How come videos have Leadfoot with Target logos???

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  1. Jimmy88

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    Hey dudes now Im just bringing this up because Im curious, I came across some DOTM Deluxe Leadfoot video reviews on youtube and there are a few with the Target and branding logos, was this just a select few that people got if they ordered it early??? Just curious:)  Thanks dudes:) 
     
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    Target had an exclusive repaint with their logo on it.
     
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    Stolen Chinese Toys!
     
  4. Grimwing

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    Kind of dirty business. But essentially those people had middlemen get those toys out of china. Usually these connections are through ebay.

    Deluxe leadfoot was supposed to be a target exclusive in the US, but a regular release internationally without the target brand. If you see one with the target symbol paint. Its from this cancelled US release. Which was pretty far along apparently.

    I've gotten at least one canceled toy this way. The urban camo redeco of Dune Runner.
     
  5. Jimmy88

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    Oh sweet, yeah because I ordered all 3 that were cancelled, but I didnt know that people could actually get their hands on the actual cancelled unreleased US versions.....very interesting, so in theory there is a warehouse full of them..hehe;) 
     
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    I've never understood why a bot would want to have a big target painted on his gut anyway. Kinda counter-intuitive to being stealthy if you ask me.
     
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    Although this is hilarious, a NASCAR racer without its advertisements would stand out worse than the plain red racer.

    Don't ask me how they stay hidden on NASA's base, however... THAT doesn't make any sense whatsoever..
     
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    In superhero logic. Its to keep the decepticons shooting at leadfoots most heavily armored section in his chest, rather than his head.
     
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  10. Grimwing

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    Right. That's him. Only cost $4 on top of the ten breacher scouts I ordered. (they were'nt out yet, and I was getting impatient to army build.)

    Granted one of the breachers was badly misassembled. But that's the risk you take.
     
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    Good deal, I like that mold.

    Huh, that deco never came out? Didn't realize it was cancelled in the states. Came out in England, apparently.
     

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