challenge at cybertron set: are you waiting for target?

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  1. Blue Meanie

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    That's amazing when you take into consideration the total number of superion and bruticus sets that were allocated to the stores, at least according to my friend that works for Target. You must live in no-collectorville. Bruticus vanished the day they showed up around here, hence why I just sold 2 of my extra sets for $235 shipped to someone who waited. Not that I am saying this set will, but I also sold one of my classics hotrod for $80 so he isn't that in demand.
     
  2. Mechafire

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    I'm waiting until Target gets them in.
     
  3. Orodruin

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    Ok, I'm definitely picking up one or two extra sets if they hit Target. Good investment.
     
  4. Blue Meanie

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    I am not saying they are a good investment, I just happened to have the extra Bruticus sets. An extra $15-20 bucks now doesn't seem bad compared to assuming they will be at target based on rumor and further assuming they will go on clearance.
     
  5. Wollstone

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    So what are the repaint differences with Cyclonus? As far as I can tell the only difference is that they added some silver to Nightstick.
     
  6. Karhukjnsi

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    Don't have Cyclonus or Hot Rod, I probably will grab it.
     
  7. Insane Galvatron

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    I would ROFL if these turned out to be the "3 deluxes" Hasbro gives people in the "Double Your Action Giveaway" now that they seem to have run out of ROTF stuff. Cause I've sent off enough for 4 sets of those toys and could use the kitbash fodder this set would provide.
     
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    I know I was dreaming, but I could almost see it working this way. They run through all that unsold ROTF stock and need to substitute equally priced items. They have this massive pile of these 3 packs sitting around with no store willing to pick them up as an exclusive. The solution writes itself.
     
  10. Orodruin

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    From what I can see, this one uses the same color pattern as the Henkei version, just different shades. So his shoulders and wings will be the same purple as his body instead of being grey, and I think they used a single grey instead of the light one and the sunburned one that the first US version had.
     
  11. Nightwind

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    If these show up at Target (or any other US outlet, for that matter) I'll be buying the set for sure. If not, I've got the originals so I'm not really stressing it. I will say that it would be nice to have them in a more cartoon-ish color scheme, though.
     
  12. Waverider

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    If Hasbro can't find a retailer to sell these, it's possible that these might end up at HTS.
     
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    Sounds a bit more show accurate.
     
  14. Powersa

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    I like your positive thinking. Yeah I'd like to see that too. Not often but there was the Universe Speical Editions HTS exclusives...except they ended up in TJMaxx for some reason, cheaper as well.
     
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    Thanks. Even though I have this set in my POL from BBTS, I would like to get another set at a cheaper price. If it doesn't end up here, I'm sure people wouldn't mind getting this at online shops compared to buy the classics/henkei versions individually.
     
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    I'm still hoping that a retailer like Target will pick this set up as an exclusive. For $60 at BBTS, I can't bring myself to pull the trigger, but I'd buy these on the spot at Target for $30-35 (deluxe price X 3) or so.
     
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    Arent these are supposed to be an Asian exclusive? I live in Asia and I havent seen these ANYWHERE lol.
     
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    same!
     
  19. ersico

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    yes, i am only gonna get it if i see it at target. i just got the sons of cyb set with the clear rodimus so if i do'nt get this, its not a big loss to me..
     
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    I want Cyclonus.... Rodimus might be passable.... Galvatron: not interested... but I knew yesterday there were very few in stock at BBTS. So when I was out for my run yesterday I decided if there were any in stock this morning, I'd buy one. BBTS had 2, so I bought 1.

    So if you want to buy it from BBTS... GO NOW! ... or hope for a re-stock/Target