The "Hope they dont get reissued" purchase

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by MegaHavok, Mar 9, 2006.

  1. MegaHavok

    MegaHavok Well-Known Member

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    I visited my nearest vintage toy store and caught the guy unloading his car when he pulled out these
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    After two minutes of debate I snagged them before they even went into the case

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    Hope I didnt over pay, hey how much are the boxes worth cause I dont really need them
     
  2. Omnibus Prime

    Omnibus Prime I'm too old for this shit TFW2005 Supporter

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    How much did you spend on the pair?

    And I already sent you a PM about those boxes. I'd be happy to offest some of your cost, whatever it was. :D 
     
  3. e3nine

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    that Sunstreaker looks great, nice pickup!


    How much did you spend anyways?
     
  4. dgblast5

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    I like the Sunstreaker. The articulation in the arm makes it all the much worth it. Very nice pickup.
     
  5. Insane Galvatron

    Insane Galvatron is not insane. Really!

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    DUDE!!! I so hate you right now.

    Just kidding.. but man, what a score.. Those are the mintiest '84 toys I've ever seen...
     
  6. Liokaiser

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    Great haul. Love that G1 stuff you got. I recently sold an extra G1 Mirage w/box for $90.00. How much did you pay for yours?
     
  7. soundwaveCA

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    That's an awesome score, they look great too :rock 

    I can relate on the Mirage. Been on the verge of buying one on numerous occasions over the past 5 or so years but never did as I keep (probably foolishly) believing he might get reissued one of these days. But I doubt he ever will :( 
     
  8. Insane Galvatron

    Insane Galvatron is not insane. Really!

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    I broke down and finally bought a G1 Wheeljack. I'll probably pick up Mirage at some point, since Takara said those two molds were lost. They didn't say anything about Sustreaker, so I keep holding out hope for him to be reissued.
     
  9. Grimlock_13

    Grimlock_13 Reformed Geewunner

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    Nice! Those look GREAT!

    Yeah I'm pretty sure HasTak has said at least Mirage was lost/ destroyed...Sunstreaker as well I think.

    But then again they said Soundwave was destroyed too but they reissued it...
     
  10. e3nine

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    ^ I think they made Soundwave from Soundblaster
     
  11. Shin-Gouki

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    I think you are pretty safe on those 2
     
  12. Star Sabre James

    Star Sabre James <b>The JUICE</b> TFW2005 Supporter

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    I think that it has been stated that Mirage will not be reissued because of either the mould lost or legal issues. I think Sunstreaker has been reissued already. If I am wrong about that correct me.
     
  13. e3nine

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    nope, no reissue of Sunstreaker, Mirage, or Wheeljack
     
  14. MegaHavok

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    yeah thats what ive been told, I'm working on the wheeljack right now, I have to debate between fixing the one i have or buying a new one. Its missing a head and every other piece but its in good condition. After that its just Ironhide and ratchet, but those two dont excite me much
     
  15. LigerPrime

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    Yeah, heard about the rumor too...and when I saw Takara reissuing molds that were later than the above 3, I got nervous and bought the above 3 off e-bay.

    To me, the 1984 Autobots and Decepticons were my holy grail. :) 
     
  16. e3nine

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    Sunstreaker, Mirage, and Wheeljack are very cool. They're one of the only G1's not to get the repaint or repackage treatment, which is special. :) 
     
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    Splendid haul!:rock  I still need those guys. :( 
     
  18. Feralstorm

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    Damn, those are pretty old toys. My Mirage and Sunstreaker (Mirage was the first TF toy I got as a kid in '84) look like feet by comparison.
     
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    The mold for Sunstreaker was confirmed as lost at the last Botcon.


    That's LOST not broken like the mold for Soundwave.




    As for Mirage.... as Nevermore pointed out, Guy Ligier hasn't actually had a racing team for years. So on that basis, even if he wants to slap Takara and or Hasbro with legal action, he may not actually have anything to sue them over.
     
  20. Orodruin

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    Nice haul, those are some sparkly specimens! I wish my Sunstreaker looked that good. At least my Mirage does. :thumb 
     

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