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thrift store finds: kre-o battleship – chopper combat

Posted in thrift store finds with tags , , , , , on September 22, 2012 by Christopher Pearce

This week, we’re looking at another deeply discounted modern toy I found for a pittance, Hasbro’s Kre-O Battleship Combat Chopper.

I promise I’ll get back to the thrift store shoppin’ real soon. In the meantime, let’s check this thing out!

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thrift store finds: marvel universe black widow action figure

Posted in thrift store finds with tags , , , , , on June 9, 2012 by Christopher Pearce

Ok, so this isn’t technically a thrift store find, but it was a decent value. Our local grocery store is currently undergoing a hideous remodel. Seriously, it’s the worst- I was in there last week, wandering around for 40 minutes. They’ve moved everything, eliminated some aisles, combined others and the whole place is an test of my endurance. C’mon! I’m easily confused and just wanted some Goldfish crackers!

Anyway, one consequence of this remodel is the gutting of the store’s toy section. Most grocery stores have small toy sections filled with CRAZY overpriced board games and water pistols. I guess it only took one desperate uncle in need of an emergency birthday gift to justify all that retail space… but not anymore. Our supermarket has streamlined and eliminated most of the toy section, and they’ve put all the remaining stock in deep discount. I’m not a big collector of toys, but if I see something marked down enough, I’ll pick it up.

This is how I happened Black Widow.

Part of Hasbro’s Marvel Universe line of 3 3/4 inch action figures, this toy retailed at our grocery store for… well, check it out:

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