Special offer for Brickset readers at Chowren toys

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Lamborghini Polizia

Chowren Toys is offering Brickset readers a special deal on the long-retired 8214: Lamborghini Polizia.

Jason from Chowren Toys says "It is listed in our store right now for $80 (selling for way more on eBay andAmazon.com), but for Brickset members it will be discounted to $60. We are limiting it to 2 per customer. There is a limited quantity so it will be on first come first served basis. Please go to our store and enter the promo code: BrickS8214 at the check out to receive $20 off each set."

Interested? Order it today.

46 comments on this article

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By in United States,

Wicked looking Lego model. I'd never seen it before but the color is great. Just ordered 2, thank you! Not very opportunities roll around to buy a retired set at MSRP.

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By in United States,

I might be interested!

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By in United Kingdom,

Having seen one of these sitting outside a Police station a recent trip to Sicily, I am very jealous that they are available at that price in the US! I could hardly believe that they actually existed. Apparently the Metropolitan Police have one too!

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By in United States,

Wow, back down to RRP.

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By in United States,

It was sold out over a year ago on the US Lego shops. 28 in stock.

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By in Canada,

There are 26 left now! If the demand is there for more then we will see what we can do about making more available. Thank you everyone for your support of this deal. Don't forget to use the Brickset link to purchase this set so that Huw and the team at Brickset can get their referral payment. Thank you, Jack.

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By in United Kingdom,

Thanks for offering a discount to Brickset members, Jack - much appreciated !

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By in United States,

Thanks for the discount. This wasn't on my radar but the discount and advertising helped. I ordered a set.

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By in United States,

I ordered a set too because it's cool. Thx!

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By in United States,

Great. Picked one up!

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By in Canada,

Do you guys not ship to Canada?

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By in United States,

@Lego Moose: I did a test order for Canada, and it shows about 70 countries on the list.

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By in Canada,

@Lego_Moose: We ship world wide. You just need to add the set(s) to your cart and go through the check out process for the shipping options to show up. It is the limitation of the software we use so I do want to apologize to all you and all of our international customers for any inconvenience this may cause. Please don't hesitate to contact me if you have further questions or concerns. Thank you, Jack.

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By in United States,

thank you for generous offer, picked one up

now i have to figure out a way to drive it to work

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By in Canada,

Thank you so much to all the wonderful readers of Brickset for your overwhelming support of this promotion. I just added 20 more to the inventory giving more people the opportunity to get in on this. Thank you again to Huw and the great team at Brickset for allowing us to offer this to everyone. Sincerely, Jack.

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By in Canada,

Cool offer! Picked one up.

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By in United States,

I bought this set when it came out two years ago and i love it. You should all get it if you have the chance.

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By in El Salvador,

Just ordered one!!! Thank you so much for this great discount!!

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By in Canada,

Thanks but I can see their all gone now :)

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By in Canada,

Just put a few more back in stock. Thanks, Jack.

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By in Italy,

Hallo everyone! This car it's a Lamborghini - the factory of that dream-car donate two cars to the Italian Traffic Patrol (Polizia Stradale) with the official colours, are normally used to transport organs for transplant!
...of cours I own one... Ciao from Italy

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By in United States,

So glad for a chance to get this at a good price, the Lambos have always been on my 'why didn't I get one?' regrets list. Can't wait to build it

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By in United States,

Never saw it before but couldn't resist. Thanks for the great deal!

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By in United States,

$15 shipping to Michigan? Really? I can't justify a shipping charge that is 25% of the price of the thing, sorry.

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By in United States,

Agreed about shipping, but I did buy one, only because the item is a pretty good deal. But they really should think about lowering the shipping costs. I do enough shipping myself to know that it's way overpriced.

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By in Canada,

Tensor,
I checked our system to make sure that there are no glitches in shipping charges and there is not. Chowren Toys NEVER advertise a discount then try to make money on shipping. We occasionally over estimate but we then refund our buyer. The shipping weight for the set is 4lbs 5 oz and shipping box dimension is 16x16x5. Our shipping zip code is 98370. We charged a $2.50 shipping and handling which true for all of our store order not just on this deal. Our handling charges, barely cover boxes, packing material and most importantly our time and effort to pack the box well. You can go to USPS.com and FedEx.com to calculate the shipping charges. Just to put things in perspective. FedEx, UPS and USPS have fairly similar ground shipping rate. But usually FedEx and UPS is faster. FedEx has residential surcharge of $2.75 per package and if you live in a rural area then there is another surcharge of $2.50. That is $5.25 on top of the regular shipping charges. If you have not ship much lately you really would be surprised how expensive to ship things now a day. Base on the response from the orders that we got, we believe that we are offering a great deal for a lot of the reader. It makes no sense for us to offer a real good deal then try to cheat you out of couple dollars. We are always happy to answer any questions regarding our services and charges. Thank you.
Jason

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By in United States,

Glad Brickset is important enough now that we get special discounts.

