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Old 12-15-2012, 08:39 PM   #1
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Euro Minicon found at US Retail. Wtf?

I was out earlier with fellow collector Counterpunch and we came across something a bit strange in the weird Toy Store at the local Mall:

Iron Claw 001

Yep, that's a single packed version of the (previously) European exclusive Minicon Iron Claw. It cost $8 (ouch!) at the "Toy City" store in Cary Towne Center in Cary, NC. We're thinking this is a running change to the Market Six release from last year with the same, unchanged recolored Cybertron Recon Team members, although it wasn't clear if an entire case was out, so who knows.

Anyone know anything else about these? Might we see some more of those Euro 8-pack guys surface?
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Old 12-15-2012, 09:19 PM   #2
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Ooooh... Maybe there's some hope that places like Ollie's or Big Lots might get these guys..
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Sweet, time to hunt.
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Old 12-16-2012, 01:27 AM   #6
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Huh, interesting. I managed to snag the European 8-pack from HighPrime a while back and it's pretty cool. If some of these end up at retail after all that's cool for those that missed out.
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Old 12-16-2012, 01:35 AM   #7
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i will have to keep my eye then

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I'd love to see these trickle into US retail somehow... I missed the Euro 8-pack as well and it feels like an annoying gap in my Classics collection.

The single-packaging of this is really encouraging.
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Old 12-16-2012, 03:29 AM   #10
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Where are people getting the idea that these are HFTD? The originals weren't, and neither are these. You can see the packaging
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