Universe Robot Heroes "wave 2" out at US retail?

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  1. Nevermore

    Nevermore It's self-perpetuating a parahumanoidarianised!

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    Some things first:

    Wave 1 was Rattrap/Megatron, Cheetor/Blackarachnia, Sunstreaker/Galvatron and Hound/Blitzwing. That wave has been out at US retail since June.

    There was a wave with Arcee/Rumble, Rhinox/Waspinator and Optimus Primal/Tarantulas that has been out at US retail since August, but has only been found in small quantities. I don't know Hasbro's official numbering for that wave, possibly "wave 1 revision 1" or whatever.

    The officially numbered-as-such "wave 2", which this thread is about, features the debut of Blaster/Thrust, Ironhide/Kickback and Silverbolt/Megatron (in addition to the toys already released in "not-wave 2").

    One sighting from New Jersey. Need receipt photos.
    http://www.tfw2005.com/boards/trans...y-transformers-sightings-276.html#post2450584
     
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  2. Dinobot Nuva

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    Whatever that "revision" was, I saw 2/3 of it (the Beast Wars stuff) ONCE a couple days after they were cited and that was it. All the replenish cases that've been shipping here have been straight up wave 1. Hopefully we see them soon then.
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    Yes. I saw the Blaster pack the other day here in MO.
     
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    blaster/thrust arcee/rumble ironhide/kickback, all shipped the same time here. wether they're they same wave or not, I dunno, but one day they had none, then the next day, they were all there.
     
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    Yeah i thought these where out i need blaster to go with my soundwave
     
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    I got them from HTS last Friday. They never showed up out here.
     
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    I found all the robot heros, in question,
    at a wal-mart in horsham PA on saturday.
    Didn't buy any, so i can't provide receipt or photos.
    Sorry.
    I thought wv2 had come out before, so i didn't think about taking pics.
    I did post them in PA sightings.
    Will keep an eye open for them.
     
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    I have not seen any of the Rumble/Arcee packs in the US.

    What's interesting is, I just received my Blaster/Thrust and Ironhide/Kickback sets from hasbrotoyshop.com, and the Rumble/Arcee set is shown on the back of the packaging.
     
  9. Nevermore

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    Still need photos for the main page, methinks. :) 
     
  10. Nevermore

    Nevermore It's self-perpetuating a parahumanoidarianised!

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    I've been looking for these little guys for awhile now. Nice to know they've shown up in Jersey. If I have time, I'll stop by that Walmart and see if they still have some later this week.
     
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    Mine are sitting at my local post office, one block away from my house as we speak. They were accepted there for delivery at 6:35 am (according to the postal tracker), which apparently isn't early enough to make it to the push cart to make the trip one block up the street. :rolleyes: 

    They'll be on my porch when I get home from work tomorrow. I already have spots allocated for them in my Robot Heroes display case!

    I've been ordering from HTS lately. Nothing newer than the first BW Heroes and Hound/Sunstreaker/Galvatron asst. Distribution has been terrible in the Allentown area.

    The next wave (with Beast Machines and more G1) is scheduled to starting shipping from HTS at the end of December. I'm hoping for early shipment!

    Now that we have a conehead seeker, I'm hoping for Ramjet and Dirge repaints, possibly in another Wal-Mart exclusive 5-pack. Yes, I know the wings are different, but beggars can't be choosers.

    Oh, and btomaselli, I totally cribbed your avatar. I'm going to repurpose it on a non-TF message board. I love it!
     
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    No problem :)  I might even have a higher res PSD version around. If you want it, drop me a pm.

    I've been loving HTS. They just posted Inferno and Vector Prime. Prices are the same as in the stores and it saves me money on gas driving around to my local Targets and Walmarts trying to find figs that have already been snatched up by collectors.

    Anyone else who has the news robot heroes notice how much smaller they are and the paint jobs aren't nearly as nice?
     
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    Huh, I got mine from BBTS a few weeks ago. I didn't even realize they hadn't released at US retail yet; I just thought distribution stunk as it always does out here (never ever saw the most recent wave of Movie Robot Heroes, had to order those from HTS).
     
  16. Nevermore

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    Please refer to this thread next time you're not sure if a toy has been reported to be out yet or not. If a toy is not listed as "out in US stores" yet, it either hasn't been found yet, or the people who found it didn't think it was important enough to report it. ;) 
     
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    I saw this in last week at a cleveland,Tennesse wal mart. I didn't know we were one of the first to get them. I don't collect them, so I passed them up. I knew when I saw thrust, it was a new set.
     
  19. Ash from Carolina

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    Yea distribution on most of the Heroes lines are pretty horrible. We only got the GI Joe ones last week in my area.

    Glad to hear these are hitting the shelves now. Yes is a strange little side hobby compared to all the other Transfomers stuff out there, but for some odd reason the classic one's are just so addictive and now that we have more of the Beast Wars ones hitting they are starting to appeal to me as well.
     
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    RH is the only line that has my full attention as a collector!

    I love them.

    But yet, distribution has been awful around here.
     

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