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By in Canada,

@tensor & tantalu it is funny you mention about the shipping as I was just in the process of going over all the shipping from today and seeing if there are any over charges. I did find a few and will be refunding those buyers shortly. For those who placed your order yesterday I just want to quickly apologize for the lack of communication as we were experiencing some problems with our email server all day. All of your orders were shipped today and you should be getting the tracking information shortly if you have not already received it. For all the orders placed today they will be shipped out tomorrow. Thank you again to everyone who placed your order with us. We are very grateful for all of your business. Sincerely, Jack.

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By in Canada,

There were quite a few duplicate and pending orders that got canceled so more 8214s are now available in our store. Once these run out that will be the end of this special offer. Thank you, Jack.

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By in United States,

Just to be clear, I'm not saying you overcharged, just that it was too much for me at the end of the day. I'm not a shipper, so I can't speak much to costs overall (boxes, packing, labor, etc.) but all I know is that paying 25% of an item to ship is too much for me. It's probably too bad that Amazon has spoiled most people on shipping. I really wish I had suggestions for making it better, but as it is, mid-weight boxes (3-10 lbs) tend to get shafted when it comes to shipping costs.

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By in United States,

Jack,

Do you happen to send tracking along with your orders. I would like to know about when it will arrive.

Thanks

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By in United States,

Same here, $13 USPS shipping and 15 UPS ground to 94579, hard to swallow! need to pass!

but thanks for the offer for such a great set!

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By in Canada,

@vpustote yes, we always provide shipping information once the order has been shipped. We are having a bit of problems with our email server the last couple of days so the shipment confirmation emails did not all get sent out. We are in the process of switching to our back up service to get this problem fixed. We want to apologize to you and everyone who ordered from us for any inconvenience this has caused. You can also log into your chowrentoys.com store account and get the tracking number there. Thank you for your patience and understanding. Sincerely, Jack.

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By in United States,

We are spoiled by free shipping. If you ship something yourself then you know that $15 is not unreasonable. Also I prefer to have the UPS, USPS, or Fedex truck come to my house instead of the random guy in a beat up car which has been the trend with Amazon lately. Also, those shipping costs pay my salary. :-) (md-11 pilot)

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By in United States,

For the record, I went ahead and bought one anyway, because Jack seems to be giving his heart and soul here and dammit, I can respect that.

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By in Canada,

@tensor thank you so much for you kind words and order. It is just basic customer service not just from me, but from everyone at Chowrentoys.com. We are very grateful for your business. Sincerely, Jack.

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By in United States,

Just wanted to give a shout out to Chowrentoys for refunding part of my shipping cost when they switched to FedEx and it was cheaper. They have also stayed kept me well informed with emails. Thanks guys for great service

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By in United Kingdom,


Just ordered one for me in the UK, cant wait, I always wanted one, and kicked myself for letting it slip through the net.

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By in United Kingdom,

Chowrentoys, you deserve the business, great offer, good customer service is a rare thing these days, Im sure everyone who has taken advantage of this offer will be deligted when they get the set, I know I cant wait.
Thanks and regards.

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By in Denmark,

Try driving a car 10 miles to a store and back, to pick up a box, and calculate the cost. Then shipping might not seem that expensive.

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By in United States,

Thanks Chowrentoys! I received my set today. Great packaging and fast shipping to SoCal. Can't wait to build it.

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By in Canada,

Thank you everyone for your kind words, we very much appreciate it. We really cannot express how grateful we are for the tremendous support we've received for this promotion. Thank you so very much to the Brickset community. Sincerely, Jack & Jason.

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By in United Kingdom,

Very glad to hear it's been a success and everyone's happy with their purchases!

Hopefully we can bring you another propotion like this in the future.

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By in United States,

Just placed my order for one. Thanks Jack, Jason, and Huw!

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By in United States,

Thank you Chowrentoys. I just received them today and they are awesome. Very nice packaging touch with the inner cardboard lining, appreciated.

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