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GenteiKits on Hiatus

Update on COVID-19: I have March & April’s orders sitting here waiting to go out. As some of you might know international mail from Japan Post has been halted. As soon as they open it up I will be sending out orders ASAP.


I started GenteiKits in 2012 on a whim and it took off faster than I expected. Throughout the years demand for Premium Bandai kits rarely waned and it kept me quite busy. However, it has taken a toll. I am not going to claim I need to “spend more time with my family” or that “I am struggling” but I am burnt out. So, reluctantly, I have decided to take a break from GenteiKits.

What does this mean? It means I am not going to be adding new pre-orders to the site for the foreseeable future. At the time of writing this I am about 50/50 on whether I will return.

All current pre-orders will go out as scheduled.

I want to thank each and everyone one you for supporting me. 99.999% of you have been incredibly patient with me and have been a pleasure to deal with.


One final note – I will be putting all the extra inventory up over the next few months. I want to get rid of everything so I will be dropping the prices until it is all gone. If you are interested in purchasing a large amount please contact me and we can come to an arrangement. However, I would wait a bit since I don’t count extra stock until I ship out all orders for that month.

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End of 2019 Campaign!

2019 is closing out and I thought I would put on a little campaign so anyone who wanted to pick up a kit for Christmas. Use the code “XMAS” for 25% off any kit in the “End of 2019 Campaign”. Plus every order will include a Gundam Decal sheet shown below.**

All Gundam Decal sheets are gone, sorry!

Click here for the full list of kits

  • Only applies to kits in the category specified
  • Decal sheet is included while supplies last
  • Orders are not guaranteed to arrive before Christmans

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Shopify: A Failed Experiment

About a month ago I made the decision to migrate my shop to Shopify. It offered quite a lot of features that I liked and the idea was I would be able to offload a lot of the site work I do. And it worked…for about a month. I got an email from Shopify saying that I had to prove that I was an authorized reseller of Bandai items. Alternatively I would have to disable Shopify Payments. Obviously I am not an authorized reseller so I went to disable Payments and was hit with a notice that because it was disabled Shopify would impose a 2% fee on top of the Paypal fees. Um….no.

So, here we are. Back to the old site. What does that mean?

  • The old system is about a month out of date. I am in the processing of updating orders (orders that have shipped, etc…). Don’t worry I still have shopify enabled and have access to all the data
  • Orders placed on Shopify need to be moved over to the current system.
  • June’s orders will still go out normally
  • If you can’t login please use the “forgot password” feature (again sorry for having to make you do that)
  • I am in the process of adding ePacket to the shipping options.

I sincerely apologize for the confusion this has caused. You login into a new system, place orders, then find out the site is back to it was. If you have any questions please email me [email protected] and I will try to get back to you as soon as I am able.

As a way to say thank you any order placed with a kit that is in stock can enter the coupon code shopify-fail and will receive 20% off (orders using this coupon without a kit in stock in their order will be automatically refunded)

GK

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Winter Promotion

Grand Prize is a PG 1/160 RX-0 Unicorn Gundam Final Battle Ver.

Rules

Any order with all shippable items (no pre-orders) will be entered in a chance to win a kit with the grand prize being a PG!

  • Your order must be shippable (all items in stock).
  • Each kit in the order gives you 1 entry.
  • Every 10 entries a drawing will be held. Winner gets to choose out of the pool of 5 kits (pictured above, below the PG).
  • After 5 drawings, everyone will be in a grand prize drawing for the PG 1/160 RX-0 Unicorn Gundam Final Battle Ver.
  • Orders will only be drawing against a pool of 10 other entries. Minimum chance of winning is 10%.

Drawing #1

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Beginning of the Year Promotion

Winners have been contacted!

Rules

  • Any purchase of an in-stock item will have 1 entry (including orders bundled with a pre-order).
  • If your order is shippable you will receive double entries

Prizes

1st prize is a the Foundatin Pen of Zabi – Principality of Zeon

2nd place prize is your choice of the 7 cups/mugs listed

Eligible Entries

#2181 x 2 #2236 x 2 #2241 x 4 #2242 x 2
#2251 x 1 #2253 x 2 #2254 x 2 #2256 x 2
#2274 x 2 #2278 x 4 #2310 x 1 #2311 x 2
#2312 x 2 #2314 x 2 #2316 x 2 #2320 x 2
#2321 x 4 #2334 x 1 #2335 x 1 #2326 x 1
#2333 x 2 #2339 x 2 #2329 x 2 #2330 x 6
#2342 x 2 #2344 x 2 #2365 x 2 #2370 x 2
#2373 x 2 #2392 x 2 #2421 x 2 #2423 x 2
#2425 x 2 #2432 x 2 #2434 x 2 #2445 x 2
#2521 x 2 #2529 x 2 #2538 x 4 #2539 x 2
#2541 x 2 #2544 x 2 #2546 x 2 #2616 x 2
#2622 x 2 #2624 x 2 #2625 x 2 #2627 x 2
#2631 x 4 #2634 x 2 #2665 x 2