Noticed a package variant on RTS Jazz

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  1. axiom

    axiom What the what?!?! Moderator

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    Not a big deal, but for all you completists out there, I noticed that the Jazz I found at Walgreens did not have the gun showing in the package. It is packed with the gun under the hood. The Jazz I found at Kmart has the gun placed in the bubble. See the image-
    Kmart - left, Walgreens - right
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    Oh, and the rubsign is further back on the roof on the Walgreens version, but I imagine this could be different for EVERY Jazz out there.
     

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    Nice eye, Now i won't flip out when i eventually find a jazz in the wild.
     
  3. Satomiblood

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    Mine was packaged as the one on the right, but I had a feeling the gun was stored somewhere in the car upon opening. I believe 2.0 Sunstreaker/Sideswipe had package variants where the gun was stored underneath the rear of the car to act as the exhaust pipes.
     
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    Storing the gun inside the figure is cheaper overall than having to produce molds for press machines who will press an indentation in the plastic tray for the gun. It simplifies the production process and makes it cheaper overall.
     
  5. axiom

    axiom What the what?!?! Moderator

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    I just opened the second one and as I had assumed I don't see any difference other than the rub sign location.
     
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    Question since you have more than one... are the forearms molded in white plastic or painted white? On my version, they're painted, but I've read that some versions have them molded.
     
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    I noticed this packaging variation too when I compared the one I bought (gun with Jazz, from Marshalls) to some of the ones I was seeing people post in here (gun in bubble).

    Edit: Oops, crap, I found him at Kohls, not Marshalls. Sorry I forgot.
     
  8. axiom

    axiom What the what?!?! Moderator

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    Mine are both painted. I also noticed on the feedback forum for Jazz, the original poster Optimus Prime's version of Jazz has half white half black shins. It's probably a preproduction model but interesting non the less.
     
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    yes i was wondering about this i got one of ebay and it was the one without the gun bubble and i was like oh s**t until i noticed it had the gun under the hood
     
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    woah wait these are at marshalls???????
     
  11. Feralstorm

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    Another small variation in the toy itself. In the "Walgreens" version (with the gun packaged stored away in the car) , the joints that the front wheels and shoulders pivot on for transformation is fastened together with rivets, while the "K-mart" version, (with the gun on display in-package) had those joints put together with screws (they were a less floppy too, at least on mine)
     
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    Odd, both of my versions have the rivet/pin. A screw in that joint would really help! <(this comment makes me laugh a little):lol 
     
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    I've found Jazz @ 3 different stores. Kmart, Walgreens, and Kohls. The one I found @ Walgreens had the gun displayed. The rest of them did not. Its just a production change.
     
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    Sorry, I just noticed your reply and realized I typed the wrong place. I found him at Kohls along with the others in his wave. Sorry for the brainfart, I stopped at Marshalls the same day and just entered the wrong place by mistake.
     
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    is anyone's Jazz loose at the legs and one of his arms?
     
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    Wow, you guys have FOUND variants, when I have been to 3 states and still nothing, the only one I got was thunderwing. Can't wait to find him.
     

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