challenge at cybertron set: are you waiting for target?

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by 46+2, Aug 6, 2010.

  1. Optimus Vader

    Optimus Vader Banned

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    I was waiting for a US release too, but this site had a front page article less than a week ago reporting that there would be no US release, so then I bought one. $60 is more than I'd like to pay for three deluxes, but I don't have two of these (Cyclonus & Rod) and buying them individually would cost a lot more than $60.

    And according to BBTS' site as of about a minute ago there's six in stock.
     
  2. SeiberBirdR

    SeiberBirdR Sapienbot

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    Currently four in stock. I went back and forth on this one but finally decided to pick it up. This will be my Hot Rod display, with my Classics + Protector being my Rodimus Prime display.
     
  3. metrotitan

    metrotitan Well-Known Member

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    If you want it, don't wait until its down to 1-2. You know there are probably a bunch of people waiting until it gets to that point.
     
  4. jon

    jon That dude from the forest

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    Bought mine from TFSource. The only mold I had was Galvatron. And with the uncertainty of finding Cyclonus and Roddy for cheap anymore it was a no brainer for me.
     
  5. SeiberBirdR

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    I needed Cyclonus for sure and wanted Galvatron despite all of the hate. I actually like the look of the Galvatron in these colors in robot mode so we shall see.
     
  6. Hippie Trooper

    Hippie Trooper Bert the Stormtrooper Reivews

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    I'm hoping for a US release. I have Roddy and Cyclonus, passed up on Galvatron the first time around and I'm actually regreting that I did. I like my classicsRodimus figure but dont care much for the deco, I like the one in the 3-pack much better. If it doesnt get released in the US I at least already have 2 out of the 3 so I'm not worried about it too much, if it does get released, I'll pick it up because I like the colors on all three. And like SeiberBirdR, I'll have the new one displayed as Hot Rod and combine the Classics with Protector.
    Later
     
  7. exomega255

    exomega255 Emerald Green

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    they said no US release on this one.
     
  8. HOCBethel

    HOCBethel Well-Known Member

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    Hey Exo, about your email from Ray, here is one from Steve, the owner:

    "From: oceanking@biznetvigator.com
    Subject: Hey Steve!
    Date: Wed, 22 Sep 2010 14:41:13 +0800

    My god, your forward email is a FAKE email.... My staff never send it out.

    I am very surprise, where did you get it?"
     
  9. exomega255

    exomega255 Emerald Green

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    I thought it was a response from Hasbro saying this is asian release? or am I missing something?
     
  10. Waverider

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    It's sold out at BBTS. RobotKingdom has *90 left.

    With last weeks news and this weeks release info, chances are getting really slim on a US release. Like I said in a previous post, the best chance we have is a possible "Black Friday" exclusive.
     
  11. Powersa

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    3-pack no release doesn't mean future individual $13 deluxe out of the question. Either way, don't care, I have classics and universe already.
     
  12. Waverider

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    The subject is on the 3-pack. What people are talking about is the assumption that the packaging is in English. A lot of people thought because it is in English, it's got to be released in the US.

    True that in the future we may get these in individual releases. But with latest news on the new releases and TF3 coming in the near future, it will look like it may be in the distant future. A Rodimus re-release would be awesome.
     
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  13. Angelwave

    Angelwave Physical Maintenance.....

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    Alright! I just got my sets in from UPS. :) 
     
  14. jerryitus

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    Didn't hasbro say that the last use of the rodimus mold would be the TFCC sideburn next year? If that is true then it doesn't leave much time for hasbro to schedule a US release for this one. In any event, i got my set from BBTS and its better in person than in pics even (at least roddy and cyclonus....galvatron still sucks pud).
     
  15. Edgewise

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    I believe FunPub said G2 Ramjet was the last time FunPub was going to use the Classic seeker mold... and they might have said the same for Sideburn/Rodimus.

    I don't think those statements have any bearing on Hasbro using or not using those molds again though.
     
  16. Primeconvoy1

    Primeconvoy1 Cybertronian Broker

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    Got my set from BBTS today! :mail 

    I was going to wait for a U.S. release, but the recent news that this may be an Asia only exclusive convinced me to grab it.

    It's worth it! The Cyclonus figure from this set is now my default Cyclonus. My Henkei version got knocked down to Cyclonus clone. :D 

    I thought Rodimus is decent, and he'll be my default Hot Rod as my my classics version will get the FP upgrade.

    Galvatron is still in the package. :p  I may take him out, and leave him in tank mode.

    Also, BBTS sold out of these sets. I wonder how much longer RK will have these now.
     
  17. John ofthe Dead

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    "Cyclonus, the warrior... and his Armada." :)  I have that set in my Pile of Loot, and plan to make the Classic Cyclonus into the Armada.
     
  18. Quantum

    Quantum Oh good

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    Just bought a set from Robot Kingdom. Was on the fence, but after readingthe last few pages, and the BBTS sellout, had to bite. Was gonna steer clear of Season 3 bots, but dammit Wreck-gar and Scourge are so awesome I had to cave.

    Here's hoping Hastak releases a new Magnus with armour and a triple
    changing Springer so I don't have to track down the FP versions.
     
  19. Master Blaster

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    It's a good set, but I only need the Cyclonus. Got Henkei Galvatron and I'm happy with Classics Hot Rod, so what the hell am I supposed to to do with the extras?? I don't wanna pop £40 on a set for a single figure....


    I was hoping I could find someone who'd take the other two off me, but the wants thread was no help :( 
     
  20. Steevy Maximus

    Steevy Maximus Old School Snarkster

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    You might get stuck with Galvatron, but the general vibe I'm getting is the Hot Rod and Cyclonus are the big pulls for this set. I'd figure you'd at least be able to get rid of Hot Rod with a fair bit of ease.