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GNT
11-24-2007, 04:05 AM
Since the first (http://threads.rebelscum.com/showflat.php?Cat=&Board=Transformers&Number=2463672) thread is reaching the limit please continue to post your finds and where you got them from here!

Deak_Starkiller
11-25-2007, 02:34 PM
Stopped by Goodwill and picked up deluxe concept Camaro BB and Recon Barricade....$2 each! http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/grin.gif

MisterKenobi
11-25-2007, 07:35 PM
Great score. You really luck out at your goodwill store, huh?

elkkthunder
11-27-2007, 08:48 AM
I grew up with the original G1 TFs. Now I want them again. I bought a lot off ebay of many of the TRU reissues. I am looking for good sites/prices of many more to fill in holes. Looking for reissues US/Jap and current upcoming figures. Can anyone offer suggestions???

ThorOakenfelder
11-27-2007, 01:55 PM
I grew up with the original G1 TFs. Now I want them again. I bought a lot off ebay of many of the TRU reissues. I am looking for good sites/prices of many more to fill in holes. Looking for reissues US/Jap and current upcoming figures. Can anyone offer suggestions???



how complete do you want them? hobbylink japan has the best prices I have seen for the encore reissue Ironhide and ratchet. Bigbadtoystore.com has Jazz and Skylinx available for preorder, and might still have the starscream, prime, megatron and soundwave. but for real vintage ones, the two sites I can think of are transformerland and wheeljackslab, and some will be complete and some won't, but the best place to get individual figures at the cheapest prices is trolling ebay. I have a few extra figures, but they're mostly not complete, I haven't made my list yet, so if you want to, PM me what you're looking for, and I'll see if I have it.

elkkthunder
11-27-2007, 02:35 PM
I grew up with the original G1 TFs. Now I want them again. I bought a lot off ebay of many of the TRU reissues. I am looking for good sites/prices of many more to fill in holes. Looking for reissues US/Jap and current upcoming figures. Can anyone offer suggestions???



how complete do you want them? hobbylink japan has the best prices I have seen for the encore reissue Ironhide and ratchet. Bigbadtoystore.com has Jazz and Skylinx available for preorder, and might still have the starscream, prime, megatron and soundwave. but for real vintage ones, the two sites I can think of are transformerland and wheeljackslab, and some will be complete and some won't, but the best place to get individual figures at the cheapest prices is trolling ebay. I have a few extra figures, but they're mostly not complete, I haven't made my list yet, so if you want to, PM me what you're looking for, and I'll see if I have it.



prefer boxed Jap or US reissues - that is what I am looking for mostly

ThorOakenfelder
11-27-2007, 07:32 PM
I grew up with the original G1 TFs. Now I want them again. I bought a lot off ebay of many of the TRU reissues. I am looking for good sites/prices of many more to fill in holes. Looking for reissues US/Jap and current upcoming figures. Can anyone offer suggestions???



how complete do you want them? hobbylink japan has the best prices I have seen for the encore reissue Ironhide and ratchet. Bigbadtoystore.com has Jazz and Skylinx available for preorder, and might still have the starscream, prime, megatron and soundwave. but for real vintage ones, the two sites I can think of are transformerland and wheeljackslab, and some will be complete and some won't, but the best place to get individual figures at the cheapest prices is trolling ebay. I have a few extra figures, but they're mostly not complete, I haven't made my list yet, so if you want to, PM me what you're looking for, and I'll see if I have it.



prefer boxed Jap or US reissues - that is what I am looking for mostly



oh, ok, try hobbylink japan and bigbadtoystore for the upcoming ecore releases.

Deak_Starkiller
11-28-2007, 06:28 AM
Great score. You really luck out at your goodwill store, huh?



I don't think anything will top this:

Went last night again to Goodwill.....picked up an Ultmate Bumblebee they just put out, seal in good box....

[b]$10[b] http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/shocked.gif

NickRyder
11-28-2007, 05:36 PM
WOW. Why aren't my Goodwill's so cool?! I go all the time and NEVER see anything decent other than the odd POTF2 figure or broken parts of TFs that are nearly garbage.

Very cool find indeed.

By the way does anyone know where I could find a cheap, semi-complete Soundwave? Pref G1 vintage but I'd be happy with a knock off or something. Not looking to spend more than say $20-25 with the shipping. As long as he can open his cassette deck, has the shoulder gun and isn't totally rough, I'll be happy. I know wheeljackslab (where I got my parts G1 Prime from) isn't bad, but some of his listings aren't really super descriptive.

I would even be happy with the newer Titanium Soundwave, as long as the chestbox opens.

MisterKenobi
11-30-2007, 06:15 PM
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v722/matkatnadam/HPIM1466.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v722/matkatnadam/HPIM1461.jpg

Got these guys for $115 shipped form ebay. SW and TC look brand new. They are pretty much immaculate and have nice tight joints and shiny paint. SS is going to take a little more work, but he is okay. He has some pretty moderate paint chipping on his corners, and I had to remove all his labels since they were dingy. Loose joints as well.

But after adding hands, weapons, wheels, and new labels, these guys are going to look great!

LandoGriffin
12-01-2007, 05:18 PM
Got a Classics Mirage from fellow scummer MAF.

MisterKenobi
12-03-2007, 07:25 PM
Picked up a Voyager Prime at Target today and I can officially chime in:

Leader Prime is better.

Okay. Glad I got that off my chest. I also bought on ebay:

G1 Thundercracker complete (for parts) $35
Classics Starscream $27
Classics Soundwave $50

and a few other various seeker parts (fists, weapons, etc).

brand4D2
12-06-2007, 01:54 AM
I got MP Starscream the other day

Shawn_K
12-06-2007, 08:30 PM
Received a KO Mirage today from fellow member MAF. I must say I am impressed with this figure for being a KO.


http://threads.rebelscum.com/photogallery/data//1266/mirage1.jpg http://threads.rebelscum.com/photogallery/data//1266/mirage2.jpg http://threads.rebelscum.com/photogallery/data//1266/mirage3.jpg

ThorOakenfelder
12-06-2007, 08:59 PM
I got a KO Swoop that wasn't too bad.

MisterKenobi
12-10-2007, 04:59 PM
Got my Classics Soundwave/Laserbeack/Ravage today. Great toy.. I love it!

Also got my amazon package with Leader Brawl and Thundercracker.

LandoGriffin
12-10-2007, 05:48 PM
Happy birthday Matt!

MisterKenobi
12-10-2007, 06:31 PM
Thanks Lando!

Darth_Finger
12-10-2007, 08:34 PM
Just picked this up today from my local comic shop.

http://threads.rebelscum.com/photogallery/data//500/DSCF1161.JPG

Chrakalackis
12-11-2007, 08:00 AM
Just picked this up today from my local comic shop.

http://threads.rebelscum.com/photogallery/data//500/DSCF1161.JPG



Very nice!!! http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/cool.gif

Darth_Finger
12-11-2007, 12:45 PM
Thanks bro. I might have to pick up some more of these http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/smile.gif

Graksnewgroove
12-11-2007, 06:38 PM
Movie leader class optimus prime.

12-12-2007, 11:05 PM
Today I got my G1 Starscream Movie Voyager, and my G1 seeker labels from reprolabels. All I need is Skywarp's guns and my good-as-new G1 Seekers will be complete. http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/cool.gif

Oh and I bought another Thundercracker at TRU for custom.

12-12-2007, 11:07 PM
By the way, I am MisterKenobi. My computer is infected with a virus right now and keeps dumping my cookies. http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/frown.gif

NickRyder
12-13-2007, 01:24 AM
Got my KO RobotMaster G1 Optimus Prime and Mirage today and man these are cool. Sure the plastic feels a bit cheap and the head is a wee loose, but man this is as close to the DVD Prime as I'll get and I like the scale, won't take up gobs of space on my "Prime" shelf. Got 'em both on evilBay for about $17 including the shipping.

