Camshaft vs Swerve: Which one was more difficult to find?

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  1. e3nine

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    I'm just wondering, how did the Alternator hunt for these 2 go for you guys?

    With Swerve, I was able to see him about 6 seperate times during the month of August, 2005. I know he didn't ship after and was stuck with 2 shelf warming Grimlocks and 1 Swindle.

    I've never seen Camshaft on a shelf. I'm a pretty good hunter too, so I'm just shocked he never surfaced in my area (10+ stores) at all. I was fortunate enough to order him on Hasbro Toyshop.




    Which one was worse to find for you guys?
     
  2. paskal

    paskal SHWOOOO!!

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    Still don't have Camshaft.
     
  3. soundwaveCA

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    Swerve hands down.

    Not only was he hard to find in the US but never made it outside the US. Camshaft actually made it here to Canada and has been for the most part not to difficult to track down. Heck I've seen him 3 times in stores already.
     
  4. Valkysas

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    I actually found (and own) swerve.

    never seen camshaft though.
     
  5. Kupp

    Kupp Ford Fanboy TFW2005 Supporter

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    I found many swerves, I had to buy Camshaft online.
     
  6. revlimiter

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    I never saw either one of them. For some reason, I have no intrest in Swerve, but I really want a Camshaft to slightly modify and add to my Stunticon ranks...
     
  7. CrackerBoy

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    I had to go to the US to get Swerve. I've seen Camshaft a few times in my area and was able to pick him up easily.
     
  8. Megatronwp38

    Megatronwp38 Nobody defeats the DEVASTATOR!

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    It's a tie for me. I didnt see swerve in a store until December last year at TRU where I saw one swerve at one TRU and two at another TRU. Camshaft I saw two in one day and bought them both, and that's it...have never seen him again.
     
  9. Tenebrouser

    Tenebrouser Craft...or is it crap?

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    I've never seen either, but it seems like Swerve was in higher demand.
     
  10. Liokaiser

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    I saw one of each. I was lucky to find Swerve at Toyrus in the over head compartment. :D  I saw Camshaft at Walmart and pass on it. I regret that move.
     
  11. MegaPrime33

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    I remember seeing swerve several times at target and walmart and I passed each time. I have regretted it ever since.
     
  12. Pimpimus Prime

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    Between Target and TRU, I saw probably 20+ Swerves. In fact, they were warming shelves for awhile. With Camshaft though, I saw a total of 2 in stores. I have a feeling he'll be shipping again with Ravage and Rumble
     
  13. adamthered

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    Swerve for me. Never saw a single one. I saw one Camshaft and he now resides in my gameroom.
     
  14. e3nine

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    I was thinking the same thing until someone mentioned that Mirage will be the 3rd bot in the case. It's either ...

    2X Ravage, 1X Rumble, 1X Mirage

    or

    1X Ravage, 2X Rumble, 1X Mirage.



    if that's the truth, Camshaft = eBay monster soon.
     
  15. Predaking

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    Saw Swerve twice and passed both times. Haven't seen Camshaft yet.
     
  16. Gears

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    Camshaft was harder to find by leaps and bounds.
     
  17. Omnibus Prime

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    I saw Swerve 6+ times, enough so that I regret not getting extras now. And I got mine from TRU.com even.

    I've seen Camshaft twice, one of which I purchased.

    6>2
     
  18. Jarodimus

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    I must echo the "Camshaft = teh mostest rarez0rs" sentiment. I saw Swerve 2-3 times -- with 2 present each time -- though only at TRU. The only Camshaft I've ever seen is the one I ordered from HTS.
     
  19. Deefuzz

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    Never seen either figure at retail...still the only two alts I am missing.

    *grumble, grumble*
     
  20. Renidragon

    Renidragon Toys on my table!

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    I used to see Swerve a lot (And Decepticharge), but all of a sudden, they all disappeared.

    I saw Camshaft ONCE... and I didn't pick him up, cause I only had enough for one Alt, and that's when I got my Prime. :( 
     

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