TFCC Piranacon on eBay

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  1. RoboticPlanet

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  2. Deceptichage

    Deceptichage Decepticon Land Pirate

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    Does that mean it's coming soon?!!
     
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    Can't wait to see what the club is going to have this priced for. I want a set.
     
  4. Lupis Convoy

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    Definitely want to see the price tags. I want my own little Archer-bot. :) 
     
  5. Frognal

    Frognal Prodigal Son Returned

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    Didn't they estimate at Botcon the price being $80-$120?
     
  6. xZAOx

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    Yes they did.

    And the general understanding is that the toys are done, and have been done. The delay is with the packaging.
     
  7. Megatronwp38

    Megatronwp38 Megatron? Is that you!?!?

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    Lord and I thought the G1 colors were bad. . . .
     
  8. Jarodimus

    Jarodimus the guy with that scan Veteran TFW2005 Supporter

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    It's always been coming "soon"....
     
  9. Peaugh

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    Bagged? Weird. Maybe they'll be offering a bagged version? I know G.B. Blackrock will be thrilled if that's the case.
     
  10. neospark1

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    Time for Brian and gang to sue the pants off whoever stole these.
     
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    Since the hold-up is with the packaging, bagged is probably just their current state. Although is would be nice to not have to pay for the box, if they were going to offer a bagged version, they probably would have done it already. The club expects them to ship "sometime this summer", by the way.
     
  12. xZAOx

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    Nah. I doubt (could definitely be wrong) that the factory that makes the toys an the factory that makes the packaging are the same. I assumed either the packaging factory puts the toys in the foam, or FP does it themselves stateside.

    So, my guess is they were just stolen from the factory that way - and that all of them came bagged out of the factory.
     
  13. RoboticPlanet

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    Yeah, I wonder if this auction will end prematurely.
     
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    Now that it's frontpaged, it'll attract a lot more attention.
     
  15. Paladine

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    So to order one, you have to be a TFCC member? As I'm currently not a member, would it be possible to sign up today and still have access to this toy when it's released?
     
  16. Erector

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    aye!
     
  17. Nevermore

    Nevermore It's self-perpetuating a parahumanoidarianised!

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    Hey, the main auction photo was taken at BotCon. You can tell from the background.
     
  18. RobotoChan

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    hmmm - even though the colours look horific, I find myself insanely attracted to them.
     
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    For what it's worth, I picked up a complete G1 version at BotCon. That toy is immensely fun. With most (or all?) of the limbs being targetmasters, some of them have two guns that combine to make one gun, and other neat things, it's really a great piece.
     
  20. Victorysabre

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    Well, it being front paged made it alot easier for me to send the link to Brian.
     

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