatown had been buying them from local kids and selling them on. I only bought two as I was on my way out, unfortunately on the way back they had all gone.

    Lee
  • hkcrazy88hkcrazy88 USA/ItalyMember Posts: 163
    Found a brand new #7597 for 80 euro in a small Sicilian town. I also found four old Duplo sets, #2783 through #2786. They were a little high on the price, so I didn't get them, but it was neat to see them!
    LeeSalamalex
  • LeeLee ukMember Posts: 138
    Just got set #6499 with the plastic time machine all sealed in the orignal plastic and set #40083, €40 for both together couldn't pass it up!
  • GentlyBenevolentGentlyBenevolent Member Posts: 327

    Got this box of Lego from a work colleague, weight is between 12-13KG & a mix of mainly Star Wars & Indiana Jones. Unfortunately there's no mini-fig's but cannot grumble at the price...... £40 the lot :)


    KavsterSalamalexkiki180703PepperLeeGuroooandhe
  • SumoLegoSumoLego New YorkMember Posts: 11,593
    ^ So... what did you pay!
  • jadedancjadedanc USAMember Posts: 1,303
    $401 plus $10 shipping. I thinks a great find. Cheapest one in BL is $600. It also has all 3 instruction books. Finished the inventory. Not 98% complete like I thought but it's only missing 193 pieces out of 3,428. So I'm very happy!
    FollowsCloselykiki180703theLEGOmanSirBenSumoLegoGurooosnowhitieGoldchainsMorkMan
  • pharmjodpharmjod 1,170 miles to Wall Drug, USAMember Posts: 2,868
    I picked up a used once mindstorms ev3 set with box and instructions for $150. Guy even brought it by my work for me.
    LeeRonyarGoldchains
  • ecmo47ecmo47 North CarolinaMember Posts: 2,085
    Found a rack of series 13 CMF's at the check-out at Target. I'm not a "feeler" but the one on the end was an obvious Hotdog Guy!
    SeijiAmasawa
  • thenosthenos Twin Cities, MNMember Posts: 376
    Hmm,  so it was happy to see you. 
    SeijiAmasawaBumblepantsRonyarMorkMan
  • ecmo47ecmo47 North CarolinaMember Posts: 2,085
    What does the price tag say in the upper right hand corner?
  • theLEGOmantheLEGOman UKMember Posts: 1,507
    That would look  nice next to a 1:8 scale Ferrari F1.
    JELJ1S
  • SirKevbagsSirKevbags Fairy Land Member Posts: 4,030
    @ecmo47 Most likely the original sale price This along with lots other sealed beauties are currently being held by @joel4motion until they find new homes so thanks to him for the great pics :-)
  • joel4motionjoel4motion United KingdomMember Posts: 959
    ecmo47 said:
    What does the price tag say in the upper right hand corner?
    Not too hand but think it was £119 down to £80. 
  • xwingpilotxwingpilot UKMember Posts: 797
    edited October 2015
    So having said that I'd managed to reserve the EOL #75030 at RRP over on the Microfighters discussion, it turns out I hadn't. Following the confirmation email, I received a second email saying it was OOS. >:(

    I thought I'd missed the boat on that one, but I've since managed to pick one up BNIB on eBay for 22% off RRP :)
  • xwingpilotxwingpilot UKMember Posts: 797
    edited October 2015
    ^ Well so much for buying a BNIB set so I could keep the box mint after building it...

    From what my wife says (she was at home at the time), the postman decided not to knock, but instead to ram the package through the letterbox (despite it being too big). Judging by the noise it made this took quite some effort. In doing so he managed to rip the outer Jiffy bag open and damage all six sides of the box!

    Not impressed. >:(
  • theLEGOmantheLEGOman UKMember Posts: 1,507
    Sounds like my argos order, except mine was left at the door, all boxes crushed and the only sent 4 of 6 items.

