BotBots Appreciation Thread

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by orangeitis, Oct 22, 2018.

  1. TF14

    TF14 Well-Known Member

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    I preordered the singles on Amazon and a got box with the full set
     
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    I can also confirm that by pre-ordering the case of 24 on Amazon (in Arizona), I got just one single. My replacement/return was also just another single.
     
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  3. Strafe

    Strafe Secretary of Balloon Doggies

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    Same, full set.
    Very odd.
     
  4. Beastbot X

    Beastbot X Old skool. In a lot of ways.

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    Aaand that is why I didn't order an assortment of figures from Amazon. Seemed like asking for trouble.
     
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    I remember when they disappeared from stores and I thought I'd be saying goodbye.

     

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  6. SectorStar

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    Those new single packs look even easier to open than the previous ones? Though these might not ever be seen in physical retail so the issue of people opening them up and stealing might not exist this time around.
     
  7. bearytrek

    bearytrek Unicron Backer #1...

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    is it a box like with previous single-packs, with art on the sides or a plain brown box like what they use for packaged exclusive product?

    I can't imagine the brown boxes are going to be sent to retail as they aren't remotely like a traditional case of product...is there no plans for them to be sold at brick and mortar?
     
  8. SectorStar

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    Anything past wave 2 was RARELY seen at major retail stores. The few times they were seen at physical stores were odd discount type chains.
     
  9. prime roller

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  10. TF14

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    It was just a regular brown box crammed full of single packs.
     
  11. Tygar128

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    Does anyone have the numbering for the single packs yet?
     
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  12. Dinobot Nuva

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    Can confirm my case of 24 singles from Amazon came in a brown Hasbro SIOC box, as did the 5, 8, and vehicle cases.
     
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  13. Strafe

    Strafe Secretary of Balloon Doggies

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    I don’t have anything to add, just wanted it known that I absolutely love this

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  14. bearytrek

    bearytrek Unicron Backer #1...

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    hm, I wonder if they've designated BotBots as online exclusive only merch then...
     
  15. Beastbot X

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    I do wonder if, with the extreme delay of these coming out and the way they're being packaged, that this Botbots' last gasp. Really hope I'm wrong...
     
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    Same. I want toyhax to full legit labels of this (and maybe the others)
     
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  17. Tygar128

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    So on Amazon Racer-Roni and Outta Controller is/are listed as 42$ and it says vehicle pack. So its 42$ for one of them and you cant choose which one? Or 42$ is a set for both?
     
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    $42 for both.
     
  19. Venixion

    Venixion Its always the middle of the night in Moonside

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    The murderous Victorian school marm.
     
  20. bearytrek

    bearytrek Unicron Backer #1...

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    so I gotta ask, for those who have in-hand...how's your experience been, quality-wise with these new guys?

    I ask because my oil-slick Fish Oil is pretty much going to stay stuck in fish mode forever..the arms seemed like they were glued in place...I tried using a screwdriver head to pry the pieces loose but I could see the plastic tearing...the tiny fins are supposed to slide up via that slot but I could only get one to move...the tail apparently is supposed to come off but boy it took a lot of effort to pull that off..

    similar to the Aunt Kitty (cat lady botbot), her arms were seemingly glued down, and only the screwdriver was able to pry them up...same with her hair which was impossible to move just by fingernail pressure...

    the toilet, Grease Bowl has arm issues too...

    I noticed a lot of the newer molds had some really bad tolerances...I can only think of one botbot from the original run that I had to take a screwdriver and try and pry the pieces to move...

    another thing I noticed is the newer bots are not afraid of removable pieces and quite a few have accessories that come off...Grease Bowl has two shivs to attach!

    Rattle Tail's tail is supposed to come off but it actually slides inside now?
     
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