Is it too early to give up on Windcharger?

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  1. transmasterc

    transmasterc Well-Known Member

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    Well,I have been to 3 Ross stores we have and come up emty in terms of Windcharger..Am I wasting my time and gas trying to find a figure that no longer exists?Either someone beat me to them or they just have not recieved them at all.I am really starting to lose hope.I want him but I am not going to pay $1000000000000000000000000 for him on Eprey.
     
  2. big hank

    big hank Resident Slacker-Basher

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    Dude, I literally just found one today! I think there is always a shot. I don't think distribution is done with them. Grappels/Lugnuts are still trickling into my heck of the woods, I've been seeing them on and off for about 3 weeks now. Be vigilant.
     
  3. transmasterc

    transmasterc Well-Known Member

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    Well,

    If you can hook me up with 2 of them.I would greatly apprieciate it.I have to know where do you live.Just curious.I have seen Grapple only once at Ross and once at TJ Max.
     
  4. salmonman78

    salmonman78 Mordin, my hero

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    Just stick with it, eventually you will run into one. When you do try and buy another to try and help another as well. I plan on doing that when I find him.
     
  5. Stryker055

    Stryker055 Josh Boyfriend

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    Have yet to find him. Anywhere.

    But if anybody has a Lugnut and Windcharger they could spare or pick up for less than retail price, I'd love to take them.
     
  6. big hank

    big hank Resident Slacker-Basher

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    Yeah, you have to figure even with shortpacked figures (one per case) there's got to be 1000's of them produced. They will turn up eventually, and for $4.99 to boot!
     
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    big hank Resident Slacker-Basher

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    I have an extra RTS MISB Lugnut waiting to be traded, PM me if interested.
     
  8. Soundblaster1

    Soundblaster1 The Heisenberg of Toys

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    3 Ross stores is nothing. I frequent 3 TJMaxx, 2 Marshall's, and 2 Ross stores and I still haven't found Windcharger.

    So I traded for one from the UK.
     
  9. FakeEyes22

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    I've killed myself looking for this guy. At the same time, I think I've picked up practically every item released in 2010 on clearance in the past couple of months. Some I wanted, but most were just bought out of Windcharger disappointment!

    I wouldn't say it's too late, but I'm exhausted from searching lately. Lately, the closeout stores have been getting stuff older than Windcharger as well as both very recent G.I.Joe stuff and Joe figures that were tough to get 2 years ago. I think we'll see another wave of him. In the meantime, I may start looking for a fair trade and save on gas.
     
  10. Bumblebee3

    Bumblebee3 Autobot

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    I just want ONE little Grappel for my son????

    Have a Deep Dive MIB available and cash????

    Can one of you help me out???

    Please :) 
     
  11. Soundblaster1

    Soundblaster1 The Heisenberg of Toys

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    Post a thread in the wanted forum, you're bound to find something eventually.

    But Inferno is a way better toy.
     
  12. LogicalLuke

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    As someone who posted in the wanted section, best find someone who has one for trade or sale. The thread I posted did no good but after trading I wound up with three. :D 
     
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    Pick up for less than retail? Meaning, go find you one and sell it to you for less than they just paid? GENIUS!
     
  14. Stryker055

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    Yeah, that's pretty much how it goes. Basically aimed at those lucky enough to score one at T.J. Maxx or Marshall's.
     
  15. Billzilla

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    Well, you would actually have a hard time finding a Windcharger for retail price. As far as I know it was never available for full retail in the US unless you got it online. It was released directly to discount chains, so most Americans who have one paid five bucks for it. The poster was asking to buy one off someone for that price if they found a spare.
     
  16. Agent-GHQ

    Agent-GHQ Accept the unacceptable

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    I'd walk in with expectation either other than to find good deals on clothes and accessories!
     
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    Good luck with that lol
     
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    After the amount of gas i've spent looking for grapple and wc there is no way that i could sell them at cost if i found an extra. I would just hold onto the extra then.
     
  19. Bumblebee3

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    Thanks but I did post a thread last month asking for Grappel and no dice, so I am sorry if I was out of place asking here.
     
  20. Hot Shot.

    Hot Shot. Giving up on the fiction.

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    I've been checking stores constantly, and still haven't had any luck finding a Windcharger. I can't find Legends Prime, Megatron, or Trailbreaker either. :( 
     

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