universe optimus & crumplezone

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  1. odeean

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    While toy hunting today I found a two pack of (Universe) Cybertron Optimus and Crumplezone. It was overpriced but I put one on laybuy in anticipation of the big toy sales coming soon.

    My question is, what other sets like this are out there? I did not know this set existed even though I consider myself pretty well informed. I have the Dirg + Roadbuster and Springer + Ratbat sets, but is that all there is? Also was this set an exclusive?

    I really like some of the Cybertron molds and would be very happy if I could have the chance to buy another Primus at retail.
     
  2. Edgewise

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  3. odeean

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    Thanks for the info.

    We never got that here (Australia). A year late is better than never. I just wonder if the store (Target) has been holding the stock since then in their warehouse or if Hasbro has tricked the buyers from Target into thinking this is a new movie tie in. Either way I like the Optimus.

    As for the toy sale, Target (Australia) will have a big sale starting I think on the 23rd of July And Kmart about two weeks before that. I learned this lesson last year when I bought an MP04 for about A$200, then a few weeks later it was closer to A$100. This time I am using laybuy to hold the stock until the price drops, then buy and refund and re-buy.

    So there is no sign of Primus being repackaged?
     
  4. Bgrngod

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    We never really got that 2 pack here in the U.S. either. It was super limited supply evidently. I could never find one myself, and they turned up on the auction sites for inflated prices and very small numbers.

    Right now the only sellers are from out of country. I suspect they actually got canceled and the small amount of manufactured product got shipped elsewhere.

    How much did you see them for?
     
  5. Edgewise

    Edgewise updated homage

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    I've never heard a thing about it...
     
  6. Grimlock_13

    Grimlock_13 Reformed Geewunner

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    Dammit, I saw a bunch of them here and didn't give it a second glance since I already had the toys. Same thing with Alt Swerve and Energon Ultra Magnus....I could be making bank right now :banghead:  :lol 
     
  7. megatron10824

    megatron10824 taghdhjk

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    Wait...what?
     
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    Ebay:
    As I understand it, Costcos received EITHER a pallet of Animated ROC Prime or a pallet of the Universe 2-pack.

    All the local ones here got RoC Prime.
     
  9. odeean

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    It was A$129 but I will bet that it is about A$90 buy the time I actually pay for it.
     
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    Pretty neat find. I never saw that pack at retail.
     

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