Does Real Gear Midnighter Actually Exist?

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  1. soundwaveCA

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    Seriously? I've been searching for this little bugger now since it's "supposed" release last spring and haven't seed hide nor hair of him anywhere, not on eBay, Junkion, conventions, nothing. Is (was) he really this hard to come by? He's the last movie toy I need to cap off my movie collection and I'm starting to seriously doubt if I'll ever see the little bastard :( 
     
  2. Solscud007

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    who are you talking about? Im not familiar with that name. It might have been made in small numbers but then production was cancelled. So usually toy companies will sell it in a different/smaller market. Like the Starwars jedi braid from hasbro. my friend and I found it in japan. Not in a collector's store. but a generic chain toy store.
     
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    Midnighter XR-4 - Movie Real Gear and TECH - Transformers Resources
     
  4. Orion_Prime48

    Orion_Prime48 Super Sentai Purist

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    ive seen him maybe once or twice probably more but im into that watch design
     
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    He exists, I own him. But I had to order him from Hasbro... I never saw him, nor the green game controller monkeybot (Twitcher, is that his name? I can never remember the Real Gear names) on store shelves. I suspect that after the first few shelfwarming waves of Real Gears, a lot of stores were reluctant to order any more.
     
  6. Beastbot X

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    Yeah, I have him, Twitcher, and Farsight in this room. He exists.

    Unless there is no spoon, of course.
     
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    I was in this boat a while ago so I bought the three of them in this wave from HTS.com. A few weeks after I bought them at HTS (at a discount of course) I found them on the pegs at a KBToys store.

    I am wondering where that individual voyager size Battle Damaged Prime and Battle Damaged Arcee went too?
     
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    Saw them on KB as soon as they went up and pounced on them... lucky I did, as both they and KB seem to be done.

    Now that last wave of Target scouts... THAT'S the big mystery.
     
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    Yeah, no kidding! I wonder if those have simply been cancelled.
     
  10. Grimlock_13

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    It shelfwarmed here for a really long time. I'd be happy to pick one up for you, but a couple months ago they were replaced by the Animated Activators.
     
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    I've seen that guy quite a bit around in my area. Never thought he was that uncommon. Probably just my area getting a good amount of shipments of that line. You can find those real gears transformers anywhere around here.
     
  12. cobra zartan

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    Im in the same boat soundwave, never seen the buggers
     
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    I also wonder if the other 3 Target scout exclusives will come out.
     
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    At this point I might just have to go to Botcon this year to find this stupid toy if anything else :lol 
     
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    Same thing. I ordered them from HTS for one of our British pals. I may have seen him in stores once and that's it. Last part of the wave and all that so there were short-produced.
     
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    I saw Farsight T-20 and Photon T-34. I think they were in the same wave as Midnighter. Never saw Midnighter though...
     
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    real gear guys hung around for a LONG time in my area. got a laserbeak lookin mp3 player for my oldest--he wasnt too impressed and neither was I.
     
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    I'm pretty sure I saw one recently, can't remember where. Might have been Cole's supermarket....
     
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    I got it from Hasbro toy shop. Though honestly I don't think its all that obviously different from meantime. Or rather its much more boring than meantime. The sticker is hued to look like a night lit watch though.

    Where are those delayed target scouts? Reverb and gunbarrel + one other?

    Those have monsterous troop building potential.
     
  20. Deathnoble

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    Have you tried Walgreens? I do believe I've seen Walgreens carrying Real Gear figures no more than two months ago. Can't say I've looked recently, though.
     

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