when does movie reverb come out

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  1. GENOZAUR

    GENOZAUR Banned

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    does anyone know when movie reverb will be released?

    its the figure that a repaint of the energon bruticus maximus helicoptor limb figure

    between classics/universe sandstorm , whirl and movie reverb , reverb is the one thats sporting a deathcobra style colorscheme

    heres a picture of the guy im looking for


    http://www.tfw2005.com/transformers-news/attachment.php?do=fullview&attachmentid=7515

    hes the only figure i need to get to complete my custom classics breastforce
    combiner team

    the guy could make for a rather fitting classics deathcobra with energon skyshadows head and a little paint to finsih the job

    ive hit every store i could find trying to get my hands on the little bugger
     
  2. Nevermore

    Nevermore It's self-perpetuating a parahumanoidarianised!

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    He's going to be a Target exclusive... but nobody (except for Hasbro) kn ows when he's going to be released.

    The toy has never even been officially confirmed, so it's even possible it might not come out AT ALL.
     
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    I haven't heard anything since the auctions discussed here. :( 
     
  4. GENOZAUR

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    they better release him

    though knowing my bad luck he'll turn out to be the alternators deadend of the universe toyline

    i saw alternator deadend on the shelf once maybe twice in the same week when he was on the market and then nothing after that for the longest whil

    its like the guy was extremely shortpacked when it comes to the defunct alternators line

    i would not be the slightest bit surprised if reverb got the same treatment
     
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    Someone correct me if I'm wrong, but I think the last time fully-produced toys (i.e., in packaging and ready to go) DIDN'T make it to retail in some form was all the way back to the unreleased G2 stuff.

    Since the movie scouts seemed to be fairly steady sellers, I can't imagine they would be cancelled at this stage of the game. I'd bet we'll see them near the time of the last batch of WM movie deluxes. Hope so anyway!
     
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    Sorry to restart an old thread, but I wondered if there had been any news on this guy (or Gunbarrel)? Thanks.
     
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    I'm waiting for these too. My guess is that they will be released along with the movie toys after a few waves have come out.
     
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    As much as I would love to see them released, I honestly can't see it happening. Would be cool, but I think they would have been released several months ago. If they do somehow see release in the future, I can see Hasbro putting them in RotF packaging instead. That way they fit in better, and would, imo, have a better chance of selling. We'll just have to wait and see though.
     
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    I have no solid confirmation, but I believe that the last wave of scouts were canceled. This is evidenced at the NY toyfare, where all the movie toys were ROTF only. If the scouts to get released, they would probably be in the new ROTF packaging.
     
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    They were in Alliance #3, and I'm assuming Alliance #4, but other than that they've pretty much fell into obscurity.
     
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    As a huge fan of the movie line, and a huge fan of the Energon/Cybertron scouts, I'd love to get a straight answer from Hasbro on these. It is definitely extremely rare for something to make it to "ready to go" status and then get canned.

    I can't bring myself to believe that 10,000+ of each of these guys were produced and now sit in a warehouse somewhere. All I can figure is that they started production, then cancelled it almost immediately.
     
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    This.
    We first saw these back in June on eBay, and since then there've been maybe 20 or less that have shown up between eBay, Taobao, etc. If they'd been mass-produced, they'd show up more often. It took me months to find and buy a Reverb, and I check every day for the other two. Unless there is some stockpile of these stored away indefinitely, I'd say that only a small number were ever made before they got cancelled.
     
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    DAMN YOU HASBRO!!!

    these were the coolest looking scouts out of all the damned repaints!
     
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    Definitely bummed about these getting axed. But at least I get to save a few bucks.

    They probably got "transformed" into the full Gestalt figures in the ROTF packaging. I am pretty sure the earlier then expected sequel prompted Target to back out of the later releases of TFTM figures and instead switch them to something else. Perhaps they found out the scouts where part of combiners and then decided to go with entire box sets. THEN found out about ROTF and decided to repackage them.
     
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    Dammit. Just my luck. So, some of my favourite scouts are store exclusives for a shop we dont have in the UK, and have then been cancelled.... I love a challenge!

    Maybe I should be a repaint, and... repaint. But, the repaints of these guys are either only in a set, or old enough to be expensive in stores/ebay. :rolleyes: 
     

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