Scored TRU Limited Skyglide Micron this morning

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Bête Noire, Mar 12, 2008.

  1. Bête Noire

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    So yeah, I got up early and went up to the nearest ToysRus this morning an hour before it opened.
    Not surprisingly, there were already two people in line waiting.
    By 10 AM, there were about 15 between the two entrances.

    Wow. Japanese guys actually RUN through the store to get exclusive micron goodness.
    I brought a friend to double my chances of getting one, and luckily we were buyers 8 and 9 of the 10 exclusives available... despite being placed 3 and 4 in line.

    But enough rambling... who wants to see a picture?

    The green used on the cockpit is nice but kind of detracts from the Powerglide-inspired theme. I would have preferred the grey used on the original toy, but it's pretty nevertheless.
     

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    nice
     
  3. Optimus Prime

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    Cool. Hopefully they'll have a neat exclusive figure to get when I'm over there next Spring.
     
  4. Bête Noire

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    Took a couple white-back ground photos by request.
     

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    Damn you! Now I want one :) 
     
  6. WhiteMocha

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    Woo, cool! Thanks for posting! And hey, they're popping up on ebay already... just scored one for not too crazy of a price. Quite a relief, after hearing horror stories of how much Dragoyell was selling for.
     
  7. defstar

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    Yep...seen one on ebay last night...think it was a BIN for $30.00...
     
  8. cobra zartan

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    snagged mine last night also, lots of them popping up on yahoo jp
     
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    Yup, that's about right. Got mine for $39 plus $10 shipping. High for a Micron, but it could be a lot worse. And it's a necessary addition to my A-10 collection.

    Plus, I genuinely think it looks nice. :) 
     
  10. cobra zartan

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    just finished checking yjp and the price has increased alot, glad I got it for $20
     
  11. DeathStorm

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    That 'bot mode is just god awful!! Especially the body and feet.

    Nonetheless, congrats on the find.
     
  12. Ghost Prime

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    what a pile of shite and a waste of plastic. i cant belive this rubbish is being sold on ebay for $30+ i guess its true - one mans junk is another mans treasure -

    the things just fug ugly and looks a total waste of time
     
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    Thanks for posting pics. I'm not a huge mini-con fan myself but I can appreciate the feeling of running to grab a new TF and knowing you might get a free exclusive in the process. Nice job!
     
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    Ebay:
    Wow, can't afford to shell out that much for a minicon even though it sounds like they made less than 1000 of them.
     
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    seems average buyout price at yjp is 2000 - 3000 yen right now.
    so BIN $30.00 is reasonable price, probably.:wink: 
     
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    Wow, I just love "fans" like you.
     
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    It's pretty damn fugly alright. :(  I have this mold in different colours, it won't stand up in 'bot mode for me.

    Not in any hurry to chase this one down.
     
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    Hmm... don't know why - being "free" and all - but I expected more.

    -airfox
     
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    Ebay:
    Nice, hope my source comes through for me...
     
  20. Bête Noire

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    If not, I'll probably be selling my extra one here in the next week or so.
     

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