TF Animated Blackout

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by FPfan, May 27, 2010.

  1. FPfan

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  2. MidnightBliss

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    Finding one online is the only way right now. Ebay may help. I highly doubt there will be a U.S. release.
     
  3. Human Beastbox

    Human Beastbox The Murdinator

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    I ordered one from Hobby Link Japan, but it's "Backordered". :( 
     
  4. Matt_M

    Matt_M Snarkabot

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    I don't think you'll ever see him on retail shelves here. If he is ever released in the US it will be through HST or something.
     
  5. harrismonkey

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    Given how most (or all) of the reputable online toy stores have already sold out of this guy, you can do two things-

    1) Wait and see if they get more (very risky)

    2) Get one on ebay (probably very expensive- especially since folks know he's impossible to get)

    Personally, I'm glad this guy and RC aren't on my want list. Getting them looks to be an expensive pain.
     
  6. thenatureboywoo

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    Wait a while for the hype to wear off. Get him next year, when dudes are selling theirs to buy something newer.
     
  7. mx-01 archon

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    I pre-ordered the Japanese one ages ago. Most of the major suppliers are backordered on him now, though.
     
  8. videriant

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    check with bodhar2000, $75 shipped I believe he was quoting.
     
  9. jerryitus

    jerryitus Transformer vacuum

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    Why would it be risky to assume a re-stock at TFSource or BBTS? Is this not a retail release in Japan?
     
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    I got mine from BBTS but they are sold out. Supposed to be delivered tomorrow :) 
     
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    Keep checking BBTS. 10 days after a new item comes in, everyone who had a declined credit card automatically has their order for the item canceled. I find usually a handful become available.
     
  12. Human Beastbox

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    Awesome....................for some people anyways. :D 
     
  13. videriant

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    Speak of the devil. There are 10 (9 now) available for 'preorder' from BBTS. Was $49.99 the original price?
     
  14. Optimus Vader

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    Go buy one at Toy Arena for $45. That's probably the best price you'll find unless it does come to the US at some point.
     
  15. metrotitan

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    snagged one for you.
     
  16. Big_Daddy

    Big_Daddy The. Balls. Will. Touch.<br><b><font color=blue>Bi

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    I had one on backorder at HLJ, but thanks to this thread I now have a pre-order at BBTS instead :D 
     
  17. jerryitus

    jerryitus Transformer vacuum

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    Yeah, what were the chances that they'd come up with more right now? Nice, I gots mine on reserve as well. Good looking out Metrotitan, you've earned that $5 TRU gift voucher.
     
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    Rhinox We bring surreal to life

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    thanks for the heads up.

    BBTS preorder confirmed!
     
  19. wildfly

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    Based on precident, TRU would seem the least worst chance for a retail release... perhaps with Thundercracker and (Workzone) Bulkhead... but that may not be a for a good while yet. Availability may still be limted though.


    Hopefully the confusion will be cleared up by, or during, Botcon.
     
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    barrelks Captain Funtastic

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    Hopefully BBTS having more up means that they didn't have the same issue that they did with Arcee (not getting enough stock), cause I ordered mine late in the game.
     

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