Minnesota Transformers Sightings

Discussion in 'Transformers Sightings' started by Foster, Oct 23, 2003.

  1. MST3KFan

    MST3KFan Master of the Obvious

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    He's around the same height as G1 Blaster, yep. Heck, KFC's Transistor is also the same height!
     
  2. Transmetal

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    Really, cuz he seems way bigger than that, maybe it was just the gigantic box.
     
  3. einhazard

    einhazard Sentient Tapedeck

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    I can take some comparison pics when I get home as long as I remember. XD
    He scales well with the rest of TR, and like I said, he works great as a base. The bases are awwwwesome.
     
  4. optimusfan

    optimusfan Kill your heroes Administrator TFW2005 Supporter

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    Nothing interesting at the Burnsville Target.
     
  5. conan050

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    Picked up a RID Thunderhoof at Sartell WM. Also saw Scoponok, Fracture and Windblade. Also they had PM Prime and Blaster Titan Returns leaders.
     
  6. Rahal Stmin

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    The Eden Prairie target had a Ravage and a Laserbeak when I stopped by earlier today
     
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    The EP Walgreens off 169 and Pioneer Trail has had 2x each of Highbrow and Chromdome for awhile. I finally caved and grabbed one of each for the extra $5 they charge for TFs. Still one of each left.

    For those of you who like Marvel Legends, Walgreens is usually a good place to find hard to find figures. My wife scored a Rogue ML there just the other day. I'm looking for Wolverine for my friend. I'd appreciate a heads up if anyone spots one.
     
  8. Spiff-O-Matic

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    The Walgreens on 169 & Pioneer Trail has one Chromedome and one Highbrow.

    EDIT: Oops, didn't see the above post. In any case, they are both still there.
     
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    New blaster and old blaster. Just about the same size
     

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    Yeah, I'm generally not super huge into leader class figures. I'll spring if they actually make (yes, goofy ass G1) scale sense. I think Ultra Magnus and Jetfire are great examples of that. But the Megatron figure, despite being gorgeous, and then Soundwave/Blaster make no sense. CR Galvatron and Ultra Magnus are perfect with my Classics Optimus Prime and Generations Jetfire looks really good being strangled by my CW Bruticus.

    But so far the Decepticon leader classes have been disappointing choices.
     
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    Oh, went to the Maplewood TRU and it was quite disappointing. Just some TR Sentinel Primes and Galvatrons with a few of the current wave deluxes and little else.
     
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    Bloomington Walgreens on 98th and Lyndale has a Mindwipe.
     
  13. einhazard

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    Prolly gonna be out of the collecting game for a bit. Needed a bigger place for my collection, made an offer on a place in Eden Prairie (my wife is firmly convinced that's not the only reason we're looking at houses, but I don't know what other reasons their could be).
    I'm still gonna go with Hasbro stuff, but I'll probably lean back on my 'no repaints' rule, though with all the psuedo-reengineering in TR, that line's a bit blurry.
    Anyhow, wish me luck! :D 
     
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    NICKBOT Entitlement? Piss off.

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    Plymouth Target (the 55 and past the 494) had new Legends class figures. I picked up Rumble (heh, sure), left the rest.
     
  15. Spiff-O-Matic

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    Not sure if I needed full confirmation from Jer, but I figured we'd do the Sunday October 2nd from 11-3 meetup at Frankie's.

    I grabbed the Brawn and Apeface Titan Masters from Chaska Target, left one Brawn and some wave 1 hanging. They also had some wave 1 deluxes (Blurr and Scourge I think.)
     

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