Although now I want to repaint the gun and find some autobot decals for the shoulders.

wuclan
12-13-2007, 03:47 AM
By the way, I am MisterKenobi. My computer is infected with a virus right now and keeps dumping my cookies. http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/frown.gif



Odd.. if it dumps your cookies, how can you still post?

Sorry to hear about the virus. At least you still have access to RS. http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/smile.gif

ChocalateRain
12-13-2007, 04:52 PM
picked up a G1 Dirge boxed last week at a school sale for 10 cents.

MisterKenobi
12-13-2007, 10:56 PM
By the way, I am MisterKenobi. My computer is infected with a virus right now and keeps dumping my cookies. http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/frown.gif



Odd.. if it dumps your cookies, how can you still post?

Sorry to hear about the virus. At least you still have access to RS. http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/smile.gif



I don't know, I guess Cooltoyreview allows anonymos posts.

Anyways, got the new McAfee VirusScan and fixed it right up. http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/laugh.gif

ThorOakenfelder
12-13-2007, 11:28 PM
I spotted Voyager Ironhide on hasbrotoyshop. use the code HOLIDAY20 to get 20% off and free shipping. Merry Christmas.

wuclan
12-14-2007, 02:29 PM
Saw Rescue Ratchet at Target this morning. Wasn't planning on getting him, but he looked pretty cool! So now he's mine. And $15, too!

SSIntimidator
12-14-2007, 03:18 PM
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v722/matkatnadam/HPIM1466.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v722/matkatnadam/HPIM1461.jpg

Got these guys for $115 shipped form ebay. SW and TC look brand new. They are pretty much immaculate and have nice tight joints and shiny paint. SS is going to take a little more work, but he is okay. He has some pretty moderate paint chipping on his corners, and I had to remove all his labels since they were dingy. Loose joints as well.

But after adding hands, weapons, wheels, and new labels, these guys are going to look great!



Did you swap the wings on SS (left and right) in bot mode cause his logo ain't showin.

MisterKenobi
12-14-2007, 04:27 PM
I removed his stickers in between photos. Got brand new ones from reprolabels.com. He looks like this now:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v722/matkatnadam/HPIM1494.jpg

MisterKenobi
12-14-2007, 11:44 PM
Classics Starscream from eBay. Also BINed 2x Skywarp/Magnus 2-packs.

MisterKenobi
12-17-2007, 10:31 PM
Am I the only one here?

Anyways, I got a Cliffjumper for me, and a Cj and Landmine for Adam for xmas. Also got my Classics Magnus/Skywarp 2-pack. Check out Skywarp's new groove:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v722/matkatnadam/HPIM1515.jpg

GNT
12-17-2007, 10:58 PM
Im here but havent picked up anything in a few weeks now.

Chrakalackis
12-18-2007, 08:36 AM
I'm here too. But were dry here, the stores can't keep any TF's on the pegs/shelves due to the Christmas rush.

Neal
12-18-2007, 05:01 PM
Im here but havent picked up anything in a few weeks now.



You're ALWAYS here, GNT.

Deak_Starkiller
12-18-2007, 06:25 PM
Picked up a Cybertron Hardtop from Kohl's a few days ago which had a $1.99 clearance price sticker on it and lo and behold, got it for that price. Stopped by the same store again today looking for SW figs, and found a Scattershot there. Didn't have a clearance sticker, but scanned for $1.99 at the checker. http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/grin.gif

GNT
12-18-2007, 07:08 PM
Yeah I am lol http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/tongue.gif

Graksnewgroove
12-19-2007, 08:24 PM
Picked up longarm, and I'm loving the head sculpt. http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/grin.gif

MisterKenobi
12-20-2007, 06:57 PM
Got another Skywarp/Magnus 2-pack.

Graksnewgroove
12-20-2007, 07:22 PM
I broke my longarm. http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/frown.gif

ThorOakenfelder
12-20-2007, 08:03 PM
I broke my longarm. http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/frown.gif


wow, you're probably going to need a twincast. HA HA HA

MisterKenobi
12-20-2007, 08:17 PM
I broke my longarm. http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/frown.gif



LOL. Only 23 hours, huh?

Chrakalackis
12-20-2007, 08:25 PM
I broke my longarm. http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/frown.gif


wow, you're probably going to need a twincast. HA HA HA



That's the only thing I don't like about the new stuff, they are very fragile compared to the G1 bad boys. http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/frown.gif

GNT
12-21-2007, 05:10 AM
I broke my longarm. http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/frown.gif


wow, you're probably going to need a twincast. HA HA HA



That's the only thing I don't like about the new stuff, they are very fragile compared to the G1 bad boys. http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/frown.gif



Most of them had metal/steel which was good. Not plastic crud they use these days.

ThorOakenfelder
12-21-2007, 05:56 AM
I broke my longarm. http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/frown.gif


wow, you're probably going to need a twincast. HA HA HA



That's the only thing I don't like about the new stuff, they are very fragile compared to the G1 bad boys. http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/frown.gif



Most of them had metal/steel which was good. Not plastic crud they use these days.



Has anyone seen the sheer number of Jazz, Smokescreen, Prowl and Bluestreaks that there are out there with broken windows? I'd bet a lot of those happened not too long after they were bought. I know my brother broke my Jazz that day, and he broke Bluestreak after only a couple weeks.

Chrakalackis
12-21-2007, 08:13 AM
I remember trying to take good care of my toys when I was little. But I also remember Prime taking alot of serious falls, kicks, bangs, and so on, but he always looked good as new. Try that with movie Prime and see what happens. http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/smirk.gif

LandoGriffin
12-21-2007, 11:30 AM
Not really a physical acquisition but today I sold my 20 remaining carded OTC figures, for a very reasonable price, to a nice young couple on Craigslist who were giving them to their son for Christmas. When I was showing him my Star Wars and Transformers collection he mentioned that he has a box full of Gen 1 Transformers that he found recently and that they are in good shape. I told him that since he wanted to buy more stuff from me after Christmas that he should just let me know what Transformers stuff he has and we can trade or I can sell. He said when he got a chance he would let me know what he has. Hopefully this pans out.

Graksnewgroove
12-21-2007, 04:02 PM
I broke my longarm. http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/frown.gif



LOL. Only 23 hours, huh?



Yup, it took a great fall from the stairs. Well I'm going to use the head to switch with allspark powered cliff jumper anyways. :P

Shawn_K
12-26-2007, 07:54 PM
Today I received my Ironhide and Ratchet reissues from Hobbylink Japan. I think this mold has actually grown on me. I never had either of them as a kid. It was great to open another reissue and get that new smell of the rubber tires. http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/smile.gif

elkkthunder
12-27-2007, 06:27 AM
Today I received my Ironhide and Ratchet reissues from Hobbylink Japan. I think this mold has actually grown on me. I never had either of them as a kid. It was great to open another reissue and get that new smell of the rubber tires. http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/smile.gif



how much from hlj to US- just curious

Shawn_K
12-27-2007, 01:42 PM
how much from hlj to US- just curious



I got in on the early bird deal so they were about $25 each and shipping with EMS was $16. It looks like the price now is $26.26 so even at that price it is better than the other online retailers that are charging $35 a piece for them.

Rather than punchout the heads I decided to scan them in and get them printed at Kinkos. If anyone wants them here is the

scan of the heads. (http://webpages.charter.net/kemple/cardboardhead.pdf)

Here is a pic of them with the heads attached.


http://webpages.charter.net/kemple/ironhideratchet1.jpg

The_Trooper
12-27-2007, 02:13 PM
Bought the Thundercracker Movie Voyager a week ago.
Cool transformer, only thing is that it takes a sh*t load to look like its G1 form.

MisterKenobi
12-28-2007, 12:13 AM
how much from hlj to US- just curious



I got in on the early bird deal so they were about $25 each and shipping with EMS was $16. It looks like the price now is $26.26 so even at that price it is better than the other online retailers that are charging $35 a piece for them.

Rather than punchout the heads I decided to scan them in and get them printed at Kinkos. If anyone wants them here is the

scan of the heads. (http://webpages.charter.net/kemple/cardboardhead.pdf)

Here is a pic of them with the heads attached.


http://webpages.charter.net/kemple/ironhideratchet1.jpg



Man I want to say those are cool, but they are weird looking. Why did Hasbro release the Diaclone molds instead of improving them into more proper molds like they did with Soundwave, Starscream, Prime, etc.

