Should I bother with FOC Bruticus?

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  1. Lazerwave

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    I've got 3 days to decide, because a store I know is getting them, but probably only 1 set.

    See I never intended to get him, but after I had this dream that I had one plus a few of my friends in town looking for him too is making me reconsider. I'm not interested in the SDCC version, I rather get the Hasbro version because it comes in my top 5 favorite colors. Also, after watching the video reviews the only reasons why I want to get him is Blast-Off and the actual Bruticus.
     
  2. TrueNomadSkies

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    Blast-Off is my favorite too, and I'm pretty excited to get my G2 version. Could always see if BBTS still has the pre-order available.
     
  3. Duwian

    Duwian Wants FoC EVERYTHING

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    Yes, he is worth it. Blast-Off is a favorite for me too. And, although don't bet on it, a third party is probably going to release a kickass upgrade for him.
     
  4. Lazerwave

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    I even had this thought when I heard the store is getting 1 set on Tuesday.

    What if other people found out then we'd all show up when it arrives, then we'd wall fight over who gets the set, then someone would say, "Alright Fine here's the deal, We'll all get 1 part of Bruticus." Then everyone agree, then I would shout, "I call Blast-Off!"

    It would also depend on how much it would be. I don't know how much it is yet, but I have a $10 off coupon. But this other comic store in town had them and sold out, but each one sold for $25 each.
     
  5. TrueNomadSkies

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    Just show up before they do.
     
  6. Ash from Carolina

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    For me it's a no brainer that I'll get the set in one of the colors offered. After too many times of just having something like one Decepticon in a wave I'm jumping on the chance to add five more Decepticons to my all too small collection of Decepticons.

    Not really sure if I'll combine them or not but that just seems like a bonus compared to getting more characters that I've wanted an update to.
     
  7. Lazerwave

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    Because the store opens after 12 pm. and who knows if other people will line up for it too.
     
  8. SurlyJ

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    I can't decide either, but I'm leaning towards no. I don't see a huge reason to get him when I am waiting for BBTS/Amazon G2 Bruticus to drop. That one looks great and is half the price of getting all the FOC combiners.

    Now, if FOC Bruticus was actually made of the play-doh he looks like he consists of, I might reconsider...
     
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    No, get Rail Racer and call it a day.
     
  10. Driftveil

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    It's a pretty nice figure(s). I would recommend it if you can get it
     
  11. Lazerwave

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    Why Rail Racer? And I never seen him ever in my town.
     
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    Because it's the greatest combiner ever, also, you have to get him on the internet.
     
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    I'd say go for it.

    I'm confident I'll get one on rebate as well. Boxing day. Without any rebate though the fruity colours turn me off.
     
  14. Avengers

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    I'd seriously suggest with get the $59.99 G-2 colored version of FOC Baruticus from BBTS.com. It comes in a beautiful gift art box. the toys are in Generation 2 colors.

    I don't even want to fanthom how much this store your interested in getting the mass produced FOC Bruticus will charge you for this toy.
     
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    you couldn't rebate those colors enough, g2 is less tacky and garish
     
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    I'll get him, but I'll wait for him to hit retail. I don't think he's going to disappear off pegs too soon (I hope....)
     
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    30%-40%? Maybe price errors? Some of them for free? Zellers is known for major fuck-ups...
     
  18. Avengers

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    For $25 each times Five that's a horrible price for the mass released version.
    this is $25 more than the SDCC version cost. it's $65 more than the G-2 version cost.

    might as well for HTS.com to carry them for the cheapest price. or wait for walmart or target to carry each toy for under $15 each.
     
  19. SurlyJ

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    WHere have you seen pictures of the packaging for the BBTS g2 Bruticus?
     
  20. SurlyJ

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    Only way I'm considering this Bruticus tho is to get the FOC case of 8 for 115. I don't have jazz or Optimus, can sell the shockwave for 10 bucks and have each figure come in at like 13-14 bux.
     

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