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1/32 Revell Ar 196 for $24.55

March 15 2012 at 12:25 AM
Joseph  (Login jfgesquire)
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Response to Not impressed. 40% off high MSRP; IF it's in stock and not "new". For example ...

Sprue Brothers - $32.99

$8.44 in my pocket

1/32 Hasegawa Fw 190D-9

GM - $42.00
SB - $54.99 and OUT OF STOCK

$ 12.99 in my pocket

1/48 Tamiya A6M5 "53-102"

GM - $30.55
SB - $40.99

$10.44 in my pocket

That's three popular kits from three different manufacturers (if Sprue Brothers even had them all in stock) and my savings would be $31.87.

Aftermarket, too:

Quickboost Spitfire XIV propeller

GM - $7.15
SB - $10.99

True Details, Eduard, Quickboost - all cheaper at GM. And Sprue doesn't even carry some lines that GM does like ANY of the Eagle Parts 1/32 resin pieces.

I'm sorry you feel that way, but GM's stock is excellent, it is real time and their prices are less on almost everything except brand new releases and I'm sure the sale contract between SB and GM precludes GM from selling new kits below a certain percentage off.

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