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  1. aledromo

    aledromo Decepticon at the Gate

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    I'm interested in getting a DotM Voyager Optimus, just as a companion piece to my greatly enjoyed Megatron. I see that he's part of two waves, and that he's already clogging shelves in every store I check (fruitlessly) for Skyhammers. In any case, those of you who work in retail (or just have lots of experience shopping retail), what are the odds and timing of this guy ending up on sale somewhere?

    Thanks.
     
  2. Digilaut

    Digilaut My name is Drift.

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    I don't work in retail. but I think it's uncertain at the moment: even though the Optimus toys are clogging shelves right now, please take in mind that the movie will hit in a monh.

    It's quite possible all those voyager Optimuses will move alot faster once the general public has seen the movie, so there might not be a clearance sale on them.

    But I'm sure you'll be able to find one relatively cheap in the end. And there's a repaint coming with a much cooler weapon, too, so maybe you want to consider getting that one instead.
     
  3. aledromo

    aledromo Decepticon at the Gate

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    Oh Rly? Do go on...
     
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  5. aledromo

    aledromo Decepticon at the Gate

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    Mmmm. Patience pays after all! Thanks.
     
  6. NCStarscream

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    I doubt it will last until end-of-line clearance sales, since it'll sell out at gift-giving time and probably won't be as heavily packed in later case assortments. But it's very likely you'll find it on sale at some point, as there seem to usually be deals on movie tie-in lines around the times of the movies' release dates in theaters and on DVD/Blu-ray.
     
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    someone is selling it for 10$ on B/S/T, without the mechtech.
     
  8. Steevy Maximus

    Steevy Maximus Movie Megs eats your soul

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    Wouldn't surprise me to see a sale of some sort when the feature film is released ($17 down from $20 for example), but as is, the current Walmart price of 18.77-ish is about the cheapest non-clearance price I've seen on TRansformers Voyagers in the last 5 years.
     
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    Previous movie/ROTF Voyager Optimus molds had numerous repaints, so there's a good chance of more repaints for this DOTM Voyager OP. Whether the repaints turn out better than the original is anyone's guess. Sometimes the repaints came with less paint details.
    A repaint at sale price in October or next spring is not unlikely.
     
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    Well, Tru UK have a DOTM offer on atm, a similar deal might happen in the US alongside the film.
     

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