Quick question about Cybertron Optimus Prime/Hooligan

Discussion in 'Transformers General Discussion' started by Lord Of Tetris, May 17, 2007.

  1. Lord Of Tetris

    Lord Of Tetris Well-Known Member

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    Hi, all.

    I've had some HORRIBLE luck getting Transformers toys. I recently found a store that sells Optimus Prime for $59, Hooligan (Decepticon repaint of Jetfire) for $49, and Primus for $69. I've kind of wanted to buy them but I'm aware that this place is charging something like $10 over MSRP.

    Am I getting ripped off? Or is this a good deal?

    I've been collecting Transformers casually since 1984, but never to the point where I had to "get them all." However, I've had my eye on Cybertron Optimus, Jetfire/Hooligan, and Primus for a while, and was wondering if that was a fair price.

    If anyone needs more info...it's the dark blue/maroon Optimus Prime. And...just checking...Hooligan IS a repaint of Jetfire, right? They'd combine? And do their colors look any good when combined?
     
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    ILoveDinobot Arise Rodimus Prime

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  3. Lord Of Tetris

    Lord Of Tetris Well-Known Member

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    YIKES. I guess I wasn't paying attention! It was a Decepticon airplane. It turned into the kind of airplane that Wing Saber turns into. It LOOKED like a repaint of Wing Saber.

    Here's a picture of the guy. His name was Sky Shadow.
    http://static.flickr.com/54/137689907_503edfd407.jpg

    Edit:

    Nevermind. I can see that Sky Shadow does NOT combine with Cybertron Optimus Prime, so I won't be buying him.

    But I still want to know if $59 for Optimus, $69 for Primus, and $49 for Soundwave is a good deal or if I'm getting ripped off.
     
  4. ILoveDinobot

    ILoveDinobot Arise Rodimus Prime

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    hehe and if you are looking for a decent price Hasbrotoyshop.com is haveing 25% and free shipping with the promo code FNFSPR7 you can still get Primus, not sure about the other guys.

    Yes it is a bit much for those figures, I believe all of Cybertron is on clearance now. People were reporting Primus going for $13 somewhere awhile ago, I think at K-Mart.
     
  5. Insane Galvatron

    Insane Galvatron is not insane. Really!

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    That's high. There is a store around here that has Soundwave and Prime in stock for their MSRP.
     
  6. TJOmega

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    The prices for Prime and Primus are $20 overcharged and Soundwave is $30 over. Try Hasbrotoyshop.com, they still have them for retail.

    Prime (repaint but the same toy and still looks nice)
    http://www.hasbrotoyshop.com/ProductsByBrand.htm?BR=496&ST=SO&ID=17726&PG=1

    Primus
    http://www.hasbrotoyshop.com/ProductsByBrand.htm?BR=496&ST=SO&ID=17575&PG=2

    Soundwave
    http://www.hasbrotoyshop.com/ProductsByBrand.htm?BR=496&ST=SO&ID=17442&PG=2

    And as stated above, the coupon code FNFSPR7 gets you 25% off and free shipping which is awesome. Not to mention it kills those overcharges you found locally.
     
  7. Lord Of Tetris

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    Thanks!
     
  8. Lord Of Tetris

    Lord Of Tetris Well-Known Member

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    Sorry for all the questions...What's the difference between Primus and Primus with Unicron's Head?

    Is it no difference except that the latter comes with a bonus head?
     
  9. Insane Galvatron

    Insane Galvatron is not insane. Really!

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    That's it, just a bonus head. That's the one I got. Free stuff FTW!
     
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    I thought all the Unicron heads were gone?
     
  11. ILoveDinobot

    ILoveDinobot Arise Rodimus Prime

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    Nope they still sell them on Hasbrotoyshop.com :\
     

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