ThorOakenfelder
12-28-2007, 12:47 AM
how much from hlj to US- just curious



I got in on the early bird deal so they were about $25 each and shipping with EMS was $16. It looks like the price now is $26.26 so even at that price it is better than the other online retailers that are charging $35 a piece for them.

Rather than punchout the heads I decided to scan them in and get them printed at Kinkos. If anyone wants them here is the

scan of the heads. (http://webpages.charter.net/kemple/cardboardhead.pdf)

Here is a pic of them with the heads attached.


http://webpages.charter.net/kemple/ironhideratchet1.jpg



Man I want to say those are cool, but they are weird looking. Why did Hasbro release the Diaclone molds instead of improving them into more proper molds like they did with Soundwave, Starscream, Prime, etc.



I'm missing something, what improvements did they make to those molds?

bikerscout
12-28-2007, 03:05 AM
are the punchout heads paper? If so, why didn't they come with regular heads? I know nothing about this product forgive me

ThorOakenfelder
12-28-2007, 03:27 AM
are the punchout heads paper? If so, why didn't they come with regular heads? I know nothing about this product forgive me



They never had "real" heads, the face was a sort of hard to make out sticker attached to the seat of the van, behind the windshield. The original line Diaclone, was all just transforming vehicles that all came with drivers, no personalities to them. Hasbro ported these over and gave them personalities and a few paint modifications, but really no mold modifications. The re-releases are the original molds, repaired or replaced if necessary. Ratchet and Ironhide just had a really bad design, it looked dumb, and I have fond memories of it. http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/laugh.gif I just don't understand misterkenobi's comment since as far as I know the only modification was to Jazz's head to make him look more like the cartoon, and the weapons that they put in the American releases.

MisterKenobi
12-28-2007, 11:04 AM
I don't know. All the other Diaclone figures were more suited for the Transformers line I guess. Ironhide and Ratchet were designed to be more like vehicles than robots in their bot modes. They were designed to have a pilot behind the glass and not have a head which doesn't fit into the Transformers storyline.

Shawn_K
12-28-2007, 11:43 AM
are the punchout heads paper? If so, why didn't they come with regular heads? I know nothing about this product forgive me



The heads punchout from one of the flaps on the box. I decided just to scan them and have them printed rather than punch them out. The original toy never had the paper heads they are a little extra thing the TakaraTomy decided to throw in with the Encore versions. Here is how they look normally without the heads.

http://www.kemple.us/modules/gallery/albums/album01/encoreoriginal.jpg

phoenixhawk
12-28-2007, 12:45 PM
Picked up the new "First Encounter" pack today at Target. Includes Barricade figure and smaller figures of Sam, Mikaela, and Frenzy. They also has the Mike's Towing truck w/ half of Bumblebee.

Chris

ThorOakenfelder
12-28-2007, 02:46 PM
I don't know. All the other Diaclone figures were more suited for the Transformers line I guess. Ironhide and Ratchet were designed to be more like vehicles than robots in their bot modes. They were designed to have a pilot behind the glass and not have a head which doesn't fit into the Transformers storyline.



oh I agree, they are the worst looking original TF robots. I really hope we get a good upgrade in Transformers Universe line.

MisterKenobi
12-30-2007, 12:48 AM
Today I got the 20th Anniversary MP Prime at Books-a-Million for 50% off ($50). I also got the Walgreens Devastator and Jet combiner knockoffs for $5.99 each.

ThorOakenfelder
12-30-2007, 04:15 AM
received my Encore Ratchet and Ironhide from HLJ, they did a great job packing it. I was surprised and happy to see that the stripes on the sides of these vehicles were painted on instead of the stickers of the original version.

Deak_Starkiller
12-31-2007, 11:42 AM
Got a another deluxe Brawl at Goodwill for $2.40 for custom fodder...desert camo style. http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/cool.gif

brand4D2
01-06-2008, 10:58 PM
I got Landmine from Target yesterday

Deak_Starkiller
01-13-2008, 03:57 AM
Picked up a Legends Starscream for about $4 at Target today. Didn't realize Legends at Target were on the clearance list.

GNT
01-16-2008, 04:11 AM
Picked up another 08 Bumblebee to open up and display. I couldnt resist.

MisterKenobi
01-17-2008, 07:11 PM
Picked up a Legends Starscream for about $4 at Target today. Didn't realize Legends at Target were on the clearance list.



They were a seasonal item actually, in the Stocking Stuffers section of the XMas aisles.

bikerscout
01-17-2008, 11:54 PM
congrats Kenobi on making Emperor!!! sweet!

GNT
01-18-2008, 03:31 AM
Picked up the Bumblebee and Barricade 2pack to open up, Im still trying to figure out how to transform Barricade lol http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/tongue.gif

Todd_F
01-18-2008, 06:36 PM
I saw the new Allspark Deluxe and Voyager figs today at a nearby Meijer store. They had Evac, Cliffjumper, Camshaft, Landmine, Offroad Ironhide, First Strike Optimus and three Leader Nightwatch Optimus. All very cool, but all repaints none the less. EVAC was the only one that looked to be shortpacked.

MisterKenobi
01-18-2008, 06:44 PM
congrats Kenobi on making Emperor!!! sweet!



Thank you! They will bow to me...

Neal
01-19-2008, 12:52 AM
congrats Kenobi on making Emperor!!! sweet!



Thank you! They will bow to me...



Eh. Rookie.
http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/wink.gif

LandoGriffin
02-02-2008, 04:30 PM
Thanks to atreyu2112 for the hookup on Classics Bumblebee and Cliffjumper

ThorOakenfelder
02-04-2008, 07:48 PM
Picked up an allspark battles cliffjumper. Thought long and hard about the camshaft, since the paint scheme is sort of reminiscent of cartoon bluestreak, but ultimately abandoned it.

Deak_Starkiller
02-05-2008, 01:49 AM
Some goodies I picked up this week:

$3 Titanium 3" figs at various Walmarts: Scorponok, Thundercracker, Grimlock and Rodimus.
$6 Fast Action Battler Barricade (for my son) from Goodwill. He likes Barricade, but kept constantly asking for me to convert the deluxe version, so I got him this one. http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/grin.gif

LandoGriffin
02-09-2008, 06:00 PM
Fellow scummer zak hooked me up with an AllSpark Cliffjumper today, Looks like I am done until August when the Classics hit.

NickRyder
02-09-2008, 11:09 PM
Those new repaints look neat but I dunno, I have this feeling that Cliffjumper will be repacked sooner than later or eventually pegwarm like Classics Cliffjumper and we can pick him up for a song.

'Jumper wasn't in the movie in any way shape or form so kids won't really know who he is. And after the initial frenzy dies down... I see pegwarmer. Even Swindle which everyone was sooo hot on for a while is now a pretty fair pegwarmer and since there's now an Autobot and 'Con... I can see both of them hanging out for a while. The Tow Truck on the other hand is still kinda neat and sorta canon (Even though the screen battles pack is far more accurate with the RIGHT NAME OF THE TOW COMPANY on the door. Who's dumb idea was "Orson's Towing" when it was Mike's Towing in the movie?

shockedtroopers
02-11-2008, 03:51 AM
I don't know. All the other Diaclone figures were more suited for the Transformers line I guess. Ironhide and Ratchet were designed to be more like vehicles than robots in their bot modes. They were designed to have a pilot behind the glass and not have a head which doesn't fit into the Transformers storyline.



oh I agree, they are the worst looking original TF robots. I really hope we get a good upgrade in Transformers Universe line.


yea just b/c it doesnt seem like a good fit now, that wasnt the case in 1982. the heads were added by marvel and/or sunbow when the peronalities were penned. seems like some moot points here.

also if you look for BOTCON exclusives you will find Ironhid with a nice exclusive head mold based on an older TF armada or something figure. probably the best Ironhide toy availabe. extremely rare. it came as part of the Botcon game kit with like 4 other toys and i sold mine on ebay for $160

ThorOakenfelder
02-28-2008, 11:48 PM
spotted some wal-mart exclusive repaints in Allspark packaging, my TF friend wanted me to pick them up along with a movie Robot Heroes pack.

commandercody83
03-03-2008, 12:12 AM
Got these 2 items in the mail yesterday. Quite the sweetness...

http://i56.photobucket.com/albums/g161/wackywalker/ginrainblkbrawn001.jpg
http://i56.photobucket.com/albums/g161/wackywalker/ginrainblkbrawn002.jpg

brand4D2
03-11-2008, 01:33 AM
I found and bought Incinerator at TRU over the weekend.

