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3A DLX Blitzwing

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by decemberist, Jan 8, 2019.

  1. Georgii10235

    Georgii10235 Well-Known Member

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    They'll probably go with Cybertronian Optimus, the only difference with Earth Optimus was the shoulders I believe - the scene lasted about a minute so I don't think it's worth making two versions of Optimus which are so similar. It would be cool if they could make the shoulders swappable so you can have both display options. Maybe down the line they'll release Camaro Bee and Cybertronian Bee, but that's probably not for a while, I honestly don't like the underlying trend of Bumblebee receiving the most figures at the cost of other characters - looking at you MPM-7.
     
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  2. Digger

    Digger ごはん は おかず

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    My second favourite bee design. Hope they make a good figure based off it.
     
  3. Maboroshi

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    Here's a clearer picture from the same TV spot compared directly to 2007. Definitely not at all the same design.

    [​IMG]
     
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  4. Gaokaiser

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    Looks like several online stores have preorders for Blitzwing but Amazon doesn't have any :( 
     
  6. The Mad Demobot

    The Mad Demobot Well-Known Member

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    Blitzwing preorder is 189.99 instead of 199.99, but I'm guessing that's BBTS's thing of making preorders cheaper.
     
  7. transformer_78

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    Yeah, just noticing that US retailers are beginning to carry the pre-order for that price.
    Anyone have any suggestions who would be best to pre-order from....BBTS or TFSource? Never ordered from either, so I don’t know.

    Thanks in advance:) 
     
  8. Michael Payton

    Michael Payton Well-Known Member

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    I'll probably wait for Amazon Prime to list it. I'm getting Bumblebee there. Even with overnight shipping and sales tax it was the same cost as BBTS or TFS, plus vastly better customer service. I'll get it later, but that's just more time to save up for a laptop first.
     
  9. Spark Extractor

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    Have to add at least $4 shipping + tax to that. It comes out to $208 for me from BBTS.
     
  10. iOnlyEatEnergon

    iOnlyEatEnergon Well-Known Member

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    It's only cheaper because they haven't taken into account for shipping. Ordering from 3A directly has free worldwide shipping included into the price and you get it sooner before any other retailer.
     
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  11. Capperclawed

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    Sooner the better, i just want something that looks nice for my desk that wont break the bank
     
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  12. Soundwave2

    Soundwave2 Excitement! My Style!!!

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    Hope theirs go up soon then so I can cancel my BBTS one.
     
  13. xronhide

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    I'm not expert in production work, but I know that making mold for small parts are as expensive as bigger parts, if they do the more smaller ver of DLX, let's say half of DLX scale, the price won't be very cheap either, probably gonna cost close to DLX scale (maybe 80-85% of DLX price)
     
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    Direct 3A pre-order has been available for a few days already: Transformers DLX Blitzwing
     
  15. Bob 121

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    3A has made:

    Optimus
    -DOTM
    -AOE
    -TLK

    Bee
    -DOTM
    -TLK
    -BB (DLX)
    -BB (PRM)

    Megatron
    -DOTM
    -TLK

    Starscream
    -DOTM

    Blitzwing
    -BB (DLX)

    And after those polls the other month we may be getting a Jetpower and Jetwing Optimus. But you all want another Optimus on top of that instead of someone else?

    I can't express how much I hate how licensees only stick to the main 4 in this franchise.
     
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  16. MegaDarth

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    Gimmie Soundwave, Shockwave, 3 seekers (you know who), Cliffjumper and Wheeljack!

    (Edit - from Bumblebee)
     
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    I do want a dlx prime. But I’ll take whatever they drop on us from this line.
     
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  18. Jacer

    Jacer Find Kill Cleanse Moderator News Staff

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    You forgot Squeaks! Also I've talked to some license holders at conventions over the years and most have to make OP, Megs, Bee etc before they can do other things. I think 3A now has the ability to touch on anything movie related starting with the DLX figures.
     
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    All 2007 tf movie cgi looks more real
     
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    Shhh! Don’t say that too loud or the G1 mafia will hear you! :confused2 
     
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