Author Topic: Price Check and Evaluation? (Stegosaurus & Triceratops, both with box.)  (Read 1372 times)

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Not long ago I stumbled upon these two Dino Riders figures with their respective boxes. A lot of the parts are still in the plastic bags, and the mini-comics are included. Both figures appear to be 100% complete, but I could be wrong on that front.

The first figure, the Stegosaurus, has suffered some battery corrosion and doesn't work because of it. Possibly repairable? The Triceratops works very well. Both boxes have quite a bit of wear and clear packing tape.

Stegosaurus photo album: https://imgur.com/a/NLyB4
Triceratops photo album: https://imgur.com/a/ZNyHO

Judging from the photos, what would a fair price be for each individually? Also, does the Stegosaurus appear to be repairable? Thanks in advance for any help.
« Last Edit: January 03, 2015, 08:28:24 PM by W164 »


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Re: Price Check and Evaluation? (Stegosaurus & Triceratops, both with box.)
« Reply #1 on: January 03, 2015, 08:51:16 PM »
Battery corrosion can be removed by dipping a cotton swap in some vinegar and rubbing gently, than take another cotton swap with baking soda and repeat, and then again with a cotton swap with only water to wipe way any residue. This isn't a guaranteed fix, but it should remove the caked on battery acid in the compartment. Be careful to make sure everything is completely dry before you test it out.

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Re: Price Check and Evaluation? (Stegosaurus & Triceratops, both with box.)
« Reply #2 on: January 03, 2015, 09:44:21 PM »
The triceratops grey parts look very off colored, the 5th pic down, the bottom bag on the right.  They all match color thou, that kinda dark tan, i kinda like it.  $75-$115.  The Stego on the other hand is awesome! Especially the armor, it is hard to find perfect armor for this dino,  if the dino is fixable good if not oh well, the armor is what sells here!  $225+

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Re: Price Check and Evaluation? (Stegosaurus & Triceratops, both with box.)
« Reply #3 on: January 04, 2015, 11:29:41 AM »
Battery corrosion can be removed by dipping a cotton swap in some vinegar and rubbing gently, than take another cotton swap with baking soda and repeat, and then again with a cotton swap with only water to wipe way any residue. This isn't a guaranteed fix, but it should remove the caked on battery acid in the compartment. Be careful to make sure everything is completely dry before you test it out.
Thanks! I'll give it a try when I have the chance.
The triceratops grey parts look very off colored, the 5th pic down, the bottom bag on the right.  They all match color thou, that kinda dark tan, i kinda like it.  $75-$115.  The Stego on the other hand is awesome! Especially the armor, it is hard to find perfect armor for this dino,  if the dino is fixable good if not oh well, the armor is what sells here!  $225+
Thanks for the evaluation!

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Re: Price Check and Evaluation? (Stegosaurus & Triceratops, both with box.)
« Reply #4 on: January 07, 2015, 04:26:56 AM »
Concur, don't spend time trying to fix the Stego, it is easily replaced. The parts are a little different story. The cones that hold the four blasters in shape are just as hard to find mint as any third series piece accessory.

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Re: Price Check and Evaluation? (Stegosaurus & Triceratops, both with box.)
« Reply #5 on: January 07, 2015, 05:48:15 PM »
I used to have the Stego! Sold it at a flea market years ago. Wouldn't do that any more as it was a fully working specimen.
Check out my new Spinosaurus figure: http://dinotoyblog.com/forum/index.php?topic=5099.0