Kyosho 1:12 scale R52 for $103!!!

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  1. MINIBee

    MINIBee New Member

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    For a long time I have drooled over the MINI 1:12 scale Cabrio with the moving cabrio top, real carpet, matching luggage and matching sunglasses. That's right, it's the one that's $440 on the USA MINI Motoring Gear site. Mishka, I know you want it because it's a Cooper and it comes in Hot Orange, Cool Blue and Astro Black. I think it's even a 2005 because it looks like it has your OEM wheels.

    Anyway, $440? No way. But what if it was $103! Yeah baby! I was on the MINI International site looking at the stuff they have because I have some friends going to MINI United and thought it would be a good opportunity to have them get some MINI stuff we can't get in the U.S.. The I saw the 1:12 cabrio and saw the price listed in Euro. It looked low at 78 Euro so I used the currency converter to check the price. Yup, $103.

    Link to U.S. price - $441.95

    Link to International Price - $103.01

    International standard shipping is only $18.49 and express shipping is only $25.09. I'm ordering one today. Too bad they don't have Liquid Yellow.
     
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    Great find Jack!
     
  3. MiniDaMoocher

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    I love these!!! I found a cool blue one for $50 last year without the luggage and glasses. If only they made a PW S. :(
     
  4. BLUCOOPR

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    Thanks Jack, just ordered one, to go with my collection of over 200. I found a Pepper white convertible with black trim. 1:24 scale in the Maisto AllStartsRed exclusive collection of all places in Target in Wentzville, MO. It was $15 bucks and only sold at Target.
     
  5. BlimeyCabrio

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    Awesome, Jack... Just ordered a cool blue one!
     
  6. BlimeyCabrio

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    Just got mine via FedEx... this thing is awesome.... though mine has no sunglasses? Unless I'm missing something...

    My wife is gonna do a BIG eyeroll when she sees this thing, though.
     
  7. Snooter

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    that is awesome! great find Jack
     
  8. rkw

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    So... where are the pics? :D
     
  9. loud9266

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  10. BlimeyCabrio

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    I promised to box mine back up and forget about it until Christmas... :lol:
     
  11. kensan

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    blimey where's the picts? :D
     
  12. BlimeyCabrio

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    They're waiting for you 6 months from now. Got there and you'll see them.
     
  13. Augie05

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    Okay, I give. Where are the pics? Looks like it has been at least 6 months now!
     
  14. ScottinBend

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    Hmmm, neither link works for me :(
     
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    Welcome to M/A Doug ! :Thumbsup:
     
  17. Augie05

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    Thanks Ric! I am glad you turned me on to M/A... so far, so good! :D
     
  18. gizmo581

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    I may be a little late to this party, but has anyone seen one of these lately?
     
  19. Nathan

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    Not that this is the definitive answer but a quick search in the usual RC places shows these to be Out of Stock.
     

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