JoshWedin wrote:Unfortunately there is no easier way that I know about. Bricklink is an awesome resource but it lacks some functions that could make it so much easier to use.
This is pretty much what I've found.
Medieval Guy wrote:Add all the parts you need to a wanted list, then search for the most specialized part on your list. When you're at a store, hit there should be a button near the top left that will show all of the parts on your wanted list that that store has.
I'll have a look. Ta. That might be useful.
gedren_y wrote:Agreed, but you might want to disable the e-mail notification. That only really helps if you are searching for a part in a rare color.
Cheers, I'll keep that in mind.
The approach I've taken is to find someone who has a lot of a particular piece which I need a lot of and then find out what else they have that I'm after. The first one I've found should be able to fill about a good third of the order and basically has a flat rate for shipping and no lot restrictions.
I also have a list of sets that are missing various parts. I'm a bit of a 'completest' so having incomplete sets irks me a little. This might be a bit of a challenge to correct over time, especially considering that most of the sets are mixed together so it'll be hard to confirm that they and up being complete