MisterKenobi
03-14-2008, 05:47 PM
If anyone wants a Movie Voyager Prime, loose, complete, PM me.

Finally opened up my Cliffjumper and added him to my G1 shelf.

DacaZ
03-15-2008, 11:40 AM
Nice score on the PM Prime!! I love him. So many parts, so much play value. He's still one of the high points of my Prime collection.

commandercody83
03-15-2008, 02:26 PM
Nice score on the PM Prime!! I love him. So many parts, so much play value. He's still one of the high points of my Prime collection.



No joke. I have an original PM Prime, but this one with the God Bomber/Apex Armor is way cooler. I also like it b/c the small small Prime figure that forms the chest is made of Diecast. And he's taller!

Besides those, I haven't got much new lately. I did score a G1 Ratchet only missing the red peg. There were even 3 missiles still on the tree! http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/smile.gif

LandoGriffin
03-24-2008, 11:22 PM
This arrived from BBTS today
http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b32/JobsEye/DSC01735.jpg
http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b32/JobsEye/DSC01740.jpg
http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b32/JobsEye/DSC01742.jpg

GNT
03-25-2008, 05:30 AM
Hey Lando...he seems very bulky (blocky)...

GI_Joe
03-25-2008, 04:30 PM
picked up a g1 gears and a g1 wildrider at a flea market. wildrider was the last stuticon that i needed. now i'm a couple of accessories from a complete menasor.

jedicrippler
03-25-2008, 09:28 PM
picked up a g1 gears and a g1 wildrider at a flea market. wildrider was the last stuticon that i needed. now i'm a couple of accessories from a complete menasor.



That's where I was forever with Defensor. I had all of them except for Streetwise. BBTS finally had a complete one at a decent price so Defensor no longer is "peg-legged" when in merge form. (By peg-legged, I mean I'd been using one of the Seacons stand bases in place of Streetwise. I know they're interchangeable, but I still like the instructional set-up with Blades & First Aid as arms & Groove & Streetwise as legs.)

LandoGriffin
03-26-2008, 04:33 PM
Hey Lando...he seems very bulky (blocky)...



He's bulky in the sense that he feels very solid, very well put together. When i am transforming him there's no fear of breaking or snapping something off.

Looking at the pics of the other Japanese versions has me strongly debating those versions and selling off my US collection. Mirage looks much better. The chrome on Grimlock looks better and brings to mind the G1 version.

commandercody83
03-27-2008, 09:29 AM
The mail came today..
http://i56.photobucket.com/albums/g161/wackywalker/bjsandrevys.jpg

acave
03-27-2008, 03:20 PM
Got in the Mail today
Encore Prime
KO Metroplex and Metrotian (Both are very nice)High quality
Revo Starscream

Thanks TFSource

Chrakalackis
03-28-2008, 09:18 AM
The mail came today..
http://i56.photobucket.com/albums/g161/wackywalker/bjsandrevys.jpg



Very nice. http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/cool.gif Any opened pics?

SSIntimidator
03-28-2008, 09:22 AM
Hey Lando...he seems very bulky (blocky)...



He's bulky in the sense that he feels very solid, very well put together. When i am transforming him there's no fear of breaking or snapping something off.

Looking at the pics of the other Japanese versions has me strongly debating those versions and selling off my US collection. Mirage looks much better. The chrome on Grimlock looks better and brings to mind the G1 version.



Got a link to where I could take a look at those for possible purchase?

LandoGriffin
03-28-2008, 10:26 AM
I bought mine at BBTS but I am sure you can find them anywhere online that sells Transformers

GI_Joe
03-29-2008, 12:32 AM
has anybody got the ultimate edition movie figures? i saw ironhide tonight. i really wanted him, but i have 2 of the first edition. 1 mip and 1 loose. btw i know they're not called "ultimate edition", but i can't remember what they are called.

Gen_Magnus
03-29-2008, 07:52 AM
The mail came today..
http://i56.photobucket.com/albums/g161/wackywalker/bjsandrevys.jpg

I never did get into the Revoltech figures. What do you think of them?

commandercody83
03-30-2008, 04:46 PM
I never did get into the Revoltech figures. What do you think of them?

[/QUOTE]

I really like the line. Not too big on the hip/let articulation on Starscream, but the use of the stand w/ the butt joint more than makes up for it!

Hot Rod is cool, but not as much as Starscream!

MechaBigfoot
03-31-2008, 12:53 AM
Picked up Movie Incinerator...and after 30 minutes with him I packed him up for a return. He feels too flimsy. His legs pop off at the knees to easily. I know it was designed that way to prevent breakage but the plastic used on them are too weak. His Alt mode is excellent however. No robot parts showing and his hull even has landing gear (unlike movie starscream). However, that doesn't make up for the weak robot mode. I can over look the no hands deal and the action feature, but not the poor design of the legs.

commandercody83
04-01-2008, 08:05 PM
UPS box came today!
http://i56.photobucket.com/albums/g161/wackywalker/Aprilbbtsorderupdate001.jpg

bikerscout
04-01-2008, 08:31 PM
what prime is that? Nice busts. CJ has a GAT!!!!!!

acave
04-01-2008, 10:45 PM
Finally broke down and opened the Metrotitan KO. Well it was a Metroplex inside not the Titan. Hope TFsource takes it back.

commandercody83
04-02-2008, 08:59 AM
what prime is that?



That is Star Convoy.... a character from the Japanese cartoons.



Finally broke down and opened the Metrotitan KO. Well it was a Metroplex inside not the Titan. Hope TFsource takes it back.



TFsource should... it's just a mixup since the boxes are the same (I think they might have some type of little label or sticker on the bottom signifying Metrotitan). There customer service is great... so I don't think you'll have a problem.

acave
04-02-2008, 09:04 PM
It was the right box but wrong figure.

bikerscout
04-02-2008, 09:42 PM
& Devastator is doing his best 80's bad album cover pose

LandoGriffin
04-03-2008, 11:29 AM
My wife and son found a Heroes of Cybertron Cliffjumper keychain for me yesterday at a kids haircut place of all places.

bikerscout
04-04-2008, 03:44 AM
any really good way to remove the keychain hook on the figures?

commandercody83
04-04-2008, 10:03 AM
On the ones I have... the clip is on the the toy side. Should be able to just take it off by opening the clip. Shouldn't have to break the loop or anything.

Or ...

Are you talking about the loop itself? If so, just take a pair of wire cutters and clip both sides of the loop. And if you really want to make it look nice.. just touch up the bumper with a little black hobby paint.

bikerscout
04-05-2008, 02:41 AM
thanks -didn't want to give my BB an owwie

Josh
04-10-2008, 03:23 AM
Grabed Target Bumble bee today adn premium leader prime http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/laugh.gif

Skv0124
04-10-2008, 11:15 AM
Grabed Target Bumble bee today adn premium leader prime http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/laugh.gif


Anything special about the Bee?

Gen_Magnus
04-12-2008, 07:03 AM
Grabed Target Bumble bee today adn premium leader prime http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/laugh.gif


Anything special about the Bee?

IIRC, that figure uses the 'battle mask' head just as the Stealth BB does. Of course, I could be mistaken.

MisterKenobi
04-13-2008, 12:57 PM
Grabed Target Bumble bee today adn premium leader prime http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/laugh.gif


Anything special about the Bee?

