California Transformers Sightings

Discussion in 'Transformers Sightings' started by kpassman, Jun 22, 2003.

  1. Bezuul

    Bezuul Well-Known Member

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    Sunnymead Walmart in Riverside has a dozen Hot Rods and 2 Scourge
     
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    Back in the day they were proud of it, said it was a "Service" for those that didn't live near the stores that had the exclusives. In reality they were screwing over the Minneapolis/St Paul area by buying out entire store inventories. I got in their faces about it on more than one occasion including Confronting them at OTFCC (Botcon) one year.

    As for now they still do it from time to time based on their Unicron Listing at $850. Granted that's an online Exclusive but the markup is excessive
     
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  3. GuynGiantRobos

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    I tried asking 3 different employees at the same store, and got different info regarding stock status. One actually went to the back to look but the other two couldn’t be bothered.
     
  4. Sean Whitmore

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    Amazon bumped up their ETA for Blurr and Kup to next week, so that's nice.

    Jazz and Grimlock are still slated for April, so I still get to feel a sense of disappointment after every Target trip. :) 
     
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    Ive seen him down here in lemon grove n spring valley..ima do some recon later if i see him ill grab him im always down to help out fellow collectors...
     
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    I have a Blurr I'm going to return to Target if you're in the LA area.
     
  7. mikeflosi

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    Just curious if anyone in the east bay has seen the 86 deluxe figures? Also looking for the NECA Doc Brown and Rat King Set?

    If you’re looking for 86 Hot Rod there are 4 at the Antioch Target.
     
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    Orange Kaiju My foot!

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    I seen them all over the East Bay, they have been sighted at Hayward Target and both San Leandro Walmarts.
     
  9. Sean Whitmore

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    Goddammit. No sooner than I post, Jazz and Grimlock are delayed till May.
     
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  10. Shin-Gouki

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    Did find this at Bookoff today in my Travels 20210203_172435.jpg
     
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    OCProwl Autobot Dad

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  12. Shin-Gouki

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    Yeah, not into Legends Scale myself but at that price he's going next to my Turntable.
     
  13. OCProwl

    OCProwl Autobot Dad

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    That's insane, they clearly did not know what they had on hand. Congrats on the find!
     
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    I just got Chromedome and Brainstorm for $30 each at Frank and Sons, from Paulmartstore. I can contact him and ask if he has anymore if you're interested. I would keep a closer eye on that dealer, as he has amazing prices, but it's too much of a risk with the virus and all. I'm still having to fight the temptation to go every day they are open.
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    Much like BBTS, vendors here keep the surrounding stores empty of any figure worth the drive.
     
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    Sure hopes that means I'll see them up here in Placer soon
     
  17. Gepard

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    Jack and squat at the South La Cienega Target in Culver. Getting really sick of bare shelves.
     
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    Confirmed. Surprised those are still there! Some Target’s are starting to get the SS 86 Deluxe wave back in. We had a few weeks of a dry spell and/or getting Wave 8 instead of SS Deluxe instead of SS 86 Deluxe. Kingdom Deluxe, Voyager, and Leader have been especially though to find recently too. Restocks don’t appear to be coming in as quickly as the SS 86 Voyagers, and Leaders I see the postings of lately.
     

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    Ahh, I miss Frank and Son. Always use to pay a visit to My D Pins and Collectibles and Toy Arena when I went down to SoCal. I have not heard of Paulmartstore. I heard F&S moved to a bigger warehouse with better parking setup too now?
     
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    That’s my area too. Yuge dry spell. The worst dry spell the likes of which the world has never seen.
     
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