Botcon Razorclaw & Elita-1 on Sale

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Omegax80, Oct 13, 2009.

  1. Omegax80

    Omegax80 Using a Positive Rifle

    Joined:
    Mar 22, 2004
    Posts:
    6,312
    News Credits:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    247
    Likes:
    +77
    Botcon 2009 Razorclaw and Elita 1 are now on sale at the Transformers Club Store

    Botcon 2009 Razorclaw & Elita 1

    So if you didn't have enough already, now get them for cheaper. Oh... boy.

    Any bets as to which figures sell out first? Astrotrain & Arirazor or Razorclaw & Elita?
     
  2. Bgrngod

    Bgrngod Autocon

    Joined:
    Oct 9, 2007
    Posts:
    6,108
    News Credits:
    35
    Trophy Points:
    191
    Likes:
    +35
  3. Sol Fury

    Sol Fury The British Butcher Administrator News Staff

    Joined:
    Nov 22, 2002
    Posts:
    35,693
    News Credits:
    4
    Trophy Points:
    342
    Likes:
    +156
    Facebook:
    Instagram:
    News is the wrong spot for sure, but I think it's fine as its own thread since it's not one of the big brick & mortar retailers.

    Elita & Razorclaw are fantastic designs, I strongly recommend anyone who is interested to snag a set. Best versions of their respective molds released to date.
     
  4. Metal Chaos

    Metal Chaos The Spark of Chaos

    Joined:
    Jun 15, 2008
    Posts:
    4,410
    News Credits:
    2
    Trophy Points:
    172
    Likes:
    +5
    im seriously thinking of joining the club if the toy they are releasing is decent. Has it been proven to be Punch/Counterpunch?
     
  5. Motor_Master

    Motor_Master Lets the balls touch

    Joined:
    Jul 30, 2002
    Posts:
    11,685
    News Credits:
    7
    Trophy Points:
    307
    Location:
    New Hampshire
    Likes:
    +80
    Yes Punch/Counterpunch is the next club exclusive.
     
  6. Dran0n

    Dran0n Junk male

    Joined:
    Dec 13, 2007
    Posts:
    13,312
    News Credits:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    217
    Location:
    Cygnus X-1 (ya bish)
    Likes:
    +15
    $100?!? Are you sh*tting me?!?
     
  7. Foster

    Foster Super Mod

    Joined:
    Mar 26, 2003
    Posts:
    32,171
    News Credits:
    7
    Trophy Points:
    317
    Likes:
    +40
    I guess all that talk about Razorclaw being highly desired didn't account for how bad the Leobreaker mold is. Seriously, the G1 Razorclaw is a MUCH better toy.
     
  8. Feralstorm

    Feralstorm I ship Nick & Judy TFW2005 Supporter

    Joined:
    Jun 26, 2003
    Posts:
    17,296
    News Credits:
    3
    Trophy Points:
    367
    Likes:
    +262
    Seems its a matter of FP grossly overestimating the demand, or at least the number willing to pay premium club prices.

    I sure feel silly for dropping by ebay for them after the last Botcon, I'll tell ya that much. :) 
     
  9. Pimpimus Prime

    Pimpimus Prime (┌∩┐(◣_◢)┌∩┐) TFW2005 Supporter

    Joined:
    Aug 12, 2002
    Posts:
    6,130
    News Credits:
    10
    Trophy Points:
    267
    Likes:
    +16
    Ebay:
    Hmm... I wonder if I could sell Elita-1. I really want Razorclaw but have no interest in her.
     
  10. amd098

    amd098 En taro Artanis!

    Joined:
    Sep 14, 2004
    Posts:
    4,537
    News Credits:
    6
    Trophy Points:
    237
    Likes:
    +111
    Ebay:
    Facebook:
    well if you want razorclaw lemme know, i have one for sale, MISP


    i really like both, i ended up with 2 razorclaws, i was gonna customize him, but with 20 credits this semester, im dying here
     
  11. Scantron

    Scantron Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Oct 3, 2004
    Posts:
    8,249
    News Credits:
    3
    Trophy Points:
    211
    Likes:
    +5
    Not as good a deal as the discount on Astrotrain and Airazor, but not bad either. If I had some more funds available this month, and there wasn't so much non-TF stuff to get soon, I'd probably get both sets.

    Punch/Counterpunch is slated to be released by the Club at some point but, IIRC, it won't be the "free" membership figure.
     
  12. Matty

    Matty @StayingInTheBox Moderator News Staff

    Joined:
    Jun 2, 2009
    Posts:
    14,683
    News Credits:
    29
    Trophy Points:
    257
    Likes:
    +123
    Twitter:
    Instagram:
    I picked up the Astrotrain/Airazor deal a couple of days ago. I effing love the Astrotrain! Paint scheme, mold, box art . . . very nice!

    As far as the Elita 1/Razorclaw, well Elita 1 I'm pretty fond of, but I really don't like the Razorclaw mold. IDK, I guess it's worth picking up.
     
  13. RoboticPlanet

    RoboticPlanet Exclusively Exclusive

    Joined:
    Jul 11, 2004
    Posts:
    2,999
    News Credits:
    13
    Trophy Points:
    206
    Likes:
    +13
    Makes me think they're trying to cover their asses after all the QC problems that were being reported.
     
  14. Hyperoptic

    Hyperoptic G1-Junkie

    Joined:
    Aug 13, 2009
    Posts:
    5,597
    News Credits:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    212
    Likes:
    +70
    Was thinking the exact opposite. I actualy want an Elita-1 to match up with my BotCon Alpha Trion.
    BTW, anyone know if the scales would work together?
     
  15. Foster

    Foster Super Mod

    Joined:
    Mar 26, 2003
    Posts:
    32,171
    News Credits:
    7
    Trophy Points:
    317
    Likes:
    +40
    I think they look well together on my shelf. YMMV. She's about 60% as tall as him, he's a Voyager as tall as an Ultra.
     

Share This Page