IIRC, that figure uses the 'battle mask' head just as the Stealth BB does. Of course, I could be mistaken.



You are... this Bumblebee is not likely the premium version, but the "All-Spark Power" version, packed like (and on the same display as) the Order 66 packs. They are the movie cars, painted with a lame glow-in-the-dark neon blue paint all over it. They also have Brawl, Barricade, and Jazz.

BIGJIM
04-14-2008, 06:51 PM
Picked up Target Bumblebee and Barricade the other day.

SSIntimidator
04-14-2008, 07:57 PM
what's so special about the premium stuff? looks like more rehashes from what I can tell.

GNT
04-14-2008, 08:31 PM
The first bunch of movie Transformers Hasbro released weren't very accurate to the movie so Hasbro thought a good way to cash in is to offer movie accurate figures so they have like more accurate paint jobs and the windows are alittle darker etc.

acave
04-14-2008, 11:18 PM
Got KO Metrotitan, encore starscream

bikerscout
04-15-2008, 07:48 AM
does the target BB in the tube have a different headsculpt? I won't see one for a longtime, if ever, so that's why i ask.

SSIntimidator
04-15-2008, 08:24 AM
Huh, the only thing I notice on Prime is the head, his shoulder paint and he has the sword. Not worth it and I feel sorry for people dropping another $40 just for a head.

Megatron however is a HUGE improvement in the paint. I'd be tempted to sell mine and get this one rather than risk repainting it.

CWGall
04-15-2008, 08:09 PM
Anyone know where we might check out some pics of the changes?

A_Skywalker
04-16-2008, 04:06 PM
Just bought an Allspark power Landmine figure the other day, really awsome! http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/cool.gif

commandercody83
04-17-2008, 09:06 PM
Finally got everything I got this week together for a picture...

http://i56.photobucket.com/albums/g161/wackywalker/twincastnbugbite1.jpg
E-Hobby Twincast w/ Flipsides
E-Hobby Bugbite
Prime Targets: Unauthorized Story Guide to Transformers, Signed by Author (not pictured)

brand4D2
04-18-2008, 01:21 AM
does the target BB in the tube have a different headsculpt? I won't see one for a longtime, if ever, so that's why i ask.



Same headsculpt on the Target BB.

I did not plan on buying it but I really liked the blue markings and thought it looked better than the original.

MisterKenobi
04-18-2008, 09:56 AM
does the target BB in the tube have a different headsculpt? I won't see one for a longtime, if ever, so that's why i ask.



Same headsculpt on the Target BB.

I did not plan on buying it but I really liked the blue markings and thought it looked better than the original.



^^^ Results not typical

bikerscout
04-18-2008, 07:40 PM
twincast? never heard of him - Blaster's brother?? Never really heard of bugbite either.
I finally saw BB in the tube a few days ago and I guess he does have the same headsculpt.

acave
04-18-2008, 08:29 PM
Twincast is Blaster. In the Jap. Cartoons Blaster and Soundwave have a battle and almost destroy each other. Blaster is turned into Twincast and Soundwave into Soundblaster.

brand4D2
04-19-2008, 12:47 AM
^^^ Results not typical



I guess not http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/wink.gif After all I am looking forward to the Animated line while many of you seem to abhor it.

bikerscout
04-19-2008, 06:34 AM
Twincast is Blaster. In the Jap. Cartoons Blaster and Soundwave have a battle and almost destroy each other. Blaster is turned into Twincast and Soundwave into Soundblaster.



megatron to galvatron is enough. That shouldn't happen to every tf!!

commandercody83
04-19-2008, 09:38 AM
Never really heard of bugbite either.




He's from the E-Hobby Go-Bot set. Pretty pricey if you buy it all together... I got lucky enough to snag this one on his own!

Here is more info from the TF wiki.... on Bugbite

</font><blockquote><font class="small">Quote:</font>
Bug Bite appeared on Cybertron shortly before the Autobots and Decepticons crashlanded on Earth 4 million years ago. He eventually fit in with Bludgeon's troops, quickly becoming favored. (Bug Bite had also reverse-engineered a mind-control device using cerebro-shell technology. Let's just say the other Decepticons suddenly liked him very much.)

Bug Bite discovered that Megatron was somehow responsible for the death of his universe, so he rounded up his amazingly loyal troops and landed on Earth. He requested an audience with Megatron through Starscream and his Seekers, but this meeting was merely a ploy by Bug Bite to snare these Decepticons with cerebro-shells.
He's seen Cy-Kill beaten up in all those cameos, and he's pissed.
He's seen Cy-Kill beaten up in all those cameos, and he's pissed.

Subsequently, Bug Bite marched straight into Megatron's stronghold, the Ark, under the pretense of striking a deal. Almost immediately, Bug Bite switched on the other Decepticons' mind control, and Megatron found himself surrounded by weapons pointed in his direction. Unfortunately, rogue Autobots led by Ultra Magnus were waiting outside and jammed the cerebro-shells' signal, though with mixed results. Bug Bite was apparently killed during the following battle after Megatron blew off his head

[/QUOTE]

Also featured in last years Botcon set as repaint of Classics Bumblebee.

Skv0124
04-19-2008, 11:03 AM
Found Order 66-like bins for all the regular 9.99 guys a target. All are in original colors plus sky blue details in a few areas for bot modes. IMO these are pretty nice variants and look better than the cardbacks. Whoever wants more Barricades or Bees cheap, here's your chance.

04-19-2008, 04:28 PM
What are these Target repaints? I was there the other day and didn't see anything.

Skv0124
04-19-2008, 04:45 PM
Bee, Barricade, Jazz, and Brawl with several areas in sky blue while in bot mode, packaged in bot mode in clear plastic bins. I think they're pretty neat and I needed 3/4 of those anyway.

GI_Joe
04-19-2008, 06:43 PM
i just got a g1 vortex for under $20. now i just need blastoff to complete bruticus!

bikerscout
04-19-2008, 08:33 PM
i just got a g1 vortex for under $20. now i just need blastoff to complete bruticus!



pics please. Too bad,they didn't leave him his name for the movie. I definitely want to see Bruticus -complete or incomplete!

GI_Joe
04-19-2008, 09:06 PM
i just got a g1 vortex for under $20. now i just need blastoff to complete bruticus!



pics please. Too bad,they didn't leave him his name for the movie. I definitely want to see Bruticus -complete or incomplete!



i don't have any way to post pics. he is really good shape with a couple stickers missing and no accessories, but i don't really need his accessories to display him as part of bruticus. he is supposed to be the hardest combaticon to get, so i am very pleased to have gotten a good one for that price.

are you referring to blackout?

stylie_steve
04-20-2008, 07:22 AM
Picked up a few more movie toys on clearance. Going for a full Decepticon team now after picking up the awesome Leader Brawl figure.

Got Screen Battles First Encounter with Barricade and Desert Attack with Scorponok. I never brought the single release deluxes so these redecos with humans are nice to finally own and the little frenzy included in First Encounter sure looks better than the one that popped out of Barricades chest.

Also on clearance were a few voyagers so I picked up Starscream. Not as bad as I expected but not my favorite movie toy either but worth a go.

I also saw Leader Premium Megatron which I almost brought but he wasn't marked down so I passed. I am sure I can snag him for cheap a bit down the road.

Now I just have to wait for Hasbro to get around to make a Voyager Bonecrusher and Leader Blackout because the current ones will look really sad next to all the others.

bikerscout
04-21-2008, 07:27 AM
i just got a g1 vortex for under $20. now i just need blastoff to complete bruticus!



pics please. Too bad,they didn't leave him his name for the movie. I definitely want to see Bruticus -complete or incomplete!



i don't have any way to post pics. he is really good shape with a couple stickers missing and no accessories, but i don't really need his accessories to display him as part of bruticus. he is supposed to be the hardest combaticon to get, so i am very pleased to have gotten a good one for that price.

are you referring to blackout?



yes. if you ever get a camera -let us know, pics would be awesome

LandoGriffin
04-23-2008, 05:46 PM
Not an acquisition but a poster over at Seibertron is reporting that Target has dropped the prices on deluxe figures to $6.99

MisterKenobi
04-24-2008, 10:58 AM
^^^ Results not typical



I guess not http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/wink.gif After all I am looking forward to the Animated line while many of you seem to abhor it.



