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#1 RCX

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Posted 25 August 2011 - 11:28 AM

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My preorder from March has finally been fulfilled! I got in at the old price, now they have them listed for 20 bucks more ($75)...yikes.
Seems there are only 14 left in stock.
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Posted 25 August 2011 - 02:03 PM

QUOTE(RCX @ Aug 25 2011, 12:28 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
http://www.bigbadtoy...amp;mode=retail

My preorder from March has finally been fulfilled! I got in at the old price, now they have them listed for 20 bucks more ($75)...yikes.
Seems there are only 14 left in stock.


Love to own these. Would order them right now... But $75 is out of my purchase window at the moment. Sigh.

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Posted 25 August 2011 - 02:22 PM

Relase the mold in the US, Hasbro!

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Posted 25 August 2011 - 03:16 PM

QUOTE(RCX @ Aug 25 2011, 12:28 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
http://www.bigbadtoy...amp;mode=retail

My preorder from March has finally been fulfilled! I got in at the old price, now they have them listed for 20 bucks more ($75)...yikes.
Seems there are only 14 left in stock.

As soon as I saw BBTS put them back up on the front page for pre-order almost a couple months back, I put in an order. I followed the ebay auctions for a while, and unfortunately, $75 + shipping is cheap compared to those. Plus I'd have to deal with overseas shipping.

If I had known way back when, I would bought them from BBTS when they were first released. Primus knows I had the opportunity.

edit: My pre-order's been filled too. icon-hotrod.gif

Edited by Alpha Omega Trion Supreme, 25 August 2011 - 03:18 PM.


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Posted 25 August 2011 - 03:49 PM

$75 for two scouts? God, no.
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Posted 25 August 2011 - 04:03 PM

Yeah, they are gauging the price a bit here, but honestly who knows what Hasbro will do with those molds. Look at the seekers and how many years it took Hasbro to get them all out.

If I was interested in those two, I would probably still spring for this if I were you. Probably still going to be a good deal in the long run.
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Posted 25 August 2011 - 04:22 PM

Whether we see this mold released outside of Japan depends on when they bring the Scout class back. But that could take years.
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Posted 25 August 2011 - 04:39 PM

QUOTE(Sprocket @ Aug 25 2011, 05:22 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Whether we see this mold released outside of Japan depends on when they bring the Scout class back.


It doesn't really. Hasbro does lots of multi-figure pack sets, especially around the holidays. The contents of those don't have to comply to any of the regular size classes. They could very easily do a "Sherman Dam Attack" box that contains Frenzy, Rumble, and Ravage vs. Hound and Windcharger or any smaller combination thereof.

-ZacWilliam, Hasbro uses the size classes to breakdown the regular line but they put out plenty of products outside that general framework (scouts to Big Lots type discount stores for another example). They just need to decide they want to and/or find a store that would take it as an exclusive. That could happen literally anytime.

Edited by ZacWilliam1, 25 August 2011 - 04:42 PM.

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Posted 25 August 2011 - 07:33 PM

And people complained when they were around $40. icon-hotrod.gif

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Posted 25 August 2011 - 07:52 PM

QUOTE(Powered Convoy @ Aug 25 2011, 08:33 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
And people complained when they were around $40. icon-hotrod.gif

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Sooo glad you talked me into buying them back then! icon-ironhide.gif

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Posted 25 August 2011 - 07:57 PM

Go figure they come back in stock a week before I have money.
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#12 Powered Convoy

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Posted 25 August 2011 - 07:59 PM

QUOTE(NightViper @ Aug 25 2011, 08:52 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Powered Convoy @ Aug 25 2011, 08:33 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
And people complained when they were around $40. icon-hotrod.gif

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Sooo glad you talked me into buying them back then! icon-ironhide.gif

You're lucky I decided to keep that preorder after you decided you didn't want it and then changed your mind. icon-fire.gif

#13 NightViper

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Posted 25 August 2011 - 08:03 PM

QUOTE(Powered Convoy @ Aug 25 2011, 08:59 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(NightViper @ Aug 25 2011, 08:52 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Powered Convoy @ Aug 25 2011, 08:33 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
And people complained when they were around $40. icon-hotrod.gif

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Sooo glad you talked me into buying them back then! icon-ironhide.gif

You're lucky I decided to keep that preorder after you decided you didn't want it and then changed your mind. icon-fire.gif


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Posted 25 August 2011 - 08:29 PM

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They could very easily do a "Sherman Dam Attack" box that contains Frenzy, Rumble, and Ravage vs. Hound and Windcharger.


I would not be opposed to this.

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Posted 25 August 2011 - 08:48 PM

QUOTE(MrBlud @ Aug 25 2011, 09:29 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
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They could very easily do a "Sherman Dam Attack" box that contains Frenzy, Rumble, and Ravage vs. Hound and Windcharger.


I would not be opposed to this.

Nor would I. It would be quite great. Though don't let Hasbro know that Rumble (or red Frenzy) wasn't on that episode. icon-wildride.gif

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Posted 25 August 2011 - 11:01 PM

They look like crap compared to the third-party cassettes. I don't know why anyone would spend so much as a dime on these.

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Posted 25 August 2011 - 11:46 PM

QUOTE(Benbot @ Aug 26 2011, 12:01 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
They look like crap compared to the third-party cassettes. I don't know why anyone would spend so much as a dime on these.

Proper altmodes?
Proper quality and safety testing?
Arms that actually transform into piledrivers, instead of being partsfomery bits?

For the 5$ difference between the two, I'd go with Takara's.

Edited by Detour, 25 August 2011 - 11:47 PM.

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#18 The REAL Chopperface

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Posted 26 August 2011 - 12:22 AM

What Detour Said

Man... and here I thought I paid a ridiculous price for them at 55$ Can.

Glad I got them now

Edited by The REAL Chopperface, 26 August 2011 - 12:24 AM.


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Posted 26 August 2011 - 12:47 AM

QUOTE(Benbot @ Aug 26 2011, 12:01 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
They look like crap compared to the third-party cassettes. I don't know why anyone would spend so much as a dime on these.


Well, sometimes I like to buy things that aren't made out of cheese.

#20 Powered Convoy

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Posted 26 August 2011 - 06:19 AM

QUOTE(Benbot @ Aug 26 2011, 12:01 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
They look like crap compared to the third-party cassettes. I don't know why anyone would spend so much as a dime on these.

I have the complete opposite opinion. I think the official ones are a ton better than those tiny little things that turn into guns. Plus lots of people broke theirs.

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