TRU Exclusive RotF Hoist & Mixmaster 2-Pack at Retail

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Runamuck, Sep 17, 2009.

  1. Runamuck

    Runamuck Swindle Knows Best

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    Just got these in today at my TRU. Same price as the other deluxe/voyager two-pack they have(sorry, forgot their names). But if you're looking for these, they are NOT the same SKN as the previous set. Happy Hunting!

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  2. ORIO

    ORIO Plant-Based Bot Super Mod News Staff

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    Sweet. Except for Mixmaster. That is unsweet.

    Gonna have to check TRU today!
     
  3. Megatronwp38

    Megatronwp38 Megatron? Is that you!?!?

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    Cool. are they going to release hoist alone?
     
  4. Runamuck

    Runamuck Swindle Knows Best

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    Most likely not.
     
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    Anyone interested in my soon to be extra Mixmaster?
     
  6. Bumblejazz

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    Man, it sucks that to get the Hoist I'll have to get that shitty Mixmaster, too.
     
  7. Powersa

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    TRU exclusives are pretty much exclusive from discount sales so I might just pay retail now and get a set from the TRU near me.
     
  8. Houndvoice

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    FUCK, I have to get this!!!!!
     
  9. Jarodimus

    Jarodimus the guy with that scan Veteran TFW2005 Supporter

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    That was fast.

    $34.99?
     
  10. TechStar25

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    Are both of these characters "deluxe" or is Mixmaster a "voyager"?
    I'm trying to understand the $35 price tag.

    Edit: I googled it, and answered my own question. But why all the hate for Mixmaster?
     
  11. Tim Formas

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    Mixmaster is a Voyager, Hoist is a Deluxe.
     
  12. Runamuck

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    Yup, same price as the other set they have on the shelves. Sorry about not catching the price tag. Was having problems with the tagging equipment and didn't get it till later.
     
  13. Megatronwp38

    Megatronwp38 Megatron? Is that you!?!?

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    eh, Im not spending 35 bucks to get a 10 dollar toy.
     
  14. Mister Gone

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    Anyone want to get rid of their mixmaster I will sure buy it :D 
     
  15. Solrac333

    Solrac333 G1 got it right!

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    Damn! Just drove pass TRU. Will get! Just watched the G1 episode where constructicons help Hoist and Grapple build the solar tower.
     
  16. Autobot Burnout

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    It's the "more-G1-accurate head" that's causing all the hate, it just looks weird even for a movie figure.

    Furthermore, the fact you have to buy dog-faced Mixmaster in order to get the much-better Hoist repaint is also a big problem. I for one will not be picking this set up unless it goes on clearance and/or I somehow get store credit at a TRU, because I don't like the fact I'd be paying mostly for the toy that I DIDN'T want as opposed to the one that I do. Hasbro really screwed up when they made these two only sold together.

    I'm also surprised at the number of TF exclusives TRU has been putting on shelves latley. Between the shelfwarmers from the last line, the Nemesis 3-pack, the Perceptor and Insecticon re-issues, and now this pointless two-pack, I gotta wonder if there's much space left for actual retail TF's!
     
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    Hoist is BLAND
    Mixmaster is actually quite appealing
     
  18. Brawlastator

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    Oh god, they kept the face. :lol 
     
  19. Motor_Master

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    :lolol  I think you'll be able to find enough people willing to take Hoist off your hands. With a nice set of G1 inspired reprolabels, Hoist would look hawt.
     
  20. Dinobot Nuva

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    I'll be checking my TRU tomorrow then.
     

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