On the contrary... I love the animated show, and look forward to dumping the toys on my son who also loves the show.

LandoGriffin
04-24-2008, 12:54 PM
I think a lot of us are starting to come around on the show and the toys.

boff123
04-26-2008, 08:47 PM
hts.com has the black bumblebee & premium barricade & jazz up right now! don't forget the code: HBRFF20

BIGJIM
04-26-2008, 09:01 PM
Transformers Stealth Bumblebee (http://www.hasbrotoyshop.com/ProductsByBrand.htm?BR=496&SBR=502&ID=21206) is in stock right now at HTS.
Use the code HBRFF20 for free shipping and 20% off.
Act fast as the code expires Sunday, April 27!!!!

LandoGriffin
04-26-2008, 09:15 PM
Thanks for the tips guys. I ordered Stealth Bumblebee. Wish they had Premium Bumblebee in stock. Check out Agesthreeandup.com they are having a big sale in honor of Botcon this weekend. Hurry though the sale only lasts through tomorrow afternoon.

Shawn_K
04-29-2008, 09:03 PM
UPS brought this beauty to my doorstep today. I've wanted a Jetfire again for a long time. He has some paint wear and slight yellowing at some places but overall I think he is pretty nice. He is only missing the right calf piece, right clip, and gun clip. Got him for $26 plus shipping.


http://threads.rebelscum.com/photogallery/data//1266/jetfire1.jpg http://threads.rebelscum.com/photogallery/data//1266/jetfire2.jpg

Graksnewgroove
04-29-2008, 09:09 PM
I just bought Incenerator.

Nice Transfomer. http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/laugh.gif

bikerscout
04-30-2008, 06:35 AM
I'm jealous new2scene. I've wanted jetfire for almost 20 years. Good grab. Now you need to get Shockwave for him to fight. http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/laugh.gif

Shawn_K
04-30-2008, 10:42 AM
I'm jealous new2scene. I've wanted jetfire for almost 20 years. Good grab. Now you need to get Shockwave for him to fight. http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/laugh.gif



I would love to add Shockwave one of these days. One of my friends had one when I was a kid. I think it was the grey shackwave version though.

I do have a Masterpiece Megatron on the way that I bought from the botcon tfsource sale that he will have a fight with. http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/grin.gif

ThorOakenfelder
04-30-2008, 01:35 PM
I ordere the Black Ironhide from the tfsource Botcon sale.

LandoGriffin
04-30-2008, 02:23 PM
Last night I received a shipping notice from HasbroToyShop.com that the Stealth Bumblebee I ordered has shipped.
This morning BigBadToyStore sent me an "order processed" email for my Henkei Astrotrain

MisterKenobi
04-30-2008, 03:55 PM
Premium Blackout at KB today. Different from the original, but still not perfect. Here's a comparison:

Premium (left) vs standard (right)
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v722/matkatnadam/HPIM1553.jpg

LandoGriffin
04-30-2008, 03:59 PM
Much better! I am glad I held off on Blackout. Now if he'd only show up in these parts

sntee25
04-30-2008, 05:09 PM
I wasn't going to buy the premium series but since Target lowered deluxe to 6.99 over here I had to pick up Barricade and Jazz for that. Now I need to find Bumblebee at that price and I'll be a happy camper... http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/grin.gif

SSIntimidator
04-30-2008, 07:44 PM
eh, pass.

GI_Joe
04-30-2008, 07:59 PM
i picked up stealth bumblebee today. i passed on premium series optimus and megatron. it was really hard to especially the megs because i never got one of him.

BIGJIM
04-30-2008, 08:03 PM
Got an email that my Stealth Bumblebee shipped today.

bikerscout
05-01-2008, 03:31 AM
I do have a Masterpiece Megatron on the way that I bought from the botcon tfsource sale that he will have a fight with. http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/grin.gif



Again, I'm jealous, but more mad at myself. I didn't see the TFsource sale till late Sunday night and it juuust ended. I've been wanting a MP Megs pretty long and would've swooped it up at that price immediately. Dangit!

CWGall
05-01-2008, 07:34 AM
Out of curiosity, how much was he going for during the sale?

Shawn_K
05-01-2008, 11:12 AM
Again, I'm jealous, but more mad at myself. I didn't see the TFsource sale till late Sunday night and it juuust ended. I've been wanting a MP Megs pretty long and would've swooped it up at that price immediately. Dangit!



Yeah I have wanted MP Megs forever too. I almost picked one up at CIV, but spent the money instead on some vintage Star Wars goodies.



Out of curiosity, how much was he going for during the sale?



He was $85 shipped.

CWGall
05-01-2008, 04:10 PM
He was $85 shipped.



Nice!!! http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/cool.gif

Chrakalackis
05-02-2008, 08:20 AM
More of a Recent Acquisition to be... found Stealth Bees and Premiums at WM this morn but already had my hands full with Wave 7 Joes, So I'm going back maybe tomorrow to grab BB and Premium Barricade.

MegaPrime33
05-02-2008, 08:35 AM
Should be getting G1 Targetmaster Cyclonus soon, though of course, not soon enough!

Graksnewgroove
05-02-2008, 11:53 AM
I got animated Prowl, and animated Lockdown today at Zellers. I also saw Cybertron Optimus,but passed.

MisterKenobi
05-02-2008, 01:24 PM
Picked up the Premium Ironhide at Target this morning. Pics up soon.

boff123
05-02-2008, 06:14 PM
got camo bb & premium barricade. the paint on barricade is great, the molds pop out.

MisterKenobi
05-02-2008, 11:54 PM
I also got a Premium Barricade today. I like my custom better, actually, but the vehicle mode is a fantastic improvement

SSIntimidator
05-03-2008, 07:49 AM
Other than the stickers, what's so different about the vehicle mode?

BIGJIM
05-03-2008, 03:08 PM
Stealth Bumblebee on the porch from HTS today.

Graksnewgroove
05-03-2008, 05:50 PM
http://i278.photobucket.com/albums/kk109/failer_beak/tf.jpg

http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/laugh.gif

BIGJIM
05-04-2008, 03:22 PM
From Wally World, Premium Barricade.

GI_Joe
05-04-2008, 08:08 PM
i picked up stealth bumblebee today. i passed on premium series optimus and megatron. it was really hard to especially the megs because i never got one of him.



my wm got in 4 cases of leader and 5 cases of voyager, so i was weak and got premium series blackout, megatron, and optimus.

Dropshot
05-04-2008, 10:06 PM
I haven't bought any TF figures since february, mainly because they take a long time to be shipped over here, and when they do, they get in low quantities and high prices.

bikerscout
05-05-2008, 06:11 AM
From Wally World, Premium Barricade.



Deluxe or Voyager class??

Neal
05-05-2008, 10:29 AM
From Wally World, Premium Barricade.



Deluxe or Voyager class??



Is there a Voyager-class Barricade?

commandercody83
05-05-2008, 10:26 PM
From Wally World, Premium Barricade.



Deluxe or Voyager class??



Is there a Voyager-class Barricade?



Only deluxe for Barricade.

I snagged a G1 Grapple (no accessories) and a G1 Ultra Magnus helmet (unpainted) at Toyman toy show yesterday. Spent a whopping $8!

boff123
05-05-2008, 10:38 PM
radio shack had a large barricade (think it was remote controlled) and also sold the spinny arm blades acc. pack thing he had when he first met sam in the warehouse.

here is the weapons pack:

http://www.radioshack.com/product/index.jsp?productId=2776072&cp=&sr=1&origkw=barricade&kw=barricade&parentPage=search

bikerscout
05-06-2008, 05:33 AM
didn't know they were doing premium deluxe class

LandoGriffin
05-08-2008, 12:11 PM
I found Premium Bublebee at WalMart this morning.
My Stealth Bumblebee arrived from HTS yesterday.
My Henkei Astrotrain was to be delivered yesterday by UPS but apparently the UPS guy came down with a severe case of mental retardation, couldn't deliver it and now I have to drive a half hour out of my way to go pick it up.

bob_fett
05-08-2008, 01:13 PM
Finally! Picked up a Barricade. It's the premium Barricade. I found him at Target.

