The deal on the MR EP III Vader helmet?

Discussion in 'Star Wars Costumes and Props' started by squirk, Mar 11, 2006.

  1. squirk

    squirk Sr Member

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    I was about to order one, but I see that they are backordered. I also see that MR has posted here about quality control issues with other helmets.

    So I just wanted to see if I could get a summary of what's going on with these Vader helmets. Are they shipping? Are they delayed? I just don't want to shell out $900 and then have it sit in limbo.

    Please no bashing. I just want to know the current status quo.

    Thanks,

    Squirk
     
  2. Lynn TXP 0369

    Lynn TXP 0369 Sr Member

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    Your opening a can of worms here... ;)

    Lynn
     
  3. PantheraGem

    PantheraGem Sr Member

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    Do a search and you'll find all the problems mentioned in various threads. In short, no one knows exactly what's going on.

    If I were you, I would use the money on other fun things....
     
  4. squirk

    squirk Sr Member

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    Thanks, guys. Yeah, I figured as much, but I'm on dial-up at the moment and didn't want to have to load a multitude of undoubtedly long threads to get the full skinny.

    I'll hold off for now.

    Thanks,

    Squirk
     
  5. Lynn TXP 0369

    Lynn TXP 0369 Sr Member

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    Basically they were late to arrive, quility sucked the big one, put on hold until they can be fixed, no new news.

    Lynn
     
  6. squirk

    squirk Sr Member

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    Ouch.
     
  7. CTF

    CTF Sr Member

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    Remember, MR doesn't charge you until it ships...
     
  8. Cookiee Monsta

    Cookiee Monsta Well-Known Member

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    Also remember if you live outside the U.S, and have a faulty item & it's costs a arm & leg too have MR ship to you, it'll cost double that sending it back to get it sorted out and getting the item back.
    MR don't give a stuff about their customers outside the U.S, once they charge your credit card, anything to rectify a faulty item ends.
     
  9. squirk

    squirk Sr Member

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    Yes, but I never like the idea of having a charge on my card just kinda hanging out there, never knowing when it's going to going to be applied. Next week? Next month? Six months? I hate that.

    Plus, if there are quality-control issues, I'll just sit back and wait until the issues sort themselves out.

    Thanks,
     
  10. KevVader

    KevVader Sr Member

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    ....apparently, it's gonna be a long wait.....mid to late summer...
     
  11. squirk

    squirk Sr Member

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    That's OK. So long as the quality is high and they ship promptly, I don't mind waiting 'til summer. Dealing with refunds or exchanges for crappy product is far more aggravating, IMHO.
     

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