where did all the TRU Ultra Magnus come from?

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  1. SideSwipe82

    SideSwipe82 Well-Known Member

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  2. Spekkio

    Spekkio Master of War

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    Link?
     
  3. Switchblade

    Switchblade Just a raggedy man

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    My guess is leftover stock from TRU. Magnus was a bit of a shelfwarmer, after all.

    I wouldn't hold my breath for Optimus, he sold like crazy.
     
  4. DeathStorm

    DeathStorm Snoochie Boochies

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    One doesn't question the almighty Lord Of The Transformers - one just takes his gifts. Enjoy!
     
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    Insane Galvatron is not insane. Really!

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    LOL!

    Seriously though, I think it has something to do with firing up the machines to make the Pepsi Primes for Mt. Dew and HTS. Since Magnus is a remold of Prime, they probably just ran a bunch right along with him.
     
  6. Aaron

    Aaron Master of Crystalocution Moderator Content Contributor

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  7. DeathStorm

    DeathStorm Snoochie Boochies

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    I just wonder if it's worth ordering a few of these. Do you think the price will go up on them again? I already own two (one boxed, one for display) but I'm considering buying some more to resell a few years down the road. Anyone know if these latest releases have any differences with the box? Is there a way to tell the new ones from the original TRU exclusive?
     
  8. G.B. Blackrock

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    Shelfwarmer? I'm not sure I ever saw Magnus on the shelves! Pretty much all the reissues that came AFTER Magnus certainly sat there forever, though....
     
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    Aaron Master of Crystalocution Moderator Content Contributor

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    Definately not a shelfwarmer. I had to pull all of my Commerative Series I guys out of the case from an employee.
     
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    Switchblade Just a raggedy man

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    Okay, maybe not as bad of a shelfwarmer as all the later waves, but the last three or so lingered at my TRU for a really long time, while Optimus and Hot Rod sold out almost immediately.
     
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    Ultra Magnus is a cool character but I hate the G1 toy.

    As for where, probably left over stock that they recently discovered.
     
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    Soundblaster1 The Heisenberg of Toys

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    I'm gonna have to second this motion because warehouses tend to swallow things and hide them for a while.
     
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    In my area he was - there were Magnus boxes on the shelves until TRU pulled them.
     
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    Backscatter Autobot Brainmaster TFW2005 Supporter

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    I can't deal with that now!
     
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    KA PENIS GOES WHERE?!!

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    :lolol  never gets old
     

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