LandoGriffin
05-08-2008, 09:00 PM
On my lunch break I made the trek out to the UPS warehouse and picked up my Henkei Astrotrain. I just opened him a little while ago and I am impressed. Much better than the Hasbro version.

MisterKenobi
05-10-2008, 10:15 AM
apparently the UPS guy came down with a severe case of mental retardation



That's hilarious.

CWGall
05-10-2008, 05:20 PM
Henkei Astrotrain. Much better than the Hasbro version.



How so?

LandoGriffin
05-10-2008, 07:27 PM
paint scheme, chrome, much more reminiscent of his G1 form

MechaBigfoot
05-10-2008, 11:23 PM
The Japanese versions do have some nice features but at nearly 23 dollars a peice there a bit pricey (compaired to a 10 domestic release). http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/frown.gif

CWGall
05-11-2008, 08:49 AM
Do you have both versions? Henkei/ Hasbro? I just got the Classic one and am wondering if I made a mistake.
It looked to me like the Henkei one was too dark (gray vs white). I would really like to see more pics of the Henkei one.

LandoGriffin
05-11-2008, 10:57 AM
Megatron and Astrotrain were the only figures from the Classics line that I didn't have. Ebay prices for the US releases were either equal to or greater than what the Henkei releases were going for so it was a no-brainer as to which to pick up. I will try posting some pics later.

CWGall
05-11-2008, 12:33 PM
The Henkei Megatron is a no brainer. I also have Starscream and Bumblebee.

Graksnewgroove
05-11-2008, 08:03 PM
http://i278.photobucket.com/albums/kk109/failer_beak/IMG_3878.jpg

Chrakalackis
05-12-2008, 07:39 AM
Hey Grimlock, who is your fav so far out of the animated ones you've got? I just grabbed the same Prime of Ebay, and I'm also thinkin of getting a Starscream and BB.

Graksnewgroove
05-12-2008, 08:05 AM
Animated Prowl. Get him! The alternate mode hides the robot parts well. Gotta love them gold stars. http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/tongue.gif

SSIntimidator
05-12-2008, 08:33 AM
Picked up Spotlight: Grimlock and Reign of Starscream #1 over the weekend. Grabbed the "Are All Dead" alt cover on that to go along with my #4 (I think) of the original comics.

It ain't a toy but it's an acquisition http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/smile.gif

GI_Joe
05-13-2008, 11:33 PM
my wm got in 2 cases of movie deluxe. i was hoping for premium series barricade and bumblebee. what we got though was barricade and jazz and stealth bumblebee. i didn't even know that there was a premium series jazz. i just bought the ps barricade. i never did get a regular version, and now i'm glad i didn't.

Chrakalackis
05-14-2008, 11:33 AM
Just made my toy run, and were all dried up here. I did see some Premium Leader Megs, but already have the original, and just don't have the cash to blow. Can't wait for Universe and Animated, so we'll have something fresh.

brand4D2
05-18-2008, 01:03 AM
I found and bought the Robot Heroes Dispensor/Ironhide set at Target this morning.

Chrakalackis
05-22-2008, 07:40 AM
Found Premium Bumblebee this morn at WM. Very nice, love the battle armoured head. The paint is cool too.

GI_Joe
05-23-2008, 08:36 PM
got fireflight in the mail today. i have silverbolt and all superions parts, but i still need the other three appedages.

toyman
05-27-2008, 07:32 PM
Not really an acquisition, but I spotted an Animated Voyager class Cybertronian mode Megatron at a Wal-Mart today. He was the only one there. It might have been a return from the nearby Cincinnati test market. I almost picked him up since there has been a drought of brand new mold TF's lately.

Graksnewgroove
05-28-2008, 04:04 PM
Got a Grimlock drawing from the mail by jpc_art. http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/ooo.gif

LandoGriffin
05-31-2008, 10:15 PM
Using the DPCI this morning my wife was able to get the stockroom to pull out two Deep Space Starscreams for me, one is for another local collector. She said the employee said they had a shelf date of 6/22 on the box but let her purchase them anyways. I am now officially done with the movie line!

CWGall
06-01-2008, 12:05 AM
What's the difference between the regular and deep space ones?

boff123
06-01-2008, 03:08 AM
its the premium type version, flashly paint which makes the molds decent compared to the dull unpainted plastic of the normal version.

GNT
06-01-2008, 03:39 AM
Using the DPCI this morning my wife was able to get the stockroom to pull out two Deep Space Starscreams for me, one is for another local collector. She said the employee said they had a shelf date of 6/22 on the box but let her purchase them anyways. I am now officially done with the movie line!



Really? They've been on sale here for over a week now.

bikerscout
06-01-2008, 06:11 AM
takes a lot less time for toys to get from China to Australia than China to U.S. GNT!!!!!

LandoGriffin
06-02-2008, 11:44 AM
Today I found -

Deluxe Prime
Deluxe Bumblebee
Deluxe Lockdown
Deluxe Black Arachnia (decided to be a completist now)
Deluze Prowl

Edit - decided to check another WalMart and sure enough I found Grimlock. All done til the next wave and Classics 2.0. I was amazed at all the pegs devoted to Animated!

Chrakalackis
06-02-2008, 02:01 PM
Today I found -

Deluxe Prime
Deluxe Bumblebee
Deluxe Lockdown
Deluxe Black Arachnia (decided to be a completist now)
Deluze Prowl

Edit - decided to check another WalMart and sure enough I found Grimlock. All done til the next wave and Classics 2.0. I was amazed at all the pegs devoted to Animated!



FANTASTIC!!! I'm starting to freak out a little, I'm really hoping these are out soon here on the East Coast.

By the way anyone seen this... SDCC 2008 Exclusive G1 Optimus Prime Bust (http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=AA10143&mode=retail) I just recently ordered the original version online, which should be here this week. This G1 version is really cool.

DarthBuff
06-02-2008, 03:38 PM
Cool. When is Animated Voyager Prime and Leader Megatron coming?

Chrakalackis
06-03-2008, 05:48 PM
http://threads.rebelscum.com/photogallery/data//500/picresized_th_1212573475_Christmas_07_015.jpg

So now that I have him, I like him alot, but I've decided I want the SDCC one more. http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/crazy.gif

So PM me if anyone's interested in this one... It's #842/1500, only opened it to check for damage (which it has none). $40 shipped.

SSIntimidator
06-04-2008, 12:09 PM
And the difference in the two is....

Chrakalackis
06-04-2008, 01:02 PM
Color and head sculpt.

Graksnewgroove
06-04-2008, 03:28 PM
I got G1 Devastator from the mail today. http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/smile.gif

bikerscout
06-05-2008, 05:18 AM
pic of Devastator? it'll be a blast from the past

Graksnewgroove
06-05-2008, 12:05 PM
"He is sweet though, and I handle him a lot more than any other toy I own." http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/tongue.gif


http://i278.photobucket.com/albums/kk109/failer_beak/IMG_3987.jpg

CWGall
06-05-2008, 04:08 PM
Where'd you get him, Grimlock?

Graksnewgroove
06-05-2008, 04:56 PM
From Ebay. http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/wink.gif

Bonecrusher is missing his gun, and has a part broken on him. Hook has a broken chrome part, and hes missing his gun.

MisterKenobi
06-05-2008, 05:41 PM
I picked up a First Strike voyager Prime.

MisterKenobi
06-05-2008, 10:13 PM
Used the DPCI to snag a DS Starscream today!

