Armada Mini-Cons in RID Tiny Tins packaging?

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  1. Nevermore

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    Saw those minicon tins all the time at toys R us sidecaps back in 2003 (Transformers Energon mainline)
     
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    Yeah, CVS used to carry those. TRU did also. There were also these at Walmart.
     
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    These and the Universe 1.0 Tiny Tins versions of the Armada Race Team are well-known, if not the least because we got stock photos of them and bios and stuff.
     
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    I definitely remember my TRU being clogged with these guys. If they were repaints, I would have bought them...
     
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    Talking about this over at the Allspark, as well. I noticed that the seller used staples to "seal" all these packages...every one of their auctions - staples.

    It seems the seller perhaps just took the bubbles from the "common releases" of these figures, threw in some generic non-TF Tiny Tins, and slapped them all on Spy Changer cardbacks.

    I could be wrong, but it would help A LOT to see a scan of the back of the card - to see if the back matches up with what's on the front, because otherwise it just seems like some homemade "errors/variants".

    MIKE
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    But were Spiral, Oval and Backtrack ever available individually on Tiny Tin cards? I mean, the bubbles have to come from somewhere. The only other known individually-packaged Tiny Tin Mini-Con variants were always just Downshift, Mirage and Dirt Boss.
     
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