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Can not say enough good things about Spikey Bits, a friend of mine told me about the store. I made my first order in July and the shipping time was very reasonable. Along with the pricing it is unbeatable! I have purchased so far a storm raven, high elf battalion, sanguinary guard bits, Blood Angels battle force, Caledor Dragon princes, and a vindicator upgrade sprue. I will continue to buy from the store and hope you do too! Here is a link to the store...
http://www.spikeybits.com/servlet/StoreFront Enjoy!



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Excellent Exalted Champion of Chaos





Lake Forest, California, South Orange County

Rather pricey for bits.

10 GK termie heads for $11.18.

Hoard O Bits sells all 13 from a box for $6.29.

That is most likely because they are trying to maintain a brick and mortar store with those sales, so they need more bang for a buck.

Hoard O Bits sets tend to be close to retail value of a kit if you get everything from one.

"Bryan always said that if the studio ever had to mix with the manufacturing and sales part of the business it would destroy the studio. And I have to say – he wasn’t wrong there! ... It’s become the promotions department of a toy company." -- Rick Priestly
 
   
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Maryland

Some of the bits are well-priced, though. The Dark Vengeance bits prices are pretty decent!

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Alexandria, VA

 Aerethan wrote:
Rather pricey for bits.

10 GK termie heads for $11.18.

Hoard O Bits sells all 13 from a box for $6.29.

That is most likely because they are trying to maintain a brick and mortar store with those sales, so they need more bang for a buck.

Hoard O Bits sets tend to be close to retail value of a kit if you get everything from one.

Hoard O Bits also does not have every bit in stock.
   
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LaPorte, IN

Delt with on Ebay and had a horrible experience. I can't believe sellers with as much negative feedback are still in business, particularly on Ebay.

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Lake Forest, California, South Orange County

reps0l wrote:
 Aerethan wrote:
Rather pricey for bits.

10 GK termie heads for $11.18.

Hoard O Bits sells all 13 from a box for $6.29.

That is most likely because they are trying to maintain a brick and mortar store with those sales, so they need more bang for a buck.

Hoard O Bits sets tend to be close to retail value of a kit if you get everything from one.

Hoard O Bits also does not have every bit in stock.

Have you seen the inventory from Spikey bits? very few 40k army kits, and no WFB kits at all.

And anything that HoB doesn't have in stock on their site is usually in stock on their ebay store.

"Bryan always said that if the studio ever had to mix with the manufacturing and sales part of the business it would destroy the studio. And I have to say – he wasn’t wrong there! ... It’s become the promotions department of a toy company." -- Rick Priestly
 
   
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Alexandria, VA

 Aerethan wrote:
Have you seen the inventory from Spikey bits? very few 40k army kits, and no WFB kits at all.

And anything that HoB doesn't have in stock on their site is usually in stock on their ebay store.

We'll just have to agree to disagree. I'm not sure what you mean by army kits but I have no problems finding the bits I need from Spikey Bits (even though I'm not a fan of their website). I've never seen HoB sell a missile launcher, and I've been hounding ebay for over a month now. But it seems you have the exact opposite experience.
   
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Lake Forest, California, South Orange County

http://www.spikeybits.com/servlet/the-BITS/Categories

that is the extent of their bits selection. Extremely limited.

Now look at HoB's selection:

http://hoardobits.com/cgi/hob/index.pl

In regards to your Missile Launcher: http://www.spikeybits.com/servlet/the-3390/Devastator-Missile-Launcher-Bits/Detail

$18.39!!! for a single weapon.

http://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_trksid=p4634.m570.l1313&_nkw=space+marine+missile&_sacat=0&_from=R40

There are crap tons on ebay for less than that.

For some unknown reason HoB's site doesn't have any Tactical Marine bits, I'll email and ask why.

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Alexandria, VA

I'm not arguing on the price, it was about who offers what. Click on the Space Marines link on Spikey and you will see all the kits to include BA, SW etc. eBay will almost always trump a bits site.

Missile launchers just jumped up in price...they were a cheap $12 last week
   
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I've gotten some pretty good deals from Spikeybits on ebay; and the customer service and packing have always been excellent. Just be choosy with your purchases.

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Moore, Ok.

 Ouze wrote:
I've gotten some pretty good deals from Spikeybits on ebay; and the customer service and packing have always been excellent. Just be choosy with your purchases.


Made my first ebay order with them last week. Smooth as butter.

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LaPorte, IN

 alarmingrick wrote:
 Ouze wrote:
I've gotten some pretty good deals from Spikeybits on ebay; and the customer service and packing have always been excellent. Just be choosy with your purchases.


Made my first ebay order with them last week. Smooth as butter.
Hopefully you actually get your items.

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KY

I've won two auctions from SpikeyBits and have had no issues at all. I have had much more experience with HoB and haven't had any issues with them either. The only complaint is HoB sells very crappy basing material. But it's only a dollar or so a bag so meh.

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Moore, Ok.

NecronLord3 wrote:
 alarmingrick wrote:
 Ouze wrote:
I've gotten some pretty good deals from Spikeybits on ebay; and the customer service and packing have always been excellent. Just be choosy with your purchases.


Made my first ebay order with them last week. Smooth as butter.
Hopefully you actually get your items.


Yep, hence the smooth as butter part...

jitactical wrote:I've won two auctions from SpikeyBits and have had no issues at all. I have had much more experience with HoB and haven't had any issues with them either. The only complaint is HoB sells very crappy basing material. But it's only a dollar or so a bag so meh.



Same here. HoB and Black Dagger have both had lots of my cold hard Paypal thrown their way.

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I've ordered 3 or 4 times from the spikybits eBay store, never had a problem with them. They were fast and efficient, they weren't the cheapest but they had what I wanted and combined shipping.

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Colorado

Spikey Bits is my go-to online store. They always deliver and have on occasion thrown in extra on my bits orders. The guys over there are always pleasant, and the owner Rob has taking my calls on many occasions. Top price and top service.

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And here I got excited that they might have Carnifex Devourers.

They were $6us for the pair. Hoard o Bits has the whole monstrous gun set for $4.49us.

Both were out of stock, but I know I'd rather buy the whole gun set from HoB for $4.50 than just the Devourers for $6.

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Wow, last week when I made my last post, their DV cultists were $15. They are now $38.39. And I thought GW liked to price-hike.

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Lake Forest, California, South Orange County

 Darth Bob wrote:
Wow, last week when I made my last post, their DV cultists were $15. They are now $38.39. And I thought GW liked to price-hike.


Which is only really funny, because anyone can get a DV set brand new for $70, sell the rule book for $20, sell the DA for $30-35, and have themselves a $15-20 DV Chaos set.

That is what I'll be doing anyway. I'll still end up selling the cultists as I don't plan on playing Chaos anytime soon, and I only want the Chosen and Character models to paint up for fun.

"Bryan always said that if the studio ever had to mix with the manufacturing and sales part of the business it would destroy the studio. And I have to say – he wasn’t wrong there! ... It’s become the promotions department of a toy company." -- Rick Priestly
 
   
 
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