GI_Joe
06-05-2008, 11:23 PM
i got a g1 air raid today. now i'm only slingshot away from a complete superion, and i should receive him tomorrow or saturday.

bikerscout
06-06-2008, 06:25 AM
i got a g1 air raid today. now i'm only slingshot away from a complete superion, and i should receive him tomorrow or saturday.



then he can fight Grimlock's Devastator! Cool pic Grim. I'd love to see a pic of G1 Superion, don't think i've even seen one complete.

acave
06-06-2008, 07:32 AM
Picked wave 2 of the deluxe animated today at Walmart in Virigina. They had 5 boxes of them.

Chrakalackis
06-06-2008, 08:13 AM
Picked wave 2 of the deluxe animated today at Walmart in Virigina. They had 5 boxes of them.



That's getting close to my neck of the woods, WHOOOO!!! http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/cool.gif

SSIntimidator
06-06-2008, 10:30 AM
Which Target and where in VA? The one in Chantilly never has anything.

acave
06-06-2008, 05:12 PM
It was the Woodstock Walmart.

The figures are nice but some are a little strange to transformer for a deluxe. Prowl and Prime are my favorite. Bumblebee mold sucks.

Graksnewgroove
06-06-2008, 05:51 PM
My Henkei Classics Astrotrain arrived from BBTS. http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/grin.gif

autobot1976
06-06-2008, 08:09 PM
Scored all of the new Animated line at WalMart here on Long Island.

Deluxe Class W2 box:
1xPrime, 1xBumblebee, 1xProwl, 1xLockdown, 2xRachet & 2xBlackarachnia

Voyager Class box: 1xMegatron (cybertron), 1xStarscream, 2xBulkhead

Battlepack case had 2 pieces: deluxe damaged Prime vs deluxe cybertron Megatron & a DVD.

These things are totally awesome.

GI_Joe
06-07-2008, 12:08 AM
i got a g1 air raid today. now i'm only slingshot away from a complete superion, and i should receive him tomorrow or saturday.



then he can fight Grimlock's Devastator! Cool pic Grim. I'd love to see a pic of G1 Superion, don't think i've even seen one complete.



i'll try to get a pic on here. it'll probably be a phone pic though.

it surpised me how tall superion is. he's taller than any of the other combiners that i have: bruticus, devastator, and menasor. he's not much shorter than metroplex.

bikerscout
06-07-2008, 05:11 AM
wow. a tad shorter than Metro?

Chantilly lace and a pretty face......
sorry SSInt - had to do it. Big bopper moment. http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/tongue.gif

oh ya, I finally ordered a MP Megs from BBTS. They were having a 15% off sale on certain items and I couldn't resist. I missed TFsource's 25% off sale for botcon by hours, so I jumped at this chance. Came to $95 w/shipping. It'll have the annoying plug though.

Chrakalackis
06-07-2008, 01:07 PM
Picked wave 2 of the deluxe animated today at Walmart in Virigina. They had 5 boxes of them.



That's getting close to my neck of the woods, WHOOOO!!! http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/cool.gif



Went to WM with the wife... and there was the nice stock-lady putting out her "only" case of Animated Voyager Class, which was assorted 2x Bulkheads and 1x Megatron (cybertron), so I grabbed Megs!!!

Surely there are more cases in the stockroom, but didn't want to push my luck with the employee or my wife. http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/smirk.gif So I'll go back Monday morn. http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/grin.gif These are fantastic toys!!!

MisterKenobi
06-07-2008, 03:04 PM
Animated have hit the East Coast for sure now! I found the first waves of Deluxe and Voyager at Walmart in Richmond today.
Picked up Bumblebee (only one there, while there was at least 4 of each of everything else) and Starscream. I plan on geting them all for my son for his birthday in 1 month.

CWGall
06-08-2008, 09:44 AM
I found some animated here out west:

http://threads.rebelscum.com/photogallery/data//500/Transformers_002.jpg

I'm waiting for the Leader Class Megs, Bulkhead and Voyager Prime.

MisterKenobi
06-08-2008, 10:47 AM
I can't get either SS or BB to transform back into veicle mode http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/frown.gif

Neal
06-08-2008, 07:04 PM
In a complete moment of "impulse buy weakness", I picked up the Voyager-class animated Megatron, Starscream, and Grimlock today. They're still in the trunk of my car. Once I (hopefully) come to my senses, I'll return them.

CWGall
06-08-2008, 07:42 PM
I can't get either SS or BB to transform back into veicle mode http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/frown.gif



I just tried getting BB back into vehicle mode and it took waaaay too long. http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/grin.gif

Chrakalackis
06-09-2008, 07:25 AM
I can't get either SS or BB to transform back into veicle mode http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/frown.gif



I just tried getting BB back into vehicle mode and it took waaaay too long. http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/grin.gif



Had same problem with Megs, but finally got him, I just had him tweaked a little on that top part that snaps into the body, alls good now. http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/grin.gif

SSIntimidator
06-09-2008, 11:27 AM
I can't get either SS or BB to transform back into veicle mode http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/frown.gif



How is it you have them in store before I do? Fairfax is better!

MisterKenobi
06-09-2008, 11:34 AM
RIC pwns Fairfax!

SSIntimidator
06-09-2008, 11:36 AM
Heh, not from where I sit man. Especially when you have to take an exit off 95 South to make a u-turn and get back on 95 North to catch 195. Talk about a fuster cluck!!

At least the smell has lessened down there http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/smile.gif

Chrakalackis
06-10-2008, 06:47 AM
Whooo!!! Picked up Animated Grimlock and BB yesterday. May go back for Rachet and Prowl today. When is Voyager Prime hitting shelves?

MisterKenobi
06-14-2008, 11:48 AM
My Henkei Megatron came in today from TFsource. Beautiful figure.

autobot1976
06-14-2008, 02:43 PM
Got my Animated Grimlock finally. I have all of the Animated TFs that have been released. LOVE this line. I can't wait for more to be released.

MisterKenobi
06-14-2008, 02:49 PM
Picked up a Animated Prowl for Adam's B-day, and it's a sweet figure. (I test drive all Adam's Transformers to see if they are too dangerous or fragile for him)

Deak_Starkiller
06-14-2008, 02:53 PM
I picked a couple of Robot Replicas (mostly for my son) at Fry's Electronics....Frenzy, Megatron and Jazz. They priced now at $6.90.

MisterKenobi
06-14-2008, 07:34 PM
Went back up to Walmart and scooped up the Battle Begins 2 pack and a Ratchet. These things are starting to grow on me. I don't want any for myself, but they are really neat.

brand4D2
06-14-2008, 08:56 PM
I bought Animated Starscream, Cybertron Prime, Ratchet and Blackarachnia from TRU today. The best part was that they had sent a $10 off a $50 purchase so I practically got one of the deluxes for free!

bikerscout
06-15-2008, 05:45 AM
still waiting for my MP Megs to arrive from BBTS via UPS. Was supposed to get it this week -but the ^#$h*^&s at ups decided to delay the shipment till Monday. U pay $10 shipping for this crap?

Neal
06-15-2008, 09:46 AM
I don't want any for myself, but they are really neat.



I'm going to hold you to that.
http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/wink.gif

DarthBuff
06-15-2008, 02:02 PM
I went to TRU today and picked up Voyager Megs and Starscream. Also, Deluxe Prowl, Lockdown and Bumblebee. No Voyager Prime or Grimlock.

commandercody83
06-15-2008, 06:13 PM
Got my Box from DarthXXX:
Animated Bumblebee - Signed by Bumper Robinson
Animated Cybertron Prime - Signed by David Kaye
Best Buy Ratchet
Best Buy Megatron

brand4D2
06-15-2008, 07:59 PM
I got Animated Prowl and Lockdown from TRU today

boff123
06-16-2008, 08:39 AM
i haven't bought any transformers yet (waiting for my hts.com orders to come in for the animated figures) but watched the gen1 toon from season 3 till the end. some episodes were good while others were just horrid.

commandercody83
06-16-2008, 09:49 AM
i haven't bought any transformers yet (waiting for my hts.com orders to come in for the animated figures) but watched the gen1 toon from season 3 till the end. some episodes were good while others were just horrid.



Good: Heavy Metal War http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/smile.gif
Horrid: Autobot Spike http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/frown.gif