Flying bases, who sells them?

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Flying bases, who sells them?

Postby Blu_Majik » Sun Aug 19, 2007 5:32 pm

need some spare flying bases, is there anywhere online i can buy them?

thanks in advance,

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Postby darknight » Sun Aug 19, 2007 5:34 pm

best up from games workshop, they do a couple of sizes, most people use em
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Postby Court Jester » Sun Aug 19, 2007 5:36 pm

Its something like £3-£4 for a bag full from GW... they do large and small bases as well as short and tall stands so make sure when purchasing that you have the tall stands.
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Postby katadder » Sun Aug 19, 2007 5:40 pm

i actually prefer the short stands. especially for anything big.
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Postby Blu_Majik » Sun Aug 19, 2007 5:47 pm

i didn't know they still sold them seperatly. i'm sure the last time i was in a GW they told me that they didn't carry them anymore! gits! :evil:

i'll get the longer stands. i put a brass rod pin in the top anyway so i can cut them down to size for the bigger ships if i need to.

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Postby Phil Walling » Sun Aug 19, 2007 6:03 pm

You might be able to get them singly from GW direct... they no longer supply the bags... or at least thats what we were told when we tried ordering some..
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Postby darknight » Sun Aug 19, 2007 6:06 pm

i still buy the bags ere in devon
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Postby Blu_Majik » Sun Aug 19, 2007 6:27 pm

GW online store want 75p for the bases and 75p for them stems individually! i wanted about ten so you talking £15!! and they charge about £4 for orders under £50! so nearly £20 for ten bases.

thieving buggers! :(
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Postby Shallowain » Sun Aug 19, 2007 6:34 pm

Blu_Majik wrote:GW online store want 75p for the bases and 75p for them stems individually! i wanted about ten so you talking £15!! and they charge about £4 for orders under £50! so nearly £20 for ten bases.

thieving buggers! :(
They do WHAT? Have now finally gone out of their minds? that makes the metal moongoose ones look like a bargain...
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Postby Iain McGhee » Sun Aug 19, 2007 6:35 pm

You should be able to order them as spares from Mongoose, as well as the metal ones they carry as seperate items. 40p for large plastics and £1 for large metal.
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Postby darknight » Sun Aug 19, 2007 7:05 pm

i waited 4 weeks for some from mongoose, just cancelled in the end, unless they are in stock itl take forever,
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Postby djshire » Sun Aug 19, 2007 9:21 pm

Shallowain wrote:
Blu_Majik wrote:GW online store want 75p for the bases and 75p for them stems individually! i wanted about ten so you talking £15!! and they charge about £4 for orders under £50! so nearly £20 for ten bases.

thieving buggers! :(
They do WHAT? Have now finally gone out of their minds? that makes the metal moongoose ones look like a bargain...
I see you havent been paying attention to GW recently....they keep hiking up their prices
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Postby Court Jester » Sun Aug 19, 2007 10:05 pm

djshire wrote:
Shallowain wrote:
Blu_Majik wrote:GW online store want 75p for the bases and 75p for them stems individually! i wanted about ten so you talking £15!! and they charge about £4 for orders under £50! so nearly £20 for ten bases.

thieving buggers! :(
They do WHAT? Have now finally gone out of their minds? that makes the metal moongoose ones look like a bargain...
I see you havent been paying attention to GW recently....they keep hiking up their prices
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Postby Shallowain » Sun Aug 19, 2007 10:23 pm

djshire wrote:
Shallowain wrote:
Blu_Majik wrote:GW online store want 75p for the bases and 75p for them stems individually! i wanted about ten so you talking £15!! and they charge about £4 for orders under £50! so nearly £20 for ten bases.

thieving buggers! :(
They do WHAT? Have now finally gone out of their minds? that makes the metal moongoose ones look like a bargain...
I see you havent been paying attention to GW recently....they keep hiking up their prices
Oh, I have been paying attention, but I did not notice that the bases are now sold seperately. I *am* aware of their price hikes but 1,5£ for a simple plastic base, now THATS ridiculous
I am a long time fan of the 40k universe and I like WFB as well. I also have a somewhat bigger collection of specialist games, but since their decision to ban the Damnatus movie I hold a strong grudge against them. But when I see that they truly think they can take *that* much for one single base...

I dropped about 500+€ on stuff from them every year, but with their recent decisions I simply can't see myself byuing much more from them. It's a shame that mongoose decided to go the prepaints way with starship troopers. I considered starting, but theres no way with prepaints. and I am not a fan of the evo ruleset either.
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Postby Banichi » Mon Aug 20, 2007 10:01 am

I've had the same problem down here in NZ. Just this last week I tried to get gw bases from the store, only to be told that they were no longer stocked. And I also hopped onto the UK site and was horrified by the prospect of 75p a base and 75p a stem.

Thats about $4.50 in NZ dollars! :shock: ! :shock: ! :shock: !

But if you look in the Australian online shop they still have the bags. I'm not sure how the cost of getting them sent to the UK would be. But it's got to be better than one fifty a stand.
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Postby Shallowain » Mon Aug 20, 2007 3:10 pm

another problem with GW is, that their online store sometimes lists things that are not available anymore. Oh well, I moan their incometent IT now since they have an online store.
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Postby Blu_Majik » Mon Aug 20, 2007 7:01 pm

do you know that i've just got some off Ebay, 30 for £1.99 and £1.25 postage!!

it's the ones with the sort of hexagonal bases but 30 for £3.24 posted to the door???

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