Is there a way to get Prime Soundwave without going on a severe hunt?

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  1. HeroicC300

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    Seriously, he's the last Wave 1 deluxe I want (I already got the other two; Wheeljack and Cliffjumper), but I can't find him anywhere.

    I'm trying to avoid Toys 'R' Us, but may cave and go there.

    Why was he shortpacked?
     
  2. Autovolt 127

    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    As Optimus Prime once said......Ebay.

    Don't know about price but if your that needing of it and don't wanna search go for it. I got lucky and found it at a toy speciality shop which just had them out of the boxes.
     
  3. kaijuguy19

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    Amazon if you have an account there.
     
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    Try finding stores that attract less people.
     
  6. The Dark Seeker

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    I've been finding the Soundwaves without so much of a hassle. But then again I hunt in the mornings......so that may be why I'm seeing them on the pegs so much.
     
  7. Ratchets Hatch

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    K-mart meets that criterium.
     
  8. Cracka J

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    Seen a bunch around too. Then again I'm in an area that's pretty saturated with lots of walmarts/targets within a few miles of eachother.
     
  9. videriant

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    Depends on where you are at. I haven't had a problem finding Soundwaves down here in Houston. He's not shelf-warming but if I hit 2-3 stores I usually see him. I believe he's in the revision waves so he shouldn't just up and disappear with wave 2.
     
  10. wildfly

    wildfly Right notes. Wrong order.

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    1/8 of a case for two waves.
     
  11. HeroicC300

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    I live in the ass-end of Metro Atlanta, and almost WAS able to snag one (I knew when my local Target was putting the figures on the shelf, but was a day too late to get him and megs)

    Still, guess it wouldn't hurt to try again; Target is good at keeping the figures flowing as much as it can in my area.
     
  12. SouthtownKid

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    lol what makes you think you could find him at Toys 'R' Us anyway?
     
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    Yep. That's where I found my Soundwave. I find K-Marts (at least in my area) to be surprisingly reliable when it comes to having rare figures (I.E. DOTM Deluxe Wave 5) in stock.

    The higher prices scaring people away?

    Of course, that's nothing when collectors like us are factored in.
     
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    I doubt it. I'm sure I only got one because I got them to take a case out of the back room.
     
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    Unless you happen to arrive at a TRU (or any other store) when they stock him like I did, it's gonna be tough.

    I wish you the best of luck though.
     
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    Yup, this.
     
  17. transfan681

    transfan681 Retired TF Collector

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    wave 2 of dlx will have
    3 bumbleshit
    1 cliffjumper
    1 wheeljack
    1 arcee
    1 ratchet
    and 1 soundwave
    so i wish you good luck !
     
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    Once Prime takes over, he'll be easy to find. But for now, I'm on the hunt.
     
  19. Kaijumaster

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    Patience, he's very gettable here. give it a week or two.
     
  20. Salty

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    SE PA saw several this weekend at WM and Target...He's out there. Found Ratchet as well.
     

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