    Their computer says i only ordered 4 the reciept shows the correct 6.
  • eggsheneggshen Middleton, WIMember Posts: 517
    Picked up a #75918 T-rex Tracker from a local Target. Must have been a return, got it for a steal - $23.14 after the 5% red card discount. 
    BumblepantsKiltyONealRonyar
  • babblingbrickbabblingbrick Member Posts: 2
    Simpsons house €50 opened but just finished and it's complete with extra simpsons cmfs
    pharmjodRonyar
  • BACbrixBACbrix AmericaMember Posts: 655
    Copped a second Gold C3PO to finish off my Star Wars polybag hierarchy. 


    RonyarJELJ1SLee
  • GentlyBenevolentGentlyBenevolent Member Posts: 327

    Don't know if you can call this a "brag" but, I have been trying to collect the parts for a Avro Bros Kaneda bike and managed the 6 red X-Pods & the 2 red Scala 6942 dishes, (pic 1), so far & it took a while & a fair few quid, (I bought 2 Scala #3290 houses to get the dishes).

    Then another Scala red dish pop's up on ebay on Saturday on a buy-it-now for the grand sum of £2.00, (pic 2)

    Now I have the rarest, (?), parts for the Akira bike just need a copy of the book now :)

    Legoboyricecakekiki180703Lee
  • chuckpchuckp NYMember Posts: 684
    Took the kids to TRU for some Shopkins (ugh) and found a #44027 Breez Flea Machine. It was even on sale. Yeah, more Batpod parts!
    MattsWhatShpadoinkleGothamConstructionCo
  • ricecakericecake Maryland, USAMember Posts: 879
    @GentlyBenevolent It's a fun build so far, I've only finished the rear half of the bike (I haven't had time to finish it yet).

    For anyone else, I happen to have 6 spare red X-Pod lids available if anyone needs them (I ended up with a total of 12 of them through various sources)...
  • BrickDancerBrickDancer Dunes of TatooineMember Posts: 3,639
    ^I've been tempted by the thought, but haven't full on looked into it yet. What's the rough cost in sourcing all the parts for you? And how many parts total does the build take?
  • GentlyBenevolentGentlyBenevolent Member Posts: 327
    ^I've been tempted by the thought, but haven't full on looked into it yet. What's the rough cost in sourcing all the parts for you? And how many parts total does the build take?

    According to this :-

    http://brickset.com/article/10055/book-review-kaneda-s-bike

    1091 parts

    Cost ????, (however much you choose to spend).... :)

  • RailsRails Brierley Hill, UKMember Posts: 143
    I collected my best Ebay joblot to date last night :) 14KG of 70's & 80's vintage Lego for £87.55. Going by the manuals it should contain #375 #854 #894 #918 #920 #924 #926 #928 #8844 #8845 #8841 #8843 #8851 #8848 #8860 and probably more besides. At least 50 minifigs as well. It will take a fair bit of sorting but I am in vintage Lego heaven right now lol. Gotta love that classic space & vintage Technic.
    chuckp
  • RebelegoRebelego Georgia, USAMember Posts: 171
    I found the body of the Hungarian Horntail in a lot I was sorting. Aslo, won a bid for a new #75105-1 for $125.
  • LegoTTLegoTT Member Posts: 478
    Not a great find, but kind of random. Found a 2011 SpongeBob set at WalMart today. Rang up for $9.00!  Trying to decide if I want to open it or not...thoughts?

    The C3P0 and snowman came from TRU today....nothing special!


  • Thanos75Thanos75 Member Posts: 1,117
    Gotta love Wal-Mart clearance......
    YodaliciouschuckpkhmellymelPepper
  • chuckpchuckp NYMember Posts: 684
    edited November 2015
    ^ Oh man, where is that Walmart!?! Nice haul.
  • Thanos75Thanos75 Member Posts: 1,117
    They had a whole isle. This Wal-Mart is doing something I have never seen before. They are marking down the clearance every week until it's gone. I will go back for more next week. They had some new sets marked down aswell like the Hulkbuster for $15 and the Ninjago Ronin set for $30.
    chuckppharmjodSumoLegoBumblepants
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